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  • New board members to be appointed in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Village Board tonight will be filling its two vacant board seats, according to village accountant Cheryl Aldridge.
    June 15, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Coroner asked to explain consultant hiring

    GENEVA –áKane County Coroner Rob Russell will be expected to explain his hiring of a public relations consultant at the Finance Committee meeting sche ...
    June 15, 2015 - 6:46 pm
  • Bill designed to reduce ticket scams headed to governor’s desk

    AURORA – State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Aurora, hopes a bill she sponsored will help protect consumers from online ticket scams.
    June 12, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • Batavia aldermen consider grant for building owner

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen are considering helping the owner of a downtown building install new bathrooms in his building.
    June 11, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Four Batavia lifeguards will be honored for saving boy

    BATAVIA – Four lifeguards at Hall Quarry Beach swimming facility in Batavia, who helped an 8-year-old boy in distress on Wednesday, will be honored ne ...
    June 12, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • Batavia jewelry store to install wine bar

    BATAVIA – K. Hollis Jewelers owners Karen and Rob Hollis hope that their store will become even more of a gathering place with the addition of a wine ...
    June 11, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Rauner may close up to 2 youth prisons

    The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice plans to do a comprehensive review of all of its youth facilities, including the Illinois Youth Center in ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • City officials eye repairs to Batavia Government Center

    BATAVIA – Batavia officials are looking at a five-year plan to make improvements and repairs to the Batavia Government Center complex at 100 N. Island ...
    June 10, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Debate continues on proposed Batavia pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – Resident Stephen Newman wants Batavia aldermen to reconsider their decision to not install a pedestrian crossing with a raised concrete med ...
    June 10, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Fox Valley Park District executive director to step down

    AURORA – Fox Valley Park District Executive Director Nancy McCaul will retire at the end of 2015, ending nearly three decades in parks and recreation.
    June 9, 2015 - 6:56 pm
  • Geneva takes another step toward electric upgrade for industrial development

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the Committee of the Whole unanimously recommended approval Monday of a $60,000 deposit to ComEd to do a detailed engineer ...
    June 9, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Aldermen to fill vacancy on Batavia City Council

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council at its June 15 meeting is expected to formally accept the resignation of Batavia 4th Ward Alderman Jamie Saam.
    June 9, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Hastert pleads not guilty in first court appearance

    The Associated Press is reporting that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded not guilty today in his first court appearance since he wa ...
    June 9, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • St. Charles police officers honored for saving lives

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles police sergeant and two officers this week were honored for saving the lives of two people.
    June 6, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • Electric aggregate comes to Kane County in August

    Some 16,000 households and some small businesses in unincorporated Kane County will see their electric bills go down in August, once the county’s new ...
    June 5, 2015 - 8:08 pm