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  • Jake Wyatt drops out of St. Charles City Council race

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man on Friday confirmed he is dropping out of the Ward 2 aldermanic race because of work commitments.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 8:57 am
  • Campton Hills officials struggle to agree as elections approach

    CAMPTON HILLS – The picturesque village of Campton Hills, with its semi-rural atmosphere and sprawling lots, was incorporated in 2007 by voter referen ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • North Aurora looking to strengthen identity

    NORTH AURORA – Village leaders hope a new village logo and motto will help strengthen North Aurora’s identity.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Kane County sees growth in electric vehicle charging station use

    GENEVA – Kane County in recent years has offered free electric vehicle charging at set-up stations – and it appears motorists are taking advantage of ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Forest preserve commissioner honored with statewide award

    GENEVA – A longtime member of the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission was recently honored with a statewide award, according to a forest preserve n ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:37 pm
  • Batavia adermen eye water, sewer rate increase

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday discussed the possibility of increasing water and sewer rates over the next five years.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs cuts to sheriff’s budget

    GENEVA – The Kane County sheriff now must operate with a smaller budget.In a unanimous vote Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:22 am
  • Kane County morgue reopens after eight-month closure

    GENEVA – Taken individually, the changes at the Kane County Coroner’s Office might not seem like much.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:21 am
  • Waubonsee Community College looking at tuition hike

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College might increase its tuition and fees to make up for a decrease in state funding.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Kane County hosts electronics recycling event

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents can recycle books and electronics from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, at 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Study recommends increasing Batavia water, sewer rates

    BATAVIA – A water and sewer study the Batavia City Council had commissioned is recommending officials increase water and sewer rates over the next fiv ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Fifth annual St. Charles Restaurant Week set for Feb. 23-27

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 32 businesses will participate in the 2015 St. Charles Restaurant Week scheduled for Feb. 23-27, according to a news release.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Kane County morgue to reopen Tuesday with an open house

    GENEVA – The Kane County morgue’s temporary closure is about to end.The morgue, which closed in June ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • St. Charles aldermen to review plan for city's 3rd Dunkin’ Donuts store

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday will review an updated proposal for a Dunkin’ Donuts on the city’s east side.
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Sheriff Kramer responds to proposed $225,000 cut

    Faced with a $225,000 budget cut, Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer on Wednesday told a Kane County Board committee that any reduction of his budget w ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:29 pm