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  • Kane County sheriff seeks additional staff

    GENEVA – If Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer had his wish, his office next year would add five officers each to public safety and corrections.
    July 16, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Coroner: No disrespect intended with early exit from meeting

    GENEVA – Coroner Rob Russell said he didn’t intend to disrespect Kane County Board members by leaving a committee meeting early Thursday.
    July 17, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • FEMA map revisions to be presented in DuPage County

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency this month will host an open house to present changes to its area flood maps, according to a news release.
    July 15, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Mueller picked to fill Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting picked Paula Mueller to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council created by the res ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • North Aurora man appointed to Kane County Board

    GENEVA – Residents in Kane County’s District 6 have new representation.The County Board on Tuesday a ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Aldermen to interview candidates for Batavia City Council

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at today’s Committee of the Whole meeting will interview the two candidates who have applied to fill the empty seat on the Batavia ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • St. Charles alderman give feedback on Corporate Reserve concept plan

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles aldermen Monday had mostly favorable comments for a proposed housing development on the city’s west side, but they cautioned ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Geneva aldermen send Dunkin' Donuts special use back to staff

    GENEVA – After more than an hour of discussion Monday, aldermen voted, 6-4, to send a special use request for a Dunkin’ Donuts with a drive-thru back ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Mike Tyrrell sworn in as latest Campton Hills trustee

    CAMPTON HILLS – A longtime Campton Hills resident this week became the village’s latest trustee.Vill ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Residents give feedback to Fox River fire district officials

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Officials of the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District on Thursday met with residents to talk about what the district’ ...
    July 10, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • Fox River and Countryside plan meeting set for Thursday night

    Residents are invited to a meeting tonight to discuss future plans for the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.
    July 8, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Kane County committee targets coroner’s projected spending

    GENEVA –áThe Kane County Executive Committee approved a resolution Wednesday to give the auditor authority to withhold approval to pay for contracts, ...
    July 9, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • North Aurora police officers to work 12-hour shifts as part of new contract

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora police officers now will work 12-hour shifts as part a new contract with the village.
    July 8, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Incentive agreement eyed for Batavia company

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council is eyeing giving an incentive to a manufacturing company that is designed to help the city’s electric utility.
    July 7, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn officials seek lessons from Metra controversy

    ELBURN – If the Cubs win the World Series and plan a celebratory parade, odds are good that officials in Elburn would have considered some options for ...
    July 7, 2015 - 8:55 pm