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  • Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continues

    BATAVIA – Siemens will have to remove foundry sands from its former factory site at Van Nortwick Avenue and McKee Street in Batavia.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Kane County narrows 2016 budget gap

    GENEVA – Kane County is two-thirds of the way to a balanced 2016 budget.Significant concessions from ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • The Holmstad celebrates 40th anniversary in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Margot Burgh said she could not imagine living any place else but at The Holmstad retirement community in Batavia.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated battery

    BATAVIA – A Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated domestic battery was released Saturday afternoon from Kane County Jail after posting 10 pe ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Kane County Board's frustrations with coroner erupt into heated exchange

    GENEVA – Kane County Board members' mounting frustrations with the coroner boiled over Thursday in a heated exchange.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • U.S. Sen. Kirk's staff offers mobile office hours in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois, announced that his staff will hold mobile office hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at the S ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Site work to continue on First Street project in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Residents soon will see more activity in downtown St. Charles for the third phase of the First Street Redevelopment project, according t ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Kane County recycling events getting winter break

    GENEVA – Kane County’s monthly recycling events soon will switch to a seasonal schedule.Logistical d ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Kane County electric aggregation begins with 82 percent participation

    GENEVA – Kane County’s new electric aggregation program is starting with a more than 80 percent participation rate, staff said Wednesday.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Community signage planned for major Batavia intersection

    BATAVIA – Aldermen want to gather ideas from design firms on what kind of signage they would create for the northeast corner of Wilson Street and Kirk ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Elderday Center in Batavia celebrates 25 years

    BATAVIA – For 25 years, the nonprofit Elderday Center has provided services designed to help keep seniors in their homes longer.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Folks on Spokes headed to Elburn

    ELBURN – Ben Westfall hopes to see many people pedaling around Elburn this weekend. The Elburn Chamber of Commerce on Sunday will hold a bike ride, Fo ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Aldermen OK cash transfer as endowment for future Geneva arts center

    GENEVA – Aldermen this week recommended approval of a transfer of $27,500 to the Geneva Foundation for the Arts as an endowment for a future arts cent ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Kane County Board delays Hideaway decision

    GENEVA – The family seeking to open a restaurant at the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property must wait another month for the Kane Count ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:58 am
  • Green Fair on the Fox presents environmental education

    BATAVIA – Batavia resident Peter Kasper knows he gets his fair share of looks as he pedals his solar-powered bike-car hybrid to Fermilab, where he is ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 6:59 am