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  • Hundreds gather for Kane County Leaders Summit in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Municipal leaders, administrators, educators, Kane County Board members, developers and employers from throughout Kane County gathered i ...
    May 8, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Aurora PD’s Aguirre named Kane County Officer of the Year

    An Aurora Police Department officer this week was named the Kane County Officer of the Year, according to a news release issued Thursday.
    May 7, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • St. Charles Park District moves on from rejected $28 million referendum

    ST. CHARLES – A defeated referendum has not stopped St. Charles Park District officials from serving the district’s residents and finding ways to offe ...
    May 8, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Batavia to celebrate Flag Day next month

    BATAVIA – Batavia plans to kick off a year-round celebration of Flag Day with an ice cream social on June 14, which is Flag Day.
    May 6, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Teska Associates will prepare TIF plan for Batavia's West Town area

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Monday approved a $14,300 contract with Teska Associates Inc. to prepare a tax increment financing redevelopment project ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • County Board members report ‘productive talk’ with sheriff

    GENEVA – Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s absence from public meetings is about to end.Cristina C ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • County committee moves resolution supporting reform to full board

    GENEVA – A standing-room-only crowd yet again packed the Kane County Board Room on Wednesday morning for another discussion about the county’s resolut ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Campton Hills president, attorney say farewell at final meeting

    CAMPTON HILLS – The place of many contentious Campton Hills Village Board meetings over the past few months was instead bittersweet and joyful on Tues ...
    May 6, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • Brewpub proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The owner of the Turf Room restaurant in North Aurora wants to build a brewpub in the village.
    May 6, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Study confirms effectiveness of county’s diversion program

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Anecdotally, Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and others with his office knew pre-trial diversion programs worked, but ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Batavia taking fresh look at proposed pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – City officials and staff will continue to look at ways to improve the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists trying to cross the busy intersec ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Former mayors, colleagues praise retiring St. Charles alderman Jim Martin

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Martin said it was exactly 16 years ago when he was taken to the hospital in a near-death situation.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Batavia library officials withdraw $100,000 grant request

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials on Monday withdrew their request seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Brown, Flanagan step down after 46 years of service to Geneva

    GENEVA – City officials said goodbye to two long-serving aldermen Monday, as those newly elected and re-elected were sworn in.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Elburn welcomes new trustee, holds off on talk of new police contract

    ELBURN – The village's newest trustee took his seat Monday night, but he and other members of the Elburn Village Board will have to wait at least two ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:39 pm