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  • County school leaders, legislators slam SB16 at forum

    ST. CHARLES – A Senate bill that proposes changes in the way local school districts are funded did not get any support Tuesday at a forum at St. Charl ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Batavia approves electric rate study

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved an electric rate study that will help the city with long-term planning.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • KDOT to stock up on salt

    GENEVA – The Kane County Division of Transportation usually doesn’t purchase salt for the winter this early.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Elburn board backs Elburn fire district in referendum

    ELBURN – Village board members Monday night unanimously approved a resolution opposing the potential disconnection of some of the Elburn fire district ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • Campton Hills trustee files police report against village president

    CAMPTON HILLS – A Campton Hills village trustee has filed a police report against the village president, alleging Patsy Smith pushed him, according to ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Campton Hills eyes code of conduct for elected officials

    CAMPTON HILLS – As a consultant worked with Campton Hills officials to create an employee handbook, it occurred to Village President Patsy Smith that ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Demolition ahead for North Aurora Activity Center

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting moved ahead with the demolition of the North Aurora Activity Center.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Deli, imported goods store to open in downtown St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A business that will focus on deli food, imported goods and high-end spirits is coming later this month to downtown St. Charles, its own ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Kaneland job ‘could be a destination’

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 need not be a stepping stone for its next superintendent, according to an official from BPW and Associates, ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 7:48 am
  • Businessman seeks to renovate, donate Dunham Castle to village of Wayne

    WAYNE – The current owner of the 131-year-old Dunham Castle has big plans for the site, but he needs the village of Wayne’s approval to make them a re ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Kane County officials await installation of a new court case management system

    Kane County Circuit Clerk Tom Hartwell is looking forward to the day his office won’t need black suitcases from Wal-Mart.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • D-302 online survey seeks input on Kaneland superintendent search

    MAPLE PARK – Those interested in providing input in the search for the next Kaneland superintendent are invited to take an online survey at the Distri ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • County to keep property tax levy flat for 3rd year

    GENEVA – Kane County won't collect any more property taxes in 2015 than it did this year.In a report ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Geneva begins search for new economic development director

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva will be searching for a new Economic Development Department director after director Ellen Divita announced her resignation ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Grant to support Kane County drug court services

    The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant, the bulk of which is dedicated to purchasing residential trea ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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