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  • St. Charles Rowing Club shares potential with City Council

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Rowing Club on Monday shared its growth and its future goals with the St. Charles City Council.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Kane County works to reduce $2M budget gap

    GENEVA – With Kane County needing to close a $2 million gap in next year's proposed general fund, Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick expects to see ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 7:05 am
  • Kane County Clerk's Office to be closed Labor Day

    GENEVA – The Kane County Clerk's Office, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Building B, Geneva, will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, for Labor Day.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Batavia votes against lifting ban on video gambling

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting rejected lifting the city’s ban on video gambling.
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • ‘Shop Elburn First’ campaign seeks support

    ELBURN – A portion of Elburn’s share of video gambling funds might be used to help efforts to build the village’s economic development committee.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • State’s attorney seeks funds for 2 new employees

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon hopes next year to increase his office's staffing levels by two, even as county leader ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Schneider school to get new parking restrictions

    NORTH AURORA – New parking restrictions will be in place at Schneider Elementary School when school is back in session later this month.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • St. Charles City Council approves 12K event request in 8-2 vote

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday approved an application tied to a 12K event over the concerns of two aldermen.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Geneva refinances electric bonds to save nearly $90K

    GENEVA – In a split vote Monday, aldermen approved an ordinance to issue $2 million to refinance an electrical system alternate bond issue from 2007.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • North Aurora approves four-story hotel plans

    NORTH AURORA – Village officials have given the green light to a developer that wants to build a hotel on Orchard Road in North Aurora.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • St. Charles EMA awarded accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – A division of the St. Charles Fire Department recently received an accreditation that only 22 other communities in Illinois have, accord ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • St. Charles historic building move set for late August

    ST. CHARLES – A historic building in downtown St. Charles will have a new home by the end of this summer, said Peter Suhr, public works director for S ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Kane County government needs $2 million in cuts

    GENEVA – Kane County has a $2 million problem.Wednesday, Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick told ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Kane County Animal Control announcement nears

    GENEVA – Kane County could have a new Animal Control administrator next month.Wednesday, County Boar ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • $4.6M in capital improvements proposed for county facilities

    GENEVA – More than $4 million might be invested in Kane County’s facilities next year.The $4.6 milli ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:12 am
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