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  • Batavia adermen eye water, sewer rate increase

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday discussed the possibility of increasing water and sewer rates over the next five years.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs cuts to sheriff’s budget

    GENEVA – The Kane County sheriff now must operate with a smaller budget.In a unanimous vote Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:22 am
  • Kane County morgue reopens after eight-month closure

    GENEVA – Taken individually, the changes at the Kane County Coroner’s Office might not seem like much.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 7:21 am
  • Waubonsee Community College looking at tuition hike

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College might increase its tuition and fees to make up for a decrease in state funding.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Kane County hosts electronics recycling event

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents can recycle books and electronics from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, at 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Study recommends increasing Batavia water, sewer rates

    BATAVIA – A water and sewer study the Batavia City Council had commissioned is recommending officials increase water and sewer rates over the next fiv ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Fifth annual St. Charles Restaurant Week set for Feb. 23-27

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 32 businesses will participate in the 2015 St. Charles Restaurant Week scheduled for Feb. 23-27, according to a news release.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Kane County morgue to reopen Tuesday with an open house

    GENEVA – The Kane County morgue’s temporary closure is about to end.The morgue, which closed in June ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • St. Charles aldermen to review plan for city's 3rd Dunkin’ Donuts store

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday will review an updated proposal for a Dunkin’ Donuts on the city’s east side.
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Sheriff Kramer responds to proposed $225,000 cut

    Faced with a $225,000 budget cut, Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer on Wednesday told a Kane County Board committee that any reduction of his budget w ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Batavia aldermen discuss how to spend $672,000 windfall

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen are discussing how to spend $672,000 the city received from the sale of land donated to the city.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • St. Charles Youth Commission selects Challenge Grant winners

    ST. CHARLES – The winners of this year’s 2015 Challenge Grant Awards were honored Monday during the regular St. Charles City Council meeting.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • Blackberry Township tries again for road referendum

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – A referendum seeking funds for road repairs once again will be put to Blackberry Township referendum voters.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Improvements to Batavia’s Houston Street moving ahead

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting continued to refine the proposed streetscape improvements for Houston Street.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:17 am