Government

  • Kane County plans for future financial challenges

    GENEVA – A plan intended to help protect Kane County from future financial challenges has received initial support.
    March 27, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Local GOP leaders: Budget address lacks details

    Doug Whitley chuckled when asked for a reaction to Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget address, which was delivered Wednesday.
    March 26, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Quinn proposes keeping 67 percent income-tax increase

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn proposed keeping an income-tax increase that expires at year end, to avoid making cuts in education.
    March 28, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • New court case management system on horizon for Kane

    GENEVA – The group working to select a new court case management system for Kane County expects to soon ask the County Board for approval of its prefe ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Taylor: ‘People don’t think their vote counts’

    SUGAR GROVE – Kane County Board member Melisa Taylor said she expected the Republican primary for District 5 would be close.
    March 26, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Officials review results from St. Charles resident survey

    ST. CHARLES – Residents feel like St. Charles is moving in the right direction, but economic development is still too slow for them, according to resu ...
    March 24, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva to hire consultant for study on TIF eligibility

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously recommended approval Monday for a tax increment finance eligibility study and redevelopment project near the intersectio ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:25 am
  • Stretch of North Riverside Drive in St. Charles to be closed Tuesday

    ST. CHARLES – North Riverside Drive will be closed, between East Main Street and Cedar Avenue, on Tuesday, March 25, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for storm s ...
    March 24, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Volunteers, donations sought to finish Batavia boardwalk project

    BATAVIA – The boardwalk at the Batavia Riverwalk will take on a new look this year. The Batavia Park ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Plan Commission supports latest Charlestowne Mall site plans

    ST. CHARLES – The Charlestowne Mall redevelopment project this week continued to move through the city’s approval process.
    March 22, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Coroner criticized for car choice

    GENEVA – After another meeting of explaining his decisions to County Board members, Kane County Coroner Rob Russell on Thursday said that everything h ...
    March 20, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Residents can get look at Elburn fire station plans

    ELBURN – As Assistant Chief Tate Haley and other Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District officials set up easels Monday night and put up colorfu ...
    March 19, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Lauzen talks up plan for raises at chamber luncheon

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen continued Wednesday to promote his plan to award various directors with 5 percent raises.
    March 19, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Rice talks leadership, Ukraine at Judson forum

    ELGIN – Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday told a standing-room only crowd that if those in attendance don’t find their pass ...
    March 19, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Sewer rate increase OK'd in Elburn

    ELBURN – Water and sewer rates will rise, starting with the May bills, in Elburn, something Village President Dave Anderson called a "not fun" but nec ...
    March 19, 2014 - 7:25 am
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