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  • Early voting to start Thursday

    GENEVA – Early voting will begin Thursday as originally planned, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced in press release Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Batavia Walgreens expected to open March 11

    BATAVIA – The long-awaited opening of the new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia is expected on March 11.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Batavia weighs full-day kindergarten

    BATAVIA – Parents in Batavia School District 101 may get the option of sending their children to kindergarten on a full-day basis, but no earlier than ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Kane County's credit card reports available online

    Those interested in how county government officials use their procurement cards now have another way to get that information.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Kane County sheriff works to replace aging X-ray machines

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – As people waited in an out-the-door line at the Kane County Judicial Center on Thursday morning, Sheriff Donald Kramer told the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Kane County clerk announces early voting delay

    GENEVA – Two voting options for the primary election – by mail and early voting – will be delayed due to ongoing objections to several presidential ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Rauner addresses variety of topics in State of the State

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday gave his second State of the State address before the Illinois General Assembly.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • North Aurora plans spring sale of red street signs

    NORTH AURORA – Those wanting to own a piece of North Aurora history soon will get their chance.The v ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Kane County beefs up credit card policy

    GENEVA – Kane County continues to polish and tighten its credit card policy, a topic that arose last year after County Board members cried foul over a ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Burdened by electronics, St. Charles eyes ending recycling program

    ST. CHARLES – The last of the Tri-Cities is on the verge of ending its electronics recycling site for Kane County due to an inundation of materials, w ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • Batavia completes game plan for turf field

    BATAVIA – Batavia High School will get a synthetic turf field after all – and just in time for next fall’s football season.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • St. Charles called to take ‘aggressive, proactive’ role in Active River Project

    ST. CHARLES – The chairman of the Active River Task Force called on city leaders Monday to take an “aggressive, proactive leadership role” in a projec ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • Elburn trustees again deny village administrator's resignation

    ELBURN – For the second consecutive week, members of the Elburn Village Board voted down Village Administrator Erin Willrett's attempt to resign.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:38 am