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  • County executives poised to get raises

    GENEVA – Many of Kane County’s executives who received a 5 percent salary bump this fiscal year are poised to get another 5 percent raise for the upc ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Oberweis leads veto override of speed-limit bill

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, today successfully challenged a gubernatorial veto of a bill he sponsored to raise the speed lim ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Elburn will pay more for road salt

    ELBURN – After a cold and snowy winter that featured a high demand for road salt throughout the region, the cost for this season’s salt supply is goin ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Pritchard announces Youth Advisory Council members

    State Rep. Bob Pritchard, R-Hinckley, announced the members of his 2014 Youth Advisory Council. Am ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 1:39 pm
  • Filling Station owner acknowledges liquor license violation

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of The Filling Station Pub & Grill pleaded guilty Monday to a liquor license violation that involved a minor being served alco ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Three North Aurora Village Board incumbents file nominating petitions

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora Village Board Trustee Mark Carroll is running for election to the Village Board next year after being appointed to the boa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Animal Control pursues software upgrade

    GENEVA – Kane County Animal Control is about to get a technological facelift.It has long used a soft ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Campton Hills leader accuses trustees of meeting violation

    Correction: Because of information provided to the Kane County Chronicle, a story on page 11 of the Nov. 18 edition included incorrect information abo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Downtown St. Charles Partnership plans ‘Chair-ity Event’

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership on Monday shared its plans for a promotion involving Adirondack chairs.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Hultgren accepting applications for spring interns

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, is accepting applications for spring 2014 semester internships in his offices in Washington, D.C., and ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Faster supercomputer for Argonne

    LEMONT – Argonne National Laboratory is slated to get a faster supercomputer. Government officials announced Friday that Argonne, located near Lemont, ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Audit finds 50 autopsies unnecessary; coroner calls report a 'farce'

    GENEVA – An autopsy audit prompted by overspending in the Kane County Coroner’s Office determined nearly one-third of the 160 autopsies reviewed were ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • County residents might pay $2 fee for electric savings

    GENEVA – Participants in the county’s electric aggregation program will likely pay about $2 a year for administrative costs.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • St. Charles earns top state electric agency award

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles recently received the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award, accor ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:21 pm
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