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  • League of Women Voters planning candidate forums

    The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County will host three candidate forums for those in contested races in the April 7 election.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Batavia debates removal of gate

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday decided now is not the right time to ask the city of Aurora to remove a gate at Wagner Road and Mesa Lane.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Allen drops out of Batavia Park Board race

    BATAVIA – There no longer will be a race for the Batavia Park Board in April. Mark Allen on Wednesday announced that he was dropping out of his race a ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • St. Charles fire chief earns international accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet has been designated a chief fire officer by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, accordi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Batavia seeking changes to development review process

    BATAVIA – After public criticism of the city’s review process of an industrial park that was proposed on the city’s east side, city staff proposed cha ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Foster appointed to House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, was appointed to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee for the 114th Congress. Foster will serve on ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Kane County leaders eye ways to reduce sheriff's shortfall

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders are considering about $1.5 million in budget adjustments that would address all but $500,000 of the sheriff's shortfall.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Elburn seeks answers to police pension issue

    ELBURN – When Village President Dave Anderson earlier this month spoke to residents who packed the meeting room at the Elburn Village Hall, he explain ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Lily Lake president race shows contrast between incumbent, challenger

    LILY LAKE – Incumbent Jesse Heffernan, who is seeking another term for Lily Lake village president, is facing challenger Michael Carlson in the April ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Botterman chosen to fill vacancy on Batavia City Council

    BATAVIA – Kevin Botterman has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Objection to Campton Hills’ write-ins headed to court

    CAMPTON HILLS – A judge will determine this week whether a Campton Hills resident has legal standing to intervene and challenge five write-in candidat ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • County Board members grill sheriff on inmate program, lost revenue

    GENEVA – Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer on Tuesday defended in detail his decision to terminate the federal inmate program but offered no solutions ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • St. Charles City Council committee supports proposed BYOB rules

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday put its preliminary support behind a series of code revisions tied to alcohol and licensing ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • D-303 board considers overall 2 percent tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – An unexpected change in the consumer price index has altered the St. Charles School District 303 Board’s plans to give tax relief to res ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Kaneland school board hopefuls quizzed at public forum

    SUGAR GROVE – Candidates vying for positions on Kaneland’s school board were quizzed Thursday night about the perception that the board is dysfunction ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 7:10 am