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  • Batavia School District 101 proposing balanced budget

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is projecting a balanced budget for the coming year if state funding remains stable.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 examining high school's lunch options

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members are considering whether to remove Batavia High School from the national school lunch program.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Report: Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A, so he would keep silent about an incident that happened ...
    May 29, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Hastert's rise was based on being the no 'skeletons' guy - until this week

    WASHINGTON – It was the most tumultuous of times, and House Republicans needed a steady hand whose personal and professional life could withstand the ...
    May 29, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • St. Charles bar owners renew permits to serve alcohol late

    ST. CHARLES – More than 20 St. Charles businesses for the second year in a row paid an additional $800 or $2,300 to stay open late and serve alcohol.
    May 29, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating banking laws, lying to FBI

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who served as the U.S. representative of the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was charged ...
    May 29, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • Kane County unveils new financial website

    GENEVA – Starting next week, residents will be able to go to a new website to find out about the finances of Kane County.
    May 27, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Demolition of former school building will cost Kane County more money

    GENEVA – The planned demolition of the former Sixth Street School building at 210 S. Sixth St. in Geneva will cost the county an extra $21,000 because ...
    May 28, 2015 - 6:35 am
  • Geneva aldermen approve study of sewer siphon on east side

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously recommended approval Tuesday to have consultants evaluate the Short Street Sanitary Sewer Siphon, which was constructed ...
    May 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Skate park supporters take message to Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – The mission to bring a skate park to Elburn made a stop Monday night at Village Hall, as the teenagers leading the push brought their message ...
    May 21, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Hultgren passes bills designed to promote technological innovation

    BATAVIA – The U.S. House has passed two bills sponsored by U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, designed to promote technological innovation.
    May 20, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Trustees show little support for self-storage facility in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Several village trustees on Monday voiced their objections to a proposal to develop a former bowling alley at 310 S. Lincolnway into a ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Active River Project Task Force seeks public feedback

    ST. CHARLES – Those with a passion for the future of the Fox River are invited to share comments tonight on the west side of St. Charles.
    May 21, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Geneva aldermen wrestle with request from Onesti

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen on Monday discussed a promoter’s request for $10,700 in in-kind police traffic control for a three-day concert in July. The k ...
    May 20, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Clearing the way for Batavia Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Demolition began Tuesday of the former Swanson’s Hardware store/Prairie Path Cycles store at 122 W. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia to make w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 7:07 am