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  • Fox River fire district to vote on moratorium on spending Monday

    A fire district’s defeated referendum has led its trustees to consider measures to cut its bottom line, its board president said Friday.
    April 25, 2015 - 7:08 am
  • St. Charles receives top fire protection rating

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles on Monday received a ranking that could translate into lower fire insurance rates for St. Charles residents and ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • North Aurora includes full income tax funding in proposed $20.8 million budget

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora’s $20.8 million draft budget includes all of the state revenues it is supposed to receive from the state, despite the gove ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Crowds pack county meeting, voice opposition to Rauner's plan

    GENEVA – A standing-room-only crowd packed the Kane County Board Room on Wednesday, with several attendees eager to speak out against aspects of Gov. ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Campton village trustees delay decision on prevailing wage act

    CAMPTON HILLS – Trustees on Tuesday decided they want more discussion on whether the village should do away with its prevailing wage act.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • County awaits results of Settler’s Hill cross-country course study

    GENEVA – County leaders soon should know what kind of economic power a proposed Settler’s Hill cross-country course might bring.
    April 22, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • Sugar Grove Village Board accepting applications for vacancy

    SUGAR GROVE – The village is seeking applications to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat on the Sugar Grove Village Board.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Hideaway rezoning decision delayed

    GENEVA – The decision on whether to rezone the former Al Capone's Hideaway property will have to wait at least another month.
    April 21, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • North Aurora trustees closer to choosing logo, motto

    NORTH AURORA – Village officials are closer to coming up with a new logo and motto. Village trustee ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Elburn OKs $16.4M budget for 2015-16

    ELBURN – The village’s $16.4 million budget for 2015-16 was approved Monday night by a 5-1 vote.Afte ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • St. Patrick’s Parade draws 18,500 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Attendance at the St. Patrick’s Parade in St. Charles in March nearly doubled this year compared to 2014, according to the Downtown St. ...
    April 21, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Jim Martin ends St. Charles aldermanic run after 36 years

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Martin’s history with the St. Charles City Council started in 1971, eight years before he was elected for the first time in 1979.
    April 21, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Forest preserve renamed in Hoscheit's honor

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve Commission honored one of its own this week by approving a resolution to rename the Little Woods Forest Prese ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Courts seeking feedback from visitors

    GENEVA – Visitors to Kane County courtrooms between now and May 1 might be asked to weigh in on their experience.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Sheriff's absence frustrates Kane County Board members

    GENEVA – Sheriff Donald Kramer's continued absence at public meetings continued to frustrate Kane County Board members Thursday as they sought answers ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:18 am