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  • McMahon seeks 2nd term as Kane County state’s attorney

    Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon hopes he can continue doing a job he loves.And so this week ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'

    Kane County will, in fact, receive state income tax payments from Illinois during the budget stalemate, officials learned after telling board members ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant pleads not guilty in domestic battery case

    A Batavia Fire Department lieutenant Wednesday pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery.Ral ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane County Patriots to host rally in St. Charles today

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents today are invited to a rally on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles to protest the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • State suspends payments to Kane County

    GENEVA – The state budget stalemate has resulted in a $500,000 monthly hit to Kane County.Illinois – ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • St. Charles water main replacement project continues

    ST. CHARLES – The Fifth Avenue water main replacement project will require about five to six more weeks of work, city officials said Monday.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Geneva park board votes to lose 1 racquetball court

    GENEVA –áThe Geneva Park District board voted unanimously Monday to repurpose one of two racquetball courts so it could be used for additional fitness ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Fox River fire district to appoint chief of operations

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District Board is expected to appoint a chief of operations at a special meeting Tues ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Fox River and Countryside fire district still seeking tax increase

    Officials of a fire district are preparing another appeal to voters to consider a tax levy increase.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Kane County officials ponder $1.9M voting equipment request

    GENEVA – Kane County officials sought answers Thursday about why a new voting law is prompting a request for nearly $2 million in equipment.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Batavia residents protest against Prairie State energy deal

    BATAVIA – Sylvia Keppel said she believes the city got a bad deal when it invested in the downstate Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Foster plans lottery drawing for chance to see Pope Francis' address to Congress

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced a lottery drawing for 11th District residents for a limited number of tickets to see Pope Francis’ addr ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Nonprofit pitches Settler's Hill cross-country course plan

    GENEVA – The Chicago Area Track & Field Organizing Committee is ready to take on Settler’s Hill.In a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Agencies adjusting during ongoing state budget impasse

    It’s not unusual for Michelle Meyer, executive director of Mutual Ground, to be concerned about the state budget.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Sugar Grove roundabout opens

    SUGAR GROVE – Motorists now have a new way to get around the village.A roundabout opened earlier thi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm