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  • Batavia aldermen voice concerns about increasing land-cash fees

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced concerns about increasing land-cash fees for developers.
    June 2, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Geneva continues discussion on historic preservation changes

    GENEVA – As Geneva aldermen consider a proposed update to its Historic Preservation Ordinance, they are now headed for a third Committee of the Whole ...
    June 2, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Elburn board protective of Route 47 commercial potential

    ELBURN – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is eyeing property on Route 47 in Elburn. But members of Elburn’s Village Board Monday said they ...
    June 3, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • St. Charles aldermen approve Gunderson as city's information systems director

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council unanimously approved Monday a city leader’s recommendation to appoint Larry E. Gunderson as the new directo ...
    June 1, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • The RendezVu restaurant to get new owner

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved a liquor license for the new owner of The RendezVu restaurant at 1 E. Wilson St. in downtown Ba ...
    June 2, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Hastert to appear in federal court

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago on charges he violated banking laws and lied abou ...
    June 2, 2015 - 6:39 am
  • 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
  • Wheaton College removes Hastert's name from college's center

    Amid allegations of sexual misconduct against  former U.S. Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert, Wheaton College has removed Hastert's name from its ...
    May 31, 2015 - 9:09 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 30, 2015 - 9:08 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