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  • Kane County works on concealed carry policy

    GENEVA – Kane County's attempts to draft a concealed carry policy has turned into a balancing act between liability issues and employees' constitution ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Why can FOIA requests cost so much?

    Kathy Kapusta filed a Freedom of Information Act request of St. Charles District 303 in December that generated 2,457 pages, took 13 people 88 hours t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • When aldermen ask for information

    GENEVA – When a Geneva alderman asked for information at an open meeting, Mayor Kevin Burns admonished him for violating a standard the council member ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Tea Party pushes for change at rally

    ST. CHARLES – Politicians, policymakers and grassroots organizers Tuesday gathered at the Arcada Theater to urge residents to get involved.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Coroner’s office to accept unwanted medications

    GENEVA – The Kane County Coroner’s Office is the latest facility to accept unwanted prescription drugs for disposal, according to a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Kaneland school board hears talk of grading standards, surveys

    SUGAR GROVE – Research into standards-based grading continues at Kaneland School District 302, with officials taking a look at how students are assess ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Kane County to discuss puppy mill restrictions

    GENEVA – Kane County soon might join other nearby communities in placing restrictions on puppy mills.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Committee backs pet facility over complaints

    ST. CHARLES – Most aldermen on a city committee were in favor of a proposed east-side pet care facility over the concerns of property owners and resid ...
    April 15, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Groundbreaking set for sheriff's shooting range

    GENEVA – The Kane County Sheriff's Office will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new qualifying range next month.
    April 11, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Lawmaker apologizes to local state rep for perceived racial comment

    SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. John Anthony, R-Plainfield, accepted Thursday the apology of another representative who appeared to make a racial comment dir ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • City talks future of First Street project

    ST. CHARLES – The future of the First Street Redevelopment project was on the minds of several people Thursday.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Ex-library director Teske resigns as library assistant director

    GENEVA  – The Geneva Library Board accepted the resignation of Assistant Library Director Matt Teske after more than 90 minutes in a closed session du ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Kane begins steps toward electric aggregation

    GENEVA – After receiving support from voters last month, Kane County is working to make electric aggregation happen.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • St. Charles library trustee celebrates 45 years on the board

    ST. CHARLES – Throughout all the changes the St. Charles Public Library has experienced in the last several decades, there has been one constant: Norm ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Batavia plan commissioners approve plans for proposed industrial park

    BATAVIA – Plan commissioners Wednesday voted 4-3 to amend the city's comprehensive plan and zoning map to allow for an industrial park on land along K ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:35 am
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