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  • Write-in candidate has clear path to Batavia post

    BATAVIA – Ellen Posledni’s name will not appear on the April 4 election ballot, but she has a clear path to being elected Batavia city clerk.
    NEW: Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:24 pm
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Village president dials future of North Aurora into view

    NORTH AURORA – From new businesses to construction projects and development of two riverside parks, the future is exciting for North Aurora, said Vill ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Skinned, mutilated coyotes found in forest preserve near St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The gory remains of four dead coyotes – two skinned and two mutilated – were found Feb. 4 on a walking trail at the Fox River B ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner encourages 'grand bargain' with stronger reforms

    Gov. Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address Feb. 15 to encourage state lawmakers to reach a “grand bargain” budget deal, but said reforms that wo ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:53 pm
  • Batavia announces discounted Quarry passes

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Park District looks ahead to summertime fun in advance of the May 27 opening of Hall Quarry Beach by offering discounts of nearl ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:23 pm
  • Kane County State's Attorney shares annual report at St. Charles office

    ST. CHARLES – Praising his staff as well as successful cooperation with local, state and federal agencies in helping fight child sexual exploitation, ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • Anastasia hired as Sugar Grove finance director

    SUGAR GROVE – The village of Sugar Grove has a new finance director.Matt Anastasia began working for ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • Hultgren updates work on heroin, opioid abuse in new report

    After conducting four meetings last summer on heroin and opioid abuse in the 14th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, releas ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • Axelrod explores politics of Trump and Obama at Aurora University

    BATAVIA – With flashes of wry humor, David Axelrod, a veteran of American politics and Chicago journalism, spoke to a packed auditorium at Aurora Univ ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Blecker takes trustees to task on closed meetings, ordinance violation

    CAMPTON HILLS – Discord between Campton Hills village trustees and the village president erupted at a Feb. 7 board meeting over an ongoing dispute reg ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Schielke, Stoops vie for Batavia mayor

    BATAVIA – The election contest for mayor of Batavia between 36-year incumbent Jeff Schielke and challenger Jason Stoops has thus far been extremely lo ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Alcohol, drug treatment center ZBA vote set for Feb. 21

    ST. CHARLES – The Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals considered 46 conditions for the proposed drug and alcohol treatment center at a former boys sch ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Batavia working to fix drainage problems

    BATAVIA – The soggy memories of a torrential rainstorm that hit Batavia more than a year ago have not drained away yet. The city of Batavia is prepari ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:50 pm
  • Maple Park Village Board approves new police vehicle

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Police Department will be getting a new police vehicle.The motion to app ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:47 am