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  • St. Charles warns of scammers during tax season

    ST. CHARLES – After receiving multiple reports from residents Friday about getting calls from scammers, St. Charles officials are encouraging people t ...
    Feb. 14, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • St. Charles library director resigns

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is in the market for a new leader, as its director of two years has resigned.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Communication breakdown in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A proposal to hire a communications director for the city of Batavia exposed fault lines among aldermen during discussions earlier this week ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Batavia seeking a strong leader for administrator

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia now is seeking applicants for the post of city administrator and expects to hire someone for the job by June 1.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Foster praises Obama's fiscal year 2017 budget

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, applauded the emphasis on science, transportation and infrastructure, and substance abuse treatment funding in Pr ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Elburn seeks sales tax increase

    ELBURN – Village President Dave Anderson said Elburn has needs, such as street repairs, maintenance and stormwater improvements. He suggested the best ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • St. Charles keeps possibilities open for new police station

    ST. CHARLES – City officials know the St. Charles Police Department can’t remain in its existing facility, in its current condition, forever.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Early voting to start Thursday

    GENEVA – Early voting will begin Thursday as originally planned, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced in press release Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Batavia Walgreens expected to open March 11

    BATAVIA – The long-awaited opening of the new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia is expected on March 11.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Batavia weighs full-day kindergarten

    BATAVIA – Parents in Batavia School District 101 may get the option of sending their children to kindergarten on a full-day basis, but no earlier than ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Kane County's credit card reports available online

    Those interested in how county government officials use their procurement cards now have another way to get that information.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Kane County sheriff works to replace aging X-ray machines

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – As people waited in an out-the-door line at the Kane County Judicial Center on Thursday morning, Sheriff Donald Kramer told the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Kane County clerk announces early voting delay

    GENEVA – Two voting options for the primary election – by mail and early voting – will be delayed due to ongoing objections to several presidential ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 3:41 pm