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  • Sparkler Award honors Kane health department partners

    In a ceremony last week, the Kane County partners involved in the county health department’s community health assessment received the first-ever Spark ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Kane County Board honors Maple Park police for fundraising efforts

    GENEVA – Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta kept his comments brief Tuesday as his department received recognition from the Kane County Board for its ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs resolution to support reform in Springfield

    GENEVA – After a series of meetings that drew many public comments, few citizens on Tuesday addressed the Kane County Board about its resolution to su ...
    May 13, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Petition calls for installation of Batavia pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – The chairman of the Batavia Bicycle Commission has started a petition imploring Batavia aldermen to move ahead with a project to install a p ...
    May 11, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Service Academy Day offers teens, parents insight into application process

    ST. CHARLES – Like others at St. Charles East High School on Saturday morning, Bob and Christy Koonce of Campton Hills circled the Little Theater to t ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • IDOT official visits St. Charles to ‘hear from you’

    ST. CHARLES – Acting Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn made it clear Friday why he was spending part of his afternoon in St. Charles ...
    May 8, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Hundreds gather for Kane County Leaders Summit in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Municipal leaders, administrators, educators, Kane County Board members, developers and employers from throughout Kane County gathered i ...
    May 8, 2015 - 4:45 pm
  • Aurora PD’s Aguirre named Kane County Officer of the Year

    An Aurora Police Department officer this week was named the Kane County Officer of the Year, according to a news release issued Thursday.
    May 7, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • St. Charles Park District moves on from rejected $28 million referendum

    ST. CHARLES – A defeated referendum has not stopped St. Charles Park District officials from serving the district’s residents and finding ways to offe ...
    May 8, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Batavia to celebrate Flag Day next month

    BATAVIA – Batavia plans to kick off a year-round celebration of Flag Day with an ice cream social on June 14, which is Flag Day.
    May 6, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Teska Associates will prepare TIF plan for Batavia's West Town area

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Monday approved a $14,300 contract with Teska Associates Inc. to prepare a tax increment financing redevelopment project ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • County Board members report ‘productive talk’ with sheriff

    GENEVA – Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s absence from public meetings is about to end.Cristina C ...
    May 6, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • County committee moves resolution supporting reform to full board

    GENEVA – A standing-room-only crowd yet again packed the Kane County Board Room on Wednesday morning for another discussion about the county’s resolut ...
    May 6, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Campton Hills president, attorney say farewell at final meeting

    CAMPTON HILLS – The place of many contentious Campton Hills Village Board meetings over the past few months was instead bittersweet and joyful on Tues ...
    May 6, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • Brewpub proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The owner of the Turf Room restaurant in North Aurora wants to build a brewpub in the village.
    May 6, 2015 - 8:11 am