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  • Batavia aldermen vote 11-3 to prevent property tax increase

    BATAVIA – The majority of Batavia aldermen Monday were in favor of further budget cuts so residents will not have to endure a property tax increase.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • St. Charles school, park districts in talks about Norris Rec Center

    ST. CHARLES – The school and park districts in St. Charles are on the verge of starting a new relationship.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • Kane County gets more than $1.7M in federal housing funds

    GENEVA – The Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment received more than $1.7 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • St. Charles High School alumnus continues growing #BudgetBeard

    Chris Kaergard has decided his large beard is a fiscal year 2016 beard – its expiration date will be June 30.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Coroner reimburses Kane County with personal check

    GENEVA – Rob Russell on Thursday gave the Kane County treasurer a personal check for nearly $6,000 with hopes that it will end controversy surrounding ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Batavia mulls higher gas tax, liquor tax

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia wants to pursue a couple of new sources of revenue for its proposed 2016 budget.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • St. Charles traffic campaign nets arrests, citations

    ST. CHARLES – A recent traffic enforcement period in St. Charles netted three arrests, 17 citations and 10 warnings, according to a St. Charles Police ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Plans for roundabout in Campton Hills proceed

    CAMPTON HILLS – Plans for a roundabout on the western edge of Campton Hills are proceeding despite opposition from several Kane County Board members.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kane County Forest Preserve Commission nixes higher levy

    GENEVA – Despite an earlier vote narrowly favoring a tax levy increase, the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission on Tuesday kept it flat.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Tiballi formally announces bid for Kane County coroner

    GENEVA – Standing on the steps of the Kane County Government Center, Dr. Bob Tiballi on Tuesday formally announced his candidacy for coroner.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • St. Charles leaders call on state to release municipal funds

    ST. CHARLES – As the state budget impasse continues, the St. Charles City Council is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly to immediately ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Geneva residents to see water, sewer rate increases over 5 years

    GENEVA – Geneva residents will see rate increases for water and sewer starting Dec. 1, as aldermen Monday unanimously recommended approval of a five-y ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • St. Charles moves graduation to DeKalb

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – St. Charles School District 303 is taking a break from the Sears Centre. Begi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Former Ray's site in St. Charles reopening under new name, management

    ST. CHARLES – The former Ray’s Evergreen Tavern site is weeks away from reopening under different management and a new name.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • CEO: North Aurora medical marijuana dispensary to open Tuesday

    NORTH AURORA – A medical marijuana dispensary in North Aurora is expected to open today, one of its leaders said Monday.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:09 pm