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  • Objection to Campton Hills’ write-ins headed to court

    CAMPTON HILLS – A judge will determine this week whether a Campton Hills resident has legal standing to intervene and challenge five write-in candidat ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • County Board members grill sheriff on inmate program, lost revenue

    GENEVA – Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer on Tuesday defended in detail his decision to terminate the federal inmate program but offered no solutions ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • St. Charles City Council committee supports proposed BYOB rules

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday put its preliminary support behind a series of code revisions tied to alcohol and licensing ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • D-303 board considers overall 2 percent tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – An unexpected change in the consumer price index has altered the St. Charles School District 303 Board’s plans to give tax relief to res ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Kaneland school board hopefuls quizzed at public forum

    SUGAR GROVE – Candidates vying for positions on Kaneland’s school board were quizzed Thursday night about the perception that the board is dysfunction ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Animal Control overwhelmed by volunteer response

    GENEVA – The response to Kane County Animal Control's new volunteer program has been overwhelming, Administrator Brett Youngsteadt said.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • Town house project gets green light in Geneva

    GENEVA – A proposal to build 30 new town houses adjacent to Geneva’s historic district won final approval this week from the Geneva City Council in a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Waubonsee Community College approves $6 hike in tuition

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College board trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a $6 hike in tuition starting this fall to make up for an e ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Batavia officials continue to look at TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials continue to explore the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area. City officials hel ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Two apply for Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen next week will interview the two residents who have applied to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Batavia library officials request TIF funds for building improvement project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials are seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a proposed $950,000 building r ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Geneva aldermen approve feasibility study for Route 31

    GENEVA – After nearly two hours of discussion Tuesday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to submit a feasibility study for a proposed ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn might seek special election on police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials will consider seeking a special election in November to address the future of the Elburn Police Department.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen back updated 1st Street plan

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Tuesday put its support behind an updated proposal for the third phase of the First Street Redev ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Kane County seeks to grow transit systems

    GENEVA – With a "tough mix" of urban and rural regions, Kane County Board member Drew Frasz, R-Elburn, said the county is a challenging area to cover ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:32 pm