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  • Kane County close to $6M deal for new court case system

    GENEVA – Kane County is on the verge of entering into a multimillion-dollar contract with a Texas-based company that will provide the county with a ne ...
    July 12, 2014 - 6:09 am
  • Kane County committee reviews summary of electric vehicle charging station

    The Kane County Energy and Environmental Committee convened Thursday and reviewed a midyear summary of the electric vehicle charging station located a ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Unanswered questions in coroner's budget after Kane County Board meeting

    GENEVA – The future of the coroner’s building – and its closed morgue – remained uncertain Friday as Kane County Board members considered Coroner Rob ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs concealed carry policy for employees

    GENEVA – Kane County employees licensed for concealed carry are now prohibited from carrying firearms in their personal vehicle while on county busine ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • County electric aggregation program inches toward implementation

    GENEVA – Kane County is about to be one step closer toward implementing an electric aggregation program for unincorporated residents.
    July 10, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Kane County departments begin presenting proposed 2015 budgets

    GENEVA – County departments on Wednesday began telling Kane County Board members how they plan to spend taxpayer money next year.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles parking lot project to begin Monday

    ST. CHARLES – The $1 million renovation project for the municipal parking lot in St. Charles is slated to begin Monday, according to a news release fr ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Attorney general corrects District 303 on FOIA error

    ST. CHARLES – The Illinois Attorney General’s office issued an opinion recently that overturns St. Charles District 303’s designation of a local resid ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Mixed reaction for marketing signs in Blackberry Creek

    ELBURN – A home builder's request to add marketing signs near the Blackberry Creek community drew a mixed reaction Monday from Elburn Village Board me ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Judiciary raises spark County Board debate

    GENEVA – Debate about county salaries continued Tuesday when the Kane County Board approved a budget adjustment tied to new collective bargaining agre ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • St. Charles City Council tables 12K event request

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday tabled part of an application for a December event so there can be more discussion about how it m ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • County Board to vote on medical marijuana zoning rules

    GENEVA – After multiple ongoing discussions about how Kane County's zoning regulations will address the state's medical marijuana pilot program, the C ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Oberweis seeks seven rounds of debate with Durbin

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, Republican nominee for U.S. Senate released a statement Tuesday challenging incumbent U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to ...
    July 2, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Hultgren cosponsors bill that incorporates his sunset regulatory review legislation

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, who represents the 14th Congressional District, has become one of four original cosponsors of HR 4874, the Searching for and ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visits Falex Corp. in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner visited Falex Corp. on Thursday as part of his campaign to understand Illinois businesse ...
    June 27, 2014 - 10:36 pm
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