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  • St. Charles Park District receives financial reporting award

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District recently received an award for its comprehensive annual financial report, the district announced in a news ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva community development director retires

    GENEVA – Whether the issue was annexing nearly 200 acres of Peck Farm Park, or working on zoning amendments or historic preservation, Geneva Community ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Obama moves to lift legacy, party's 2016 outlook with tax plans

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama this week will lay the foundation for the last two years of his presidency. Helping middle- and lower-income households wi ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Exodus Cry representative to join Hultgren at State of the Union

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will bring Laila Mickelwait of Exodus Cry as his guest to the State of the Union address, which takes place at 8 ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Kane County braces for financial hit from new juror fees

    GENEVA – A new law that will put more money into jurors' pockets will cost Kane County an estimated $108,000 this year, giving court officials an unex ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Electoral board upholds objection over fire district candidate

    The Kane County Electoral Board had upheld an objection against a candidate for the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District, according to a new ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Visitation set for Kane County Board member

    AURORA – The visitation for Kane County Board member Jesse Vazquez is set for Sunday.Vazquez, who re ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Kane County coroner faces $123,000 overage in 2014

    GENEVA – The Kane County coroner’s 2014 financial problems continue to plague him in 2015. The coron ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Batavia aldermen discuss whether to shift public comment portion of meetings

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting debated whether they should change the city’s policy on public participation at ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Kane County Board members seek solutions to sheriff's $1.4M loss

    GENEVA – The Kane County sheriff's decision to reduce the number of federal inmates at the jail has a potential $1.4 million impact, and County Board ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Batavia to survey subdivision residents about existing overhead electric lines

    BATAVIA – The city plans to survey residents in the Colonial Village subdivision about whether they would like to see existing overhead electric wires ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • More than $1 million in upgrades planned for Kane County Courthouse

    GENEVA – A Kane County building used by an estimated 170,000 people each year is ill-equipped to handle such emergencies as fires and medical situatio ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Kane coroner appointed to 2 area organizations

    Kane County Coroner Rob Russell announced Wednesday that he was named as a board member to two area law enforcement organizations, according to a news ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Kane County Board member Vazquez dies at 51

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders on Tuesday mourned the loss of their colleague Jesse Vazquez. Board member T.R. Smith, who sat next to Vazquez, decorated ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Batavia starts planning for street improvements

    BATAVIA – Officials this year want to get a head start on planning for the city’s annual street program in order to save money.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:47 pm
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