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  • Plans for wayside horns in Blackberry Township proceed

    GENEVA – A project that has been years in the making to reduce noise from passing trains in Blackberry Township is one step closer to fruition.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • St. Charles committee backs proposed drive-thru for future Starbucks

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday recommended approval of a drive-thru for a future Starbucks on the city’s lower west side ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Geneva redevelopment brings dispute over land cash

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously recommended approval Monday to a proposal by Shodeen Inc. to redevelop the northeast corner of James and Seventh streets ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Kane County Board recognizes Sheriff Perez's 'distinguished' career

    GENEVA – Sheriff Pat Perez got not one but two standing ovations Monday morning as the Kane County Board recognized his years of service.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Batavia plans informational meeting about Main Street reconstruction

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia will hold a public information meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Batavia Government Center, 100 N. Island Ave., ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:20 pm
  • County Clerk's Office sets holiday hours

    GENEVA – The Kane County Clerk's Office has released its hours for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Blackberry Township, sports groups to develop forest preserve land

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Kaneland-area sports groups plan to work with Blackberry Township to develop some of the land recently bought by the Kane County ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Kane County Connects editor addresses criticism

    GENEVA – Rick Nagel – the county contract employee who has run Kane County Connects for the last six months – addressed some of the criticism it has r ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Nagel on Kane County Connects:'I'm proud of what we've accomplished so far'

    Rick Nagel – the county contract employee who has run Kane County Connects for the last six months – addressed some of the criticism it has received a ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Hultgren tops Anderson in 14th Congressional District race

    For the second time in two years, incumbent Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, appeared to have defeated Democratic challenger Dennis Anderson of Gurnee ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Martin leads Hanna for County Board seat

    Residents in Kane County Board District 11 will likely have another Republican representing them, according to unofficial returns Tuesday night.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Wheeler dominates against Burd in 50th District

    Oswego Republican Keith Wheeler maintained a strong lead against Yorkville Democrat Valerie Burd on Tuesday night in the race for state representative ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 10:37 am
  • Swan returns to Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Looking to fill a vacancy on the Elburn Village Board, Village President Dave Anderson turned to a familiar face.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Kane County Connects pulls opinion page

    A Kane County newsletter that received criticism for publishing election-related letters through its opinion page has discontinued that feature.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Political pieces in county newsletter questioned

    A Kane County newsletter that previously prompted an ethics complaint for promoting a political fundraiser recently has featured opinion pieces regard ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 8:22 am
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