Government

  • Teaching dock to be dedicated to late Geneva alderman Dantino

    GENEVA – Before the late Geneva alderman Ralph Dantino served the city’s 5th Ward, he was a founding member of the Geneva Park District Foundation.
    April 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Batavia to apply for county grant for signage study

    BATAVIA – City officials are seeking a $40,000 Kane County riverboat grant to help pay for a study on improving signage throughout the Batavia communi ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Kane County Board approves 5 percent raises

    GENEVA – Nine Kane County directors will get a bump in their paychecks. The Kane County Board on Tue ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Standing ovation for those who helped move petting zoo animals

    GENEVA – Volunteers who helped move nearly 100 animals from an impounded petting zoo last month told the Kane County Board they’d do it all over again ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve minor changes in sales tax ordinance

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting voted 11-3 to make a few changes in its recently passed ordinance to increase the city’s h ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Three Geneva officers honored

    GENEVA – Three Geneva police officers were honored Monday at the City Council meeting for going above and beyond the call of duty, officials said.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • First Street project denied extension

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday did not grant any extensions on the ongoing third phase of the First Street Redevelopment project ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Geneva Library Board cited in open meetings violation

    GENEVA – The Geneva Library Board violated the Open Meetings Act last fall when it went into closed session under an exemption for pending litigation ...
    April 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Training needs: New firearms range planned for Kane County Sheriff's Office

    Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez – who leads a department with more than 200 personnel needing firearms training – said it didn’t matter to him if a new ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Quinn stresses plans for student aid expansion

    DeKALB – Adrianna Carr has dreams of working in public relations for a company like Disney, which she said wouldn’t be possible without state tuition ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Quinn's running mate criticizes Rauner's financial plan

    GENEVA – Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate Thursday criticized Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's plan to roll back state income tax rates during a news ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Randall, Kirk roads targeted for safety improvements

    GENEVA – Kane County’s plans to make a stretch of Randall Road and a spot on Kirk Road safer should be one step closer to fruition next week.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Kane County Board to consider 5 percent raises

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board should decide next week if nine directors will receive 5 percent raises.
    April 8, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Maple Park Village Board approves rezoning over residents’ opposition

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday approved a proposed rezoning for a business despite multiple residents repeatedly opposing the pl ...
    April 2, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Report: Campton Hills among safest communities in Illinois

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills ranks among the top five safest cities in Illinois, according to a SafeWise report.
    April 2, 2014 - 10:43 am
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