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  • 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
  • State’s attorney: Felonies down in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The number of felonies filed in 2014 in Kane County is down slightly from 2013 and show a larger decline over a five-year perio ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Engineering study to begin for I-88, Route 47 interchange

    SUGAR GROVE – The Interstate 88 and Route 47 interchange project this year is entering a new phase of engineering work, but the finished product still ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Kane County Board approves sale of Sixth Street School

    GENEVA – The Sixth Street School property in Geneva is on the verge of changing ownership.The Kane C ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen back business incentive program

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday gave their support for a program aimed to help attract and partially support downtown busine ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Third tier parking deck on schedule despite cold

    GENEVA – Last week’s low temperatures stopped work on the third tier of the commuter parking deck, but the project will continue as planned, Geneva of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Rauner: ‘We are in the midst of a government financial crisis’

    Bruce Rauner is a turnaround specialist who built his reputation taking over struggling companies and making them profitable. Now he’s tasked with fix ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Hultgren on Rauner inauguration: 'I look forward to our brighter future"

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, stated Monday in a news release that "with great hope and excitement, I welcome Bruce Rauner in service to the g ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:33 pm
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