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  • Deadline approaching for proposed Batavia industrial park

    BATAVIA – The Missner Group has until Monday to submit plans to the city for its proposed industrial park on the city’s east side, or officials will d ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Kane County Board sets salaries; member questions attendance rates

    GENEVA – A Kane County Board member with a reported attendance rate of 27 percent said at Tuesday’s board meeting he was uncomfortable such informatio ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Open house set for Sugar Grove Township Community Building

    SUGAR GROVE – The public is invited this weekend to see the newly renovated Sugar Grove Township Community Building at 141 Main St. in Sugar Grove.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • County ethics ordinance under fire at board meeting

    GENEVA – The woman who filed an ethics complaint against Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and a county contract employee criticized how such co ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Geneva’s audit gets high marks for detail, transparency

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the committee of the whole Monday unanimously approved the comprehensive annual financial report for the year ending April ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Active River Project completes first phase

    ST. CHARLES – The initial phase of the Active River Project is complete with pledges of funding from various groups, according to a news release issue ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Coroner seeks $140K more for budget

    GENEVA – The Kane County coroner – whose spending has been criticized in recent months – is asking the County Board for a budget adjustment of about $ ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Russell touts success of recent prescription drug collection

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell announced in a news release Wednesday the recent Prescription Drug Take Back program was a success in Kane Co ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • St. Charles city officials meet with Japanese delegates

    ST. CHARLES – Some St. Charles city officials in September met with representatives from the Japan External Trade Organization and the Japanese Consul ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Batavia officials discuss what to do with crumbling dam

    BATAVIA – City officials are taking another look at what to do with the crumbling dam, which is located just north of the Batavia Riverwalk in downtow ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Protesters press Hultgren to debate opponent

    GENEVA – A group of about 20 people picketed Wednesday afternoon at the Geneva office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, protesting because he h ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Carl Fischer chosen as new Batavia 1st Ward alderman

    BATAVIA – Carl Fischer was selected Tuesday as the new 1st Ward alderman on the Batavia City Council.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • County school leaders, legislators slam SB16 at forum

    ST. CHARLES – A Senate bill that proposes changes in the way local school districts are funded did not get any support Tuesday at a forum at St. Charl ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Batavia approves electric rate study

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved an electric rate study that will help the city with long-term planning.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • KDOT to stock up on salt

    GENEVA – The Kane County Division of Transportation usually doesn’t purchase salt for the winter this early.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
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