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  • ‘Shop Elburn First’ campaign seeks support

    ELBURN – A portion of Elburn’s share of video gambling funds might be used to help efforts to build the village’s economic development committee.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • State’s attorney seeks funds for 2 new employees

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon hopes next year to increase his office's staffing levels by two, even as county leader ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Schneider school to get new parking restrictions

    NORTH AURORA – New parking restrictions will be in place at Schneider Elementary School when school is back in session later this month.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • St. Charles City Council approves 12K event request in 8-2 vote

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday approved an application tied to a 12K event over the concerns of two aldermen.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Geneva refinances electric bonds to save nearly $90K

    GENEVA – In a split vote Monday, aldermen approved an ordinance to issue $2 million to refinance an electrical system alternate bond issue from 2007.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • North Aurora approves four-story hotel plans

    NORTH AURORA – Village officials have given the green light to a developer that wants to build a hotel on Orchard Road in North Aurora.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • St. Charles EMA awarded accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – A division of the St. Charles Fire Department recently received an accreditation that only 22 other communities in Illinois have, accord ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • St. Charles historic building move set for late August

    ST. CHARLES – A historic building in downtown St. Charles will have a new home by the end of this summer, said Peter Suhr, public works director for S ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Kane County government needs $2 million in cuts

    GENEVA – Kane County has a $2 million problem.Wednesday, Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick told ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Kane County Animal Control announcement nears

    GENEVA – Kane County could have a new Animal Control administrator next month.Wednesday, County Boar ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • $4.6M in capital improvements proposed for county facilities

    GENEVA – More than $4 million might be invested in Kane County’s facilities next year.The $4.6 milli ...
    July 30, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Geneva library vacancy attracts 14 applicants to date

    GENEVA – Fourteen people have taken out applications to be considered for the vacancy on the Geneva Public Library Board, officials said, and Bob McQu ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Geneva vet clinic seeks to expand

    GENEVA – A veterinary clinic with animal boarding will likely open in the space formerly occupied by Plass Appliances, 1881 S. Randall Road, Geneva.
    July 29, 2014 - 6:50 am
  • Committee supports future 12K race over agency’s concerns

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday supported a future downtown 12K event over concerns from a local agency that holds a runn ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Geneva library board chooses shingle type for roof replacement, repair

    GENEVA – Geneva library trustees voted Thursday to use a longer lasting architectural roof shingle to be included in bid requests for its roof repair ...
    July 24, 2014 - 10:28 pm
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