Government

  • Geneva approves $89M budget

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved a city budget of more than $89 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year this week, following a public hearing in which no member ...
    April 9, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Geneva library to increase hours, merit-only pay for employees

    GENEVA – Geneva library patrons likely will have more time to check out books and movies, as officials are poised to extend the time the library stays ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Settler's Hill project approaches second milestone

    GENEVA – Kane County is on the verge of checking off a second major milestone regarding the future recreational use of Settler's Hill.
    April 9, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Elburn board OKs a tentative budget

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board approved a tentative budget Monday night, but the vote was not unanimous.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • 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
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