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  • Fifth annual St. Charles Restaurant Week set for Feb. 23-27

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 32 businesses will participate in the 2015 St. Charles Restaurant Week scheduled for Feb. 23-27, according to a news release.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Kane County morgue to reopen Tuesday with an open house

    GENEVA – The Kane County morgue’s temporary closure is about to end.The morgue, which closed in June ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • St. Charles aldermen to review plan for city's 3rd Dunkin’ Donuts store

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday will review an updated proposal for a Dunkin’ Donuts on the city’s east side.
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Sheriff Kramer responds to proposed $225,000 cut

    Faced with a $225,000 budget cut, Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer on Wednesday told a Kane County Board committee that any reduction of his budget w ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Batavia aldermen discuss how to spend $672,000 windfall

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen are discussing how to spend $672,000 the city received from the sale of land donated to the city.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • St. Charles Youth Commission selects Challenge Grant winners

    ST. CHARLES – The winners of this year’s 2015 Challenge Grant Awards were honored Monday during the regular St. Charles City Council meeting.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • Blackberry Township tries again for road referendum

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – A referendum seeking funds for road repairs once again will be put to Blackberry Township referendum voters.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Improvements to Batavia’s Houston Street moving ahead

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting continued to refine the proposed streetscape improvements for Houston Street.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Kane County officials warn of solicitations from energy companies

    Residents in Big Rock Township have recently experienced door-to-door solicitations from energy companies, prompting Kane County to remind residents t ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Batavia to seek world record for largest kick scooter parade

    BATAVIA – Batavia resident Randy Simonian in April wants to set a record for largest kick scooter parade.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 7:28 am
  • Elburn residents: Keep village’s police department

    ELBURN – Residents packed Monday night’s Elburn Village Board meeting as the board addressed the future of the village’s police department.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • St. Charles deputy police chief, commander honored at council meeting

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles police commander and a deputy police chief Monday were recognized for different achievements at the St. Charles City Counc ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Cunningham announces consolidated primary election in Campton Hills

    A Feb. 24 consolidated primary election will be held in Kane County only for the village of Campton Hills, County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced toda ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:11 pm