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  • Crowds pack county meeting, voice opposition to Rauner's plan

    GENEVA – A standing-room-only crowd packed the Kane County Board Room on Wednesday, with several attendees eager to speak out against aspects of Gov. ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Yellow House Artists exhibit headed to The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – The Holmstad Town Center Gallery will feature an exhibit by Yellow House Artists entitled “Creative Expressions in Oil Pastel," from May 8 t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • 'Honk Jr.' headed to Steel Beam

    ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Acting Studio presents "Honk Jr.," a musical retelling of the "Ugly Duckling" story, for six performances beginning at 10:30 ...
    April 22, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Earth Day cleanup event set in Campton Township

    CAMPTON HILLS – The village of Campton Hills and Campton Township are seeking volunteers for an Earth Day event set for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2 ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Campton village trustees delay decision on prevailing wage act

    CAMPTON HILLS – Trustees on Tuesday decided they want more discussion on whether the village should do away with its prevailing wage act.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Residents, taxing bodies tesfity against proposed Sugar Grove TIF

    SUGAR GROVE – A standing-room-only crowd of more than 60 people packed a public hearing Tuesday at the Sugar Grove Village Hall to vent their oppositi ...
    April 22, 2015 - 8:15 am
  • League hosts forum on mental health services

    ST. CHARLES – The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County will sponsor a forum, “Mental Health Treatment in Kane County: Where We Are and Where ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Sugar Grove volunteer motivated by grandson’s recovery

    SUGAR GROVE – For Bill Roeder, volunteering isn’t just a post-retirement activity – it’s a way of paying back the hospital that he said saved his gran ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • County awaits results of Settler’s Hill cross-country course study

    GENEVA – County leaders soon should know what kind of economic power a proposed Settler’s Hill cross-country course might bring.
    April 22, 2015 - 8:18 am
  • State preservation agency puts brakes on 6th Street School demolition

    GENEVA – Although it does not have the power to stop demolition of the former Sixth Street School building in Geneva, the Illinois Historic Preservati ...
    April 22, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Sugar Grove Village Board accepting applications for vacancy

    SUGAR GROVE – The village is seeking applications to fill a soon-to-be vacant seat on the Sugar Grove Village Board.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Skate park dreams: Elburn teens seeking a place to skate

    ELBURN – Seeking signatures on a petition, a group of teenagers knocked on doors in neighborhoods throughout Elburn. The teens’ mission – bring a skat ...
    April 22, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Absentee ballots confirm winners in close races

    With absentee ballots counted, results in two close Kane County races in the April 7 consolidated are decided, though results are still unofficial unt ...
    April 21, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Hideaway rezoning decision delayed

    GENEVA – The decision on whether to rezone the former Al Capone's Hideaway property will have to wait at least another month.
    April 21, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Blue Bell expands ice cream recall

    Blue Bell Ice Cream is recalling all of its products – ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks – because of a possible listeria monocytoge ...
    April 21, 2015 - 1:25 pm