GENEVA – Joseph Stanton put in a bid last week to buy the Mill Race Inn, with the possibility of redeveloping the site as condominiums rather than as another restaurant.
ST. CHARLES – Clifford McIlvaine invited local newspaper reporters Thursday to his house at 605 Prairie St. in St. Charles to explain how the city continues to put up road blocks in his attempts to finish his decadeslong improvement project.
GENEVA – The Geneva Plan Commission recently recommended approval of Fox Valley Presbyterian Church’s request for a special-use permit to facilitate an expansion, but the church still will have to go before the Geneva Zoning Board of Appeals.
GENEVA – Incumbent Geneva School District 304 board member Mark Grosso retained his position as board president this week, as newly elected members were seated and board assignments were determined.
GENEVA – A discovery recount held Thursday for St. Charles’ 2nd Ward aldermanic race didn’t result in a favorable change for Cliff Carrignan, the candidate who requested the recount.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education is accepting applications from eligible high school students interested in serving on the state agency’s Student Advisory Council for the 2013-14 school year.
GENEVA – For 30 years, the Miller family has fixed shoes, purses, baseball mitts, luggage and riding boots at their shop, Geneva Shoe Repair, 15 N. Fourth St., Geneva.
ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office wants eligible first-time offenders to know that, through diversion programs, they have the option to keep criminal convictions off their records, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said.
Brian and Christie, holding daughter Teagan, McNally (center, right) are joined by Tom Hansen (center) of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce to cut the ribbon for their McNally's Heating and Cooling in St. Charles. The business is at 13 1/2 S. Second St. in St. Charles.
When Terry Josefowicz hires employees to work in the front end of Jewel-Osco in St. Charles, she looks for someone with a good personality and communication skills who can offer a friendly smile to customers as they check out.
Sugar Grove resident Francis Saylors, 16, a junior at Kaneland High School, stopped off at Alice’s Place in Elburn – on his way to prom – when he answered seven questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla.
SUGAR GROVE – An update on a bullying task force’s action plan Wednesday elicited mixed emotions among some Kaneland School District 302 board members.
Steve Jaskowski, manager of the Suburban Tire Auto Care Center in St. Charles, admires the job that music and choral teacher Mike McHugh does for his children and the other students at Grande Reserve Elementary School in Yorkville.
Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke (far left) helps cut the ribbon for O' Sole Mio with (from left) Antonio Natale, Tory Chiappelli and Andrea Chiappelli. O' Sole Mio, which features gelato and coffee, is at 27 North River St. in Batavia.
GENEVA – A proposal to revise Kane County’s hiring policies and give new control to the county’s various department heads will go to the full County Board for a vote.