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  • Elburn to get new, higher electric rates in September

    ELBURN – Since Elburn began its electric aggregation program in 2011, the village has saved the average participating household more than $500 – and a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Elburn, Orleans Homes finding common ground

    ELBURN – A home builder and village officials appear to have found some common ground in the builder’s efforts to market its property in the Blackberr ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • First phase of Charlestowne Mall project slated for August

    ST. CHARLES – The first phase of construction for the Charlestowne Mall redevelopment is scheduled for August, its project developer said Monday.
    July 23, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • St. Charles City Council won’t discuss limited video gambling

    ST. CHARLES – Members of the St. Charles City Council on Monday were not interested in revisiting the topic of video gambling in St. Charles, even on ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • North Aurora approves new rules for medical marijuana

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees on Monday approved rules on where medical marijuana cultivation and dispensing centers can locate in the village of No ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:13 am
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from counties in 14th Congressional District

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • ATM eyed for Kane County Government Center

    GENEVA – The Kane County Government Center might become a place to get some cash.Mike Lee, president ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • $90M pledged for third railroad track in Geneva

    GENEVA – Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line that runs through Geneva recently received $90 million in pledged su ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Circuit clerk hires son for temp job

    ST. CHARLES – A Kane County elected official said Thursday he has nothing to hide about hiring his son for a temporary project.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Quinn approves McConnaughay bill that reduces fees on cobalt shipments

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, is pleased that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed House Bill 4687, which she sponsored in the Sena ...
    July 17, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Simon stops by clinic to discuss women’s health care

    AURORA – Sheila Simon, lieutenant governor of Illinois, visited the Planned Parenthood: Aurora Health Center on Wednesday to advocate for comprehensiv ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • County seeks to reduce health insurance costs

    GENEVA – With health insurance costing Kane County about $12 million – or about 20 percent of the property tax levy – county leaders are looking for w ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Geneva parking lots to close for maintenance

    GENEVA – Two city parking lots will be closed in Geneva this week for maintenance work, according to a Geneva press release.
    July 16, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Humvee new tool in county’s emergency management arsenal

    GENEVA – A volunteer effort that involved hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in donations has provided Kane County with a new emergency respon ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Batavia eyes lifting ban on video gambling

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Tuesday took the first step in lifting the city’s ban on video gambling.
    July 16, 2014 - 6:35 am
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