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  • St. Charles details proposed rules for massage parlors, tobacco dealers

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles is moving forward with its plans for massage parlor licensing and making tobacco retailers more accountable.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Visitation, funeral service today for former Kane County state’s attorney

    The visitation and funeral for a former Kane County State’s Attorney who died Oct. 17 will be today, according to his obituary.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:16 pm
  • McConnaughay: School funding bill a ‘real threat’

    State Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno doesn’t deny there is a problem with the way schools in Illinois are funded.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:16 pm
  • Batavia officials, aldermen upset with condition of Siemens' site

    BATAVIA – Batavia city officials and aldermen are upset with the condition of the former Siemens factory site at Van Nortwick Avenue and McKee Street.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:02 pm
  • Kane County coroner plans to reopen morgue by Jan. 1

    GENEVA – In an effort to meet a Jan. 1 deadline to reopen the morgue, Kane County leaders are expediting the purchase of a freezer and refrigerator.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:50 pm
  • Kane County to renew contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield

    GENEVA – Despite considering another insurance provider, Kane County will remain with Blue Cross Blue Shield, pending County Board approval next month ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Oberweis, Durbin set for debate tonight

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis are set for a debate at 7 o'clock tonight. It will be streamed live at www.abc ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • New Animal Control executive impresses county leaders

    GENEVA – Kane County’s newest Animal Control leader only has been on the job since September, but Kane County Board members said Tuesday he already ha ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Batavia aldermen asking for extension of downtown TIF district

    BATAVIA – City aldermen are asking the state legislature for an extension of its downtown tax increment financing District 3.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Deadline has passed for Batavia industrial park plans

    BATAVIA – If The Missner Group wants to build a proposed industrial park on the city’s east side, it will have to resubmit plans.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • ‘Shop Elburn First’ logo winner announced

    ELBURN – The winner of the “Shop Elburn First” campaign logo contest is a Geneva-based graphic designer.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Hastert leaving Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Ethan Hastert's time on the Elburn Village Board will come to an end a few months early. Hastert announced that Monday night's meeting would ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Batavia residents renew call for investigation into electric project

    BATAVIA – Residents at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting repeated their call for the city to ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prai ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Geneva OKs resolution on Prairie State lawsuit

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution for a common interest agreement between Geneva, Batavia, Rochelle and the Northern Illinois Power ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Longtime St. Charles alderman Martin won’t seek re-election in April

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man who has served on the City Council since 1979 announced on Monday he won’t seek re-election in the April 7 consolidate ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
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