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  • 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
  • St. Charles wastewater treatment building open house set

    ST. CHARLES – Residents are invited to celebrate the completion of the new Biosolids and Operations Building at the Main Wastewater Treatment Plant in ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Pouley to become ‘rustic road’

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Pouley Road is on the verge of becoming Kane County’s fourth rustic road, as two Kane County Board committees unanimously recomm ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Mason challenges Roskam in 6th Congressional District

    Republican Peter Roskam said he wants another term in the U.S. House to continue the work he’s started to get the economy back on track. Democratic op ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Hultgren plans forum to address sex trafficking and exploitation

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Ba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • County eyes NIMEC as electric aggregation program consultant

    GENEVA – Kane County is on track to hire Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Collaborative as a consultant for its electric aggregation program.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Hultgren to host forum on fraud protection for veterans

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum for Illinois veterans, their spouses and their families from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mond ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm
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