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  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • $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 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Former U.S. attorney general Gonzales to talk legal ethics at Benedictine

    LISLE – Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales will discuss legal ethics July 24 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center at Benedict ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Local legislators opt out of pensions

    One of the first moves State Rep. David McSweeney made after assuming office in January 2013 was completing paperwork to opt out of the pension system ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Village of Westmont to create informational stormwater video

    WESTMONT – The Village of Westmont is preparing a video to help residents better understand the stormwater utility issue.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Village of Downers Grove considers redevelopment of vacant Ogden Avenue gas station

    DOWNERS GROVE – Developers of the new Starbucks on Ogden Avenue are looking for help from the village to redevelop the former gas station next door at ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • City, park district continue flooding talks amid resident concerns

    ELMHURST – Although the city, park district and School District 205 have not approved any of the stormwater detention projects presented by Christophe ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Marengo aldermen wait on ‘chronic nuisance’ proposal

    MARENGO – A proposal that would give Marengo officials an added tool in dealing with landlords with properties frequented by police and building inspe ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • 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 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Wheaton to begin replacing water meters

    WHEATON – The city's Water Division is expected to begin a five-year process to replace 16,500 water meters in Wheaton, according to a city news relea ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Nontraditional school could be housed in Woodstock's Old Courthouse

    WOODSTOCK – A team of educators from the area wants to put a service learning-based private school in the historic Old Courthouse.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Bloomingdale board OKs expansion project for disability facility

    BLOOMINGDALE – After several months of debate, a project to expand a center for youth with disabilities is coming to Bloomingdale.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • ComEd letter to Glen Ellyn residents sent in error

    GLEN ELLYN – A letter delivered to all Glen Ellyn residents from Commonwealth Edison stating it would be their new electrical supplier was sent in err ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Cary board approves school-height rules

    CARY – District 155 received a blessing from the village for its Cary-Grove High School auditorium project to move forward, without formally asking fo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
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