KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert would like to remind taxpayers that the second installment of property taxes is due Sept. 1.
GENEVA—Did you know that approximately 1 out of 5 Americans is struggling with a mental health problem?
YORKVILLE—State Representative Kay Hatcher has been named to a new state council that will oversee funding and program recommendations for after-school activities for youth.
ELBURN—An Elburn woman is still waiting after three years to resolve a lawsuit to pay for medical costs after she stepped in a hole and broke her ankle.
The following local residents were among the winners at the Kane County Fair. Winners are listed by category, name, 4-H Club and city of residence.
BIG ROCK—A plane crash in Big Rock Township on Sunday morning claimed the life of a local pilot.
SUGAR GROVE—The portion of Route 56 that stretches from Galena Boulevard to Route 47 will be closed from Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, to Monday, Aug. 10, and it won’t be because of road construction.
KANE COUNTY—Motorists can expect some delays as construction crews begin work on a few projects.
GENEVA—Kane County has been awarded more than $2.27 million in federal disaster aid for five infrastructure projects aimed at alleviating chronic flooding in southern Kane County.
GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County needs your help.
The district is currently seeking volunteers for the Fabyan Windmill in Geneva, as well as weekend hosts at the Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center in St. Charles.
The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
ST. CHARLES—A St. Charles man needing a heart transplant will get some help from a fundraiser at the St. Charles Bowl on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m.
Crash last year severely injured other vehicle’s driver
ST. CHARLES—A former St. Charles man was sentenced to two years in prison for driving his car into an oncoming vehicle last Augustan act that caused serious injuries to the driver of the other vehicle.
GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County reminds the public that all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), recreational golf carts and other motorized vehicles are not permitted in the forest preserves.
Cars spin around the track during the Spectator Trophy Dash at Sycamore Speedway on Friday evening. Cars in different categories compete in these dashes.
KANE COUNTY—Crack routing and sealing work for Kane County’s 2011 program is scheduled to begin July 18, and end Monday, July 25, on the following road portions:
AURORA—Montgomery-based Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity is among eight Chicago-area Habitats affiliates that have joined to create Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity.
KANE COUNTY—Local families looking to get a little more in touch with nature should take a hike … to the various forest preserves in Kane County.
SPRINGFIELD—The hottest days of summer are ahead—can you keep your home comfortable without breaking the bank? The Energy Education Council offers some simple tips to boost comfort and save on electric bills during the sultriest of days: • Make sure your air conditioner filter is clean; change or clean it monthly during the cooling season.…
BLOOMINGDALE, IL—With nearly 100,000 places to buy stamps, ship a package or renew a passport, the U.S. Postal Service is expanding customer access to its products and services.