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The Geneva District 304 school board Monday unanimously approved a legal services agreement with a Batavia law firm to investigate allegations of workplace harassment by the Facilities Operations Director Scott Ney as detailed in a story published by the Kane County Chronicle last month.
Nurses at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva apparently concealed a nurse from a suspected drunken driving crash by not letting Kane County Sheriff’s deputies know where she was so they could not talk to her, releasing her from the emergency room without treatment and getting her a ride home.
An Elburn man was arrested in Geneva after he was seen walking shirtless on Third Street waving a hammer and admitted he had drugs.
Geneva officials set a special meeting of the Committee of the Whole at 7 p.m. Monday for an overview of the city’s electric operations, existing energy portfolio and energy contracts.
A walking trail behind the Kane County Government Center in Geneva contains a hidden gem: a shrine that dates back to the 1930s when the property belonged to the Sacred Heart Seminary.
A Geneva District 304 custodian who retired early because he said the facilities boss harassed him after he complained said he has had his meeting with human resources administrators.
A Schaumburg man who was taken into custody at the Kane County jail for a domestic battery was later charged with felony possession of a controlled substance – Xanax – and for bringing it into the jail by hiding it near his groin.
A motorist from Marseilles was charged with several traffic violations after he crashed his pickup truck into the guard rail on Keslinger Road at Meredith Road – then walked away.
A Campton Township man was charged with two counts of felony aggravated domestic battery including strangulation in which the victim told deputies, "I was one second away from dying."
The Kane County Board voted to keep 24 single-member districts at a special meeting Tuesday as it is poised to work on reapportioning districts’ boundaries as required, based on the 2020 census.
After Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns was sworn in Monday night to his 21st year as the city’s mayor, he spoke of the changes that in the city’s 186-year history – and of the challenges of serving “in an era of rising acrimony both online and in person.”
Kane County Board Chair Corinne Pierog and Board member Ken Shepro, R-Wayne, are expected to pick up where they left off at a special County Board meeting Tuesday – that is, disagreeing about the qualifications and process of choosing consultants to aid in the reapportionment of the county’s districts.
With pomp, and amid pillars of white, blue and gold balloons, with the “National Emblem” march on loudspeakers as a lead-in, Kane County officials cut the ribbon and dedicated its new $13.4 million Multi-Use Facility Friday morning to a masked and socially distanced crowd of more than 200 people.
A crowd of about 50 people gathered on the courthouse lawn in Geneva Thursday for the annual CASA Kane County Hands Around the Courthouse event that brings attention and awareness to child abuse and neglect.