Kane County Board

Workers pile up sandbags outside a Gurnee barbershop on Thursday. (Credit: Ed Curran/CBS)

Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To Floods

The designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.

04/19/2013

A ComEd truck parked behind a home after storms caused power outages on June 21, 2011.  (Credit: CBS)

Kane County May Allow Residents To Switch From ComEd

The people who live in unincorporated areas of Kane County may get the chance to opt out of getting their electrical service from ComEd.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Casino Gambling

Kane County Official Warns Casino Tax Revenues Are Unsustainable

The head of the Kane County Board is warning that the county has to wean itself from what she calls an unreliable source of revenue.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Casino Gambling

Kane Reviewing Its Use Of Riverboat Funds

The Kane County Board’s riverboat subcommittee is recommending some revisions in how the county distributes 2012 proceeds from the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.

09/14/2011

Phorto Of The Old Kane County Courthouse (Kane County Photo)

Kane County Board Might Cut 2 Seats

The Kane County Board is expected to decide on a proposal to reduce that body by two members, and one commissioner believes it will be a close vote.

WBBM Newsradio–03/31/2011