Kane County

8:42 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Illinois Commerce Commission Approves New ComEd Transmission Line

Credit Flickr user E Photos / "IMG_1927 - Power Lines" (CC v 2.0)

The Illinois Commerce Commission approved ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a new transmission line that will run across DeKalb, Ogle, Kane and DuPage counties.

Construction is set to begin after April 2015 for the line to be in service by June 2017. The line will require about 400 steel power poles from ComEd’s existing substation just east of the Kane County line to the substation in Byron.

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5:23 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Kane County Health Dept. Confirms First Human Case Of West Nile Virus This Year

The Kane County Health Department has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in the county this year.

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8:43 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Prosecutor Bolsters Anti-Bullying Efforts

Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon

Efforts to strengthen Illinois' anti-bullying policies for schools recently failed in the legislature. Supporters say the bill could be revived this fall. In the meantime, a northern Illinois prosecutor is taking steps to prevent students from harassing their peers. 

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