Kane County

After several no-shows, sheriff works on budget with Kane Co. board members (Daily Herald)

Kramer made his first appearance Thursday before a county board committee in more than two months. It was a gesture toward burying the hatchet of blame associated with losing a $2.5 million contract earlier this year to house federal prisoners. The board's judicial and public safety committee kept Kramer's interrogation to a minimum while waiting for the results of a joint number-crunching session between Kramer's finance director and the county's overall finance director Thursday afternoon.

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