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Nico with his father Nicholas Frank and Yaire Cordova.

Way to Go Nico!

​The Batavia City Council recently commended the actions of 5-year-old Nico Frank who ran to a neighbor to get help for his father, Nicholas who is allergic to bees who had just been stung by multiple bees...
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There are only certain times during the year homeowners may remove bats from "non-living" areas.

Bats in Your Attic? Homeowners Have Until October 30 to Remove Them

​Going batty with unwelcomed guests hanging around at your home...
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Kane County Vax Hub Closes

Kane County Closes Vax Hub

​The Kane Mass Vax Hub in Batavia opened its doors on March 19, 2021...
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Too much salt can damage vehicles, infrastructure and the environment, especially streams and rivers.

Virtual Deicing Workshops in October

​Chloride levels in northeastern Illinois rivers, lakes and wetlands h...
A historic agreement with Taiwan spells good news for Illinois corn and soybean growers.

Kane County Farmer/Illinois Soybean Leader Applauds Agreement with Taiwan

​Steve Pitstick, who grows corn and soybeans near Maple Park, says the...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign ...
Ding Dong, a pet sulcata tortoise, took himself on a little walkabout recently when a gate was accidentally left open.  Sulcatas, also known as African spurred tortoises, are native to grasslands and savannas in northern Africa.

Good Natured: Ding Dong the Tortoise

​Sometimes the allure of the open road exerts a force too strong to ig...