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Up, up and away! Spider hatchlings need to disperse quickly, making use of silken strands, wind and electrostatic forces in a phenomenon known as ballooning.

Good Natured Column: It's Ballooning Season

​When I sat down to write this week's column, the last thing I wanted to do is reference a song...
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Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Judge John Noverini

Kane County Circuit Judge Announces Retirement

Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Judge John Noverini announced he is retiring in August after serving on the bench in Kane County since 2008 and being in the legal profession for more than 34 years...
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Author and Artist Joel Sheesley shares his artwork of the Fox River in the book, "A Fox River Testimony."

Artist and Author Presents "A Fox River Testimony"

Artist and Author Joel Sheesley is somewhat of an expert when it comes to the Fox River, as depicted by his 73 paintings featured in his book, A Fox River Testimony...
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Kane County staff volunteers maintain the onsite garden, which has yielded 251 pounds of produce so far this year for the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry.

Kane County Garden A Bounty of Goodwill

​​So far this year, 251 pounds of vegetables and herbs have been donated to the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry thanks to the work of Kane County staff volunteers who developed a garden on the Geneva campus...
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Alice’s Corner Bolivian Cuisine celebrated Bolivian Independence Day this past weekend with an official grand opening ceremony in downtown Aurora.

Aurora Opens Three New Downtown Restaurants in One Day

The City of Aurora welcomes three new eateries to downtown Aurora...
Banking consumers need to be aware of a new scam, putting their personal information at risk.

Beware of New Scam Targeting Banking Consumers

​The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDF...
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Pet of the Week: Smoothie

It’s a mystery, really...
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Call for Community to Reengage As Volunteers for Children Needed

“It takes a village to raise a child” is an African proverb that means...