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Kane County OEM holds warm weather clothing drive.

Warm Weather Clothing Drive Brings in Needed Winter Wear

​The Kane County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Management recently hel...
The CDC reports that flu activity in Illinois is considered "very high."

Kane County Health Department Says Triple-Threat Viruses on the Rise

​Tis' the season for holiday gatherings and Kane County Health Departm...
The long-eared owl's namesake "ears" on top of its head are used for camouflage and communication, but not for listening.  Its actual ears are located farther down, on either side of the head. Photo credit:  Kerry Hargrove

Good Natured: The Phenomenal Hearing of Owls

​My goodness, have you heard the owls lately...
Kane County Board members take the oath of office on December 5.

New Kane County Board Ready to Get to Work

​All 24 members of the Kane County Board took the oath of office on Mo...
Members of the Kane County Sheriff's Office Chaplains Program during a Zoom meeting.

"We're Here for You" Kane County Sheriff Chaplains

Once a month, nine individuals gather at the Kane County Sheriff’s Off...
An electric vehicle (EV) charging station at the Kane County government center in Geneva.

Kane County Among Inaugural Cohort to Join EV Readiness Program

​Kane County is one of 16 communities- and the only County- to join th...
Campaign Sign Recycle Event

A Winning 'Campaign Sign' Recycling Event

Kane County Recycling Program’s first ever campaign sign recycling dr...
The Kane County Department of Transportation (KDOT) recently completed roadway safety improvements at the intersection of Fabyan Parkway and IL Route 31.

Advanced Technology Aids Safety Improvements at Fabyan Parkway and IL 31

​The Kane County Department of Transportation (KDOT) recently complete...
Kane County Clerk's Office in Aurora.

Kane County Clerk’s Office Receives National Recognition as a “Center for Election Excellence”

The Kane County Clerk’s Office has been named as a Center for Election...
Box turtles like Artie can live 50 years or longer, which is the norm and not the exception.

Good Natured: Box Turtles are Gifts that Keep On Giving

​I watched in amazement the other day as my buddy Arthur wolfed down h...
Aurora Gators Youth Football

Aurora Youth Football Team Punches Ticket to National Championship

The 2022 journey for the Aurora Gators began with three goals; a...