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The long projection at the end of this long-horned beetle is an ovipositor, used for depositing eggs in wood. Graphisurus fasciatus targets dead and dying trees for egg laying; its activities aid in natural decomposition processes.

Good Natured Column: Long Horned Beetle

The other night, even though I was dog tired, I stepped outside f...
Past participants in the blueberry-pie-eating contest

Old-fashioned Independence Day Fun on Monday, July 4th in Aurora

Aurorans can participate in old-fashioned Independence Day fun on Mond...
Let's Get Ready to Recycle!

Let's Get Ready to Recycle!

​Kane County is once again hosting an annual recycling extravaganza ev...
Photo courtesy of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce website.

Geneva's Swedish Days Festival June 22-26

Known as the “Granddaddy” of festivals, Swedish Days kicks off We...
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides a timeline guide for booster shots.

CDC Takes Guesswork Out of Booster Shot Timeline

​Not sure how long to wait to get your COVID-19 booster shots...
Hot Weather Continues this Week in Kane County

Cooling Locations in Kane County for Relief From the Heat

The following facilities in Kane County have been pre-ide...
Online maps help paddlers navigate Fox River and area resources.

Launch a Paddling Adventure on the Fox River Using Online Maps!

​Whether it's planning an overnight paddling trip from Wisconsin to Il...
Kane County Board Chair Corinne Pierog, County Board Member Drew Frasz and Former Editor of Kane County Connects Rick Nagel.

Kane County Connects Editor Recognized for Years of Service

​Longtime Editor of the Kane County Connects newsletter and website, R...
Waubonsee Community College will host a career fair on their Sugar Grove campus June 29.

Waubonsee Community College Hosts Career Fair June 29

​Waubonsee Community College is hiring for more than 70 staff and facu...
Ordinances vary regarding burning regulations so check with your government website.

Kane County Open Burning Regulations

As we move into the summer season, it’s a good idea to review what you...
Early voting is underway throughout Kane County.

Early Voting Expands in Kane County

There are now more places to cast an early ballot in Kane County befor...
Students can explore the fields of architecture and interior design at a weeklong summer camp at Judson University.

Students Can Explore Architecture and Interior Design at Summer Camp

Kane County students interested in exploring the fields of architectur...