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picture by Abby Drommerhausen

Community Rallies to Save Turtles with New Crossing Signs

​A successful GoFundMe campaign in Lily Lake has raised enough money t...
Rolling hills and wide open spaces characterize the landscape of downstate Menard County, IL.

Good Natured: Summer Road Trip to Menard County

​Here at Good Natured World Headquarters, our staff (of one) works har...
Happy Birthday to K9 Echo!

Happy 4th Birthday to K9 Echo!

​Happy 4th Birthday to our very own K9 Echo...
a variety of plastics

Sustain Kane: Why Not Give Plastic Free July a Try?

​Plastics have impacted every aspect of our daily lives, from the bris...
The translucent 'balloons' on this sprig of bladderwort take in nutrients in the form of tiny arthropods.  The other animals in the picture, such as the aquatic sowbug (right) and the beetle (below) are too large for the carnivourous plant to capture.

Good Natured: Carnivorous Bladderwort

​Mention the word carnivore and folks tend to picture creatures known ...
Most fireworks are illegal in Illinois under the law

Explaining Illinois' Fireworks Regulation Act

​The Fireworks Regulation Act of Illinois governs the sale, storage, a...
Kane County staff and Board members enjoy Swedish Days.

Kane County Joins in Swedish Days Parade

​Kane County staff and Board members enjoyed walking in the Grand Para...
Forrest. Photo taken by Pam Ely, Mental Health Director for the Juvenile Justice Center

Forrest, the Beloved Courthouse Facility Dog, Retires

​Kane County's courthouse community is heartbroken as Forrest, the fac...
Solar Switch in Kane County

Solar Switch Powers Up to Launch Fall Program, Offering Solar Energy to Chicagoland Homes and Businesses

​Kane County's Sustainability team has joined forces with nonprofits M...
16th Circuit Judge Sandra Parga

Kane County​ Judge Sandra Parga Elected to Illinois Judges Association Board of Directors

Kane County 16th Circuit Judge Sandra Parga was elected to the Board o...
Northern Illinois Food Bank is kicking off its 2024 free summer meals program for kids as food insecurity remains high.  Its program fuels more than 7,000 kids daily.

Northern Illinois Food Bank Kicks Off 2024 Free Summer Meals Program for Kids

​Food insecurity among children surges during the summer months when s...
Kane County staff volunteers developed and maintain the 24-by-24-foot garden plot on the Geneva campus.

Third Annual Kane County Government Garden Growing Goodwill

​The third annual Kane County Volunteer Garden is already taking ...