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A newly emerged male polyphemus moth rests after his recent emergence from his home of seven months, the cocoon on the right.

Good Natured: Polyphemus Moth

​Last fall we shared the Good Natured news of finding a polyphemus cat...
Night out at the ballpark

Kane County Health Department Partners with Kane County Cougars to Promote Opioid Overdose Prevention Efforts

​The Kane County Health Department (KCHD) is pleased to announce a new...
Electric Bike

Kane County to Implement E-Bike Speed Reduction Program

The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is preparing to pilot a pr...
Emma makes a visit to the Kane County Board Room

​Need a Puppy Hug?

​Need a puppy hug...
Longmeadow Parkway Corridor Bridge on April 30, 2024

Video of Longmeadow Parkway Bridge Toll System Sign Removal

​In anticipation of the opening of the Longmeadow Parkway Bridge over ...
Grave of Patrick J Coyne Jr. Killed in Action in World War II

Geneva Township Memorial to Military Personnel Killed in Action

On Monday, May 27th, Geneva Township will observe Memorial Day by payi...
Kane County Veterans Memorial located at the Kane County Government Center campus in Geneva.

2024 Memorial Day Ceremonies/Events Across Kane County

​“Freedom is not free — It must be earned and preserved by each succee...
Stewardship Coordinator Dr. Heather Herakovich, Volunteer Coordinator Robb Cleave, Don Purn, Forest Preserve Commission Pres. Chris Kious, and Exec Director Benjamin Haberthur

Kane County Forest Preserve Volunteer Honored with Illinois Governor’s Service Award

​Donald Purn, co-steward of Schweitzer Woods Forest Preserve in West D...
A handsome hover fly, which developed from a larva known as a rat-tailed maggot (or 'mousie' to ice fisher people) pauses on top of a flower. Photo credit:  iStock

Good Natured: Rat-Tailed Maggots

​As a little kid, I was really lucky...
Narcan Vending Machine

Kane County's Lifesaving Vending Machine

​A vending machine in the Kane County Sheriff’s Office lobby now offer...
The Kane County Board recently recognized the dedication of KDOT's public works professionals during a board meeting.

Kane County Proclamation Recognizes Public Works Professionals

​In Kane County, public works professionals at the Kane County Divisio...
St. Charles: Otter Cove Aquatic Park

Park District Pools Opening for the Season Across Kane County

​There are many places to swim and splash around Kane Count...