Community Involvement

Proud parents with Leap Day baby Ellie of Gilberts.

Five Kane County Moms Welcome Leap Day Babies

​After a day without any births at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin,...
People attending Kane County Board Meeting on Feb 27, 2024

Statement Regarding 2/27/2024 Kane County Board Meeting

The Kane County Board office received numerous phone calls and emails ...
Illinois and FEMA Floodplain Management Webinars

Illinois and FEMA Floodplain Management Webinars

Illinois and FEMA monthly webinar series continues...
State's Attorney Mosser and Undersheriff Johnson

Kane County Undersheriff Comes Out on Top in 23rd Annual Shopping Spree

​Kane County Farm Bureau's 23rd Shopping Spree contestants sprang ...
Smaller than most geese, the Ross's goose is an unusual sighting in Kane County.  Photo credits: Gordon Garcia

Good Natured: The Ross's Goose

​It's that time of year again folks—spring waterfowl migration...
Rendering of New Supportive Housing at 550 2nd Ave. in Aurora

New Affordable Housing Plan

​A new collaborative project is set to transform a former school build...
March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month

Kane County Area Free Emergency Preparedness Class

​Severe Weather Preparedness Month is March, and Kane County's Office ...
This hairy woodpecker, identified by the size of its bill rather than its plumage, this winter has been an infrequent visitor to a birdfeeder in Campton Township. Credit:  Leslie Martin

Good Natured: Color Conundrum in Birds

​Last week when we took a look at the life and times of the hairy wood...
Meet Tortellini!

Kane County Animal Control Pet of the Week - Tortellini

​“I hope people don't take kittens on a whim, like they would a toy, t...
2024 Kane County Community Development Funding Availability

2024 Kane County Community Development Funding Availability

The Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment is pleased to announc...
9-1-1 is 56 years old

KaneComm Marks the 56th Anniversary of 9-1-1

​On February 16, 1968, history was made in Haleyville, Alabama, with ...
Hairy woodpeckers can be distinguished from downies by their larger size, larger bill in relation to the head and a lack of spots on the outer tail feathers. Credit:  Carol Hamilton

Good Natured: Hairy Woodpeckers

​Although the word “hairy" isn't itself inherently bad, it's ofte...