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CASA Kane County will receive $1 million from Kane County's portion of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

Child Advocacy Organization Receives $1 Million From Kane County

​CASA Kane County, a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates f...
A number of Veterans Day events and services will be held in Kane County.

Veterans Day Events and Services in Kane County

​Ceremonial events to honor our nation's veterans are being held at se...
Resolution Supports Delay

Kane County Urges Lawmakers to Delay Cashless Bail System

Kane County Board members are calling on the Governor and General Asse...
Veterans Day 2022

Kane County Government Closings on Veterans Day

​If you are a Kane County veteran in need of help sorting through your...
How to recycle a campaign sign

Kane County to Host Free Campaign Sign Recycling

What happens to all those political signs after the election...
As winter nears, tree squirrels like this eastern gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, store nuts and other food items in a practice known as scatter hoarding.

Good Natured Column: Scatter Hoarder

Years ago, as a rookie staff writer at a restaurant magazine, I had th...
Samantha Alvarez

Central 301 Honors FFA National Champion Samantha Alvarez

Central High School students return home a...
Association for Individual Development, Family Service Association of Greater Elgin and the Ecker Center have launched a Mobile Crisis Response Program

Mobile Crisis Response Program in Kane County

​​Association for Individual Development (AID), Family Service As...
Elgin Community College is the recipient of a $695K state grant to address the healthcare worker pipeline.

ECC Awarded $695,000 Grant to Address Shortage of Healthcare Workers

​Elgin Community College (ECC) has been awarded a $695,000 s...
Pumpkin Composting Events

Recycling in Kane County: Pumpkin Composting Events

Pumpkins are highly compostable...
On November 12 at 10:00 a.m. a ribbon cutting and dedication will be held along a stretch of green space in honor of Philip B. Elfstrom.

Batavia Park District to Dedicate Philip B. Elfstrom Memorial Greenway

​On November 12, the Batavia Park Board of Commissioners will hos...
Topped with a large hole, a crayfish chimney stands tall and volcano like at Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve in St. Charles. A second, smaller hole, which plays a role in burrow ventilation, can be seen below the quarter used for scale.

Good Natured: Crayfish Volcano Chimney

​Mount Saint Helens...