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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...
Sienna is available for adoption at Kane County Animal Control.

Kane County Animal Control Pet of the Week - Sienna

​She has a face made for kisses and a squat little body made for hugs ...
On May 16, the Kane County Sheriff's Office announced it would step up enforcement efforts through Memorial Day weekend to remind motorists to "Click It or Ticket."

This Memorial Day, Click It - Don't Risk It

​​Summer is just around the corner, and while travel plans may vary, o...
Map of Batavia Detours to Hall Quarry Beach

Batavia Hall Quarry and Water Street Construction Detours

​There have been questions about alternative routes to Hall Quarry Bea...