Education

Veterans Day 2022

Kane County Government Closings on Veterans Day

​If you are a Kane County veteran in need of help sorting through your...
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...
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...
Creek Bend Nature Center is open to the public Mondays through Thursdays

New Tallgrass Prairie Exhibit in Kane County

Creek Bend Nature Center will look a little different, next time you s...
Scholarship applications continue to rise in 2022

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Awards Over $1.2 Million in Scholarships

Interest in manufacturing careers continues to be on the rise as the ...
School District U-46 is celebrating 50 years of its award-winning bilingual program.

Public Invited to School District U-46 50th Anniversary Celebration of Bilingual Program

​School District U-46 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its award...