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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...
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...
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...
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...
Since 2016,  Kane County has helped financially support a total of 317 housing units

Kane County Shares $1.7 Million in Grants for Community Improvement/Affordable Housing

​Since its inception 26 years ago, Kane County has administered $35...
The widow of Steven Chidester honors his memory every year with a message about road safety.

Widow Advocates for Safer Roads in Memory of Kane County Worker

​The widow of a Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) worker w...
Eastern phoebes show a preference for nesting in sheltered locations.  They'll also refurbish and reuse their nests, often returning to the same site year after year.  Credit:  iStock/Carol Hamilton

Good Natured: Eastern Phoebes

​Last month the St...