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Kane County Health Department

Fourth Annual Kane Health Counts Symposium

Health care providers, mental health professionals, school personne...
The eastern kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus, gets its scientific name from its tyrant-like approach to territory defense, which can include defensive strikes at squirrels, crows and even hawks. Photo credit:  US Fish & Wildlife

Good Natured: It's Greek to Me

​I've been in a literature sort of mood recently, and have come to rea...
This Saturday parents and caregivers can get free car seat safety checks.

Free Car Seat Safety Checks Saturday September 24

​Studies show that four out of every five car seats are installed inco...
Kane County has many ways to get involved during Hunger Action Month.

Hunger Action Month Provides Opportunity to Help During Difficult Times

​There are many ways to get involved in Kane County during Hunger Acti...
Kane County will hold its next event for document shredding and latex and aerosol paint collection on October 8.

Navigate Safe Paint Disposal with New Map of Drop-Off Locations

​​​Kane County Recycling Coordinator Clair Ryan receives a s...
Think you're seeing monarchs mating?  Look again!  These two butterflies are viceroys, distinguished from monarchs by the dark line across the hindwing and by a host of lifestyle differences.

Good Natured: The Vivacious and Vibrant Viceroy

​I'd wager that most people—even those that don't care for the outdoor...
Kane County Regional Superintendent Patricia Dal Santo shows some of the new school supplies that ROE has to help Kane County students have a successful school experience.  Photo credit:  Kane County ROE

Kane County ROE Ensures Students in Need Have School Supplies

The Kane County Regional Office of Education (ROE) makes sure needy st...
Celebrate farming traditions and attend the 128th Big Rock Plowing Match and Festival.

128th Big Rock Plowing Match and Festival to be Held September 16-18

​The small agricultural community of Big Rock is the site of big famil...
Rail Strike Averted

Metra Trains to Operate as Scheduled

Metra has announced that commuter trains will run as scheduled after a...
Paddling down the Fox River is just one of many outdoor activities you can enjoy during the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Kane County Offers 'Staycation' Holiday Activities for All Ages

​ If Labor Day weekend plans call for a 'staycation', Kane County...
The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora has been named 'Best Project' in Landscape & Urban Development.

RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora Named A 'Best Project'

​The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora, Illinois has been na...
The newly-opened West Hall at Aurora University caters to juniors and seniors and also includes space for students enrolled in its Pathways program for autism.  Photo credit:  Aurora University

Aurora University Opens Inclusive Residence Hall

​Aurora University has opened a new residence hall, supporting the uni...