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Nico with his father Nicholas Frank and Yaire Cordova.

Way to Go Nico!

​The Batavia City Council recently commended the actions of 5-year-ol...
There are only certain times during the year homeowners may remove bats from "non-living" areas.

Bats in Your Attic? Homeowners Have Until October 30 to Remove Them

​Going batty with unwelcomed guests hanging around at your home...
Kane County Vax Hub Closes

Kane County Closes Vax Hub

​The Kane Mass Vax Hub in Batavia opened its doors on March 19, 2...
Kane County's final free confidential document shredding event of the year will be held on Saturday, October 8 in St. Charles.

Kane County Hosting Last Free Confidential Document Shredding of 2022

Kane County's Recycling Program is hosting a free confidential documen...
Haunted Houses in Kane County

Local Haunted Houses and Nightmare Events in October

There are many season scares in Kane County...
Canine Couple

Kane County Animal Control Helps Raise Funds for Veterans with PTSD

​The Kane County Cougars baseball stadium in Geneva over the week...
The Kane County Diagnostic Center performs a critical role for the Kane County court system.

Critical to the Court; Kane County's Diagnostic Center

​​More than 300 psychological evaluations were conducted in FY 2021 by...
Dr. Christine Anderson, West Aurora SD 129 English learner curriculum coordinator, has been named a 2022 Emerging Leader by the international educational organization, ASCD.

Global Recognition for West Aurora SD 129 Curriculum Coordinator

A West Aurora School District 129 staff member has been named a 2022 E...
The eastern or common mole, is also known as Scalopus aquaticus, does not live in water, though its large front feet do an admirable job of swimming through soil.  Photo credit:  Dr. William J. Weber

Good Natured: What's in a Name?

​So last week we dipped a pinky toe into the pool that is scientific b...
Robert J. O’Connor

Passing of Longtime Alderman and the 58th Mayor of Aurora, Robert J. O’Connor

Robert James O’Connor (Bob) passed away at home on September 15, 20...
If you have a well and would like to test the water, test kits will be available for purchase October 17-28 at the Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District in St. Charles or the Kane County Farm Bureau.

Well Water Testing Kits Available For Purchase October 17- 28

​​While public water systems are tested regularly, testing private wel...