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The Kane County Clerk's Office is on pace to set a record in the number of passport applications this year.

Demand for Passports in Kane County on Track to Set Record

It appears as though residents in Kane County are making up for lost t...
A Ravenel's stinkhorn grows amid the wood chips at a local playground.  These powerful decomposers, it turns out, are mighty stinkin' strong.

Good Natured: Stinkhorn Mushrooms

​So here's a question for you… When you think about the nature in your...
Linda Hagemann honored for 41 years of service to the Kane County State's Attorney's Office

Celebrating Milestones: Kane County Honors Employees for Dedication of Service

Kane County recently honored employees whose longevity spans 10, 20, 3...
Donation proposed for career center

Kane County Proposes Repurposing Retired Squad Car as Educational Tool

The Kane County Sheriff’s Office was approached by the Fox Valley Care...
Jenni Schiavone paddled the full-length of the Fox River in September to promote river protection

A Tale of Two Fox Rivers Part 1: Kane County’s Defiant Wild River

​I always wanted to paddle the entire length of the Fox River, so in S...
CASA Kane County will receive $1 million from Kane County's portion of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

Child Advocacy Organization Receives $1 Million From Kane County

​CASA Kane County, a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates f...
A number of Veterans Day events and services will be held in Kane County.

Veterans Day Events and Services in Kane County

​Ceremonial events to honor our nation's veterans are being held at se...
Photo Courtesy of Landmarks Illinois

Unique in Kane: Soldier and Sailor Monument

​Dedicated in 1925, the Kane County Soldier and Sailor Monument sits o...
Veterans Day 2022

Kane County Government Closings on Veterans Day

​If you are a Kane County veteran in need of help sorting through your...
How to recycle a campaign sign

Kane County to Host Free Campaign Sign Recycling

What happens to all those political signs after the election...
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...
Kane County Draft FY2023

Kane County FY2023 Draft Budget

The Kane County Board has placed the draft of the 2023 Fisca...