St. Charles

Lighthouse Recovery Narcan Vending Machine

Kane County Officials Support Free Narcan Vending Machine

Narcan is now available to the public by Lighthouse Recovery Center, a...
The Kane County Fair is back for its 154th year.

Kane County Fair Returns for 154th Year!

​Save the date for the 154th Kane County Fair and Festival July 1...
Cellophane bee tunnels resemble ant hills, but the hole is larger.

Good Natured: Warmer Weather Brings Out the Bees

​The other day I was at Delnor Woods Park in St...
The recent Kane County Sheriff's Office Community Blood Drive impacted and saved 99 lives.

Kane County Blood Drive Saves Lives

Kane County employees and community members rolled up their sleeves du...
The long-eared owl's namesake "ears" on top of its head are used for camouflage and communication, but not for listening.  Its actual ears are located farther down, on either side of the head. Photo credit:  Kerry Hargrove

Good Natured: The Phenomenal Hearing of Owls

​My goodness, have you heard the owls lately...
Gengler and Johnson

Retirement and Historic Promotion at Kane County Sheriff's Office

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain has announced that his Undersheriff, Pat ...
Bob and Sue McDowell

St. Charles Residents Recognized for Community Involvement

TriCity Family Services will present the 38th Annual William D...
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...
Protect your puppy from preventable viruses

Good Time to Talk About Routine Healthcare for Your Pet

Agricultural officials have identified the highly contagious canine pa...
The Kane County Farm Bureau planted its first pollinator rain garden in 2020 at its location in St. Charles.

Illinois-Shaped Pollinator Garden in the Works in Kane County

​Did you know that one out of every three bites of food we eat depends...
This young Cooper's hawk can be identified by its immature plumage- a brown back, white breast with crisp brown streaks- as well as its light-colored eyes.  Adult birds have a bluish-gray back, orangish bars on the breast and red eyes.

Good Natured: Cooper's Hawk

​August is back-to-school month, a time when kids of all ages leave ho...