Tourism

Author and Artist Joel Sheesley shares his artwork of the Fox River in the book, "A Fox River Testimony."

Artist and Author Presents "A Fox River Testimony"

Artist and Author Joel Sheesley is somewhat of an expert when it comes...
Randy Ratsnake

Good Natured Column: Randy the Ratsnake

Are there any animals more misunderstood than snakes...
NEW INDOOR GOLF SIMULATORS

New Indoor Golf Simulators at Phillips Park Golf Course

New indoor golf simulators are now available at Phillips Park Golf Cou...
Kane County hopes to become the next site of the world's largest dog wedding.

World's Largest Dog Wedding to Raise Money for Animal Organizations

​Register your canine for what hopes to be the world's largest dog wed...
Bill Poss of Aurora shows some of the items he will auction off during the Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center online auction July 26-27.  The iconic Aurora establishment closed after 41 years in business.  Photo by Al Benson

Get a Slice of History During Luigi's Pizza and Fun Center Online Auction

​Loyal patrons and fans of the iconic Luigi's Pizza and Fun Cente...
The 10-day Intelligentsia Cup racing series kicks off Friday, July 22 in West Dundee.

Intelligentsia Cup Pro Racing Series Kicks Off in West Dundee July 22

Professional cyclists from across the world will converge on West...
A $400,000 state grant will allow Presidential Park in Algonquin to build a new playground, challenge course and open-air pavillion.

Algonquin Receives $400,000 State Grant For Presidential Park

​Presidential Park in the Village of Algonquin will get a major faceli...
Local farms, farmers markets and non-profits who received matching mini-grants from Kane County and the Illinois Farmers Market Association.

Local Farms, Farmers Markets and Non-Profits Awarded Mini Grants

Kane County is partnering with the Illinois Farmers Market Association...
North America's smallest falcon, the American Kestrel. Photo by John Magera of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Good Natured Column: The American Kestrel

Well, it happened again the other day...
The inaugural Frida Fest celebrating the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will be held in downtown Aurora on Sunday.

Inaugural Frida Fest Sunday in Aurora

​The inaugural Frida Fest will  be held in downtown Aurora on Sun...
A beloved family tradition returns for its 153rd year.

Kane County Fair Returns for 153rd Year!

Save the date for the 153rd Kane County Fair and Festival July 13-17...
Measuring right around 4 mm, or just over 1/8 in. in length, the polished or 'spotless' lady beetle is one of our area's native ladybug species.

Good Natured Column: Let's Talk Ladybugs!

​Living with three dogs, I've come to accept that few areas of my life...