Why Kane

The long projection at the end of this long-horned beetle is an ovipositor, used for depositing eggs in wood. Graphisurus fasciatus targets dead and dying trees for egg laying; its activities aid in natural decomposition processes.

Good Natured Column: Long Horned Beetle

The other night, even though I was dog tired, I stepped outside f...
Let's Get Ready to Recycle!

Let's Get Ready to Recycle!

​Kane County is once again hosting an annual recycling extravaganza ev...
Funding for Water Quality and Supply Projects in Kane County

Kane County Commits Federal Recovery Dollars to Study Water Quality and Supply

Kane County is taking the lead on four planning projects aimed at ens...
An Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy student is the inaugural winner of an innovation scholarship.

Kane County Student Awarded Scholarship for Innovation to Aid Mobility

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation has...
By upgrading the storm sewer system, Big Rock leaders believe commercial property along the Rt. 30 corridor will become more attractive to future employers and foster continued growth of its agricultural economy.

Big Rock Ready to Roll on Major Economic Stimulus Project

The Village of Big Rock is set to receive $1...