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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 the Kane County Diagnostic Center, just one example of the important work it conducts for the County's court system...
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Deadline to seek a Certificate of Error is Oct 1, 2022

Deadline to Claim a Homestead Exemption for 2021 is October 1

​The Kane County Assessment Office reminds property owners who may be eligible for tax savings in 2021 that the deadline to seek a Certificate of Error is Oct 1, 2022...
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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 Emerging Lea​der ​by an international educational organization...
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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 binomials—that is, the Latin, Greek or other-origin names given to plants and animals...
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Photo from National Register of Historic Places Application for Crego Farm

Historic Kane County Farm Given National Designation

The George Crego Farm is located on Finley Road in Blackberry Towns...
The 5th Annual Commuity Hero Day at the Aurora Regional Fire Museum will feature vehicles from area agencies including the Kane County Office of Emergency Management.

Community Hero Day to Feature Touch-A-Truck, Live Fire Demo and More

​The Aurora Regional Fire Museum will host its 5th Annual Communi...
Elgin Community College fall enrollment numbers are up over 2021.

ECC Fall Enrollment Up 11% Over Last Year

​A double-digit increase in ECC's fall enrollment shows positive post-...
Batavia Public Library Director George H. Scheetz will retire in the summer of 2023.

Longtime Batavia Public Library Director to Retire

​Batavia Public Library Director George H...