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Kane County: A Hub of Illinois' Top Pumpkin Farms
Illinois is the largest pumpkin producer in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In 2021, the state harvested 15,900 acres of pumpkins, the highest in the country. It also produced 652 million pounds of pumpkins, which exceeds the combined production of the top five pumpkin-producing states. Kane County is among the top 10 pumpkin-producing counties in Illinois.
Local Heroes: Kane County Veterans Assistance Commission Members Win Major Honors
Nate Johnson and Jake Zimmerman from the Kane County Veterans Assistance Commission have been acknowledged for their service to veterans. Johnson, a U.S. Army veteran and former intern at the commission, received the 2023 Steve Barrett Veterans Service Officer of the Year Award from the Illinois Association of County Veterans Assistance Commissions. He currently serves as Assistant Superintendent.
Local Residents Invited to Kane County's Recycling and Shredding Event on September 30
Kane County, Illinois, will host a recycling event on September 30, 2023. The event will be at the Kane County Circuit Clerk's Building, 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. It will run from 8 a.m. to Noon, and will proceed unless weather conditions are hazardous. The event aims to offer residents a safe way to dispose of various items. These include confidential documents, textiles, small home goods, latex paint, child car seats, aerosol items, and small compressed gas containers.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in St. Charles, IL
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around St. Charles.
A Taste of Italy in South Elgin: 3 Pizza Stores to Experience
This article presents a tour of three exceptional pizza stores in South Elgin. Have you had the opportunity to taste their offerings yet? If you have, your thoughts and experiences are welcome in the comment section below.
Winfield's Pizza Treasures: Unveiling the Top 3 Pizzerias Worth Your Visit
In this article, we're exploring three pizza joints in Winfield. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
How Infrastructure Can Draw Traffic That ‘Spills into the Shops’ | Main Street Monday
Located along the Fox River in northern Illinois, St. Charles is known as the “Pride of the Fox,” with its growing arts, culture, shopping and dining scenes. The river is a central feature of the downtown, bisecting Main Street but inviting pedestrians to explore both sides. It is the ever-constant presence that provides a feeling of calmness amid a changing landscape.
Man Accused Of Selling Cocaine In Naperville
NAPERVILLE, IL — An Aurora man was arrested Wednesday after police say he had been selling cocaine in Naperville. Alejandro Urzua Jr. 25, of the 2200 block of Ridge Ave., was charged with unlawful manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance following an investigation that lasted a month, according to.police.
Murder of two Palatine teens likely a targeted killing, police say
There’s new information regarding the murder of two teen boys in Palatine. Authorities believe the boys were specifically targeted and that the shooting may be gang- related.
Fall fun awaits all ages with activities offered by the St. Charles Park District.
St. Charles Park District – Fall fun awaits all ages with activities offered by the St. Charles Park District. Hop on a tractor-drawn wagon ride and visit the animal residents at Primrose Farm. Participate in a 1-mile Mummy Mile Fun Run/Walk at River Bend Community Park. Or, take a caravan of goblins to candyland for trick-or-treating at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center. Advance registration required. www.stcparks.org/events.
Kane County Office Offers Emergency Preparedness Classes for Local Children
The Kane County Office of Emergency Management is offering Emergency and Disaster Preparedness classes for children. These classes aim to provide children with the skills and knowledge to handle emergencies and disasters. The focus is on making the classes suitable for children, interesting, and educational, to build their confidence and resourcefulness.
Kane County Board Endorses Gun Storage Legislation
The Kane County Board, by a vote of 20 yes, one no and one abstention, has approved a resolution endorsing Ethan’s Law. The measure is named for 15-year-old Ethan Song and aims to prevent unauthorized access to firearms by minors, by requiring secure firearm storage within households.. Song died...
Weekly Safety Report: Murder, Gun Threat, and Construction Accident Impact Kane County
This week in Kane County, Illinois, there were three incidents of concern. An Elgin man and two others have been charged with murder in connection with the 2020 death of a Belvidere man. A South Elgin man was taken into custody after threatening a St. Charles man with a handgun. Additionally, a $1 billion federal lab project in Batavia has been put on hold since a worker fell two stories in May, resulting in a lawsuit against the operators and contractors involved.
Local Notice: Geneva's Route 31 Underpass Closing for Repairs on Sept. 30, Consider Alternative Routes
The Route 31 underpass in Geneva will close for repairs on Saturday, Sept. 30. This is due to Union Pacific's repair work on the train bridge. The closure will be from South Street to Third Street. Union Pacific has not provided an official detour route.
Photo Essay: Charlestowne mall: once booming, now abandoned
A car commercial is not the first thing that people think of when Charlestowne Mall comes to mind; instead, a once lively and popular shopping center is often far more memorable in the minds of the residents of St. Charles and West Chicago. But that is precisely what the once-booming...
Hoffman Estates Buying Event - Discover the True Value of Your Treasures!
Attention treasure hunters and curious collectors! Brace yourselves for the highly anticipated HOFFMAN ESTATES BUYING EVENT - ROADSHOW! This thrilling event is all set to take place from Tue, Sep 26 at 10am to Sat, Sep 30 at 3pm. The venue is none other than the prestigious Radisson Hotel Schaumburg, located at 1550 North Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60195.
Kane County Health Department recommends new COVID-19 vaccine to fight against mutations of the virus
The Kane County Health Department is recommending residents get the new COVID-19 vaccine to fight against mutations of the virus as the area enters the cold and flu season. Health Department Executive Director Michael Isaacson stressed the importance of getting vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and RSV to avoid a seasonal “tripledemic” of respiratory viruses. The health department is offering the ...
Is it too early to get a flu shot?
Dr. Kevin Most, Chief Medical Officer at Northwestern Medicine’s Central DuPage Hospital, joins Bob Sirott every Monday morning following the 6:30am newscast. Dr. Most talks about reasons to stay away from ultra-processed food and what those foods could allegedly be linked to. He also explains what’s next for the Alzheimer’s drug that was approved in July and answers listeners’ questions about vaccines.
Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 28
The Geneva Police Department will work with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to collect expired or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day. People can turn in their medications to the records specialist at the front...
Striking UAW workers in Bolingbrook get political support from Durbin
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. - Despite some progress, it appears the United Auto Workers and Ford, General Motors and Stellantis are all still far apart. Now striking workers in the Chicago area are getting some political support on the picket line. Workers at the GM parts distribution facility in Bolingbrook walked off...