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Gag order placed in animal neglect case
Stacy Fiebelkorn confers with her attorney, Alexis Costello, during an appearance before Kane County Associate Judge Elizabeth Flood at the Kane County Branch Court in St. Charles Thursday regarding a ruling on a gag order sought by Fiebelkorn's attorney to stop comments outside of court by county officials.
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17 hrs ago
Airborne Paper Lanterns, Banned In State, Behind Recent Sonoma County Fires
Sonoma County's fire prevention officers are warning residents about the illegal use of sky lanterns that have started a number of vegetation fires.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Kane Co. Woman Gives Up Last of Animals; Animal Neglect Case Moves Forward
A 34-year-old Kane County woman accused in a animal neglect case volunteered Monday to give up ownership of two goats, which was the last of her nearly 100 animals that were discovered and removed from her properties in Maple Park and Hampshire last month, according to the Daily Herald.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Woman charged in Kane County animal neglect case gives up goats
Stacy Fiebelkorn Monday volunteered to give up ownership of two goats, the last of the 90-plus animals seized from her last month.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
7 area students named Golden Apple Scholars
Seven area high school students are among 175 future teachers selected as members of the 2014 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program.
Neglect-case animals making way to new homes
Kane County Animal Control workers are determined to make sure the animals involved in last month's animal neglect case won't end up in the same situation when they are sent to new homes.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Petting zoo owner might have to post cash for care of 2 goats
ST. CHARLES – A hearing is scheduled next week on whether a petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty should have to post $3,555 for 30 days of care for two goats in the custody of Kane County Animal Control.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Elgin woman forfeits animals in neglect, cruelty case
The Elgin woman accused of animal cruelty and neglect has forfeited her 30 horses and donkeys because she did not post a required $30,000 to pay for their care while she awaits trial.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Will the bad winter put Fox Valley spring gardening on hold?
That's the advice that Dan Linneman, a grower for the Goebbert's Farm in Hampshire, offered as a harsh winter here oh so slowly turns to spring.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Hampshire house of worship has rich history
The building at the intersection of Route 47 and Plank Road originally housed St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Hampshire reminds residents of leaf burning ordinance
When residents begin cleaning up their yards this spring, they should remember that leaf burning is banned in the village.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
Her bail was set at $5,000 in Kane County bond court, and her next court date is Wednesday.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Farm tour offers education for suburban moms
Eldon and Sandy Gould and their family welcomed 21 area moms to their 3,000-acre pig farm in Maple Park Saturday, filling them in on some interesting facts about what goes into raising the animals.
Lenore T. Adkins Time to get rid of the clutter in Algonquin
April is the month for spring cleaning in Algonquin, so if you've got a pile of furniture, grills, old clothes and toys, now's your chance to purge.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Spring spells relief for Kane County snowplow driver
A couple weeks ago, I rode along with him one morning, as he strove to keep his route clear.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Petting zoo owner ordered to post $30K for animalsa care
A fainting billy goat looks at the camera while he's receiving care in Maple Park recently.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Cost of animal upkeep disputed in Kane neglect case
A Kane County judge will rule Thursday on how much security, if any, should be posted for the care of animals should be posted by an Elgin woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect while she awaits trial.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Huntley to continue senior taxi service through year end
Huntley will be extending its temporary taxi service for seniors and disabled residents through the end of the year, a village official said.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Kane petting zoo case truly a tangled web
Sitting through two days of hearings to determine whether a Kane County woman charged with animal neglect would get her horses, ponies and donkeys returned after they were impounded by Kane County Animal Control was interesting for a number of reasons.
Home and Community Education Units meet
On Feb. 27, members of the Hampshire/Henpeck, Plato Center and St. Charles Units of Home and Community Education met at the Safari Oasis in Hampshire to enjoy a buffet luncheon of traditional African preparation.