Kane County seeks public's help to move animals off Hampshire farm
Kane County Animal Control is asking for the public's help in moving animals off a Hampshire farm where 10 dead animals were discovered last week.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
2 more dead goats at Hampshire-area petting zoo
One of the thinner horses feeds on hay Wednesday at a Hampshire farm where several dead animals were discovered by Kane County authorities earlier this week.
Homelessness: One student's story
"It was the beginning of November, and I was living in my foreclosed home in Hampshire," Strain, now 19, told WBEZ recently.
The Daily Gazette
Dead animals lead to cruelty charges
According to the Daily Herald, the horse, pony and other animals were found on farms near Maple Park and in Hampshire in Kane County.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Hampshire Park District's preschool expanding to day care
Beginning March 31, full day care will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for infants and toddlers and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for children ages 2 and up, according to Rosemary Kesse, the district's director of youth education.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Woman Charged After Dead Animals Found On West Suburban Farms
A northwest suburban woman faces animal cruelty charges after several animals were found dead or mistreated on two Kane County farms, according to police.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
State Rep. 65th District (Republican): Ugaste
In the Republican primary race for the state's 65th Representative District, three candidates are vying for votes: attorneys Daniel Ugaste and Steven Andersson and business owner Debbie Miller.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Our View: 65th Representative District: Ugaste
In the GOP primary race for the 65th Representative District, three candidates are vying for votes.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
School District 300 votes to move headquarters
Oak Ridge School, on Lake Marian Road in Carpentersville, was made of mobile teaching units to serve a small number of special education and problem-behavior students.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Peterson: Illinois' $25 flag could use an update
Its central theme is the state seal on a field of white. The word “Illinois” was added about 45 years ago because no one knew it was Illinois' flag.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Schaumburg man accused of kicking Elgin officer
Battery to a police officer: James Giovenco, 40, of the 100 block of Cedar Court, Schaumburg, was charged with a Class 2 felony count of aggravated battery to a police officer and a misdemeanor charge of aggravated assault to a police officer following an incident Tuesday evening.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Actor's death spurs advocacy group to stay on message of sobriety, hope
GENEVA – The recent death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose highlights the drug's danger and insidious effect on those who are affected, said Lea Minalga, Hearts of Hope founder.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Bill would give some Kane towns more powers
Some non-home rule towns in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties would get extra powers - ranging from being able to set their own speed limits to regulating local businesses - under a pilot program proposal now before the state legislature.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Area residents rally to help Hampshire crash victim's family
Community members are pitching in to help Hampshire resident Bob Pearson and his family after Pearson was severely injured in a vehicle crash.
Audit says District 300 busing exceeds state, federal standards
With nearly 120 square miles within its boundaries, Community Unit School District 300's system for transporting roughly 16,000 students daily is strong and exceeds state and federal standards, according to an independent auditor.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Oak Ridge School to move; new District 300 offices planned
The Oak Ridge Alternative School in Carpentersville could be moving into the District 300 headquarters at the start of the 2014-15 school year.
Fox Valley police reports
Cannone is accused of pushing a woman he knew into the ground after towing her car after it became stuck in a snowbank in the 9N500 block of Nesler Road near Elgin.
Kane County Fair talent winner wins in Springfield
Emily Schmid of Geneva, 17, first-place winner of the Senior Division, Kane County Fair 2013 Talent Contest, also competed in Springfield with 37 other participants.