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Bat found in Batavia yard tests positive for rabies
BATAVIA—A bat recently found in a Batavia yard tested positive for rabies. There was...
- Posted September 7, 2013
Mosquitoes found in Elgin trap test positive for WNV
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported that a batch of mosquitoes collected...
- Posted August 31, 2013
West Physical Therapy’s guidelines for backpack safety
KANE COUNTY—With the start of the new school year, West Physical Therapy would like...
- Posted August 24, 2013
Scammers try to make Obamacare confusion an opportunity for identity theft
CHICAGO—With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly labeled “Obamacare,” on the horizon,...
- Posted August 16, 2013
Seafood products recalled due to possible health risk
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently noted that Prime Food USA of New...
- Posted June 20, 2013
Better Business Bureau: Don’t get scammed when donating to tornado victims
CHICAGO—In the wake of a tragedy, scammers like to rise and take advantage of...
- Posted June 3, 2013
FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams to visit Kane County
GENEVA—Beginning this week, FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs) will be in Kane County...
- Posted May 25, 2013
Governor Quinn proclaims May as Older Americans Month in Illinois
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed May as Older Americans Month in Illinois, and...
- Posted May 16, 2013
Allergic to eggs? Try these ‘eggcellent’ ways to celebrate Easter and Passover
NORTH AURORA—Easter and Passover traditions often include eggs, either as part of a fun...
- Posted March 25, 2013
Editorial: Think like an optimist
Have you ever wondered how some people manage to be in a good mood...
- Posted March 1, 2013
Vaccinating your pet
- Posted February 18, 2013
Don’t delay, test for radon today
KANE COUNTY—January is National Radon Action Month, and the Kane County Health Department, in...
- Posted January 12, 2013
Federal government takes action on radon gas to prevent lung cancer in 2013
ILLINOIS—January is Radon Action Month, according to the Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the...
- Posted January 5, 2013
Pets and the holidays
ILLINOIS—Many people are decorating their homes for the holidays, but pet owners should be...
- Posted December 29, 2012
How to safely remove snow from your roof
ILLINOIS—If heavy snow is left on your roof, it can result in costly water...
- Posted December 28, 2012
True Taste, LLC, recalls fish products due to possible health risks
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is alerting residents that True Taste, LLC of...
- Posted December 27, 2012
Cherry Tomatoes recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently announced that Capital City Fruit, Inc. of...
- Posted December 6, 2012
Thanksgiving poses potential problems for pets
CHICAGO—BluePearl Veterinary Partners urges people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday, as many...
- Posted November 22, 2012
Take care to enjoy holiday feasts
KANE COUNTY—What would the holidays be without a sumptuous family feast? But as you...
- Posted November 21, 2012
KHS community helps aid Sandy victims
KANELAND—Kaneland High School Assistant Principal Diane McFarlin considers herself a “Jersey girl” at heart....
- Posted November 15, 2012
Dole Fresh Vegetables recalls salad product
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is announcing that Dole Fresh Vegetables will voluntarily...
- Posted November 8, 2012
November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month
CHICAGO—November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to...
- Posted November 7, 2012
Zumba classes a hit in Maple Park
MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get...
- Posted October 20, 2012
4 West Nile cases bring the total in Kane County to 9
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported four more cases of West Nile...
- Posted October 12, 2012
Photo: Walking for fitness
All students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School participated in the National Walk to School...
- Posted October 12, 2012
Kaneland community comes together for teacher
KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years...
- Posted September 28, 2012
More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus
KANE COUNTY—Three more batches (or pools) of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for...
- Posted July 20, 2012
Public buildings to serve as cooling centers
KANE COUNTY—On the heels of the powerful storms over the weekend that knocked out...
- Posted July 5, 2012
Topinka: Developmentally disabled will be prioritized
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Tuesday announced that she has directed her staff...
- Posted June 29, 2012