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  • Woman pulled from burning Hampshire apartment dies from injuries Feb 12, 2015 10:24 AM
    A Hampshire woman who suffered serious injuries when a fire broke out in her Hampshire apartment has died. Georgia Hartman was pronounced dead at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, a Cook County Medical Examiner's Office spokesman said. The fire started at 10 p.m. Friday.

  • Fox Valley police reports Feb 3, 2015 4:19 PM
    Deri D. Mergenthaler, 41, of Elgin, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to signal, attempted fleeing and eluding, resisting arrest and littering after a traffic stop at 11:35 p.m. Friday at North Randall Road and Brookside Drive near Elgin, according to a sheriff’s report.

  • How bad will our winter be? A caterpillar can tell you. Oct 22, 2014 3:28 PM
    Memories of last year's icy winter are etched in our minds. Many are wondering what's in store this winter. Look no farther than the woolly bear caterpillar. Like Punxsutawney Phil, the renowned groundhog who predicts the coming of spring, the woolly bear caterpillar is said to predict the winter ahead.

  • Sycamore man dies after crash involving two motorcycles Aug 5, 2014 7:48 PM
    A man has died as a result of a crash involving two motorcycles. John A. Beach II, 22, of the 13N100 block of Engel Road in Sycamore, died at about 2:50 a.m. Sunday, according to a Kane County Sheriff’s Office news release.

  • 2 injured, DUI charged, in Hampshire-area motorcycle crash Aug 1, 2014 5:22 PM
    Two men were injured in a two-motorcycle crash early Friday morning near Hampshire. One was charged with driving under the influence ofalcohol, according to Kane County Undersheriff Pat Gengler.

  • Summer twilight: an enchanting time Jul 18, 2014 2:40 PM
    The long, hot day melts in the dimming light. Faintly, the evening star appears in the sky. Animals begin to shift in the shadows. It’s twilight. It’s summer. And summer twilight is an enchanting time.

  • Hampshire couple says thank you to the community Jun 4, 2014 3:27 PM
    Bob and Gina Pearson of Hampshire would like to thank the community for its support after Bob was injured in an automobile accident.

  • Little Angels residents benefit from annual Pledge Run May 5, 2014 1:55 PM
    As their engines rev and the heroes take off on their motorcycles, the children they are raising money for will be standing on route cheering them on this month. And seeing those faces, hearing those cheers, helps drive the hundreds upon hundreds of motorcycle riders who participate in the annual Little Angels Pledge Run each year.

  • Celebrate Earth Day by planting a tree at Fitchie Creek in Elgin Apr 17, 2014 7:01 AM
    This weekend, volunteers can get some exercise and help the environment at the same time. Celebrate Earth Day by planting trees with the Forest Preserve District of Kane County at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fitchie Creek Forest Preserve in Elgin.

  • Spring spells relief for Kane County snowplow driver Apr 1, 2014 2:39 PM
    Did you drive safely on Kane County roads this winter? You can thank Lucas Mowers for his diligent work as a snowplow driver. “Christmas is on a day that doesn’t snow,” Mowers said. “I know what I signed up for. They know I’m taking care of my business."

  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills firefighters raising money for kids’ coats Dec 4, 2013 1:19 PM
    The firefighters in the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District invite you to help them secure new, American-made winter coats for needy, at-risk children. They have joined forces with Operation Warm, a national non-profit foundation whose mission is finding new coats for children.

  • Fox Valley police reports Nov 27, 2013 5:50 PM
    Craig Gallichio, 18, of East Dundee, and Ryan Saviano, 23, of West Dundee, were each charged with felony retail theft after police said they stole a total of $114 in shirts Saturday from the Kohl’s at Spring Hill Mall.

  • Hampshire Township man killed while crossing road near his home Nov 19, 2013 8:52 PM
    The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that killed a man Monday night. Lt. Pat Gengler said the initial investigation shows Fred Bishop, 78, was crossing the road after retrieving his mail when he was struck by an eastbound 2004 Honda.

  • Hampshire Twp. Park District hires new director Nov 8, 2013 4:22 PM
    The Hampshire Township Park District didn’t have to look too far for its new executive director. Laura Schraw, 33, lives within walking distance of the park district’s offices, but she also knows how to write and secure grants, a skill an official said is necessary in the district and its three parks.

  • Fox Valley police reports Oct 23, 2013 3:49 PM
    About $5,000 damage was caused to crops and a drainage system after someone drove deliberately and recklessly in a field off Rohrsen Road, west of Turner Road, near Hampshire, according to a sheriff’s report. The damage was reported Monday.

  • Plenty of pumpkins this year, local growers say Oct 22, 2013 1:19 PM
    Pumpkin growers don’t have anything to complain about this year. Unlike last year’s drought, rain fell when it needed to and nighttime temperatures dropped to where they did the best for their crops.

  • Fox Valley police reports Oct 21, 2013 6:45 PM
    Michael D. Szewczyk, 41, of Hampshire, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended and failure to signal after a traffic stop at 7:50 p.m. Saturday at French Road and Route 72 near Hampshire, according to a sheriff’s report.

  • Fox Valley police reports Oct 9, 2013 5:06 PM
    A Samsung Galaxy tablet and car amplifier were stolen between 10 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Sunday from a residence on the 45W100 block of I.C. Trail near Maple Park, according to a sheriff’s report.

  • Leaf peepers: Clues to help identify white oaks Aug 19, 2013 6:00 AM
    “There were many splendid oaks,” wrote John S. Wilcox in 1906, describing Kane County at the time of European settlement. These magnificent trees included white oaks, red oaks, black oaks and bur oaks. There were swamp white oaks and chinkapin oaks, Hill’s oaks and shingle oaks, too. Although oaks are in serious decline, these species can still be found in Kane County.

  • Find out why oaks are endangered and how to help preserve them Jul 29, 2013 3:37 PM
    The oak tree was once hailed as king of the forest. People called it magnificent, majestic and mighty. But that was then. Now, the oak no longer reigns supreme. As a group, oaks are in serious decline. As ecological communities, oak woodlands are imperiled.

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