Kane County—Dr. Kimberly Rudloff, DVM, accepted an offer of employment as Kane County’s new Veterinarian/Administrator for the Kane County Animal Control Department. Dr. Rudloff will begin her duties on Monday, Feb. 6, at an annual salary of $88,000.
Sugar Grove ends Mallard Point drainage negotiations
SUGAR GROVE—The solution to the drainage problems in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions in Sugar Grove just became more complex.
Additional opportunities to take safety courses in 2012
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to take extra caution this year when the snow begins to fall in Illinois.
Kane County—The Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois is seeking a Kane County resident or person employed in Kane County to represent the county on its Advisory Council.
Three-city adventure race chooses Aurora area
Regional—The land and water trails of the Aurora area were key in determining the location of an inaugural adventure race planned for the region on May 27.
AURORA—As widely reported on Jan. 6, the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Kidd rescued an Iranian fishing boat that had been commandeered by suspected pirates just days after Tehran warned the United States to keep its warships out of the Persian Gulf.
Solar power system now operational at Midwest Groundcovers
St. Charles—Midwest Groundcovers’ 99-acre nursery in St. Charles now utilizes 37.5 kilowatts (kW) of solar energy.
Kane County—The Kane County Board voted Tuesday to authorize an agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3966 concerning the 45 Health Department union employees who were laid off Nov. 8, 2010.
The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival kicked off the new season with Lee Murdock’s Hometown Concert. The event took place on Saturday at the Kaneland High School auditorium. Murdock (left) had a special guest, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Jim Post.
Ron Hanik combines both in nearby A+ Pet Massage and Swimming
Oswego—Ron Hanik of A+ Pet Massage and Swimming now offers canine massage and swimming in two convenient locations and economically-priced at 23 Washington Street in Oswego and 743 Edgewood in Wood Dale.
Geneva—With winter officially here and snow sure to follow, the Kane County Forest Preserve District released a statement reminding snowmobilers to stay safe and follow the law.
Springfield—Beginning Jan. 1, Illinois State Police (ISP) began enforcing new motor vehicle laws that passed in 2011, as the push to decrease traffic fatalities remains a top priority for law enforcement officials across Illinois.
La Fox—FitMama is inviting women to bring their families and their resolutions to the FitMama grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 7, from 9 a.m. 1 p.m.
ELBURN—Did you get a new TV for Christmas? Are you ready to throw out the old computer? You will have to find other ways to get rid of these outdated products, according to a new law.
Variety of electronics banned from landfills
OAK PARK, Ill.—The Illinois Recycling Association announces a ban on the disposal of electronics in Illinois landfills as of Jan. 1.
AURORA—The Aurora Funders Consortium, consisting of Aurora Township, the INC Board, NFP and the United Way of the Fox Valley, has posted its 2012-13 funding application online at http://www.incboard.org/ApplReport.htm. All applications are due no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
GENEVA—If you love animals and have two hours a week to spare, you might consider a volunteer program developed by Kane County Animal Control.v
SYCAMORE—Whether you’re looking for a candle, gem stones and jewelry, or a healing herbal treatment, you will find a calming and peaceful environment at Serendipity, a holistic wellness and gift space in Sycamore at 1325 E. State St.
ST. CHARLES—An Aurora woman awaits sentencing that could include prison time for her role in a deadly crash on Route 47 that killed two area motorcyclists and injured several others nearly three years ago.
CHICAGO—The National Weather Service is forecasting that this winter will be “colder and wetter than average.”