• No Bull–Kaneland boys clash with Geneva at UC

    Add Dennis Hansen to the list of coaches that have patrolled the United Center sideline along with Phil Jackson and Vinny Del Negro.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Stormwater in sewer system necessitates stopgap measure

    Until Elburn replaces three aging wastewater treatment plant pumps this spring, it needs to install a standby pump in case heavy rainfall overwhelms the sewer system, said the village's new public works superintendent, John Nevenhoven.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Police ID additional potential victims of Baby Fest fraud

    Additional potential victims of Baby Fest promoter Joanie M. Bellas have come forward since the Sugar Grove police released information about her possible scam.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Plan Commission: Site wrong for retirement community

    Elburn Planning Commissioners agreed on Tuesday that the village needs senior housing, but say the location of a proposed retirement community is not suitable.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Fun on a budget: Rethink the library as a potential social gathering place

    Although libraries aren't exactly known as social hot spots, contrary to popular belief, they are, in many respects, a social destination.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Lady Knights split pair of WSC contests

    With the Western Sun Conference schedule in full swing, KHS girls basketball was hoping that both conference contests could swing its way.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Citizens Corps receives government funding

    The Elburn Police Department will receive an $8,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to finance the village's new Citizens Emergency Response Team.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Bowlers get best of first-year program Huntley for first win

    Based on the first attempts of the year marked 2009, Kaneland bowling is already looking better, thanks to their first win.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Staffing woes continue for MP police

    Maple Park is once again searching for police officers to staff its department.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • William (Jim) James Quinn

    William (Jim) James Quinn, 57, finished his courageous four-year fight against cancer on Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, when he left this world for the peaceful respite prepared by his Lord and Savior.

    • Posted January 8, 2009
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  • Carl A. Jacobson

    Carl A. Jacobson, 79, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Rush-Copley Memorial Hospital in Aurora.

    • Posted January 8, 2009
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  • Stanley Cady

    H. Stanley Cady, 81, of Sycamore, passed away at his home surrounded by the love of his family on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008.

    • Posted January 8, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Youth baseball group wants field signs; Higher village property taxes won’t increase homeowner bill; Commission approves wayside horns for Elburn

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Lady Knights nab third place in OE consolation

    The Lady Knights finished their Oswego East Holiday Classic stay on a winning note, but just barely last Tuesday.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Elburn deals with economic downturn

    The community of Elburn showed confidence on some fronts and restraint on others in 2008, reflecting optimism as well as uncertainty about the economy.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Knight boys finish strong at Marengo tourney

    For a holiday stop, Kaneland boys basketball would probably recommend Marengo this time of year.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Student artists receive awards

    Six elementary students from Kaneland schools received awards for their art work and the opportunity to have it displayed in a traveling art show throughout the state.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • School Board adopts ‘08 tax levy

    The School Board proposed a 2008 operating levy of $38,153,948 on Dec. 15.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Lulu Loshbough

    Lulu Loshbough, 95, of Elgin, passed away Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the Pine View Care Center in St. Charles.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • 3 Kaneland administrators will take on new roles

    The Kaneland School Board approved changes to administrative staffing for the 2009-10 school to adjust for the the planned retirement of Assistant Superintendent of Business Tom Runty and Director of Special Education Marilee Green.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Outstanding warrant arrests; Driving without insurance; Driving while license suspended; DUI; Property damage; Burglary from motor vehicle; Unlawful consumption of alcohol by minors; Warrant arrest

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Wrestling deals with tough first day of Flavin Invite

    Kaneland wrestling’s usual late-Dec. venture to DeKalb’s High School’s Don Flavin Invite proved to be difficult but a valuable learning experience.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Mary ‘Lou’ Smith

    Mary “Lou” Smith, 73, of Earlville, Ill., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Never fail a ‘get fit’ resolution again

    Many Americans will resolve to be healthy and fit in the New Year, some will succeed, but unfortunately more will fail.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Growth shifts from homes to stores

    With a struggling economy in the background, the village of Sugar Grove saw a shift of focus in 2008. In previous years much effort was spent planning for residential growth, but this year it was spent on...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Elburn 9-year-old living dream of showing dogs

    When Corinne Kolzow was a toddler, she loved watching dog shows on TV. Since then, taking her own dog into the ring was the Elburn girl's dream.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Progress made on water main extension project; Board grants special-use permit for parish office

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Park District plans for future

    Local residents surveyed by the Sugar Grove Park District said that biking and walking trails are the recreational facilities most important to them.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice announces January programs

    Kane County—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice announced the following programs for the month of January. All programs are free, but registration is required at (630) 232-2233 or info@fvvh.org.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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