• Dragons, swordfighting stuff of teen’s tale

    Not everyone can turn their fantasies into reality. But with creativity and determination, Kylen Pattermann of Elburn has.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Village to receive stimulus dollars for roads

    Sugar Grove may soon reap the benefits of the federal government's stimulus package. The Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) list of proposed highway improvement projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes $1.4...

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Green building practices come closer to home

    Building practices that attempt to lessen negative impacts on the environment have been around since the 1970s, but recently consumers have seen the value of keeping their carbon footprint light while at the same time saving money....

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Pair charged with firing at moving vehicle

    An adult and a juvenile turned themselves in after being charged with firing shots into a moving vehicle in unincorporated Maple Park. No one in the car was injured.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Police propose $250 criminal user fee

    People arrested in Elburn for some crimes and whose vehicles are impounded might have to pay a criminal user fee in the future.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • District works to prevent bullying

    A seven-person committee of social workers and administrators from Kaneland schools presented its findings on the policies and procedures in place to handle harassment and bullying to the School Board at its meeting on Monday.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Villages seeking industry

    Local village officials agree that industry is just as important as retail and residential growth to the area's economy.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove police blotter

    Disorderly conduct; Excessive speed; DUI

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Coloring contest reminds public to change batteries

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District is holding a coloring contest to promote changing your batteries on all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the time change on Sunday, March 8.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Village seeks grant for tobacco-sale stings

    The village of Elburn will apply for another grant for a program that monitors local tobacco sales in the village to make sure businesses comply with the law.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Lions form a dual opportunity for residents

    Like virtually every person, family and business, nonprofit community organizations are suffering financial woes due to the general economy’s struggles.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Village awards roadway lighting contract; Village awards water main bid; Update on Mallard Point study; Village approves easement for middle school water main; Village adopts updated codes

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Field trips require approval

    With the budget in a precarious position, every penny counts. That's why Kaneland school officials revised the field trip policy to require approval for long or overnight trips.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Tune in for a cause, good time

    Hundreds of entertainers, politicians, volunteers and community supporters will be on hand for the Association for Individual Development's 10th annual telethon, held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Knights edged by rival Vikings on court

    The Knights dropped a close affair to rival Geneva on Friday night at KHS by a 39-38 clip.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Alef once again State swim qualifer

    This is getting to be familiar territory for Kaneland’s Grant Alef.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Levita’s quest to State ends in opening match

    Senior Jay Levita’s impressive 2008-2009 wrestling campaign came to an end on Friday in Champaign after his first match, but it made the season no less impressive.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Gierke leads Kaneland girls at WWS indoor meet

    Kaneland girls track began its indoor track season on Saturday at Wheaton-Warrenville South.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Thanks for the memories: Blitz, Sting, Power

    February is still going on, as is my list of departed sports teams that gave Chicago memories; good, bad or indifferent.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Southpaw Crosby gets press

    The 2007 Kaneland grad always gets a look from Kaneland baseball faithful, but as the weather turns, the mentions are getting national.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for helping me through a difficult time

    I was involved in a serious accident on Hughes Road on Feb. 12. I would like to thank many people that made this horrible experience a little bit more comfortable.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting us

    A letter from the family of Blake Allen Denton.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: An introduction

    I have heard that many people in Elburn don't know who I am. I would like to clear up that misconception. I have been a resident since 1997.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Come out and meet your candidates

    There are nine candidates campaigning for four positions (one mayor and three trustees), a man and a woman facing off in the mayoral race, and seven candidates vying for three trustee positions.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • WCC to celebrate opening of new student center

    Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the official grand opening of its new Student Center on Friday, Feb. 27, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Library Friends invite public to donate to used book sale

    As you do your spring cleaning, the Sugar Grove Library Friends would like you to think of the environment, while also helping the library with donations of current hardcover and paperback books to sell in their 2009...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Farmers Market invites public to info meeting March 9

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market invites growers, producers of food items, home businesses connected with food and crafters to join the market volunteers at the 2009 Sugar Grove Farmers Market information meeting, which will...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Read Across America day

    The National Education Association's “Read Across America" is a celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Seniors gather March 5

    The Elburn Seniors will meet Thursday, March 5, for a St. Patrick's Day pot luck dinner at the Lion's Pavilion. Bring table service and a dish to pass. For information, call (630) 466-4495.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Lunch Bunch gathers March 3

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch menu for Tuesday, March 3, 2009 will be fried chicken, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. Please call (630) 557-2220 by Saturday, Feb. 28, for reservations. Cost is $5.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Crisis Line offers operator training opportunities

    The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley, a program of the Association for Individual Development, is experiencing high call volumes.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Waubonsee students earn honors at art festival

    A ceramic piece made by Waubonsee Community College art student Lara Elijahof of Elburn has been accepted, along with three other works, in the 2009 Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Juried Art Exhibition. Two of the works received...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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