• THIS WEEK IN SPORTS 2/20-2/25

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Dave’s Hairstyling adds stylist

    Dave’s Hairstyling is pleased to announce the addition of stylist Kelsey Scott. Kelsey is a graduate of Pivot Point International Academy for Hair, and specializes in woman’s haircuts, perming and color.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC offers annual benefit luncheon

    Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will host its annual Bread and Soup Benefit Luncheon on Sunday, March 1, from 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Donald Parker DeMerritt

    Donald Parker DeMerritt, 72, of Aurora, formerly of Big Rock, passed away following a 12-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease on Feb. 7, 2009, in Springfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 20, 1936, the son of John Parker...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Lord of Life movie event

    Lord of Life Church will show the movie “Fireproof” on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Ripon College names Bornemann to Dean’s List

    Andrea Bornemann of Sugar Grove was named to the Ripon College’s dean’s list for the Fall 2008 semester.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Lutheran choir to perform in Batavia

    The Valparaiso University Chorale, one of the nation’s leading Lutheran collegiate choirs, will perform Saturday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St., in Batavia, as part of its spring tour of...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • C.S. Lewis classic explored at Adult Winter Retreat

    Hosanna Lutheran Church will have an Adult Winter Retreat on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dr. Jerry Root of Wheaton College will explore the message and meaning of the C.S. Lewis classic book,...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • UIC names Parrilli to dean’s list

    The University of Illinois at Chicago named Mary Parrilli of Maple Park to the dean’s list for the fall semester of 2008.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Yagen named to Elmhurst dean’s list

    Maple Park resident Margaret Yagen was named to the Elmhurst College dean’s list for the 2008-2009 Fall Term.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Millikin names local students on dean’s list

    Millikin University announced the list of students named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2008 semester, including several local students. Named to the high dean’s list was Jacqueline Rempala of Sugar Grove. Named to the dean’s...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Burlington UMC hosts battle of the praise bands

    The Burlington United Methodist Church will host four groups on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m., for a fundraiser benefiting the Burlington UMC mission trip to help repair homes in Appalachia. The “Saving Grace” singers from Burlington...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • St. Gall announces parish mission

    St. Gall Church invites the community to a lenten mission beginning Sunday evening, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. Monsignor Robert Hoffman, former pastor of St. John Neumann parish in St. Charles, will conduct the mission. The goal...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Marquette names Boor to dean’s list

    Marquette University named Elburn resident Jillian Boor to the dean’s list for the Fall 2008 semester.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Boleslaw ‘Bill’ Wojtal

    Boleslaw “Bill” Wojtal, 92, of Elburn, passed away at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009. He was born Oct. 27, 1916, in Szczecin, Poland.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • NIU announces Fall 2008 dean’s list

    Northern Illinois University announced its fall 2008 dean’s list students.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Pamela A. Waller

    Pamela A. Waller, 58, of Sandwich, Ill., passed away suddenly on Sunday evening, Feb. 15, 2009.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • St. Gall slates Ash Wednesday services

    St. Gall Church in Elburn has slated the following services to observe the traditional beginning of the season of lent: services on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 25, will be at 8:30 a.m. (Mass and distribution of ashes), 12:10...

    • Posted February 18, 2009
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  • Possible attempted child abduction in Mill Creek Feb. 16

    The Kane County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of an attempted child abduction that occurred in the Mill Creek Subdivision west of Geneva. The incident took place on Feb. 16 at approximately 3:00 p.m. in...

    • Posted February 17, 2009
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  • Metra to double lot size

    When the Chicago Cubs and White Sox play in the Windy City during the same weekend, the Elburn Metra station lot is bursting at the seams. In fact, whenever a big event takes place eastward, whether it...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • 2/12 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • The ins and outs of painting the water tower

    The question isn't whether the water tower in Maple Park will get painted; the question is how much of it will get painted. The Maple Park Village Board will decide that question at a special meeting on...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Crash sends 3 to hospital

    Three motorists were taken to the hospital following a head-on collision Monday morning on Route 47 north of Jericho Road in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Gierke runs to next level

    At least one athlete associated with the University of Northern Iowa had a good month. In 2008, Lindsay Gierke finished fourth in the 300 hurdles, sixth in the 100 meter dash and seventh in the 200 meters at...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Kaneville will develop first comprehensive plan

    The village of Kaneville recently obtained a $16,000 Kane County Community Development Block Grant to hire consulting firm Land Vision of St. Charles to complete the village's first comprehensive plan. The total cost of the project is...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Sweet spell of success

    The Kaneland School District's annual spelling bee Feb. 5 featured a 1-2-3 combo from across the district. The overall winner was fourth-grader Brenna Niemeyer from Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Cutting deeper

    Kaneland officials on Monday presented their recommendations of financial cuts that will need to be made next year if the district is to avoid a large deficit in the near future. The cuts, presented to the School...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Mobiles on the move

    With the slow-down of growth in the Kaneland School District and the construction of a new middle school, the mobile classrooms that have served the district in its time of need are being let out to pasture.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Editorial: Finally! The state is doing something worthwhile

    After a significant period of time in which Illinois government has been more focused on lying, cheating and stealing, the state is actually doing work that will help the public.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Officials seek public input on garbage ordinance; Village may refund part of expired permits

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Developer postpones plan for retirement community

    "As a result of the negative position of the Planning (Commission), my client (Dr. Alekzander Jakubowski) has decided at this time not to immediately proceed with the proposed retirement community," attorney Gary Piccony stated in a Feb....

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Treat people right, and profit will follow

    For Montgomery business owner Karl Stanton, it's all about the people. Stanton, owner of a ServiceMaster and MerryMaids franchise in Montgomery, said he started out with the company cleaning toilets while he was still in high school.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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