• Sugar Grove joins Ride in Kane

    The Village Board agreed Tuesday to participate in the county-wide Ride in Kane program, in conjunction with the Sugar Grove Park District, the Sugar Grove Public Library District and the Sugar Grove Township. The group named itself...

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  • Teaching children to value their virtues

    Listen in on an average toddler play date, and you're almost guaranteed to hear a lesson or two on sharing, kindness or forgiveness. Just like teaching a child how to eat, walk or talk, parents are a...

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  • Court proceedings continued in death case

    Court cases for three people indicted Jan. 13 in connection with the 2007 death of 17-year-old Michael York of Elburn have been continued so that their lawyers can gather information for their defense.

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  • Big Rock to build central sewer system

    The village of Big Rock has determined what kind of sewer system it wants to build. Now, it just needs to find the money to do it.

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  • Park District Quilters’ Guild off to great start

    The Sugar Grove Park District held its first Quilting Guild meeting in January, and expected twice as many people at its February meeting.

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  • Lady Knights go 2-1, includes wins over Sycamore, Yorkville

    With the regular season down to its final contests, the Kaneland High School girls basketball roster is seeing more things come its way, like wins.

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  • Wrestlers get four through to sectional

    In a stacked regional, Kaneland wrestling stacked some victories and sectional berths of its own.

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  • Bowlers finish tenth at sectional

    While Kaneland Lady Knights bowling saw its 2008-2009 season come to an end this past Saturday, there was plenty to build on for next season, and plenty of teams that they left in the dust.

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  • Knight boys work over foes for 3 straight wins

    When the Knights basketball squad struggles, according to coach Dennis Hansen, they really struggle. The same could be said when they stack wins, case in point this past week.

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  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS 2/12-2/18

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

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  • Long ’06 is grand

    Former Lady Knight Lyndsie Long went over the 1,000 point mark at Kaneland in her junior year, the 2004-2005 season.

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  • WSC future discussed

    The WSC representatives met at Yorkville High School at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 6 to discuss the future of the conference. As is done on an annual basis, the conference strengths, challenges, current enrollment and future...

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  • Kaneville Lunch Bunch gathers Feb. 17

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch will meet Tuesday, Feb. 17, at noon at the Kaneville Community Center. Chicken and rice casserole, green salad, rolls, dessert and beverages will be served. Cost is $5.

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  • Dr. Seuss breakfast

    The Friends of the Maple Park Library will sponsor a Dr. Seuss Birthday Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 1, at the Maple Park American Legion Post 312, 203 Main St. Cost is $8...

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  • Library offers home improvement help

    Join Sandy Knutson of Look Again Interior Redesigns and learn how to use what you already own to get a new look for your home. This program will be presented at the Town and Country Public Library...

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  • Chiropractic community workshop

    Vital Chiropractic, 108 Valley Drive, Suite F, in Elburn will conduct a free community workshop titled "21st Century Detox-21st Century Weight Loss" Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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  • Elburn community blood drive

    The Elburn Community Blood Drive is Thursday, Feb. 12, from 2 to 7 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 112 Main St., Elburn. To schedule an appointment, call Carrie Petrie at (630) 365-6032. Walk-ins are welcome. Photo...

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  • Letter: Let’s work together to make Elburn the best it can be

    I have served on the board of trustees for Elburn for almost two years. During this time, I have seen the explosion of growth and the slowing market that we are now experiencing. During this time, many good...

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  • Letter: Elburn Bunco for Breast Cancer will go on

    We are happy to announce that four ladies have stepped up to chair the 2009 Elburn Bunco for Breast Cancer. The event will continue to be held at Lion's Park in Elburn and will go back to...

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  • Letter: Maple Park needs volunteers to step up

    ... If we practice good family values and volunteerism, it will be reflected in the community, as well as in the direction our community goes into the future. Please do something positive to improve where we...

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  • Elizabeth D. Johnson

    Elizabeth D. Johnson, 97, a life-long resident of St. Charles, passed away peacefully at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.

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  • Norman B. Herrington

    Norman B. Herrington Sr., 80, of Sugar Grove, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009. He was born on May 6, 1928, in Aurora, the son of the late George B. and Francesca (Wood) Herrington.

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  • Jeanette D. Hager

    Jeanette D. Hager, 77, of Elburn, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, after a short illness at the Provena Health Care Facility in Geneva.

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  • Clarence J. (Jack) Christensen

    Clarence J. (Jack) Christensen, 83, of Lake Delton, Wis., died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, in his home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

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  • Church hosts Love and Respect marriage conference

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St. in Batavia, will host a Love and Respect video marriage conference on Friday, Feb. 20, from 7 to 10 p.m., and continuing on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to...

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  • St. Charles Episcopal hosts wine tasting, auction

    St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles, invites adult members of the community to a wine tasting and auction on Sunday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Top Shelf...

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  • NIU Crosses for Losses plans memorial service

    Northern Illinois University Crosses for Losses will host a public memorial service on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 p.m. The group will reinstall crosses for Gayle Dubowski, Cathalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter on...

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  • ‘Tooth Fairy’ Mission

    Sugar Grove United Methodist Church invites the community to help the homeless at Hesed House with donated supplies or money to be used for dental purchases during the month of February.

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  • Winter hike through forest preserve

    Families are invited to a Saturday, Feb. 14, hike through Dick Young Forest Preserve in Batavia. Naturalist Jaclyn Olson will lead the group on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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  • Local student named to WVC’s Honors List

    Austin Park of Elburn was named to Wabash Valley College's Honors List for the fall 2008 semester.

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  • Lund named to dean’s list at Bradley University

    Jessica A. Lund has received recognition on the Dean's List for the Fall 2008 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

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  • Local residents named to DePaul Dean’s List

    Jordan Mesa, Jennifer Villarreal and Christopher King of Elburn, and Roslyn Delahanty of Sugar Grove, were named to the DePaul University Dean's List for the 2008 autumn quarter.

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