• William ‘Bill’ Lloyd Parker Jr.

    William “Bill” Lloyd Parker Jr., 75, of Elburn, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2009, at his home after a long battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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  • Grace Mary Lesher

    Grace Mary Lesher, of St. Charles, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Children’s Memorial Hospital.

    • Posted March 11, 2009
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  • Norma Jean Bornemann

    Norma Jean Bornemann, 83, of Sugar Grove, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at The Tillers Health Care Residence in Oswego.

    • Posted March 11, 2009
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  • Robert Jeffery ‘Jeff’ Rogerson

    Robert Jeffery "Jeff" Rogerson, 82, of North Aurora, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Willow Crest Nursing Home after prolonged health problems.

    • Posted March 6, 2009
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  • MP may get in line

    For the right project, there could be money available from the federal stimulus bill for use in Maple Park, but the possibility comes with caveats. Village Engineer Ralph Tompkins spelled out for the Village Board what it...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Board considers restructuring debt

    The Kaneland School Board faces a financial choice when it comes to how to pay off debt in a time of no growth. As an expected balloon payment of $1 million looms this fiscal year, officials are...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • WCC students give new Student Center good reviews

    Students visiting the new Student Center's Café and Coffee Bar and using its other amenities on Monday morning agreed that the new building is a definite plus for students. Whether they were meeting friends between classes, accessing...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Elburn girl makes it to top of Hustle Up the Hancock

    Victoria Clinton of Elburn finished first among all women ages 1-11 in the 12th annual Hustle Up the Hancock in Chicago. Over 4,000 people competed in the 94 floor climb up John Hancock center in a fundraiser...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Curious kid

    Three-year-old Caden Miller came to the Town and Country with his grandparents to meet Monkey George, as he is known to Caden.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Swimmer Alef represents Knights at State Championships

    Knights sophomore Grant Alef fell just short of qualifying for the next day of competition at the IHSA State Swim Meet that took place at New Trier High School on Friday.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Maintaining Mayberry

    Many Elburn residents wish their historic downtown was still as bustling as Mayberry. In response, locals have adopted strategies to make it happen.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Residents seek flooding resolution

    Mallard Point residents still had questions for the village on Tuesday night after project engineer Mark Bushnell explained the findings of his inspection of their storm water management system.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Warrant arrest; Underage drinking; DUI, illegal drug paraphernalia; DUI, no insurance

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Silver lining

    Kaneland 6th Grade Silver Stars swept the Road to Success basketball tournament at Neuqua Valley and took first place on Feb. 21-22.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Knights wrestling club sees success at Sycamore

    Nine Senior (ages 13-14) wrestlers entered the IKWF Regional Tournament in Sycamore on Saturday for the Knights Wrestling Club, and all nine advanced to Sectionals in this year’s state tournament series, finishing in fourth place as a...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • WBC has Cougar connection

    Last Tuesday’s announcement of final rosters for the upcoming World Baseball Classic includes four former Kane County Cougars players, as well as a current field staff member.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • DECA—Taking care of business

    How would you like to spend time with your friends, develop business skills, and meet people from all around the world?

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • VanBogaert named Horizon League Player of the Week

    Loyola junior forward Elyse VanBogaert of Elburn and Rosary High School was named Horizon League Player of the week after averaging 21.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 76% (19 for 25) from the field...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Public invited to Candidate’s Night March 19

    Sugar Grove Candidates Night will take place on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at 141 Main St. at the Community House in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Coffee with the Mayor set for March 14

    American Heartland Bank, located in the Sugar Grove Research Park, will serve as the location of the Sugar Grove Coffee with the Mayor event on Saturday, March 14, from 9 to 11 a.m.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Stroke, osteoporosis screening comes to Elburn

    Residents living in and around Elburn can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., will host Life Line Screening on Wednesday, March 11.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Waubonsee to host parent’s night

    The college process-deciding on a school, getting accepted, paying tuition, and taking care of other important details-can be complicated for both teenagers and their parents.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Blazing Prairie Stars provides children’s therapy programs

    Blazing Prairie Stars, 47W635 Beith Road in Maple Park, offers therapy programs for children and youth. For information, call (630) 365-5550.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Maple sugaring event held March 15

    Come celebrate one of the sweetest signs of spring-maple sugaring-with the Forest Preserve District of Kane County.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • A promise fulfilled

    When literacy teacher Jenni Siebert sat down in the stylist's chair in front of 20 eagerly waiting John Stewart Elementary girls on Feb. 26, she had more than a haircut on her mind—she had a promise to...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Raging Waves Job Fair Saturday, Mar. 7

    Raging Waves waterpark is holding a job fair on Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Letter: Disappointed in lack of attendance at candidate forum

    Patricia Romke, I was at the Elburn Candidate Forum on Sunday and was very surprised that you did not attend.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for opportunity to meet the public

    I just wanted to thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting the spaghetti lunch held at Lions Park on Sunday, March 1.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Letter: Mediacom demonstrated good customer service

    For the record, I am not an employee of Mediacom, nor am I related to anyone at Mediacom.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Fresh and close to home

    An integral part of country living is local food sources, and the options around the Elburn area offer a lot of variety.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Annual African American Health Fair set for March 7

    The Kane County Health Department encourages participation in the fourth annual African American Health Fair, set for Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at West Aurora High School, 1201 E. New York St., in...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Disputed ending leads to Knights loss vs. Batavia

    On Friday night, Kaneland fans thought Mike Pritchard's impossible shot at the end of regulation was a three-pointer.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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