• Gold Fling Ladies Night Out set for May 6

    Bring your old unwanted gold for cash on Wednesday, May 6, 6 to 9 p.m. at Mill Creek Golf Club, 39W525 Herrington Drive, Geneva.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Red Cross Blood Drive

    The Fox River Chapter of the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive Thursday, May 7, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge in St. Charles, 2250 W. Route 38.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Anderson Animal Shelter seeks foster homes for kittens

    Anderson Animal Shelter is seeking foster homes to help care for approximately 300 kittens that come into the shelter every spring and summer.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Safety Alliance Burn Camp set for May 1

    Members of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will be on routes 47 and 38 collecting funds to “Fill the Boot” for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp “I Am Me” on Friday, May 1,...

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Take care, Mary and Arvid

    If you have spent much time in Elburn over the years, chances are you know Mary and Arvid Homuth.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Letter: Better decisions are needed

    As we watch our tax money build new schools and additions to our current buildings, I have to question the decisions of our Kaneland School District.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Letter: Auxiliary spaghetti supper a success

    The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary No. 630 would like to thank everyone that made the April 16 spaghetti supper a huge success.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Baseball and Softball thanks National Bank and Trust

    Elburn Baseball and Softball would like to publicly extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to the National Bank and Trust of Elburn.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn community center receives emergency grant

    The Elburn and Countryside Community Center is the recipient of an emergency grant of $10,000 from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, located in Aurora.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Steaming into retirement

    Whether he's fixing a musical phrase, fiddling with a steam engine or analyzing a budget, Tom Runty comes by his many talents naturally.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • ‘Permanent’ make-up can reduce beauty-routine time

    Women who won't leave home without their "face on" have a daily ritual of applying makeup and taking it off that can be rather time consuming.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Cooper West Stombres

    Andrew and Danielle Stombres of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Cooper West, who was born April 8, 2009.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Kasiwong, Walsh to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Pracha Kasiwong of Phattalung, Thailand, announce the engagement of their daughter, Khakhanang "Fern" Kasiwong, to Matthew Walsh.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Ethan Ryan Walter

    Ryan and Kristina (Rhoades) Walter of Sugar Grove announce the birth of their son, Ethan Ryan, who was born April 8, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 1/2...

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Egger earns scholarship

    Dylan S. Egger received an Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) college scholarship offer to attend a selected host college or university.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Sarah E. Thomas

    Sarah E. Thomas of DeKalb, formerly of Aurora, Ill., passed from this life into eternal life on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at Bethany Health Care and Rehab Center in DeKalb.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Thomas A. Kuebelbeck

    Thomas "Tom" A. Kuebelbeck, 68, of Elburn, passed away at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, on Wednesday, April 22, 2009.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Church offers women’s Bible study

    Bible Study Fellowship International for women will study the Book of John next season, September 2009 to May 2010.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal hosts barbecue May 2

    Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia will have Fay's Barbecue on Saturday, May 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will fund both Calvary's outreach ministries, including many local agencies, as well as the Calvary...

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC hosts annual spaghetti lunch benefit

    Sugar Grove United Methodist's Annual Spaghetti Benefit Lunch will be held Sunday, May 3, at the Sugar Grove Community House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal hosts plant, yard sale

    Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia will host its annual Plant and Yard Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in addition to an indoor Spring Showcase Vendor Show.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Kaneville UMC hosts life saving class

    Kaneville United Methodist Church will offer a basic life saving class with Steve Neely, Kaneville Firefighter/EMT.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Free concert set for St. Gall

    Flute and guitar duo Kristin Paxinos and Ben Westfall will perform a free concert at St. Gall Catholic Church, 120 W. Shannon St. in Elburn, on Sunday, May 3, at 2 p.m.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Two schools close due to swine fl

    The Kane County Health Department recommended that the Rotolo Middle School in Batavia and the Marmion Academy in Aurora close temporarily following the identification of a probable swine flu case in each of the schools.

    • Posted April 29, 2009
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  • Police impersonator robs Yorkville woman

    A 32-year-old Yorkville woman was robbed at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday by a man impersonating a police officer.

    • Posted April 28, 2009
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  • Willey steps down with kudos to Elburn

    Elburn has changed a lot since 1997, the year Jim Willey was elected to the first of his three consecutive terms as village president.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Man arrested for water theft

    Squatter stayed in Prestbury home for eight months

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Painting the town—green?

    In less than a month, you will be able to see the new colors of the Maple Park water tower starting to come to life.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Short-term pain, long-term gain

    Village President Sean Michels said that travelers in and around Sugar Grove may encounter more construction than usual this year, thanks to government and grant money.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Learning curve set to begin

    For the newly elected Elburn village president and trustees, filling their positions will require more than just taking their seats.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • … in art doth flow

    2001 Kaneland Grad and playwright Nic Wehrwein narrates during the premiere of his latest play, “The Acquisition of Van Vanburg Prints” at Sunday’s Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Foreclosures up in SG, across the county

    The number of foreclosed homes requiring Kane County Sheriff's Department intervention has increased dramatically in the last couple of years.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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