• Dee Barney

    Dee Barney, 49, of Sugar Grove, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Hillside Rehabilitation Center in Yorkville, Ill., after a long and courageous battle with multiple sclerosis.

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  • Donald L. Adkins

    For more information please call (630) 466-1330 or visit our website to leave a condolence at www.healychapel.com.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • 4/9 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

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  • Elburn voters pick Anderson

    Elburn voters elected the first new village president in more than 12 years on Tuesday, Dave Anderson. Anderson defeated his opponent, Village Trustee Patricia Romke, 666 to 167.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Curtis wins in Maple Park by 18 votes

    Eighteen votes decided the race for village president of Maple Park. Kathleen Curtis edged out incumbent Ross Dueringer in a 176 to 158 vote.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • SG voters help Michels keep seat

    Incumbent Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels emerged the winner by a large margin on Tuesday, with 63 percent of the vote. Challenger Perry Clark received 34 percent of the vote.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Kaneland Fine Arts Festival set for April 19

    When the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival opens its doors on Sunday, April 19, at Kaneland High School, visitors will be invited to look, touch, hear, see, smell, taste and participate fully in an amazing choice of...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Village Board addresses declining revenue issue

    Village officials have taken several actions to make up for a loss of revenue due to the slow-down of the housing market and general economy, as well as a decrease in sales tax projections.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Village obtains lower price for wayside horns

    The price tag for wayside horns in Elburn went down when village officials negotiated a new contractor bid and persuaded railroad officials to waive an insurance requirement.

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  • ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ to open at Steel Beam

    R. Aaron Thomann was a perfect choice to direct Steel Beam Theatre's latest production, “Glengarry Glen Ross,” for which the timing was just as ideal, said Donna Steele.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Grant will help district green up the fleet

    Heads were nodding in support of the efforts of Kaneland Transportation Director Jim Ogle when he announced at Monday's School Board meeting the receipt of a grant to improve the air quality from the buses' diesel emissions,...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Library seeking public feedback on hours

    Sugar Grove Public Library staff have created a survey looking for feedback on what library patrons and district residents would like to see in the new library. A major focus of the survey is which hours patrons...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Visiting artists teach WCC workshop

    Waubsonsee Community College art and ceramics professor Doug Jeppesen celebrated the completion of the college's outdoor kiln yard renovation by inviting two artists to conduct a weeklong workshop from March 13-21.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • School starting times adjusted for 2009-10

    Efficiency is the name of the game as Kaneland School District officials look at transporting students next year when Kaneland Harter Middle School opens. Middle school students aren't the only ones who will be affected. Both the...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Crosby suits up for Whitecaps, scheduled for Opening Day

    The West Michigan Whitecaps, in conjunction with the Detroit Tigers, announced their 2009 Opening Day roster today. The roster features top pitching prospects as well as many familiar faces.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Kane County Cougars set opening roster

    The 19th season of Major League-affiliated Cougars baseball kicks off this Thursday, April 9 when the team opens in Peoria to start a three-game series before returning home on Monday, April 13 for the Elfstrom Stadium opener...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Knights have great road trip, fall at Geneva

    Knights baseball played the part of road warriors this week. For the most part, it was a successful venture. The Knights sit at 5-2 in the opening part of the season, after having done a road trip through...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Softball enjoys 3-game win streak

    On a windswept sunny Saturday, Kaneland softball kept Oswego’s head spinning.

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  • This week in sports 4/9-4/16

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

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  • Kaneland School District notes

    Garland hired as Stewart assistant principal; District reduces benefit funds to meet recommended balance; District’s bond rating improves

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  • Elburn police blotter

    DUI; Theft; Driving while license suspended

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  • Making a dream come true

    One of the many dreams Bruce Conley has for the Conley Farm in Kaneville is the creation of a three-season pavilion in the existing shed. This structure would be used for Conley Outreach grief programs as well...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Naked rummage sale

    The Elburn and Countryside Community Center is looking for items for its “Naked” Rummage Sale, set for Saturday, April 18. Naked means no clothing will be for sale.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove Public Library events

    Library Friends invite public to donate to used book sale; Also meeting April 6.

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  • American Legion Auxiliary hosts spaghetti supper

    The public is invited to the Elburn American Legion Auxiliary spaghetti supper Thursday, April 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 112. N. Main St., Elburn.

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  • Elburn community blood drive set for April 9

    A community blood drive is scheduled for Thursday, April 9, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 112 Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Town & Country Public Library events

    National Library Week Celebration set for April 13 -19; Jane Addams Lincoln; Mr. Nicky Concert; Babysitter training workshop; Donations for pets and wildlife during National Library Week

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Memorial Day Committee seeks public’s help

    The Kaneville Memorial Day Committee would like to know of any Kaneville veterans that have passed away in the past year (not necessarily buried in Kaneville) or anyone from Kaneville that is currently serving in the military....

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Officials asked to pay for plow damage; Public can learn about Bike-to-Metra guide; Village makes trash, leaf ordinance more lenient; New ordinance regulates event signs; Village allows team to use fields

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  • WCC hosts job fair

    Waubonsee Community College will hold its Job Fair 2009 on Thursday, April 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Event Room in the Academic and Professional Building on the college’s Sugar Grove campus. The campus...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Elburn raffle winners

    The following people were winners in the Lions Park Calendar Raffle for April 2009.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you to local voters

    The voters have spoken and I am thankful for all of you who cast your ballot for me. You may rest assured that I shall continue to strive to do what is best for Elburn. To my...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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