• Historical Society features work of early 1900s Kaneville artist

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Historical Society invites the public to view the artifacts of the Ravlin family on Sunday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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  • 3 new liquor licenses requested

    ELBURN—Three Elburn businesses, including Rosati's and two pubs that could open downtown this summer, asked the village for liquor licenses.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Police chief asks for more officers

    ELBURN—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith wants the village to restore Police Department staffing to nine full-time officers, and create three new part-time police positions.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Attempted murder charges filed in Pouley Road incident

    ELBURN—An Aurora man was charged with attempted murder at his home after police discovered a male near Elburn who had been shot multiple times.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Virgil committee forms to tackle septic tank issue

    Virgil Village President Debbie Washburn recently appointed a new committee, Wastewater/Stormwater Committee, to tackle the problem of lack of septic systems at some residences within the village.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Maple Park notes

    Board re-appoints village clerk; Group to install picnic table

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Township gives $10k for wayside horns

    Blackberry Township Supervisor David Richmond presented a $10,000 check to the village of Elburn on behalf of the Township Board June 1, to help pay for the village's wayside horn project.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Elburn Baseball and Softball

    The 2009 Elburn Baseball and Softball Fundraising Committee would like to thank the following people/businesses for their support:

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Cougars host Cancer Survivors Day

    GENEVA–More than 2,000 survivors and families attended the Kane County Cougars’ Cancer Survivors Day, presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Sunday afternoon.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Silver Sluggers at WCC

    Sugar Grove—Many things that began in the 1980s are woefully out of style. But if they offer a good product and rising returns every year, thriving is in the cards.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • ‘Tis the Season

    The Kaneland High School freshman softball team completed a successful 2009 season.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Letter: Kudos to Barsanti in Barry case

    Bravo to Kane County State’s Attorney John Barsanti for his valiant efforts to pursue justice in the shamefully sad and tragically premature death of 84-year-old Mary Barry.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Batavia Garden Walk set for June 20

    KANE—“Primrose to Prairie” is the theme of this year's garden walk presented by the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners on Saturday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • More hardware

    The Wasco Diamonds 12U took first place while the Wasco Diamonds 10U finished 2nd at the 17th Annual Sparks Invitational in Elgin on May 16-17.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Chiefs baseball nabs post-season honors

    Sugar Grove–Seven Waubonsee Community College baseball players recently received post-season honors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • First bird in Illinois tests positive for West Nile virus

    State—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, recently announced that the first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year was found in LaSalle County.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • H1N1 flu continues to circulate

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,268 cases of H1N1 influenza in Illinois, and four people diagnosed with the virus, all with underlying medical conditions, have died.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the Elburn Police Department. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Girl Scouts give to charities

    Members of the Kaneland Junior Girl Scout Troop 694 earned a bronze award by running a food drive for local charities.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • TriCity Family Services recruits board members

    COUNTY—TriCity Family Services, a private, not-for-profit human service agency serving the community members and organizations of central Kane County, is looking for board members to serve on the agency Board of Directors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Student from Germany stays with Elburn family

    ELBURN—The home of Mark and Miriam Howlett will host Carlos Hufschlag from Bornheim, Germany, who will arrive in August and attend Kaneland High School in the upcoming school year.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Kids Have Fun in Summer Speech Group w/photo

    MAPLE PARK—Community Therapy Services, a St. Charles provider of pediatric therapy services, offers a group called Motor Mouths every summer.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Heartland Blood Centers host Guitar Hero blood drive competition

    Heartland Blood Centers will host several special-event blood drives where blood donors will be entered in a Guitar Hero competition.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Bridge Walk raises $175K for LivingWell Center

    Geneva—Winston Churchill said, “We get to make a living; we give to make a life,” and that philosophy is shared by LivingWell Cancer Resource Center and its many volunteers and donors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • State Street Dance Studio takes leap forward with annual Studio Show

    County—State Street Dance Studio, 9 N. Fourth St., Geneva, is in the final preparations for its upcoming annual studio show, “The Spinning Wheel.”

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Business Competition Day winners announced

    More than 200 students from 14 area high schools competed at Waubonsee Community College’s 30th Annual Business Competition Day on April 29.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Marmion leadership programs award top honors

    Marmion Academy’s leadership programs announced their new student leaders for the 2009-10 school year during awards ceremonies in May.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Rejoice Lutheran offers VBS June 15-19

    Registration is under way for Rejoice Lutheran Church's 2009 Vacation Bible School, which will be held the week of June 15-19.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • IWU announces spring 2009 dean’s list

    Lauren Contorno of Elburn, and John Konovodoff and Maddy Schaefer, both of Sugar Grove, were named to the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2008-09 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Local residents receive NIU Student leadership awards

    More than 100 students were honored with leadership awards from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb in April. Two local residents were among the students honored.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Retirement open house set for Big Rock Pastor

    Community members are invited to a retirement open house hosted by the English Congregational United Church of Christ for Pastor Byron and his wife, Kristin Henn.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Burlington UMC hosts annual rummage sale

    The annual Burlington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will take place Thursday through Saturday, June 18-20, at 195 Center St., Burlington.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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