• Photo gallery: Dropping back

    KHS coaching staff member Brian Aversa looks on over passing drills during Tuesday’s football fundamentals camp for middle school students.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Pitch of Dreams

    Area youngsters wishing to be budding soccer players try their craft during Tuesday’s edition of Kaneland High School’s soccer fundamentals camp for 2nd-8th graders.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Express strives to be area’s team

    ELBURN—When any travel baseball or softball team does well, word tends to get out.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Why not Wasco?

    Wasco's 12U baseball team recently took home the 1st Place trophy from the June 28 Rockford Round Robin Tournament.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Community will benefit from Solheim Cup event

    SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove is well-positioned to meet visitors attending the Solheim Cup, village trustee Melisa Taylor said on Tuesday.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Sycamore Speedway weekend results

    (815) 895-5454 15 miles west of St. Charles on Route 64 Saturday, July 18, 2009

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • St. Gall looking for donations for rummage sale

    ELBURN—St. Gall, 120 Shannon St., Elburn, is accepting donations for its 25th Annual Rummage Sale. All items must be in clean and usable condition, and must be able to be lifted by one person.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • 2009 Corn Boil—schedule of events

    Friday, July 24 Saturday, July 25 Sunday, July 26

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Anderson graduates from Wartburg

    Stephanie Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wartburg College. She is the daughter of Robin S. and Linda Anderson of Elburn.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Patterman named to dean’s list

    William Patterman of Elburn was named to the Armour College of Engineering dean’s list at the Illinois Institute of Technology for the spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • NIU announces Spring 2009 dean’s list

    Northern Illinois University anounced its dean’s list for the spring of 2009.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Landmeier, Teklu graduate from Purdue

    Purdue University awarded 5,792 degrees to students during commencement ceremonies in May.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • AU shows student art

    Gregory Cheatham of Sugar Grove is among several Aurora University student artists exhibiting paintings, drawings and photography in the school’s ninth-annual student art show, which runs through September 7.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Gatchel graduates from University of Iowa

    Abby Gatchel of Elburn was among the University of Iowa students awarded degrees during 2009 spring commencement.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Quinn graduates from basic training

    Army National Guard Pfc. Sean Quinn graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Boor named to dean’s list

    Jillian Boor of Elburn was recently named to the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences dean’s list for the spring 2009 semester at Marquette University.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • WIU announces Spring 2009 graduates

    More than 1,550 students earned academic degrees after the spring 2009 semester at Western Illinois University's Macomb and Quad Cities campuses, and through extended studies. Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 1,250 students.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Corn Boil caters to the public

    The 2009 Sugar Grove Corn Boil is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, July 24-26, and its goal is to be public-friendly.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Get up and dance!

    The soothing sound and syncopation of steel pan music is intoxicating, said Waubonsee Community College Steel Drum Band coordinator Gibby Monokoski.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Keep the pace

    The 2009 edition of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K run/walk gives local runners a chance to celebrate the weekend with some sweat.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Kernel enjoys the Corn Boil; All about: Corn

    Kernel had a great time at the 2008 Corn Boil—and can’t wait for the 2009 edition. Illustrations by Ben Draper

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • G. David Rivers

    G. David Rivers, 71, went to be with the Lord early Monday morning.

    • Posted July 21, 2009
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  • Severe weather can create stressful situations for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease

    STATE—Recent severe weather conditions in Illinois have prompted the Alzheimer’s Association—Greater Illinois Chapter to remind the public that loved ones with dementia will need extra help in the event of a weather related emergency.

    • Posted July 21, 2009
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  • SG Chamber recognizes 2 local achievers with scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—High School senior Jessica White has always loved math, so it makes sense that she will major in actuarial science at the University of Illinois this fall. She also hopes to minor in French, which will...

    • Posted July 20, 2009
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  • State budget includes funding for MP projects

    MAPLE PARK—On Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law bills that create the $31 billion “Illinois Jobs Now!” plan. Under the plan, the village of Maple Park will receive $140,000 in funding.

    • Posted July 20, 2009
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  • Securing good-paying jobs in Kane, Kendall, DeKalb Counties

    REGIONAL—As unemployment continues to be an issue for residents of Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties, the River Valley Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has taken on the challenge of securing jobs in the area, for now and the...

    • Posted July 20, 2009
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  • Committee’s action looks to avert drastic cuts at Health Department

    GENEVA—The Kane County Board’s Executive Committee, acting on the recommendation of the Kane County Board of Health, voted to move a resolution to the full County Board that would extend a $500,000 line of credit to the...

    • Posted July 19, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: 2009 Elburn SummerFest

    Michael Weintraub, 5, of Elburn learns some magic from magician Brian Holt at the 2009 Elburn SummerFest, held Saturday at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland JV Cheerleader Car Wash

    2009 Kaneland Cheerleader carwash held at Bob Jass Chevrolet, Elburn. Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Animal-assisted therapy: What pets can do for our health

    Prescription medications and psychiatrists work hard to provide the suffering with help, but sometimes a sloppy, wet kiss from a furry friend makes for good medicine as well.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • TOPS offers healthy cookout tips to spark up the grill

    This summer, turn your oven off and take your family outdoors to fire up the grill for sizzling, healthy meals on a sunny day.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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  • Delnor Health Care Foundation names Bartel Award recipient

    GENEVA—The Delnor Health Care Foundation recently announced the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Bartel Award: Elburn resident and new village president David L. Anderson.

    • Posted July 18, 2009
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