• United Way set to raise $500,000 in 2009-10 campaign

    ST. CHARLES—The United Way of Central Kane County and its volunteers announced their $500,000 goal for this year, to support 27 local agencies and its 41 programs.

    • Posted August 31, 2009
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  • 2009 Elburn Days raffle winners list

    ELBURN—The following are winners from the various 2009 Elburn Days raffles.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Financial aid applications available for NIU

    DEKALB—Financial aid applications for the fall semester of the NIU Community School of the Arts are now available online and in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Crosby named to postseason All-Star Team

    COMSTOCK PARK, MICH.—The Midwest League announced its 2009 Postseason All-Star Team on Tuesday, and two Whitecaps, left-handed Pitcher Casey Crosby, a Kaneland High School graduate, and designated hitter Billy Nowlin, have been named to the squad.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Kaneland vs. Burlington Central

    Final score: Kaneland 35, Central 0 Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Editorial: Kaneville Fest—a celebration of community

    Residents of the village of Kaneville have long considered themselves a community, long before the village was recognized as such by the state, complete with official borders and a government entity.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: We all scream for ice cream

    What says happy kids more than ice cream? The ice cream eating contest held Thursday at Alice’s Place in Elburn brought out kids of all ages.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Solheim Cup makes a splash in Sugar Grove

    It was the U.S. vs Europe, on the course and in the stands. The friendly rivalry ended when the U.S. won the Solheim Cup 16-12. ...

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Board grapples with construction decisions

    With the completion of the new Kaneland middle school and renovations on the current middle school nearing completion, the School Board on Monday discussed the status of additional potential projects.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Planning Commission recommends wayside horns

    MAPLE PARK—Wayside horns are the way to go in Maple Park to reduce train whistle noise, according to the village's Planning Commission. The Commission on Aug. 21 recommended that the Village Board approve pursuing the project.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Tractor show proceeds to help students attend college

    MAPLE PARK—On Sunday, Sept. 6, Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park will host an “Antiques and Apples” Tractor Show to benefit the Kane County Farm Bureau (KCFB) Foundation.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • 2009 Elburn Days livestock sale

    ELBURN—Grand Champion Steer was won by Megan Fidler of Burlington Ag. 4-H Club, and was purchased by the Elburn Coop at $1.65 per pound.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Former SG man charged with damage to cars

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove police arrested former Sugar Grove resident Stephen Dale Matthews on Aug. 19 for criminal damage to property, after he reportedly damaged 29 vehicles in the Sugar Grove area on the morning of Aug. 6....

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Elburn soldier returns from Afghanistan

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Joe Kasper, a specialist with 333rd Military Police Unit of the Illinois Army National Guard, returned Wednesday from a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • A big pile of problems

    The cost of dealing with the mountain of dirt at Kaneland High School is turning out to be more than the School Board bargained for.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • School District fills in administrative gaps

    Interim Kaneland High School Principal Greg Fantozzi is allowed to work only 120 days during a given school year, due to his retirement contract, so district administrators addressed the ripple effect this will have by assigning additional...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Party like it’s 2009 in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE—After an eight-year hiatus from a summer festival, Kaneville is ready to party again.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Weather fails to dampen Elburn Days

    ELBURN—Elburn Lions Club treasurer Alan Lee has been running the Elburn Days beer gardens, a big money-maker for the club, since 2003, and also has been the organization's treasurer for several years. Lee said he is confident...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Woman dies at Elburn sidewalk sale

    ELBURN—Jennifer Weber, 49, was pronounced dead after being transported to Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva following an apparent seizure during the sidewalk sale Friday on the 500 block of Main Street in Elburn.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Tired of Democrat’s lies

    I am so tired of the lies that we are hearing from Obama and the Democratic party concerning the so-called Health Care bill.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market

    Thank you so much to the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market for letting me sponsor and participate in the Farmer's Market Dog Days of Summer event on Aug. 15.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Letter to Congressman Foster

    I have watched the continuing debate over health care. In my view, the overarching issue is access to health care for the uninsured. I would suggest three simple solutions:

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Tornadoes strike north of Elburn

    ELBURN—Nancy Nelson was in her laundry room next to the kitchen at about 6 p.m. on Aug. 19. Elburn's emergency sirens had sounded earlier and heavy rain was coming down, so she shut all the windows in...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Tollways need to go

    With the latest corruption coming out of Downers Grove there could not be a more opportune time for Gov. Quinn and our legislators to support legislation that would get rid of Illinois’ biggest embarrassment—the Illinois State Toll...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Frustrated with Foster

    I became quite frustrated with Congressman Bill Foster and his staff when I attended his “Neighborhood Office Hours” at the DeKalb Public Library on Aug. 11.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Wolbers named financial rep. for Country Financial

    Vanessa Wolbers of Kaneville has been named a financial representative for Country Financial.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Auxiliary thanks class of 1950

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the Elburn High School class of 1950.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Lady Knights lose opening two skirmishes

    The effort was there, the preferred end result was not, however.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • American Girls

    SUGAR GROVE—Killeen Castle in County Meath, Ireland, will have a tough road ahead if it wants to compare to the extravaganza put on in Sugar Grove this past week.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Golfers drop opening dual at Wheaton Academy

    ST. CHARLES—Kaneland High School golf had a fairly good total of its top four scores on Monday at Pheasant Run in St. Charles.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Knights soccer opens 1-0 against Marengo

    MAPLE PARK—Against the always physical Marengo Indians, the host Knights soccer squad held its own, enough to open 2009 with a win.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Just in time

    The final walk-through of the Harter Middle School took place on Tuesday, just in time for the first day of school on Wednesday.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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