• George A. Siebens

    George A. Siebens, 77, of DeKalb. died on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, with his loving wife and all eight of his children at his side.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Robert Lewis Larsen

    Robert Lewis Larsen, 86, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2009, at St. Judes Memorial Center in Fullerton, Calif.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Arthur Gordon Miller

    Arthur Gordon Miller, 86, of Dunnellon Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. He was born on March 16, 1923, in Janesville, Wis., the son of the late Arthur G. and Maud May (Heath) Miller.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Patricia L. Sanderson

    Patricia L. Sanderson, 62 of Earlville, Ill., passed away suddenly at Mendota Community Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Marion Nelson

    Marion Nelson, 92, of Maple Park passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, in Champaign, Ill., where she was recently receiving care.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Nancy J. Bower

    Nancy J. Bower of Clinton, Ark., formerly of Batavia, passed away on Aug. 15, 2009. She was born July 25, 1938, to Lee and Margaret Butts.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Blessing of the beasts, pork chop dinner Aug. 29

    AURORA—Cats, dogs, and other animals will be blessed at a “Blessing of the Beasts” worship service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Fourth Street United Methodist Church, 551 S. Fourth St., Aurora.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—The event called Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will be held for the fifth time on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St....

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Joseph Michael Masinick

    Ted and Katy Masinick of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Joseph Michael, on June 30, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Taylor Marie Gualdoni

    David and Rhonda Gualdoni of Elburn announce the birth of their first child, Taylor Marie, on July 29, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Boys Soccer vs. Marango

    Photos from Aug. 25, 2009 Final score: Kaneland 4, Marango 2

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Elburn Days 2009

    Photos from Aug. 21-23

    • Posted August 25, 2009
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  • Adopting a rescue pet

    County—Kathy Easter thought she would be doing the right thing if she adopted a rescue pet for her children, who desperately wanted a puppy. But she found the adoption application process overwhelming.

    • Posted August 24, 2009
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  • Volunteer training begins at hospice

    GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice will hold its fall patient care training, beginning with orientation at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva.

    • Posted August 24, 2009
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  • Delnor Men’s Foundation to raffle Mercedes SUV

    GENEVA—The Delnor Men’s Foundation’s fourth annual Drive for Cancer Wellness raffle event is revving up as it crosses the halfway point and heads for the finish line.

    • Posted August 23, 2009
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  • Editorial: Have a ‘totally rad’ Elburn Days weekend

    Get out your hair spray and acid-washed jeans, the 1980s’-themes Elburn Days festival is upon us.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Majority of board says no to video gambling

    ELBURN—A majority of trustees want to ban video gambling in Elburn.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Voicing opposition

    Darlene Marcusson, executive director of Lazarus House homeless shelter in St. Charles, spoke out against allowing video gambling in Elburn during Monday's Village Board meeting.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Talk to resume about train-whistle noise reduction

    MAPLE PARK—Like its neighbors to the east and west, Maple Park wants to reduce train-whistle blares in the village.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Departure means opportunity

    MAPLE PARK—Second-year coach Tim Larsen has to deal with a lineup that sees personnel like Emma Anderson, Katie Hatch, Anna Rossi, Kristen Sanecki and Jen Zmrhal gone to graduation.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Kaneland golf hope youth is strong

    MAPLE PARK—While Kaneland High School golfers are sure to be missing a senior presence from last year, the younger golfers moving up bring experience.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Loaded with talent, ready to unload on opponents

    MAPLE PARK—Watch out, Knights football fans. The Kaneland Knights football roster got a taste of playoff action a year ago after being absent in 2007, and liked what they had.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Knights stride for better things

    MAPLE PARK—When Kaneland boys cross country finishes eighth in the Class 2A State gathering in 2008, what do they want to do for an encore?

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Knights soccer turns new page

    MAPLE PARK—Plenty of encouraging signs were all around during last year’s Kaneland High School boys’ soccer season.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Kaneville talks priorities

    KANEVILLE—The Prairie Parkway, a proposed and partially funded highway intended to connect Interstates 80 and 88, and the growth of the neighboring villages remain two of the biggest concerns Kaneville residents have about the village's future.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Young golfers a focus at Solheim Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—Members of the Northern Illinois University Golf Team helped golf professionals teach nearly 200 young golfer hopefuls how to perfect their swings at Tuesday's Ronald McDonald House Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour Junior Clinic.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Fall sports preview: Girls XC sees return of talent

    MAPLE PARK—With the Lady Knight girls cross country roster getting stopped after a sixth-place finish at the Class 2A Belvidere Sectional a year ago, the group wishes to hold off offseason plans a little later, in to...

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • 3rd-graders strike out for stroke

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove third-graders Alex and Amanda Malawski threw out the first pitch at the Schaumburg Flyers baseball game on Thursday, Aug. 13, as a part of a Strike out for Stroke event.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Teen ready to rock in American Miss contest

    ELBURN—Ashley Taylor of Elburn wants to act when she grows up, and she already has performed in two school theatrical productions.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Elburn Days offers fun for kids of all ages

    ELBURN—This year's Elburn Days offers activities and entertainment for kids as young as pre-schoolers, with a Pretty in Pink dance exhibition by students from the M&M Dance Studio.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Trained volunteers will boost safety

    ELBURN—A few Kane County Sheriff's officers usually help with traffic control and safety during Elburn Days events, but they will be busy this year with those tasks at the Solheim Cup in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Solheim rookies excited to be here

    SUGAR GROVE—U.S. Solheim Cup team member Kristy McPherson said they haven't had a chance to see much of the area since they arrived earlier this week, but she's not complaining.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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