• Church sale will boast many craft items

    Annette Theobald has coordinated the St. Gall’s Church rummage sale during Elburn Days since 2004. A focus emerges for each annual sale based on people's donations, she said.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Festival’s community stage full of fun

    Somehow, some way, Elburn Days will attempt to pack an astounding amount of fun on the community stage from Friday, Aug. 21, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Community churches gather to worship

    Elburn Community Congregational Church member Kay Johnson has been coming to the outdoor church services at Elburn Days for more than 20 years.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Elburn Days briefs

    50/50 raffle; Parade; Camaro raffle

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Have a cold one

    The Elburn Lions Club will again host a beer garden, which is adjacent to the Main Stage.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • All sorts of sales

    Elburn Days wouldn’t be Elburn Days if it wasn’t for the sales throughout town.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • From the Elburn Days Chairman

    This year's Elburn Days Festival will be held on Friday through Sunday, August 21-23 at Elburn Lions Park.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • ‘Celebrating 80 years of Fun in the Community’

    Festival theme complemented by parade's '80s flair

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • What’s new in ‘09

    First all-day bag-book sale; RC on-road race; HiFi Superstars

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Rock out at Elburn Days

    There’s no better place to rock out in late-August than the main stage at Elburn Days.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Annual truck pull set for Saturday

    For 80 years, Elburn Days has been letting festival-goers run wild.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Cancel the diet

    Want to sample mounds of area foods without having to go through the area?

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Kaneland senior loses life in Campton Hills crash

    ELBURN—Police investigators are trying to determine the cause of a Campton Hills crash that killed Kaneland High School senior Kelsey M. Barsic, 17, of Elburn.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • Keeping the elderly safe during summer heat waves

    When temperatures and humidity rise, Illinois nursing homes go on alert. Seniors are particularly susceptible to serious health complications from hot weather, including heat exhaustion, heatstroke, sunburns and dehydration.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • IDOT launches new construction website

    STATE—Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Secretary Gary Hannig announced recently IDOT's new innovative website, The Construction Zone Dashboard.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • $10.7 million collected from Voluntary Disclosure Program

    STATE—The Department of Revenue has collected more than $4 million from mailings sent to 591 Illinois businesses as part of its ongoing effort to educate taxpayers and enforce existing tax laws.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • Waubonsee to offer U of I Agriculture classes

    SUGAR GROVE—Local students can now take agriculture classes offered by the University of Illinois’ College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at Waubonsee Community College’s tuition rate, thanks to a new partnership called the ACES ACCESS...

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • Edward Jones branch office school supplies donation campaign

    SUGAR GROVE—Local residents may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing school supplies to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours through Monday, Aug. 24.

    • Posted August 17, 2009
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  • Koos joins Teach for America

    ELBURN—A native of Elburn has joined Teach For America, the national corps of top recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong advocates for educational equity....

    • Posted August 17, 2009
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  • 2009 Solheim Cup schedule

    Aug. 17-23—Rich Harvest Farms, Sugar Grove

    • Posted August 16, 2009
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  • Parkway tree removal, replacement requires board OK

    ELBURN—Elburn could spend nearly $12,000 to extend its program for removal and replacement of dead and dying trees on residential parkways.

    • Posted August 16, 2009
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  • KC Sheriff’s Dept. makes traffic plan for Solheim available on website

    SUGAR GROVE—In preparation for the Solheim Cup golf event, August 17-23, the Kane County Sheriff's Department has made the normal traffic plan available on www.kanesheriff.com.

    • Posted August 16, 2009
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  • Support after infant loss

    Footprints, a bereavement program for parents and adult family members who are coping with a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death, will be presented by Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice (FVVH).

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • LivingWell offers cancer survivor discussion

    Geneva—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a presentation on Life after Cancer: A Survivor Panel Discussion.

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • County offers property tax clinics

    COUNTY—The Kane County Board of Review will offer nine Property Tax Clinics for Kane County taxpayers in 2009.

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • Maple Park village notes

    Presentation on quiet zone pursuit set for Aug. 20; Village finishes sidewalk project

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • Ready for the Solheim Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—Village President Sean Michels said Sugar Grove is ready for the onslaught of visitors that begins on Monday, Aug. 17, when the 2009 Solheim Cup comes to town.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Elburn officials ponder pros, cons of video gambling

    ELBURN—Elburn officials wonder if newly legalized video gambling is what they want for the village.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Editorial—Community in the face of personal crisis: You can help

    The weeks leading up to the start of school are hectic for any family. Supplies, clothes, registration forms, books, etc., have to be purchased, organized and ready to go by the start of school.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Kaneville Public Library sees another tight budget year

    KANEVILLE—In approving its operating budget for the 2010 fiscal year, the Kaneville Public Library Board of Trustees faced another tight year.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Fire leaves SG family with nothing

    SUGAR GROVE—A fire in Sugar Grove last week left a Kaneland family homeless and two youngsters and their mom with nothing but the clothes they were wearing at the time.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Long Time: Girls hoops great gives back

    It wasn’t too long ago that Lyndsie Long was running up and down the court draining three-pointers against the likes of Batavia and Geneva, for highly successful Kaneland Lady Knight basketball squads.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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