• Local student organizes Millikin homecoming

    Rebecca Hof, a senior majoring in Vocal Music Education from Elburn, is serving on the Millikin University student homecoming committee that is planning the festivities taking place at the university from Oct. 16-18.

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Beall receives scholarship from Dominican University

    Andrea Beall, a resident of Sugar Grove, received the Presidential Scholarship from Dominican University in River Forest, Ill. Beall is a graduate of Rosary High School.

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Kaneland Cagers to hold tryouts

    The Kaneland Cagers boys travel basketball program will host tryouts for the 2010 winter season on the following dates and times:

    • Posted September 30, 2009
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  • Kaneville Crush

    The Kaneville baseball program announces a tryout for the Kaneville Crush. The Crush is a 12 U traveling baseball team playing in the KCBL league.

    • Posted September 29, 2009
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  • Animal Control to conduct rabies vaccination clinic

    COUNTY—The Kane County Animal Control Department will host a rabies vaccination clinic from 9-11 a.m.

    • Posted September 27, 2009
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  • Best defense against the flu is a good offense: Vaccination and education

    COUNTY—As we enter the flu season, the Kane County Health Department wants to remind residents that even a single sick family member can cause disruption in a family’s day-to-day life.

    • Posted September 27, 2009
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  • Hole in one

    On Sept. 3, Scott Boan of Elburn scored his first hole-in-one at Hughes Creek golf course using a five-iron on hole 11 at 201 yards.

    • Posted September 26, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Kaneland vs. Batavia

    Final score: Kaneland 21, Batavia 17 Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Kaneland vs. Batavia football preview

    Kaneland (3-1, 2-0) vs. Batavia (1-3, 0-2) 7:30 p.m. at Peterson Field

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Stoplights coming to site where fatal accidents occurred

    Because of two fatal accidents at Route 38 and Meredith Road intersection and many crashes with injuries there, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) plans to install stoplights at the site, possibly by 2011.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Pilots bring dogs to local families

    A local family helped a dog complete a long, life-saving journey that began in a Georgia shelter.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Kaneland focuses on meeting federal mandate

    Kaneland High School scores on the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) were higher than they were last year, but not high enough in math and science to meet increasing state requirements under the federal No Child Left...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Police commission required if population exceeds 5,000

    ELBURN—By 2010, when the 10-year U.S. census takes place, Elburn officials expect that the number of village residents will total more than 5,000.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Aspiring zoologist does summer stint at zoo

    SUGAR GROVE—Veronica Seawall spent part of her summer vacation letting children feel the thickness of a snow leopard's fur pelt, demonstrating the size of a lion's skull, and fitting her entire hand into a polar bear claw.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Elburn sells surplus vehicles online

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will to try to sell many items of surplus property, a move that Village President Dave Anderson said is long overdue.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Kaneland High School remembers 9/11

    KANELAND NEWS BUREAU—The flag flew at half mast on the morning of Friday, Sept. 11, at Kaneland High School as the Fox Valley fire science class led a ceremony in remembrance of 9/11.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Editorial: Kaneland moves closer to No Child Left Behind compliance

    Kudos to the Kaneland High School administration, teachers—not to mention the students—for boosting their achievement test scores fairly significantly from the 2008 school year to the 2009 school year.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Sept. 24 Elburn village notes

    Hog roast to benefit psychology center; Sept. 24 open house focuses on Anderson Road extension plan; Board eliminates senior utility tax rebate

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • XC runs through Eddington

    Boys XC takes the fifth at Eddington; Strang, Dodis key girls XC at Eddington

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Aleburn 2009

    Photos by Martha Quetsch

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Sept. 24 SG village notes

    Library receives special liquor permit for fundraiser; Village hosts joint meeting of taxing bodies

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • That’s more like it for Knight soccer

    Other area teams have to be grimacing when they see the Kaneland Knights soccer team on the schedule.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • V-ball loses to Batavia, Geneva

    Kaneland has made certain strides thus far in 2009, but they still have some road to go when facing the likes of Batavia and Geneva.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Kaneland tennis prevails over DeKalb, Oswego

    That makes three wins in a row for the Lady Knights tennis team.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Knights golf goes 2-2, gears up for homestretch

    While the Kaneland golf team earned some nice non-conference wins this past week, Western Sun Conference competition provided a tad tougher.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Crosby named Minors’ Pitcher of the Year

    COMSTOCK PARK, MI—The Detroit Tigers announced Sept. 23 that left-handed pitcher Casey Crosby has been named the organization’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Knights grab key victory at Sycamore, 21-14

    SYCAMORE—Breaking hearts are commonplace in high school, most notably at school dances or over text messages.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Sept. 24 area police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks to Wiltse Greenhouse and Farm for donation

    As chairperson for the Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School Grounds Beautification Committee, I would like to thank Kate Wiltse of Wiltse Greenhouse and Farm in Maple Park for her generous donation of mums for our planter.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Letter: Hogfan Party update and thanks

    Just thought I would let you know the results of Jason's Hogfan Party on Saturday, Sept. 12.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Letter: Parents as Advocates fall retreat for moms coming soon

    There is something exciting I plan each fall and wanted to let my friends and family know about it.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Letter: 2009 Elburn Days Thank You

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who visited the Elburn Chamber of Commerce booth in the Commercial Tent during Elburn Days.

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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