• Livingwell presents “I’m a survivor—now what?”

    GENEVA—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a presentation entitled “I’m A Survivor—Now What?”

    • Posted September 14, 2009
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  • County: We’ll dig the holes if you plant the trees

    COUNTY—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County seeks volunteers to help plant 400 oak trees on Saturday, Sept. 26, as part of National Public Lands Day (NPLD).

    • Posted September 14, 2009
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  • Hike for Hospice to remember loved ones

    BATAVIA—The third annual Hike for Hospice, a 5K walk along the Fox River to remember, honor and celebrate loved ones, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, starting at 9 a.m. at the Peg Bond Center, 151...

    • Posted September 13, 2009
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  • Kane records its fourth bat positive for rabies

    COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department reported that two more bats found in Kane County have tested positive for rabies recently.

    • Posted September 13, 2009
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  • Healing Gardens open Sept. 13

    St. Charles—Healing Gardens, a two-acre expanse of woodland and perennial gardens on Stone Hill Farm off Dean Street in St. Charles, announced its next opening date will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13....

    • Posted September 12, 2009
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  • Kaneland v. Rochelle football preview

    Kaneland (1-1) at Rochelle (2-0) 7:30 p.m. The last tour of the Western Sun Conference begins on Friday night in Rochelle.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Lady Knights grab Oregon Invite

    Lady Knights cross country found its way to Oregon on Saturday, and also performed well vs. Yorkville on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Knights soccer unlucky against Hampshire

    It was a tale of two halves on Saturday up in Burlington.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Golfers clipped by Geneva

    GENEVA—Kaneland found itself on the wrong end of a 157-165 loss at Mill Creek against Geneva, but feels it’s not that far away from going club-to-club with the area elite.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Kaneland volleyball nabs WSC win over Rochelle

    MAPLE PARK—Not a bad way to start the conference season if you’re Kaneland High School volleyball.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Details offered on Anderson extension, overpass plan

    ELBURN—A public hearing will take place in Elburn on Thursday, Sept. 24, to provide information about the plan for the proposed Anderson Road extension and railway overpass.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • 5th annual fundraiser for two Iraq/Afghanistan veterans

    ELBURN—For the fifth consecutive year, "The Wounded Soldier Fundraiser” will take place to benefit two Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Rosati’s moves to larger space

    ELBURN—Rosati's owner A.J. Hussain decided to open a larger restaurant in Elburn even while other businesses are downsizing.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • All the news that’s fit to say

    SUGAR GROVE—Michelle Cunningham, a 13-year-old resident of rural Elburn, took advantage of an opportunity to practice being a television anchor this summer.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Farmers fill the shelves of local food pantries

    COUNTY—Local area food pantries will benefit from the generosity of farmers this summer and fall when they make good on pledges to donate a portion of their revenue from this year's harvest.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Tennis beats Minooka, loses to IMSA

    Lady Knights tennis (1-3) got back on track with a win against Minooka on Thursday by a 5-2 dual score, but fell to IMSA (5-2) the following Tuesday.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Blackberry Farm rentals and rides available this fall

    AURORA—Beginning Sept. 11, Blackberry Farm will be available for after-hours rentals from 5 to 7 p.m. on weekends and select weeknights.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Competition captures spirit of Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Fun Fest is aptly named, as its events are all about having fun—and for one, a sense of humor.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Resident invites public to memorial

    ELBURN—Paul Wdowicki of Elburn plants a garden every year in honor of victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S., including New York firefighters.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Elburn bans video gambling

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is the first local government body to ban video gambling in bars and clubs within its jurisdiction since the state began permitting the activity in July.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Charges filed from bomb threat investigation

    GENEVA—The Kane County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation into the bomb threat that was called into the Kane County Judicial Center on July 31.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Women’s inter-denominational Bible study

    ST. CHARLES—Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF International) will begin a 32-week study of the Book of John from 9:10 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 16, at Riverside Community Church, 37W130 Crane Road, St. Charles.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Maple Park Fun Fest

    Labor Day weekend 2009 Photos by Martha Quetsch and Susan O'Neill

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Heartland Blood Centers expand donor collection hours

    AURORA—Heartland Blood Centers, a non-profit blood bank, is expanding its efforts to recruit volunteer blood donors.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Lions seeks crafters, vendors for show

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club seeks crafters, home-based business vendors and flea marketers for its Stones & Bones Festival and Bag Tournament.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Editorial: Kaneland makes reasonable decision in midst of controversy

    The controversy surrounding President Obama’s speech to schoolchildren on Tuesday provides a good lesson in the difference between constructive public discourse and debate that serves no purpose.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Lions Club thanks Elburn Days sponsors

    The Elburn Lions Club would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous donations of services and contributions.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: My dog—Gretel

    You came and left—you brought so much happiness to all.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Boys XC beats EA, Yorkville

    What did you do with your Tuesday? KHS boys cross country spent it getting the upper hand over East Aurora (23-38) and Yorkville (15-50) at Elburn Woods.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Knights fall short to Huntley

    MAPLE PARK—It almost had the makings of a classic final-drive victory for Kaneland football on Friday night at Peterson Field.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Another successful Elburn Days—Thanks, Elburn!

    Yet another summer has flown by and ended with a festival that we look forward to all year long.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • District decides against airing president’s speech

    President Obama addressed students in many schools across the country on Tuesday, but some schools opted not to show the speech, including those in the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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