• Kaneland lunch menu for Sept. 14-18

    For KHS and KMS

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Dorothy Wojtal

    Dorothy M. Wojtal, 82, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, Ill.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Josephine Stredde

    Josephine Stredde, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, at Jennings Terrace. She was born Aug. 3, 1914, in Waltonville, Ill., the daughter of the late Alva and Cecelia (Carson) Baldridge.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Sharon Nier

    Sharon Nier, 61, of Elburn, passed away at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Charles E. ‘Chas’ Barsic

    Charles E. “Chas” Barsic, 54, of Maple Park, passed away at his home on Sept. 5, 2009, after succumbing to cancer. He was surrounded by the love of his family, who cared for him right up to...

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Blatner, Svoboda receive BS degrees from WIU

    Sugar Grove resident Jodi Blatner and Elburn resident Michael Svoboda each earned a Bachelor of Science degree recently at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Church news: Sept. 9, 2009

    A look through the faith community's upcoming news and events.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Francis H. “Bud” White

    Francis H. “Bud” White, 87, of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, surrounded by the love of his family following a courageous fight against a...

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • Batavia Mother’s Club Foundation annual coat and clothing drive

    BATAVIA—The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation’s annual coat and clothing drive, benefiting area families in need, will be held Sept. 14 through 23 at locations throughout Batavia.

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • Family-friendly fundraiser for counseling center Sept. 16

    ELBURN—Families may enjoy an evening of outdoor activities while helping support rural mental healthcare at the Hog Roast and Barn Dance “Friendraiser” on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Heritage Prairie Farm in Elburn.

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • $10.7 million collected from Voluntary Disclosure Program

    SPRINGFIELD—The Department of Revenue 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 September 8, 2009
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  • WCC receives honor from GFOA

    SUGAR GROVE—For the 10th consecutive year, Waubonsee Community College received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • St. Charles Mother’s Club new member kick-off meeting Sept. 21

    ST. CHARLES—The St. Charles Mothers’ Club invites all area women to attend its annual kick-off meeting for the 2009-10 year. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m on the second floor of...

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Hogfan party time!

    The Hogfan truck was featured in the recent Elburn Days parade, to let people know about Jason's Hogfan Party Saturday, Sept. 12, at the St. Charles Moose.

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Operation Teen Safe Driving program ready for 3rd year

    PRINGFIELD—Illinois Department of Transportation officials, along with representatives from the Secretary of State, the Illinois State Police and corporate sponsors, joined recently to kick off the third year of Operation Teen Safe Driving.

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Musical has local actors, director

    ELBURN—Aaron Thomann of Elburn will direct the Fox Valley Theatre Company musical production of “Children of Eden” this month.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • Stop the spread of the flu by practicing good habits

    COUNTY—With students back to school, the Kane County Health Department wants to remind the community that not only is the H1N1 flu virus still active, but we also have to be concerned about the seasonal flu.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

    COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced recently that a second mosquito pool has tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito sample pool was collected in St. Charles.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Kaneland vs. Huntley

    Final score: Huntley 17, Kaneland 14 Photos by Ryan Wells

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • A little elbow grease pays off

    Rainwater Harvesting Exchange System and water feature was installed recently at the Sugar Grove Public Library.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Waubonsee adds new library program

    SUGAR GROVE—The Library Technical Assistant Associate in Applied Science Degree and Certificate Program is among the new offerings at Waubonsee Community College this year.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Tickets on sale for Festival Performance Series

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) is launching a new performing arts series this fall, including The Magic of the Spellbinder on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Kaneland High School Auditorium.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Paisano’s owners seek help for building spruce-up

    ELBURN—Annette Theobald and her husband take pride in the building they own at 106 N. Main St., Elburn, a 1930s structure that once housed a bank. Since 2003, it has been the site of their business, Paisano's...

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • WCC sees second year of big increases in enrollment

    SUGAR GROVE—Enrollment at Waubonsee Community College continues to rise, with this year showing a double-digit increase over last year.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Meeting note: Union Drainage District of Virgil and Cortland Twp. Sept. 9

    The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 302 Willow St., Maple Park.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Waubonsee to host job fair Sept. 18

    SUGAR GROVE—The 8th annual Working for the Fox Valley Job Fair will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Blast from the past

    This picture was recently rediscovered in a box of assorted items originally found in the Elburn Grade School Boiler Room in 1970 by Mark Strong.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Year 3 of Fedderly era begins with 35-0 win over BC

    MAPLE PARK—It seemed like old times on Friday night at Peterson Field.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Golfers edge Spartans, fall to Marengo Indians

    For now, everything’s coming up snake-eyes for the Kaneland High School golfers.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Residents may sign up for phone alert services

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park launched the Connect-CTY service, its new village-to-resident notification system.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Basking in the glow of Solheim Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—More than 120,000 people from 49 states, as well as other nations, visited Sugar Grove during the week of the Solheim Cup.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Board tables SSA decision until November

    SUGAR GROVE—Nearly 150 Sugar Grove residents attended Tuesday's public hearing addressing the ongoing flooding in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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