• Sycamore @ Kaneland playoff preview

    Sycamore (6-3, 4-3) at Kaneland (6-3, 5-2), Saturday @ 6 p.m. Peterson Field, Maple Park, IL

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  • Kaneland faces $3 million budget deficit

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District, faced with a reduction in property tax income and cuts in state funding, projects a $3 million deficit in next year's budget. Given the magnitude of the deficit, school officials said at Tuesday's...

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Kaneland Superintendent said no need for alarm on H1N1

    Kaneland—The Kaneland schools have experienced some cases of children with the H1N1 virus, but Superintendent Charlie McCormick said that the total absenteeism rate for most schools has remained from between .2 to 2.2 percent.

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  • Food pantry opens in SG—young resident helps out

    SUGAR GROVE—Seven-year-old Sugar Grove resident Ty Spillane counted out the $116 on the counter of the Between Friends Food Pantry of Sugar Grove before handing it to Melisa Taylor, who has been the force for opening the...

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Driving school closes unexpectedly

    ELBURN—When Fox Valley Driving School closed unexpectedly earlier this month, the parents of some students whose classes were suspended wondered where to turn.

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Fire department upgrades life-support technology

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Fire Department's latest improvement is the addition of advanced life support (ALS) technology to one of its two ambulances.

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  • Meadows honors ‘those who have passed this way’

    ELBURN—Diane Burkhart and other The Meadows Apartments residents are like family. They spend a lot of time together—evenings chatting in the library, afternoons playing cards in the community room, and weekends walking to parks and events in...

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  • Village considers hiring waste hauler

    Kaneville—Kaneville Village Board members are exploring the possibility of entering into a contract with a waste hauler for the village, and potentially the township. Currently, each household has its own waste hauler.

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  • Village examines Prairie Park needs

    ELBURN—Prairie Park at North and Third streets needs work, said Elburn Public Works Committee Chairman Jerry Schmidt.

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  • High School to offer 3 new classes

    Honors Accounting, equivalent to an entry level college course, is a rigorous course that targets students who want to make accounting their career.

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  • Vaccine shortage causes county health dept. to cancel community clinics

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department announced today that it has canceled its scheduled Monday clinics due to the lack of vaccine.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • Letter: Sharing a story about Bruce Conley

    I was so touched by the recent Chicago Tribune article, "Caregiver accepts cancer," that I wanted to share my story about Bruce Conley with others.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • Oct. 29 Police blotter

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

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  • Editorial: Take H1N1 seriously, but do not panic

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as of this past week, both the seasonal flu and H1N1 flu is widespread in 46 states, including Illinois.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • NIFC Champs!

    The Kaneland Silver flyweight football team won the NIFC championship game on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • District to receive almost $1 million in federal funding

    The Kaneland School District will receive $918,000 in Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) money over the next two years.

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  • KHS allows minimal stats in Yorkville for 10-0 win

    Rain and mist made life difficult at points for the Kaneland and Yorkville football squads on Saturday during the 2009 regular season football finale.

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  • Letter: Try to be yourself

    Seems to me that today, teenagers have more problems to sort out than the latest gossip, the best friend who stole their boyfriend, or the piles of homework they continue to push to the side for later.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • Brian Willis named new Lady Knights softball skipper

    MAPLE PARK—A big question concerning the future of Lady Knights softball was answered on Monday.

    • Posted October 29, 2009
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  • Volleyball gears for postseason with 14-17 record

    DeKalb stopped Kaneland’s volleyball roster on Oct. 21 by a final of 29-27, 25-22 at the home of the Lady Barbs.

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  • Boys XC hit stride at regional

    It wasn't quite the top spot, but Kaneland boys cross country will take it.

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  • Lady Knights advance to XC sectional

    Nothing like Belvidere in late-October.

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  • Oct. 29 Kaneland notes

    PIE Club members leave for Denmark; Administration conducts grade distribution study

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  • KHS schedules parent/teacher conferences

    Kaneland High School scheduled the following times for parent/teacher conferences:

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Church news: Oct. 29

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

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Turk celebrates 80th birthday

    Joseph Turk was born on Oct. 30, 1929, in Virgil. His family will be celebrating his 80th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 1, with a private family dinner.

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Flints celebrate 60 years

    The family of Charles and Nadine (Fox) Flint of Kaneville will celebrate their 60th anniversary. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 29, 1949.

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  • Branca joins WCC Student Senate

    Rachelle Branca of Elburn joined the Waubonsee Community College student senate.

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Charles ‘Skip’ Mennerick III

    Charles “Skip” Mennerick, III, 29, of Elburn, died suddenly and tragically while doing what he loved, fixing cars at his home Friday morning, Oct. 23, 2009.

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • GamGee Dripps

    GamGee Dripps, nee Lem, 69, died on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at home in St. Charles, following complications from metastatic melanoma.

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Village announces trick or treat hours

    Maple Park—Maple Park's Trick or Treat hours will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. Residents are asked to turn on their porch lights to welcome trick-or-treaters. In addition, costume judging will occur at the...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Park District wins national honors

    The Fox Valley Park District was awarded the country’s most prestigious honor in the parks and recreation profession, winning the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management as presented by the American Academy...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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