• Board votes to examine grade scale

    Kaneland—In a 5-1 vote, the Kaneland School Board agreed to direct the administration to commence a study this year to evaluate the current grading system for a possible change to a 10-point system. School Board President Lisa...

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  • Tennis braves WSC Invite, looks to sectional

    Heading into postseason, the KHS tennis crew had to deal with not only opposing teams, but the elements.

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  • Soccer goes 1-2 in run to playoffs

    With the regular season wrapping up, Knights soccer is looking for any kind of edge heading into Class 2A postseason play.

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  • Area police blotter for Oct. 15

    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.

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  • Knight boys XC sees good fortune

    Kaneland boys cross country took to the north and west trails this past week as it gears up for the postseason.

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  • Lady Knight Guyton makes it three times to State

    Kaneland golf’s postseason presence is not quite done with yet.

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  • Knights do themselves favor with 35-6 win at DHS

    DEKALB—At the start of Saturday afternoon's chilly Homecoming affair between DeKalb and Kaneland, the host Barbs sent the Knights reeling off the field.

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  • Elburn police chief named to TriCity Family Services board

    ELBURN—TriCity Family Services has appointed two new board members with strong ties to Elburn, including village Police Chief Steve Smith.

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  • V-Ball (8-12) digs through tough week

    Kaneland volleyball went a little west of the border to take a break from the usual Western Sun Conference competition this weekend.

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  • Girls XC powers through Sterling, Byron

    Kaneland girls cross country continues toward the season’s homestretch in productive fashion.

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  • Kickers tryouts

    The Kickers Soccer Club will hold Supplemental U15-19 Boys Tryouts on Thursday, Oct. 2,9 at Still Middle School from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m. Visit www.kickerssoccerclub.org for more information, or call Nick Goodwin at (312) 451-6898.

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  • Church news: Oct. 15

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

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  • FVCC announces September students of the month

    KANELAND—The Fox Valley Career Center announced the students of the month for September.

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  • Stay awhile, relax, enjoy

    OSWEGO—Once people discover Emerson Creek Pottery and Tea Room, they want to share it with their friends. Many of the lunch guests are pairs or clusters of friends, with one or more of them being treated to...

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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  • Stay safe on the roads this fall

    The arrival of fall also means the arrival for the increased risk of avoiding deer-related car accidents, especially during dawn and dusk.

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  • Women answer the call for quilts and more

    SUGAR GROVE—When the women of the Sugar Grove Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints Relief Society came up with a goal in April of making 2,009 quilts for their service project, Joyce Smith said...

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  • Village considers consultant for new employee handbook

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials are considering paying a consultant $6,000 to create an updated employee handbook.

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  • Celebrating Homecoming

    Aurora University library staffers displayed vintage photos, pennants, and other memorabilia for homecoming weekend Oct. 9-11. Jewel Huggins, Aurora; (left to right) Amy Manion, Sugar Grove; Kay Culhane, Aurora; and Nancy Mactague, Lombard. ...

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  • New American-style pub also is a wee bit Irish

    ELBURN—Downtown Elburn's flavor is changing, Riley's Classic American Bar & Grill, opening this weekend at 117 Main St., as well as another pub that will open soon.

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  • Letter: Lowering impact fees impacts us all

    I note with horror that the folks in Sugar Grove are pondering a massive reduction in the building impact fees for their community (published in the Sept. 17 Elburn Herald).

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  • Letter: KHS class of ‘99 ten-year reunion approaches

    "I wonder what she's doing now; been so long since those high school days; I wonder how much he's changed since we walked the KHS hallways."

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  • Letter: Thank you for ‘filling the boot’

    The members of The Elburn & Countryside Fire Department hosted a fundraising campaign asking community members to help us “fill-the boot” on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12.

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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Kaneville Fest

    Kaneville Fest has come and gone.

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  • Tri City Health Fair offers screenings

    ST. CHARLES—The Tri-City Health Partnership will join with The Salvation Army and Delnor Hospital to host the annual Tri City Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 17.

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  • Elena Marie Kirkwood

    Charles and Lisa Kirkwood, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Elena Marie. She was born on Sept. 15, 2009, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18.5...

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  • Elburn resident helps launch college news website

    Elburn resident and University of St. Thomas student Mary Kenkel helped launch TommieMedia.com, the St. Paul, Minn., university’s only student-led and produced news website.

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  • Cancer center kicks off Breast Cancer Boot Camp

    GENEVA—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a new 10-week program titled “Breast Cancer Boot Camp.”

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  • Local group celebrates 92 years

    ELBURN—The Kane County Association for Home and Community Education (HEA) will celebrate its 92nd year beginning the week of Oct. 11.

    • Posted October 13, 2009
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  • Elburn attorney joins national academy

    Elburn—Robert Britz, of the Law Office of Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper & Gilbert in Elburn, joined the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA).

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Nominations being accepted for Waubonsee’s Athletic Hall of Fame

    Individuals or groups can be nominated for induction beginning Oct. 12, 2009.

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Krier earns honors

    KANELAND KRIER—Every spring, high school journalists across the nation rush to send their stories into Quill and Scroll, the international high school journalism honor society.

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Rental assistance available in Kane County

    KANE COUNTY—Low-income households in Kane County who are struggling to pay their rent are encouraged to check with area non-profits to see if they qualify for rental assistance.

    • Posted October 11, 2009
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