• Trustees to prioritize infrastructure needs

    Maple Park's next Committee of the Whole meeting will be a workshop during which trustees will develop a list of infrastructure project priorities. The meeting will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at...

    • Posted October 10, 2009
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  • Knights to return to United Center Feb. 20, 2010

    The Kaneland boys’ basketball team will be playing Geneva High School this season at the United Center, before the Bulls game against the Philadelphia 76ers, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at 2 p.m.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Kaneland @ DeKalb preview

    Kaneland (4-2, 3-1) vs. DeKalb (1-5, 0-4) 1 p.m. at DeKalb High School

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • No officer in charge while chief sought

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials soon will interview police chief candidates, and hope to fill the long-vacant position by early December. Meantime, the Police Department is operating without an officer in charge, following Officer Chuck Slater's resignation in...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Lead MP officer said he resigned at board’s request

    MAPLE PARK—Former Maple Park Police Officer Chuck Slater said Wednesday he resigned from the Police Department in early September at the Village Board's request.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Marching band comes home #1

    KANELAND—The Kaneland High School marching band's hard work this summer paid off on Sept. 26, when it took first place in its class, as well as best percussion, best color guard and best overall effect in a...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • State shortfall worsens village budget woes

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday explored ways of increasing revenues and decreasing expenses, but a recent notification from the state of a $120,000 decrease in funding to the village may force officials to take a harder...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Hannaford Farm LLC in default

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday declared Hannaford Farm LLC in default on its obligations for public improvements within the Hannaford Farm development.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Developer mum about Keslinger Plaza’s future

    ELBURN—Elburn officials are uncertain about whether a proposed commercial center at Route 47 and Keslinger Road they hoped would bring more retail stores and tax dollars to the village will ever be built, since the developer isn't...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • No neighbors named yet for new Walgreens

    Elburn—Walgreens, which opened this month in Elburn, is the anchor store for the Prairie Valley North Commercial Center at the northeast corner of Routes 38 and 47, but so far, it's not anchoring anything.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Bank planned for complex wants more time

    DeKalb-based Castle Bank, which plans to build a branch next to the new Walgreens in Elburn, asked the village to allow up to two more years for the company to pursue the project.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Village to pass its own stimulus package

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday agreed on a short-term reduction in developer fees to encourage residential growth within the village.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Batavia offers house for sale for $1

    Batavia—The city of Batavia is seeking a buyer for the house currently located at 12 S. River St. (South Route 25) to purchase the home for $1.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Fair games

    Parent volunteer Karen Gagne paints pink swirls on 3-year-old Brooklynn Mondroski's cheeks during the Blackberry Creek Elementary School Fun Fair Oct. 2 in Elburn.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Campton Township assessments published

    Campton Township—The 2009 assessment changes for Campton Township were published today, October 1, 2009 in the Elburn Herald.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Low-Raided

    In less than desirable conditions, Kaneland football neither reigned nor poured it on Friday.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Boys XC rocks Pretzel Invite

    Kaneland High School boys cross country snacked on their competitors at the Pretzel Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Volleyball drops match to GS

    While Lady Knights volleyball continues to look strong against formidable Western Sun Conference teams, there still is room for improvement.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Strang gets top-10 finish in Freeport for girls cross country

    Lady Knight runners had a successful outing at the colorfully named Pretzel Invite, hosted by Freeport High School on Saturday.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Golf sends three to Class 2A Sectionals

    With the end of the regular season, the Knights golf team goes home as a unit, but several individual golfers fight another day.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • KHS gets kicks vs. Indian Creek, Rochelle

    Kaneland Knights soccer weathered a lean week to take two out of three recent contests.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • KHS boys hoops holding clinic

    The Kaneland High School boys' basketball coaching staff will host a players' clinic on Oct. 24 for 1st-8th graders in the KHS east gym.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Tennis loses to Syc., WSC meet next

    While the Lady Knights and Lady Spartans played tennis under cover of darkness on Monday evening, it was no mystery about the final result.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Editorial: KHS student-athletes go ‘pink’

    Kaneland High School student-athletes have more than mere school spirit; they have human spirit, and it will be on display at various sporting events in the coming weeks.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Race to the end zone

    Brayden Macdonald (25) pushes through the line during the Kaneland Silver Knights game versus the Sycamore Youth Football League Black team on Saturday at the Kaneland Middle School field on Meredith Road in Maple Park.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Oct. 8 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 October 8, 2009
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  • 80 years young

    Oct. 1, 2009, marked a milestone for the Town and Country Public Library District of Elburn—its 80th birthday.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Be fire prevention smart— don’t get burned

    Residential fires caused by electrical defects account for a significant number of total blazes each year. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, last year home electrical problems accounted for 67,800 fires, 485 deaths, 2,305 injuries and $868...

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you

    The family of Margaret Goldenstein would like to thank all those involved in the support and care of Margaret and her family following her tragic death.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Blackberry Creek Fun Fair

    We would like to thank all the people who attended and helped make our second annual Blackberry Creek Fun Fair and raffle a success.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Letter: ‘Throw the bums out’

    Our constitution is being dismantled. We are not being represented by anyone. We say “No” and they vote as they please.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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  • Letter: Toll authority board meeting demonstrates state’s waste

    As a spectator attending a recent board meeting at the toll authority headquarters in Downers Grove I have to admit that I was impressed with all the seemingly influential, important board members.

    • Posted October 8, 2009
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