• Nov. 19 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 November 19, 2009
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  • Rosary beats Lady Knights in hoops opener

    AURORA—A fast start for one team usually means doom for another.

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  • Lady Knights look to steady core in 09-10

    MAPLE PARK—Look beneath the surface if you're worried about Kaneland girls basketball in 2009-10.

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  • Kaneland Knight wrestlers look to be aggressive on mat

    This might be the Kaneland High School wrestling version of a high-powered passing offense in football or a run-and-gun in basketball.

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  • With new home, bowlers look for welcome season

    DeKALB—When you are looking to turn the page on a program, you might as well start with a new home.

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  • Brian Johnson era begins for boys basketball

    MAPLE PARK—West Aurora’s loss is Kaneand’s gain.

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  • Warren Bernhardt

    Warren Bernhardt, 86, of Elburn, peacefully passed away on Nov. 11, 2009, at his home after a battle with cancer.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Garry K. Bunce

    Garry K. Bunce, 63, died tragically following complications from emergency surgery on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital, Aurora.

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  • Sandra Lee Kemp

    Sandra Lee Kemp (nee Santmyers) passed away on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at the Tiller’s Nursing Home, surrounded by her family after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.

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  • Jeanette I. (Seibert) Marshall

    Jeanette I. (Seibert) Marshall, 85, of Montgomery, formerly of Sandwich and Aurora, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, at her home.

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  • Francis D. Whelan

    Francis D. Whelan, 80, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, in St. Charles.

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  • Church news for Nov. 19

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

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  • Local student named to Robert Morris dean’s list

    Michael Giese of Maple Park, a student at Robert Morris University, achieved a GPA of more than 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and was named to the dean’s list for the Summer II quarter.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Marmion students receive AP Scholar awards

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program named 20 Marmion Academy AP Scholars, including 2009 graduate Ryan Hoffman of Sugar Grove.

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  • Payne, Clapp to wed

    Cecil and Denise Payne of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Kara Payne, to David Clapp, son of Kent and Mary Clapp.

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  • Letter: H1N1 rumor-mill is its own epidemic

    I was ecstatic to see a recent editorial piece in the Elburn Herald called, "Take H1N1 seriously, but do not panic."

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  • Letter: Thanks from Elburn Post 630

    The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary No. 630 would like to thank everyone that made the Oct. 22 spaghetti supper a huge success.

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  • Letter: Cautionary tale for new mammogram guidelines

    Regarding the new guidelines for getting mammograms, let me just say this:

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  • Letter: Thank you, School Board members

    Nov. 15, 2009, was designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Letter: 2009 Halloween Fest thank you

    The annual Halloween Fest, sponsored by Big Rock, Hinckley and Sugar Grove, was a great success. This year's event was held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Plowman's Park in Big Rock.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: KHS grad Cinto, WCC men compete at NJCAA National Meet

    Kaneland grad and current Waubonsee Community College sophomore Erin Cinto (right) was the Lady Chiefs' lone qualifier for the NJCAA Division I National Meet.

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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  • Delnor helps collect coats for the community

    Geneva—Cold weather is definitely here. Many of us greet autumn’s arrival with enthusiasm, looking forward to the changing season.

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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  • KHS announces students-of-the-term

    Kaneland High School named the following students-of-the-term for Term 1 of the 2009-10 school year: Annie Hodal, Tara Olson, Nick Philips, Chelsea Roberts, Kelly Shaw, Natasha Capes, Edgar Valle, Scott Burgholzer, Tyler Dungey, Angela Humphrey and Brandie...

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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  • Harvest season brings hunger relief

    Kane County—Kane County Farmers are harvesting the 2009 corn and soybean crop and with it will provide some much needed relief to area food pantries.

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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  • Rocky’s promotes first Master Sensei

    Sugar Grove—Rocky’s Champion Karate Studio (C.K.S.) in Sugar Grove recently promoted its first Master Sensei, Chris Moore, 35, of Montgomery.

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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  • Supporting the troop

    Boy Scout Troop 7 of Elburn recently received a donation from the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee. Troop members, families and friends shucked corn for the event for the second consecutive year. The funds will be used...

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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  • Elburn could join consortium for Nicor contract

    ELBURN—Elburn may join a consortium of local communities to establish a natural gas franchise agreement.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Police crack down on crossing violators

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department recently stepped up its enforcement of railroad crossing traffic laws with assistance from a state grant.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Family Fund offers holiday help for families

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Family Fund Committee is accepting applications from families who need financial assistance this holiday season.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Kaneland Boys Cross Country 5th in state

    Peoria—On an unseasonably warm day for early November, the Kaneland High School boys cross country team etched itself into the record books once again, placing fifth in the class 2A state finals in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • D-302 asks teachers to return to table

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District, faced with a $3 million projected deficit in next year's budget, asked Kaneland teachers to renegotiate their contract ratified last year.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Michels makes it official

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels said Monday that he intends to run for state Senator in the 25th District.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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