• Elburn man charged with sexual abuse

    ELBURN—Christopher Runde, 24, of Elburn, was arrested on Nov. 4 for criminal sexual abuse, following an investigation of an underage drinking party Oct. 30 in the 200 block of Conley Drive in Elburn.

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  • Solving stormwater issues a top priority

    MAPLE PARK—Hiring a police chief, applying for grants and mitigating stormwater drainage problems still are the village officials' top goals, Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis said.

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  • Turkey Drop-off brings meals to local families

    MAPLE PARK—Two Maple Park churches want to make sure as many local people as possible can celebrate Thanksgiving, even those who cannot afford to put a turkey on the table this year.

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  • Committee wants senior tax rebates restored

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board eliminated municipal utility tax rebates for seniors, less than two months ago. Since then, some residents have asked that the program be reinstated, village officials said.

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  • Kaneville bans video gambling

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville at its October board meeting followed suit with Elburn in voting to ban video gambling within the village limits. The vote was unanimous.

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  • Frasz wants video gambling ban in unincorporated Kane

    KANE COUNTY—Two local towns, Elburn and Kaneville, have banned video gambling since the state enacted a law in July allowing the activity. Now, county officials are considering whether they want to allow it in unincorporated areas.

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  • Village cuts budget deficits through employee furlough days

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents looking for service at Sugar Grove Village Hall on Wednesday would not have found employees working - and not because it was a paid holiday for village workers.

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  • Kaneville seeks new village treasurer

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville is looking for someone to replace its treasurer, Ron Ingraham, who will step down from the position at the end of the year.

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  • Police blotter for Nov. 13

    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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  • Maple Park’s Hallowinners

    Maple Park—More than 200 participants gathered at the Maple Park Civic Center for the annual community costume contest on Halloween.

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  • 4 percent more in total taxes expected for Elburn

    ELBURN—Because of minimal expected property growth, Elburn's total 2009 property taxes likely will be less than the village is requesting in its proposed levy.

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  • Lack of new growth adds to school deficit

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials expect a substantial decrease in new property taxes due to the virtual standstill of residential development within the district.

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  • Donations put to good use at Kaneland

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Foundation received a record total of close to $80,000 in grant requests and had less money to fund them than in the past.

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  • Board passes bond resolution

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board passed a resolution on Tuesday, authorizing the district to issue general obligation capital appreciation and school building bonds, as well as to levy the property tax to pay it back.

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  • Veterans Day salute

    Elburn and WCC Veterans Day Observances

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  • KC Health Department receives vaccine shipment

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department received a shipment of the H1N1 vaccine Nov. 5, clearing the way for the department to begin scheduling appointments again.

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  • Family Fund Committee offers help for the holidays

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Family Fund Committee is accepting families that will not be able to provide for their families this Christmas season. If your family needs assistance or you know of a family, please call Julie...

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  • A lively Sugar Grove open house

    The Sugar Grove Animal Hospital hosted an open house at their new SG facility.

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  • Conley offers Handling the Holidays event

    Elburn—Conley Outreach Community Services, together with Conley Funeral Home, will offer special support during the upcoming holiday season.

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  • Editorial: Time for Kaneland to make the tough decisions

    Our page 1A story about Kaneland School District’s decision to ask the teacher’s union to renegotiate its contract should not come as a surprise to anyone.

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  • Marmion students recognized in national merit program

    Seven Marmion Academy seniors have been honored with Commended status in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Competition, including Michael Roth of Sugar Grove.

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  • Kurian recognized as student laureate

    Sarah Kurian of Elburn, a student at Knox College, was recognized as a Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois during a special convocation Nov. 7 at the Old State Capitol State Historic in Springfield. ...

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  • David G. Compton

    David G. Compton, 84, of rural Elburn, passed away peacefully at his home, late Saturday evening, Nov. 7, 2009.

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  • Delores ‘Dee’ Hunley

    Delores "Dee" Hunley, 79, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, at home. She was born on April 12, 1930 in Aurora, the daughter of the late Melburn R. and Irene (Bruce) Hupach.

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  • John ‘Jack’ G. Herra

    John “Jack” G. Herra, 74, of Elburn, passed away at his home Monday, Nov. 9, 2009. Jack was surrounded by his loving family.

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  • Church news: Nov. 12

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

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  • Under the Western Sun

    Two WSC teams remain in the 2009 IHSA football playoffs

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  • Henningson contributes at next level

    Kaneland class of 2008 Knight Jody Henningson (10), shown here catching a hail-mary touchdown pass in Bemidji State University’s 35-34 loss to Minnesota-Duluth on Oct. 24, is getting some increased playing time for the Beavers.

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  • Maple Park Basketball

    The Maple Park Winter Youth Basketball Program for boys grades three through eight runs from mid-January through mid-March, with games on Saturday.

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  • Hamer commits to U of I

    Ty Hamer, a senior at Kaneland High School has verbally committed to pitch for the University of Illinois baseball program.

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  • Letter: Everyone should pay more attention to bullying

    In every high school, students feel that they have to impress or be different to fit in while dealing with drama and rumors.

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  • Letter: Fire department collects for food pantry

    The Elburn Fire Department will be collecting food for the Elburn Food Pantry this holiday season.

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