• La Fox lawyer sentenced to jail for theft

    Kane County—A La Fox woman convicted of stealing $137,000 from her St. Charles law firm has been sentenced to probation and jail, and ordered to repay her former law partner.

    • Posted December 12, 2009
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  • Lions announce raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Lions Club announced the December winners of its monthly calendar raffle.

    • Posted December 12, 2009
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  • Police investigate gunshot in downtown Elburn

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department is conducting an internal investigation of an incident during which one of its officers discharged his weapon in downtown Elburn the evening of Nov. 18.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • PIE club members gain experience and friends on Denmark trip

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School PIE Club (Partners in International Education) student members packed a lot of learning and interaction into their trip to Denmark this fall to meet their counterparts at the Vestre Skole High School.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Spirit of the season

    KANELAND—Brooke Simmons was one of five Kaneland John Shields Elementary School students chosen to pick out presents for a family adopted by fifth-graders through the Holiday Spirit program.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • 4-H finds fundraising niche at Elburn Co-Op

    MAPLE PARK—Lincoln Highway 4-H Club found an ideal place to raise money—the Elburn Co-Op in Maple Park.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Editorial: Community focuses on giving, not receiving

    As the holidays approach each year, concerns are often raised that the season has become too materialistic and commercialized.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • New tavern seeks exception from sign ordinance

    ELBURN—After Elburn officials debated for years about what types of signs were appropriate for the village, they crafted a sign ordinance and approved it March 31.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Kaneville Historical Society elects leadership

    Kaneville—The following people were elected for the Kaneville Historical Society: Karen Flamand, President; Lynette Werdin, Vice-President; Sandra Weiss, Secretary/Treasurer.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Plan Commissioners waive meeting stipend; Village joins gas franchise consortium; Village considers truck weight restrictions

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Marijuana worth $5.2 million seized, six arrested

    Kane County—A five-month multijurisdictional investigation into a multi-million dollar marijuana trafficking ring has resulted in several arrests

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • A holiday with the animals

    Kaneland John Shields Elementary School second graders recently decorated a tree at Brookfield Zoo in preparation for the zoo's Holiday Magic event.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • Chiefs’ Jackson nabs Region IV player honor

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College men's basketball player Nigel Jackson was named the NJCAA Region IV Division II District B Player of the Week for his all-around performances during the first week of December.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • A heaping of heritage

    Visitors to the Eigth Grade Heritage night at Kaneland Middle School were treated to a cafeteria, and a few hallways, full of family history.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Officials urge drivers to take it slow

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois transportation and law enforcement officials urge motorists to start preparing themselves and their vehicles for winter driving conditions.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Dec. 10 area 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 December 10, 2009
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  • Bowling continues nice start

    It’s early, but the Kaneland bowling roster will definitely take this inviting start.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Wrestlers leave opponents looking up at lights

    MAPLE PARK—Ask the likes of Bremen, Lemont and Rochelle high schools if they had a nice weekend.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Three WSC foes get upper hand on Lady Knights hoops

    The Knights fell to 2-8 and 0-3 in Western Sun Conference play with a tough week vs. Glenbard South, DeKalb and host Rochelle.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Boys hoops conference clash fails to go way of Knights

    MAPLE PARK—KHS boys basketball kept afloat for three quarters.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • KHS Madrigal Dinner adds 4th show

    Kaneland—With the 32nd annual Madrigal Dinner fast approaching, a fourth show has been added to accommodate the increasing ticket demand.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Church news for Dec. 10

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

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Reita V. Zanardi

    Reita V. Zanardi, 92, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2009, at Countryside Care Center in Aurora, Ill.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Emma Rita Karch

    Emma Rita Karch, 90, of Virgil, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • William Paul Jarvis

    William Paul Jarvis, 89, of Sugar Grove, formerly of Aurora, passed away on Dec. 2, 2009, at Hillside in Yorkville.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Link, Warner to wed

    Jeff and Cheryl Link of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Link, to Michael Warner, son of Tom and Dee Warner of North Aurora, Ill.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Rhoades accepted for admission to Luther College

    Cecelia Rhoades of Elburn was accepted for admission for the 2010-11 academic year to Luther College. Rhoades received an Academic Achievement Award.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Elburn native sings in concert choir

    Senior Erin Peters of Elburn will sing alto in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Concert Choir.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Open house raffle winners give back

    The Wendling family of Sugar Grove was the grand prize winner of $1,000 credit on their account at the open house held in early November at the Sugar Grove Animal Hospital.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Corn Boil donates proceeds

    On Oct. 15, 2009, Corn Boil President Kevin Geary presented $8,000 in donations to a variety of community organizations.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Witnesses have to get involved

    This is my first time writing a letter to you, but I wanted to comment on the bystander incident that happened at Richmond High School in California last month, in which a 15-year-old girl was gang-raped and...

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Think before you tweet

    The new craze sweeping across the world, and even Kaneland High School, is Twitter.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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