• Police witness fatal crash

    Kane County—Kane County Sheriff’s deputies witnessed a fatal traffic accident on Sunday at 11:50 p.m. while responding to a report of a different accident.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Dec. 18 Kaneland notes

    Committee struggles with attendance, changes meeting time; District to put Esker Drive extension to bid

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Elburn Animal Hospital aids TAILS for Christmas

    Elburn—With homeless pets on their minds, the staff of Elburn Animal Hospital (EAH) is collecting items from the public to donate to TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. People can leave items in the lobby of EAH at...

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Dollhouse’s home will be in the White House

    CORTLAND—Local resident Lee Newtson has built nearly 40 dollhouses since 1978, donating many of them to local organizations for fundraisers.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • If you can’t give money or food, please give your time

    Guest editorial Ask most of us to describe our Thanksgiving weekend and we would probably use at least four of the following words: “Faith, family, friends and food.”

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Boys BB vs. Rochelle

    Dec. 16, 2009 Kaneland 69, Rochelle 55 Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Dec. 17 Police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Grapplers take care of DeKalb, Glenbard S.

    Just call them Kaneland’s 11. While not quite on the same scale of the ensemble movie that was released eight years ago this month, the Knights wrestling squad has shown a penchant for boosting victories— 11 of them...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Boys hoops improves to 4-2 with win vs. YHS

    MAPLE PARK—It took a quarter for the Knights boys basketball team to gain their footing on Thursday evening, but they righted themselves for the final three frames and held off a charging Yorkville squad to win 55-50.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Lady Knights victim of poor shooting against Yorkville

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland girls basketball had a tough task ahead of it on Friday night in Maple Park with an improved Yorkville squad.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Bowlers run into WSC juggernaut schools

    Kaneland bowlers will need to pick up their game in order to navigate through a tough Western Sun Conference season.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Holiday cheer

    The Kaneland freshman basketball teams rang bells for the Salvation Army at the Elburn Jewel-Osco all day Saturday.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Budding artists honored

    Seven Kaneland elementary students had artwork selected for the Illinois Art Education Association’s annual student art show. They were honored on Nov. 7 at the IAEA’s state conference in Lisle, Ill.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Judith ‘Judy’ K. Watters

    Judith “Judy” K. Watters, 69, of Elburn, passed away at Provena Mercy Center Hospital, Aurora, on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Church news for Dec. 17

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

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Think fire safety this holiday season

    For most of us, the holidays represent a treasured time of year, and we work hard to make it special for the people we care about most. But as we do these things, fire safety is rarely...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Local students named Illinois State Scholars at Marmion

    The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) named 37 Marmion Academy seniors as 2010 Illinois State Scholars, including a number from the area.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Larson named to leadership group

    Tyler Larson of Maple Park was recently recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Local students named Illinois State Scholars at Marmion

    The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) named 37 Marmion Academy seniors as 2010 Illinois State Scholars, including a number from the area.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Neumann named to dean’s list

    Daniel Neumann of Sugar Grove was named to the dean’s list at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Sorensens celebrate 70 years of wedded bliss

    Roy and Berdena Sorensen of Hinckley are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Letter: Seeking info on former KHS students

    I am a teacher at Kaneland High School, and one of the projects I have my students participate in is the writing of a five-year letter. The students write about themselves, their families, their goals and their...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Letter: Unsure why school was not cancelled due to cold

    Negative twenty degrees. That’s cold, no matter who you are, and it seems even colder when you’re outside waiting for that yellow bus to take you to school.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Letter: Hope and change

    I am scared. I have a job, but for how long? My country has freedom, but for how long? Businesses as a whole have been under assault for more than a year now.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Snowflake Shuffle 5K sees more than 300 participants

    Geneva—More than 300 runners and walkers joined TriCity Family Services for their first Snowflake Shuffle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Mill Creek Subdivision in Geneva.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Vital Chiropractic kicks off holiday fundraiser

    Elburn—Vital Chiropractic announces its Christmas Dreams fundraiser, which is ongoing through Wednesday, Dec. 16.

    • Posted December 15, 2009
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  • Census taker training slated

    ELBURN—The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for people to work in temporary jobs across Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

    • Posted December 15, 2009
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  • UPS funds green projects for Lazarus House

    St. Charles—Earlier in the fall, Lazarus House received a $16,841 environmental sustainability grant from the UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS.

    • Posted December 15, 2009
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  • Middle School offers Holiday Jazz Showcase

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Harter Middle School music department will offer its Holiday Jazz Showcase at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, in the KHMS Cafetorium.

    • Posted December 14, 2009
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  • Company recalls Slim-Fast ready-to-drink products due to health risk

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that Unilever United States, Inc., is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of all Slim-Fast ready-to-drink products in cans.

    • Posted December 14, 2009
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  • Castle Bank announces fall coloring contest winners

    Sugar Grove—Nine winners were chosen in November from a record 200 entries to the Sugar Grove Castle Bank’s annual fall coloring contest.

    • Posted December 13, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: KHS Madrigal Dinner

    Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted December 12, 2009
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