• Joan A. McLaughlin

    Joan A. McLaughlin, 83, of Batavia, passed away at Provena Pine View Care Center, St. Charles, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family in the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 23, 2009.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Health Department scheduling second doses for children

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department scheduled a clinic to serve those children under 10 who require a second, or booster, dose of the H1N1 vaccine.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • VNA offers seasonal flu shot clinic

    Kaneville—VNA of Fox Valley will hold a seasonal flu shot clinic at Kaneville Community Center, 2S101 Harter Road, Kaneville on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 9 to 11 a.m.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Church news for Dec. 3

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

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Geneva Lutheran Church offers living nativity

    Geneva—A Living Nativity will be presented by the youth of Geneva Lutheran Church during Geneva’s Christmas Walk on Friday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Everyone has the right to love

    Upon reading that Maine has rejected same-sex marriage, I was angered at the closed-mindedness of the voting generation.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for serving our nation

    I would like to give a big thanks to veterans for serving our country. Secondly I would like to thank the organization of Honor Flight Chicago, which took my grandfather and hundreds of WWII veterans to Washington...

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Hazing is a huge problem

    Hazing has become a huge problem in general among high school students over the past years.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • William M. (Bill) Sanders

    William M. (Bill) Sanders, 77, of Maple Park, died unexpectedly following heart surgery on Nov. 26, 2009.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Government ignores those it governs

    Good versus evil, right versus wrong, fundamentalist versus idealist. You can take meaning from a written or spoken word, but what is the true meaning?

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Bruce Conley

    Most people know of Bruce Conley as the shoulder to cry on, but I will forever know him as the go-to guy when my family needs help.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Elizabeth ‘Betty’ J. Hartmann

    Elizabeth “Betty” J. Hartmann, 79, of Elburn, passed away suddenly following a heart complication at Delnor Hospital, Geneva, on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Aslyn Frances Schnaitman

    James and Stacey Schnaitman of St. Charles announce the birth of their daughter, Aslyn Frances Schnaitman, who was born Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted December 2, 2009
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  • Breakfast with Santa fundraiser to aid CASA

    ST. CHARLES—Santa Claus is coming to town to benefit CASA Kane County. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Congregational United Church of Christ on LaFox Road and Fox Mill Boulevard in...

    • Posted December 2, 2009
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  • See Christmas as it was during the Civil War

    Sugar Grove—Can you imagine what Christmas was like during the Civil War? Now is your opportunity to find out “first hand.”

    • Posted December 1, 2009
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  • Help brighten the season

    Geneva—As the holiday season approaches, Marklund is gearing up for its annual Giving Tree drive, which takes place now through Dec. 11, at Marklund Hyde Center, 1S450 Wyatt Dr., Geneva.

    • Posted November 30, 2009
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  • Polar Express rolls through Blackberry Farm

    AURORA—The Polar Express train is welcoming all aboard during the first two weekends in December at Blackberry Farm for its annual Yuletide celebration amid thousands of glittering lights.

    • Posted November 30, 2009
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  • Christmas in Kaneville set for Dec. 5

    Kaneville—The village of Kaneville will bring Christmas to the area a bit early when Christmas in Kaneville comes to town on Saturday, Dec. 5.

    • Posted November 30, 2009
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  • Spotlight on: Esai Ponce

    Kaneland—Esai Ponce has a Rochelle wrestler in a cradle. After struggling for a minute, he finally pins him down. The two wrestlers stand up and shake hands.

    • Posted November 29, 2009
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  • TAILS launches ‘Furry Fridays’

    DeKalb County—The holiday season is a time to focus on family, and TAILS Humane Society reminds us that the furry (and feathered) family members are just as important.

    • Posted November 27, 2009
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  • LivingWell offers Nutrition Boot Camp

    Geneva—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a Nutrition Boot Camp.

    • Posted November 27, 2009
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  • Madrigals set for Dec. 11-13

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School presents its 32nd annual Madrigal Dinner performance on Friday through Sunday, Dec. 11-13.

    • Posted November 27, 2009
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  • WCC faculty exhibits artwork

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College Assistant Professor of Art/Ceramics Doug Jeppesen, of Sugar Grove, and Associate Professor of Graphic Design John Fu, of Palatine, recently showed their artwork as part of two local exhibits.

    • Posted November 27, 2009
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  • Community prays for Bruce Conley

    KANEVILLE—Friends of Bruce Conley prayed for him Wednesday at Kaneville United Methodist Church during a day-long vigil ending with a service attended by nearly 100 people.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • No response yet from teachers

    KANELAND—A letter sent to the Kaneland Education Association at the beginning of the month requesting that members return to the bargaining table so far remains unanswered.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Residents fill door steps with food, warmth, care

    Sugar Grove—After a weekend of collecting food, coats, mittens and hats, as well as pet food and supplies, a pair of 12-year-old friends surveyed the pile of coats that their neighbors donated through their Fill Your Door...

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Village may revise long-range land-use plan

    ELBURN—A new or revised comprehensive plan is a project that Elburn officials may tackle next year, to make the document reflect residents' current vision for village growth.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Elburn could ticket cable company for poor service

    ELBURN—A recent village survey indicated that many Elburn residents want Mediacom and any other future cable provider to be more accountable for incidents of substandard service.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • KHS principal stays another year

    Dr. Greg Fantozzi, the current interim principal for Kaneland High School, will remain for another school year under the same terms as this year's contract.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove announces Plan Commission opening

    Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove currently has an opening on the Plan Commission.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Library serves as TV setting

    Also: Library begins to ‘Tweet,’ recognizes long-term employee

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Walgreens wants to make a difference in Elburn

    ELBURN—Walgreens representatives said they want their new Elburn store to contribute to the village in some way in appreciation for its residents' business.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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