• 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 November 26, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Village tractor sold on e-Bay; Tree removal begins

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • Kane County Cougars tickets on sale for 2010 season

    GENEVA—Both single-game and group tickets are now on sale for the Kane County Cougars' 2010 season. The organization’s annual ticket-on sale event, held Saturday morning at Elfstrom Stadium, was the formal kickoff for single-game ticket sales.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Library receives memorial donation

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Public Library announced that it received a significant memorial donation from the family and friends of the late Audrey Ledbetter.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Library serves as drop site for troop collection

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library has joined forces with the Sugar Grove American Legion Post 1271 Women's Auxiliary to collect items to send to members of the military.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Lady Knights drop matchups with E. Aurora, Westmont

    Lady Knights basketball is hoping that the next couple of contests go better than their three opening games.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Kaneland Knights football recognized for talent, smarts

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School learned of five football players that were not just exceptional on the field, but in the classroom as well.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Spaghetti n’ roundball

    Thanks to the efforts of new Kaneland basketball coach Brian Johnson (right) and 2009-10 team members, the Knight community enjoyed a spaghetti dinner on Thursday at KHS.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • On the same page

    Kaneland School District officials began discussions with municipal leaders regarding an intergovernmental agreement for standardized developer fees in support of the schools. The agreement will expire at the end of 2010.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Budget cuts leads to worry

    Kaneland—News of budget cuts are leaving students and staff wondering what’s going to be cut and what’s going to change.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Nov. 25 Kaneland notes

    District to add content to staff development program; School Board adopts tentative levy

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Pamela Hope Williams

    Pamela Hope Williams, 60, of Gerton, N.C., died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) at Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Winifred ‘Winnie’ Zimmer

    Winifred “Winnie” Zimmer, 85, of Virgil, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 21, 2009, at Meadowbrook Care Center, Naperville, Ill., where she had recently become a resident and was battling cancer.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Church news for Nov. 25

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

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Local student receives national degree

    INDIANAPOLIS—Sarah Carson received the American FFA Degree at the 82nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Saturday, Oct. 24.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • AU honors employees for years of service

    Employees were recognized at a third annual Fall Founders Convocation in Crimi Auditorium. Local employees recognized were Beverly Taylor of Elburn and Judith Maxwell, both with five years of service.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • New features at the Marmion Christmas Tree Farm

    Aurora—Marmion Abbey Farm opens Saturday, Nov. 21, daily from 9 a.m. to dusk, for those who enjoy the tradition of hunting through the pines and spruces to cut down their own Christmas tree.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Guest Editorial: Give thanks for what we have, not what we may have lost

    Lazarus House is always thankful for God’s grace and for the generous support of this incredible community, but never more so than at Thanksgiving this year.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Don’t confuse belief, opinion with fact

    After reading the letter from Mr. Florian from last week’s Elburn Herald (Nov. 19), I felt the need to respond.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Care packages to troops continues

    The American Legion Women’s Auxiliary of Sugar Grove Post #1271 has been sending boxes to the troops overseas for many years now.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Differences between groups need to be based on fact

    Robert Florian's letter about homosexuality references name-calling of anyone who composes a factual letter shedding a negative light on the gay lifestyle being branded homophobic.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Don’t drop the ball on Iraq

    We cannot afford to take our eyes off of Iraq as we focus more on Afghanistan. If we leave before a stable, functioning government and society have developed, we risk losing not only Iraq but all of...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • 2009 H1N1 Flu and the Holidays

    SPRINGFIELD—Millions of people travel every year during the holiday season to spend time with friends and family.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Middle school hosts book fair

    Kaneland—Anderson’s Bookfair Company will bring a book store to the Kaneland Harter Middle School Library Tuesday through Monday, Dec. 1-7.

    • Posted November 24, 2009
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  • Children’s choir presents Swedish Christmas, St. Lucia Festival

    Batavia—The Swedish American Children’s Choir will present a Swedish Christmas and St. Lucia Festival performance at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln, Batavia.

    • Posted November 24, 2009
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  • Black belt demonstration will benefit Community Center

    Elburn—Midtown Martial Arts Elburn Academy will conduct a black belt demonstration at the Elburn Countryside Community Center on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • SG Chamber members step up to offer help

    SUGAR GROVE—Sometimes people just need to be made aware of the need.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • ‘Kane Kares’ earns national accolades

    Kane County—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s leading health care philanthropy, has recognized Kane Kares as a Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program that outpaces the national average for Nurse Family Partnership outcomes.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • Garfield Farm offers Homespun Holiday Market

    CAMPTON HILLS—Garfield Farm Museum will hold its annual Candlelight Reception from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Delnor celebrates home health milestone

    Geneva—November is Home Health Care Month, and Delnor Home Health is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Township transfer

    The Sugar Grove Township is transitioning this month to its new quarters in the old Sugar Grove Public Library building.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Elburn Chamber of Commerce announces 2009 Christmas Stroll

    Elburn—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce will host the 15th annual Elburn Christmas Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, throughout Elburn.

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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