• Gauge Parker Ballard

    Jeff Parker and Kimberly Ballard of Batavia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Gauge Parker, who was born Dec. 17, 2008, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • Kaneland 52, East. Aurora 43

    Katie Hatch led the way with 14 points, with Sara Rose adding 12 and Alyssa Galvan 10. Lady Knights improve to 5-14; 1-9 in WSC

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • 1/23 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Drendel gets due; KHS mainstay inducted into coaches’ hall of fame

    When asked to reflect on the recent honor bestowed upon him, former Kaneland track coach Ralph Drendel simply said, “I’ve got a lot of Kaneland in my system.”

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Fortune smiles as woman escapes collision with train

    A woman and her dog narrowly escaped a collision with a Union Pacific train when her car slid to a stop on the railroad tracks at the Meredith Road railroad crossing near Route 38 on Friday.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Linking students and parents to the future

    Kaneland Student Services has created—that is re-created—a webpage for parents and students to learn more about curriculum, college preparation and graduation.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Police promote Alive at 25 driving program for teens

    The Alive at 25 safety program is a class intended to educate teens who are in drivers education, plus people who have received traffic tickets, about the great responsibility a person has when they are behind the...

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Making better babysitters

    Eleven-year-old Sam Ledman practices the correct way to administer CPR on young chidren during the American Red Cross Babysitting Workshop held on Saturday at the Kaneville Public Library.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Engineer: Elburn needs own power source for wastewater treatment plant

    It is “imperative” that Elburn install a power generator for its wastewater treatment plant, village engineer Bill Gain said.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Two DUI charges; One charged with driving while license suspended

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Village establishes backup SSA for The Landings; Board approves easements to connect water main to new school

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Sherlock students

    The Mystery Shop returned to the Town and Country Public Library on Friday to perform for 3rd to 6th grade students.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Boyce brings more than 20 years of experience to Elburn

    For Marcia and Ken Boyce, Elburn was the ideal place for the third site of their automobile body repair company, Boyce Body Werks is located at 810 E. North Ave.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Giving puppies a chance for life

    Campton Hills resident Kristin Anderson is a midwife of sorts. Her specialty just happens to be four-legged mothers-to-be who communicate with a lick and a bark.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • In his own words—President Barack Obama

    The following is an excerpt from President Barack Obama’s inaugural address Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • KHS earns 6th at Flott Invite; Levita takes 2nd at 145

    Ten Knights battle through competition to place in weight classes.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Girls’ basketball continues to struggle in WSC play

    A strong Lady Knight run on Friday evening had host Glenbard South reeling. But Glenbard South returned the favor and with greater authority in a 53-43 handling of KHS.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Bowlers split week against rivals

    Kaneland earned its second win against Geneva this season, but dropped a matchup to DeKalb, as well. KHS is now 3-9, with a 2-6 record in Western Sun Conference action.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Glenbard South successfully defends court vs. KHS boys

    With the chance to make some noise against a Western Sun Conference threat, Kaneland was silenced on Friday night in Glen Ellyn.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • This week in sports 1/22-1/29

    A look at this week's KHS sports schedule

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Village clerk will accept nomination papers

    Elburn residents interested in running for village board must file nominating petitions and papers by Monday, Jan. 26, with Village Clerk Diane McQuilkin at Village Hall, 301 E. North St.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Donation to food pantry sets record

    The two ECC leads groups donated $560. With the chamber matching funds, the total raised is $1,120, making this the most successful year ever.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • The Elburn Scholarship Fund

    The Elburn Scholarship Fund will award grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2009.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Elburn Seniors plan Feb. 12 trip

    The Elburn Seniors will be taking a trip to the Isle of Capri in Bettendorf, Iowa on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • WCC seeks comments from community members

    Waubonsee Community College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit Feb. 11-13 by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which has accredited Waubonsee since 1972.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Nominating positions available for Fire Protection District Board

    Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2009 Board of Trustees election for the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District are available in the Office of the Fire Chief, 25 S. Municipal Dr., Sugar Grove.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • WCC scholarship deadline nears

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering more than 100 scholarships for the 2009-10 academic year. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 5.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • General Assembly Public Affairs Scholarships available

    State Sen. Chris Lauzen (R-25, Aurora) is accepting applications for the Illinois General Assembly Public Affairs Scholarship.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • KHS 50th anniversary committee announces upcoming events

    The Kaneland Community and Alumni Committee ask the Kaneland community and alumni to support the Kaneland Knights on the following dates:

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Scholarship program deadline

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley’s 2009 Scholarship Program offers scholarships to high school seniors who will be graduating in the spring of 2009, undergrad students currently attending college and students attending graduate school.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • ASEP Clinics available

    The successful completion of the ASEP program is required by the Illinois High School Association for all non faculty coaches.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Wasco Fastpitch heating up

    Area girls can register for the 2009 Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball Season at www.wascofastpitch.com, or by calling (630) 513-1200.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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