• Letter: Cautionary tale for new mammogram guidelines

    Regarding the new guidelines for getting mammograms, let me just say this:

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, School Board members

    Nov. 15, 2009, was designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Letter: 2009 Halloween Fest thank you

    The annual Halloween Fest, sponsored by Big Rock, Hinckley and Sugar Grove, was a great success. This year's event was held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Plowman's Park in Big Rock.

    • Posted November 19, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: KHS grad Cinto, WCC men compete at NJCAA National Meet

    Kaneland grad and current Waubonsee Community College sophomore Erin Cinto (right) was the Lady Chiefs' lone qualifier for the NJCAA Division I National Meet.

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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  • Delnor helps collect coats for the community

    Geneva—Cold weather is definitely here. Many of us greet autumn’s arrival with enthusiasm, looking forward to the changing season.

    • Posted November 17, 2009
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  • KHS announces students-of-the-term

    Kaneland High School named the following students-of-the-term for Term 1 of the 2009-10 school year: Annie Hodal, Tara Olson, Nick Philips, Chelsea Roberts, Kelly Shaw, Natasha Capes, Edgar Valle, Scott Burgholzer, Tyler Dungey, Angela Humphrey and Brandie...

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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  • Harvest season brings hunger relief

    Kane County—Kane County Farmers are harvesting the 2009 corn and soybean crop and with it will provide some much needed relief to area food pantries.

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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  • Rocky’s promotes first Master Sensei

    Sugar Grove—Rocky’s Champion Karate Studio (C.K.S.) in Sugar Grove recently promoted its first Master Sensei, Chris Moore, 35, of Montgomery.

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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  • Supporting the troop

    Boy Scout Troop 7 of Elburn recently received a donation from the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee. Troop members, families and friends shucked corn for the event for the second consecutive year. The funds will be used...

    • Posted November 15, 2009
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  • Elburn could join consortium for Nicor contract

    ELBURN—Elburn may join a consortium of local communities to establish a natural gas franchise agreement.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Police crack down on crossing violators

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department recently stepped up its enforcement of railroad crossing traffic laws with assistance from a state grant.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Family Fund offers holiday help for families

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Family Fund Committee is accepting applications from families who need financial assistance this holiday season.

    • Posted November 14, 2009
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  • Kaneland Boys Cross Country 5th in state

    Peoria—On an unseasonably warm day for early November, the Kaneland High School boys cross country team etched itself into the record books once again, placing fifth in the class 2A state finals in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • D-302 asks teachers to return to table

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District, faced with a $3 million projected deficit in next year's budget, asked Kaneland teachers to renegotiate their contract ratified last year.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Michels makes it official

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels said Monday that he intends to run for state Senator in the 25th District.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Elburn man charged with sexual abuse

    ELBURN—Christopher Runde, 24, of Elburn, was arrested on Nov. 4 for criminal sexual abuse, following an investigation of an underage drinking party Oct. 30 in the 200 block of Conley Drive in Elburn.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Solving stormwater issues a top priority

    MAPLE PARK—Hiring a police chief, applying for grants and mitigating stormwater drainage problems still are the village officials' top goals, Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis said.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Turkey Drop-off brings meals to local families

    MAPLE PARK—Two Maple Park churches want to make sure as many local people as possible can celebrate Thanksgiving, even those who cannot afford to put a turkey on the table this year.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Committee wants senior tax rebates restored

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board eliminated municipal utility tax rebates for seniors, less than two months ago. Since then, some residents have asked that the program be reinstated, village officials said.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Kaneville bans video gambling

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville at its October board meeting followed suit with Elburn in voting to ban video gambling within the village limits. The vote was unanimous.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Frasz wants video gambling ban in unincorporated Kane

    KANE COUNTY—Two local towns, Elburn and Kaneville, have banned video gambling since the state enacted a law in July allowing the activity. Now, county officials are considering whether they want to allow it in unincorporated areas.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Village cuts budget deficits through employee furlough days

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents looking for service at Sugar Grove Village Hall on Wednesday would not have found employees working - and not because it was a paid holiday for village workers.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Kaneville seeks new village treasurer

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville is looking for someone to replace its treasurer, Ron Ingraham, who will step down from the position at the end of the year.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Police blotter for Nov. 13

    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 13, 2009
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  • Maple Park’s Hallowinners

    Maple Park—More than 200 participants gathered at the Maple Park Civic Center for the annual community costume contest on Halloween.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • 4 percent more in total taxes expected for Elburn

    ELBURN—Because of minimal expected property growth, Elburn's total 2009 property taxes likely will be less than the village is requesting in its proposed levy.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Lack of new growth adds to school deficit

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials expect a substantial decrease in new property taxes due to the virtual standstill of residential development within the district.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Donations put to good use at Kaneland

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Foundation received a record total of close to $80,000 in grant requests and had less money to fund them than in the past.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Board passes bond resolution

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board passed a resolution on Tuesday, authorizing the district to issue general obligation capital appreciation and school building bonds, as well as to levy the property tax to pay it back.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Veterans Day salute

    Elburn and WCC Veterans Day Observances

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • KC Health Department receives vaccine shipment

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department received a shipment of the H1N1 vaccine Nov. 5, clearing the way for the department to begin scheduling appointments again.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Family Fund Committee offers help for the holidays

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Family Fund Committee is accepting families that will not be able to provide for their families this Christmas season. If your family needs assistance or you know of a family, please call Julie...

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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