• Soccer buff gives Kaneland kids winter workout

    ELBURN—When Brad Simmons of Sugar Grove offered Kaneland students ages 7 to 9 soccer lessons at no charge, parent Aaron Mayhan didn't hesitate to sign up his son Casey, 8.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • District takes 1st step to cut 112 teachers

    Kaneland—More than 100 teachers will receive pink slips next month, but not all will lose their jobs.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • School Board revisits budget cuts

    KANELAND—In light of the news of the additional possible $2.2 million shortfall due to a reduction in state funding, (see related story) School Board members let go of some of the programs they sought to keep...

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • KHS sophomore Erin Arndt starts Bits and Stirrups, a photography business

    by Madi Bluml Kaneland Krier Reporter Kaneland—Distance or up-close? A quick shutter or a normal-speed shutter? How is the lighting?

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Village officials: Higher water, sewer charges needed

    ELBURN—Senior resident Joanne Gordon is concerned about the impact that a proposed $20 water and sewer fee would have on her household budget and those of others.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Village goal: Pare down projected $2 mill. deficit

    ELBURN—Budget planning continued during Monday's Village Board meeting, a process that started early this year so the village officials can find ways to pare down an expected deficit of nearly $2 million.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Helping out Haiti

    Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 participated in the preparation of 50,000 food packets for the victims of the Haiti earthquake on Saturday at the Village Bible Church in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Ebert appointed Kaneville Township Supervisor

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Township Board appointed Dan Ebert to finish Leon Gramley's current term as the Township Supervisor at its Feb. 8 meeting.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Elburn man indicted for criminal sexual abuse

    ELBURN—Christopher Runde, 24, of Elburn, could face up to three years in prison for criminal sexual abuse, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's office.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Local artists exhibit works at Hauser-Ross Eye Institute

    Sycamore—Hauser-Ross Eye Institute will host a reception for three local artists, Dave Zoberis, Steve Tritt and Michelle Bringas, at 2240 Gateway Drive, Sycamore, on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Progress made on Ravlin stormwater management

    Kaneville—Significant progress is being made with the stormwater management of the Ravlin Subdivision, thanks to the efforts of three residents.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Congress on Your Corner

    U.S. Congressman Bill Foster met individually with residents from District 14 attending his Congress on Your Corner event at Elburn Village Hall on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • 2000-09: Looking back at the decade that changed Kaneland

    by Jessica Corbett and Zach Brown Kaneland Krier Editors Kaneland—Over 3,300 students have graced the halls of Kaneland High School in the last decade.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Walgreens may sell beer, wine

    Elburn—Village officials have agreed to grant Walgreens a liquor license for its Elburn store, allowing for packaged beer and wine sales. The store applied for the license in January.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Patient, dentist partner to help Hesed House

    Sugar Grove—Karen McCannon, a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, will once again partner with Dr. Donald Fee, a Sugar Grove dentist, to provide toothbrushes and toothpaste for residents of Hesed House.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • Lions announce calendar raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Lions announced the February winners of their year-long calendar raffle.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Foster announces $7.5 mil funds for NIU health IT

    Northern Illinois University (NIU) will receive a Regional Extension Center award worth $7.5 million over two years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • William D. Paulson

    William D. Paulson, 64, of North Aurora and formerly of Elburn, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Church news for Feb. 25

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

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • United They Fall

    Knights lose to Geneva in Chicago Kaneland High School boys basketball got yet another look at the bright lights of the United Center on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Alef headed to State swim meet

    Kaneland High School junior Grant Alef, as an individual swimmer, has one destination during the winter.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Silver Stardom

    Quickly getting used to the idea of tournament wins, the 8th Grade Kaneland Silver Stars are shown here after conquering the Storm Chasers Classic Tournament at South Elgin High School on Saturday and Sunday.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Heiss honored by W. Aurora

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College's long-time head men's basketball coach Dave Heiss was recently honored by his alma mater, West Aurora High School.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Wrestlers Boyle, Davidson nab one win each at State meet

    The Kaneland High School wrestling program can be pleased that they not only sent two wrestlers to the Class 2A State meet at Assembly Hall in Champaign, but also had those grapplers get a win on the...

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Elite VanBogaert

    Elburn native and Rosary graduate Elyse VanBogaert recently became the 20th player in Loyola women’s basketball history to reach the 1,000 point plateau, achieved on Feb. 4.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Feb. 25 local 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 February 25, 2010
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  • SG resident inducted into National Leadership Honor Society at Augustana College

    Tara Czepiel, an Augustana College senior from Sugar Grove majoring in biology and Spanish, was one of 33 students inducted into the Augustana circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honor society.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Illinois Wesleyan announces dean’s list

    The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2009-10 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University: Lauren Contorno of Elburn and John Konovodoff of Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Millikin University announces members of Chamber Chorale

    The School of Music at Millikin University announced members of the Millikin University Chamber Chorale for the 2009-2010 academic year.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Bradley University announces local graduate

    Elburn resident Nathaniel Schieve earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 19, 2009.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • WIU announces local fall 2009 graduates

    Western Illinois University announced the local graduates who earned their degrees following the fall 2009 semester.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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  • Rylen Joseph Boughton

    Chad and Valerie Boughton announce the birth of their son, Rylen Joseph Boughton.

    • Posted February 25, 2010
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