• Lewis graduates basic training

    Air Force Airman Nathan D. Lewis graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Local students named to Augustana College dean’s list

    A number of local residents were named to the Augustana College dean’s list for the 2009 fall term.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • North Central College names dean’s list winners for winter term

    North Central College has named its dean's list of scholars for the 2009 fall term.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Church news for Feb. 18

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

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Offering support for KHS students

    This letter is in response to a letter regarding bullying by Blake Sowell, a freshman at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Stop talk of privatizing tollway system

    Recently there has been some talk of our state legislators now wanting to privatize Illinois’ tollway system so that they can pay off the state’s debt.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Mark your calendars for March 1 community blood drive

    Please mark your calendars for Monday, March 1. Your blood donations are so needed and so important. Every blood type is needed—with an immediate shortage of AB-Negative.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting my campaign

    I want to take this opportunity to thank the many individuals who supported my campaign, especially those that dedicated their time and energy on my behalf.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland cuts impact more than ourselves

    As a freshman cheerleader at Kaneland High School, when I first heard about the proposed budget cuts, I was mad, to say the least.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Women invited to ‘Messages from the Heart’ Feb. 21

    Batavia—All area women are invited to "Messages From the Heart" on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m. at The Holmstad.

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • Long makes Elmhurst women’s history

    For four seasons now, Kaneland High School 2006 graduate Lyndsie Long has been knocking down jumpers at Elmhurst College.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • FVCC classes provide hands-on experience

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School senior Kyle Straughn did not intend to become a firefighter. A couple of people he knew worked for the Maple Park Fire Department, and he began working there in 2008 as a part-time cadet...

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Community gets say on proposed budget cuts

    KANELAND—Teachers, parents and community members filled the Harter Middle School cafeteria on Monday night as the administration laid out alternatives to previously proposed budget cuts and the KEA announced it would not come back to the bargaining...

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Teacher’s union says ‘No’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Educators Association (KEA) announced on Monday its decision not to reopen negotiations with the Kaneland administration regarding teachers' salaries.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Committee: Use utility tax for village operations

    ELBURN—In the past, Elburn has dipped into the money residents pay in utility taxes to help keep the village operating. Now, village officials say those taxes should be permanently designated for that purpose.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Elburn officials ponder budget strategies

    ELBURN—Like most taxing bodies, the village of Elburn is coping with declining revenue and rising costs, calling for creative budgeting measures. Those could include hiking water and sewer fees and changing employee salaries and benefits, Village President...

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Blackberry Creek roads left unfinished by developer

    ELBURN—The developer of Blackberry Creek subdivision in Elburn has failed to finish surfacing several streets as required under its development agreement with the village.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Lions Club announce calendar raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Lions Club announced the winners of its calendar raffle for the month of January.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Elburn Scholarship Fund seeks KHS applicants

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

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Cub Scouts pack food to feed the starving children

    Sugar Grove—Cub Scout Danny McCully and about 40 of his fellow Scouts and family members packed enough food on Saturday to feed 73 children for a year.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • MP church seeks health-kit donations for Haiti relief

    MAPLE PARK—Grace United Methodist Church of Maple Park is seeking donations of supplies for health kits that will be sent to Haiti for people in need.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Liss named to dean’s list at Lewis University

    Mackenzie Liss, daughter of Chuck and Mary Liss of Elburn, was named to the dean’s list at Lewis University for the fall 2009 semester.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Griffin Knox Miller

    Bryan and Theresa (Thorne) Miller of Maple Park are proud to announce the birth of their son, Griffin Knox. He was born Jan. 6, 2010 at Delnor-Community Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs 1 oz and was...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • WCC adds to its student art collection

    Sugar Grove—This fall semester, Waubonsee Community College added 10 more pieces of artwork to its collection as part of the Student Art Purchase Program

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Boor graduates Summa Cum Laude from Marquette University

    Jillian Boor, a 2006 graduate of Kaneland High School, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Marquette University on Dec. 20, 2009.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • NIU announces Fall 2009 dean’s list

    Northern Illinois University announced its fall 2009 dean’s list students.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Police Department will have new digs

    Maple Park—Maple Park Police Department will move to larger quarters as soon as the police chief and a village trustee spruce up the space in the Civic Center.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Feb. 11 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 11, 2010
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  • KHS boys stops Sycamore, topped by Yorkville

    The Kaneland boys basketball team had a difficult first quarter before righting the ship in their last meeting with the Yorkville Foxes, but the most recent meeting on Friday had the host Foxes handing the Knights a...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Bowling finishes 12th in sectional

    Kaneland High School bowling saw its season come to an end on Saturday morning.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Wrestlers boast two regional champs, five move on

    Fortunately for Knights wrestling, offseason plans aren’t starting just yet. Thanks to a fourth-place finish at Saturday’s regional at Belvidere High School, five Knight grapplers are scheduled to compete at this weekend’s sectional out at the home of...

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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  • Lady Knights drop 2 in WSC homestretch

    With the regular season entering its homestretch, the Lady Knights basketball team fell to Western Sun Conference rivals Sycamore on Saturday and Yorkville on Friday.

    • Posted February 11, 2010
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