• Village may stop taping most meetings

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is considering whether to eliminate the taping of Village Board and village committee meetings.

    • Posted March 30, 2010
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  • Wildlife Center offers spring break kids camp

    Elburn—The Fox Valley Wildlife Center will hold a Spring Break Kids Day Camp Tuesday through Friday, March 30 through April 2.

    • Posted March 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival activities set to begin

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival is coming on Sunday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the campus of Kaneland High School. Getting involved with the festival is easy, and there are free opportunities...

    • Posted March 29, 2010
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  • Boy Scout exhibition extended at Geneva History Center

    Geneva—This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. The Geneva History Center is celebrating the occasion with a new exhibition, Scouting: A Century of Values.

    • Posted March 28, 2010
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  • Delnor hosts Ladies Day Out event

    Geneva—Women take on lots of roles—mom, wife, daughter, businesswoman, coach, cook, chauffeur—the list is seemingly endless. No matter what a woman’s life entails, she deserves a day designed to inspire and rejuvenate her spirit.

    • Posted March 28, 2010
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  • KHS Scholastic Bowl team takes 2nd

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School Scholastic Bowl hosted the IHSA Regional Championships on March 8, and Kaneland concluded the event with a second-place finish.

    • Posted March 28, 2010
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  • At the buzzer

    Sugar Grove basketball team the Fireside Grille, formerly the Aurora Country Club, won Sugar Grove Park District's Over-32 Men's Basketball Tournament again this year.

    • Posted March 27, 2010
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  • Dispatch services switch coming in May

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department will switch its emergency dispatch services in mid to late May.

    • Posted March 27, 2010
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  • WCC students take part in government simulation

    Sugar Grove—For four days in late February, 13 Waubonsee Community College students experienced what it’s like to run the state’s government as they participated in the 32nd annual Model Illinois Government Simulation in Springfield. ...

    • Posted March 27, 2010
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  • KHS spring training baseball camp March 27, 30

    Kaneland Knights baseball is holding a Spring Training Baseball Camp on Saturday, March 27 and Tuesday, March 30.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Showmanship at its best

    Photos from the Kaneland High School production of Guys and Dolls. Photos by Susan O'Neill

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Putting names to the numbers

    Kaneland—For the first time, individual teacher's names are part of the record, with the reality hitting home for everyone involved.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Editorial: Kaneland’s budget-crunch reality sets in

    All of the budget talk, all of the numbers, all of the discussion on potential cuts became reality this week when the Kaneland School Board authorized the dismissal of 118 teachers and professionals (see related story).

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Girl Scout plans Siblings Fun Day

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Middle School eighth-grader Julia Hoyda has a 16-year-old brother, Matt, who has autism, behavior problems, a rare seizure disorder and developmental delays.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Unpaid school fees on the rise

    KANELAND—Unpaid Kaneland School District fees have reached an all-time high this year, with $50,179 being equivalent to the cost of a full-time teacher.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Private funding offers come with caveats

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials said they have appreciated the generous offers of funding recently made by parents and parent groups in the past several weeks to save various programs from being eliminated through the budget reduction process.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Staff cut will reduce village budget by $42,000

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials' latest step toward their goal of reducing an expected 2010-11 budget shortfall is cutting a position from the Public Works Department, which will save the village nearly $42,000 per year.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Sugar Grove resident offers tax preparation at a reasonable rate

    SUGAR GROVE—Charles Douglas, a Sugar Grove resident who recently opened a tax business in town, said he wants to be an alternative to high-priced tax preparers.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Elburn man killed in early-morning crash

    BATAVIA—A two-car crash this week resulted in the death of an Elburn resident, Jesus J. Escalante, 31, of the 900 block of President Street.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • H.D Rockers bar boasts biker theme

    MAPLE PARK—A new tavern at the Maple Park American Legion, H.D. Rockers, is not just a biker bar, although it does have a motorcycle theme.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Mothers’ club offers ‘time outs,’ community involvement

    ELBURN—After Erin Schaefer moved to Elburn in 2005, she wanted to make new friends and become involved in the community. At a friend's urging, she joined the St. Charles Mothers' Club four years ago and found it...

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Rep. Foster announces health insurance reform provisions that will immediately go into effect

    Congressman Bill Foster (IL-14) announced provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act that went into effect Tuesday after attending the White House Signing Ceremony to witness President Barack Obama sign the legislation into law.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • Lions announce calendar winners

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

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • League of Women Voters seek support for Fair Map Amendment

    Kane County—You may see some individuals around town with badges saying, “Ask Us How To Improve Illinois Politics.”

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • March 5 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 March 25, 2010
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  • Church news for March 25

    A look through the faith community's news and events

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Lady Knights kick off with 4-0 win

    MAPLE PARK—Ideal conditions met the Kaneland High School girls soccer team on Tuesday afternoon, as did an ideal result.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Dudzinski has postseason fun, earns State honors

    The fun continues for Knights boys basketball standout Dave Dudziunski.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Gruenke enjoying collegiate success

    Carroll University sophomore Lindsay Gruenke wasted no time in having a productive spring track season.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Baseball fills void with new talent

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School baseball seems to raise the bar every year, and this season hopes to be no different.

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • Boys track looks to top themselves

    Maple Park—Can the Kaneland High School boys track roster top last year’s exceptional finish?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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  • 5 captains, new goalie for soccer

    MAPLE PARK—What happens when most of the Lady Knights soccer squad that scored a sizable upset over Hampshire in regional action returns?

    • Posted March 25, 2010
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