• Boor named to dean’s list at U of I

    Steven Boor, a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate from Elburn, was named to the dean’s list at the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, for the fall 2009 semester.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Waubonsee announces fall semester president’s list

    Waubonsee Community College announced its president’s list for the fall 2009 semester, which includes full-time students who earn a 4.0 semester grade point average.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Parrilli, Bobowiec to wed

    Charlotte and Tim Parrilli of Maple Park announces the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Kathleen Parrilli, to Ryan Bobowiec, son of Vicky and Randy Bobowiec of Friendship, Wis.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Award season

    Announced on Sunday were the Kaneland Cager award winners

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • KHS boys basketball golf outing news

    The Kaneland High School boys basketball program is having its first golf outing on Saturday, June 12, at Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • KHS boys track sets team mark at Byron

    Kaneland boys track had itself a productive indoor meet in Byron on Saturday.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Chiefs baseball hits Florida

    Defensive mistakes cost the Waubonsee Chiefs in their 2010 season opener as they fell 14-6 to Team Ontario on the historic grounds of Holman Stadium at the Dodgertown complex.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Editorial: Public’s right to know requires vigilant protection

    This week is considered Sunshine Week, a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Spring Break celebration for TriCity Family Services

    On Friday, March 5, 2010, TriCity Family Services hosted its 21st Annual Benefit and Auction.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Love horses? Be a volunteer

    Blazing Prairie Stars, a therapy farm in Maple Park, is looking for volunteers 16 and older who have at least one year’s experience with horses and enjoy working with children.

    • Posted March 18, 2010
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  • Agency on aging seeks Kane resident for advisory council

    Kane County—The Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging seeks a Kane County resident or person employed in Kane County to represent the county on its Advisory Council.

    • Posted March 17, 2010
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  • Dewey Dash in Elburn will kick off race season

    ELBURN—Gene Stern of Elburn has participated for the past several years in the Dewey Dash, a 5K event that Town & Country Public Library sponsors each spring.

    • Posted March 17, 2010
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  • Kaneland Foundation offers music, fun

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Foundation will offer an evening of music and fun from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 20, at the Aurora Airport in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted March 16, 2010
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  • KHS presents ‘Guys and Dolls’

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School drama department will present “Guys and Dolls” at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 21.

    • Posted March 15, 2010
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  • Livingwell Cancer Resource Center offers lymphedema program

    GENEVA—From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, is offering a program on Preventing and Managing Lymphedema.

    • Posted March 15, 2010
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  • Rural asthma study launches in Midwest

    Regional—This week, Madison-based Reciprocal Sciences, with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is launching a new study to learn more about the problem of rural asthma in the Midwest.

    • Posted March 14, 2010
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  • Fun Fest planning begins March 16

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Fun Fest committee will meet upstairs at the Maple Park Civic Center at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 16.

    • Posted March 14, 2010
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  • $5M IEPA loan sought for treatment plant

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials want to make sure the village's wastewater treatment system is adequate for future development. However, meeting that goal will require $5 million.

    • Posted March 13, 2010
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  • First Street work officially finished

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will remit a final payment of $126,922 for the First Street reconstruction to the insurance company that coordinated the project's completion.

    • Posted March 13, 2010
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  • Trustee: ‘We want to get this town up and running’

    MAPLE PARK—Village officials want to help improve and promote downtown Maple Park by collaborating with local businesses.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • 3 Kaneville firefighters lauded for service

    KANEVILLE—Three Kaneville firefighters were recognized recently for their years of service to the Kaneville Fire District.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • State: ‘There is no money’

    KANELAND—A meeting with State Representative Kay Hatcher (Dist. 50) on Monday confirmed what Kaneland School District officials already knew—school funding from the state will be severely cut.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Prairie burn gives lesson in good stewardship

    Sugar Grove—Members of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church and others experienced a first-hand lesson in caring for God's creation when they participated in a prairie burn on Saturday.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Committee recommends higher water-sewer charges

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members in recent weeks have debated the best way to raise water and sewer revenue, with ideas ranging from charging a customer fee to hiking usage rates.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • District, teachers agree to discuss budget crunch

    The KEA and the School administration released a joint press release on Tuesday, stating that the teachers union initiated a request to engage in informal conversations with Kaneland officials regarding the 2010-11 budget.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland cuts $3.1 million from budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved $3.1 million in cuts to next year's budget, and there is more to come.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Read with a cop

    Maple Park Police and the Maple Park Library hosted its first 'Story with the Chief' on March 1.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Corrections officer indicted in fatal DUI crash

    Kane County—A state corrections officer has been indicted on drunken driving charges in a 2008 fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred while he was on his way to work.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • March 12 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 12, 2010
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  • Kindergarten registration, literacy fair set for March 13

    The 2010 Kindergarten Registration and Literacy Fair will take place on Saturday, March 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kaneland High School cafeteria.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • A decade to remember

    Heather Espe of Hughes Creek Golf Course (right) awarded Sam Bradberry a crystal plaque for 10 years of dedicated service to the golf course.

    • Posted March 11, 2010
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  • WCC announces fall dean’s list

    The Waubonsee Community College dean’s list celebrates excellence in full-time students who attain a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

    • Posted March 11, 2010
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