• Aurora University announces dean’s lists

    Area residents have been named to Aurora University’s fall semester dean’s lists, known as the Ivy Leaf lists.

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  • Bruce makes dean’s list at Maryville University

    Jessica Bruce of Elburn earned dean's list honors at Maryville University in St. Louis for the fall 2009 semester.

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  • Fran Colsten celebrates 90th birthday

    Fran (Altepeter) Colsten is celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born in Aurora and moved as an infant to Virgil, where she spent more than 50 years and raised a family of five daughters.

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  • Defendants plead guilty to role in leaving Elburn youth’s body

    Three co-defendants pleaded guilty this week to their roles in an incident in which an Elburn teenager's body was left in a Chicago alley in 2007, with one facing a sentence of four years in prison.

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  • Louise Guth

    Louise M. Guth, 90, a resident of Drummond, Wis., died on Friday, March 5, 2010, at the Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center.

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  • Church news for March 11

    A look through this week's church news.

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  • Goin’ National

    Waubonsee Community College's Omi Acosta became the second National Champion in school history when he captured the 133-pound title at the 2010 NJCAA Wrestling National Championships on Feb. 27.

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  • KHS journey ends

    Knights hoopsters eliminated by DeKalb in 50-47 heartbreaker Pieces were in place for a storybook ending during Friday night’s 3A Kaneland Regional Championship.

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  • Pin Pals

    Marissa Vanik competes at the IKWF Sycamore Regional on behalf of the Knights Youth Wrestling Club on Feb. 27 at Sycamore High School.

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  • Editorial: Thank you, Elburn firefighters and Nicor

    On Saturday afternoon, I received a voicemail that made a series of worst-case scenario images come to mind as I returned the call to the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District.

    • Posted March 11, 2010
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  • Letter: Pork chop dinner fundraiser to aid fireworks

    One of the least expensive ways to enjoy summer vacation is to take advantage of local events. They require no hotels, no air fares, no gasoline.

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  • Letter: Great concert in Elburn

    The Da Capo Duo presented a free concert at the Elburn & Countryside Community Center on March 6.

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  • Letter: Parental notification for abortion should be the law

    I'm responding to a recent article about the new law that requires teen girls to inform their parents if they are getting an abortion.

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  • Letter: Illinois fiscal anarchy

    If constituents whom I serve fail to make their mortgage payments, the bank forecloses. If we don't make our car payment, the car is repossessed.

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  • Crosby named Detroit Tigers’ top prospect

    The 2010 Sporting News Baseball Preview magazine, available at newstands everywhere, lists Kaneland High School alum Casey Crosby as the Detroit Tigers' top prospect.

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  • Kaneland receives IEPA grant

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District received a grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) for $190,427. The grant, the Illinois Clean Diesel Grant Program, is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

    • Posted March 9, 2010
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  • Delnor Home Health named top provider

    Geneva—Delnor Home Health Care has been named to the 2009 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top performing home health agencies in the United States.

    • Posted March 8, 2010
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  • FVCC announces students of the month

    FVCC—The Fox Valley Career Center announced the following students of the month for January.

    • Posted March 8, 2010
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  • Stimulus funds sought for aging stormwater system upgrades

    MP, ELBURN—Maple Park and Elburn officials hope that economic stimulus funds will make sorely needed stormwater system improvements possible in their villages.

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Customer fee vs. higher water-sewer usage

    ELBURN—Elburn trustees do not all agree that a customer fee is the best or only way to raise water and sewer revenue.

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  • Fine Arts Fest receives honors

    Kaneland—On Jan. 20, the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) was chosen to receive the Illinois Alliance for Arts Education 2010 Public and Community Service Award.

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  • Strategies suggested to improve drainage, environment

    ELBURN—Elburn trustee Ken Anderson wants future village agreements with developers to require stormwater management practices that steer precipitation as quickly as possible into local creeks and aquifers.

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Planning begins for KanevilleFest

    Kaneville—After last year's successful event, planners Karen Flamand, Sandy Weiss, Kim Wendling, Paul Ross, Margie Jordan and Cathy Kovach met Feb. 25 to brainstorm ideas for this year's festivities.

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • Jumpers with heart

    More than 100 children filled the gymnasium at the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser at John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn on Friday.

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  • Village Board postpones vote on SSA proposal

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday postponed until April the vote to propose the establishment of a special service area (SSA) in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions.

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  • Kaneland appoints Open Meetings Act designees

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District appointed several people to undergo training from the Ilinois Attorney General's office regarding the Open Meetings Act.

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  • Da Capo Duo performs free concert in Elburn

    The Da Capo Duo, flutist Kristin Paxinos and guitarist Ben Westfall, will perform a free concert on Saturday, March 6, at 2 p.m. at the Elburn Community Center.

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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.

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  • March 5 Village notes

    Kaneville gathers info on waste haulers; Kaneville contemplates snow plow contract; SG Book Nook Cafe seeks off-site signage

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  • Dance! Dance! Dance!

    The library hosted the event on Monday evening to promote children's reading.

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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  • Elburnherald.com adds new layers of interactivity

    Since the Elburn Herald brought its entire website development process in-house, viewership began to increase; and in the last year, the pace of the increase has sped up dramatically.

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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  • Knights beat bulldogs

    KHS boys hoops finishes regular season 16-9 by Mike Slodki BATAVIA—Three years of frustration went a long way to being dealt with on Friday.

    • Posted March 4, 2010
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