• Fire hydrant flushing next week

    The Village and the Elburn Fire Department are scheduled to start flushing fire hydrants next week.

    • Posted April 27, 2010
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  • Coffee cart coming to Metra station

    Local commuters will be able to buy freshly brewed coffee, donuts, bagels and other refreshments before boarding the train in the morning at the Elburn Metra station starting in early May.

    • Posted April 27, 2010
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  • Vehicle theft, high-speed chase

    A 16-year-old male from Georgia led police on a high-speed chase Saturday after he stole a local resident's vehicle parked in front of a business in Elburn on Saturday.

    • Posted April 27, 2010
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  • Who has the Best Mom in Town?

    KHS, KMS students invited to nominate their moms

    • Posted April 27, 2010
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  • Village announces road closures

    Sugar Grove—Spring is here, and along with it, roadway and infrastructure improvement work.

    • Posted April 26, 2010
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  • Community emergency response training offered

    ELBURN—Local residents who are 18 and older may participate in the Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) training, to prepare them to assist the police and fire departments with emergency and disaster response.

    • Posted April 26, 2010
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  • KHS announces summer Driver’s Ed schedules

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School will be offering a summer Driver Education program for Kaneland and non-Kaneland students who will be turning 15 by June and reside in the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted April 26, 2010
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  • Foster announces Congressional Art Competition

    Batavia—The office of Rep. Bill Foster is accepting submissions from area high school students for entry into the annual Congressional Art Competition, now in its 29th year.

    • Posted April 26, 2010
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  • Career center names students-of-the-month

    Kaneland—The Fox Valley Career Center announced its students-of-the-month for March.

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • Hatcher gathers signatures

    Yorkville—State Rep. Kay Hatcher posted petitions on her website so local families can sign-on in support of measures to create jobs and to make known their opposition to proposed tax increases.

    • Posted April 25, 2010
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  • Jazzercise raises funds for breast cancer survivors

    The organization's goal is to empower breast cancer survivors to get back in the swing of life physically, emotionally and spiritually.

    • Posted April 24, 2010
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  • Retiring assistant chief helped fire department grow

    ELBURN—Retiring from Elburn & Countryside Fire Department was not something that Assistant Chief Wayne Stevens planned, but he realized in the past year that he was ready after 32 years leading the village's emergency medical services.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Final village budget pared down, still has shortfall

    ELBURN—Elburn officials approved a new village budget on Monday that has $900,000 less in expenses than last year's budget.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Stevens valued close-knit group

    ELBURN—Although Elburn & Countryside Fire Department Assistant Chief Wayne Stevens is ready to retire, he is sad about leaving his co-workers.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Elburn resident named among NIU 2010 Board of Trustees Professors

    Dekalb—Northern Illinois University recognized geology professor Ross Powell as one of its top professors.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Police blotter for April 23

    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 April 23, 2010
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  • Village adopts FY2010-11 budget

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday passed the 2010-11 budget, which will go into effect on May 1.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Village to repave Granart Road

    Sugar Grove—The village will use Local Agency Pavement Preservation and American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funds to repave Granart Road from Dugan Road west to Whildin Road this summer.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Calling all volunteers

    St. Charles—Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption, a local nonprofit horse rescue in St. Charles, will host a volunteer orientation day at noon on Saturday, April 24.

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Residents upset over Sugar Grove water bill fee

    Sugar Grove—Residents upset to learn of a processing fee for their water and sewer bills told the village they were not happy with its decision to penalize residents who do not use the village's automatic debit system....

    • Posted April 23, 2010
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  • Mike Slodki’s 2010 Mock Draft

    Sports Editor Mike Slodki puts together his first round of the 2010 NFL draft.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Kane sets property tax due dates

    Kane County—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert announced that taxpayer’s 2009 property tax bills, payable 2010, will be mailed out on or before Monday, April 26.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Fine Arts Fest

    Art was created and displayed throughout the day Sunday at the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Fest, held at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Stewart PTN holds clothing, toy sale

    Elburn—The Kaneland John Stewart Parent Teacher Network will sponsor a spring and summer clothing and toy sale on Friday, April 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Church news for April 22

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Ella Wilkison

    Ella Wilkison, 91, of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life in the morning hours of Monday, April 19, 2010, at Provena Pine View Care Center, following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Ottawa Invite can’t humble Kaneland boys track

    KANELAND—What better way to let a future conference rival know who’s king of the track than to show them a year early.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Lady Knights host Jenni’s ABC, GS

    KANELAND—Lady Knights track saw some members continue in a nice groove this week.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Softball takes wins from Maine West, Oswego, Sycamore, now 7-5

    KANELAND—Lady Knights softball rallied this week to finish a busy slate winning three of five.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Soccer takes Blackhawk title

    KANELAND—For Kaneland girls soccer, it's quite alright to party like its 2005.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Knights come back vs. Hampshire, solve Rochelle

    KANELAND—Knights baseball won any which way it could in a week that saw three of four games in the “W” column.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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  • Celebrate Earth Day at Johnson’s Mound

    ELBURN—The public is invited to an Earth Day hike through Johnson's Mound Forest Preserve, 41W600 Hughes Road, Elburn from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

    • Posted April 22, 2010
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