• Photo gallery: 2010 Kaneville Memorial Day Service

    The Color Guard leads the march to the Kaneville Cemetary as part of a Memorial Day service which included a performance by Lee Murdock, a presentation by Evan Mahan, singing, and the decoration of soldiers' graves.

    • Posted May 31, 2010
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  • Keeping mom healthy

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department announced a new service that will provide health messages for new moms and moms-to-be.

    • Posted May 31, 2010
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  • Lions announce May calendar raffle winners

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

    • Posted May 31, 2010
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  • KHS announces students-of-the-term for term 4

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School recognized the following students for being the Term 4, 2009-10 students-of-the-term.

    • Posted May 30, 2010
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  • KHS recognizes students for volunteer service

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Knights Generosity Involves Volunteer Effort (GIVE) program has been set up to recognize students who gave back to their school and community through volunteer service.

    • Posted May 29, 2010
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  • Taverns cited for selling liquor to minors

    ELBURN, MP—A state-agency sting May 20 at 24 area businesses resulted in eight citations for selling alcohol to minors, including two taverns and one restaurant in Elburn and one bar in Maple Park.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Elburn Chamber optimistic about fireworks’ return

    ELBURN—Elburn Chamber of Commerce may be able to host its popular Day in the Park and fireworks again this summer, an event that was cancelled last year.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Sho-Deen, village renew commitment to development

    ELBURN—Now that Sho-Deen Inc. has sold most of its Mill Creek homesites in Geneva, it is ready to pursue the Elburn Station development. If

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Village will keep developer informed about consultant needs

    ELBURN—Sho-Deen Inc. representative David Patzelt told Elburn officials Monday that he would like the village to curtail its use of consultants in the development planning and approval process for the proposed Elburn Station development.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Decision on wind devices expected

    The Sugar Grove Planning Commission on May 19 recommended that the Village Board approve a renewable-energy ordinance, which would allow the Sugar Grove Township to install a wind turbine tower at the road and bridge building on...

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • SG Village Board is bee-side itself

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on May 18 chose to not move forward on a resident couple's application to amend a zoning ordinance currently making it illegal to keep bees in a residentially zoned area.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Krauspe elected as school board president

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday unanimously elected Board Secretary Cheryl Krauspe as the new board president.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Insect-ravaged ash trees removed

    ELBURN—Any local ash tree that currently is healthy in the village probably will not remain so because of the increasing presence of the emerald ash borer, Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • iStatement project starts students on career paths

    KANELAND—By exploring career fields while still in high school, students have a chance to see if those paths are the ones they really want to take before heading to college or other training.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • May 28 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 May 28, 2010
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  • Best face forward

    Elburn trustee Jerry Schmidt spent the afternoon of May 19 planting geraniums and several other varieties of flowers in a concrete planter recently installed in front of Village Hall.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • More than 800 graduates receive degrees from WCC

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 806 graduates at the college’s 2010 commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 20.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Site offers parking since restaurant demolished

    SUGAR GROVE—The property located at 270 Main St. in Sugar Grove has experienced several changes over the last 20 years, from its days when the property was known as “The Pointe,” “Duffy’s,” and then “J.R.’s Retreat.”

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • KHS trackster Patterson vaults to 10th place finish at State finals

    CHARLESTON—Brooke Patterson wasn’t a perfect 10 this weekend, but that number put her in a pretty nice place.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • KHS falls to Hampshire in season-ender

    KANELAND—In Monday’s regional opener play-in game against fifth-seeded Hampshire, the fourth-seeded Knights were bombarded by opposing offense and failed fundamentals.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Historic girls soccer season ends at foot of Rosary in regional

    AURORA—For the second straight year, the Kaneland Lady Knights’ soccer journey ended on the cusp of regional glory.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Boys track takes Sterling Sectional; 11 events to State

    STERLING—Kaneland boys track isn't just getting hot at the right time, it's smokin'.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • 2 juveniles arrested for bomb threat

    Sugar Grove—Two 13-year-old males were taken into custody at the Kaneland Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove on Friday at 11:45 a.m.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Are you a Benton?

    On June 13, Kaneville is hosting the Firemen’s Breakfast and Historical Society’s open house.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Plant sale thanks

    Elburn Hill Church would like to thank all of you who came to our fourth annual plant sale.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Church news for May 27

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: Do not forget

    It is embarrassingly easy for many of us to forget that our nation is currently fighting two wars.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Micro-management or ineffective leadership?

    The Sugar Grove Library Board Meeting of May 13 was attended by a number of community residents who had concerns about recent board actions.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Don’t come home until your job is done

    In ancient Sparta, Spartan mothers commanded their soldier sons, “Come home victorious, or come home on your shield.”

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Thank you for helping the Maple Park library

    Thank you to everyone who helped the library when we replaced the carpeting and repainted recently.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Attend the opening Sugar Grove farmers market

    Please join us for the opening of the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market, which we will share with the village of Sugar Grove and its Community Open House, on Saturday, June 5.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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  • Letter: Poppy Days a success thanks to veterans

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Legion Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the community for their generosity toward our Poppy Days on May 14 and 15.

    • Posted May 27, 2010
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