• Nelson graduates Purdue University

    Brandon Nelson of Sugar Grove graduated May 15 from Purdue University with a BS in Electrical Computer Engineering Technology.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Landon Levi Cornell

    Chris and Jen Cornell of Hinckley are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Levi.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Celia Rose Bedell

    Michael and Christi (Warnick) Bedell of Elburn announce the birth of their daughter, Celia Rose. She was born March 12, 2010, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Gregory ‘Greg’ Phillip Graham

    regory “Greg” Phillip Graham, 51, of Elburn, formerly of Lombard, Ill., passed away May 23, 2010, at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family following a long and fierce battle...

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Francis ‘Jamie’ G. Jamison

    Francis “Jamie” G. Jamison, 83, of Geneva, formerly of Elburn, passed away Monday, May 17, 2010, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Lyla Y. Johnsen

    Lyla Y. Johnsen, 84, of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life early in the afternoon on May 18, 2010, surrounded by the love of her family at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Living history: Students play the part of historical figures

    Jacob Anderson (left) portrays George Washington, while Dalton Ashew (right) portrays Davy Crockett at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School’s Annual Living History Museum event May 20 in Elburn.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • Summer building projects slated

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on May 24 reviewed all of District 302’s summer projects.

    • Posted May 26, 2010
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  • MP man arrested in connection with Kaneville burglary

    KANEVILLE—A Maple Park man was arrested after police found him in possession of a vehicle stolen in a burglary, one of 13 burglaries that took place April 30 in Kaneville.

    • Posted May 25, 2010
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  • WCC offers career education scholarships

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering scholarships to students enrolling in a variety of career education programs during the upcoming 2010-11 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, May 28.

    • Posted May 25, 2010
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  • West Nile Virus season is here

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department is cautioning residents now that as the warm weather approaches, so does the West Nile Virus season.

    • Posted May 24, 2010
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  • KHS students earn honors in IWPA contest

    Kaneland—Four Kaneland High School students were among the 54 honored by the Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA) during its annual High School Communications Contest.

    • Posted May 22, 2010
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  • What his future holds

    Even though he has always been a planner, Charlie McCormick, Kaneland District superintendent for the past 12 years, said when he retires in June, he has no set agenda for the future.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • McCormick looks back, ahead

    KANELAND—If one word could be used to describe Kaneland School District during Superintendent Charlie McCormick's 16 years with it, that word would be “growing.” One word best describes how McCormick dealt with that issue, “planning.”

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • Motorcycle parade will escort singer into village

    MAPLE PARK—A parade of more than 50 motorocycles will escort country-music singer Lindsay Lawler into Maple Park, from Route 47 north on County Line Road, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 28.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • Nashville country star coming to MP

    MAPLE PARK—Country-music recording artist and Nashville headliner Lindsay Lawler will perform at H.D. Rockers in Maple Park on Friday, May 28.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • New bylaws for library

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board on May 13 changed several library bylaws to make it easier for the board to outline its officers’ responsibilities and to navigate a budget expected to tighten considerably during the next...

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • PeepGov.com offers close look at lawmakers

    ELBURN—A new website makes it easier for people to keep track of the business their local lawmaker is conducting in the U.S. Capitol.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • Students say moms are best in town

    SUGAR GROVE—Three local mothers received a special honor just before Mother’s Day, winning the Best Moms in Town contest.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • KHS baseball keeps hitting at 21 wins

    KANELAND—Kaneland baseball hit the 20-win mark once again and found itself with a chance at Western Sun Conference-glory if things tumble in the right direction.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Andrews, Markuson, Sinon finish WSC boys track action with flourish

    GENEVA—Kaneland boys track ended its Western Sun Conference tenure on a nice note this past Friday in Geneva.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Lady Knights softball spends 16 innings in 2-1 win over Sycamore

    KANELAND—Kaneland softball got more than it bargained for this past week.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Soccer takes regional opener with 2-0 knockout

    AURORA—Better the second half than not at all. A scoreless first half for Kaneland soccer in the semifinal of the Class 2A Rosary Regional had the 15-2-5 Lady Knights flummoxed against the fourth-seeded Aurora Central Catholic Lady Chargers.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Bailey UWP-bound

    “I have an advantage coming from knowing the playbook; we run that offense at Kaneland,” said WR/DB Ryley Bailey.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Kane Coroner indicted for misconduct

    Kane County—A Kane County grand jury on Tuesday indicted Kane County Coroner Chuck West on five counts of official misconduct, each a Class 3 felony.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    At times, having a mental illness leads you to feel that your life is hopeless.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting library plant sale

    Thank you to everyone in our community who supported the Friends of the Town & Country Library 7th Annual Plant Sale fundraiser, May 7 and 8.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Letter: Frasz deserves our thanks

    On Tuesday, May 11, members of the Kane County Board voted to remove the county ban on video poker machines in the unincorporated areas of the county.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Letter: Open letter to Sugar Grove

    I live across from the Sugar Grove Post Office, and for at least four years have watched the drainage problem at the parking lot get bigger and bigger.

    • Posted May 20, 2010
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  • Church news for May 20

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Elburn resident named top AU student

    Andrew Price of Elburn, an Aurora University organizational management major, received AU’s Spartan Award—the school’s top student honor—at an annual Honors Convocation at Crimi Auditorium on April 23.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Owen George Herra

    Brian and Laura Herra of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Owen George, on Feb. 28, 2010, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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