• IRS offers help with tax problems

    Illinois—The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday, May 15, to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • FVCC announces students of the month

    Kaneland—The Fox Valley Career Center students of the month for April are Rojelio Rodriguez, Electrician I, St. Charles North High School; Abby Michels, Early Childhood I, Kaneland High School; and Veronica Rogawski, Health Occupations—CNA, St. Charles North...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Millikin JMS Scholars present research projects

    Millikin University senior Michelle Buck of Elburn was among 22 students presenting their research projects during the annual James Millikin Scholars Senior Recognition Day program held on April 24 as a part of Millikin's Celebrations of Scholarship....

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Piglets on parade

    ELBURN—The National Bank and Trust Co. in Elburn has adopted out piglets to area businesses for decoration and community fundraising.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Elburn singer awarded scholarship

    ELBURN—The St. Charles Singers announced that Shannon Ramba of Elburn, a St. Charles North High School senior, will receive the $1,000 Walter J. and Edith E. Best Foundation scholarship.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Alarm companies need notice of dispatch switch

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department will switch its emergency dispatch services on Tuesday, June 1, but residents still should call 9-1-1 in cases of emergency.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Credit-card option will boost Metra parking fee

    ELBURN—The Elburn Finance Committee recommended on Monday that the village implement a credit-card payment option for Metra station parking.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • May 14 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 14, 2010
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  • Anderson graduates from Eastern Illinois University

    Eric Anderson, a 2006 graduate of Kaneland High School, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Eastern Illinois University on May 8.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • And the best mom is …

    Sugar Grove—Members of the Sugar Grove Library Friends picked the winners of the Best Mom in Town contest.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • EEI wins merit awards

    Sugar Grove—Fifty-five Illinois firms were recognized for excellence in engineering before an audience of more than 250 engineers, clients and government officials at an awards luncheon in February at the Crowne Plaza, Springfield.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Delnor offers free session on fibromyalgia

    Geneva—Imagine being one of the estimated 7 to 10 million Americans who often suffer from debilitating pain, chronic fatigue and mounting anxiety, and while on the road to diagnosis, often undergo an endless variety of medical tests.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Lady Knights sees 3 attain all-WSC status at Glenbard S.

    GLEN ELLYN—In the last tune-up before the postseason begins, the Lady Knights track team participated in the final Western Sun Conference meeting at Glenbard South High School on Friday.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Boys Track nabs 2nd at Kane County Invite

    KANELAND—It was cold and windy, but Knights boys track managed to leave all but one team in its collective dust on Friday.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Softball takes advantages of curveballs, longballs

    KANELAND—Lady Knights softball is 14-7, and bringing the offense.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • KHS soccer trumps Sycamore for first time; steadies for regional

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School girls soccer continues to add on to its season of greatest hits, and it’s evident the squad doesn’t want the music to stop.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Knight sluggers split week with Yorkville, beat OEHS

    KANELAND—It looks like the Kaneland baseball roster has no problem scoring runs. Now, all that’s left is making sure that always translates to wins.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: Thank our troops

    May 15, 2010, is Armed Forces Day. Right now, volunteer men and woman are everywhere protecting we civilians here at home.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: Thank our troops

    May 15, 2010, is Armed Forces Day. Right now, volunteer men and woman are everywhere protecting we civilians here at home.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Letter: Elburn fireworks still needs help

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who made the Pork Chop Dinner on March 31 such a great success.

    • Posted May 13, 2010
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  • Francis “Bud” E. Gaumer

    Francis “Bud” E. Gaumer, 90, of Kaneville, passed away at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva on Tuesday, May 11, 2010.

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • Meredith Kate Albrecht

    Meridith Kate Albrecht, 33, of Mexico Beach, Fla., passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at her home. She was born in Chicago, and had lived in Mexico Beach for the last five years, moving there from Elburn.

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • Dale T. Stout

    Dale T. Stout, 74, of DeKalb, formerly of Elburn, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Sycamore.

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • Free worry, anxiety seminar May 17

    Geneva—Adults interested in learning about worry and anxiety are welcome to join TriCity Family Services for a free seminar, “Worry? Anxiety? What Does it Mean?” on Monday, May 17, from 7 to 8 p.m.

    • Posted May 12, 2010
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  • DUI offender tries to flee police

    ELBURN—Local police pursued a driver through residential streets off Route 47 in Elburn Saturday for several minutes before arresting him for driving under the influence of alcohol, attempting to elude police, and several other offenses.

    • Posted May 11, 2010
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  • Leukemia research fundraiser seeks raffle items, sponsors

    ELBURN—The Friends of Jason Gould Foundation is planning its second annual fundraiser for leukemia and lymphoma research, Jason's Hogfan Party.

    • Posted May 11, 2010
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  • Elburn Chamber features new website

    Elburn—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce has a new website, developed by VisionFriendly.com in Yorkville.

    • Posted May 10, 2010
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  • Cancer survivors prepare for Bridge Walk

    Geneva—On May 15, more 1,500 people whose lives have been touched by cancer will gather at on the island at Fabyan Park in the Kane County Forest Preserve to participate in the 5K Bridge Walk to benefit...

    • Posted May 10, 2010
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  • Participants sought for garage sale weekend

    MAPLE PARK—Village-wide garage sales will take place Friday and Saturday, May 21-22.

    • Posted May 10, 2010
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  • Library, Legion Auxiliary send items to the military

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library joined forces with the Sugar Grove American Legion Post 1271 Women's Auxiliary to collect items to send to members of the military.

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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  • Teens and online social networking

    Friendships are everything to teens. The new technology avenues of today have provided many opportunities to network with existing friends as well as communicate with “cyber” friends.

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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  • Park will not be cellular tower site

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Monday voted against allowing a U.S. Cellular tower on village-owned park property next to the Civic Center.

    • Posted May 9, 2010
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