• U of I alumni association honors Eldon Gould

    Maple Park—Eldon F. Gould (B.S. 1963 animal sciences), of Maple Park, received an Award of Merit the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association during the college's annual award banquet.

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  • Rep. Foster votes to block automatic pay increases

    Washington—Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) recently voted for H.R. 5146, bipartisan legislation that would stop automatic pay increases for members of Congress in FY 2011.

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  • Board approves sign requests

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Board on Tuesday approved Quantum Sign and Fabricators' request for permission to print temporary signs up to four times a year, and amended the ruling, allowing the sign manufacturer to produce up to...

    • Posted May 8, 2010
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  • SG extends Mediacom agreement

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Board on Tuesday approved a temporary extension of the Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Mediacom, which will remain in effect until Sept. 7, 2010.

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  • Post office helps stamp out hunger

    CAROL STREAM—Letter carriers throughout the Northern Illinois U.S. Postal Service District will “Stamp Out Hunger” this Saturday, May 8, when the annual food drive starts its 18th year.

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  • Krier earns Golden Eagle

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Krier was awarded the Golden Eagle for best student newspaper in its class at the April 23 Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) conference.

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  • Trustee believes village staff is top-heavy

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn had three top staffers—an administrator, a police chief and a public works superintendent until 2008, when it created another position—community development director, a job that later was renamed assistant village administrator.

    • Posted May 7, 2010
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  • Board supports Northwest water planning

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday was the latest municipality to confirm its support of the implementation of the Water 2050 plan, which will seek to satisfy an expected increase in supply and demand for...

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  • Editorial: No easy answers—but a couple of questions—in Elburn’s budget crunch

    Like just about every family, business and unit of government in the state—if not the nation—the village of Elburn has had to try and tighten its belt to navigate through the current, difficult economic climate.

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  • Going abroad

    43 KHS students hone language skills while seeing Europe

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  • Annual plant sale at library May 7

    ELBURN—The 7th Annual Geranium, Gerbera Daisies and Tuberous Begonias Plant fundraiser will be held on Friday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town &...

    • Posted May 7, 2010
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  • WCC names Business Competition Day winners

    Waubonsee—More than 125 students from 11 area high schools competed at Waubonsee Community College’s 31st Annual Business Competition Day on April 14.

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  • Village adopts mission statement

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved a mission statement on Monday that will be the philosophy behind every decision that village officials make in the future, said Village President Dave Anderson, who composed the statement with feedback from...

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  • Kaneland adds to Hall of Fame

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District Hall of Fame Committee added a group of new members of the Kaneland Hall of Fame.

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  • Tight budget has MP seeking grants, loans

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials continue to seek loans and grants to pay for public works projects that are unaffordable under the village budget.

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  • May 7 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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  • Rash of burglaries in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE—Elio Rizzi, 4, recently spent about a week in the hospital, and his mom promised him he could ride his dirt bike after he got home. Unfortunately, the bike was stolen in one of 12 burglaries that...

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Harper Lorraine Williams

    Aaron and Andrea (Headley) Williams of Elburn announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Lorraine, who was born March 14, 2010, at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

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  • North Central names winter dean’s list

    North Central College named Elizabeth Korth of Elburn, to its Dean’s List of scholars for the 2010 winter term.

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Buck, Davidson recognized at Millikin

    Michelle Buck, a senior majoring in theatre and music from Elburn, and Erika Davidson, a junior majoring in theatre from Elburn, were honored during Millikin University's annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation program held April 22...

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  • Czepiel inducted to nation’s highest honor society

    Tara Czepiel from Sugar Grove was among the Phi Beta Kappa inductees at Augustana University.

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  • Knights boys track outlasts Sycamore, Yorkville

    SYCAMORE—Knights boys track looks like a force to be reckoned with as the regular season winds down.

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  • Lady Knights compete at Kane Co. prep for WSC

    KANELAND—With the final regular season meet on the horizon, Kaneland Lady Knights track is seeing personnel move to the forefront of events; just in time for postseason action.

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  • KHS softball (10-6) falls to GS, edges Geneva

    KANELAND—In a meeting of two of the better Western Sun Conference teams on Thursday, the visiting Lady Raiders showed KHS who the team to beat might be this season.

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  • Soccer earns win, tie

    KANELAND—Lady Knight soccer found its propensity for finding the net on Tuesday, just in time for the season’s homestretch.

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  • 1st ever Kaneland Klassic Soccer Tournament

    Friday, May 7-Saturday, May 8, 2010

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  • KHS looking for former girls’ track members

    Kaneland is looking for the following members of the 1988 girls’ track team. If you know any contact info, please contact Sharon Sabin in the District Office.

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  • WCC Baseball hit milestones

    Waubonsee Community College got a taste of history on Monday.

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  • KHS basketball golf outing info

    Foursomes and sponsorships are going fast, but there is still time to join the Kaneland boys basketball program in a day of fun at the first ever golf outing on Saturday, June 12, held at Bliss Creek...

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  • Get in on KYSO

    Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization (KYSO) is holding its fall on line open registration now through July 26th. A late registration period (with additional $20 fee) begins June 27 and ends July 5.

    • Posted May 6, 2010
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  • Baseball improves to 16-9

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School baseball isn’t in the habit of nice and easy wins, but they’re garnering wins nonetheless against their WSC brethren.

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  • Letter: Thank you for the support

    We would like to thank all of our customers that have supported us over the past 33 years. The decision to close Viking Office Supply earlier this year was a hard one to make.

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