• Morrison resigns from village administration

    ELBURN—David Morrison, a longtime top administrator for the village of Elburn, has resigned.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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  • Lucinda Muirhead Corron

    Lucinda Muirhead Corron, 101, of Campton Township, died June 12 at her home. She had been a resident of Campton Township for 64 years

    • Posted June 15, 2010
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  • Tickets go on sale June 15 for ‘The Music Man’

    Kaneland—While the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival enjoyed its 11th year of bringing the Fine Arts to the Kaneland Community, it is wrapping up its first year of a new endeavor called the Festival Performance Series.

    • Posted June 15, 2010
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  • Festival fun at Swedish Days

    Geneva—A must stop for affordable and local summer fun is Geneva's 61st Annual Swedish Days—A Midsommar Festival.

    • Posted June 15, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: Paws All Day in Elburn 2010

    Christopher Andrus, 1, of DeKalb makes a friend in a rescue greyhound from Midwest Greyhound Rescue.

    • Posted June 14, 2010
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  • Summer reading can reap rewards

    ELBURN—Reading has many benefits, from enjoyment to education, but the Town & Country Public Library is offering even more rewards for participants in Scare Up A Good Book.

    • Posted June 14, 2010
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  • Resident will launch teen reading, writing groups

    UGAR GROVE—Kaelynn Wilson-Bennett of Sugar Grove always has loved reading and writing, and in college founded a literary magazine. Now she wants to provide a place where other young writers can compose and share their works, and...

    • Posted June 13, 2010
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  • Drainage project requires soil boring

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on June 1 voted unanimously to approve a contract with Testing Service Corporation, allowing the company to begin boring soil in the Mallard Point subdivision.

    • Posted June 13, 2010
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  • John Deere store honors 30-year employee

    ELBURN—Over a piece of Steve Bagg’s anniversary cake, decorated with trees, farmland, and of course, miniature tractors, the 30-year John Deere employee recounted how he, as a kid, was very interested in football and baseball, until he...

    • Posted June 12, 2010
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  • Watson among HOF inductees at WCC

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College inducted five former Chiefs into its Athletic Hall of Fame during the college’s annual Athletic Banquet on May 11.

    • Posted June 12, 2010
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  • First birds in Illinois test positive for West Nile virus

    SPRINGFIELD—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, announced on Saturday that the first birds testing positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year were found in Carroll County and St. Clair County.

    • Posted June 12, 2010
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  • Expert advice for the beginning gardener

    Illinois has the perfect climate for not only flower gardens, but for vegetable gardens too. This is because the area gets enough precipitation throughout the year to moisten the soil, which is perfect for the growth...

    • Posted June 12, 2010
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  • State’s financial crisis affects municipalities

    ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson said Monday he is concerned about the state's delay in income-tax disbursements to municipalities when the village already faces budget challenges.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Commisioner to decide penalty

    ELBURN—Village Liquor Commissioner Dave Anderson said he is not sure if the village will penalize three Elburn businesses that violated the village liquor code by selling alcohol to minors on May 20.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Elburn residents indicted for dumping in Fox River

    Chicago—Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced criminal charges this week in connection with the chemical dumping that resulted in a fish kill in a creek that leads to the Fox River in May.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Charles McCormick, Kaneland superintendent, retires

    It was 1997, just before 9 a.m. on a Tuesday morning—an ordinary day in the Kaneland district office.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • The skinny on Orthorexia—When healthy eating goes too far

    Eating disorders affect up to 24 million individuals in America, and 70 million worldwide. There are many different types of eating disorders, and another has been added to the list: Orthorexia Nervosa.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Fast-food menus must display calories, by law

    Seven hundred and forty calories—that’s how many calories are in one McDonald’s Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • June 11 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 June 11, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Memories of Bob

    Family members of Bob Sommers stop to pose for a photo at the Bob Sommers Memorial Shoot at the St. Charles Sportsman’s Club in Elburn Saturday.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Benefits of Omega 3 fish oil supplements outweigh risks

    Eating fish two times a week is recommended by the American Heart Association to maintain a healthy diet, but new Omega 3 fish oil pills have all the benefits without the fishy taste.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Cyberbullying: When chatting online goes too far

    It starts with a rumor. A murmur behind closed doors—or open phones. Soon it escalates into a full-blown texting war, a small disagreement that gets too far out of hand to control.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Church news for June 10

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • All-WSC, team awards handed out at KHS

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School dished out end of the year and spring speason sports awards last week.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Crossroads approaching for Elburn Baseball & Softball

    ELBURN—If area residents wish to be informed and involved with Elburn Baseball and Softball, there is no better time than now. That’s because later might not be an option.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Marie C. Phillips

    Marie C. Phillips, 90, of Elburn, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010, at DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in DeKalb.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Helen A. Kahl

    Helen A. Kahl, 92, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior surrounded by the love of her family at her home on May 31, 2010.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Pair of local students graduate from St. Ambrose

    St. Ambrose University held its Spring Commencement on May 15 in Moline, Ill., and two local residents were part of the ceremony.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Local students named to Bradley University dean’s list

    Jessica Lund of Elburn and Joseph Gruber of Maple Park were among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Bornemann graduates from Ripon College

    Andrea Bornemann of Sugar Grove graduated from Ripon College during its commencement on May 16.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Western Illinois University announces spring 2010 dean’s list

    Several local students were part of the more than 1,850 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University who were named to the 2010 Spring Dean's List.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Editorial: Time more valuable than money

    With the economy continuing to struggle, and state and local governments falling further into debt, budgets are tight to the point of breaking for most people and organizations.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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