• Bruce earns dean’s list honors at Maryville University

    Jessica Bruce of Elburn earned dean's list honors at Maryville University in St. Louis for the spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Aurora University announces dean’s lists

    Local residents were named to Aurora University’s spring semester dean’s lists—high honors and regular honors—known as the Ivy Leaf lists.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • IWU announces spring 2010 dean’s list

    The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2009-10 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University. Local students include Lauren Contorno and Anna Rossi of Elburn; and John Konovodoff and Madison...

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Local students earn dean’s list honors at EIU

    Three local residents were named to the dean’s list at Eastern Illinois University for the spring 2010 term.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Local residents earn scholarships through the CFFRV

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 16 scholarships to southwestern Kane County residents for the 2010-11 academic year. The potential value of these scholarships over the next four years is $51,000.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Local residents graduate from AU

    Local residents were among Aurora University students who received degrees during the 117th annual commencement ceremonies held May 9 on the campus quadrangle.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Bornemann named to dean’s list at Ripon

    Andrea Lynn Bornemann of Sugar Grove was named to the dean's list at Ripon College for the spring 2010 semester, which recognizes academic excellence.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Church news for July 8

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Editorial: Community works together to bring back Day in the Park

    Residents and businesses in the village of Elburn responded, and now the community is preparing for the return of Elburn’s Day in the Park festivities, set for Saturday, July 11.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Library in danger

    The Sugar Grove Library is in danger from actions taken by its Board of Trustees. The board has failed to properly understand funding.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Waubonsee offers new Flexible Fridays option

    SUGAR GROVE—In an effort to make higher education even more convenient for area residents, Waubonsee Community College will debut its new Flexible Friday scheduling option this upcoming fall semester.

    • Posted July 8, 2010
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  • Delnor Health and Wellness Center hosts community health, fitness fair

    Geneva—The Delnor Health and Wellness Center will offer a day of health and wellness information for all ages on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted July 7, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Elburn July 4 bike parade

    Elburn bikers wait for the start of the annual 4th of July Bike Parade on Sunday. The children decorated their bikes for Independence Day and also had a police escort through the route. Photos by John DiDonna

    • Posted July 6, 2010
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  • Low-cost spay/neuter open to all pet owners

    DeKalb—Many area residents adopt pets from TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb, and those pets are spayed or neutered at the time of adoption.

    • Posted July 6, 2010
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  • 25 Years of Achievements

    One charity, Christian Relief Services, has been using community partnerships to fight poverty, not only in the United States, but all around the world.

    • Posted July 5, 2010
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  • Helping families who are grieving

    eneva—When a loved one dies, families with young children face unique challenges. Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering help for families—with children ages 5 to 18—cope with a death loss of a loved one—mother, father, grandparent, child...

    • Posted July 5, 2010
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  • Federal program funded for communities in Illinois to report non-compliant sex offenders

    STATE—Parents For Megan's Law and the Crime Victims Center (PFML/CVC) announced the expansion of their Sex Offender Registration Tips Program (SORT) to include communities in Illinois.

    • Posted July 4, 2010
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  • WCC nursing program honored

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College’s nursing program recently received a 2010 Public Health Hidden Hero award from the Kane County Board of Health.

    • Posted July 4, 2010
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  • Elburn woman indicted in 2009 fatal crash

    Updated July 3, 2010 at 12:27 p.m. An Elburn woman has been indicted in a March 2009 crash that killed a McHenry County man.

    • Posted July 3, 2010
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  • And the colors are …

    You got engaged recently, and everyone is clamoring to know what kind of wedding you're going to have. Home or destination? Large or small? Formal or informal? These are just some of the issues you may find...

    • Posted July 3, 2010
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  • As green as possible

    You just got engaged, and much to your delight, your fiance has suggested you keep the wedding close to home and make it as green as possible.

    • Posted July 3, 2010
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  • Waubonsee named one of healthiest companies in America

    SUGAR GROVE—For the third-straight year, Waubonsee Community College has been named one of the healthiest companies in the country by Interactive Health Solutions (IHS), a company based in Arlington Heights, Ill.

    • Posted July 3, 2010
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  • Illinois Department of Insurance offers free insurance counseling to storm victims

    The Illinois Department of Insurance is reminding consumers that it provides free insurance counseling services to help affected individuals with the insurance claims process.

    • Posted July 3, 2010
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  • Thank you

    On May 4 of this year, our daughter Meridith passed away. It has meant so much to us to have received cards, emails, letters and phone calls from our Illinois friends.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Church news for July 2

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Tentative Kaneland budget has $2.5M shortfall

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board adopted a tentative 2010-11 District 302 operating budget on Monday that has a $2.5 million shortfall, despite drastic cost-cutting measures taken this spring.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Summer doldrums cure

    ELBURN—Are your children already saying they’re bored this summer? Relief is in sight at the Keslinger Road Day Camp.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Editorial: Have fun and stay safe this weekend

    During the summer months, alcohol is involved in approximately 60 percent of fatal car accidents that occur between midnight and 6 a.m.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Coffee, confection, connection

    ELBURN—The Mad Hatter Cafe’s grand opening on Sunday offered children a chance to decorate their own cupcakes, which drew many families to the event at Party Animals, 118 N. Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Loan sought for emergency generator at plant

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn this week applied for a $539,000 government loan to pay for an emergency generator for the wastewater treatment plant, to prevent residential sewer backups during power outages.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Voice-mail system overhaul slated

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will spend $14,251 with Global Enterprise Technologies, Inc., to improve its employee voice-mail system, which is malfunctioning. The project will also include a Call Manager system.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Proposal prohibits non-rainwater in storm system

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials proposed amending the municipal code to prohibit illicit connections and discharges to the storm sewer system and to fine violators.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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