• CAC charter gets makeover

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board approved several changes to the Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC) Charter on Monday.

    • Posted August 31, 2010
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  • Police find 2,800 grams of cocaine in Maple Park drug bust

    Resident arrested, bail set at $15 million MAPLE PARK—A rural Maple Park man faces up to 60 years in prison for possessing and conspiring to sell illegal drugs.

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland Foundation golf outing approaches

    Kaneland—The annual Kaneland Foundation Golf Outing will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Bliss Creek Golf Course, 1 Golfview Drive, Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland Sports Boosters team up with Tastefully Simple

    The Kaneland Sports Boosters are partnering with Tastefully Simple for a fundraiser through the month of September.

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Property taxes due Sept. 1

    Kane County—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert reminds county residents that the second installment of property taxes is due Wednesday, Sept. 1.

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Illinois 4-H help students exercise brains, bodies

    Illinois—Illinois 4-H will introduce an innovative classroom-based exercise program when the new school year begins.

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Inspired to give

    Perry Clark, vice president of American Heartland Bank and Trust, gives a $500 check to Sandy Shelby, executive director of Anderson Animal Shelter.

    • Posted August 29, 2010
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  • ‘Hairspray’ features local talent

    ELBURN—The Fox Valley Theatre Company’s production of “Hairspray” features Elburn talent both on stage and behind the scenes.

    • Posted August 29, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: Knights 37, Rockets 22

    Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • Outside counsel appointed in Circuit Clerk, County Board dispute

    Kane County—A special state’s attorney has been appointed to represent the Kane County Circuit Court Clerk Deborah Seyller as she considers whether to sue the Kane County Board over her FY2010 budget.

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • WCC puts Aurora campus up for sale

    Aurora—With the start of classes in Waubonsee Community College’s new downtown Aurora Campus just a year away, the college announced that its current campus, located at 5 E. Galena Boulevard, is now for sale.

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • Elburn Days livestock show winners

    Following are the winners of the 2010 Elburn Days Livestock Show.

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • Elburn Days 2010 raffle winners

    The Elburn Lions announced the following winners of the various raffles held during the Elburn Days festivities.

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • 4-H arts

    Kaneland High School junior Demi Schlehofer of Sugar Grove won the Grand Championship at the Kane County Fair in Visual Arts, Carbon, Plastic and Clay, along with Grand Champion Poultry Featherlegged Bantum.

    • Posted August 28, 2010
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  • Annie “Ann” V. Gliddon

    Annie “Ann” V. Gliddon, 92, of Sugar Grove, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at The Tillers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oswego.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Maple Park family wins contest for Ugliest Door

    MAPLE PARK—It’s not very nice to tell someone that their front door is ugly, but that sort of criticism was music to the ears of Wade and Tara Scharlau.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Show returns for 2nd year with new vendors

    KANEVILLE—Several new businesses will have booths at this year’s Craft and Business Fair at Kaneville Fest.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Healthy Coffee Bus proposed for Metra station

    Elburn—Commuters may soon be able to purchase coffee at the Metra station again, but it won't be an ordinary cup of Joe.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Kaneland fails to meet learning standards

    KANELAND—In 2009-10, Kaneland School District did not make adequate yearly progress (AYP) toward meeting state learning standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Senior center set to open in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—In mid-September, a joint program between the Sugar Grove Park District, Sugar Grove Township and Sugar Grove Library will open its doors to local senior citizens.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • Free movie night in conjunction with Kaneville Fest

    Kaneville—Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville will hold a free movie night on Friday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m., in conjunction with Kaneville Fest.

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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  • 2010 Kaneville Fest schedule

    live entertainment food • crafts • garage sales movies • car show volleyball • bags • softball

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Kaneville Fest: bigger and better

    KANEVILLE—On the weekend of Aug. 28 and 29, Kaneville once again will host its Kaneville Fest summer celebration.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Board to determine tree program’s focus

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials plan to spend approximately $8,800 on the next phase of Elburn's tree program.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Village to post stream signs

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will post a sign at each village stream where a road crosses it.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: Grand Marshall thank you

    When I was a boy, I had a bad case of hay fever. So much so, that the only way I could watch the Elburn Days Parade was through the car window.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Letter: Now is the time to enroll in Illinois high-risk health insurance pool

    The federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created in each state a federally funded health insurance program known as a “high risk pool.”

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Letter: Two major parties demonstrate little difference

    Mr. Russell is partially correct in his letter, published on Thursday, Aug. 19, regarding Congressman Foster.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you

    The 2010 Elburn Days Parade Committee want to take this opportunity and say thank you to all of you that assisted us in making the parade a fun and memorable one, especially for our Honorable Grand Marshal,...

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Kaneland lunch menus for Aug. 26- Sept. 3

    Kaneland Harter Middle School; Kaneland High School

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Church news for Aug. 26

    A look through this week's church news and events

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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  • Golf gets opening shots at Geneva, Limestone

    KANELAND—Out of the gate, it’s a decent start for Kaneland High School golf after two meets. Meanwhile, senior cornerstone Hayley Guyton is leading the Knights pack with a more than decent start.

    • Posted August 26, 2010
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