• DePaul announces local graduates

    DePaul University announced the local members of the 2010 graduating class.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Hodge earns blue infantry cord

    In a small ceremony at Fort Benning, Georgia, surrounded by family and fellow soldiers, Private Jonathon Hodge of Maple Park received his blue infantry cord, signifying Private Hodge's successful completion of an intensive 14-week training exercise.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Evers of SG named to Loras dean’s list

    Sugar Grove resident Traci Evers was named to the dean’s list at Loras College for the spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Roy graduates Carroll University

    Kaitlin Roy, an exercise science major, completed the graduation requirements and received her diploma on May 9, 2010, from Carroll University.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Local students named to Augustana College dean’s list

    Among the 864 students named to the dean's list at Augustana College for the 2009-10 spring term, the following are local residents who maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses...

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Local musician attends percusson program

    Billy Osborne, a musician from Elburn, spent two weeks this summer studying percussion and steelpan at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Door County, Wis.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Boor named to dean’s list at UofI

    Steven Boor, a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate, was named to the dean's list at the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for the Spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Foundation awards more than $100,000in scholarships

    Sugar Grove—For the upcoming 2010-11 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 153 scholarships totaling nearly $105,000 to 138 recipients.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • North Central students graduate, make dean’s list

    A group of area residents graduated from North Central College during its commencement ceremony on June 12.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Ziegler makes dean’s list at Lincoln College

    Lincoln College announced that Andrew Ziegler, a graduate of Kaneland High School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ziegler, was named to the dean's list for spring semester 2010.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Stammet graduates from Drake University

    Michelle Stammet of Elburn graduated from Drake University at the conclusion of the 2010 spring semester with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Armitage graduates basic mililtary training

    U.S. Air Force Airman Aaron J. Armitage graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Former member of Newsboys performs at KUMC

    Kaneville—Paul Colman, Christian singer, songwriter and former guitarist for the Newsboys, will perform at Kaneville United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Grid-Iron Men, too: KHS begins life as NIB-12 school

    KANELAND—With a core of three-year starters and the beginning of a new conference, Kaneland High School football looks to be poised for big things in 2010.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • A pirate’s life for she (with photo gallery)

    Childhood adventures and fantasies often evolve into laughable, semi-cherished memories that fade well before adulthood. But for Sugar Grove resident Alyssa Huber, her memories of dressing up in costumes and pretending that her front porch was a...

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Parillo high on soccer prospects for 2010

    KANELAND—While Kaneland soccer fell to a highly talented Antioch team in the 2009 Class 2A regionals, the Knights' road to progress didn't end there.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Boys XC wish to re-run great ending

    KANELAND—How does a team that finished fifth in the Class 2A boys cross country race a year ago repeat the appealing end? With the same preparation and attack, and new personnel to replace the graduates.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Healthy lineup key for Lady Knight runners

    KANELAND—With a roster that returns several that missed State a year ago, motivation is available aplenty for Lady Knights cross-country in 2010.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Young tennis group vying for spots

    KANELAND—While eight seniors are gone from last year’s Kaneland tennis crew, the three varsity returnees all bring a game that’s been battle tested.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Volleyball looks for spike in good fortune

    KANELAND—Sixth-year Lady Knights volleyball coach Todd Weimer is counting on his girls tasting victory plenty in 2010, despite the sour end to the 2009 campaign.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Golf’s fab ‘fore’

    Guyton, Douglas, Krueger, Schuberg head up 2010 team KANELAND—If anything, KHS golf returns in 2010 with some experience at State.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Editorial: Mangers represents the best of our communities

    Chassidy Mangers, a Kaneland High School graduate, Elburn resident, and current student of Augustana College, represents the best of our communities and is an example of the type of “small-town values” that are so hard to articulate...

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: 14th District cannot afford Bill Foster

    Does Rep. Bill Foster think we should believe his flurry of government paid advertisements (three in the last two weeks) touting his fiscal responsibility?

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption needs your help

    Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption, (www.fodhra.org), a local non-profit 501 © (3) tax exempt, all-volunteer horse rescue organization in rural St. Charles, needs your help.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneville pioneer family artifacts come home

    In the spring of 1843, having just given birth to her eighth child, Jemima Seavey Benton, husband Gilbert, and children left New York to establish new lives in what would become known as Kaneville, Illinois.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • SG man guilty of battering corrections officer

    A Sugar Grove man faces prison after he was convicted of battering a Kane County corrections officers while being held in the county jail.

    • Posted August 17, 2010
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  • Aurora man sent to prison for telephone threats to Sugar Grove resident

    An Aurora man has been sentenced to prison for threatening to kill his former girlfriend, the culmination of months of harassment after the relationship ended.

    • Posted August 17, 2010
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  • The Journey: A church without walls

    SUGAR GROVE—A church without walls which has several branches throughout the country has a new location in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • Gorenz, Skye, earn dog show award

    Mike Gorenz, 14, of Maple Park, won first place in dog obedience, junior showmanship and dog care, with his German Shepherd, Skye.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • Island getaway, Michigan-style

    Mackinac a destination that delights the senses MACKINAC, Mich.—If the thought of slowing down this summer sounds appealing, a visit to Mackinac Island may be just the getaway you need.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • D-302 enrollment increases

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302’s enrollment is up 49 students—a 1 percent increase from the 2009-10 school year, Superintendent Jeff Schuler told the School Board on Monday.

    • Posted August 15, 2010
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  • Trio earn martial arts medals

    Three black belts representing Midtown Martial Arts in Elburn won medals competing in the forms competition at the United States National Taekwondo Federation’s 17th International Taekwondo Championships.

    • Posted August 15, 2010
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