• Doyle Eugene (Gene) Meyer

    Doyle Eugene (Gene) Meyer, 80, of rural Maple Park, departed this life on September 28, 2010 at home. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Gene W. Bovee

    Gene W. Bovee quietly passed away Thursday evening, September 16, in St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Murphysboro, Ill. Gene was born September 17, 1925 in Nevada, Iowa.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland rolls over Rochelle, improves to 5-0

    ROCHELLE—For a myriad of reasons, Kaneland has had Rochelle’s number lately on the gridiron.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: Football @ Rochelle

    Kaneland 35, Rochelle 8 Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland golf wins NIB-12 championship

    The Kaneland golfers won the inaugural Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East championship Wednesday.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Soccer now 5-4-2

    KANELAND—Knight soccer found a good way to see how its skills were progressing.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Lady Knights tennis beats DeKalb

    KANELAND—With the tennis season essentially in its homestretch, this is not a Lady Knights team that is dragging across the finish line.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Girls XC nabs 5th at Rock River Run

    STERLING—While gradually working its way back to a full lineup, the lineup Kaneland girls cross country had at its disposal put together a nice Saturday.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Holm boosts KHS at Sterling Rock River Run

    STERLING—With a personal best on the Rock River Run course at Hoover Park in Sterling, all Knight athlete Trevor Holm could say was, “My teammates think it’s gross.”

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • KHS spikes Rochelle, Yorkville

    KANELAND—Kaneland rose back up to the .500 mark with a strong victory at Rochelle by a final of 25-14, 25-8 on Sept. 22, and elevated its season tally with a 25-10, 25-18 win against Yorkville on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • French goes Under for baseball

    KANELAND—On Sept. 21, Drew French, a varsity baseball player at Kaneland High School, made an Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tournament Team in Oak Creek, Wis., after trying out at Milwaukee Technical Institute College.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Kaneland Cagers to hold tryouts

    The Kaneland Cagers boys travel basketball program will host tryouts for the 2011 winter season on the following dates and times:

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Pink Out at KHS

    Kaneland athletes will “Pink Out” for Breast Cancer awareness.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • WCC’s Rossler gets honor from NJCAA

    Waubonsee Community College freshman Maxzine Rossler was named the NJCAA's Division I Women's Soccer Player of the Week for all games played from Sept. 13 through 19.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Kaneville Crush tryouts

    The Kaneville Crush is having tryouts for all Kane County boys who will be 14 after April 30, 2011.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Proud to be represented by Congressman Foster

    I'm proud to be represented by Congressman Bill Foster

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Stephen Bruesewitz

    For the past four years, the people living in Kane County District 13 have not heard from their representative on the Kane County Board.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: My choice: Randy Hultgren

    I've met and talked to both U.S. House candidates. Clearly, Randy Hultgren is the best choice to represent the 14th Congressional District.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland is doing an admirable job

    Unlike Ted Koch, I think the Kaneland School District, teachers, administrators, and the board, are doing an admirable job.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Randy Hultgren will get my vote

    One Democrat has stepped up in favor of repealing the health care law (ACA), but it’s not Representative Foster.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Parents As Advocates retreat is an amazing weekend

    For the last four years, I have had the supreme pleasure of sharing a weekend with the most amazing, non-judgmental, open women I have ever been so fortunate to meet.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Celebrating 20 years of service

    For the past 20 years, Elderday Center has had the privilege of serving senior citizens and their caregivers from the Tri Cities, Aurora, Elburn, Elgin, Sugar Grove and Wayne.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: Thank you, Rod Fabrizius

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection District would like to express our gratitude to Rod Fabrizius for his continual support over the years.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Rural MP man indicted on additional counts in illegal drug case

    MAPLE PARK—A rural Maple Park man charged last month in a narcotics and money laundering scheme has been indicted on additional counts. In addition, a Chicago man was indicted in the case.

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • PTO plans fall, winter clothing, toy sale

    ELBURN—Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Network will offer a fall and winter clothing and toy sale on Friday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • Food or supplements? What do you need?

    What is a dietary supplement? Should you take a supplement? Will a supplement interact with your prescription medication? Answers to these questions and more will be presented at the local leader lesson “Supplements or Food,” sponsored by...

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • County requires additional testing to combat DUIs

    Kane County—Some offenders convicted in Kane County of drunken driving now must submit to additional testing to prove they have not violated court orders in a new initiative of the Kane County State's Attorney.

    • Posted September 28, 2010
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  • Marikay Nichols

    Marikay (nee Lieving) Nichols, age 72, passed away Friday, Sept. 24 at her home in Batavia. She was born May 27, 1938 in DeKalb, Ill., the daughter of Jesse and Catherine (nee Ernzen) Lieving.

    • Posted September 27, 2010
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  • WCC hopes to establish a Fab Lab

    SUGAR GROVE—The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Mobile Fabrication Laboratory—Fab Lab—exhibit at Waubonsee Community College gave attendees a glimpse of the computer-controlled machining shop’s ability to design and build just about anything the mind can imagine.

    • Posted September 27, 2010
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  • Drive Your Tractor to School Day

    Kaneland High School’s “Drive Your Tractor to School Day” was held this past week, both as a way to recognize the agricultural background of the area ...

    • Posted September 26, 2010
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  • New cable ordinance tougher on violations

    More programming, wider service area ensured ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a new cable ordinance that steps up the village's requirements for its cable TV provider.

    • Posted September 25, 2010
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  • Mayor escorts student to school

    Elburn—Elburn Village President and St. Gall Parishioner David Anderson recently made a local student’s dream come true, with the help of the boy’s grandparents and a local limousine company.

    • Posted September 25, 2010
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