• Gov. Quinn earned my vote

    The current political campaign has created the most vitriolic, personal attacks, half truths, blasphemous uncivil words and behavior, than other campaigns of recent memory.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • We need a real recall amendment, not the one on the Nov. 2 ballot

    The Illinois ballot Nov. 2 contains a referendum to add a Recall Amendment to the Illinois Constitution.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • In support of David Akemann

    I have known David Akemann, candidate for Circuit Judge, and his exceptional family for over 30 years through church, community and legal activities, and he has always shown mature, wise judgment and the very highest personal moral...

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann stands out as judicial candidate

    It’s hard to know who some of these people are that are running for judge, but one name stands out to me, and that’s David R. Akemann.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Time to choose

    There are now mere days left before the election on Nov. 2. It is time to choose.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Elburn’s proposed levy is preposterous

    “Unconscionable, bordering on unscrupulous,” were my thoughts about the Elburn Village Board when I read a recent newspaper article published on Oct. 21 about the intended levy that is being proposed.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann has everything needed in a judicial candidate

    From time to time, we are lucky enough to have a candidate seeking election for Kane County Circuit Court Judge who has it all.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Why I am voting for Randy Hultgren

    I am casting my vote to elect Randy Hultgren as representative to the United States Congress from the 14th Congressional District of Illinois.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann is the smart choice

    Way down on the ballot are the judicial races. They are very important, because it matter a great deal who sits there.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann would make an excellent judge

    I have known David Akemann for over 30 years, first as a colleague and then as the Kane County State’s Attorney.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: Mental illness is not funny

    As the Halloween season approaches, I would like to make a request on behalf of all the families in our Kane County area that have experienced a mental illness in their family life: Please do not...

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Encouraged to vote for David Akemann

    I am writing to encourage voters in the 16th Judicial District to vote for David R. Akemann for Circuit Judge.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • In support of David Akemann

    It’s difficult for the average elector to know who to vote for when it comes to judges.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann should be held accountable

    David Akemann is running for judge based on his record as state's attorney. Really? That surprises me, because I think his record as state's attorney raises questions.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Akemann deserves your vote for judge

    I'm writing in support of David Akemann's candidacy for resident judge of Kane County. I was an assistant state's attorney for eight years during the time David was the elected State's Attorney.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Time to elect Randy Hultgren

    After much frustration with the state of the economy and the nation, we are exercising our Constitutional and God-given rights to help elect Randy Hultgren to the U.S. Congress.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • Here are some reasons to vote for Bill Foster

    To residents not sure who to vote for in the congressional election or even unsure whether they’ll vote at all, here are some reasons to vote for Bill Foster.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • True change in two weeks

    When I recently read a letter to the editor in which the author labeled Congressman Foster as "fiscally responsible," I burst out laughing—literally out loud.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • In support of David Akemann

    I write in support of David Akemann for Circuit Court Judge. Please vote for David on Tuesday, Nov. 2—or before.

    • Posted October 28, 2010
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  • School Board nominating petition forms available

    Kaneland—Nominating petition forms for the April 5, 2011, School Board election in Kaneland Community Unit School District No. 302 are now available.

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • WCC accepting HOF nods

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is accepting applications for the Chiefs' Athletic Hall of Fame.

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • WCC announces new-campus opening

    Sugar Grove/Aurora—Waubonsee Community College announced that its new downtown Aurora campus, located at 18 S. River St. on the west bank of the Fox River, will open to the public June 1, 2011. ...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Sensei Carlos Carranza receives rank of 5th Degree Black Belt

    Sugar Grove—Rocky’s Dojo and Gym, Inc. (Champion Karate Studio) promoted Sensei Carlos Carranza of Montgomery, 36, to 5th Degree Black Belt on Saturday, Sept. 25, at its facility in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted October 26, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 47, Morris 7

    The Kaneland Knights football squad wrapped up a 9-0 season Friday night with a convincing 47-7 win over the visiting Morris Redskins. Kaneland plays Chicago's King High School Friday night at 7 p.m. at Peterson Field in...

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • Walnut Woods sidewalk project planned

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to hire D' Land Construction LLC to replace deteriorating sidewalks in the Walnut Woods subdivision.

    • Posted October 25, 2010
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  • MP mulls intergovernmental agreement

    Discussion with Kaneland focused on handling growth MAPLE PARK—A lot has changed in the six years since Kaneland School District and the municipalities in the district signed their first intergovernmental agreement (IGA). In 2004, growth was omnipresent; today,...

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Local youth helps fuel the cure for NF

    SUGAR GROVE—Cole Rutter looks like any other kid, but his resiliency is tested on a daily basis. This Sugar Grove 12-year-old was born with neurofibromatosis (NF), a disease that can cause tumors to grow on nerves anywhere...

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Dog’s visit educates about consequences of drugs

    Kaneland—A visit from Dakar, a police dog trained to sniff out drugs, helped Kaneland High School health teacher Cindy Miller educate students about the consequences of drug possession and use on Oct. 1.

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Local Girl Scouts learn with fall product program

    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois' Fall Product Program gives girls the opportunity to offer gourmet food items and magazines to their family, friends, and favorite Girl Scout cookie customers.

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Village obtains receptacle for retired flags

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village of Sugar Grove recently received a donated box designed to hold retired flags.

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • Farm Bureau awards grants to FFA Chapters

    Kane County—The KCFB Foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to each of three local FFA Chapters to recognize the continued contributions of students from Kane County FFA Chapters in the success of Farm Bureau programs and encourage...

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • Maple Park must revise its plan for street repairs

    Village officials cite state specifications as reason MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) changed its specifications for street repairs in Maple Park, causing the village to prioritize which streets it can repair.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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