• Division Drive extension expected to spur growth

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a construction agreement to extend Division Drive to Galena Boulevard, which village officials hope will promote commercial growth at the intersection and diversify the village’s tax base.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.’ features local actors

    ELGIN—Young thespians from Elburn and Maple Park are among the nearly 100 youths who will bring “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.” to the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • McDonald’s wants to open in SG

    Restaurant's proposed site is Rt. 47 and Park SUGAR GROVE—McDonald's Corporation proposed opening a restaurant in Sugar Grove in late-spring 2011, Village Planner Mike Ferencak said Monday.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Sho-Deen development discussion on hold

    ELBURN—Several village officials are not sure whether they want Sho-Deen Inc. to reduce the commercial scope of the planned Elburn Station development on Elburn's east side. Others are concerned about the residential density of the project.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Blast Off!

    Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Chari Trembly (top photo) helps launch a rocket on Oct. 15. The 6th grade class built rockets from water bottles and launched them with air and water pressure. Inside each rocket was...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Akemann, Dalton seek seat on the 16th Circuit

    Political newcomer and Democrat John G. Dalton will face former Kane County State’s Attorney and Republican David Akemann Nov. 2 in a race for a 16th Judicial Circuit judgeship.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Community servants seek seat representing 50th District

    n the race for state Representative of the 50th District, a pair of long-term community activists will face each other on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Incumbent Republican Kay Hatcher seeks her second term, while Democrat challenger Linda Healy...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Rental assistance available in KC

    Kane County—Low-income renters in Kane County who are struggling to make their monthly rent payment are encouraged to check with area nonprofit organizations to see if they qualify for rental assistance.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Recycling programs vary among villages

    SG/MP/ELB/KNVL—The concept of recycling rarely comes across as complex. After all, what’s so difficult about placing plastics and paper in a separate bin when you are putting the garbage out?

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Church news for Oct. 21

    A look through this week's church news and events

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Immanuel Lutheran health fair

    BATAVIA—Flu shots, cholesterol tests and screening for macular degeneration and diabetic changes in the eye are just some of the screenings available at Immanuel Lutheran's annual Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Oct. 24.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Richard Donald “Dick” Harmon

    Richard Donald “Dick” Harmon, 65, of Batavia, passed away suddenly Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at his home. He was born on March 14, 1945, the son of Donald and Catherine (Walsh) Harmon, in La Salle, Ill.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Floyd W. Kaus, Jr.

    Floyd William Kaus, Jr., 76, of rural Kaneville, passed into the loving Hands of God at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: A total “Pink Out” at KHS (Kaneland 30, Sycamore 13)

    The KHS Poms show their support for those that have, or are battling Breast Cancer. There was pink everywhere Friday evening, as Kaneland athletes and fans had a “Pink Out” for Breast Cancer Awareness. Photos by Ben...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Guyton secures eighth at Girls Golf State gathering

    FORSYTH, Ill.—Hayley Guyton will always be remembered at Kaneland High School for what she pulled off on the golf course.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Knights win clash with Spartans

    Kaneland improves to 8-0 with 30-13 win over rival KANELAND—It was the biggest regular season game in quite some time for Kaneland. Facing a fellow undefeated squad in the visiting Sycamore Spartans, the Knights used offensive drives to the...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Tennis duo places fourth at sectional, head to State

    KANELAND—For the way things ended up at IHSA tennis Sectionals at St. Charles East on Saturday, all you had to do was look at Lindsay Jurcenko and Amelia Napiorkowski.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Boys XC finishes seventh at NIB-12

    ELBURN—In a tough group of teams, Kaneland had several standouts at the first-ever gathering of the Northern Illinois Big XII conference.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Lady Knights volleyball sweeps foe Sycamore

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball has a funny relationship with the inevitable. As in, they've done a good job of spoiling it lately.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Soccer stages ninth win

    KANELAND—Kaneland wasn’t the opponent you can overlook when it comes to playing Sycamore in 2010. Kaneland had the Spartans’ number on Thursday, scoring two second-half goals to win 2-1.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Howland earns all NIB-12 honor at conference

    ELBURN—For the majority of the 2010 season, Kaneland girls cross-country has struggled to post a full lineup.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Editorial: Information turns residents into voters

    For those who pay attention to the national media, you well know how this year’s mid-term elections have been covered with far more rigor than any in recent memory.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: Vote Green Party in November

    I now understand why so many voters are disillusioned with the two major parties.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Randy Hultgren

    As an owner of two independent businesses and resident of the Fox Valley for 20 years, I am pleased to endorse Republican Randy Hultgren in his bid to represent Illinois’ 14th District.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: Foster has not earned my vote

    I recently read a letter in the paper from a constituent praising Bill Foster for his support of initiatives that have apparently saved or created jobs in the 14th District.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: I recommend David Akemann for judge

    As a practicing attorney in Elgin for over 40 years, I have had the pleasure to both work with and observe David Akemann as a private practitioner and as the Kane County State's Attorney.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: Akemann ran the nastiest campaign in the history of Kane County politics

    After the 2000 primary campaign for state’s attorney, which current judicial candidate David Akemann lost to challenger Meg Gorecki, The Courier, always an Akemann supporter, refused to endorse either candidate (Courier, March 16, 2000), and the Daily...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: Proud to vote for John Dalton for judge

    I have had the honor of serving this fine country in the U.S. Navy for six years.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: John Dalton stands out in race for judge

    As we get closer to the Nov. 2 election date, our mail boxes get flooded with political mailers from both parties trying to persuade you to vote for their candidate.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: Akemann’s George Ryan style political fundraising as state’s attorney

    When David Akemann was our state’s attorney he did a number of unsavory things, so it’s ironic that he now touts his time as state’s attorney as the chief reason he should be elected judge.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of John Dalton

    With so many vital issues and key political races, few people give much thought to the election of local judges. This is unfortunate because our judges have the unique distinction of setting the ethical tone for our...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Letter: John Dalton deserves your vote

    I am writing this letter to show my support for John G. Dalton, candidate for Kane County Resident Judge.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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