• Letter: In support of John Dalton

    I often get frustrated with politics. Like most voters, I find myself disenfranchised with the party-line mud slinging of political campaigns.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Nominations sought for Kaneland Hall of Fame

    Kaneland—To celebrate and commemorate the many accomplishments and achievements of Kaneland graduates, Kaneland CUSD #302 formed the Kaneland Hall of Fame.

    • Posted October 20, 2010
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  • KHS hoopsters dish out spaghetti

    The Kaneland boys basketball program host their second annual spaghetti dinner for the Kaneland community on Thursday, Nov. 18.

    • Posted October 20, 2010
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  • Maple Park basketball tryouts

    The Maple Park Youth Basketball Program for 3rd through 8th grade boys runs from mid-January through mid-March.

    • Posted October 19, 2010
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  • Kaneland offers preschool screening

    Elburn—Kaneland School District will offer a preschool screening from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, at Faith Assembly Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • VNA seeks flu shot clinic volunteers

    Kane County—VNA of Fox Valley is seeking volunteers to work at flu shot clinics in the Tri-Cities area. Volunteers assist customers with registration and paperwork.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • TriCity Family Services presents program on early childhood therapy

    Geneva—Attention parents and caregivers of children birth through five years of age: Join TriCity Family Services for a Parent Support & Education Series presentation.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • JEA names Charles McCormick ‘Administrator of the Year’

    Maple Park—Dr. Charles McCormick was named Administrator of the Year by the national Journalism Education Association on Sept. 27.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • KHS announces AP Scholar Award-winners

    Kaneland—Three students at Kaneland High School earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • New School Board member sworn in

    KANELAND—New Kaneland School Board member Teresa Witt was sworn in on Tuesday.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • Trustee seats up for election in spring

    MAPLE PARK—Three village trustee seats will be up for election in April 2011, when the four-year terms of Nick Moisa, Pat Lunardon and Mark Delaney expire.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • Civic Center improvements planned

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Oct. 5 awarded the Civic Center chimney repair contract to Bruce Masonry and Tile, not to exceed $9,875.

    • Posted October 16, 2010
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  • Proposed levy intended to capture new growth

    Board will vote on final proposal Nov. 15 ELBURN—Village Administrator Erin Willrett on Tuesday presented the village's tentative 2010 property tax levy of $939,718.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Village and Prairie Glen developer compromise

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Oct. 5 amended the agreement between the village and the Prairie Glen developer, The Windham Group Inc.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • District names new-schedule impact areas

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District’s director of educational services Erika Schlichter presented the School Board a report Tuesday naming specific areas that the planned high-school schedule change from four-block to eight-period days next year will impact.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Small-town settings are local writer’s inspiration

    UGAR GROVE—Just about every detail of Tammy Schmidt’s life has taken place locally. She grew up in Sugar Grove, was the editor for the Kaneland Krier, earned a degree in English from Northern Illinois University and student-taught...

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Fire Dept. has new impact fees

    ELBURN—New impact fees for the Elburn and Countryside Fire Department will help to offset the demand for services from future residential and commercial developments, village officials said.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Fine Arts Fest: Take 1

    Brandon Fox is Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s Music Specialist and member of the Cor Cantiamo Choral Ensemble.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A scarecrow story

    St. Charles author Rick Moser reads at a children’s storytime event on Columbus Day at Kuipers Family Farm. Moser narrated his new book, “The Scarecrow Story,” and signed books.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Oct. 15 S.G. Police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Students sound off on plan

    Proposal for 8-period days has opposition KANELAND—The average class period will be much shorter for Kaneland High School students under a more traditional schedule slated for 2011-12.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Are you ready to make a difference in the life of a child?

    Kaneland—The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) works with volunteers who are 55 plus and have a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • New ordinance will address golf cart use in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Tooling around on a golf cart can be fun and a great way to get from one place to another, but it’s not as free-wheeling as you might think.

    • Posted October 15, 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 October 15, 2010
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  • Animal masks donated to MP Fire Dept.

    MAPLE PARK—When village resident Kimberley Meyers heard a disc jockey on US 99 talk about a resuscitation mask for pets that could be installed on a fire truck just like human oxygen masks, she agreed with the...

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Perez, Kramer focus on public safety, reducing costs

    Kane County—Incumbent Kane County Sheriff and Democrat Pat Perez will face Republican challenger Donald E. Kramer on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Stable owner, others receive safety award

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Monday recognized individuals from two local businesses and a school for exemplary fire prevention practices.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • KHS makes itself at home in 34-13 win at Yorkville

    by Mike Slodki YORKVILLE—Friday night at Campbell Field in Yorkville featured four quarters of Fox hunting. For Kaneland, the instrument of choice was a scalpel.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Lady Knights tennis serves up talent at NIB-12, eyes IHSA Sectionals

    ROCHELLE—There was no rest this past weekend for Kaneland tennis.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Four!

    Guyton gets last qualifying State spot after Sectional KANELAND—This is becoming old hat for Kaneland’s Hayley Guyton.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Knights soccer finds offense against NIB-12

    KANELAND—In the “world’s most popular sport,” goals can be quite hard to come by, no matter the level.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • V-ball spikes Geneva for first time since 1991

    KANELAND—This past week saw Lady Knights volleyball take care of an NIB-12 opponent, participate in some Iowa action, and vanquish an old foe.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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