• Knight boys hit Sterling Invite, finish in 14th

    STERLING—The annual Sterling Invitational usually provides tough competition for the visiting Kanenald boys cross country crew.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Girls run mid-pack in Sterling race

    STERLING—Could it be a perfect storm of sorts for the Lady Knights cross country team?

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Kickers Soccer Club bits

    The Kickers Soccer Club will hold supplemental U15-19 Boys Tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 17, at Still Middle School from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • St. Charles Episcopal craft sale Oct. 23

    St. Charles—St. Charles Episcopal Church will hold its Fifth Annual Arts and Crafts Sale on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25) in St. Charles.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Lord of Life offers Fill The Truck Sunday

    Elburn—A Wayside Cross Ministries truck will be at Lord of Life Church, corner of LaFox Road and Route 38, on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Otto W. Heinz

    Otto W. Heinz, 76, of Maple Park and a longtime resident of Winfield, lll.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Alice Quist

    Alice Quist, 95, joined her husband Peter in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Oct. 5, 2010, at Provena Medical Center in Aurora, surrounded by the prayers of her family.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Editorial: New program may help break cycle of violence

    According to Mutual Ground, Community Crisis Center, by the time you finish reading this paragraph, someone in the U.S. will be abused by their partner.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of John Dalton

    I’ve lived in the Northeast neighborhood of Elgin for my entire life, and one thing that stands out about it is how connected everyone is and how we all take care of each other.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Randy Hultgren

    As a professor of economics, economic policy is of great importance to me. Unlike his opponent, Randy Hultgren has sound economic ideas that would move the economy in the right direction.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: We need answers on employment

    This letter is directed to all Democrat and Republican candidates, either serving in office or running for office.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Rep. Foster is wrong

    Rep. Foster has been attacking Randy Hultgren because the latter’s investment firm sold risky funds.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland is making a mistake with block schedule change

    I am very upset because Kaneland High School is changing from our regular block schedule to a traditional eight-period day schedule.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland should rethink block schedule change

    Kaneland’s School Board has decided to change from the four-block schedule to an eight-period schedule by the beginning of next year.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Sheriff Pat Perez is a man of his word

    I have had the privilege of knowing Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez for 12 years.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of John Dalton

    I'm urging voters in Kane County to vote this fall from the top to the bottom of the ballot.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Hultgren

    This is the time of year when my mailbox overflows with messages designed to mislead and inflame voters.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you, Wiltse’s Farm and Greenhouse

    On behalf of John Stewart Elementary School, we’d like to thank Kate Wiltse and Troy Mish of Wiltse’s Farm and Greenhouse for your generous donation.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Annual 5K for set for Oct. 23

    Batavia—In its second year, the annual 5K for Batavia United Way was designated “An Emerging Race” by the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA), according to Jody Haltenhof, executive director of Batavia United Way

    • Posted October 13, 2010
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  • Library Board seeks resident to fill open seat

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library District Board is accepting letters of interest to fill an open position on the Library Board.

    • Posted October 12, 2010
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  • Adeline Schuppner

    Adeline Schuppner, 82, of Maple Park, passed away surrounded by the prayers of her family on Thursday, October 7, 2010 at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted October 11, 2010
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  • Village extends development stimulus

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday extended the village's residential development fee stimulus, which was set to expire on Oct. 29.

    • Posted October 11, 2010
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  • Krier launches advice column

    Krier—Need advice on how to deal with a teenager? Just want a student perspective?

    • Posted October 11, 2010
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  • MP seeks public works manager

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park is accepting applications for the public works director position, because of the resignation of Eric Pinion Nov. 1.

    • Posted October 10, 2010
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  • Audience will solve mystery

    Tickets available for Oct. 16 chamber event at SG library SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library will change from a place of knowledge and learning into a place of crime and mystery on Saturday, Oct. 16.

    • Posted October 10, 2010
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  • Kaneland Krier wins Quill and Scroll International first place award

    Krier—Kaneland High School’s newsmagazine, the Kaneland Krier, was awarded a Quill and Scroll International First Place Award last month, earning its highest score in several years.

    • Posted October 10, 2010
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  • School Board names Kaneland mom, volunteer as newest member

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Tuesday announced the appointment of Teresa Witt to the board.

    • Posted October 10, 2010
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  • KC voter info for Nov. 2 election

    Kane County—If you failed to register to vote prior to Tuesday’s deadline, do not fret, you can still take part in the election by taking advantage of the county’s grace period registration.

    • Posted October 9, 2010
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  • Drainage District hires engineer, seeks assistance

    Sugar Grove—The Rob Roy Drainage District Board on Sept. 7 approved hiring Huddleston McBride Draining Engineers to complete a study of the existing district tile systems and mapping for system improvements not related to the proposed Mallard...

    • Posted October 9, 2010
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  • Get a haircut!

    Mom learns on birthday why her son grew out his locks ELBURN—The usual banter between mothers and sons about long hair took a sudden twist for Candy Miller and her son, Tommy McCartney, during Miller’s 50th birthday party...

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Commission votes against new Sho-Deen plan

    Revision would reduce development's commercial area ELBURN—Sho-Deen Inc., wants to remove part of the Elburn Station development from its concept plan, but several Elburn Planning Commissioners say the alteration would make the proposed development less viable.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Unmixing the message

    PTO holds Fun Run instead of candy sales fundraiser SUGAR GROVE—Instead of selling candy or other catalog items for its fundraiser this year, the John Shields Elementary School PTO sponsored a Fun Run on Sept. 29.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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