• Delnor, CDH announce planned merger

    Hospital officials say combining would improve services GENEVA—Delnor Health System (Delnor) in Geneva and Central DuPage Health (CDH) announced Tuesday that they desire to come together and create a single, integrated health system to improve services at both...

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • County and circuit clerk budget battle heats up

    Board responds to Seyller’s lawsuit with counterclaim Kane County—The budget dispute between Kane County Circuit Clerk Deb Seyller and the Kane County Board continues to escalate, with lawsuits now going both ways.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Kaneland arts festival announces opening event

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival will bring the fine arts to the community for a 12th year. While the festival is set for April 2011, the Festival Performance Series will begin on Saturday, Oct. 9.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Keeping the home fires out

    Multiple home smoke alarms recommended ELBURN—The first week in October is Fire Prevention Week, and this year’s theme, Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With, stresses the importance of home fire-detection devices.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Water meter project nears completion

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Water and Sewer Department replaced all but 18 water meters.

    • Posted October 8, 2010
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  • Barb-eque: Knights batter DeKalb, now 6-0

    KANELAND—Dealing with the hysterics of 2010 homecoming? Fine. Having to host a DeKalb team that just came off of a win at LaSalle-Peru and was at the .500 mark in week six under coach Marty Sanders? OK.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Golfers win NIB-12 East, finish third at Regionals

    KANELAND—Looks like KHS has a bunch of straight shooters.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Knight soccer tries working out of 1-3 week

    KANELAND—There is still time to right the ship, but Kaneland soccer is smarting from conference and non-conference setbacks alike.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Holm, youngsters take care of Pretzel Invite business

    KANELAND—You’ll have to excuse the KHS boys cross country roster for being full.

    • Posted October 7, 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 7, 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 7, 2010
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  • Girls cross country take third in Freeport

    KANELAND—Looks like the Kaneland girls satisfied some pretzel cravings.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Kaneland digs up win at Dixon HS

    DIXON—Lady Knights volleyball won't be able to get enough of visiting its neighbors to the west.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Lady Knight racketeers 8-6-1

    KANELAND—Kaneland Lady Knights tennis is still holding its own at this season's late juncture.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Church news for Oct. 7

    A look through this week's church calendar

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Elburn resident competes in livestock expo

    Manda Geerts Davis of Elburn entered two sheep in the Columbia division of the 37th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE).

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Marmion students receive AP Scholar awards

    The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program named 24 Marmion Academy students AP Scholars.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Local resident receives scholarship for library career

    The DuPage Library System (DLS) Scholarship Committee awarded six scholarships to DLS member library employees who are furthering their education in the library field.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Northern Illinois University announces summer 2010 graduates

    There were a number of local students who graduated from Northern Illinois University following the conclusion of its summer session on Aug. 6.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Editorial: ‘What we’ve got here is … failure to communicate’

    With virtually every business, family and government entity struggling to find the money to pay for their necessities, the dispute between the Kane County Board and the Circuit Clerk’s Office that has now spilled into the court...

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Letter: Results of Jason’s Hogfan Party 2010

    Hi Friends, family and all who made The Friends of Jason Gould 's 2nd annual fundraiser for leukemia and lymphoma research another great success.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Letter: False claims by Quinn—strike one

    Guaranteeing government employees their government jobs for the next two years does not make Governor Quinn the “Jobs Governor,” as he claims.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Letter: Fire Foster for incompetence or cowardice

    As each major piece of legislation (bailout, stimulus, health-care) approached a vote, I contacted Rep. Foster numerous times to learn his position and intended vote.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Letter: Candidates, voters invited to Oct. 16 forum

    All candidates and voters are invited to The Crossings Clubhouse at the corner of Fisher Drive and Heartland Drive in Geneva on Saturday, Oct. 16.

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Walter W. Strahl

    Walter W. Strahl, 93, of Elburn, passed away peacefully at Robin’s Nest, an assisted living center in Geneva, on Saturday, October 2, 2010.

    • Posted October 5, 2010
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  • Leda Marietta Helander

    Leda Marietta Helander, 98, of DeKalb, formerly of Toluca, Ill., passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Saturday, October 02, 2010, at Oak Crest, the DeKalb Area Retirement Center, where she had recently made her...

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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  • Village measure calls for subdivision improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to the Meadowridge Villas annexation agreement.

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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  • Suicide Prevention Services celebrates National Depression Screening Day

    Batavia—Suicide Prevention Services will offer free depression screenings on Thursday Oct. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for anyone age 6 or older. SPS is located at 528 S. Batavia Ave.

    • Posted October 4, 2010
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  • Kaneland middle, high school lunch menus

    Monday, Oct. 4: Soft taco, Spanish rice, refried beans, fruit bar; Tuesday, Oct. 5: Meatball sandwich, tossed salad with dressing, corn ...

    • Posted October 3, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: KHS Homecoming Game 2010

    Kaneland defeats DeKalb 42-7. Photos by Ben Draper Click here to buy photos.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Boosting basic skills

    KANELAND—Kaneland elementary schools will focus on continuing to boost students’ academic skills in certain subjects, particularly writing, in 2010-11, as outlined in their school improvement goals.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Resignation leaves open library seat

    Applications accepted until Oct. 20 for board appointment SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Public Library Trustee Carol Olsen resigned after 15 years on the board.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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