• Former youth center guard pleads guilty to fatal DUI crash

    Kane County—A former state corrections officer pleaded guilty Sept. 23 for his role in a 2008 fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred while he was on his way to work.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Geneva man sent to prison for third DUI conviction

    Offender has extensive history of criminal acts Geneva—A Geneva man with an extensive criminal history has been sent to prison for his third DUI, which he acquired with two minors in the car.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Campton celebrates 175 years

    Campton Township—Families and friends can step back in time and discover life before modern technology at Garfield Farm Museum’s annual Harvest Days, where the 175th anniversary of Campton Township’s founding will be celebrated.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • MP denies Sunday liquor sale request

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Monday turned down a tavern owner's request to sell liquor before noon on Sundays.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • FPC reports a tool for future district use

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District Facilities Planning Committee (FPC) presented its 2010-11 report to the School Board on Monday, a tool the district can use in the event of changing enrollment.

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Animal rights activist: County should pursue death-threat case

    Kane County officials cite lack of evidence for prosecution ELBURN—Animal rights activist Steve Hindi of Elburn said Tuesday he is disappointed that local authorities will not prosecute an individual who allegedly threatened his life in online comments.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: One down … hundreds to go

    Mckale Sterken, 7 of St. Charles and his mom, Jennifer, plant an oak tree on Sept. 25 at Johnson Mound Forest Preserve.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Crash victim recovering after several surgeries

    Youth hit by truck suffered life-threatening injuries SUGAR GROVE—Julio Gallegos didn’t know what to expect on Aug. 11, 2010, when he received word that his 13-year-old son Uriel had been involved in an accident while riding his bike...

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Waubonsee seeks traffic signal to improve entrance safety

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College is pursuing the installation of a traffic signal at its north entrance following a review of the final report of the April 14 traffic accident that claimed the life of two students.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • ReadOut for Freedom

    Event highlights previously banned, challenged books SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 2, will celebrate the freedom to read books without censorship.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • St. Gall invites public to annual fundraiser

    Batavia—St. Gall Church in Elburn will hold its annual gala on Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Lincoln Inn in Batavia.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • School Board updated on capital projects

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District Assistant Superintendent for Business Julie-Ann Fuchs on Monday updated the School Board about recent and ongoing capital projects and school repairs.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Aurora University names new faculty for 2010-2011

    Aurora University named local resident Regina Rahn as a new faculty member for 2010-2011.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Erickson appointed renewable energy technologies instructor

    The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees appointed Gregg Erickson of Elburn to the position of full-time renewable energy technologies instructor at their meeting Sept. 15. The appointment is effective Sept. 16, 2010.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Loretta Christensen celebrates 95th birthday

    Loretta Christensen will celebrate her 95th birthday at an open house on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St., Maple Park.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Investor sued for fraud

    More lawsuits expected from alleged victims SUGAR GROVE—A Sugar Grove securities broker, Algird M. Norkus, allegedly swindled investors across the country of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Community Interfaith Crop Walk set for Oct. 3

    Hinckley—Recruiters and walkers are needed for the 2010 Crop Walk, held Sunday, Oct. 3, with a 1:15 p.m. registration and 2 p.m. start time.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Marmion cadets receive military promotions

    Marmion Academy’s JROTC program honored 40 cadets with military promotions at the annual Sabre Ceremony on Sept. 10.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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