• Delnor implements program to lower the risk for drug-resistant infections

    GENEVA—Antibiotic resistance is a widespread problem and one that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls "one of the world's most pressing public health concerns.”

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • 2010 Fox Valley Toys for Tots campaign

    FOX VALLEY—The Fox Valley Toys for Tots campaign, authorized by the Toys for Tots Foundation, is underway with toy drop-off locations throughout the Fox Valley.

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Protect your family by getting flu vaccinations

    SPRINGFIELD—Millions of people travel every year during the holiday season to spend time with friends and family.

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Stewart features artist Larry Cimaglio

    Elburn—The community is invited to attend a monthly presentation at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School, which will feature a different artist each month.

    • Posted December 6, 2010
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  • Barbie raffle at the library

    ELBURN—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., will hold a raffle for a Happy New Year Barbie 1995 collectors edition and John Deere Monster Treads toy tractor.

    • Posted December 6, 2010
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  • Mannheim Steamroller performs Christmas show at Paramount

    AURORA—Mannheim Steamroller celebrates a quarter-century of being America’s favorite holiday music artist with their 25th Christmas Anniversary Tour.

    • Posted December 5, 2010
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  • Miller named Public Works manager

    MAPLE PARK—At a special meeting of the Village Board on Nov. 20, Mike Miller was hired to hold the position of Public Works Manager for the village of Maple Park.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • Delnor Giving Tree to help collect baby supplies

    GENEVA—For the month of November, Delnor’s Giving Tree will partner with Mutual Ground, a not-for profit organization located in Aurora that provides shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • This I believe … What do you believe in?

    I believe that you should be who you want to be, not what others want to see by Courtney Kowalski, Senior, Kaneland Krier Kaneland—To say that people give in to the way society sees them would be an understatement.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • End bullying of gay students

    Kaneland—Most students are aware of how serious the teen suicides have become in the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender community recently. Is it possible to imagine how many families are affected by the suicides because of harassment...

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • Letter: SG Fire donation warning

    The Sugar Grove Fire Protection Department has received information from concerned citizens that they have received a telephone solicitation from Firefighters Burn Fund asking for donations to their fund.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Snug Hugs for Kids

    Compton knits hats to spread warmth, holiday cheer Elburn—The holiday season is in full swing, and Sally Compton, 88, is doing her part to spread joy and warmth to kids in need.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Christmas Stroll trail mix

    Elburn—Join in the community spirit as you hit the trail through downtown Elburn for a mix of fun and food on Friday, Dec. 3.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Fill up on holiday cheer in Kaneville

    Kaneville is celebrating Christmas with all the delights of the season on Saturday, Dec 4. The village will be alive with food, gifts and entertainment.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Ring the bell for neighbors in need

    ELB, SG, KNVL—Take a break from your holiday schedule and help your neighbors in need this season by volunteering to ring the bells in front of the Elburn and Sugar Grove Jewel stores and Elburn Ream's Meat...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • SG resident channels Christmas spirit with decorations

    SUGAR GROVE—Jerry Weiss loves the Christmas season—so much, in fact, that he's been in the habit of dressing up both the interior and exterior of his home with a spectacular array of holiday lights and decorations every...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Holiday in the Grove festivities appeal to young, old

    SUGAR GROVE—There are few events as thrilling for a child as that first encounter with Santa Claus. However, most parents, given the choice, would likely rather travel to the actual North Pole than have to tough it...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Dec. 3 SG 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 December 3, 2010
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  • Kaneland’s “Dear Edi” advice column

    Have a question? Write to "Edi," the Kaneland Krier's 12–member editorial board. Questions can be submitted via email krier@kaneland.org, emailed to our adviser at cheryl.borrowdale@kaneland.org, or placed in the drop boxes in the library and counselors’ offices...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Young voices bring gifts of cheer and joy

    ELGIN—Come celebrate this holiday season with the Elgin Children’s Chorus at Christmastide Carols, the first concert of their 25th Anniversary Celebration.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • A night of fun, food and raffles

    Rich Ferdinand of Maple Park holds one of the many pork loins that gets raffled off each year at the Maple Park Family Fund raffle.This year’s raffle will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. on Saturday,...

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Firearm deer season resumes

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) reports that hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 68,037 deer during the opening weekend of the 2010 Illinois firearm deer season, Nov. 19-21. The seven-day firearm season will...

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Church news for Dec. 2

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Howland’s run (and bike and swim)

    Kaneland’s Jen Howland, shown here at the ITU World Championship Final Gold Coast in Austrailia last year, has high aspirations for her racing future. Courtesy USA Triathlon

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • KHS ends strong at Strombom; begins 2-1

    KANELAND—Kaneland's boys basketball squad was running and gunning so often on Saturday afternoon in Sycamore, you'd swear they swore off Thanksgiving dinner entirely.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Lady Knights hoops match last season’s win total

    KANELAND—Don’t look now, but the varsity Lady Knights basketball squad is showing measurable improvement from last year, with much of the same crew.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • KYSO sign-up now online

    Kaneland—Soccer enthusiasts between the ages of 4 and 17 years old can register online to play in the KYSO Spring Season, which will run from April 16 through May 21, 2011.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Kaneland bowlers lose to DeKalb in opener

    KANELAND—With many new faces, KHS bowling is still trying to gel, and still looking for an early win. In the season opener, Kaneland fell to DeKalb at Mardi Gras Lanes on Tuesday, 3,046-2,314.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Wrestling starts on mat in Freeport

    KANELAND—With a full lineup after the end of football season, it was time to hit the mat for Kaneland wrestling on Saturday morning.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Pom squad holding clinic for kids

    The Kaneland Pom Squad will hold its annual elementary school clinic on Jan. 29, 2011 at KHS.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Madelyn ‘Lynne’ Allen

    Madelyn “Lynne” Allen, 83, of Aurora, passed away peacefully on her birthday, Nov. 28, 2010, and now joins her husband, George, in the arms of her Savior.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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  • Leo Nichols

    Leo I. Nichols, 89, of Tunnel Hill, Ill., passed away Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Ill.

    • Posted December 2, 2010
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