• Letter: KC Conservative Coalition announces endorsements

    The Kane County Conservative Coalition was founded in 2002 to "support men and women for public office who best represent conservative social and fiscal values while conducting themselves ethically and responsibly." We are filed current with the...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Send someone to Springfield to represent you, not party leadership

    As we head into the last few days of the primary campaign, the Illinois Department of Employment Security has released the December unemployment statistics, and Illinois is still heading the wrong way.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Keith Wheeler

    Keith Wheeler is pro-life, pro-second Amendment, pro-business and conservative in principles and action.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Where’s Foster?

    I called Congressman Foster’s office in Washington, D.C., and asked about the current health care reconciliation process.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Ethan Hastert is a clear choice

    Ethan Hastert is the best candidate for congress in the 14th District. We need to get rid of Bill Foster, and Ethan is the only one who can do it.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Chris Lauzen is my choice

    This primary election I have decided not to vote for any incumbent candidate except for state Sen. Chris Lauzen.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • IHSA releases results of fall drug testing

    The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has compiled the results of its Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program for the fall of 2009.

    • Posted January 26, 2010
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  • KC selected for program to fight childhood obesity

    Kane County—Kane County was awarded a $360,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to improve opportunities for physical activity and access to affordable healthy foods for children and families in the county.

    • Posted January 25, 2010
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  • Kaneland offers preschool screening

    Elburn—Kaneland parents are encouraged to bring their children from ages 3 to 5 years old to be screened between 8 and 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, at Faith Assembly Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn.

    • Posted January 25, 2010
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  • Garfield Farm offers scholarship for museum administration

    Kane County—Garfield Farm Museum will offer a $2,000 scholarship for graduate studies in museum administration.

    • Posted January 25, 2010
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  • 2 dead as plane crashes in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Fire Chief Marty Kunkel was the first responder to the scene of a plane crash in Sugar Grove Township on Saturday evening.

    • Posted January 24, 2010
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  • P.J. Fleck named wide receivers coach at Rutgers

    Former KHS standout leaves Northern Illinois University for Rutgers

    • Posted January 23, 2010
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  • Jean B. Lettow

    Jean B. Lettow, 82, of Elgin, Ill., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Sherman West Court, Elgin.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Kaneville loses a good friend

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville lost a stalwart member of the community last week, when life-long resident Leon Gramley passed away on Friday.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Earthquake devastation heartbreaking for former missionary

    SUGAR GROVE—When the severe earthquake hit Haiti last week and TV stations ran footage of the devastation there, Sugar Grove resident Kaelynn Wilson said her heart was broken.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Senior utility tax rebates exclude phone bills

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board voted unanimously Tuesday to reinstate the village's utility-tax rebate program for seniors this year, with added restrictions.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Mallard Point close to flooding solutions, funding sources

    SUGAR GROVE—The installation of additional drain tiles to bring the current water levels down and regular maintenance of the retention pond and wetland areas should solve the flooding problems in the Mallard Point Subdivision.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • SGUMC long term supporter of Haitians

    SUGAR GROVE—The Rev. Steve Good, pastor at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, first went to Haiti 28 years ago as a college student, to study and do missionary work for several months.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • D-302 students give generously to Haiti

    Kaneland—What started out as a simple request for change turned into a donation of over $2,000 to help the people of Haiti after last week's earthquake.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • With customers’ help, Walgreens expands its charitable reach

    ELBURN—Following last week's earthquake in Haiti, the Walgreens in Elburn responded to the crisis by starting a collection of helpful items for the disaster victims.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Morelli, Busch run to replace Grometer on bench

    A pair of Republicans are running against each other to fill the R. Peter Grometer vacancy in the 16th Judicial Circuit.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Pair of Republicans race to face Perez

    A pair of Republican candidates for Kane County Sheriff, L. Robert Russell and Donald E. Kramer, will face each other on Feb. 2 for the chance to run against Democratic incumbent Pat Perez, who is running unopposed...

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Smith challenges Kudlicki for seat on KC Board

    A pair of Republicans, incumbent Bob Kudlicki and challenger Thomas (T.R.) Smith, are running against each other to represent District 25 on the Kane County Board in the primary on Tuesday, Feb. 2. There is no Democrat...

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • 2 Dems, 5 Republicans vie for 16th Circuit vacancy

    Seven candidates in total are running for the Kane County vacancy in the 16th Judicial Circuit—five Republican candidates will run to see who will face the winner of a two-person Democratic race.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Elburn children learn good health habits from Tooth Wizard, Plaqueman

    Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease affecting children in Illinois.

    • Posted January 22, 2010
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  • Jan. 21 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 January 21, 2010
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  • Editorial: Ensure your charitable contribution helps

    By now, we have all seen the devastating impact of the recent earthquake in Haiti, and countless individuals and organizations are trying to do their part to send money and aid to those suffering.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Church News for Jan. 21

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • KHS wrestling defends home mat at Flott Invite

    At the annual Flott Wrestling Invite on Saturday, the Knight grapplers saw plenty of first-place accolades come their way in an invite win.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Boys feel better after taking two

    How do you combat a three-game losing streak at a pivotal point in the season?

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Lady Knights fall to GS, Batavia in WSC meetings

    If only the Lady Knights could capture how prolific guard Andie Strang was in the first quarter of Friday's contest at Glenbard South, and duplicate it for everyone game-long.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Rochelle beats KHS bowling

    Tuesday afternoon spelled more Western Sun Conference action for the Lady Knight bowlers, but it resulted in a loss in Rochelle.

    • Posted January 21, 2010
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