• Winter sports preview: KHS ready to begin A.D. (after Dave) in 2010-11

    KANELAND—Not only do the Knights of Kaneland boys basketball want to deal with the ghosts of last year’s regional heartbreaker against the DeKalb Barbs, they also have to deal with the six-foot-10 gap in the middle of...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Winter sports preview: Thomas leads bowling down Kaneland lane

    KANELAND—How do you try to build on a team that went 3-10 (1-6 Western Sun Conference) and had a large number of departures?

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Winter sports preview: Wrestlers look to increase 19-win total in 2010-11

    KANELAND—With a solid core coming back for coach Monty Jahns’ third season at the helm and a program that thrives on aggressiveness, opponents will have to take short relief in the fact that the Knights are still...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Winter sports preview: Girls hoops rely on improved bunch

    KANELAND—You wouldn't know this was a team that went 5-23 a year ago.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Lady Knights lose opener on late 3

    AURORA—It would be a fantastic beginning to the 2010-11 campaign for Kaneland Lady Knights basketball if it weren’t for the pesky last shot.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: The Illinois Freedom of (Some) Information Act?

    In the wake of scandal and corruption at the highest levels of government, Illinois lawmakers passed a law in 2009 bolstering the Freedom of Information Act—a move designed to give everyday people access to important government information.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Letter: SG drainage project meeting

    Dear residents of Mallard Point, Rolling Oaks and other interested parties. A meeting concerning the drainage project in the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks and adjacent areas will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. at the...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Fair and balanced?

    Conspiracy: a plan agreed on; planning and acting together for a harmful purpose. The big radio and TV stations pulled it off better than I have ever seen before.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you, residents of the 14th Congressional District

    Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for your support. Over the last 14 months, I have worked hard to spread my message of fiscal sanity, and the Nov. 2 victory was a testament to America’s...

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Letter: How do you thank an entire county?

    During my judicial campaign, I met thousands of residents, and I was overwhelmed with the warm reception I received.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Zonta Club raises funds to advance the status of women

    The women of the Zonta Club of St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia and Zonta West-Illinois held their annual fundraising auction, Helping Women Bloom, on Nov. 9 at Prairie Landing Golf Club in West Chicago and raised more than $23,000.

    • Posted November 18, 2010
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  • Holiday feast at Lazarus House

    ST. CHARLES—Lazarus House invites the community to its annual Thanksgiving Feast. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Tri Cities Salvation Army, 1710 S. 7th Ave.,...

    • Posted November 16, 2010
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  • Integrative medicine is topic of presentation

    GENEVA—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will host a talk on the ways which an integrative approach can enhance the benefits of standard medical treatments on Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

    • Posted November 15, 2010
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  • Elburn could opt out of ComEd for residents

    ELBURN—ComEd currently provides electricity to homes in Elburn. However, Elburn residents could obtain lower rates from an alternative electricity supplier more easily if the Village Board decides to opt out of ComEd.

    • Posted November 14, 2010
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  • Device that captures solar power is new teaching tool at Waubonsee

    Sugar Grove—With daylight savings time now at an end, sunlight is more valuable than ever. And Waubonsee Community College is poised to discover another value of it with the completion of its photovoltaic array, which consists of...

    • Posted November 14, 2010
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  • Tapping the storehouse of joy

    Geneva—In his career in the senior living industry, Dick Hattan hears seniors talking daily, all day long, about their memories.

    • Posted November 14, 2010
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  • Expand or expire?

    Maple Park ponders wastewater plant expansion project Maple Park—Maple Park has a situation: to find money to expand its wastewater treatment facilities or let the expansion permit expire.

    • Posted November 13, 2010
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  • Mustaches for prostate cancer

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold is participating this month with Movember, to raise awareness of men's health issues, including prostate cancer.

    • Posted November 13, 2010
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  • Township provides train station signs

    ELBURN—Blackberry Township has provided safety signs for the Elburn Commuter Station, Police Chief Steve Smith told the Public Safety Committee on Monday.

    • Posted November 13, 2010
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  • Students of the Term named at Kaneland

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District congratulates the following students for being named Term One, 2010-11 Students of the Term at Kaneland High School:

    • Posted November 13, 2010
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  • R Kids Closet expands into larger space

    SG resident's new store makes consignment fashionable Batavia—The need for a new career inspired Vicki Ryan to open the upscale consignment boutique R Kids Closet in Batavia in October 2009.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Church news for Nov. 12

    A look through this week's church news and events

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • County cites agencies that will offer services

    Kane County—As of Nov. 9, the direct mother-child health service programs for individuals and families that have been provided by the Kane County Health Department were transferred to community clinics becuase of county budget cuts.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Anderson extension bidding expected next fall

    Bike path will be part of project KANE COUNTY—Kane County officials plan to seek construction bids late next year for the extension of Anderson Road in Elburn and a bicycle and pedestrian path on that route.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Village installing safety fence along tracks

    ELBURN—Installation of a safety fence along the railroad tracks east of First Street in Elburn will be finished soon, Police Chief Steve Smith told the Public Safety Committee on Monday.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Fab Lab demos, lecture at Fermilab Nov. 12

    Batavia—The Fermilab Lecture Series, the University of Illinois and the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms will present Fab Lab demonstrations in the Fermilab Wilson Hall lobby from 1 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland prepares for strategic plan renewal

    Kaneland—Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler on Monday presented the School Board with a proposed timeline for the renewal of the District Strategic Plan, which will map out both short and long-term needs for the district.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Senior volunteer group seeks school volunteers

    ELBURN, SG—The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) works with volunteers who are at least 55 and have a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share. Members of RSVP are entitled to the following benefits: Excess liability...

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland board begins levy process

    Kaneland—At Monday night's Kaneland School Board meeting, the board was presented with the 2010 tax levy calendar.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland falls short of AYP, but makes progress

    KANELAND—Although Kaneland High School’s PSAE scores declined and didn’t meet federal requirements for Adequate Yearly Progress (APY), the same scores showed more students are college-ready.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • John Stewart revs up for Vets Day

    John Stewart Elementary School students are going all out for American veterans this month. They have been busy writing thank-you cards to U.S. servicemen, composing poems about the military, and filling showcases with memorabilia from family members...

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • KHS fall play Nov. 12-14

    The Kaneland High School Theatre Department will be presenting the comedy “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick. Performances are Nov. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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