• Guest editorial: The political blame game isn’t solving anything

    Stop pointing fingers and start thinking of solutions. A shout-out to all government officials, company heads and the general American public: although it may be entertaining, is playing the blame game really solving anything?

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Church news for Jan. 27

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

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Two arrested in Elburn limo incident

    On Sunday, Jan. 23 at 2:30 a.m., Elburn police were dispatched to the BP Amaco gas station on the corner of routes 38 and 47 after the driver of a limousine had requested assistance.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • Village to apply for Public Works grant

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved a resolution to apply for a grant that would build an excess flow facility for Elburn's Public Works.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • Garfield Farm Museum announces scholarship

    CAMPTON HILLS—Garfield Farm Museum announced its annual $2,000 scholarship for graduate studies in museum administration, which now includes historic archaeology. Applications must be made by Monday, Jan. 31.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • KHS to host Health and Wellness Fair

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will host a Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 25. The fair will be attended by high school students throughout the school day. The public is welcome to attend from 2:30 to 4...

    • Posted January 23, 2011
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  • Waubonsee scholarship deadline nears

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering more than 100 scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 3.

    • Posted January 23, 2011
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  • Boy Scout Park: the orphan by the tracks

    Elburn—Walk by the open lot northeast of the tracks on First Street, and you'll see glimpses of a space that was once Boy Scout Park.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Girl Scout Troup 4387 Investiture

    Dietre Griesinger leads the Color Guard at last week’s Girl Scout Daisy Troop 4387 Investiture ceremony at the Elburn American Legion in downtown Elburn. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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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, 2011
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  • New church comes to Elburn

    Elburn—Variety is a luxury a growing population has when it comes, not only to restaurants and stores, but also to churches.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • 9 charged in narcotics trafficking investigation

    Kane County—A lengthy joint investigation into cocaine distribution in Aurora ended last month with the arrests of the nine subjects who are facing felony narcotics charges.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Elburn approves revised IGA

    Move extends agreement with Kaneland for 1 year Elburn—In October 2010, Elburn signed a three-year intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between local municipalities and the Kaneland School District that provided for land and cash dedications and school impact payments.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Church news for Jan. 21

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

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Where the Redbird golfs: Guyton to ISU in fall

    KANELAND—Lady Knights senior Hayley Guyton is set to move from trying to best Barbs and Foxes to getting the upper hand on Bears and Braves.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Davidson, Boyle key in KHS winning own Flott Invite

    KANELAND—While the Knights sit with a dual record they’d no doubt like to improve, gatherings like the annual Margaret Flott Memorial Tournament hosted by KHS do a nice job of getting headed in the right direction.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Lady Knights split decisions

    KANELAND—Streator girls basketball must have felt like Saturday’s game with Kaneland was more of a trampling than a crossover.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Boys hoops now 9-8 on year

    KANELAND—Kaneland is finding that a tour through the Northern Illinois Big 12 might not be as filled with good fortune as the Knights would like.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Bowling drops two NIB-12 meetings

    Kaneland—Kaneland bowling, despite a 1-11 dual record, is still raring to go against any Northern Illinois Big XII opponent on its schedule.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Varsity cheerleaders take 2nd place in Belvidere

    Kaneland High School Varsity Cheerleaders placed second in the Belevidere Winter Cheer Competition held on Jan. 8.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Elburn Baseball, softball sign-up

    Elburn Baseball & Softball is currently taking online registration for the upcoming 2011 season.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Kaneland Pom Squad holding Jan. clinic

    The Kaneland Pom Squad will hold its annual elementary school clinic on Saturday, Jan. 29, at KHS. Participants will learn a pom routine and perform at a KHS Varsity basketball game.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Kaneville, Maple Park hosts baseball, softball, T-Ball opps

    KNVL/MP—Kaneville Baseball & Softball 2011 registration is currently open, and the open house will be on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dave Werdin Community Center.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • WCC accepting Hall of Fame noms

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is accepting applications for the Chiefs' Athletic Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored at the school's year-ending Athletic Banquet on May 10.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Wasco fastpitch ready for ‘11

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) has begun registration. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls in grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • KYSO has online sign-up

    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.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Editorial: Help improve your community, join a Kaneland advisory committee

    One of the measures of the strength in a community is how involved its members are in public activities. The Kaneland community is a community of communities, tying together numerous villages from Maple Park to Montgomery.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: 2011 Margaret Flott Invitational

    Kyle Davidson (right) and Jimmy Boyle took home titles as the Knights placed first in their home invite with 203.5 points, well ahead of Marengo’s 148.65 and Prairie Central’s 129. Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Letter: Editorial was irresponsible, lazy

    Your editorial about the tax increase was irresponsible, lazy and self-indulgent.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Letter: Speaking out against high-capacity firearm magazines

    What hunter needs a high-capacity magazine—a clip that holds more than 10 rounds—like the one a gunman used to shoot 20 people in a matter of seconds in Arizona? These magazines are for killing a lot of...

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Lorraine M. Williams

    Lorraine M. Williams, 95, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Jan. 15, 2011, at the Provena Care Center in Geneva, where she has made her home for a number of years.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Dennis E. Majerczak

    Dennis E. Majerczak, 65, of Elburn, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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