• KHS group honors Civil War history with trip to Virginia

    KANELAND—Few activities can hammer home the importance of a school subject matter like a field trip. And when that trip is to a state on the East Coast, then you're talking about a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

    • Posted February 27, 2011
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  • Waubonsee hosts high school academic challenge competition

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College hosted the annual Illinois Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge Competition on Feb. 1, at its Sugar Grove campus.

    • Posted February 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland invites public to participate in strategic planning survey

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District has posted a strategic planning survey. Identifying the priorities and values of our community is an integral part of the strategic planning process.

    • Posted February 26, 2011
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  • WCC’s Stewart named to Workforce Steering Committee

    Waubonsee Community College Vice President of Quality and Strategic Development Dr. Karen Stewart, of Maple Park, has been chosen to serve on the steering committee of Workforce Data Partners, a new group of practitioners and policymakers in...

    • Posted February 26, 2011
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  • Students of the Term named by KHS

    Kaneland—The following students have been recognized for Term 2 as Students-of the-Term:

    • Posted February 26, 2011
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  • Village approves Elburn Station concept plan

    Elburn—Elburn Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-1 to approve the Elburn station development's concept plan. Jeff Walter was the sole vote opposing the plan.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • SG Farmers Market could have new management

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Pat Graceffa has served as market manager of the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market the last seven years.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Board talks road safety

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Village Board on Thursday, Feb. 17, heard a report on upcoming actions to make the roads of Kaneville safer.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Officer on duty at Metra during morning commute

    ELBURN—Commuters have been seeing a friendly uniformed face during their morning commutes.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Police sued for false arrest

    Elburn—A man who was arrested for driving on an expired driver's license has filed suit against the Elburn Police for false arrest.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Guest speakers at BC Elementary

    Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary hosted Elburn and Kaneland community members in the Reading Cafe.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Feb. 25 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 February 25, 2011
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  • Pieces together

    Cortland jeweler creates line to help family in need Cortland—Alma Counihan, a local jeweler of the Hummingbird Collection, has been selling custom bridal jewelry for years. After meeting a child in need, she decided to expand her business...

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher: New committee assignments reflect local needs

    YORKVILLE—State Representative Kay Hatcher secured positions on key House Committees that will tackle issues most important to local families, including expanding job opportunities and helping prevent home foreclosure, she announced.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Church news for Feb. 25

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

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • KHS Knights win lucky 7th in a row

    YORKVILLE—Judging from the score by quarters, you could argue Yorkville outplayed the Knights boys basketball squad on Friday night.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • State-qualifier Boyle takes fourth at elite meet

    KANELAND—Senior Jimmy Boyle, who has been no slouch on the football field for Kaneland High School, now has something to remember his time as a wrestler by.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Kaneland’s Alef heads to State pool once again

    DEKALB—This is becoming a regular February stop for Kaneland senior Grant Alef, the lone swimmer representing the School District.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Evers heads NIB-12 hoops first team

    KANELAND—Even though the Kaneland girls basketball season came to an end 10 days ago, the good news was still able to pour in on Tuesday.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Knights wrestling club in the “2nd season”

    The Knights Wrestling Club (ages 5-14) will complete in the IKWF (Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation) Regional Meet on Saturday , Feb. 26, at Sycamore High School.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Gabriele Anthony Middona

    Joe and Miranda Middona of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Gabriele Anthony, who was born Jan. 6, 2011. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Ward, Sullivan to wed

    Lawrence Ward of North Aurora and Darlene Ward of Somonauk announced the engagement of their daughter, Lara, to Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Jr., the son of Carol and Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Sr., of Bradenton, Fla.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • 50th Wedding Celebrated

    Marty and Elverna Strausberger of Elburn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a cruise with their children and grandchildren in December.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Guest editorial

    Parents for Megan's Law (PFML), a national not-for-profit community and victims' rights organization, announced today that they have launched a sex offender e-mail alert program for Illinois residents.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you for taking part in Ski for Sight

    I would like to thank Jim Feece and his family very much for taking part in our function at the Lions Club on Jan. 30, known as Ski for Sight.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Use the moment of silence as you choose

    The moment of silence could be mistaken as prayer time with a different name, and to some strongly opinionated people and people who try to make something out of nothing to cause problems, it's something they've decided...

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Adults overreacting

    I think that times have changed a lot since our parents were in school. They think that things that were a disgrace in their high school years are still viewed as a bad thing today, which is...

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Support for moment of silence

    Schools across Illinois, including Kaneland, have recently implemented a moment of silence. There are several people who seem to believe that the moment of silence is a bad idea. I disagree.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Moment of silence a waste of time

    Today, I used the daily moment of silence to think about how to write this letter. (I’ll have to assume that the legislators didn’t intend that to be the original purpose of the moment of silence).

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Appreciation of moment of silence

    Last week, my school started having a moment of silence during the morning announcements. While some people roll their eyes as we sit in silence, I, for one, appreciate it.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Roy W. Johnson

    Roy W. Johnson, 89, of Lily Lake, passed away on Feb. 17, 2011, at Delnor Hospital. He was born on Nov. 20, 1921, in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of Birger A. and Jennie (Bloomquist) Johnson.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Alexis Y. ‘Lexi’ Weber

    Alexis Y. "Lexi" Weber, 21, of Maple Park died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital as the result of an automobile accident.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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