• Kaneland announces Educator of the Year honorees

    KANELAND—The nominating committee for Kaneland’s Educator of the Year has selected its 2011 honorees:

    • Posted February 23, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 53, Yorkville 52

    Kaneland's Daniel Helm scored all 10 of his points in the first quarter Friday night as the Knights stormed out of the gate to a 25-5 lead over host Yorkville.

    • Posted February 22, 2011
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  • KHS group to help preserve battlefield, seeks donations during movie screening

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School teachers Javier Martizez and Norm Welker, as well as a Kaneland parent, will accompany 18 students who will travel to Northern Virginia to help the National Park Service conduct historical preservation activities at a...

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • Career center receives donation

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the donation of a PS810 Picture Scanning System to the Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • KC announces Senior Citizens Tax Deferral program

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert reminds senior citizens that real estate tax deferral applications are available through the Kane County Treasurer's Office.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • History Detectives: Where is the body buried?

    Pair try to unravel a century of history at Blackberry Cemetery Elburn—On any given day you'll find real life History Detectives hard at work, looking for where the bodies are buried.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Blackberry Township Cemetery needs your help

    Do you own a gravesite in Blackberry Township Cemetery? Did an ancestor purchase a lot with grave space that is not used? Do you have family records that show birth dates, marriages, maiden names of persons buried...

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • WYSE advances to sectionals

    Kaneland—The Kaneland WYSE academic team will advance to sectionals at Northern Illinois University. On Feb. 1, the team qualified with a second-place finish at the Waubonsee Community College regional competition.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Hultgren releases committee, subcommittee assignments

    WASHINGTON D.C.—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) released his committee and subcommittee assignments for the 112th Congress.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • D-302 opens up bids for 2011-12 services

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the Business Office's solicitation of bids on items for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • IEMA encourages families to practice emergency plans

    SPRINGFIELD—Some emergencies, like last week’s blizzard, come with advance warning. Others, like a tornado or earthquake, may strike with little or no warning.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Library has immediate board openings

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Public Library has immediate openings on its board of trustees. Trustees volunteer their time to make a difference on issues related to library operations and programming.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Public Works employees agree to on-call policy

    Elburn—Public Works employees met with village officials and agreed to amend their on-call and called-in policy. The changes made would include a holiday as part of the work week.

    • Posted February 19, 2011
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  • Lawsuit: man claims he was illegally detained by Elburn police

    View the lawsuit >> A United States citizen who currently resides in South Korea, filed a lawsuit on Jan 25 claiming he was illegally detained by Elburn police Dec. 22, 2010.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Kaneland presents initial budget reduction plan

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District on Monday presented the School Board with an initial cost reduction plan that will seek to cut $1 million in expenditures for the 2012 fiscal year.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Board announces appointments

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday announced the appointments of Theodore “Chip” Hickman as principal of Kaneland High School, and Rick Burchell as director of the Fox Valley Career Center, effective July 1, 2011.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • District moves to 10-point grading scale

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve a 10-point grading scale that will be administered to grades 6-12 for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Committee discusses impound fee

    Elburn—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed an ordinance regarding the seizure and impounding of vehicles in connection with offenses such as drugs and DUIs.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Lessons of the past create the future

    Campton Twp.—Jerry Johnson has had a vision 30 years into the realizing: to create a living history farm from the 1840s on the Garfield farm in Campton Township.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Food is Fun!

    Pastry Chef Rose Deneen of Food is Fun! has been creating pastries for over 20 years. On Saturday, she came to the Sugar Grove Public Library to demonstrate the preparation of chocolate treats for Valentine's Day.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Mr. Kaneland 2011 pageant set for Feb. 18

    KANELAND—Mr. Kaneland 2011 will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Kaneland High School auditorium.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • ‘Dynamic Child’ event addresses autism spectrum

    KANELAND—Parents and professionals are hungry for knowledge about autism spectrum disorders. “The Dynamic Child,” an all-day education event at Kaneland High School on Saturday, Feb. 19, addresses that need.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Auction items set for Winter Wine Festival

    GENEVA—How would you like to spend a week at a privately-owned ocean front condo in the Turks and Caicos; enjoy a 10,000 square foot villa in Mexico with nine of your closest friends; send your son to...

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Church news for Feb. 18

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

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Feb. 18 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 18, 2011
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  • Mixing for the masses

    Michael Aderman mixes pancake batter with a power tool to help at a pancake breakfast put on by Elburn’s Troop 7 Saturday.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Boyle breaks out at wrestling Sectional

    KANELAND—It's familiar territory for Knights heavyweight Jimmy Boyle. Familiar but exceptional territory for the senior, who now goes to the IHSA Class 2A State tournament at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill., this weekend.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Andrews, Callaghan and Serpa partake in busy signing month

    KANELAND—How good was the Class of 2011 group that kept finding the endzone for Kaneland football? Ask three very lucky institutions of higher learning.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Coach Heiss wins No. 500

    DES PLAINES, Ill.—Waubonsee Community College's Dave Heiss joined a select group on Thursday in Des Plaines, Ill.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Girls basketball ride stopped by group of Warriors

    KANELAND—The Lady Knights saw their regular season end on Thursday in Rochelle by a final of 61-52, and then with a 30-27 loss on Monday at St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Ill., saw their playoff quest...

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Freshmen Fever!

    On Feb. 8, Freshmen girls won the conference tournament championship, beating Rochelle 35-33 in triple overtime en route to a 24-0 season.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Boys hoops engineer regular season sweep of Barbs, defeat Streator

    KANELAND—When you hold an opponent to a grand total of zero points in a quarter, you know you’re doing something right.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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