• Ice-breaker

    Kaneland junior, Stelios Lekkas of Elburn won the Illinois 16U state championship playing for the Northewest Charger Hockey Club.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • KHS baseball nabs 1st win after chilly start

    KANELAND—A trip down south for Kaneland High School baseball during spring break also sent their fortunes going south at this early juncture, at least for the time being.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • KHS Lady Knight soccer scoring goals in bunches

    KANELAND—With a mostly new lineup, one could be wary of how the offensive skills would come together for the KHS soccer group.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Wasco baseball has slim number of openings

    WASCO—Wasco Baseball still has a limited number of openings for its spring baseball season. Wasco Baseball is one of the elite youth baseball programs in the area.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • IHSA grants eligibility to displaced Japanese students

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Executive Director Marty Hickman announced last week that any students displaced by the earthquake and subsequent disasters in Japan that relocate to IHSA member schools will be granted immediate eligibility to...

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Editorial—Remember: All the candidates wish to serve their communities

    This week, we provided extensive coverage of the contested races within the Kaneland communities. We chose to publish our election coverage in Q&A format, in order to give for the candidates the opportunity to describe themselves and...

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: KEA endorsement of School Board candidates

    The Kaneland Education Association, in partnership with the Citizen's Advisory Committee, hosted a School Board Candidate Forum on March 10.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Endorsement for Deborah Grant

    Please vote for Deborah Grant to represent residents of the Kaneland School District 302.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Support for Grabarek

    William C. Grabarek moved to Elburn in 1978. Over the past 33 years, Bill’s contributions to our community have been immeasurable.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: It’s got to be Schopp

    It is with sincere gratitude and enthusiasm that our family can endorse Mr. Brian Schopp for Elburn Fire District Trustee.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of the Forest Preserve referendum

    I am writing in support of the Kane County Forest Preserve Land Acquisition and Preserve Improvement Referendum on April 5.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Pat Denlinger for School Board

    I’ve lived in Elburn for over 20 years now, and during this time I’ve been active in youth athletics, School District referenda and the Kaneland Foundation.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Grabarek

    I am writing this letter in support of Bill Grabarek’s candidacy for trustee of the Elburn Village Board.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Ask ‘Where has all the money gone?’

    Once upon a time ... Well, what I have read must be a fairy tale because I can’t believe it can be a reality. I read the Maple Park Village Board wants to break a commitment that...

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Re-elect Bill Grabarek

    Bill is the only incumbent running for one of three seats on the Elburn Village Board April 5. I've known Bill for over 10 years.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Rivas

    The purpose of this letter is to show you my support of Pedro Rivas, who is a 2011 candidate for the Kaneland Board of Education.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Vote for Grabarek

    I am urging everyone to vote for Bill Graberak to be re-elected to the Elburn Village Board. His legal background, along with a lot of common sense, makes him an ideal candidate.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Grabarek, the right choice for Elburn village trustee

    Please vote for experience and wisdom on Tuesday, April 5. Bill Grabarek has been the voice of both during his tenure as trustee.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Letter: Re-elect Bill Grabarek

    I have known Bill for many years. Bill was the Planning Commission Chairperson when I was first appointed.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Theodore ‘Ted’ John Weydert

    Theodore "Ted" John Weydert, 83, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully at his home on March 23.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Dorothy O. McAdams

    Dorothy O. McAdams, 72, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Tuesday, March 22.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Patricia Ann Frieders

    Patricia A. Frieders, 81, of Elkhorn, Wis., passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, Wis.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Madelyn ‘Lynne’ Allen

    Madelyn “Lynne” Allen, nee Hartung, 83, of Aurora, passed away peacefully on her birthday, Nov. 28, 2010, surrounded by her family and now joins her husband George in the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ.

    • Posted March 31, 2011
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  • Kaneland talent show set for April 8

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School announced its ninth annual talent show, which will be held Friday, April 8, in the high school auditorium. There will be singers, dancers, bands and much more.

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Lieutenant Governor to speak at Waubonsee graduation

    SUGAR GROVE—Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon will deliver the commencement address at Waubonsee Community College’s 2011 graduation ceremony on May 19.

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Pottawatomie Golf Course recognized for environmental excellence

    St. Charles—Pottawatomie Golf Course retained its designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) for Golf Courses and Audubon International program.

    • Posted March 29, 2011
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  • Golf for Good

    ST. CHARLES—How would you like a day on the golf course with a chance to win a 2011 Harley Davidson with a hole-in-one? What about a week at a luxurious island home?

    • Posted March 29, 2011
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  • IRS announces new effort to help struggling taxpayers get fresh start

    Washington—In its latest effort to help struggling taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service announced a series of new steps to help people get a fresh start with their tax liabilities.

    • Posted March 29, 2011
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  • 2011 Sherry Costello Memorial Scholarship

    ST. CHARLES—The St. Charles Mothers' Club is now taking applications for the 2011 Sherry Costello Memorial Scholarship

    • Posted March 28, 2011
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  • Sen. Lauzen, Republicans unveil budget plan

    Senator Chris Lauzen and Senate Republicans this week unveiled a series of spending cuts and revenue adjustments that they say would put Illinois on firm financial footing and allow the roll back of the 67 percent income...

    • Posted March 28, 2011
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  • Career Center announces students of the month

    Kaneland—The Fox Valley Career Center announced its students of the month for February. Kaneland students earning the distinction include Cory Clausen, Game Programming and Technologies; Ashley Cottier, Early Childhood I; and Kevin Mendoza, Electrician II.

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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  • State provides new info to help make better decisions about health care providers

    Springfield—Illinoisans are now able to find more information that can help them decide where to go for medical care.

    • Posted March 27, 2011
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