• Making ‘em laugh at McDole

    The Kaneland McDole Elementary School talent show takes place tonight at 6:30 p.m.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Elburn pilot unshaken after Japanese quake

    ‘I miss my family,’ he says as he begins his trip home Elburn—Donna Peterson first heard about last week’s earthquake in Japan as it happened during a phone call from her husband Charlie.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Kaneland names principal of Harter Middle School

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening announced the appointment of Bryan Zwemke as principal of Kaneland Harter Middle School, effective July 1.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • March 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 March 18, 2011
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  • Board approves purchase of pipe, cable locator device

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-0 to approve the purchase of a pipe and cable locater device.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Local artist enjoys sharing her work with others

    Meet her Friday at Pheasant Run show Sugar Grove—Local artist Deann Alleman's backyard is often her muse, where she draws inspiration. She said she is especially affected by the changing seasons.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Students awarded degrees from Eastern Illinois University

    Megan Welker of Elburn and Linda Morrical of Sugar Grove were awarded degrees from Eastern Illinois University following the fall 2010 semester.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Three Kaneland High School wrestlers qualified to travel this past weekend to Springfield, Ill. to compete in the Team Illinois Freshman/Sophomore State Championships.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • KHS girls track takes fourth at Byron Indoor Preview

    BYRON, Ill.—Kaneland girls track fans can only hope the Lady Knights excel this well without a roof on top of their efforts.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Knight boys raise roof for 4th at Byron

    BYRON, Ill.—Saturday brought some indoor track competition to Byron, Ill., and also brought some fine numbers and totals for Kaneland boys track.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • KHS Hall of Fame looking for ‘76ers

    Kaneland CUSD is looking for contact information for members of the 1976 Boys’ Track team, set to be inductedinto the Kaneland Hall of Fame on Monday, May 2.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Cougars add tunes to fireworks nights

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars announced the organization’s fireworks show musical themes for the 2011 schedule as a mix of various soundtracks will back each of the popular post-game light shows this season.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • KYFL holds sign-up

    KANELAND—KYFL will hold registration for the 2011 flag, tackle and cheer season on Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Accountability in government dependent on Sunshine Laws

    Let’s face it, the government really doesn’t want you, the taxpayer, knowing what it’s doing with your money. It really doesn’t.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Supporting Tony Valente for Kaneland School Board

    I am writing to support Mr. Valente’s run for the Kaneland School Board.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: $30 million Forest Preserve bonds: a ‘bargain’ for whom?

    The Kane County Forest Preserve District is asking voters to pass a referendum for $30 million in bonds to add still more land to its control.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Bill Grabarek

    I am writing today to encourage the residents of Elburn to vote to re-elect Bill Grabarek for Elburn Village Board.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of David Paluch

    I try to keep up to date on what’s going on in the political landscape around us. If I could vote in Sugar Grove, David Paluch, a candidate for village trustee, would get my vote.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Vote ‘no’ on FP bond referendum

    Spring voting gets about as much attention as American weight watching, but on April 5, there is one item which deserves an appearance.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Support FP Bond Referendum

    The Forest Preserve District of Kane County will ask voters if they want more forest preserves on April 5.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Support the Land Preservation and Preserve Improvement Referendum

    I urge your readers to support the Forest Preserve District of Kane County's Land Preservation and Preserve Improvement Referendum, which will be on the April 5 election ballot.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Forest Preserve improvement referendum an opportunity to positively shape the future of our communities

    On April 5, we will have an opportunity to positively shape the future of our communities by supporting the Kane County Forest Land Acquisition and Preserve Improvement Referendum.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Mari Johnson

    Mari Johnson is a dedicated public servant who approaches every village of Sugar Grove meeting fully prepared and ready to engage in discussion and make the right decision on behalf of all Sugar Grove residents.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Shirley J. Stoffa

    Shirley J. Stoffa, age 59, of Elburn, passed away early Sunday morning March 13, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Nellie Rose McCannon

    Nellie Rose McCannon, 93, of Wheaton, Ill., passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011, at Wyndemere Retirement Center, where she moved in 1997 after a longtime residence in Madison, Wis.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • LivingWell presents info on vitamins, supplements, and cancer treatment

    Christopher George, MD, of LaGrange Oncology Associates/Delnor Hospital, and Sandra Hunter, Registered Dietician of Delnor Hospital will present “The Truth about Vitamins and Supplements in Cancer Treatment,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22

    • Posted March 16, 2011
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  • James Bond novelist to speak at WCC

    SUGAR GROVE—The mention of James Bond conjures up many images—fast cars, London clubs, shaken martinis. A small town in west Texas doesn’t seem to factor in at all, but that’s where author Raymond Benson was first introduced...

    • Posted March 15, 2011
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  • Cherished Children: Grief support for parents

    GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering Cherished Children, a support group for parents whose child has died, from March 16 to April 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the FVVH offices, 200 Whitfield Drive in Geneva.

    • Posted March 14, 2011
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  • Stewart named Illinois Honor Roll School

    KANELAND—It is safe to say Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School is getting the most out of its curriculum.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • Maple Park police partner with Run for Special Olympics

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Police Department announced a new partnership with Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • ‘Share the Love’ clothing drive

    Kaneland High School sophomore student council members decided to do an all-school clothing and toy drive the week of Feb. 14, posting flyers and posters for the "Share The Love“ clothing drive.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • Village Board discusses budget

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening held a discussion regarding its 2011-12 budget, including general, capital project, debt service, refuse and police pension funds.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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