• Hultgren opens district offices, announces open house

    GENEVA—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently announced the opening of three district office locations and an upcoming open house in the 14th Congressional District.

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  • Hatcher introduces bill to amend the IL pension code

    Elburn—Illinois House Rep. Kay Hatcher may have introduced a bill that would save money for taxpayers in small towns, but she credits Elburn Village President Dave Anderson with the idea.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Legion Auxilary donates library books

    Elburn—The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 630, donated three books to the Town and Country Public Library in memory of three long-time members.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • KHS scholastic bowl team wins Big 12 conference championship

    KANELAND—KHS won a Northern Illinois Big 12 conference championship for its scholastic bowl team as it travelled to Dixon, Ill., on Saturday to participate in the conference’s inaugural competition.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Signs of spring

    Elburn—Tiny green cabbages, Asian greens, cilantro and other edibles are up and growing this early March at the Erehwon Farm on Hughes Road. The seedlings have taken root under the warming embrace of hoop houses and tender...

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Elburn officials sign IGA with Kane County Forest Preserve

    Elburn—Elburn finalized its agreement with Kane County Forest Preserve to connect the village of Elburn with Elburn Forest Preserve.

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  • Hundreds of volunteers contribute to Centennial St. Gall Turkey Dinner

    Elburn—Every year since 1895, the parishioners of St. Gall have thrown the community a St. Patrick's Day dinner. This year is no exception. The St. Gall Turkey Dinner will be held Sunday, March 13, from 11 a.m....

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  • Board passes access request

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-0 to approve an access request at the College Corner subdivision on Route 47.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • ‘Knights of Destiny’

    Student Conductor Aaron Steenwyk leads the the 8th Grade Concert Band to the tune of "Overture Galactica" during the Kaneland Harter Middle School Band concert on Tuesday, March 8.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Doggie daycare business approved for Welch Creek

    Elburn—The Elburn Village Board approved an application, with provisions, to allow a daycare facility for dogs in the Welch Creek Business Center at its meeting on Monday.

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  • Last call for Girl Scout cookies

    Elburn troop will be at Jewel-Osco Mar. 12 Elburn—Do you need one last fix of Girl Scout cookies before the drive is over? Don't wait for a flyer to come out; look to your phone to keep you...

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • March 11 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 11, 2011
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  • And they’re off

    5th-grade teacher David Argabright trains with members of the Runners Club at John Stewart Elementary school on Tuesday. The runners are training for the 7th Annual Dewey Dash on Sunday, April 10.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Negative charge: ACC ousts Kaneland boys

    SYCAMORE—Turns out, the 26th contest of the year for Knights boys hoops for 2010-11 was its last. A season that had area faithful wondering how second-year coach Brian Johnson's roster could adjust with losses like Dave Dudzinski and...

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Grabbing success at Grayslake

    The 7th Grade Girls Kaneland Silver Stars Basketball Team were crowned champions of the 2011 Grayslake Basketball Tournament after beating Stevenson, 23-22 on Feb. 26.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Knights Wrestling Club headed to Rockford

    KANELAND—Zach Parker and Tom Price had a productive enough sectional on Saturday to move on to the State Tournament this weekend.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Lady Knights take third in Rockton

    ROCKTON, Ill.—Here’s a way to measure your early-season progress in girls’ track: Compete at a 24-team Track Classic.

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  • WCC hoops Region IV District B kings

    WAUBONSEE—For the second consecutive year, Waubonsee Community College's Men's Basketball team captured the NJCAA Region IV Division II District B Championship.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Lady Chiefs earn two early wins

    WAUBONSEE—WCC Softball ready for fun in sun to start 2011 season.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: Want transparency? Participation required

    With its Jan. 21, 2010, ruling on Citizens United v FEC, the United States Supreme Court overturned a longstanding ban on the use of corporate profits to fund political advocacy—a ban spawned decades earlier by bald, wholesale...

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Letter: Where are the anti-gunners now?

    Over the last several weeks, I’ve read letters in the paper regarding the banning of firearms, such as “We need to rethink our gun laws” and “Speaking out against high-capacity firearm magazines.”

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Paluch

    I want to show my support for one of the candidates for the village of Sugar Grove Trustee, David Paluch.

    • Posted March 10, 2011
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  • Church news for March 10

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

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  • Marvin Ackerman

    Marvin Ackerman, 78, of Melboune, Fla., passed away Nov. 21, 2010, at the William Child's Hospice House in Palm Bay, Fla.

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  • District offers School Board candidates forum

    KANELAND—As the April 5 election nears, the Kaneland Citizens Advisory Committee and the Kaneland Education Association will host a School Board candidates forum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted March 8, 2011
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  • Delnor Foundation accepts applications for college scholarships

    Geneva—The Delnor Foundation will offer five $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors who are planning to pursue careers in a health care field.

    • Posted March 8, 2011
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  • Kane County Cougars get in on Social Networking

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars are designating the game on Thursday, July 14 as Facebook Night, a new venture for the organization in social media.

    • Posted March 8, 2011
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  • National Sleep Awareness Week

    GENEVA—It’s a consensus: the majority of American adults don’t get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep a night.

    • Posted March 7, 2011
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  • International oil stick artist to demonstrate technique

    Kaneland—International oil stick artist Susan Wilson will give a free demonstration on Wednesday, March 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at John Stewart.

    • Posted March 7, 2011
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  • Area students make dean’s list

    The following area students received recognition on the dean's list for the fall semester at Bradley University: Perren Palpant of Elburn, Vincent Micek of Elburn and Joseph Gruber of Maple Park.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Beloit College announces dean’s list

    Beloit College announced that Jenny Bauer of Elburn achieved academic distinction during the fall term of the academic year and has been named to the dean's list, which recognizes students who have maintained at least a 3.4...

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Two earn degress at WIU

    Benjamin Britz of Elburn earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. Jeffery Morrical of Sugar Grove earned a Master of Accountancy degree.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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