• Lewis University announces dean’s list

    The following local students were among those honored on the Lewis University Dean’s List for fall semester 2010: Mackenzie Liss of Elburn, and Brittany DiSalvo of Maple Park.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Iowa State University announces dean’s list

    Sarah Stephen Gonzalez of Elburn has been named to the dean’s list of Iowa State University.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Local student graduates Bradley University

    Joseph Michael Gruber of Maple Park graduated from Bradley University, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Tickets on sale for KHS spring musical, ‘The Pirates of Penzance’

    Tickets for Kaneland High School’s performance of “The Pirates of Penzance” went on sale Monday. Performances are Friday, March 18, at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 19, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. in the...

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • IDOT secretary announces Illinois pothole repair operations

    SPRINGFIELD–Illinois Transportation Secretary Gary Hannig announced that road crews are out searching and repairing potholes on state highways to further improve highway safety.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Local student named to Truman State University Provost, Vice President’s List

    Emily Fahey of Elburn is included on Truman State University’s Fall 2010 Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs’ List.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Bakala named to honor list at Missouri S&T

    Brian Bakala of Sugar Grove, a junior in mechanical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., was named to the honor list for the 2010 Fall semester.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Davidson named to Ripon College dean’s list for fall 2010

    Nathaniel Davidson of Elburn was named to the dean's list at Ripon College for the fall 2010 semester.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Beall named to Dominican University honor’s list

    Andrea Beall, a resident of Sugar Grove, was named to the honor's list for the fall 2010 semester at Dominican University. Beall is a graduate of Rosary High School.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Staehely named to dean’s list at Creighton University

    Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove, a sophomore Business Administration student at Creighton University, was named to the fall dean's list for the 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Fox Valley Rep Performing Arts Academy spring open house

    ST. CHARLES—The newly named Fox Valley Rep Performing Arts Academy (previously Noble Fool in 2010) invites aspiring local youth who are ages 3 to 19 to a Spring Open House and Free Workshop Event on Saturday, March...

    • Posted March 6, 2011
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  • Krier places 1st at NSPA

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier, the student newspaper of Kaneland High School, won a first-place award from the National Scholastic Press Association, which gave the publication two marks of distinction for exemplary work: one in coverage and content and...

    • Posted March 5, 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 March 5, 2011
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  • Village president’s shopping spree raises over $1,200 for food pantry

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels could feel the pressure as he was about to square off against Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner before a crowd of onlookers, Batavia High School cheerleaders and the clanging school band.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Candidates see commercial growth as key to Sugar Grove’s future

    Sugar Grove—A balanced budget and attracting new businesses to Sugar Grove were issues agreed upon by candidates running for village trustee at a candidate forum last week.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Board member, public uneasy with LRC position cuts

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board discussions regarding the district's budget reduction plan for the 2012 fiscal year have typically been about financial projections and cost centers since the plan went into motion last December.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Village Board approves new Farmers Market management

    SUGAR GROVE—Farmers Market vendors in Sugar Grove will now have to learn how to pronounce “Bensidoun.”

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • MP passes snowmobile ordinance

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday adopted an ordinance that will allow limited use of qualified snowmobiles within village limits.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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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 candidate’s forum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove....

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Church news for March 4

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

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Rocking the Reading Cafe

    Kaneland—Enter the Reading Cafe at Blackberry Creek Elementary School on the second floor overlooking the library, and you won't see a typical classroom, or library for that matter.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Board approves 2011-12 school fees

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening voted 7-0 to approve school fees for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Finding funds for fun

    Village considers how to update playground at community center Elburn—The Village Board gave the OK for village officials to apply for an Open Space Land Acquisition and Development Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in order...

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • One tree at a time

    Elburn—Elburn was awarded a $10,000 grant this week for the replacement of ash trees on public parkways throughout the village.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Shields, McDole partner up for sale

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland John Shields and McDole elementary schools will team up to hold a child clothing and toy sale from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m on Friday, March 4, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March...

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Winter heating assistance still available

    Kane County—Help is still available this winter for Kane and DeKalb County residents in paying their high energy bills.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Heatin’ up the kitchen

    Kaneville resident Joe Ratliff takes a break from serving chili to a crowd that wound its way around the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Saturday during the men’s group’s “Wild to Mild” Chili Supper.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: ACC 63, Kaneland 53 (Sycamore Regional)

    Zach Ringhouse (right) contributed nine points, Chaon Denlinger put in 17 and Daniel Helm 12, but it was not enough to overcome Aurora Central Catholic in the Sycamore regional semifinal Wednesday.

    • Posted March 3, 2011
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  • First conference crown since ‘82 highlights huge boys hoops win

    ROCHELLE—There have been plenty of things that have gone out of style since 1982, like Intellivision, Pac-Man and Valley Girl-speak.

    • Posted March 3, 2011
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  • Knight Alef among best in backstroke

    WINNETKA, Ill.—Kaneland senior Grant Alef went into the the IHSA State swimming and diving meet on Friday at New Trier High School, and emerged as one of the elite on Saturday.

    • Posted March 3, 2011
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  • Anything but a throw-in

    Brittany Kemp, competes in the shot put during Tuesday’s indoor meet at Sycamore High School.

    • Posted March 3, 2011
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  • Cagers grab Grayslake title

    Kaneland Cagers Boys 5th Grade White Team took first place at the Grayslake Tourney on Saturday and Sunday.

    • Posted March 3, 2011
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