• School Board sets schedule, seats new members

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve the 2011-12 School Board meeting schedule.

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  • Waubonsee students win at state contest

    Sugar Grove—Seven Waubonsee Community College students earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade,...

    • Posted April 30, 2011
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  • Planning Commission holds off on passing zoning ordinance changes

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Planning Commission on April 20 unanimously agreed to table a vote that, if passed, would recommend accessory and temporary uses for a zoning ordinance text amendment.

    • Posted April 30, 2011
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  • Bring on the bacon: Ream’s

    ELBURN—Ream's Meat Market keeps on bringing home the bacon when it comes to making Elburn a destination for Chicagoland carnivores in search of the best in meats and sausages. Ream's recently made the list of “Best Chicagoland...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Kaneville shares sign cost with county

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Village Board on April 21 voted to approve cost sharing with Kane County on village speed enforcement signs.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Ardent about trees: Arbor Day celebration Saturday

    ELBURN—Elburn will celebrate trees and all they bring to the health and wellbeing of a community at an Arbor Day event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, at the Elburn Community Center in the park at...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Elburn passes budget with 4-1 vote

    Sticking point for ‘no’ vote was personnel raises ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board officially passed its 2011-12 fiscal year budget in a special Village Board meeting Monday. The vote was 4-1, with Ken Anderson opposed and Jerry Schmidt present...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Consult a lawyer at no cost

    SPRINGFIELD—Anyone in Illinois with a question about a legal matter can call and talk to a lawyer at no cost on Ask A Lawyer Day, Saturday, April 30.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • KUMC to host Mother-Daughter banquet

    KANEVILLE—All women of the community are invited to the Kaneville United Methodist Church (KUMC) annual Mother-Daughter Banquet on Sunday, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • VBS kick-off

    Maple Park—Grace UMC and St. Mary's announce Vacation Bible School for summer 2011.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Campton Hills begins community planning project

    CAMPTON HILLS—The village of Campton Hills is updating its comprehensive plan that will guide land use and other decisions for decades to come.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Hultgren Unveils STANDUP Act

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) announced at a press conference at Geneva High School on April 20 that he will be the lead Republican sponsor on legislation to protect the driving public, particularly teenagers, through the nationwide...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • ‘Kaneland Celebrations’ continues

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday continued its “Kaneland Celebrations” series by viewing presentations from Kaneland High School and Harter Middle School.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • FVCC students of the month named

    Kaneland—The following students were named Students of the Month for March at the Fox Valley Career Center ...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Kaneland announces Hall of Fame induction ceremony

    KANELAND—Kaneland’s Hall of Fame is to honor and recognize former Kaneland students, staff members, organizations and supporters who have demonstrated excellence and commitment.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Heroin seizure believed to be largest ever in Kane County

    Kane County—The Kane County Sheriff’s Department confiscated what officials believe to be the largest amount of heroin ever seized in Kane County following a routine traffic stop Monday in Elgin.

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • 4/29 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 April 29, 2011
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  • Lions announce raffle winners for April

    $25, $50, and $500 winners included.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • 2nd place at Peterson Prep shows Kaneland’s talent

    KANELAND—Out of 14 teams, Kaneland boys track was second to one. The Knights’ 98 points were filled with great performances during Saturday’s annual Peterson Prep boys track outing, but West Aurora, with 133 points, was even better.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • 3rd place a charm for Lady Knights at Dixon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights girls track had themselves a productive Thursday to lead into their Good Friday weekend.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Thorson brings lumber, Knights bring the hurt to DeKalb, YHS

    KANELAND—If only Bobby Thorson wasn’t able to throw a complete game and hit a grand slam on April 20, the Knights-Barbs clash on the diamond would have been much closer.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Soccer regains footing against NIB-12 West

    KANELAND—At a point where Kaneland soccer was looking for something, anything to get back in the win column, Thursday and Saturday, the Lady Knights found it.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • A winning ‘Cru’

    The Crusaders, part of Kaneland United Soccer Clubs U12 Girls action, took second place in their Session 2 indoor league in Dekalb.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Lady Knights sweep Dixon

    KANELAND—Only one way to make any headway on spring cleaning. If you're KHS softball, get out the brooms. That's exactly what the Lady Knights did in a pair of doubleheader wins over host Dixon High School on Saturday.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Elburn Herald sports section’s 3rd Annual 2011 NFL Mock Draft

    by Keith Beebe and Mike Slodki

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Vaccine—preventable diseases still cause illness

    Each year, thousands of children become ill from diseases that could have been prevented by basic childhood immunizations. Countless more miss time from day care and school because they are under-immunized or inappropriately immunized.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Letter: St. Gall centennial

    St. Gall Catholic Church, Elburn, would like to thank the village of Elburn for recognizing our church and our centennial anniversary this year by presenting the church with an Official Proclamation.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks to supporters

    A heartfelt, but humble, Thank you to all the folks who encouraged and supported me through the election process and honored me with their vote on April 5.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Mary Gould Mitchell

    Mary Gould Mitchell, 84, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Elburn, passed away April 14, 2011, at the Braden Care Center in Bradenton.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Sharon E. Babros

    Sharon E. Babros, 60, of Maple Park, died on Monday, April 25, 2011, in her residence. Born on June 5, 1950, in Kenosha, Wis., she was the daughter of Edward and Martha (Schindler) Babros.

    • Posted April 28, 2011
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  • Suicide Prevention Services seeks volunteers

    Batavia—Suicide Prevention Services is seeking hotline volunteers to help reduce and eliminate suicide and suicide attempts.

    • Posted April 26, 2011
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  • LivingWell Bridge Walk

    GENEVA—LWCRC will hold its sixth annual Bridge Walk to raise awareness and funds for the organization’s 50 programs and services.

    • Posted April 26, 2011
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