• Paul Davis Restoration of Kane, Kendall, West Cook counties announces scholarship

    AURORA—Jack O'Connell, owner of Paul Davis Restoration of Kane, Kendall, and West Cook Counties, has announced that his company will support local firefighters by sponsoring a scholarship award.

    • Posted April 26, 2011
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  • Successfully stop smoking

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Tobacco QUITLINE has added weekend hours for the first time and expanded its daily hours of operation until 11 p.m. to provide more opportunities for Illinoisans trying to quit smoking.

    • Posted April 25, 2011
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  • Life after Cancer presentation

    Geneva—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will offer a panel discussion led by five cancer survivors, who will address the issues that each one of them faced once their treatment ended and how they dealt and are still...

    • Posted April 25, 2011
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  • Public hearing notice for zoning ordinance text amendment

    Elburn—A public hearing will be held before the Elburn Planning Commission on Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at Village Hall, located at 301 E. North St.

    • Posted April 25, 2011
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  • County sets property tax bill due dates

    Kane County—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert announced this week that taxpayer's 2010, payable 2011, property tax bills will be mailed out on or before Tuesday, April 26.

    • Posted April 24, 2011
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  • Inspiration from ‘Biggest Loser’ leads to ‘Real’ success

    Maple Park—Back in 2005, you might find Debbie Pitstick sitting on the couch. Today you'll most likely find the Maple Park resident at the gym. From “before” to “after,” Pitstick lost 80 pounds over the course of five...

    • Posted April 24, 2011
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  • Delnor’s Giving Tree helps make reading fundamental

    Geneva—For the month of April, Delnor’s Giving Tree will collect books for all ages and donate them to both Lazarus and Hesed houses.

    • Posted April 24, 2011
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  • State announces loan program for farmers

    Illinois—llinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford on Monday 18 announced a low-interest loan program for farmers in conjunction with the Illinois Farm Bureau.

    • Posted April 24, 2011
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  • Maple Park picks pair to fill out Village Board

    Maple Park—After interviewing candidates, the Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday decided who will fill the two seats left open on the board.

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • This little doggie has a happy tale

    Elburn—A puppy named Arrow, who was born at a kennel named Texas Aussies, was adopted by a lady in Texas who owns a ranch named Flaming Arrow.

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • North Central College names dean’s List

    Naperville—North Central College named its dean’s list for the 2011 winter term. Michael A. Corrigan, Elburn, was named to the list.

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • U of I names dean’s list

    Champaign, ill.—The following local students have been named to the Dean’s lists for the 2010 fall semester at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ...

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • WCC inducts students into honor societies

    Waubonsee Community College recently inducted students into its chapters of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • Local students named to Augustana College dean’s list

    Rock Island, Ill.—Thirteen local students have been named to the dean's list at Augustana College for the 2010-11 winter term.

    • Posted April 23, 2011
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  • Community comes together

    Local residents help family of Iraq veteran facing long line of hardships ELBURN—Hard luck stories are far from uncommon during this time of poor economic stability, but “hard luck” wouldn't even begin to describe what Elburn resident Steve...

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • New website for community disaster preparedness

    Elburn—The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Construction on Hughes, Keslinger Road scheduled to begin this week

    KANE COUNTY—Construction work on Keslinger Road over Mill Creek Bridge and Hughes Road over Blackberry Creek Bridge began Monday and are scheduled to end June 30.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Look out for the PlaqueMan!

    PlaqueMan was not happy after visiting Kaneland John Stewart Elementary Wednesday, April 13.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • In search of good deals

    Expected mother Kate Powell searches for some baby cloths at the Spring and Summer Clothing and Toy Sale at Kaneland John Stewart Friday.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • 4/22 SG 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 22, 2011
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  • Word Working

    Bristol resident Jeff Goins (left) and Aurora University assistant professor of English Heidi Rosenberg use individual paper words to compose a poem at Phillips Library.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Village open house to coincide with French Market opening

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to allow its 2011 Open House to begin the same day as the Sugar Grove French Market this year.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Park District transfers property to Forest Preserve

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve the transfer of property from the Sugar Grove Park District to the Kane County Forest Preserve.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Knights of honor

    Kaneland National Honor Society inductee Anna Novotny gives a speech during the Knights of Honor ceremony on Monday evening at the KHS auditorium.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Budget ready for vote

    Elburn—A public hearing was held on Monday at Village Hall for appropriating monies for the 2011-12 fiscal year.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Village create working relationship with Red Cross

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 on a resolution authorizing the board to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the American Red Cross (ARC).

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • KHS junior earns science scholarship

    When Kaneland High School junior Maria Rossi applied for a science and technology in education scholarship program that was offered to children of Honeywell International employees, she knew the program taught leadership and exploring science and technology...

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Church news for April 21

    A look through this week's church news and events. Photo: St. Peter Parish to present Living Stations of the Cross

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Dudzinski commits to Wichita State volleyball

    KANELAND—Kaneland volleyball fans won’t be shocked that outside hitter Katy Dudzinski will be competing at the next level after graduating from high school in the spring of 2012.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Third-place at Jenni’s ABC for KHS

    KANELAND—For a top-three finish, ideal elements evidently don’t matter.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Knights baseball (7-4) a perfect “10” against Rochelle lineup

    KANELAND—Kaneland baseball came back from an early deficit in spades against the host Hubs.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Softball stops skid vs. Hubs

    KANELAND—Kaneland used a solid pitching performance from junior Alexis Villarreal and two downright offensive innings at the plate for a 9-1 win in Rochelle on April 13.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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