• Soccer deadlocks with E. Aurora, falls to Marengo

    KANELAND—There would be no West Aurora Blackhawk Tournament championship like in 2010, but there would be no tournament-ending loss for Lady Knights soccer.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Triple your fun—Peterson Prep this Saturday

    Triple jumper Matt Spitzzeri will be among the Knights carving out a niche in the field events at Saturday’s 42nd annual Peterson Prep at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Two Chiefs collect Div. III diamond honors

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College’s Cory Walden and Dan Okapal were named the NJCAA’s Division III Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: People with disabilities need fair housing protections

    James, who uses a wheelchair, wants to rent an apartment in a building with stairs in the entryway. Linda, whose depression is eased by the companionship of her dog, faces eviction for violating her landlord’s “no pets”...

    • Posted April 21, 2011
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  • Huntley Brown in concert

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Music Boosters announced that Huntley Brown will play a fundraising concert on Saturday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

    • Posted April 19, 2011
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  • Board schedules budget hearing

    Elburn—A budget hearing will take place during the Village Board meeting on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted April 17, 2011
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  • By the numbers

    Study looks at Kane’s health KANE COUNTY—The County Health Rankings, a national study released recently, show once again that Kane County residents are some of the healthiest in the state.

    • Posted April 17, 2011
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  • Michels recognized as Golden Apple Scholar

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized Kaneland High School student Abby Michels, who was one of 110 people selected to be a part of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Class of 2011.

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Jakes, Palmer to wed

    Steve and Sandy Jakes of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Marie Jakes, to Brett Aaron Palmer, the son of Mary R. Palmer of West Chicago, Ill.

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Local student selected to serve as agricultural economics ambassador

    LINCOLN, Neb.—Holly Hartmann of Maple Park is one of five students who currently serve as ambassadors for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agricultural Economics.

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Local cadet awarded at Marmion’s Military Night

    URORA—During the Marmion Academy JROTC program’s annual Military Night in February, Sugar Grove resident Cadet Robert Peters received the Col. Joe Day Memorial Award.

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Elburn’s Eichelberger sings with Lawrence University Choir

    APPLETON, WIS.—Samantha Eichelberger, daughter of Brent and Cynthia Eichelberger of Elburn, performed with the Lawrence University vocal ensemble Cantala.

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Local residents named to Columbia College Chicago’s dean’s list

    Hannah Dolbeer, a film and video major from Elburn; and Elizabeth Kennedy, a fashion design major, Chelsea Roberts, a theatre major, and Julia Tiedt, a fashion design major, all of Maple Park, were named to the Columbia...

    • Posted April 16, 2011
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  • Continuing impact

    Kaneville—About 60 people with shovels, garden gloves, rakes and brooms showed up on a misty morning for a little spring cleaning at the Conley Farm in Kaneville to get the gardens ready for community outreach programs in...

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • The Stover trucks keep on rolling

    Elburn—A familiar sight rolling through town and on the surrounding roads is the bright blue cabs of grain trucks hauling its cargo.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Thousands turn out for fine arts fest

    KANELAND—Another year, another successful display of visual and performing arts by the Kaneland community.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • 4/15 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 15, 2011
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  • Filling the roster

    Village works to fill remaining vacancies on Village Board, Planning Commission MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park is one step closer to filling the two open seats on its Village Board, but still has one open seat needing...

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Church news for April 15

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

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Trustees discuss changing treasurer compensation

    Elburn—Trustees at the Elburn Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday discussed raising the salary of the Village Treasurer, Mike Greenen, from $2,000 annually to $3,000, the same rate as board members receive.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Village sees 6 percent reduction in assessment

    Elburn—Village officials received the 2011 multiplier that indicates the level of assessment of property.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Elburn chamber recognizes Brauer, Paisano’s Pizza

    ELBURN—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce at its Winter Dinner on Feb. 19 named Bill Brauer as the Member of the Year.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • The rules have changed

    WCC job fair sees good turnout; job-seekers see new hiring trend SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College (WCC) Spring Job/Internship Fair hasn't seen a dip in employer participation the last few years despite an economy that continues to be...

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Board approves summer construction projects

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 in favor of granting the administration approval to seek bids for summer 2011 projects.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • ‘Kaneland Celebrations’ series kicks off

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening kicked off its “Kaneland Celebrations” series by viewing presentations by McDole and John Stewart elementary schools.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Spring, Summer Clothing, Toy Sale

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Spring and Summer Clothing and Toy Sale will be Friday, April 15, from 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland Students of the Term announced

    Kaneland—The following students were named Student of the Term for Term 3 at Kaneland High School:

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Livingwell announces ‘Laughter to Manage Pain & Stress’

    Geneva—On Friday, April 15, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., certified Laughter Yoga Leader Terri Reasoner will present this fun form of exercise in the main lobby of Joliet Oncology and Hematology Associates, 2614 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.

    • Posted April 15, 2011
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  • Maple Park Easter Egg Hunt

    The Maple Park Library hosted its annual Egg Hunt at noon on Saturday. Kids from 3 and up got to grab plastic eggs containing prizes.

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • Jill Holmes Invite ‘11 yields third-place finish for Lady Knights

    KANELAND—The usual mid-April Jill Holmes Invite saw Kaneland girls track in mid-to-late season stride on Saturday.

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • Knights see strong mound performances, now 6-4

    KANELAND—Knights baseball is on a bit of a roll. Thursday, Kaneland (6-4, 2-0 NIB-12) used two runs in the top of the second and two more in the top of the fifth to nail down a 4-1...

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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  • Winter sports awards, NIB-12 honors dished out

    A look through Kaneland's winter sports award winners.

    • Posted April 14, 2011
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