• It’s Zumba

    Vicky Porter-Spratt from Yorkville is a licensed Zumba fitness instructor. She leads a class every Tuesday and Thursday evening at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center.

    • Posted June 24, 2011
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  • June 24 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 June 24, 2011
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  • Kaneland High School honor roll

    High and regular honors announced.

    • Posted June 24, 2011
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  • SG Chamber cancels 2011 Community Golf Outing

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce will not host its Community Golf Outing in 2011.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • KHS spring sports awards put fitting cap on 2010-11

    KANELAND—Coming a little later due to the storybook run of Kaneland baseball, KHS released its spring sports awards for 2010-11, highlighting a successful first step into Northern Illinois Big XII play.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Thorson nabs All-State nod, NIB-12 East Division MVP

    KANELAND—Accolades didn't stop for Kaneland baseball last week, as the Northern Illinois Big XII All-Conference squad was released.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Outlaws enjoy Sandwich

    Maple Park Outlaws 13U Travel Team won first place at the Sandwich Tournament on April 30.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Wasco Fastpitch ready for Fall

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball will begin registration for 2011 Fall Ball season on Friday, July 1.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • High level of camp

    The 27th annual Waubonsee Community College baseball and softball hitting camp gave area boys and girls a chance to put what they’ve learned into action during the camp’s final day on Thursday.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • ‘Grand’ accomplishment

    The Kaneland Sports Boosters offer four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors each year. The student write an essay with the theme "Lessons learned in victory and defeat".

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Kane Elder Death Review Team expands

    by Christopher Nelson Public Information Officer Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office As the population of residents over age 60 grows in Illinois—and in the United States—so has the opportunity for the abuse and neglect of seniors.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Letter: JoJo the Clown hopes you join her this summer

    JoJo the Clown is making plans for the 4th of July bike parade. Everyone is welcome to join in.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove 2011 Community Golf Outing cancelled

    It is with tremendous disappointment that I must inform you that the Chamber Board of Directors has been forced to cancel this year’s Community Golf Outing, which was scheduled to be held on Friday, June 24, at...

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you, Leaders of Troop 7

    A centennial celebration began in 2010 that most of you may not have realized. The Boy Scouts of America celebrated 100 years of organization and dedication to the young men of America.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Letter: In appreciation of the Elburn and Countryside Community Center

    I want to thank Pat Leyden, Bill Brauer, Kathy Johnson, Dan Hannemann and Clara Stonecipher, the Board of Directors of the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, for their support over the 11-and-a-half years that I have served...

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • IEMA, NWS observe Lightning Safety Awareness Week

    SPRINGFIELD—“When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors” is the slogan used by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) to remind people to take cover when a thunderstorm approaches.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Ted Lee Wren

    Ted Lee Wren, 73, of Elburn, passed away at his home surrounded by the love and prayers of his family on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Donald Joe Bauer

    Donald Joe Bauer, 74, passed away June 12, 2011, in Harlingen, Texas.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Two laptops stolen from Board of Education contractor

    ILLINOIS—Two laptops were stolen from an Illinois State Board of Education contractor on June 7.

    • Posted June 23, 2011
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  • Bereavement support for children

    Geneva—Herbie’s Friends, a program to help grieving families cope with loss, grief and death, is offered by Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice (FVVH).

    • Posted June 21, 2011
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  • Hultgren accepts applications for fall interns

    Geneva—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) announced he is now accepting applications for fall semester internships in both his Washington, D.C. and Geneva offices.

    • Posted June 21, 2011
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  • SG Chamber introduces Village Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—Bliss Creek Golf Course will be the setting for the 2011 Sugar Grove Community Golf Outing, hosted by the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    • Posted June 20, 2011
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  • Garfield Farm Museum visitors take a step back in time

    CAMPTON HILLS—St. Charles residents Pat Wiedenman and Dona and Rebekah Eggar discovered the meaning of “sleep tight” on a tour of the 1840's Garfield Farm Tavern and Inn last weekend.

    • Posted June 19, 2011
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  • Wedding Guide: Wee ones welcome

    While some couples opt not to have children at their wedding, others do. They take great delight in young children and can't fathom having a celebration without them.

    • Posted June 19, 2011
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  • Wedding Guide: The right person for the job

    You just got engaged, and already your mind is whirling with ideas for your wedding. Along with setting a date and choosing a venue, you will have to select wedding attendants.

    • Posted June 19, 2011
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  • The second time around

    You're getting married again, but this time, it is for keeps. You have found your soul mate, and the two of you want to express your love for each other and exchange vows in front of everyone...

    • Posted June 19, 2011
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  • WCC center produces most business start-ups in Illinois

    SUGAR GROVE—The Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee Community College (WCC) averaged close to 20 business start-ups between 2007 and 2009, and then had a whopping 39 start-ups in 2010.

    • Posted June 19, 2011
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  • Delnor honored for physician satisfaction

    GENEVA—Delnor Hospital has been honored at an awards ceremony sponsored by Professional Research Consultants, Inc. for achieving exceptional physician satisfaction.

    • Posted June 18, 2011
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  • International exchange students coming

    ELBURN—The STS Foundation is inviting local families to host international exchange students for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted June 18, 2011
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  • Elburn resident claims assault by off-duty Sheriff’s Deputy

    Elburn—An Elburn resident said he was assaulted Friday by an off-duty Kane County Sheriff’s Deputy, sparking an internal investigation by the department’s Office of Professional Standards.

    • Posted June 17, 2011
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  • ‘O’ is for outdoor

    Proposed ordinance would help outdoor liquor sales ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board discussed the creation of a Class O liquor license that would regulate outdoor retail liquor sales at its Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday.

    • Posted June 17, 2011
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  • School Board approves tentative FVCC budget

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the 2011-12 tentative budget for the Fox Valley Career Center (FVCC).

    • Posted June 17, 2011
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