• FP District receives $400,000 grant to build campground

    Kane County—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County was awarded a $400,000 development grant from the state’s Open Space Land Acquisition & Development (OSLAD) program on May 26.

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  • Church news for June 10

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

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  • Scholarship winners

    Kaneland—These four Kaneland seniors earned over $600,000 in academic scholarships between them. Here’s how they did it:

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  • Photo gallery: Class of 2011

    The 2011 graduates of Kaneland High School were all smiles as they received their diplomas at NIU’s Convocation Center in DeKalb. Photos by Ben Draper

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  • SG Library celebrates Summer Reading

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library has a summer of fun-filled events planned for families. There will be movies, sword-fighting and a sock hop.

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  • Random acts of Jazz

    Approximately 50 people turned out for the jazz concert held at the Town and Country Public Library in Elburn this past week. Courtesy Photo

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  • June Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 from the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle:

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  • Kaneville Cemetery Association to meet

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Cemetery Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at the community center. For information, call (630) 557-2530.

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  • Best Week Ever for State-bound Kaneland baseball

    Knights add Sectional, Supersectional title to historic campaign KANELAND—It figures the 16th year of the Kaneland varsity baseball program would wind up being the sweetest.

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  • More thoughts from Coach Aversa

    School may be out, but for Kaneland baseball and sixth-year head coach Brian Aversa, there remains important work to be done.

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  • KHS fan bus leaves Friday 10:30 a.m.

    Class 3A State Baseball Tournament at Silver Cross Field in Joliet A fan bus will be leaving on Friday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m. from the front of Kaneland High School. The cost is $5, bring the money...

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  • Sycamore Speedway weekend results

    (815) 895-5454 • 15 miles west of St. Charles on Route 64 Saturday, June 4 2011

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  • Vitiello gets softball honor

    UGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College's Lauren Vitiello was named a 2011 NJCAA Softball Second Team All-American.

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  • Editorial: Proactive effort pays off

    As word spread that the state legislature was considering eliminating Local Government Distributive Funds (LGDF)—the portion of income taxes collected by the state and returned to municipalities ...

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  • Letter: A thank you for Memorial Day

    Thank you to the American Legion Auxiliary for working in the kitchen. Thank you to Carrie Petrie for reading “Flander's Fields.”

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  • Letter: Let the children play

    Regarding the complaints of people living in the Willow Street townhouses, I agree with Mr. Cushna.

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  • Letter: Fighting for tradition

    The other day, I received a disturbing e-mail. It stated that the Kaneland School District is canceling field day at the elementary schools as well as next year’s holiday concerts.

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  • Letter: Wage war on terrorists effectively

    My prayer is that President Obama will use the termination of the hunt for Osama bin Laden to pivot U.S. strategy in order to fight the war on terrorism effectively.

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  • Elmer G. Diehl

    Elmer G. Diehl, 90, of Maple Park, passed from this life to eternal life on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Delnor Community Hospital.

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  • Cynthia S. Polfer

    Cynthia S. Polfer, 54, of Big Rock, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Provena Mercy Center.

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  • Letter: Open Letter to Kane County legislators, community

    The members of the Kane County Mental Health Council, a voluntary collaboration of service providers, advocates, the health department, local mental health authorities and other organizations with ...

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  • Francis Robert Farley

    Francis Robert Farley, 88, of Aurora, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, on Sunday, June 5, 2011.

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  • Richard G. Tellner

    Richard G. Tellner, 77, of Montgomery, passed away on June 4, 2011. He was born on July 6, 1933, in Charlotte, Mich., the son of Charles and Augusta Tellner.

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  • Temperatures, high humidity combine to create dangerous conditions

    The Kane County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions as temperature and humidity levels climb Tuesday to create conditions where heat illness is possible.

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  • Making fitness the best part of the day

    LILY LAKE—When somebody tells me I can not only look better, but get healthier at the same time, they have my attention. When Take Action Fitness in Lily Lake opened its doors with the promise of better...

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  • Two Women, For Women close up shop

    Kane County—Almost 12 years to the day, the free mammogram fund Two Women, For Women officially ceased operations Wednesday.

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  • Out in front: a hero’s story

    SUGAR GROVE—Tom Leonard went from being a 2005 Kaneland graduate to receiving the Army Commendation Medal with Valor, the Purple Heart and the American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Award—all in the space of a year and a...

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  • Jeppesen named Outstanding Faculty at Waubonsee

    UGAR GROVE—College faculty are responsible for “building” programs in a variety of ways, from helping recruit students to developing coursework.

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  • Henrikson, Schumaker to wed

    Mark and Faith Henrikson of Jefferson City, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Ann, to Matthew Stanton Schumaker.

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  • Close call for the Kountry Kettle: closed restaurant to reopen soon

    ELBURN—One day last week, the early morning regulars were just finishing their coffee when an official from the Illinois Department of Revenue told Kountry Kettle owner Rudy Hernandez to shut down the restaurant and let no more...

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  • Elburn names first police commissioners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved the appointments of three commissioners to the first Police Commission in the history of the village.

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  • Local resident advocates against distracted driving

    ELBURN—Just about every facet of Ryan Anderson's life has revolved around the Elburn area: he was born here, grew up here, and worked here at Northern Fs Inc., after he graduated high school.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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