• Conflicts surface between Valente, Board

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board member Tony Valente on Monday expressed his displeasure with the high school’s test scores during the past two years, and Superintendent Jeff Schuler’s recent contract extension, when he read from a prepared statement at...

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • ‘Ink’-ling of change

    ELBURN—The Elburn Committee of the Whole agreed to send a request for a downtown tattoo parlor to the Village Board for approval.

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Maple Park Board hears concerns about proposed TIF

    MAPLE PARK—At a second Maple Park Public Hearing to discuss the village’s proposed implementation of a TIF District held last Thursday, the Maple Park Village Board updated the residents on the current status of the project and...

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Resident’s website documents village history

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Tim Wilson created the website www.sugargrove60554.com four years ago as a way to inform residents about the village's downtown redevelopment plan.

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher to run for re-election

    YORKVILLE—State Representative Kay Hatcher announced she will seek re-election to the General Assembly serving the 50th District, which serves approximately 600 square miles in Kendall, Kane and LaSalle counties.

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Food for the needy

    Aurora University cross country team members recently packed 18,615 dry meals at Feed My Starving Children in Aurora.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • All cylinders firing

    Regular season win streak at 15 with 35-14 win over Hubs KANELAND—Knights football was the recipient of heavy contributions from sophomore quarterback Drew David, saw steady ground gains from Jesse Balluff, and was helped out through the air...

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Soccer dishes shutouts to Yorkville and Sycamore

    KANELAND—Once again, the Kaneland High School soccer roster found a way to acquaint itself with the back of the opposing net on Thursday.

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  • Lady Knights tennis snags first at Rochelle Invite

    KANELAND—In a lighter week for Kaneland High School tennis, the Lady Knights’ action still carried quite a bit of weight.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • KHS golf earns win over rival DeKalb in conference action

    KANELAND—Consistency and depth are two intangibles that KHS coach Mark Meyer preaches and touts for his Knights golf outfit.

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  • Lady Knights v-ball continues to roll in conference play

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball continued to have the edge over familiar opponents, including Rochelle on Thursday.

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  • Hole-in-one hijinks

    Hughes Creek was the site of recent exceptional golf accomplishments. On Aug. 27, Scott Dranzik hit a hole-in-one on hole 17.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Huskies football, Harter team up

    Huskie Stadium in DeKalb will play host to Kaneland Middle School Football Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, when the Northern Illinois Huskies host Western Michigan at 2:30 p.m.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Kaneville Crush tryouts

    Kaneville Crush Pony Baseball tryouts will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. at Kaneville.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Johnson, Carter show improving times at ACC

    AURORA—Oakhurst Park in Aurora was the site of a new challenge for the Kaneland boys cross country squad, and the Knights met it in a tough field.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • PR’s abound for girls XC at Rock River Run in Sterling

    STERLING—Kaneland’s girls cross country team might bypass the opportunity to coin their performance on Saturday as Sterling.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Long/Foster Engagement

    Don and Kathy Andree of Elburn announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Karris Long, to Timothy Foster Jr., the son of Melvina James and Timothy Foster of Aurora.

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  • Dungey graduates from Indiana Wesleyan

    Marion, Ind.—Alexandria Dungey of Elburn graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor of arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

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  • Buck, Blowers on Hope College dean’s list

    Holland, Mich—Seniors Jenna Buck and Marcy Blowers, both of Elburn, were named to the dean’s list for the second semester of the 2010-11 school year at Hope College.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Swithers receives 2011 GAA scholarship

    BETHESDA, Md.—Sam Swithers of Maple Park was the recipient of a 2011 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) scholarship funded by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Sutherland named to University of Rochester dean’s list

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Gregory Sutherland of Sugar Grove was named to the University of Rochester’s dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Dienst named to NIU dean’s list

    DEKALB—Meghan Dienst of Maple Park was named to the 2011 spring semester dean’s list by Northern Illinois University’s College of Education.

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  • Church news for Sept. 29

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

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  • Henry G. ‘Butch’ Larsen

    Butch Larsen, 70, of Marseilles, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Provena Hospital in Joliet, Ill.

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  • Carol L. Capes

    Carol L. Capes of Green Valley, Ariz., joined our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sept. 27, 2011, after a five-year battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).

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  • Letter: A thank you to all those who made Friends of Jason Gould’s fundraiser another great success

    Hi friends, family and all who made the Friends of Jason Gould's 3rd annual fundraiser for leukemia and lymphoma research another great success Jason's Hogfan Party was this past Saturday at the St Charles Moose.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Letter: Between Friends Food Panty says thank you

    The Between Friends Food Pantry (founded in memory of Blake Denton and Jeff Malewig) would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for the support of our latest fundraiser.

    • Posted September 29, 2011
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  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office looking for citizen of the year

    ST. CHARLES—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez is accepting nominations for the Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year award.

    • Posted September 28, 2011
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  • Nominate someone for the TriCity Family Services’ Award

    GENEVA—Is there someone that you know who deserves to be recognized for their dedication to the community?

    • Posted September 26, 2011
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  • Casino for a cause

    Middle school student initiates fundraiser to support NF research SUGAR GROVE—When people meet 13-year-old Sugar Grove resident and Harter Middle School seventh-grader Cole Rutter, they see a boy with a big smile, an avid baseball player and a...

    • Posted September 25, 2011
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  • Open house features alpacas & fiber art

    ELGIN—Alpaca baby Peaches made her entrance into the world at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. She emerged nose first; then one leg poked out.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Huml, Pattermann named to Grand Valley State University graduates, dean’s list

    Allendale, Mich.—Matt Huml of Elburn was announced as a graduate of Grand Valley State University for the winter 2011 semester.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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