• UofI announces graduates, dean’s list

    Champaign, Ill.—The following local residents were named May 2011 graduates of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Kerrington Brown, Melanie Carlson, Sara Gramley, Lauren Steidl, Michelle Weiland, all of Elburn; Adam Blazek, Jamie Fields, Andrew Herren, Bridgett Husk,...

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Wentzel, Sikic named to University of Wisconsin Platteville dean’s list

    Platteville, Wis.—Andrea Wentzel of Elburn and Alexandra Sikic of Sugar Grove were named to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Hultgren accepts Military Academy Applications

    GENEVA—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) is accepting nomination applications from young men and women interested in attending one of the United States military academies for summer 2012 admission.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • SIUC recognizes undergraduate degree candidates, dean’s list

    arbondale, Ill.—Joseph Bergstrom and Mitchell Westerlin of Elburn and Kelly Davies of Sugar Grove were named to the University of Southern Illinois-Carbondale dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Galles, Oakes earn degree, academic honors from Purdue University

    West Lafayette, Ind.—Jacob Galles of Sugar Grove was one of 7,000 students to receive a degree from Purdue University following the spring semester.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Eastern Illinois University announces graduates, dean’s list

    Charleston, ill.—Michael Whildin of Elburn was among the students recognized as Eastern Illinois University spring 2011 graduates.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Millikin University announces spring 2011 graduates, dean’s list

    Decatur, ill.—Marissa Duffey and Erika Davidson of Elburn; and Elizabeth Choate of Sugar Grove were part of the spring 2011 graduates of Millikin University in Decatur, Ill.

    • Posted September 24, 2011
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  • Flu shots fight new form this year

    SPRINGFIELD—Influenza vaccine is now at local health departments, pharmacies and health care facilities around the state.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Last downtown lot still on the market

    ELBURN—Advertised as the “last buildable lot on Main Street in Elburn,” the parking lot at Shannon and Main is getting a few nibbles, but so far, no buyers.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • SG trustee publishes thriller novel

    SUGAR GROVE—What does Village Board Trustee Tom Renk do in his free time? He writes novels that you can purchase on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and several other online book retailers.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Village Clerk announces pending departure

    KANEVILLE—After years of service to the Village of Kaneville, Village Clerk Sandy Weiss will be stepping down from her position next year.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Blackberry Creek to get crosswalks, signage to slow down motorists

    ELBURN—Motorists traveling through Blackberry Creek in Elburn will need to pay more attention when passing through the subdivision as the village takes some cautionary measures to alert drivers of pedestrian and bike traffic.

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Building a better Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove group seeks to inform, organize community SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library's ongoing saga this past summer brought out anger, resentment and frustration from many residents, but it also brought to light how important it is...

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • MP to hold second info meeting on TIF District Thursday

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park will hold a second informational public meeting to discuss the Village Board's proposed TIF District from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Church news for Sept. 22

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

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • KHS football unloads offense on Cavs

    4-0 Knights see everyone get in on the act in 56-14 win LASALLE, Ill.—The phrase “It was that kind of night,” could carry good or bad connonations.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • PR’s galore for Lady Knight runners at Eddington Invite

    ELBURN—Even with some assets sick and injured, Kaneland girls cross country still saw noteworthy efforts at its own showcase.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • KHS goes to Thursday stalemate on pitch, solves Rochelle

    KANELAND—Looking to get off of a losing track, the Knights soccer unit did just that on Thursday against Morris, but would like to go a little further in future matches.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Impressive totals for boys XC at Eddington Invite

    ELBURN—If you can’t show your talent on the home stage at Elburn Woods, when can you show it?

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Volleyball drops battle with Lady Barbs in NIB-12 action

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball may have dropped its very first meeting at the brand new DeKalb High School to the hosts, but if there’s a silver lining, they’ll meet again Oct. 11.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Golfers solve Morris after Streator setback

    ELBURN—Kaneland High School golf continues to get exceptional efforts from a nicely gelling roster, despite suffering two of three losses.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Kaneland Cheer

    KHS Cheerleaders will host a cheer clinic on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Kaneland High School’s gym from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. with a performance at 4:15.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Elburn hoops holds signup

    Elburn Basketball currently has three open registrations for the following programs:

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Kaneland’s 11: Tennis stacking wins

    KANELAND—Close counts in tennis. While the Lady Knights barely edged their opponents, every point mattered and the Kaneland crew now rides a six-match win streak.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Sugar Grove Public Library outrage will not go away

    The turmoil at the Sugar Grove Library will not fade. Why, for over two months, does the outrage and unrest not only continue but grow?

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Letter: SG Library Board president is dedicated to another library

    For nearly two months, the public has been calling for the resignation of the four board members who voted to terminate Sugar Grove Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Letter: The Illini Jamboree

    On the weekend of Friday , Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11, Boy Scout Troop 41 went to Champaign, Ill. That weekend the Scouts camped on The University of Illinois campus.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you

    Four girls—Maddie, Lauren, Sarah and Lindsay—would like to thank the residents of Blackberry Creek subdivision for their donations to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Letter: An open letter

    My wife and I have lived in the Rolling Oaks Town Home Development of Sugar Grove for the past six years. Last week, we and other residents of our development received a Board of Directors letter from...

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Robert A. Gilkey

    Robert A. Gilkey, 75, Fort Atkinson, Wis., died on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at home.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Karl G. Zimmer

    Karl G. Zimmer, 53, of Sugar Grove, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.

    • Posted September 22, 2011
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  • Senior matchmaker enhances lives

    KANE COUNTY—A senior companion program that pairs up volunteers and seniors with the goal of enhancing their lives is expanding throughout southern Kane County.

    • Posted September 19, 2011
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