• Better Business Bureau warns of job-hunting scams

    CHICAGO—If you’re looking for a job, you may see ads for staffing agencies that promise results. Many of these services may be legitimate and helpful, but others may misrepresent their services, promote outdated or fictitious job offerings,...

    • Posted October 31, 2011
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  • Maple Park Youth basketball holds sign-up

    The Maple Park Youth Basketball Program for third-through-eighth grade boys runs from mid-January through mid-March. Registration is open through Saturday, Nov. 12.

    • Posted October 31, 2011
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  • Waiting game

    Elburn woman puts life on hold while waiting for second lung transplant ELBURN—Like many college graduates who still live at home, Cassie Stanley is looking forward to the day when she can get out on her own and...

    • Posted October 30, 2011
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  • Board recognizes commended students through National Merit Scholarship Program

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized Kaneland High School seniors Brandon Stahl and Kayley McPhee for being commended students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    • Posted October 30, 2011
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  • No-Refusal Halloween weekend

    KANE COUNTY—Halloween is best known for spooky costumes and scary pranks. Unfortunately, Halloween also is becoming is one of the deadliest times of the year on roads because of drunken driving, according to the National Highway Traffic...

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • KHS looking for HOF help

    Kaneland’s Hall of Fame is looking for contact information concerning members of the 1977 volleyball team, 1979 girls’ basketball team, 1982 wrestling team and 1988 boys’ cross-country team.

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • KHS sets parent/teacher conference times

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School set the following times for fall-semester parent/teacher conferences:

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • Board approves data report, school improvement

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve the first reading of data report and 2011-13 School Improvement Plan for both Kaneland High School and Harter Middle School.

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • WCC expands green programs with grant

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College will expand one of its most innovative “green” programs with a $375,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and Department of Education.

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • Keep yourself (and your belongings) safe in the forest preserves

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County reminds preserve users to keep safety in mind when visiting forest preserves, parks and other large public areas, in the wake of recent vehicle burglaries in Kane and surrounding counties.

    • Posted October 29, 2011
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  • Fore a cause

    Subdivision residents hold memorial benefit for neighbor's family SUGAR GROVE—Converting a neighborhood subdivision into a 16-hole miniature golf course sounds like a good idea. Using the makeshift golf course to help raise proceeds for a family that has...

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Bid dispute delays Well No. 3 repairs

    ELBURN—The Elburn Committee of the Whole on Monday tabled a recommendation to award a public works contract to the lowest bidder after objections from a labor management organization and questions from the board on the vast difference...

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • MP Board continues TIF discussion

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Oct. 20 discussed the proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District map with the village’s TIF lawyer, Herb Klein.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Kaneville to commemorate KHS baseball state champs

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Oct. 20 passed a resolution to purchase signs commemorating the Kaneland High School’s Boy’s Baseball State Championship.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil brings in donations

    SUGAR GROVE—Last week, Corn Boil President Steve Ekker presented $9,400 in donations to a variety of community organizations.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week through Saturday

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois has one of the highest numbers of lead poisoning cases in the nation, with the Illinois Department of Public Health reporting about 3,300 children last year with elevated blood lead levels.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Oct. 28 Elburn 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 October 28, 2011
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  • KHS implements standard concussion policy

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will implement a student athlete injury policy for concussions.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • School Board recognizes Kaneland Krier staff

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized Kaneland Krier staff for receiving the George H. Gallup Award from Quill and Scroll, the international honor society for high school journalists, for last year's student newspaper.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Fall festival fun

    Fox Valley Wildlife Center hosted a Fall Festival to raise money for injured and orphaned animals The event took place at Elburn Woods on Sunday. Courtney Boborci (right) watches her daughters Madigan, 10, and Fiona, 7,...

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Conference chase complete

    Early lead holds up for NIB-12 East champs in 31-28 win in Morris MORRIS—All that stood between a second consecutive Northern Illinois Big XII East division championship for undefeated Kaneland was fellow undefeated juggernaut Morris.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland’s State-going tennis duo ends 2011 campaign

    KANELAND—It matters little that a team like Amelia Napiorkowski and Madi Jurcenko were ousted after one match at this past weekend’s State tennis gathering in District 214 territory.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Soccer ousted by Cadets

    DeKALB—There would be no last-minute magic for Kaneland soccer on Saturday evening.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Volleyball falls in regional to Glenbard S. in three games

    KANELAND—In coach Todd Weimer’s regime, the fact that Kaneland was one point away from a regional match victory shows the significant progress KHS has made on the court.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Fifth place at own regional good for boys XC

    ELBURN—When you deal with boys cross-country rosters like Yorkville and Crystal Lake Central, the squeeze for sectionals can be a bit crowded. Luckily, Kaneland’s crew can worry about Sectionals as an active participant.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Lady Knights XC sees season continue with third place

    KANELAND—It would take a team effort to make it out of one of the premier girls cross-country regionals in Illinois. For Kaneland, that effort was solid enough to garner third place in Saturday’s Elburn Woods clash.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Church news for Oct. 27

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

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Theis’s celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Join the family of Henry and Joan Theis of Maple Park, who were married on Nov. 11, 1961.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Chad Ryan Johnson

    Chad Ryan Johnson, 32, of Elburn, now rests in his faith and the arms of his Savior after passing away unexpectedly at home, leaving this earth too soon on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Wassil Wituk

    Wassil Wituk, 88, of Batavia, formerly of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Oct. 25, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: What do our children see, and how do they perceive it?

    What did we see today? And more importantly, what did our children see today?

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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  • Letter: Civic Committee’s match questioned

    For years now, the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, a small but very wealthy group, has been railing against public pensions.

    • Posted October 27, 2011
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