• Volleyball sweeps rival Sycamore

    KANELAND—It had been rough going the past week and a half for KHS volleyball. Six matches failed to go Kaneland’s way, albeit with a strong slate of opponents.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to SG Library Board

    I would like to express my sincere thanks to the four members of the Sugar Grove Library Board (Bill, Dan, Julie and Tony), who voted in favor of mediation in the matter of the dismissal of the...

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Letter: Big Rock Halloween Fest confused with similar event

    “Often imitated; never duplicated,” applies to the Halloween Fest sponsored by Hinckley, Sugar Grove and Big Rock now more than ever.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Donnakay F. Boudreau-Mahan

    Donnakay F. Boudreau-Mahan, 69, of Bradley, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Girl Scouts start fall program

    NORTHERN ILLINOIS—The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Fall Product Program now gives community members the chance to donate snack items and new magazines to members of the military while helping raise funds to support local Girl Scouts.

    • Posted October 17, 2011
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  • Regardless of life’s journey, Elburn is always home

    ELBURN—No matter where life took him, Larry Martin always ended up back in Elburn. Martin celebrated his 90th birthday last month.

    • Posted October 16, 2011
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  • Local resident appears in not-for-profit organization’s 2012 calendar

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Cathy Hoyda first learned about the not-for-profit group Celebrate Differences through other families she knew who had children with special needs.

    • Posted October 16, 2011
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  • Illinois 4-H Foundation honors 52 new inductees

    ILLINOIS—Joseph White of Elburn, a 10-year member and 14-year volunteer with the Illinois 4-H Foundation, was inducted into the foundation’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 13, during the 4-H Family Event at the Illinois State Fair.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Cline named to Montana State University dean’s list

    Bozeman, Mont.—Lauren Cline, daughter of Joe and Denise Blaszynski of Elburn, was named to the dean's list at Montana State University for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Augustana students to study in London

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Sara Bihner (mathematics and computer science) of Elburn and Phil Christensen (computer science) of Maple Park are among the 45 Augustana College students studying contemporary and historic Britain and Europe from the heart of...

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Park named to dean’s list at University of Northwestern Ohio

    Lima, Ohio—The University of Northwestern Ohio announced that Austin Park of Elburn was named to the dean’s list for the summer quarter 2011 in the College of Business.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Local doctor helps support “Healing Hands 4 Heroes”

    ELBURN—Dr. Kenneth E. Baumruck, a chiropractic physician, is pledging support of “Healing Hands 4 Heroes,” a program endorsed by the Illinois Chiropractic Society with Army OneSource.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • A lil’ swing in your step

    Sugar Grove residents Andrew and Amy Manion taught Aurora University students and employees free swing dancing lessons on Oct. 5 in the Aurora University Banquet Hall.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • FFA Chapter Grants awarded

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation awarded more than $1,300 in grant funds to FFA Chapters in the county.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland administration explains lockdown procedure

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School on Oct. 6 went into lockdown for 35 minutes after school officials discovered what they believed were shell casings.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Santa teams with bikers

    Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts filled downtown Elburn to the brim on Sunday to collect toys and food for those in need during the annual DuKane chapter of A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) Toy and Food Run....

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Oct. 14 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 14, 2011
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  • Get involved during Fire Prevention Week

    SPRINGFIELD—The state fire marshall is urging families to take time to learn about important steps in fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week through this Saturday.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Aleburn’s finest …

    Matt Erion of Batavia won this year's Aleburn pumpkin race on Saturday at the Elburn American Legion Parking Lot. Aleburn is one of the newest events the Elburn Chamber has to offer.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher to co-host local EMS task force hearing

    FOX VALLEY—State Representative Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) is co-sponsoring a local hearing of the House Task Force on Emergency Medical Services Funding on Monday, Oct. 17, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Waubonsee Community College’s Sugar Grove Campus.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Harner graduates Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.—Brad Harner of Elburn was one of 1,400 students who received a degree from Purdue University following summer classes.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Meredith Lee Mateja

    Daniel and Melonie Mateja of Montgomery announce the birth of their daughter, Meredith Lee, who was born Aug. 19, 2011.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Ezra Lee Reckinger

    Steven and Amanda Reckinger of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Ezra Lee, who was born Aug. 9, 2011, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Terry, Capes to wed

    Don and Mary Capes of Englewood, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Marlon Terry, son of Jack Terry of Roby, Texas, and Sharon Hale of Wichita Falls, Texas.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Reynolds celebrate 60th anniversary

    F. L. Toby Reynolds and Norma (Needham) Reynolds, currently of Sycamore and formerly of Maple Park, celebrated 60 years of marriage on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the Maple Park Methodist Church, where they were married in 1951.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Dierschows celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

    Gordon and Eleanor Dierschow of Elburn celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 6, 2011.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Church News for Oct. 13

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

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Knights knock Foxes

    Buschbacher sees plenty of end-zone in 45-7 win over YHS KANELAND—One would have to wonder how the Knights gridiron collection would respond, a week after an emotionally satisfying comeback win at DeKalb, and it being the last regular...

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Guyton, Yonkovich see season end at Sectionals

    KANELAND—Playoff golf arrived with a vengeance, and had a KHS girls golfer with the last name of Guyton taking on all comers.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Anything but Normal

    The Kaneland Harter Middle School boys cross-country team qualified for the IESA Class 2A State meet to be held next Saturday, Oct. 15, at Maxwell Park in Normal, Ill.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • NIB-12 crown makes smashing time for KHS

    Napiorkowski, Jurcenko,Emmanouil take top honors ROCHELLE, Ill.—What better way to approach postseason play than a great showing at conference?

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Soccer stopped by two schools before NIB-12 win

    KANELAND—Kaneland soccer had five matches in nine days, and while the action was close in the second half, the Knights saw chances go the other way this last week.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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