• Schooling teachers

    Elburn resident Christina Krause (left), and Maria E.J. Kuhn co-presented workshops at a Two Rivers Head Start agency in-service training day at Waubonsee Community College on Sept. 26.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Police blotter for Oct. 7

    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 7, 2011
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  • October events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    GENEVA—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center announces several upcoming events to increase awareness and to help raise funds for the center during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October:

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Waubonsee embraces College Completion Challenge

    SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees approved “Accepting the College Completion Challenge: A Call to Action,” drafted by the American Association of Community Colleges and the Association of Community College Trustees.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • KHS lockdown lifted

    Kaneland High School officials said Thursday afternoon that a lockdown has been lifted following the discovery of suspicious material that had been found in a hallway. According to the statement released just after 2:30 p.m., KHS was...

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Church news for Oct. 6

    Grace Lutheran Church Octoberfest LILY LAKE—Join Grace Lutheran Church of Lily Lake, 5N600 Hanson Road, for Octoberfest from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. There will be a pig roast, hot dogs, potato salad, baked...

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • George Edward Fleming

    George Edward Fleming, 93, of Wheaton, Ill., formerly of St. Charles, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of his family on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Wynscape Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Norma J. Ludwig

    Norma J. Ludwig, 78, a resident of Mountain Home, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Tennis’ trajectory still skyward

    KANELAND—This has been an impressive season for KHS tennis by any stretch of the imagination. The 13-2 dual record has been made more impressive by the Lady Knights powering through the sometimes inclement weather, which has infringed on...

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Yonkovich shoots to Sectional for KHS golf

    Despite a sixth-place finish in the IHSA Class 2A Regional at the Highlands of Elgin golf course, the Knights’ sophomore talent Matt Yonkovich emerged as an advancing individual and heads to the sectional hosted by Wheaton Academy...

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Comeback city

    Knights overcome 17-point second-half deficit in Barb-land DEKALB, Ill.—DeKalb Barbs football, as exhibited by the first playoff run since 1989 a season ago, is much improved.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Soccer wins pair after loss to conference foe DeKalb

    KANELAND—Kaneland (9-4-1, 4-2-1 NIB-12) suffered its second loss this season to DeKalb in a 2-0 matchup, with a third meeting on the horizon in the Class 2A Regionals.

    • Posted October 6, 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 October 6, 2011
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  • Knights Wrestling Club to the mat

    Knights Wrestling Club holds registration on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at the KHS Cafeteria. First-year participants must bring a copy of birth certificate.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Girls XC take biggest piece of Pretzel Invite

    The Kaneland High School girls cross country team impressed at Freeport’s annual invite on Saturday, garnering 38 points in the eight-team crowd.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Lady Knights get dig on Dixon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights volleyball continues to go on a tear after solid wins against crossover foe Dixon on Thursday.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Knights take Freeport race

    KANELAND—With four of the top seven slots all taken by Kaneland, it was a successful outing over the Pretzels on Saturday morning.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Democracy depends on responsible news consumption

    You alone are responsible for the news you consume. If I have only a few moments of your time, that’s the message I want to drive home.

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Letter: Stoffa family says thanks

    On behalf of the family of Shirley Stoffa, we would like to say thank you to everyone for the outpouring of support we received for our fundraiser "Eyes On A Cure."

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Letter: Dollars and (non)sense at the Sugar Grove Library

    Three months after the Sugar Grove Library Board fired the respected director Beverly Holmes Hughes, why is the controversy continuing and growing? Why won’t the community just “move on”?

    • Posted October 6, 2011
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  • Steel Beam Theatre fundraiser: The Kane County Scaregrounds

    The Kane County Scaregrounds, a 4,000- square-foot haunted house in 3-D, opens at the Kane County Fairgrounds on Friday, Oct. 7, and runs weekends through Sunday, Oct. 30.

    • Posted October 3, 2011
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  • Beer boot, pumpkin races new for annual Aleburn

    ELBURN—The third annual Aleburn beer and wine event on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 1 to 6 p.m. will offer some new events this year for all ages.

    • Posted October 2, 2011
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  • Kane County Farm Bureau receives national award for hunger relief effort

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Farm Bureau’s Harvest for ALL hunger relief effort was recently selected by the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) to receive one of just six Summit Awards for 2011.

    • Posted October 2, 2011
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  • MP High School Class of 1956

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park High School Class of 1956 gathered at Papa G’s in Elburn for its 55th reunion on Sept. 10.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • Kaneland School District conducts public meeting on special education

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District Special Education Department will conduct a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in the Special Education Conference Room at the district office, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • Elburn liquor sales may begin earlier

    ELBURN—A request by Jewel/Osco to begin selling liquor earlier in the day was approved by the Elburn Committee of the Whole and is head- ed to the Village Board next week for approval.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • Family turns heartache to helping hands

    GENEVA—Mary Agnes and Paul Zellmer's son, Jim Zellmer, developed Type 1 diabetes when he was just 6 years old. When he came home after six days in the hospital, he realized that this was not like the...

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • MP man gets prison for thefts

    MAPLE PARK—A Maple Park man was sent to prison for his role in several thefts in 2010 in a rural Kane County town.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Have your voice heard on a balanced budget amendment

    Randy Hultgren U.S. Rep., District 14 (R) Since the people of the 14th District chose me to be their representative in Washington last year, I have fought hard to bring accountability and responsibility back to Congress.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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  • Boor named to UofI dean’s list

    URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering named Steven Boor of Elburn to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted October 1, 2011
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