• KHS announces Illinois State scholars

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School Principal Chip Hickman is pleased to announce that 36 Kaneland High School students have been recognized as 2012-13 Illinois State Scholars.

    • Posted December 17, 2011
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  • I’ll be home for Christmas

    Elburn resident to return home for Christmas after first tour of duty in Afghanistan ELBURN—Marshall Miles said when his 22-year-old daughter Jessie comes home to Elburn in a few weeks, just in time for Christmas, there are no...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Classic spa with trendy twist

    SUGAR GROVE—Starting a salon and spa is a dream come true for Kaneland graduate and Elburn resident Emily Strong. With its grand opening in November, the emily kay salon offers Aveda spa and salon services in a...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Local resident warns of potentially severe winter weather

    ELBURN—There have been only five years since 1884 where the Chicagoland area didn't experience measurable snowfall before Dec. 9. One of those years is 2011.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • School Board approves 2011 tax levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the 2011 tax levy.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Girl Scout snacks available at Sugar Grove Council Shop

    SUGAR GROVE—The Northern Illinois Girl Scouts of America have a fall product program intended to help young girls develop and foster the ability to make decisions, set goals, interact with others, manage money and adhere to business...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • School board approves card swipe system

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the purchase and installation of a card swipe security system for Kaneland Middle School and all four elementary schools.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Voters to decide on home rule status with March referendum

    ELBURN—Elburn voters will be asked whether to allow the village to become a home rule unit with a referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Gill gets thanks for support of fundraiser

    Sarah Stoffa (right) got to thank country singer Vince Gill personally at the Rialto Theatre in Joliet for his generous support of the "Eyes on a Cure" fundraiser for Ocular Melanoma research in memory of her mother....

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Enjoy a safe Holiday Season

    SPRINGFIELD—The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal urges everyone to pay special attention to Christmas decorations to avoid any potential dangers.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Lions Park December winners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Park raffle winners for December are:

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Aurora woman could face prison time for role in fatal 2009 motorcycle crash

    ST. CHARLES—An Aurora woman awaits sentencing that could include prison time for her role in a deadly crash on Route 47 that killed two area motorcyclists and injured several others nearly three years ago.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Get ready for a colder and wetter winter

    CHICAGO—The National Weather Service is forecasting that this winter will be “colder and wetter than average.”

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Send holiday video greeting to the deployed

    AURORA—Senator Chris Lauzen invites local military families with active servicemen and women to record and send a free personalized holiday season video greeting to their deployed family members.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Girls basketball maintains early-season roll in Sycamore

    KANELAND—It was an important early-season battle in Sycamore between two squads that had gotten off to relatively hot starts in 2011-12.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • KHS fall athletes recognized with awards

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School athletics released their slate of Fall Sports Awards, with each sport trumpeting the best it had to offer, with some All-Northern Illinois Big XII honors thrown in for good measure.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Bowling gets first win of 2011-12

    KANELAND—While it’s been slow goings at the beginning of this still-new season, the Kaneland bowling unit keeps knocking down pins, and knocked down enough to nab its first win of the season on Dec. 7, against visiting...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland wrestlers eclipsed by DeKalb

    KANELAND—Against the visiting DeKalb Barbs, KHS was hoping for its own indoor version of Friday Night Lights.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Boys hoops puts clamp on Spartans, H-BR

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball is enjoying a three-game win streak dating back to last week—all three of the double-digit variety.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • KYSO signup a couple clicks away

    ELBURN—Soccer enthusiasts between the ages of 4 and 17 years old can register online to play the KYSO spring season, which runs from April 28 through June 9.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: A good day to celebrate freedom

    It's the holiday that got away. Today is the 220th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, a critical turning point in the history of this country and one that transformed this nation forever. Still, you...

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Corn Boil wraps up 2011 and prepares for the New Year

    As we head into colder weather and the holiday season, the Sugar Grove Corn Boil is probably the furthest from most people's minds.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Letter: Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll was a great success with over 1600 people participating. We would like to thank all the businesses who helped make this happen.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Church news for Dec. 15

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

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Jean Adair Nelson

    Jean Adair Nelson, 73, of Oswego, formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, 2011, at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Singing Greetings

    Local residents were among Aurora University student singers presenting annual Christmas concerts at 3 and 7:30 p.m. in Crimi Auditorium on Dec. 4.

    • Posted December 10, 2011
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  • W.I.N.S. donates to Conley Outreach Services

    Carol Alfrey from Conley Outreach Services happily accepts donations from Kaneland W.I.N.S.

    • Posted December 10, 2011
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  • Voters to decide on new tax to pay for police pensions

    ELBURN—Voters in Elburn will be asked to approve a new property tax levy to pay for pensions for police officers. If approved, the new tax would be a separate line item on property tax bills.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Village approves IGA for electronic message board

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) for an electronic message board.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Village approves 2012-13 tax levy

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve the tax levy for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Residents review Elburn Station plans for 23-year project

    ELBURN—An overflow crowd showed up at Tuesday night’s Planning Commission meeting, which included a public hearing on a tattoo parlor opening at 109 E. North St.—it passed—and a request for a sign variance for Napa Auto Parts—that...

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Maple Park puts question for energy aggregation on March Ballot

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday passed an ordinance to include a vote on energy aggregation on the ballot in the upcoming election.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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