• Letter: Supporting Lauzen for KC Board chairman

    This letter is in support of Chris Lauzen, running for Kane County Board Chairman.

    • Posted February 23, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of Hartwell for Circuit Court clerk

    Like many Kane County residents, I have supported both Republicans and Democrats throughout the years.

    • Posted February 23, 2012
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  • Letter: To the residents of Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions in Sugar Grove

    The Rob Roy Drainage District No. 2 has submitted a signed IGA (intergovernmental agreement) between the village and the district.

    • Posted February 23, 2012
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  • Letter: Blood drive in Sugar Grove

    The date has been set. Your donation of blood is urgently needed. Please plan on donating the “gift of life” on Monday, March 5.

    • Posted February 23, 2012
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  • Letter: HMS food donation project

    Eighth-grade students at Kaneland Harter Middle School are participating in a food donation service project to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank from now to March 1.

    • Posted February 23, 2012
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  • Feb. 22-29 webpoll

    What should be done before the Community Congregational Church in Elburn closes the parking lot in downtown Elburn? Let us know here!

    • Posted February 22, 2012
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  • Kindergarten Registration and Literacy Fair

    KANELAND—The 2011 Kindergarten Registration and Literacy Fair will be held Saturday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger Road in Maple Park.

    • Posted February 21, 2012
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  • Spring/summer clothing, toy resale

    SUGAR GROVE—John Shields and McDole PTO will hold a spring/summer clothing and toy resale from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 9, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Sugar Grove...

    • Posted February 20, 2012
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  • Accessing deceased family member medical info now easier

    CHICAGO—Family members who have lost a loved one will now have easier access to the deceased’s medical records under a new Illinois law.

    • Posted February 20, 2012
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  • Hospice volunteers needed

    FOX VALLEY—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice (FVVH), a community-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those with life-threatening illnesses and the bereaved, is in need of volunteers to serve clients in the Fox Valley area.

    • Posted February 20, 2012
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  • Residents named to Benedictine University dean’s list, dean’s recognition list

    LISLE, Ill.—Jacqueline Mueller of Elburn and Leah Kennetz of Sugar Grove were named to the dean’s list at Benedictine University for the fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Hope College dean’s list

    HOLLAND, Mich.—Jenna Buck and Marcy Blowers of Elburn were named the Hope College dean’s list for the first semester of the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Poust selected to attend National 4-H Conference

    ILLINOIS—Matheu Poust, a sophomore at Kaneland High School, was recently selected as “delegate at large” to complete the five-member Illinois delegation to attend the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C. this spring.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Park named to UNOH dean’s list

    LIMA, OHIO—Austin Park of Elburn was named to the University of Northwestern Ohio College of Business dean’s list for fall quarter 2011.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Shaw named to Drake University dean’s list

    DES MOINES, IOWA—Kelly Shaw of Elburn, was been named to the dean's list at Drake University. Shaw achieved this academic honor by earning a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Zahnle named to Parkland College dean’s list

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—Emily Zahnle of Elburn was among approximately 1,060 students named to the Parkland College dean's list for fall semester 2011.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Borg, Smith to wed

    Michael Smith and Brenda Hemken of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Smith, to Nic Borg, son of Terry and Betty Borg of Maple Park.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Thorgesen, Brais to wed

    Joe and LeAne Thorgesen of Elburn announce the engagement of their son, Michael Thorgesen, to Lindsay Brais, daughter of Scott and Erin Brais.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Souders, Anderson to wed

    Roger and Blanca Souders of Kaneville announce the engagement of their son, Chad, to Haleigh Anderson, daughter of Danny and Martha Anderson of Rock Falls, Ill.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Bruce earns deans’ list honors at Maryville University

    ST. LOUIS, Mo.—Jessica Bruce of Elburn was named to the Maryville University dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester. Bruce is a student in Maryville's College of Arts and Sciences.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Gaston named to Berklee College of Music dean’s list

    BOSTON—Alec Gaston of Sugar Grove was named to the Berklee College of Music dean's list for the 2011 fall semester.

    • Posted February 18, 2012
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  • Find somewhere else to park

    On Thursday, March 15, the parking lot on the corner of Route 47 and Shannon Street in downtown Elburn will be closed to public parking

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Village Board finalizes 2nd police dept. contract

    To vote on agreement at Feb. 21 Elburn Board meeting ELBURN—The contract between the village of Elburn and the Elburn Police Department will be on the agenda for the Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, but at...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Geneva streets superintendent surrenders to police amidst felony charges

    GENEVA—Geneva Streets Superintendent Steve LeMaire, an Elburn resident, surrendered to Geneva police on Feb. 4, after a warrant was issued for his arrest on felony charges that he used a city of Geneva credit card to make...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Police Chief presents draft budget for next year to Village Board

    ELBURN—Police Chief Steve Smith presented a draft budget to the Village Board at Tuesday's Committee of the Whole meeting. Although Village President Dave Anderson said that the final total will not be known until the police department...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Help & Healing: raising funds to rebuild house destroyed in fire

    ELBURN—Judi O'Donnell lay awake many nights wondering what she could do to help her sister-in-law, Tina O'Donnell, whose husband was killed in a house fire that destroyed their residence in Blackberry Creek subdivision on Jan. 1.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Aurora woman gets prison term for fatal crash on Route 47, Smith Road

    ELBURN—The woman driving the car responsible for a fatal, multi-vehicle crash at Route 47 and Smith Road in Elburn was sentenced on Feb. 8 to seven years in prison.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Elburn plans increase to water, sewer rates

    ELBURN—Elburn residents may see an increase in their water and sewer bills as of May 1, but they won't be the large increases seen two years ago.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Final day for voter registration is Feb. 21

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Clerk John A. Cunningham is reminding Kane County residents that Tuesday, Feb. 21, is the last day to register to vote for the March 20 general primary.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Mock Senate project helps Kaneland students learn by doing

    KANELAND—When you think of a room of eighth graders in civics class listening to a lecture on government, do you imagine them slumped in their chairs, heads nodding? Not in Brendan McCormick's class at Kaneland Harter Middle...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • The smell of sausage cooking outside on a cold winter day fills the air with a good invite for breakfast. Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 breakfast took place on Feb. 11 at the Elburn Community Congre-gational Church.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Elburn Lions Park raffle winners for January

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for January 2012:

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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