• Illinois DNR/ USFWS clarify status of gray wolves in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service remind the public that the service’s recent action removing federal Endangered Species Act protection for gray wolves in portions of the Midwest has...

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • Urgent need for O Negative blood donors

    AURORA—Heartland Blood Centers, a nonprofit medical organization servicing 38 area hospitals, is struggling to meet the needs of patients with O Negative blood type in area hospitals.

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • Kaneland welcomes the Fab Four

    KANELAND—The Cavern Beat will perform on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Kaneland Auditorium on the campus of Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park. v

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • Kane County State’s Attorney Office, Police plan Super Bowl Sunday ‘No Refusal’ operation

    KANE COUNTY—Super Bowl Sunday is a celebration of football; a popular day to gather and party with family and friends.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Church news for Feb. 3

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

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Lady Knights roundball (14-8, 5-2) drops pair

    KANELAND—While Kaneland girls basketball has reached regular season heights not seen in quite some time, sometimes plateaus are hit.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • It pays to pin: Kaneland grapplers edge Batavia

    KANELAND—A roller coaster of emotions set upon the Kaneland wrestling mat at the end of Friday evening’s clash between the Knights and Batavia.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Chiefs, Lady Chiefs hoops update

    SUGAR GROVE—Chiefs men’s basketball (6-1 Skyway Conference) is atop the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference with a 75-65 win over Elgin Community College cinched on Tuesday. Deontray Dorsey led WCC with 16 points.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • IMSA bests KHS bowling

    AURORA—A chance to string together another late January win over rival IMSA was not to be for KHS bowling.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Boys conquer home floors of Rochelle, Geneseo

    KANELAND—Last year’s Northern Illinois Big XII Conference East division champions are playing at quite the competitive level.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: We need to integrate people with disabilities into our communities

    I commended Governor Quinn on his plans to close state institutions in Tinley Park and Jacksonville. While this move is expected to save taxpayers $20 million annually, that pales in comparison to opportunities this will open for...

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Letter: Republican voters faced with a decision

    Republican voters will be faced with a decision in the primary election to select a new Kane County Board chairman candidate.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Wilma Davis

    Wilma Davis, 82, of Maple Park, passed from this life to eternal life surrounded by the love of her family at her home on Jan. 27, 2012.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Lou Ann Lambert

    Lou Ann Lambert, 67, of Elburn, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, at the Pepper Family Hospice Facility in Barrington, Ill.

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Support for those who have lost loved ones

    GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice, a nonprofit organization offering support for those with life-threatening illnesses and the bereaved, is offering a series of programs in February for those who have experienced the death of a family member or...

    • Posted February 2, 2012
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  • Hansen-Furnas Foundation scholarships deadline approaches

    Batavia—The Hansen-Furnas Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit, charitable organization, announces the scholarship applications for the 2012-13 school year are now available.

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Elburn Scholarship Fund applicants have until March 1

    Kaneland—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will be awarding grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1.

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Arnold and Mildred Erickson Scholarship deadline nears

    Sycamore—The Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, Inc., administered by The National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore, is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 academic year.

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Scholarships for children of veterans

    AURORA—Children of Illinois veterans, who are enrolled or have been accepted to any University of Illinois campus (Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield), can now apply for the “Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver,” according to state Sen. Chris Lauzen...

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Elburn Lions February raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park calendar raffle for February 2012:

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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