• Boys track talent factory hopes to pay dividends

    KANELAND—Knights boys track has a storied history and a lot to live up to. In the last couple seasons, the outfit has not disappointed.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Cantata Palm Sunday

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir will present a Cantata Palm Sunday on April 1, at 10:30 a.m.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST.CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti on Sunday, March 25, 5 to 7 p.m., will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who attends the monthly event held at...

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Klaus D. Korth

    Klaus D. Korth, 61, of Elburn, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 24, 1951, in Essen, Germany.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who donated blood

    You donated the “gift of life.” We and Heartland Blood Center thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • All the right moves under my belt: Learning Self Defense

    MAPLE PARK—On Saturday morning in the Maple Park Community Center gym, I stood in a circle with 35 other women as retired police officer and self-defense prevention specialist Tom Scott called out, “Who has the right to...

    • Posted March 18, 2012
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  • Hartmann named to University of Nebraska-Lincoln dean’s list/honor roll

    LINCOLN, NEB.—Holly Hartmann of Maple Park has been named to the dean’s list/honor roll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2011 fall semester.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Butts performed in Augustana College Four Choirs Concert

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Emily Butts of Elburn, a sophomore majoring in elementary education, participated in a concert on Feb. 4 at Augustana College, that included four choirs: Cantilena Augustana, Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and the...

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Kurian inducted into Leadership Society at Augustana College

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Elburn resident Alex Kurian, a senior majoring in business administration-finance, was among 38 students initiated into the Augustana Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society founded in 1914.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Morgan named to WCC president’s list

    SUGAR GROVE—Sarah Morgan of Elburn was named to the Waubonsee Community College (WCC) president’s list after completing her first semester in the honors program with a grade point average of 4.0.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Maras to perform with Augustana Choir

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Kailey Maras of Elburn performed with the Augustana Choir when it returned to the Quad Cities for a home concert on March 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Hamas, Stokes named to dean’s list at Miami of Ohio University

    OXFORD, OHIO—Alexandra Hamas and Kiersten Stokes of Sugar Grove were named to the Miami University dean's list, recognizing academic performance for students who achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average for second semester 2011-12.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Benedictine University dean’s list, dean’s recognition list

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

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Alexander Kunadt Walsh

    Matt and Fern Walsh of Crystal Lake, Ill., announce the birth of their son, Alexander Kunadt, who was born Jan. 13, 2012, at Centegra Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock, Ill.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Bruce earns dean’s list honors at Maryville

    ST. LOUIS—Jessica Bruce of Elburn earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2011 semester at Maryville University of St. Louis. Bruce is a student in Maryville's College of Arts and Sciences.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Gaston earns place on dean’s list at Berklee College of Music

    BOSTON—Berklee College of Music announces that Alec Gaston of Sugar Grove has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2011 academic year.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Martin, Johnson to wed

    Paul and Bambi Johnson of Maple Park announce the engagement of their son, Parker, to Brittany Martin, daughter of George and Brenda Martin of Tinley Park, Ill.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Grace Lynn Jeffrey

    Grace Lynn Jeffrey was born Jan. 29, 2012, to Matt and Tracy Jeffrey of Elburn.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Coroner

    Two Republican candidates face each other in the Tuesday, March 20, primary election. The winner will face Democrat Tao Martinez, who is running unopposed, in the general election this fall.

    • Posted March 16, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Circuit Clerk

    Three Republican candidates are competing in the Tuesday, March 20, primary to represent the party in the general election this fall. Democratic candidate Edmund James Nendick is running unopposed.

    • Posted March 16, 2012
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  • Election 2012: State Senate 25th District

    In the race to represent the 25th District of the Illinois State Senate, three Republicans face each other while two Democrats pair off. The winners of their respective primary elections on Tuesday, March 20, will face each...

    • Posted March 16, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Board Chairman

    Two Republicans and two Democrats will face their respective party opponent in the primary election on Tuesday, March 20. The winner of each primary will run against each other in the general election this fall.

    • Posted March 16, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Auditor

    Three Republicans will face each other in the primary election on Tuesday, March 20. No Democrat candidate filed for the primary election.

    • Posted March 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland approves teacher contract

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a 2012-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Kaneland Education Association (KEA).

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Maple Park girl rides the Iditarod Trail

    Grandparent gives once-in-a-lifetime gift MAPLE PARK—Olivia Goodenough, 11-year old Maple Park resident and Kaneland sixth-grader, is an outdoorsy kind of girl, according to her grandfather, Geneva resident Dennis Goodenough.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Valente challenges board, administration

    Discussion turns to conflict during board meeting KANELAND—School Board member Tony Valente on Tuesday called the district's hiring practices into question during discussion regarding a resignation and employment of staff agenda item, stating his belief that the district...

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Board increases discretionary fees

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 6-1 to approve an increase in discretionary fees.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Board approves FY2013 budget reduction plan

    Plan includes release of more than 15 full-time equivalent positions KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Tuesday voted 7-0 to approve a fiscal year 2013 budget reduction plan, which will eliminate $1,101,776 in expenditures.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • St. Paul Lutheran Church offers pre-school classes

    AURORA—St. Paul Lutheran Church offers all day pre-school to 3- and 4-year olds, half-day preschool, all day kindergarten, elementary and junior high classes.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Holy Cross hosts fundraising event

    BATAVIA—Building a new community education center and the first Catholic school in the Rockford Diocese are just some of the many accomplishments for Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Vanik’s IKWF trip worth it

    Vanik Places second in State ROCKFORD, Ill.—This past weekend 840 wrestlers met at the BMO Harris Bank Centre in Rockford for the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation (IKWF) State Championships.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • KHS hoops squads can brandish honors

    Two first-team All NIB-12 picks for boys, one for girls KANELAND—It’s as easy as a lay-up to deduce that both KHS basketball programs would get postseason honors to recognize exceptional play and postseason runs.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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