• Waubonsee’s Randall becomes Mr. 800 in Fla.

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Long-time Waubonsee Community College head coach Dave Randall joined a select group as his Chiefs downed Fergus Falls (MN) Community College 6-3 at the Walter Fuller Baseball Complex to give him 800 career coaching victories.

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  • Men in Blue

    On March 3 at Harter Middle School, the Elburn "Smurfs" won the 4th grade tournament championship over Sugar Grove, 22-13.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • KYFL and Cheer begin

    KANELAND—Kaneland Youth Football and Cheer (KYFL) is a youth sports league that plays and cheers in the the Midwest Youth “Big 12” Football Conference (MYFC).

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Don’t forget the judges on election day

    On Tuesday, March 20, voters will have a chance to cast their ballot in the Illinois primary for national, state and local offices.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Sunshine Week: Accountability requires openness

    The timing was apropos when Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a binding opinion regarding the disclosure of invoices between attorneys and the public bodies they represent. The opinion is dated March 12, which marked the beginning of...

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Lauzen for Kane County Board Chairman

    When I was mayor of Geneva from 1997 to 2001 and throughout Chris Lauzen's tenure as state senator, he was helpful to our city, as well as neighboring cities in his jurisdiction.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Rickert endorses Wallet for auditor

    It is my pleasure to be able to endorse Laura C. Wallett for the position of Kane County Auditor in the Republican Primary Election.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Kaneland wrestling program

    On behalf of the Kaneland wrestling team and their families, we'd like to extend our appreciation to our community members that made donations in support of Kaneland's annual Knight of Fun fundraiser.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Terry Hunt for Kane County Auditor on March 20

    After participating and attending many political election events throughout this election season, I have come to respect Terry Hunt for his goals, his work ethic and his unconditional respect for others.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: A variety of endorsements

    As voters work more and more to pay their ever increasing mortgages and taxes, they have less time to carefully review the credentials and platforms of the candidates.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of Bob Tiballi

    As a laboratory professional and Kane County registered voter, I write to wholeheartedly endorse Dr. Bob Tiballi for Kane County Coroner.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: Here we go again

    When in my early 20s, in the early 1970s, while living in California, I experienced gas rationing and a huge spike in price.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of a new tax for Elburn police pension purposes

    On March 20, voters will be asked to approve a new tax to fund the pensions of village of Elburn police officers. I am writing this in support of passing the referendum.

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  • Letter: Chris Lauzen cares about his constituents

    As a state Senator, Chris Lauzen has demonstrated what we most need in an elected official—he responds to and represents his constituents.

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  • Ardath L. Pierce

    Ardath Pierce, 71, of Maple Park, formerly of Wheaton, Ill., passed away at her daughter’s home in North Riverside, in the early morning hours of Thursday, March 8, 2012, following a brief battle with cancer.

    • Posted March 15, 2012
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  • Local, state emergency management officials launch weather alert radio contest

    SPRINGFIELD—Local and state emergency management officials this week launched a statewide contest aimed at increasing awareness and use of weather alert radios.

    • Posted March 12, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Kishwaukee College dean’s list

    MALTA, ILL.—Robin Gwynn Larson and Alyse Christine Olson of Maple Park, and Lindsay Nicole Rempala of Sugar Grove, were named to the fall 2011 dean’s list at Kishwaukee College.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Schuberg named to University of Dubuque fall dean’s list

    DUBUQUE, IOWA—Joshua Schuberg of Elburn was named to the the University of Dubuque’s fall semester 2011 academic dean's list.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Local residents make the dean’s list at DePaul University

    CHICAGO—The following local residents made the dean's list at DePaul University for the fall quarter of 2011:

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Local students named to dean’s list at Beloit College

    BELOIT, WIS.—Jenny Bauer and Alexander Norman of Elburn were named to Beloit College's dean's list for the fall semester.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • O’Connor named to dean’s list at Saint Mary’s College

    NOTRE DAME, IND.—Olivia O’Connor, the daughter of Elizabeth and Scott O’Connor of Sugar Grove, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind. To earn academic honors...

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Meuer named to Hartwick College dean’s list

    ONEONTA, N.Y.—Katie Meuer of Elburn, daughter of Krista and Michael Meuer, has been named to the fall term dean's list at Hartwick College.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Zahnle named to dean’s list at Parkland College

    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 March 10, 2012
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  • Shaw named to dean’s list at Drake University

    DES MOINES, IOWA—Kelly Shaw of Elburn was named to the dean's list at Drake University.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Corbett named to dean’s list at Ithaca College

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Jessica Corbett, daughter of James and Lorrie Corbett of Sugar Grove and a freshman journalism major, was named to the dean's list at Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications for the fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Illinois dean’s list, graduates named for fall, December 2011

    Champaign, ILL.—The following students were named to the Illinois dean’s list for fall 2011:

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Judson University announces fall 2011 graduates

    ELGIN, ILL.—Kelli Hanson (education in literacy) and Tiffany Komosa (Christian ministries) of Elburn received their degrees with the 66th graduating class from Judson University during their commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10, 2011.

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Kane-DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District Board election results

    KANE and DUPAGE COUNTIES—Gerard Fabrizius of Maple Park, Tomas A. Konen of Sugar Grove, and Maureen McAllister of Wayne, Ill., on Feb. 23, at Riverside Receptions, were elected by ballot vote to serve a two-year term on...

    • Posted March 10, 2012
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  • Vision of Main Street Elburn available on village website

    ELBURN—Anyone who would like to see the business development plan for Elburn's downtown can find it by going to the village's website, elburn.il.us., and clicking on “Document Center,” then “Planning Commission,” and then “Old Town Elburn Business...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • MP police plan anti-bullying workshops

    MAPLE PARK—After hearing from parents of students in Kaneland schools, the Maple Park Police Department decided to hold a series of anti-bullying workshops, free of charge, to help educate students and their parents about bullying and how...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • Board approves planning commission recommendations

    ELBURN—Based on recommendations from the Elburn Planning Commission, the Village Board on Monday approved a special use permit for 707 Herra St. to allow food processing at Units A and B.

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • 129 year tradition continues in Elburn on Sunday

    ELBURN—A long-standing tradition is celebrating 129 years of success. The St. Gall St. Patrick’s Day dinner will be held on Sunday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parish Hall, located at 120 W. Shannon...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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