• Midwest wrestling company brings piledrivers, fun to Elburn

    ELBURN—North American Pro Wrestling invaded Elburn last Saturday night, and for anyone who caught the show at the Elburn Community Center, don't be surprised if some of the wrestlers featured on that card eventually land in the...

    • Posted April 29, 2012
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  • McDole PTO’s inaugural trivia night

    MONTGOMERY—McDole Elementary PTO in Montgomery will host its inaugural trivia night event.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • Local students in Marmion-Rosary band earn medals in contest

    WISCONSIN—The Marmion-Rosary Band competed in the North Shore District Wisconsin School Music Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on March 17.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • Czerwinski takes on adversity

    SG resident overcomes neurofibroma, receives Challenged Athletes Foundation grant SUGAR GROVE—It was 2004 when Sugar Grove resident Shari Czerwinski noticed she had some numbness in her left leg.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • Cookies are healthy for the earth

    On Sunday Brownie Troop 4283 from John Stewart Elementary School planted an oak tree at Elburn Lions Park.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • Barefoot collegians

    Sugar Grove resident Amy Manion was among Aurora University faculty and students who walked barefoot on campus in the first "A Day without Shoes" on April 10. Manion is an information services librarian.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • Special Olympics 2012 Spring Games

    NAPERVILLE—Families, volunteers and spectators will cheer on runners, shot-putters and other athletes as they compete in the largest area event of the year for Special Olympics Illinois Far West Suburban/Area 2 and Near West Suburban/Area 5.

    • Posted April 28, 2012
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  • How to save a life

    SG trustee rescues neighbor, hopes to spread awareness SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident and Village Board member Mari Johnson suspected something was wrong with her neighbor, a man named Bob who is in his late 60s, suffers from...

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • National Medication Take-Back Day at the SG Police Department

    SUGAR GROVE—This program is part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Save green by going green

    Community center goes through first winter with geothermal system ELBURN—J&R Herra, Inc. last November completed the installation of a geothermal system in the Elburn and Countryside Community Center last November, and the center is already seeing the benefits.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Kaneland elementary schools raise over $8,400 for charity

    KANELAND—Over the last two weeks, Kaneland’s four elementary schools competed in The Penny Challenge to raise more than $8,400 for charity. The money raised will go directly toward funding research for developing a cure for Neurofibromatosis.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Church News for April 27

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

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • On the right ‘track’-tor

    Tuesday, April 17, was "Take Your Tractor to School Day" at Kaneland High School. The FFA program is going to have a team of five students compete in Ag Mechanics at the University of Illinois on May...

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Cooking at Kaneland

    The Cooking For Kids event was held Saturday at Kaneland High School in Maple Park. Food from professional and amateur chefs was provided, and the public voted on the best appetizer, entree and dessert.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • New beginning for WSB

    West Suburban Bank, located at 522 Route 47 in Sugar Grove, held a ribbon cutting and after-hours event on April 18. Following the ribbon cutting, there was a plaque ceremony, refreshments and networking.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • IEMA, FEMA promote National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) will join with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the first National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, April 22-28.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • KCFB celebrates 100 years, hosts family event

    KANE COUNTY—The seventh annual Touch-A-Tractor at the Kane County Farm Bureau attracted a steady crowd thanks to the efforts of dozens of member/volunteers.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Earth Week at WCC

    As students, staff and faculty look on, Waubonsee Community College Lead Groundskeeper Joe Zappia explains best tree planting practices in front of a ginkgo tree recently planted on the Sugar Grove campus.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • Elburn looks at emergency lockdown procedures after police chase

    ELBURN—Elburn village trustees on Monday discussed current emergency lockdown procedures in the aftermath of Friday’s police high-speed pursuit of a bank robber that concluded in town.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Police charge Elburn man after high-speed chase

    ELBURN—Police captured an Elburn man on Friday following a high-speed chase that ended in the suspect’s hometown.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Ongoing construction on tap for Elburn area

    Elburn/Lily Lake—Prepare for road delays through the summer as a pair of Illinois Department Transportation projects recently began.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Photo Gallery: 2012 Kaneland Fine Arts Festival

    The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival was held Sunday at Kaneland High School in Maple Park. Many crafters, artists and performers were on hand to entertain. The Mime Company (right) from Chicago perform a piece called "Skydiving."

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Peterson Prep goes Kaneland’s way in 2012

    KANELAND—After the 2011 results of the annual Peterson Prep boys track meet at Kaneland, the Knights’ fortunes could only get so much better.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Baseball holds own in NIB-12 conference play

    KANELAND—Much like last year, the Knight nine are taking care of business as the calendar turns pages on the season.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • KHS softball reaches 20-win plateau

    KANELAND—Lady Knights softball continues to hit, which may give groans to opponents that see the Kaneland lineup on its upcoming schedule.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Soccer slams West division’s Ottawa

    OTTAWA—In the case of Lady Knights soccer, the mix of old and new is gelling enough to make anyone happy.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • KHS girls track sees firsts in 4×800, 1600m

    DIXON—Interstate 88’s corridor wields some talented girls track rosters, and Kaneland’s intent was to join that group after Friday’s Dixon Invite.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Rockford now Outlaw country

    The Maple Park Outlaws won the Rockford Riverhawks tournament at the Road Ranger Stadium in Rockford on April 7.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Pitcher Stahl tosses gem for KHS sophs

    KANELAND—Nick Stahl of the Kaneland sophomore baseball team tossed a no-hitter on Tuesday, as the Knights took care of Yorkville, 4-0. The sophomores improved to 11-6.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Sweatt, Wolves still alive in Calder Cup chase

    ROSEMONT, Ill.—Elburn native Bill Sweatt contributed an assist as the Chicago Wolves defeated the San Antonio Rampage on Tuesday night, 3-2, at Allstate Arena in the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • MP baseball hosts Parents Night Out

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Baseball will host its 4th annual Parents Night Out Raffle on Saturday, May 12, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • Third annual golf outing a charm for Knight boys hoops

    KANELAND—Foursomes and sponsorships are going fast, but there is still time to join the Kaneland boys basketball program in a day of fun at the third annual golf outing on Saturday, June 9, held at Bliss Creek...

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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