• Egg hunts a hit

    Ryleigh Lile, 4 and Emma Jo Mannia, 5, have breakfast with the Easter Bunny before the Elburn Lions Egg Hunt on Saturday. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • Former Elburn man pleads guilty to beating toddler

    KANE COUNTY—A former Elburn man has pleaded guilty to severely beating a toddler in a St. Charles hotel room while high on heroin in October 2010.

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • Health Department recognizes National Public Health Week

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins communities nationwide recognizing National Public Health Week, April 2-8.

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • April 6 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • Cooking for Kaneland

    School, village officials cook for Kaneland fundraiser KANELAND—Local school officials and village presidents know how to do their respective jobs … but can they cook?

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Board approves drainage project easement agreements

    Vote keeps Mallard Point project moving forward SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board trustees on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve easement agreements with two landowners in regard to the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Village of Elburn to arrange for appraisal of church parking lot

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to move forward with a certified appraisal on the Community Congregational Church parking lot on the corner of Shannon and Main streets.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Good turn-out expected for library’s 8th annual Dewey Dash

    Elburn—This year marks the eighth annual Dewey Dash 5K/1mile Walk/Run, sponsored by the Town & Country Public Library in Elburn.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Metra pay-as-you-go not going yet

    Elburn—The new pay-by-phone option for Metra train riders set to start April 1 will be a few more weeks in coming, Police Chief Steve Smith said.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track takes 2nd in Oregon meet

    OREGON, Ill.—KHS opened its outdoor campaign with an 83-point showing in a meet hosted by Oregon High School on Tuesday afternoon.

    • Posted April 5, 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 5, 2012
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  • KHS softball on tear after Tenn. trip

    Stellar pitching keys additional wins over Sandwich, Morris KANELAND—If you thought the method for getting a softball season out of an early funk was going to the state of Tennessee, then you’re stealing the Lady Knights softball team’s...

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • No decay in Decatur area for Knights baseball

    KANELAND—Spring break stories for Kaneland baseball will feature impressive displays against teams from Decatur, Ill.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Letter: Congrats to Republican nominees

    Congratulations to the Republican nominees in the contested March 2012 Primary, representing Kane County or parts thereof:

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Church news for April 5

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

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Editorial: The downtown deadline approaches

    If nothing changes, on April 15 at 12:01 a.m., the parking lot in downtown Elburn will close.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • Letter: More vigilance is needed

    We need to be more vigilant as to what is happening around us.

    • Posted April 5, 2012
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  • ‘Touch-A-Tractor’ event

    ST. CHARLES—The seventh annual “Touch-A-Tractor” event will be held on the front lawn of the Kane County Farm Bureau, 2N710 Randall Road in St. Charles, from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and 10 a.m....

    • Posted April 4, 2012
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  • KHS talent show on April 13

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will host its 10th annual talent show, which will be held Friday, April 13, in the high school auditorium. There will be singers, dancers, bands and much more.

    • Posted April 3, 2012
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  • Hatcher hosts identity theft protection events for seniors

    YORKVILLE—Fox Valley seniors are invited to learn more about how to protect themselves from scams and identity theft at a pair of events—one in Kendall County and one in Kane County—hosted by state Representative Kay Hatcher.

    • Posted April 2, 2012
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