• Mosquito spraying in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE—The Village of Kaneville signed an agreement with Clarke Environmental for mosquito spraying.

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  • Elburn native cuts singer-songwriter album in Nashville

    ELBURN—The Elburn-to-Nashville pipeline might not be thought of as a road to potential success and stardom, but it's a path that suits Charles Cain just fine.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Throwing his hat into the ring

    Elburn man launches line of low-impact headgear ELBURN—During his many years of working underneath heavy equipment and being conscious of trying not to hit his head, Mark Maxwell began to conceive of headgear that would not only protect...

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Regional Rally

    AURORA—There’s a saying that if you give someone an inch, they’ll take a mile. In the case of Lady Knights softball, give them the sixth inning, they’ll score six runs.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Kaneland’s 11: Boys track performs at high level

    CHARLESTON, Ill.—When you send as many Class 2A State finalists for boys track as Kaneland High School did, you’ll push some entries to the finals by sheer force and numbers.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Scholarship stars

    The Kaneland Sports Boosters offer four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors each year. The athletes write an essay based on the theme—"lessons learned in victory and defeat."

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • No repeat trip for Kaneland baseball

    KANELAND—Sometimes too much of a good thing turns out to harm you in the end.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Letter: Shocked by tax bill

    My wife and I received our tax bill last week. We were shocked, to say the least. We got a $1,500 increase from our last tax bill. We couldn't believe it.

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: A letter to the Kaneland School District community

    As we approach the end of another very successful school year, I wanted to take a few moments to thank everyone for helping us make significant progress this year toward our mission of graduating all Kaneland students...

    • Posted May 31, 2012
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  • Church news for May 31

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

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  • Delwin O. Laughridge

    Delwin O. Laughridge, 72, of Carol Stream, Ill., passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of his family on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Glen Oaks Hospital in Glendale Heights, after a second battle with cancer...

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  • Roger Phillip Crome Sr.

    Roger Phillip Crome Sr., 65, of Sycamore, formerly of Burlington, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012.

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  • Lois Helen Olivia Jarvis (Gustafson)

    Lois Jarvis, 89, formerly of Aurora and more recently Sugar Grove, passed away peacefully May 26, 2012, at Hillside Rehab & Care Center in Yorkville.

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  • Kaneville to re-evaluate poultry ordinance

    KANEVILLE—After some inquiries on the current ordinance concerning the keeping of poultry within village limits, the Kaneville Board of Trustees has decided to look into adopting a new one.

    • Posted May 26, 2012
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  • Provena Mercy receives Environmental Excellence award

    AURORA—Provena Mercy Medical Center recently received the “Making Medicine Mercury Free” award from Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization dedicated to providing environmental solutions for the health care industry.

    • Posted May 26, 2012
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  • Norman part of All-MWC Honors list at Beloit

    RIPON, Wis.—Three members of the 2012 Beloit College Baseball team earned a spot on All-Midwest Conference Team, released today by the Conference Office.

    • Posted May 26, 2012
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  • Rates to be locked in for MP energy aggregation

    Maple Park—Bill McMahon of the Progressive Energy Group updated the Maple Park Committee of the Whole on Tuesday regarding the ongoing village energy aggregation process.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • Deals around town

    Maple Park held it's annual city wide garage sales on May 18 and 19. The event attracted hundreds of garage sale shoppers and was organized by Eric and Barb Pinion.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • May is Asthma Awareness Month

    CHICAGO—An estimated 25 million Americans—including seven million children—suffer from asthma, a chronic respiratory disease for which attacks can range from mild to life-threatening.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • A job well done

    50-year veteran of Maple Park Fire Department retires MAPLE PARK—In March 1962, 22-year old Art Maercker joined the volunteer fire department in his hometown because it interested him and because he wanted to do one thing “halfway right,”...

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club holding tryouts

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland United Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for its 2012 fall travel teams for boys and girls from U8 through U18.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • Board approves contract with EEI, tree removal service

    ELBURN—The Village Board approved a contract with Engineering Enterprises, Inc. to provide engineering services for the village.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • 4th sectional title in a row for KHS boys track

    ROCHELLE, Ill.—Labeling the Kaneland boys track output from Thursday’s Class 3A Rochelle Sectional as “exceptional” would be right on the money.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Girls track sees 2 finalists at 2A State meet

    KANELAND—While it wasn't on the scale of the final finish in 2011, the Lady Knights track outfit still came out of the weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. with elite totals in terms of the...

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • NIB-12 roster to drop by 1 in 2014

    KANELAND—Northern Illinois Big XII action is going to look different in a couple of years.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Non-conference foes fall on KHS baseball victory tour

    KANELAND—Whether you are Marmion Academy, St. Francis of Wheaton, DeKalb or IMSA, you can’t be looking forward to what lies ahead next week.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Church news for May 24

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

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • SG preschool owner records, releases children’s album

    SUGAR GROVE—Brightest Stars Preschool owner Amy Peters, an accomplished vocalist and instrumentalist, decided some time ago that she wanted to mix her favorite hobby—music—with her business life.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Shodeen development public hearing stays open

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board will keep the public hearing on the Shodeen property annexation open until Monday, June 4. Village President Dave Anderson said he hopes the three remaining issues are resolved by that date.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Letter: Help the Kaneland Foundation

    The Kaneland Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District 302.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • ‘I on Diabetes’

    ST. CHARLES—The University of Illinois Extension at 535 South Randall Road in St. Charles, will offer “I on Diabetes,” a series of four, three-hour sessions designed for anyone interested in preventing or managing diabetes.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Boot Camp for women promotes health and helps Lazarus House

    CAMPTON HILLS— Jackie Kold Fitness and Yoga is holding a Get Smokin’ Hot Boot Camp, June 9-27. The camp will be held from 9-10 a.m daily in a ladies-only setting and each class purchased individually

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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