• School Board approves tentative 2012-13 budget

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 6-1 to approve the tentative budget for the 2012-13 school year.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Kaneland 2012-13 school year information

    KANELAND—Kaneland Schools will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 22, with a full day of classes.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Douglas graduates from Dominican University

    RIVER FOREST, ILL.—Sean Douglas of Sugar Grove graduated from Dominican University in May with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. Douglas attended Kaneland High School.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Local residents awarded Waubonsee Foundation Scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation recently awarded 175 scholarships, totaling $120,650, to 160 students for the upcoming 2012-13 school year.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • KHS graduate crowned Miss Illinois Plus America Queen

    CHICAGO—Nineteen-year-old Morgan Marie Roberts of Sugar Grove, a 2011 Kaneland High School graduate, competed in Chicago in the Miss Illinois Plus America Pageant on May 6, and was crowned Miss Illinois Plus America Queen.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Wright, Hoffman named to Knox College dean’s list

    GALESBURG, ILL.—Robyn Wright (biology major) of Elburn and Ryan Hoffman (chemistry major) of Sugar Grove were named to the Knox College dean’s list for the 2012 winter term.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Cammie Elizabeth Stover

    Brian and Katie Stover of Maple Park announce the birth of their daughter, Cammie Elizabeth, who was born March 15, 2012.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Staker, Montalto to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Rick Montalto of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Elise, to Brandon Michael Staker, son of Cindy and Bryce Staker of Elburn.

    • Posted June 30, 2012
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  • Don’t waste water

    ELBURN—Village officials want residents to know that watering their lawn is a waste of a precious resource.

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • Relay for Life

    "Relay for Life," an overnight fundraiser, was held at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Friday to benefit the American Cancer Society.

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • Business owners help each other

    FOX VALLEY—Pirok Design owners Kevin and Cynthia Pirok are in the business of helping other businesses establish themselves. They work with business owners to build their identity through developing a logo and designing signage, a website and...

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • June 29 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 June 29, 2012
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  • Topinka: Developmentally disabled will be prioritized

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka on Tuesday announced that she has directed her staff to prioritize payments for day programs, child group homes, community living facilities and other programs serving the developmentally disabled.

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • Magical time at Elburn library

    Mr. E (Rob Erdmann) performs magic for kids at Elburn's Town and Country Public Library on Monday evening.

    • Posted June 29, 2012
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  • County preserves ‘Rustic Roads’

    Program retains area's agricultural roots ELBURN—Take a turn down Pouley Road, between Keslinger and Hughes roads, and you'll get a sense of rural Elburn before the train and the subdivisions arrived in town.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • KC Sheriff’s Office receives report of ‘suspicious incident’ in Prestbury

    KANE COUNTY—On June 25, at approximately 4:50 p.m., a 9-year-old girl who lives in the Prestbury subdivision, located in unincorporated Sugar Grove Township, reported that a pickup truck drove near her while she was skateboarding.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • 2012 T-ball a ‘hit’

    The last T-ball game was played in Maple Park on June 16 with the Elburn Super Stars facing the Maple Park Catering Gourmets.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Goaltender Lekkas brings fire to the ice

    Elburn resident gearing up for elite camp in N.Y. ELBURN—Stefanos Lekkas, 16, of Elburn has his particular tools of the trade. “My mask is white, with all-white straps and an all-white cage,” Lekkas said. “I just fell in love...

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Kaneland holds court in summertime

    MORRIS—Twenty-minute halves, a running clock, and kids wearing something akin to rec-league warmups.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Xplosion turns clutch into success

    Kane County Xplosion 16U girls earned first place at the Heartland Shootout in Moline for an ASA qualifier and took first place overall.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Hay, what a performance

    Hayley Guyton wields the first-place hardware from the 2012 Women’s City Championship at Naperbrook Golf Course on June 20.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Golf highlight from Hughes Creek

    ELBURN—Matt Miller of Yorkville was the latest to succeed at making a hole-in-one at Hughes Creek Golf Course on Friday.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • KYSO registration online

    KANELAND—Soccer enthusiasts between the ages of 4 and 17 years old can now register online to play in the KYSO fall season, which will run from Aug. 18-Oct. 20.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Letter: Rude Corvette drivers ruin Saturday afternoon in Kaneville

    It’s a shame that a beautiful drive in the country, and a chance for a parade, turned into another day of distress and insult on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: SG police responds to rumonrs of child abduction attempt

    by Investigator John Sizer, Sugar Grove Police Department Numerous emails are being circulated around the village and to the media regarding multiple child abduction attempts that are factually incorrect.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Thomas named to Butler dean’s list

    INDIANAPOLIS—Danielle Thomas of Elburn, a 2011 Kaneland High School graduate and a freshman at Butler University in Indianapolis, was named to the school’s College of Pharmacy and Health Science dean's list for spring 2012.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • ‘Operation Overboard’ at SGUMC

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church invites all children, ages 3 through fifth grade, to get ready to dive into fun at “Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep With God Vacation Bible School.”

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Photo Gallery: Take 5K

    Robert Johnson seems to be taking Friday evening’s Kaneland Knight Run 5K in stride.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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  • Audit Hotline

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Auditor Bill Keck on June 6 announced the implementation of the Kane County Fraud and Compliance Hotline, also known as the “Audit Hotline.”

    • Posted June 24, 2012
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  • Delnor Health and Wellness Center offers hot stone massage

    GENEVA—Delnor Health and Wellness Center is offering hot stone massage therapy.

    • Posted June 24, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Hope College dean’s list

    HOLLAND, MICH.—Jenna K. Buck and Marcy J. Blowers, both of Elburn, were recently named to the dean’s list at Hope College, located in Holland, Mich., for second semester of the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted June 23, 2012
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  • Five tips for safe summer sun

    Summer has arrived. As the weather heats up, it's critical for beachgoers and outdoor fun-seekers to be sun-safe.

    • Posted June 23, 2012
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