• Editorial: Taking a moment to reflect

    On June 13 through June 15, newspapers from throughout the state of Illinois gathered in Springfield for a three-day convention, as well as to announce the winners of their editorial and advertising contests.

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary PTO

    The Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO would like to thank these local businesses for their donations to and generous support of our school’s PTO.

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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  • Elburn church welcomes new visitors

    Elburn—The Revs. David and Jessica Jones opened the doors of their Living Word of God Church in February of 2011, at 526 N. Main St., on the Great Lakes Leadership campus in Elburn.

    • Posted June 17, 2012
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  • Entrepreneurs plus mentors equal success

    FOX VALLEY—Position-Tech, a sports equipment manufacturing company created by four former Northern Illinois University students, was one of several companies featured last Thursday at an event celebrating the successes of entrepreneurs from the Fox Valley area. ...

    • Posted June 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland Foundation hosts inaugural cross country race

    KANELAND–The Kaneland Foundation will host its inaugural 5k Cross Country Race on Friday, June 22, at 8 p.m. at the Kaneland High School campus/football stadium, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park.

    • Posted June 16, 2012
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  • Olsen, Mast to wed

    William and Carol Olsen of Sugar Grove are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney, to Jeremy Mast, son of Rev. Michael and Debra Mast of Sugar Grove.

    • Posted June 16, 2012
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  • It was green for miles …

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce held its annual golf outing at Hughes Creek on Thursday. The Chamber raises money at this annual event to bring more activities to the Village of Elburn.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Sugar Grove resident opens tutoring franchise

    Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove resident Laura Keske in February bought a franchise of the Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, which is the nation's largest one-on-one in-home tutoring service.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Maple Park selects energy provider

    MAPLE PARK—As the process of energy aggregation continues in Maple Park, the village has locked in its rates, offering residents savings in the coming years.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Round ‘em up

    The Maple Park Police held their 2nd annual Bike Rodeo on June 2 at the Maple Park Fire Station.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • NIU offers residential global leadership, philanthropy camp

    DEKALB—NIU is looking for dedicated and motivated students interested in having fun and learning about global leadership and philanthropy this summer.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • June 15 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 15, 2012
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  • Sugar Grove Chamber to offer Scholarship Fair

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fair will take place, free to the public, on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Township Community Building, 141 S. Main St. in...

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Openings remain in Extended Day Kindergarten

    KANELAND—Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 is proud to announce the opening of their Extended Day Kindergarten Program for the upcoming school year (2012-13).

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Father Ganss of St. Gall’s to retire

    ELBURN—Father Karl Ganss will retire after nine years at St. Gall's Catholic Church in Elburn, and after a career of 44 years in the priesthood that spanned both education and ministry.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Charting the course for Elburn

    ELBURN—In the first phase of a year-long project to update Elburn's Comprehensive Plan, Elburn business owners, Kaneland high school students, Elburn service providers and key people in the community all participated in workshops designed to elicit feedback...

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Former Knight Crosby now in MLB win club

    KANELAND—After his Major League Baseball debut on June 1, Casey Crosby knew he had to push on after a less-than-desirable result.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Spring kind to Kaneland athletics in awards season

    KANELAND—A highly successful 2011-12 spring season was recognized with team awards dished out earlier this week, as well as honors from the end-of-year senior athletic banquet.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • MWL Stars colliding in KC

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars are making final preparations for next week’s Midwest League All-Star Game, to be held on Tuesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Closest to the Pin

    KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns tees off during the Kaneland Boys Basketball Program 3rd Annual Golf Outing, which was held on Saturday at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Letter: Concern with Elburn Forest Preserve entrance

    On Wednesday, June 6, a child was almost hurt on the Eastwood Trail at the Elburn Woods Forest Preserve by a semi truck driving down the Eastwood Trail.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Letter: FFA Leadership Conference

    The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 540,379 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,489 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto...

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Letter: Flag Retirement Ceremony

    On Flag Day, Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m, the Officers of the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion will have a Flag Retirement Ceremony.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Brett Richard Brubaker

    Brett Richard Brubaker, son of Dick and Beth Brubaker of Elburn, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 3, 2012.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Lorena Darlene Repp

    Lorena Darlene Repp, 80, of Elburn, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of her family at her home on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Joan Phyllis Bergquist

    Joan Phyllis Bergquist, 77, of Elburn, passed away quietly Wednesday morning, June 5, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, surrounded by the love and care of her family.

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Church news for June 14

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

    • Posted June 14, 2012
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  • Elburn recognized as a Train Town USA

    ELBURN—Elburn has been recognized as a Train Town USA by the Union Pacific railroad.

    • Posted June 10, 2012
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  • Elburn families invited to host foreign exchange students

    ELBURN—What better way to learn about another country than to host a student from Italy, France, Sweden, Germany, Brazil or even Australia.

    • Posted June 9, 2012
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  • On a mission: educating about epilepsy

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Katelyn Alderman was only in the third grade when she was diagnosed with epilepsy. She was having staring spells, sometimes 20 to 40 a day, and taking 15 pills a day to try...

    • Posted June 8, 2012
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  • June 8 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 8, 2012
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  • Congratulations Class of 2012

    Kaneland High School’s Class of 2012 held their graduation ceremony on Saturday at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb. Class President was Ashlyn Slamans, and Class Valedictorian was Malory Groen.

    • Posted June 8, 2012
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