• Letter: Time is running out for the public to see ‘Cinderella’

    Time is running out to see the last Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) event of the year, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Town-Wide Garage Sale during Elburn Days

    The Elburn Chamber is sponsoring this year’s Town-Wide Garage Sale during Elburn Days.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Sky! Vacation Bible School event

    MAPLE PARK—Join Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St. in Maple Park, for this year's Sky! Vacation Bible School (VBS), where you can “Fly with Jesus.”

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with beverage, salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who attends the event at on Sunday, July 29, 5 to 7 p.m.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Bealls to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    Bob and Kay Beall of Sugar Grove will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary next month.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Logan Lynn Cornell

    Chris and Jen Cornell of Hinckley announce the birth of their daughter, Logan Lynn, who was born May 24, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Hazel Dawn Swanberg

    Hazel Dawn Swanberg, 109, passed away peacefully at Oak Crest, the DeKalb area retirement center on July 10, 2012.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Conley Farm: a perfect spot for a wedding

    KANEVILLE—Hidden in the middle of farm fields is an idyllic outdoor setting in western Kane County for wedding ceremonies and/or receptions.

    • Posted July 15, 2012
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  • Newlyweds unite by taking plunge at Illinois’ largest waterpark

    YORKVILLE—Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, is now a wedding venue, as the park hosted its first marriage ceremony last month.

    • Posted July 14, 2012
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  • Sun sets for good on Moon Dance Diner

    MAPLE PARK—The windows of the Moon Dance Diner, once so lively and inviting, are currently covered with brown wrapping paper.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • Don’t ‘bee’ left out

    Attend the Senior Spelling Bee SUGAR GROVE—Can you spell “palindrome?” How about “minuscule?” If these are a cinch and you're 50 years of age or older, you can show off your spelling skills at the third annual Senior...

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • On target

    Approximately 40 participants, including veterans and non-veterans, competed in the PVA's trapshoot at the St. Charles Sportsmen's Club in Elburn on June 9.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • Health care business benefits from Fox Valley entrepreneurs

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Maria Kuhn and her partner Dr. Christina Krause launched their award-winning Integrated Health Advocacy Program (IHAP) over a decade ago.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • July 13 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 July 13, 2012
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  • July 4 parades

    Kids say the Pledge of Allegiance before the start of the annual Elburn 4th of July bike parade last Wednesday.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Nearly No. 1

    MP Police Department continues fundraising for Special Olympics with meat raffle Saturday MAPLE PARK—To say that the Maple Park Police Department’s Special Olympics fundraising this year has been a success might be an understatement.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Water, sewer fees get fresh look

    New engineering firm proposes fee changes, ShoDeen raises concern ELBURN—A representative from a developer of a proposed plan that would double Elburn’s population raised concerns Monday after village officials heard a presentation that recommended the village raise water...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • LeMaire case settled in a plea agreement

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Steve LeMaire on June 29 pleaded guilty to theft in an agreement that sentenced him to restitution and community service.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • KHS kids show ‘singlet’-minded focus

    Wrestlers’ week at camp fueled by helping community KANELAND—How do 28 Kaneland middle school and high school wrestlers spend four days in the Wisconsin Dells area?

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Summer league allows Knight baseball to take stock

    IHSA Summer Regional begins Monday, July 16 BATAVIA—It’s the season for local baseball players to embody the “Boys of Summer” tag.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Thunder strikes

    Northern Illinois Thunder 16U girls won first place at the Wisconsin Sparkler USSSA State Tournament in Columbus, Wisc., over the July 1 weekend.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Xplosion has successful time in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Kane County Xplosion finished 12th out of 96 teams at the Buckeye Showdown, College Exposure Tournament.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball gearing up in 2013

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program, which will start in the summer of 2013, has released its tryout dates and information for the 11U, 12U, and 13U travel baseball teams that will compete in the KCBL next year,...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • KWC running July camp

    KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club, an IKW-affiliated youth wrestling program, is running a summer camp this year for ages 4-18.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Sky! Vacation Bible School event

    MAPLE PARK—Come and join Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St. in Maple Park, for this year's Sky! Vacation Bible School (VBS), where you can “Fly with Jesus.”

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Elaine Christian

    Elaine (Hartman) Christian, 88, of Aurora, passed away July 7, 2012, at Jennings Terrace in Aurora. She was born April 13, 1924, in Waterman, Ill., the daughter of Alvin and Lillian (Johnson) Hartman.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Martin McNamara

    Martin McNamara, 79, of St. Charles, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2012.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Maxine Harding

    Maxine Harding, 81, of Lily Lake, passed away on July 4, 2012, at her home. A gentle and loving heart faded into celestial glory to be together once more with her husband Bill and will be missed...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Warmer weather equals more calls to the Poison Center

    The Illinois Poison Center is a non-profit health service that provides the people of Illinois with comprehensive and trusted information and treatment advice on potentially harmful substances via a free, confidential 24-hour hotline staffed by specially trained...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Letter: Asking the CCCE to reconsider its position on parking lot

    While small, Elburn has always been a community with its own distinct identity, filled with people that supported each other.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Setting a new strategy

    IEMA seeks input on state’s Homeland Security strategy, will hold Sugar Grove town hall meeting

    • Posted July 8, 2012
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  • Sugar Grove business is ‘fairy’ original

    SUGAR GROVE—When it comes to her job description, Sugar Grove resident Linda Haas has the perfect line on tap.

    • Posted July 7, 2012
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