• Decorating Coaches transform homes

    ELBURN—Kim and Steve Warner have lived in the same house in Geneva for 20 years. They raised four children in the house, but now that their children are grown, they want to downsize and move into a...

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Foundation to hold annual Hogfan Party fundraiser

    ST.CHARLES—The Friends of Jason Gould Foundation will hold its fourth annual fundraiser for leukemia and lymphoma research on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 4 to 9 p.m. at the St. Charles Moose.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Working at the carwash

    The Kaneland Knights Volleyball car wash was held on Aug. 18 at the Elburn & Countryside Community Center. Here, the girls clean a Rolls Royce that pulled in for a wash.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Village receives ‘clean and unqualified’ rating

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn received a “clean and unqualified” rating for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, from its auditors, Lauterbach and Amen. That rating is the highest rating assigned.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Property tax due date reminder

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert would like to remind taxpayers that the second installment of property taxes is due Tuesday, Sept. 4.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • County Pavement Preservation, Rejuvenation Program to begin this week

    KANE COUNTY—Work on the County Pavement Preservation and Rejuvenation Program began last week, with an anticipated completion date of September 2012, weather permitting.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Village water usage up in June and July

    ELBURN—Village water usage during the drought in June and July was up significantly, according to Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Kaneville Fest action

    Sarah and Erin Ball of Elburn, with Kyla Baldridge of Kaneville, sell their duct tape crafts to Emma Ball during the Kaneville Fest on Sunday.

    • Posted August 31, 2012
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  • Village Board plans to adopt Route 47/I-88 resolution

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board plans to adopt a resolution in support of the IL-47/I-88 full interchange that the Kane County Department of Transportation is considering.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Anderson seeks re-election

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board President Dave Anderson recently announced that he will run for re-election in 2013.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • KHS senior earns Miss Midwest Teen crown

    UGAR GROVE—When Madeline Cole first inquired about competing in the Miss American Teen Pageant, she was told that the Illinois competition had already passed for the year—but that she could compete in the Midwest section instead.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Cutting it close

    Knights overcome slow start for 25-24 win CHICAGO—It wasn't the start the Kaneland Knights football outfit wanted, but it'll take the finish.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • As a pack

    KHS boys XC team takes 6 of top 7 spots in season opener Kaneland—Pack running has long been the mantra of the Kaneland High School boys cross country team under head coach Chad Clarey.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Tennis overcomes early bump

    KANELAND—A win last week at West Chicago had Kaneland tennis on a smooth track early.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Lady Knights find top-half finish in Wheaton

    KANELAND—"Two out of three ain't bad,” and in the case of Kaneland volleyball, it nets a fifth-place finish.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Rebound

    Knights top W. Aurora, DeKalb after loss to Marengo KANELAND—Kaneland High School golf coach Mark Meyer knew his team wasn't as deep as in years past, but believed the talent at the top could more than make up...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Soccer takes 2nd at Jacobs

    Knights win 2 of 3 in Fox Valley area KANELAND—Jacobs High School's tournament in Algonquin, Ill., usually provides a nice early-season test for Kaneland soccer.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Front-loaded

    Lady Knight XC opens season with win by taking 4 of 5 top spots Kaneland—Kaneland High School’s girls cross country team on Tuesday started its season on the right foot, earning a victory in a tri-meet over West...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Letter: Kaneville FPD remembers Bob Rodney

    The Kaneville Fire Protection District would like to extend its most heartfelt condolences to the family of former Village President Bob Rodney. We are very appreciative of the generous donations to the Bob Rodney Memorial Fund.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Friends of Jason Gould Committee

    The fourth annual Hogfan Party, in memory of Jason Gould, will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Moose in St. Charles.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Chamber of Commerce

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting yet another great Elburn Days event.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Start of school requires extra precautions while driving

    With the start of school comes the need to remind drivers to be aware of school buses, school bus stops and children waiting for school buses.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • SGUMC announces new fall schedule

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church,176 Main St., Sugar Grove, recently announced its new fall schedule beginning Sunday, Sept. 9.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Phyllis A. Wolf

    Phyllis A. Wolf, 73, of Maple Park, passed away suddenly Sunday morning, Aug. 26, 2012.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Schedule

    Saturday, Sunday & Monday, Sept. 1-3, 2012

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Small-town festival, big-time entertainment

    Maple Park—Started in 1998, Maple Park Fun Fest features three days of bands, crafters, vendors, a toilet bowl race and a 5K fun run, all taking place over Labor Day weekend and culminating in a fireworks display.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Titleholders retire

    Passing down the commode to a new generation Maple Park—The combined forces of three women decorating a toilet bowl to win Best in Show in the eighth annual Toilet Bowl Race for the last several years.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Kids bike, wagon parade returns for 2nd year

    Maple Park—The bike and wagon parade was such a hit last year that it is back again for this year's Maple Park Fun Fest.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Parade

    Maple Park Fun Fest Parade Saturday, Sept. 1 6 p.m. Main Street, Maple Park

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Ready for a Romp

    Event welcomes runners, walkers Maple Park—Maple Parkers like competitions, but they also like their fun. The Romp in the Park, which features a two-mile walk and a 5K run, combines them both.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Casual fun gets official

    Fun Fest hosts inaugural bags tournament Maple Park—Tammy Mocedy, her husband and their friends always spent time at the Mocedy's house playing a triathalon of games after the Maple Park Fun Fest’s Romp in the Park and before...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Local expert to stage fireworks show

    Maple Park Fun Fest Fireworks Show Sunday, Sept. 2 8:30 p.m. View from the baseball field, Casey’s General Store, Heritage Hills or Squire's Crossing subdivisions Free parking Rain date: Monday, Sept. 3

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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