• Sugar Grove veteran reflects on hometown

    SUGAR GROVE—Sgt. Sean Herron spent many stressful nights on reconnaissance missions in Iraq reminiscing about home and hometown festivals with his fellow soldiers, so it was a particularly special moment for him when he started off the...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • MP considers potential career exploration program with PD

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Aug. 7 brought in a representative of the Learning for Life's Exploring career exploration program to the Maple Park Village Board meeting to discuss the posibility of setting up...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • Vending machines possible at Metra station

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a proposal to bring in vending machines to the Metra warming house. Sycamore residents Alex Broches and Patrick Meister came up with the idea after noticing an opportunity.

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • Softball star Vest not done yet

    Elite pitcher earns partial scholarship to Northern Illinois KANELAND—Delani Vest is not quite done impressing on the softball diamond.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • KHS invites fans to witness the ‘Knights Under the Lights’

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports teams will be introduced to their fans on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland cross country team hosts Baggo tourney

    Kaneland—The Kaneland cross country team will host its inaugural double-elimination Baggo tournament on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Kaneland Harter Middle School.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • WCC offers fall high school baseball

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College will host a fall baseball league for high school players who are not participating in any fall high school sports.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • High school softball changes hit-by-pitch rule

    Indianapolis—Batters in high school softball no longer will have to make an attempt to avoid being hit by a pitch in order to be awarded first base.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Cougars promote Glaucoma Awareness

    Screenings will be available to fans prior to evening ballgame Geneva—The Kane County Cougars will welcome Dr. Steven Brown of Chicago Glaucoma Consultants and Dr. Anjali Hawkins of Geneva Eye Clinic on Saturday, Aug. 25.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Minor League Baseball recognizes Cougars’ Daddy/Daughter Date Night

    The Kane County Cougars’ Daddy/Daughter Date Night has been recognized by Minor League Baseball as a finalist for this year’s Golden Bobblehead awards.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland alum battling for starter spot at Augustana

    Rock Island, ILL.—According to Augustana College’s Associate Director of Athletics Dave Wrath, Kaneland graduate and Augustana Junior Eric Dratnol “might have the inside track for the center position” as the Vikings set their rosters for the upcoming...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • SG Trustee announces run for Village President

    Geary plans to make communication a priority for the future Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove Village Trustee Kevin Geary announced this week that he will run for village president in 2013.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Inviting all active, retired military

    Elburn—Organizers of the annual Elburn Days parade are inviting all active and retired military personnel to lead the 2012 parade on Friday, Aug. 17.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Editorial: We hope to see you at Elburn Days this weekend

    The annual Elburn Days festival, a three-day festival and series of community events that runs from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 17-19, is technically an Elburn Lions event, but in reality it demonstrates what can happen when all...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Letter: Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project ready to set sail

    On Aug. 1, a pre-construction meeting was held for the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to the community

    The Elburn Leo Club and Elburn Lions Club recently hosted a joint fundraiser to help offset the expense of a multipurpose service dog that we purchased for local resident Kara Peters.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Letter: Congratulations, Nick Albano

    We at Blackberry Township want to congratulate Nick Albano on the completion of his Eagle Scout project at the Blackberry Township Cemetery.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Letter: Back to Springfield regarding pensions

    On Friday, Aug. 17, Governor Quinn has called a Special Session of the General Assembly that will cost Illinois taxpayers an extra $40,000 and will be as good for us as a deep-fried Twinkie at the State...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Landphairs celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss

    Don and Rene Landphair—Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary on Aug.18, 2012.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Bealls celebrate 25 years of wedded bliss

    Happy 25th Anniversary, Mom and Dad! Love, Lauren and Andie.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Ann G. Duszak

    Ann G. Duszak, 70, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2012, at her home in Batavia from kidney cancer.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • They serve

    Lions Club: a presence in the community since 1929 Elburn—The Elburn Lions Club has hosted the annual Elburn Days celebration since 1930. The first-ever Elburn Days, however, was billed as the “Elburn Road Celebration and Fall Festival,” and...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Elburn Days Schedule of Events

    The 83rd annual Elburn Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 17th-19th, 2012. Elburn Days 2012 Theme: We Believe in Miracles… Sight and Nature!

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Community stage provides outlet for young talent

    Elburn—Judi Day is a volunteer who wears two hats when Elburn Days rolls around.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Annual run starts Saturday’s fun

    Elburn Days 5K returns for another year Elburn—As summer comes to an end, Elburn Days will be upon the Kane County community. Saturday, Aug. 18, marks the day of the traditional Elburn Days 5K or 1 mile fun...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Elburn Days features carnival fun

    Elburn—The Elburn Days carnival has something for everyone—fun but tame rides for the youngsters and more exciting rides for the older kids, no matter how old.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland preschool screening

    KANELAND—Kaneland will conduct a preschool screening on Friday, Sept. 14, at Family Life Church. Kaneland School District children ages 3 to 5, who are suspected of having any delays in developmental milestones, are encouraged to attend. This...

    • Posted August 15, 2012
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  • Circus coming to town

    ELBURN—The Elburn Leos Club received permission from village trustees to invite a circus to come to town on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The club had successfully had a circus performance about 10 years ago, and will hold it...

    • Posted August 14, 2012
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  • KYFL partners with Potbelly Sandwich Shop for fundraiser

    Geneva—The Kaneland Youth Football League (KYFL) will hold a fundraiser at Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Geneva Commons on Friday, Aug. 24.

    • Posted August 14, 2012
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  • Kaneland Sports Boosters to team up with Dodge Aug. 16

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Sports Boosters are teaming up with Dodge for a great, fun-filled event during “Knights Under the Lights.”

    • Posted August 13, 2012
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  • Elburn Days Truck, Tractor Pull trackside sign-up

    ELBURN—The Elburn Days Truck Pull Committee will host a sign-up event for those interested in parking trackside for the annual Elburn Days Truck and Tractor Pulls.

    • Posted August 12, 2012
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  • Volunteer sought for Virgil Twp. Mental Health 708 Board

    KANEVILLE—The INC Board, NFP, the local mental health authority for seven townships in southern Kane County, is looking for a Virgil Township resident volunteer to serve on the township community mental health board.

    • Posted August 12, 2012
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