• Elburn residents graduate cum laude from Augustana

    Rock Island, Ill.—Patrick Manser and April Runde of Elburn recently graduated cum laude from Augustana University.

    • Posted August 4, 2012
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  • 12 Perfect Years

    Krafft receives perfect attendance, sets sights on NIU jazz guitar KANELAND—There may not have been a special recognition at graduation for what Steven Krafft, a 2012 Kaneland High School graduate, achieved this year, but his parents thought it...

    • Posted August 3, 2012
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  • 30-year reunion for KHS class of 1982

    ELBURN—The Kaneland High School Class of 1982 will have its 30-year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Lion's Park building in Elburn.

    • Posted August 3, 2012
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  • Aug. 3 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 August 3, 2012
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  • Fargo Hotel turns back time, opens for lunch

    SYCAMORE—In time for the annual Sycamore “Turning Back Time” event, the Fargo Hotel saw the installation of its building signage on Friday ...

    • Posted August 3, 2012
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  • James elected president of WCC student services group

    SUGAR GROVE—Melinda James, Waubonsee Community College Vice President of Student Development, was recently elected president of the Illinois Community College Chief Student Service Officers (ICCCSSO) for the upcoming year.

    • Posted August 3, 2012
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  • Video: Corn Boil Flash Mob

    The Girl Scouts invaded the opening parade and ceremony of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil with a flash mob, performing a routine to commemorate 100 years of scouting.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Michels announces intention to run in 2013

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels last week announced his intention to run for re-election in 2013.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Jorgensen named 2012 Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—Helen Jorgensen is a bit embarrassed by all the attention she’s received ever since Village President Sean Michels named her Sugar Grove’s Citizen of the Year during the Corn Boil opening ceremonies last Friday.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Guyton still swinging wicked club

    Storied KHS golfer sharpened skills at Illinois Women’s Open ELBURN—For those that missed last week’s golfing performance from Sugar Grove resident and former Kaneland golfer Hayley Guyton, she laughed while offering, “You didn’t miss much.”

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Knight Dyer takes his shot in Baltimore

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School track standout Nate Dyer may not have won a first this past weekend in Baltimore, but he can still consider himself part of the upper-upper echelon.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • SG Corn Boil 5K sees exceptional times (with photo gallery)

    SUGAR GROVE—A sunny day brought out the best in area runners for the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K trek.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Baseball gearing up in 2013

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program, which will begin 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 August 2, 2012
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball gearing up in 2013

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Knights Black 13u Travel Baseball tryout dates are:Thursday, Aug. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • High kicking

    The Sugar Grove Park District holds Zumba classes several times a week in the summer and in the fall at the Prairie Building.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • 12U second to no one

    The Kaneland Knights 12U baseball team swept the Yorkville Fury Summer Classic Tournament last month to take first place.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Xplosion go unbeaten in Lemont

    LEMONT—The KC Xplosion Girls traveled back to Lemont for four games in the Jim Didi Memorial College Showcase Tournament, finishing 3-0-1. The girls outscored their opponents 39-6.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Letter: MP Fun Fest looking for participants, crafters and vendors

    Maple Park Fun Fest is Sept. 1-3 We are still looking for parade participants and crafters/vendors.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Letter: Open letter to Kane County Chairman Karen McConnaughay

    Dear Chairman, I can see first-hand that any citizen in the county who would dare, at this critical economic juncture, to question 13 raises given that could cost us collectively (adding pension considerations) up to $20,000,000 in salary...

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Editorial: Examples of ‘community’ abound

    This part of the summer—when our local communities are on display to their residents, as well as those who live nearby through their festivals —are a perfect time to reflect on what it means to be a...

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Vacation Bible School at KUMC

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville United Methodist Church invites all children, preschool through 6th grade, to Son Harvest County Fair VBS—an experience of discovery they’ll never forget.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Glenna M. Blahnik

    Glenna M. Blahnik, 82, of DeKalb, joined the angels on the afternoon of July 25, 2012, at the Oakcrest Retirement Center.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Raymond J. Flinn

    Raymond J. Flinn, 82, of Elburn, passed away peacefully at Geneva Care Center in Geneva on Monday, July 23, 2012.

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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  • Bud A. ‘Red’ Spurgin

    Bud A. “Red” Spurgin, 82, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, July 26, 2012. He was born on April 28, 1930, in Albia, Iowa, of Clyde and Gladys (Repp) Spurgin, and was one...

    • Posted August 2, 2012
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