• School Board approves IGA with Maple Park

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Sept. 10 voted 6-0 to approve an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Maple Park in regard to land-cash and school impact payments.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Crawford, Block wed May 26, 2012

    Cliff and Maribeth Crawford of St. Charles are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jennifer, to Dan Block, son of Doug and Edie Block of Pearl City, Ill., on May 26, 2012, at Eagle Ridge...

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Mary Jean Myers

    Mary Jean Myers, 93, formerly of Sugar Grove, Illinois passed away August 17, 2012 in Clarendon Hills, IL. She was born August 16, 1919 in Watseka, Illinois, the daughter of Roy and Marguerite (Taliaferro) Stanton.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Elburn Station vote set for Oct. 15

    LBURN—The Elburn Village Board is scheduled to vote on the Elburn Station development on Monday, Oct. 15, but trustee Bill Grabarek doesn’t want to wait that long to voice his concerns about developer ShoDeen.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Consultant to fill in for village administrator

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday passed a resolution to hire administrative consultant Doug Elder to fill in while Village Administrator Erin Wilrett is on maternity leave.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Village Board votes to improve village website

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a contract with CivicPlus to update and improve the village’s website.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Elburn Village Board approves Metra station vending machine

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to allow a vending machine selling pop and water to be installed inside the warming station at the Elburn Metra train station.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Experience

    Jonathan Hughes, a tenderfoot rank in Scouts, teaches Elio Rizzi how do to his campfire with marshmallows.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • SG Board discusses Mallard Point drainage improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Tuesday discussed the state of drainage improvements in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Book sale pays off

    The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library in Elburn donated $4,500 to the library at their annual membership meeting on Sept. 13. The money was raised from the Friends annual book sale held during Elburn...

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • Open Hands Preschool still accepting enrollments

    WATERMAN, ILL.—Open Hands Preschool (OHP) in Waterman, Ill., is still accepting enrollments.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • FitMama comes to Elburn

    ELBURN—To say that Elburn resident Erin Schaefer has quickly moved up the ranks of health club ownership would be an understatement.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • WWII Navy veterans gather to share memories, friendship

    ELBURN—Three men came together with their families on Saturday to mark a day they shared 68 years ago. The three World War II U.S. Navy veterans, stationed in the Phillippine Islands during the war, had stormed the...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Meet-and-greet sessions

    The 11th annual Working for the Fox Valley Job Fair took place on Friday in the Academic and Professional Center of Waubonsee Community College.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Illinois Judges to Deliver 225 classroom presentations in celebration of 225th anniversary of U.S. Constitution

    CHICAGO—To celebrate the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, the Illinois Judges Association (IJA) will kick off “Project 225,” a special program starting the week of Sept. 17.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Illinois Transportation Secretary encourages public to ‘Embrace the Orange’

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider recently announced a new website to help promote the department’s latest work zone safety campaign entitled “Embrace the Orange.”

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Knights Wrestling Club registration

    KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club (KWC), an IKWF-affiliated youth wresting program serving the Kaneland community, is opening registration for its 2012-13 wrestling season, which is set to kick off this November.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Part of the elite

    KHS girls XC team proves it belongs among top tier Kaneland—As hundreds of runners and spectators descended on Elburn Woods Saturday for the annual Kaneland Eddington Invitational, the Kaneland High School Lady Knight cross country team proved it...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Bringing their best

    Boys XC team sets numerous personal records at Eddington Kaneland—Across the board, the KHS boys cross country team stepped up in a big way for one of the biggest races of the year, the annual Larry Eddington Invitation...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • KHS serves up the usual

    Rushing, D just the combination for 41-0 win at Streator STREATOR, Ill.—You'll have to excuse the Kaneland Knights' football squad for being defensive.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Clean sweep: Kaneland trumps Ottawa on court

    KANELAND—It was a lucky 7 for KHS tennis last week. On Sept. 12, the Lady Knights took care of the next Northern Illinois Big XII crossover opponent in the form of Ottawa, and left with a 7-0 sweep...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Soccer nabs first NIB-12 win of ’12

    Kaneland—In Northern Illinois Big XII action, every win is of paramount importance on the soccer field.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • KHS nabs Morris in dual match

    Kaneland—Kaneland defeated visiting Morris on Tuesday at Hughes Creek Golf Course, winning the varsity match 151-169.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Lady Barbs victimize Kaneland volleyball

    KANELAND—Over the past several years, Kaneland volleyball has made numerous strides. But even a program that has amassed back-to-back 19-win seasons will still have its problems with fellow established clubs.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • SGUMC youth group to sell potted mums, asters

    SUGAR GROVE—The youth group from Sugar Grove United Methodist Church,176 Main St., Sugar Grove, will sell 8-inch potted mums and asters for $8 on Sundays, Sept. 23 and Sept. 30, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., and 11:30 a.m....

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Book of Genesis study

    ST. CHARLES—The study of the Book of Genesis will be given by Bible Study Fellowship International on Wednesday mornings, 9:10 to 11 a.m. from now until May 2013 at Riverside Community Church, St. Charles.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • James “Jim” Darwin Maier

    James “Jim” Darwin Maier, 87, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, surrounded by his loving family and those holding him in their prayers, as he was reunited with his son,...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Ronald A. “Ron” Molitor

    Ronald A. “Ron” Molitor, 65, of Elburn, passed away following a long, hard-fought battle with Leukemia, which included a stem-cell transplant.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Leonard Hill Stidley

    Leonard Hill Stidley, 86, of Elburn, died Sept. 8, 2012, at Manor Care in Naperville, Ill.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Editorial: Learn ways to help fund a college education

    College tuition costs continue to remain high, and in many cases, continue to climb, despite the strugling economy.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of Tao Martinez

    The office of coroner requires a dedicated person who can make decisions in a professional and ethical manner.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Letter: Letter of thanks to the Elburn Leos and Lions Club

    We would like to extend our thanks for the generous gift to our family from the Elburn Leos and Lions Club.

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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