• Elburn Lions fundraiser supports ‘Jason’s Journey’

    ELBURN—Jason Cornell is a fighter. Some people, like Jason’s wife and his best friends, would say he’s stubborn, but it seems to have served him well. Multiple Sclerosis and cancer are formidable foes, and he needs all...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Stoffa escorts families of fallen firefighters

    Stoffa escorts families of fallen firefighters ELBURN—For the fourth year in a row, retired Elburn and Countryside Firefighter Lt. Mike Stoffa will escort the family of a fallen firefighter at the National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial weekend.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Kaneland hosts 43rd Eddington Invite

    KANELAND—One of Elburn’s oldest sports events, the Eddington Cross Country Invitational, will celebrate its 43rd edition this Saturday, Sept. 15, at Elburn Woods.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Demolition Knight

    Kaneland dominates on both sides of ball in 42-0 rout of Sterling KANELAND—Kaneland and Sterling's football programs have had two highly anticipated and dramatic meetings in the last seven seasons.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Back to the win column

    KANELAND—A win over a Sycamore Spartans tennis squad is often a lot to ask. Such was the case for the Lady Knights tennis crew on Thursday along Route 23.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • High-end showing for girls XC

    KANELAND—Despite a long drive up Route 47, the Lady Knights girls cross country unit shook off the effects and left all but one roster in its wake on Saturday.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Knight runners excel at Peoria

    KANELAND—One can only hope this past Saturday was a preview for bigger things down the course.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Goal barrage lifts KHS

    KANELAND—No matter the competition, it looks like Kaneland is getting used to performing at a certain level. No longer a pushover against teams like Geneva and handling its other current rivals, the Knights continued their season with a...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • WCC hosts Baseball Alumni Game, clinics

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College will host a baseball alumni game on the Chiefs’ diamond in Sugar Grove on Saturday, Sept. 22.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Knights win handily on links vs H-BR

    Kaneland—Hughes Creek was the site of a handy dual win for Knights golf on Sept. 5. Facing Little Ten Conference representative Hinckley-Big Rock, the Knights used a consistent scorecard to vanquish the Royals by a final of 161-192...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Movin’ right along

    Kaneland serves up sweep to Streator KANELAND—Kaneland High School volleyball can't play Streator every week, so it was best to make the most of its battle with the Lady Bulldogs on Thursday.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Fleck, Ackerman wed Aug. 11, 2012

    Gerald and Pat Fleck of Geneva are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Allison Marie, to Chad James Ackerman, son of Roger and Kathy Ackerman of Maple Park, on Aug. 11, 2012, at Mill Creek...

    • Posted September 13, 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 13, 2012
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  • Editorial: Inflexible AYP standards cast unfair spotlight on Kaneland, other school districts

    It was during Secretariat’s legendary performance in the 1973 Belmont Stakes that a reporter in attendance allegedly wept at the sheer display of perfection the horse exhibited en route to a 31-length victory and subsequent procurement of...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Letter: Elburn ‘coming on strong’

    On behalf of the 2012 Elburn Days Parade Committee, I want to extend a huge thank you to all of those who helped and participated in this year’s events for the Elburn Days parade.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Letter: Hintzsche Companies celebrates 50 years

    The Hintzsche Companies, headquartered at 2S181 County Line Road, just south of Maple Park, rolled out the red carpet to show their appreciation for their customers and to celebrate 50 years of business.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from Kaneland Sports Boosters

    For the past several months, the Kaneland Sports Boosters have been challenging local businesses and supporters to “Accept the Challenge” and help raise funds for the 2012 Castle Spirit Challenge.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Insoo Kang

    Insoo Kang, 50, died on Sunday Sept. 9, 2012, at his home in Maple Park. He was born on April 8, 1962, to Chang Hum Kang and Jung Ho Kim on Jeju Island, South Korea.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Editorial: Farewell to the 2012 summer festival season

    The close of Labor Day weekend each year signals the start of many good things in this area: pumpkin and apple picking, cooler weather (hopefully) and Sunday football.

    • Posted September 7, 2012
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  • Maple Park passes Kaneland IGA

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 4-2 to approve a intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District for developmental impact fees.

    • Posted September 7, 2012
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  • Local band celebrates completion, release of new album

    ST.CHARLES—After four years of finding their eclectic sound, local quintet Train Company has made it on the major music scene with the release of their album “The Remains of an Effort.”

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Faith, courage lead local author’s writing

    SUGAR GROVE—Fear used to paralyze Jeannette Kielp. The Sugar Grove children’s author said she spent many nights, while her husband was traveling, barring her door and sleeping with the lights on.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Prairie Parkway funding pulled

    Money diverted to widen Route 47 ILLINOIS—Citizens Against the Sprawlway members recently gathered at their 11th annual picnic and rally, this time to celebrate the demise of the Prairie Parkway.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Annexation hearing closed

    ELBURN—After hearing a final comment and letter from supporters of the Elburn Station plan, the Elburn Village Board on Tuesday voted to close the public hearing that has been open since May.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Offense name of the game in Knights win

    Kaneland improves to 2-0 after enduring furious Huntley rally HUNTLEY—It's not one quarter of football, but rather four. Once again, the Kaneland Knights football team had to endure a string of successful drives by the opposition.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Lady Knights successfully court win vs. DeKalb

    KANELAND—With a lineup firmly in place, there's no telling what Kaneland's tennis squad is capable of.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Girls XC impresses in Oregon

    KANELAND—Lady Knights cross country is still getting into the swing of things in 2012, and their best way is to do it in stride.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Knight XC tops East Aurora, Yorkville

    Kaneland—For the second week in a row, Kaneland’s pack-running mentality proved successful as the Knights cross country team defeated both East Aurora and Yorkville at Elburn Woods on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • KHS tops H-BR

    Kaneland—The Lady Knights volleyball team improved its record to 5-2 with a Tuesday win over Hinckley-Big Rock.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Knights soccer blocks H-BR, ties Geneva

    KHS has just 1 loss through 6 contest KANELAND—It looks like the Knights soccer team is an expert in playing close matches.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Silver Stars announce upcoming tryouts

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Silver Stars—a girls feeder program for the high school’s basketball program—announced the schedule for its tryouts for the 2012-13 season.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Golfers chip away at Sterling

    KANELAND—While the journey last Thursday for Kaneland High School golf was west, the Knights' fortunes went north after its Northern Illinois Big XII crossover battle.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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