• Zumba classes a hit in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get together at the Maple Park Civic Center and dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, as well as other Latin music and current...

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Comcast Sportsnet Chicago to air ‘IHSA Playoff Pairing Release Show’ Oct. 20

    Bloomington, Ill.—In conjunction with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and the IHSA’s production partner, PlayOn! Sports, Comcast SportNet Chicago, announced it will once again be the home for postseason high school football in Illinois in 2012.

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Photos: Christmas in October

    DuKane Chapter of A.B.A.T.E. (American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education) of Illinois hosted its 26th Annual Toy & Food Run Sunday.

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Fire Prevention Week

    SPRINGFIELD—The Office of Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM), in cooperation with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is marking National Fire Safety Week to educate families on the importance of fire protection.

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Elburn tables ShoDeen development

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Residents show up to comment on Elburn Station vote

    ELBURN—The Village Board meeting room on Monday was filled to capacity with Elburn residents voicing their concerns and displeasure regarding the pending vote to pass the annexation agreement for the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek runs for funds

    KANELAND—Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s inaugural Run for Funds event last Friday was a big success.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Waubonsee student trustee named chair of advisory committee

    SUGAR GROVE—This year, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) student trustee KC Vogt of Aurora will serve as chair of the Illinois Community College Board’s Student Advisory Committee (ICCB-SAC) while also completing a prestigious Student Leadership Institute externship.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Elburn settles lawsuit by former police chief

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn earlier this month settled a lawsuit filed in 2009 by its former Police Chief.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Higher ground

    Kaneland gets best of Sycamore in a rush in Homecoming game KANELAND—There's beauty in simplicity.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • KHS tennis trio heads to State

    Schrepferman, Emmanouil, Jurcenko set school record Kaneland—St. Charles East High School was the site of Saturday's IHSA Tennis Sectional, and also the site of some happy Lady Knight athletes.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Knights emerge victor in rivalry contest

    KANELAND—Nothing like a tight and close match to show what you're made of. It looks as if Kaneland High School soccer is made of pretty strong material.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Weekend in Normal caps extraordinary golf campaign

    Rain clips State tourney, but KHS fights hard in first trip since '95 KANELAND—It'll be a trip to remember for Kaneland High School golf.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls excel in wet conditions

    L-P site of admirable totals for NIB-12 meet Kaneland—Running conditions at Baker Lake Park in Peru, Ill., were interesting, to say the least.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • 4-place output for KHS boys at NIB-12

    Carter leads Knights in crowded field Kaneland—"Rain, rain, go away" is the usual saying. The Knights just had to go forward in unusual weather.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Volleyball navigates homestretch

    Kaneland—What was automatic for Sycamore in the past is anything but in the present.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • The road to the State Championships begins

    ELBURN—This Saturday, Kaneland High School will host the Class AA IHSA Regional Championship at Elburn Woods.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Editorial: Celebrate Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31

    Looking for a great way to promote drug prevention in your community? Look no further than Red Ribbon Week, which will take place from Oct. 23-31.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Senate candidate Pierog supports tax relief

    People today are struggling to find jobs, to pay bills, to keep their homes. When they are hit with high real estate taxes, it can put them under water. Many residents in District 25 are faced with...

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Kentucky coroner supports Tao Martinez

    This coming November, the citizens of Kane County have an important decision to make in determining whom they want to be their coroner.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • UCC to hold annual Harvest Dinner

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church—UCC of Elburn—will hold its annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 8 p.m.

    • Posted October 19, 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 October 19, 2012
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  • Helen Karam

    Helen Karam, 69, of Big Rock, passed from this life to eternal life on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Virginia Souders

    Virginia Souders, 90, of Kaneville, passed away peacefully on Sunday Oct. 14, 2012, at Provena Mercy Medical Center.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • National Family Partnership, DEA join forces for 2012 Red Ribbon Week

    ILLINOIS—The National Family Partnership (NFP) recently announced the national contest for its 27th annual Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31.

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • MP to move foward on 2012 Watermain Project

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village Board members on Oct. 2 reviewed the proposed 2012 Watermain Project with Village Engineer Jeremy Lin.

    • Posted October 13, 2012
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  • Photos: The classics on display

    The 20th annual Elburn Lions Car Show took place on Sunday at Lions Park.

    • Posted October 13, 2012
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  • Pay by phone for Elburn Metra parking

    ELBURN—Have you ever stood in front of a Metra parking payment machine, punching in numbers and hoping the train wouldn’t leave before you were done?

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • 4 West Nile cases bring the total in Kane County to 9

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported four more cases of West Nile Virus, bringing the total so far this season to nine.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • KHS class of 2002 reunion

    KANELAND—A reunion for Kaneland High School’s class of 2002 will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Old Towne Pub, 40w290 LaFox Road in Wasco.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Photo: Walking for fitness

    All students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School participated in the National Walk to School Day on Oct. 3.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Wardrobe wonderland

    Elburn resident Sherry Davorst (right) and her daughter, Braelyn, pick out clothes at the John Stewart Fall/Winter Clothing and Toy Sale on Friday.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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