• Casey’s Safe Haven gives a home to horses in need

    ELBURN—A new non-profit organization is giving a home to horses in need. Casey's Safe Haven is a holistic horse rescue that opened its doors to the public this summer as a home for retired horses from the police...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Maple Park mayhem

    The Maple Park Fire Department held its annual dance/raffle at the Maple Park Fire Station on Saturday evening. Line dancing was a big hit throughout the night.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • KHS teacher ‘flips’ the classroom

    KANELAND—With public education in the spotlight recently regarding questions raised about standardized testing effectiveness, one Kaneland High School teacher is flipping the system on its head for her students.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • No lows at 7-0

    Knights take hunt to Foxes in 55-0 win YORKVILLE—Foxes football must have felt like it was in a valley of the same name after the final buzzer sounded on Friday.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • It’s in the hole

    Strong Sectional effort punches Knight golf's State ticket KANELAND—Kaneland golf will be taking swings at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • KHS tennis solidifies upper-tier status in NIB-12

    No. 1 doubles outplays field; Lady Knights finish 2nd to Sycamore Kaneland—If Lady Knights tennis keeps this current level of play up, they'll be seeing good things come their way in the homestretch of 2012.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Girls get Sterling meet under belts

    KANELAND—It was a truncated lineup that took to the course at Sterling. It was a way to improve and get even more battle tested en route to conference and beyond for those that participated.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Back in the hunt

    Lady Knights stifle Morris, take down DeKalb KANELAND—KHS volleyball earned another conference win against a rival, then faced neighbors even further west before accomplishing a first-ever task against DeKalb in a busy week.

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  • Modified lineup takes Byron Handicap meet

    Cutsinger, Kuipers emerge from pack for boys XC KANELAND—If it's early October, you'll know where to find Kaneland boys cross country.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Redemption

    Knights win rematch over Yorkville; add wins over Plainfield East, Rochelle KANELAND—Just shoot the ball, because who knows what it'll bring.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Crafters needed for Susan G. Komen Fundraiser Weekend

    St Charles—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot at the Susan G. Komen “Pretty in Pink” Softball Tournaments to be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Fundraiser set to help send Dyer to Australian track-and-field meet

    Maple Park—Kaneland High School student-athlete Nathan Dyer was selected by “Down Under Sports” to represent the state of Illinois and compete in a track-and-field competition next June in Australia.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Registration opens for MP Youth Basketball

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Youth Basketball Program for third- through-eighth-grade boys runs from mid-January through mid-March.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Letter: Mental illness not funny

    As the Halloween season approaches, I would like to make a request on the behalf of all the families in our Kane County area that have experienced a mental illness in their family life: Please do not...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Letter: Endorsement of Corinne Pierog for State Senate 25th District

    As a parent of an autistic son, it’s hard to find a state legislator who is willing to understand the issues that parents of special needs children face on a daily basis, and has the experience to...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Principal Appreciation Week is Oct. 22-26

    Do you want to tell a school principal that you appreciate them? If so, you’ll get your chance in a little under two weeks.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Church news for Oct. 11

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Mary Katherine Lacart

    Mary Katherine Lacart, 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.

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  • Neal L. Petrie

    Neal L. Petrie, 58, of Rochelle, Ill., passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, in Hackensack, Minn.

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  • Village Board approves Walgreens liquor license

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Tuesday voted 5-0 in favor of a 2012-13 liquor license for the Walgreens store located at the corner of Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

    • Posted October 6, 2012
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  • SG’s Limbrunner granted tenure by WCC

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College Nursing instructor Tracy Limbrunner of Sugar Grove was recently granted tenure, effective spring semester 2013.

    • Posted October 6, 2012
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  • Photo: The ol’ gang is back together

    The Kaneland High School class of 1962 had its 50th class reunion on Sept. 22.

    • Posted October 6, 2012
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  • Residents share their vision for Elburn

    ELBURN—Approximately 30 community members and about 10 Kaneland High School students participated in an Elburn visioning session on Sept. 26 at Lions Park.

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Village employee health insurance rates go up

    ELBURN—Health insurance rates for Elburn village employees went up for fiscal year 2012-13, but the dollar amounts will be close to what they were two years ago, Village Administrator Erin Willrett said at the Village Board meeting...

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek improvements still just talk

    ELBURN—According to Elburn Village Attorney Bob Britz, the bonding company holding the escrow money for Blackberry Creek has agreed to complete everything on the subdivision’s punch list, with the exception of providing the “as builts.”

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • SG police blotter 10/5

    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 October 5, 2012
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  • Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners

    Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners ELBURN—When Annette Theobald was a young girl, her mother was her role model for helping others in the community. Her family was active in the church, and...

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • ‘Art by Joseph’ comes to Elburn

    ELBURN—If you've crossed Route 38 and Route 47 in Elburn recently, you may have noticed something strange near the McDonald's.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Champions—Twice As Nice

    Kaneland—Much like the ball off a drive, the Knights' golf team's fortunes keep going up and forward.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Tennis bests Senior Night with flourish

    KANELAND—If only every week could be as successful as this one for Kaneland High School tennis.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Rout(e) 66

    KANELAND—Fellow Northern Illinois Big XII (NIB-12) schools must be shaking their collective heads when it comes to the prospect of facing Kaneland football.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Knight boys run circles around Freeport

    KANELAND—There's nothing like a victory pretzel. You can ask the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team.

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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