• Water works

    Elburn to participate in Conservation Foundation’s project ELBURN—Conservation Foundation’s Dan Lobbs attended Elburn’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday to obtain village trustee support for the Foundation’s proposed stormwater management project.

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Conley Outreach, Salvation Army to bring Christmas kettles to area

    ELBURN—Look for red Salvation Army Christmas kettles this December throughout the Kaneland-Big Rock area.

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Village Board discusses hiring 911 dispatch service

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Nov. 20 discussed hiring the company Tricom to answer 911 calls and take care of dispatch.

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Photos: Here’s the steeple

    Father Bob Jones (left to right), Scott Resetich and Keith Rich, both of Rich Harvest Farms, and Ted McCannon, building committee chair, cut the ribbon for the St. Anthony Chapel at Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in...

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Photos: Turkey Bowl time

    The 7th Annual Blackberry Creek Turkey Bowl brought out neighbors both young and old for a little touch football before the big Thanksgiving dinner later in the day.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Fisherman’s Inn sold to Big Rock Twp. couple

    Restaurant slated to reopen under former name ELBURN—Fisherman’s Inn restaurant closed its doors in December 2009 and has since sat vacant, leaving behind only memories of the food and banquets that used to take place there.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • School Board talks John Shields roof repair

    KANELAND—The sky could be falling for Kaneland John Shields Elementary School ... sort of.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Kaneland School District preschool screening

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District Special Services on Friday, Dec. 14, at MorningStar Church in Aurora, will conduct a pre-school screening for students who may qualify for special education.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • 3’s a welcome crowd

    Wrestlers get on right side of mat with sweep at KHS KANELAND—Coaches and wrestlers have often said the Knights tend to be a different tournament team than a dual team.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Great beginning for Lady Knights

    Clean sweep of IC tourney brings 4-0 start KANELAND—It might be too early to see if the season-opening Immaculate Conception tournament in Elmhurst, Ill., is an accurate indicator of things to come for Kaneland girls basketball.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Knight boys have early uphill climb

    KHS drops first 3 contests as part of Windmill Invite KANELAND—Good news for Kaneland boys basketball is that it's still November.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Bowlers stopped by Marengo

    KANELAND—The Kaneland High School bowling team dropped a pair of meets this week, starting out the season 0-3.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Photos: Preseason warm ups

    The Kaneland Knights high school and middle school wrestling teams spent the day at Johnson's Mound on Nov. 17.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Soccer club supports community

    The Kaneland United Soccer club recently partnered with the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva and collected nearly $1,000 in cash and gift cards to go along with nearly 100 items needed from the organization's wish list.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • KHS fall athletes earn accolades

    Kaneland—A number of Kaneland High School fall athletes were recognized for their performance from throughout the 2012 season.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Church News for Nov. 29

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

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Constance ‘Connie’ Samson Luettich

    onstance “Connie” Samson Luettich, 78, a Yorkville resident for 50 years, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at her daughter’s home. She was born in Holyoke, Mass., on May 4, 1934, to Elzear and Yvonne (Fontaine)...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • John C. ‘Jack’ Goehring

    John C. “Jack” Goehring, 83, of Browns Valley, Minn., died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at the Browns Valley Health Center.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • The right way to ring in the Christmas season

    Of all the great debate topics in this country (Pepsi or Coke, Bears or Packers, G.I. Joe or Transformers, etc.), perhaps the most underrated is the question of when the Christmas season should officially commence.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Letter: Elburn Food Pantry thanks Fire Department

    The Elburn Countryside Food Pantry sincerely thanks the Elburn Community Fire Department and Lt. Matt Hanson for organizing and collecting food on Nov. 17 at the Jewel/Osco.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Letter: Kick off your holiday season with the Elburn Christmas Stroll

    Start your holiday season off by attending the annual Elburn Christmas Stroll on Dec. 7, hosted by The Elburn Chamber of Commerce.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Fire Department

    The Elburn Fire Department would like to thank our community for the support shown last weekend at our annual food drive. With your help we collected a truck full of food.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Teagan Brianna Murphy

    Dan and Carrie Murphy of Elburn announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Brianna, who was born Oct. 27, 2012, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, Ill. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21.5 inches...

    • Posted November 24, 2012
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  • Waubonsee names Dean for Students

    SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees recently appointed Dr. Scott Peska of DeKalb to the position of Dean for Students.

    • Posted November 24, 2012
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  • Sobek appointed to state council

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College President Dr. Christine Sobek was recently appointed to the Illinois Pathways Advisory Council by the Illinois Community College Board.

    • Posted November 24, 2012
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  • District 302 Placed on annual AP Honor Roll

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302 was recently honored by the College Board with placement on the third annual AP District Honor Roll for simultaneously increasing access to advanced placement course work while increasing the percentage of students earning...

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • Dog-attack wounds cited as cause in death of Big Rock woman

    BIG ROCK—The death of a Big Rock woman has been ruled the result of wounds sustained during a dog attack.

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • Kaneville board reacts to cut in post office hours

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village Board trustee Pat Hill on Nov. 15 gave an update to the board regarding the reduction in window hours for the village’s post office.

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • Elburn board approves hikes in fines for traffic ordinances

    Bans motorized vehicles on bike paths ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved an ordinance to increase fines and penalties for parking and other traffic violations.

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • Photos: A night on the town

    Kaneland High School presented its performance of "You Can't Take It With You," a comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, on Nov. 16, 17 and 18 in the High School auditorium.

    • Posted November 22, 2012
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  • Photo: Little helper

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection Department (ECFPD) teamed up with Elburn Jewel-Osco for a food drive on Saturday.

    • Posted November 22, 2012
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  • Photos: A good cause, a good time

    Grace United Methodist Church in Maple Park hosted its annual Turkey Drop on Sunday. The church, working in partnership with St. Mary's Catholic Church in Maple Park, collected donated turkeys, hams and canned goods for families in...

    • Posted November 22, 2012
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