• Power in Peoria

    Knights' 13th-best program in State after Detweiller Park run Peoria, Ill.—The Kaneland High School boys cross country team set a number of personal and team records at the State Finals in Peoria on Saturday.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Editorial: Kaneland District, community make strides toward bully-free environment

    At the Kaneland School Board meeting on Sept. 24, Kaneland parent and Elburn resident Leigh Ann Reusche read a letter on behalf of Knights Against Bullying ...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Letter: Corn Boil Committee shares proceeds with local organizations

    All the bills have been paid, the seed money for the 2012 event is banked, and the committee is pleased to share the proceeds with local organizations.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Boys basketball spaghetti dinner

    Kaneland—The Kaneland boys basketball program will offer its fourth annual spaghetti dinner for the Kaneland community on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Book of Genesis study at Riverside Community Church

    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 November 8, 2012
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  • Fred ‘Phred’ Hendershot Jr.

    Fred “Phred” Hendershot Jr. , 89, of Elburn, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Donna Markus

    Prayers for Donna Markus will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Healy Chapel, 370 Division Drive in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Dole Fresh Vegetables recalls salad product

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is announcing that Dole Fresh Vegetables will voluntarily recall a limited number of cases of Dole American Blend salad in 12-ounce bags, coded A275208A or B, with Use-by date of Oct....

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • 2012 local election results

    A quick look at the local elections affecting the Kaneland area.

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

    CHICAGO—November is National Pet Diabetes Month, and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes.

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • Rabies registration for unaltered pets to increase Dec. 1

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is sending a reminder that fees for rabies registration for pets that are not spayed or neutered will increase on Saturday, Dec. 1.

    • Posted November 5, 2012
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  • MP Class of ‘52 celebrates 60-year reunion

    Maple Park High School’s Class of 1952 celebrated its 60-year reunion on Oct. 13 at Sorrento’s in Maple Park.

    • Posted November 4, 2012
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  • FitMama opens new Elburn location

    A group of FitMama supporters, Erin Schaefer (center), village officials and Elburn Chamber of Commerce members joined to welcome FitMama to the Village of Elburn on Oct. 19.

    • Posted November 3, 2012
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  • School Board approves 2013 tentative tax levy

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 5-1 to approve the 2013 tentative tax levy. Board member Tony Valente voted against the tentative levy.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Kaneville residents protest shortened hours at post office

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Post Office on Thursday, Nov. 1, at noon will host a meeting at its location, 2S101 Harter Road in Kaneville, to finalize a decision to shorten the post office’s hours from seven window hours a...

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Election 2012: State Rep. 50th District

    Long-term public official faces challenge from newcomer Incumbent Kay Hatcher will face a challenge for her seat representing the 50th District in the Illinois House from Andrew Bernard, who wants to bring a fresh perspective to the office.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Circuit Clerk

    Challengers vie for KC Circuit Clerk Office Both Ed Nendick and Thomas Hartwell seek to bring greater efficiency standards to the office of Kane County Circuit Clerk.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Election 2012: Kane County Board District 18

    County incumbent faces challenge What was once known as the 26th District on the Kane County Board is now folded into the 18th District. Incumbent Drew Frasz faces a challenge from Kerri Branson.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Election 2012: State Senate—25th District

    Challengers Pierog, Oberweis seek State Senate seat A pair of challengers will face off to win the seat representing the 25th District in the Illinois State Senate.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Election 2012: U.S. House—14th District

    Both incumbent, challenger focus on the economy In the race for the representative from the 14th District of the U.S. House of Representatives, one-term incumbent Randy Hultgren faces challenger Dennis Anderson.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • WCC experiences democracy from former congressman

    SUGAR GROVE—On Oct. 22 and 23, Waubonsee Community College students had the chance to learn about representative democracy from a former U.S. representative as part of a special “Congress to Campus” visit.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Zumba fundraiser at the Elburn Community Center

    ELBURN--A Zumba fundraiser to benefit the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry will take place Saturday, Nov. 3, 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Elburn Community Center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Report of suspicious incident near Maple Park

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies on Tuesday afternoon were dispatched to the 46W400 block of Beith Road near Maple Park on a report of a suspicious vehicle.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Photos: Halloween in Kaneland

    Photos from MP, SG and Elburn

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Kaneland collaborates with anti-bullying group

    School Board discusses bullying prevention plan recommendations KANELAND—A month after a mass group of Kaneland parents attended a School Board meeting and forum to voice concerns with bullying issues in the district ...

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Dreams Dance classes offer confidence, friendship

    ELBURN—Elburn mom Angela Sobel said her 3-year-old daughter Evelyn loves her ballet and tap class at the Elburn Community Center.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Fedderly recognized by Chicago Bears

    Sixth-year coach gets Coach of the Week award after Morris win Kaneland—In the midst of playoff preparations for a first-round rematch with Belvidere on Oct. 23, KHS coach Tom Fedderly checked his voicemail messages.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • First things first

    KANELAND—Saturday night seemed familiar. No. 1 Kaneland and No. 16 Belvidere once again brought in 9-0 and 5-4 records, respectively, to their second consecutive Class 5A first-round meeting.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • KHS clears regional net, subdued at sectionals

    Lady Knights dethrone Sycamore, defeated by R-B on Tuesday Kaneland—Volleyball came to its end for Kaneland High School on Tuesday night in Woodstock, Ill., but not before the postseason run had its share of highlights.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Soccer’s sectional dream stopped

    Knight's furthest road ever blocked by East Moline U. after 2 OT Kaneland—Kaneland High School soccer was in definite unchartered territory this postseason.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • The toughest path to State

    Loaded Sectional tests successful Lady Knight cross country team Kaneland—It seems like old times for the Lady Knight cross county squad, which is just fine.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • BXC’s big day in Belvidere

    Boys running crew clinches 16th trip to State in 26 years Kaneland—Chilly weather and northern Illinois powerhouses did their collective best to stop Kaneland boys cross country.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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