• Cherry Tomatoes recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently announced that Capital City Fruit, Inc. of Norwalk, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling cherry tomatoes shipped by Rio Queen Citrus Inc. on Nov. 10.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • MP teen killed in multi-car collision

    CAMPTON HILLS—A two-car collision in Campton Hills has claimed the life of a Maple Park teen.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • SG native stars in ‘found footage’ thriller

    SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove native Summer Smith Bellessa and her husband, Kerry Bellessa, saw an AMBER Alert notice as they drove down an Arizona highway, they began debating what they would do if they actually saw the...

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Huntley Brown concert at First Baptist Church

    BIG ROCK—First Baptist Church will host a concert featuring pianist extraordinaire Huntley Brown on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the church, 201 Lincoln Ave., Big Rock.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Too much for Morris

    Lady Knights lay hurt on rival Redskins in NIB-12 tilt Kaneland—Lady Knights basketball doubled its pleasure on Friday evening in Grundy County.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Tylertown!

    Carlson's putback buzzer-beater gives KHS win No. 1 KANELAND—It was a case of right place, right time for Kaneland junior Tyler Carlson.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Knights power through

    Wrestlers slammed by Sycamore, split Saturday triangular KANELAND—Area teams know when they've been on a mat with the Sycamore Spartans—the KHS grapplers are no different.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Bowlers secure non-conference win

    Lady Knights solve Lisle, dropped by Dixon Kaneland—Kaneland bowling had a rougher start than they would have liked, but it no longer has to wonder where its first win will come from.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • KHS fall sports announce awards

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School fall sports programs recently concluded their respective awards nights.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Knights Wrestling Club kicks off season

    The Knights Wrestling Club sent nine wrestlers to the Neuqua Valley Invitational on Saturday to open the club’s season.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Guest editorial: Celebrating the First Amendment

    The hardest line to sing in the "Star-Spangled Banner" is also the most important.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Letter: Disagrees with Kaneland tax levy resolution

    Susan Ericson, director of tax extension for the Kane County Clerk Office, recently indicated that she and her staff employ almost the exact 4.3 percent formula, as stated by Dr. Julie-Ann Fuchs, Kaneland assistant superintendent for business,...

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Robert E. ‘Hambone’ Hamblen

    Robert E. “Hambone” Hamblen, 61, passed away peacefully on Nov. 19, 2012. He was born Feb. 2, 1951.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Zachary M. Bingham

    Zachary M. Bingham, 18, of Maple Park, died tragically in the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Church news for Dec. 6

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

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Waubonsee receives two New Look Awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently received two $1,600 New Look Awards from the Illinois Community College Board through the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support.

    • Posted December 2, 2012
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  • AMBER Alert team celebrates 10-year anniversary

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois AMBER (America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response) Alert Task Force recently announced the 10-year anniversary of the first AMBER Alert broadcast in Illinois.

    • Posted December 2, 2012
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  • Fox Valley Career Center names Students of the Month for October 2012

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School students Adrik Provost (Electrician I), Jose Rivera (Auto Technology), Anne Salerno (Early Childhood II), Luke Farris (EMT), Danielle Wylie (Welding I), George Wilson (Fire Science II) and Zachary Martinelli (Early Childhood I) were recognized...

    • Posted December 1, 2012
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  • 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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