• 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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  • Thanksgiving poses potential problems for pets

    CHICAGO—BluePearl Veterinary Partners urges people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday, as many of the items prepared for humans to feast on may pose serious problems to their furry and feathered friends.

    • Posted November 22, 2012
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  • Goodbye, Cottonwood Farm; Hello, Autumn Lane

    INCKLEY/BIG ROCK—Gianina Ludwig has lived in Hinckley and Big Rock her entire life, and at a very young age was raised around horses.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • 2 Elburn residents charged with cannabis trafficking

    ELBURN—Two Elburn residents were among the five suspects recently arrested following a three-month-long investigation into cannabis trafficking that yielded a seizure of 598 pounds of cannabis.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Take care to enjoy holiday feasts

    KANE COUNTY—What would the holidays be without a sumptuous family feast? But as you prepare that large meal, you should take precautions to prevent food borne illness.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • 3 goals at a time for State Champ Clinton

    Class 2A cross-country queen applies skills to triathlon circuit Kaneland—Many fellow cross-country runners were witness to Kaneland High School sophomore Victoria Clinton's success at the Class 2A State meet in Peoria two weeks ago, specifically the back of...

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Winter Sports Preview: Lady Knights look for more

    With a large group of returning players, Kaneland looks to exceed last year’s stellar season KANELAND—Could this be a lucky seven for coach Ernie Colombe and crew?

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Winter Sports Preview: Season of change

    Knight cagers hope returnees lead team full of newcomers KANELAND—There seems to be a wrinkle at the beginning of every Kaneland High School boys basketball season.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Winter Sports Preview: Grapplers count on experienced core

    KANELAND—Last year brought a handful of success for Kaneland High School wrestling.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Winter Sports Preview: Senior-laden KHS bowlers hope to lay hurt to pins

    KANELAND—Bowlers representing Kane-land High School are taking to the local lanes with a love of the sport.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Photos: Scoring some spaghetti

    The Kaneland boys basketball program held it's fourth annual spaghetti dinner on Nov. 15 at the high school cafeteria.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Editorial: Many reasons to give thanks on Thanksgiving

    It’s funny how one’s perception of Thanksgiving will develop during their life.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Letter: Kane County recycling extravaganza a ‘thundering success’

    The Kane County recycling event on Nov. 10, in celebration of America Recycles Day, was a thundering success.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to Kaneville residents

    Thanks to everyone in Kaneville who has contacted Rep. Randy Hultgren to ask for assistance in our campaign against the 50 percent reduction in window service in our Kaneville Post Office, which USPS has proclaimed will take...

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Letter: Consider chiropractic treatment

    Earlier this year Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls injured his lower back and missed quite a few games without finding any pain relief.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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