• Knights take care of Yorkville, BC

    KANELAND—The silver-and-black-clad Knights are making good on committing to excellence in 2013.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Baseball, softball, T-ball registration opens in MP

    Maple Park—Maple Park baseball, softball and t-ball registration is now open for the 2013 season. To register, visit the Maple Park baseball website at mapleparkbaseball.net. Children ages 4-14 are welcome to join. The registration deadline is...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • KC Cougars, Cubs host ‘Hot Stove’ events in February

    Geneva—The Kane County Cougars will host a pair of events in February as anticipation for the 2013 season grows and the organization prepares for its first season of affiliation with the Chicago Cubs.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Lions Club seeks new members

    "You can't get very far until you start doing something for someone else." That's what Melvin Jones said 100 years ago, and it still applies today.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Letter: Public reaction to latest Sandy Hook shooting tragically wrong

    Public reaction to the latest mass shooting is, as usual, tragically wrong. People refuse to accept the fact that the men committing these crimes care nothing for our laws.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Church news for Jan. 10

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

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Paddy J. Barrett

    Paddy J. Barrett, 64, passed away suddenly on Thursday Dec. 27, 2012, at his home.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Burton W. Von Ohlen

    Burton W. Von Ohlen, 92 of Elburn, passed away Friday Dec. 28, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1920, in Hinckley.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Ralph R. Umbdenstock

    Ralph R. Umbdenstock of Kerrville, Texas, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas, where he had been briefly hospitalized with pneumonia.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Guest Editorial: Savvy entrepreneurs play by different rules in uncertain times

    As we pass the five-year anniversary of the start of the economic recession in December 2007, many observers focus on what was lost: • 8 million jobs • 146,000 employer businesses • 17.5 percent average individual earnings

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Hintzsche 2013 Scholarship for Agriculture

    MAPLE PARK—Do you have a high school senior who is planning on pursuing a career in the field of agriculture? If so, be sure to check out www.hintzsche.com to access an overview and application for...

    • Posted January 5, 2013
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  • Federal government takes action on radon gas to prevent lung cancer in 2013

    ILLINOIS—January is Radon Action Month, according to the Surgeon General. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers.

    • Posted January 5, 2013
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  • Maple Park announces election candidates

    MAPLE PARK—The following candidates submitted nomination petitions for the April 9 election:

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Elburn Consolidated Election candidate list finalized

    ELBURN—Nomination petitions for the April 9, 2013, Consolidated Election were received as follows:

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • FVCC announces its Students of the Month for November 2012

    KANELAND—The following Kaneland students were recently recognized by Fox Valley Career Center as Students of the Month for November 2012:

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Dudzinski named Patriot League Player of the Week

    WORCESTER, Mass.—Holy Cross junior forward Dave Dudzinski, an Elburn resident and Kaneland High School alum, was named the Patriot League/Anaconda Player of the Week, for competition from Dec. 17-23.

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • SG village trustees look ahead to 2013

    SUGAR GROVE—The year 2013 could be a fruitful one for the village of Sugar Grove. Several village trustees expressed their strong interest in creating an interchange to Interstate 88 off of Route 47 near Waubonsee. The trustees are...

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Photos: Scout’s honor

    A Court of Honor ceremony was held for Eagle Scout Michael John Aderman on Saturday at St. Gall Catholic Church in Elburn.

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Elburn looks ahead to the new year

    ELBURN—Coming to a resolution on the Elburn Station development next year is high on the priority list for a number of Village Board members.

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Photos: Friday night Bingo in Elburn

    he Elburn Lions host Bingo every Friday night at the clubhouse, 500 Filmore Ave. Proceeds go toward Elburn Lions Charities for the sight and hearing impaired.

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Book by book

    Elburn Lions Club rallies to bridge gaps in literacy ELBURN—Immersed in communities since 1917, the Lions Club International Foundation is the world’s largest community service organization with an emphasis on supporting the blind and visually impaired.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • MP village president looks back on 2012, sets sights on 2013

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis’ thoughts on the village’s 2012 accomplishments are short and to the point.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Top-tier finish in Plano for boys hoops

    PLANO—Kaneland boys basketball is slowly but surely gelling again. At the 50th running of the Plano Christmas Classic, that reality stood as an ominous warning to some teams and a statement of fact to the teams that bested...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • KHS earns split at usual Flavin stop

    DeKalb gathering lifts KHS; sees dual mark at 10-11 KANELAND—A usual late-December stop offered a glimpse as to what caliber the Knight wrestling squad is at right now.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Wasco softball began registration on Tuesday

    Wasco—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) began registration on Tuesday. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are played in the evenings and some Saturdays so parents can attend...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Editorial: Local municipalities look to build on 2012 achievements in new year

    What do Elburn Station, Internet over fiber and TIF District activity have in common? All three are projects that could very well determine whether 2013 is a successful year for the villages of Elburn, Sugar Grove and...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Letter: Newtown tragedy highlights two issues

    The recent tragedy in Newtown, Conn., while all the details are not yet known, has highlighted two issues nationwide.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Letter: SG Lions Club to hold organizational meeting

    There will be an organizational meeting of the Sugar Grove Lions Club at the end of January.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Letter: Legislation needs to put an end to gun madness

    What a shame that 20 little ones—mostly 5- and 6-year-olds—and six adults had to lose their lives so that a few macho men can have guns to play cops and robbers and play soldier, sneaking up on...

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Letter: Knights Wrestling Club news

    Knights Wrestling Club kicked off a tremendous trio of tournaments once the green flag was dropped on this year’s wrestling season.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Snowball Dance at S.S. Peter & Paul Church

    VIRGIL—S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church will host its Snowball Dance (one of Kane County’s oldest dances) on Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. to midnight at the church, 5N939 Meridith Road in Virgil.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Batavia Park District announces two department head changes

    BATAVIA—The Batavia Park District recently ended an extensive search for its new director of finance after the position was vacated in November.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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