• Board unanimously approves Elburn Station

    ELBURN—A round of applause followed the Village Board’s unanimous approval of the Elburn Station agreement on Monday.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Kaneland Community Child Center currently hosting food drive

    KANEVILLE—Interested in making a donation as a way to kick off the Easter season? If so, you’re in luck.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Photos: Sharks and Jets at KHS

    Kaneland High School’s production of ‘West Side Story’ took place this past weekend. Cast members (left) perform a routine during dress rehearsal on March 14. Kaneland Krier Photos by Amelia Likeum

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Sterling is gold for KHS boys

    Knights rule NIB-12 indoor track at Sterling kaneland—The Kaneland's boys track squad amassed 107 points by the end of Saturday's Northern Illinois Big XII Indoor conference meet housed by Sterling High School's Westwood track.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Indoor success

    KHS girls track takes 2nd at NIB-12 indoor meet Kaneland—The number 100 has a nice round edge to it, especially when Kaneland girls track gets that edge.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Weather delays season start

    Kaneland—The cold and lingering snow forced Kaneland to cancel all outdoor sporting events through at least Saturday, March 23.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Return from state

    Five Kaneland Harter Middle School students qualified for IKWF State Wrestling Championship this year at the BMO center in Rockford, Ill.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Cougars unveil new website, prepare for April 4 opener

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars organization has launched a re-designed website at kccougars.com.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Kaneland baseball, softball host poker fundraiser

    Kaneland—The Elburn Community Center, 525 N. Main St., will be the site of a Kaneland High School baseball and softball program poker night on Friday, March 22.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Spring training hitting, defensive fundamentals camp

    Kaneland—Any children between grades three and eight are invited to attend the Kaneland 2013 Spring Training Hitting and Defensive Fundamentals Camp.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Softball umpires needed for Wasco Girls Fastpitch

    Wasco—Wasco Girls Fastpitch is now accepting applications for 10U and 12U umpires for the 2013 spring/summer softball season.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Letter: In support of Schuberg for Elburn village trustee

    I wanted to take just a minute to endorse Pat Schuberg for Elburn village trustee in the upcoming election.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Letter: SG Library candidates open house

    Sugar Grove Library Trustee candidate Ed DeBartollo and write-in candidate Pat Graceffa invite voters to a candidates open house on Sunday, March 24, at the Sugar Grove Community House, 151 Main St. in Sugar Grove, between 1...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who made ‘Knight of Fun’ a success

    On Saturday, March 9, the Kaneland Sports Boosters hosted our annual spring fundraiser, “Knight of Fun” Trivia Night and Silent Auction.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Knight of Performances a success

    by Denise Blaszynski President, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters Hillary Clinton was quoted as saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Guest Editorial: Women and Sunshine Week

    As we celebrate Women’s History month, we should pay homage to a resolute group of women who deserve recognition during Sunshine Week, another March event.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Michael J. ‘Mike’ Dillon

    Michael J. “Mike” Dillon 79, of Elburn, formerly of Chicago, passed away following a long illness on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines, Ill.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Crafters wanted at St. Charles Episcopal Church

    ST. CHARLES—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot in the eight annual arts and crafts show to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles....

    • Posted March 17, 2013
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  • Waubonsee instructors earn tenure

    SUGAR GROVE—Five Waubonsee Community College instructors have been granted tenure, effective fall semester 2013. They include David Barreto of North Aurora, Pamela Brooks of Oswego, Ill., Dr. Nancy Christensen of Batavia, Melinda Finch of Aurora, and Marjie...

    • Posted March 17, 2013
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  • Goucher joins NB&T as vice president and commercial loan officer

    ELBURN—Chuck Kaiser, senior vice president and senior lending officer at NB&T, announced that Lucas Goucher has joined the bank as vice president and commercial loan officer.

    • Posted March 17, 2013
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  • Gaston of SG named to Berklee College of Music dean’s list

    BOSTON—Alec Gaston of Sugar Grove was named to the Berklee College of Music’s dean's list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted March 16, 2013
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  • Holan of Maple Park named to Lewis University dean’s list

    ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—Rachael Holan of Maple Park was named to the Lewis University dean's list for the fall 2012 term.

    • Posted March 16, 2013
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  • SG residents named to Taylor U’s dean’s list

    UPLAND, IND.—Sugar Grove residents Nicholas Chamberlain and Sara Wainscott to the Taylor University dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted March 16, 2013
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  • SG candidates speak

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove residents on Tuesday evening got a look at many of the village candidates who will appear on the April 9 General Election ballot.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Elburn Station negotiations hit a snag

    ELBURN—Negotiations for the Elburn Station development hit a snag Monday night when interim Village Administrator Doug Elder informed the board that ShoDeen developer Dave Patzelt did not agree with the requirement that he complete area one, the...

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Maple Park meets its candidates

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park residents on March 6 had an opportunity to hear from the seven candidates running for five village trustee seats in the April 9 General Election.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • SGPD closes investigation of former township supervisor

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Police Department last November opened an investigation regarding several reimbursement checks made payable to former Township Supervisor Dan Nagel.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Identical twins x 2

    ELBURN—Elburn chiropractor Ken Baumruck and his brother Keith are identical twins, an occurrence that happens in only about three in every 1,000 births. By contrast, fraternal twins are born in about 32 of every 1,000 births.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Village budget process may be affected by state financial problems

    ELBURN—If Illinois Gov. Quinn is successful, Elburn and other Illinois municipalities will see a decrease in their share of the state income taxes in the coming fiscal year.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • What’s the plan?

    Board not ready to vote on Comprehensive Plan ELBURN—Village Board members concluded they are not ready to vote on the draft Comprehensive Plan on Monday, March 18, based on concerns regarding some of the elements of the plan.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Loretta Christensen

    Loretta Christensen, 97, of DeKalb, formerly of Maple Park, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at the DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, where she had recently made her home.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Ann Long

    Kathleen “Kathy” Ann Long, 70, of Aurora, formerly of Kaneville, passed away at Mercy Center Hospital on Sunday March 3, 2013, following a long battle with COPD, and is now finally at rest.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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