• MP Police Dept. awarded for Special Olympics fundraising

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Feb. 5 presented the Village Board with the Police Department’s Law Enforcement Torch Run Gold Award.

    • Posted February 16, 2013
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  • Photos: Sunday morning pancakes

    The Maple Park Lions Club hosted a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning at the American Legion Hall. Proceeds from the event went to support the Maple Park community.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Photo: Winter tan

    Couture Tan in Sugar Grove opened in December 2012. On Thursday, they held a ribbon cutting and customer appreciation day at the new business on Route 47.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Elburn resident gives back to church through art

    ELBURN—Kaneland High School student Jeremy Faivre wasn’t sure what he would find at the Elburn Community Congregational United Church of Christ two years ago, when his mom suggested they begin attending church there.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • School Board approves student fee structure

    KANEVILLE—Kaneland School Board members on Monday discussed the student fee structure for the 2013-14 school year.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • LPGA returns to Sugar Grove

    Rich Harvest Farms to host 2016 LPGA International Crown event SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident and businessman Jerry Rich will soon take it up a notch for those who enjoyed the excitement of the Solheim Cup in 2009.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Village close to agreement on Elburn Station

    ELBURN—ShoDeen developer Dave Patzelt attended the Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday to respond to the board’s requests for changes to his plan regarding the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Editorial: The joy of Valentine’s Day

    It’s here again—the holiday that combines the anxiety of a job interview, the gift-giving doubt associated with Christmas, and the meal indecision (and follow-up guilt) experienced by most Buffalo Wild Wings patrons.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Fuchs presents safety procedure review to School Board

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday was given a school safety procedure review by Julie-Ann Fuchs, assistant superintendent for business.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Adult Dinner Dance, Silent Auction Fundraiser

    KANELAND—Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO's "Adult Dinner Dance and Silent Auction Fundraiser” will take place Saturday, March 16, at Hughes Creek Golf Club, 1749 Spring Valley Drive, Elburn.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Points taken

    Three wrestlers punch State ticket KANELAND—It wasn't 1994 or 2012 levels, but the KHS wrestling squad will take the sectional output.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • KHS stifles Sandwich in first-round action

    O'Herron outscores Indians by lonesome in 50-14 result BURLINGTON—You wouldn't know the Kaneland Lady Knights had a week-long layoff by Tuesday night's regional performance. It turns out Sandwich High School didn't know what hit it after Tuesday night.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • NFHS announces rules changes

    Indianapolis—That National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently announced some changes for soccer and football; all of which will take effect starting with the 2013-14 season.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Rough patch

    Boys basketball losing streak hits 4 KANELAND—Most teams hit a stretch of the season where it seems like a win can't be bought. Currently, Kaneland is in that quagmire, but time still remains to get back to the torrid...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Letter: Hultgren, Durbin need to help with Kaneville Post Office issue

    I am writing this letter to inform you that the USPS has succeeded in reducing our little country town of Kaneville’s post office hours to four hours a day.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Letter: Where is the accountability regarding Kaneville Post Office hour reduction?

    In an infinite display of their arrogance the U.S. Post Office has announced their first round of post office closings and service reductions here in Illinois, and Kaneville’s post office hours are scheduled to be cut by...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • ECCUCC to host Lenten Soup Suppers

    ELBURN—Elburn Community Congregational United Church of Christ will host Lenten Soup Supper, followed by a short Vespers Service, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Kaneville United Methodist Church’s annual Chili Supper

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville United Methodist Church Men’s Club’s 16th annual Chili Supper will take place Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 46W764 Main St., Kaneville.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Lorella Marie Huff

    Lorella Marie (nee McCormack) Huff, 78, of Kaneville, passed away unexpectedly, following a car accident on Feb. 5, 2013.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove Historical Society February meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Historical Society’s February meeting will take place Monday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Bliss House, 259 Main. St.

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez will award one scholarship to a Kane County resident in the amount of $500.

    • Posted February 10, 2013
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  • Local residents named to Millikin University dean’s list for fall 2012 semester

    DECATUR, ILL.—Brock Feece and Bradley Staker of Elburn, and Brett Ketza of Sugar Grove, were named to the Millikin University dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Meuer named to Hartwick College dean’s list

    ONEONTA, N.Y.—Katie Meuer of Elburn was named to the Hartwick College dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Maple named to Northern State University dean’s list

    ABERDEEN, S.D.—Korey Maple of Kaneville was named to the Northern State University dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Strang named to St. Joseph’s College dean’s list

    RENSSELAER, IND.—Andrea Strang of Elburn was named to St. Joseph’s College dean’s list for the first semester of the 2012-13 school year.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Hladilek named to WCC dean’s list

    SUGAR GROVE—Andy Hladilek of Maple Park was named to the Waubonsee Community College (WCC) dean’s list for the 2012 fall term.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Goodrich initiated into WIU Golden Key International Honor Society

    MACOMB, ILL.—Maple Park resident Sarah Goodrich, a Western Illinois University student majoring in special education, was inducted into the Western Illinois Chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society on Jan. 27 in the University Union Lamoine...

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Local residents named to Lewis University dean’s list

    ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Lewis University dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester:

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Foguth named to University of St. Francis dean’s list

    JOLIET, ILL—Rebekah Foguth of Elburn was named to the University of St. Francis dean's honor list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Local residents earn degree from Bradley University

    PEORIA, ILL.—Daniel Taylor of Elburn and Ryan Austin of Hinckley recently received degrees from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15, 2012.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Urich of Elburn named to Wartburg College dean’s list

    WAVERLY, IOWA—Amber Urich of Elburn was recently named to the Wartburg College dean’s list for the fall 2012 term.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Kaneland grad associated with 2013 Grammy-nominated country album

    LOS ANGELES—Elburn native Matt Rausch is one of three recording engineers listed on the The Time Jumpers’ self-titled album, which is a 2013 Grammy nominee for Best Country Album.

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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