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  • Classes resume for D302

    All Kaneland schools will be open on Friday, Feb. 4. Classes, after-school practices and activities will also resume as scheduled.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Standstill

    Regional—Like much of Illinois, the Kaneland area is attempting to dig out and restore travel and communications following a historic blizzard that entered the area Tuesday and was still blowing as of press time Wednesday.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Vancouver Canucks add dose of Sweatt to winning formula

    After a Dec. 9 feature on Bill and Lee Sweatt as members of the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, Lee was called up to the parent Vancouver Canucks and managed to be a difference maker against the Nashville Predators.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Elburn base/softball sign-up

    Elburn—Elburn Baseball & Softball is currently taking online registration for the upcoming 2011 season.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Wasco fastpitch ready for ‘11

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) has begun registration. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Knights Wrestling Club invade West Aurora, head to season’s end

    KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club celebrates 25 years of dedication. The Knights Wrestling Club is the youth (5-14 year olds) wrestling organization that is a feeder program to and operates out of Kaneland High School.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Editorial: Elburn Herald’s coverage of 3 of the biggest snowstorms

    As the storm begins to leave the area, those of us at the Elburn Herald are in similar situations to many of you—stuck at home, with little to no ability to leave.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Letter: Blessings abound through Holiday Spirit

    On behalf of the Holiday Spirit Committee, we would like to thank this community for its overwhelming response to those in need.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Fayola Jean Musser

    Fayola Jean Musser, 85, of Sugar Grove, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer

    Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer, 85, of Virgil, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at the Provena Geneva Care Center, where she had recently become a resident.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • ‘Dynamic Child’ all about kids on the autism spectrum

    MAPLE PARK—Parents and professionals are hungry for knowledge about autism spectrum disorders. “The Dynamic Child,” an all-day education event on Saturday, Feb. 19, will address that need.

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Friendship connection helps kids connect with others

    MAPLE PARK—Do you know someone who could benefit from a social skills group? Blazing Prairie Stars, a therapy barn in Maple Park, is offering a Friendship Connection program to give a leg-up to children who struggle in...

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Local updates on severe winter storm

    As a potentially dangerous storm works its way through the Kaneland area, check here for updates, news and tips. If you know of a closing, postponement or another bit of news, send it to us, or post...

    • Posted February 1, 2011
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  • IDNR reminds snowmobile operators to be cautious this winter

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to take extra caution this year as the snow begins to fall in Illinois.

    • Posted February 1, 2011
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  • Continue the celebration

    After all of the showers, parties and wedding festivities, many couples have had enough and are ready to get on with the private celebration of their union at their honeymoon.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Waubonsee selected to serve as accountability pilot site

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is one of 40 community colleges nationwide selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to serve as a pilot site for the organization’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) project.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Over the top

    Many a young girl dreams of marrying her prince one day in a lavish wedding. Planning such a wedding requires time and money, and lots of it.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Must they eat cake?

    The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake...

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Mixing business with pleasure

    Although fun, wedding planning can entail difficult decisions, especially when it comes to the guest list. Close friends and family are usually a given; business associates, clients and colleagues, on the other hand, are not.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Seniors may apply for utility tax refund

    Elburn—Between Jan. 1 and March 31, anyone age 65 and older who meets certain requirements can apply to receive a utility tax refund.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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