• Dragons, swordfighting stuff of teen’s tale

    Not everyone can turn their fantasies into reality. But with creativity and determination, Kylen Pattermann of Elburn has.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Village to receive stimulus dollars for roads

    Sugar Grove may soon reap the benefits of the federal government's stimulus package. The Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) list of proposed highway improvement projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes $1.4...

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Green building practices come closer to home

    Building practices that attempt to lessen negative impacts on the environment have been around since the 1970s, but recently consumers have seen the value of keeping their carbon footprint light while at the same time saving money....

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Pair charged with firing at moving vehicle

    An adult and a juvenile turned themselves in after being charged with firing shots into a moving vehicle in unincorporated Maple Park. No one in the car was injured.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Police propose $250 criminal user fee

    People arrested in Elburn for some crimes and whose vehicles are impounded might have to pay a criminal user fee in the future.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • District works to prevent bullying

    A seven-person committee of social workers and administrators from Kaneland schools presented its findings on the policies and procedures in place to handle harassment and bullying to the School Board at its meeting on Monday.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Villages seeking industry

    Local village officials agree that industry is just as important as retail and residential growth to the area's economy.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove police blotter

    Disorderly conduct; Excessive speed; DUI

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Coloring contest reminds public to change batteries

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District is holding a coloring contest to promote changing your batteries on all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the time change on Sunday, March 8.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Village seeks grant for tobacco-sale stings

    The village of Elburn will apply for another grant for a program that monitors local tobacco sales in the village to make sure businesses comply with the law.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Lions form a dual opportunity for residents

    Like virtually every person, family and business, nonprofit community organizations are suffering financial woes due to the general economy’s struggles.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Village awards roadway lighting contract; Village awards water main bid; Update on Mallard Point study; Village approves easement for middle school water main; Village adopts updated codes

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Field trips require approval

    With the budget in a precarious position, every penny counts. That's why Kaneland school officials revised the field trip policy to require approval for long or overnight trips.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Tune in for a cause, good time

    Hundreds of entertainers, politicians, volunteers and community supporters will be on hand for the Association for Individual Development's 10th annual telethon, held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Knights edged by rival Vikings on court

    The Knights dropped a close affair to rival Geneva on Friday night at KHS by a 39-38 clip.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Alef once again State swim qualifer

    This is getting to be familiar territory for Kaneland’s Grant Alef.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Levita’s quest to State ends in opening match

    Senior Jay Levita’s impressive 2008-2009 wrestling campaign came to an end on Friday in Champaign after his first match, but it made the season no less impressive.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Gierke leads Kaneland girls at WWS indoor meet

    Kaneland girls track began its indoor track season on Saturday at Wheaton-Warrenville South.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Thanks for the memories: Blitz, Sting, Power

    February is still going on, as is my list of departed sports teams that gave Chicago memories; good, bad or indifferent.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Southpaw Crosby gets press

    The 2007 Kaneland grad always gets a look from Kaneland baseball faithful, but as the weather turns, the mentions are getting national.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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