• Find out “How’s the bar?”

    As if a night out on the town isn't simple enough, along comes technology that actually makes it easier. Rather than struggle with the “Where to go” question, bar hoppers can now, visit Howsthebar.com, and with the...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Behind the scenes of progress

    Storefronts, factories and offices demonstrate the visible presence of a business to the public. Organizations such as a chamber of commerce, economic development corporation or small business development center, while not as much in the public eye,...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Knights send one of their own to State

    While Champaign and its Assembly Hall are ususally tinged in orange-and blue, it will also have a black-and-white presence. It comes in the form of Kaneland senior Jay Levita, who finished second in the 145-pound category during Saturday’s...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Hampshire ends Lady Knights’ quest in regional semifinal

    With every silver lining, sometimes comes a cloud. In the case of Kaneland girls basketball nabbing its first postseason win since the 2004-2005 campaign, the Lady Knights saw its campaign come to a halt with the very next...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Knight boys make good on road trip; now 13-10

    Suddenly, the Knight boys basketball team is not one opposing teams want to face. It couldn’t have come at a better time. With a 57-45 non-conference win at Marmion Academy in Aurora on Saturday, and a 63-54 Western Sun...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Editorial: It’s time to take back our state

    On Dec. 11, we asked that the Illinois General Assembly call for a special election to fill the senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • The call to celebrate, commemorate

    Kaneland alumni, community members, teachers, staff and administration—take a moment to look back over the years at the people you have known from Kaneland. Who stands out in your memories? You have the chance to thank, recognize...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove hosts blood drive March 2

    Someone needs you. There is an immediate need for all blood types, most especially O-negative and B-negative types, (which are) running low. You may donate your much appreciated blood on Monday, March 2.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s get rid of Illinois tollways

    As long as we are talking about raising the gas tax at the fuel pump, let’s pay a few cents more and get rid of the toll booths on Illinois’ highways. I have found that the Illinois...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Troop 7 celebrates anniversary

    Boy Scout Troop 7 of Elburn is celebrating its 85th anniversary at a special Court of Honor to be held March 1, 2009, at 4 p.m. in the Kaneland High School cafeteria.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Teachers union should defer pay increases

    I’m trying to save jobs. Twice before, I have verbally suggested that the Kaneland School Board approach the teacher’s union to ask for them to defer the pay increases granted during the last negotiations. I’m sure...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: With thanks, I will step down as Blackberry Township Supervisor

    Township government is closest to the people and is responsible for, but not limited to, roads, property assessment and general assistance.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Draw-down downed

    The Kaneland Foundation decided to cancel its Draw Down Raffle and Casino Night 2009 due to the downed economy.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Column: Chicago teams fill dead zone

    For being the shortest month, February has a way of stretching out as long as possible.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Health Dept. looks to keep hearts healthy

    Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are Kane County’s—and the nation's—number-one killer. The Kane County Health Department wants residents to know that since 1963, February has been proclaimed American Heart Month as a way to raise...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Volunteers needed for Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping the area’s wildlife this season, which runs from April 1 through Sept. 30.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Blackberry Twp. offers taxpayer workshop

    Beginning in February, Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter will hold monthly taxpayer workshops every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Blackberry Township building, 43W390 Main Street Road, Elburn, through 2009.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Parents invited to preschool screening

    Kaneland School District parents are encouraged to bring their children, ages 3 to 5, to be screened. The district will check developmental milestones including speech, hearing and vision.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Spring into Spring dance

    Kaneland High School will host a Spring into Spring dance on Saturday, Feb. 28. Girls ask guys or guys ask girls; it doesn’t matter. Dress like your date with matching shirts and/or complete outfits, just like at...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Legions hosts fish, smelt fry

    The Sugar Grove American Legion will host its annual community fish and smelt fries.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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