• Local student earns 2nd at writers conference

    Shannon Unick, of Elburn, won second place in the poetry division with her poem, “The Skeletal Structures of Space Remaining,” at the April Skyway Writers Conference at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Western Illinois announces dean’s list

    Nearly 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the Spring 2009 Dean's List.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Local students win at state SkillsUSA contest

    An Elburn Waubonsee Community College student was among four students from the college who earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Strobel graduates from Naval Academy

    U.S. Navy Ensign William C. Strobel, Jr., son of William and Debra Strobel of Elburn, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 22, 2009, and was commissioned as an officer in the...

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Wade, Denise Thomas

    Wade and Denise Thomas, of St. Charles, both died tragically following an accident Saturday, May 23, 2009. Arrangements are pending. For more information, please call Conley Funeral Home at (630) 365-6414.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Ryan Christopher Wetters

    Ryan Christopher Wetters, 22, of Geneva, fell asleep at his home in Geneva only to wake in his Heavenly home Monday, May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Frank W. Trafidlo

    Frank W. Trafidlo, 94, of Elburn, formerly of Downers Grove, Ill., passed away May 21, 2009, at the Oak Crest Nursing Center in DeKalb.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Duane R. Brandt

    Duane R. Brandt, 74, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Andrew ‘Andie’ J. Christoffel

    Andrew “Andie” J. Christoffel, 18, of Elburn, passed away on May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Rejoice Lutheran offers VBS June 15-19

    Registration is now under way for Rejoice Lutheran Church's 2009 Vacation Bible School, which will be held the week of June 15-19.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Christian hosts women’s retreat

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host “Sweet Life Cafe,” a women’s retreat, on Saturday, May 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • St. Paul Lutheran hosts dodgeball tournament

    St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Aurora will host a dodgeball tournament and 5K/1K run the weekend of May 29-31.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC begins outdoor summer worship

    Nashville recording artist Virginia Hill will share her message in music on Sunday, June 7, to start the summer worship series at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Church offers event to provide help

    Join the Kaneville United Methodist Church, 46W764 Main St., for “Finding Security in an Insecure World,” on Saturday, May 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an evening of hope, help, and healing.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Kaneland: Student Tragedy

    From Kaneland.org >> It is with great sadness that we inform you about the tragic events of one of our graduating seniors, Andrew Christoffel. Conley pamphlet on Teen Grief >>

    • Posted May 26, 2009
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  • Long-time SG resident, naturalist will serve on Park District Board

    Former St. Charles Park District naturalist and Kane County Plan Commission Chairman Mary Ochsenschlager will join the Sugar Grove Park District Board in June.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Food pantry will open in Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove residents were so generous with donations when their neighbor Melisa Taylor asked them to “Fill up Their Doorstep” last December that she decided to take it one step further.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Club may post temporary signs

    The board will permit Hughes Creek Golf Club to display a six-foot banner during its May through September season, and the Elburn Lions Club to post trailer-mounted signs for five events during the year.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Property damage; Driving without a license; Outstanding warranet arrest; Driving while license suspended; DUI

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Elburn officials briefed on ‘sunshine laws’

    Most Elburn village officials attended a presentation Saturday regarding the so-called “sunshine laws,” which ensure public access to public meetings and documents.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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