• GM to keep Bob Jass Chevrolet

    Bob Jass Chevrolet in Elburn was among GM's franchise dealers that escaped the axe May 15.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Fairy tales

    ‘The Miller’s Daughter (Lily Rios) makes a deal with Rumpelstiltskin (Eric Delgado)’ at Kaneland John Shield’s first-grade plays, performed Tuesday by Mrs. Dixon’s class.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Guest Editorial: Memorial Day is for patriots

    In some circles, patriotism has become a synonym for arrogant or jingoistic. Some people even use it as a political weapon; “Don’t question my patriotism,” they say.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • A good burger worthy of national recognition

    With Memorial Day, warmer temperatures and delayed sunsets approaching, May is the unofficial kickoff to the cookout season and is conveniently National Hamburger Month.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Rollin’ on a river

    The Fox River is a shimmering centerpiece that bisects dozens of communities, a glistening ribbon of water flowing 185 miles from Menomonee Falls, Wis., to the Illinois River near Ottawa.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • 50th anniversary celebration for Fr. Paddock

    Fr. Richard Paddock, Pastor of St. Gall Church, Elburn, from 1987 to 2003, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his priesthood on Sunday, June 7.

    • Posted May 20, 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 20, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Christian hosts Sweet Life Cafe 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 20, 2009
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  • Poet to have reading at Calvary Episcopal

    Local poet Christopher Kuhl will read from her newly-published book, "Sightings—Visions of the Human Spirit," on Friday, May 22, at Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia.

    • Posted May 20, 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 20, 2009
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  • 5/14 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Pipe bomb explodes near SG railroad

    A pipe bomb dropped into the signal house near the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe railroad tracks in Sugar Grove exploded Tuesday morning, causing $20,000 worth of damage to the equipment and disrupting service for about five...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG seeks Elburn’s support for I-88 interchange expansion

    Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels wants a letter of support from the Elburn Village Board for the proposed full-access interchange at I-88 and Route 47.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Coach relieved of duties—Investigation pending

    With less than two weeks to the playoffs, Dennis Hansen, coach of the Kaneland High School girls' softball team, was relieved Tuesday of his teaching and coaching duties for the remainder of the year.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Teacher, preacher guilty of sexual exploitation

    Douglas R. Jones, 48, of the 100 block of Middle Ave in Aurora, awaits sentencing on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child, a class 4 felony. A jury found Jones guilty earlier this year.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Papa G’s is up for sale, will remain open

    George Kanakaris began working in restaurants as a teenager and has no plans to stop, even though he is selling his downtown Elburn establishment, Papa G's.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG woman charged in lottery ticket theft

    Martha M. Ybarra, 52, of Terry Drive, Sugar Grove, was taken into custody and charged with theft of more than $100,000 on May 7.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Proposed structure calls for more meetings

    Board to decide May 18 whether to establish committees by Martha Quetsch If the Elburn Village Board establishes committees, trustees and some staff members will have more meetings to attend. However, the work they can accomplish will...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG man charged with sexual assault

    Bryan J. Banbury, 28, of the 100 block of Meadows Drive, Sugar Grove, was charged last weekend with aggravated criminal sexual assault, a class X felony that could land him in jail for up to 30 years.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Stopping field trips doesn’t stop learning

    If you can't go to the Shedd Aquarium, then the Shedd Aquarium can come to you. That's the creative approach teachers are taking to the financial challenges Kaneland has seen during the second half of the school...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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