• Fire experts make case for greater fire protection

    CHICAGO—The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held a live demonstration of the need for home fire sprinklers as part of the 2009 NFPA Annual Conference Expo at McCormick Place recently.

    • Posted June 30, 2009
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  • Get to your July 4th destination safely

    STATE—With millions of drivers hitting the road this Fourth of July holiday, playing it safe when behind the wheel takes on even greater importance.

    • Posted June 29, 2009
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  • Editorial: Hitting home—Illinois budget cuts would affect local families, agencies

    “Some days we are all just in tears when we don’t have relief."

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • New Stewart principal starts July 1

    ELBURN—Brian Graber takes over as principal for the Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School for the 2009-10 school year beginning Wednesday, July 1.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • What about Brian?

    MAPLE PARK—Tuesday morning had the usual cast of characters when it comes to KHS boys basketball. Your Dudzinskis and your Bayleys were there at the East Gym, but the gray-shirted player leading the camp was a new face.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • D-302 to hire interim HS principal

    KANELAND—School District officials will hire an interim high school principal for the 2009-2010 school-year.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Give me a T!

    Miabella Brandonisio takes her swings during Saturday morning’s T-Ball battle at Lions Park West in Elburn. Miabella is part of the Elburn Angels, the only local all-girl t-ball squad.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Fearing for the future

    REGIONAL—Local families with developmentally disabled children will be among those whose lives will be drastically affected if the state slashes social services funding to reduce its budget deficit.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • District adds paraprofessionals’ dependents to health care coverage

    KANELAND—Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, the Kaneland School District will pay 50 percent of the cost of insurance premiums for dependents of full-time educational support staff (paraprofessionals).

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Aurora University announces 2009 graduates

    19 residents are among the 1,260 Aurora University students receiving diplomas at the 116th annual commencement ceremonies held May 10.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Lund named to Bradley’s deans list

    Jessica Lund of Elburn was named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Davidson named James Millikin Scholar

    Millikin University student Erika Davidson, a Kaneland High School graduate, was named a James Millikin Scholar in recognition of her outstanding scholastic achievements.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Waubonsee announces class of 2009 graduates

    Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 675 graduates at its 2009 commencement ceremony on May 28. The college’s Class of 2009 includes the following graduates:

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Aiden Ehren Pattison

    John and Kari Pattison of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Aiden Ehren, on May 13, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Chase Rigley Miller

    Dennis and Regann (Rohm) Miller of Sycamore announce the birth of their son, Chase Wrigley, on May 7, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • James Robery Haages

    Jason and Jessica (Anderson) Haages of Maple Park announce the birth of their son, James Robery, on May 19, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Avery Alice Anderson

    Phill and Joanna (Morris) Anderson of Maple Park announce birth of their daughter, Avery Alice, on May 21, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Wacky Wednesdays at Sanctuary

    BATAVIA—The Children’s Ministry of Sanctuary in Batavia will shift into high gear again this summer with their Wacky Wednesday program, running from July 15th through August 12th.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal announces VBS

    BATAVIA—Calvary Episcopal Church, 222 S. Batavia Ave., invites the public to “Crocodile Dock,” its 2009 vacation bible school.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Noise level in village expected to drop in July

    ELBURN—Wayside horn installation is expected to begin at Elburn’s two downtown freight train crossings Monday, June 29, village officials said.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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