• Virgil committee forms to tackle septic tank issue

    Virgil Village President Debbie Washburn recently appointed a new committee, Wastewater/Stormwater Committee, to tackle the problem of lack of septic systems at some residences within the village.

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  • Maple Park notes

    Board re-appoints village clerk; Group to install picnic table

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  • Township gives $10k for wayside horns

    Blackberry Township Supervisor David Richmond presented a $10,000 check to the village of Elburn on behalf of the Township Board June 1, to help pay for the village's wayside horn project.

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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Elburn Baseball and Softball

    The 2009 Elburn Baseball and Softball Fundraising Committee would like to thank the following people/businesses for their support:

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  • Cougars host Cancer Survivors Day

    GENEVA–More than 2,000 survivors and families attended the Kane County Cougars’ Cancer Survivors Day, presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Sunday afternoon.

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  • Silver Sluggers at WCC

    Sugar Grove—Many things that began in the 1980s are woefully out of style. But if they offer a good product and rising returns every year, thriving is in the cards.

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  • ‘Tis the Season

    The Kaneland High School freshman softball team completed a successful 2009 season.

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  • Letter: Kudos to Barsanti in Barry case

    Bravo to Kane County State’s Attorney John Barsanti for his valiant efforts to pursue justice in the shamefully sad and tragically premature death of 84-year-old Mary Barry.

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  • Batavia Garden Walk set for June 20

    KANE—“Primrose to Prairie” is the theme of this year's garden walk presented by the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners on Saturday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm.

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  • More hardware

    The Wasco Diamonds 12U took first place while the Wasco Diamonds 10U finished 2nd at the 17th Annual Sparks Invitational in Elgin on May 16-17.

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  • Chiefs baseball nabs post-season honors

    Sugar Grove–Seven Waubonsee Community College baseball players recently received post-season honors.

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  • First bird in Illinois tests positive for West Nile virus

    State—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, recently announced that the first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year was found in LaSalle County.

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  • H1N1 flu continues to circulate

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,268 cases of H1N1 influenza in Illinois, and four people diagnosed with the virus, all with underlying medical conditions, have died.

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  • Elburn police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the Elburn Police Department. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  • Girl Scouts give to charities

    Members of the Kaneland Junior Girl Scout Troop 694 earned a bronze award by running a food drive for local charities.

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  • TriCity Family Services recruits board members

    COUNTY—TriCity Family Services, a private, not-for-profit human service agency serving the community members and organizations of central Kane County, is looking for board members to serve on the agency Board of Directors.

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  • Student from Germany stays with Elburn family

    ELBURN—The home of Mark and Miriam Howlett will host Carlos Hufschlag from Bornheim, Germany, who will arrive in August and attend Kaneland High School in the upcoming school year.

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  • Kids Have Fun in Summer Speech Group w/photo

    MAPLE PARK—Community Therapy Services, a St. Charles provider of pediatric therapy services, offers a group called Motor Mouths every summer.

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  • Heartland Blood Centers host Guitar Hero blood drive competition

    Heartland Blood Centers will host several special-event blood drives where blood donors will be entered in a Guitar Hero competition.

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  • Bridge Walk raises $175K for LivingWell Center

    Geneva—Winston Churchill said, “We get to make a living; we give to make a life,” and that philosophy is shared by LivingWell Cancer Resource Center and its many volunteers and donors.

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