• Volunteers: the lifeblood of the Corn Boil

    The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family-friendly and fun-filled days.

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  • District to fill in gaps due to contract limitations

    The administration made the choice to hire an interim high school principal when Tony Valente resigned in June, after most potential candidates had already signed contracts for the upcoming school year.

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  • KHS lands former Geneva principal

    Former Geneva High School principal Dr. Greg Fantozzi will take over as interim principal at Kaneland High School this fall. During the two years since Fantozzi retired from school administration, he has been a principal mentor, a...

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  • Board examines its effectiveness

    The Kaneland School Board will participate in a self-evaluation process for its members to determine how the board is working as a team, define its strengths and weaknesses, and to make plans for improving its function.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Area resident earns degree at Kettering

    After successfully completing requirements at Kettering College of Medical Arts, Joanne Shona Cross of Elburn has earned an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from the school.

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  • Celebrate recovery event at FVCC

    BATAVIA—Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host a celebrate recovery event from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sat., July 25.

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  • Local residents earn scholarships

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 13 scholarships to southwestern Kane County residents for the 2009-10 academic year. The potential value of these scholarships over the next four years is $31,000.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Local residents join Hispanic Honor Society

    Three local residents were among the charter members recently inducted into Aurora University’s Psi Mu Chapter No. 563 of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

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  • Long, Peters to wed

    Diane and Gerry Long of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Danielle, to Kody Myron Peters, son of Darla Mason of Lemont, Ill., and Ricky Peters of Yorkville.

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  • Three state grants in jeopardy

    Three state grants that support Kaneland School District programs are in jeopardy until the budget for the Illinois State Board of Education is approved.

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  • Dudzinski a center of gravity

    With one more year at Kaneland, Knight gets summer work in at court DEERFIELD—After going to the hoop, working in the paint and jockeying for position against some of the area and nation’s best, what was Kaneland Class...

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  • Just call them Batmen

    The Kane County Knights took home the 2009 13U Yorkville Wooden Bat championship.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Xplosive!

    The Kane County Xplosion 14U are now two-time State Champs after winning the Northern Illinois State Championship in Rockford on July 12.

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  • Silver Stars tryouts

    The Kaneland Silver Stars program for grades 5-8 recently held their tryouts for the 2009-2010 season. Several levels still have a couple openings.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • KYSO open for business

    The KYSO Soccer program is offering fall sign-up, available until July 21. People can sign-up at kanelandyouthsoccer.com by logging in and registering.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Wasco offering fall ball

    Registration has begun for Wasco Girls Fastpitch Fall Ball. Practices start in August; games begin in September and end in October.

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  • Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long

    This special camp just for middle school girls will focus primarily on offensive skills including shooting, screening, driving and dribbling.

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  • Kane County XPlosion launching tryouts

    The Kane County Xplosion is a girls travel fastpitch softball organization, made up of girls from all around the Kane County area.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • No train whistles, now no church bells

    There will be no bells ringing on the hour from the Elburn Community Congregational Church—at least until the church gets its leaking roof fixed.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Laura J. Tyler

    Laura J. Tyler, 50, of Elburn, and formerly of Beloit, Wis., died Monday, July 13, 2009, in Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva.

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