• Donald D. “Don” Iverson

    Donald D. “Don” Iverson, 76, of Clearwater Beach, Fla., formerly of McLean, Va. as well as Elburn, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009 following various health complications within the last two years.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Dorothy L. James

    Dorothy L. James, 91, of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Provena Geneva Care Center, Geneva.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • AAA launches new senior safety and mobility website

    AURORA—AAA announced the launch of its new senior safety and mobility website, AAASeniors.com.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Recall targets Colorado-based ground beef

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that JBS Swift Beef Company, a Greeley, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Residents can help shape region’s future at meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will host a “GO TO 2040 Invent the Future Workshop” on Wednesday, July 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Academic and Professional Center on Waubonsee Community College’s...

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • Batavia man dies in Route 38 accident

    A Sunday evening accident at the intersection of Route 38 and Anderson Road led to three injuries the death of a Batavia man.

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • Know dangers of backyard pools

    American Leak Detection encourages pool safety with tips for proper pool maintenance There may be no activity more synonymous with summer fun than the "splish, splash" of swimming in a backyard pool.

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • T&C Library offers local programs

    “Read on the Wild Side” prizes and program continue; Magic show and workshop; Fire safety day

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Rep. Foster votes to increase funds for vets

    STATE—Rep. Bill Foster (D-14) voted recently in favor of legislation designed to aid wounded veterans and the families of those killed in service.

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Village releases Bike to Metra Guide

    ELBURN—The Village of Elburn, in cooperation with the League of Illinois Bicyclists, recently released its Bike to Metra Guide. The guide contains a map with preferred bicycle routes around the Metra Station, as well as bicycle and...

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Lions announce raffle winners

    ELBURN–The Elburn Lions Club announced its July 2009 raffle winners.

    • Posted July 11, 2009
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  • Fashion for your inner gypsy

    KANEVILLE—Joshua-Paul Angell has always had a creative streak. Growing up in Kaneville, he wrote poems, drew pictures, and was an editor for the Kaneland Krier while in high school.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Younger Hastert wants new generation of Republicans to show themselves

    ELBURN—The name “Hastert” is familiar to most local residents, as the last name of the Congressman who served District 14 for two decades.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Board moves forward with Mallard Point project

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday approved a $14,000 contract with engineering company Trotter and Associates to conduct an on-site field tile investigation for the Mallard Point Subdivision and the adjacent Ogle property.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • New committees can’t start without ordinance

    MAPLE PARK—New village committees that Maple Park President Kathy Curtis formed after being elected in April cannot begin meeting until the Village Board approves an ordinance allowing for government structure change.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Train-whistle blares won’t subside until at least August

    ELBURN—Elburn residents throughout the village will continue to hear train whistles blaring regularly for up to six more weeks, since alternate safety devices—wayside horns—were not installed at the end of June as Elburn had expected.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Ready to roll

    Makenna Sikon, 6, was among more than 50 children who decked themselves and their bikes out in red, white and blue for a bike parade on July 4 in the Prairie Valley area of Elburn.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Walgreens will be 2nd drug store for Elburn

    ELBURN—The new Walgreens in Elburn will open at the northeast corner of routes 38 and 47 sometime in August or September, company spokesman Robert Elfinger said.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Stimulus money sought for public works project

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park village officials hope to obtain federal stimulus money for a future water main replacement project in the village. However, they are not optimistic about their chances, so they have a backup plan.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Village approves wind moratorium on energy

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday approved an ordinance for a six-month moratorium on windmills, wind turbines and other electricity-generating wind devices.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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