• Letter: Thank you, Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market

    Thank you so much to the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market for letting me sponsor and participate in the Farmer's Market Dog Days of Summer event on Aug. 15.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Letter to Congressman Foster

    I have watched the continuing debate over health care. In my view, the overarching issue is access to health care for the uninsured. I would suggest three simple solutions:

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Tornadoes strike north of Elburn

    ELBURN—Nancy Nelson was in her laundry room next to the kitchen at about 6 p.m. on Aug. 19. Elburn's emergency sirens had sounded earlier and heavy rain was coming down, so she shut all the windows in...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Tollways need to go

    With the latest corruption coming out of Downers Grove there could not be a more opportune time for Gov. Quinn and our legislators to support legislation that would get rid of Illinois’ biggest embarrassment—the Illinois State Toll...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Frustrated with Foster

    I became quite frustrated with Congressman Bill Foster and his staff when I attended his “Neighborhood Office Hours” at the DeKalb Public Library on Aug. 11.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Auxiliary thanks class of 1950

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the Elburn High School class of 1950.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Wolbers named financial rep. for Country Financial

    Vanessa Wolbers of Kaneville has been named a financial representative for Country Financial.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Lady Knights lose opening two skirmishes

    The effort was there, the preferred end result was not, however.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • American Girls

    SUGAR GROVE—Killeen Castle in County Meath, Ireland, will have a tough road ahead if it wants to compare to the extravaganza put on in Sugar Grove this past week.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Golfers drop opening dual at Wheaton Academy

    ST. CHARLES—Kaneland High School golf had a fairly good total of its top four scores on Monday at Pheasant Run in St. Charles.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Knights soccer opens 1-0 against Marengo

    MAPLE PARK—Against the always physical Marengo Indians, the host Knights soccer squad held its own, enough to open 2009 with a win.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Just in time

    The final walk-through of the Harter Middle School took place on Tuesday, just in time for the first day of school on Wednesday.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • George A. Siebens

    George A. Siebens, 77, of DeKalb. died on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, with his loving wife and all eight of his children at his side.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Robert Lewis Larsen

    Robert Lewis Larsen, 86, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2009, at St. Judes Memorial Center in Fullerton, Calif.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Arthur Gordon Miller

    Arthur Gordon Miller, 86, of Dunnellon Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. He was born on March 16, 1923, in Janesville, Wis., the son of the late Arthur G. and Maud May (Heath) Miller.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Patricia L. Sanderson

    Patricia L. Sanderson, 62 of Earlville, Ill., passed away suddenly at Mendota Community Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Marion Nelson

    Marion Nelson, 92, of Maple Park passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, in Champaign, Ill., where she was recently receiving care.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Nancy J. Bower

    Nancy J. Bower of Clinton, Ark., formerly of Batavia, passed away on Aug. 15, 2009. She was born July 25, 1938, to Lee and Margaret Butts.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Blessing of the beasts, pork chop dinner Aug. 29

    AURORA—Cats, dogs, and other animals will be blessed at a “Blessing of the Beasts” worship service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Fourth Street United Methodist Church, 551 S. Fourth St., Aurora.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—The event called Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will be held for the fifth time on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St....

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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