• County offers property tax clinics

    COUNTY—The Kane County Board of Review will offer nine Property Tax Clinics for Kane County taxpayers in 2009.

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • Maple Park village notes

    Presentation on quiet zone pursuit set for Aug. 20; Village finishes sidewalk project

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • Ready for the Solheim Cup

    SUGAR GROVE—Village President Sean Michels said Sugar Grove is ready for the onslaught of visitors that begins on Monday, Aug. 17, when the 2009 Solheim Cup comes to town.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Elburn officials ponder pros, cons of video gambling

    ELBURN—Elburn officials wonder if newly legalized video gambling is what they want for the village.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Editorial—Community in the face of personal crisis: You can help

    The weeks leading up to the start of school are hectic for any family. Supplies, clothes, registration forms, books, etc., have to be purchased, organized and ready to go by the start of school.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Kaneville Public Library sees another tight budget year

    KANEVILLE—In approving its operating budget for the 2010 fiscal year, the Kaneville Public Library Board of Trustees faced another tight year.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Fire leaves SG family with nothing

    SUGAR GROVE—A fire in Sugar Grove last week left a Kaneland family homeless and two youngsters and their mom with nothing but the clothes they were wearing at the time.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Long Time: Girls hoops great gives back

    It wasn’t too long ago that Lyndsie Long was running up and down the court draining three-pointers against the likes of Batavia and Geneva, for highly successful Kaneland Lady Knight basketball squads.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: MP Fire Department concert, featuring Flavor

    Maple Park Fire Department hosted a Concert on the Lawn on Wednesday evening, Aug. 5. While the band, Flavor performed, some attendees danced while others listened, relaxing in chairs on the fire station lawn.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Owls bring people together

    Contributed by Janet Doherty of Sugar Grove Sugar Grove/Elburn—I know I have always talked about how wonderful it is to live in a rural setting and today was no exception.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Dining with Republicans

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson chats with U.S. Congress hopeful Ethan Haster of Elburn at the recent Western Kane County Republican’s pork chop and chicken dinner, held at Elburn’s Lions Park Aug. 2.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Criminal damage to car, times 20

    SUGAR GROVE–Some person or persons committed approximately 20 incidences of criminal damage to property on Arbor Avenue, Calkins Drive, Bristol Court, Chelsea Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Cross Street and Rolling Oaks Drive in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Kaneland school notes

    Board members participate in self-evaluation; Board approves additional funding for Harter Road campus

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Oh Orlando!

    The Kane County Xplosion took fourth Place in the World Series USSSA U14 Fastpitch at The Walt Disney Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, Fla., held July 26 - Aug. 1.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Elburn mother, daughter walk for suicide prevention

    ELBURN—Michelle Phillips and her teenage daughter, Riley, recently participated in a suicide prevention walk in Chicago, along with approximately 2,000 other people.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Farmers Market ‘Dog Days of Summer’ event Aug. 15

    This Saturday, Aug. 15, the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market is hosting Dog Days of Summer, a special event sponsored by Millie’s Pet Sitting & More, LLC, that is dedicated to Man’s Best Friend.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Letter: Disappointed in Fisherman’s Inn

    We are frequent patrons of the Fisherman's Inn in Elburn and I just want to let it be known that we were turned away on a recent Saturday evening for dinner for two because they wanted to...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Parade website has lineup information

    ELBURN—Elburn Days Parade participants may find their lineup number and pre-parade placement by visiting the event website, www.elburnparade.com.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • New Sugar Grove library gets an A+

    SUGAR GROVE—John and Diane Kramp sat comfortably in the Sugar Grove Library's sunlit room near the stacks of magazines; John perused the latest Consumer Reports as Diane thumbed through her magazine of choice.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • 8/13 Editorial cartoon

    Cartoon courtesy Cagle Cartoons

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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