• Children’s musical producer relishes new role

    ELBURN—For Stephanie Kleba of Elburn, balancing her roles as a working mother of two and a children's musical producer has been challenging but well worth it, she said.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Village president may run for Senate seat

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels has collected 760 of the 1,000 signatures he needs to make a run for the 25th District State Senate seat, currently held by Chris Lauzen (R).

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Outlook grim for village’s finances, accountant says

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park's financial consultant warned the Maple Park Village Board that the village faces a financial crunch because of limited property taxes for 2009.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Elburn crafting new cable franchise contract for Mediacom

    ELBURN—A village survey indicated many residents are unhappy with their cable service from Mediacom. Village officials said they plan to renew the company's franchise contract, however, because they have no other option.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Students honored for high achievement

    KANELAND—Proud parents, teachers and principals filled the Kaneland High School library on Oct. 13 to honor students who received high scores on recent standardized tests, including the Illinois State Achievement Test (ISAT), WorkKeys and the American College...

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Annexation denied for development south of Elburn

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials on Monday turned down a developer's request to annex property for a residential subdivision south of the village.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Consultant tasked with creating updated employee handbook

    The village of Elburn will pay a consultant $6,000 to create an updated employee handbook.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Village may adopt drug testing policy

    Drug screens will be required of all new hires before they officially can be employed by the village of Maple Park if the Village Board approves a new policy with that requirement.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Kaneville completes comprehensive plan

    KANEVILLE—From the beginning, Kaneville residents have said that they wanted to have control over their own destiny. Completion of the comprehensive plan brings them one step closer to that goal.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Village sues Benchmark Bank

    Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Benchmark Bank for its failure to release money from a letter of credit it holds for Hannaford Farm, LLC.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Blackberry Elementary wants more crossing guards

    ELBURN—Kaneland Blackberry Elementary School officials recently asked the village of Elburn to post two more crossing guards near the school to ensure students' safety.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Editorial: Why we do what we do

    Being a journalist in these times, it can become easy to get lost in all the negativity.

    • Posted October 23, 2009
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  • Kaneland’s Guyton finishes second at girls golf State

    It was almost a charmed State trip for Kaneland’s Hayley Guyton. A team captain and a three-time State goer, Guyton was tied at the end of regulation play with a score of 145, but bogeyed on the...

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Lady Knight tennis concludes at SCE sectional

    Kaneland tennis saw its season end on Saturday after the St. Charles East Sectional. With both St. Charles outfits and Western Sun Conference anchor Geneva, it proved to be one of the more difficult groupings in 2009....

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Geneva slips past KHS, 27-24 in OT

    MAPLE PARK—What might have been a thrilling win for Kaneland High School football on Friday night is now just "what might have been.”

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Kaneland boys run to 2nd in WSC

    As the Western Sun Conference sets, Kaneland boys cross country rose to the occasion.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Soccer blanked by Antioch in KHS regional

    Nothing was going to stop Antioch on Tuesday during the IHSA Class 2A regional in Maple Park.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • V-Ball falls to Geneva, beats Yorkville, now 13-14

    Kaneland’s volleyball squad rocked the pink for Volley for the Cure night, but found no solution for a winning formula against the formidable Geneva Lady Vikings.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Girls XC take fourth in WSC meet

    It was the final Western Sun Conference meet, and the Lady Knights cross country roster did themselves proud.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: On a roll—Elburn Bunco

    The 6th anual Bunco for Breast Cancer at Elburn Lions Park clubhouse on Oct. 14 and 15 raised $16,000 for the Breast Cancer Foundation. Photos by Martha Quetsch

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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