• TCFS hosts upcoming programs

    GENEVA—TriCity Family Services (TCFS) will offer a series of programs that begin in October.

    • Posted October 18, 2009
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  • Hatcher announces bid for re-election

    SUGAR GROVE—State representative Kay Hatcher announced her intent to run for re-election in 2010 on Oct. 6 at The Fireside Inn in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • Health Department receives first shipment of H1N1 vaccine

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department received its first shipment of nasal-spray H1N1 flu vaccine last week.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • West Physical Therapy provides free screenings

    Sugar Grove—West Physical Therapy, PC will offer free screenings for injuries or painful conditions throughout the month of October to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • County ends outside counsel for internal budget dispute

    KANE COUNTY—Effective Oct. 9, two law firms no longer will represent two Kane County officials in a budget dispute with each other.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • Kaneland vs. Geneva preview

    Kaneland (5-2, 4-1) vs. Geneva (6-1, 4-1) 1 p.m. at Kaneland High School

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Camera a ‘pre-emptive’ measure against crime

    ELBURN—Local police said crime at the Metra commuter station in Elburn is not a major issue, but occasionally people commit offenses there, from burglaries to theft to vagrancy

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • It’s the great pumpkin, Tom McIlvaine

    Wasco—Tom McIlvaine, of St. Charles, has been growing giant pumpkins for 14 years. This year, he produced by far the largest he has ever grown; a great pumpkin weighing 1,148 pounds.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes Oct. 16

    Village serves as policing authority for cemetery; Homeowner obtains setback variance for porch

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Community invited to round table meeting

    The Village of Sugar Grove will host a round table meeting of the Sugar Grove community taxing bodies in the training room at the Sugar Grove Fire Department at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Kaneville Classics meet for first time of year

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Classics met for the first time this year on Sept. 28, and the group changed its regular meeting time to the fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Conley Outreach October Grief events

    Elburn—Conley Outreach scheduled the following events for the month of October. Digital Scrapbooking Session.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • MP has history of top-cop turnover

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials plan to hire a new police chief by early December, after not having one for a year and a half.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • ‘Heroes’ may be no match for economy

    Kane county—The Red Cross Hometown Heroes Awards Breakfast may be among the newest casualties of the weak economy.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • culinary students gain real-world experience

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School culinary students had a chance to experience work in the professional culinary world this summer before classes even began.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Library Board to ask for tax rate increase

    SUGAR GROVE—Now that the new library building is open, Sugar Grove Public Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes said she hopes residents will see more clearly how the lack of additional operating funds limits the services available, and...

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Board votes to examine grade scale

    Kaneland—In a 5-1 vote, the Kaneland School Board agreed to direct the administration to commence a study this year to evaluate the current grading system for a possible change to a 10-point system. School Board President Lisa...

    • Posted October 15, 2009
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  • Tennis braves WSC Invite, looks to sectional

    Heading into postseason, the KHS tennis crew had to deal with not only opposing teams, but the elements.

    • Posted October 15, 2009
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  • Soccer goes 1-2 in run to playoffs

    With the regular season wrapping up, Knights soccer is looking for any kind of edge heading into Class 2A postseason play.

    • Posted October 15, 2009
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  • Area police blotter for Oct. 15

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted October 15, 2009
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