• Elena Marie Kirkwood

    Charles and Lisa Kirkwood, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Elena Marie. She was born on Sept. 15, 2009, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 18.5...

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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  • Elburn resident helps launch college news website

    Elburn resident and University of St. Thomas student Mary Kenkel helped launch TommieMedia.com, the St. Paul, Minn., university’s only student-led and produced news website.

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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  • Cancer center kicks off Breast Cancer Boot Camp

    GENEVA—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a new 10-week program titled “Breast Cancer Boot Camp.”

    • Posted October 14, 2009
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  • Local group celebrates 92 years

    ELBURN—The Kane County Association for Home and Community Education (HEA) will celebrate its 92nd year beginning the week of Oct. 11.

    • Posted October 13, 2009
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  • Elburn attorney joins national academy

    Elburn—Robert Britz, of the Law Office of Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper & Gilbert in Elburn, joined the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA).

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Nominations being accepted for Waubonsee’s Athletic Hall of Fame

    Individuals or groups can be nominated for induction beginning Oct. 12, 2009.

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Krier earns honors

    KANELAND KRIER—Every spring, high school journalists across the nation rush to send their stories into Quill and Scroll, the international high school journalism honor society.

    • Posted October 12, 2009
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  • Rental assistance available in Kane County

    KANE COUNTY—Low-income households in Kane County who are struggling to pay their rent are encouraged to check with area non-profits to see if they qualify for rental assistance.

    • Posted October 11, 2009
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  • Trustees to prioritize infrastructure needs

    Maple Park's next Committee of the Whole meeting will be a workshop during which trustees will develop a list of infrastructure project priorities. The meeting will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at...

    • Posted October 10, 2009
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  • Knights to return to United Center Feb. 20, 2010

    The Kaneland boys’ basketball team will be playing Geneva High School this season at the United Center, before the Bulls game against the Philadelphia 76ers, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at 2 p.m.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Kaneland @ DeKalb preview

    Kaneland (4-2, 3-1) vs. DeKalb (1-5, 0-4) 1 p.m. at DeKalb High School

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • No officer in charge while chief sought

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials soon will interview police chief candidates, and hope to fill the long-vacant position by early December. Meantime, the Police Department is operating without an officer in charge, following Officer Chuck Slater's resignation in...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Lead MP officer said he resigned at board’s request

    MAPLE PARK—Former Maple Park Police Officer Chuck Slater said Wednesday he resigned from the Police Department in early September at the Village Board's request.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Marching band comes home #1

    KANELAND—The Kaneland High School marching band's hard work this summer paid off on Sept. 26, when it took first place in its class, as well as best percussion, best color guard and best overall effect in a...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • State shortfall worsens village budget woes

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday explored ways of increasing revenues and decreasing expenses, but a recent notification from the state of a $120,000 decrease in funding to the village may force officials to take a harder...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Hannaford Farm LLC in default

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday declared Hannaford Farm LLC in default on its obligations for public improvements within the Hannaford Farm development.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Developer mum about Keslinger Plaza’s future

    ELBURN—Elburn officials are uncertain about whether a proposed commercial center at Route 47 and Keslinger Road they hoped would bring more retail stores and tax dollars to the village will ever be built, since the developer isn't...

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • No neighbors named yet for new Walgreens

    Elburn—Walgreens, which opened this month in Elburn, is the anchor store for the Prairie Valley North Commercial Center at the northeast corner of Routes 38 and 47, but so far, it's not anchoring anything.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Bank planned for complex wants more time

    DeKalb-based Castle Bank, which plans to build a branch next to the new Walgreens in Elburn, asked the village to allow up to two more years for the company to pursue the project.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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  • Village to pass its own stimulus package

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday agreed on a short-term reduction in developer fees to encourage residential growth within the village.

    • Posted October 9, 2009
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