• Madrigals usher in the joy of the season

    KANELAND—The Kaneland High School cafeteria was transformed into a medieval castle last weekend, when family, friends and fans attended the school's 32nd annual “Madrigal Christmas Feaste.”

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Villages on top of snow, ice

    ELBURN/MP—Winter weather started locally just recently, but with a vengeance, so local Public Works employees already have put in a lot of work to keep the streets clear of snow and ice.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Village will permit more prominent business signs

    ELBURN—Elburn will now allow large, hanging signs at downtown storefronts to attract more people to those businesses.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • MP man convicted of threatening officer

    Jose E. Blanco, 45, of the 200 block of Kane Street, Maple Park, was convicted this week by Circuit Judge Thomas E. Mueller, of one count of threatening a public official, a Class 3 felony. Blanco waived...

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Police witness fatal crash

    Kane County—Kane County Sheriff’s deputies witnessed a fatal traffic accident on Sunday at 11:50 p.m. while responding to a report of a different accident.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Dec. 18 Kaneland notes

    Committee struggles with attendance, changes meeting time; District to put Esker Drive extension to bid

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Elburn Animal Hospital aids TAILS for Christmas

    Elburn—With homeless pets on their minds, the staff of Elburn Animal Hospital (EAH) is collecting items from the public to donate to TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. People can leave items in the lobby of EAH at...

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • Dollhouse’s home will be in the White House

    CORTLAND—Local resident Lee Newtson has built nearly 40 dollhouses since 1978, donating many of them to local organizations for fundraisers.

    • Posted December 18, 2009
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  • If you can’t give money or food, please give your time

    Guest editorial Ask most of us to describe our Thanksgiving weekend and we would probably use at least four of the following words: “Faith, family, friends and food.”

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Boys BB vs. Rochelle

    Dec. 16, 2009 Kaneland 69, Rochelle 55 Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Dec. 17 Police blotter

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

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Grapplers take care of DeKalb, Glenbard S.

    Just call them Kaneland’s 11. While not quite on the same scale of the ensemble movie that was released eight years ago this month, the Knights wrestling squad has shown a penchant for boosting victories— 11 of them...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Boys hoops improves to 4-2 with win vs. YHS

    MAPLE PARK—It took a quarter for the Knights boys basketball team to gain their footing on Thursday evening, but they righted themselves for the final three frames and held off a charging Yorkville squad to win 55-50.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Lady Knights victim of poor shooting against Yorkville

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland girls basketball had a tough task ahead of it on Friday night in Maple Park with an improved Yorkville squad.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Bowlers run into WSC juggernaut schools

    Kaneland bowlers will need to pick up their game in order to navigate through a tough Western Sun Conference season.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Holiday cheer

    The Kaneland freshman basketball teams rang bells for the Salvation Army at the Elburn Jewel-Osco all day Saturday.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Budding artists honored

    Seven Kaneland elementary students had artwork selected for the Illinois Art Education Association’s annual student art show. They were honored on Nov. 7 at the IAEA’s state conference in Lisle, Ill.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Judith ‘Judy’ K. Watters

    Judith “Judy” K. Watters, 69, of Elburn, passed away at Provena Mercy Center Hospital, Aurora, on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Church news for Dec. 17

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Think fire safety this holiday season

    For most of us, the holidays represent a treasured time of year, and we work hard to make it special for the people we care about most. But as we do these things, fire safety is rarely...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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