• Spirit of the season

    KANELAND—Brooke Simmons was one of five Kaneland John Shields Elementary School students chosen to pick out presents for a family adopted by fifth-graders through the Holiday Spirit program.

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  • 4-H finds fundraising niche at Elburn Co-Op

    MAPLE PARK—Lincoln Highway 4-H Club found an ideal place to raise money—the Elburn Co-Op in Maple Park.

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  • Editorial: Community focuses on giving, not receiving

    As the holidays approach each year, concerns are often raised that the season has become too materialistic and commercialized.

    • Posted December 11, 2009
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  • New tavern seeks exception from sign ordinance

    ELBURN—After Elburn officials debated for years about what types of signs were appropriate for the village, they crafted a sign ordinance and approved it March 31.

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  • Kaneville Historical Society elects leadership

    Kaneville—The following people were elected for the Kaneville Historical Society: Karen Flamand, President; Lynette Werdin, Vice-President; Sandra Weiss, Secretary/Treasurer.

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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Plan Commissioners waive meeting stipend; Village joins gas franchise consortium; Village considers truck weight restrictions

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  • Marijuana worth $5.2 million seized, six arrested

    Kane County—A five-month multijurisdictional investigation into a multi-million dollar marijuana trafficking ring has resulted in several arrests

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  • A holiday with the animals

    Kaneland John Shields Elementary School second graders recently decorated a tree at Brookfield Zoo in preparation for the zoo's Holiday Magic event.

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  • Chiefs’ Jackson nabs Region IV player honor

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College men's basketball player Nigel Jackson was named the NJCAA Region IV Division II District B Player of the Week for his all-around performances during the first week of December.

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  • A heaping of heritage

    Visitors to the Eigth Grade Heritage night at Kaneland Middle School were treated to a cafeteria, and a few hallways, full of family history.

    • Posted December 10, 2009
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  • Officials urge drivers to take it slow

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois transportation and law enforcement officials urge motorists to start preparing themselves and their vehicles for winter driving conditions.

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  • Dec. 10 area police blotter

    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.

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  • Bowling continues nice start

    It’s early, but the Kaneland bowling roster will definitely take this inviting start.

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  • Wrestlers leave opponents looking up at lights

    MAPLE PARK—Ask the likes of Bremen, Lemont and Rochelle high schools if they had a nice weekend.

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  • Three WSC foes get upper hand on Lady Knights hoops

    The Knights fell to 2-8 and 0-3 in Western Sun Conference play with a tough week vs. Glenbard South, DeKalb and host Rochelle.

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  • Boys hoops conference clash fails to go way of Knights

    MAPLE PARK—KHS boys basketball kept afloat for three quarters.

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  • KHS Madrigal Dinner adds 4th show

    Kaneland—With the 32nd annual Madrigal Dinner fast approaching, a fourth show has been added to accommodate the increasing ticket demand.

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  • Church news for Dec. 10

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

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  • Reita V. Zanardi

    Reita V. Zanardi, 92, of Batavia, passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2009, at Countryside Care Center in Aurora, Ill.

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  • Emma Rita Karch

    Emma Rita Karch, 90, of Virgil, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.

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