• Christmas Stroll a host of holiday happenings

    Family-oriented event will showcase village offerings

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Fun for the family

    Holiday in the Grove brings holiday cheer to Sugar Grove

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  • Library computer lab, remodeling a community effort

    MAPLE PARK—With help from a DeKalb County grant, Maple Park Public Library can put the finishing touches on a remodeling project that created a new computer lab for its patrons.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Public-information access officers required under new law

    MAPLE PARK—Local municipalities are reviewing the new “sunshine laws” designed to improve access to public information, readying for compliance Jan. 1.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Scouts community project is collective

    ELBURN—Sixty extra hands came in handy for the village on Nov. 22. That day, Cub Scout Pack 107 conducted a clean-up of the Metra station parking area, picking up trash that people had tossed on the ground...

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Departments place more focus on reading

    Kaneland—Every Thursday, Scott Parillo, head of the social studies department at Kaneland High School, goes to a meeting to discuss with other social studies teachers how their classes can be improved.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Village tables Mallard Point SSA vote

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday tabled a proposal for a Special Services Area (SSA) in the Mallard Point Subdivision to deal with the recurring groundwater issues and elevated water levels in the wetland area.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Shutterbugs

    SUGAR GROVE—Visitors to the children's section of the Sugar Grove Public Library may find themselves eyeball to eyeball with a Chinese Praying Mantis.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Food pantry helps local families care for their pets

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Animal Hospital has agreed to serve as a drop-off site for animal food and supplies, as well as food donations that will end up on the shelves of the Between Friends Food Pantry...

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Village wants more time to study wind turbines

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board extended its six-month moratorium on windmills and wind turbines for another six months on Tuesday, but that does not mean they are not interested.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Medieval carolers come to Elburn

    Elburn—The Kaneland Madrigal Singers will bring Christmas cheer to the streets of Elburn during the annual Elburn Christmas Stroll on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Philharmonic feeds hungry with holiday concert

    St. Charles—Holiday musical magic is in the air as the Fox Valley Philharmonic orchestra prepares to present “Holiday Magic!”

    • Posted December 4, 2009
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  • Sheriff’s Dept. veteran named MP police chief

    Michael Acosta fills position vacant since 2008

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Editorial: Kick off the season with us at Kandyland

    For many in the area, the Christmas holiday season kicks off with the first weekend of December, when Elburn hosts the annual Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll and Sugar Grove hosts its annual Holiday in the...

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Kaneland shines spotlight on fall athletes with awards

    Monday saw Kaneland High School dish out their annual awards for the fall sports season.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Bowlers split first two battles

    While there were some positive indicators in Monday’s opening bowling matchup with host Morris, the end result was not what Kaneland was hoping for.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • KHS takes third at Strombom hoops gathering

    Marking the first game of the coach Brian Johnson era, the Kaneland Knights boys basketball team took roughly a quarter to find its footing before captializing on fast breaks and high-percentage shots.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • KHS grapplers manage strong start with 3 wins

    BURLINGTON—Why can't every meet be like this for the Kaneland wrestlers?

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Girls hoops splits IC tourney

    The Lady Knights basketball squad would rather take the first half of their tournament at Immaculate Conception Hiigh School in Elmhurst during Thanksgiving week.

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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  • Letter: OK to be upset with harder grading scale

    Is it so wrong for a sophomore girl in high school who’s dealing with the stress of school, boys and zits to be a little upset that her grading scale is harder than what seems like everyone...

    • Posted December 3, 2009
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