• Jobs, most programs reinstated by school board

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday adopted a resolution to hire back the first, second, third, fourth-year and part-time teachers let go in a cost-cutting measure taken last month.

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  • Elburn mission statement emphasizes ‘small-town values’

    ELBURN—Although a proposed mission statement for the village of Elburn emphasizes small-town values, it does not mean that the village's philosophy is anti-growth, Village President Dave Anderson said.

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  • Pastor returns to help in post-quake Haiti

    SUGAR GROVE—The Rev. Steve Good was a college student in 1982 the first time he went to Haiti.

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  • Plan Commission considers renewable-energy ordinance

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Township wants to put up a wind turbine at its road and bridge building on Main Street, but a proposed Sugar Grove village ordinance may not allow it.

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  • Accurate census makes sense for villages

    ELBURN, MP—Elburn and Maple Park officials want residents to stand up and be counted, by completing their 2010 U.S. Census forms.

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  • Tree City USA status renewed

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn recently qualified again as a Tree City USA.

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  • Lions announce calendar raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Lions Club announced the winners for its calendar raffle for the month of April.

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  • Friday Knightlife ‘too cool’

    ELBURN—Friday Knightlife, a youth recreation program that started last fall at the Elburn & Countryside Community Center, was so popular that its organizers plan to offer it again.

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  • April 30 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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  • Drive Your Tractor to School Day

    Olivia (left) and Grace (right) Fabrizius arrive at school on April 21 for Drive Your Tractor to School Day at Kaneland High School.

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  • Sports bar proposed for Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove—If all goes well with village approvals, Sugar Grove could have a sports bar by this fall.

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  • Photo Gallery: Pack 41 plants a tree

    Former Boy Scout Roger Storck supervises a group of scouts from Sugar Grove Boy Scout Troop 41, as they plant a tree he donated on the future site of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church on Harter...

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  • Parents helped make it successful

    ELBURN—Four to eight parents typically volunteered to help during each of the twice-monthly Friday Knightlife programs held at Elburn & Countryside Community Center since last fall.

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  • Photo gallery: SG Library fun

    Future ballerinas imitated the moves of Moves Dance Studio ballerina and teacher Katie McGinnis, during an Angelina Ballerina session held at the library.

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  • Making the grade

    Sculptures. Murals. Pottery. Collages. Beading. Painting. Drawing. Art.

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  • ISA offers Arbor Day tree planting advice

    Champaign—Illinois Arbor Day is on Friday, April 30, coinciding with the observance of Arbor Day throughout much of the nation.

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  • Marie Grace Pickering

    Marie Grace Pickering, 1915-2010; wife to Leonard Pickering; mother of Lezlie B. Lopez; grandmother of Jennifer Lopez and Sunshine Colannino; and great-grandmother of Jaden Colannino.

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  • Church news for April 30

    A look through this week’s church news.

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  • Miranda Sue Schramer

    Brad and Laura (Chyllo) Schramer of Virgil announce the birth of their daughter, Miranda Sue, on March 9, 2010, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

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  • Zoe Francis Johnson

    Chad and Missy (Schramer) Johnson of Sycamore announce the birth of their daughter, Zoe Francis, on Jan. 16, 2010, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in Sycamore, Ill.

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