• The skinny on Orthorexia—When healthy eating goes too far

    Eating disorders affect up to 24 million individuals in America, and 70 million worldwide. There are many different types of eating disorders, and another has been added to the list: Orthorexia Nervosa.

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  • Fast-food menus must display calories, by law

    Seven hundred and forty calories—that’s how many calories are in one McDonald’s Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • June 11 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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  • Photo gallery: Memories of Bob

    Family members of Bob Sommers stop to pose for a photo at the Bob Sommers Memorial Shoot at the St. Charles Sportsman’s Club in Elburn Saturday.

    • Posted June 11, 2010
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  • Benefits of Omega 3 fish oil supplements outweigh risks

    Eating fish two times a week is recommended by the American Heart Association to maintain a healthy diet, but new Omega 3 fish oil pills have all the benefits without the fishy taste.

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  • Cyberbullying: When chatting online goes too far

    It starts with a rumor. A murmur behind closed doors—or open phones. Soon it escalates into a full-blown texting war, a small disagreement that gets too far out of hand to control.

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  • Church news for June 10

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • All-WSC, team awards handed out at KHS

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School dished out end of the year and spring speason sports awards last week.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Crossroads approaching for Elburn Baseball & Softball

    ELBURN—If area residents wish to be informed and involved with Elburn Baseball and Softball, there is no better time than now. That’s because later might not be an option.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Marie C. Phillips

    Marie C. Phillips, 90, of Elburn, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2010, at DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in DeKalb.

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  • Helen A. Kahl

    Helen A. Kahl, 92, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully into the arms of her Savior surrounded by the love of her family at her home on May 31, 2010.

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  • Pair of local students graduate from St. Ambrose

    St. Ambrose University held its Spring Commencement on May 15 in Moline, Ill., and two local residents were part of the ceremony.

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  • Local students named to Bradley University dean’s list

    Jessica Lund of Elburn and Joseph Gruber of Maple Park were among those named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

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  • Bornemann graduates from Ripon College

    Andrea Bornemann of Sugar Grove graduated from Ripon College during its commencement on May 16.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Western Illinois University announces spring 2010 dean’s list

    Several local students were part of the more than 1,850 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University who were named to the 2010 Spring Dean's List.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Editorial: Time more valuable than money

    With the economy continuing to struggle, and state and local governments falling further into debt, budgets are tight to the point of breaking for most people and organizations.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Letter: To all Elburn Baseball and Softball families

    ur community baseball and softball league has come upon some sad times. As of July 20, 2010, we are without a president, vice president, field maintenance coordinator, concessions coordinator, registrar, arbiter (reschedules rainouts), to name just a few.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Elsie G. (Riedelsperger) Rissman

    Elsie G. (Riedelsperger) Rissman, 91, of Shabbona, Ill., formerly of Elburn and Hinckley, passed away at the Shabbona Health Care Assisted Living Center, where she had recently made her home, on Saturday, June 5, 2010.

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Frances B. “Fran” Koenig

    Frances B. “Fran” Koenig, 88, of Maple Park, passed away in the early morning hours, surrounded by the prayers of her family on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital.

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Pride of the Fox RiverFest set for June 11-13

    St. Charles—The 28th Annual St. Charles Pride of the Fox RiverFest will be held Friday through Sunday, June 11-13.

    • Posted June 8, 2010
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