• Boys XC wish to re-run great ending

    KANELAND—How does a team that finished fifth in the Class 2A boys cross country race a year ago repeat the appealing end? With the same preparation and attack, and new personnel to replace the graduates.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Healthy lineup key for Lady Knight runners

    KANELAND—With a roster that returns several that missed State a year ago, motivation is available aplenty for Lady Knights cross-country in 2010.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Young tennis group vying for spots

    KANELAND—While eight seniors are gone from last year’s Kaneland tennis crew, the three varsity returnees all bring a game that’s been battle tested.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Volleyball looks for spike in good fortune

    KANELAND—Sixth-year Lady Knights volleyball coach Todd Weimer is counting on his girls tasting victory plenty in 2010, despite the sour end to the 2009 campaign.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Golf’s fab ‘fore’

    Guyton, Douglas, Krueger, Schuberg head up 2010 team KANELAND—If anything, KHS golf returns in 2010 with some experience at State.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Editorial: Mangers represents the best of our communities

    Chassidy Mangers, a Kaneland High School graduate, Elburn resident, and current student of Augustana College, represents the best of our communities and is an example of the type of “small-town values” that are so hard to articulate...

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: 14th District cannot afford Bill Foster

    Does Rep. Bill Foster think we should believe his flurry of government paid advertisements (three in the last two weeks) touting his fiscal responsibility?

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption needs your help

    Field of Dreams Horse Rescue and Adoption, (www.fodhra.org), a local non-profit 501 © (3) tax exempt, all-volunteer horse rescue organization in rural St. Charles, needs your help.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneville pioneer family artifacts come home

    In the spring of 1843, having just given birth to her eighth child, Jemima Seavey Benton, husband Gilbert, and children left New York to establish new lives in what would become known as Kaneville, Illinois.

    • Posted August 19, 2010
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  • SG man guilty of battering corrections officer

    A Sugar Grove man faces prison after he was convicted of battering a Kane County corrections officers while being held in the county jail.

    • Posted August 17, 2010
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  • Aurora man sent to prison for telephone threats to Sugar Grove resident

    An Aurora man has been sentenced to prison for threatening to kill his former girlfriend, the culmination of months of harassment after the relationship ended.

    • Posted August 17, 2010
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  • The Journey: A church without walls

    SUGAR GROVE—A church without walls which has several branches throughout the country has a new location in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • Gorenz, Skye, earn dog show award

    Mike Gorenz, 14, of Maple Park, won first place in dog obedience, junior showmanship and dog care, with his German Shepherd, Skye.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • Island getaway, Michigan-style

    Mackinac a destination that delights the senses MACKINAC, Mich.—If the thought of slowing down this summer sounds appealing, a visit to Mackinac Island may be just the getaway you need.

    • Posted August 16, 2010
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  • D-302 enrollment increases

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302’s enrollment is up 49 students—a 1 percent increase from the 2009-10 school year, Superintendent Jeff Schuler told the School Board on Monday.

    • Posted August 15, 2010
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  • Trio earn martial arts medals

    Three black belts representing Midtown Martial Arts in Elburn won medals competing in the forms competition at the United States National Taekwondo Federation’s 17th International Taekwondo Championships.

    • Posted August 15, 2010
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  • WCC students extend TV ad campaign

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College’s award-winning “Where Futures Take Shape” television commercial campaign utilized a cliffhanger approach, with the characters’ stories continuing online.

    • Posted August 15, 2010
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  • Village will extend waste contract

    Elburn—With the village of Elburn’s contract with Waste Management set to expire at the end of September, officials explored options at the Aug. 2 Village Board meeting and decided to extend the current agreement.

    • Posted August 14, 2010
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  • Good dog!

    Alyssa Koch praises her dog, Cali, a young pit bull, during the dog and puppy training class at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center on July 28.

    • Posted August 14, 2010
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  • ‘Troubled bridge’ over Welch Creek

    This summer at Good Grief Day Camp, children bereaved by the death of a parent or sibling learned a lot about crossing bridges on their own unique grief journey. Temporary repairs to the rustic bridge were completed...

    • Posted August 14, 2010
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