• Letter: Parents As Advocates retreat is an amazing weekend

    For the last four years, I have had the supreme pleasure of sharing a weekend with the most amazing, non-judgmental, open women I have ever been so fortunate to meet.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Celebrating 20 years of service

    For the past 20 years, Elderday Center has had the privilege of serving senior citizens and their caregivers from the Tri Cities, Aurora, Elburn, Elgin, Sugar Grove and Wayne.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: Thank you, Rod Fabrizius

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection District would like to express our gratitude to Rod Fabrizius for his continual support over the years.

    • Posted September 30, 2010
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  • Rural MP man indicted on additional counts in illegal drug case

    MAPLE PARK—A rural Maple Park man charged last month in a narcotics and money laundering scheme has been indicted on additional counts. In addition, a Chicago man was indicted in the case.

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • PTO plans fall, winter clothing, toy sale

    ELBURN—Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Network will offer a fall and winter clothing and toy sale on Friday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • Food or supplements? What do you need?

    What is a dietary supplement? Should you take a supplement? Will a supplement interact with your prescription medication? Answers to these questions and more will be presented at the local leader lesson “Supplements or Food,” sponsored by...

    • Posted September 29, 2010
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  • County requires additional testing to combat DUIs

    Kane County—Some offenders convicted in Kane County of drunken driving now must submit to additional testing to prove they have not violated court orders in a new initiative of the Kane County State's Attorney.

    • Posted September 28, 2010
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  • Marikay Nichols

    Marikay (nee Lieving) Nichols, age 72, passed away Friday, Sept. 24 at her home in Batavia. She was born May 27, 1938 in DeKalb, Ill., the daughter of Jesse and Catherine (nee Ernzen) Lieving.

    • Posted September 27, 2010
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  • WCC hopes to establish a Fab Lab

    SUGAR GROVE—The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Mobile Fabrication Laboratory—Fab Lab—exhibit at Waubonsee Community College gave attendees a glimpse of the computer-controlled machining shop’s ability to design and build just about anything the mind can imagine.

    • Posted September 27, 2010
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  • Drive Your Tractor to School Day

    Kaneland High School’s “Drive Your Tractor to School Day” was held this past week, both as a way to recognize the agricultural background of the area ...

    • Posted September 26, 2010
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  • New cable ordinance tougher on violations

    More programming, wider service area ensured ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a new cable ordinance that steps up the village's requirements for its cable TV provider.

    • Posted September 25, 2010
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  • Mayor escorts student to school

    Elburn—Elburn Village President and St. Gall Parishioner David Anderson recently made a local student’s dream come true, with the help of the boy’s grandparents and a local limousine company.

    • Posted September 25, 2010
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  • No fireworks for Elburn, without a new sponsor

    Chamber cancels Day in the Park ELBURN—It costs money to put on a free event: $16,000, to be exact, when you’re talking about paying to execute the Day in the Park and the fireworks display in Elburn.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Sharing future boundary bounty

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Board decided Monday to keep the door open to finding common ground with Cortland on where the two villages’ boundaries meet, but they want more equitable terms.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Wastewater plant takes top priority

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Monday postponed starting work on the Schrader Road extension agreement, citing more current concerns for the revenue-strapped village.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • School acre annexed on Harter Road

    Village also changes the parcel’s zoning SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday annexed an additional acre of Kaneland School District property along Harter Road.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • VNA launches annual flu shot clinic

    St. Charles—VNA of Fox Valley will launch its annual flu shot clinic program on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at the Pheasant Run Home Show in St. Charles.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Dennis Allen Anderson

    Dennis Allen Anderson, 67, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, due to complications of mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Phil A. Kuzlik

    Phil A. Kuzlik, 69, of Chapin, S.C., formerly of both Chicago and Elburn, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2010.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Pydynowski, Sheahan to wed

    Steve and Eileen Pydynowski of Bloomington, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Pydynowski, to Mike Sheahan, the son of Molly and Harry Hartman of Beaumont, Texas, and Matt Sheahan of Naperville.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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