• Kaneland offers preschool screening

    Elburn—Kaneland School District will offer a preschool screening from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, at Faith Assembly Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • VNA seeks flu shot clinic volunteers

    Kane County—VNA of Fox Valley is seeking volunteers to work at flu shot clinics in the Tri-Cities area. Volunteers assist customers with registration and paperwork.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • TriCity Family Services presents program on early childhood therapy

    Geneva—Attention parents and caregivers of children birth through five years of age: Join TriCity Family Services for a Parent Support & Education Series presentation.

    • Posted October 18, 2010
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  • JEA names Charles McCormick ‘Administrator of the Year’

    Maple Park—Dr. Charles McCormick was named Administrator of the Year by the national Journalism Education Association on Sept. 27.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • KHS announces AP Scholar Award-winners

    Kaneland—Three students at Kaneland High School earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • New School Board member sworn in

    KANELAND—New Kaneland School Board member Teresa Witt was sworn in on Tuesday.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • Trustee seats up for election in spring

    MAPLE PARK—Three village trustee seats will be up for election in April 2011, when the four-year terms of Nick Moisa, Pat Lunardon and Mark Delaney expire.

    • Posted October 17, 2010
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  • Civic Center improvements planned

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Oct. 5 awarded the Civic Center chimney repair contract to Bruce Masonry and Tile, not to exceed $9,875.

    • Posted October 16, 2010
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  • Proposed levy intended to capture new growth

    Board will vote on final proposal Nov. 15 ELBURN—Village Administrator Erin Willrett on Tuesday presented the village's tentative 2010 property tax levy of $939,718.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Village and Prairie Glen developer compromise

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Oct. 5 amended the agreement between the village and the Prairie Glen developer, The Windham Group Inc.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • District names new-schedule impact areas

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District’s director of educational services Erika Schlichter presented the School Board a report Tuesday naming specific areas that the planned high-school schedule change from four-block to eight-period days next year will impact.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Small-town settings are local writer’s inspiration

    UGAR GROVE—Just about every detail of Tammy Schmidt’s life has taken place locally. She grew up in Sugar Grove, was the editor for the Kaneland Krier, earned a degree in English from Northern Illinois University and student-taught...

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Fire Dept. has new impact fees

    ELBURN—New impact fees for the Elburn and Countryside Fire Department will help to offset the demand for services from future residential and commercial developments, village officials said.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Fine Arts Fest: Take 1

    Brandon Fox is Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s Music Specialist and member of the Cor Cantiamo Choral Ensemble.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A scarecrow story

    St. Charles author Rick Moser reads at a children’s storytime event on Columbus Day at Kuipers Family Farm. Moser narrated his new book, “The Scarecrow Story,” and signed books.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Oct. 15 S.G. 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.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Students sound off on plan

    Proposal for 8-period days has opposition KANELAND—The average class period will be much shorter for Kaneland High School students under a more traditional schedule slated for 2011-12.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Are you ready to make a difference in the life of a child?

    Kaneland—The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) works with volunteers who are 55 plus and have a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • New ordinance will address golf cart use in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Tooling around on a golf cart can be fun and a great way to get from one place to another, but it’s not as free-wheeling as you might think.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Kaneland Cagers to hold tryouts

    The Kaneland Cagers boys travel basketball program will host tryouts for the 2011 winter season on the following dates and times:

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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