• Animal masks donated to MP Fire Dept.

    MAPLE PARK—When village resident Kimberley Meyers heard a disc jockey on US 99 talk about a resuscitation mask for pets that could be installed on a fire truck just like human oxygen masks, she agreed with the...

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Perez, Kramer focus on public safety, reducing costs

    Kane County—Incumbent Kane County Sheriff and Democrat Pat Perez will face Republican challenger Donald E. Kramer on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Stable owner, others receive safety award

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Monday recognized individuals from two local businesses and a school for exemplary fire prevention practices.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • KHS makes itself at home in 34-13 win at Yorkville

    by Mike Slodki YORKVILLE—Friday night at Campbell Field in Yorkville featured four quarters of Fox hunting. For Kaneland, the instrument of choice was a scalpel.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Lady Knights tennis serves up talent at NIB-12, eyes IHSA Sectionals

    ROCHELLE—There was no rest this past weekend for Kaneland tennis.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Four!

    Guyton gets last qualifying State spot after Sectional KANELAND—This is becoming old hat for Kaneland’s Hayley Guyton.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Knights soccer finds offense against NIB-12

    KANELAND—In the “world’s most popular sport,” goals can be quite hard to come by, no matter the level.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • V-ball spikes Geneva for first time since 1991

    KANELAND—This past week saw Lady Knights volleyball take care of an NIB-12 opponent, participate in some Iowa action, and vanquish an old foe.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Knight boys hit Sterling Invite, finish in 14th

    STERLING—The annual Sterling Invitational usually provides tough competition for the visiting Kanenald boys cross country crew.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Girls run mid-pack in Sterling race

    STERLING—Could it be a perfect storm of sorts for the Lady Knights cross country team?

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Kickers Soccer Club bits

    The Kickers Soccer Club will hold supplemental U15-19 Boys Tryouts on Sunday, Oct. 17, at Still Middle School from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • St. Charles Episcopal craft sale Oct. 23

    St. Charles—St. Charles Episcopal Church will hold its Fifth Annual Arts and Crafts Sale on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25) in St. Charles.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Lord of Life offers Fill The Truck Sunday

    Elburn—A Wayside Cross Ministries truck will be at Lord of Life Church, corner of LaFox Road and Route 38, on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Otto W. Heinz

    Otto W. Heinz, 76, of Maple Park and a longtime resident of Winfield, lll.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Alice Quist

    Alice Quist, 95, joined her husband Peter in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Oct. 5, 2010, at Provena Medical Center in Aurora, surrounded by the prayers of her family.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Editorial: New program may help break cycle of violence

    According to Mutual Ground, Community Crisis Center, by the time you finish reading this paragraph, someone in the U.S. will be abused by their partner.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of John Dalton

    I’ve lived in the Northeast neighborhood of Elgin for my entire life, and one thing that stands out about it is how connected everyone is and how we all take care of each other.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: In support of Randy Hultgren

    As a professor of economics, economic policy is of great importance to me. Unlike his opponent, Randy Hultgren has sound economic ideas that would move the economy in the right direction.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: We need answers on employment

    This letter is directed to all Democrat and Republican candidates, either serving in office or running for office.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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  • Letter: Rep. Foster is wrong

    Rep. Foster has been attacking Randy Hultgren because the latter’s investment firm sold risky funds.

    • Posted October 14, 2010
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