• Letter: Elburn Leos invite community to fight hunger

    The Elburn Leo Club is inviting all community residents to participate in a food drive on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at Elburn Lions Community Park, 500 Filmore St., in conjunction with their annual...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Blackberry Creek Fun Fair

    We would like to thank all the people who attended and helped make our third annual Blackberry Creek Fun Fair and raffle a success.

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you, Kaneland community

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank friends throughout the Kaneland community for answering the call to help the Between Friends Food Pantry.

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Community center sponsors holiday raffle

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Community Center will sponsor a Holiday Raffle. Tickets are $5 each, with the first-place winner receiving 25 percent of money taken in.

    • Posted November 23, 2010
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  • IEMA highlights winter storm preparedness in November

    Snow, ice, frigid temperatures create hazardous conditions SPRINGFIELD—Winter weather, with its frigid temperatures, snow and ice, can be extremely dangerous, even deadly.

    • Posted November 23, 2010
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  • Holiday worship service seeks to create unity

    Sugar Grove—Mention the upcoming holiday season to anyone and you'll likely hear a few groans. After all, the holidays have come to represent long department store lines, ruthless “Black Friday” crowds and credit cards practically smoldering from...

    • Posted November 22, 2010
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  • Four Library Board seats available in spring election

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Public Library District has four of seven library board seats up for the spring election. Those interested in running can contact Library Director Ray Christiansen at (630) 557-2441.

    • Posted November 22, 2010
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  • With sky-high college dropout rates, more students need to prepare

    KANELAND—Here’s a shocking fact: 73 percent of current Illinois high school seniors are unprepared for college-level science classes. What does that mean?

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • SG plans Dec. 7 vote on McDonald’s plan

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed whether to consider a final Planned Unit Development (PUD) for a McDonald's franchise at the southeast corner of Route 47 and Park Avenue.

    • Posted November 21, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: Montini Catholic 27, Kaneland 14

    The Kaneland Knights fell to the defending state champion Montini Catholic Broncos 27-14 at Peterson Field in Maple Park Saturday night by a score of 27-14. The Knights ended the year 12-1. See this Thursday's paper for...

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: Kaneland 46, ACS 37

    Emily Heimerdinger scored 17 and had 8 rebounds as the Lady Knights defeated Aurora Christian in Aurora as part of the IMSA Tournament. Kaneland sits at 1-1 on the season. Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Holiday Spirit needs your help

    ELBURN—Holiday Spirit, a joint program between the Kaneland schools and Conley Outreach/West Towns, is in need of organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to adopt local families in need this holiday season.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Maple Park considers tax increase referendum

    MAPLE PARK—Recently, the Maple Park Village Board has been looking into alternative ways to finance projects, as the General Obligation Bond will expire in 2011.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Let the businesses do the decorating

    Elburn—Over the next few weeks, you can browse Elburn businesses and find the tree you'd like to take home.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • FVCC students of the month

    Students receive this acknowledgment by demonstrating an ability to do excellent work and accomplish goals for their particular career training program.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Elburn seeks loan for infrastructure work

    Elburn—The village of Elburn on Monday approved an intergovernmental agreement with Kane County to apply for a low-interest loan through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 in the amount of $235,000.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • KHS’ curriculum helps in the long run, depending on how it’s used

    “When will I ever use this?” The cliched complaint leaves the lips of countless students every day, frustrating teachers as they scramble for a short answer that won’t waste the entire block.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • SG holds off on agreement with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday delayed a vote that would renew the village's Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • MP’s Bobbitt triumphs daily, wins award

    MAPLE PARK—After being diagnosed with cancer, dealing with unemployment, going through a divorce, and later relocating from Georgia, Maple Park resident Leah Bobbitt knows what it is like to go through many hardships.

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Tax levy discussion draws a crowd

    Residents, officials discuss Elburn’s financial situation Elburn—The announcement that the village of Elburn was going to ask for a 47 percent increase in the 2010 property tax levy to Kane County awakened a crowd of citizens to ask...

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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