• Anderson extension bidding expected next fall

    Bike path will be part of project KANE COUNTY—Kane County officials plan to seek construction bids late next year for the extension of Anderson Road in Elburn and a bicycle and pedestrian path on that route.

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  • Village installing safety fence along tracks

    ELBURN—Installation of a safety fence along the railroad tracks east of First Street in Elburn will be finished soon, Police Chief Steve Smith told the Public Safety Committee on Monday.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Fab Lab demos, lecture at Fermilab Nov. 12

    Batavia—The Fermilab Lecture Series, the University of Illinois and the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms will present Fab Lab demonstrations in the Fermilab Wilson Hall lobby from 1 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland prepares for strategic plan renewal

    Kaneland—Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler on Monday presented the School Board with a proposed timeline for the renewal of the District Strategic Plan, which will map out both short and long-term needs for the district.

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  • Kaneland board begins levy process

    Kaneland—At Monday night's Kaneland School Board meeting, the board was presented with the 2010 tax levy calendar.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Senior volunteer group seeks school volunteers

    ELBURN, SG—The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) works with volunteers who are at least 55 and have a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share. Members of RSVP are entitled to the following benefits: Excess liability...

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland falls short of AYP, but makes progress

    KANELAND—Although Kaneland High School’s PSAE scores declined and didn’t meet federal requirements for Adequate Yearly Progress (APY), the same scores showed more students are college-ready.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • John Stewart revs up for Vets Day

    John Stewart Elementary School students are going all out for American veterans this month. They have been busy writing thank-you cards to U.S. servicemen, composing poems about the military, and filling showcases with memorabilia from family members...

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • KHS fall play Nov. 12-14

    The Kaneland High School Theatre Department will be presenting the comedy “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick. Performances are Nov. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • ‘Taps’ was Conley’s contribution to Legion

    ELBURN—The playing of “Taps” is a longstanding tradition at many military events, including Veterans Day celebrations.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Kaneland confident in 34-7 playoff win

    Maple Park—“Confidence” was the word on the lips of the Kaneland players as they exited Peterson Field Saturday night following their 34-7 victory over Crystal Lake Central in round 2 of the IHSA football playoffs.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Holm secures KHS record at State race

    Peoria—“Bittersweet” would be an accurate term to describe Kaneland senior Trevor Holm's performance at the IHSA boys cross country 2A State Finals on Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Howland sets season best at state

    Peoria—A two-year layoff from cross-country running didn't seem to have much of an effect on Kaneland High School's Jen Howland at the IHSA 2A State Final on Saturday in Peoria.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Letter: Legion Auxiliary thanks supper attendees

    The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary Unit 630 would like to thank everyone who attended the American Legion Auxiliary spaghetti supper Oct. 21. We appreciate your loyalty and support for out fundraising dinner.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you Sugar Grove blood donors

    You answered someone’s need through your much-needed blood donations on Sept. 13.

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  • Letter: Newly elected circuit judge thanks supporters

    I am humbled and honored that you, the people, have selected me to serve you as your Resident Circuit Judge for Kane County.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Letter: Kettle donations benefit Conley Outreach services

    Look for the familiar red Salvation Army kettles this December throughout the Kaneland/Big Rock area.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: Illinoisans among those willing to march to the sound of the guns for our country

    First Sgt. Johannes S. Anderson ran into enemy fire—his boots kicking up dirt, bullets whizzing by his body, heart pounding, sweat pouring out. But the 33rd Infantry Division soldier had to stop the machine gun that was...

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • Letter: Organizations benefit from annual Corn Boil

    The Sugar Grove Corn Boil organization uses part of the proceeds from its annual summer festival to benefit several local organizations that help the community.

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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  • ‘What should I do?’— torn between two

    Dear Edi, I’m currently in a relationship with my boyfriend of two years. I still love him, but lately I’ve had my eye on someone else. I don’t know what to do. I’m really confused. I don’t want...

    • Posted November 11, 2010
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