• St. Gall Church announces New Year’s Mass schedule

    Elburn—St. Gall Catholic Church, Elburn, will offer an anticipatory New Year’s Mass on Friday, Dec. 31, at 4:30 p.m.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Dorothy Poll

    Dorothy Poll, 86, a former Fermilab employee, number 264, passed away peacefully on Dec. 21, 2010, at her son-in-law and daughter’s home, Ken and Sue Schultz.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Frances A. James

    Frances A. James, 90, of Batavia, formerly of Elburn, passed away quietly on Dec. 26, 2010. She was born on the family farm on Jan. 26, 1920, the daughter of Glenn and Theresa (Bugner) Swan in Aberdeen,...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Gregory Glenn Claflin

    Gregory Glenn Claflin made his last great climb on Dec. 11, 2010, this time to the greatest height: heaven.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • June Flint Buttleman

    June Flint Buttleman of Lenoir City,Tenn., and formerly of Kaneville, passed away on Dec. 25, 2010

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Board discusses bid process for storage facility

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday, Dec. 13, held a discussion concerning upcoming bids for the construction of a storage facility at Harter Middle School.

    • Posted December 29, 2010
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  • KHS alum returns for concert performance

    Kaneland—Former Kaneland High School student Emily Kenkel will return to Kaneland on Tuesday, Jan. 4, with the Xavier University Concert Choir to perform a concert.

    • Posted December 29, 2010
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  • Delnor, CDH sign merger agreement

    Geneva/Winfield—Delnor Health System (Delnor) and Central DuPage Health (CDH) this week announced they have signed a definitive agreement to merge.

    • Posted December 28, 2010
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  • Elburn adopts updated hazard mitigation plan

    Elburn—Elburn joined other Kane County municipalities in adopting the updated 2009 Kane County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan.

    • Posted December 27, 2010
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  • Transition to 8-period day delayed an additional year

    Kaneland—On Oct. 24, Kaneland High School’s administration recommended to the School Board that the switch to an eight-period day be delayed until the 2012-13 school year.

    • Posted December 27, 2010
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  • PTO donates Kindles to middle school

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Dec. 13 approved a donation of 10 Amazon Kindles from the Harter Middle School PTO. The Kindles will be placed in the HMS LRC.

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • Board recognizesm student artists

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Dec. 13 presented four local students whose original art pieces were among the 40 works chosen for the Illinois Art Educator Association (IAEA) show.

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • Masons give back

    Local fraternal organization promotes good works and good character Elburn—Most of us have heard of the Shriners and their children's hospitals that treat burn, spinal cord and orthopedic conditions free of charge for any child under the age...

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • Editorial: Merry Christmas

    With the continuing struggles of the economy and personal, business and governmental budgets continuing to tighten, we approach the Christmas holiday with a significant amount of stress that risks undermining why it is that we celebrate the...

    • Posted December 25, 2010
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  • Students write to soldiers

    Kaneland—Sixty pounds of Christmas cards. That’s what physical science teacher Joanna Edelman sent off to the troops after her students spent class on Dec. 10 writing Christmas cards for soldiers in Afghanistan.

    • Posted December 25, 2010
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  • Former police chief sues village

    James Linane, who was Elburn's police chief from May 2001 to July 2009, filed a lawsuit on Dec. 3 alleging that the village of Elburn owes him $147,665.48 in accrued unpaid severance, holiday, personal day and sick...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Making a million meals in a weekend

    St. Charles—Who said it can't be done? Christ Community Church (CCC), with campuses in St. Charles, Aurora and DeKalb, took a stab at packaging one million meals for Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) on two weekends in...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Elburn businessman sues County Board chairman

    KANE COUNTY—An Elburn resident filed an injunction against Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay regarding pay raises given out to county officials. James MacRunnels, an Elburn businessman and Kane County Board chairman candidate in 2008, filed the injunction...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Sugar Grove Village Board re-approves IGA with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted for the second time in two weeks to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Village works with county to fund drainage project

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-0 in favor of entering an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Kane County, which would fund improvements for the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project.

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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