• Elburn Scholarship Fund open to Kaneland alumni, current KHS seniors

    ELBURN—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will award grants for studies at the college level again this year. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2011.

    • Posted December 22, 2010
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  • Party hints for avoiding food poisoning

    SPRINGFIELD—The holiday season often includes gathering with friends and family for holiday dinners, office parties or other celebrations. But those get-togethers may also include an unwanted guest: food poisoning.

    • Posted December 21, 2010
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  • Delnor’s Giving Tree provides coats for the community

    Geneva—Cold weather is definitely here, and for an increasing number of people, that means figuring out where they can find just one coat that will protect them from the biting cold.

    • Posted December 20, 2010
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  • All for TAILS

    Junior Girl Scout Troop 892 collected and made items for TAILS animal shelter in DeKalb. Rachel Fielding (left to right), Lindsay Penkala, Marissa Dries, Emily Lehman, Ashley Painer, Mycalya Grayson and Grace Gattorna.

    • Posted December 19, 2010
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  • John Stewart program aims to expose more students to the arts

    ELBURN—The old adage of turning life's lemons into lemonade might be a tad cliche at this point, but it's a concept that seems to be working just fine for the art department at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary...

    • Posted December 18, 2010
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  • Geneva Park District ice rink information

    GENEVA—In a continued effort to improve customer service and consolidate its resources to enhance your recreational offerings this winter, the Geneva Park District will open a new outdoor ice complex at Wheeler Park.

    • Posted December 18, 2010
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  • Kaneland School Board approves tax levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved final calculations for the 2010 tax levy with a vote of 7-0, though feelings of dissatisfaction with the levy were voiced by Board member Deborah Grant and at least two...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Taking a first look at Elburn Police budget

    Elburn—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith presented the public safety budget to the Committee of the Whole in the first of at least two looks at department needs for the coming year. One need in particular is the...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • SG clown ministry gives back to both fellow clowns, community

    SUGAR GROVE—The United Methodist Church in Sugar Grove boasts a “clown ministry” that pools a portion of its earnings each year to provide clown-training scholarships for people in the community.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Editorial: Long-term plan needed for Sugar Grove, Kaneland School District

    Last week, we reported that the village of Sugar Grove voted to extend its Intergovernmental Agreement with the Kaneland School District for one year.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Web of winter snowmobile trails

    Regional—Little do we know when the weather is warm and the ground is clear that a web of trails surrounds the Kaneland community.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Community center announces raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn & Countryside Community Center held its Holiday Raffle drawing on Dec. 3, and the winner of the first-place prize of $418.75 was Debbie Terpstra of Elburn.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Chamber announces Elburn Christmas Stroll winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of its Elburn Christmas Stroll drawings.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Police blotter for Dec. 17

    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 December 17, 2010
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  • TAILS hosts adoption event at Geneva Commons

    GENEVA—This holiday season, local animal shelters Animal Care League and TAILS Humane Society encourage animal lovers to adopt a furry new family member in time for the holidays.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Deer hunting continues with archery, firearm seasons

    SPRINGFIELD—Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 98,700 deer during the seven-day firearm deer season on Nov. 19-21 and Dec. 2-5, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced this week. A total of 99,419 deer...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Acosta marks 1st year as chief

    MAPLE PARK—This month marks the end of the first year of Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta's service with the Police Department, and at the Dec. 7 Maple Park Village Board meeting, Acosta reported that all of...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • A Heart for medicine: Taking time to care

    Elburn MD closes solo practice after 10 years Elburn—In this day of fast-paced, revolving-door medicine, the opportunity to spend time with your personal physician is almost non-existent—unless you were a patient of Dr. Tom Collinett of Elburn Health...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Lady Knight (1-5) bowling takes first meet of year

    DEKALB—It has been tough goings for the Lady Knights through the first four meets, but KHS hopes its fortunes are going up. The reason to believe the altering luck was exhibited during Monday afternoon’s victory over non-conference rival...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • DeKalb hands Kaneland grapplers Thursday loss

    KANELAND—It's unfortunate that the Kaneland wrestling squad ran into DeKalb on Thursday evening in Barb-ville, because lately DeKalb's been running over everyone. In a Northern Illinois Big XII matchup, DeKalb subdued Kaneland by a 39-27 score in a...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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