• Letter: Looking for lost letters

    I am a teacher at Kaneland High School, and one of the projects I have my students participate is in writing a five-year letter. The students write a letter about themselves, their families, their goals and their...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: Lazarus House provides shelter, hope

    This past week, the Kane County Coroner's Office officially declared the cause of a recent Geneva death a suicide. How sad that one of our neighbors could feel so hopeless that they would make the decision to...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: Why civil unions now?

    Nearly 10 percent of Illinois workers are unemployed, home foreclosures are at all-time historic highs. Our budget is unconstitutionally and catastrophically imbalanced, state pension plans are bankrupt, social services decimated, education on its knees.

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • The Da Capo Duo concert to benefit community center

    ELBURN—The Da Capo Duo’s holiday concert will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Second City celebrates the holidays at Pheasant Run 

    The Second City certainly will bring their Dysfunctional Holiday Revue performance and additional New Year's Eve show to Pheasant Run Resort, presented by Noble Fool Theatricals (soon to be Fox Valley Repertory in 2011).

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • DECA qualifying match Jan. 27

    Kaneland—Kaneland students who participate in DECA, a business and marketing club, will have their state-qualifying match on Jan. 27 at the Charlestowne Mall.

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Candidates for 2011 election may file nominating petitions

    Elburn—Candidates for the Elburn 2011 Consolidated Election may file their nominating petitions with Elburn Village Clerk Diane McQuilkin at the village hall, 301 E. North St., Elburn., during the following dates and times ...

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • American Water Works Association announces scholarship opportunity

    ILLINOIS—The Illinois Section of American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) announced today that up to $3,500 in scholarships has been made available through the Safe Water Scholarship Program.

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Delnor implements program to lower the risk for drug-resistant infections

    GENEVA—Antibiotic resistance is a widespread problem and one that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls "one of the world's most pressing public health concerns.”

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • 2010 Fox Valley Toys for Tots campaign

    FOX VALLEY—The Fox Valley Toys for Tots campaign, authorized by the Toys for Tots Foundation, is underway with toy drop-off locations throughout the Fox Valley.

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Protect your family by getting flu vaccinations

    SPRINGFIELD—Millions of people travel every year during the holiday season to spend time with friends and family.

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Stewart features artist Larry Cimaglio

    Elburn—The community is invited to attend a monthly presentation at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School, which will feature a different artist each month.

    • Posted December 6, 2010
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  • Barbie raffle at the library

    ELBURN—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., will hold a raffle for a Happy New Year Barbie 1995 collectors edition and John Deere Monster Treads toy tractor.

    • Posted December 6, 2010
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  • Mannheim Steamroller performs Christmas show at Paramount

    AURORA—Mannheim Steamroller celebrates a quarter-century of being America’s favorite holiday music artist with their 25th Christmas Anniversary Tour.

    • Posted December 5, 2010
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  • Miller named Public Works manager

    MAPLE PARK—At a special meeting of the Village Board on Nov. 20, Mike Miller was hired to hold the position of Public Works Manager for the village of Maple Park.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • Delnor Giving Tree to help collect baby supplies

    GENEVA—For the month of November, Delnor’s Giving Tree will partner with Mutual Ground, a not-for profit organization located in Aurora that provides shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • This I believe … What do you believe in?

    I believe that you should be who you want to be, not what others want to see by Courtney Kowalski, Senior, Kaneland Krier Kaneland—To say that people give in to the way society sees them would be an understatement.

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • End bullying of gay students

    Kaneland—Most students are aware of how serious the teen suicides have become in the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender community recently. Is it possible to imagine how many families are affected by the suicides because of harassment...

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • Letter: SG Fire donation warning

    The Sugar Grove Fire Protection Department has received information from concerned citizens that they have received a telephone solicitation from Firefighters Burn Fund asking for donations to their fund.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Snug Hugs for Kids

    Compton knits hats to spread warmth, holiday cheer Elburn—The holiday season is in full swing, and Sally Compton, 88, is doing her part to spread joy and warmth to kids in need.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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