• Gabriele Anthony Middona

    Joe and Miranda Middona of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Gabriele Anthony, who was born Jan. 6, 2011. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Ward, Sullivan to wed

    Lawrence Ward of North Aurora and Darlene Ward of Somonauk announced the engagement of their daughter, Lara, to Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Jr., the son of Carol and Bernard Anthony Sullivan, Sr., of Bradenton, Fla.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • 50th Wedding Celebrated

    Marty and Elverna Strausberger of Elburn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on a cruise with their children and grandchildren in December.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Guest editorial

    Parents for Megan's Law (PFML), a national not-for-profit community and victims' rights organization, announced today that they have launched a sex offender e-mail alert program for Illinois residents.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you for taking part in Ski for Sight

    I would like to thank Jim Feece and his family very much for taking part in our function at the Lions Club on Jan. 30, known as Ski for Sight.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Use the moment of silence as you choose

    The moment of silence could be mistaken as prayer time with a different name, and to some strongly opinionated people and people who try to make something out of nothing to cause problems, it's something they've decided...

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Adults overreacting

    I think that times have changed a lot since our parents were in school. They think that things that were a disgrace in their high school years are still viewed as a bad thing today, which is...

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Support for moment of silence

    Schools across Illinois, including Kaneland, have recently implemented a moment of silence. There are several people who seem to believe that the moment of silence is a bad idea. I disagree.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Moment of silence a waste of time

    Today, I used the daily moment of silence to think about how to write this letter. (I’ll have to assume that the legislators didn’t intend that to be the original purpose of the moment of silence).

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Appreciation of moment of silence

    Last week, my school started having a moment of silence during the morning announcements. While some people roll their eyes as we sit in silence, I, for one, appreciate it.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Roy W. Johnson

    Roy W. Johnson, 89, of Lily Lake, passed away on Feb. 17, 2011, at Delnor Hospital. He was born on Nov. 20, 1921, in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of Birger A. and Jennie (Bloomquist) Johnson.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Alexis Y. ‘Lexi’ Weber

    Alexis Y. "Lexi" Weber, 21, of Maple Park died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital as the result of an automobile accident.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Kaneland announces Educator of the Year honorees

    KANELAND—The nominating committee for Kaneland’s Educator of the Year has selected its 2011 honorees:

    • Posted February 23, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 53, Yorkville 52

    Kaneland's Daniel Helm scored all 10 of his points in the first quarter Friday night as the Knights stormed out of the gate to a 25-5 lead over host Yorkville.

    • Posted February 22, 2011
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  • KHS group to help preserve battlefield, seeks donations during movie screening

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School teachers Javier Martizez and Norm Welker, as well as a Kaneland parent, will accompany 18 students who will travel to Northern Virginia to help the National Park Service conduct historical preservation activities at a...

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • Career center receives donation

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the donation of a PS810 Picture Scanning System to the Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • KC announces Senior Citizens Tax Deferral program

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert reminds senior citizens that real estate tax deferral applications are available through the Kane County Treasurer's Office.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • History Detectives: Where is the body buried?

    Pair try to unravel a century of history at Blackberry Cemetery Elburn—On any given day you'll find real life History Detectives hard at work, looking for where the bodies are buried.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Blackberry Township Cemetery needs your help

    Do you own a gravesite in Blackberry Township Cemetery? Did an ancestor purchase a lot with grave space that is not used? Do you have family records that show birth dates, marriages, maiden names of persons buried...

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • WYSE advances to sectionals

    Kaneland—The Kaneland WYSE academic team will advance to sectionals at Northern Illinois University. On Feb. 1, the team qualified with a second-place finish at the Waubonsee Community College regional competition.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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