• Coach Heiss wins No. 500

    DES PLAINES, Ill.—Waubonsee Community College's Dave Heiss joined a select group on Thursday in Des Plaines, Ill.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Girls basketball ride stopped by group of Warriors

    KANELAND—The Lady Knights saw their regular season end on Thursday in Rochelle by a final of 61-52, and then with a 30-27 loss on Monday at St. Francis High School in Wheaton, Ill., saw their playoff quest...

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Freshmen Fever!

    On Feb. 8, Freshmen girls won the conference tournament championship, beating Rochelle 35-33 in triple overtime en route to a 24-0 season.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Boys hoops engineer regular season sweep of Barbs, defeat Streator

    KANELAND—When you hold an opponent to a grand total of zero points in a quarter, you know you’re doing something right.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: I oppose the state income tax increase

    A recent writer left the impression that legislators ignored their constituents’ pleas for fiscal sanity and voted for the largest tax increase Illinois has ever endured. The majority of the legislature did. I did not.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you for going above and beyond

    On behalf of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, I would like to thank the following people and/or companies that went above and beyond to assist the Fire District during the Blizzard of 2011:

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: P.E. accidents deserve more attention

    I just want to start out by saying accidents do happen. It's understandable that when kids get into fights or mess around, someone may get hurt.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Campaign signs need to be placed in proper areas

    With municipal and school board elections coming soon, all candidates should note that placement of campaign signs in the public right-a-ways is illegal.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Community blood drive a success

    I would like to thank everyone that made the Elburn community blood drive a success on Feb. 10.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to the Elburn Fire Department

    This letter is to express my gratitude to the gentlemen of the Elburn Fire Department. They are absolutely awesome.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: You are invited to meet the candidates

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry has as its focus the fostering of relationships and creating opportunities through which our members can add value to the community.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Report at Beginning of 97th General Assembly

    Guest editorial by state Sen. Chris Lauzen 25th District I am generally a gullible person, typically believing what people tell me. Age is tempering my natural inclination by teaching me that it is wiser to watch what...

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Regina “Renee” Rae Lowe (Eaves) Kivisto

    Regina “Renee” Rae Lowe (Eaves) Kivisto, 68, of Aurora passed away Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at McCauley Manor in Aurora.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • John J. Machias

    John J. Machias, 81, of Elburn, passed away Friday evening, Feb. 11, 2011, at Rosewood Care Center in St. Charles.

    • Posted February 15, 2011
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  • Merger keeps people reading

    ELBURN—Every day, three to five large canvas bags arrive at the Elburn Town and Country Library. They are filled with books that patrons have ordered through interlibrary loan.

    • Posted February 15, 2011
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  • Fitness business obtains planning commission approval

    Elburn—The Elburn Planning Commission approved an application to allow a fitness business to open.

    • Posted February 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland announces Students-of-the-Term

    Students who exemplify the type of effort, commitment, character, leadership qualities and academic effort, including achievement, improvement and contributions, that are desired of all Kaneland students are recognized as Students-of-the-Term.

    • Posted February 14, 2011
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  • “Fit Kids 2020” outlines strategies to reduce childhood obesity

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced the release of “Fit Kids 2020 Plan,” a 51-page document that outlines the strategies required to reverse childhood obesity in Kane County over the next decade.

    • Posted February 14, 2011
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  • Elburn child uses birthday party to help feed the starving

    ELBURN—Blythe Lundberg celebrated her eighth birthday by having a party and asking her friends to bring supplies for the Animal House Shelter in Huntley, Ill.

    • Posted February 13, 2011
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  • Mr. Kaneland 2011 pageant

    KANELAND—Mr. Kaneland 2011 will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Kaneland High School auditorium.

    • Posted February 13, 2011
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