• Nellie Rose McCannon

    Nellie Rose McCannon, 93, of Wheaton, Ill., passed away on Friday, March 11, 2011, at Wyndemere Retirement Center, where she moved in 1997 after a longtime residence in Madison, Wis.

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • LivingWell presents info on vitamins, supplements, and cancer treatment

    Christopher George, MD, of LaGrange Oncology Associates/Delnor Hospital, and Sandra Hunter, Registered Dietician of Delnor Hospital will present “The Truth about Vitamins and Supplements in Cancer Treatment,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22

    • Posted March 16, 2011
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  • James Bond novelist to speak at WCC

    SUGAR GROVE—The mention of James Bond conjures up many images—fast cars, London clubs, shaken martinis. A small town in west Texas doesn’t seem to factor in at all, but that’s where author Raymond Benson was first introduced...

    • Posted March 15, 2011
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  • Cherished Children: Grief support for parents

    GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering Cherished Children, a support group for parents whose child has died, from March 16 to April 27, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the FVVH offices, 200 Whitfield Drive in Geneva.

    • Posted March 14, 2011
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  • Stewart named Illinois Honor Roll School

    KANELAND—It is safe to say Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School is getting the most out of its curriculum.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • Maple Park police partner with Run for Special Olympics

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Police Department announced a new partnership with Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • ‘Share the Love’ clothing drive

    Kaneland High School sophomore student council members decided to do an all-school clothing and toy drive the week of Feb. 14, posting flyers and posters for the "Share The Love“ clothing drive.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • Village Board discusses budget

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening held a discussion regarding its 2011-12 budget, including general, capital project, debt service, refuse and police pension funds.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Hultgren opens district offices, announces open house

    GENEVA—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently announced the opening of three district office locations and an upcoming open house in the 14th Congressional District.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Hatcher introduces bill to amend the IL pension code

    Elburn—Illinois House Rep. Kay Hatcher may have introduced a bill that would save money for taxpayers in small towns, but she credits Elburn Village President Dave Anderson with the idea.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Legion Auxilary donates library books

    Elburn—The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 630, donated three books to the Town and Country Public Library in memory of three long-time members.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • KHS scholastic bowl team wins Big 12 conference championship

    KANELAND—KHS won a Northern Illinois Big 12 conference championship for its scholastic bowl team as it travelled to Dixon, Ill., on Saturday to participate in the conference’s inaugural competition.

    • Posted March 12, 2011
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  • Signs of spring

    Elburn—Tiny green cabbages, Asian greens, cilantro and other edibles are up and growing this early March at the Erehwon Farm on Hughes Road. The seedlings have taken root under the warming embrace of hoop houses and tender...

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Elburn officials sign IGA with Kane County Forest Preserve

    Elburn—Elburn finalized its agreement with Kane County Forest Preserve to connect the village of Elburn with Elburn Forest Preserve.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Hundreds of volunteers contribute to Centennial St. Gall Turkey Dinner

    Elburn—Every year since 1895, the parishioners of St. Gall have thrown the community a St. Patrick's Day dinner. This year is no exception. The St. Gall Turkey Dinner will be held Sunday, March 13, from 11 a.m....

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Board passes access request

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-0 to approve an access request at the College Corner subdivision on Route 47.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • ‘Knights of Destiny’

    Student Conductor Aaron Steenwyk leads the the 8th Grade Concert Band to the tune of "Overture Galactica" during the Kaneland Harter Middle School Band concert on Tuesday, March 8.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Doggie daycare business approved for Welch Creek

    Elburn—The Elburn Village Board approved an application, with provisions, to allow a daycare facility for dogs in the Welch Creek Business Center at its meeting on Monday.

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • Last call for Girl Scout cookies

    Elburn troop will be at Jewel-Osco Mar. 12 Elburn—Do you need one last fix of Girl Scout cookies before the drive is over? Don't wait for a flyer to come out; look to your phone to keep you...

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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  • March 11 police blotter

    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 March 11, 2011
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