• Lady Knights get last swings before playoffs

    KANELAND—At the very least, Lady Knights softball can be encouraged by the offense going into an uncertain playoff campaign.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Baseball finish last regular week with flourish, now 19-10

    KANELAND—Four wins compared to no losses for Knights baseball? Consider that a decent week for the black-clad boys.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: Help protect community funds

    In 1969, the first-ever state income tax was authorized by the governor and state legislature in the state of Illinois.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Letter: Stop spending money you do not have

    I am writing you to express my sentiments regarding state and local budgets, and more specifically pending legislation regarding the LGDF (Local Government Distributive Fund).

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Letter: Aim criticism at correct target

    Truth is the first casualty of war. The same goes for politics.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Letter: Townhome resident behavior ridiculous

    One thing that I value most about living in Elburn is the village’s commitment to family and community.

    • Posted May 25, 2011
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  • William ‘Bill’ Chesnutt

    William “Bill” Chesnutt, 75, of Yorkville, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2011.

    • Posted May 25, 2011
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  • Marjorie “Grandma Marge” Finlinson

    Marjorie “Grandma Marge” Finlinson, 86, of Summerville, S.C., formerly of Elburn, passed away May 3, 2011, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home following complications from a recent stroke.

    • Posted May 25, 2011
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  • Conley Outreach to offer Grief Day Camp

    KANEVILLE—Conley Outreach Community Services announced this year’s Good Grief Day Camp, “Your Unique Grief Journey.”

    • Posted May 25, 2011
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  • Delnor offers informational session on sleep apnea

    GENEVA—When sleep patterns are affected, it could be Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA is caused by a blockage of the airway, usually when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and closes during sleep.

    • Posted May 25, 2011
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  • Esther L. Shelton

    Esther L. Shelton, 91, of Canton, Ill., formerly of Aurora, Metropolis, Ill., and Elburn, passed away Saturday, May 21, at Heartland Healthcare in Canton.

    • Posted May 24, 2011
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  • Eggleston named interim executive director

    BATAVIA—Elderday Center, a nonprofit adult day center in Batavia, recently named Traci Eggleston, MSW, its interim executive director.

    • Posted May 24, 2011
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  • From bachelor’s degree to Ph.D.

    Elburn—When a student is awarded a full fellowship from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), it’s certainly an impressive accomplishment, given that MIT is widely considered among the most prestigious universities in the world.

    • Posted May 23, 2011
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  • And the winner is …

    The Hinckley-Big Rock FFA chapter recently held a tractor raffle where they raffled off a 1950 Farmall H. The winner of the raffle was J.J. Finnan from Maple Park. Seen is Finnan picking up his new Farmall.

    • Posted May 22, 2011
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  • Graduates, families invited to baccalaureate

    KANELAND–Kaneland High School’s 2011 graduates and their families are invited to attend the class of 2011 Kaneland Community Baccalaureate on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. in the Kaneland High School auditorium.

    • Posted May 22, 2011
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  • Board recognizes staff with 25 year of district service

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized and provided a gift to Kaneland High School teachers Doug Ecker and Kurt Green, and Blackberry Creek teacher Lynda McGowen, for their 25 years of service in the school district....

    • Posted May 21, 2011
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  • WCC becomes approved provider of national solar energy test

    SUGAR GROVE—While its first courses started running just this semester, Waubonsee Community College’s photovoltaic program has already achieved an important milestone—it has been approved as a North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) PV Entry Level...

    • Posted May 21, 2011
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  • New President

    Ema first female president of St. Charles Sportsment’s Club ELBURN—When Andrea Ema was going through a transition time in her life, she was looking for something she could do that she really enjoyed.

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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  • State could sink village budget

    Anderson calls for community support to keep village funds ELBURN—Village President Dave Anderson will head to the state capital in Springfield this week to voice his concerns about pending legislation, and he called for the community to join...

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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  • Kaneland grad to return from Afghanistan

    FGHANISTAN—U. S. Army Private First Class (PFC) Thomas Leonard, 24, recently returned home from a one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan. He is a Kaneland High School graduate.

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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