• KHS volleyballers have hand in National Title

    Three Kaneland volleyball players playing on the Kane County Juniors 18 Gold team took home the championship at the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix, Ariz. in late June.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Racing toward the weekends

    Cars spin around the track during the Spectator Trophy Dash at Sycamore Speedway on Friday evening. Cars in different categories compete in these dashes.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • SG resident completes long-awaited pirate film

    SUGAR GROVE—Four years of writing, filming and editing are about to pay off for Sugar Grove resident Alyssa Huber, whose film, “Cursed Waters,” will premier at the Sugar Grove Library on Friday, July 22.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • All-Star Crosby

    2007 Kaneland High School graduate Casey Crosby, who now pitches for the Erie SeaWolves, a Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, started the Eastern League All-Star game July 13.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Phillies

    The Sugar Grove Phillies defeated the Minors Elburn 3 team 14-1, June 30 at McNair Field in Elburn.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Editorial: Thank you for allowing me to serve

    How can one give up that which they love? When the call of another dream is stronger.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Letter: Donation helps protect local residents

    The family of Frank Berkes has generously donated a heart defibrillator to the village of Maple Park. This new piece of equipment will be located in the hallway of the Maple Park Civic Center by the gymnasium...

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Letter: Boy Scout Summer Camp Freeland 2011 Part 1

    On Sunday, July 3, Troop 41 left Sugar Grove for Camp Freeland and stopped just outside Madison, Wis., to eat lunch. When they arrived at C.F.L., they were given a tour of the camp and shown...

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks Paisano’s, for the donation to the fire department

    The Kaneville Fire Department would like to thank Paisano's Pizza & Grill for the very generous donation from their sales on July 4.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks for making vacation Bible school a success

    Last week marked the end of our annual Vacation Bible School at Elburn Community Congregational Church.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • James ‘Jim’ H. Fraunberg

    James “Jim” H. Fraunberg, 77, of Maple Park, formerly of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly at his home Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Kane County road work

    KANE COUNTY—Crack routing and sealing work for Kane County’s 2011 program is scheduled to begin July 18, and end Monday, July 25, on the following road portions:

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • 8 Habitat for Humanity affiliates partner in Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity

    AURORA—Montgomery-based Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity is among eight Chicago-area Habitats affiliates that have joined to create Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity.

    • Posted July 18, 2011
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  • Local resident graduates from WCC

    KANEVILLE—Alexa Hill of Kaneville recently graduated from Waubonsee Community College with an associates degree in business management. She will continue her studies at Aurora University in the fall.

    • Posted July 17, 2011
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  • Shumaker named to Wesleyan dean’s list

    MARION, IND.—Megan Shumaker, a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate, was named to the Indiana Wesleyan University dean’s list for the spring 2011 academic year.

    • Posted July 17, 2011
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  • A good way to lose an employee

    SUGAR GROVE—What began as a response to a wellness incentive through the Sugar Grove Park District’s insurance plan ended up changing the lives of several of its employees.

    • Posted July 17, 2011
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  • Singer named to Indiana Wesleyan dean’s list

    MARION, IND.—Luke Singer was named to the Indiana Wesleyan University dean’s list for the fall 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted July 17, 2011
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  • Boan named to Michigan State dean’s list

    EAST LANSING, MICH.—Alison Boan of Elburn was named to the Michigan State dean’s list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted July 17, 2011
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  • Program highlights various district forest preserves

    KANE COUNTY—Local families looking to get a little more in touch with nature should take a hike … to the various forest preserves in Kane County.

    • Posted July 16, 2011
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  • Former MP entrepreneur receives U.S. Chamber award for ‘dreaming big’

    MAPLE PARK—Imagine a tree house with a slide at your workplace, a rock climbing wall, and foosball. It's a work-hard, play-hard environment that Red Frog Events Founder Joe Reynolds hopes will foster creativity, innovation and empowerment.

    • Posted July 16, 2011
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