• Rep. Hatcher to host local traveling office hours

    YORKVILLE—To continue reaching out to citizens of the 50th District, state Rep. Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) has scheduled traveling office hours in communities including Elburn, Maple Park, North Aurora, Sugar Grove and Big Rock.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Elburn native’s electric vehicle returns to town

    DIVERNON, Ill.—Illuminati Motor Works will display its 207 MPGe electric vehicle prototype (“Seven”) at the 82nd annual Elburn Days parade on Friday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Elburn Lions Park August 2011 Calendar Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people won $25, $50 and $500.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Church news for Aug. 19

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • the Knights ahead: Kaneland looks to reach similar heights from a year ago

    Photo: Knights football works on getting back to the playoff promised land at the high school. A year ago the Knights had their best season since 1998. Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Kaneland Knights football achieved such great heights...

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • NIB-12 for Kaneland golf’s taking

    KANELAND—How does a golf squad repeat good fortune of a year ago, despite the loss of two intregral pieces? KHS coach Mark Meyer, in his sixth season, has some ideas.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Soccer wishes to carry momentum from ‘10 season’s end

    KANELAND—While an 11-11-2 record from a year ago might not seem super impressive, the way Kaneland boys soccer went about arriving to that final mark was noteworthy.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Tennis wants to recapture last season

    KANELAND—For the first time, Kaneland comes off a season a year ago in which it had a state presence. Kaneland also finished 8-6-1 in dual tussles, and finished second in the Northern Illinois Big XII East division.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Volleyball plans to build on 2010 with returning core

    KANELAND—Could this be a lucky seventh for KHS volleyball coach Todd Weimer? After a 2010 season that featured a record of 19-14, wins over Geneva (first time since 1991) and Sycamore (road win for the first time since...

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Girls XC looks to better health for success

    KANELAND—It's been ideal running weather in mid-August. Good enough for KHS coach Doug Ecker and the Lady Knights cross-country team to take advantage of.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Boys XC curbing loss of 3 key parts

    On a mid-August day with creeping humidity, the Knights boys cross-country pack attacks practice in a business-like manner—like it’s part of the day’s task.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • 11U Baseball Tryouts

    Kaneland Knights 11U Baseball holds tryouts on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Sugar Grove Sports Complex from 4 to 6 p.m. A rain date is Saturday, Sept. 10.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Silver Stars hold tryouts

    KANELAND—Kaneland’s Silver Stars will hold tryouts on Sunday, Aug. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the East Gym at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Kaneland Area Travel Baseball Tryouts

    MAPLE PARK—Open tryouts will be held for a newly formed 12U Travel baseball team.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you to friends and neighbors in Sugar Grove

    My deep appreciation to the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and all those who nominated me to receive the 2011 Citizen of the Year award. What a wonderful surprise.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who helped with Meredith Road fire

    On a behalf of the Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection District, I would like to thank everyone who helped with the fire at 4N859 Meredith Road on Aug. 1.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Library director firing explained

    At its July 14, 2011 meeting, the Sugar Grove Public Library Board of Trustees, by a 4 to 2 vote, terminated the employment of Director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Library director firing ‘explained’ but not justified

    As tax-paying citizens of Sugar Grove and library patrons, we’d like to thank Trustee Bill Durrenberger for finally providing some explanation for the Sugar Grove Public Library Board of Trustees’ (SGPLBT) July 14 firing of long-time Library...

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • William “Bill” Guth

    William “Bill” Guth, 89, of Drummond, Wis., and formerly of the Aurora/Chicago area, died on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at the Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland, Wis.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Allan Scott

    Allan Scott, 61, of Elgin, formerly of St. Charles and Elburn, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin following a fierce battle with cancer.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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