• Lady Knights on good pace after second in conference

    GENESEO, Ill.—Three runners in the top 10 equaled a second-place finish for the Kaneland Lady Knights cross-country team after Saturday’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference free-for-all.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Boys XC sees improvement, third place in NIB-12 action

    GENESEO, Ill.—Looking at how the Kaneland High School boys cross-country team performed at the Northern Illnois Big XII Conference meet a year ago, the improvement in the 12-team field is apparent.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Maple Park Youth basketball holds sign-up

    The Maple Park Youth Basketball Program for third-through-eighth grade boys runs from mid-January through mid-March.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Using your noodle for boys hoops

    The Kaneland boys’ basketball program hosts their third annual spaghetti dinner for the Kaneland community on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Volleyball sweeps rival Sycamore

    KANELAND—It had been rough going the past week and a half for KHS volleyball. Six matches failed to go Kaneland’s way, albeit with a strong slate of opponents.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to SG Library Board

    I would like to express my sincere thanks to the four members of the Sugar Grove Library Board (Bill, Dan, Julie and Tony), who voted in favor of mediation in the matter of the dismissal of the...

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Letter: Big Rock Halloween Fest confused with similar event

    “Often imitated; never duplicated,” applies to the Halloween Fest sponsored by Hinckley, Sugar Grove and Big Rock now more than ever.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Donnakay F. Boudreau-Mahan

    Donnakay F. Boudreau-Mahan, 69, of Bradley, Ill., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.

    • Posted October 20, 2011
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  • Girl Scouts start fall program

    NORTHERN ILLINOIS—The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Fall Product Program now gives community members the chance to donate snack items and new magazines to members of the military while helping raise funds to support local Girl Scouts.

    • Posted October 17, 2011
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  • Regardless of life’s journey, Elburn is always home

    ELBURN—No matter where life took him, Larry Martin always ended up back in Elburn. Martin celebrated his 90th birthday last month.

    • Posted October 16, 2011
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  • Local resident appears in not-for-profit organization’s 2012 calendar

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Cathy Hoyda first learned about the not-for-profit group Celebrate Differences through other families she knew who had children with special needs.

    • Posted October 16, 2011
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  • Illinois 4-H Foundation honors 52 new inductees

    ILLINOIS—Joseph White of Elburn, a 10-year member and 14-year volunteer with the Illinois 4-H Foundation, was inducted into the foundation’s Hall of Fame on Aug. 13, during the 4-H Family Event at the Illinois State Fair.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Cline named to Montana State University dean’s list

    Bozeman, Mont.—Lauren Cline, daughter of Joe and Denise Blaszynski of Elburn, was named to the dean's list at Montana State University for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Augustana students to study in London

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Sara Bihner (mathematics and computer science) of Elburn and Phil Christensen (computer science) of Maple Park are among the 45 Augustana College students studying contemporary and historic Britain and Europe from the heart of...

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Park named to dean’s list at University of Northwestern Ohio

    Lima, Ohio—The University of Northwestern Ohio announced that Austin Park of Elburn was named to the dean’s list for the summer quarter 2011 in the College of Business.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Local doctor helps support “Healing Hands 4 Heroes”

    ELBURN—Dr. Kenneth E. Baumruck, a chiropractic physician, is pledging support of “Healing Hands 4 Heroes,” a program endorsed by the Illinois Chiropractic Society with Army OneSource.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • A lil’ swing in your step

    Sugar Grove residents Andrew and Amy Manion taught Aurora University students and employees free swing dancing lessons on Oct. 5 in the Aurora University Banquet Hall.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • FFA Chapter Grants awarded

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation awarded more than $1,300 in grant funds to FFA Chapters in the county.

    • Posted October 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland administration explains lockdown procedure

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School on Oct. 6 went into lockdown for 35 minutes after school officials discovered what they believed were shell casings.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Santa teams with bikers

    Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts filled downtown Elburn to the brim on Sunday to collect toys and food for those in need during the annual DuKane chapter of A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) Toy and Food Run....

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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