• WWII vet to speak, sign books at T&C Library

    ELBURN—Wayne White left his hometown of Tennessee, Ill., in 1943, to go overseas and fly bombing missions as a B24 photographer for the 454th Bombardment Group, U.S. 15th Air Force during World War II.

    • Posted November 13, 2011
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  • Blackberry Creek Watershed topic at township meeting

    ELBURN—Community members are invited to attend upcoming meetings to provide input related to community planning priorities and water resource protection opportunities in relation to the Blackberry Creek Watershed.

    • Posted November 13, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 20, Rochelle 14 (IHSA Quarterfinal)

    Kaneland senior Quinn Buschbacher (22) makes a one-handed catch against Rochelle Saturday afternoon. The Knights improved to 12-0 with a 20-14 victory over the host Hubs and move on to the semifinals where they will host the...

    • Posted November 12, 2011
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  • Local resident to compete for Miss Illinois Teen USA 2012

    CHICAGO—Madeline Grace Cole, 16, of Elburn will compete for the title of Miss Illinois Teen USA 2012 on Nov. 18-20, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago.

    • Posted November 12, 2011
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  • Waubonsee offers financial assistance for career training

    SUGAR GROVE—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is teaming up with the college’s Workforce Development Department to offer the Workforce Solutions Program, which will provide eight financial awards to students enrolling in career training courses.

    • Posted November 12, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Harter 6th graders honor Vets

    Under the direction of Lori Grant, the Kaneland Harter Middle School 6th grade choirs honored veterans with a special concert Thursday evening.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Public Works contract goes to Wisconsin company

    ELBURN—In a 4-3 vote, the Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to award a public works contract to a company in Wisconsin after more debate on labor disputes and keeping the work closer to home.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • KC Sheriff’s Office to begin prescription drug drop-off program

    KANE COUNTY—Do you have any unused prescription medication in your home? If so, there's something you can do with that medication instead of flushing it down the toilet or letting it sit idly on the counter.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Kaneland 2011-12 Students of the Term

    KANELAND—Kaneland administration and staff announced the following high school students for being named Term 1, 2011-12 Students of the Term:

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • WCC offers WIA-funded skills courses

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College, in partnership with Illinois WorkNet, is offering career services courses to Workforce Investment Act applicants approved through Kane County Department of Employment and Education.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Good deed, good food, good company

    Northside Pub holds charity raffle Nov. 12 ELBURN—More than 17 area businesses have contributed various gift items, such as rib eye steaks, turkeys, restaurant certificates and Chicago Bears items for a raffle this Saturday, Nov. 12, at the...

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Nov. 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 November 11, 2011
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  • Getting back to nature

    Ben Katzen (second from left) leads a group through Elburn Woods on Oct. 3. The Kane County Forest Preserve held the Senior Stroll for people to get back to nature and learn about the plants, wildlife and...

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Just barely

    Late TD waved off, 11-0 Knights beat St. Francis, 31-28 KANELAND—There exists a song by Ringo Starr entitled “It Don’t Come Easy.” While Starr was part of a group that forever changed the face of music, the Liverpool lad...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • 8th in Class 2A for Lady Knights XC

    KANELAND—With six of seven athletes reaching a personal best mark, the Lady Knights unit accumulated a score of 225 at the State race at Detweiler Park in Peoria, Ill., on Saturday, good for eighth place of all...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Top-15 finish at State for KHS boys

    PEORIA—Kaneland's boys cross country lineup went after the finish line all season long, with the burden of sizable turnover from last year.

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Making strides

    Harter Middle School eighth-grader Brianna Bower earned All State honors by placing 23rd out of a field of 260 in the Class 2A girls race with a time of 12 minutes, 16 seconds in the two-mile race.

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Rossler, Lady Chiefs soccer going National

    UNIVERSITY CENTER, MICH.—Waubonsee Community College’s women’s soccer team downed Delta (Mich.) College 2-1 on Saturday, Nov. 5, to win the NJCAA District D Championship, earning the program’s first-ever trip to the NJCAA Division I National Tournament.

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Editorial: Time to engage

    It has long been said that the time for citizens to impact their government is on election day, when they get to go to the polls and cast their vote, choosing who will represent them and their...

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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  • Letter: A letter from Kaneland boys cross country coach Chad Clarey

    It was fitting that our 15th state team qualifier for boys finished in the top 15 this year.

    • Posted November 10, 2011
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