• Kaneland pre-school screening

    KANELAND—A pre-school screening for Kaneland School District children will be held Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Family Life Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road in Elburn.

    • Posted December 21, 2011
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  • Elburn scholarship fund

    ELBURN—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will again be awarding grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.

    • Posted December 20, 2011
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  • Bathrooms: the most germ-infested place at Kaneland? Think again

    MAPLE PARK—Brin Wilk doesn’t consider herself a germophobe; however, small gestures some people make during lunch can really set her off.

    • Posted December 17, 2011
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  • Serendipity brings healing and relaxation

    SYCAMORE—Whether you're looking for a candle, gem stones and jewelry, or a healing herbal treatment, you will find a calming and peaceful environment at Serendipity, a holistic wellness and gift space in Sycamore at 1325 E. State...

    • Posted December 17, 2011
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  • KHS announces Illinois State scholars

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School Principal Chip Hickman is pleased to announce that 36 Kaneland High School students have been recognized as 2012-13 Illinois State Scholars.

    • Posted December 17, 2011
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  • I’ll be home for Christmas

    Elburn resident to return home for Christmas after first tour of duty in Afghanistan ELBURN—Marshall Miles said when his 22-year-old daughter Jessie comes home to Elburn in a few weeks, just in time for Christmas, there are no...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Classic spa with trendy twist

    SUGAR GROVE—Starting a salon and spa is a dream come true for Kaneland graduate and Elburn resident Emily Strong. With its grand opening in November, the emily kay salon offers Aveda spa and salon services in a...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Local resident warns of potentially severe winter weather

    ELBURN—There have been only five years since 1884 where the Chicagoland area didn't experience measurable snowfall before Dec. 9. One of those years is 2011.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • School Board approves 2011 tax levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the 2011 tax levy.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Girl Scout snacks available at Sugar Grove Council Shop

    SUGAR GROVE—The Northern Illinois Girl Scouts of America have a fall product program intended to help young girls develop and foster the ability to make decisions, set goals, interact with others, manage money and adhere to business...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • School board approves card swipe system

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the purchase and installation of a card swipe security system for Kaneland Middle School and all four elementary schools.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Voters to decide on home rule status with March referendum

    ELBURN—Elburn voters will be asked whether to allow the village to become a home rule unit with a referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Gill gets thanks for support of fundraiser

    Sarah Stoffa (right) got to thank country singer Vince Gill personally at the Rialto Theatre in Joliet for his generous support of the "Eyes on a Cure" fundraiser for Ocular Melanoma research in memory of her mother....

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Enjoy a safe Holiday Season

    SPRINGFIELD—The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal urges everyone to pay special attention to Christmas decorations to avoid any potential dangers.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Lions Park December winners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Park raffle winners for December are:

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Aurora woman could face prison time for role in fatal 2009 motorcycle crash

    ST. CHARLES—An Aurora woman awaits sentencing that could include prison time for her role in a deadly crash on Route 47 that killed two area motorcyclists and injured several others nearly three years ago.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Get ready for a colder and wetter winter

    CHICAGO—The National Weather Service is forecasting that this winter will be “colder and wetter than average.”

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Send holiday video greeting to the deployed

    AURORA—Senator Chris Lauzen invites local military families with active servicemen and women to record and send a free personalized holiday season video greeting to their deployed family members.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • Girls basketball maintains early-season roll in Sycamore

    KANELAND—It was an important early-season battle in Sycamore between two squads that had gotten off to relatively hot starts in 2011-12.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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  • KHS fall athletes recognized with awards

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School athletics released their slate of Fall Sports Awards, with each sport trumpeting the best it had to offer, with some All-Northern Illinois Big XII honors thrown in for good measure.

    • Posted December 15, 2011
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