• Head rush

    Kaneland soccer enjoying unbeaten stretch KANELAND—In spite of injuries, Kaneland soccer is remaining a tough team to battle.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • KHS Boys track visits Ottawa for a second

    KANELAND—Anytime and anywhere, Kaneland boys track serves to be a threat against area competition.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Girls track gets fifth, dual win

    KANELAND—Windy conditions abounded, and whomever emerged from Saturday’s Jenni’s ABC Meet in Maple Park would have to do so by force.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Sluggers trounce Rochelle, vanquish DeKalb

    More action for State champs includes two setbacks KANELAND—If only the Kaneland Knights could put up double-figure run totals in every contest. While they enjoyed wins over conference rivals, the Knights could have used them in two losses...

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Softball, now 17-5, continues to impress

    KANELAND—With just one hiccup notwithstanding, Lady Knights softball continues to enjoy the feast of victory on what has become a productive 2012 regular season.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • IHSA reviews opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—At their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors were briefed on Monday’s first meeting of the association's Ad-Hoc Committee studying participation opportunities for student-athletes with disabilities.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Thank you for coming together to help Illinois tornado victims

    Wow! What can I say but thank you. I would like to thank everyone who came out in support of our Tornado Relief Fundraiser at Hill’s Country Store a couple of weeks ago. We raised over $2,150.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Thanks for attending local ribbon cutting

    As Ambassador and Ribbon Cutting Event Coordinator for the Elburn Chamber of Commerce, I thank everyone that responded to my request to celebrate the ribbon cutting for Chico’s Tacos in Elburn.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Help! Your votes are needed to help a very special young lady

    I have entered a special needs student of mine in a contest. Kiley has cerebral palsy and currently suffers from daily seizures, which makes life very difficult for her at times.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Building on the values of No Child Left Behind

    The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Yet the law is still making the news, as several states are applying for waivers from the law. Some school officials have found it difficult to...

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Shirley Hankes

    Shirley Hankes, 87, of North Aurora, Ill., passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, April 3, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Cynthia R. Hollarbush

    Cynthia R. Hollarbush, 56, of Bristol, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2012. She was born Jan. 25, 1956, in Roselle, Ill., the daughter of Richard and Charlene Rohlfing.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • William “Bill” L. Schilling

    William “Bill” Leo Schilling, 71, passed away at home Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival Barn Quilts

    Kaneland—A brother-sister duo will add a hands-on clinic to this year’s Sunday, April 22, Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Local host families needed for foreign teens

    KANE COUNTY—Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic year homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families.

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Paul Colman concert at KUMC

    KANEVILLE—Paul Colman, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/entertainer, will perform a concert at Kaneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $17.

    • Posted April 16, 2012
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  • Master Ron Troutman inducted into Illinois State Martial Arts Hall of Fame

    HOMEWOOD, Ill.—Master Ron Troutman received the Ken Knudson Memorial Award and was inducted into the Illinois State Martial Arts Hall of Fame at a ceremony and dinner held at the Balagio Restaurant in Homewood, Ill. on Feb....

    • Posted April 15, 2012
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  • IDNR urges caution to prevent wildfires

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding Illinoisans and visitors to the state to take precautions to prevent wildfires, especially with the unusually warm and dry weather in the state this spring.

    • Posted April 15, 2012
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  • Motorists reminded to share the road this spring

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are reminding motorists to be alert for farm equipment.

    • Posted April 15, 2012
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  • Early warm weather means earlier bat activity

    SPRINGFIELD—With temperatures in Illinois already in the 70s and 80s this year, bats are becoming active, which means the possibility of exposure to rabies is increasing.

    • Posted April 15, 2012
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