• Buck wins honors in regional singing auditions

    HOLLAND, MICH.—Jenna Buck of Elburn won third place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Great Lakes Regional Competition’s Fourth-Year College Women category.

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  • Neisendorfs celebrate 60 years

    Edward “Bud” and Betty (Moser) Neisendorf are celebrating 60 years of marriage. They were married May 10, 1952, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in DeKalb.

    • Posted May 12, 2012
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  • May 1 named TriCity Family Services Day by Batavia, Geneva, STC

    GENEVA—TriCity Family Services kicked off national Mental Health Awareness Month by having a day named in its honor.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Reducing the stigma

    GENEVA—May is the month designated for Mental Health Awareness, but TriCity Family Services (TCFS) works all year long to raise awareness and the importance of mental health.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Board approves Kindergarten extension program

    KANELAND—School Board members on April 30 voted 7-0 to approve a Kindergarten extension program.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Treasurer sets due date for property tax bills

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert recently announced that taxpayer's 2011—payable 2012—property tax bills were mailed out this past week.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • May 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 May 11, 2012
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  • Steeples installed at St. Katharine Drexel

    Sugar Grove—The construction project at St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Sugar Grove reached a milestone May 1 when Schramm Construction installed two steeples at the site.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Aurora man guilty of violating amended stalking statute

    AURORA—An Aurora man is the first person to be convicted by a Kane County jury under Illinois’ amended stalking statute.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Scouts aim to make the world a better place

    ST. CHARLES—Saving a life, helping out after a flood or disaster, recycling community trash—these acts of kindness are what Scouting calls “good turns.”

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Church news for May 11

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

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  • Trivial pursuit for a cause

    Attendees of the McDole Trivia Night and Fundraiser plan their silent auction bids. The event was held Saturday at Open Range Grill/Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Elburn Station takes 2 steps forward

    Village disconnects property; approves agreement with KC Elburn—The Elburn Village Board on Monday took two actions to move the Elburn Station development along.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • School impact fee agreement delayed

    Elburn tweaks agreement, pushing final vote Elburn—The Elburn Village Board made further modifications to the intergovernmental agreement between the village and the Kaneland School District regarding fees for the Elburn Station development, pushing the vote out possibly...

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • What about Kaneland?

    Maple Park debates how TIF District should impact Kaneland Maple Park—At a special meeting held last Thursday, the Maple Park Village Board met to discuss the potential intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District, which would impact how...

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Feels like the 1st place for boys track

    Knight boys tie Geneva for first at prestigious KC meet AURORA—Team numbers don't matter to Kaneland boys track. Neither do past accolades.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Knight baseball riding 1st-place wave

    KANELAND—Kaneland has had Sycamore’s number on the baseball field as of late, including last year’s regional title win.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Softball, with 24 wins, continues season steamroll

    KANELAND—Like bills received in the mail, Kaneland softball comes at you whether you like it or not.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Lady Knights’ trip to NIB-12 meet yields 5th

    KANELAND—Lady Knights track used the important meet at Streator High School to have a Northern Illinois Big XII pow-wow, and found they have a final output good for the middle of the pack.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club holding tryouts

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland United Soccer Club will be holding tryouts for its 2012 fall travel teams for boys and girls from U8 through U18.

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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