• Osman named to University of Iowa dean’s list

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—Madeline Osman of Elburn was named to the University of Iowa dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Olivet Nazarene dean’s list

    BOURBONNAIS, ILL.—Sugar Grove residents Joseph Blaney, Joss Nicholson, Nicholas Rogers and Emily Wood were named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Fabrizius awarded UW-Platteville Scholarship

    PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—Tyler Fabrizius of Maple Park recently won the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Tri-State Initiative Scholarship, totaling $500.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Boor receives degree from U of I Urbana-Champaign

    URBANA-CHAMPAIGN—Elburn resident Steven Boor, a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate, received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering with honors from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Landgren earns degree from Bradley University

    PEORIA, ILL.—Greg Landgren of Big Rock received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on May 12.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Elburn owner renovates downtown Batavia bar

    BATAVIA—Elburn resident Mark Hogan knows the right time and the right place when he sees it: he's been doing it in the restaurant business for years.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Wine shop proposes opening in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—A new wine shop may be coming to Sugar Grove, following the Sugar Grove Village Board’s 5-0 approval of a special use permit, a liquor license and several zoning variances for 34 Terry Drive.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Light years ahead

    WCC graduates first solar energy technologies class SUGAR GROVE—With fuel costs rising, it's comforting to know that the cost of one form of energy is actually going down.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Hodge earns degree from UW-Madison

    MADISON, WIS.—Kelsey Hodge of Elburn received a Bachelor of Science in natural sciences and microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during spring commencement ceremonies held May 18-20.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local author’s grandchildren are her inspiration

    ELBURN—Linda Brodine began telling stories as a way to entertain her grandchildren. “They would ask me, 'Grandma, tell me a story,'” she said. “It turned out to be a wonderful gift I didn't know I had.”

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

    KANE COUNTY—Three more batches (or pools) of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Q&A with legal experts

    ILLINOIS—Illinois Law Now is an ongoing series of short answers to common legal questions distributed monthly by the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Press Association.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Updated: Body found on side of Meredith Road identified

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday located a deceased person near a vehicle on the side of Meredith Road, north of Keslinger Road and Kaneland High School property.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Kindness of strangers and friends saves a little girl’s sight

    MP family receives support for infant daughter’s eye surgery Maple Park—Katie Sexton noticed some things about her daughter Bridget (or Bri) just a few days after she was born, but it would take her four months to convince...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Village green lights Mallard Point drainage improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—After three years of planning and negotiations, the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project received a green light on Tuesday, when the village received a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers and hired contractors to begin...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Wielding the hammer: Dyer goes National

    State and Regional totals pay off for junior Olympic-bound athlete KANELAND—One would think that a summer full of footballs and pads would be enough for an ordinary student.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • KHS baseball in regional semi

    KANELAND—It’s not the spring athletic season, but there’s still things to play for if your Kaneland High School baseball.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Big Rock area gathering baseball talent

    BIG ROCK—Cobras 11U Baseball Team is an independent organization from the Hinckley-Big Rock area and surrounding communities.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball gearing up in 2013

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program, which will start in the summer of 2013, has released its tryout dates and information for the 11U, 12U, and 13U travel baseball teams that will compete in the KCBL next year,...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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