• Non-wood bats still no-no

    INDIANAPOLIS—New language has been added to the high school baseball rules to re-emphasize that non-wood bats cannot be altered.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Xplosion 96 goes 6-3

    LEMONT, Ill.—The Kane County Xplosion competed in the recent Chicago Metro’s Tournament, held this past weekend in Lemont, Ill., earning a top-10 finish in the 48-team field with a 6-3 overall record.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Editorial: A change in leadership; an affirmation of our foundational principles

    Anytime there is a change in leadership inside an organization, questions soon follow: How will the organization’s culture change? Will the group’s core philosophy evolve? Will the group continue to care about the same things they cared...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Save the fireworks—UPDATED

    The highlight of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil is the Saturday night fireworks presented by the Sugar Grove Lions Club.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Time is running out for the public to see ‘Cinderella’

    Time is running out to see the last Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) event of the year, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Town-Wide Garage Sale during Elburn Days

    The Elburn Chamber is sponsoring this year’s Town-Wide Garage Sale during Elburn Days.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Sky! Vacation Bible School event

    MAPLE PARK—Join Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St. in Maple Park, for this year's Sky! Vacation Bible School (VBS), where you can “Fly with Jesus.”

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with beverage, salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who attends the event at on Sunday, July 29, 5 to 7 p.m.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Bealls to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    Bob and Kay Beall of Sugar Grove will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary next month.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Logan Lynn Cornell

    Chris and Jen Cornell of Hinckley announce the birth of their daughter, Logan Lynn, who was born May 24, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Hazel Dawn Swanberg

    Hazel Dawn Swanberg, 109, passed away peacefully at Oak Crest, the DeKalb area retirement center on July 10, 2012.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Conley Farm: a perfect spot for a wedding

    KANEVILLE—Hidden in the middle of farm fields is an idyllic outdoor setting in western Kane County for wedding ceremonies and/or receptions.

    • Posted July 15, 2012
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  • Newlyweds unite by taking plunge at Illinois’ largest waterpark

    YORKVILLE—Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, is now a wedding venue, as the park hosted its first marriage ceremony last month.

    • Posted July 14, 2012
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  • Sun sets for good on Moon Dance Diner

    MAPLE PARK—The windows of the Moon Dance Diner, once so lively and inviting, are currently covered with brown wrapping paper.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • Don’t ‘bee’ left out

    Attend the Senior Spelling Bee SUGAR GROVE—Can you spell “palindrome?” How about “minuscule?” If these are a cinch and you're 50 years of age or older, you can show off your spelling skills at the third annual Senior...

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • On target

    Approximately 40 participants, including veterans and non-veterans, competed in the PVA's trapshoot at the St. Charles Sportsmen's Club in Elburn on June 9.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • Health care business benefits from Fox Valley entrepreneurs

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Maria Kuhn and her partner Dr. Christina Krause launched their award-winning Integrated Health Advocacy Program (IHAP) over a decade ago.

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • July 13 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 July 13, 2012
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  • July 4 parades

    Kids say the Pledge of Allegiance before the start of the annual Elburn 4th of July bike parade last Wednesday.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Nearly No. 1

    MP Police Department continues fundraising for Special Olympics with meat raffle Saturday MAPLE PARK—To say that the Maple Park Police Department’s Special Olympics fundraising this year has been a success might be an understatement.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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