• 4 West Nile cases bring the total in Kane County to 9

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently reported four more cases of West Nile Virus, bringing the total so far this season to nine.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • KHS class of 2002 reunion

    KANELAND—A reunion for Kaneland High School’s class of 2002 will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at Old Towne Pub, 40w290 LaFox Road in Wasco.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Photo: Walking for fitness

    All students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School participated in the National Walk to School Day on Oct. 3.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Wardrobe wonderland

    Elburn resident Sherry Davorst (right) and her daughter, Braelyn, pick out clothes at the John Stewart Fall/Winter Clothing and Toy Sale on Friday.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Casey’s Safe Haven gives a home to horses in need

    ELBURN—A new non-profit organization is giving a home to horses in need. Casey's Safe Haven is a holistic horse rescue that opened its doors to the public this summer as a home for retired horses from the police...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Maple Park mayhem

    The Maple Park Fire Department held its annual dance/raffle at the Maple Park Fire Station on Saturday evening. Line dancing was a big hit throughout the night.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • KHS teacher ‘flips’ the classroom

    KANELAND—With public education in the spotlight recently regarding questions raised about standardized testing effectiveness, one Kaneland High School teacher is flipping the system on its head for her students.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • No lows at 7-0

    Knights take hunt to Foxes in 55-0 win YORKVILLE—Foxes football must have felt like it was in a valley of the same name after the final buzzer sounded on Friday.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • It’s in the hole

    Strong Sectional effort punches Knight golf's State ticket KANELAND—Kaneland golf will be taking swings at Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill., on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • KHS tennis solidifies upper-tier status in NIB-12

    No. 1 doubles outplays field; Lady Knights finish 2nd to Sycamore Kaneland—If Lady Knights tennis keeps this current level of play up, they'll be seeing good things come their way in the homestretch of 2012.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Girls get Sterling meet under belts

    KANELAND—It was a truncated lineup that took to the course at Sterling. It was a way to improve and get even more battle tested en route to conference and beyond for those that participated.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Back in the hunt

    Lady Knights stifle Morris, take down DeKalb KANELAND—KHS volleyball earned another conference win against a rival, then faced neighbors even further west before accomplishing a first-ever task against DeKalb in a busy week.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Modified lineup takes Byron Handicap meet

    Cutsinger, Kuipers emerge from pack for boys XC KANELAND—If it's early October, you'll know where to find Kaneland boys cross country.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Redemption

    Knights win rematch over Yorkville; add wins over Plainfield East, Rochelle KANELAND—Just shoot the ball, because who knows what it'll bring.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Crafters needed for Susan G. Komen Fundraiser Weekend

    St Charles—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot at the Susan G. Komen “Pretty in Pink” Softball Tournaments to be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Fundraiser set to help send Dyer to Australian track-and-field meet

    Maple Park—Kaneland High School student-athlete Nathan Dyer was selected by “Down Under Sports” to represent the state of Illinois and compete in a track-and-field competition next June in Australia.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Registration opens for MP Youth Basketball

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Youth Basketball Program for third- through-eighth-grade boys runs from mid-January through mid-March.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Letter: Mental illness not funny

    As the Halloween season approaches, I would like to make a request on the behalf of all the families in our Kane County area that have experienced a mental illness in their family life: Please do not...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Letter: Endorsement of Corinne Pierog for State Senate 25th District

    As a parent of an autistic son, it’s hard to find a state legislator who is willing to understand the issues that parents of special needs children face on a daily basis, and has the experience to...

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Principal Appreciation Week is Oct. 22-26

    Do you want to tell a school principal that you appreciate them? If so, you’ll get your chance in a little under two weeks.

    • Posted October 11, 2012
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