• KHS community helps aid Sandy victims

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School Assistant Principal Diane McFarlin considers herself a “Jersey girl” at heart. Her husband is from New Jersey, and she grew up near the eastern seaboard.

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  • A ‘lil leaf clean-up fun

    Mary, 3, Joseph, 2 and Loretta Rigitano "help" their parents clean up leaves on a blustery day recently in the front of their home in Elburn.

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  • Districts give school board members heartfelt thanks

    KANELAND—Nov. 15, 2012, has been designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois, and Kaneland School District 302 is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our...

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  • KHS’ ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

    KANELAND—Advance purchase tickets are now on sale for Kaneland High School’s performance of “You Can’t Take It With You,” a comedic play in three acts by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

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  • Two spirits

    Sixth-grader and derby horse both get life experience MAPLE PARK—Located on Lees Road in Maple Park, Silver Spur Farm houses a youngster diligently working toward doing the very best in competition—and that's just the sixth-grade student from Kaneland...

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  • Kaneland Youth Competitive Cheer team concludes 1st season

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Youth Competitive Cheer team concluded its first season on Nov. 10 with a third-place finish at the Conant Spirit Challenge.

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  • Vanik takes 2nd at USAW Pre-Season Nationals

    Iowa—Riley Vanik of Sugar Grove nearly pulled off a championship victory in the USAW Pre-Season Nationals at the University of Northern Iowa inside the UNI-Dome Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Nov. 4.

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  • Dratnol named to Capital One Academic All-District team

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Kaneland alum Eric Dratnol was one of two Augustana football players named to the first team of the Capital One Academic All-District team.

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  • Knights 8th-graders finish 3rd in St. Charles tourney

    Kaneland—The Kaneland eighth-grade football team concluded its season last month with a third-place finish in the annual St. Charles Tournament.

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  • KC pro indoor football team preps for 1st season

    Kane County—In preparation for its inaugural season, the Kane County Dawgs professional indoor football team recently announced the hiring of its head coach, Matt Griebel.

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  • Pair of former KC Cougars win Silver Slugger Awards

    Total of 5 former Cougars have won award GENEVA—A pair of former Kane County Cougars have won a 2012 Silver Slugger Award. Detroit Tigers infielder Miguel Cabrera and Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham were each honored last Thursday...

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  • Guest Editorial: November is National Diabetes Month

    Did you know that here are 23.6 million children and adults living with diabetes in the U.S.? Of these, an estimated 17.9 million have been diagnosed, and 5.7 million are unaware they have the disease.

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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Food Pantry Holiday Book and Toy Drive

    It is holiday time once again. In an effort to help the many struggling local families here in our community, we are doing a Holiday Book and Toy Drive to help alleviate the financial stress that is...

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  • Grace UMC and St. Mary’s of Maple Park to host Turkey Drop 2012

    MAPLE PARK—Turkey Drop 2012 will take place at Grace United Methodist Church, 506 Willow St., Maple Park, on Sunday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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  • Book of Genesis study

    ST. CHARLES—The study of the Book of Genesis will be given by Bible Study Fellowship International on Wednesday mornings, 9:10 to 11 a.m. from now until May 2013 at Riverside Community Church, St. Charles.

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  • Hartmann, Dermody wed Aug. 18

    Doug and Cathy Hartmann of Maple Park are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Dan to Ashley Dermody, daughter of David and Laurie Dermody of Williamsburg, Iowa, on Aug 18, 2012, in North English, Iowa.

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  • Charles J. Brouch

    Charles J. Brouch, 78, of Sugar Grove, formerly of Aurora, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Provena Mercy Center. He was born March 19, 1934, in Aurora to the late John and Louise (Brummel) Brouch.

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  • Steven ‘Steve’ G. Fry

    Steven “Steve” G. Fry, 66, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully with his loving wife Leronna at his side, on Nov. 5, 2012, at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill.

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  • Bernard ‘Bernie’ Joseph

    Bernard “Bernie” Joseph, 61, of Elburn, passed away at his home on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

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  • Dorothy Marie Gilmore

    Dorothy Marie Gilmore, 89, of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family.

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