• Elburn looks back on 2012

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson recently looked back on the accomplishments and challenges of 2012 this week, and found a few in each column.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • True Taste, LLC, recalls fish products due to possible health risks

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is alerting residents that True Taste, LLC of Kenosha, Wis., is recalling vacuum-packaged Hot Smoked Rainbow Trout, Hot Smoked Whitefish, Hot Smoked Herring ...

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Kaneland Superintendent looks back on 2012

    KANELAND—Kaneland Superintendent Jeff Schuler is feeling pretty good about District 302 these days.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Hot start

    KHS boys trounce Sandwich in Plano Classic's first round KANELAND—It's a tall order for an 11th seed to find glory in the Plano Christmas Classic, so Kaneland had to take it one step at a time at the...

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Knights take 2 of 3 in Woodstock quadrangular

    KANELAND—Work never seems done for the Kaneland High School wrestling unit.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Girls leave Ottawa with split

    OTTAWA—It's hard to get accustomed to new digs for the holiday season. Kaneland girls basketball had spent the previous six seasons hooping it up at Oswego East's tournament in late December, and made its way to Ottawa's Holiday...

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Memory and Holiday Overspending

    In the 1971 hit song, “Sunshine,” one of the lyrics asks, “How much does it cost? I’ll buy it.” A quick sale like that is a good sale for advertisers, but may not be for your wallet.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Elburn Scholarship Fund for KHS students

    KANELAND—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will once again award grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2013.

    • Posted December 26, 2012
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  • Marmion entrance exam for 8th-grade boys

    AURORA—Marmion Academy High School will host its second entrance exam for 8th-grade boys on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m. In order to register for the exam, an application for admission must be filed prior...

    • Posted December 24, 2012
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  • School boards push to add definition of cyber bullying in school policy

    CHICAGO—The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) seeks legislation that would require every Illinois public school district policy on bullying to contain a definition that includes “cyber bullying.”

    • Posted December 23, 2012
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  • KHS underdoing application process for RAMP

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School is currently undergoing the application process for the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). RAMP takes national standards for school counseling and puts standards for student academics, career and personal social development.

    • Posted December 22, 2012
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  • Waubonsee students earn writing awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Two Waubonsee Community College students recently earned awards at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers Festival.

    • Posted December 22, 2012
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  • New equestrian center to open in Elburn

    ELBURN—Promise Equestrian Center, a new horse breeding, training, and boarding center in Elburn, is slated to be up and running by the end of March 2013.

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Amended filing period for board candidates

    KANELAND—Senate Bill 3338 was signed into law by Governor Quinn on Nov. 29. This law, which becomes effective immediately, amends Section 1-4 of the Election Code to specify that, for the 2013 consolidated election period, local election...

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Filing dates for Kaneville Consolidated Election candidates

    KANEVILLE—Candidates for the Kaneville 2013 Consolidated Election may file their nominating petitions with Kaneville Township Clerk Kim Wendling at the Kaneville Township Office in the Kaneville Community Center, 2S101 Harter Road, Kaneville, during the following dates and...

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Geary kicks off 2013 campaign with fundraiser

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove village trustee Kevin Geary on Dec. 13 kicked off his bid for village president with a fundraiser held in the Pine Room at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Board to discuss Elburn Station in new year

    ELBURN—Proposed Shodeen development Elburn Station will be a topic for discussion at the Elburn Village Board’s first meeting in 2013.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Publisher teams up with Beebe to tell story

    AURORA—Aurora Christian football coach Don Beebe has made a career and life out of transitions.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Music of the season

    Nate Biery plays guitar with instructor/owner Ben Westfall. The two performed “The First Noel,” “Simple Gifts” and “The Big Corral” during the Holiday Recital at Da Capo Music.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Madrigal magic

    The Kaneland High School Madrigals presented their annual Madrigal Feaste on Dec. 14, 15 and 16, in the high school cafeteria. This is the 35th year of the Kaneland Music Department‘s Renaissance Dinner.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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