• Gigantic week for P.J. Fleck

    Kaneland alum has daughter day before officially becoming WMU head coach Kalamazoo, Mich.—Kaneland School District Hall of Fame member and Sugar Grove native P.J. Fleck had a whirlwind start to his week.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Drew drops in on DeKalb

    Key 3 fuels comeback win at Barbs Kaneland—Perhaps the only group unhappy to see the return of Kaneland point guard Drew David was the group hosting the boys basketball game on Friday night.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Wrestlers tussle with Yorkville in losing effort

    Knights also face 3 foes in home weekend quad KANELAND—You can have a plan to be aggressive on the wrestling mat, but unless it manifests during mat time, no win is automatic. Kaneland's meet against visiting Yorkville had some...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Kaneland begins Ottawa journey

    3-game skid ends with win over Sandwich KANELAND—Kaneland Lady Knights basketball endured a three-game skid last week, but still has enough of a pedigree to be a highly looked at team from the area.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Bowling sees promising signs at Lisle Invite

    KANELAND—Sometimes a weekend invite is all you need to see what can happen. On Saturday, Kaneland bowling went to the Lisle Invite and came away with a second-place trophy in the "B" bracket.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Letter: Elburn Lions Park a ‘no bullying’ zone

    With all the talk and publicity about bullying, you might ask if there’s a safe place for your son or daughter. Well, there is a safe place right here in Elburn: Lions Park.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who participated in Christmas in Kaneville

    I would like to thank everyone who participated in our annual Christmas in Kaneville event on Dec. 1. Thank you to all who came out to support us and enjoy the day.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Letter: Mental health facility closures the real culprit behind recent shooting sprees

    In an interview with CBS Chicago, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart told reporters that the recent closures of mental health facilities “is harming people with mental illnesses who should be patients instead of inmates, and the victims...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Chamber’s beautification committee

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce’s beautification committee wishes to thank the following people for their help in volunteering with the winter decorations:

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from Elburn American Legion Auxiliary Unit 630

    Elburn American Legion Auxiliary Unit 630 would like to express a heartfelt thanks to the donors at the recent Elburn Community Blood Drive. We had 31 volunteers and collected 29 pints of blood.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Editorial: Holiday hope serves as light during our darkest hour

    Throughout the history of the United States, there have been too many examples of horrific, senseless violence resulting in the deaths of innocent people.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Arlene ‘Dolly’ Bridgewater

    Arlene “Dolly” Bridgewater, 82, of St. Charles, formerly of Glen Ellyn, Ill., passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Sunday evening, Dec. 16, 2012.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Floreine (DeMille) Kumpholz

    Floreine (DeMille) Krumpholz, 90, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in Monroe, Wis.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • David C. Stephens

    David C. Stephens, 55, of Elburn, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Taken too soon, David’s memory lives on through his family and friends that will miss him forever.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Anthony J. ‘A.J.’ Rich

    Anthony J. “A.J.” Rich was born on Dec. 29, 1916, in DePue, Ill., a small town along the Illinois River, five miles from LaSalle and Peru.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Violet Lois (Herzog) Meyer

    Violet Lois (Herzog) Meyer, 92, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Alden Courts of Waterford, Aurora, where she recently made her home.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Elburn Hill Church Christmas Eve Service

    ELBURN—A Celebration of Christ’s Advent will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, at Elburn Hill Church, 506 N. Main St., Elburn, and include carols, special music and stories of Christmas.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Web Poll: Will the Bears make the playoffs after their second-half slide?

    The Chicago Bears have lost five of their last six games after starting 7-1.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Treasurer asks residents to help locate military medal owners

    SPRINGFIELD—On the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford unveiled an updated Operation Reunite list of names now that several military medals have been returned to veterans.

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • Amended filing period for School 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 17, 2012
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