• Elburn officials, Asian Massage owners to meet in court

    ELBURN—Elburn officials have filed a complaint against both the business owner of a massage business within the village, as well as the property owner of the building where the business is located. The business, identified as Asian...

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    Rollins takes over as SG police chief

    SUGAR GROVE—Interim Police Chief Ron Moser on Monday handed over the reins of the Sugar Grove Police Department to his successor, Patrick Rollins, who took over as the department’s new chief of police. Rollins has spent the...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove recognized for financial reporting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board at its July 16 meeting received a Certificate of Achievement in Excellence for Financial Report from the Government Finance Officers Association. This is the 12th year Sugar Grove has received the...

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    Kaneland community to create memorial garden to remember Caity Phillips

    ELBURN—When school begins again this fall, Harter Middle School students and teachers will miss the smiles and laughter of Caitlyn Phillips. Phillips, a 13-year-old student at HMS was taken from the Kaneland community on April 26 when...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Town and Country Library Board vacancy

    ELBURN—The Town and Country Library Board of Trustees is looking for a candidate to fill a vacancy on the board. If you are interested in being appointed to fill the position, contact Board President David Burroughs or...

    • Posted July 12, 2013
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  • Engineering Enterprises, Inc. announces promotion of Dennison

    SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) is proud to announce the promotion of Stephen T. Dennison, P.E., to project manager. Steve has been with EEI a little under nine years. Through his time at EEI, he has demonstrated...

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  • Town and Country Public Library events

    ELBURN—The following summer events will take place at the Elburn Town and Country Public LIbrary, 320 E. North St., Elburn. Summer Reading Summer Reading is really moving along. There are already 920 children and teens and almost...

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    Movie night at Hill’s Country Store

    KANEVILLE—Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville will host a movie night on Friday, July 12, at the store. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Free pizza from Paisano’s and popcorn from Rich’s Auto Service will be available, as well...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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    O’Herron recognized as one of Illinois’ elite

    Lady Knight shortstop earns 2nd-team ICA, 3 others get 3rd team KANELAND—Winona State University in Minnesota already knew it was gaining a talented ballplayer on its softball team for the 2013-14 season. The honor bestowed upon Kaneland...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Youth soccer clinic set for July 20

    Elburn—The Kaneland Youth Soccer, Kaneland United Soccer, Youth Elite Soccer, and Chicago Fire organizations are teaming up to offer a youth soccer training clinic on Saturday, July 20, from noon to 3 p.m. at Blackberry Elementary School...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball announces tryout dates

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program announced its dates and times for tryouts for the 2014 season. New this year are two additional levels of travel baseball—9U and 14U. Those teams will be in addition to the 10U-13U...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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    Taking summer stock

    Photo: Tyler Carlson contributed a couple RBI, but it wasn’t enough as the Knights fell short in their Summer League comeback bid against Sycamore 7-6 on Monday. File Photo Sycamore bests Kaneland in summer league action SYCAMORE—It’s...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Cougars host pair of collegiate national games

    Tickets on sale for July 15-16 games GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars will host USA Baseball Collegiate National Team games on Monday and Tuesday, July 15 and 16, at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Advance tickets for both games,...

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  • Wasco softball registration to begin

    Wasco—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) registration for the 2013 Fall Ball season began Monday. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are played on Saturdays at...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • On to the World Series

    The Northern Illinois Thunder 18U softball team qualified for the World Series, to be held at the end of July in Florida, after placing second in the Storm Dayz Tournament in Sycamore last week. The team gathered...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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    Taking the Knights’ temperature

    Photo: Head coach Brian Johnson’s journey didn’t stop at Morris, as he went to Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center to coach the North All-Stars in the IBCA 3A/4A All-Star Game on June 29. The South defeated the...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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    Stewart, Kozak to wed

    Sandy and John Kozak of Elburn announce the engagement of their son, Sean, to Jenna Stewart of Monroe, Wis. The bride-to-be is a 2005 high school graduate of Monroe High School. She graduated from Western Illinois University...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • ‘Son West Roundup’ VBS at Sanctuary Church

    BATAVIA—Sanctuary Church in Batavia will host its “Son West Roundup” VBS the week of July 29-Aug. 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This VBS is for children ages kindergarten through fifth grade. The cost is $5 per...

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  • Covenant of Grace Church relocates to Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church, originally located in the Park District Building at 327 W. Wilson St. in Batavia, has temporarily relocated to John Shields Elementary School, 85 S. Main St. in Sugar Grove. Covenant...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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  • Editorial: Here comes 2013 festival season

    It seems like just yesterday we were bidding adieu to a successful, memorable 2012 festival season here in the Kaneland community. It was a farewell to the days of cotton candy and carnivals, bands on the mainstage...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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