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    Garfield Farm Museum begins summer hours

    CAMPTON HILLS—June is officially the start of the summer tour season at Garfield Farm Museum. Walk-in tours are available from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays through September. Visitors to the farm can escape the...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Hometown Hall of Famer

    The Kaneland School District last week inducted Kerry Rink, pictured here from her days as a Kaneland High School cross country runner, into its Hall of Fame in the Personal Athletic Achievement category. Rink was a three-sport...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Trophy case closed

    Kaneland emerges with NIB-12 All-Sports Trophy by Mike Slodki KANELAND—You’d be hard pressed to argue with the facts. The facts say Kaneland High School athletics had an exemplary year in athletics for the 2012-13 calendar. As a...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Boys track going the Midwest Distance

    Two Kaneland runners compete at Benedictine by Mike Slodki KANELAND—Not content with the productive goings-on at Eastern Illinois University two weekends ago, Kaneland High School track members Kyle Carter and Nathaniel Kucera, junior State medalists, have more...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Kaneland Sports Boosters present scholarships

    The Kaneland Sports Boosters award four $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors each year. This year, due to the success of the Dodge Test Drive event that was held in August during Kaneland’s Knights Under The Lights event,...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • WCC takes 3rd a NJCAA World Series

    Tyler, Texas—Waubonsee Community College jumped on second-ranked Century (MN) College right away, but could not hold on to the lead as the Mighty Wood Ducks eliminated the Chiefs’ from the 2013 NJCAA Division III World Series on...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Kaneland 10U takes title

    Photo: The Kaneland 10U travel baseball team is all smiles following their championship run through the field at the 10U Cougar Classic during Memorial Day weekend. Pictured are (left to right) front row: Jake Nied, Tyler Conklin,...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Going Green for God

    LILY LAKE—Going Green for God (all about recycling, reducing and reusing) will take place Monday through Friday, June 17-21, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Lily Lake. The cost of the week-long event...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Betty Ann Rich

    Betty Ann Rich was born on March 29, 1940, and raised in the north side of Chicago, near Lake Michigan and Wrigley Field. Her father, Clyde, took her to many football games and at an early age,...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Mike ‘Whitey’ Proctor

    Mike “Whitey” Proctor, 60, of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., previously of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Green Bay, Wis., after a brief illness. He was...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Betty Ann Rich

    Betty Ann Rich was born on March 29, 1940, and raised in the north side of Chicago, near Lake Michigan and Wrigley Field. Her father, Clyde, took her to many football games and at an early age,...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Powerhouse Day Camp

    ELBURN—Powerhouse Day Camp will take place the week of June 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon at Family Life Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13, and costs $35 per child....

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Jeanne Mack

    Jeanne Mack, 66, of North Aurora, formerly of Paw Paw, Ill., passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Saturday, May 25, 2013. She was born May 21, 1947, the daughter of...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Better Business Bureau: Don’t get scammed when donating to tornado victims

    CHICAGO—In the wake of a tragedy, scammers like to rise and take advantage of kind, giving people. The Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois (BBB) is alerting consumers of the possibility of phony charity scams...

    • Posted June 3, 2013
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  • More Illinois counties added to disaster declaration

    CHICAGO—Illinois residents in 14 additional counties affected by April’s severe storms and flooding are now eligible to register for federal disaster assistance, state and federal officials recently announced. The Federal Emergency Management approved Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s...

    • Posted June 2, 2013
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    Kane County Treasurer’s Office to host I-Cash Kiosk during tax season

    GENEVA—Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is encouraging Kane County residents to stop by his I-Cash kiosk at the Kane County Treasurer’s Office before June 10 to see if they have any unclaimed cash or property. “These kiosks...

    • Posted June 2, 2013
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    Editorial: Hats off to the 2013 Kaneland High School graduating class

    It’s officially graduation season, and that means we’ve again reached the time of year where we bid farewell to Kaneland High School seniors as they toss their caps in the air, celebrate with friends and loved ones,...

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Andrew Joshua Mancilla

    Joshua and Jaclyn Mancilla of Aurora announce the birth of their son, Andrew Joshua, who was born April 15, 2013, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 22 inches long. The...

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Meuer graduates from Ripon College

    RIPON, WIS.—Paul Meuer of Elburn graduated from Ripon College on May 12 with an environmental studies major. Meuer is the child of Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Meuer of Elburn.

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • KHS’ Bradford wins scholarship

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School senior Blake Bradford was recently named the winner of the 2013 Kane County Pheasants Forever Scholarship Award. Bradford, a Maple Park resident, earned the $1,000 scholarship because of his commitment and passion for the...

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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