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    Moon Dance Diner set to re-open at end of May

    by Elizabeth Rago MAPLE PARK—May 2013 ends a brief interlude in the Moon Dance Diner and Grill’s history, as George and Elizabeth Georgiou will soon re-open the Maple Park classic American eatery with select hours. Located at...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Elburn grants non-bar liquor license to Chico’s Tacos

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to approve an additional license that would allow Chico’s Tacos to serve liquor. The license falls into a category that allows liquor to be dispensed in a non-bar establishment. This...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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    New SG Twp Board members sworn in

    Sugar Grove’s new Township Board includes Lee Drendel (left to right), Tom Rowe, Scott Hester, Phil Silagi, Laurie Geary and Greg Huggins. Courtesy Photo by Chris Paulus SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Township Board members were sworn in on...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • School and Police Information Alliance in the works in Sugar Grove

    by David Woehrle SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove interim Police Chief Ronald Moser on Tuesday informed the Village Board that an intergovernmental agreement is in the works between the Police Department and Kaneland School District 302. “The Kaneland School...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Natalie Remsen of Maple Park finds some blocks to making time pass while her parents garage sale.
    Happy shoppers come out

    The Maple Park garage sales held last weekend brought out sunny weather and streets full of anxious shoppers ready for bargains. Those shopping could find anything from weightlifting equipment to fresh-made slushies. Parents were on the lookout...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Kaneland Knights GIVE program

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Knights GIVE program has been set up to recognize and acknowledge students who gave back to the school and community through voluntary service. GIVE stands for “Generosity Involves Volunteer Effort.” The guidelines are as follows:...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Freshman Brianna Bower (19) cruised to an 11:19.33 in Saturday’s 3200m Run Final at the IHSA State Meet. Bower placed seventh overall, earning all state honors. Photo by Ben Draper
    Fine finish

    Girls track concludes season at state finals KANELAND—It was a weekend well spent in Charleston, Ill. With a select few events able to go down to Eastern Illinois University for the Class 2A girls track State meet,...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Just short

    Soccer falls in overtime to Rosary in regional ROCHELLE—They have to stop meeting like this. For the third time in the past five seasons, the Kaneland Lady Knights were eliminated in a regional final by the rival...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Friends of the Town and Country Public Library donate to Summer Reading program

    ELBURN—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library on May 16 donated $5,000 to the library for its youth and adult Summer Reading program, which will take place between May 28 and Aug. 2. The money...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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    Rise of the Knights

    Photo: Three-time state qualifier Corey Harner will be joined by numerous members of the boys track team at the IHSA State Track and Field meet this weekend. The Knights won the Sectional title, easily outdistancing second-place Winnebago...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Taking care of business

    KHS begins regional with rout over Sandwich KANELAND—Lady Knights softball continues to roll. In the case of DeKalb, Rosary and Sandwich, it was over the opponents. Kaneland clinched the outright claim of Northern Illinois Big XII champions...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • KHS boys basketball annual golf outing set for June 8

    Kaneland—Foursomes and sponsorships are going fast, but there is still time to join the Kaneland boys basektball program in a day of fun at its fourth annual golf outing on Saturday, June 8, at Bliss Creek Golf...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Editorial: Be respectful of local cemeteries this spring

    We recently received a Letter to the Editor that touched upon a topic seldom spoken of in this area: theft of flowers and decorations in our local cemeteries. The author of the letter asked to remain nameless,...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Letter: A letter from David Hintzsche

    I manage a local ag retail business. We provide the crop nutrients and crop protection products that enhance yields. The media attention and miscommunication that took place following the horrible tragedy in West, Texas, last month causes...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you from Dennis C. Ryan

    Thank you to everyone who voted for my election as your Blackberry Township supervisor. I am honored and humbled by your trust and confidence in my ability to serve our township Dennis C. Ryan Elburn

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Follow the Chiefs at NJCAA Division III World Series

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College blasted Harper College 13-1 on Sunday to capture the Region IV Division III championship for the second time in the last four years. The Chiefs advance to the eight-team, double-elimination 2013 NJCAA Division...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Senior Joe Pollastrini, leaps to grab a high throw in attempt to make an out at second base during Kaneland’s 5-3 loss to Batavia at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva.
Photo by Patti Wilk
    Hello, old friend

    KHS faces Batavia in Midwest League setting in tail-end of regular season KANELAND—What’s one more postponement for Kaneland baseball? In a 2013 campaign rife with cancellations, 19 to be exact, Kaneland baseball wanted to make up its...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Leonard A. Douglas

    Leonard A. Douglas, 79, of North Aurora, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Aurora, the son of the late C.A and Irene (Zaricor) Douglas. Len was...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Middle school track takes 2nd at state meet

    28 student-athletes sent to Peoria returned with 19 medals, 1 second-place trophy, a handful of school records and several personal bests Kaneland—The Kaneland Harter Middle School track team sent 28 student-athletes to Peoria on...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • New church meeting in John Shields Elementary School

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church will be begin meeting for worship at the John Shields Elementary School on Sunday, June 2. Covenant of Grace is a Christ-centered, Bible-believing, Bible-teaching Presbyterian Church with reverent worship. The...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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