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2015-09-19 10.48.07

The right kind of attitude

Attitude of Gratitude collecting supplies for TAILS animal shelter ELBURN—The Attitude of Gratitude committee has done a lot to help people in need. This time around, the steering committee hopes to help a few four-legged creatures. Attitude of Gratitude is a Kaneland John Stewart PTN group focused on kid-friendly, secular, and hands-on opportunities for giving… Keep Reading


September 2015 the ninth warmest on record for Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, ILL.—September 2015 was the ninth warmest September on record for Illinois, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel, Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois. The statewide average temperature was 70.2 degrees, 4 degrees above average. The warmest September on record was 1933, at 72.2 degrees. The statewide average precipitation was 3.42 inches, 0.19… Keep Reading


Prevention through education

SGFPD celebrates National Fire Prevention Week via grade school visits intended to educate kids about fire safety, smoke alarms SUGAR GROVE—With National Fire Prevention Week upon us, the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District visited all the grade schools in Sugar Grove this week to educate students about smoke alarms and other fire safety measures. Fire… Keep Reading


Better fire safety through learning

Elburn, Maple Park fire departments seek to provide fire safety lessons that will last a lifetime by Violet Marquardt and Suzanne Flynn ELBURN/MAPLE PARK—Day after day, the men and women of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) work diligently together to protect as well as educate their citizens. With National Fire Prevention Week… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you to blood donors

We would like to thank the following people for helping make the Elburn area blood drive a success: Robert Weinhofen, Gordon Hoffman, LeRoy Bubser, Ken Gustafson, Connie Hodson, Rebecca Hale, Barbara Blank, Arthur Anderson, Steven Schramm, Diane Bergquist, Bruce Alderman, Donna Baughman, Robert Biddle, Marilyn Swift, Jonathan Harley, Wesley Anderson, Timothy Hylland, John Anderson, Larry… Keep Reading

Events/Maple Park/Regional

Blaze of glory

Therapeutic riding students to be featured in horse show at Blazing Prairie Stars barn MAPLE PARK—When Blazing Prairie Stars (BPS) phased out its hippotherapy practice at its barn in Maple Park, BPS manager and horse trainer Sharon Weimer said she couldn’t give it up. “It’s such a passion of mine,” Weimer said. “I’ve seen so… Keep Reading


Shout Out! for Education

KANELAND—The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will open its 2015-16 season with Shout Out! for Education, a series of live readings written and read by individuals sharing their educational experiences. The event will take place Sunday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. in the Kaneland High School auditorium. The Shout Out! for Education performance celebrates all things… Keep Reading


Photos: McDole walks to school

Kaneland McDole Elementary School students took part in International Walk to School Day 2015 on Oct. 7.Students who regularly ride the bus were let off at Simpson and Gordon streets, where they were greeted by teachers and staff on foot. That group then met the regular walkers near the playground, and they all walked to… Keep Reading


KAI announces ‘Mary Poppins’ 2016 summer production

KANELAND—It’s official: “Mary Poppins” will take the Kaneland stage next summer. Bringing the classic-book-turned-timeless movie and beautifully artistic staged musical to life, Kaneland Arts Initiative will present “Mary Poppins” as the 2016 Summer Theatre Production, July 15-17 and July 22-24, at the Kaneland High School auditorium. Directed by the team of Diane McFarlin and Peter… Keep Reading

Janet Lagerloef

Grazie, Chef Roberto

by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets Sugar Grove As I write this, my husband Jerry and I are staying with three other couples in the quaint village of Barbarano in northern Italy. The farmers harvest grapes here like we harvest corn and beans in the U.S. Olive groves stretch for miles, and believe it… Keep Reading


INSPRA recognizes Kaneland Arts Initiative Special Purpose Publication

OAKBROOK, ILL.—On Sept. 18, school communications professionals from throughout Illinois were honored during the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association’s (INSPRA) annual Communications Contest and Golden Achievement Awards luncheon at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Oakbrook, Ill. More than 115 entries were submitted in the categories of Annual Reports, Audio-Video, Calendars/Handbooks, Electronic Publications,… Keep Reading

Events/Kaneland/Sugar Grove

Harter Middle School Fun Run/Walk Oct. 18

SUGAR GROVE—The second annual Kaneland Harter Middle School Fun Run/Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. The untimed course is roughly two miles in length. Participants will be doused in different powdered colors at many points along the route. At the finish, a Festival of Kolor… Keep Reading

Events/Sugar Grove

All about toxicity

Sugar Grove Public Library to host ‘Toxic Friends Workshop’ Oct. 8 SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library next week will host a program that deals with toxic friendships. The program, “Toxic Friendship Workshop,” will take place Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Suzanne Degges-White and Judy Pochel Van Tieghem are the authors of the… Keep Reading


Isberg to receive Life Safety Award

WOODRIDGE, ILL.—Retired Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District Fire Marshal Alan Isberg will received a Life Safety Award on Thursday, Oct. 8, at the 75th annual Fire Prevention Week Luncheon, hosted by the non-profit Illinois Fire Safety Alliance. Expecting over 500 members of the Illinois fire service in attendance, the event highlights and honors those… Keep Reading

Health & Wellness/Regional

October is Farm to School Month

ILLINOIS—October is National Farm to School month. Farm to School refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat. The more local foods served to kids, the better. One-third of U.S. children are obese or overweight, and only 2 percent of children get the recommended serving of fruits… Keep Reading

Laura Gampfer KBK first day of school 8-19-15-10

A little incentive

School District hopes to attract new bus drivers with sign-on bonus KANELAND—The Kaneland School District hopes to solve its bus driver shortage by offering a $1,000 signing bonus to potential recruits. With four daily routes that do not have a driver, the district has been regularly using four of its seven permanent substitutes to cover… Keep Reading


Hot wheels

Elburn Lions Club to host 22nd annual All Wheel Show Oct. 3 ELBURN—Jeff Miller personally knows the impact the Elburn Lions Club can have on an individual’s life. In fact, the generosity of the Elburn Lions Club is what motivated Miller to join nearly nine years ago. “Personally, to me, the reason why I got… Keep Reading


Animal house

Open house to provide glimpse into Fox Valley Wildlife Center Oct. 4 ELBURN—Have you ever wondered what types of animals Fox Valley Wildlife Center takes in? Or what the facility looks like on the inside and how they rehabilitate all those wild animals back to health? You can find out at FVWC’s free annual open… Keep Reading

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