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  • A decision looms in Rutland Township over how to transport senior and disabled residents.

    Decision looms on senior buses in Grafton, Rutland townshipsOct 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    Rutland Township leaders never had to shuttle their senior and disabled residents around, because Grafton Township always did it for them — for free. But now Grafton officials they can't afford this, leaving Rutland officials to decide whether to pony up or find another program.

     
  • Dora Christensen, left, operator of Epona Farm in Maple Park, sued her neighbor, claiming his motocross track is spooking her horses and ruining her business.

    Horse farm owner sues neighbor over motocross trackOct 4, 2013 12:00 AM
    The operator of a Maple Park horse farm is suing her neighbor, claiming a motocross track he built scares her horses and has frightened away customers. The suit, which seeks at least $50,000, pits the rights of business owners against those of private property owners in rural areas. "I'm trying to stay neutral on this," Kane County Board member Drew Frasz said.

     
  •  A crew from Dundee Landscape Nursery & Garden Center plants a large sugar maple tree Thursday at Otto Engineering in Carpentersville. The tree weighed 20,000 pounds and was lifted by crane and deposited in its final resting spot.

    Heavy equipment required for new Carpentersville tree Sep 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    A new sugar maple tree in Carpentersville is so big it took a crane several hours to get it into the ground near Otto Engineering on Main Street. The tree weighed in at 20,000 pounds.

     
  •  The top sides of a swamp oak leaves, left, and white oak leaves are much darker compared to their undersides. The underside of the swamp white oak leaves are also soft and fuzzy to the touch.

    Leaf peepers: Clues to help identify white oaks Aug 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    “There were many splendid oaks,” wrote John S. Wilcox in 1906, describing Kane County at the time of European settlement. These magnificent trees included white oaks, red oaks, black oaks and bur oaks. There were swamp white oaks and chinkapin oaks, Hill’s oaks and shingle oaks, too. Although oaks are in serious decline, these species can still be found in Kane County.

     
  • Daniel Koebele: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Daniel Koebele, running for Kaneville Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Margaret Mangers: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Margaret Mangers, running for Kaneville Township Assessor (4-year Term)

     
  • Vernon Long: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Vernon Long, running for Kaneville Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Dale Pierson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Dale Pierson, running for Kaneville Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • Dan Ebert: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Dan Ebert, running for Kaneville Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
  • James 'Jim' Ressler: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for James 'Jim' Ressler, running for Kaneville Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Kim Wendling, running for Kaneville Township Clerk (4-year Term)

    Kim Wendling: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Kim Wendling, running for Kaneville Township Clerk (4-year Term)

     
  • Robert Ottoson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Robert Ottoson, running for Kaneville Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Dennis Long: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Dennis Long, running for Kaneville Township Highway Commissioner (4-year Term)

     
  • Alvah Withey: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Alvah Withey, running for Kaneville Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
  • Glenn Swanson

    Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raisesAug 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

     
  • Sheriff’s deputies say Elburn woman was found near vehicle Jul 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    The body of a 57-year-old Elburn woman is found near a car on the roadside Wednesday morning north of Kaneland High School in Kaneville Township, according to Kane County Sheriff's officials. Authorities say there are no immediate signs of foul play and an autopsy on Joyce David is scheduled for Thursday.

     
  • Elburn man, 42, dies in Kaneville crash Jan 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    A 42-year-old Elburn man was killed in a fiery single vehicle crash in unincorporated Kaneville Township Monday night, according to police. Amien Swift was driving a 2001 Toyota SUV east on Lasher Road, a rural two-lane roadway, about a quarter-mile west of Harter Road when the vehicle left the road and rolled several times, police said.

     
  • Kaneville Township, village, celebrate 175 years Aug 27, 2011 12:00 AM
    Kaneville Township and the village of Kaneville are celebrating the 175th anniversary of settlers moving in to the area. There's going to be fireworks, softball games, a church service, a potluck picnic, cemetery and historical house tours and more Saturday and Sunday.

     
  • Which township road chief makes $45,866 to maintain four miles? Jun 1, 2011 12:00 AM
    Some township highway commissioners are getting paid substantial salaries despite caring for only a small number of miles of roads.

     
  • Health-care perk proves townships need scrutiny Apr 10, 2011 12:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls on voters and residents to pay more attention to township governments in the wake of an On Guard report that suburban townships have collectively spent more than $1 million of taxpayer dollars on free health care for elected officials.

     
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