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  • Federal judge rules against Waubonsee Community College in free speech lawsuit

    SUGAR GROVE – A federal judge has ruled against Waubonsee Community College after two members of an anti-gay group in July filed a federal lawsuit ag ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Colleges work to help students achieve graduation

    Getting high school graduates to go to college isn’t much of a problem here.Within 16 months of rece ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 officials suggest dropping class rank

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 administration on Tuesday made its case to school board members to eliminate individual class rank for d ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: New year should bring new focus on mental health

    The start of a new year can be stressful. The optimism of New Year’s resolutions can quickly turn into frustration and disappointment if those goals a ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Visitors welcome tonight at Fox Valley Career Center

    MAPLE PARK – Rick Burchell, the Fox Valley Career Center director, understands parents might have questions about the programs their children want to ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Kaneland seeks feedback in search for middle school principal

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 is seeking feedback regarding a search for a new principal at Kaneland Harter Middle School.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • IMSA to unveil renderings of planned innovation center

    AURORA – Faculty, staff, students and community members will be headed to the Illinois Math and Science Academy from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesda ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • West Aurora places $84.2M referendum on April ballot

    NORTH AURORA – Voters in April will decide whether West Aurora School District can borrow $84.2 million in bonds to pay for building projects througho ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Preschool programs prepare kids for kindergarten, beyond

    Kids. They grow up so fast these days. One minute they’re crawling on the floor and saying “mama” and the next they’re ready to start picking out back ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Valente 'vindicated' by ruling allowing him to stay on ballot

    SUGAR GROVE – Calling it a "bush-league attempt to try to get three people removed from the ballot," Tony Valente said he felt "vindicated" after the ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland debates STEM school opportunity

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302’s participation in a STEM partnership school remains in question after board members debated the issue Mond ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Kaneland teacher seeks former students for 5-year letters

    MAPLE PARK – Judy Fabrizius is looking for 20 former students from her family and consumer science classes at Kaneland High School.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Challenged Kaneland candidates to remain on April election ballot

    GENEVA – The three Kaneland School District 302 Board hopefuls whose candidacy for the April 7 election had been challenged will remain on the ballot, ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Aurora University instructor plans anti-harrassment training session

    AURORA – Laurie Huspen, president of West Dundee-based Valuable Resources Co., will explore “Taboo Topix – Not Your Typical Anti-Harassment Training” ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • School districts prepare to comply with new teacher evaluation law

    School districts serving the Tri-Cities and western Kane County aren’t procrastinating. By the start ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 8:34 pm
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