All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Waubonsee adds programs, involvement

    SUGAR GROVE—The following are Waubonsee Community College (WCC) announcements for winter 2014. WCC’s campuses are located at 47 Waubonsee Drive in Sugar Grove, 18 S. River St. and 2060 Ogden Ave. in Aurora, and 100 Waubonsee Drive...

    • Posted January 25, 2014
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    Kaneland cancels all after school activities Jan. 24

    From Kaneland.org: All activities after school this evening have been cancelled, including all athletic events at the middle school and high school. We will follow regular dismissal times in all of our schools, but are concerned about...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Harter Middle School Jazz Band to perform at State

    KANELAND—Each year, a select few middle school jazz bands are given the high honor of performing at the annual Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) Conference in Peoria, Ill. This year, the Kaneland Harter Middle School Jazz Band,...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Kaneland honored at achievement conference

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School was honored as a Featured School at the Raising Student Achievement Conference, which took place Dec. 9 and 10. The Raising Student Achievement Conference, presented by the Illinois Association of Regional Superintendents of Schools...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Authorities respond to severe vehicle collision

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Police officers and firefighters on Tuesday morning responded to a report of a near-head-on collision on Galena Boulevard, just east of Regency Boulevard. The crash occurred when a Chevy Malibu, traveling eastbound on Galena...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • 1-23 Sports Recap

    Soph. Girls Basketball Jan. 17 at DeKalb—Kiandra Powell’s 18 points led the Lady Knights as they romped the host Lady Barbs 53-24. Powell made four treys. KHS led 35-8 at halftime. Bailey Crimmins had nine points, Jenna...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Wasco baseball registration now open

    WASCO—Online registration is now open for the spring 2014 Wasco baseball season. There are opportunities for kids from five years of age through high schoolers, with registration starting at $150. Hat, jersey, socks, and baseball pants are...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Kaneland Youth Soccer registration begins

    KANELAND—Early registration has begun for the Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization. Register before Feb. 28 for $85. After March 1, the regular registration rate of $135 applies. The league is open to boys and girls aged five to...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Photo: Kaneland Cagers win Sycamore Shootout

    The 8th-grade Kaneland Cagers won the inaugural Sycamore Force Shootout this past weekend. Brian Bartholomew (front, left to right), Rhett Espe, Kyle Stuart and Matt Olson. Asst. coach Brian Claesson (back), Luke Gomes, Jack Douglas, Garrett Hukle,...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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    Paul James Heyob

    Paul James Heyob, 51, of Shelbyville, Ill., formerly of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at the Sullivan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Sullivan, Ill. In keeping with Paul’s wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Guest Editorial: Tips for protecting your identity, money

    by Harold Valentine, News and Experts At least 110 million consumers were affected by the recent hack involving Target and Neiman Marcus retailers. Whether or not millions more will have their identities manipulated and finances ruined within...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Kaneland musicians, actors prepare for busy winter

    by Denise Blaszynski, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters president The excitement of winter break and stress of finals have ended. As we move through the long, dreary days of winter, our Kaneland musicians and actors are gearing up...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Local residents inducted into Waubonsee Honor Society

    SUGAR GROVE—The following local students were inducted into Waubonsee Community College’s Alpha Beta Gamma international honor society on Dec. 4: Scott Horvath of Elburn; Lauren Allen and James Boyle of Sugar Grove; and Vernon Gochee of Maple...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Israel chicken soup lunch sale

    AURORA—The Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Israel will host its fourth annual chicken soup lunch sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9. Homemade chicken soup with matzo balls and/or noodles will be available for...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Kindergarten Registration, Literacy Fair

    KANELAND—The 2014 Kindergarten Registration and Literacy Fair will take place Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park. Students with last names beginning with letters...

    • Posted January 19, 2014
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  • KAI to present ‘The Laramie Project’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will launch its inaugural performance of the Winter Theatre Production, “The Laramie Project,” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24-26, in the Black Box Theatre portion of Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Kenkel named to Belmont University dean’s list

    NASHVILLE—Joseph Kenkel of Elburn was recently named to the Belmont University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Eligibility for the dean’s list is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Dickenson named to Beloit College dean’s list

    BELOIT, WIS.—Elizabeth Dickenson of Elburn was recently named to Beloit College’s dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.4 or higher and...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Archibald named to The Webb School honor roll

    BELL BUCKLE, TENN.—Grace Archibald of Elburn was recently named to The Webb School’s B honor roll for second quarter of the 2013-14 school year. Archibald is currently a 10th-grader at The Webb School.

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Meuer performs in televised Holiday Pops concert

    EVANSVILLE, IND.—Eric Meuer of Elburn was recently selected to perform at the Department of Music’s 34th annual Holiday Pops concert. Meuer is majoring in music therapy at the University of Evansville. Holiday Pops took place on Dec....

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Local residents named to Augustana College dean’s list

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Augustana College dean’s list for the 2013 term: Emily Butts (elementary education), Benjamin Hodges (biology) and Elizabeth Kupar, all of Elburn; and Malory Groen (biochemistry), Anna Novotny...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Elburn residents named to Bradley University dean’s list

    PEORIA, ILL.—The following Elburn residents were named to the Bradley University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester: Haley Euting, Vincent Micek, Andrew Raver and Anthony Sperando. To be eligible for the Bradley University dean’s list, a...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • McPhee named to Northwestern dean’s list

    EVANSTON, ILL.—Kayley McPhee of Maple Park was recently named to Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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    Engineering Enterprises Inc. announces addition of Frolich

    SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) recently announced the addition of Collette M. Frohlich, E.I. as a project engineer in the company’s Civil and Transportation groups. Collette brings over five years of professional experience and has been involved...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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    HorsePower to host 2nd annual bowling fundraiser

    ST. CHARLES—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, a not-for-profit organization in Maple Park, will host its second annual bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Charles Bowl, 2520 W. Main Street in St....

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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    Kaneland wrestlers see Hub of action

    Photo: Medal-winners from the Sycamore Invite. Photo submitted by Stephanie Vanik via email Grapplers also partake in Sycamore Invite KANELAND—Before the deep freeze that hit the roads toward the weekend, it was Kaneland High School wrestling that...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Jan. 16 sports recap

    JV Girls Bowling Jan. 8 @ La Salle-Peru—The Lady Knights were led by Amber Spaetzel’s 126 game and 329 series, but fell to the host Lady Cavaliers 2,114-1,478. Kayla McDuffee bowled a 277 series, while Grace Lindgren...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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    Petrie of Elburn passes away

    Carrie E. Petrie, 87, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Jan. 9, at Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. She took her last breath as her daughter held her hand to complete her bridge between Earth and the...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Letter: Salvation Army kettle collection a huge success

    Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, over $7,700 was raised this holiday season in the area Salvation Army kettles. As other groups are reporting decreases, this community has shattered its previous giving record by over $1,500. Conley Outreach...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Road Commissioner Feece

    My thanks to Road Commissioner Rod Feece and his crew for their hard work and long hours keeping the roads of Blackberry Township open in the recent heavy snows and dangerously cold temperatures. Dennis C. Ryan Blackberry...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Knights wrestling stays strong through winter months

    by Michelle Parks, Knights Wrestling Club president Snow is flying in the air, the temperatures are dropping, and as everyone else is bundling up, Kaneland wrestlers are in full swing into their season. The Kaneland High School...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Gertrude A. Hall

    Gertrude A. Hall, 92, of Tampa, Fla., and Aurora, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Tampa. She was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Midland, Mich., the daughter of the late Frank and Molly (Jahn) Neitzke. Gertrude...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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