All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Ride-In Kane rate increase

    KANE COUNTY—A rate increase of $1, for a total of $4, per ride for the Ride-In Kane program will become effective on Jan. 1, 2014. The rate increase is necessary in order to continue to deliver the...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • KC to accept applications for appointment to committee

    KANE COUNTY—Applications from Kane County residents interested in the next available appointment to the Mental Health Advisory Committee for Northern Kane County will be accepted at the Kane County Board Office until 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 1,...

    • Posted October 28, 2013
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  • ‘Trunk or Treat’ at SGUMC

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church’s “Trunk or Treat” event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. The event will feature candy, costumes, hot dogs, games,...

    • Posted October 28, 2013
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  • ‘Almost, Maine’ at KHS

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School is proud to present its fall play, “Almost, Maine,” a sequence of short vignettes that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. Performance dates are Friday, Nov. 15, and...

    • Posted October 27, 2013
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone in attendance on Sunday, Oct. 27, 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal...

    • Posted October 27, 2013
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  • FVCC announces Students of the Month

    KANELAND—The following Kaneland High School students were recently named to Fox Valley Career Center’s Students of the Month for September 2013: Michelle Bohanek (Graphic Communications II), Stephen Cannell (Welding I), Andrea Petrarca (Early Childhood II) and Eileen...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Saturday’s IHSA Football Playoff Pairing Show returns to Comcast SportsNet

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Football Playoff Pairing Show will return to Comcast SportsNet Chicago again in 2013. Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Friday Preview: Kaneland (7-1) @ Morris (3-5)

    With playoff placing on the line, Kaneland travels to Grundy County to face the Morris Redskins on Friday, Oct. 24. Morris, under fourth-year coach Alan Thorson, beat visiting Rochelle by a final of 31-28, but will fail...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • Waubonsee history professor named Faculty Association Instructor of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College Assistant Professor of History Dr. Amy Powers, a DeKalb resident, was honored as the Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) Instructor of the Year at the group’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference on...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • Family fun, ‘spooktacular happenings’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Arts Initiative’s next event is the Halloween Concert of the Fox Valley Concert Band, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. The Fox Valley Concert Band, under the direction of Dr....

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Volleyball continues conference swing

    Homestretch features key win over Sycamore, loss at Rochelle KANELAND—With time running out on the 2013 campaign, Kaneland High School volleyball felt it was a good time to start running over competition. On Thursday, Kaneland went three...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Turkey Supper, Bake, Craft Sale

    NORTH AURORA—Union Congregational Church will hold its annual Turkey Supper, Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church, located at 405 W. State St., North Aurora. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Elburn Congregational Church announces Elburn Days 2013 raffle winners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Community Congregational Church would like to announce the winners of the 2013 Elburn Days raffle. The winner of the American Girl Doll, donated by the Norm Berquist family, was Nancy Zak of Elburn. The winner...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Lyle ‘Swish’ Johnson

    Lyle “Swish” Johnson, 78, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Elburn, passed away on Oct. 11, 2013, surrounded by the love and care of his family. He was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Aurora, Ill., the son...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • JoAnn Kuzlik

    JoAnn Kuzlik, 74, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, surrounded by her family. She was born in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph and Bernice (Litwin) Lezon. JoAnn worked many...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • As weather cools down, Kaneland Music and Theatre departments stay hot

    by Denise Blaszynski President, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters While the local fall sports season is coming to an end, Kaneland’s Music and Theatre departments are still going strong. Countless rehearsals, auditions and competitions have filled the calendars...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Guest Editorial: Lead Poisoning Prevention Week seeks healthy future for children

    by Tom Schlueter Communications coordinator, Kane County Health Department During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, currently underway, the Kane County Healthy Places Coalition and the Kane County Health Department is raising awareness of the dangers of lead...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Turkey Supper, Bake, Craft Sale

    NORTH AURORA—Union Congregational Church will hold its annual Turkey Supper, Bake and Craft Sale on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church, located at 405 W. State St., North Aurora. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7...

    • Posted October 23, 2013
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  • Family fun, ‘spooktacular happenings’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Arts Initiative’s next event is the Halloween Concert of the Fox Valley Concert Band, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. The Fox Valley Concert Band, under the direction of Dr....

    • Posted October 23, 2013
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  • Elburn Police Chief recognized for patriotic support of military

    Elburn Police Dept. supports those who serve in the guard or reserve ELBURN—The Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an office of the Department of Defense, recently recognized Elburn Police Chief Steve...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • ‘Trunk or Treat’ at SGUMC

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church’s “Trunk or Treat” event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. The event will feature candy, costumes, hot dogs, games,...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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    NIU honors Erman of Elburn

    DEKALB—The NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected faculty member James E. Erman of Elburn as one of four faculty honorees to receive a 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Award. The awards celebrate and...

    • Posted October 21, 2013
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  • Speckman selected as a KU Student Housing Leader

    LAWRENCE, KAN.—Molly Speckman of Elburn was recently named a 2013-14 student leader by the University of Kansas’ Student Housing. Leadership in the halls includes resident assistants for KU’s eight residence halls, proctors and food board managers for...

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Schaefer accepted to Ashland University

    ASHLAND, OHIO—Marina Schaefer, a Kaneland High School senior and Sugar Grove resident, was recently accepted to Ashland University for the fall semester of 2014.

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Kaneville Historical Society Calendar now on sale

    KANEVILLE—The 2014 Kaneville Historical Society calendar is now on sale for $20 at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, Kaneville. Also on sale is the second edition of “The History of Kaneville Township: 1836-1986.”

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Keck announces bid for District 50 in Illinois General Assembly

    ILLINOIS—William F. Keck, CPA and Notre Dame University graduate, is seeking the Republican nomination for Representative of the 50th District in the Illinois General Assembly. After serving 20 years as Kane County auditor, Keck retired at the...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Geneva Potbelly location to donate 25 percent of sales to Blackberry Creek PTO

    GENEVA—Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 1530 Commons Drive, in the Geneva Commons, will donate 25 percent of its sales between 4 and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, to the Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO. Take a break from cooking...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Friday Preview: Kaneland (7-0) @ Sycamore (7-0)

    7:30 p.m. at Engh Field, Sycamore The NIB-12 East title is on the line, as the two top teams clash at Sycamore’s Engh Field Friday at 7:30 p.m. While Sycamore returned a number of key starters from...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    The fox is silent

    Big third quarter dooms Yorkville as KHS (7-0) steamrolls KANELAND—It’s been a one-sided battle for a while, but with only a 13-0 halftime lead on senior night, the Knights made all the necessary adjustments. Despite the sluggish...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Kaneland soccer finding more net

    Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Arts and Crafts Show at St. Charles Episcopal Church

    ST. CHARLES—An Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Rte. 25), St. Charles. A wide variety of handmade...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Marilyn E. Homesley

    Marilyn E. Homesley, 83, of Elburn, formerly of East Palestine, Ohio, passed away peacefully Monday evening, Oct. 14, 2013, surrounded by the prayers of her family. She was born Feb. 28, 1930, in Salem , Ohio, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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