All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Schuler nominated to membership of Suburban School Superintendents

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302 recently announced the nomination of its superintendent, Dr. Jeff Schuler, to the membership of Suburban School Superintendents (SSS). Suburban School Superintendents is limited in its membership to a maximum of 100 active superintendents...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • Elburn’s Community Congregational to hold annual Harvest Dinner

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church-UCC of Elburn will hold its annual Harvest Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. The buffet-style dinner will include turkey with all the trimmings, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, beans, cole...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • School bus, car collide in Big Rock

    BIG ROCK—Big Rock firefighters and Kane County Sheriff officers on Tuesday morning responded to a collision involving a car and occupied school bus on Route 30, west of Davis Road. The driver of the bus and vehicle...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Salad products recalled because of possible health risk

    ILLINOIS—The Kane County Health Department is alerting residents that Reser’s Fine Foods of Beaverton, Ore., is recalling approximately 109,000 cases of refrigerated ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The company announced that these products...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Soccer_@Sycamore1
    Recalled in regional final

    Late goal dooms Knight soccer against BC, semi sees rout of Spartans SYCAMORE—Class 2A Regional soccer features squads that have to make the most of the 80 regulation minutes given. In the case of the Oct. 23...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Ellanor Hauser

    Ellanor Hauser, 86 of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life in the early morning hours of Oct. 28,2013, at Arden Courts in Geneva. Ellanor was born on Jan. 10, 1927, in Aurora, the daughter of...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • William Richard ‘Dick’ Hedlund

    William Richard “Dick” Hedlund, 80, of St. Charles, formerly and most proudly of West Aurora, peacefully passed away at his home, following a short but fierce battle with pancreatic cancer, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. He stared...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Lois J. Shaw

    Lois J. Shaw, 89, of Sugar Grove, passed away at her favorite place—home—on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, surrounded by family, friends and all the prayers from a countryside of friends. She was born May 30, 1924, the...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • ‘Pretty In Pink’ Champs

    The 14U Wasco Team 4 won first place in the Susan G. Komen “Pretty in Pink” tournament last weekend, sponsored by Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball League. Grace Sobieski threw five perfect innings, stole five bases, and closed...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Support KBC’s Family Bingo Night and Silent Auction fundraiser

    by Laura Gampfer, KBC PTO secretary The Kaneland Blackberry Creek (KBC) PTO feels very fortunate to have support from our local community for our fundraisers. Fundraising allows us to purchase great items for our students and school,...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you from the SG Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry would like to thank the volunteers of the 2013 Scholarship Fair committee—Carol Alfrey, Christy Seawall, Robbin Kaifesh and Sally McClellan—for a very successful and well attended event on Sept.19....

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • 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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  • IHSA
    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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  • morris
    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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  • Obit Picture Lyle Johnson
    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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