All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Shumaker named to dean’s list

    Megan Shumaker, a 2006 Kaneland High School graduate, was named to the dean’s list of Indiana Wesleyan University for the spring 2009 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a grade point average...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • SGUMC summer picnic Aug. 23

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove United Methodist will host a day of food, fun and fellowship at the summer picnic for the Aurora Cluster United Methodist Churches on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Kickers accepting registrations through Aug. 15

    The Fox Valley Park District is currently accepting registrations for the Kickers Soccer Club Saturday Youth soccer program that begins play in the fall.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Crosby named MWL Pitcher of the Week

    COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.—The Midwest League announced on July 27 that West Michigan Whitecaps’ pitcher Casey Crosby has been named Pitcher of the Week.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Local students named to Augustana dean’s list

    Nine hundred thirty-nine students have been named to the spring term dean's list at Augustana College for the 2008-2009 academic year. Students receiving this honor have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Carson selected for highest FFA degree

    Sarah Carson of the Kaneland FFA was recently recognized at the 81st Annual Illinois FFA Convention as a candidate for the American FFA Degree.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Elburn Express Travel Baseball and Softball announces tryouts for the 2010 season

    All tryouts will be held at McNair Field in Elburn

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Neumann named to dean’s list

    Sugar Grove resident Daniel Neumann was named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering spring 2009 dean’s list.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Letter: Will no one present the other side in this horn noise issue?

    You take away the horn – more people will die for failure to stop and listen. With distractions built into modern-day cars it is only time until metal-to-metal—with your child in between.

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Letter: Current Kane County Government fails western townships

    It is to the great credit of the Herald, as a local, independent paper, that these letters were printed. Too often the regional newspapers will not print such statements for fear of losing “access” to government officials.

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • Golf only part of fun at Solheim Cup in SG

    SUGAR GROVE—Officials for the 2009 Solheim Cup announced that the tournament’s PING Pavilion tickets are sold out.

    • Posted July 29, 2009
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  • IDHS announces changes in WIC food program

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced changes to the WIC Program’s food packages recently.

    • Posted July 28, 2009
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  • Pet vaccination is key to rabies prevention

    COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is reporting that two bats have tested positive for rabies so far this year.

    • Posted July 27, 2009
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  • Waubonsee named one of healthiest companies in America

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College was recently named one of the healthiest companies in the country by Interactive Health Solutions (IHS), a company based in Arlington Heights, Ill.

    • Posted July 26, 2009
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  • Good attends prestigious summer percussion and steel pan program

    SUGAR GROVE—Dylan Good, a musician from Sugar Grove, spent two weeks this summer studying percussion and steelpan at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Door County, Wis.

    • Posted July 25, 2009
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  • 7/23 Cartoon

    Cartoon courtesy of Cagle Cartoons

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: What we need in this area is jobs

    I believe in America. I believe we can overcome almost anything, if we're given an even playing field. I was a Republican for all but the last nine years of my life. Now I'm a Democrat....

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: So many people “looking out for us”

    We are so fortunate to have so many people looking out for our best interests these days.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Union warns Kane County citizens of the impact of Sheriff’s Deputy staffing cuts

    The Kane County Board is scheduled to permanently jeopardize the Sheriff’s Office’s ability to provide sufficient police services to the citizens of Kane County, especially those living in unincorporated areas, by reducing the number of sworn deputies...

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Lazarus house is here to help those in need

    The staff at Lazarus House was very saddened by the recent death of someone known to us who lived down the street from Lazarus House. In situations such as this, we are sometimes asked why we didn't...

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: County cuts hinder mandated services

    I recognize that Kane County is experiencing significant drops in revenue. At the same time, I have had concerns on delivering services mandated by law. Every individual County Board member received my concerns.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Open letter to Reps and Senators

    Please, please, please do not vote for this health-care bill. Vote against it. Multiple times if necessary.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Here we go again

    On June 26, 2009, the House of Representatives passed HR-2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (also known as the Waxman-Markey Energy Bill, or the Cap and Trade Bill, or the Global Warming Bill, or...

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Help make suicide prevention a national priority

    Approximately every 16 minutes, a suicide occurs in the United States. This number has increased since 2003, when it was every 18 minutes. One in two teens will attempt suicide. An attempt of suicide is made every minute...

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • 7/23 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Part of Virgil Gilman Trail to temporarily close July 27-29

    SUGAR GROVE—A section of the Virgil Gilman Trail in Sugar Grove will temporarily close July 27-29 due to bridge work.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Delnor’s Memory & Behavior Clinic opens

    GENEVA—Delnor’s approach to memory care is a collaborative effort between Delnor Psychological Services and Suburban Neurology Group, LLC. It allows the patient with memory-related symptoms and behaviors to receive a comprehensive evaluation by a multidisciplinary team of...

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Why not Wasco?

    Wasco's 12U baseball team recently took home the 1st Place trophy from the June 28 Rockford Round Robin Tournament.

    • Posted July 23, 2009
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  • Sycamore Speedway weekend results

    (815) 895-5454 15 miles west of St. Charles on Route 64 Saturday, July 18, 2009

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • St. Gall looking for donations for rummage sale

    ELBURN—St. Gall, 120 Shannon St., Elburn, is accepting donations for its 25th Annual Rummage Sale. All items must be in clean and usable condition, and must be able to be lifted by one person.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • 2009 Corn Boil—schedule of events

    Friday, July 24 Saturday, July 25 Sunday, July 26

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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  • Anderson graduates from Wartburg

    Stephanie Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wartburg College. She is the daughter of Robin S. and Linda Anderson of Elburn.

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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