All posts by Elburn Herald

  • St. Charles Episcopal hosts rummage sale

    On Saturday, June 27, St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., (Route 25) St. Charles, invites the community to its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Retirement open house set for Big Rock Pastor

    Community members are invited to a retirement open house hosted by the English Congregational United Church of Christ for Pastor Byron and his wife, Kristin Henn.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Faith Baptist Church announces kids camp VBS

    Faith Baptist Church at Mill Creek announces its summer vacation bible school June 21 to 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Burlington UMC hosts annual rummage sale

    The annual Burlington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will take place Thursday through Saturday, June 18-20, at 195 Center St., Burlington.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Local Red Cross has free pandemic flu information

    The World Health Organization has declared a swine flu pandemic—the first global flu epidemic in 41 years.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Doctor’s Discussion: “Saving Lives One Beat at a Time”

    A person that has heart disease has an increased risk of cardiac arrest.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Headaches on the job prevalent, painful, costly

    Experiencing headaches at work is not only painful for employees, but can be costly to employers, according to the National Headache Foundation (NHF).

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • GIVE recognizes two students

    The Kaneland Knights GIVE program has been set up to recognize and acknowledge students who gave back to the school and community though volunteer service.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • June 18 Cartoon

    Cartoon courtesy Cagle Cartoons

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • TriCity Family Services recruits board members

    COUNTY—TriCity Family Services, a private, nonprofit human service agency serving the community members and organizations of central Kane County, is looking for board members to serve on the agency Board of Directors.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Setting the stage

    After months of wedding planning, you're finally in the home stretch. You've selected your wedding party, chosen attire, found a venue, lined up all of the right professionals and more.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • A California glimmer of hope for Deanna

    MAPLE PARK—A girl who was paralyzed in an accident had her wish to visit the San Diego Zoo granted through Kids Wish Network and gets an extra dose of hope as well.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • WCC offers legal interpreting, patient care technician programs

    Sugar Grove–Waubonsee Community College will offer two new certificate of achievement programs in legal interpreting, beginning in fall 2009, and patient care technician, beginning with the summer 2009 semester.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • 4-H’ers gear up for Kane County Fair

    COUNTY—Summer is a busy time for 4-H members across Kane County.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • Day in the Park cancelled due to lack of funds

    ELBURN—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce has hosted a fireworks display and Day in the Park each summer since 1997.

    • Posted June 12, 2009
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  • Long journey passes milestone

    SUGAR GROVE—Ask just about anyone at Waubonsee Community College, and they will likely say that Sugar Grove resident Sophia Zafar.

    • Posted June 12, 2009
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  • Senior spelling bee

    2009 Illinois Senior Spelling Bee 50th District first-place winner Elburn Herald reporter Susan O'Neill.

    • Posted June 12, 2009
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  • Curtis wants new police chief by Sept. 9

    MAPLE PARK—The No. 1 task for Maple Park's new Personnel & Communications Committee will be to select a police chief.

    • Posted June 12, 2009
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  • Attempted murder charges filed in Pouley Road incident

    ELBURN—An Aurora man was charged with attempted murder at his home after police discovered a male near Elburn who had been shot multiple times.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Virgil committee forms to tackle septic tank issue

    Virgil Village President Debbie Washburn recently appointed a new committee, Wastewater/Stormwater Committee, to tackle the problem of lack of septic systems at some residences within the village.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Elburn Baseball and Softball

    The 2009 Elburn Baseball and Softball Fundraising Committee would like to thank the following people/businesses for their support:

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Cougars host Cancer Survivors Day

    GENEVA–More than 2,000 survivors and families attended the Kane County Cougars’ Cancer Survivors Day, presented by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Sunday afternoon.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • ‘Tis the Season

    The Kaneland High School freshman softball team completed a successful 2009 season.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Letter: Kudos to Barsanti in Barry case

    Bravo to Kane County State’s Attorney John Barsanti for his valiant efforts to pursue justice in the shamefully sad and tragically premature death of 84-year-old Mary Barry.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Batavia Garden Walk set for June 20

    KANE—“Primrose to Prairie” is the theme of this year's garden walk presented by the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners on Saturday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • More hardware

    The Wasco Diamonds 12U took first place while the Wasco Diamonds 10U finished 2nd at the 17th Annual Sparks Invitational in Elgin on May 16-17.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Chiefs baseball nabs post-season honors

    Sugar Grove–Seven Waubonsee Community College baseball players recently received post-season honors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • First bird in Illinois tests positive for West Nile virus

    State—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, recently announced that the first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year was found in LaSalle County.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • H1N1 flu continues to circulate

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,268 cases of H1N1 influenza in Illinois, and four people diagnosed with the virus, all with underlying medical conditions, have died.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Girl Scouts give to charities

    Members of the Kaneland Junior Girl Scout Troop 694 earned a bronze award by running a food drive for local charities.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • TriCity Family Services recruits board members

    COUNTY—TriCity Family Services, a private, not-for-profit human service agency serving the community members and organizations of central Kane County, is looking for board members to serve on the agency Board of Directors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Student from Germany stays with Elburn family

    ELBURN—The home of Mark and Miriam Howlett will host Carlos Hufschlag from Bornheim, Germany, who will arrive in August and attend Kaneland High School in the upcoming school year.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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