All posts by Elburn Herald

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    Tough test vs. IMSA sees Lady Knights prevail

    Photo: The Lady Knights tennis team held on to a 4-3 victory over visiting IMSA Tuesday. Senior Sammie Schrepferman had the lone singles win for KHS. Photo by Mary Paulson MAPLE PARK—Kaneland’s tennis team came out on...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Golfers face familiar challenges

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Soccer loses hearbreaker to DeKalb

    Photo: Senior Ivan Bohorquez pushes through the DeKalb defense en route to a scoring attempt Tuesday. Photo by Tiffany Kufer MAPLE PARK—The Knight soccer team opened their Northern Illinois Big 12 slate of games with a 2-1...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Sugar Grove’s Morton wins PGA golf contest

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident, Jimmy Morton. a freshman at Marmion Academy, won the Boys 14-15 year old Midwest Regional PGA sponsored Drive-Chip-Putt contest at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind., on Sept 6. He advances to the finals...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • 9-11 Sports recap

    Fr/So Golf Aug. 26 vs. Hinckley-Big Rock—Kaneland defeated Hinckley-Big Rock 178 to 261. Jacob Hummel led the team with a 43. Michael Petrick and Rhett Espe each shot a 44. Jacob Milton (47), Jacob Romas (47) and...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Registration for Kaneland Youth Boys, Girls Basketball, Cheerleading now open

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Youth Basketball League is designed to serve the youth basketball and cheerleading needs of the entire Kaneland area; Sugar Grove, Elburn, Maple Park, Kaneville, Virgil and the surrounding communities. The Kaneland Youth Basketball and Cheerleading...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Letter: ‘Never forget’ Sept. 11, 2001

    As we look back upon the events that occurred on this fateful day that left an indelible mark on the world, Sept. 11, 2001, it is very hard to believe that it’s been 13 years since the...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Editorial: Reflecting on the events of Sept. 11, 2001

    It’s hard to believe that today marks the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and United Airlines Flight 93, which...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Maple Park Police announces Special Olympics fundraiser

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department recently announced that it will hold a Pulling for Special Olympics fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 5N213 County Line Road, Maple Park. Participants can pay...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove Chamber to offer scholarship, grant information

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce will offer its Scholarship Fair, free to the public, on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Township Community Building, 141 S. Main St., Sugar...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • D302 preschool screening

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District Special Services will conduct a preschool screening on Friday, Sept. 19, at Blackberry Creek Elementary School, Elburn, for students who may qualify for special education services. If you reside within the Kaneland School District,...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • Lord of Life to study Moses

    ELBURN—Bible Study Fellowship will begin a women’s Bible study of the life of Moses on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 9:10 to 11 a.m. at Lord of Life Church, Route 38 and LaFox Road, Elburn. A program is available...

    • Posted September 7, 2014
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    Wittenberg, Bledsoe to wed

    Kathy and Craig Wittenberg of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Lora Ellen, to James Carl Bledsoe, son of Hilary and Bill Bledsoe of Hugo, Colo. The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of St. Charles North...

    • Posted September 6, 2014
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  • Heitzler enrolls at Fort Lewis College

    DURANGO, COLO.—Craig Heitzler of Elburn began coursework this week at Fort Lewis College. Heitzler’s major is environmental studies.

    • Posted September 6, 2014
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  • Editorial: Enough is enough

    We were as surprised as anyone last week upon receiving word that Kaneland interim superintendent Dr. Ken Sorrick had resigned from his position just one day after the School Board voted to hire him. We were also...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Maple Park Village Board approves audit

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday heard a review of their yearly audit by a representative of Lauterbach and Amen, LLP. The representative presented the findings and noted that all financial statements are in accordance...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Oberweis will seek override of governor’s speed-limit veto

    SPRINGFIELD—State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) says he will seek an override this fall of a gubernatorial veto of legislation he sponsored to raise the speed limit on Illinois toll highways to 70 miles-per-hour. Gov. Pat Quinn...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Lady Knights tennis gets to work

    Photo: Junior Brittany Zablocki defeated Sam Myers-Miller of DeKalb 6-1, 6-4 Tuesday at No. 2 singles. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Win over Glenbard N., first at Plainfield North Invite key fast start KANELAND—Finally swinging into action, Lady...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • 9-4 Sports Recap

    Games played 8/27-9/2, 2014 Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Boys F/S Soccer 8-28 vs. DeKalb—The Knights defeated DeKalb 5-0 behind three...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Kaneland Knight logo challenge

    Be part of history and design your best Knight logo KANELAND—The Kaneland athletic and activities departments want you to submit your best Knight logo. Entries can be drawn freehand or digitally produced, and must be original work...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you from the family of Carole A. Michels

    Carole Michels touched the lives of many people—family and friends—in a very loving way. Thank you for your overwhelming response to her positive influence by attending her visitation and funeral at St. Gall Catholic Church, Elburn, Aug....

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you from Boy Scout Troop 7

    On behalf of Boy Scout Troop 7, we’d like to thank the residents and businesses of Elburn, and the surrounding communities, who have shown so much support for the Troop. Whether you made a monetary donation, or...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Town & Country offers genealogy, local history programs

    by Amy Vidlak Girmscheid History and Genealogy Collection Coordinator, Elburn Town & Country Library In memory of Almer Gliddon, a life-long Elburn resident, the Elburn Town & Country Public Library hosts a lecture series biannually, in May...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • 9-4 Real Estate Transactions

    7/10/14 NORA BRENNAN from US BANK NA TRUSTEE; 2S074 WILLOW CREEK DRIVE, ELBURN IL 60119-9671 for $332,000 7/10/14 DOUGLAS J. MURRI and CHRISTINA MURRI from DAVID E. SULLIVAN; 930 OAK ST., SUGAR GROVE IL 60554-9301 for $400,000...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Elburn Pack 107 New Scout Roundup

    ELBURN—Elburn Pack 107 will offer a fall New Scout Roundup on Monday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at Community Congregational Church, 101 E. Shannon St. This event is for new Scouts in grades first through fifth. Since...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Elburn Fire Department inaugural pancake breakfast

    ELBURN—The Elburn Fire Department’s inaugural pancake breakfast will take place Sunday, Sept. 7, 7 a.m. to noon at Elburn Fire Station No. 2, 39W950 Hughes Road, Elburn. The cost of the breakfast is $5 per person. Kids...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Kaneland students spend summer pursuing musical endeavors

    by Denise Blaszynski President, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters For most teenagers, summer vacation means trips to the mall, hanging out with friends and catching up on sleep. This summer, many Kaneland music students sacrificed some of their...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Editorial: Take the ‘labor’ out of Labor Day weekend with Maple Park Fun Fest

    We’ve reached that time of year when kids are back to school and Labor Day weekend is staring us in the face. And that means, yes, summer—for all intents and purposes—is over. Kaput. Fin. Well, summer’s not...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Sale results

    ELBURN—The following transactions took place during the 2014 Elburn Days Livestock Sale: SWINE • Grand Champion Market Hog, owned by Cody Pitstick (Burlington Ag.), sold for $2.65 a pound at 299 pounds to Elburn Coop • Reserve...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Kaneland schools celebrate outstanding test scores

    KANELAND—For the second year in a row, Kaneland schools celebrate outstanding student performance on the ACT. Students who graduated from Kaneland High School in 2014 posted an ACT Composite Score of 22.2, which is the highest ever...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Show results

    ELBURN—The following were winners in the Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Show. • Grand Champion Market Hog—Cody Pitstick, Burlington Ag. (sponsor, Great Lakes Hybrids, Ray Feldott; Aurora & Kleckner Farms, Maple Park) • Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog—Jaide...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Week 1 Preview: Brooks Prep (0-0) at Kaneland (0-0)

    Friday, Aug. 29, 7:15 p.m. KANELAND—Knights football hopes recent history repeats itself against Brooks Prep in Friday’s season opener. The KHS gridiron contingent has won every meeting between the two programs since starting the rivalry back in...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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