All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Waubonsee to host tours

    Individuals interested in enrolling at Waubonsee Community College are invited to attend an “Experience Waubonsee” session to tour the campus, meet faculty and staff, and get a taste of college life.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Town & Country Public Library Events

    Plant fundraiser, Donations for pets and wildlife during National Library Week, Winnie The Pooh returns

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Hesed House receives architectural windfall

    With the upcoming renovation of Hesed House at its new location in Aurora, Executive Director Ryan Dowd still wonders at the good fortune of having Sugar Grove resident Jon Bieritz of JB Architecture Group step up and...

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Making a dream come true

    One of the many dreams Bruce Conley has for the Conley Farm in Kaneville is the creation of a three-season pavilion in the existing shed.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Maple Park High School students invited to reunion

    Graduates and former students of Maple Park High School are invited to attend a reunion at the Maple Park Fire Barn on Sunday, April 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. Call (815) 827-3411 for more information.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Seniors to explore wonders of spring at Bliss Woods

    Seniors are invited to join Forest Preserve District of Kane County naturalists on a free guided walk on Thursday, May 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve, 5S660 Bliss Road, Sugar Grove.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Scouts help starving children

    Brownie Troop No. 535 of Sugar Grove recently visited Feed My Starving Children in Aurora. The girls helped hand-pack over 23,000 meals designed specially for starving children in Third World countries.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Spring Bluff Nursery hosts open house

    In observance of 30 years of business, Spring Bluff Nursery, 41W130 Norris Road, Sugar Grove, will hold an open house celebration on Saturday, April 25.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Bike-to-Metra guide

    The village of Elburn, in cooperation with the League of Illinois Bicyclists, is producing a Bike-to-Metra guide for the village.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Letter: 2009 Corn Boil seeks volunteers, donations

    The 2009 Sugar Grove Corn Boil hometown celebration is off to a wonderful start.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for support

    I would like to thank all the people that supported me. It was disappointing not to be re-elected. However, I am honored and proud to have served the village of Elburn for eight years as their trustee.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Elburn!

    I want to thank the voters of Elburn for getting out to vote on Tuesday, April 7, and especially for entrusting the care of the village to myself and the other newly elected board members.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • WCC offers free concerts

    Waubonsee Community College will present four free concerts in the auditorium of the college’s Sugar Grove campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive. No advance tickets are required.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • FVCC Students of the Month

    Kaneland High School students Patrick Brennan (Auto Technology II) and Cassie Wilson (Early Childhood I) were named Students of the Month for March 2009.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Local resident inducted into honor society

    Bryan Bodway of Elburn has been inducted into the Lambda Sigma Honor Society of NIU.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Wartburg Castle Singers to tour Brazil

    The Wartburg College Castle Singers of Waverly, Iowa, will present concerts throughout Brazil during the college's one-month May term.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Local resident earns scholarship from Xavier University

    Emily Kenkel of Elburn, the daughter of Pat and Christina Kenkel, accepted a trustee scholarship from Xavier University in Cincinnati.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal hosts plant, yard sale

    Calvary Episcopal Church will host its annual Plant and Yard Sale on Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at which time the church will also host an indoor Spring Showcase Vendor Show. Admission...

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC hosts annual spaghetti lunch benefit

    Sugar Grove United Methodist's Annual Spaghetti Benefit Lunch will be held Sunday, May 3, at the Sugar Grove Community House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Curves donates 4,000 pounds of food

    Curves of Geneva and its clients donated more than 4,000 pounds of food to the St. Peter Community Food Pantry.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Bliss Road Closure Update

    The Kane County Department of Transportation begins major work on Monday, April 20 at the intersection at Bliss and Merrill roads. Bliss Road from Route 47 to Main Street Road will be closed to through traffic beginning...

    • Posted April 17, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove Police catch Jewel thief

    Timothy M. Fredericksen, 40, of the 2400 Block of N. Farnsworth, Aurora was arrested for felony retail theft at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14 when Sugar Grove police caught him running from the Jewel Food store...

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Nine charged after party is broken up

    Nine juveniles and adults were charged after Sugar Grove police, with assistance from the Kane County Sheriff's Department, broke up a party shortly after midnight on Saturday.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Troop 7 celebrates 85 years

    March 1 was a day of celebration for Boy Scout Troop 7 in Elburn. An 85th anniversary dinner and Court of Honor was held at Kaneland High School and attended by nearly 200 people.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • 4/16 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Violence is avoidable

    The recent rash of horrible homicides and homicide/suicide incidents nationally has made all of us aware of just how important mental health and the services supporting mental health are in these chaotic times.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for your encouragement, vote

    Now that the election results are in, and the campaign signs are put away, I would like to take the time to say thank you to those who encouraged me to run for the position of Sugar...

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for your vote of confidence

    I would like to thank the voters for their vote of confidence on April 7, when I was re-elected village president. I am excited about the future of Sugar Grove and look forward to serving as village...

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting our pancake breakfast

    The Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection District members would like to say thank you to all of the businesses that sponsored our pancake breakfast and to everyone that attended.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for your support

    Thank you to the voters who voted for me in the April 7 election. I appreciate your confidence and support. I will strive to do the best for the village of Elburn. Also, thank you to my...

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS 4/16-4/23

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • Kaneland musical instrument donation drive

    The Kaneland Musical Instrument Donation Drive will be from April 19 to May 1. Drop-off locations are at Kaneland Elementary Schools between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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