All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Kaneland School District notes

    Second wave of personnel reductions, Filling the new middle school, State falls $1 million behind in payments

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • WCC demonstrates ‘beer goggles’

    As part of the school’s mental health awareness week, Waubonsee Community College counselors served students ‘mocktails’—nonalcoholic drinks—in the new Student Center on the Sugar Grove Campus.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    DUI, Criminal damage to vehicle, Phone found, Drug paraphernalia possession, Driving while license suspended, Driving without a license, Warrant arrest

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • WCC student named to state academic team

    Waubonsee Community College student Sofia Zafar of Sugar Grove has been chosen to represent the college on the Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Fabrizius, dog earn grand champion

    Olivia Fabrizius and her registered Chocolate Labrador Retriever Nia Wiesbrock Fabrizius won grand champion obedience and grand champion grooming for the second year in a row.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Forest Preserve invites public to habitat restoration work day

    A habitat restoration work day will be held on Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve, located on Bliss Road. Please meet in the main parking lot.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Kaneland musical instrument donation drive

    The Kaneland Musical Instrument Donation Drive will run through Friday, May 1. Drop-off locations are at Kaneland elementary schools between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Hall of Fame inducts members

    The Kaneland Hall of Fame Committee selected the members for the 2009 Hall of Fame in five categories.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • KHS offers summer driver’s ed

    Kaneland High School will offer a summer driver’s education program for Kaneland and non-Kaneland students who will turn 15 by June and reside in the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • 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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