All posts by Mary Herra

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  • Photo: Finger pickin’ good

    Folk singer Lee Murdock brought his annual Hometown Concert to the Kaneland High School auditorium on Saturday evening.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Buckets of batter at Kaneville breakfast

    The Gorenz family were one of many families that came out to enjoy the pancake breakfast hosted by the Kaneville Fire Department on June 10.

    • Posted June 22, 2012
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  • Deals around town

    Maple Park held it's annual city wide garage sales on May 18 and 19. The event attracted hundreds of garage sale shoppers and was organized by Eric and Barb Pinion.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • Hogan Walker open house

    Torrey Conard, Dick Marela and salesman Todd Pinkston discuss a John Deere lawn tractor at the Arends Hogan Walker Open House Saturday May 12, 2012.

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • HMS gets ‘ Thoroughly Modern’

    Harter Middle School presented "Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior" Friday through Sunday in the cafeteria auditorium.

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • And they’re off!

    The 8th annual Dewey Dash was held on Sunday.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Fundraising flapjacks

    The Maple Park Fire Department held their annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on April 1. Here the firefighters enjoy their meal before the public arrives. Photo by...

    • Posted April 13, 2012
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  • Irish in Elburn

    Kathleen Goldman (above) came out to enjoy the Lions Irish dinner on the evening of St. Patrick's Day. Photos by Mary Herra

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Learning the culture

    Dennis Paige appeared at the Town and Country Library on Feb. 20. He talked about Native Americans and how they lived and survived.

    • Posted February 24, 2012
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  • Lunch with friends

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch got together on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at noon at the community center.

    • Posted February 24, 2012
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  • Photos: Elburn’s own Derby Day

    Jacob Grisch (above) of Elburn talks to his dad, Fred, after the Elburn Boy Scout Pack 107 Pinewood Derby at Family Life Church on Keslinger Road in Elburn Friday night.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Photo gallery: Strollin’ through the streets of Elburn on Friday

    Santa and Mrs. Claus visited the Town and Country Library on Dec. 2 as part of the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Fall festival fun

    Fox Valley Wildlife Center hosted a Fall Festival to raise money for injured and orphaned animals The event took place at Elburn Woods on Sunday. Courtney Boborci (right) watches her daughters Madigan, 10, and Fiona, 7,...

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Not just another (National) Night Out

    Taylor Gualdani warms up to Puff Puff, a 12-year-old horse that works for the Kane County Rangers at the Elburn Police National Night Out Tuesday. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • A flap-jack of a time

    Cathy Kovach flips and serves some pancakes at the Kaneville Fire Department’s pancake breakfast Sunday morning.

    • Posted June 17, 2011
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  • A ‘lil help from the Troop

    Boy Scout Troop 7 carries the flag to Blackberry Township Cemetery for Elburn’s Memorial Day observance on Monday.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • Boots for a cause

    Members of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District took to the streets, routes 38 and 47 to be exact, last Friday in an effort to raise funds for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance’s “I Am Me”...

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Feece honored for 37 years of service

    Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District Chief Kelly Callaghan presents Jim Feece with his name placard as well as a plaque commemorating 37 years as a Fire Protection District trustee on Monday.

    • Posted May 13, 2011
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  • Kicking up some funds

    Members of Midtown Martial Arts, located in the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, put on a martial arts demonstration as a fundraiser for the Anderson Family Fund Saturday.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • A little bit cleaner

    Allie Safran and Chris Marschinke of Barrington, Ill., took part in the Blackberry Creek subdivision clean-up day Saturday. About 25 people spent the morning cleaning.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Celebrating Arbor Day

    Boy Scouts from Elburn Troop 7, Aaron Michek, 15, Sam Webster, 11, and Caden Sheehan, 11, present the Stars and Stripes at Elburn’s Arbor Day Celebration Saturday at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, while Elburn Village...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • In search of good deals

    Expected mother Kate Powell searches for some baby cloths at the Spring and Summer Clothing and Toy Sale at Kaneland John Stewart Friday.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Easter in Elburn

    Two-year old Joshua Jeffery of Elburn played with a rabbit friend while the Elburn Town and Country Public Library’s Dwyane Nelson reads “The Easter Egg” by Jan Brett.

    • Posted April 8, 2011
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  • Heatin’ up the kitchen

    Kaneville resident Joe Ratliff takes a break from serving chili to a crowd that wound its way around the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Saturday during the men’s group’s “Wild to Mild” Chili Supper.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Guest speakers at BC Elementary

    Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary hosted Elburn and Kaneland community members in the Reading Cafe.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Mixing for the masses

    Michael Aderman mixes pancake batter with a power tool to help at a pancake breakfast put on by Elburn’s Troop 7 Saturday.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: A ‘heart’-felt Saturday

    Brooke Klint, 5, her mom, Sherrie, and sister, Abigail, 8, made it out to the Town and Country Public Library Saturday for a Valentine’s Day craft-making program.

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: The Derby

    Photos from the Jan. 28 Pinewood Derby in Elburn.

    • Posted February 4, 2011
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  • To a Healthy KHS

    Vickie Porter Spratt (right), a 1989 graduate of Kaneland High School, teaches Zumba to students at the KHS Health Fair Tuesday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Girl Scout Troup 4387 Investiture

    Dietre Griesinger leads the Color Guard at last week’s Girl Scout Daisy Troop 4387 Investiture ceremony at the Elburn American Legion in downtown Elburn. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Kaneland students honored by IAEA, Sugar Grove Public Library

    Brandon Abordo, a second grader at Kaneland McDole Elementary School, here along with art teacher Erin Livermore, was selected by the Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) to have his artwork be a part of the IAEA’s 2010-11...

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • Longtime friend

    Bob Pederson was honored Saturday by the Kaneland boys basketball program as a “Friend of the program.”

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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