• A breath of spring

    Walter Clesle works in the Gretchen's Grapevinery booth at the ‘A Breath of Spring Arts and Crafts Faire’ held at the Sugar Grove Community House Saturday. The

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Clifford returns to library; New evening story times start at the library

    Clifford, the big red dog, a favorite children’s book character, will visit the library again on Friday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Miss Judy will read to children, starting April 6 at 6:30 p.m.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Homemakers group gathers April 2

    The April meeting of the Country Cousins Unit of the Kane County Association for Home and Community Education will be held Thursday, April 2, at the Elburn Town and Country Library.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Quilting can be beautiful hobby, way to give back

    On the third Saturday of every month, Gwyneth Johnsen brings sewing machines and fabric to the Town and Country Library for the purpose of creating quilts to be given away.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of Michels, Heineman and Bohler

    I am writing in support of Sean Michels for re-election as President of the Village of Sugar Grove, and also in support of Mary Heineman (as a write-in candidate) and Bob Bohler for re-election to the trustee...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Republicans need to support SB600

    All Republicans should be concerned about how party leaders like Kjellander and Cellini have absolutely ruined the party in our state.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: I want to give my time as a village trustee

    I have been a long-time resident of Elburn for 37 years and currently reside in Blackberry Creek. My wife Lonna and I have been married 44 years and raised our three children, Jim, Kevin and Kelly Durbala...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s play by the rules

    I have just read the letters in the Elburn Herald, and I find the letter written by Jim Friedrich from Kendall County very interesting about Mr. Rotter, our current tax assessor.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Parent representation needed on the current School Board

    My name is Pedro Rivas, and I am a 2009 candidate for the Kaneland Board of Education. I have been a resident of Sugar Grove for 16 years and have two sons, one at Kaneland John Shields...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Dave Anderson is ready to lead

    I am writing today to give my full endorsement to Dave Anderson for village president.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Wilcox has the experience, knowledge

    I am writing to support Bonnie Wilcox for Blackberry Township Assessor. She has over 20 years of experience in property assessment, so she understands the current housing market turmoil and the effect it has on assessments.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Dave, for your service

    This letter is to thank Dave Anderson for his 14 years of service as Supervisor of Blackberry Township. During his tenure, Dave has significantly advanced the township and the position of supervisor to a new level of...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Giving seniors a hand

    Seniors looking for a little boost, especially in today's economy, will find not only a warm, nutritious meal, but also a helping hand from one of the country's oldest organizations.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Saving money at casual dining

    Today, everyone is on a budget. People are buying fewer things, going fewer places and using less gas. One of the easiest choices people are making is to eat at home. It's easy, cheaper and can save...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local student earns academic honors

    Savanna Lacey of Maple Park was recently named to the College Academic Dean's List at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. Savanna is among 233 Trinity students to receive this recognition for the university's fall 2008 academic...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident earns bachelor degree

    Joseph Boyle, a resident of Elburn, received a Bachelor of Science in Management degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in December.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident becomes a ‘mover and shaker’

    Lena Bouzein of Elburn is a member of the Movers and Shakers at Ashland University. She is the daughter of Gus and Renee Bouzein and is majoring in political science.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident named to Dean’s List WU

    Kaitlin McFadden of Elburn was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2008 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. McFadden is a graduate of Saint Charles North High School and is enrolled in the university's...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Jessub Carson Hardy

    Judd and Alicia Hardy of Maple Park are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jessub Carson, who was born Feb. 18, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and was...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Cameron James Harley

    Jonathan Lyle and Krystal Harley of Batavia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Cameron James Harley, who was born Jan. 2, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Jean S. Weihofen

    Jean S. Weihofen, 67, passed away at Delnor Hospital, Geneva, surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, March 20, 2009. After many months of battling illness, her spirit is finally free and at rest among...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Patricia Sibley

    Patricia Sibley, 76, of Hinckley, formerly of Kaneville, passed away on Saturday evening, March 21, 2009, at the home of her daughter in Romeoville, Ill., and surrounded by the love of her family.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Seder, prayer for sick

    A Passover Seder experience will be presented by Chosen People Ministries at Evangelical Fellowship Church (EFC) in Elburn on Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Red Cross names Hometown Heroes

    Dr. Laura Lemke and U.S. Army Cpl. Kevin Lamb, both of Elburn, were named 2009 Hometown Heroes on Friday in recognition of their outstanding actions on behalf of others.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • SG basketball team conquers long-time champions

    The Aurora Country Club team won the Sugar Grove Park District's Over-32 Men's Basketball Tournament this year, beating the defending champion Bud Light team 72-71. ACC led the entire game played on March 5.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • County, township officials support Elburn’s wayside horn project

    Elburn will not have to dip as far into its coffers as expected for the $300,000 wayside horn project to reduce train whistles in town. The reason is that the village will obtain partial funding from Blackberry...

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Doesn’t get any sweeter than …

    Suzi Myers of St. Charles helps Jake Pollak taste test the maple sugar as it drips from a maple tree during Sunday’s maple sugaring event at Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve in Elburn.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • High school boys compete for Mr. Kaneland Title

    Some sang songs acapella while others lip-synced. There was a contestant that rode a specialized skateboard and another that juggled miniature beanbags with his feet.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Knights Wrestling Club ends on high note

    The Kaneland Knights wrestling team finished the season in strong fashion last weekend, earning medals at all levels.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Baseballs on Parade

    On parade—Cows in Chicago, Huskies in DeKalb, Adirondack chairs in St. Charles, bicycles in Geneva. What's next? Baseballs in Elburn.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Watch those fingers!

    Mattie Mckiney pets an alligator at the Waubonsee Community College event ‘Reptiles are Cool’ on Saturday.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Work to begin soon on Bliss, Merrill intersection

    Turning left onto Merrill Road from the Bliss Road intersection is currently hazardous, but it should be much safer by November. According to Kane County Chief of Construction Dave Boesch, work on the intersection should begin by...

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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