• Roder wins Dewey Dash

    Daniel Roder, 50, of Elgin was the overall winner in the 2009 Dewey Dash, held Sunday. 217 runners braved the rain and chilly temperatures—142 in the 5K and 75 in the 1-mile Youth Run.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Re-elected officials look foward to continuing work

    The incumbents elected by Sugar Grove voters on April 7 for village president and two of the three Village Board seats did not take their victories for granted.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Conley earns community service award

    Conley has been active in the Elburn area his entire life. As founder of COCS, Conley has worked tirelessly to facilitate mental health services, especially in areas concerning grief and loss, to the residents of western Kane...

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • New deck store opens downtown

    A local deck installer has opened an Elburn showroom for people to see the materials and styles it offers for this outdoor home enhancement.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Village looks for leaks in sewer system

    Elburn public works staff and engineers continue to investigate how stormwater overwhelms the village's sanitary sewer system during heavy rains.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • SG Park District Board member moving on

    Sugar Grove Park District Board member Eleanor Rzeminiski decided not to run again this year, after a life of service in recreation.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • The show must go on

    Despite having an operating fund referendum fail for the ninth time on election day, Sugar Grove Public Library staff continue preparations to open the new building in August.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Special ed cuts down on travel needs

    Retiring Special Education Director Marilee Geene provided the Kaneland School Board an overview of the Special Education programs at its meeting April 13. She projected the numbers of students expected in special education for 2009-10 and introduced...

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS 4/23-4/30

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Lady Knights bring the goals in win over BC

    If Lady Knights soccer had more weeks like this, it’d put itself in pretty good shape.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • No stopping Knights baseball

    Four consecutive victories this past week brought coach Brian Aversa’s group to 12-3 (4-2 Western Sun Conference).

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Knights leap to second place at Ottawa

    Saturday brought Kaneland boys track to its usual mid-April stop: the Ottawa ABC Invite. Kaneland's success was as easy as that in certain events.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Softball makes life difficult for opponents

    Lady Knights softball had itself a productive week, and in the process, elevated its record to a nice 10-4.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Girls track shows talent at Jenni’s ABC

    The Lady Knights squad hit a stride in a well-spent showing in its own Jenni’s ABC Invite in Maple Park. The meet returned after a one-year layoff due to less-than-favorable conditions in 2009.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • The Elburn Herald’s 2009 NFL Mock Draft

    You can also see Keith Beebe's mock draft here

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • 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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  • Virgil Twp road referendum passes

    For the first time since no one is sure when, Virgil Township will get more money to pay for upkeep on its roads. The rate has stayed at $.16 per $100 of estimated assessed valuation since at...

    • 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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