• Christ Community invites public to day of service

    Christ Community Church at 37W100 Bolcum Road in St. Charles invites Elburn volunteers to take part in its annual Great Day of Serving event on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • St. Gall offers financial recovery workshop

    St. Gall Catholic Church of Elburn will present a financial recovery workshop at 7 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the church hall.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • CCC of Elburn announces summer schedule

    Summer worship hours are now in effect at Community Congregational Church in Elburn.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Richard “Dick” H. Lash

    Richard “Dick” H. Lash, 85, of Cortland, passed away at his home Thursday, May 28, 2009.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Joseph “Joe” L. Tremaine

    Joseph “Joe” L. Tremaine, 79, of Maple Park, passed away at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, Tuesday evening, June 2, 2009.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Arbutus “Fern” Shenshew

    Arbutus “Fern” Shenshew, 88, of Aurora, went to rest with her Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2009. She had struggled with muscular dystrophy for a long time, and it took a great toll on her last years....

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • No longer a sex offender: Man’s conviction now based on misdemeanor

    Thomas L. Maurer, of Elburn, no longer must register as a child sex offender, which he had to do since 2004, when he was convicted of soliciting sex from a child.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Sports briefs

    Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long; KHS boys hoops camp rescheduled; KHS rivals still playing

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • D-302 notes

    District purchases student art; District seeks public bids

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • Crosby named to Midwest League All-Star game

    COMSTOCK PARK, MI—The Midwest League announced today that six Whitecaps players were selected to the league’s annual All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 23 in Clinton, Iowa.

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • Ethan Hastert makes it official: He will run for Congress in 2010

    Ethan Hastert, 31, told the Elburn Herald Friday that he intends to run for his dad’s former congressional seat next year. “There is hunger for change. I believe 2010 is the year to do it,” Hastert said.

    • Posted June 8, 2009
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  • Kaneland Board accepts coach’s resignation

    The Kaneland School Board on Thursday voted to accept the resignation of Kaneland High School coach and teacher Dennis Hansen.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • John Shields teacher best in Kane

    Anna Richards' fellow teachers at Kaneland John Shields describe her as a quiet, soft-spoken person with an inner strength.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Stormwater sewer lines have blockages, obstructions

    The village of Elburn is stepping up efforts to alleviate residential flooding that is becoming worse, particularly on the near west side of town, during heavy rainfall.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Former students help beautify John Shields school

    Anyone who entered the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School in Sugar Grove this spring has a much nicer view, thanks to several local businesses, parents and other volunteers.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Agreement for Mallard Point plan approved

    The Village Board on Tuesday approved an engineering agreement with Trotter and Associates, Inc. to provide a drain tile concept plan for the Mallard Point Subdivision to address recurring groundwater issues and flooding in the community's wetland...

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Cole’s Crew walks for NF

    When people meet 10-year-old Cole Rutter for the first time, they see a happy little boy with a big smile, a love for baseball and life, and a lot of friends.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Scouting out the course

    Jerry Rich of Sugar Grove, owner and founder of Rich Harvest Farms, discusses the course with LPGA player Laura Davies on Friday.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Curtis: Fewer committees practical, more effective

    To streamline the work of village committees, Maple Park will reduce their number, said Village President Kathy Curtis.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Village wants more payment options for commuter parking

    In response to commuters who want to pay for Metra parking with a credit card, Elburn officials want to install machines for that purpose at the commuter station.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Mediacom promises fixes to service issues

    Sugar Grove village staff met with representatives from Mediacom May 28 to discuss problems residents have experienced with Mediacom's service.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Village may sell excess equipment on eBay

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson wants the village to sell equipment it no longer uses, and said eBay is the way to go.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Christian singer to share message with UMC

    The Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will celebrate the first-of-the-season summer outdoor service with a musical “sermon” from pop-rock singer Virginia Hill.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Grateful crowds welcome home soldiers

    Monday morning rain did not dampen the spirits of the crowds waiting to welcome home local soldiers returning from their tour in Afghanistan.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Dirty dilemma

    Let's talk dirt: That unsightly pile sitting on the Kaneland campus is being talked about. In an effort to get rid of it, district officials are asking around.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • National Bank & Trust shreds 14 tons

    A record 28,000 pounds (14 tons) of paper was shredded at The National Bank & Trust Company's 4th annual Community Shred Day held on May 16 at the Main, DeKalb Market Square and Elburn branch locations.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Hatcher helps defeat proposed income tax increase

    State Rep. Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) on Sunday voted “No” to plans to increase state income taxes by 50 percent.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Spring brings emergence of Emerald Ash Borer

    Since June 2006, the Emerald Ash Borer has been an insect problem for northern Illinois trees.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Once not good enough

    An Aurora man who got away with more than $300 worth of liquor from the Sugar Grove Jewel was arrested when he returned the following day for more.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Krier announces staff

    The Kaneland Krier announced its new executive editors and page editors for the 2009-10 school year on May 20.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Volunteers sought for beautification project, Commitee reviews facade improvement program, Village to seek sidewalk project funds

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    New striping for police cars, Division Drive extension

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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