• Elburn resident named as new faculty to AU

    Aurora University announced that Vicki Bergquist of Elburn has been named a visiting instructor of nursing for the 2009-10 academic year.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Hartmann earns scholarship

    Holly Hartmann, a graduate of Kaneland High School, earned a $1,000 Holling Memorial Fund Scholarship as a sophomore at the University of Nebraska.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Vera Arlene Long

    Vera Arlene Long, 85, of St. Charles, formerly of Yorkville and Kaneville, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at the home of her daughter in St. Charles.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Church news: Oct. 22

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: School Board deserves ‘F’ for failing to address parent’s concerns

    I am writing to clarify misinformation that was reported in the Elburn Herald's “Board Votes to Examine Grade Scale” article as published on Oct. 15th.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Disappointed in desire to lower grading scale

    I was deeply disappointed when I read about the parents' petition asking the Kaneland School Board to consider lowering the grading scale.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of current Kaneland grading scale

    Kaneland School District opened in 1958 with a seven-point grading scale, but soon afterwards it was switched to a 10-point grading scale. It was changed back to the current scale in April of 1984.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Continuing the health care discussion

    To Bob Morgan: Your response to my letter is mostly very heartening, and I want to commend you for taking the time and interest to involve yourself in this important issue.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Knights make me proud

    I have been a loyal follower of Kaneland Knights football for many years. I have always been proud of our teams. No matter what their record or how they played, I have always been proud of how...

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Lions Candy Days

    Thank you to everyone from Elburn, the surrounding areas and those who were just passing through, who stopped to make a donation to Lions Candy Days. Your generous donations help to fund Lions of Illinois Foundation projects...

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Boy Scouts

    The St. Gall Church Property Committee would like to thank all the Boy Scouts and adult leaders from BSA Troop 7 in Elburn, who helped with a major lawn renovation project at St. Gall Cemetery.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Community support was overwhelming

    Words alone can not convey how overwhelmed I was with the outcome of the benefit held on Sept. 26. I hope, if you came out, you had a great time.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Fourth Annual TS Family Day at Kuipers

    The Fourth Annual TS Family Day on the Farm at Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park is set for the scariest day of the year, Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31.

    • Posted October 21, 2009
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  • Halloween Fest set for Oct. 24

    Big Rock—Halloween Fest is a free family event set for Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Plowman’s Park in Big Rock.

    • Posted October 20, 2009
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  • Women’s rape defense class begins Oct. 31

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will offer a ladies’ Rape Aggressive Defense (RAD) class, which will take place on the following dates: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 31; from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov....

    • Posted October 19, 2009
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  • Provena Mercy announces free depression awareness program

    AURORA—Provena Mercy Medical Center will hold a free program, “Changing the Community Conversation about Depression,” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m.

    • Posted October 19, 2009
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  • TCFS hosts upcoming programs

    GENEVA—TriCity Family Services (TCFS) will offer a series of programs that begin in October.

    • Posted October 18, 2009
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  • Hatcher announces bid for re-election

    SUGAR GROVE—State representative Kay Hatcher announced her intent to run for re-election in 2010 on Oct. 6 at The Fireside Inn in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • Health Department receives first shipment of H1N1 vaccine

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department received its first shipment of nasal-spray H1N1 flu vaccine last week.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • West Physical Therapy provides free screenings

    Sugar Grove—West Physical Therapy, PC will offer free screenings for injuries or painful conditions throughout the month of October to celebrate National Physical Therapy Month.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • County ends outside counsel for internal budget dispute

    KANE COUNTY—Effective Oct. 9, two law firms no longer will represent two Kane County officials in a budget dispute with each other.

    • Posted October 17, 2009
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  • Kaneland vs. Geneva preview

    Kaneland (5-2, 4-1) vs. Geneva (6-1, 4-1) 1 p.m. at Kaneland High School

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Camera a ‘pre-emptive’ measure against crime

    ELBURN—Local police said crime at the Metra commuter station in Elburn is not a major issue, but occasionally people commit offenses there, from burglaries to theft to vagrancy

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • It’s the great pumpkin, Tom McIlvaine

    Wasco—Tom McIlvaine, of St. Charles, has been growing giant pumpkins for 14 years. This year, he produced by far the largest he has ever grown; a great pumpkin weighing 1,148 pounds.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes Oct. 16

    Village serves as policing authority for cemetery; Homeowner obtains setback variance for porch

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Community invited to round table meeting

    The Village of Sugar Grove will host a round table meeting of the Sugar Grove community taxing bodies in the training room at the Sugar Grove Fire Department at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Kaneville Classics meet for first time of year

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Classics met for the first time this year on Sept. 28, and the group changed its regular meeting time to the fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Conley Outreach October Grief events

    Elburn—Conley Outreach scheduled the following events for the month of October. Digital Scrapbooking Session.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • MP has history of top-cop turnover

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials plan to hire a new police chief by early December, after not having one for a year and a half.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • ‘Heroes’ may be no match for economy

    Kane county—The Red Cross Hometown Heroes Awards Breakfast may be among the newest casualties of the weak economy.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • culinary students gain real-world experience

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School culinary students had a chance to experience work in the professional culinary world this summer before classes even began.

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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  • Library Board to ask for tax rate increase

    SUGAR GROVE—Now that the new library building is open, Sugar Grove Public Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes said she hopes residents will see more clearly how the lack of additional operating funds limits the services available, and...

    • Posted October 16, 2009
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