• AU honors employees for years of service

    Employees were recognized at a third annual Fall Founders Convocation in Crimi Auditorium. Local employees recognized were Beverly Taylor of Elburn and Judith Maxwell, both with five years of service.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • New features at the Marmion Christmas Tree Farm

    Aurora—Marmion Abbey Farm opens Saturday, Nov. 21, daily from 9 a.m. to dusk, for those who enjoy the tradition of hunting through the pines and spruces to cut down their own Christmas tree.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Guest Editorial: Give thanks for what we have, not what we may have lost

    Lazarus House is always thankful for God’s grace and for the generous support of this incredible community, but never more so than at Thanksgiving this year.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Don’t confuse belief, opinion with fact

    After reading the letter from Mr. Florian from last week’s Elburn Herald (Nov. 19), I felt the need to respond.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Care packages to troops continues

    The American Legion Women’s Auxiliary of Sugar Grove Post #1271 has been sending boxes to the troops overseas for many years now.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Differences between groups need to be based on fact

    Robert Florian's letter about homosexuality references name-calling of anyone who composes a factual letter shedding a negative light on the gay lifestyle being branded homophobic.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Don’t drop the ball on Iraq

    We cannot afford to take our eyes off of Iraq as we focus more on Afghanistan. If we leave before a stable, functioning government and society have developed, we risk losing not only Iraq but all of...

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • 2009 H1N1 Flu and the Holidays

    SPRINGFIELD—Millions of people travel every year during the holiday season to spend time with friends and family.

    • Posted November 25, 2009
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  • Middle school hosts book fair

    Kaneland—Anderson’s Bookfair Company will bring a book store to the Kaneland Harter Middle School Library Tuesday through Monday, Dec. 1-7.

    • Posted November 24, 2009
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  • Children’s choir presents Swedish Christmas, St. Lucia Festival

    Batavia—The Swedish American Children’s Choir will present a Swedish Christmas and St. Lucia Festival performance at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln, Batavia.

    • Posted November 24, 2009
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  • Black belt demonstration will benefit Community Center

    Elburn—Midtown Martial Arts Elburn Academy will conduct a black belt demonstration at the Elburn Countryside Community Center on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • SG Chamber members step up to offer help

    SUGAR GROVE—Sometimes people just need to be made aware of the need.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • ‘Kane Kares’ earns national accolades

    Kane County—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s leading health care philanthropy, has recognized Kane Kares as a Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program that outpaces the national average for Nurse Family Partnership outcomes.

    • Posted November 23, 2009
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  • Garfield Farm offers Homespun Holiday Market

    CAMPTON HILLS—Garfield Farm Museum will hold its annual Candlelight Reception from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Delnor celebrates home health milestone

    Geneva—November is Home Health Care Month, and Delnor Home Health is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Township transfer

    The Sugar Grove Township is transitioning this month to its new quarters in the old Sugar Grove Public Library building.

    • Posted November 22, 2009
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  • Elburn Chamber of Commerce announces 2009 Christmas Stroll

    Elburn—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce will host the 15th annual Elburn Christmas Stroll from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, throughout Elburn.

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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  • Lazarus House invites community to Thanksgiving feast

    St. Charles—Lazarus House invites the community to join the staff, guests and their many supporters to attend its annual Thanksgiving Feast from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the Tri Cities Salvation Army, 1710...

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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  • FVCC announces students of the month

    Kaneland—The Fox Valley Career Center announced that the following Kaneland High School students were named students of the month for October

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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  • Krier launches new website

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Krier has many ideas in store to make the student-run newsmagazine both more interesting and more accessible.

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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  • Holiday Spirit seeks public’s help

    Kaneland area—Holiday Spirit, a joint program between the Kaneland schools and Conley Outreach/West Towns, is in need of organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to adopt local families in need this holiday season.

    • Posted November 21, 2009
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  • Gun discharged in Elburn

    Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said no one was injured in the incident, which police are investigating.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Sheriff names shelter founder Citizen of the Year

    Kane County—“How you doin', friend?” is Darlene Marcusson's standard greeting to everyone she encounters at Lazarus House, the homeless shelter she directs in St. Charles.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Neighbors are game for fun and charity

    Elburn—For many people, a friendly backyard football game is standard Thanksgiving Day fare, as much as a turkey with trimmings.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Editorial: Those who serve the community are its backbone

    Elburn resident and Lazarus House Executive Director Darlene Marcusson received the Kane County Sheriff’s Department Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year award for her community service.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove opts out of Ride in Kane

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Paratransit Coalition will end its participation in the countywide Ride in Kane program shortly after the beginning of the year.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Commercial development proposed for County Line, Rt. 38

    MAPLE PARK—A commercial development called The Maples has been proposed for the southwest corner of Route 38 and County Line Road in Maple Park, which would consist of several commercial lots of 30,000 square feet.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Designing woman

    Sugar Grove resident and designer Barbara Hollmier discusses her Christmas creation with a potential customer during the Holiday Designer Showcase fundraiser at the Sugar Grove Public Library last Friday.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Your mouth to Foster’s ears

    House Rep. Bill Foster listens as local residents tell of their problems with the current health care system.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Maple Park receives grant for mapping

    MAPLE PARK—The DeKalb County Community Foundation (DCCF) on Tuesday presented the village a $5,000 grant to fund the development of Geographical Information Systems maps for regional planning in Maple Park.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Public hearing on proposed tax levy; Village removes some diseased trees

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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  • Health Department receives more vaccine; partners with VNA

    Kane County—The Kane County Health Department received another shipment of H1N1 vaccine and will partner with the Visiting Nurses Association to conduct a number of appointment-only clinics at the VNA's Aurora location.

    • Posted November 20, 2009
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