• Make ‘back-to-school’ easier for families in need

    Geneva—This is the time of year for buying school supplies, rearranging schedules and everything else that goes along with getting back to school. Many children, however, are anxiously awaiting their first day of school because they will...

    • Posted July 24, 2010
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  • Village will close street temporarily

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn will close east North Street from First to Main streets from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3.

    • Posted July 24, 2010
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  • Donna Mae Crook

    Donna Mae Crook, 76, of Elburn, formerly of Lily Lake, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Tuesday, July 20, 2010.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil schedule

    July 23-25

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • LillyCakes: No silverware needed

    MAPLE PARK—In the spring of 2010, Kelly Sieben’s sister was teaching a class on homemade baked goods in Wisconsin when one of her students brought in small cakes on a stick to share with the ladies in...

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Maple Park Lions milestone

    MAPLE PARK—In 1960, the DeKalb Lions Club sponsored the chartering of the Maple Park Lions Club. Meeting at the Blue Moon Restaurant in Elgin, Ill., that April, the new chapter elected its officers including a Tail Twister...

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Economic development remains top village goal

    SUGAR GROVE—At the top of the Village of Sugar Grove’s strategic goals list are enhancing economic development and restoring the village’s reputation with both residential and commercial developers.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Businesses ask for expanded liquor-sales hours

    ELBURN—Two Elburn business operators want the village to expand the number of hours they can sell alcohol under the current municipal liquor code.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Police, fire chiefs agree on burn permit changes

    ELBURN—The Elburn Police Department currently issues burning permits for outdoor fires. However, Police Chief Steve Smith suggested during the July 12 Public Safety Committee meeting that the Elburn & Countryside Fire Department should do the inspections for...

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • SG authorizes pavement marking

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday authorized the 2010 Pavement Marking Program.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Village will pay off certain road bonds

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a resolution providing for the retirement of certain municipal indebtedness through the use of motor-fuel tax funds.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Kane County postpones Health Department cuts

    COUNTY—County officials on July 13 postponed making a decision on proposed Kane County Health Department budget reductions for 30 days, offering a mini reprieve for several programs and as many as 62 employees whose positions will be...

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Maple Park officials studying revenue options

    MAPLE PARK—In times of increasing revenue constraints, Maple Park officials are trying to stay ahead of the financial curve.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Village will interview engineers

    MAPLE PARK—Six, engineering firms have submitted proposals to the village of Maple Park for a potential contract to provide engineering planning and consultant services for public works projects.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • July 23 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • As fresh as they come

    Chris Stojan (left) was on hand Sunday at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center as local farmers got the chance to sell their produce. Stojan sold corn and tomatoes to local residents Dave Rissman and Jan Callaghan.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Editorial: Corn Boil kicks off Kaneland’s community festivals

    The time of year for local, community festivals is upon us, and as always, the first one is the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Beverly ‘Bev’ A. Siebert

    Beveraly “Bev” A. Siebert, 71, of Yorkville, formerly of Elburn, passed away Monday, July 19, 2010, at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Track Roundtable: Claypool talks with Markuson

    To further commemorate the noteworthy accomplishments of the recently completed track season, in which Kaneland’s team finished second in the state, the Elburn Herald is pairing a Knights track personality from years past, and an athlete who...

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Unbeaten

    The Sugar Grove Purple Crush were the first-ever undefeated Majors team, going 17-0 in tournament games. The league includes teams from Elburn, Maple Park and Sugar Grove.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Softball camp

    Taylor Krawcyzk rounds the bases at the Kaneland High School Softball camp last Thursday. Coach Brian Willis said it was the first year they have had the camp.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Wasco fall ball sign-up

    Registration for 2010 fall ball will began July 1. Players are welcome from all surrounding areas.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Church news for July 22

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Avery Kyan, Oakley Michelle White

    Jamie and Lisa (Molitor) White of Sugar Grove announce the birth of their daughters, Avery Kyan and Oakley Michelle, on May 17, 2010, at Rush Copley Hospital in Aurora. Avery weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and Oakley...

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Broderick Joseph Guthrie

    Tyson and Michelle (Montalto) Guthrie of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Broderick Joseph, who was born May 26, 2010, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Schiff, Hebel wed May 14, 2010

    Sheila Schiff of Sugar Grove and James Hebel of Sandwich, Ill., were married May 14, 2010, in Negril, Jamaica.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting the Herra benefit

    Wow, where do we even begin. The benefit at Lions Park on June 19 was absolutely amazing.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Letter: Thankful for Bill Foster

    As the country continues to rebound from its recent economic struggles, I am thankful for the hard work and independent record of Bill Foster.

    • Posted July 22, 2010
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  • Delnor hits milestone in reducing infection

    Geneva—Delnor reached a major milestone achieved by few other hospitals in the nation—the near elimination of two different types of hospital-acquired infections, and a reduction by half in total infections monitored as part of the hospital’s goal...

    • Posted July 20, 2010
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  • Kaneland registration information

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 25, with a full day of classes.

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • Cool treats … on hot days

    Nancy Crowe and her Cream King truck visited the Maple Park Kops and Kids at the Movies event July 9 at the Civic Center youth drop-in center. Children were able to select their favorite ice cream treat...

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • International exchange students need local homes

    Kaneland—A local nonprofit exchange program is inviting local families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year.

    • Posted July 18, 2010
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