• Account would allow for credit card payments

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials plan to obtain a merchant services account from a local bank.

    • Posted July 17, 2010
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  • Interest in elderly leads to appointment

    MAPLE PARK—Jennifer Franck of Maple Park loves the elderly, having worked in nursing-homes and rehabilitation facilities.

    • Posted July 17, 2010
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  • Editorial: One person, one idea leads to impact beyond measure

    Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson has served as an inspiration to so many, it is impossible to fit a fraction of the impact she has had on this page.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Lazarus House is Marcusson’s legacy

    ELBURN—When Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson steps down from her position as Lazarus House executive director at the end of 2010, it will not be because she can no longer handle the 14-hour days she has grown accustomed...

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • We have a winner—SG Corn Boil Medallion found

    The winner of this year's Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion Hunt in Sugar Grove was Renee Koch, who will receive a prize of $50.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • SG Library Board opposes November referendum

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library District has held 10 referendums since 2004 asking voters to approve more taxes for operations. Each time, voters defeated the district's proposal.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Library tax rate

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library District residents' current property tax rate is 9.4 cents per every $100 of equalized assessed valuation.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Citizen Police Academy gives glimpse into police work

    KANEVILLE—After Pat Hill’s business, Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville, was burglarized more than a year ago, she wondered why it took the police so long to take fingerprints.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A “scary” story time

    Selah Turk, 5, tries to make the skeleton talk at the Maple Park "Haunted Library" on Saturday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Day in the Park action

    Luke Goucher of Teamerica gets the height on Angie Manson of Hurricane Ditka during the team’s second match at the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Day in the Park on Sunday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • County conducts regional earthquake drill on July 8

    Kane County—The Kane County Office of Emergency Management on July 8 conducted a regional, multi-jurisdictional disaster drill based on the recent earthquake that was centered in Kane County last winter.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Kane nabs Michael Keenan, one of its most-wanted

    Kane County—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez announced Friday the capture of one of the Kane County Sheriff's Office 10 most wanted fugitives.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Throwing strikes

    Laverne Dissmeyer (left to right), Geri Weech and Cile Kocher play Wii Bowling at the Sugar Grove Public Library on July 7.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • July 16 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 16, 2010
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  • Extreme heat watch issued for July 15

    The Kane County Office of Emergency Management and the Kane County Health Department have issued an extreme heat watch for today.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • July 15 edition of the Elburn Herald delayed

    Due to a delay at our printer this morning, we have yet to get today's Elburn Herald out to the local post offices or newsstands. This will likely mean you will not get our paper today. Those that...

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Folk singer first in library summer series

    ELBURN—The Elburn Town and Country Public Library will host four free concerts on the lawn behind the library on July 15 and 29 and Aug. 5 and 19.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Broadway Bound event benefits Lazarus House

    St. Charles—The public is invited to join the fun with Lazarus House as they enjoy an exhilarating revue of Broadway show tunes performed by local high school and college students at 7 p.m. Friday, July 16, at...

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Dyer excels in 4 events

    Nathan Dyer of Virgil competed last week in the Regional Jr. Olympics in Indianapolis.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • KHS student Howland wins ITU Junior Triathalon

    Standout junior triathlete Jennifer Howland took top honors Saturday at the USA Triathlon Flatland Junior Elite Cup, and became eligible to represent the United States on Sept. 12 at the 2010 ITU Junior Triathlon World Championship.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • KHS summer baseball includes no-hitter by Van Bogaert

    KANELAND—On the surface, Kaneland High School’s summer league baseball squad is moving right along at 16-11, with postseason action in the area ready to heat up.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • 11U Elburn Express

    The 11U Elburn Express team won the 11U Wheaton Red, White and Blue Classic Fourth of July Weekend. (

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Major action

    It’s a race to the bag for the Blue Thunder’s Jared Hagan as the Purple Crush won the Sugar Grove Majors championship on July 1 at the Sugar Grove Sports Complex, beating the Blue Thunder 15-11.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Cohen graduates high school

    Jacob Cohen of Flemin Island, Fla., graduated from high school June 4.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Emory University announces local graduate

    Jane Li, daughter of Dr. I-Hung Li and Ling Li of Elburn, received a masters degree from the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University during a May commencement ceremony.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Greenville College announces spring 2010 graduation list

    Caroline Geiger of Elburn was among those who received degrees from Greenville College following the spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Local Western Illinois University students earn degrees

    Local graduates include Benjamin Cork of Elburn, and Nathan Fabrizius and Brock Foster, both of Maple Park.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Millikin University announces dean’s list

    Millikin named Rebecca Hof of Elburn to its high dean’s list; and named Michelle Buck and Erika Davidson, both of Elburn, to its dean’s list.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • University of Northern Iowa announces graduation, dean’s lists

    The University of Northern Iowa released its list of students who were named to the dean’s list or graduated from the university following the spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • St. Ambrose University names students to dean’s list

    St. Ambrose University named several local students to its dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Elburn man among honored retirees at AU

    An Elburn resident was among 10 Aurora University faculty and staff members honored by colleagues at a retirement reception at the Aurora Country Club.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • Chamber awards scholarships

    A pair of $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Jordan Rettig and Alex Karas, and a $500 scholarship was awarded to Jamela Thompson.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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