• No fireworks for Elburn, without a new sponsor

    Chamber cancels Day in the Park ELBURN—It costs money to put on a free event: $16,000, to be exact, when you’re talking about paying to execute the Day in the Park and the fireworks display in Elburn.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Sharing future boundary bounty

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Board decided Monday to keep the door open to finding common ground with Cortland on where the two villages’ boundaries meet, but they want more equitable terms.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Wastewater plant takes top priority

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Monday postponed starting work on the Schrader Road extension agreement, citing more current concerns for the revenue-strapped village.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • School acre annexed on Harter Road

    Village also changes the parcel’s zoning SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday annexed an additional acre of Kaneland School District property along Harter Road.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • VNA launches annual flu shot clinic

    St. Charles—VNA of Fox Valley will launch its annual flu shot clinic program on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26, at the Pheasant Run Home Show in St. Charles.

    • Posted September 24, 2010
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  • Dennis Allen Anderson

    Dennis Allen Anderson, 67, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, due to complications of mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Phil A. Kuzlik

    Phil A. Kuzlik, 69, of Chapin, S.C., formerly of both Chicago and Elburn, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2010.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Pydynowski, Sheahan to wed

    Steve and Eileen Pydynowski of Bloomington, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Pydynowski, to Mike Sheahan, the son of Molly and Harry Hartman of Beaumont, Texas, and Matt Sheahan of Naperville.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Boor, Neumann to wed

    Bob and Leslie Boor of Elburn, along with Ken and Jean Neumann of Sugar Grove, announce the engagement of their children, Jillian Boor and Daniel Neumann.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Church news for Sept. 23

    A look through this week's church news and events

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Dark Knight for LP: Kaneland takes 56-7 win

    KANELAND—Much like the summer hours that tick away into fall, the chances for the visiting LaSalle-Peru Cavaliers ticked away with every scoring drive put together by the Kaneland Knights.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Kaneland golf powers through Indian Creek, Plano in nice week

    KANELAND—Kaneland earned two wins over rivals from the Interstate Eight Conference and the Little Ten.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • KHS tennis takes care of Yorkville

    KANELAND—It figures that the only thing to stop Kaneland from exhibiting its tennis prowess would be the elements on Tuesday.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Boys XC takes seventh at Eddington

    ELBURN—Kaneland boys cross country had to wade not only through 18 other full varsity teams, but also the weather at the annual Eddington Invite.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • KHS soccer shuts out Morris

    Kaneland ties rival Rochelle in storm KANELAND—The young Knights took care of visiting Morris on Thursday by a final of 3-0.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Eddington Invite sees girls place 14th

    ELBURN—Armed with six seniors in its arsenal at the Eddington Invite, the Kaneland High School girls cross country roster braved 16 other teams and finished 14th out of 17 varsity teams.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • VB drops 2 NIB-12 contests to DeKalb, Sycamore

    KANELAND—When it comes to Northern Illinois Big XII play, the Lady Knights volleyball club plays against its share of tough competition.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Editorial: Should Elburn’s Day in the Park continue?

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce announced last week that it would indefinitely suspend the annual Day in the Park celebration, including the fireworks.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland parents have reason to be proud

    This morning (Sept. 10), I was honored and thankful to have attended the Kaneland High School fire science 9-11 Observance.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for taking part in the 9/11 ceremony

    This is a letter of thanks to the Elburn Fire Department, their Explorer Troop, the Elburn Herald, and the team that put together the ceremony on Sept. 10, 2010

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Letter: How he touched my life

    It was a cold winter’s day in December, when I heard a knock at my door.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland should adjust its focus

    On Aug. 5, the Kaneland School District distributed a PDF file of the board review package. Included in the package is the G1 Treasurer’s Report.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Letter: Bruce had a divine calling

    What a loss for the family and the community. I heard Bruce Conley speak at Congregational Church and was blessed.

    • Posted September 23, 2010
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  • Women helping women

    KANEVILLE—Women helping women is a win-win situation, and that's just what the local W.I.N.S. organization is all about.

    • Posted September 20, 2010
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  • Annual flu season—What you need to know

    Flu vaccine is starting to arrive Illinois—The upcoming annual flu season is anticipated to be unlike last year, but similar to previous years.

    • Posted September 20, 2010
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  • Scout helps youths with ADHD, Asperger

    Participants sought for Eagle Scout program by David Maas SUGAR GROVE—Richard Williams, a junior at Kaneland High School, is attempting to reach the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout.

    • Posted September 19, 2010
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  • Kaneland school menus

    KHMS & KHS lunch menus for Sept. 20-24

    • Posted September 19, 2010
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  • Bid unnecessary for recent sewer repairs

    ELBURN—Stormwater sewer repairs related to a five-foot sinkhole in a backyard in the 500 block of Cambridge Street in Elburn will cost the village $20,000.

    • Posted September 19, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 56, LaSalle-Peru 7

    Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted September 17, 2010
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  • Annual Aleburn set for Saturday

    Aleburn Beer and wine event 2 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18 Elburn American Legion parking lot Free admission

    • Posted September 17, 2010
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  • Kaneland budget has $1.4 million shortfall

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved the School District's 2010-11 operating budget of $46.9 million.

    • Posted September 17, 2010
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  • Local, state police join to make Route 47 safer

    SUGAR GROVE—Officers from the Kane County Sheriff, Sugar Grove, Waubonsee Community College and Illinois State Police departments are working together on a two-and-a-half-week joint traffic enforcement that started Sept. 7 along the Route 47 corridor from...

    • Posted September 17, 2010
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