• Continue the celebration

    After all of the showers, parties and wedding festivities, many couples have had enough and are ready to get on with the private celebration of their union at their honeymoon.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Waubonsee selected to serve as accountability pilot site

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is one of 40 community colleges nationwide selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to serve as a pilot site for the organization’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) project.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Over the top

    Many a young girl dreams of marrying her prince one day in a lavish wedding. Planning such a wedding requires time and money, and lots of it.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Must they eat cake?

    The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake...

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Mixing business with pleasure

    Although fun, wedding planning can entail difficult decisions, especially when it comes to the guest list. Close friends and family are usually a given; business associates, clients and colleagues, on the other hand, are not.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Donations needed to help community center go green

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Community Center received a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to help with the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system, but the grant is not large enough to cover...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Seniors may apply for utility tax refund

    Elburn—Between Jan. 1 and March 31, anyone age 65 and older who meets certain requirements can apply to receive a utility tax refund.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Arnold, Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation Scholarships

    Kaneland—Graduates of Kaneland and Burlington Central School District are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, administered by The Trustees at the National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Lauzen sworn in as 25th District Senator

    SPRINGFIELD—State Sen. Chris Lauzen (R—Aurora) was sworn in as a member of the 97th General Assembly on Jan. 12.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve District seeks summer job applicants

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is looking for interns and summer-seasonal job candidates.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Village, Shodeen address remaining issues

    Elburn—Representatives for the Shodeen development planned for Elburn between Route 38 and Keslinger met with the Planning Commission, Kaneland School District, Kane County Department of Transportation and the Fire District.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Directors present strategic plan update

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening was presented with a strategic Response to Intervention (RTI) plan update by Directors of Eductional Services Sarah Mumm and Erika Schlichter, and Director of Special Education Fran Eggleston.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Kane County Cougars praised by Baseball America

    GENEVA—With Major League camps opening in less than three weeks and baseball on the horizon, the Kane County Cougars organization received news on Tuesday afternoon that Baseball America has rated the Kansas City Royals farm system as...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Snow removal causes more concerns

    KANEVILLE—The current state of snow removal in Kaneville has caused problems, and the Village Board is still working to fix them.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Alaskan adventure

    ANCHORAGE—With a goal in life to become an expedition guide and years of backpacking and camping experience under his belt, where else would Tyler Schmidt of Elburn go to college than Alaska Pacific University?

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Kaneland identifies early budget reduction targets

    KANELAND—It's becoming clearer which areas the Kaneland School District will target in order to reduce its budget.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove discusses amendments to subdivision agreement

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 held a discussion and public hearing regarding proposed amendments for the Village's Meadowridge Villas Annexation Agreement with DRH Cambridge Homes, Inc., the new developer of the subdivision.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Village Board authorizes grant application

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 voted 6-0 to authorize an application for a federal IKE grant that will fund drainage improvements in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions that have been plagued...

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Hammy comes to MP Library

    Ben Martens won a drawing for four tickets and an autographed shirt at the Maple Park Library when Hammy, the mascot for the Rockford Ice Hogs, visited Saturday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • District discusses early childhood consolidation

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday discussed a proposed move to consolidate the district's four Early Childhood programs into just two programs for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Jan. 28 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 January 28, 2011
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  • To a Healthy KHS

    Vickie Porter Spratt (right), a 1989 graduate of Kaneland High School, teaches Zumba to students at the KHS Health Fair Tuesday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • On the cutting edge

    Delnor Hospital’s da Vinci Robot improves outcomes Geneva—“Scapel, please” is no longer the only word in surgical procedures.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • WCC to provide free tax assistance

    AURORA—In these trying economic times, everyone can benefit from maximizing their tax refund, but many cannot afford to hire a tax professional to help them do it. Fortunately, Waubonsee Community College can help.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Girls hoops double (OT) trouble for SYC in 47-39 win

    KANELAND—If you are going to play some extra basketball, you might as well get a win out of the deal. Such was the case on Friday night in Maple Park.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Waubonsee’s Fernandez takes Region IV Player of the Week for men’s hoops

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College men's basketball player Danny Fernandez was named the NJCAA Region IV Division II District B Player of the Week for the third week of January.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland wrestling earns fourth at NIB-12 showcase

    ROCHELLE—Like KHS coach Monty Jahns said a week ago, Kaneland wrestling might just be a better tournament team than a dual team at this point.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland boys hoops cinch 45-38 comeback win at Ottawa HS

    KANELAND—History shows us that dealing with pirates was never smooth sailing. No matter, the Kaneland boys basketball team was able to leave the Northern Illinois Big XII West stop on Saturday night with their head held high.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: In defense of Scout Park

    They say that hindsight is 20/20. Evidently the current mayor of Elburn has concluded that open space and small parks are not important now that our village has stopped growing and our property values are in decline....

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: Illinois legislators unwilling to listen

    With unemployment near 10 percent and no end in sight for home foreclosures, many Illinois lawmakers seem to be disconnected with reality.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Guest: Thrilled, disappointed with Girl Scout story

    I was thrilled when I saw the Elburn Herald article, which featured the sale of Girl Scout cookies.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: To the Sugar Grove Library community

    The Sugar Grove Public Library Board of trustees, along with the staff of the Sugar Grove Library and the Friends of the Sugar Grove Library, have decided that a referendum for operating funds not be on the...

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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