• Lady Knights finishing regular season strong

    KANELAND—Monday featured a textbook case of learning from your mistakes. After dropping a home matchup with Yorkville back on Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hoops unit traveled along Game Farm Road and secured a hard-fought 45-39 victory.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: Elburn Fire Department helped us during blizzard

    I want to thank Elburn Fire Chief Kelly Callaghan and his entire department for their hospitality, and commend them for their commitment and professionalism during the blizzard.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to Kane County

    I would like to take this time to thank the hard-working men and women of Kane County for their efforts during this recent snowstorm.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: Local road maintenance deserves praise

    This past Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday produced the most severe snow emergency in over a decade.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to the village of Sugar Grove

    Great job, Sugar Grove. Last Wednesday night, at the height of the white-out, a Sugar Grove police officer came to the aid of a stranded motorist at the corner of Denny and Bliss.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn & Countryside Food Pantry

    Thanks to the community’s generosity in support, volunteers and donations, we have been able to meet the hunger needs of our neighbors.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: Grateful for support

    Maple Park—The support we received in recent months both before and after Joe’s loss has been amazing.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Letter: Driving doesn’t require someone to be book smart

    I’ve heard talk again about how teenagers should be required to earn a “C” average in order to get their driver’s license, and I disagree with this.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Editorial: No surprise, Kaneland area works together

    It came as no surprise that the community came together before, during and after last week’s historic blizzard that dumped more than 20 inches of snow on the area.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Waubonsee to host financial aid events

    Sugar Grove—February marks Financial Aid Awareness Month at Waubonsee Community College, with several free public events planned.

    • Posted February 10, 2011
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  • Lawrence J. ‘Tuffy’ Faber

    Lawrence J. “Tuffy” Faber, 87, of Lily Lake, passed away at Delnor Hospital in Geneva on Friday, Feb. 4, 2011.

    • Posted February 9, 2011
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  • Year-long celebration: St. Gall plans centennial events

    Elburn—When geneology and history buff Laura Chapman, who is director of liturgy at St. Gall Church, saw that the church would mark its 100th year as a parish, her mind started working on how the congregation could...

    • Posted February 5, 2011
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  • Take bullying seriously

    ELBURN—This month's community event, sponsored by the Elburn Lions Club on Jan. 26, featured counselors from The Center for Rural Psychology in Elburn who spoke on the subject of bullying.

    • Posted February 5, 2011
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  • Simply magic

    Magician Ron Clayton performed a show for children called Simply Magic at the Elburn Town and Country Public Library on Jan. 27.

    • Posted February 4, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: The Derby

    Photos from the Jan. 28 Pinewood Derby in Elburn.

    • Posted February 4, 2011
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  • Feb. 4 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 February 4, 2011
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  • Church news for Feb. 4

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted February 4, 2011
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  • Classes resume for D302

    All Kaneland schools will be open on Friday, Feb. 4. Classes, after-school practices and activities will also resume as scheduled.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Standstill

    Regional—Like much of Illinois, the Kaneland area is attempting to dig out and restore travel and communications following a historic blizzard that entered the area Tuesday and was still blowing as of press time Wednesday.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • KHS says never say die against Rochelle, beats Geneseo

    KANELAND—After the hysterics of Friday night, it was conceivable the Knights would have a letdown.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Wrestling defeated by Marmion Academy

    KANELAND—When you have evenings like Thursday against Marmion Academy, you have to look for bright spots.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Bowling’s regular-season end features wins over Geneva, IMSA

    KANELAND—With the 2010-11 regular season in a true homestretch, the only way to begin a busy week of competition for Kaneland bowling turned out to be the most ideal.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Vancouver Canucks add dose of Sweatt to winning formula

    After a Dec. 9 feature on Bill and Lee Sweatt as members of the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, Lee was called up to the parent Vancouver Canucks and managed to be a difference maker against the Nashville Predators.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Lady Knights blown over by Leafs, get regional draw

    KANELAND—It’s over and done with, but Kaneland girls basketball would have loved to end its home schedule with a win on Saturday afternoon.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Elburn base/softball sign-up

    Elburn—Elburn Baseball & Softball is currently taking online registration for the upcoming 2011 season.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Wasco fastpitch ready for ‘11

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball (WGFSL) has begun registration. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Knights Wrestling Club invade West Aurora, head to season’s end

    KANELAND—Knights Wrestling Club celebrates 25 years of dedication. The Knights Wrestling Club is the youth (5-14 year olds) wrestling organization that is a feeder program to and operates out of Kaneland High School.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Editorial: Elburn Herald’s coverage of 3 of the biggest snowstorms

    As the storm begins to leave the area, those of us at the Elburn Herald are in similar situations to many of you—stuck at home, with little to no ability to leave.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Letter: Blessings abound through Holiday Spirit

    On behalf of the Holiday Spirit Committee, we would like to thank this community for its overwhelming response to those in need.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Fayola Jean Musser

    Fayola Jean Musser, 85, of Sugar Grove, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer

    Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer, 85, of Virgil, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at the Provena Geneva Care Center, where she had recently become a resident.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • ‘Dynamic Child’ all about kids on the autism spectrum

    MAPLE PARK—Parents and professionals are hungry for knowledge about autism spectrum disorders. “The Dynamic Child,” an all-day education event on Saturday, Feb. 19, will address that need.

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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