• New day for 5K at Elburn Days 2011

    New course layout just one of the changes to August staple ELBURN—It’s fitting that the new course for the 2011 version of the Elburn Days 5K Run and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk begins and ends at Lions Park.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • Cougars going extra mile with Night of 100 Promotions

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars welcome all fans of baseball and fun to attend the Veeck Family “Night of 100 Promotions” game this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Elfstrom Stadium.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • Maple Park becoming Outlaw country

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Outlaws will hold tryouts for the 14U Boys travel Team. This team will compete in the Kane County Bronco League in 2012.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • Maple Park holding court this fall

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Fall Youth Basketball Program for first and second-grade boys and girls, and girls, third through eighth runs from early-October through mid-December, with games on Saturday.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • IHSA continues Drug Testing Program

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors approved a recommendation to continue the Association’s Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Program at its regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, Aug. 8.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • Letter: A Legacy of shame

    As many of you are aware, on July 14, the board summarily and without explanation fired the library director of 21 years, Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • Mary J. Gee

    Mary J. Gee, 87, of Elburn, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at the Homebridge Healthcare Center in Belvidere, Ill., where she had recently made her home.

    • Posted August 11, 2011
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  • KHS Class of 2007 permanent records available

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland High School has copies of permanent cumulative records from the class of 2007.

    • Posted August 8, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove resident earns degree from Excelsior College

    Terry Lee McCully, a resident of Sugar Grove, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Elburn resident named to Lewis University deans’ list

    Mackenzie Liss of Elburn was among those honored on the Lewis University dean’s list for spring semester 2011.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Local Students receive degrees from Miami University

    Catherine Anne Krasner and William Leonard Krasner of Maple Park received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Science in business, respectively, from Miami of Ohio University during spring commencement exercises on May 7.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove resident named to Drake University dean’s list

    Kristin Smith of Sugar Grove has been named to the dean's list at Drake University.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Local residents named to Drake University president’s list

    Kelly Shaw of Elburn and Anna Limbrick of Sugar Grove were named to the president's list at Drake University.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Hartmann named to University of Nebraska-Lincoln dean’s list, Honor Roll

    Holly Hartmann of Maple Park was named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln dean’s list/honor roll for the spring semester of the 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Delnor Foundation awards 2011 scholarship to local resident

    The Delnor Foundation recently awarded the Olivia Smart Scholarship, established in honor and memory of Olivia Smart—a former head nurse at Community Hospital in Geneva—to four local graduating seniors, including Lacey Eberle of Kaneland High School, who...

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove resident named to Dominican University’s Honor’s List

    Andrea Beall, a resident of Sugar Grove, was named to the honor's list for the spring 2011 semester at Dominican University.

    • Posted August 6, 2011
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  • Adams named SG 2011 Citizen of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—It's been nearly a week since Lil Adams was named Sugar Grove 2011 Citizen of the Year, and she still can't believe it.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Kaneland School District registration information

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 24, with a full day of classes. Full bus service to all schools and full hot lunch service at the middle school and...

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Residents respond

    Photo: Protesters stand at the entrance of the Sugar Grove Public Library on Thursday, July 28. A group called Citizens for a Better Sugar Grove organized the rally protesting the recent firing of Library Director Beverly Holmes...

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Elburn Station plans unveiled

    Elburn—Despite being somewhat sweltering at Lion’s Park pavilion Tuesday night, even with the fans on, a group of Elburn residents listened to development plans for Elburn Station during an open house.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Not just another (National) Night Out

    Taylor Gualdani warms up to Puff Puff, a 12-year-old horse that works for the Kane County Rangers at the Elburn Police National Night Out Tuesday. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Corn Boil brings the fun

    There was plenty of food, fun and excitement at the 2011 Sugar Grove Corn Boil last weekend. For more photos from the 2011 Corn Boil, visit ElburnHerald.SmugMug.com.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Church news for Aug. 5

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

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • No one hurt in barn blaze

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park firefighters and 21 other fire departments spent most of Tuesday putting out a barn fire at the Fabrizius farm, located on the 4N800 block of Meredith Road.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • Pilot dies in plane crash

    BIG ROCK—A plane crash in Big Rock Township on Sunday morning claimed the life of a local pilot.

    • Posted August 5, 2011
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  • ‘Superman’ filming to close off part of Route 56

    SUGAR GROVE—The portion of Route 56 that stretches from Galena Boulevard to Route 47 will be closed from Friday afternoon, Aug. 7, to Monday, Aug. 10, and it won't be because of road construction.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Boan’s celebrate 25 years

    Scott and Doris Boan, married on Aug. 9, 1986, will celebrate 25 years this week. Happy 25th anniversary, Mom and Dad, we love you! – Alison and Ellen.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Elburn’s international pastime

    Express gives Dubai team local flavor ELBURN—It’s funny how a game like baseball can bring towns together.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Slammers gearing up for tryouts

    SUGAR GROVE—Tryouts for the 2012 Sugar Grove Slammers 12U Travel Baseball Team will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14. Tryouts will be held at the Sugar Grove Sports Complex, 901 Wheeler Road.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • A July bump

    Todd Weimer of Kaneland High School volleyball oversees drills on Thursday during Team “K” Volleyball Camp at Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Elburn Express looks to 2012

    ELBURN—All tryouts for the Elburn Express 2012 team will be held at McNair Field in Elburn on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Saturday, Aug. 27.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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  • Wasco Fastpitch ready for fall

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball has begun registration for 2011 Fall Ball season. Teams will be made by Saturday, Aug. 6; practices will start after Monday, Aug. 8, and games start approximately Saturday, Aug. 20.

    • Posted August 4, 2011
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