• Kaneland recognizes students for volunteer service

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School would like to recognize the following students who completed at least 80 hours of volunteer service this school year: Bailey Burns, Rebecca Dill, Teri Ruffolo, Paige Valente and Abbie Wilhelm.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • HMS food donation project

    SUGAR GROVE—Eighth grade students at Kaneland Harter Middle School are participating in a two-week food donation service project, from now to March 1, to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Hosanna! Lenten Worship Services

    SAINT CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will be have Lent Worship Services beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22. Services on that day will be at noon and 6:30 p.m., and will include Holy Communion and the imposition of ashes...

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • St. Gall announces Ash Wednesday schedule

    ELBURN—In the Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, which is the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Ashes will be distributed during religious education classes on Tuesday,...

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • State of excellence: Wrestlers bring 4 to Champaign

    STERLING—You’d have to go back to 1994 to revisit the last time Kaneland High School wrestling had more than three State qualifiers.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls go into regionals on winning note

    Bradford’s late foul shots give KHS close win over Lady Hubs KANELAND—Quite literally, that’s why they play the final 1.2 seconds.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Texas Hold ‘Em for KHS Baseball, softball

    KANELAND—Kaneland Baseball and Softball are the first annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Elburn Community Center located at 525 Main Street.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • 3-on-3 fever at old KMS

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland Youth Basketball League presents the second annual 3-on-3 Presidents Day Tourney for boys and girls on Monday, Feb. 20, at the old Kaneland Middle School.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Maple Park registration

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Baseball, Softball and T-Ball registration is open for the 2012 season. To register, visit the Maple Park baseball website at mapleparkbaseball.net.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Knight hoops splits vs. Nazareth, DeKalb

    Neil contributes 19 in comeback win vs. Streator KANELAND—Sometimes the losses that befell a team can reveal positive qualities.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Editorial: Elburn Herald scholarship applications due March 1

    Students that choose to pursue higher education after graduating high school are faced with a tough challenge: to achieve the goal of graduating college, they will have to potentially take on massive debt.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to past and present members of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District

    I, James Roy Feece, wish to thank (the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District) for your support and appreciation over the 37 years as trustee and friend.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of Kevin Burns

    I have known Kevin Burns for more than 30 years—since he was in high school. I know his family and his character. I have seen how he reacts to both success and adversity.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: Kane County Board needs Lauzen’s record

    Who put Illinois in debt? Not state Sen. Chris Lauzen. When it comes to wasteful or questionable spending litigation, Sen. Lauzen has always erred on the side of the taxpayer.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Lucille A. Johnson

    Lucille A. Johnson, 96, of Maple Park and Cortland, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of her family at the Champaign County Nursing Home on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Feb. 15-22 webpoll

    If a good student is accepted into a college but cannot afford it, should the government step in and pay? Click to vote/comment.

    • Posted February 15, 2012
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  • Draft of Community Health Improvement Plan now online

    KANE COUNTY—The draft of the Community Health Improvement Plan is now available on the Health Department’s website, www.kanehealth.com, and the department is seeking comments and feedback on the plan from the public through the month...

    • Posted February 13, 2012
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  • Tax credits, breaks available for Illinois guardsmen, employers

    SPRINGFIELD—As service members start to receive their W2's in the mail, now is the time to prepare to file your 2011 tax returns and learn what opportunities are available for military members.

    • Posted February 12, 2012
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  • NPHIC honored for excellence in public health communication

    ILLINOIS—The National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) announced that the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium has been recognized in a national competition honoring excellence in public health communication.

    • Posted February 12, 2012
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  • Nathaniel Davidson of Elburn named to Ripon College dean’s list

    RIPON, Wis.—Nathaniel Davidson, a sophomore history major, has been named to the dean's list at Ripon College for the fall 2011 semester, which recognizes academic excellence.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Staehely named to Creighton U. dean’s list

    OMAHA—Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove, a junior College of Business student at Creighton University, was named to the fall dean's list for the 2011-12 academic year.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Elburn residents named to Millikin University dean’s list

    Decatur, Ill.—Elburn residents Brock R. Feece, Bradley C. Staker and Bethany A. Schwartz were named to the dean’s list at Millikin University for fall 2011.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Smith named to UW-Madison dean’s list

    MADISON, WIS.—Nikki Smith, a student in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Gilliams celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss

    Ken and Phyllis Gilliam of Sugar Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 27.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Elburn residents named to dean’s list

    PEORIA, Ill.—Elburn residents Andrew P. Raver, Daniel J. Taylor, Haley A. Euting and Vincent J. Micek have received recognition on the dean's list for the fall semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Broecker named to honors list at Missouri S&T

    ROLLA, Mo.—Daniel Broecker of Elburn, a senior in metallurgical engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., has been named to the honor list for the 2011 fall semester.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Peters named to Iowa State dean’s list

    AMES, Iowa—Nathan Dallas Peters of Elburn was named to the Iowa State University dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester. Peters is studying aerospace engineering.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Kintz named to University of Iowa dean’s list

    IOWA CITY, Iowa—John Kintz of Sugar Grove was named to the University of Iowa College of Engineering dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester.

    • Posted February 11, 2012
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  • Mallard Point residents voice their displeasure during VB meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—Mallard Point subdivision residents on Tuesday spoke during the public comment portion of the Village Board meeting, venting their frustration with the fact that the village still has not reached a deal with Rob Roy Drainage...

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • SG residents seek to raise funds for FPD water rescue equipment

    Blackberry Lake retention pond in Prestbury is the focus of the drive to raise money for rescue equipment for the fire department.

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • Elburn Station vote tabled: discussions continue

    ELBURN—Before the Elburn Village Board can vote on the preliminary plan for Elburn Station, it needs more specifics and more discussion. The item on the agenda was tabled until later in February.

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • Waubonsee events offer financial aid help

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College will host two events this month designed to help students apply for financial aid for the 2012-13 academic year.

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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