• Letter: A thank you from DeKalb County Hospice

    DeKalb County Hospice would like to thank everyone who participated in our Tag Days on May 11 and 12.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Regional heartbreak for soccer

    BURLINGTON—Kaneland High School’s current senior crop is the only group in school history to only know regional final action.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Softball defense stingy, bats not

    KANELAND—A team can only play the games in front of them on the softball diamond, and the playoffs will have to wait.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Jeffrey A. “Jeff” Hickman

    Jeffrey A. “Jeff” Hickman, 55, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family at Manor Care in Elgin, Ill., on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Justin Tyler

    Justin Tyler, 27, of Elburn, suddenly passed from this life to the next unexpectedly on Friday May 18, 2012, at his home.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Donald ‘Donnie’ R. Krause

    Donald “Donnie” R. Krause, 74, of Elburn, passed away peacefully on May 22, 2012, at Geneva Nursing and Rehab Center after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Waubonsee Interpreting Program recognized

    SUGAR GROVE—When it was established in 1976, Waubonsee Community College’s Interpreter Training Program (ITP) was the first of its kind in the state.

    • Posted May 20, 2012
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  • Kane launches 2nd-chance program for drug offenders

    Kane County—Some low-level felony drug offenders in Kane County will have the opportunity to avoid a permanent conviction on their record, and in some cases prison, if they agree to treatment under a new program of the...

    • Posted May 20, 2012
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  • Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets

    ST. CHARLES—Spring is here, and with it comes kittens. Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets (H.E.L.P.) is seeking volunteers to care for orphaned kittens in their homes.

    • Posted May 19, 2012
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  • Johnson graduates from AU with MBA

    Aurora—Jennifer Johnson graduated from Aurora University with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Human Resources on May 6, 2012.

    • Posted May 19, 2012
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  • Bauer selected as Phi Beta Kappa Electee at Beloit

    BELOIT, WIS—Jenny Bauer of Elburn has been selected as a Phi Beta Kappa electee at Beloit College.

    • Posted May 19, 2012
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  • Leading the nation

    Waubonsee becomes first school to have automotive program named GreenLink Shop Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College’s automotive technology facility has been named a GreenLink Shop by the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR).

    • Posted May 19, 2012
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  • Aquascape Inc.’s Water Garden Weekend

    T. CHARLES—Aquascape, Inc, the innovative leader of water features in North America and inventor of the low-maintenance ecosystem pond ...

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • 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 May 18, 2012
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  • KHS Madrigals sing at the ‘Cell

    The Kaneland High School Madrigals performed the National Anthem before the Chicago White Sox game on Friday. Courtesy Photo

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • Gardenology in Geneva

    Stop by the welcome tents in front of the courthouse (100 S. Third St.) or down by Geneva Jakes at Dodson's Place (407 S. Third St.) or at The Little Traveler (404 S. Third St.) to buy...

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • Hogan Walker open house

    Torrey Conard, Dick Marela and salesman Todd Pinkston discuss a John Deere lawn tractor at the Arends Hogan Walker Open House Saturday May 12, 2012.

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • West Suburban—still locally owned and operated after 50 years

    Sugar Grove—It's hard to ignore the success of a community bank surviving for 50 years, especially through recent economic times. Over the past 50 years, mergers and consolidations have turned locally owned banks into part of nationally...

    • Posted May 18, 2012
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  • Editorial: Sugar Grove opened Pandora’s Box, and here are the results

    The proposed Shodeen development in Elburn, referred to as Elburn Station, hit a roadblock Monday, and to be honest, that might not be a bad thing.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Our moms are the best!

    For Mother’s Day, Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School third-grade teacher Sue Biddle assigned each of her students to write a persuasive essay on whey their mom is the best.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Elburn board fails to vote on school impact fees

    Elburn—Progress on the Elburn Station development came to a halt on Monday night, after four Village Board trustees declined to vote on an agreement with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • School Board states support of original IGA terms

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 7-0 to state their support of the terms included in a proposed Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the School District and the village of Elburn.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Welcome Home

    Neighbors, friends help pave the way back home for Elburn woman Elburn—Several women wearing large yellow rubber gloves sat in front of storage bins full of cleaning solution, methodically wiping down kitchen and other utensils. They joked as...

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Lady Knights track now Charleston crew

    Lady Knights track qualifies for State in five events after Sterling meet STERLING, Ill.—Some might shake their head at a fourth-place showing for a girls track meet.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Softball fortunes go Northern

    KANELAND—Right now, there’s no stopping the KHS softball team. For proof, you can look at the record of 27-5, or the Northern Illinois Big XII East Division mark of 10-0, or ask what was left of the Yorkville...

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Baseball wins third straight conference title

    KANELAND—This is getting to be old hat for the Kaneland Knights baseball team.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Lady Knights end regular season in good shape

    KANELAND—Despite dropping a potential preview for the upcoming regional title match to Burlington Central on Saturday, the Lady Knights have quietly meshed a roster of young and experienced, injured and healthy, and are about to dive foot...

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • KHS boys one point short of NIB-12 bragging rights

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys track had many competitors contributing to a winning effort during Friday’s second-ever Northern Illinois Big XII meet out at DeKalb’s Dresser Road digs.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Letter: We have choices

    Whew! What did you think about your most recent property taxes? Mine went up nearly 12 percent, and I don’t like it.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Letter: Time to work together for the good of Elburn

    I have had a PO Box for years in the town of Elburn. Now I see a problem that needs to be resolved in the best interest of all.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Letter: No deals to reduce school impact fees

    On page 6A of last week’s Elburn Herald, there is an article of the Elburn Village Board’s consideration of a reduction in impact fees for a Shodeen construction project.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Letter: Kaneland John Stewart says thanks

    Kaneland John Stewart Elementary would like to graciously thank the following businesses for their generous donations to our Spring Basket Auction.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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