• WCC named a ‘Military Friendly School’

    SUGAR GROVE—For the second straight year, Waubonsee Community College has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

    • Posted September 30, 2012
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  • Elburn still attempting to complete Blackberry Creek work

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn continues its attempts to complete infrastructure improvements left undone by B&B Enterprises within the Blackberry Creek Subdivision.

    • Posted September 29, 2012
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  • Big Top times in Elburn

    Carlee and Charlie (Sherri and David Shepard) are award-winning clowns who are married and have been clowning together since 1995. Last week, they traveled the town promoting the circus in their clown car, "Otto" (right). The circus...

    • Posted September 29, 2012
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  • Funkey included on list of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers

    AURORA—Attorney Michael C. Funkey of Aurora was included in the recently published Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers, distributed with the Chicago Tribune and the Wall Street Journal.

    • Posted September 29, 2012
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  • Editorial: Time for a change

    As of Monday, Oct. 1, the Elburn Herald/Kaneland Publications Inc. will have a new home: the Elburn and Countryside Community Center.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Moving day

    The Elburn Herald to reopen at new location Monday, Oct. 1 Elburn—After five decades at its current location in the center of downtown Elburn, the Elburn Herald offices are moving.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Bullying issue takes center stage at Kaneland forum

    KANELAND—Kaneland parents, students, faculty, staff and administration on Monday gathered at Harter Middle School to participate in a forum to discuss the issue of bullying in the School District.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Kaneland community comes together for teacher

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Kaneville passes Kaneland IGA

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Sept. 20 discussed the proposed intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Roast of Rochelle

    Knights’ passing attack works with defense in 34-6 win at Rochelle ROCHELLE—Knights football is making road quests feel like home. That's how good they've been playing.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Taking care of business

    KHS racketeers sweep the Rochelle Quad field KANELAND—Once the end of the school week hits, many a student would just like to take a breather. Kaneland High School tennis would just rather take opponents’ breath away.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Lady Knights stump Hub rivals

    ROCHELLE—That's how you get back on an even keel. The Lady Knight volleyball outfit needed a way to solidify its Northern Illinois Big XII standing at the early outset of the conference slate.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Girls XC boasts exceptional totals in Sterling

    KANELAND—Regardless of what the rest of the season brings, Kaneland girls cross country runners can say they brought the best they had at their usual late-September stop.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Knight soccer leveled by Yorkville

    YORKVILLE—It wasn't a good time for the first Northern Illinois Big XII loss of the 2012 campaign, nor was it to the expected team.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • 6th in crowded ACC field marks good day for boys XC

    KANELAND—Despite an early scare in which an early fall led to a chain-reaction pile-up shortly after the race’s start, the Kaneland boys cross country team saw positive developments at the ACC Invite on Saturday.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Golfers clipped by Jacobs, swing in Genoa

    KANELAND—Sometimes good totals aren't enough. The scorecard can go your way with consistent totals, but the opponent can experience the same phenomenon, but sometimes a stroke better.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Opening the Tour of Champions

    Alyssa Nore of Sugar Grove (left) and Paige Klimavicius of Yorkville, both of Premier Gymnastics Academy West in Oswego, were selected to participate in the Kellogg's Tour of Champions opening and closing numbers on Sunday, Oct. 14,...

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Kane County Cougars announce affiliation with Chicago Cubs

    Organizations sign 2-year player development contract; opening night is April 4 GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars have announced the signing of a two-year player development contract (PDC) with the Chicago Cubs.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Leo Club

    The Elburn Leo Club recently sponsored the Kelly Miller Bros. Circus as a fundraiser for Elburn Leo Charities. As a youth group, we strive to improve the lives of others while providing family friendly entertainment for our...

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who donated blood

    Your help was urgently needed, and you responded, answering the shortage of every blood type. We appreciate and thank each of you.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Church news for Sept. 28

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

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Rita Marie Cotti

    Rita Marie Cottie, 64, of Elburn, passed away at Delnor Hospital in Geneva on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, following complications after years of battling an auto-immune deficiency disease similar to Muscular Dystrophy.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Janice (Gibbens) McGary

    Janice (Gibbens) McGary, 81, of Aurora, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, after a short and courageous battle with leukemia. She was born on Dec. 31, 1930, in Hastings, Neb.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Mary Jean Myers

    Mary Jean Myers, 93, formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, in Clarendon Hills, Ill. She was born Aug. 16, 1919, in Watseka, Ill., the daughter of Roy and Marguerite (Taliaferro) Stanton.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Crafters needs for Elburn Lions Club car show

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club is seeking crafters for its All Wheel Car Show on Sunday, Oct. 7. and is looking for crafters.

    • Posted September 25, 2012
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  • Filing period for School Board candidates

    Nominating petition forms for the April 9, 2013, school board election in Kaneland Community Unit School District No. 302 are now available.

    • Posted September 24, 2012
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  • Waubonsee receives grant to help experienced workers find careers

    SUGAR GROVE—As part of a new grant-funded project, Waubonsee Community College will focus on helping individuals age 50 and older train for and transition to new careers.

    • Posted September 23, 2012
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  • Dray named a semifinalist in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School administration and staff would like to congratulate Katelyn Dray for being named a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Local students earn Presidential Scholarships to North Central College

    NAPERVILLE, Ill.—Melissa Schmidt, an Elburn resident and Kaneland High School graduate majoring in elementary education, and Lauren Companiott, a Sugar Grove resident and Kaneland High School graduate majoring in psychology, recently earned Presidential Scholarships to North Central...

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Local students participate in orientation program at Purdue University

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.—Eric Eichelberger and James Langeness of Elburn, and Megan Lindley of Sugar Grove, joined the Boilermaker community by participating in the annual Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Mruz, Huml to wed

    Linda and Dan Mruz of Gurnee, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Lynn, to Matthew Ryan Huml, son of Dan and Kathy Huml of Elburn. They will be married in the spring of 2013.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • Diehl, Mancilla to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Dale Diehl of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaclyn, to Joshua Mancilla, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Mancilla of Aurora.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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