• Spring Training camps include Cougar alumni

    GENEVA—With warm thoughts of Major League Baseball spring training now underway, many former Kane County Cougars are gearing up for the 2013 season. Here’s a brief snapshot of Cougars alumni at various spring training sites.

    • Posted February 28, 2013
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  • IHSA changes pair of football rules

    Bloomington, ILL.—The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA offices in Bloomington on Monday, where the board approved Advisory Committee Terms and Conditions recommendations from fall sports...

    • Posted February 28, 2013
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  • Galvan named to UW-Platteville’s Chancellor’s List

    PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—Alyssa Galvan from Maple Park recently made the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor's List by earning a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Levita pledges Greek at Monmouth College

    MONMOUTH, ILL.—Joe Levita of Elburn was recently initiated into Alpha Tau Omega at Monmouth College.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Hill named to Aurora University dean’s list

    AURORA—Alexa Hill of Kaneville was named to the Aurora University dean’s list for the 2012 fall semester.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Residents named to St. Ambrose University dean’s list

    DAVENPORT, IOWA—Kristina Scarpitti of Maple Park, and Brendan Bakala, Rebecca Hauge and Holly Thomas, all of Sugar Grove, were recently named to the St. Ambrose University dean’s list for the 2012 fall term.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Lyle and Barb Johnson to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.—Lyle and Barb (Breese) Johnson of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Elburn, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 23.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Bakala named to honor list at Missouri S&T

    ROLLA, MO.—Brian Bakala of Sugar Grove was recently named to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s honor list for the 2012 fall semester.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Corbett named to Ithaca College dean’s list

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Jessica Corbett of Sugar Grove was named to the Ithaca College Roy H. Park School of Communications’s dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove Presidential Candidates debate

    Moderated by Keith Beebe, Editor of the Elburn Herald Filmed Wednesday, February 13 at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Village Board to vote on Elburn Station next week

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Tuesday made some final tweaks to changes to the plan they are requesting from Elburn Station developer Dave Patzelt, setting the stage for a vote on the development at a meeting on...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Village Board revisits video gaming ban

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members have decided to revisit the village’s ban on video gaming, which has been in place since September 2009.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Village Board reviews Pace vanpool program

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday witnessed a short presentation from Mary Robb, Community Relations representative for Pace, regarding the availability of Pace’s Vanpool Incentive Program in Kane County and the surrounding counties, as well....

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Wireless Zone comes to Elburn

    A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday to officially welcome the new Wireless Zone Corporate store in Elburn.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Kane County Sheriff, DEA hosts prescription drug seminar at KHS

    KANE COUNTY—Members of the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and DEA presented a seminar on the illegal use of prescription drugs on Feb. 13 at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Photo: Magical winds

    The final Winter Band Concert of the season was held at the Kaneland High School Auditorium on Feb. 12. The performance was directed by band teacher Aaron Pucket.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • SG Police invest in new fleet vehicles

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Police Department recently invested in its mission, “To affirmatively promote a feeling of security and safety for every member of our community,” with the addition of three Ford Interceptors, a vehicle specifically designed...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Photos: Mr. Kaneland raises money for health

    The Mr. Kaneland event was held on Friday, February 15 in the Kaneland High School Auditorium. The Mr. Kaneland event was created by Kaneland Peer Leadership to raise money for the Delnor Center for Breast Health.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • ‘Dan’-ger Zone

    Goress wins state title for 1st KHS wrestling crown in 20 years KANELAND—Kaneland last saw one of its wrestlers crowned an individual state champion before current KHS senior Dan Goress was born.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Heartbreak central

    BURLINGTON—It was almost a comeback for the ages. Instead, it's a feeling of sadness that will last the offseason.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Back on track

    KANELAND—A trip to Dixon, Ill., was just what the doctor ordered. After a five-game losing streak that would make anyone ill, the Knight boys hoops squad traveled to their Northern Illinois Big XII crossover rival and beat the...

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Baseball career goes to the next level

    Kaneland—KHS senior pitcher Blake Sowell on Feb. 14 signed a letter of intent, accepting an athletic scholarship to play baseball for the Clarke University Crusaders.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • KUMC’s annual Chili Supper

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville United Methodist Church Men’s Club’s 16th annual Chili Supper will take place Saturday, Feb. 23, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 46W764 Main St., Kaneville.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Ansley W. Hatch

    Ansley W. Hatch, 97, of Maple Park, recently passed away at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Editorial: Elburn Herald hosts SG village presidential debate

    The Elburn Herald on Feb. 13 hosted a Sugar Grove village presidential debate between the incumbent, Sean Michels, and his challenger, village trustee Kevin Geary.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove to host blood drive

    Winter is here, and what a reflection it is on blood supply shortages. We need your help SOS. Please strongly consider donating blood on Monday, March 4.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Letter: SG Library heads down path of change

    Change is hard, but it is also good. The two newest elected Sugar Grove Library Board members have started our local library down the path of change, which was needed on this library board for some time.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Talent on display at Knight of Performances Barbecue Dinner

    by Denise Blaszynski, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters president Kaneland talent is portrayed in many ways, through the academic clubs such as Scholastic Bowl team and chess team, the sports programs, and the growing music and drama programs.

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Vaccinating your pet

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    • Posted February 18, 2013
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  • ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ for Sugar Grove elections

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Elburn Herald invite the community to the “Meet the Candidates Night” on Tuesday, March 12 at the Sugar Grove Community House, 141 Main Street, Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 17, 2013
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  • Tickets for ‘West Side Story’ available

    KANELAND—Advance purchase tickets are now on sale for Kaneland High School’s performance of “West Side Story—School Edition.”

    • Posted February 17, 2013
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  • Ozzie’s Home Run, Walk 5K set for May 18

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars organization will host the 2nd annual Ozzie’s Home Run and Walk 5K on Saturday, May 18, at 8 a.m.

    • Posted February 17, 2013
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