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ELBURN—The village of Elburn, qualified for the 14th year as a Tree City USA, will celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree in Oak Park in the Blackberry Creek Subdivision. Oak Park is located at Patriot Parkway and Robinson Street.
WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch and Elite Sports Training Center will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for area youth on Saturday, April 27, at noon at Poynor Park, St. Charles.
Danny “Dan” R. Christensen, 73, of Sugar Grove, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at his home.
Marilyn Gould, 49, of Elburn, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013. She was born Dec. 16, 1963, in Aurora, the daughter of Merle and Esther Marie (Boecker) Miller.
MAPLE PARK—For the last 14 years, Captain Nick Louis has been driving down Washington Street in Maple Park on his way to a private airstrip near DeKalb, looking at the sad state of the playground equipment at Washington Park.
Ruth B. Nash, 82, of Sugar Grove, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 10, 2013, at her home.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for law school scholarships
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on April 8 voted 7-0 to deny the online charter school application proposal that was initially presented at the School Board meeting on March 18.
KANELAND—The following KHS students were recognized as Students of the Term for Term 3 of the 2012-13 school year:
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on April 8 was given a brief presentation on the upcoming Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival by Maria Dripps-Paulson, auditorium manager and executive director of the festival.
ELBURN—Kaneland High School senior Nick Albano is on the varsity baseball team. He’s also an Eagle Scout, a cross country runner on his high school team, a participant in the Model United Nations Club and a member of the National Honor Society.
ELBURN—The public is invited, along with village trustees, to take a tour of Elburn’s waste-water treatment plant on Saturday, April 20, at 9 a.m.
KHS earns slim team win at home meet by Mike Slodki KANELAND—There’s nothing like seeing what you’re made of on your home track. Kaneland girls track has a lot of substance and talent, based on the first-place output at the annual Jill Holmes Invite on Saturday. The 160.5-point output from the Lady Knights beat Northern [...]
Photo: Casey Crosby fires a pitch from the mound in 2012 action as a member of the Toledo Mud Hens. Photo courtesy of Toledo Mud Hens First big-league start whets Crosby’s appetite by Mike Sandrolini ELBURN—Casey Crosby certainly didn’t mind an unexpected change of plans late last May that got him to “The Show,” aka, [...]
Following weather delays and road trip, KHS finds consistency by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It was good to finally take to the softball diamond on Illinois soil. The experience on Thursday was made even better with a handy win. With Ellissa Eckert’s effort on the mound and key hitting in scoring position, the Lady Knights beat the [...]
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[button color="blue" link="http://elburnherald.com/29041/2013/04/18/photos-kaneland-vs-sterling-april-9/2/"]View Photos[/button] After rough start, Knights baseball wins 4 of last 5 by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It’s a case of slowly but surely for the boys in black. After dropping its first five games of the year in Cardinals territory, the KHS baseball lineup may find its footing just yet. The Knights won four [...]
Kaneland soccer scores first goal, earns first win of season by Mike Slodki Kaneland—By the looks of it, the Kaneland Lady Knights will play teams quite tough in 2013. The only question is whether or not wins will come as frequent as they’d like considering the heightened competition. Coming in to the West Aurora Blackhawk [...]
Elsie Ottens, 91, of Aurora, passed away suddenly, following a brief illness, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora. She is now free to live eternally in Heaven. She was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Bairdford, Penn., the daughter of Clark and Barbara Greene. Elsie’s [...]
ILLINOIS—With the help of Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck and Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen, the Kane County Health Department officially submitted its documentation needed for national accreditation during a recent ceremony.
SCHAUMBURG, ILL.—Kaneland Harter Middle School‘s Mattina Brass Ensemble on March 17 performed The Star Spangled Banner during the opening ceremony of the Chicago Slaughter’s football game.
… And just like that, 2013 Consolidated Election season is over. Kaput. Finito.
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on April 2 voted to allow resident Warren Hestekin to take ownership of property on the east side dead end of Calkins Drive.
A spring clothing and toy sale on Friday and Saturday at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn.
by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Fine Arts Festival The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) promises to be an amazing celebration of the arts, with more than 30 professional visual and performing artists showcased, as well as over 500 student art pieces displayed and an art auction of student and professional work. On Sunday, [...]
First-ever win at traditional outdoor opener for boys track By Mike Slodki Kaneland—For the talent pool near the Quad Cities, to take the unofficial opener of the 2013 outdoor season is a big deal for the Knights track roster. The 12-team gathering saw Kaneland score 260 team points on Saturday in the UTHS Boys Kiwanis [...]
ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board at its April 1 meeting approved the village’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, a project approximately one year in the making.
Paisano’s owners to open Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill in Elburn
ELBURN—Small-business owners Annette and Dick Theobald are tentatively scheduled to open the Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill, located at 117 North Main St.
… And just like that, 2013 Consolidated Election season is over. Kaput. Finito. Tuesday’s election festivities resulted in some familiar officials staying put in their current position, as well as some new faces hitting the local government scene via big wins at the polls. Here’s what we know: • A highly competitive, combative village president [...]
I would like to thank the residents of Sugar Grove for giving me the opportunity to serve as village president for another four years.
The 12th Annual Kaneland Talent Show, was held Friday at the auditorium.
FINDLAY, OHIO—Lindsay Jurcenko of Elburn was recently named to the University of Findlay dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.