All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Church among Elburn’s best-kept secrets

    Photo: Located at 100 E. Shannon Street in Elburn, the Community Congregational Church’s members are “determined to revitalize and continue to focus on the church’s mission in the community.” Photos by Lynn Logan ELBURN—Members joke that Elburn’s...

    • Posted August 30, 2014
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    Raising funds for a dog for Alex

    Photo: Elburn’s McGarvey family—Ray and Heather, with sons Raymond, Brandon, Jonathon and Alex—is running a Go Fund Me campaign to assist them in the purchase of a trained companion dog for youngest family member, Alex, 9. Photo...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Fighting cancer with buzz cuts

    Photo: Matt Peters gets a buzz cut as part of Cuts for the Cure. Photos submitted by Julie Allen to cborrowdale@elburnherald.com Event raises over $1,000 for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Three generations of Elburn residents recently got their...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Spotty weather no match for Kaneville Fest 2014

    KANEVILLE—Pat Hill couldn’t say enough good things about this year’s Kaneville Fest event, even after losing her voice. And that included how the weather seemed to cooperate with all the planned events. “Everything went according to plan,...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Here we go

    Annual Knights Under the Lights officially kicks off 2014-15 sports season KANELAND—Thursday’s Knights Under the Lights event had a different type of illumination. Due to storms, the event was moved to the East Gym of Kaneland High...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    2014 Maple Park Fun Fest Schedule

    Saturday, Aug. 30 8 a.m. Romp in the Park 5K Run/ Walk (registration at 7:30 a.m., Race at 8 a.m. at Maple Park Fire Station) 8 a.m. Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball (Civic Center Fields) 10 a.m. Crafters and...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    Plane makes emergency landing at Aurora Airport

    SUGAR GROVE—An airplane traveling from Michigan on Aug. 13 was forced to make an emergency landing at Aurora Municipal Airport, 43W636 Route 30 in Sugar Grove. The plane’s landing gear had malfunctioned and would not deploy. The...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    Mud, set, spike

    Roughly 350 muddy individuals and many more spectators took part in the Elburn Herald Mud Volleyball Tournament during Elburn Days on Sunday. Photo by Ben Draper Mud Volleyball 2014 a hit ELBURN—Now that the dust—er, mud—has settled...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    2014 Football Preview: Helmet to helmet

    Photo: Senior Connor Fedderly will return as receiver and be a leader in the squad. Photos by Patti Wilk Knights look to replace previous talented class on gridiron KANELAND—Knight names that had heavy contributions the past three...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Tennis Preview: Bedrock of success on court

    Photo: Senior No. 1 singles player Sammie Schrepferman works through drills at last Thursday’s practice at KHS. Photos by Patti Wilk Lady Knights tennis brings back leaders, battle for conference supremacy KANELAND—How does a tennis team try...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Girls Cross Country Preview: Trail mix

    Photo: The girls cross country team started its practice schedule the morning of Aug. 13 at the high school. The last three years have seen the Lady Knights continue their upward trajectory, placing eighth in 2011, sixth...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Boys Soccer Preview: Soccer hopes for more of the same

    Photo: Freshman John McCaffrey works on a ball-handling drill. Photos by Patti Wilk Parillo’s roster has talent pool to be in postseason picture KANELAND—Four straight regional final appearances would be satisfactory for any area soccer program. For...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Golf Preview: Chipping away at challenges

    Photo: Senior Jesse Denton tees off at the 10th hole during Monday’s Plainfield North Invitational. Photo by Mary Paulson Kaneland Knight golf roster looks different at the top KANELAND—In the most recent handful of Kaneland High School...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Boys Cross Country Preview: Boys XC always in the running

    The 2014 Kaneland boys cross country team kicked off their season the morning of Aug. 13 at the Great Western Trail just north of Virgil. The team has qualified for state five out of the last six...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Volleyball Preview: Kaneland volleyball rolls on despite reset button

    Seniors Brittany Grider and Elle Dunn (right) work on a blocking drill at last Friday’s practice. Junior Makenzie McMullan (below) taps the ball over the net in other practice action Friday. Photos by Patti Wilk Violett returns...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Editorial: A big thank you to the community

    Photo: Mike Schramer tried something new with his Bobcat this year. He helped build berms around each court to contain the water that Chief Kelly Callaghan (below, right) provided. Without the continued support of the community and...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Kaneville Fest 2014 Schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 21 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until 4 p.m.) 5 p.m. Library book presale ($5 at door) Festival maps available at Hill’s Country Store (Purple Store) Friday, Aug. 22 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Buzz cuts for a cause

    Elburn resident, Dave’s Barbershop to hold fundraiser for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Nolan Allen recently shaved his head, and he’s hoping he’s just the first of many Elburn residents who will shave it all off at “Cuts for...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Fund established for Kaneland grad’s cancer battle

    ELBURN—Longtime Elburn resident, 2000 Kaneland graduate, football player, husband, brain cancer patient. All of those things describe Mike Reynertson. All who know him know he’s a fighter. And after 12 long years, six surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Close to the finish line

    Exclusive group of area drivers stake claim at Speedway SYCAMORE—Friday and Saturday nights during the summer months bring a lot of action to Sycamore Speedway. That atmosphere draws familiar and enthusiastic crowds, but only a handful of...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Celebrate the 85th installment of Elburn Days

    Elburn Days website >> Elburn Days on Facebook >> Schedule of Events >> The 85th installment of the Elburn Days festival will take place this weekend, Aug. 15-17, at Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore Ave., Elburn. This...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Malawski excels on international track

    Time in UK more precious than medals SUGAR GROVE—Team USA’s youngest athlete, Amanda Malawski, brought home two medals from the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s (IWAS) World Junior Games, held in England from Aug. 2-8. The...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Diamond business

    Photo: Sarah Elliott, a sixth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, makes the catch at first during Wasco Diamonds 12U tryouts Aug. 7. Photo by Patti Wilk Wasco softball outfit’s success tells story WASCO—Early August at the Anderson...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Schuler to leave Kaneland

    Will become Wheaton-Warrenville superintendent KANELAND—Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler last week agreed to become the new superintendent of schools for the Wheaton-Warrenville School District. Schuler, 42, a Plainfield resident, has worked in the Kaneland School District for...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove United Methodist Church on July 1 welcomed its new pastor, CheonEui Oh, his wife, Sim, and their children, Ethan (middle), Elena and Elijah. CheonEui graduated from Methodist Theological Seminary in Seoul, South Korea, in 2004, and journeyed to the United States the following year to continue his religious education. He graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2009, and became a provisional pastor and ordained elder in 2011 as a part of the Northern Illinois Conference. 
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    United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

    SUGAR GROVE—Pastor CheonEui Oh on July 1 was welcomed as the new leader of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. Pastor CheonEui, his wife Sim, and three kids Ethan, Elena and Elijah, are now a part of the...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    Upon further review: Experienced local IHSA officials take time to get it right

    KANELAND—It could be that the best officiating crew in any high school sport is the one you barely notice. That’s ironic, considering the countless officials that make up the Illinois High School Association landscape go through painstaking...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    A look to the future

    In the final installment of its three-part series, the Elburn Herald takes a look at the projects set to define the future of Sugar Grove Big-dollar infrastructure projects are the basis of the future Village President Sean...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Parson named Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Fire Marshal Wayne Parson was honored and celebrated as the Sugar Grove 2014 Citizen of the Year during Corn Boil opening ceremonies on Friday. Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels spoke about Parson’s reliability...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Campaign encourages residents to ‘Shop Elburn First’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission is working on a “Shop Elburn First” campaign to encourage residents to spend their money in town and “break the habit” of heading to Randall Road to shop. Commission members, made up...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Young entrepreneur Carlson takes on odd jobs

    ELBURN—Got a job that needs doing but you don’t have the time, the energy or the right tools? It’s a good bet that Cole’s Odd Jobs has all of the above to complete that job. Recent Kaneland...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    Derks, Palmer win 2014 Corn Boil 5K

    228 runners test themselves on the streets of Sugar Grove SUGAR GROVE—Andy Derks made it two-for-two at the 2014 Corn Boil 5K. After winning the event in 2013 with a time of 16 minutes, 12.1 seconds, the...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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    Maple Park church welcomes Rev. Vasquez

    MAPLE PARK—St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Maple Park has a new spiritual leader in the Rev. Perfecto Vasquez. Vasquez took the helm on July 1, and was installed formally on Wednesday by Bishop David...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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