All posts by Elburn Herald

  • School Board approves health insurance renewal

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 4-0 to approve a health insurance renewal that will allow the board to eschew its grandfathered status within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 in order...

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Waubonsee honors top student/athletes in 10-11

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently honored its top student/athletes for 2010-2011 at the school’s annual Athletic Awards Banquet.

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Editorial: IPA honors reflect our commitment to community

    Once a year, newspapers from throughout the state submit their best advertisements and special sections to be judged by their peers at the annual Illinois Press Association contest.

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Letter: Elburn Chamber contributes to Kaneland Students

    On May 26, at the Kaneland High School awards night, I was granted the honor of presenting two Elburn Chamber of Commerce scholarships of $1,000 each to students who identified areas of concern to the Kaneland community...

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Letter: Another Memorial Day has come and gone

    We try each year to get our word out about the importance of this day, remembering our veterans that are gone, and also supporting the veterans that are here and in need of aid.

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • Mark Francis Geisen

    Mark Francis Geisen, 38, of Maple Park, passed away suddenly Monday afternoon, June 6, 2011. He was born July 17, 1972, the son of Francis “Butch” and Barbara (Meyer) Geisen.

    • Posted June 16, 2011
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  • How to choose the right physician

    GENEVA–Finding the right physician can be challenging. There are so many important questions and factors to consider, such as whether the doctor has specialized experience, whether the physician has a comfortable bedside manner, and whether the medical...

    • Posted June 14, 2011
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  • Kaneland Krier wins Golden Eagle

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Krier took home the Golden Eagle, a trophy for best student newspaper in its class, for the second year in a row at the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association conference.

    • Posted June 14, 2011
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  • WCC hosts renewable energy showcase

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College will host a Renewable Energy Open House on Wednesday, June 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Weigel Hall on the college’s Sugar Grove Campus.

    • Posted June 13, 2011
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  • State Champs!

    The Kaneland Knights baseball team won it's first state title in school history after defeating Oak Forest 11-3 in Joliet. Game Stats >>

    • Posted June 12, 2011
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  • Positively perfect

    Krafft attends 1,980 consecutive days of school, and counting Kaneland—Steven Krafft has never missed a day of school in his life. He’s never even been tardy to a class.

    • Posted June 12, 2011
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  • KHS recognizes students with perfect attendance

    They never missed a day of school; and their numbers are increasing. Kaneland—Kaneland High School honored 42 students with perfect attendance on May 24 with a pancake breakfast and awards ceremony.

    • Posted June 12, 2011
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  • West Nile virus typically not carried by floodwater mosquitoes

    SPRINGFIELD—Weeks of rain and flooding in southern Illinois have made conditions ripe for mosquitoes.

    • Posted June 12, 2011
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  • Treatment plant roof project continues

    ELBURN—The Public Works Department received four bids in response to a request for proposals for the wastewater treatment plant roof construction. The project is funded for $235,000 by the Kane County Recovery Bond.

    • Posted June 11, 2011
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  • Waubonsee program nets $1.3m in tax refunds

    SUGAR GROVE—This tax season, Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program was able to return more than $1.3 million to the local economy.

    • Posted June 11, 2011
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  • Road closings

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kane County Division of Transportation (KDOT) has given the village notification that Dauberman Road, from Main Street to Harter Road, will be closed due to bridge repairs. The closure will last through July 8.

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • Village approve resolution to opt out of Complete Streets project

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve a resolution that would allow the village to opt out of the Complete Streets portion of its Route 47 and Cross Street Intersection Improvement STP...

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • FP District receives $400,000 grant to build campground

    Kane County—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County was awarded a $400,000 development grant from the state’s Open Space Land Acquisition & Development (OSLAD) program on May 26.

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • Church news for June 10

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

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • Scholarship winners

    Kaneland—These four Kaneland seniors earned over $600,000 in academic scholarships between them. Here’s how they did it:

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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