All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Property taxpayers workshop to be held

    Blackberry Township—Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter will hold a taxpayer workshop on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. (except in November and December, when it will be held the third Thursday).

    • Posted July 3, 2011
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  • The perfect choice

    After years of dating, you finally proposed to your girlfriend and she happily accepted. You are both excited and looking forward to the wedding planning in the months ahead. One of the first decisions you will make...

    • Posted July 3, 2011
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  • Waubonsee wins marketing awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently won six Communicator Awards in the 17th annual Communicator Awards Competition, which is sponsored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts.

    • Posted July 3, 2011
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  • Plan ahead for a safe holiday picnic

    Kane County—Now is a good time to start planning the traditional holiday barbecues, picnics and Fourth of July weekend activities. Unfortunately, some people don’t plan on something that goes hand-in-hand in the warm summer months: bacteria.

    • Posted July 2, 2011
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  • Officials draft Mediacom franchise agreement

    ELBURN—Village officials have drafted a franchise agreement with Mediacom that will address past and future issues with the cable company.

    • Posted July 2, 2011
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  • Board considers change to deputy chief selection process

    ELBURN—A proposed ordinance would shift the authority to appoint a deputy chief from the police board to the police chief.

    • Posted July 2, 2011
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  • Weather Service issues Heat Advisory for Friday afternoon

    With the thermometer expected to rise into the 90s and the humidity climbing to uncomfortably high levels Friday, the Kane County Health Department again is urging residents to take precautions as these conditions can lead to heat...

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • Queen for a day

    Elburn resident and cancer survivor Carol Herra addressed about 2,000 people attending the Kane County Relay for Life at Elfstrom Stadium in Geneva on June 24. The relay is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • Illinois teen gives back to community through participation in national scholarship program

    ALABAMA—Samantha Vazquez of Illinois worked with Habitat for Humanity in Mobile, Ala., on June 16, helping to educate children in the Mobile area about the importance of suitable housing.

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • SG Police Blotter for July 1

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • St. Charles Park District’s ‘Staycation Adventure’

    ST.CHARLES—Perhaps the best way to discover all the treasures and amenities the St. Charles Park District has to offer is through its interactive “Staycation Adventure” treasure hunt.

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • State health director warns residents to avoid contact with bats

    SPRINGFIELD—With summer beginning, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold is warning Illinoisans to avoid contact with bats as they start becoming more active during this time of year. Bats are the primary...

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • Church news for July 1

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

    • Posted July 1, 2011
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club U-9

    Kaneland United Soccer Club U-9 team came in second place in the 2011 Oswego Soccer Tournament.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Bet on 97

    Kaneland Soccer Club U13 Knights 97 Black won the Rockford Watermelon Soccer Tournament on June 11-12, after a 7-0 win in the championship.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: ‘We’re Number One’: Illinois pension crisis, part 1

    I begin every conversation with a public employee or teacher who calls to advise "no changes" to their pension plans "Teachers g - o - o- o -d, majority of politicians b - a - a -...

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Letter: Summer Camp Shakedown

    On the weekend of June 17, local Boy ScoutTroop 41 went on a camping trip to Sugar Grove United Methodist church property. This camp out was their summer camp shakedown.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Letter: A great success for TriCity Family Services’ Great Lobster Fly In

    On Saturday, June 18, seafood lovers and land lovers alike attended TriCity Family Services’ Great Lobster Fly In event.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • STC celebrates July 4th

    St. Charles—The annual St. Charles July 4th Celebration is a time for friends and family to get together for picnics, leisure, entertainment, and most of all, to commemorate our nation's birthday.

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Nominations sought for WCC awards

    Sugar Grove—Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2011 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards.

    • Posted June 28, 2011
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