All posts by Elburn Herald

  • WCC baseball adds to honors

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College’s record-setting baseball season may have come to a halt in the finals of the Region IV Division III Tournament, but the honors for the Chiefs continue to roll in.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Maple Park baseball fun with pancakes

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Baseball will host its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, June 12, at the Maple Park American Legion. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to noon.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Norman’s conquest

    Junior pitcher Alex Norman, graduate of Kaneland High School in 2008, earned First Team honors on the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Central Region Team for Beloit College.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Letter: I don’t understand Kaneland policy

    Wednesday, May 25, was the Kaneland High School Senior Athletic Awards Banquet. Unfortunately, the school did not plan to acknowledge all senior athletes invited—only those whose parents remembered to get their RSVPs in on time.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Letter: Poppy Days a huge success for veterans

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Legion Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the community for their generosity toward our Poppy Days on May 20 and 21.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Letter: State cuts target most vulnerable

    Illinois is planning devastating cuts to services for individuals with physical, developmental and intellectual disabilities.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Letter: Gambling won’t help state’s problems

    News reports suggest that state lawmakers are considering an expansion of gambling–including a casino for Chicago. The state of Illinois has a serious revenue shortfall, thanks to out-of-control spending habits. Gambling will not alleviate this...

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Barbara Ann Andersen Wood

    Barbara Ann Andersen Wood, 75, of Maple Park, passed away peacefully early Saturday, May 28, 2011, after a two-year struggle with Leukemia.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Opening on Library Board

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library Board is accepting letters of interest to fill two open position on the board.

    • Posted June 2, 2011
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  • Downloadable audiobooks, ebooks available at the library

    SUGAR GROVE—Beginning Wednesday, June 1, Sugar Grove Public Library will offer the public best-selling and classic audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video available 24/7 from a link on the library’s website.

    • Posted May 30, 2011
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  • Disaster preparedness classes offered: CERT training to start in June

    ELBURN—In the event of a disaster, local police and fire responders need the help of trained citizens to assist during the crisis.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Friends announce raffle winner

    Elburn—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, held their "Bucket of Birds & Blooms" garden raffle in conjunction with their annual plant sale Saturday, May 7.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Village name new village clerk

    Maple Park—During a special Maple Park Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Elizabeth Peerboom was appointed to the position of village clerk.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Planning Commission recommends zoning text amendments

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Planning Commission at its meeting on May 18 held an informal discussion regarding a petition for a Sugar Grove West Side Industrial TIF District, and also reviewed zoning text amendment updates continued from...

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Maple Park seeks IT systems, website administrator

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park is seeking a part-time IT systems and website administrator.

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Gale force

    Alexander Gale of Elburn recently participated in the Junior Olympics and USA Open Karate Tournaments in Las Vegas, April 22 - 24.

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Breaking ground by fixing cars

    Maple Park resident first female to earn auto body degree from WCC SUGAR GROVE—Alley Domar of Maple Park didn't know much about Waubonsee Community College's automotive technology and automotive body repair programs, but chose to enroll in both...

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • McConnaughay assigns Metra task force

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay announced the formation of a task force to recommend a replacement for the Kane County appointee on the Metra Board.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Village allows electronic billing, payment for utility bills

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on May 17 voted 6-0 to approve the MSI Electronic Billing and Payment Receipt Program, which will provide electronic billing for utility bills.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • May 27 police blotter

    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 May 27, 2011
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