All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Waubonsee, WIU create opportunity for broadcasting students

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College has partnered with Western Illinois University to pave a quality, affordable path for students to a future in broadcasting. Representatives of Waubonsee and WIU in late October signed an articulation agreement formally creating...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Kaneland grad donates to Victims of Crime center

    CRYSTAL LAKE, ILL.—Author Peter J. Gallanis, a Crystal Lake, Ill., resident and Kaneland High School Class of 1980 graduate, recently donated 20 percent of his first royalty check generated from sales of his Reporter Series of novels:...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Friends of the Library hold Christmas raffle

    ELBURN—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library held its Christmas raffle on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the library. The drawing was supervised by Joan Hansen, Friends of the Library executive vice president. The winning tickets...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Kaneland cleans schools in response to flu outbreak

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District on Tuesday evening performed a deep cleaning of all its school buildings in response to a recent flu outbreak. According to Kaneland Interim Superintendent Renee Goier, the School District’s administrative team worked with Mark...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Boys basketball to play at United Center

    Tickets on sale through Dec. 19 CHICAGO—The Kaneland boys basketball team will play St. Charles North at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the United Center in Chicago—prior to the Bulls game against the Boston...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Dec. 11 sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Freshman Girls Basketball Dec. 3 @ Montini—The Knights fell on the road to Montini 43-34. Addie...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Wasco Fastpitch registration begins Jan. 1

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball registration for the 2015 Spring/Summer season begins Thursday, Jan. 1. WGFSL is a recreational softball league celebrating its 27th year. Registration is open to all girls grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Christmas with Ozzie, Santa Dec. 13

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars will host a Christmas With Ozzie and Santa holiday event from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Dec. 13, inside the upper deck level at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Children can meet Ozzie...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Van de Velde, Heppler to Coach 2015 Palmer Cup Teams at Rich Harvest Farms

    SUGAR GROVE—Former Ryder Cup player Jean Van de Velde and Bruce Heppler will serve as coaches of the European and United States 2015 Palmer Cup teams, respectively, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. The annual Ryder...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Editorial: Community helped make Jinglepalooza a success

    We want to thank the community for their attendance and support of the Elburn and Countryside Community Center’s first annual Jinglepalooza event, held Friday evening. The Elburn Herald has hosted its annual Candyland event—in which we create...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you for making inaugural Jinglepalooza a success

    Anytime you put together a community event that includes a number of local organizations, businesses and volunteers and requires a large attendance from the community, that first year can be a bit tension-filled as the event itself...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Letter: Performing Arts Boosters give thanks

    Often overshadowed by turkey, pumpkin pie and watching football, taking time to reflect on why we’re thankful is truly the meaning of Thanksgiving. The moment that Thanksgiving ends, the frenzy for holiday shopping begins and we forget...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • The spirit of giving at the library

    by Shannon Halikias Library director, Sugar Grove Public Library The spirit of giving is alive and well at the Sugar Grove Library in actions and deeds. This month we are collecting non-perishable items for Between Friends Food...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • St. Paul’s UCC Hinckley Cookie Walk, Bake Sale

    HINCKLEY—St. Paul’s of Hinckley will host its cookie walk and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to noon at the church, located on the corner of View and McKinley streets, Hinckley. The event will feature...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • St. Mary’s Christmas Cookie Sale, Breakfast with Santa Claus

    MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of Maple Park will host its annual Christmas Cookie Sale on Saturday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 a.m., or until sold out, at St. Mary’s Novak Center, County Line Road in Maple Park. Choose...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Fox Valley Festival Chorus to perform Dec. 13-14

    SUGAR GROVE—The Fox Valley Festival Chorus will present its holiday concert, “Hallelujah, Hodie and Hayes!” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at Oswego Presbyterian Church on Route 25 in Oswego, Ill., and on Sunday, Dec. 14,...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Roger Bartlett

    Roger Bartlett, 82, of Elburn, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday Dec. 7, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. Roger was born in Joliet, Ill., to proud parents Clarence and Myrtle Bartlett....

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • James Ross

    James Ross, 56, of Elburn, originally of Chicago, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife, Annie, on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. James is survived by his loving wife, Ann Ross; his beloved siblings, Lynn...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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    Send us your Elf on the Shelf photos

    Each December, countless households celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday by taking in a cute little elf. He’s not just any elf, however—he’s the Elf on the Shelf. And his sole purpose is to spy on children (on...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Maple Park to hire part-time building inspector

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted in favor of hiring a part-time building inspector. The proposed new inspector will work for $35 an hour, eight hours per week, or as needed by the village....

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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