All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Schaefer joins Alpha Phi

    ASHLAND, OHIO—Marina Schaefer of Sugar Grove was recently made a member of Alpha Phi at Ashland University. Schaefer is the daughter of David Schaefer of Sugar Grove, and a 2014 graduate of Kaneland High School. She is...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Briggs of Elburn performs in Augustana winter concert

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Johnathan Briggs of Elburn performed with the Augustana Concert Band in its winter concert on Feb. 14. Over 70 student musicians shared their talent with the Augustana community during the concert, which also featured the...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Sugar Grove Library Meet the Candidates 3-12-15-3
    Meet your candidates, Sugar Grove

    Event introduces candidates to local residents SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates event was held March 12 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, and provided voters with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the candidates who will...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Road maintenance work set for this year

    ELBURN—Residents in the coming year will see maintenance work done on nine sections of road within the village. The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the estimate for the work, which, at $460,000, came in at $40,000...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • HorsePower volunteer orientation April 14

    MAPLE PARK—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, located at Fox Chase Farm in Maple Park, will host a volunteer orientation on Tuesday, April 14. HorsePower and its growing program seek responsible and dedicated volunteers that are 14 years of age...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Kaneville seeks village clerk applicants

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville seeks a village clerk. If interested, call Village President Pat Hill at (630) 853-9717 or email your resume to info@villageofkaneville.com. For more information regarding the position, call the village office at (630) 557-0037.

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • ‘Shrek the Musical’ tickets now on sale

    KANELAND—Tickets are now on sale for Kaneland High School’s spring production, “Shrek the Musical,” which will take place Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., April 24-26, in the auditorium at Kaneland High...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Cheyenne
    An ode to St. Patrick

    St. Patrick’s Day has long been a popular day of business for restaurants and pubs, but when it comes to the reason (or reasons) for celebrating on the 17th of March each year, answers vary, and by...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Cougars
    Kane County Cougars announce championship ring giveaway night

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars recently announced a special promotional giveaway for the upcoming season, commemorating the Cougars’ 2014 Midwest League Championship. The first 1,500 fans who attend the Thursday, June 4, game against Bowling Green will receive...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • David, Vaca, Fedderly named to NIB-12 All-Conference

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School junior Ryan David was named a first-team selection to the Northern Illinois Big XII basketball All-Conference team Sunday. David was joined on the team by junior Dylan Vaca and senior Connor Fedderly, who earned...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • KYSO town hall meeting March 24 in Elburn

    ELBURN—There’s been a lot of change this past year with Kaneland United Soccer and there’s exciting plans in the works. The organization will host its 2015 Travel and Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, March 24, from 7...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Senior Heather Ortiz (left) and the Knights hope to get past the Regional tournament in 2015.		             File Photo
    2015 Preview: Tons of returners, tons of fun for Knights soccer

    by Doug Oleson KANELAND—Have fun, stay healthy, and improve with every game. Those are among the goals head coach Scott Parillo has for the Kaneland girls soccer team, which was scheduled to open its season this week,...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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    Cagers win Fox River Valley championship

    The Kaneland Fourth Grade Cagers won the Fox River Valley Travel Basketball League Tournament on March 14 at the NIU Recreation Center. The team included coaches Jim Wituk (back, from left), Cyndi Violett and Jeff Violett; Ethan...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote Kerry, Lopatin, Pavlak, Witt on April 7

    The Kaneland Education Association Mission Statement, created in 2007, states the following: “The Kaneland Education Association serves its members by providing leadership for excellence in education.” To accomplish this task, it states, in part, that KEA will...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: Wake up, Kaneland community

    In the Elburn Herald from two weeks ago, Dr. Renee Goier, Kaneland’s interim superintendent, outlined the traits of a good school board member. She quoted that those candidates who are able to work as part of a...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Lopatin for School Board

    As a longtime Kaneland resident and the parent of three current KHS students, I am very concerned about the outcome of the upcoming School Board election. I am writing today in support of Sugar Grove candidate Peter...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote Voorhees for School Board on April 7

    I am writing to encourage voters to cast their ballot for long time Maple Park resident Pam Voorhees in the Kaneland School Board race on April 7. I have had the privilege of working with Pam in...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote for responsible, respectful School Board members

    On Tuesday, April 7, the Kaneland Board of Education will hold elections to vote in new members. As a former member and vice president of the School Board, I encourage my neighbors to vote and to consider...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Letter: Time for new faces on WCC board

    Thanks to the Elburn Herald for co-sponsoring a Meet the Candidates night event last on March 12 at Sugar Grove Public Library. For those candidates who chose to participate, thank your for your willingness to meet your...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • Editorial: Thank you to Meet the Candidates participants, attendees

    We used this space last week to preview and add some additional context to Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates 2015 event. One week later, we want to take a moment to thank everyone who helped make Meet...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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