All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Arnold, Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation Scholarships

    Kaneland—Graduates of Kaneland and Burlington Central School District are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, administered by The Trustees at the National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Lauzen sworn in as 25th District Senator

    SPRINGFIELD—State Sen. Chris Lauzen (R—Aurora) was sworn in as a member of the 97th General Assembly on Jan. 12.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve District seeks summer job applicants

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is looking for interns and summer-seasonal job candidates.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Village, Shodeen address remaining issues

    Elburn—Representatives for the Shodeen development planned for Elburn between Route 38 and Keslinger met with the Planning Commission, Kaneland School District, Kane County Department of Transportation and the Fire District.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Directors present strategic plan update

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening was presented with a strategic Response to Intervention (RTI) plan update by Directors of Eductional Services Sarah Mumm and Erika Schlichter, and Director of Special Education Fran Eggleston.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Kane County Cougars praised by Baseball America

    GENEVA—With Major League camps opening in less than three weeks and baseball on the horizon, the Kane County Cougars organization received news on Tuesday afternoon that Baseball America has rated the Kansas City Royals farm system as...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Snow removal causes more concerns

    KANEVILLE—The current state of snow removal in Kaneville has caused problems, and the Village Board is still working to fix them.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove discusses amendments to subdivision agreement

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 held a discussion and public hearing regarding proposed amendments for the Village's Meadowridge Villas Annexation Agreement with DRH Cambridge Homes, Inc., the new developer of the subdivision.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Hammy comes to MP Library

    Ben Martens won a drawing for four tickets and an autographed shirt at the Maple Park Library when Hammy, the mascot for the Rockford Ice Hogs, visited Saturday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • District discusses early childhood consolidation

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday discussed a proposed move to consolidate the district's four Early Childhood programs into just two programs for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Jan. 28 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 January 28, 2011
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  • WCC to provide free tax assistance

    AURORA—In these trying economic times, everyone can benefit from maximizing their tax refund, but many cannot afford to hire a tax professional to help them do it. Fortunately, Waubonsee Community College can help.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Waubonsee’s Fernandez takes Region IV Player of the Week for men’s hoops

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College men's basketball player Danny Fernandez was named the NJCAA Region IV Division II District B Player of the Week for the third week of January.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Kaneland boys hoops cinch 45-38 comeback win at Ottawa HS

    KANELAND—History shows us that dealing with pirates was never smooth sailing. No matter, the Kaneland boys basketball team was able to leave the Northern Illinois Big XII West stop on Saturday night with their head held high.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: In defense of Scout Park

    They say that hindsight is 20/20. Evidently the current mayor of Elburn has concluded that open space and small parks are not important now that our village has stopped growing and our property values are in decline....

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: Illinois legislators unwilling to listen

    With unemployment near 10 percent and no end in sight for home foreclosures, many Illinois lawmakers seem to be disconnected with reality.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Guest: Thrilled, disappointed with Girl Scout story

    I was thrilled when I saw the Elburn Herald article, which featured the sale of Girl Scout cookies.

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Letter: To the Sugar Grove Library community

    The Sugar Grove Public Library Board of trustees, along with the staff of the Sugar Grove Library and the Friends of the Sugar Grove Library, have decided that a referendum for operating funds not be on the...

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: The political blame game isn’t solving anything

    Stop pointing fingers and start thinking of solutions. A shout-out to all government officials, company heads and the general American public: although it may be entertaining, is playing the blame game really solving anything?

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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  • Church news for Jan. 27

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

    • Posted January 27, 2011
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