All posts by Elburn Herald

  • CASA Kane County receives $500,000 grant from The Dunham Fund

    GENEVA—CASA Kane County, a local nonprofit organization serving abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court, was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from The Dunham Fund in support of its planned Grow a Healthy Child Program & Operational...

    • Posted January 18, 2011
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  • Flu activity in Illinois increasing

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting that flu activity has increased to the “regional level,” meaning that many regions in Illinois are reporting recent laboratory-confirmed influenza.

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Village pays off municipal mortgage

    Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove announced that it has paid off a municipal bond. Municipal bonds are issued to fund projects from highways to buildings and are typically referred to as GO Bonds.

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Water, sewer rate increases benefit village

    Elburn—The water and sewer rate increases implemented May 1, 2010, have paid off. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven said that the increase is keeping the village out of the red.

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • SG changes meeting date

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve a change of date for the Tuesday, Jan. 18, board meeting, which is now scheduled for the following day, Wednesday, Jan. 19.

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • School calendar adjusted

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a 2011-12 school calendar update, which will move a staff development day from Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, to Friday, March 2, 2012.

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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  • Board accepts donation

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a $1,000 donation to Harter Middle School and Kaneland High School made by the Dennis and Karen Goodenough Fund.

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland budget cuts loom in 2012

    District seeks to limit student impact; expects to cut staff positions KANELAND—The financial belt-tightening continues for the Kaneland School District. The School Board, at its meeting on Monday, discussed a budget reduction process for the 2012 fiscal year, which...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Elburn—Elburn joins municipalities all over the nation in trying to find money to pay for a federally mandated initiative to change all street signs in favor of greater reflectivity.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • District seeks to eliminate budget shortfall

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve development of a budget for the 2012 fiscal year.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Jan. 14 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 14, 2011
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  • Elburn man indicted for beating toddler

    Kane County—An Elburn man and St. Charles woman were indicted Tuesday for their role in the October beating of her toddler.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Circle of love

    When a couple gets married, they usually exchange rings as a symbol of their union. Wedding ring styles can run the gamut from simple gold bands to custom diamond creations.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Flint, Piller wed Nov. 27, 2010

    Lynette Flint and Nicholas Piller were wed Nov. 27, 2010, at Zion Lutheran Church of Clarion in La Moille, Ill., with a reception following at Pitstick Pavilion in Ottawa, Ill.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Bridal shower trends

    Not so long ago when a couple announced their engagement and the bride selected her maid of honor, the maid of honor would start planning the bridal shower.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Faivre, Peterson wed Aug. 14, 2010

    Ted Peterson and Heidi Faivre were wed Aug. 14, 2010, at Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, with a reception following at St. Mary Memorial Hall in Sycamore.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Waubonsee scholarship deadline nears

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering more than 100 scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 3.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Church news for Jan. 14

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

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Kaneville, Maple Park has baseball, softball, T-Ball opps

    KANEVILLE/MP—Kaneville Baseball & Softball 2011 Registration is currently open, and the open house will be on Saturday Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kaneville Werdin Community Center.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • WCC accepting HOF noms

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is accepting applications for the Chiefs' Athletic Hall of Fame.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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