All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Village approves of McDonald’s plan

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve a final and major planned unit development (PUD) for a McDonald's franchise at Route 47 and Park Avenue.

    • Posted December 11, 2010
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  • MP accepts $100,000 state grant

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to accept $100,000 in grant funding for a storm water management project.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • New schedule may be a turn for the best

    Motivation, determination and drive. Those three words all have around the same dictionary definition: what allows you to strive towards a goal.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • IDOT upgrades travel website

    SPRINGFIELD—The latest on winter driving conditions, ongoing road construction, traffic volumes on state routes and the status of future projects is more accessible at the new and improved www.gettingaroundillinois.com, unveiled this week by Illinois Transportation Secretary...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Is it time to stop taking risks and start being safe?

    Antinette “Toni” Keller told her friends that she was going on a walk to a DeKalb park to get some ideas for an art project.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Church news for Dec. 10

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

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Sugar Grove approves IGA with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-3 in favor of a one-year Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District. Sean Michels' vote broke a 3-3 deadlock between board trustees.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Candidates for 2011 election may file nominating petitions

    Elburn—Candidates for the Elburn 2011 Consolidated Election may file their nominating petitions with Elburn Village Clerk Diane McQuilkin at the village hall, 301 E. North St., Elburn., during the following dates and times:

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • WCC students learn to ‘Party Smart’

    Waubonsee Community College Campus Police Officer Frank Grossman helps student Samantha Powell as she tries to perform a field sobriety test while wearing a pair of vision-impairing “drunk goggles.”

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Manitoba hockey team has case of the SWEATTS

    ROSEMONT, Ill.—Look a little close to see which team is the home favorite. On Nov. 30, the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League took the Allstate Arena ice for the 24th time in the 2010-11 season, but...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Boys beat Morris, lose to GS

    KANELAND—Once close rivals, Kaneland (3-2, 1-0 NIB-12) and Glenbard South were separated by more than conference bylaws on Tuesday evening in Glen Ellyn.

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Lady Knights drop contest in Morris

    KANELAND—Now entering their first-ever Northern Illinois Big XII slate, contests take on the utmost importance for the Lady Knights.

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: We need to do better working with our youth

    When I was inducted in June as president of the Illinois State Bar Association, I made a commitment to work closely with our association members to reform our woefully inadequate juvenile justice system.

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: SG Village should take a cue

    I am curious ... I noticed in the Sugar Grove newsletter (December 2010) that the Village Offices are closed on the 23rd and the 26th for "Winter Holiday."

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: Looking for lost letters

    I am a teacher at Kaneland High School, and one of the projects I have my students participate is in writing a five-year letter. The students write a letter about themselves, their families, their goals and their...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: Lazarus House provides shelter, hope

    This past week, the Kane County Coroner's Office officially declared the cause of a recent Geneva death a suicide. How sad that one of our neighbors could feel so hopeless that they would make the decision to...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Letter: Why civil unions now?

    Nearly 10 percent of Illinois workers are unemployed, home foreclosures are at all-time historic highs. Our budget is unconstitutionally and catastrophically imbalanced, state pension plans are bankrupt, social services decimated, education on its knees.

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • The Da Capo Duo concert to benefit community center

    ELBURN—The Da Capo Duo’s holiday concert will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • Second City celebrates the holidays at Pheasant Run 

    The Second City certainly will bring their Dysfunctional Holiday Revue performance and additional New Year's Eve show to Pheasant Run Resort, presented by Noble Fool Theatricals (soon to be Fox Valley Repertory in 2011).

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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  • DECA qualifying match Jan. 27

    Kaneland—Kaneland students who participate in DECA, a business and marketing club, will have their state-qualifying match on Jan. 27 at the Charlestowne Mall.

    • Posted December 8, 2010
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