All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer

    Catherine “Katie” H. Schramer, 85, of Virgil, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at the Provena Geneva Care Center, where she had recently become a resident.

    • Posted February 3, 2011
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  • ‘Dynamic Child’ all about kids on the autism spectrum

    MAPLE PARK—Parents and professionals are hungry for knowledge about autism spectrum disorders. “The Dynamic Child,” an all-day education event on Saturday, Feb. 19, will address that need.

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Friendship connection helps kids connect with others

    MAPLE PARK—Do you know someone who could benefit from a social skills group? Blazing Prairie Stars, a therapy barn in Maple Park, is offering a Friendship Connection program to give a leg-up to children who struggle in...

    • Posted February 2, 2011
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  • Local updates on severe winter storm

    As a potentially dangerous storm works its way through the Kaneland area, check here for updates, news and tips. If you know of a closing, postponement or another bit of news, send it to us, or post...

    • Posted February 1, 2011
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  • IDNR reminds snowmobile operators to be cautious this winter

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to take extra caution this year as the snow begins to fall in Illinois.

    • Posted February 1, 2011
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  • Continue the celebration

    After all of the showers, parties and wedding festivities, many couples have had enough and are ready to get on with the private celebration of their union at their honeymoon.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Waubonsee selected to serve as accountability pilot site

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is one of 40 community colleges nationwide selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to serve as a pilot site for the organization’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) project.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Over the top

    Many a young girl dreams of marrying her prince one day in a lavish wedding. Planning such a wedding requires time and money, and lots of it.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Must they eat cake?

    The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake...

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Mixing business with pleasure

    Although fun, wedding planning can entail difficult decisions, especially when it comes to the guest list. Close friends and family are usually a given; business associates, clients and colleagues, on the other hand, are not.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Seniors may apply for utility tax refund

    Elburn—Between Jan. 1 and March 31, anyone age 65 and older who meets certain requirements can apply to receive a utility tax refund.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • 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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