All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Two arrested in Elburn limo incident

    On Sunday, Jan. 23 at 2:30 a.m., Elburn police were dispatched to the BP Amaco gas station on the corner of routes 38 and 47 after the driver of a limousine had requested assistance.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • Village to apply for Public Works grant

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board approved a resolution to apply for a grant that would build an excess flow facility for Elburn's Public Works.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • Garfield Farm Museum announces scholarship

    CAMPTON HILLS—Garfield Farm Museum announced its annual $2,000 scholarship for graduate studies in museum administration, which now includes historic archaeology. Applications must be made by Monday, Jan. 31.

    • Posted January 24, 2011
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  • KHS to host Health and Wellness Fair

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will host a Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 25. The fair will be attended by high school students throughout the school day. The public is welcome to attend from 2:30 to 4...

    • Posted January 23, 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 23, 2011
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