All posts by Elizabeth Rago

  • KUMC welcomes new secretary

    KANEVILLE—For years, Katee Werrline was a member of Kaneville United Methodist Church in Kaneville, attending services and socializing with parishoners, never knowing that one day, she would be the church secretary. After her mother received the church’s...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Dierschows celebrate 62nd wedding anniversary

    Gordon Dierschow is happy to show off his brand new Chevy Equinox that he purchased from Bob Jass Chevrolet in Elburn. Courtesy Photo ELBURN—Oct. 6 marked Elburn residents Gordon and Eleanor “Linn” Dierschow’s 62nd wedding anniversary. Married...

    • Posted October 13, 2013
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    MP farm welcomes Illinois Farm Families ‘Field Moms’ program

    MAPLE PARK—Today’s mother is not only insistent about making make sure she is providing nutritious options for her children to eat, she is starting to take a “peek inside the barn,” so to speak, with the Illinois...

    • Posted September 27, 2013
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    New waxing studio opens in Elburn

    ELBURN—Focal Pointe Waxing Studio opened its doors on Aug. 15 at 119 1/2 N. Main St. in Elburn, with owner Kara Coyle prepared to offer not only a polished finish to your everyday look, but a convenient...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • New Scouts Roundup meeting set for Sept. 9

    ELBURN—For over 80 years, the Cub Scouts have been creating fellowship and fostering personal development in the lives of young boys as a part of the Boy Scouts of America Organization. The Elburn Cub Scouts Pack 107...

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    Striking out epilepsy

    Photo: Allison Rowland, a KHS graduate and Elburn resident, threw out the first pitch at the Kane County Cougars baseball game on Aug. 8 as a way to help promote epilepsy awareness. Allison’s mom, Cindy, also does...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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  • Maple Park Library 50th anniversary celebration

    MAPLE PARK—Serving a community for 50 years can be exhausting. It’s a good thing that hitting the 50-year milestone calls for a celebration. The Maple Park Library is pleased to invite residents to their anniversary celebration, which...

    • Posted August 2, 2013
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  • Local chefs get ‘Chopped’ at Corn Boil

    SUGAR GROVE—Area residents gathered at John Shields Elementary School during Corn Boil festivities on Saturday for the announcement of the first annual “Chopped Competition.” Putting their knowledge of cooking to the test, 13 contestants took on the...

    • Posted August 1, 2013
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    KHS’ Taylor marches in Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps

    KHS student Carter Taylor is spending his summer playing with the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps. The drum corps kicked off its 2013 season on June 21 and will conclude on Aug. 10 in Indianapolis. Courtesy Photo...

    • Posted July 26, 2013
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    SG Bike Parade to take place despite absence of Jo-Jo the Clown

    Residents are invited to march, walk, or ride in the parade, which will begin at John Shields Elementary School, 85 Main St. in Sugar Grove. Line up is at 12:30 p.m., and the parade will begin...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Community, Lions come through

    Update reveals positive improvements for 13-year-old Virgil resident ELBURN—Forty club members at the Elburn Lions monthly board meeting on June 13 were brought up-to-date on the progress of Virgil resident, 13-year-old Kara Peters, who was born with...

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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    Kaneland 2013 grad earns pilots license

    Photos: 2013 Kaneland grad Alec Koczka of Elburn took his first step toward a career in aviation by earning his private pilot certificate in May. Courtesy Photos ELBURN—Who knew the most exciting part of an 18-year-old’s day...

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove awarded $400k grant

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Park District was recently awarded a $400k grant via the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant to create a project which will provide recreational opportunities for the Sugar Grove community. A cooperative...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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