All posts by Mary Herra

  • Celebrating Arbor Day

    Boy Scouts from Elburn Troop 7, Aaron Michek, 15, Sam Webster, 11, and Caden Sheehan, 11, present the Stars and Stripes at Elburn’s Arbor Day Celebration Saturday at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, while Elburn Village...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • In search of good deals

    Expected mother Kate Powell searches for some baby cloths at the Spring and Summer Clothing and Toy Sale at Kaneland John Stewart Friday.

    • Posted April 22, 2011
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  • Easter in Elburn

    Two-year old Joshua Jeffery of Elburn played with a rabbit friend while the Elburn Town and Country Public Library’s Dwyane Nelson reads “The Easter Egg” by Jan Brett.

    • Posted April 8, 2011
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  • Heatin’ up the kitchen

    Kaneville resident Joe Ratliff takes a break from serving chili to a crowd that wound its way around the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Saturday during the men’s group’s “Wild to Mild” Chili Supper.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Guest speakers at BC Elementary

    Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary hosted Elburn and Kaneland community members in the Reading Cafe.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Mixing for the masses

    Michael Aderman mixes pancake batter with a power tool to help at a pancake breakfast put on by Elburn’s Troop 7 Saturday.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: A ‘heart’-felt Saturday

    Brooke Klint, 5, her mom, Sherrie, and sister, Abigail, 8, made it out to the Town and Country Public Library Saturday for a Valentine’s Day craft-making program.

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: The Derby

    Photos from the Jan. 28 Pinewood Derby in Elburn.

    • Posted February 4, 2011
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  • To a Healthy KHS

    Vickie Porter Spratt (right), a 1989 graduate of Kaneland High School, teaches Zumba to students at the KHS Health Fair Tuesday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Girl Scout Troup 4387 Investiture

    Dietre Griesinger leads the Color Guard at last week’s Girl Scout Daisy Troop 4387 Investiture ceremony at the Elburn American Legion in downtown Elburn. Photo by Mary Herra

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Kaneland students honored by IAEA, Sugar Grove Public Library

    Brandon Abordo, a second grader at Kaneland McDole Elementary School, here along with art teacher Erin Livermore, was selected by the Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) to have his artwork be a part of the IAEA’s 2010-11...

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • Longtime friend

    Bob Pederson was honored Saturday by the Kaneland boys basketball program as a “Friend of the program.”

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • ‘Paul Revere’s Missing Horse’ gallops into T&C Library

    The Mystery Shop, a traveling theatre company that specializes in interactive mysteries and programs, put on “Paul Revere's Missing Horse” at the Town and Country Public Library Dec. 28.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • A salute to local Veterans

    Members of Elburn Boy Scout Pack No. 107 gathered on Nov. 11 to pull down, fold and gather the flag at the Kaneland John Stewart Elemtary School Veteran’s Day event.

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Halloween happenings and Trick or Treat hours

    Elburn resident Chuck Swanson went all-out with the Halloween decorations this year, but the high winds Tuesday wreaked havoc on the frightful crew in his front yard.

    • Posted October 29, 2010
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  • Kops & kids in MP

    Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta hands out bags of popcorn during the Halloween edition of Kops and Kids event at the Maple Park Civic Center Monday.

    • Posted October 29, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A scarecrow story

    St. Charles author Rick Moser reads at a children’s storytime event on Columbus Day at Kuipers Family Farm. Moser narrated his new book, “The Scarecrow Story,” and signed books.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Elburn Days Mud Volleyball Tournament

    Photos by Mary Herra

    • Posted August 24, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Elburn Days 5K

    Photos by Mary Herra

    • Posted August 24, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: National Night Out brings Elburn out

    Emergency service providers and members of the Elburn community gathered Tuesday at Elburn Village Hall for the annual National Night Out.

    • Posted August 6, 2010
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