• Living his dream

    Children's book illustrator Wendell Minor told Kaneland John Shields Elementary School students that he knew he wanted to become an artist by the time he was in fourth grade. Although his art teacher encouraged him, his other...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Civic Center hosts Meet the Candidates Night

    The public is invited to a Meet the Candidates Night to hear from the candidates running for the Maple Park village president and village trustee positions in the April 7 election.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Getting on track

    Kaneland’s indoor girls track season continued on the homestretch with its Western Sun Conference Indoor track meet at Glenbard South on Friday, with the Lady Knights.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Tropical trivia

    A team from the Elburn Town and Country Public Library competed in the Trivia Bee for Literacy on Saturday at the Q Center in St. Charles.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Board adopts 2009 zoning map; Board approves LED signage ordinance; Work on water main continues; Board establishes backup SSA for The Landings

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Youth Football Cheerleading

    The next registration date for Kaneland Youth Football and Cheerleading will be on April 18 at Kaneland High School Cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Memorial benches grace auditorium

    The Kaneland High School auditorium now has in its lobby a permanent memorial of a well-loved and talented theatre student who was killed in an automobile accident. Marcus Issel, a 2006 graduate of Kaneland, is being remembered...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Elburn accident with injuries; Criminal property damage

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Lady Knights lose to Milledgeville

    Lady Knights softball suffered a 3-2 late-inning loss to visiting Milledgeville-Polo co-op on Monday.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Fire Department hosts annual breakfast

    The Maple Park Fire Department members will hold its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at their fire station, 305 S. County Line Road, Maple Park, on Sunday, April 5, 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $6 for adults...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Residents invited to help with habitat restoration work day

    A habitat restoration work day will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve, located on Bliss Road in Sugar Grove. Please meet in the main parking lot.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Real estate firm sponsors food drive

    RE/MAX All Pro in Sugar Grove is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Kaneland Food Pantry, in response to community need.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • A breath of spring

    Walter Clesle works in the Gretchen's Grapevinery booth at the ‘A Breath of Spring Arts and Crafts Faire’ held at the Sugar Grove Community House Saturday. The

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Clifford returns to library; New evening story times start at the library

    Clifford, the big red dog, a favorite children’s book character, will visit the library again on Friday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Miss Judy will read to children, starting April 6 at 6:30 p.m.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Homemakers group gathers April 2

    The April meeting of the Country Cousins Unit of the Kane County Association for Home and Community Education will be held Thursday, April 2, at the Elburn Town and Country Library.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Quilting can be beautiful hobby, way to give back

    On the third Saturday of every month, Gwyneth Johnsen brings sewing machines and fabric to the Town and Country Library for the purpose of creating quilts to be given away.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of Michels, Heineman and Bohler

    I am writing in support of Sean Michels for re-election as President of the Village of Sugar Grove, and also in support of Mary Heineman (as a write-in candidate) and Bob Bohler for re-election to the trustee...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Republicans need to support SB600

    All Republicans should be concerned about how party leaders like Kjellander and Cellini have absolutely ruined the party in our state.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: I want to give my time as a village trustee

    I have been a long-time resident of Elburn for 37 years and currently reside in Blackberry Creek. My wife Lonna and I have been married 44 years and raised our three children, Jim, Kevin and Kelly Durbala...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s play by the rules

    I have just read the letters in the Elburn Herald, and I find the letter written by Jim Friedrich from Kendall County very interesting about Mr. Rotter, our current tax assessor.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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