• Psychic fair faces opposition in Elburn

    ELBURN—Some village residents, including a minister, are disturbed about an event that will bring psychics and mediums to the Elburn & Countryside Community Center Saturday, saying its focus is dangerous.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Therapy pool a wish come true for Kasey

    BIG ROCK—The majority of wishes Make-A-Wish grants are for travel, with half of these to Disney World—a therapy pool was on the list for one Big Rock girl.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Break-in is attempted at purple store

    KANEVILLE—The peaceful environment of Kaneville was shattered on Friday morning, along with the front window at the purple store. Sometime about 3 a.m., someone took the large antique milk jug on the side of the store and...

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Couple gets taste of ‘reel’ life

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove residents Amy and Andrew Manion live a fairly normal life in their Prestbury neighborhood.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • ‘U Learning

    Kaneland Middle School student Allison Dunlop uses acrylics to paint a landscape she drew earlier in the Kid’s College “Paint like a Famous Artist” class at Waubonsee Community College.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • System will ‘blast’ households about important MP events

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park officials want to keep residents aware of what is happening in the village, from special events to disasters.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • A rose by any other name …

    Robin Larson of Maple Park hosted a ‘Passion for Petal Gardens: Look and Discover Workshop’ on Saturday at her home on County Line Road.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Saving lives on the rails

    Community officials from area villages, including Maple Park village president Kathy Curtis and Planning Commissioner Dale Weir, boarded a special train Tuesday in Elburn, as part of Operation Lifesaver.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Public works director wants more staff, other new expenditures

    Nevenhoven presented the Public Works Committee on Monday with a list of new items he recommended the board include in the next budget.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Sycamore Speedway weekend results

    (815) 895-5454 15 miles west of St. Charles on Route 64 Saturday, June 20, 2009

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Cougars claim first-half crown

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars, officially at the halfway point of the 2009 regular season, will be heading to the Midwest League playoffs this September as the Western Division’s first half champion.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Township workers have one less job

    KANEVILLE—Township Supervisor Leon Gramley and Township trustee Dan Ebert are currently holding only one township position as of June 10.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • School Board approves plans for storage building

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved plans for a 6,200 square-foot storage facility at the Harter Road Middle School site.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Charges dismissed in fatal Rt. 47 crash

    ELBURN—The Kane County State’s Attorney last week petitioned the court to dismiss a minor traffic charge against a motorist involved in a May fatal crash on Route 47.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for making blood drive a success

    Thank you Elburn community for supporting our recent blood drive. Forty five people came out to donate and we collected 36 pints of blood.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Quinn is out of line with cuts

    Why is Gov. Quinn balancing the state budget on the backs of the homeless, mentally ill and disabled?

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks from the Homuths

    Arvid and I would like to thank the people of Elburn for their well-wishes at our farewell gathering at the Elburn Herald office, as well as the gifts.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: More funding needed for ALS research

    How much is a human life worth? According to the United States government, mine is not valued very highly.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Connecting with dead not harmless

    In an era of religious tolerance, it could be said that such activity is at worst silly but essentially harmless. And it might help someone who has nothing else.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Dempsey honored at Marmion benefit

    ELBURN—The 47th-annual Salute to Youth Dinner, Marmion Academy’s annual black-tie benefit, recently brought together friends of Marmion to honor the students of the Class of 2009.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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