• On cloud nine

    Elburn resident Lilly Zwiers, 8, won a contest to meet the members of the popular music group the Jonas Brothers.

    • Posted July 31, 2009
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  • Village President sells building after buyer receives liquor license

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson sold his building at 107 N. Main St. on July 23 to Kevin Schmidt, three days after Schmidt obtained a village liquor license for the site, Village Attorney Bob Britz said.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Youth with rare illness granted wish

    ELBURN—The Sheehan family's Elburn backyard looks a lot different than it did a month ago, when Kids Wish Network arranged for the installation of a huge swimming pool. For Caden Sheehan, 10, who suffers from a serious...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Developers approach Kaneville about annexation

    KANEVILLE—Long's Meadow developers recently approached the village of Kaneville with an annexation proposal after the Kane County Development Department rejected their requests for concessions on county infrastructure requirements.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Residents invited to review, comment on comp plan

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Plan Commission invites residents to an open house at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 13, to review and comment on a draft comprehensive plan for the village of Kaneville and the surrounding planning area.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • MP Village attorney: New committees operating legally

    Maple Park—New village committees that Maple Park President Kathy Curtis formed after being elected in April have been meeting even though the Village Board has not approved an ordinance formally creating the committees.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Municipal Drive done in time for Solheim

    SUGAR GROVE—Village President Sean Michels will breathe a sigh of relief on Thursday, July 31, when the Municipal Drive and Galena Boulevard extensions open for traffic, just in time for the 2009 Solheim Cup.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Fat in sewer spoils sample

    Elburn—In testing treated wastewater at Elburn's plant in June, village engineers found a fecal chloroform violation. Village Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said fats in the sewer system could be the culprit.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • 7/30 Police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • ISU announces spring 2009 graduates

    Several local students recently graduated from Illinois State University. From Elburn, Jaclyn Gruber (B.S.) and Michael Thorgesen (B.S.); from Maple Park, Michael Sauber (B.S.); and from Sugar Grove Jamie Blass (B.S.) and Kurtis Homan (B.S.).

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Evers named to Loras dean’s list

    Loras College Provost Cheryl Jacobsen, Ph.D., announced the names of students who achieved dean’s list status for the 2009 spring semester. Traci Evers of Sugar Grove was named to the list.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • ISU announces spring 2009 dean’s list

    Seven local residents were among the 506 students named to the Illinois State University spring 2009 dean’s list.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Donations, volunteers needed at Hosanna!

    ST. CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will host its annual School Supply and Clothing Giveaway on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14 and 15. Other area churches participating include Bethlehem Lutheran, St. Mark's Lutheran and St. John Neumann Catholic.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Batavia production highlights Kaneland talent

    Nearly half of the small cast of a locally produced play this summer share something in common—they are either Kaneland High School students or Kaneland alumni.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Editorial: Newspapers’ job not to serve as PR firm

    We received some interesting feedback due to a story published on page 8A of the July 23 edition of the Elburn Herald, “Code change allows liquor license for space village president owns.” What made it interesting was that...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Waubonsee Foundation awards more than $100,000 in scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—For the upcoming 2009-10 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 152 scholarships totaling $104,274 to 143 recipients.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Maple Park Baseball league hosts tryouts

    The Maple Park Baseball League will hold tryouts for the 12U Boy’s Travel Team. This team will compete in the Kane County Bronco League during the 2010 season. The season runs from mid-April through July. Fees...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • 11U Wasco Diamonds—Northern Ill. State Champs

    The Diamonds took the 2009 Northern Illinois State Tournament in Rockford by beating the St. Charles Comets in the Championship Game 10-1.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Shumaker named to dean’s list

    Megan Shumaker, a 2006 Kaneland High School graduate, was named to the dean’s list of Indiana Wesleyan University for the spring 2009 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a grade point average...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • SGUMC summer picnic Aug. 23

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove United Methodist will host a day of food, fun and fellowship at the summer picnic for the Aurora Cluster United Methodist Churches on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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