• Teacher sues Kaneland for discrimination

    KANELAND—McDole Elementary School teacher Richard Scott and his wife, Debi Thomas, are suing the Kaneland School District and three of its administrators for discrimination.

    • Posted June 29, 2010
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  • Bodyweight exercises more affordable than gyms

    The average American male can bench press only 135 pounds without risking injury, and women can typically only bench press about 60 pounds, so why does everyone feel like the only way they can work out is...

    • Posted June 29, 2010
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  • Barn fire on Meredith Road

    MAPLE PARK—A barn caught fire at 12:30 p.m. Monday at 5N596 Meredith Road, and local firefighters doused the flames within half an hour. No people or animals were in the barn at the time of the blaze,...

    • Posted June 29, 2010
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  • Elburn Chamber of Commerce craft show and flea market participants wanted

    ELBURN—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce is looking for crafters and vendors to join their annual craft show and flea market.

    • Posted June 29, 2010
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  • State Public Health Director encourages Illinois men to take charge of their health

    STATE—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, Illinois Department of Public Health Director and a prostate cancer survivor, is urging men throughout the state to recognize the importance of a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise and medical check-ups.

    • Posted June 28, 2010
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  • Geneva offers new Power Soccer Camp

    GENEVA—The camp will be taught by Fox Valley’s own Bonnie Young, the former New York Power and Chicago Red Stars player.

    • Posted June 27, 2010
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  • Lauzen announces several General Assembly Scholarships

    AURORA—Eight one-year General Assembly Scholarships have been awarded by State Senator Chris Lauzen (R-25, Aurora) to eligible college students in the 25th District.

    • Posted June 26, 2010
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  • Rose among best in Skyway softball

    SUGAR GROVE—A trio of Waubonsee Community College softball players recently received post-season honors. Lady Chiefs' third baseman Sara Rose, centerfielder Bridget Kennedy and middle infielder Sam Palucska were all named to the All-Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC)...

    • Posted June 26, 2010
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  • Storm chaser

    ELBURN—Brad Hruza was fascinated by clouds and storms while growing up in Iowa. And his interest in inclement weather only grew stronger when he was exposed to an abundance of lightning and tornadoes after moving to Illinois...

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Village grants Mediacom temporary contract extension

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday temporarily extended Mediacom’s now-expired cable T.V. franchise agreement until September while the village negotiates the company’s next contract. But not all board members were in favor of the extension.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Piacere! at Acquaviva

    MAPLE PARK—Piacere is an Italian greeting that asks you to enjoy yourself and also is the name of one of the wines at the Acquaviva Winery in Maple Park, owned by the Vito Brandonicios family.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Elburn Farmers Market won’t open this year

    ELBURN—The Elburn Farmers Market will not take place this summer because not enough vendors signed on for the weekly event at Lions Park, said coordinator Jim Gillett of the Elburn Lions Club.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Serving up variety

    SUGAR GROVE—If you’re in a hurry to see what the Farmers Market in Sugar Grove offers, it’s all right to skip breakfast. A new booth at the market serves that first meal of the day.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Students design new village sign

    KANEVILLE—A visitor's first impression of a community often is its sign, a unique statement of welcome. The sign may show a town’s history, where it has been and where it is going, and what makes it special.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A caring place to live

    A benefit for the family of Steve and Carol Herra, who is battling lymphoma, took place last Saturday at the Elburn Lions Park. Photos by Mary Herra

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Village: Property may be used for cemetery

    ELBURN—The property adjacent to St. Gall Cemetery on Main Street may be used to expand the cemetery, since the Elburn Village Board on Monday amended the village zoning ordinance to allow it.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • KC Sheriff’s Dept. takes part in national ‘Click It or Ticket’ program

    COUNTY—Last month the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, along with more than 500 other Illinois law enforcement agencies, participated in the national “Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization.

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • June 25 police blotter

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

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Correction: Kaneville movie night June 25

    In the paper edition of the Elburn Herald today, we mistakenly printed that the movie night at Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville was Friday, June 26. It is Friday, June 25 at 8 p.m. The Elburn Herald...

    • Posted June 24, 2010
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  • Guest editorial: E.M. Forster and Facebook

    “Big Brother” is watching you in a very “Orwellian” way. Has been for years. People who have never heard of George Orwell know of the term “Big Brother.” In many ways, his dark vision of what the...

    • Posted June 24, 2010
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