• Delnor hits milestone in reducing infection

    Geneva—Delnor reached a major milestone achieved by few other hospitals in the nation—the near elimination of two different types of hospital-acquired infections, and a reduction by half in total infections monitored as part of the hospital’s goal...

    • Posted July 20, 2010
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  • Kaneland registration information

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 25, with a full day of classes.

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • Cool treats … on hot days

    Nancy Crowe and her Cream King truck visited the Maple Park Kops and Kids at the Movies event July 9 at the Civic Center youth drop-in center. Children were able to select their favorite ice cream treat...

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • International exchange students need local homes

    Kaneland—A local nonprofit exchange program is inviting local families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year.

    • Posted July 18, 2010
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  • Account would allow for credit card payments

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials plan to obtain a merchant services account from a local bank.

    • Posted July 17, 2010
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  • Interest in elderly leads to appointment

    MAPLE PARK—Jennifer Franck of Maple Park loves the elderly, having worked in nursing-homes and rehabilitation facilities.

    • Posted July 17, 2010
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  • Editorial: One person, one idea leads to impact beyond measure

    Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson has served as an inspiration to so many, it is impossible to fit a fraction of the impact she has had on this page.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Lazarus House is Marcusson’s legacy

    ELBURN—When Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson steps down from her position as Lazarus House executive director at the end of 2010, it will not be because she can no longer handle the 14-hour days she has grown accustomed...

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • We have a winner—SG Corn Boil Medallion found

    The winner of this year's Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion Hunt in Sugar Grove was Renee Koch, who will receive a prize of $50.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • SG Library Board opposes November referendum

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library District has held 10 referendums since 2004 asking voters to approve more taxes for operations. Each time, voters defeated the district's proposal.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Library tax rate

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library District residents' current property tax rate is 9.4 cents per every $100 of equalized assessed valuation.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Citizen Police Academy gives glimpse into police work

    KANEVILLE—After Pat Hill’s business, Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville, was burglarized more than a year ago, she wondered why it took the police so long to take fingerprints.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A “scary” story time

    Selah Turk, 5, tries to make the skeleton talk at the Maple Park "Haunted Library" on Saturday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Day in the Park action

    Luke Goucher of Teamerica gets the height on Angie Manson of Hurricane Ditka during the team’s second match at the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Day in the Park on Sunday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • County conducts regional earthquake drill on July 8

    Kane County—The Kane County Office of Emergency Management on July 8 conducted a regional, multi-jurisdictional disaster drill based on the recent earthquake that was centered in Kane County last winter.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Kane nabs Michael Keenan, one of its most-wanted

    Kane County—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez announced Friday the capture of one of the Kane County Sheriff's Office 10 most wanted fugitives.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Throwing strikes

    Laverne Dissmeyer (left to right), Geri Weech and Cile Kocher play Wii Bowling at the Sugar Grove Public Library on July 7.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • July 16 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 July 16, 2010
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  • Extreme heat watch issued for July 15

    The Kane County Office of Emergency Management and the Kane County Health Department have issued an extreme heat watch for today.

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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  • July 15 edition of the Elburn Herald delayed

    Due to a delay at our printer this morning, we have yet to get today's Elburn Herald out to the local post offices or newsstands. This will likely mean you will not get our paper today. Those that...

    • Posted July 15, 2010
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