• Final day for voter registration is Feb. 21

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Clerk John A. Cunningham is reminding Kane County residents that Tuesday, Feb. 21, is the last day to register to vote for the March 20 general primary.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Mock Senate project helps Kaneland students learn by doing

    KANELAND—When you think of a room of eighth graders in civics class listening to a lecture on government, do you imagine them slumped in their chairs, heads nodding? Not in Brendan McCormick's class at Kaneland Harter Middle...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • The smell of sausage cooking outside on a cold winter day fills the air with a good invite for breakfast. Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 breakfast took place on Feb. 11 at the Elburn Community Congre-gational Church.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Elburn Lions Park raffle winners for January

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for January 2012:

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Kaneland recognizes students for volunteer service

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School would like to recognize the following students who completed at least 80 hours of volunteer service this school year: Bailey Burns, Rebecca Dill, Teri Ruffolo, Paige Valente and Abbie Wilhelm.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • HMS food donation project

    SUGAR GROVE—Eighth grade students at Kaneland Harter Middle School are participating in a two-week food donation service project, from now to March 1, to support the Northern Illinois Food Bank.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Hosanna! Lenten Worship Services

    SAINT CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will be have Lent Worship Services beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22. Services on that day will be at noon and 6:30 p.m., and will include Holy Communion and the imposition of ashes...

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • St. Gall announces Ash Wednesday schedule

    ELBURN—In the Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, which is the season of preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday. Ashes will be distributed during religious education classes on Tuesday,...

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • State of excellence: Wrestlers bring 4 to Champaign

    STERLING—You’d have to go back to 1994 to revisit the last time Kaneland High School wrestling had more than three State qualifiers.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Kaneland girls go into regionals on winning note

    Bradford’s late foul shots give KHS close win over Lady Hubs KANELAND—Quite literally, that’s why they play the final 1.2 seconds.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Texas Hold ‘Em for KHS Baseball, softball

    KANELAND—Kaneland Baseball and Softball are the first annual Texas Hold’Em Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Elburn Community Center located at 525 Main Street.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • 3-on-3 fever at old KMS

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland Youth Basketball League presents the second annual 3-on-3 Presidents Day Tourney for boys and girls on Monday, Feb. 20, at the old Kaneland Middle School.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Maple Park registration

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Baseball, Softball and T-Ball registration is open for the 2012 season. To register, visit the Maple Park baseball website at mapleparkbaseball.net.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Knight hoops splits vs. Nazareth, DeKalb

    Neil contributes 19 in comeback win vs. Streator KANELAND—Sometimes the losses that befell a team can reveal positive qualities.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Editorial: Elburn Herald scholarship applications due March 1

    Students that choose to pursue higher education after graduating high school are faced with a tough challenge: to achieve the goal of graduating college, they will have to potentially take on massive debt.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to past and present members of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District

    I, James Roy Feece, wish to thank (the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District) for your support and appreciation over the 37 years as trustee and friend.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: In support of Kevin Burns

    I have known Kevin Burns for more than 30 years—since he was in high school. I know his family and his character. I have seen how he reacts to both success and adversity.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Letter: Kane County Board needs Lauzen’s record

    Who put Illinois in debt? Not state Sen. Chris Lauzen. When it comes to wasteful or questionable spending litigation, Sen. Lauzen has always erred on the side of the taxpayer.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Lucille A. Johnson

    Lucille A. Johnson, 96, of Maple Park and Cortland, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of her family at the Champaign County Nursing Home on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.

    • Posted February 16, 2012
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  • Feb. 15-22 webpoll

    If a good student is accepted into a college but cannot afford it, should the government step in and pay? Click to vote/comment.

    • Posted February 15, 2012
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