• Photos: A little bit of everything at John Stewart

    he annual variety show was held at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School on Jan. 6. There were several impressive acts.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Lighting the night sky

    Montgomery neighborhood lights lanterns for Newtown victims MONTGOMERY—Just a few days prior to Christmas, a neighborhood in Montgomery held a memorial for the 26 victims who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that occurred on...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Three subjects charged with reckless conduct for BB pistol shooting near Sugar Grove

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which subjects traveling in a car used a BB pistol to shoot at subjects in another car.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Board attempts consensus on Elburn Station change recommendations

    ELBURN—The Elburn Station discussion continued during the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, with trustees attempting to come to some agreement on a counter-offer to ShoDeen developer Dave Patzelt that would be more in line with...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • FVCC courses teach alternative energy

    MAPLE PARK—As the debate regarding alternative energy and the credibility and the consequences of climate change continues, there are individuals attempting to bring reason, skill, science and action to the table.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Trustees agree to second vending machine at train station

    ELBURN—Elburn trustees at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting agreed to approve an application and license for a second vending machine at the Elburn Metra train station.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • WCC to offer free career readiness assessments to local companies

    AURORA—Waubonsee Community College’s Workforce Development Department is offering local companies the chance to assess the career readiness skills of their current and/or prospective employees, all at no charge.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Marmion Academy to induct three members into its Athletic Hall of Fame

    AURORA—Marmion Academy will induct three new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 9.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Oberweis sworn in as 25th District senator

    SPRINGFIELD—Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove was sworn in as the state senator for the 25th District during inaugural ceremonies on Jan. 9 in the Senate Chambers.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • School Board discusses 2014 budget

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members and administration on Monday discussed the budget for fiscal year 2014.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Elburn Scholarship Fund for KHS students

    KANELAND—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will once again award grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2013.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Robertson Beith

    Elizabeth “Betty” Robertson Beith, 97, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Ill., and is finally reunited with her husband George, who passed away in 1989.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Thomas ‘Tom’ H. Binge

    Thomas “Tom” H. Binge, 60, of Kaneville, passed away in the peace, love and prayers of his family on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • John Gregory Kimpan Sr.

    John Gregory Kimpan Sr., 75, of Oswego, Ill., passed away Jan. 11, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a long bout with cancer. He was born Oct. 3, 1937, in Aurora to George...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Mildred Rose Schieve

    Mildred Rose Schieve, 89, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2013, at Michaelson Health Center in Batavia.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Karen Sunderlage

    Karen Sunderlage, 63, of Genoa, Ill., passed away surrounded by the love of her family on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, after a long-fought battle with cancer.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Editorial: Editorial writing vs news writing, and our view on what is ‘progress’

    At the beginning of this year, we wrote a story in which we talked to various Elburn village officials to find out their views and thoughts on the upcoming year (see “Elburn looks ahead to the new...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Community Corner: The value of music education

    by Denise Blaszynski President, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters When I was asked to write a column for the Elburn Herald promoting the Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters, I was thrilled. However, I had no idea where to begin.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Letter: An unarmed America is an America at risk

    In response to the Letter to the Editor dated Jan. 3, does the person who wrote that letter understand there are rules in the state of Illinois?

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Letter: Profitable American Legion is good for Sugar Grove

    Two things became extremely clear at the Sugar Grove Village Board meeting on Jan. 8. The first is that the community is completely divided on the issue of legalized video gaming in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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