• Waubonsee wins marketing awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently received eight awards for its marketing efforts. The college received four MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, including two platinum awards for the 2012 Report to the Community...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 seeks community service opportunities

    ELBURN—Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 is looking for local community service opportunities for Scouts in grades first through fifth. If your organization could use some assistance with projects, events, etc., contact elburncubscouts@gmail.com.

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • The most wonderful time of the year

    Christmastime. It’s the season when we celebrate friends and family, gifts and tasty desserts, freezing weather and ugly holiday sweaters. It’s the season where we take a moment to reflect on the year as it comes to...

    • Posted December 25, 2013
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  • Kane County Health Department awarded national accreditation status

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced today that it has received national public health department five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). With this achievement, Kane County becomes the first county health department...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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    Track Santa with the Elburn Herald

    Elburn Herald readers: NORAD needs your help! If you spot Santa in the area, we need you to report it here or on our Facebook page. That way, we can all help NORAD triangulate Santa’s position. Use...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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    Split decisions

    Photo: Sophomore Camri Conley looks to attack the basket against Pontiac on Friday. Photo by Marshall Farthing KHS girls lose opener, recover in second game at Ottawa Holiday Tournament by Mike Slodki KANELAND—The Lady Knights girls basketball...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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  • Follow the Knights at the Plano Christmas Classic

    PLANO—The Kaneland boys basketball team will take on the field at the 51st Annual Plano Christmas Classic this week. The varsity Knights enter the tournament as the No. 4 seed, and while the tournament started Monday, the...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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  • Knights see success in quadrangular

    KHS also steamrolled in NIB-12 tussle at Yorkville by Mike Slodki KANELAND—As the calendar tips to a new year, it was in the Kaneland High School wrestling roster’s best interest to try and continue to end on...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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  • Bowlers don’t feel at home vs. DeKalb

    by Mike Slodki KANELAND—Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb doesn’t feel like a home base when you lose to the building’s other tenant. Kaneland suited up against the DeKalb Lady Barbs for a Thursday meeting as part of...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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  • Dec. 24 KHS sports recap

    JV Wrestling Dec. 18 at Hononegah Invite—The Knights JV wrestlers traveled to the Honoegah JV Invite, coming home with a 2-1 team record. The team lost to Hononegah’s JV-1 team 58-13, but defeated Hononegah’s JV-2 team 45-15....

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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    Spring is in the air

    Photo: The Kaneland High School Cheerleaders participated in a cheer competition at Joliet West High School on Sunday, placing seventh out of 12 schools in the medium division. During their routine, Kaneland girls performed a cheer, stunts,...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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    Barbara ‘Barb’ Crump

    Barbara “Barb” Crump, 70, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the prayers of her family, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She was born Sept. 23, 1943, the daughter of K. Neville and Virginia (McMillan) Ens in...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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  • Christmas Eve service at Elburn Hill Church

    ELBURN—Elburn Hill Church will have a Christmas Eve service on Tuesday, Dec. 24, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Elburn Hill Church is located at 506 N. Main St., Elburn.

    • Posted December 22, 2013
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  • Local residents earn North Central College dean’s list honors

    NAPERVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents were recently named to North Central College’s dean’s list of scholars for the 2013 fall term: Elaine Cannell, Sarah Hodge, Nicholas Lynch, Evan Michalic, Melissa Schmidt and Ashley Swanson, all of Elburn;...

    • Posted December 21, 2013
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  • Builders in Blackberry Creek obtain reduction in fees

    Village sees growth picking up ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a reduction in impact fees that several builders had requested for lots within the Blackberry Creek subdivision. The Village Board earlier this year approved the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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    Bright lights in the village

    Local resident wins national recognition for Christmas lights CAMPTON HILLS—Brian Larsen recently received national acclaim for a Christmas display he calls a “labor of love.” “Some guys collect Corvettes and Porsches,” Larsen said. “I do Christmas lights.”...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • SG Citizen Survey yields encouraging results

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the results of the village’s 2013 Citizen Survey. Results from the survey were generally positive, though residents reported dissatisfaction with economic development and cable TV. The cable TV...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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    Photos: Singing for Santa

    Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn held its first-grade holiday program on Dec. 6 in the school gym. Parents and other family members were welcome to attend. Mrs. Brubaker and staff guided students through a variety...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • History Department recognized at WCC

    SUGAR GROVE—From Waubonsee’s inception, the instruction of history has helped to define the college. As the study of history has evolved in the decades since, the college’s History Department has evolved, as well, rising to meet the...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • Schmidt’s wins approval for earlier hours

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved an ordinance to allow Schmidt’s Towne Tap on Main Street in Elburn to open for business and serve alcohol inside and in its outdoor garden beginning at 8 a.m. on...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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