• Photo: Tops in the Bronco League

    The Kaneland Baseball 12U Silver Division team won the Kane County Bronco League. Team coaches Dave Panico (back row, left to right), John Ortegel, Fred Brown and John Marshall; players are, Jake Vogt (back row), Chase Carlson,...

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  • Photo: Closing out the season in style

    The Sugar Grove Park District 10U softball team took second place in its end-of-the-season tournament. The team included coaches Dennis Sheehan (back row, left to right) and John Ortegel; Olivia Franklin (middle row), Olivia Stratman, Olivia Sheehan,...

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  • WCC offers fall high school baseball

    Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College will host a fall baseball league for high school players who are not participating in any fall high school sports. This IHSA-approved league is the area’s longest running and most economical fall league....

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  • Summer Family Fest at Temple B’nai Israel

    AURORA—Temple B’nai Israel will welcome members and guests to its annual Summer Family Fest (aka temple picnic) on Sunday, Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the synagogue, 400 N. Edgelawn, Aurora. A cookout lunch will...

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  • Crafters wanted for arts, crafts show

    ST. CHARLES—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot in the eighth annual Arts and Craft Show, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles. Managers of...

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  • Bettag to attend University of Dayton

    DAYTON, OHIO—Elizabeth Bettag of Maple Park will attend the University of Dayton this fall as part of an incoming class that is the most selective in school history, as well as one of the most academically prepared...

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  • Local residents named Aurora University NAC scholar-athletes

    AURORA—Stephen Colombe (baseball) and Natalie Swieca (track) of Sugar Grove, and Ariana Espino (track) of Maple Park, were among the 159 Aurora University student-athletes who were named 2012-13 Northern Athletics Conference (NAC) Scholar-Athletes. The award requires the...

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    Harry Clifford Neely

    Harry Clifford Neely, 87 of Elburn, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at The Tillers. He was born June 26, 1926, and served the United States Navy during World War II, active in the Pacific. The son...

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  • Ella Sue Harmon

    Ella Sue Harmon, 79, of Lily Lake, passed away at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, following a short but fierce battle with cancer that broke her body but never her spirit....

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  • Wade V. Muranyi

    Wade V. Muranyi, 49, of Aurora, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at his residence. He was born Jan. 3, 1964, in Elgin. He was united in marriage to Laurah Schrader on Jan. 6, 2010, in Geneva....

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  • Letter: Maple Park Fun Fest set to kick off on Saturday, Aug. 31

    The Maple Park Fun Fest is scheduled to kick off Saturday , Aug. 31, at 7:30 a.m., and run through Monday, Sept. 2. The festival brings live music, a craft show, car show, parade, Toilet Bowl Races,...

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  • Editorial: Kaneland looks to social media to connect with community

    The Elburn Herald on Monday had the privilege of attending a media breakfast hosted by Kaneland Superintendent Jeff Schuler and School Board President Cheryl Krauspe. The friendly, informal get-together was a vehicle for the School District to...

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  • Local residents named to Benedictine University dean’s list

    LISLE, ILL.—Kevin Webster of Elburn and Ronald Easto of Sugar Grove were recently named to the Benedictine University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point...

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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  • Jurcenko named to University of Findlay dean’s list

    FINDLAY, OHIO—Lindsay Jurcenko of Elburn was recently named to the University of Findlay dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester. Jurcenko is a pharmacy major at the university. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must...

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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  • SG Village Office receives inquiries regarding door-to-door solicitors

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Office has been receiving many inquiries regarding door-to-door solicitors. Bear in mind the following: • Never share personal information or account numbers with anyone; you are under no obligation to do so....

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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  • McCourtney named to Drake University dean’s list

    DES MOINES, IOWA—Connor McCourtney of Sugar Grove was named to the Drake University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above to earn this honor.

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  • Local residents named to Columbia College Chicago dean’s list

    CHICAGO—Steven Masnjak of Elburn and Chelsea Roberts of Maple Park were recently named to the Columbia College Chicago dean’s list for spring 2013. Masnjak is a fine arts major, while Roberts is a theatre major. To be...

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  • Kennetz named to Benedictine dean’s list for spring 2013

    LISLE, ILL.—Leah Anne Kennetz of Sugar Grove was among 332 students named to the dean’s recognized list at Benedictine University for the spring 2013 semester. The dean’s recognized list recognizes part-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade...

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  • Hanson graduates from Drake University

    DES MOINES, IOWA—John Hanson of Elburn graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance at the conclusion of the spring 2013 semester.

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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  • Corbett named to Ithaca College dean’s list

    ITHACA, N.Y.—Jessica Corbett, a resident of Sugar Grove and a journalism major in the class of 2015, was named to the dean’s list in Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications for the spring 2013 semester.

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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