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    From court to sidelines

    High school, collegiate star athlete takes head coaching job DOWNERS GROVE—Several weeks ago, Lyndsie Long originally set out to apply for an open position in the Downers Grove South High School physical education (PE) department. Not only...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    WCC baseball nabs post-season awards

    Photo: Waubonsee Community College baseball head coach Dave Randall talks to his base runners during a pitching change at the NJCAA World Series. Courtesy Photo Coach, KHS alum Dave Randall among those honored Waubonsee—After finishing third in...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Photo: Champs!

    The NI Thunder softball teams had a strong showing at the 2013 Northern Indiana State USSSA Championship Tournament in West Lafayette, Ind., last week. The 18U team (left), took first in the weekend tournament. The organization’s 16U...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Kaneland Youth Soccer spring registration

    Elburn—The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization (KYSO) is taking registrations for Fall Recreational Soccer through June 30 at www.kanelandyouthsoccer.com. The fall season includes eight games, running from Aug. 24 to Oct. 26. All games and practices are held...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    Photos: It’s Pony League time

    Nolan Watts (right) of SG Pony Team 1 pitches to a West Chicago Pony Nationals player Saturday. Matthew Noel (below) of Sugar Grove Pony Team 3 pitches to the West Chicago Pony Cubs player. The Cubs forfeited...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    Ruby Reh

    Ruby Reh, 85, formerly of Sycamore, Ill., passed from this life to eternal life on June 12, 2013, at Countryside Care Centre, Aurora, Ill. Born July 1, 1927, in Hayden, Colorado, the daughter of Zunker and Mary...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Adeline Ruth Dembowski

    Adeline Ruth Dembowski, 95, of Elburn, passed from this life to her new life on Friday, June 14, 2013, and was reunited with her family that she had missed so much. She had been a resident of...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Going Green for God

    LILY LAKE—Going Green for God (all about recycling, reducing and reusing) will take place Thursday and Friday, June 20-21, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Lily Lake. The cost of the week-long event...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Powerhouse Day Camp

    ELBURN—Powerhouse Day Camp will take place the week of June 24-28, 9 a.m. to noon at Family Life Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13, and costs $35 per child....

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Pet blessing at CCCUCC

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church—United Church of Christ will offer a pet blessing on Saturday, June 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Shannon and Main streets in Elburn. All members of the...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    Editorial: Elburn Herald comes up big at 2013 IPA Awards

    One of the most satisfying things about being a community newspaper is hearing from local residents that our features, investigative reports and photographs have done justice to our surrounding municipalities. Our pages are meant to document the...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Performing Arts Boosters’ first year a successful one

    by Denise Blaszynski President, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters In early June, Kaneland High School bid farewell to the graduating class of 2013, of which 21 students were in choir and 17 were in band, with three involved...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion found

    Press Release: Shirlee Guddendorf is the winner of the 6th Annual Corn Boil Medallion Hunt! This year’s Medallion was hidden within Sugar Grove Township. Shirlee said the second clue and the word “lace” in the clue helped...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Birthday celebration for Grzywa at Maple Park Shelter House

    MAPLE PARK—A birthday celebration for Virgil S. Grzywa will take place on Sunday, June 23, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Maple Park Shelter House, located on Washington Street in Maple Park. Grzywa and his family grew...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • KC to perform resurfacing on Keslinger Road

    KANE COUNTY—Pavement resurfacing work for Kane County’s 2013 Resurfacing Program is scheduled to take place from now until Friday, July 19, weather permitting, on the portion of Keslinger Road stretching from West County Line Road to Route...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • Zander named to St. Olaf College dean’s list

    NORTHFIELD, MINN.—Hilary Zander of Elburn was recently named to the St. Olaf College dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Zander, a sociology/anthropology and biology major, is the daughter of William and Donna Zander. The dean’s list...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • Johnson earns degree from Iowa State University

    AMES, IOWA—Tyler Johnson of Elburn received a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Iowa State University at its spring commencement on May 10.

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • Local residents earn degrees from WIU

    MACOMB/MOLINE, ILL.—The following local residents earned academic degrees proceeding the spring 2013 semester at Western Illinois University: Cody Parillo (Bachelor of Business, information technology systems) and Shannon Rosenwinkel (Bachelor of Science, psychology) of Elburn; Jamela Charmaine Thompson...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • Heath earns dean’s list recognition at Ohio Wesleyan University

    DELAWARE, OHIO—Devin Heath of Elburn has been named to the 2013 spring semester dean’s list at Ohio Wesleyan University. To qualify for dean’s list recognition, Ohio Wesleyan students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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  • Elburn residents earn degrees from Carthage College

    KENOSHA, WIS.—Elburn residents Lauren Gould and Emily Papke received degrees from Carthage College during commencement on May 26. Gould received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Papke received a Bachelor of Arts...

    • Posted June 15, 2013
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