All posts tagged "Ticker"

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    Swap and shop until you drop

    Swap Shop returns to Elburn Community Center May 15-16 ELBURN—For eight years, a small group of Christian women in the Elburn area has come together to help families in need. The newest installment of the Authentic Moms...

    • Posted April 25, 2015
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  • Village Board approves 2015-16 budget

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the village’s $16.4 million 2015-16 fiscal year budget. The vote was 5-1, with trustee Ken Anderson the only no vote. Anderson said he appreciated all of the hard work that...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Elburn youth wins State bowling title

    ELBURN—Mabel Cummins, an eighth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, finished in first place in the Illinois State Elementary School Association bowling tournament Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. Mabel‘s 10-game (scratch) total of 2,121...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Community helps raise funds for Kaneville family

    Photo: Friends and the community have helped raise money for the Whitman family of Kaneville. Robert and Emma Whitman’s children, Travis, 4, and Emma, 5 months, were both born with low muscle tone and multiple complications related...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Public supports reassigned Kaneland art teacher

    KANELAND—Community members at Monday’s Kaneland School Board meeting spoke passionately on behalf of art teacher Carleen Gregg. Gregg, an art specialist at Kaneland High School, has taught there the past six years. However, due to a reduction...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Kaneland prepares for 16th annual Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Fine Arts Festival this weekend will once again bring visual and musical artists to Kaneland High School to benefit its students and the community alike. The 16th annual Fine Arts Festival will take place...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Consolidated Election 2015 results

    The public has spoken. The 2015 Consolidated Election featured contested races for Kaneland School Board, Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Waubonsee Community College Board. Election Day Tuesday produced some surprises,...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Superheroes join annual Dewey Dash

    ELBURN—Mary Lynn Alms and her volunteer crew hope everyone will don their favorite superhero capes and masks and join the 11th annual Dewey Dash, the Town and Country Library’s biggest fundraiser. This year’s dash event will take...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Editorial: Clarifications regarding Letter to the Editor, Blackberry Township road tax rate

    We often use this editorial space to explain and clarify our policies and decisions whenever they are called into question, whether by a reader, the general public or a public official. We’re currently in an election week,...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Craft show also provides awareness

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kaneland Special Needs PTA will host a craft show and awareness event from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at Harter Middle School, 1601 Esker Drive. The event is free, and child...

    • Posted April 5, 2015
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    Fundraiser aids Kaneland employee

    ELBURN—When one suffers a tragedy, they learn who their true friends are. And Arnulfo Garcia is learning he has a lot more friends than he ever imagined. Garcia, a Kaneland custodian for 15 years—at Blackberry Creek Elementary...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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    Hill receives best birthday present ever

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville resident Pat Hill recently received what was, in her words, the best birthday present ever. After six months of chemotherapy, Hill received news from her cancer doctor on Feb. 20 that she had no more measurable...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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  • Brooke Harner bringing the ball across mid-court against North Arkansas College on Thursday, March 19.
Photo submitted by Steve Moga to bdraper@elburnherald.com
    Waubonsee makes first National Tourney appearance

    Three former Knights on basketball team OVERLAND PARK, KS—The 2015 edition of Waubonsee Community College women’s basketball began the season with a new coach and big expectations. Head coach Jim Sury took over the program after the...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Election: Kaneland School Board

    Eight candidates will vie for four open Kaneland School Board trustee seats on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Jerry Elliott Jerry Elliott is one of four non-incumbent candidates seeking a seat on the Kaneland School Board...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Dewey Dash April 12

    The 11th annual Dewey Dash 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, April 12, at the Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The 5K course is USATF certified and professionally timed. A 1-mile fun...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Deb helps her father, Jerome (Red) Wiltse, unload 
sweet corn at the Wiltse's original farm stand 
on Route 38 while Mary looks on.     Courtesy Photo
    Wiltse farm celebrates 50 years

    MAPLE PARK—It’s hard for Marie Wiltse to realize that it’s been 50 years since she and her family opened their farm stand on Route 38 in Maple Park. “They go by too fast,” she said. In addition...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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    Friends again

    Friends of the Sugar Grove Library group reforms, rebuilds SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library is hoping to make new Friends and reconnect with some old ones. The Friends of the Sugar Grove Library, which disbanded in...

    • Posted March 28, 2015
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  • School Board approves 2015-16 staffing plan

    Elementary Library Resources Director position eliminated KANELAND—In front of a meeting room packed with residents and Kaneland School District staff, the Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 5-2 to approve next school year’s staffing plan. Board members...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Two area businesses fail liquor compliance test

    ELBURN/SUGAR GROVE—On March 19, the Illinois Liquor Control Comission (ILCC), in conjunction with the Secretary of State Police, conducted 11 underage compliance checks. The following Kaneland-area establishments failed this compliance check: • Chico’s Cantina, Elburn • Village Liquor,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Election: Elburn Village Board

    Four trustees will compete for three open Elburn Village Board seats on the Tuesday, April 7, Consolidated Election ballot. William Grabarek William Grabarek sees the role of board trustee as someone who holds a fiduciary duty to...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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