All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • 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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  • Halikias and Graceffa
    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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  • Election: Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District trustee

    Two candidates on April 7 will vie for a trustee seat with the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. Thomas Reynolds Thomas Reynolds defines a fire district as governed by fire trustees who are voted into office...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Election: Kaneville Village Board trustee

    Five candidates will compete for three open seats on the Kaneville Village Board Tuesday, April 7. Paul Ross Kaneville Village Board trustee Paul Ross will seek re-election on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot, having served on...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • McNair Field not in play for Elburn baseball league

    ELBURN—Elburn Youth Baseball and Softball teams will not play at McNair Field, after discussions with the land owner to renegotiate a lease with Blackberry Township reached an impasse late last year. After the expiration of a 10-year...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls Soccer v. IMSA 3-19-15-4
    Pitch perfect

    Soccer starts 3-0; outscore opponents 24-0 by Doug Oleson KANELAND—Before every game, Scott Parillo encourages his team to jump out to an early lead if at all possible. “You love to have a couple of quick goals,”...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Early revenge

    Knights dominate BC in softball opener KANELAND—The varsity softball team made its 2015 opener a memorable one, as it soundly defeated the Burlington Central Rockets 11-0 at home last Thursday afternoon. The five-inning (run-rule) victory gave the...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Baumruck practice celebrates 30 years in Elburn

    ELBURN—Dr. Kenneth Baumruck recently recalled when he first moved to Elburn, and how the village had a population of roughly 1,200 people at the time of his arrival. “I came from a large suburb; I had no...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Sugar Grove Library Meet the Candidates 3-12-15-3
    Meet your candidates, Sugar Grove

    Event introduces candidates to local residents SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates event was held March 12 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, and provided voters with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the candidates who will...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • St. Gall's 132nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Turkey Dinner took place Sunday. The parish opened its doors to guests to celebrate and feast in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The dinner included turkey, homemade mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, coleslaw, rolls and desserts. 'O'Cheryl' Lee of Lily Lake served coleslaw. 							Photo by Lynn Logan
    Good food, Good fellowship

    St. Gall Catholic Church celebrates 132nd St. Patrick’s Day dinner ELBURN—For the 132nd year, St. Gall Catholic Church parishioners served their annual St. Patrick’s Day turkey dinner on Sunday, March 15. Diners who attend the dinner always...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Board removes obstacle for Shodeen developer to begin building

    ELBURN—Elburn Station developer Shodeen will now be able to begin building homes before the Anderson Road project is complete, thanks to a revision to the annexation agreement unanimously approved at Monday’s Elburn Village Board meeting. When the...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Kaneville seeks village clerk applicants

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville seeks a village clerk. If interested, call Village President Pat Hill at (630) 853-9717 or email your resume to info@villageofkaneville.com. For more information regarding the position, call the village office at (630) 557-0037.

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville will participate in the Great Purple Cupcake Project epilepsy awareness fundraiser from Sunday, March 22, to the following Sunday, March 29. During that time, the store will feature purple-frosted cupcakes and purple, cupcake-shaped sugar cookies for $1 each. Donors can also get their name displayed around the store by purchasing a paper cupcake. 
Photos submitted by Alexa Hill 
to info@elburnherald.com
    Purple cupcakes for a purple store

    Hill’s Country Store participates in epilepsy project fundraiser for third consecutive year KANEVILLE—For Alexa Hill and her family, participating in the “Great Purple Cupcake Project” has always been personal. “My mom’s cousin had epilepsy. I’ve always had...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Family Bingo and Auction Knight 3-7-15-1
    Family Knight a hit for Blackberry Creek PTO

    The second annual KBC PTO Family Bingo and Auction Knight Fundraiser was held on March 7 at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School. Hundreds of families attended the family-oriented fundraiser. Highlights included Bingo, karaoke, a magician, electronic basketball,...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • School Board approves capital improvement projects

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on March unanimously approved $410,000 in capital improvement projects that will take place this summer. Capital improvements include estimated costs such as replacing the playground safety surface at Kaneland McDole Elementary School for...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Senior Zack Thielk and the Knights track and field team have already been hard at work during the indoor season. 
Photo by Laura Gampfer
    2015 Preview: Knights hope to continue their winning streak on track

    KANELAND—After placing second at the Illinois State Class 2A Championships last year, this year’s Knights squad will be led by defending State long jump champion Ben Barnes, who went through the 2014 season undefeated enroute to setting...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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  • The Knights softball team runs sprints during its practice Monday at KHS.			Photo by Laura Gampfer
    2015 Preview: Kaneland softball looks to create excitement

    New coach hopes to keep team on top KANELAND—Springtime. Warmer weather. Practicing hitting and catching fly balls in the schoolyard. Base-running and fielding exercises in the gymnasium. The head coach instructing his team to hustle, not walk,...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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