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Get on your bikes and ride

Inaugural Elburn Folks on Spokes event coming soon ELBURN—Families and individuals are invited to participate in a new family-friendly event sponsored by the Elburn Chamber of Commerce: Folks on Spokes. The community bike ride will take place on Sunday, Aug. 16, and will begin and end at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School, 1122 Anderson Road,… Keep Reading


New direction

Photo: Fox Valley Wildlife Center Director Laura Kirk with the resident red-tailed hawk Zihna on Wednesday. Photo by Susan O’Neill Fox Valley Wildlife Center gets new director ELBURN—Fox Valley Wildlife Center Director Laura Kirk began working as a volunteer at the wildlife center in 2011, where she started out feeding animal babies and cleaning cages.… Keep Reading


A passion for seniors

Fox Valley Older Adults serve the senior community SANDWICH—Imagine a place where you can drop in for a game of cards, a hot nutritious lunch, a round of Nintendo Wii bowling or a breakfast with the guys. Or, as a caregiver to an elderly parent, imagine a place where you can leave mom or dad… Keep Reading


Kane County Coroner to start cold case review initiative

KANE COUNTY—Kane County Coroner Rob Russell recently announced that he is starting a systematic review of previous Kane County Coroner cases for compliance with updated scientific and forensic standards. This new initiative was generated from a request made by former coroner candidate Dr. Bob Tiballi. Tiballi brought forth a case that he believed was inaccurately… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

EH Editorial: Handle with care

Elburn Herald reporter Lynn Meredith this week reported on a topic that as of late has received much attention locally: senior care. We took a look at Rachel’s Day Services in Aurora, where adults who require special care can go during the day, and the Active Adult Senior Center in Sandwich. Both care services fall… Keep Reading


Blackberry Township senior get-together Aug. 5

BLACKBERRY TWP—Blackberry Township will host its next senior get-together on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 1 p.m. at Blackberry Township Hall, 43W390 Main Street Road, Elburn. The event will last until 3 p.m., but can go later if participants are having fun. This is monthly program offers some relaxed fun and a chance to get together… Keep Reading


Forest Preserve District seeks job applicants

GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County seeks applicants to fill open positions. Available positions include preserve maintenance worker, safety health and training coordinator part-time, wildlife technician part-time, naturalist intern/seasonal, maintenance-field operations seasonal, campground attendant seasonal and trades seasonal. The preserve maintenance worker will mow and maintain district open space areas; remove fallen trees/branches; insure… Keep Reading


Kaneville Lunch Bunch Aug. 5

KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Lunch Bunch will host a summer picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at noon in the Village Room at the Kaneville Community Center, Harter and Main Street roads, Kaneville. The menu will include a hamburger, pasta salad, corn, cookies and beverages. The cost of the meal is $7, and all retired persons are invited… Keep Reading


Faivre named Community Congregational Church scholarship winner

ELBURN—Community Congregational Church of Elburn recently announced that Jeremy Faivre is the winner of the church’s scholarship, which he was awarded on June 14. The scholarship is open to youth who have been active in the church and have graduated from high school within the past two years. The scholarship was formerly known as the… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

A citizen like no other

Photo: Sandy Bohler displays the Citizen of the Year award, which was awarded posthumously to her husband Bob. Photo by Julie Walker Former village trustee Bohler posthumously receives 2015 Citizen of the Year Award by Tony Scott SUGAR GROVE—In an emotional display during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil’s opening ceremony on Friday evening, the late… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

An honor 40 years in the making

Photos: Vietnam veterans were honored during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil opening ceremony on Friday evening. Many shared some of their experiences returning home from Vietnam. Photos by Julie Walker Sugar Grove Corn Boil honors Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war’s conclusion by Tony Scott SUGAR GROVE—With the joyful sound of a carnival in… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Corn, games and fun o’ plenty

Sugar Grove community enjoys 2015 Corn Boil SUGAR GROVE—The annual three-day Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival provided lots of food, bands and fun last weekend for the many people who traveled from the Kaneland area and beyond to visit Sugar Grove’s Volunteer Park. Saturday turned out to be a sweltering day, and not all went… Keep Reading

KHS football v. Rochelle final game Oct 2014-95

Your name here

School Board talks advertising on KHS football scoreboard, other areas by Tony Scott KANELAND—Advertising on the new Kaneland High School football field scoreboard and other areas was the topic of a lengthy discussion during Monday’s Kaneland School Board meeting. Following the discussion, Associate Superintendent Jule-Ann Fuchs said she would bring back to the next meeting… Keep Reading

Focal Pointe Salon owner Karaugh Coyle of Yorkville on Monday performs eyelash extensions on St.Charles resident Carla Coyle. 
Photo by Alexis Logan

Pointe of focus

Photo: Focal Pointe Salon owner Karaugh Coyle of Yorkville on Monday performs eyelash extensions on St.Charles resident Carla Coyle. Photo by Alexis Logan Elburn waxing business prospers, offers cutting-edge service ELBURN—Focal Pointe Waxing owner Karaugh Coyle describes her shop as country, shabby chic. According to Coyle, it is by these three words that she decided… Keep Reading


Gaedel’s features live music

It was Ultimate Eddie Mary Sunday at Eddie Gaedel’s Pub and Grill in downtown Elburn, featuring Soulful Chicago pop singer Brent Brown. Scorecard buildup options included the Little Eddie burger; chicken wing, spicy pickle, shrimp, jalapeno bacon popper, Ream’s sausage stick, cheese curds, fried asparagus and onion rings. Eddie Gaedel’s bartender Bobbie Flamand (left) creates… Keep Reading

Robert Bohler
From the Editor's Desk

SH Editorial: Congratulations to Bob

We’d like to offer our congratulations to former village trustee Bob Bohler and his family in recognition of Bob receiving the 2015 Corn Boil Citizen of the Year Award. Bob, as many of you know, was an integral part of the community, and had a big hand in making the Corn Boil the great event… Keep Reading


Kane County schools in need of supplies

GENEVA—Just as the school year is fast approaching, the need for school supplies for children is coming up, as well. Friends of Child Advocacy, the nonprofit organization that provides support to the Kane County Child Advocacy Center, invites you to join it in its efforts to help local children in need begin the school year… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

A Hogwarts-size happy birthday

Sugar Grove Public Library to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday Aug. 1 by Chris Walker SUGAR GROVE—It may be hard to believe, but Harry Potter is now in his mid-30s. The amazing wizard who won over millions of tweens in a series of seven fantasy novels by J.K. Rowling turns 35 on Friday, July 31, and… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you to Wilhelm

A big thank you to Jim Wilhelm, who put the large American flag on the snorkel ladder near where Route 30 meets Route 47 in Sugar Grove. It is an awesome sight; many people have mentioned seeing the flag. Helen Jorgensen Sugar Grove Keep Reading

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