Bruce Conley received the first-ever Bruce Conley Excellence in Caring Award from The Alliance of Perinatal Bereavement Support Facilitatorsâ€”Chicago Region on July 22 at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.
ELBURNâ€”When Meagan Seals of Elburn was born nearly seven months ago, her parents and doctors did not expect her to live more than two weeks.
SUGAR GROVEâ€”What should any candidate for Sugar Groveâ€™s Citizen of the Year award embody? â€œSomeone who loves Sugar Grove,â€ Sugar Grove Library Friends President and former Citizen of the Year Pat Graceffa said.
Isaac Martinâ€™s gingerbread house collapses from the weight of the candy at the Maple Park Library Haunted Gingerbread House building event July 24, part of the libraryâ€™s summer reading program.
Photos by Ben Draper and John DiDonna
July 24 & 24, 2010
Elburnâ€”The Fox Valley Wildlife Center will host a fundraising night at Zanies Comedy Club at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 5, with a show time of 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.
MAPLE PARKâ€”In the spring of 2010, Kelly Siebenâ€™s sister was teaching a class on homemade baked goods in Wisconsin when one of her students brought in small cakes on a stick to share with the ladies in class. She immediately called Kelly.
MAPLE PARKâ€”In 1960, the DeKalb Lions Club sponsored the chartering of the Maple Park Lions Club. Meeting at the Blue Moon Restaurant in Elgin, Ill., that April, the new chapter elected its officers including a Tail Twister and Lion Tamer.
To further commemorate the noteworthy accomplishments of the recently completed track season, in which Kanelandâ€™s team finished second in the state, the Elburn Herald is pairing a Knights track personality from years past, and an athlete who is a recent graduate.
Kanelandâ€”A local nonprofit exchange program is inviting local families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year.
The winner of this year’s Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion Hunt in Sugar Grove was Renee Koch, who will receive a prize of $50.
KANEVILLEâ€”After Pat Hillâ€™s business, Hillâ€™s Country Store in Kaneville, was burglarized more than a year ago, she wondered why it took the police so long to take fingerprints.
Selah Turk, 5, tries to make the skeleton talk at the Maple Park “Haunted Library” on Saturday.
Luke Goucher of Teamerica gets the height on Angie Manson of Hurricane Ditka during the teamâ€™s
second match at the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Day in the Park on Sunday.
Due to a delay at our printer this morning, we have yet to get today’s Elburn Herald out to the local post offices or newsstands. This will likely mean you will not get our paper today.
Those that should get it tomorrow at the latest are Elburn, Sugar Grove, Maple Park, Kaneville, Geneva, Batavia, St. Charles, North Aurora, Aurora, Sycamore, Dekalb, Wasco and LaFox. Others may take a little longer to be delivered.
Standout junior triathlete Jennifer Howland took top honors Saturday at the USA Triathlon Flatland Junior Elite Cup, and became eligible to represent the United States on Sept. 12 at the 2010 ITU Junior Triathlon World Championship.
KANELANDâ€”On the surface, Kaneland High Schoolâ€™s summer league baseball squad is moving right along at 16-11, with postseason action in the area ready to heat up.
The 11U Elburn Express team won the 11U Wheaton Red, White and Blue Classic Fourth of July Weekend. (