Tastes tend to change considerably over the years, and nowhere is this more apparent than in wedding planning. Trends come and go, and what was once fashionable is no longer.
Your wedding day is just months away, and the time has come for you to select a photographer. You have spoken to several in the past weeks, and they all want to know what style of photography you are most interested in.
Itâ€™s unlikely that any young boy hoping to someday become a soldier is also dreaming of someday appearing in a U.S. Department of Defense video, but thatâ€™s exactly what happened to former Maple Park resident Shaun Kramer.
ELBURN/SGâ€”Six-year-old Adam Wold showed an artistic side early on, said his mother, Jenny Wold of Elburn.
SUGAR GROVEâ€”Melissa Crisci loved her job as a teacher and then a principal at Holy Cross School in Batavia.
ELBURNâ€”Six local pet-minded businesswomen organized Paws All Day in Elburn on June 12 at Lions Park in Elburn to introduce local dog and cat owners to the wealth of services available to keep pets healthy.
ELBURNâ€”A Great Dane named Smokey nuzzled his handler, Jennifer Ratcliffe, as she spoke to visitors from a booth at Paws All Day in Elburn on Saturday.
Christopher Andrus, 1, of DeKalb makes a friend in a rescue greyhound from Midwest Greyhound Rescue.
ELBURNâ€”Reading has many benefits, from enjoyment to education, but the Town & Country Public Library is offering even more rewards for participants in Scare Up A Good Book.
ELBURNâ€”Over a piece of Steve Baggâ€™s anniversary cake, decorated with trees, farmland, and of course, miniature tractors, the 30-year John Deere employee recounted how he, as a kid, was very interested in football and baseball, until he discovered tractors and fell in love with working on them at age 15.
SUGAR GROVEâ€”Waubonsee Community College inducted five former Chiefs into its Athletic Hall of Fame during the collegeâ€™s annual Athletic Banquet on May 11.
Illinois has the perfect climate for not only flower gardens, but for vegetable gardens too. This is because the area gets enough precipitation throughout the year to moisten the soil, which is perfect for the growth and development of plants, Laura Widhalm, Kaneland High School horticulture teacher, said.
Family members of Bob Sommers stop to pose for a photo at the Bob Sommers Memorial Shoot at the St. Charles Sportsmanâ€™s Club in Elburn Saturday.
KANELANDâ€”Kaneland High School dished out end of the year and spring speason sports awards last week.
The Kaneland High School class of 2010 didn’t have the only graduation in the district this year. Kindergarten students from John shields celebrated the end of their first year with their own graduation celebration. Photos by John DiDonna.
SUGAR GROVEâ€”Five students from John Shields Elementary School, along with Kaneland social worker Nicole Pryor, recently collected lots of needed articles for the Between Friends Food Pantry, but none of the items were edible.
MAPLE PARKâ€”A new drop-in center in the Maple Park Civic Center needs parent volunteers before it can become a place for youths to gather for games and movies.
AURORAâ€”An Elburn resident was chosen to speak for classmates at 117th annual Aurora University commencement ceremonies May 9 on the campus quadrangle at 347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora.
ELBURNâ€”John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn will have a new principal for the 2010-11 school year, seven-year district employee Laura Garland. Garland said she plans to follow the current principal’s example of community involvement and commitment to student learning, she said.
Followers of KHS track maybe have seen a boys track roster for the ages in 2010.
Actually, judging by the second-place team finish at Friday and Saturdayâ€™s Class 2A Boys Track State Finals at Eastern Illinois University, thereâ€™s no â€œmayâ€ about it.