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  • 137 adults on waiting list for The Literacy Connection Sep 22, 2014 4:23 PM
    The Literacy Connection needs more tutors. More than 135 adults remain on the waiting list to share their goals with someone who can tutor them. Can you give 1-2 hours per week to help someone achieve their goals in 2014? Consider becoming an adult volunteer literacy tutor.

     
  • Mozart rarity to illuminate St. Charles Singers’ concerts Sep 22, 2014 11:39 PM
    The St. Charles Singers will launch its 31st season with choral music by Mozart plus three of the composer’s short instrumental "Church Sonatas" at concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, in the chapel of the National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Chicago; and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles.

     
  • National Farm Safety & Health Week focuses on “Protecting What Matters” Sep 24, 2014 11:37 AM
    National Farm Safety and Health Week will be observed Sept. 21-27, 2014. "Safety Counts - Protecting What Matters" is this year's theme, and the week focuses on promoting awareness of safe farm practices, to everyone involved in agriculture and to the general public.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Sep 21, 2014 5:20 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of high school homecoming events, a marathon, and a farm heritage show among many others, from more than 20 area towns.

     
  • ECC Transitions Academy in need of mentors Sep 22, 2014 3:31 PM
    Elgin Community College is seeking mentors for its Transitions Academy, a college readiness program for high school students in Community College District 509.

     
  • A solution: Elect more scientists Sep 18, 2014 12:01 AM
    A South Elgin letter to the editor: Whatever happened to cooperation? I am a fan of columnist Lee Hamilton, director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University, who is critical of the “poisonous” atmosphere on Capitol Hill these days, as he remembers a time when he as a congressman worked across the aisle on committees that represented expertise to oversee specific agencies.

     
  • Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame inducts individuals from Tri-County Area Sep 18, 2014 7:50 PM
    In August, more than 1,000 supporters watched the induction of 66 new members into the Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame, including three representatives of the tri-county area of DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties. Area winners include: Laura Bennett, DuPage County; Carol McKellar, Kane County; and Mary Ann Petersen, Kendall County.

     
  • Local surgeon wins international award Sep 18, 2014 3:19 PM
    On Sept. 12, Jonathan Y. Song, M.D. of TLC Medical Group, won multiple awards at this year's Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons meeting which was held in Las Vegas.

     
  • “Uncommon Threads” fashion-art show returns to St. Charles Sep 18, 2014 4:15 PM
    Tickets are now on sale for "Uncommon Threads," the annual one-of-a-kind wearable art show and luncheon, presented by Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles. Superlative wearable art is the focus of this event, which brings together phenomenal textiles and accessories created by local and national artists.

     
  •  Join the hunt for clues around Elgin in ‘Road Rally Ruckus’ Sep 18, 2014 4:33 PM
    Get your motor running and head out on the highway to Elgin! Elgin Junior Woman's Club presents "Road Rally Ruckus" on Saturday, Sept. 20. This event will send you all around Elgin following clues, taking pictures, collecting items and doing crazy things.

     
  • Tri-County 4-H members earn top honors at Illinois State Fair Sep 18, 2014 6:45 PM
    Tri-county 4-H’ers earned 34 Superior Honors and 60 Awards of Excellence at the Illinois State Fair junior exhibit judging in Springfield in August. Nearly 100 DuPage, Kane and Kendall County youth shared their qualifying 4-H projects with judges on Aug. 9. The Award of Excellence is given to youth whose county project earned them a trip to the Illinois State Fair.

     
  • St. Peter School Schaumburg to Host Its First Annual 5k Run/Walk October 18 Sep 17, 2014 10:28 AM
    St. Peter Lutheran School in Schaumburg to host its first annual 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, October 18 The Roger Kirsch 5k Honor Run/Walk to Honor Principal’s 40 Plus Years of Dedicated Service

     
  • St. Catherine of Siena Church teens conclude inspiring mission trip Sep 17, 2014 3:09 PM
    The youth mission team of St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee spent a week this summer in Toledo, Ohio, volunteering their services to help those in need throughout the area. The team, which was comprised of 40 teens and 10 adult chaperones, was the largest group to date from St. Catherine of Siena Church who have taken part in mission trips for the past 10 years.

     
  • By the numbers: St. Peter Barn Sale Sep 17, 2014 3:51 PM
    A Fox Valley tradition, the St. Peter Barn Sale has been hosted by a Catholic parish in Geneva for more than 30 years. This two-day gigantic “garage sale” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20-21, at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. Months ahead of the sale, volunteers collect, sort and box donations from the community.

     
  • TMA Co-Hosts Taiwan Manufacturers at Networking Event Sep 16, 2014 7:15 AM
    The Technology & Manufacturing Association of Illinois recently co-hosted a dinner for more than 40 Taiwan manufacturing executives. The Taiwanese were in Chicago for the International Manufacturing Technology Show.

     
  • Local cancer survivor to highlight Elgin pampering event Sep 16, 2014 5:26 PM
    Local breast cancer survivor Tina Conrad will highlight Advocate Sherman Hospital’s “Pampering and Prevention: A Day for Women” event in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

     
  • S. Elgin to offer downtown business beautification programs Sep 16, 2014 7:10 PM
    South Elgin village board expected to OK beautification program for the downtown area in three weeks. Trustees are counting on students from South Elgin High School to help out with artwork.

     
  • Step Family Day raises awareness for blended families Sep 15, 2014 11:29 AM
    One in three Americans is now a stepparent, a stepchild, a step sibling, or member of a blended family. That’s a big change from the ‘Leave it to Beaver’ days. The fact is; the traditional nuclear family (families where both parents are married and live together) is on the decline, from 45 percent of households in 1960 to 23 percent this year. Sept. 16 is National Step Family Day, which raises awareness for this growing demographic of families.

     
  • Head out to a fall festival this Saturday Sep 15, 2014 1:19 PM
    Several fall festivals set for this weekend in the Fox Valley offer a variety of ways to welcome the new season. Each festival has a different focus — history, healthy lifestyles, or family activities.

     
  • State of Illinois Proclaims September 14 - 20 Illinis Rail Safety Week Sep 15, 2014 4:40 PM
    State of Illinois Proclaims September 14 - 20 Illinois Rail Safety Week

     
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