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Images: The Week in Pictures
Feb 9, 2015 1:00 AM
This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of a laughing archbishop, a praying keynote speaker and two different bowling events, all from more than 20 communities.
Die-cast model car enthusiasts gather in Wasco
Daily Herald report
Feb 7, 2015 7:33 PM
The BGV Motorsports 3rd Annual Model Car Indoor Cruise In at The Lodge on 64 in Wasco was held on Saturday. The free event draws automotive enthusiasts who get a chance to show off their 1/24th or 1/18th model car, truck, or motorcycle to compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards.
Your 2015 Guide to the Suburbs: It's our best advice, but share yours too
Jan 1, 2015 7:30 AM
Want to make the most of 2015? Daily Herald Editor John Lampinen introduces a special New Year's Day guide to living, working and playing in the suburbs.
Self-published authors can enter Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest
Nov 20, 2014 9:02 PM
Illinois authors who have self-published an adult fiction book may enter the second year of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project until Monday, Dec. 15. The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project is being coordinated in collaboration with the Illinois Library Association and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and is supported by the American Library Association Digital Content Working Group, the Public Library Association (PLA), Illinois Heartland Library System.
3 Fox Valley referendums: Gail Borden, Sleepy Hollow, fire district
By Elena Ferrarin
Nov 3, 2014 5:53 PM
Voters in the Fox Valley will have three referendum questions on Tuesday's ballot, including one asking if they want to add land on the western edge of the Gail Borden Public Library District. Sleepy Hollow voters will decide whether to approve an 82 percent property tax increase. Voters in and near Wasco and Campton Hills will decide whether to disconnect from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District to join the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.
Judge won't rush results of Elburn fire district vote
By Susan Sarkauskas
Oct 22, 2014 6:44 PM
A Kane County judge has agreed not to immediately certify results of a Nov. 4 referendum asking if some properties should be allowed to disconnect from the Elburn Fire Protection District. Circuit Judge David Akemann agreed to the delay Monday at the request of the Elburn fire district, which is appealing his Aug. 28 decision to allow the referendum to take place. If voters approve the disconnection, Akemann would be asked to certify the vote and order the disconnection. If voters decide not to, Akemann would have to dismiss the petition, according to a motion filed by the Fox River district, which opposed the stay.
Girl Scouts open Camp Explorers
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
Oct 7, 2014 2:17 PM
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will open Camp Dean in Big Rock to the public for a Camp Explorers program on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This youth and family-friendly event will include cardboard boat races, archery, crate stacking, fishing, and a scavenger hunt.
Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame inducts 3 from Tri-County area
Submitted by Illinois 4-H Foundation
Sep 29, 2014 8:52 AM
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.
Images: The Week in Pictures
Jul 21, 2014 1:01 AM
This edition of The Week in Pictures features a lot of animals, including horses, cows, and puppies, as well as an image of teachers learning to teach, and several looks at the Kane County Fair.
4-H'er at Kane County Fair learns responsibility, discipline from horse shows
By Lauren Rohr
Jul 18, 2014 1:22 AM
Fifteen-year-old Madde Klinkey, of Wasco, shows her horse at the Kane County Fair every year. But what goes on behind the scenes before judging begins at 8:30 a.m.? "The responsibility is good for me," she said.
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