All posts by Elburn Herald

  • St. Gall Church announces Pentecost Prayer Vigil

    ELBURN—St. Gall Catholic Church in Elburn will host a Pentecost Prayer Vigil on Friday, May 22, at 8 p.m. at the church, 120 W. Shannon St., Elburn. The church will gather to pray for the light of...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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  • Kaneland Krier has impressive showing at NISPA awards

    GLEN ELLYN, ILL.—Kaneland Krier staff members on April 17 traveled to the College of DuPage for the annual Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) awards event. The articles submitted for judgment had appeared in Kriers published during...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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    John Stewart students present ‘The Golden Door’

    KANELAND—Kaneland John Stewart (KJS) Elementary School students this month demonstrated their love of writing by participating in a progressive story-writing activity. According to Kelli Scardamaglia, KJS fourth-grade teacher and writing coach, the story writing began in kindergarten...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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    Neahring to be inducted into coaches Hall of Fame

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) has announced that it will be inducting long-time Kaneland coach Ken Neahring into its Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held at the Bone Center at Illinois State...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Bateman named Kaneville village clerk

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville has found its next village clerk. Village President Pat Hill on April 16 announced that Kaneville resident Angela Bateman will take over the position from Serina Hauser, who resigned in February to spend more time with...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Overnight tournament provides tests, chance for bonding

    by Doug Oleson MONROE, WISC.—Head coach Scott Parillo was hoping to find a way for the Kaneland High School girls soccer team to get a chance to bond. What better way than an overnight, mid-season tournament? After...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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    Building momentum

    Photo: Second basemen Austin Wheatley slides into home to score for the Knights during their 9-7 win over DeKalb April 23. Photos by Mary Paulson Knights improve to 7-1 in NIB-12 KANELAND—The Kaneland varsity baseball team has...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls Soccer v. Sterling 4-23-15-5
    Steamrolling

    Photo: Senior Taylor Opperman (white jersey), in action April 23 against Sterling, scored Kaneland’s only goal against Reedsburg Saturday, which ended up being the game-winner. Photos by Laura Gampfer Knights have outscored opponents 60-6 on season by...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • 4-30 sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Sophomore Baseball April 23 vs. DeKalb—The Knights dispatched the Barbs 15-4 in a mercy rule-shortened game....

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Hughes Creek celebrates first hole in one of 2015 season

    ELBURN—Hughes Creek announced Monday that Libby Cavallaro of Geneva shot a hole in one on Sunday, April 12. The shot occurred on hole 11, using a No. 3 Hybrid Maxli golf club and a Nike golf ball....

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • So much to do at the Elburn Community Center

    by Ryan Wells, Elburn and Countryside Community Center Board member The Elburn and Countryside Community Center has a ton of things going on this spring and summer, and we want to let the community know how to...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Editorial: Remembering Bob

    We were saddened to learn of Sugar Grove village trustee Bob Bohler’s passing on Sunday morning. Bohler, 64, brought a lifetime of hard work, respect and dignity to the village—as a resident, community and public servant—and there...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Robert E. Bohler

    Robert E. Bohler, 64, beloved husband of Sandy for 34 years; loving father of Corey (Julie), Brooke (William) Damm and Adam Bohler; dear grandfather of Madison and Olivia; fond brother of Nancy (the late Richard) McCall, Elizabeth...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Norbert Francis Leffelman

    Norbert Francis Leffelman, 82, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Norbert was born on April 20, 1933, to Arthur and Clara (Sibigtroth) Leffelman. He was one of eight children, and attended...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Fred Proctor

    Fred Proctor, 89, of Elburn, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, following a short illness, at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Mount Vernon, Ill.,...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • WRIGHT-DAVID
    Elburn police officer charged with sexual assault

    CAMPTON HILLS—A Campton Hills man on Tuesday was charged with preying on and sexually assaulting a child over a 10-year period. David L. Wright, 53, of the 43W block of McDonald Road, Campton Hills, is charged with...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • Swap and shop Nov 2014-1-6
    Swap and shop until you drop

    Swap Shop returns to Elburn Community Center May 15-16 ELBURN—For eight years, a small group of Christian women in the Elburn area has come together to help families in need. The newest installment of the Authentic Moms...

    • Posted April 25, 2015
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  • Letter: Frustration with Jordan’s dismissal

    I am writing this letter to express my frustration with Old Second Bank (O2). Recently Margie Jordan, the branch manager at Kaneville O2, was terminated after 22 years of service. The reason she was given was “non-performance.”...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • Letter: ‘Seeing the light’ regarding proposed second TIF district

    I am writing in opposition to my earlier letter to the editor, which was in opposition to the proposed second TIF district in Sugar Grove. I have now seen the light—these TIF districts are actually a good...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • Letter: Lessons from Lincoln

    This past week, the House of Representatives commemorated the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s death. References were made to the hundreds of books that have been written about this man and the lessons we can learn...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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