All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Selection of best board members ‘critically important’

    by Renee Goier Kaneland School District interim superintendent In the next few weeks, Kaneland community voters will select four members of the Kaneland Board of Education. Four members represent a majority of the seven member board, and...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Photos: Seals of approval

    A benefit for 5-year-old Meagan Seals of Elburn was held at Elburn’s American Legion Hall on Feb. 21. Over 300 tickets were sold and close to 200 guests were present, as Paisano’s Pizza and Grill provided an...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Editorial: John Stewart Elementary students honor our greatest presidents

    It’s easy to associate the month of February with presidential birthdays. Yes, we know February isn’t the month with the most presidential births (that honor goes to October, with six), but it’s unquestionably the birth month of...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Loane ‘Lou’ Drendel

    Loane “Lou” Drendel, 88, of Elburn, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, following a prolonged battle with various respiratory ailments at Greenfields, where she recently made her home. She was born on April 27, 1926, in Aurora,...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Robert M. ‘Fro’ Frohlich

    Robert M. “Fro” Frohlich, 86, of Mesa, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, 2015, at his home in Leisure World, Mesa. Robert was born on Aug. 17, 1928, in Geneva, and was the son of...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Kenneth ‘Ken’ E. Nelson

    Kenneth “Ken” E. Nelson, 63, of Maple Park, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born April 15, 1951, in Aurora, the son of Eric G. and Marion E. (Gehrke) Nelson....

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Knights lose close contest to Yorkville

    Suffer four-point loss to West Chicago Tuesday KANELAND—Although the Kaneland boys basketball team kept the score much closer this time than in its previous game against Yorkville, the Knights once again fell to the Foxes 54-52 on...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Final 4

    Four Knights proceed to State, team Sectional looms STERLING, ILL.—The hits keep coming from the Knights. Four individuals from coach Joe Orosco’s varsity lineup qualified out of the Sterling Sectional to the Individual State Tournament, which will...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Feb. 19 sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach fax them to (630) 365-2251 or email them to sports@elburnherald.com. Sophomore Girls Basketball Feb. 6 @ Yorkville—A tight game got out of hand when Yorkville went...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Cougars single-game tickets on sale Feb. 21

    GENEVA—Single-game tickets for the upcoming 25th anniversary season of Kane County Cougars baseball will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 21. That day, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., fans may purchase tickets at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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    Wasco Girls Fastpitch registration

    WASCO—Registration for the 2015 Wasco Girls Fastpitch Spring/Summer Softball Season ends Feb. 24. After that date, all players will be wait-listed, and notified only if there is an opening. A late fee will apply. The deadline for...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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    Photo: Neuqua Champs

    The Kaneland sixth-grade Silverstars won the Neuqua Valley Road to Success basketball tournament Sunday. Team members included Nora Crimmins (top row, from left), Kylie Holubecki, Abby Peeler, Taylor Carlson, JZ Weiss, Mya Saltijeral, Jordan Weber, Delaney Lancaster,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Letter: Where’s the shovel love?

    I am a student in seventh grade at Kaneland Harter Middle School, and I am very disappointed in the people living near my bus stop. Every weekday, I walk to the bus stop in the dark and...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Letter: Thank you, Snow Trackers

    In anticipation of the forecasted snowfall on Feb. 1, the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECPDF) reached out to the De-Kane Snow Trackers to have additional resources ready, should the need arise. The ECPDF would like...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Editorial: A clarification and a reminder

    Those of you who plan to attend the Kaneland Arts Initiative’s (KAI) sixth annual Fine Arts Feast, take note: the event will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at Open Range Southwest Grill, Golf View Road, Sugar Grove....

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Karl Theodor Baumgaertel

    Dr. Karl Theodor Baumgaertel, 94, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He is gone from this Earth, but will never be forgotten. Karl was born...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • John ‘Jack’ Carl Johansen

    John “Jack” Carl Johansen passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Hackensack, Minn. After 10 courageous years, he lost his fight with cancer. Jack was born March 29, 1954, the son of Dr. John H. and Elaine...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Russell Alan McMahon

    Russell Alan McMahon, 45, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at a work location in Aurora. He was born Sept. 23, 1969, in Geneva, the son of Roy and Fayann (Amadei) McMahon. Russell was a...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Reckinger

    Elizabeth “Betty” Reckinger, 84, of Batavia, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Betty was born in Blackberry Township on the family farm, the daughter of Peter and Margaret...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Kenneth ‘Dean’ Wood

    Kenneth “Dean” Wood, 65, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill. Dean was surrounded by the love and prayers of his family and friends, and has gone home to...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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