All posts by Elburn Herald

  • A Jazzy Christmas

    The eighth-grade band sextet, featuring Nina Piazza (from left), Joe Farrell, Alex Buchanan, Leo Espinosa, Justin Lin and Jack Overstreet (not pictured) plays “Jingle Bells in Dixie”at the Dec. 11 Eighth Grade Holiday Concert. The eighth-grade treble...

    • Posted December 25, 2014
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  • Must be the holiday sing-along

    The annual whole-school holiday sing-along was held on Dec. 19 at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School, and was directed by music teacher Brandon Fox. Students participate in the “Must Be Santa” song, led by Fox. Fifth-grade students...

    • Posted December 25, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove spreads the cheer!

    The residents of Sugar Grove are lucky enough to have several light presentations just down the street. With areas near Rich Harvest Farms and throughout Prestbury subdivision, there is plenty to catch the eye this Christmas season....

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Yeah, what he said!

    Two popular houses on Republic Avenue in the Blackberry Creek subdivision of Elburn. One neighbor goes all out with Christmas decorations each year; the other neighbor shows their appreciation in their own way: “Ditto.” Photo by Laura...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Thinking of Bob

    I wanted to take the time to write these sentiments and make them public. This past week, a dear friend and long-time colleague basically told us goodbye. As difficult as it was for me to hear, I...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Thank you from the Elburn Lions Club

    The Elburn Lions Club recently hosted a toy drive to benefit local children, and the response from the community was tremendous. We’d like to express our sincere appreciation to everyone that donated toys, cash, gift wrap, gift...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Happy Holidays from the Elburn Herald

    As the holidays draw near, and another year draws nearer to a close, we want to use this space to wish the Kaneland community and everyone else a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. From fabulously-lit Christmas...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Special session is both unconstitutional and expensive

    With the holiday season upon us, you may not be following the news about filling the vacancy in the office of state comptroller created by the death of Judy Baar Topinka. Never in our 198-year history have...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Sports Recap

    JV Bowling Dec. 18 @ Huntley—The Knights fell to Huntley 1,713 to 1,497. Lindsey Skoney led KHS with a 157 game and a 353 series. Melissa Endrenal had a 139 game and a 335 series. Girls Freshman...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • John ‘Jack’ Kleinow

    John “Jack” Kleinow, 91, of St. Charles, passed away suddenly at Glen Oaks Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Jack was a proud veteran of the United States Army, valiantly serving his country during World War II....

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Richard Moffitt

    Richard Moffitt, 60, of Kaneville, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. He went to spend Christmas with his mom and dad up in heaven. Richard was born on May, 3, 1954, in Geneva to proud parents...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Sorensens to celebrate 75 years of marriage

    Roy and Berdena Sorensen of Hinckley will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23, 2014. They were married at Pierce Church on the wedding anniversary of Berdena’s parents. Roy and Berdena have two children, Terry (Sherry)...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • Performing Arts Boosters, Old Second partnership

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters recently announced a partnership with Old Second Bank in an effort to raise funds for the band, choir and theatre programs at Kaneland Harter Middle School and Kaneland High School. The Boosters...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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    Remember pet safety this winter

    As the temperatures begin to drop, many pet owners worry about their pets spending time outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping the four-legged members of your family warm and safe during the winter months. For smaller...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove approves water main work

    by Violet Marquardt SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday unanimously authorized an engineering services agreement with EEI for water main replacement at Fays Lane and Sugar Lane. The water main on Fays Lane has broken...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • Elburn announces credit, debit card payment options

    ELBURN—Beginning this week, individuals who wish to make utility bill, building permit and traffic citation payments to the village of Elburn using credit and debit cards may do so through GovPayNet. GovPayNet accepts the major credit and...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Community kindness

    Susan Becherer of Kaneville donated 16 inches of her hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths campaign last week at Shear Image in Elburn. Becherer made the donation with the message, “Lots of luck to Pat Hill.” Hill,...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Column: Family recipes are the best during Christmas time

    Photo: Lexi Lagerloef of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Ansley Ruh of Elburn, love their great-great-grandmother Mina’s sugar cookies. by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove Born in l880, and raised in Aurora, Margaret “Mina” Lord...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Dec. 18 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 Boys B-ball Dec. 6 vs. Rock Island—Kaneland fell to Rock Island 57-47. Three Knights scored...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Letter: A letter from Maple Park Family Fund Committee

    The Maple Park Family Fund Committee would like to share some information with you so you will know what you have helped provide for our families seeking assistance during the holidays and Christmas. • Food from the...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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