All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Stay committed to Elburn Fire District

    I have lived in the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District for more than 77 years. I have grown to know the members of our Fire District staff and their families. The department has visited our schools,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Letter: Previous letter renders several opinions without facts

    I read again with interest the letter from Tim Lyons published in the Elburn Herald on Oct. 9. This letter was from an individual identifying himself as a Batavia Fire Department Lieutenant. Lt. Lyons is also reportedly...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Letter: Dispensing with the myths

    I was pleased to read the letter in the Oct. 16 Elburn Herald publication, written by Fire Chief Greg Benson of the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District regarding the district’s proposed takeover of a significant portion...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Letter: Endorsing Burd for 50th State District Representative

    This is a letter of endorsement for 50th District candidate Valerie Burd. Val has served in other elected positions in our area, including president of the Metro West Mayors Association. She cares about our area and has...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Vote against Nov. 4 disconnection referendum

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, some of the voters in the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will have the option to choose whether to disconnect from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and join Fox Fiver...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Election: 50th District State Representative

    Candidates Keith Wheeler (Republican) and Valerie Burd (Democrat) on Nov. 4 will vie for the seat of 50th District State Representative Keith Wheeler Keith Wheeler sees the role of 50th District Representative as the people’s representation in...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    Morris Mishandle

    Photo: Junior Drew Franklin kicks off after a Kaneland score early in the first quarter. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights football eliminated from playoff contention KANELAND—Kaneland’s first play from scrimmage last Friday night resulted in a sack...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • KHS boys varsity soccer v. Morris Oct 2014-1-3
    Kaneland Soccer finds footing

    Photo: Senior William Koziol works against a Morris defender on Oct. 9. Photo by Laura Gampfer Double-dip of wins vs. Morris, Plainfield East KANELAND—Winners in seven of their last eight, the Knight soccer crew could be getting...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Oct. 16 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. Girls JV Tennis Oct. 8 @ Oswego East—The Lady Knights lost 4-3 at Oswego East. Abby...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Kaneland Sports Boosters to give cancer the boot

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Sports Boosters have announced their plans for the annual pink out, which will take place during the football games the evening of Friday, Oct. 24. Pink out shirts and socks will be sold the week...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Getting the facts straight

    I read with interest the letter from an area resident published in the Elburn Herald on Oct. 2, 2014. The letter contained several inaccurate statements and misinformation regarding Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District. The intent of...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Consider the facts regarding disconnection referendum

    I am writing in regard to the situation in the northeast areas of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. As a Kane County Board Member, former firefighter and 31-year resident of the ECFPD, I urge residents...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Go away, Fox River & Countryside Fire District

    As information continues to surface regarding the substandard emergency services provided by a privately-owned company who call themselves Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue, the impact of this politically initiated land-grab for-profit scheme has gone from concerning to...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Say no to fire district territory takeover

    Our neighbors—one a 22-year resident—will be voting against the proposed territory takeover by Fox River & Countryside Fire Protection District from the current Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District. Fox River & Countryside Trustee President Jim Gaffney...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Editorial: Have your say on Nov. 4

    As you likely know, our Letter to the Editor section this month has served primarily as an outlet for local residents to weigh in on a fire district disconnection referendum that will appear on the Nov. 4...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to Run for Fund supporters

    On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO, we would like to thank all those who were a vital part of our recent Run for Fund fundraiser. We would like to specially recognize Meijer and Dick’s Sporting...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Corn Boil Committee donates to community

    This year, the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee is proud to be able to give back $14,000 to various community groups and organizations after a successful event this summer. Corn Boil President Jean Lindsey on Oct. 16...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Elburn American Legion Auxiliary honored for donation

    The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary was honored recently at the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Illinois convention as the unit with the third-largest monetary donation to the National Veterans Creative Arts Program (NVCAP). Elburn Unit 630 received...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • Elburn passes resolution opposing Fire District disconnection

    Fox River Fire District reps attend meeting to object ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday passed a resolution opposing the disconnection of a portion of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD), despite objection from Fox...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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    An honest gesture in Maple Park

    Photo: The Honest Boot Golf Outing proceeds were presented to Maple Park Library Director Kimberly Anne Martin (second from left) on Friday. Presenting the check were Dennis Lexa (from left) of Honest Automotive, Bootlegger’s Pizza, Grill and...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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