All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

    As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to Sidewalk Sale participants, volunteers

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a generous thank you to all the participants and volunteers of this past weekend’s Sidewalk Sale event in downtown Elburn, and to the many who came out to...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

    Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

    The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

    As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to Sidewalk Sale participants, volunteers

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a generous thank you to all the participants and volunteers of this past weekend’s Sidewalk Sale event in downtown Elburn, and to the many who came out to...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

    Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

    The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Elburn Lions celebrate 85th anniversary

    Photo: Newly-inducted Lion Mathau Poust (right) with his father and sponsor, Kevin. Photo by Debbie Behrends ELBURN—On the Saturday before its annual Elburn Days event, the Lions Club took time to celebrate its past and rededicate itself...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Harris hits hole-in-one

    ELBURN—Geneva resident Mary Claire Harris hit a hole in one at Hughes Creek Golf Course on Sunday, Aug. 3. Harris used a No. 4 Hybrid ball on the 105-yard hole No. 3—a par 3 hole. Bruce Harris...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Big Rock Plowing Match set for Sept. 19-21

    BIG ROCK—The weekend of Sept. 19-21 will play host to the 120th annual Plowing Match in Big Rock. A traditional competition based on Welsh heritage, this event began in 1894 under the direction of Big Rock farmers...

    • Posted August 11, 2014
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    Waubonsee’s Wu elected to Fox Valley United Way

    SUGAR GROVE—John Wu, director of Emergency Management and Safety at Waubonsee Community College, has been selected to serve as chairman of the board of directors for the Fox Valley United Way. Wu, of Naperville, was pre-elected to...

    • Posted August 11, 2014
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  • A beacon of light for local youngsters

    Yorkville resident and Lighthouse Academy owner Shannen Flores (center) stands with her parents, Luis and Luisa Flores, for the ribbon-cutting ceremony the evening of July 30. Elburn Chamber of Commerce members, family, friends and customers were present...

    • Posted August 10, 2014
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  • Kaneland Foundation golf outing Sept. 18

    SUGAR GROVE—The 21st Annual Kaneland Foundation Golf Outing, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, at Bliss Creek Golf Course, 1 Golfview Drive, Sugar Grove. Check-in and lunch begin at 11...

    • Posted August 10, 2014
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  • ‘Cut for a Cure’ at Dave’s Barber Shop Aug. 16

    ELBURN—The community will have an opportunity to donate to the Cancer Research Centers of America during the Saturday of Elburn Days, Aug. 16, at Dave’s Barber Shop, 132 N. Main St., from noon to 4 p.m. Nolan...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Flapjack Frenzy: Scouts offer pancake breakfast during Elburn Days

    ELBURN—Elburn Eagle Scout Jacob Sheehan and Boy Scout Jake Grisch will be working at the Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on the Saturday of Elburn Days, Aug.16, from 7 to 10:30 a.m. This year’s...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Fritz graduates from Eastern Illinois University

    CHARLESTON, ILL.—James Fritz of Sugar Grove was one of more than 980 spring 2014 graduates at Eastern Illinois University. Undergraduate and graduate students were certified by their respective deans as having completed all requirements leading to the...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Local students graduate from University of Iowa

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—The following local residents received degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2014 spring semester: Jeffrey Gillett (Bachelor of Arts, history; certificate in museum studies) and Michelle Stammet (pharmacy) of Elburn;...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Local students make North Central dean’s list

    NAPERVILLE, Ill.—The following local residents were recently named to the North Central College dean’s list of scholars for the 2014 spring term: Nicholas Lynch, Melissa Schmidt and Ashley Swanson, all of Elburn; Taylor Bastone of Maple Park;...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Local residents make Eastern Illinois University dean’s list

    CHARLESTON, ILL.—Kelsey Bishop of Sugar Grove and Andrew Hladilek of Maple Park were recently named to the Eastern Illinois University (EIU) spring 2014 dean’s list. The dean’s list at EIU recognizes undergraduates with a declared major whose...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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