All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Guest editorial: A special thanks to our neighbors

    Two months ago, my wife, Cari, and I really didn’t know too many people in this small town called Elburn. I don’t think we realized just how great this community really is.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Enough already

    My name is Jim MacRunnels, and the Kane County portion of my tax bill has increased by over 6 percent.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Help us at annual Conley Farm Planting, Work Day

    This Saturday, May 14, is our annual spring event, "Planting Seeds of Hope."

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks to clean-up volunteers

    The Blackberry Creek Home Owner’s Association Board of Directors would like to thank all of the volunteers who showed up for our Community Clean-up Day on Saturday, April 30.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Elvin J. ‘Al’ Holdridge

    Elvin Jacob “Al” Holdridge, 86, of Maple Park, died Monday, May 2, at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center, DeKalb.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Angelene W. Medernach

    Angelene W. Medernach, 55, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away April 17. Daughter of John and Doskie (Jackie) Jackson, she was born in Vina, Ala. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Local student participates in Summer STEM program at U.S. Naval Academy

    Phillip Cutsinger, a Kaneland High School student from Maple Park, will participate in the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer STEM program.

    • Posted May 12, 2011
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  • Stroke, osteoporosis screenings come to Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents living in and around the Sugar Grove community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.

    • Posted May 11, 2011
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  • Krier takes 2nd place in Illinois Woman’s Press Association

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier came in second place in the annual Illinois Woman’s Press Association Communications Contest, with staff members taking home 12 individual awards.

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • LivingWell Cancer Center announces‘Living with Chronic Cancer’

    Geneva—Learn ways to cope with the physical and emotional effects of living with cancer during a Q&A session on Wednesday, May 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center.

    • Posted May 8, 2011
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  • Board changes code to allow for wine sales

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 6-0 to amend the village Liquor Control Code, which will allow for the sale of wine during a seasonal market.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Owen Padraig Leavey

    Owen Padraig Leavey was born April 17, 2011, at Delnor Hospital to Jeff and Maggie (Budnick) Leavey of Elburn. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Kaneland grad

    Sugar Grove—Kasey Ostarell of Sugar Grove accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Ohio State University.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • WCC Theatre Department recognized

    SUGAR GROVE—Theatre is an art form that is both ancient and contemporary, and Waubonsee Community College’s theatre program is no different.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Local student named to dean’s list

    Elburn—Benjamin Brown of Elburn received recognition on the national dean’s list for the fall semester of 2010-11. He attends Indiana Wesleyan University.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Local student receives Carroll University recognition

    Waukesha, Wis.—Lindsay Gruenke, a nursing major, was recognized at the Pioneer Honors and Awards Ceremony at Carroll University on April 28.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Kaneland graduate wins musical competition

    Evanston, Ill.—Kevin Krasinski took first place in his division in the Chicago Chapter National Association of Teachers of Singing Collegiate Classical Vocal Competition on April 16.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Rounds of applause, toasts of thanks

    ELBURN—The Village Board gave its thanks amid rounds of applause and bottled water toasts to Gordon Diershaw and Patricia Rompke, who turned over their seats on the board at Monday's meeting, following the reading of the certified...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Board members start new terms

    SUGAR GROVE—Village Board trustees Kevin Geary, Mari Johnson and David Paluch were sworn into office by Kane County Board member Drew Frasz during the Village Board meeting on Tuesday.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • PJ day

    Orientation to Family and Consumer Science students on “Wear your PJ Pants to School Day” at Kaneland High School on April 15.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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