All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Diving in style

    Annual car drawing remains big-ticket draw leading up to festival This year the Elburn Lions Club will raffle off a new Chevy Camaro Convertible LT1 or $25,000, winner’s choice.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Buy a calendar, enter a raffle

    This is the 16th year for the the annual jackpot calendar raffle. These calendars have become very popular to the local community.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Local youth make a difference while enjoying Elburn Days

    The Elburn Leo Club is a youth group of boys and girls ranging in age from 8 years to 18 years old who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher to host local traveling office hours

    YORKVILLE—To continue reaching out to citizens of the 50th District, state Rep. Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) has scheduled traveling office hours in communities including Elburn, Maple Park, North Aurora, Sugar Grove and Big Rock.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Elburn native’s electric vehicle returns to town

    DIVERNON, Ill.—Illuminati Motor Works will display its 207 MPGe electric vehicle prototype (“Seven”) at the 82nd annual Elburn Days parade on Friday, Aug. 19, at 6 p.m.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Elburn Lions Park August 2011 Calendar Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people won $25, $50 and $500.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Church news for Aug. 19

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • 11U Baseball Tryouts

    Kaneland Knights 11U Baseball holds tryouts on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Sugar Grove Sports Complex from 4 to 6 p.m. A rain date is Saturday, Sept. 10.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Silver Stars hold tryouts

    KANELAND—Kaneland’s Silver Stars will hold tryouts on Sunday, Aug. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in the East Gym at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Kaneland Area Travel Baseball Tryouts

    MAPLE PARK—Open tryouts will be held for a newly formed 12U Travel baseball team.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you to friends and neighbors in Sugar Grove

    My deep appreciation to the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and all those who nominated me to receive the 2011 Citizen of the Year award. What a wonderful surprise.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who helped with Meredith Road fire

    On a behalf of the Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection District, I would like to thank everyone who helped with the fire at 4N859 Meredith Road on Aug. 1.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Library director firing explained

    At its July 14, 2011 meeting, the Sugar Grove Public Library Board of Trustees, by a 4 to 2 vote, terminated the employment of Director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Letter: Library director firing ‘explained’ but not justified

    As tax-paying citizens of Sugar Grove and library patrons, we’d like to thank Trustee Bill Durrenberger for finally providing some explanation for the Sugar Grove Public Library Board of Trustees’ (SGPLBT) July 14 firing of long-time Library...

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • William “Bill” Guth

    William “Bill” Guth, 89, of Drummond, Wis., and formerly of the Aurora/Chicago area, died on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at the Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland, Wis.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Allan Scott

    Allan Scott, 61, of Elgin, formerly of St. Charles and Elburn, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Sherman Hospital in Elgin following a fierce battle with cancer.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Thomas A. Varetoni

    Thomas A. “Tom” Varetoni, 79, of St. Charles, formerly of New Jersey, passed away Friday, Aug.12, 2011, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, following a valiant struggle with cancer that eventually took his body but never his spirit.

    • Posted August 18, 2011
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  • Kishwaukee College to offer aviation programs at Aurora Airport

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kishwaukee College Aviation Flight Program is collaborating with Waubonsee Community College’s Aviation Program to offer classes at the Aurora Municipal Airport.

    • Posted August 16, 2011
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  • Construction on Main Street over Seavey Road Run

    KANE COUNTY—Construction on the culvert carrying Main Street over Seavey Road Run will continue through Friday, Aug. 19, weather permitting.

    • Posted August 16, 2011
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  • Property tax due date reminder

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert would like to remind taxpayers that the second installment of property taxes is due Sept. 1.

    • Posted August 15, 2011
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