All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Warrior Spirit

    The 12U Wasco Warriors, celebrate in Homer Glen, Ill., after capturing the State championship The Warriors defeated the McHenry County Outlaws, 7-4 on June 26.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Slammers gearing up for tryouts

    Tryouts for the 2012 Sugar Grove Slammers 12U Travel Baseball Team will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, and 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Dyer circumstance

    Nate Dyer, pictured with the USATF president for the state of Illinois, competed in the State USATF Junior Olympics on June 24-26 in Plainfield, Ill.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Cougars feature super happenings on homestand

    GENEVA, IL—The Kane County Cougars, Midwest League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, have plenty planned for the homestand that runs through Monday, July 18.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Letter: Transparency measure is ripe for abuse

    The lowest qualified bid by the most competent contestant traditionally wins the government contract. Unfortunately, the "Change" gang now wants to fiddle with this decades-old, generally reliable formula.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Jay Dee Watson

    God called Jay Dee Watson, 51, of Malta, Ill., to his immortal home in the early morning hours on Monday, July 4, 2011. He died unexpectedly while doing what he loved, camping with a Scout troop, immersing...

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Geraldine ‘Gerry’ Tenta

    Geraldine “Gerry” Tenta, 81, of Elburn, passed away at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva surrounded by the love and prayers of her family.

    • Posted July 14, 2011
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  • Remove sources of standing water to prevent West Nile Virus

    KANE COUNTY—The recent wet spring is sure to breed a good crop of mosquitoes, but while they may be annoying, they are not the kind that spread West Nile virus.

    • Posted July 11, 2011
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  • Beloit College releases dean’s list

    BELOIT, WIS.—Beloit College announced that juniors Jenny Bauer and Faith Jones, both of Elburn, achieved academic distinction during the spring term of the academic year and were named to the dean's list, which recognizes students who maintained...

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • 2011 KCFB Foundation Scholarship recipients announced

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation Board has announced that it will award nearly $21,000 in scholarships for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • University of Wisconsin—Madison names dean’s list

    MADISON, WIS.—Elburn resident Nikki Smith was named to the dean’s list at the University of Wisconsin—Madison for the spring semester of the 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • Bradley University announces dean’s list

    PEORIA, Ill.—The following local students have received recognition on the dean's list for the spring semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • Augustana College announces graduate of the class of 2011

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., announced that the following local residents were among the 580 students who graduated as the class of 2011:

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • Western announces local dean’s list

    MACOMB, Ill.—Sugar Grove resident Cody Stults, a sophomore at Western Illinois University, was named to the 2011 spring dean’s list at the college.

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • St. Ambrose University announce spring graduates

    DAVENPORT, IOWA—St. Ambrose University, in Davenport, Iowa, announced that Stacy Pauli of Elburn was among the 677 degree candidates who took part in spring commencement in May. She majored in marketing—sport management.

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • Iowa State University announces spring grads

    AMES, IOWA—Elburn resident Sarah Gonzalez was among the 3,319 students to receive degrees during commencement ceremonies at Iowa State University following the conclusion of the spring semester. She received a bachelor of science degree in journalism and...

    • Posted July 10, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve makes first 2011 referendum investment

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County expanded Meissner-Corron Forest Preserve last week, adding approximately 350 acres to the preserve.

    • Posted July 9, 2011
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  • Church news for July 8

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

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • July 8 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • Photo galleries: Bikes on parade

    Bike parades took place in Elburn, Maple Park and Sugar Grove on the Fourth of July.

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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