All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Corn Boil Teen Rock deadline extended to July 8

    Sugar Grove—There's still time for teen musicians to get their Teen Rock applications in to perform at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Friday through Sunday, July 29, 30 and 31.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Knights 11U go north

    Kaneland Knights 11U Baseball team claimed second place in the Father's Day weekend Slip and Slide Tournament at Wisconsin Dells.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Wasco Fastpitch ready for Fall

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball has begun registration for the 2011 Fall Ball season. Teams will be made by Saturday, Aug. 6, practices will start after Monday, Aug. 8, and games start approximately Saturday, Aug. 20.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Kaneland hoops golf outing rescheduled

    KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball’s second annual golf outing has been changed to Friday, July 29.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Funky’s town

    The Funky Bunch, consisting of Kaneland students Mark Linden, Zach Douglas and Zack Martinelli, participated in the Gus Macker 3-on-3 tournament in Morris the weekend of June 4-5 and took third in the 17-18 bracket.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Taco Day

    Chico’s Tacos, an Elburn 3-on-3 basketball team, won the Morris Gus Macker basketball tournament on June 4.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Letter: Pride of the Fox thanks the public

    On behalf of Pride of the Fox, Inc.—and the event committee specifically—we would like to thank everyone who helped make this year’s 29th Annual Pride of the Fox RiverFest such a rousing success.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Letter: Field of Dreams rescues 21-year-old horse

    Willie, a sweet and handsome 21-year-old thoroughbred gelding, was recently rescued by Field of Dreams (FOD), a horse rescue and adoption organization in Batavia.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Guest editorial: Cooking the goose: Illinois pension crisis (part two of a two-part series)

    I love teachers, respect state employees, appreciate local public employee unions' accommodations, but fear that state worker union leadership is driving us off the cliff.

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Make a movie, explore careers at WCC

    Aurora—This summer Waubonsee Community College is offering “miDream,” a unique course in which students ages 13 and up can discover who they are through the making of their own digital story, which can then be used as...

    • Posted July 7, 2011
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  • Tips to Care for Storm-Damaged Trees from Illinois Arborist Association

    Recent storms remind that simple steps taken now can have a lasting positive impact ANTIOCH, Ill.—Devastating tornados and storms ravaged much of the Midwest in recent days.

    • Posted July 6, 2011
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  • Kane County 4-H Small Pets, Cat Show to be Held July 12

    Kane County—The 4-H small pets and cat shows will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Small Pets judging will begin at 5 p.m. and Cats judging will begin at...

    • Posted July 6, 2011
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  • Kaneland performs ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

    KANELAND—The summer theatre program of the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival brings the year-long celebration of the arts to a close with a production of “Bye Bye Birdie.”

    • Posted July 5, 2011
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  • Local students receive degree and honors

    ELBURN—Justin Pattermann graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Grand Valley State University. Kylen Pattermann was named to the Dean’s List at Grand Valley State University for the Spring semester 2011.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Local resident inducted into NIU Phi Kappa Phi Intl. Honor Society

    DeKALB—Carly Marie Dillavou of Elburn was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, an international honor society for juniors and seniors, at Northern Illinois University’s Honors Day ceremonies held in April.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Country Financial award local representatives

    ELBURN—Country Financial recently awarded two financial representatives positions on the distinguished All American team.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Manser places in Illinois journalism competition

    ROCK ISLAND—Patrick Manser, a resident of Elburn and a junior at Augustana College, was recently chosen as a winner in the Illinois College Press Association’s (ICPA) annual journalism competition.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Elburn resident named to IWU spring 2011 dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Emily Bailey of Elburn was named to the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2010-11 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Elburn resident recognized during Millikin convocation

    DECATUR, Ill.—Erica L. Davidson was honored during Millikin University’s annual Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Honors Convocation program held on April 28, in the Kirkland Fine Arts Center.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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  • Local resident appointed to agency of Aging Advisory Council

    KANKAKEE—Kathryn A. Hofmann of Elburn has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois.

    • Posted July 4, 2011
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