All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Guest Editorial: ‘We’re Number One’: Illinois pension crisis, part 1

    I begin every conversation with a public employee or teacher who calls to advise "no changes" to their pension plans "Teachers g - o - o- o -d, majority of politicians b - a - a -...

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Letter: Summer Camp Shakedown

    On the weekend of June 17, local Boy ScoutTroop 41 went on a camping trip to Sugar Grove United Methodist church property. This camp out was their summer camp shakedown.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • Letter: A great success for TriCity Family Services’ Great Lobster Fly In

    On Saturday, June 18, seafood lovers and land lovers alike attended TriCity Family Services’ Great Lobster Fly In event.

    • Posted June 30, 2011
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  • STC celebrates July 4th

    St. Charles—The annual St. Charles July 4th Celebration is a time for friends and family to get together for picnics, leisure, entertainment, and most of all, to commemorate our nation's birthday.

    • Posted June 29, 2011
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  • Nominations sought for WCC awards

    Sugar Grove—Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2011 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards.

    • Posted June 28, 2011
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  • Kaneville installs new village sign

    Kaneville—After months of planning and location searching, the village of Kaneville has finally installed its new village sign.

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • Library recognizes volunteers

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library Board recognized 11 volunteers at the June 9 board meeting: Andrew Jacobson, Chuck Hughes, Jackie Conrad, Judy Juszak, Lori Petry, Rena Duffy, Sally Bruce, Sandy Young, plus three juvenile volunteers.

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • Maple Park board passes debt service for water system

    Maple Park—At a special meeting on Tuesday night, held before the Maple Park Board meeting, board members passed an ordinance concerning debt services for the village's water system.

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • Plan Commission reviews ordinance text amendments

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Planning Commission at its meeting on June 15 reviewed a parking and loading ordinance text amendment, as well as an accessory and temporary use ordinance text amendment, that was recommended by the Planning...

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • WCC adds to its student art collection

    SUGAR GROVE—During the spring 2011 semester, Waubonsee Community College purchased 17 pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses.

    • Posted June 27, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher launches new season of her “Foxy Readers” Summer Reading Club

    YORKVILLE—State Representative Kay Hatcher has launched a new season of her popular “Foxy Readers” Summer Reading Club for area students who pledge to continue reading during their summer vacation.

    • Posted June 26, 2011
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  • Eli Chance Miller

    Matt and Tania Miller of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Eli Chance, on Jan. 20, 2011, at Rush-Copley Hospital in Aurora. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Local residents take part in 4-H dog show

    MAPLE PARK—Olivia Fabrizius and Grace Fabrizius of Maple Park, of the Just Say Nay 4-H Club, participated in the DuPage County 4-H Dog Show on May 21.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve receives upgraded AA+ bond rating

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County announced that the international bond-rating firm of Standard & Poor’s has upgraded the district’s bond rating from AA to AA+/stable.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Local resident makes presentation at Illinois History Symposium

    DECATUR—Millikin University history student Marissa Duffey of Elburn recently made a presentation at the 31st Annual Illinois History Symposium, held at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale’s Morris Library.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Local resident earns bachelor’s degree from Kettering College

    Dayton, OHIO—After successfully completing requirements at Kettering College, Joanne Shona Cross of Elburn has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the school.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Blackburn announces Spring 2011 dean’s list

    CARLINVILLE, Ill.—Cynthia Roberg of Maple Park, the daughter of Matthew and Marianne Roberg, was named to the Blackburn College dean’s list after earning a 4.0 grade point average for the Spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted June 25, 2011
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  • Church news for June 24

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

    • Posted June 24, 2011
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  • Lightning starts fire at Sugar Grove home

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Fire Department on Tuesday was dispatched to the 200 block of Carol Street to contain a fire that was caused when lightning struck the roof peak of a house.

    • Posted June 24, 2011
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  • June 24 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 June 24, 2011
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