All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Vitiello gets softball honor

    UGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College's Lauren Vitiello was named a 2011 NJCAA Softball Second Team All-American.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Editorial: Proactive effort pays off

    As word spread that the state legislature was considering eliminating Local Government Distributive Funds (LGDF)—the portion of income taxes collected by the state and returned to municipalities ...

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you for Memorial Day

    Thank you to the American Legion Auxiliary for working in the kitchen. Thank you to Carrie Petrie for reading “Flander's Fields.”

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Letter: Let the children play

    Regarding the complaints of people living in the Willow Street townhouses, I agree with Mr. Cushna.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Letter: Fighting for tradition

    The other day, I received a disturbing e-mail. It stated that the Kaneland School District is canceling field day at the elementary schools as well as next year’s holiday concerts.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Letter: Wage war on terrorists effectively

    My prayer is that President Obama will use the termination of the hunt for Osama bin Laden to pivot U.S. strategy in order to fight the war on terrorism effectively.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Elmer G. Diehl

    Elmer G. Diehl, 90, of Maple Park, passed from this life to eternal life on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Delnor Community Hospital.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Cynthia S. Polfer

    Cynthia S. Polfer, 54, of Big Rock, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2011, at Provena Mercy Center.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Letter: Open Letter to Kane County legislators, community

    The members of the Kane County Mental Health Council, a voluntary collaboration of service providers, advocates, the health department, local mental health authorities and other organizations with ...

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Francis Robert Farley

    Francis Robert Farley, 88, of Aurora, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, on Sunday, June 5, 2011.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Richard G. Tellner

    Richard G. Tellner, 77, of Montgomery, passed away on June 4, 2011. He was born on July 6, 1933, in Charlotte, Mich., the son of Charles and Augusta Tellner.

    • Posted June 9, 2011
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  • Temperatures, high humidity combine to create dangerous conditions

    The Kane County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions as temperature and humidity levels climb Tuesday to create conditions where heat illness is possible.

    • Posted June 7, 2011
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  • Two Women, For Women close up shop

    Kane County—Almost 12 years to the day, the free mammogram fund Two Women, For Women officially ceased operations Wednesday.

    • Posted June 5, 2011
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  • Out in front: a hero’s story

    SUGAR GROVE—Tom Leonard went from being a 2005 Kaneland graduate to receiving the Army Commendation Medal with Valor, the Purple Heart and the American Red Cross Hometown Heroes Award—all in the space of a year and a...

    • Posted June 4, 2011
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  • Jeppesen named Outstanding Faculty at Waubonsee

    UGAR GROVE—College faculty are responsible for “building” programs in a variety of ways, from helping recruit students to developing coursework.

    • Posted June 4, 2011
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  • Henrikson, Schumaker to wed

    Mark and Faith Henrikson of Jefferson City, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Ann, to Matthew Stanton Schumaker.

    • Posted June 4, 2011
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  • Library trustee recognized for years of service

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library Board on May 12 recognized trustees leaving the board.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • Police blotter for June 3

    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 3, 2011
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  • Must they eat cake?

    The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake ...

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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  • Schwarz recognized for 10 years of service

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Library Board on May 26 recognized Alison Schwarz for 10 years of employment at the library.

    • Posted June 3, 2011
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