All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Owen Padraig Leavey

    Owen Padraig Leavey was born April 17, 2011, at Delnor Hospital to Jeff and Maggie (Budnick) Leavey of Elburn. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes Kaneland grad

    Sugar Grove—Kasey Ostarell of Sugar Grove accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the campus of Ohio State University.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • WCC Theatre Department recognized

    SUGAR GROVE—Theatre is an art form that is both ancient and contemporary, and Waubonsee Community College’s theatre program is no different.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Local student named to dean’s list

    Elburn—Benjamin Brown of Elburn received recognition on the national dean’s list for the fall semester of 2010-11. He attends Indiana Wesleyan University.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Local student receives Carroll University recognition

    Waukesha, Wis.—Lindsay Gruenke, a nursing major, was recognized at the Pioneer Honors and Awards Ceremony at Carroll University on April 28.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Kaneland graduate wins musical competition

    Evanston, Ill.—Kevin Krasinski took first place in his division in the Chicago Chapter National Association of Teachers of Singing Collegiate Classical Vocal Competition on April 16.

    • Posted May 7, 2011
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  • Rounds of applause, toasts of thanks

    ELBURN—The Village Board gave its thanks amid rounds of applause and bottled water toasts to Gordon Diershaw and Patricia Rompke, who turned over their seats on the board at Monday's meeting, following the reading of the certified...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Board members start new terms

    SUGAR GROVE—Village Board trustees Kevin Geary, Mari Johnson and David Paluch were sworn into office by Kane County Board member Drew Frasz during the Village Board meeting on Tuesday.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • PJ day

    Orientation to Family and Consumer Science students on “Wear your PJ Pants to School Day” at Kaneland High School on April 15.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Disney World tour

    More than 125 band, color guard and choir students from Kaneland High School took a performance tour at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., during their spring break.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Kane County 2011 Resurfacing Program begins

    KANE COUNTY—Roadway work necessary to implement Kane County’s 2011 Resurfacing Program is scheduled to begin the week of May 2 on the following roads ...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Waubonsee celebrates Arbor Day

    Despite the rainy weather, more than 250 students, staff and community members attended Waubonsee Community College’s Arbor Day celebration on April 28.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Planning Commission recommends changes in regulations

    ELBURN—The Elburn Planning Commission on Tuesday voted to recommend that the Village Board approve text amendments to certain zoning ordinances.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • 5-6 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 May 6, 2011
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  • Plant sale barbecue at Calvary

    Batavia—Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia will hold dual annual fundraisers on Saturday, May 7. Both events will be held rain or shine.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Kaneland’s extraordinary Joe gives thoughts on Elmhurst

    KANELAND—If the three-year starting tenure under center at Kaneland High School was any indication, the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and the Division III football landscape could be in for a challenge.

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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  • Express never stops

    Elburn Express U13 took second place at the Early Bird Tournament in Hampshire on April 8 and 9.

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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  • Lady Knights swing bats valiantly in two losses

    KANELAND—On Monday, Kaneland dealt with a makeup game against the visiting Lady Bulldogs of Streator. The Lady Knights might wish that game stayed shelved.

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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  • Editorial: Local terrorism expert shares his insights

    As word spread of the death of Osama Bin Laden Sunday, the vast majority of us turned to the news to find out more. For Sugar Grove resident and terrorism expert Mike Fagel, he prepared to go...

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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  • Letter: Elburn American Legion to distribute memorial poppies

    Elburn American Legion Auxiliary members and volunteers will be in downtown Elburn distributing memorial poppies on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21, in exchange for contributions to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans.

    • Posted May 5, 2011
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