All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Public Works employees agree to on-call policy

    Elburn—Public Works employees met with village officials and agreed to amend their on-call and called-in policy. The changes made would include a holiday as part of the work week.

    • Posted February 19, 2011
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  • Lawsuit: man claims he was illegally detained by Elburn police

    View the lawsuit >> A United States citizen who currently resides in South Korea, filed a lawsuit on Jan 25 claiming he was illegally detained by Elburn police Dec. 22, 2010.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Board announces appointments

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday announced the appointments of Theodore “Chip” Hickman as principal of Kaneland High School, and Rick Burchell as director of the Fox Valley Career Center, effective July 1, 2011.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • District moves to 10-point grading scale

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve a 10-point grading scale that will be administered to grades 6-12 for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Committee discusses impound fee

    Elburn—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed an ordinance regarding the seizure and impounding of vehicles in connection with offenses such as drugs and DUIs.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Mr. Kaneland 2011 pageant set for Feb. 18

    KANELAND—Mr. Kaneland 2011 will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, in the Kaneland High School auditorium.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • ‘Dynamic Child’ event addresses autism spectrum

    KANELAND—Parents and professionals are hungry for knowledge about autism spectrum disorders. “The Dynamic Child,” an all-day education event at Kaneland High School on Saturday, Feb. 19, addresses that need.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Auction items set for Winter Wine Festival

    GENEVA—How would you like to spend a week at a privately-owned ocean front condo in the Turks and Caicos; enjoy a 10,000 square foot villa in Mexico with nine of your closest friends; send your son to...

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Church news for Feb. 18

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

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Feb. 18 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 February 18, 2011
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  • Coach Heiss wins No. 500

    DES PLAINES, Ill.—Waubonsee Community College's Dave Heiss joined a select group on Thursday in Des Plaines, Ill.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Freshmen Fever!

    On Feb. 8, Freshmen girls won the conference tournament championship, beating Rochelle 35-33 in triple overtime en route to a 24-0 season.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: I oppose the state income tax increase

    A recent writer left the impression that legislators ignored their constituents’ pleas for fiscal sanity and voted for the largest tax increase Illinois has ever endured. The majority of the legislature did. I did not.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Thank you for going above and beyond

    On behalf of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, I would like to thank the following people and/or companies that went above and beyond to assist the Fire District during the Blizzard of 2011:

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: P.E. accidents deserve more attention

    I just want to start out by saying accidents do happen. It's understandable that when kids get into fights or mess around, someone may get hurt.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Campaign signs need to be placed in proper areas

    With municipal and school board elections coming soon, all candidates should note that placement of campaign signs in the public right-a-ways is illegal.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: Community blood drive a success

    I would like to thank everyone that made the Elburn community blood drive a success on Feb. 10.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you to the Elburn Fire Department

    This letter is to express my gratitude to the gentlemen of the Elburn Fire Department. They are absolutely awesome.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Letter: You are invited to meet the candidates

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry has as its focus the fostering of relationships and creating opportunities through which our members can add value to the community.

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Report at Beginning of 97th General Assembly

    Guest editorial by state Sen. Chris Lauzen 25th District I am generally a gullible person, typically believing what people tell me. Age is tempering my natural inclination by teaching me that it is wiser to watch what...

    • Posted February 17, 2011
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