All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Editorial: Like giving a drug to an addict

    No one can deny that the state of Illinois is in the midst of a financial crisis, and no one can legitimately claim that a solution exists that is simple or easy to implement.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Letter: Happy New Year from downtown Chicago Democrats

    Majorities in 99 out of 102 counties voted for his opponent, however Governor Pat Quinn declares that he has a mandate to raise our taxes.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Judy Christensen

    Judy Christensen, 65, of Wassilla, Alaska, passed away Dec. 15, 2010, of a heart attack. She was born Dec. 13, 1945, in Maple Park.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Byrel Leifheit

    Byrel Leifheit, age 88, of Sugar Grove, passed away at her home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Howard R. Madsen

    Howard R. Madsen, 87, of Elburn, passed away Jan. 9, 2011, following a long battle with cancer.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Hospice offers hope for the new year

    GENEVA—To start out the new year with hope, Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is offering programs in January to help families cope with a death loss, and to help those who have lost a life partner move on.

    • Posted January 11, 2011
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  • DC Hospice bereavement programs

    DEKALB—The following are programs offered by the DeKalb County Hospice:

    • Posted January 9, 2011
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  • Parenting difficult adolescents

    GENEVA—Attention parents of adolescent teens: Join TriCity Family Services for a Parent Support & Education Series presentation, "Parenting Difficult Adolescents," which will be presented in two parts ...

    • Posted January 9, 2011
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  • MP adds referendum to April election

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday passed a resolution to place a referendum question on the ballot during the April 2011 election.

    • Posted January 8, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove sets its sights on 2011

    SUGAR GROVE—The party horns used to celebrate the beginning of 2011 might still be ringing in the air, but the village of Sugar Grove has already identified its main goals for the new year.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Cart ordinance adopted

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday adopted an ordinance concerning the use of qualified golf carts and utility-terrain vehicles on village streets.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Maple Park prepares for economic recovery

    Trustee says planning today will pay off when economy does recover Maple Park—The village of Maple Park started many projects during 2010, and officials plan to not only continue those this year, but start new ones as well,...

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Jan. 7 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 January 7, 2011
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  • Full doorsteps, full families

    KANELAND—Deprived. Hungry. Scared. There are thousands of families that aren’t as fortunate as others.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • KHS cheerleaders start competitive season

    KANELAND—The Kaneland cheerleaders are stepping up from cheering on the sidelines on Friday nights to competing against other high schools in the area.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • The search is on for a new KHS principal

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School has begun the search for a permanent principal to replace Dr. Gregory Fantozzi, the current interim principal who filled in when former principal Tony Valente resigned in June 2009 to accept a job at...

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Waubonsee Veterans collect toys for tots

    Waubonsee Community College students Ignacio Rojas of Plano, Ill. (left) and Richard Money of Batavia sort through toy donations collected by the college’s Veterans Club.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Register now for February ACT Test

    KANELAND—Registration is now open for the Feb. 12, ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Jan. 7.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • FVCC constructs facility to simulate burning building

    KANELAND—A bigger and better simulator is being built for the Fox Valley Career Center’s fire science program.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • The perfect holiday

    The Kaneland Lady Knights freshman basketball team proudly displays the hardware won at the Plainfield East tournament. Kaneland’s 31-24 win over Lemont was the clincher.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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