All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Editorial was irresponsible, lazy

    Your editorial about the tax increase was irresponsible, lazy and self-indulgent.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Letter: Speaking out against high-capacity firearm magazines

    What hunter needs a high-capacity magazine—a clip that holds more than 10 rounds—like the one a gunman used to shoot 20 people in a matter of seconds in Arizona? These magazines are for killing a lot of...

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Lorraine M. Williams

    Lorraine M. Williams, 95, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Jan. 15, 2011, at the Provena Care Center in Geneva, where she has made her home for a number of years.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Dennis E. Majerczak

    Dennis E. Majerczak, 65, of Elburn, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Epic Garage moves to Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove—Epic Garage, an electrical automotive specialist catering to classic and custom cars, is moving operations to a new facility in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted January 18, 2011
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  • CASA Kane County receives $500,000 grant from The Dunham Fund

    GENEVA—CASA Kane County, a local nonprofit organization serving abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court, was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from The Dunham Fund in support of its planned Grow a Healthy Child Program & Operational...

    • Posted January 18, 2011
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  • Flu activity in Illinois increasing

    SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting that flu activity has increased to the “regional level,” meaning that many regions in Illinois are reporting recent laboratory-confirmed influenza.

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Village pays off municipal mortgage

    Sugar Grove—The village of Sugar Grove announced that it has paid off a municipal bond. Municipal bonds are issued to fund projects from highways to buildings and are typically referred to as GO Bonds.

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Water, sewer rate increases benefit village

    Elburn—The water and sewer rate increases implemented May 1, 2010, have paid off. Superintendent of Public Works John Nevenhoven said that the increase is keeping the village out of the red.

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • SG changes meeting date

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve a change of date for the Tuesday, Jan. 18, board meeting, which is now scheduled for the following day, Wednesday, Jan. 19.

    • Posted January 16, 2011
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  • School calendar adjusted

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a 2011-12 school calendar update, which will move a staff development day from Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, to Friday, March 2, 2012.

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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  • Board accepts donation

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a $1,000 donation to Harter Middle School and Kaneland High School made by the Dennis and Karen Goodenough Fund.

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland budget cuts loom in 2012

    District seeks to limit student impact; expects to cut staff positions KANELAND—The financial belt-tightening continues for the Kaneland School District. The School Board, at its meeting on Monday, discussed a budget reduction process for the 2012 fiscal year, which...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Elburn—Elburn joins municipalities all over the nation in trying to find money to pay for a federally mandated initiative to change all street signs in favor of greater reflectivity.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • District seeks to eliminate budget shortfall

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve development of a budget for the 2012 fiscal year.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Jan. 14 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 14, 2011
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  • Elburn man indicted for beating toddler

    Kane County—An Elburn man and St. Charles woman were indicted Tuesday for their role in the October beating of her toddler.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Circle of love

    When a couple gets married, they usually exchange rings as a symbol of their union. Wedding ring styles can run the gamut from simple gold bands to custom diamond creations.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Flint, Piller wed Nov. 27, 2010

    Lynette Flint and Nicholas Piller were wed Nov. 27, 2010, at Zion Lutheran Church of Clarion in La Moille, Ill., with a reception following at Pitstick Pavilion in Ottawa, Ill.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • Bridal shower trends

    Not so long ago when a couple announced their engagement and the bride selected her maid of honor, the maid of honor would start planning the bridal shower.

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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