All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Moment of silence a waste of time

    Today, I used the daily moment of silence to think about how to write this letter. (I’ll have to assume that the legislators didn’t intend that to be the original purpose of the moment of silence).

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Letter: Appreciation of moment of silence

    Last week, my school started having a moment of silence during the morning announcements. While some people roll their eyes as we sit in silence, I, for one, appreciate it.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Roy W. Johnson

    Roy W. Johnson, 89, of Lily Lake, passed away on Feb. 17, 2011, at Delnor Hospital. He was born on Nov. 20, 1921, in Phoenix, Ariz., the son of Birger A. and Jennie (Bloomquist) Johnson.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Alexis Y. ‘Lexi’ Weber

    Alexis Y. "Lexi" Weber, 21, of Maple Park died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital as the result of an automobile accident.

    • Posted February 24, 2011
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  • Kaneland announces Educator of the Year honorees

    KANELAND—The nominating committee for Kaneland’s Educator of the Year has selected its 2011 honorees:

    • Posted February 23, 2011
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  • KHS group to help preserve battlefield, seeks donations during movie screening

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School teachers Javier Martizez and Norm Welker, as well as a Kaneland parent, will accompany 18 students who will travel to Northern Virginia to help the National Park Service conduct historical preservation activities at a...

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • Career center receives donation

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the donation of a PS810 Picture Scanning System to the Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • KC announces Senior Citizens Tax Deferral program

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Treasurer David J. Rickert reminds senior citizens that real estate tax deferral applications are available through the Kane County Treasurer's Office.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • Blackberry Township Cemetery needs your help

    Do you own a gravesite in Blackberry Township Cemetery? Did an ancestor purchase a lot with grave space that is not used? Do you have family records that show birth dates, marriages, maiden names of persons buried...

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • WYSE advances to sectionals

    Kaneland—The Kaneland WYSE academic team will advance to sectionals at Northern Illinois University. On Feb. 1, the team qualified with a second-place finish at the Waubonsee Community College regional competition.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Hultgren releases committee, subcommittee assignments

    WASHINGTON D.C.—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) released his committee and subcommittee assignments for the 112th Congress.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • D-302 opens up bids for 2011-12 services

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the Business Office's solicitation of bids on items for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • IEMA encourages families to practice emergency plans

    SPRINGFIELD—Some emergencies, like last week’s blizzard, come with advance warning. Others, like a tornado or earthquake, may strike with little or no warning.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Library has immediate board openings

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Public Library has immediate openings on its board of trustees. Trustees volunteer their time to make a difference on issues related to library operations and programming.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • 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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