All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Relay For Life kick-off set for Jan. 13

    Want to make a difference in the fight against cancer? Join us as we kick off the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Kane County.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Letter: In defense of the Second Amendment

    A letter by a Kaneland High School senior in the Dec. 30 issue of the Elburn Herald requires a reply.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Peter Paul Lorenz

    Peter Paul Lorenz, 81, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at his home. He was born March 21, 1929, in Sugar Grove, the son of the late Peter John and Emma (Loeffel) Lorenz.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Eleanor A. Harling

    Eleanor A. Harling, 84, of Maple Park, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Bethany Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in DeKalb, where she had recently made her home.

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Church news for Jan. 6

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

    • Posted January 6, 2011
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  • Lee Murdock’s Annual Hometown Concert Saturday, Jan. 7

    MAPLE PARK—Lee Murdock’s Annual Hometown Concert will welcome special guest artist Jim Post at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, in the Kaneland High School Auditorium, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park.

    • Posted January 1, 2011
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  • KC sets No-Refusal New Year’s Eve plan

    KANE COUNTY—To combat the often deadly problem of drunken driving, the Kane County State's Attorney's Office will collaborate with multiple Kane County municipalities to crack down on impaired driving on New Year's Eve.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Madrigals hold 33rd dinner

    KANELAND—Complete with a brass ensemble, a recorder ensemble, actors, jesters, and singers, the 33rd annual Madrigals Dinner was held Dec. 10-12.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Donating a truckload of toys

    Cindy Halsey of the Elburn Lions Club shows off the over 100 gifts donated to West Towns Human Services Network.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Magic of Xmas

    Magician Ron Clayton (right) presented his “Magic of Christmas” magic show Wednesday at the Elburn Town and Country Public Library.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • PJ’s for a good cause

    Sugar Grove Daisy Troop #4106 recently held a pajama drive to gather pajamas for women and children for the organization Mutual Ground in Aurora.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Two KHS band members march in Macy’s Parade

    KANELAND—While others were visiting family, cooking Thanksgiving meals or serving food in a soup kitchen, seniors Logan Vines and Kendall Renaud were marching down the streets of New York in that other Thanksgiving classic, the Macy’s parade....

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Scawinski, Mueller wed Sept. 11, 2010

    Rose Mary Mueller and Brian Scawinski wed Saturday, Sept. 11, at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wis., with the reception following at the resort, as well.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Local residents join Aurora University chapter of national honor society

    AURORA—Local residents Samantha Dixon and Katelyn F. Pietraszak of Elburn, Ashly N. Girard of Maple Park, and Catherine Bridget Pauls of Sugar Grove, were among 81 Aurora University sophomores inducted into the AU chapter of Phi Eta...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Local residents named to Augustana College fall term Dean’s List

    Students who earned this academic honor maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Issue with editorial regarding the Kaneland IGA vote

    Unfortunately, your Dec. 16 editorial on the Kaneland School District IGA vote in Sugar Grove repeats a simplistic and politically popular but factually inaccurate point of view about the benefits and burdens of new growth on...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Letter: It’s about time for gay civil unions

    Gay civil unions in Illinois will happen within the next year when Governor Pat Quinn signs the bill and the law goes into effect next June. It’s about time.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Kaneland should stay with block schedules

    In the 2012 school year, Kaneland High School will be switching to an eight-period schedule. They will switch because by doing this, they think students test scores will rise.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Letter: We need to rethink our gun laws

    The fact that people are eligible to apply for guns and legally buy and own them is something I do not agree with. It's outrageous.

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • Letter: Upset over local vandalism

    It's rather disappointing that some vandals took it upon themselves to ruin what little recreation Elburn has to offer during the winter by throwing an umbrella and the "No skating" sign into the unfrozen rink at Prairie...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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