All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Obama broke too many promises

    As we have all constantly heard about, it's been Barack Obama who is putting our country in a horrible situation. His promises to put money back in peoples’ wallets was a complete lie, along with his promises...

    • Posted December 23, 2010
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  • Lazarus House offers community Christmas Brunch

    ST. CHARLES—Lazarus House invites the public for food and fellowship at its annual Christmas Brunch on Christmas Day at the Free Methodist Church, 214 Walnut St., St. Charles. Dining will begin at noon.

    • Posted December 22, 2010
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  • Elburn Scholarship Fund open to Kaneland alumni, current KHS seniors

    ELBURN—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will award grants for studies at the college level again this year. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2011.

    • Posted December 22, 2010
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  • Party hints for avoiding food poisoning

    SPRINGFIELD—The holiday season often includes gathering with friends and family for holiday dinners, office parties or other celebrations. But those get-togethers may also include an unwanted guest: food poisoning.

    • Posted December 21, 2010
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  • Delnor’s Giving Tree provides coats for the community

    Geneva—Cold weather is definitely here, and for an increasing number of people, that means figuring out where they can find just one coat that will protect them from the biting cold.

    • Posted December 20, 2010
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  • All for TAILS

    Junior Girl Scout Troop 892 collected and made items for TAILS animal shelter in DeKalb. Rachel Fielding (left to right), Lindsay Penkala, Marissa Dries, Emily Lehman, Ashley Painer, Mycalya Grayson and Grace Gattorna.

    • Posted December 19, 2010
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  • Geneva Park District ice rink information

    GENEVA—In a continued effort to improve customer service and consolidate its resources to enhance your recreational offerings this winter, the Geneva Park District will open a new outdoor ice complex at Wheeler Park.

    • Posted December 18, 2010
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  • Editorial: Long-term plan needed for Sugar Grove, Kaneland School District

    Last week, we reported that the village of Sugar Grove voted to extend its Intergovernmental Agreement with the Kaneland School District for one year.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Community center announces raffle winners

    Elburn—The Elburn & Countryside Community Center held its Holiday Raffle drawing on Dec. 3, and the winner of the first-place prize of $418.75 was Debbie Terpstra of Elburn.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Chamber announces Elburn Christmas Stroll winners

    Elburn—The Elburn Chamber of Commerce announced the winner of its Elburn Christmas Stroll drawings.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Police blotter for Dec. 17

    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 December 17, 2010
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  • TAILS hosts adoption event at Geneva Commons

    GENEVA—This holiday season, local animal shelters Animal Care League and TAILS Humane Society encourage animal lovers to adopt a furry new family member in time for the holidays.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Deer hunting continues with archery, firearm seasons

    SPRINGFIELD—Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 98,700 deer during the seven-day firearm deer season on Nov. 19-21 and Dec. 2-5, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced this week. A total of 99,419 deer...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Acosta marks 1st year as chief

    MAPLE PARK—This month marks the end of the first year of Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta's service with the Police Department, and at the Dec. 7 Maple Park Village Board meeting, Acosta reported that all of...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Gordon (Gordy) Lee Siebert

    Gordon (Gordy) Lee Siebert, 75, of Huntley, formerly of Geneva and Elburn, passed away Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at the Hospice of NE Illinois Care Center in Woodstock, Ill.

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Henry “Bud” Sigman

    Henry H. "Bud" Sigman, 84 of Sycamore, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Letter: A thank you to everyone who helped the Kaneland football team

    It has been a tradition to “feed the varsity football team” before each game for many years.

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Letter: Firefighters Burn Fund not affiliated with SG Fire Department

    The Sugar Grove Fire Protection Department has received information from concerned citizens that they have received a telephone solicitation from Firefighters Burn Fund asking for donations to their fund.

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Letter: Illinois teacher benefits are a problem

    My mother and father-in-law are both retired teachers from Michigan with 30 years of service, and they get life retirement from age 55 on. Plus, they get Social Security.

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • Church news for Dec. 16

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

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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