All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Madge Rosalee (Ambler) Patterson

    Madge Rosalee (Ambler) Patterson, 73, of Corvallis, Ore., passed away at her home on May 5, 2015, following a long illness. Madge was born and raised in Mendota, Ill.  She is an alumnus of Northern Illinois University...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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  • Elburn Poppy Days May 15-16

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson recently proclaimed May 15 and 16 as Poppy Days in the village. According to the Poppy Day Proclamation, the American Legion Auxiliary has pledged to remind America annually of the price of...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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    Margo can make a lovely pot roast

    And I can (almost) play ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove For 50 years, I’ve wanted to learn to play the piano. And last fall I vowed I wasn’t going...

    • Posted May 10, 2015
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  • Elburn Days Craft Fair applications now available

    ELBURN—Elburn Days Craft Fair applications are now available. To download yours, visit www.elburn.com. This year’s Elburn Days event dates are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 21-23. Booth space is only $115 per 10-foot-by-10-foot booth. The deadline to...

    • Posted May 10, 2015
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  • Maple Park bids farewell to trustee Lunardon

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday said goodbye to trustee Patricia Lunardon, who will step down from her position after eight full years of service on the board. “Thank you for your years of service,”...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove seeks board trustee candidates

    SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove seeks to fill trustee Robert Bohler’s seat. Bohler recently tendered his resignation (pending a replacement) due to personal reasons, and then passed away on April 26. In order to be considered...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove Park District seeks board candidates

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Park District seeks to fill a seat on its Board of Commissioners. The board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Candidates must be a qualified elector/registered voter. A...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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    Sugar Grove approves TIF district No. 2

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 3-2 to approve a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district No. 2. Trustees Mari Johnson, Rick Montalto and Sean Herron voted in favor of the TIF district, while...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Photos: Hill’s Country Store celebrates 8 years

    Photo: Pat (left) and Alexa Hill display a cake as part of Hill’s Country Store’s eighth anniversary, which took place April 27. Photos submitted by Clifford Hill to kbeebe@elburnherald.com

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Still rolling

    Photo: Sophomore Holly Collingbourne notched an assist on Kiandra Powell’s go-ahead goal against DeKalb April 30. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights get top seed in Rochelle Regional by Doug Oleson KANELAND—The Kaneland High School girls soccer team...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • May 7 sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. Freshman Softball April 29 vs. Sycamore—The Knights lost 8-6. Jessica Shell pitched seven innings, giving up...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    No Barbs

    Knights dispatch western foe 7-3 KANELAND—The visiting Kaneland varsity softball team defeated the Dekalb Barbs 7-3 on April 30. Knights starting pitcher Angie Morrow threw a complete seven-inning game, giving up three runs on three hits and...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Letter: See the Pouley Road crab trees

    Pouley Road is less than two miles southeast of Elburn, and this time of year it is worth the drive to see the spectacular, flowering crab trees. Our parents planted them for future generations to enjoy. Please...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Letter: Further outrage regarding Jordan dismissal

    I feel I must add my voice to the growing crowd of unhappy local customers outraged over Old Second Bank’s poor decision to terminate longtime local branch manager Margie Jordan. Me thinks maybe there’s more to this...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Letter: The importance of secondary education in Illinois

    Graduation ceremonies will occur over the next month, with one of the first being at Northern Illinois University this coming weekend. Congratulations to all the graduates and their families. I am proud to represent NIU, our community...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Letter: In defense of first responders

    Forty-six years ago I returned to Illinois from my active duty service, which included Vietnam, only to be met by jeers and accusations such as “baby killer” when I wore my uniform. Today, some American citizens are...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Community Corner: A place where seniors make friends and grow

    by Susan Oppenborn Administrative assistant, Elderday Center William Shakespeare once said, “A friend is one that knows you as you are and understands where you have been, accepts what you have become and still gently allows you...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Sean M. Fitzpatrick

    Sean M. Fitzpatrick, 27, of Plainfield, Ill., formerly of Elburn, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Ill. He was born Feb. 22, 1988, in St. Charles. Sean attended Kaneland High School. He was...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Arlene Wilmath

    Arlene Wilmath passed away at her home on Monday, April 27, 2015, at the age of 69. Arlene was born Oct. 14, 1945, in Aurora to Earl J. and Ella Wilkison. She was reared and educated in...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Guest Editorial: Why strengthening the Freedom of Information Act is so important

    by Caroline H. Little President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America President Barack Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides towards achieving this critical goal. The House of Representatives...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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