All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Thank you from Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters

    On behalf of the Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters and the Knight of Performances Planning Committee, we want to express our gratitude to the many individuals and businesses that made our third annual Knight of Performances dinner a...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Letter: In opposition to proposed Sugar Grove TIF district

    I am writing in opposition to the proposed second tax increment financing (TIF) district for the village of Sugar Grove. I am a 25-year resident of this wonderful community, and it is clear to me that we...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Letter: What to do with unwanted clothes, textiles, shoes

    It’s nearly time to start packing up the sweaters and bringing out the sandals. With this crazy back-and-forth weather, you may have already begun digging into the spring wear. As you begin the sorting process, it is...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • ‘Marching Knights’ perform at Walt Disney World resort

    Kaneland students take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program in Orlando ORLANDO—Members of Kaneland High School “Marching Knights” became stars of their own Disney show on March 26, when they entertained resort guests at the Magic...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • St. Charles East downs Kaneland

    Knights prevail over Foxes ST. CHARLES—The Kaneland Knights softball team fell to the St. Charles East Fighting Saints by a score of 5-2 last April 1. Tuesday saw a reversal of fortunes, as KHS dispatched the Foxes...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Senior Dan Hammermeister (above) waits for his pitch against O’Fallon Saturday. Junior Jake Marczuk (below) hit a single to right field and sprints down the first base line to beat the throw to first Saturday in Emerson, Ga. The Knights played six games in Kentucky and Georgia. 							       Photos by Mary Paulson
    Heading home

    Knights close out spring break trip with 2-4 record EMERSON, GA.—The Knights are happy to be home. After dropping its first two games during the early portion of their annual spring break trip, the Kaneland baseball team...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Short handed

    Knights lose first game during spring break, bounce back with full-strength win KANELAND—Playing without 10 varsity players, a shorthanded Kaneland girls soccer team lost to West Aurora 5-1 on April 2, during spring break. It was Kaneland’s...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • April 9 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. Sophomore Softball April 1 vs. St. Charles East—The Knights mounted a great comeback in their 8-7...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Brundige serving as Monmouth College Scot Ambassador

    MONMOUTH, Ill.—Margaret Brundige of Elburn, a sophomore at Monmouth College, is serving as one of the college’s Scot Ambassadors this academic year. Whenever prospective students visit Monmouth’s campus, Scot Ambassadors provide friendly and helpful assistance. Leading tours,...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Elburn’s Taylor in Alternative Spring Break

    MOUNT VERNON, IOWA—Katherine Taylor of Elburn is one of more than 100 students participating in Cornell College’s Alternative Spring Break. Students involved with Alternative Spring Break spend their weeklong break on a service trip. Taylor is taking...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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    Sarah J. Dolder

    Sarah Jeanette Dolder, 90, of Maple Park, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva. She was born Oct. 31, 1924, in Dudley, Ga., the daughter of John and Lola (Kemp) Wood. Sarah married John Frederick...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Margaret E. Jeter

    Margaret E. Jeter, 102, formerly of the Meadows Apartments in Elburn, passed away quietly Easter morning, Sunday, April 5, 2015. Arrangements are being handled with care by Conley Funeral Home. For more information, call (630) 365-6414.

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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    Naomi Simpson Jones

    Naomi Simpson Jones died March 22, 2015, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Don and Linda Knudsen. She was born to the late Albert and Elizabeth Simpson in Washington, Iowa, in 1917. She is preceded...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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    Hill receives best birthday present ever

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville resident Pat Hill recently received what was, in her words, the best birthday present ever. After six months of chemotherapy, Hill received news from her cancer doctor on Feb. 20 that she had no more measurable...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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    Brown eggs revisited

    by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove I was going to share my secrets for a scrumptious pot roast in this month’s column, but minutes after “Of Roosters and cream puffs” came out last month,...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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  • Election: April 7 Kaneland School Board ballott change

    KANELAND—There has been a slight change to the order the candidates for the Kaneland School Board will appear from Voter Infotmation Guide that was included in the Elburn Herald’s March 12 edition. The ballot printed in the...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Easter Egg hunt at Family Life Church

    ELBURN—A Free Easter egg hunt will take place Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. at Family Life Church, 44W555 Keslinger Road, Elburn. Celebrate Easter with the church, including a full day of games and a field full...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • The wait

    Idle soccer focuses on next challenges by Doug Oleson KANELAND—It was late in the second half of the girls soccer match in Belvidere on Saturday, March 21, when a pigeon flew onto the light structure high above...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club seeks coaches

    ELBURN—The Kaneland United Soccer Club seeks seven recreational soccer coaches—five needed at the U6 level, and one needed at the U8 and U12 levels. If the club is unable to find coaches, teams and rosters will be...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Kaneland Sports Boosters spring fundraiser April 18

    GENEVA—The Kaneland Sports Boosters will host their annual spring fundraiser, a Knight to Remember with Red Woody, on Saturday, April 18, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Mill Creek Golf Club in Geneva. The event featues a...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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