All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: A look ahead at Kindness Campaign 2015

    Thank you to the Kaneland community and the Elburn Herald for support of the Kindness Campaign over the past couple years. We are very excited about the 2015 Kindness Campaign in October. With this support, we have...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Start your spring cleaning with a book donation

    SUGAR GROVE—Donald J. Fee, DDS Family Dental Care, located at 26 W. Cross St. in Sugar Grove, partners with Bernie’s Book Bank, and the duo currently seek book donations. Bernie’s Book Bank collects gently used children’s books...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Letter: A look into video gaming machine numbers

    It has been over two years since the first video gaming machines became operational in Illinois, and the results may be surprising. In the first 27 months of operations there were over 19,182 terminals that reported $972.5...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Guest Editorial: The importance of enrichment

    by Donna Tate Director of Education Programs, Fox Valley Wildlife Center Man for centuries has enjoyed viewing wild animals in captivity. The first major example of exotic animals housed in a zoo-type setting occurred around 3000 B.C....

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Wild Encounters Storytime at Elburn Community Center

    ELBURN—Wild Encounters Storytime sessions with the Fox Valley WIldlife Center will take place this spring at the Elburn & Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn. Initial session classes are scheduled at 10 a.m. on Thursdays,...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Performing Arts Boosters to present Knight of Performances

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters will present the third annual Knight of Performances barbecue dinner on Saturday, March 14, 5 to 8 p.m. at Kaneland Harter Middle School,1601 Esker Drive, Sugar Grove. A variety of student musicians...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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    Brown, Peters to wed

    Dallas and Debra Peters of Elburn announce the engagement of their son, Nathan, to Jodi Brown, daughter of Phil and Traci Davis of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Michael Brown of Robins, Iowa. The bride-to-be is a 2008...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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    Pitstick, Kingdon to wed

    Steve Pitstick of Maple Park and Mona Carlson of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Traci Pitstick, to Joseph Kingdon, son of Larry and Ann Kingdon of Bloomington, Ill. The bride-to-be is a graduate of...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Sophomore Sydney Davidson cleared 4 feet, 10 inches, in the 
High Jump last week.
Photo by Laura Gamfer
    Big competition

    WHEATON, ILL.—Competing against five teams with an average enrollment approaching 2,500 students, coach Doug Ecker’s girls track and field team last week opened the 2015 season against some of the best. The Knights travelled to Wheaton-Warrenville South’s...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • 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 March 6, 2015
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  • March 5 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. Boys Fr/So Track & Field Feb. 25 @ Sycamore Quad Team Scoring: Yorkville 89, Sycamore 77,...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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    Lisa Marie Dienst

    Lisa Marie Dienst, 52, of Maple Park, formerly of Thomson, Ill., passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She was born Sept. 9, 1962, in Clinton,...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Pauline Cooper

    Pauline Cooper, 84, of St. Charles, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Presence St. Joseph Hospital, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Pauline was born on June 22, 1930, to proud parents...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Debbie Meyer

    Debbie Meyer, 61, of Elburn, formerly of Lombard, Ill., passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, Feb. 28. Gone from our sight, but never our hearts, she will be greatly missed. Debbie was...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove Meet the Candidates Night March 12

    Public asked to submit questions for candidates SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates Night will take place Thursday, March 12, in the meeting room of the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove. Doors...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Selection of best board members ‘critically important’

    by Renee Goier Kaneland School District interim superintendent In the next few weeks, Kaneland community voters will select four members of the Kaneland Board of Education. Four members represent a majority of the seven member board, and...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Photos: Seals of approval

    A benefit for 5-year-old Meagan Seals of Elburn was held at Elburn’s American Legion Hall on Feb. 21. Over 300 tickets were sold and close to 200 guests were present, as Paisano’s Pizza and Grill provided an...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Editorial: John Stewart Elementary students honor our greatest presidents

    It’s easy to associate the month of February with presidential birthdays. Yes, we know February isn’t the month with the most presidential births (that honor goes to October, with six), but it’s unquestionably the birth month of...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Loane ‘Lou’ Drendel

    Loane “Lou” Drendel, 88, of Elburn, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, following a prolonged battle with various respiratory ailments at Greenfields, where she recently made her home. She was born on April 27, 1926, in Aurora,...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Robert M. ‘Fro’ Frohlich

    Robert M. “Fro” Frohlich, 86, of Mesa, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, 2015, at his home in Leisure World, Mesa. Robert was born on Aug. 17, 1928, in Geneva, and was the son of...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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