All posts by Elburn Herald

  • youthBBALL
    Photo: From fifth seed to … champions!

    The Kaneland youth basketball league held a “March Madness” style, single-elimination tournament at Kaneland Harter Middle School on March 21. The fifth/sixth grade boys team from Sugar Grove was seeded fifth going into the tournament, and wound...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • April 2 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. Girls Soph. Soccer March 18 vs. IMSA—The Knights defeated the Titans 8-0. Gabriela Falleto had three...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Junior Joe Laudont makes an incredible play at home to get the final out in the inning, but the Knights couldn’t take down the St. Xavier Tigers in Louisville, Ken. The 4-1 loss on Monday was followed up with a 4-2 loss to Atlanta’s St. Pius Tuesday. The baseball team finishes up their spring break trip with four games in Emerson, Ga.   			   Photo by Mary Paulson
    No break

    Baseball travels for spring break games LOUISVILLE, KY.—The Knights baseball team finally took the field in 2015, losing to Louisville, Ken.-based St. Xavier 4-1 during the opening game of their spring break trip. Colton Fellows pitched 3.1...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Election: Kaneland School Board

    Eight candidates will vie for four open Kaneland School Board trustee seats on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Jerry Elliott Jerry Elliott is one of four non-incumbent candidates seeking a seat on the Kaneland School Board...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Election: Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees

    Four candidates on April 7 will vie for two seats on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees. Emmett Bonfield When it comes to defining the role of trustee, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) Board candidate Emmett Bonfield...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Editorial: Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, April 7

    If you’ve read our pages the past two weeks, you’re aware of the fact that the Kaneland community is in the thick of several contested races, including Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Valente, Lopatin, Pavlak and Witt

    I write to endorse the following candidates for the Kaneland School Board election on April 7: Mr. Tony Valente, Mr. Peter Lopatin, Mrs. Gale Pavlak, and Mrs. Teresa Witt. I urge you to vote on April 7,...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Compelled to provide corrections regarding Elliott letter

    Last week’s Letter to the Editor section had a headline, “In support of Kaneland taxpayers on April 7.” All elected officials represent taxpayers, so it is not clear how Jerry Elliott would differentiate himself from other candidates...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In opposition of certain School Board candidates

    I’ve been following the Elburn Herald letters section prior to the Kaneland School Board election, and have really appreciated, in particular, comments made by Laura Furco of Sugar Grove and Dennis Ryan of Elburn regarding Tony Valente,...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: The real meaning of public service

    Is it public service or politics that bring people to run for office to serve their community? When a person takes office, for whatever slot, it should always be to serve the public,not have the public serve...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Grabarek, Krukoff on April 7

    It has been a pleasure to serve alongside Bill Grabarek for many years. I find Bill to have a steady viewpoint—he does not carry nor bring forward a personal agenda. Bill has a heartfelt care and concern...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Thomas Reynolds

    I served with Thomas Reynolds as trustee on the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) Board. Tom is a good listener and he takes everyone into consideration as we work together to plan for the future...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Re-elect Bill Grabarek

    Bill Grabarek is one of the incumbents running for one of three seats on the Elburn Village Board April 7. I’ve known Bill over 15 years. He continues to be passionate about Elburn in his efforts to...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Thank you from Blackberry Creek PTO

    On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO Family Bingo Knight and Silent Auction Committee, we would like to thank everyone who generously supported this event on March 7. We were able to raise a...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Researching the eight School Board candidates

    I’ve been doing my research. Having moved into the Kaneland School District just a couple of years ago, I will vote in this local School Board election for the first time. I have two young daughters and...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote for Oliver, Delgado on April 7

    Please vote for Rebecca Oliver (No. 1) and Jimmie Delgado (No. 4) for Waubonsee Community College trustees on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. There are four candidates for two positions. Ms. Oliver has been a WCC...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Vote for Krukoff April 7

    John Krukoff deserves your vote for Elburn Village Trustee on April 7. He will bring six years of experience as a Planning Commission member, along with those analytical skills honed with his M.B.A. and his diverse professional...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Senior citizens for better schools

    We as seniors are for better schools because it protects our property values. We don’t have any children in schools any more (maybe grandchildren); however, we are very concerned about our tax dollars. The percentage of our...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Regarding Kaneland School Board ballot change

    Now the Kaneland School Board election ballot has just been changed. The ballot change is so recent that the original sample ballot published a couple weeks ago by the Kane County Clerk’s office is not the same...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Letter: Say no to Blackberry Township road tax increase

    Blackberry Township is asking for a 75 percent increase in their road tax rate, raising the rate from 18.5 to 32.5. It is time for government agencies to plan and live within their means as we all...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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