All posts by Elburn Herald

  • TAILS Humane Society joins #ILGiveBig

    ILLINOIS—TAILS Humane Society has joined #ILGiveBig, a first of its kind effort in Illinois that will harness the collective power of charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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  • WinterSnow
    Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead

    CHICAGO—Cold temperatures, heavy snow, and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending winter season. “Severe winter weather can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don’t take the proper precautions,” said FEMA Region V...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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    Let’s talk turkey Balancing family traditions and food safety

    ST. CHARLES—As the holidays approach, special family meals take center stage, and with them come many family traditions of how to prepare and present those meals. However, some customs may contradict today’s food safety recommendations. “Our food...

    • Posted November 16, 2014
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  • Christmas Kettles to Kaneland area

    KANELAND—Look for the familiar red Salvation Army kettles this November and December throughout the Kaneland/Big Rock area. Conley Outreach (the local Salvation Army Service Extension representative) together with local Scout troops, businesses, 4-H clubs, church groups and...

    • Posted November 15, 2014
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  • Holiday Spirit needs your help

    KANELAND—Holiday Spirit, a joint program between Kaneland schools and Conley Outreach/West Towns, is in need of organizations, businesses, churches and other groups to adopt local families in need this holiday season. Last year, Holiday Spirit provided assistance...

    • Posted November 15, 2014
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  • Veterans Day 2014 Salute Colors
    Waubonsee hosts Veterans Day observance

    Photo: Members of the Sugar Grove American Legion Post 1271 post the flags of the United States and of the Sugar Grove Legion Post, during a Veterans Day observance Tuesday at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove....

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Kaneland PTA prepares Winter Wonderland Craft Show

    by Violet Marquardt KANELAND—Kaneland Special Needs PTA will host its Winter Wonderland Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Harter Middle School, 1601 Esker Drive, Sugar Grove. The Craft...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Stepping into the light of Sugar Grove

    by Shannon Halikias, Sugar Grove Public Library director Stepping into a new library directorship means entering a rapid learning process. A new director has to acclimate to a new community and its history, learn a unique collection,...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Editorial: From the classroom to the newsroom

    by Madeline Mohatt and Shannon Gilkey Kaneland Krier staff As staff members of the Kaneland Krier, the chance to spend a day shadowing the staff of the Elburn Herald was a great way to expand our knowledge...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Edward Heissler

    Edward Heissler, 89, of Hampshire, Ill., passed away peacefully early Monday morning, Nov. 10, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. Ed was born April 27, 1925, to proud parents Joseph and Marie Heissler....

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Mary Clare Zielinski

    Mary Clare Zielinski, 63, of St. Charles, passed away unexpectedly at home Saturday Nov. 8, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Mary was born on Sept. 4, 1951, in West Allis, Wis., to...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Letter: An invitation to the School Board

    I am writing this as an invitation to the School Board to stop by and visit the Transportation building. This is a building that hasn’t changed since the 1960s. Currently, we have one bathroom with four stalls...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you from Keith Wheeler and family

    Lisa and I, along with our entire family, are truly grateful for the support we received on Nov. 4. Our campaign theme of creating Illinois Jobs for Illinois Families resonated with voters all throughout the 50th Representative...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you from Valerie Burd

    I want to thank all the people who helped me during this long year of campaigning, and all the people who voted for me on Nov. 4. Although I didn’t win the election, I did win in...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you from Elburn & Countryside Fire District

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the residents who voted against disconnecting and transferring territory from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) on Nov. 4. The ECFPD has served and...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    Halloween fundraiser gets a visit from Hughes family

    Photos: Guest of honor and former Sugar Grove library director Beverly Holmes-Hughes (above, left) converses with new Sugar Grove Library Director Shannon Halikias of Naperville, Ill. Photos by Lynn Logan Halloween fundraiser gets a visit from Hughes...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Letter: A response to a previous letter

    Mr. Jerry Elliott often writes inflammatory Letter to the Editor submissions to share his concerns about the management of Kaneland CUSD 302, but he regularly includes erroneous information. This is unfortunate because it can mislead district stakeholders,...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Nov. 13 police blotter

    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. ELBURN • A bike was stolen from the bicycle rack at John...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • Swap and Shop returns to Elburn

    by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—A local group of Christian moms, known as Authentic Moms, will host its biannual Swap and Shop event on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn....

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Photo: Check, please!

    The grand opening celebration and ribbon ceremony for Elburn’s Dunkin’ Donuts took place Monday morning. Elburn’s Dunkin’ Donuts managers Noe Zacurias (left) of Geneva and Martin Ramirez (right) of West Chicago, Ill., present a check to band...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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