All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Letter: Kaneland School Board raising taxes

    I had the pleasure of attending the Kaneland District 302 School Board meeting on Oct. 27. The meeting started on time at 7 p.m. sharp, with several people in attendance. Pictures of student athletic participation, pictures of...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Delores M. Jarka

    Delores M. Jarka (nee Gahlbeck), 80, of Geneva, died at home on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, following a long illness. She was born on Dec. 17, 1933, the daughter of Harry and Laura (nee Vogel) Gahlbeck. She...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Denis L. Bowron

    Denis L. Bowron died Thursday, Oct. 30, at Greenfields of Geneva. He was born on July 26, 1937, to Clarice and Lyman “Red” Bowron on Church Street on the east side of Batavia. His early years were...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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    Richard “Rich” Herra

    Richard “Rich” Herra, 73, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. A big man with an even bigger heart, he leaves this world without a chance...

    • Posted November 2, 2014
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    Elburn resident grows oversized pumpkins

    by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—For most adolescents, October is a time of costume selection, pumpkin carving and fall festivities. For Elburn resident William Huber, it’s a time to see whether or not he’s reached his pumpking-growing goal for...

    • Posted November 2, 2014
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    Maple Park resident to compete in NBHA Worlds

    Photo: Maple Park resident Catherine Gorenz speeds along on her horse, Lil Peppy. Gorenz recently qualified to compete in two divisions of the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) racing competition in Perry, Ga., in July 2015. Gorenz...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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