All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Please support Blackberry Twp road referendum on April 7

    The issue of township roads in Blackberry Township has festered for many years and has finally come to a head. In an unprecedented move that underscores this situation, Rod Feece, our well-respected Township Road Commissioner, did not...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Kaneland tax payers on April 7

    School Board member election time seems to bring out eloquent testimony on behalf of our finest community leaders. I wish we could enlist all the willing candidates to govern our educational and financial systems. We certainly need...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Gale Pavlak

    I have known Gale Pavlak for the past 30 years and am fully supporting her in her quest for a second term on the Kaneland School Board. These are crucial times for our district. Gale has served...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: Appointed judge must go

    In March 2014, candidate for Judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit, 3rd Subcircuit, Marmarie Kostelny, lost the Republican primary. One year later, she remains an Associate Judge in Kane County, using a political appointment to nullify the...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: All I know is what I read in the newspapers

    The recent Candidates Night held at the Sugar Grove Public Library was attended by all eight contestants for the Kaneland School District’s Board of Education. I was there, but had difficulty finding much difference between the candidates’...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Guest Editorial: Can I recycle styrofoam?

    by Jennifer Jarland Coordinator, Kane County Recycles Can you recycle styrofoam? The answer is yes. But first things first—Styrofoam is a brand name for polystyrene foam, much like Kleenex is a brand name for tissues. What we...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Linda A. Koehling

    Linda A. Koehling, 51, passed away at her home in Sugar Grove on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Linda was born on Oct. 14, 1963, in LaGrange, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Patricia (nee Norrie) Koecher. Linda...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Steven “Steve” Koz

    Steven “Steve” Koz, 58, of Sugar Grove, formerly of North Aurora, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Gone too soon, Steve leaves a legacy of love and memories for his family and friends to cherish. He...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Johan Gregory Richards

    Johan Gregory Richards, 26, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and formerly of rural Sugar Grove, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 21, 2015. Born on June 4, 1988, Johan was a sweet and kind boy who grew up...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • John Stewart clothing, toy sale

    KANELAND—The Kaneland John Stewart Parent Teacher Network will host its Spring/Summer Clothing and Toy Sale on Friday, April 17, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m. to noon (yellow and green tags half-price from...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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  • Schaefer joins Alpha Phi

    ASHLAND, OHIO—Marina Schaefer of Sugar Grove was recently made a member of Alpha Phi at Ashland University. Schaefer is the daughter of David Schaefer of Sugar Grove, and a 2014 graduate of Kaneland High School. She is...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Briggs of Elburn performs in Augustana winter concert

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Johnathan Briggs of Elburn performed with the Augustana Concert Band in its winter concert on Feb. 14. Over 70 student musicians shared their talent with the Augustana community during the concert, which also featured the...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Sugar Grove Library Meet the Candidates 3-12-15-3
    Meet your candidates, Sugar Grove

    Event introduces candidates to local residents SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates event was held March 12 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, and provided voters with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the candidates who will...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Road maintenance work set for this year

    ELBURN—Residents in the coming year will see maintenance work done on nine sections of road within the village. The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the estimate for the work, which, at $460,000, came in at $40,000...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • HorsePower volunteer orientation April 14

    MAPLE PARK—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, located at Fox Chase Farm in Maple Park, will host a volunteer orientation on Tuesday, April 14. HorsePower and its growing program seek responsible and dedicated volunteers that are 14 years of age...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Kaneville seeks village clerk applicants

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville seeks a village clerk. If interested, call Village President Pat Hill at (630) 853-9717 or email your resume to info@villageofkaneville.com. For more information regarding the position, call the village office at (630) 557-0037.

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • ‘Shrek the Musical’ tickets now on sale

    KANELAND—Tickets are now on sale for Kaneland High School’s spring production, “Shrek the Musical,” which will take place Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., April 24-26, in the auditorium at Kaneland High...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Cheyenne
    An ode to St. Patrick

    St. Patrick’s Day has long been a popular day of business for restaurants and pubs, but when it comes to the reason (or reasons) for celebrating on the 17th of March each year, answers vary, and by...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Cougars
    Kane County Cougars announce championship ring giveaway night

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars recently announced a special promotional giveaway for the upcoming season, commemorating the Cougars’ 2014 Midwest League Championship. The first 1,500 fans who attend the Thursday, June 4, game against Bowling Green will receive...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • David, Vaca, Fedderly named to NIB-12 All-Conference

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School junior Ryan David was named a first-team selection to the Northern Illinois Big XII basketball All-Conference team Sunday. David was joined on the team by junior Dylan Vaca and senior Connor Fedderly, who earned...

    • Posted March 19, 2015
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