All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Community Corner: Getting to know Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    by Donna Tate Director of Education Programs, Fox Valley Wildlife Center On the grounds of the Elburn Forest Preserve sits a small, unassuming white house. And behind the closed doors of the converted ranger facility, the Fox...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Editorial: Bullying continues to have devastating impact on young people

    by Ronnie Blair, News & Experts New laws, media attention and public awareness campaigns have placed a greater emphasis on bullying in recent years than perhaps ever in the nation’s history. Yet bullying remains a stubborn problem...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Dorothy Ann Hanson

    Dorothy Ann Hanson, 71, of Elburn, passed away Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Dorothy fought hard with courage and dignity, even as the cancer slowly took its toll. Although...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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    Jahr, Vaid to wed

    Susan Jahr of Sugar Grove announces the engagement of her daughter, Amy, to Amit Vaid, son of Kul and Aruna Vaid of Morton Grove, Ill. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Kaneland High School, a 2007...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • Local residents named to Lewis University dean’s list

    ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Lewis University dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester: Abigail Dodis (biochemistry), Alec Koczka (aviation maintenance management), Brock Robertsen (accountancy) and Jessica Villafuerte (nursing), all of Elburn; and...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • Carlson named to University of Dayton dean’s list

    DAYTON, OHIO—Quinn Carlson of Sugar Grove was recently named to the University of Dayton dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, an undergraduate degree-seeking student must have a minimum of a...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • Fidler makes Tennessee Martin chancellor’s honor roll

    MARTIN, TENN.—Michael Fidler of Maple Park was recently named to the University of Tennessee at Martin chancellor’s honor roll for the fall 2014 semester. Michael is the son of Patrick and Dawn Fidler of Maple Park.

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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    Bowlers fall to .500 on season

    Senior night Thursday in DeKalb KANELAND—A pair of losses dropped the varsity girls bowling squad to a 4-4 record. On Jan. 15 vs. visiting Rochelle, Dominique Lee rolled a 465 series and a 175 high game, but...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Jan. 22 sports recap

    Girls Freshman Basketball Jan. 14 vs. Sycamore—The Knights lost to the Lady Spartans 25-19. After leading by five after the first quarter, Sycamore led 15-14 heading into the half. SHS outscored the Knights 4-0 in the third...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Campton United SC launches new recreation soccer league

    ST. CHARLES—Campton United Soccer Club (CUSC) announced the launch of its new “Grass Roots Soccer League,” an instructional soccer program for beginning/recreational soccer players ages 5-7. The Grassroots Soccer League’s mission is to develop each player’s soccer...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Kaneland pom clinic Feb. 27

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Pom Squad will host its annual elementary school clinic Friday, Feb. 27, starting at 4 p.m. The clinic will run from 4 to 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with a performance at approximately 7:15...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Letter: The passing of a former county auditor

    I was saddened by the recent passing of Jerry Morrow, who was my predecessor as Kane County auditor. I had the opportunity to work as a contractual auditor while county auditor Morrow served as the accountant for...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Letter: A letter from a concerned Kaneland parent

    I am a concerned parent of the Kaneland School District. Our kids are about to be locked out of a groundbreaking educational endeavor forever because the School Board won’t act. The Dunham STEM School is a STEM...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Editorial: Soup’s on

    For years it was our goal to feature a food-oriented column in the Elburn Herald, and we spent many company meetings kicking around ideas such as a dining review, weekly cooking recipes and even a Q&A with...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    From meat rocks to a glorious chicken pot pie

    by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove The first dinner I made my husband Jerry was meatballs. “A no-brainer. Who needs a cookbook?” I laughed to myself as I packed super-lean burger into big, tight...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Jan. 22 Knight of the week

    Tom Price-Vanik    

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Archibald named to The Webb School honor roll

    BELL BUCKLE, TENN.—Grace Archibald of Elburn was recently named to The Webb School’s B honor roll for the second quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Archibald is currently an 11th grader at The Webb School.

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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  • Local residents named to Bradley dean’s list

    PEORIA, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Bradley University dean’s list for the fall 2014-15 semester: Haley Euting, Perren Palpant, Andrew Raver and Jeffrey Smith, all of Elburn; and Greg Landgren of Big Rock. To...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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  • Wooten named to Troy University chancellor’s list

    TROY, ALA.—Grant Wooten of Sugar Grove was recently named to the chancellor’s list at Troy University for the 2014-15 fall semester. The chancellor’s list honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for 12 semester hours and who...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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  • Letter: Election law prevails

    For the past two years, I have been trying to make a difference in Kaneland School Board governance. I must admit this has been a learning experience and eye-opener for me. I have been a member of...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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