All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Thank you from Elburn Beautification Committee

    Thank you to Mark, Paul and Laurie at Kaneville Tree Farms for donating the greenery we put in the downtown Elburn flower pots. It made the downtown area look so festive for the Christmas Stroll. Thank you...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Answering the public’s many questions

    by Renee Goier Kaneland interim superintendent of schools “Out of retirement and ready to work on behalf of the children of Kaneland.” That was my focus in September when the Kaneland Board of Education appointed me interim...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Community comes through for Elburn resident

    We featured a story last week detailing the theft of a Christmas light projector from Elburn resident Frances Kitz, and the special meaning the device holds for Frances and her family. Our initial hope upon running the...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Richard Provenzano

    Richard Provenzano, 77, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in the comfort of his home. He was born in Oak Park, Ill., on Feb. 28, 1937. He was a plumber by trade and was a member...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • James Ross

    James Ross, 56, of Elburn, originally of Chicago, passed away peacefully in the arms of his loving wife, Annie, on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. James is survived by his loving wife, Ann Ross; his beloved siblings, Lynn...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Dale Elliott Shoop

    Dale Elliott Shoop, 71, of Elburn, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Seasons Hospice in Naperville, Ill. Dale was born May 6, 1943, in Aurora, the son of Bennett and Mabel (nee Elliott) Shoop. Dale was...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Scott Bailey Stouffer

    Scott Bailey Stouffer, 57, of Maple Park, formerly of St. Charles, passed away at home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, in the early morning hours of Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. Though he lost...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Local community celebrates Holiday in the Grove

    by Violet Marquardt SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove on Saturday held its annual ‘Holiday in the Grove’ event at numerous locations throughout the village. With an estimated 700-800 people in attendance, everyone found a favorite activity, whether it was...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Elburn Lions Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle for December 2014: Lynda Singer, Alyx & Grandpa, Jan Halsey, Ron Bowgren and Nancy Wilkis, Leeza Corirossi, Linn Dierschow, Michele Montalbano-Milett, Rob & Tom, Jessica Jablonski...

    • Posted December 12, 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 December 12, 2014
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  • Elburn 2015 Consolidated Election candidate filing period

    ELBURN—Candidates for the Elburn 2015 Consolidated Election may file their nominating petitions with Elburn Village Clerk Diane D. McQuilkin at Village Hall 301 E. North St., Elburn, during the following dates and times: • Monday, Dec. 15...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Waubonsee faculty exhibit artwork in annual show

    SUGAR GROVE—Through early February, the Waubonsee community is invited to take in the artwork of some of those who teach the region’s aspiring artists. Since mid-November, the Waubonsee Community College Art Department has hosted its annual Art...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Waubonsee, WIU create opportunity for broadcasting students

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College has partnered with Western Illinois University to pave a quality, affordable path for students to a future in broadcasting. Representatives of Waubonsee and WIU in late October signed an articulation agreement formally creating...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Kaneland grad donates to Victims of Crime center

    CRYSTAL LAKE, ILL.—Author Peter J. Gallanis, a Crystal Lake, Ill., resident and Kaneland High School Class of 1980 graduate, recently donated 20 percent of his first royalty check generated from sales of his Reporter Series of novels:...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Friends of the Library hold Christmas raffle

    ELBURN—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library held its Christmas raffle on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the library. The drawing was supervised by Joan Hansen, Friends of the Library executive vice president. The winning tickets...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Kaneland cleans schools in response to flu outbreak

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District on Tuesday evening performed a deep cleaning of all its school buildings in response to a recent flu outbreak. According to Kaneland Interim Superintendent Renee Goier, the School District’s administrative team worked with Mark...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Boys basketball to play at United Center

    Tickets on sale through Dec. 19 CHICAGO—The Kaneland boys basketball team will play St. Charles North at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the United Center in Chicago—prior to the Bulls game against the Boston...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Dec. 11 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. Freshman Girls Basketball Dec. 3 @ Montini—The Knights fell on the road to Montini 43-34. Addie...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Wasco Fastpitch registration begins Jan. 1

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball registration for the 2015 Spring/Summer season begins Thursday, Jan. 1. WGFSL is a recreational softball league celebrating its 27th year. Registration is open to all girls grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Christmas with Ozzie, Santa Dec. 13

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars will host a Christmas With Ozzie and Santa holiday event from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Dec. 13, inside the upper deck level at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark. Children can meet Ozzie...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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