All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Kenneth ‘Ken’ E. Nelson

    Kenneth “Ken” E. Nelson, 63, of Maple Park, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born April 15, 1951, in Aurora, the son of Eric G. and Marion E. (Gehrke) Nelson....

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Knights lose close contest to Yorkville

    Suffer four-point loss to West Chicago Tuesday KANELAND—Although the Kaneland boys basketball team kept the score much closer this time than in its previous game against Yorkville, the Knights once again fell to the Foxes 54-52 on...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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    Final 4

    Four Knights proceed to State, team Sectional looms STERLING, ILL.—The hits keep coming from the Knights. Four individuals from coach Joe Orosco’s varsity lineup qualified out of the Sterling Sectional to the Individual State Tournament, which will...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Feb. 19 sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach fax them to (630) 365-2251 or email them to sports@elburnherald.com. Sophomore Girls Basketball Feb. 6 @ Yorkville—A tight game got out of hand when Yorkville went...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Cougars single-game tickets on sale Feb. 21

    GENEVA—Single-game tickets for the upcoming 25th anniversary season of Kane County Cougars baseball will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 21. That day, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., fans may purchase tickets at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Wasco
    Wasco Girls Fastpitch registration

    WASCO—Registration for the 2015 Wasco Girls Fastpitch Spring/Summer Softball Season ends Feb. 24. After that date, all players will be wait-listed, and notified only if there is an opening. A late fee will apply. The deadline for...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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    Photo: Neuqua Champs

    The Kaneland sixth-grade Silverstars won the Neuqua Valley Road to Success basketball tournament Sunday. Team members included Nora Crimmins (top row, from left), Kylie Holubecki, Abby Peeler, Taylor Carlson, JZ Weiss, Mya Saltijeral, Jordan Weber, Delaney Lancaster,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Letter: Where’s the shovel love?

    I am a student in seventh grade at Kaneland Harter Middle School, and I am very disappointed in the people living near my bus stop. Every weekday, I walk to the bus stop in the dark and...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Letter: Thank you, Snow Trackers

    In anticipation of the forecasted snowfall on Feb. 1, the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECPDF) reached out to the De-Kane Snow Trackers to have additional resources ready, should the need arise. The ECPDF would like...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Editorial: A clarification and a reminder

    Those of you who plan to attend the Kaneland Arts Initiative’s (KAI) sixth annual Fine Arts Feast, take note: the event will take place Saturday, Feb. 21, at Open Range Southwest Grill, Golf View Road, Sugar Grove....

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Karl Theodor Baumgaertel

    Dr. Karl Theodor Baumgaertel, 94, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He is gone from this Earth, but will never be forgotten. Karl was born...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • John ‘Jack’ Carl Johansen

    John “Jack” Carl Johansen passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Hackensack, Minn. After 10 courageous years, he lost his fight with cancer. Jack was born March 29, 1954, the son of Dr. John H. and Elaine...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Russell Alan McMahon

    Russell Alan McMahon, 45, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at a work location in Aurora. He was born Sept. 23, 1969, in Geneva, the son of Roy and Fayann (Amadei) McMahon. Russell was a...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Reckinger

    Elizabeth “Betty” Reckinger, 84, of Batavia, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Betty was born in Blackberry Township on the family farm, the daughter of Peter and Margaret...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Kenneth ‘Dean’ Wood

    Kenneth “Dean” Wood, 65, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill. Dean was surrounded by the love and prayers of his family and friends, and has gone home to...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Photos: Hats off

    The staff at the Town and Country Public Library hosted The Cat in The Hat and read Dr. Suess books on Friday, in partnership with Barnes and Noble. Librarian Dwayne Nelson read “The Cat in the Hat,”...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Kaneland School Board Candidate Forum Feb. 19

    KANELAND—A Kaneland School Board Candidate Forum will take place Thursday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m. at Harter Middle School, 1601 Esker Drive, Sugar Grove. The current seven-member Board of Education has four open positions. The Candidate Forum event...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Performing Arts Boosters seek donations for annual event

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters third annual Knight of Performances Barbecue Dinner will take place Saturday, March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Kaneland Harter Middle School, 1601 Esker Drive, Sugar Grove. A variety of talented...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • St. Gall announces Ash Wednesday schedule

    ELBURN—St. Gall Masses to observe Ash Wednesday will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. A Word Service will be held at 12:10 p.m. Ashes will be distributed during Mass and service....

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Cole named to Hope College dean’s list

    HOLLAND, MICH.—Madeline Cole of Elburn was recently named to the Hope College dean’s list in recognition of her outstanding academic record during the fall 2014 semester. Madeline is the daughter of Scott and Kim Cole of Elburn.

    • Posted February 14, 2015
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