All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Van de Velde, Heppler to Coach 2015 Palmer Cup Teams at Rich Harvest Farms

    SUGAR GROVE—Former Ryder Cup player Jean Van de Velde and Bruce Heppler will serve as coaches of the European and United States 2015 Palmer Cup teams, respectively, at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. The annual Ryder...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Editorial: Community helped make Jinglepalooza a success

    We want to thank the community for their attendance and support of the Elburn and Countryside Community Center’s first annual Jinglepalooza event, held Friday evening. The Elburn Herald has hosted its annual Candyland event—in which we create...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you for making inaugural Jinglepalooza a success

    Anytime you put together a community event that includes a number of local organizations, businesses and volunteers and requires a large attendance from the community, that first year can be a bit tension-filled as the event itself...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Letter: Performing Arts Boosters give thanks

    Often overshadowed by turkey, pumpkin pie and watching football, taking time to reflect on why we’re thankful is truly the meaning of Thanksgiving. The moment that Thanksgiving ends, the frenzy for holiday shopping begins and we forget...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • The spirit of giving at the library

    by Shannon Halikias Library director, Sugar Grove Public Library The spirit of giving is alive and well at the Sugar Grove Library in actions and deeds. This month we are collecting non-perishable items for Between Friends Food...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • St. Paul’s UCC Hinckley Cookie Walk, Bake Sale

    HINCKLEY—St. Paul’s of Hinckley will host its cookie walk and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to noon at the church, located on the corner of View and McKinley streets, Hinckley. The event will feature...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • St. Mary’s Christmas Cookie Sale, Breakfast with Santa Claus

    MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of Maple Park will host its annual Christmas Cookie Sale on Saturday, Dec. 13, 9 to 11 a.m., or until sold out, at St. Mary’s Novak Center, County Line Road in Maple Park. Choose...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Fox Valley Festival Chorus to perform Dec. 13-14

    SUGAR GROVE—The Fox Valley Festival Chorus will present its holiday concert, “Hallelujah, Hodie and Hayes!” on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at Oswego Presbyterian Church on Route 25 in Oswego, Ill., and on Sunday, Dec. 14,...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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  • Roger Bartlett

    Roger Bartlett, 82, of Elburn, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday Dec. 7, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. Roger was born in Joliet, Ill., to proud parents Clarence and Myrtle Bartlett....

    • Posted December 12, 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 11, 2014
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    Send us your Elf on the Shelf photos

    Each December, countless households celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday by taking in a cute little elf. He’s not just any elf, however—he’s the Elf on the Shelf. And his sole purpose is to spy on children (on...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Maple Park to hire part-time building inspector

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted in favor of hiring a part-time building inspector. The proposed new inspector will work for $35 an hour, eight hours per week, or as needed by the village....

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Elburn Community Center to host Jinglepalooza

    Elburn—The Elburn and Countryside Community Center will host its inaugural Jinglepalooza event on Friday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the center, 525 N. Main St., Elburn. This year’s event will host many family favorites,...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Maple Park votes to update village website

    by Violet Marquardt MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday unanimously passed a motion to hire EWorldLinx to update the village’s website at a cost of $955. “Our website is very complex and detailed, which I...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Christmas in Kaneville Dec. 5-6

    KANEVILLE—The Christmas in Kaneville event will kick off on Friday, Dec. 5, at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, Kaneville. Tree decorating and lighting will take place at 7 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a handmade...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Christmas traditions … or lack thereof

    by Kaitlyn Becker, Kaneland Krier KANELAND—Temperatures dropping means it is time to begin preparing for the holidays. With Christmas just a moment away, people are left to reminisce about childhood traditions, as well as plans to make...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Elburn Pottery at Town and Country Library

    ELBURN—The Elburn Town and Country Public Library recently announced availability regarding its Elburn Pottery fundraiser. The pottery fundraiser was unveiled during last weekend’s Elburn Christmas Stroll. Daily orders are already coming in for the pottery. “(The pottery...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Holiday in the Grove Saturday, Dec. 6

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Holiday in the Grove gala will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, with all the familiar events that the community has enjoyed in years past. A ceremonial tree lighting will commence at 7:45 a.m. at...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Dec. 4 sports recap

    Boys Sophomore Basketball Westminster Tournament Nov. 25-29 Nov. 25 vs. Luther North—The Knights opened the season with a 54-17 romp of Luther North. Clark Hendricks had nine points, while Jack Marshall had eight. Eleven Knights scored in...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Bowlers earn key win over fellow Mardi Gras tenant

    KANELAND—It wasn’t a bad way for Kaneland bowling to strike first in the 2014-15 season. In fact, it was ideal. “We did pretty well for the first time out,” said coach Jim McKnight. “We’ll need to add...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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