All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Crimmins
    Feb. 5 Knight of the Week

     Bailey Crimmins The junior scored nine of the team’s 11 fourth-quarter points to help propel the Knights girls basketball team over the visiting Morris Redskins. Crimmins finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, and was five-for-six from...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Feb. 5 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. Soph Boys Basketball Jan. 29 vs. Morris—The Knights won 40-39 over the visiting Redskins. Jack Marshall...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Editorial: A good time for a greater cause

    Within one of our issues each February is a preview of the annual Mr. Kaneland event. And that trend will continue next week when we preview the Mr. Kaneland 2015 gala and all of the fun stuff...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Caroline L. Meyer

    Caroline L. Meyer, 87, of Elburn, formerly of Lombard, Ill., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva. She was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Bessemer, Mich. Caroline was a member of St. Gall’s Catholic Church...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • Kaneland 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 January 31, 2015
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  • Meuer makes University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE, IND.—Eric Meuer of Elburn was recently named to the University of Evansville dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Meuer is majoring in music at the university.

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Harner named to Dubuque dean’s list

    DUBUQUE, IOWA—Alyson Harner of Elburn was recently named to the University of Dubuque dean’s list for the fall 2014. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Dunteman named to Iowa State dean’s list

    AMES, IOWA—Robert Dunteman of Elburn was recently named to the Iowa State University dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester. Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.5...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Cole named to U-W Stevens Point honor list

    STEVENS POINT, WIS.—Patrick Cole of Elburn recently earned highest honors from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for the fall 2014 academic semester. Full-time undergraduates who earn grade points of 3.90 to 4.0 (4.0 equals straight A) are...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove residents make Bradley dean’s list

    PEORIA, ILL.—Sugar Grove residents Bradley Johnson and Matthew Limbrunner were recently named to the Bradley University dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum grade...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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  • Family Bingo Knight, Silent Auction

    KANELAND—The Blackberry Creek Elementary PTO will host a Family Bingo Knight and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, March 7. The PTO is in the process of accepting donations for its silent auction. Items such as tickets to...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    Grace Lutheran hosts cook-off, game night

    Photo: Participants stir up some chili during the Grace Lutheran Chili Cook-Off, Pie Bake-Off and Game Night event on Saturday. Over 150 people attended the event, which featured 20 contest entrants and plenty of delicious food. Photo...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Vanbogaert
    Jan. 29 Knight of the Week: Ally Van Bogaert

    Ally Van Bogaert The senior forward had 10 points at Rochelle and nine against Sycamore, but her hustle and ability to score and help run the offense have made her a vital piece of the Kaneland girls...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Jan. 29 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. Sophomore Boys Basketball Jan. 10 @ LaSalle-Peru—The sophomore Knights lost 47-36 to LaSalle-Peru. Jake Hed and...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • 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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