All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Oct. 9 sports recap

    Boys Freshman Soccer Oct. 1 @ Burlington Central—The Knights won 1-0. Michael Minoque had 16 saves, and Javier Correa had the goal on a Devin Pieczynski assist. Oct. 6 @ DeKalb—Pieczynski’s goal and Minoque’s five saves helped...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • NIB-12 tennis tournament moves to DeKalb

    KANELAND—Kaneland will still host this year’s Northern Illinois Big 12 conference tournament—it’ll just be at DeKalb High School. The two-day tournament, beginning Friday morning at 10 a.m. at 501 W. Dresser Road, DeKalb, and resuming Saturday at...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Patricia LeBaron Bergman

    Patricia LeBaron Bergman, 79, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in her home in Sugar Grove, where she lived since 1991. She was born Dec. 14, 1934, in Waukegan, Ill., the daughter of the late Patricia Helene...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Editorial: Celebrate with some Class in a Glass

    Declining temperatures notwithstanding, October is typically an excellent month for local weekend activities and fundraisers. So if you’re looking for something fun to do on Saturday, Oct. 11, consider “classing” things up with a trip to the...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Letter: Vote against Fire District disconnection referendum

    I’m writing this letter to ask for your support to vote against the referendum to disconnect from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. We have a dedicated, highly-trained Fire Department that has been servicing our area...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Letter: Just say no to disconnection referendum

    There will be a referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot about whether to disconnect and transfer territory from the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District to the Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District. I felt it...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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  • Kaneland to destroy Class of 2009 temporary records

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will soon destroy temporary education records of students who graduated in 2009. If you would like to obtain your temporary records before they are destroyed, contact Laura McPhee (630) 365-5100 ext. 202, or email...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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  • Elburn welcomes Station No. 3

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Wednesday opened it’s Fire Station No. 3 in Lily Lake. The station is functional 24 hours a day and features an advanced life support (ALS) engine, which means the...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Hultgren votes to counter Islamic State group with military training

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently supported H. J. Res. 124, a continuing resolution to fund the government at its current levels for three months, which includes an amendment to provide assistance, including training, equipment, supplies,...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Knights golf measuring shots

    KANELAND—With next week’s postseason gauntlet approaching, it was time for Kaneland golf to get some final regular season swings in against some eager competition. On Sept. 24, the Knights traveled to Pine Hills Golf Club and vanquished...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Local athlete on Central College football team

    PELLA, IOWA—Kaneland graduate and wide receiver Zack Martinelli is a member of the Central College football team. Central has captured a record 30 Iowa Conference championships with 20 NCAA Division III playoff berths, including 17 in the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Oct. 2 Sports Recap

    Sophomore Football Sept. 26 @ DeKalb—The Knights defeated the Barbs 25-6. No individual stats were provided. Boys JV Cross Country Sept. 27 @ Aurora Central Catholic—The boys freshman/sophomore team placed sixth at the Charger Classic in Aurora....

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Volleyball handles Aurora Christian, succumbs to hot Yorkville squad

    KANELAND—Rare is the team that can rattle off an undefeated conference season, even with a campaign as steady as the Kaneland Lady Knights in 2014. A 25-8, 25-22 sweep of visiting Aurora Christian last Thursday was a...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • ‘The Knights Way’

    by Peter Goff, Kaneland Athletic Director Greetings Kaneland Knight fans. This is your KHS Athletic Director Peter Goff dropping you a line for the Sports Wrap. A theme that we are trying to promote here at the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Kane County Jrs tryouts begin Oct. 5

    ELBURN—Tryouts for the upcoming Kane County Jrs volleyball club will take place starting Sunday, Oct. 5, though Sunday, Nov. 9. Tryouts include a non-refundable $25 tryout fee. All tryouts take place at the M.A. Center, 41W501 Keslinger...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Siebert named CCIW Defensive Player of the Week

    Photo submitted by Dave Wrath of Augustana Athletics to sports@elburnherald.com ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Augustana junior libero and Kaneland graduate Kylie Siebert was recently selected as the “Defensive Player of the Week” in the College Conference of Illinois &...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Richard ‘Dozer’ Pitstick

    Richard “Dozer” Pitstick, 77, of Elburn, passed away on Sunday evening, Sept. 28, 2014, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. He was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Rockwell...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Celebrate the second annual Kindness in Kaneland Week

    Last fall, we helped announce the creation of Kindness in Kaneland Week—seven days of programs and celebration meant to promote friendship, respect, happiness and, most important, anti-bullying, in the Kaneland community. The collaboration between organizers and the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Disconnection from Elburn Fire District puts lives, property at risk

    When word recently leaked that there is a real possibility after all these years that my neighbors and I may no longer be served by the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, I was floored. How is...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Thank you for another successful Fun Fest

    For over 15 years, Maple Park Fun Fest has provided the community with an extraordinary way to celebrate summer’s end. We take pride in the fact that we are one of the last free festivals in the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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