All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Foguth named to Benedictine College dean’s list

    ATCHINSON, KAN.—Rachel Foguth was recently named to the Benedictine College dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. To achieve the dean’s list honor, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and a grade point...

    • Posted February 14, 2015
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  • Feb. 12 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ELBURN • Someone struck the bumper of a vehicle parked on Route...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Feb. 12 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. Girls Soph Basketball Feb. 3 @ DeKalb—The Knights beat DeKalb 33-27 to win their seventh-straight game....

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Cougars to host auditions for Ozzie T. Cougar Feb. 21

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars will host open auditions for the role of Ozzie T. Cougar on Saturday, Feb. 21. Interested applicants are requested to bring a resume and must arrive at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark promptly at...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Campton United SC launches new recreation soccer league

    ST. CHARLES—Campton United Soccer Club (CUSC) announced the launch of its new “Grass Roots Soccer League,” an instructional soccer program for beginning/recreational soccer players ages 5-7. The Grassroots Soccer League’s mission is to develop each player’s soccer...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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    Kaneland pom clinic Feb. 27

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Pom Squad will host its annual elementary school clinic Friday, Feb. 27, starting at 4 p.m. The clinic will run from 4 to 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with a performance at approximately 7:15...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • EricJahr
    Eric Jason Jahr

    Eric Jason Jahr, 46, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora. He was born Nov. 17, 1968, to Arlyn Jahr and Susan Jahr. Eric was a devoted...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • John E. Corrigan

    John E. Corrigan, 73, passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at Rosewood Care Center in St. Charles. John was formerly of Elburn and most recently of Horn Lake, Miss. John was born Feb. 8, 1941 in Aurora,...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Editorial: Meet the candidates this spring

    With several local electoral races currently kicking into high gear, now is the time to get familiar with the candidates seeking your vote on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. And the local community will have a...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Community Corner: ‘News of the new’ at Sugar Grove Library

    by Shannon Halikias Library director, Sugar Grove Public Library We are off with a bustle in 2015, finding ways to maximize our services for the convenience of our patrons at the library. As such, we would like...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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