All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Two area businesses fail liquor compliance test

    ELBURN/SUGAR GROVE—On March 19, the Illinois Liquor Control Comission (ILCC), in conjunction with the Secretary of State Police, conducted 11 underage compliance checks. The following Kaneland-area establishments failed this compliance check: • Chico’s Cantina, Elburn • Village Liquor,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Election: Elburn Village Board

    Four trustees will compete for three open Elburn Village Board seats on the Tuesday, April 7, Consolidated Election ballot. William Grabarek William Grabarek sees the role of board trustee as someone who holds a fiduciary duty to...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Election: Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District trustee

    Two candidates on April 7 will vie for a trustee seat with the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. Thomas Reynolds Thomas Reynolds defines a fire district as governed by fire trustees who are voted into office...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • St. Gall Lenten Stations of the Cross

    ELBURN—St. Gall Church will offer Stations of the Cross for prayerful reflection on Fridays, March 27, at 5:30 p.m., and April 3 at 2 p.m., at the church, 120 W. Shannon St., Elburn. In the Catholic faith,...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Election: Kaneville Village Board trustee

    Five candidates will compete for three open seats on the Kaneville Village Board Tuesday, April 7. Paul Ross Kaneville Village Board trustee Paul Ross will seek re-election on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot, having served on...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • March 26 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 • Alice L. Rensner, 28, of the 1000 block of Greenfield...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove United Methodist Easter celebration

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church (SGUMC) will host its Easter celebration on Holy Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. This is a family event, as the church...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls Soccer v. IMSA 3-19-15-4
    Pitch perfect

    Soccer starts 3-0; outscore opponents 24-0 by Doug Oleson KANELAND—Before every game, Scott Parillo encourages his team to jump out to an early lead if at all possible. “You love to have a couple of quick goals,”...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Photo: Baseball gets to work

    Coaches, players and family take to the field for a day of pulling weeds, edging the field and cleaning dugouts, for Kaneland baseball’s annual Field Days on Saturday. Senior Nick Stratman (top) pitched in for the Knights...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: Please support Blackberry Twp road referendum on April 7

    The issue of township roads in Blackberry Township has festered for many years and has finally come to a head. In an unprecedented move that underscores this situation, Rod Feece, our well-respected Township Road Commissioner, did not...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Kaneland tax payers on April 7

    School Board member election time seems to bring out eloquent testimony on behalf of our finest community leaders. I wish we could enlist all the willing candidates to govern our educational and financial systems. We certainly need...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: In support of Gale Pavlak

    I have known Gale Pavlak for the past 30 years and am fully supporting her in her quest for a second term on the Kaneland School Board. These are crucial times for our district. Gale has served...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: Appointed judge must go

    In March 2014, candidate for Judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit, 3rd Subcircuit, Marmarie Kostelny, lost the Republican primary. One year later, she remains an Associate Judge in Kane County, using a political appointment to nullify the...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Letter: All I know is what I read in the newspapers

    The recent Candidates Night held at the Sugar Grove Public Library was attended by all eight contestants for the Kaneland School District’s Board of Education. I was there, but had difficulty finding much difference between the candidates’...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Guest Editorial: Can I recycle styrofoam?

    by Jennifer Jarland Coordinator, Kane County Recycles Can you recycle styrofoam? The answer is yes. But first things first—Styrofoam is a brand name for polystyrene foam, much like Kleenex is a brand name for tissues. What we...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Linda A. Koehling

    Linda A. Koehling, 51, passed away at her home in Sugar Grove on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Linda was born on Oct. 14, 1963, in LaGrange, Ill., the daughter of Henry and Patricia (nee Norrie) Koecher. Linda...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Steven “Steve” Koz

    Steven “Steve” Koz, 58, of Sugar Grove, formerly of North Aurora, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Gone too soon, Steve leaves a legacy of love and memories for his family and friends to cherish. He...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Johan Gregory Richards

    Johan Gregory Richards, 26, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and formerly of rural Sugar Grove, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 21, 2015. Born on June 4, 1988, Johan was a sweet and kind boy who grew up...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • John Stewart clothing, toy sale

    KANELAND—The Kaneland John Stewart Parent Teacher Network will host its Spring/Summer Clothing and Toy Sale on Friday, April 17, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m. to noon (yellow and green tags half-price from...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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  • Schaefer joins Alpha Phi

    ASHLAND, OHIO—Marina Schaefer of Sugar Grove was recently made a member of Alpha Phi at Ashland University. Schaefer is the daughter of David Schaefer of Sugar Grove, and a 2014 graduate of Kaneland High School. She is...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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