All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Editorial: Get an early jump on the holiday spirit

    The month of October is hardly an appropriate time to discuss anything related to Christmas (are you listening, Wal-Mart?). Nevertheless, we want to mention that a fundraiser for Sugar Grove’s Holiday in the Grove 2014 will take...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from Elburn Fire Department

    The Elburn Fire Department would like to thank the community for the generous support of our pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 7. All the money raised is going to help two of Elburn Fire Department’s own firefighters...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Letter: Support the Sugar Grove Harvest Market

    September is traditionally the best month for harvesting the tastiest tomatoes, juiciest fruits and healthiest broccoli and cauliflower. And tables at the Sugar Grove Farmers Market are overflowing with onions, peppers and greens. We conclude our season...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Support the Family Bingo Knight and Silent Auction

    by Kimberly Bartkowiak Secretary, Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO The Kaneland Blackberry Creek (KBC) PTO feels very fortunate to have the support of our local community for our fundraisers. Fundraising allows us to purchase great items...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Randall ‘Randy’ Long

    Randall “Randy” Long, 36, of Hinckley, left this world too early, leaving a legacy of memories that will be treasured forever, when he died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. He was born June 29, 1978, in St....

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Perez seeking nominations for 2014 Citizen of the Year award

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez is currently seeking nominations for the 2014 Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year award. Sheriff Perez encourages members of the community to recognize those among them who demonstrate the spirit of...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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  • Editorial: Consider donating to the Beverly Holmes Hughes fund

    We often use this editorial space to identify key activities happening somewhere within the Kaneland community. This week, we’d like to take a moment to direct you toward an incredibly important cause currently taking place in the...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • 2015 School Board election

    KANELAND—The 2015 consolidated general election is still nearly eight months away, but School Board candidates are already gearing up for the biennial event. Tuesday, Sept. 23, is the first official day prospective candidates may circulate nominating petitions...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Letter: Looking back, looking forward

    It’s been a little over a year since our community joined together and the Kindness Campaign was born. Our many thanks go out to the families, businesses, individuals and organizations that have joined in this journey. There...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • T&C Library Friends donate $3,000

    The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, 320 East North St., Elburn, donated $3,000 to the library at their annual membership meeting, Sept. 11. The donation was made possible from the proceeds of the Elburn...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Garbage truck, vehicle collide in Big Rock

    BIG ROCK—Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies on Sept. 12 were dispatched to Route 30, west of Dugan Road, in Big Rock on a report of a traffic crash with injuries involving a garbage truck and a passenger vehicle....

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Arts Initiative gets ‘Excited about Education’

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) is opening its 2014-15 season with a unique event celebrating education. “Shout Out!—Excited about Education” is a series of live readings written and read...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle Winners for September 2014

    ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle for September 2014: Tara Treve, Michele Montalbano-Milett, Nancy Wilkison, Phil Albano, Alyx and Grandpa, and Dave and Laura Broz, all of Elburn; Mark and Carolyn Anderson,...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Bird tests positive for West Nile

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department recently found a bird in Batavia that tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the second bird found in Kane County that has tested positive. The first one was found...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Crafters needed for John Stewart Craft Fair

    KANELAND—John Stewart Elementary’s Parent Teacher Network (PTN) is currently accepting applications for crafters and vendors for its upcoming annual Craft Fair on Friday, Oct. 3, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 4, from 8 a.m....

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • 9-18 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 • Miguel Granado, 30, of the 700 block of Gates St.,...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Joan Carson

    Joan Carson passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was born July 14, 1933, the daughter of Carl and Nellie (Bass) Carson. She is survived by her daughter, Joni (White) Ryan, and son-in-law, Phillip Ryan; sisters, Gloria...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Julie Marie Nelson

    Julie Marie Nelson, 56, of Maple Park, fought a long and valiant battle with cancer before it broke her body, but never her spirit. She claimed the promise of her Savior, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, surrounded by...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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    Zombie Run set for Oct. 10

    Join the Knight cross country teams for a spooky “Knight of the Zombies” run Oct. 10. The evening will feature two races: Trick or Treat Run This run features friendly zombies sharing treats with participants in grades...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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    Soccer brings winning logic vs. IMSA

    Photo: Peter Jefferson controls the ball Saturday in Kaneland’s 7-0 win over IMSA. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Matches against Sycamore, Morris cap week KANELAND—No matter the opponent, it’s always nice to see offense on the pitch. After...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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