All posts by Keith Beebe
Celebrate the 85th installment of Elburn Days
Elburn Days website >> Elburn Days on Facebook >> Schedule of Events >> The 85th installment of the Elburn Days festival will take place this weekend, Aug. 15-17, at Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore Ave., Elburn. This...
- Posted August 15, 2014
Editorial: Witnessing the power of the Healing Field
Two weeks ago we used editorial space to provide further information to our readers regarding the Healing Field ceremony and display near Kaneland High School, scheduled to take place Memorial Day Weekend. Well, if you happened to...
- Posted May 30, 2014
Editorial: Honoring the veterans through the Healing Field
We ran a story last week detailing the upcoming Healing Field events that will take place at Kaneland High School over Memorial Day Weekend. We’d like to use this space to elaborate a little bit on next...
- Posted May 15, 2014
Editorial: Don’t forget the flowers this weekend
Looking to buy some flowers for Mother’s Day this Sunday? We know of a way in which you can get flowers while also helping out the Friends of the Town and Country Public Library. Hey, we’re all...
- Posted May 8, 2014
Editorial: Elburn Herald content places in multiple IPA categories
Last June we talked at length (OK, we bragged) about the awards we received from the Illinois Press Association, including top marks for Best Sports Photo and Enterprise/Feature Writing, a second-place nod in General Excellence, a third-place...
- Posted April 18, 2014
Editorial: A thank you to local candidates
It was three weeks ago when we concluded our coverage of the 2014 General Election Primary, and we’d like to use this space to thank all of the local candidates who took time out to complete an...
- Posted April 4, 2014
Editorial: Don’t ask us about our bracket
“How’s your bracket?” It’s a question that serves as a popular conversation starter this time of year, for both sports nuts and the casual observer. And it’s something very few of us want to hear or discuss....
- Posted March 27, 2014
Editorial: Clarifying the Sugar Grove Public Library limited rate increase referendum
It came to our attention recently that there was a bit of confusion regarding our recent coverage of the Sugar Grove Public Library limited rate increase referendum. Because it’s our mission to bring you the clearest and...
- Posted March 13, 2014
Editorial: It’s that time of year once again
Believe it or not, it’s actually early March right now. And we can confirm as much in this week’s issue of the Elburn Herald, as it features the first part of our coverage regarding the spring General...
- Posted March 6, 2014
Webpoll/Editorial: What is your favorite Olympic Sport?
The 22nd Winter Olympics are upon us An even-numbered year indicates at least one of two things: • It’s potentially a Leap Year • It’s definitely an Olympic year We’re two years away from the next 29-day...
- Posted February 14, 2014
Editorial: School’s out … for winter?
The month of January is when students are supposed to return to school and begin their second semester, not enjoy multiple four-day weekends almost immediately following the conclusion of Christmas break. Yet that’s exactly what has happened...
- Posted February 2, 2014
Editorial: Kindness Campaign events continue in 2014
We used editorial space last fall to preview Kindness in Kaneland (KIK) Week, as well as Kindness Campaign 2013 activities. And now that 2014 has officially arrived, we’d like to shed some light on the Kindness Campaign’s...
- Posted January 16, 2014
Editorial: Here’s to a healthy, happy 2014
We used much of last week’s issue of the Elburn Herald to allow local elected officials to reflect on what their respective municipality achieved in the year 2013. This week, we’re featuring the same elected officials as...
- Posted January 1, 2014
The most wonderful time of the year
Christmastime. It’s the season when we celebrate friends and family, gifts and tasty desserts, freezing weather and ugly holiday sweaters. It’s the season where we take a moment to reflect on the year as it comes to...
- Posted December 25, 2013
Editorial: Thank you for supporting local Christmas events
No one does a Christmas celebration quite like the Kaneland community, and last weekend gave us a chance to experience holiday excitement and cheer via Elburn’s Christmas Stroll, Sugar Grove’s Holiday in the Grove, Kaneville’s Christmas in...
- Posted December 12, 2013
MP Village Board approves 2013 tax levy
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve the village’s tax levy for the fiscal year commencing May 1, 2013, and ending April 30, 2014. The total extension of the 2013 levy is...
- Posted December 6, 2013
What we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving
It’s officially that time of year again. Thanksgiving. It’s a time when we cut the work week short (or nix it entirely), load up on mass doses of turkey, football and shopping (preferably in that order), and...
- Posted November 27, 2013
Editorial: Local municipalities dive headfirst into holiday season
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, local municipalities are getting ready to put their respective holiday-themed events on display for the entire Kaneland community to enjoy. Each local holiday event is unique—no question about it. However, all...
- Posted November 21, 2013
Editorial: Thank you, veterans
It’s an age-old question: what would you do for your country? How far would you be willing to go to ensure the United States’ safety and prosperity? How much is your freedom worth to you? Honestly, those...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Editorial: ‘Tis the season to give back to the Elburn Food Pantry
For many, the holiday season begins the moment Halloween ends (the fact that local stores are already carrying holiday lights and decorations confirms this). And now that Oct. 31 is in the rear-view mirror, the Elburn Fire...
- Posted November 8, 2013