All posts by Keith Beebe

  • ‘Mr. Kaneland’ cause a personal one for 2013 winner

    KANELAND—Who knew tuxedos, pink fannie packs and stonewashed jeans could play a part in such an important cause? Kaneland High School senior Mike Karakourtis entered the 2013 Mr. Kaneland event with the intention of raising money for Delnor’s...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove Presidential Candidates debate

    Moderated by Keith Beebe, Editor of the Elburn Herald Filmed Wednesday, February 13 at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Ups, downs define 2012 for Kaneville

    KANEVILLE—The year 2012 was a bittersweet one for the Kaneville Village Board.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • MP village president looks back on 2012, sets sights on 2013

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis’ thoughts on the village’s 2012 accomplishments are short and to the point.

    • Posted January 3, 2013
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  • Geary kicks off 2013 campaign with fundraiser

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove village trustee Kevin Geary on Dec. 13 kicked off his bid for village president with a fundraiser held in the Pine Room at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Board approves 2012 tax levy

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve the 2012 tax levy.

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • Editorial: A thank you to residents for making Kandyland 2012 a success

    The Elburn Herald would like to say thank you to everyone who participated in the Kandyland event during the Elburn Christmas Stroll on Friday evening.

    • Posted December 13, 2012
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  • School Board talks John Shields roof repair

    KANELAND—The sky could be falling for Kaneland John Shields Elementary School ... sort of.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Goodbye, Cottonwood Farm; Hello, Autumn Lane

    INCKLEY/BIG ROCK—Gianina Ludwig has lived in Hinckley and Big Rock her entire life, and at a very young age was raised around horses.

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • SG Walgreens holds soft opening

    Store will officially open in early January SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels on Tuesday said he’s excited and proud to have Walgreens become a part of the Sugar Grove family.

    • Posted November 16, 2012
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  • KHS community helps aid Sandy victims

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School Assistant Principal Diane McFarlin considers herself a “Jersey girl” at heart. Her husband is from New Jersey, and she grew up near the eastern seaboard.

    • Posted November 15, 2012
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  • Zumba’ing for Elburn Countryside Food Pantry

    ELBURN—The opportunity to teach a Zumba class and raise funds for the Elburn Countryside Food Panty was so important to Jennifer Olsem, she traveled all the way from Suwanee, Ga., to do it.

    • Posted November 10, 2012
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  • SG Twp supervisor resigns

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Township Supervisor Dan Nagel resigned on Oct. 30, citing personal and family reasons as factors in his decision to step down.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Standing up for the ‘little guy’

    Kaneville residents speak out against reduced post office hours KANEVILLE—Kaneville residents on Nov. 1 attended a forum expecting to plead their case against the United State Postal Service’s pending decision to reduce Kaneville Post Office hours.

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Editorial: Kaneland District, community make strides toward bully-free environment

    At the Kaneland School Board meeting on Sept. 24, Kaneland parent and Elburn resident Leigh Ann Reusche read a letter on behalf of Knights Against Bullying ...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • School Board approves 2013 tentative tax levy

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 5-1 to approve the 2013 tentative tax levy. Board member Tony Valente voted against the tentative levy.

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Kaneland collaborates with anti-bullying group

    School Board discusses bullying prevention plan recommendations KANELAND—A month after a mass group of Kaneland parents attended a School Board meeting and forum to voice concerns with bullying issues in the district ...

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Village Board approves Walgreens liquor license

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board members on Tuesday voted 5-0 in favor of a 2012-13 liquor license for the Walgreens store located at the corner of Route 47 and Galena Boulevard.

    • Posted October 6, 2012
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  • Bullying issue takes center stage at Kaneland forum

    KANELAND—Kaneland parents, students, faculty, staff and administration on Monday gathered at Harter Middle School to participate in a forum to discuss the issue of bullying in the School District.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • School Board approves IGA with Maple Park

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Sept. 10 voted 6-0 to approve an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Maple Park in regard to land-cash and school impact payments.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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