• Oct. 22 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.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Oktoberfest outing

    Visitors to the St. Mary’s Octoberfest celebration on Saturday enjoyed a fun afternoon of games, Polish and Irish food and desserts, crafts, raffles and live music.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • A tree for Al

    Elburn—The Blackberry Township Board of Trustees honored the 20 years of dedicated service that Al Bergquist gave with a tree planting and dedication of a granite stone marker in front of the township offices.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Matthew Anthony Crabb

    Anthony and Julie (Bisztriczky) Crabb of Maple Park proudly announce the birth of their son, Matthew Anthony.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Elburn resident named as new faculty to AU

    Aurora University announced that Vicki Bergquist of Elburn has been named a visiting instructor of nursing for the 2009-10 academic year.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Hartmann earns scholarship

    Holly Hartmann, a graduate of Kaneland High School, earned a $1,000 Holling Memorial Fund Scholarship as a sophomore at the University of Nebraska.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Vera Arlene Long

    Vera Arlene Long, 85, of St. Charles, formerly of Yorkville and Kaneville, died peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009, at the home of her daughter in St. Charles.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Church news: Oct. 22

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: School Board deserves ‘F’ for failing to address parent’s concerns

    I am writing to clarify misinformation that was reported in the Elburn Herald's “Board Votes to Examine Grade Scale” article as published on Oct. 15th.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Disappointed in desire to lower grading scale

    I was deeply disappointed when I read about the parents' petition asking the Kaneland School Board to consider lowering the grading scale.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of current Kaneland grading scale

    Kaneland School District opened in 1958 with a seven-point grading scale, but soon afterwards it was switched to a 10-point grading scale. It was changed back to the current scale in April of 1984.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Continuing the health care discussion

    To Bob Morgan: Your response to my letter is mostly very heartening, and I want to commend you for taking the time and interest to involve yourself in this important issue.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Knights make me proud

    I have been a loyal follower of Kaneland Knights football for many years. I have always been proud of our teams. No matter what their record or how they played, I have always been proud of how...

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Lions Candy Days

    Thank you to everyone from Elburn, the surrounding areas and those who were just passing through, who stopped to make a donation to Lions Candy Days. Your generous donations help to fund Lions of Illinois Foundation projects...

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Boy Scouts

    The St. Gall Church Property Committee would like to thank all the Boy Scouts and adult leaders from BSA Troop 7 in Elburn, who helped with a major lawn renovation project at St. Gall Cemetery.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Letter: Community support was overwhelming

    Words alone can not convey how overwhelmed I was with the outcome of the benefit held on Sept. 26. I hope, if you came out, you had a great time.

    • Posted October 22, 2009
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  • Fourth Annual TS Family Day at Kuipers

    The Fourth Annual TS Family Day on the Farm at Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park is set for the scariest day of the year, Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31.

    • Posted October 21, 2009
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  • Halloween Fest set for Oct. 24

    Big Rock—Halloween Fest is a free family event set for Saturday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Plowman’s Park in Big Rock.

    • Posted October 20, 2009
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  • Women’s rape defense class begins Oct. 31

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will offer a ladies’ Rape Aggressive Defense (RAD) class, which will take place on the following dates: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 31; from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov....

    • Posted October 19, 2009
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  • Provena Mercy announces free depression awareness program

    AURORA—Provena Mercy Medical Center will hold a free program, “Changing the Community Conversation about Depression,” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m.

    • Posted October 19, 2009
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