• So you think you can run

    This will be the 22nd Annual 5K Run/1M Fun Run/Walk. Please note that there is a new starting location.

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  • Be a winner

    On Sunday evening, the Elburn Lions will hold the annual raffles from the Main Stage at Lions Park.

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  • Get some ear plugs

    Annual truck and tractor pull brings noise and fun The Tractor Pull is in its 34th year at Elburn Days. This is a fantastic show with a huge following.

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  • Throw your diet out the window

    Variety of food options means it’s time to take a break from the diet Many different types of food will be available throughout the festival.

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  • 4-H show, auction promises to entertain

    The 4-H Club will sponsor its annual Saturday Livestock Judging at 8 a.m. and Sunday Livestock Auction at 1 p.m.

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  • Line up for the Elburn Days Parade

    The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19.

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  • Families gather at Community Stage

    The Community Stage is rapidly becoming a favorite at Elburn Days. Nestled under some large oak trees, the environment is fantastic.

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  • Donation requested to park the car

    In an effort to offset costs and to maintain the beautiful 25-acre park, this year the Lions will request a $2 per car donation.

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  • Diving in style

    Annual car drawing remains big-ticket draw leading up to festival This year the Elburn Lions Club will raffle off a new Chevy Camaro Convertible LT1 or $25,000, winner’s choice.

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  • Community Congregational Church food tent moves to parade site

    For as many years as can be remembered, the Elburn Community Congregational Church has had its food tent in the heart of Elburn Days.

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  • Battle of the Bands highlight 2011 Elburn Days

    You may think that the only musical entertainment takes place on the Main Stage at Elburn Days this year.

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  • Community stage brings plenty of variety

    It’s said variety is the spice of life. If that’s the case, it should be plenty spicy when it comes to the Elburn Days Community Stage for the 82nd annual Elburn Days event.

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  • Buy a calendar, enter a raffle

    This is the 16th year for the the annual jackpot calendar raffle. These calendars have become very popular to the local community.

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  • From small town to NFL star

    Don Beebe comes home to share his story ELBURN—This year’s multi-denominational church service during Elburn Days will feature a well-known local boy who made good.

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  • SG residents, taxing bodies take aim at proposed TIF District

    SUGAR GROVE—Tempers flared and tensions were high at times as between 150 and 175 members of the public attended the village's first public hearing regarding its proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

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  • Decision’s impact continues

    SG Library Friends disband; public demands board's explanation for director firing SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Friends have decided to call it a day.

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  • Guest Editorial: Local youth make a difference while enjoying Elburn Days

    The Elburn Leo Club is a youth group of boys and girls ranging in age from 8 years to 18 years old who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs.

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  • Maple Park introduces TIF District to public

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Village Board held a special meeting on Tuesday to introduce the public to their proposed implementation of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District.

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  • Not ready for publication

    After two years, village employee manual still work in progress ELBURN—After paying $5,000 to a consulting firm two years ago to come up with a workable employee manual, Elburn officials have decided it’s back to the drawing board.

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  • Photo gallery: Stop, drop and have FUN!

    Firefighters showed children trucks and an ambulance and they got to participate in an obstacle course as well as other activities. Firefighter Brad Reese (above) shows the kids the obstacle course at the fire safety event. Photos...

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