• Letter: What about small business?

    In January of this year, Gov. Pat Quinn, House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton passed the largest tax increase on business and working families.

    • Posted December 29, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting us

    We live in a very caring community, and that was demonstrated on Dec. 17 when the Elburn Fire Department, Elburn Jewel-Osco and its customers generously donated non-perishable food items to the Fire Department’s food drive, which benefitted...

    • Posted December 29, 2011
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  • Letter: In support of Chris Lauzen

    In an area newspaper in the end of November, Kevin Burns was directly quoted as saying, “I think those who have a vested interest in Kane County will decide that this race is the most important one...

    • Posted December 29, 2011
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  • Winners announced for library drawing

    ELBURN—Erin Rothenbaum of St. Charles was the winner of the Wedding Fantasy Barbie 1989 Collector’s edition, and Jennifer Thiel of Elburn won a John Deere toy Monster Treads Gator tractor in a drawing sponsored by the Friends...

    • Posted December 26, 2011
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  • Kane County Animal Control needs volunteers

    GENEVA—If you love animals and have two hours a week to spare, you might consider a volunteer program developed by Kane County Animal Control.v

    • Posted December 26, 2011
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  • Merry Christmas from the Elburn Herald

    All of us at the Elburn Herald join in saying "Thank You" and we wish you a Happy Holiday and a Prosperous New Year! -Elburn Herald Staff

    • Posted December 25, 2011
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  • Erin Arndt: Photography at its finest

    KANELAND—Senior Erin Arndt already had her photography equipment unloaded from the car and ready to go for a day of photos.

    • Posted December 25, 2011
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  • Elburn Lions help Kaneland kids, food pantry

    Toys, hats, gloves and more for Kaneland Kids and the Elburn Food Pantry are donated by Elburn Lions every year to West Towns Human Services in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted December 24, 2011
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  • Christmas Spirit lives through Mom’s Swap Shop

    Elburn—If anyone has a doubt that the Christmas spirit is alive and well in Elburn, they should have been at the Elburn Community Center on Saturday for the Authentic Moms' Christmas Swap Shop.

    • Posted December 24, 2011
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  • Home rule referendum tabled—for now

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board reversed last week’s Committee of the Whole recommendation by voting to postpone placing a home rule referendum on the March 20 primary ballot.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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  • Maple Park looks back

    Maple Park—During 2011, the village of Maple Park was able to complete a few improvement projects and hold events, while at the same time being faced with the challenge of dealing with their limited finances.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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  • Hydraulic repair shop mixes business, pleasure

    ELBURN—Tucked away in a corner of Elburn in one of the industrial areas, there are quite a few businesses that go unnoticed. These large, warehouse-type buildings are on a seldom-traveled street unless you have business there.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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  • Blackberry Township freezes 2012 tax levy

    ELBURN—The Blackberry Township Board voted unanimously on Dec. 13 to freeze the Property Tax Levy for 2012.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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  • Kaneville trustees discuss zoning, building code officer

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board last Thursday discussed the hiring of a Village Zoning and Building Code Enforcement Officer.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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  • Dec. 23 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 December 23, 2011
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  • Change of course demonstrates effective governing

    The Elburn Village Board changed course this week when it decided to postpone a move to place a home rule referendum before the voters during this spring’s election.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Knights take care of conference business

    Neil helps KHS boys defend turf vs. DeKalb KANELAND—With DeKalb coming in to Maple Park on Friday evening, Kaneland boys basketball would need players with a sense of the big stage.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Wrestlers grab two Saturday wins after losing to YHS

    KANELAND—Against conference rival Yorkville, the Knights (4-9) lost 39-26 to the host school.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • L-P Cavs cave in Kaneland bowling

    KANELAND—Good news emerging from Monday’s bowling encounter between Kaneland and LaSalle-Peru was that the Lady Knights reached the Super Bowl faster than this year’s version of the Bears.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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  • Lady Chiefs’ Rossler, soccer locks up accolades

    SUGAR GROVE—Maxzine Rossler became Waubonsee Community College’s first ever two-time All-American soccer player when she was recently named a 2011 NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Honorable Mention All-American.

    • Posted December 22, 2011
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