• Photos: National Night Out in Elburn

    This year’s National Night Out was held at Elburn Lions Park and hosted by the Elburn Police Department and Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. In attendance were community members, fellow departments, while Boy Scouts volunteered to run the...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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  • 4-H, bidders donate to Nelson fund

    ELBURN—During the 4-H auction at Elburn Days on Sunday, 4-H families Panek and Modaff donated a hog to be auctioned off to help offset medical expenses for Maple Park native Becky Nelson, who was struck by a...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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  • Elburn Days 2013 livestock sale results

    ELBURN—The following is a list of results from the Elburn Days 2013 livestock sale: • Grand Champion Market Hog, owned by Tyler Ott, sold for $2.10 a pound at 285 pounds to Pat Winckler • Reserve Grand...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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  • Elburn Days 2013 livestock show trophies

    ELBURN—The following 4-H participants received trophies during the Elburn Days 2013 livestock show. • Grand Champion Steer: Maxx Miller (donor: Loren Davis Memorial Trophy) • Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Erin Fidler (donor: Campton Excavating) • Senior Showmanship...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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  • Letter: Donations make a difference for Boy Scout Troop 7

    On behalf of Boy Scout Troop 7, we’d like to send a huge thank you to our local businesses, organizations and community members for helping to make our pancake breakfast during Elburn Days a success. Whether it...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Letter: Thank you Elburn Lions Club

    We want to personally thank Chris Halsey, Steve O’Neil, Larry (the electrician) Dave -Security & the great group of Elburn Lions Club Volunteers who give so much of their time to this Community for hosting a wonderful...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Leos

    On Aug. 5-6, the Elburn Leo Club hosted their first Safety Camp for kids. Over the two-day camp, the 34 participants learned about fire, weather, railroad, firearm, bicycle and roller skating safety. The topics of basic first...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Elburn American Legion

    The Post would like to thank all who supported our Elburn Days drawing. The winners were Randy Anderson ($100) of Elburn, JoAnna Anderson ($150) of Maple Park, LeRoy Herra ($250) of Elburn, Pat Hill ($500) of Kaneville,...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • MP Fun Fest looking for crafters/ vendors, parade participants

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Fun Fest is looking for parade participants and crafters/vendors for its 2013 festival, which will take place Labor Day Weekend. This is the last call before the festival. For more information and an application,...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    Eric Berry

    Eric Berry, 55, of Malta, formerly of Elburn, passed away at Delnor-Community Hospital on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, following a short illness. He was born Oct. 23, 1957, in Geneva, the son of Edward Sr. and Jeanne...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Margie Brennan

    Margie Brennan of Yorkville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and music. During Margie’s last hours, her family sang many of her favorite songs to her. She was born on...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • LaRee Jacobson

    LaRee Jacobson, 81, of Batavia, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. She was born Dec. 6, 1931, in Rankin, Ill., the daughter of Lawrence and Rebekah Barr. She married Roger Jacobson on Nov. 27, 1953, the...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Patricia Ann Zimmer

    Patricia Ann Zimmer, 62, of Miami, Fla., went home to the Lord on Wednesday on Aug. 13, 2013, after a seven month battle with cancer, her family by her side at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich,...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Elburn Days 5K: A family tradition

    Jim Varney and his daughter, Sarah Hollister, both of Aurora, had successful days at the 2013 Elburn Days 5k. Varney was the first-place winner in the Male 60 and up division, while Hollister placed second in the...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • Hughes Creek has two hole in ones in one week

    ELBURN—Hughes Creek Golf Club in Elburn announced a couple rarities—two seperate hole in ones—both in the same week. On Tuesday, Aug. 13, Justin Abbey of Geneva shot a hole-in-one on the 135 yard, par 3 hole three....

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    Golf sees strong start to season

    Kaneland’s Matt Yonkovich watches his ball after a putt on the second hole during a quad meet of Geneva, Glenbard South, South Elgin and Kaneland at Mill Creek Golf Club Tuesday. Photo by Erik Anderson KHS golf...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    McCastland teaches away from court

    New KHS volleyball coach well-versed in leadership training, school improvement efforts PLAINFIELD—Before taking care of volleyball business for Kaneland, Kerri McCastland is directing a group of upperclassmen on a Tuesday morning for her day job at Plainfield...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    2013 Kaneville Fest time schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 22 5-8 p.m. Library book presale at the Kaneville Library. Cost is $5 at the door. Friday, Aug. 23 9 a.m. Community garage sales kick off 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Library book presale continues at the...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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  • KHS’ Leyden accepted to University of Alabama Early College program

    TUSCALOOSA, ALA.—Kaneland High School’s Kara Leyden was recently accepted to the University of Alabama Early College program. UA Early College students are high school students from across the United States who earn college credit online, and are...

    • Posted August 17, 2013
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  • MPPD eyes top spot in Special Olympics fundraising competition

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta wants to bring home a huge honor to the village: the Flame of Hope trophy. If the Maple Park Police Department raises the most money for Special Olympics Illinois this...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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