All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: A thank you to Kaneland wrestlers

    I wish to offer a big thank you to the Kaneland wrestlers. These hard-working boys are spending their weekends helping out the seniors by doing free spring yard clean-ups. By working together, it’s amazing what they accomplish...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Boys track shows no-doubt clout

    Photo: Kaneland’s senior Brock Robertson (above) had a big day for the Knights Saturday, winning both the 110m hurdles (15.75) and 300m hurdles (40.30). Photos by Mary Paulson Peterson Prep No. 45 goes KHS way KANELAND—When you’re...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Can’t count ‘em out

    KHS softball earns come-from-behind win KANELAND—Under wind-swept and sunny skies, the forecast was less than appealing for the Lady Knights softball squad in Sycamore on Friday. A three-run barrage in the top of the first inning soon...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • KUMC Mother-Daughter Banquet

    KANEVILLE—All mothers and daughters in the community are invited to the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 4, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for its annual Mother-Daughter Banquet. The potluck supper will begin in the basement,...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Dawn Lynnette Long

    Dawn Lynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Sadie Ann Sane

    Sadie Ann Sane, 76, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Friday, April 25, surrounded by the love of her family. Sadie is survived by her loving children Diane Lynn (Dennis) Mattoon, Deborah Kay (Brian) Terpstra and Dayton (Gabriella)...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Dawn Laynnette Long

    Dawn Laynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Hill’s Country Store anniversary celebration Monday

    Hill’s Country Store’s 7 year anniversary celebration will take place Monday at the store. Cake and ice cream will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and the event includes raffles, prizes and giveaways.

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from Matt McCannon MS committee

    From the family of Matt McCannon, we would like to thank all of the friends, family, Sugar Grove and surrounding community neighbors and businesses that helped make the Matt McCannon MS fundraiser successful. We are especially grateful...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • KHS Students finish seventh in national math competition (external link)

    KHS students Erika Carlson, Nick Likeum, Eun Woo (James) Lim, Muhammad (Munib) Rehman and Ethan Witt recently participated in Moody’s Mega Math Challenge https://m3challenge.siam.org/, and tied for 7th place. The internet-based math modeling competition involved 1,152 teams...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Softball recovers vs. Batavia after taking it on helmet

    Photo: Morgan Weber scored six runs, and had three hits and a home run in the Knight’s doubleheader wins over Batavia Runs come home after two non-conference losses KANELAND—While it might be nice to be close to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Unger to take over Chiefs program from Randall

    SUGAR GROVE—Former Waubonsee Community College player Brad Unger has been named to succeed long-time Chiefs head baseball coach Dave Randall. After 37 seasons and nearly 1,850 games at Waubonsee, Randall is relinquishing the reins of the program...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Thielk sets State record in bench press

    Kaneland junior Zack Thielk set an Illinois state record at the World Association of Bench Pressers and Deadlifters championship in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., two weekends ago. Thielk bench pressed 342 pounds at the competition. Courtesy Photo

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Rodriguez named NACC Athlete of week for track and field

    AURORA—Aurora University freshman Lisa Rodriguez of Sugar Grove was named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Week. Rodriguez helped lead the Spartans to a second place finish at the Wheaton...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Easter celebration at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church (SGUMC) will host its Easter celebration on Holy Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. Invite your neighbors and bring the grandkids to...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Russell W. Stewart

    Russell W. Stewart, 66, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, at The Tillers in Oswego, Ill. He was born June 27, 1947, in Chicago, the son of the late Henry and Evelyn Stewart....

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Kaneville Fire Department

    I wanted to take a moment and thank the Kaneville Fire Department for the wonderful Easter egg hunt they held for the community on Saturday, April 12. Our family moved here not too long ago from a...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Visit the Sugar Grove Farmers Market

    Veggies, fruits and eggs harvested within a day or two of a farmers market are fresh, crisp, loaded with flavor and packed with nutrients. Today, more than ever, it is so important to understand where and how...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to those who donated blood

    The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary Post 630 would like to thank everyone who made the April 8 Elburn community blood drive a success. We had 28 volunteers and were able to collect 25 pints of blood. A...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • Metra parking to increase May 1

    ELBURN—Commuters will pay 25 cents more a day to park at the Elburn Metra Station beginning May 1. Parking rates will increase from $1.25 to $1.50 per day. Village President Dave Anderson said that the Village Board...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Editorial: Help support Kaneland’s upcoming service trip

    A screening of the film “Murph the Protector” will take place in the Kaneland High School auditorium on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m. to help raise funds for a June service trip to famous World War...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Valleybrook Church moves to former middle school

    MAPLE PARK—Valleybrook will introduce its new location at the former Kaneland Middle School on Easter Sunday, April 20, with coffee and Panera goodies at 9:30 a.m. and a service at 10 a.m. The former middle school is...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Esther Leverenz

    Esther Leverenz passed away Dec. 3, 2013. Her family invites those who knew and loved Esther to a burial of her cremated remains at Blackberry Township Cemetery on Saturday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. For more information,...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • William K. Marlatt

    William K. Marlatt, 88, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Monday, April 7, at Asbury Gardens in North Aurora. He was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Steger, Ill., the son of the late Chalmer and Mable (Unger)...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Kaneland softball steers clear of Tenn. trouble

    CLARKSVILLE, TENN.—With the struggles of most area teams in northern Illinois to get softball games in, Kaneland went with a tried and true formula: get out of the state. Visiting Clarksville, Tenn., for the Play It Again...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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    Lucky 13

    Photo: Senior Kyla Goodine won the 100m Hurdles in 17.93 Tuesday. Photo by Mary Paulson Outdoor opener nets 13 event wins for girls track and field KANELAND—With favorable conditions compared to the majority of the spring thus...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you and message from Valerie Burd

    Thank you to all of you who voted for me on March 18 to be a candidate for State Representative in the 50th District. Even though I was running unopposed, you still took the time to vote...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Kaneland Foundation to host Fun Run, 5k

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Foundation will host its 3rd annual 5k cross country race on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. at the Kaneland High School campus/football stadium, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park. There will also be a one-quarter-mile...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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