All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Village considers lease agreement for cell tower

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday discussed a lease agreement with AT&T for a cell tower to be placed at the well No. 5 site in Blackberry Creek. AT&T will pay $2,250 a month in rent, with...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from Family Bingo committee

    On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO Family Bingo and Silent Auction Night Committee, we would like to thank everyone who generously supported the Family Bingo and Silent Auction Night Fundraiser held at Blackberry...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Letter: Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters’ Knight of Performances

    The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters is pleased to announce the second annual Knight of Performances barbecue dinner, scheduled for Sunday, March 2, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Kaneland Harter Middle School, located at 1601 Esker Drive...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Community Corner: An invitation to the Fine Arts Feast

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson, Kaneland Arts Initiative executive director The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) would like to extend its thanks to those in the community who were able to attend the performances of “The Laramie Project” in January....

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove adds new directors

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday added two new directors to the village staff. Pat Chamberlin is the village’s new finance director, and will replace former director Justin VanVooren. Chamberlin is responsible for the reporting...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Village sets schedule for budget process

    ELBURN—Village of Elburn Finance Director Doug Elder on Monday laid out the timetable for the village’s 2014-15 budget process. A tentative budget, which outlines village priorities for the coming year, will be available for public inspection at...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Village Board approves sale of snow blower

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday authorized the sale of a Cub Cadet tractor snow blower. The Public Works Department determined that the machine was no longer an effective piece of equipment for village purposes.

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Elburn hopes to change road designations

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a recommendation to change the classification of certain roads within the village from that of a local road to a major collector. The designation would make the specified roads eligible...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Fee, church team up for ‘Tooth Fairy Mission’

    SUGAR GROVE—During the month of February, the Sugar Grove United Mehodist Church will have their annual “Tooth Fairy Mission” in which monetary donations, toothbrushes and toothpaste are collected for the Between Friends Food Pantry in Sugar Grove,...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Fine Arts Feast fundraiser at Open Range Southwest Grill

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Arts Initiative will host its fifth annual Fine Arts Feast on Friday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. at Open Range Southwest Grill in Sugar Grove. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise money from...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Kaneland to conduct inaugural Parent Satisfaction Survey

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302 in February will conduct its inaugural Parent Satisfaction Survey. The survey is part of a continued effort by Kaneland CUSD 302 to strengthen communications between schools and the community. Between Thursday, Feb. 6,...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • District 302 seeks to add committee members

    KANELAND—Kaneland Community School District 302 seeks to add members to its Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC), Finance Advisory Committee (FAC) and the Kaneland Foundation. The mission of the CAC is to improve Kaneland schools by advising the Administration...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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    Smith, Crynes to wed

    Dave and Barb Smith of Elburn recently announced the engagement of their daughter, Jackie, to Christien Crynes, son of Lawrence and Baya Crynes of Tulsa, Okla. The bride-to-be is a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate, and graduated...

    • Posted February 13, 2014
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  • Feb. 6 Sports recap

    Girls Soph. Basketball Jan. 31 at Yorkville—Bailey Crimmins had 16 points and Kiandra Powell had 11, but the Lady Knights fell to the host Lady Foxes 56-43 Friday. Kristen Siebert had six points for Kaneland. KHS was...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Local residents named to Lewis University dean’s list

    ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents were recently named to the Lewis University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester: Abigail Dodis (biochemistry), Alec Koczka (aviation maintenance management), John Scholl (air traffic control management) and Kelly Kovacic (air...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • Kaneland Arts Initiative’s Fine Arts Feast

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will host the fifth annual Fine Arts Feast and Silent Auction on Friday, Feb. 21, at Open Range Southwest Grill, 1 Golfview Road, Sugar Grove. A cash bar will open at 5...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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  • Elburn Lions January Calendar Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for January 2014: Bill McCartney, Phillip and Grandpa, Lynda Singer, Kevin Claesson, Bryan Van Bogaert, Gordon Dierschow (twice), Nancy Wilkison, Terry Lamb, Eleanor Dierschow, Eugene &...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Kindergarten registration, literacy fair

    KANELAND—The 2014 Kindergarten Registration and Literacy Fair will take place Saturday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park. Students with last names beginning with letters...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • ‘Friday Knightlife’ in the Kaneland area

    ELBURN—’Friday Knightlife,’ a newly reborn program giving Kaneland kids a fun place to go on Friday nights, will be available this winter for Kaneland community kids, grades fourth through eighth, on Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m., from...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    Diddell wins conference crown

    Team places sixth STERLING, ILL.—Sterling High School housed quite the collection of wrestling talent on Saturday, as Kaneland found out firsthand. Earning some individual glory and having to deal with capable talent in both Northern Illinois Big...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Jan. 30 sports recap

    Sophomore Girls Basketball Jan. 23 vs. Sycamore—Bailey Crimmins’ seven points paced the cold-shooting Lady Knights against Sycamore, as the squad lost 41-26. Jenna Harvell had four points, while Nicole Koczka and Kiandra Powell each had three. Jan....

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • 3-on-3 tournament registration open

    SUGAR GROVE—Registration is open for Kaneland Youth Basketball’s fourth annual President’s Day 3-on-3 tournament. The tournament is hosted at Harter Middle School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 17. Registration is $20 per team. There are...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Youth Soccer registration begins

    KANELAND—Registration has begun for the Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization. Register before Feb. 28 for $85; after March 1, for $135. The league is open to boys and girls aged five to 17. Visit KanelandYouthSoccer.com, for more information...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Wasco girls fastpitch registration

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball Leauge (WGFSL) registration for the Spring/Summer season is underway. Registration is open to all girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. Games are played in the evenings and some Saturdays in St. Charles. Practices...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    Edward Neal ‘Tip’ Cooper

    Edward Neal “Tip” Cooper, 80, of Aurora, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born Nov. 22, 1933, in Kincaid, Ill., the son of the late Muncie Elbert and Amy Eileen (Green) Cooper. Tip served in...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Debra Ziomek

    Debra Ziomek, nee Szczepaniak, loving wife and mother, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the age of 53. Debbie passed peacefully after a nearly 11-year battle with kidney cancer. Debbie, who most recently resided in Montgomery, was...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Letter: HorsePower Therapeutic Riding Big Bowling Fundraiser a huge success

    HorsePower Therapeutic Riding held our second annual Big Bowling Fundraiser at St. Charles Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 18. Hundreds of supporters with their families and friends enjoyed bowling, pizza, a silent auction, face-painting, cupcakes, and an exciting...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    Hoops for Heroes Feb. 15

    Kaneland to host inaugural Day and Knight of Hoops MAPLE PARK—Kaneland Boys Basketball announced the Hoops for Heroes inaugural Day and Knight of Hoops, to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday,...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Farm bill negotiations end with deal

    BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—Illinois soybean farmers are pleased House and Senate conferees reached an agreement this week on the final version of the farm bill, and look forward to quick approval of the bill in both the House of...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Leonard Dave Jump

    Leonard Dave Jump, 67 of Bellevue, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, under the care of Hospice of Dubuque. Leonard is survived by his wife of 45 years, Susan (Nowak) Jump; children, Victoria Pertiet of...

    • Posted February 1, 2014
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  • Walter ‘Wally’ Phillips Jr.

    Walter “Wally” Phillips Jr., 69, of St. Charles, passed away unexpectedly at home on Jan. 26, 2014. He was born Feb. 10, 1944, in Aurora, the son of Walter Sr. and Marie (Heyob) Phillips. Wally grew up...

    • Posted January 31, 2014
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  • Fine Arts Feast fundraiser at Open Range Southwest Grill

    SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Arts Initiative will host its fifth annual Fine Arts Feast on Friday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. at Open Range Southwest Grill in Sugar Grove. The purpose of the fundraiser is to raise money from...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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