All posts by Elburn Herald

  • ‘Trunk or Treat’ at SGUMC

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church’s “Trunk or Treat” event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 176 Main St., Sugar Grove. The event will feature candy, costumes, hot dogs, games,...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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    NIU honors Erman of Elburn

    DEKALB—The NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has selected faculty member James E. Erman of Elburn as one of four faculty honorees to receive a 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Award. The awards celebrate and...

    • Posted October 21, 2013
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  • Speckman selected as a KU Student Housing Leader

    LAWRENCE, KAN.—Molly Speckman of Elburn was recently named a 2013-14 student leader by the University of Kansas’ Student Housing. Leadership in the halls includes resident assistants for KU’s eight residence halls, proctors and food board managers for...

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Schaefer accepted to Ashland University

    ASHLAND, OHIO—Marina Schaefer, a Kaneland High School senior and Sugar Grove resident, was recently accepted to Ashland University for the fall semester of 2014.

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Kaneville Historical Society Calendar now on sale

    KANEVILLE—The 2014 Kaneville Historical Society calendar is now on sale for $20 at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, Kaneville. Also on sale is the second edition of “The History of Kaneville Township: 1836-1986.”

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Keck announces bid for District 50 in Illinois General Assembly

    ILLINOIS—William F. Keck, CPA and Notre Dame University graduate, is seeking the Republican nomination for Representative of the 50th District in the Illinois General Assembly. After serving 20 years as Kane County auditor, Keck retired at the...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Geneva Potbelly location to donate 25 percent of sales to Blackberry Creek PTO

    GENEVA—Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 1530 Commons Drive, in the Geneva Commons, will donate 25 percent of its sales between 4 and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, to the Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO. Take a break from cooking...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Friday Preview: Kaneland (7-0) @ Sycamore (7-0)

    7:30 p.m. at Engh Field, Sycamore The NIB-12 East title is on the line, as the two top teams clash at Sycamore’s Engh Field Friday at 7:30 p.m. While Sycamore returned a number of key starters from...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    The fox is silent

    Big third quarter dooms Yorkville as KHS (7-0) steamrolls KANELAND—It’s been a one-sided battle for a while, but with only a 13-0 halftime lead on senior night, the Knights made all the necessary adjustments. Despite the sluggish...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Kaneland soccer finding more net

    Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Arts and Crafts Show at St. Charles Episcopal Church

    ST. CHARLES—An Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Rte. 25), St. Charles. A wide variety of handmade...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Marilyn E. Homesley

    Marilyn E. Homesley, 83, of Elburn, formerly of East Palestine, Ohio, passed away peacefully Monday evening, Oct. 14, 2013, surrounded by the prayers of her family. She was born Feb. 28, 1930, in Salem , Ohio, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Mary Marie Sohan

    Mary Marie Sohan, 84, of Maple Park, formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. She was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Aurora, the daughter of Morris...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Dennis R. Loske

    Dennis R. Loske, 47, of Elburn, passed from this life to eternal life in the early morning hours of Oct. 9, 2013, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family. Dennis was born March 5, 1966,...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Letter: A thank you from Paul and Judy Heyob

    Our heartfelt, sincere thank you goes out to all the kind and generous people who shared their love and support for Paul during a recently held benefit on Sept. 28. We are very appreciative of all the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Letter: Paul Heyob Benefit Committee thanks fundraiser participants, supporters

    We want to take this opportunity to thank the numerous family, friends and businesses and the community for the outpouring of support for Paul Heyob. Some donated silent auction items or raffle items. Some were instrumental in...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Knights Wrestling Club readies itself for upcoming season

    by Michelle Parks President, Knights Wrestling Club It’s October already, which means there are Knights wrestlers of all ages on the move. Knights Wrestling Club (KWC) has opened its doors for its first-ever online registration, which will...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Kindness Match vs. Sycamore Oct. 17

    A special presentation will take place between the sophomore and varsity volleyball games versus Sycamore on Thursday, Oct. 17. Another presentation will take place between games one and two of the varsity match. The sophomore game is...

    • Posted October 14, 2013
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  • Kindness in Kaneland Week activities

    KANELAND—The following activities are scheduled to take place during KIK (Kindness in Kaneland) Week, Oct. 13-20. KHS Peer Leadership Team The Kaneland High School Peer Leadership Team will hand out golden tickets all week to students they...

    • Posted October 12, 2013
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    Sellers, Hartmann wed June 22

    Doug and Cathy Hartmann of Maple Park are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Holly, to Logan Sellers, son of Don and Gay Sellers of Earlville, Ill.. The couple wed on June 22 in Sycamore....

    • Posted October 12, 2013
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  • MP crash claims life of Cortland resident

    MAPLE PARK—A Cortland woman died Monday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained from a car accident in Maple Park. A preliminary investigation indicates that Shanay Martin, 32, of Cortland, was traveling westbound on Route 38, east...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Oct. 11 sports recap

    Freshman Volleyball vs. Geneva—On Oct. 2, the Lady Knight freshman split their matches against Geneva. The A team won 25-23, 25-7, while the B team lost 21-25, 25-15, 18-25. No individual stats were available. Sophomore Volleyball vs....

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Kaneland soccer stung by Barbs in conference battle

    KANELAND—Fortunes have been as even as it gets for the Kaneland High School soccer squad this season. In conference matches like last Thursday’s home matchup against the visiting DeKalb Barbs, the end result refused to break its...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    Kaneland (6-0) vs. Yorkville (4-2)

    at Kaneland High School’s Peterson Field at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, Oct. 11, the Knights host Yorkville High School in a Week 7 NIB-12 battle. The Foxes traveled to Rochelle on Friday, only to lose in a...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Girls golfers fair well in conference, Regionals

    ROCHELLE, Ill.—Kaneland girls golf individual entry Tori Guyton was the medalist at the Oct. 1 NIB-12 tournament at Fairways Golf Course in Rochelle, Ill., with an 85 afternoon. Teammate Julia VanGemert shot a 94 to place seventh....

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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    KHS to honor breast cancer fighters and survivors Oct. 15

    On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the KHS volleyball team is inviting any breast cancer survivors, or those currently fighting it, to attend their home match versus DeKalb. Sign in at the door, and you will receive free entry...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Church news for Oct. 11

    Taize Worship at St. Charles Episcopal Church ST. CHARLES—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles, invites the community to experience Taize Worship on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Worship in the...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Guest Editorial: A letter to District 302 teachers

    by Leigh Ann Reusche Co-founder, Kindness Campaign 2013 To all District 302 teachers: The Kindness Campaign wishes to acknowledge and thank each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment to our children. We want to...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Scarecrow Fest celebrates 28 years

    ST. CHARLES—A whimsical autumn tradition among Chicagoland’s Fox Valley residents and visitors alike, this year’s 28th annual Scarecrow Fest, presented for the second year running by AAA Insurance, will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11-13,...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • Hochsprung graduates from Culinary Institute of America

    ELBURN—Tyler Hochsprung, an Elburn resident and 2009 Kaneland High School graduate, on Sept. 26 graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Culinary Management degree.

    • Posted October 5, 2013
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  • EEI adds project manager to its transportation group

    SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. announces the addition of David C. Johanson, P.E., PTOE to its Transportation Group as a project manager. Johanson brings over 15 years of professional experience in the management and design of local, state...

    • Posted October 5, 2013
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  • Elburn residents participate in Butler’s volunteer project

    INDIANAPOLIS—Elburn residents Morgan Glowienke and Stephanie Maras recently participated in Butler University’s “Bulldogs Into the Streets (BITS),” a large-scale single day of community service hosted by the Butler Volunteer Center. This year’s event partnered with 17 Indianapolis...

    • Posted October 5, 2013
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