All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Guest Editorial: Tips for protecting your identity, money

    by Harold Valentine, News and Experts At least 110 million consumers were affected by the recent hack involving Target and Neiman Marcus retailers. Whether or not millions more will have their identities manipulated and finances ruined within...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Kaneland musicians, actors prepare for busy winter

    by Denise Blaszynski, Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters president The excitement of winter break and stress of finals have ended. As we move through the long, dreary days of winter, our Kaneland musicians and actors are gearing up...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Local residents inducted into Waubonsee Honor Society

    SUGAR GROVE—The following local students were inducted into Waubonsee Community College’s Alpha Beta Gamma international honor society on Dec. 4: Scott Horvath of Elburn; Lauren Allen and James Boyle of Sugar Grove; and Vernon Gochee of Maple...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Israel chicken soup lunch sale

    AURORA—The Sisterhood of Temple B’nai Israel will host its fourth annual chicken soup lunch sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9. Homemade chicken soup with matzo balls and/or noodles will be available for...

    • Posted January 23, 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 January 19, 2014
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  • KAI to present ‘The Laramie Project’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will launch its inaugural performance of the Winter Theatre Production, “The Laramie Project,” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24-26, in the Black Box Theatre portion of Kaneland High School, 47W326 Keslinger...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Kenkel named to Belmont University dean’s list

    NASHVILLE—Joseph Kenkel of Elburn was recently named to the Belmont University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Eligibility for the dean’s list is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Dickenson named to Beloit College dean’s list

    BELOIT, WIS.—Elizabeth Dickenson of Elburn was recently named to Beloit College’s dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.4 or higher and...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Archibald named to The Webb School honor roll

    BELL BUCKLE, TENN.—Grace Archibald of Elburn was recently named to The Webb School’s B honor roll for second quarter of the 2013-14 school year. Archibald is currently a 10th-grader at The Webb School.

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Meuer performs in televised Holiday Pops concert

    EVANSVILLE, IND.—Eric Meuer of Elburn was recently selected to perform at the Department of Music’s 34th annual Holiday Pops concert. Meuer is majoring in music therapy at the University of Evansville. Holiday Pops took place on Dec....

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Local residents named to Augustana College dean’s list

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Augustana College dean’s list for the 2013 term: Emily Butts (elementary education), Benjamin Hodges (biology) and Elizabeth Kupar, all of Elburn; and Malory Groen (biochemistry), Anna Novotny...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • Elburn residents named to Bradley University dean’s list

    PEORIA, ILL.—The following Elburn residents were named to the Bradley University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester: Haley Euting, Vincent Micek, Andrew Raver and Anthony Sperando. To be eligible for the Bradley University dean’s list, a...

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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  • McPhee named to Northwestern dean’s list

    EVANSTON, ILL.—Kayley McPhee of Maple Park was recently named to Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester.

    • Posted January 18, 2014
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    Engineering Enterprises Inc. announces addition of Frolich

    SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) recently announced the addition of Collette M. Frohlich, E.I. as a project engineer in the company’s Civil and Transportation groups. Collette brings over five years of professional experience and has been involved...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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    HorsePower to host 2nd annual bowling fundraiser

    ST. CHARLES—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, a not-for-profit organization in Maple Park, will host its second annual bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Charles Bowl, 2520 W. Main Street in St....

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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    Kaneland wrestlers see Hub of action

    Photo: Medal-winners from the Sycamore Invite. Photo submitted by Stephanie Vanik via email Grapplers also partake in Sycamore Invite KANELAND—Before the deep freeze that hit the roads toward the weekend, it was Kaneland High School wrestling that...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Jan. 16 sports recap

    JV Girls Bowling Jan. 8 @ La Salle-Peru—The Lady Knights were led by Amber Spaetzel’s 126 game and 329 series, but fell to the host Lady Cavaliers 2,114-1,478. Kayla McDuffee bowled a 277 series, while Grace Lindgren...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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    Petrie of Elburn passes away

    Carrie E. Petrie, 87, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Jan. 9, at Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. She took her last breath as her daughter held her hand to complete her bridge between Earth and the...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Letter: Salvation Army kettle collection a huge success

    Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, over $7,700 was raised this holiday season in the area Salvation Army kettles. As other groups are reporting decreases, this community has shattered its previous giving record by over $1,500. Conley Outreach...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Road Commissioner Feece

    My thanks to Road Commissioner Rod Feece and his crew for their hard work and long hours keeping the roads of Blackberry Township open in the recent heavy snows and dangerously cold temperatures. Dennis C. Ryan Blackberry...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Knights wrestling stays strong through winter months

    by Michelle Parks, Knights Wrestling Club president Snow is flying in the air, the temperatures are dropping, and as everyone else is bundling up, Kaneland wrestlers are in full swing into their season. The Kaneland High School...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Gertrude A. Hall

    Gertrude A. Hall, 92, of Tampa, Fla., and Aurora, passed away Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Tampa. She was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Midland, Mich., the daughter of the late Frank and Molly (Jahn) Neitzke. Gertrude...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Hurlburt ‘Burt’ W. Haring

    Hurlburt (Burt) W. Haring, 88, of Cornell, Mich., formerly of Elburn, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Marquette, Mich., the fourth son...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Ronald Henne

    Ronald Henne, 69, of Elburn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 10, 1944, the son of Elde and Myrle (Kinney) Henne. He grew up on...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • John A. ‘Jack’ Ory

    John A. “Jack” Ory, 74, of Tecumseh, Mo., formerly of Elburn, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Huntley, Ill. He was born Oct. 20, 1937, in Harrisburg, Pa., the son of the...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • Don’t delay—test for radon today

    KANE COUNTY—January is National Radon Action Month, and the Kane County Health Department, in conjunction with the Kane County Healthy Places Coalition, recommends that it is a good time to test your home for the presence of...

    • Posted January 11, 2014
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  • Meuer named to University of Evansville dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE, IND.—Eric Meuer of Elburn recently achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the fall semester 2013. Meuer is majoring in music therapy. To make the dean’s list, a student...

    • Posted January 11, 2014
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  • Off-roading at McDole CARE

    Montgomery—“Climb big rocks, go up steep hills and get muddy.” That doesn’t sound like something a parent would encourage his or her children to do, but that is exactly what Bryan Adams tells his children. Adams is...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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    Submitted Photo: Snow Wars

    Elburn resident Dave Nosek and his kids built this “Jabba the Hutt” snowman on Sunday out of mailboxes, mini-snow shovels and hockey sticks. Photo submitted by Sarah Nosek Want to send us your news, photos or more?...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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  • Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle winners for December 2013

    ELBURN—The following won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for December 2013: Linn Dierschow, Jim Thomas, Bears & Packers, Kevin Knight, Mike Bryan, Heather Todas, Tom, Ken and Ron, Alyx and Grandpa Reynolds, and Phil...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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    Fishermen’s Inn to reopen as event center in 2014

    Photo: Fishermen’s Inn in Elburn, closed since 2009, will reopen as an event center in 2014, featuring a silo that will serve as the main entrance. The Fishermen’s Inn building was purchased in October 2012 by Mark...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Soph. basketball Plano champs

    The Kaneland sophomore boys basketball team enjoyed its winter break, going 4-0 enroute to the Plano Christmas Classic JV Tournament championship. The Knights had wins against Streator (62-33), Morris (57-53), Princeton (51-50) and finally Genoa-Kingston, 50-37, in...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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