All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Olson receives scholarship to Valparasio

    VALPARAISO—Alexandra Olson of Elburn has been awarded a scholarship to attend Valparaiso University.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Patricia L. Sanderson

    Patricia L. Sanderson, 62, of Earlville, Ill., passed away suddenly at Mendota Community Hospital on Sunday August 23, 2009.

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • Albert F. “Al” Bergquist

    Albert F. “Al” Bergquist, 75, of Elburn, passed away at his home surrounded by the love of his family in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 29, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer.

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • Geneva women join TriCity Family Services board of directors

    GENEVA–TriCity Family Services announced the election of two new members to the agency’s governing Board of Directors. Susan Shivers, attorney at law, and Kelly Jackson, data analyst for the Chicago Business Intelligence Group, were voted into office...

    • Posted September 1, 2009
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  • United Way set to raise $500,000 in 2009-10 campaign

    ST. CHARLES—The United Way of Central Kane County and its volunteers announced their $500,000 goal for this year, to support 27 local agencies and its 41 programs.

    • Posted August 31, 2009
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  • 2009 Elburn Days raffle winners list

    ELBURN—The following are winners from the various 2009 Elburn Days raffles.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Financial aid applications available for NIU

    DEKALB—Financial aid applications for the fall semester of the NIU Community School of the Arts are now available online and in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Crosby named to postseason All-Star Team

    COMSTOCK PARK, MICH.—The Midwest League announced its 2009 Postseason All-Star Team on Tuesday, and two Whitecaps, left-handed Pitcher Casey Crosby, a Kaneland High School graduate, and designated hitter Billy Nowlin, have been named to the squad.

    • Posted August 30, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: We all scream for ice cream

    What says happy kids more than ice cream? The ice cream eating contest held Thursday at Alice’s Place in Elburn brought out kids of all ages.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • Tractor show proceeds to help students attend college

    MAPLE PARK—On Sunday, Sept. 6, Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park will host an “Antiques and Apples” Tractor Show to benefit the Kane County Farm Bureau (KCFB) Foundation.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • 2009 Elburn Days livestock sale

    ELBURN—Grand Champion Steer was won by Megan Fidler of Burlington Ag. 4-H Club, and was purchased by the Elburn Coop at $1.65 per pound.

    • Posted August 28, 2009
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  • A big pile of problems

    The cost of dealing with the mountain of dirt at Kaneland High School is turning out to be more than the School Board bargained for.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Tired of Democrat’s lies

    I am so tired of the lies that we are hearing from Obama and the Democratic party concerning the so-called Health Care bill.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market

    Thank you so much to the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market for letting me sponsor and participate in the Farmer's Market Dog Days of Summer event on Aug. 15.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Letter to Congressman Foster

    I have watched the continuing debate over health care. In my view, the overarching issue is access to health care for the uninsured. I would suggest three simple solutions:

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Tollways need to go

    With the latest corruption coming out of Downers Grove there could not be a more opportune time for Gov. Quinn and our legislators to support legislation that would get rid of Illinois’ biggest embarrassment—the Illinois State Toll...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Frustrated with Foster

    I became quite frustrated with Congressman Bill Foster and his staff when I attended his “Neighborhood Office Hours” at the DeKalb Public Library on Aug. 11.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Auxiliary thanks class of 1950

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the Elburn High School class of 1950.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • Wolbers named financial rep. for Country Financial

    Vanessa Wolbers of Kaneville has been named a financial representative for Country Financial.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • George A. Siebens

    George A. Siebens, 77, of DeKalb. died on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, with his loving wife and all eight of his children at his side.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Robert Lewis Larsen

    Robert Lewis Larsen, 86, passed away peacefully Aug. 7, 2009, at St. Judes Memorial Center in Fullerton, Calif.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Arthur Gordon Miller

    Arthur Gordon Miller, 86, of Dunnellon Fla., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009. He was born on March 16, 1923, in Janesville, Wis., the son of the late Arthur G. and Maud May (Heath) Miller.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Patricia L. Sanderson

    Patricia L. Sanderson, 62 of Earlville, Ill., passed away suddenly at Mendota Community Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Marion Nelson

    Marion Nelson, 92, of Maple Park passed away Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, in Champaign, Ill., where she was recently receiving care.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Nancy J. Bower

    Nancy J. Bower of Clinton, Ark., formerly of Batavia, passed away on Aug. 15, 2009. She was born July 25, 1938, to Lee and Margaret Butts.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Blessing of the beasts, pork chop dinner Aug. 29

    AURORA—Cats, dogs, and other animals will be blessed at a “Blessing of the Beasts” worship service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Fourth Street United Methodist Church, 551 S. Fourth St., Aurora.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—The event called Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will be held for the fifth time on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St....

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Joseph Michael Masinick

    Ted and Katy Masinick of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Joseph Michael, on June 30, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Taylor Marie Gualdoni

    David and Rhonda Gualdoni of Elburn announce the birth of their first child, Taylor Marie, on July 29, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital.

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Elburn Days 2009

    Photos from Aug. 21-23

    • Posted August 25, 2009
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  • Volunteer training begins at hospice

    GENEVA—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice will hold its fall patient care training, beginning with orientation at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva.

    • Posted August 24, 2009
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  • Delnor Men’s Foundation to raffle Mercedes SUV

    GENEVA—The Delnor Men’s Foundation’s fourth annual Drive for Cancer Wellness raffle event is revving up as it crosses the halfway point and heads for the finish line.

    • Posted August 23, 2009
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