All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Sept. 3 Elburn village notes

    Board OKs off-road vehicle sales, display; Village struggles with blocked storm sewer; Village to buy spare parts for wayside horns

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Area Police Blotter for Sept. 3

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • 2009 Maple Park Fun Fest

    Schedule of events

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Looking good for 34

    All ages can enjoy Maple Park Fun Fest on Labor Day weekend, although the most action might be had by something in its mid-30s, the annual softball tournament.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Fest-goers can ‘Touch A Truck’

    There’s no chance of muddling up what this particular exhibit means.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Festival Performance Series begins Sept. 12

    Each year, over 3,000 people gather for a full day of encouraging young people’s involvement in arts endeavors and challenging youth to develop their abilities.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: A tacky display by the village

    During the week of the Solheim Cup, did anyone else notice how very tacky and unprofessional the village of Sugar Grove displayed our American flag?

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Gambling law a gateway to self-destruction

    Thanks to Gov. Quinn and our state lawmakers, Illinois has a new gambling law which allows up to five video gambling machines in local establishments where liquor is served.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: KHS looking for garden-fresh fruits and veggies

    Kaneland High School’s Family and Consumer Science Department is looking for garden fresh vegetables and fruits.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of Fox Valley Driving School

    We wanted our son to have the best experience learning to drive. We homeschool so we chose to send him to a private driving school.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting Ellen’s Excellent Sale

    The sixth annual Ellen’s Excellent Sale to benefit Lazarus House was held on Aug. 7 and 8.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • Church news: Sept. 2, 2009

    A look through the faith community's upcoming news and events.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • 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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