All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Kane records its fourth bat positive for rabies

    COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department reported that two more bats found in Kane County have tested positive for rabies recently.

    • Posted September 13, 2009
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  • Healing Gardens open Sept. 13

    St. Charles—Healing Gardens, a two-acre expanse of woodland and perennial gardens on Stone Hill Farm off Dean Street in St. Charles, announced its next opening date will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13....

    • Posted September 12, 2009
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  • Kaneland v. Rochelle football preview

    Kaneland (1-1) at Rochelle (2-0) 7:30 p.m. The last tour of the Western Sun Conference begins on Friday night in Rochelle.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Details offered on Anderson extension, overpass plan

    ELBURN—A public hearing will take place in Elburn on Thursday, Sept. 24, to provide information about the plan for the proposed Anderson Road extension and railway overpass.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • 5th annual fundraiser for two Iraq/Afghanistan veterans

    ELBURN—For the fifth consecutive year, "The Wounded Soldier Fundraiser” will take place to benefit two Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans.

    • Posted September 11, 2009
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  • Blackberry Farm rentals and rides available this fall

    AURORA—Beginning Sept. 11, Blackberry Farm will be available for after-hours rentals from 5 to 7 p.m. on weekends and select weeknights.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Charges filed from bomb threat investigation

    GENEVA—The Kane County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation into the bomb threat that was called into the Kane County Judicial Center on July 31.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Women’s inter-denominational Bible study

    ST. CHARLES—Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF International) will begin a 32-week study of the Book of John from 9:10 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 16, at Riverside Community Church, 37W130 Crane Road, St. Charles.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Photo Gallery: Maple Park Fun Fest

    Labor Day weekend 2009 Photos by Martha Quetsch and Susan O'Neill

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Heartland Blood Centers expand donor collection hours

    AURORA—Heartland Blood Centers, a non-profit blood bank, is expanding its efforts to recruit volunteer blood donors.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Lions seeks crafters, vendors for show

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club seeks crafters, home-based business vendors and flea marketers for its Stones & Bones Festival and Bag Tournament.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Lions Club thanks Elburn Days sponsors

    The Elburn Lions Club would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous donations of services and contributions.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: My dog—Gretel

    You came and left—you brought so much happiness to all.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Letter: Another successful Elburn Days—Thanks, Elburn!

    Yet another summer has flown by and ended with a festival that we look forward to all year long.

    • Posted September 10, 2009
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  • Kaneland lunch menu for Sept. 14-18

    For KHS and KMS

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Dorothy Wojtal

    Dorothy M. Wojtal, 82, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, Ill.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Josephine Stredde

    Josephine Stredde, of Aurora, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, at Jennings Terrace. She was born Aug. 3, 1914, in Waltonville, Ill., the daughter of the late Alva and Cecelia (Carson) Baldridge.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Sharon Nier

    Sharon Nier, 61, of Elburn, passed away at her home, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Charles E. ‘Chas’ Barsic

    Charles E. “Chas” Barsic, 54, of Maple Park, passed away at his home on Sept. 5, 2009, after succumbing to cancer. He was surrounded by the love of his family, who cared for him right up to...

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Blatner, Svoboda receive BS degrees from WIU

    Sugar Grove resident Jodi Blatner and Elburn resident Michael Svoboda each earned a Bachelor of Science degree recently at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill.

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Church news: Sept. 9, 2009

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

    • Posted September 9, 2009
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  • Francis H. “Bud” White

    Francis H. “Bud” White, 87, of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva, surrounded by the love of his family following a courageous fight against a...

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • Batavia Mother’s Club Foundation annual coat and clothing drive

    BATAVIA—The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation’s annual coat and clothing drive, benefiting area families in need, will be held Sept. 14 through 23 at locations throughout Batavia.

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • $10.7 million collected from Voluntary Disclosure Program

    SPRINGFIELD—The Department of Revenue collected more than $4 million from mailings sent to 591 Illinois businesses as part of its ongoing effort to educate taxpayers and enforce existing tax laws.

    • Posted September 8, 2009
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  • WCC receives honor from GFOA

    SUGAR GROVE—For the 10th consecutive year, Waubonsee Community College received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • St. Charles Mother’s Club new member kick-off meeting Sept. 21

    ST. CHARLES—The St. Charles Mothers’ Club invites all area women to attend its annual kick-off meeting for the 2009-10 year. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m on the second floor of...

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Hogfan party time!

    The Hogfan truck was featured in the recent Elburn Days parade, to let people know about Jason's Hogfan Party Saturday, Sept. 12, at the St. Charles Moose.

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Operation Teen Safe Driving program ready for 3rd year

    PRINGFIELD—Illinois Department of Transportation officials, along with representatives from the Secretary of State, the Illinois State Police and corporate sponsors, joined recently to kick off the third year of Operation Teen Safe Driving.

    • Posted September 7, 2009
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  • Musical has local actors, director

    ELBURN—Aaron Thomann of Elburn will direct the Fox Valley Theatre Company musical production of “Children of Eden” this month.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • Stop the spread of the flu by practicing good habits

    COUNTY—With students back to school, the Kane County Health Department wants to remind the community that not only is the H1N1 flu virus still active, but we also have to be concerned about the seasonal flu.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

    COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced recently that a second mosquito pool has tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito sample pool was collected in St. Charles.

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • A little elbow grease pays off

    Rainwater Harvesting Exchange System and water feature was installed recently at the Sugar Grove Public Library.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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