All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Tickets on sale for Festival Performance Series

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) is launching a new performing arts series this fall, including The Magic of the Spellbinder on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Kaneland High School Auditorium.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Meeting note: Union Drainage District of Virgil and Cortland Twp. Sept. 9

    The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 302 Willow St., Maple Park.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Waubonsee to host job fair Sept. 18

    SUGAR GROVE—The 8th annual Working for the Fox Valley Job Fair will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Blast from the past

    This picture was recently rediscovered in a box of assorted items originally found in the Elburn Grade School Boiler Room in 1970 by Mark Strong.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Residents may sign up for phone alert services

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park launched the Connect-CTY service, its new village-to-resident notification system.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Macy’s Museum Adventure Pass program at the Kaneville Library

    KANEVILLE—Venture into an aardvark den and master a mythical maze. Come face to face with a human-headed winged bull and sit peacefully in a Japanese garden.

    • Posted September 4, 2009
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  • Assessment changes published for Sugar Grove and Virgil townships

    The 2009 assessment changes for Sugar Grove and Virgil Townships were published today, Sept. 3, 2009 in the Elburn Herald.

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • 2009 Kaneville Fest photos

    Photos submitted by Pat Hill

    • Posted September 3, 2009
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  • 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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