All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Lauzen releases constituent survey results

    In early May, I sent a survey to my constituents, both Democrats and Republicans, to get their final advice before we voted on many issues in June and early July.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn unfairly criticized

    This is in regards to a Letter to the Editor titled "Please return money lost at Elburn Jewel," that was run on Aug. 6, 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Letter: Calling all youth in the Elburn area

    The Elburn Lions are looking for help with cleanup during Elburn Days.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Fox Valley hoops tryouts

    Fox Valley 7th and 8th grade boys tryouts for the Illinois Atttack Basketball team are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 25, and Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Excel Gym, 3N800 Peck Road, St. Charles.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Maple Park Baseball league hosts tryouts

    The Maple Park Baseball League will hold tryouts for the 12U Boy’s Travel Team. This team will compete in the Kane County Bronco League during the 2010 season.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Physicals begin for WCC Athletics

    All student-athletes who plan on participating in intercollegiate athletics at Waubonsee Community College during the 2008-09 school year are invited to receive a free physical.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Picnic in the park

    The Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors (FVJN) will feature a family-friendly evening at the upcoming Hot Dogs & Havdalah event, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Wheeler Park, Geneva.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Ice cream and pie social at St. Charles Episcopal

    ST. CHARLES—St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th. Ave., will host an ice cream and pie social from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Lunch menus for Aug. 26-28

    KHS & KMS

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Shumaker named to dean’s list at IWU

    Megan Shumaker, a 2008 graduate of Kaneland High School, has received recognition on the national dean’s list for the spring 2009 semester at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Cain attends summer big band jazz program

    Chuck Cain, a musician from Elburn, spent two weeks this summer studying jazz at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Door County, Wis.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Kishwaukee College announces Spring 2009 graduates

    Kishwaukee College recently announced the graduates for Spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Snyder graduates U.S. Coast Guard recruit training

    Coast Guard Seaman Eric Snyder, son of Pam and Kelly Snyder of Elburn, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N.J.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Zankowski named to Lewis University deans’ list

    Brian Zankowski of Elburn was among those honored on the Lewis University deans' list for spring semester 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • McFadden named to dean’s list at Washington University

    Kaitlin McFadden of Elburn was named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. McFadden is a graduate of St. Charles North High School, and is enrolled in the university's...

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Local residents earn degrees from Western Governors University

    The following local students have received degrees from Western Governors University. The online university awarded nearly 900 degrees at its semi-annual commencement ceremonies held in Salt Lake City on July 11.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • EIU names locals to spring dean’s list, graduates

    Eastern Illinois University’s spring 2009 dean’s list included two Elburn residents, Michael Picinch and Megan Welker.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Two Elburn residents graduate SIUC

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale recognized 3,322 degree candidates during spring commencement ceremonies held on campus May 7-10.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Millikin announces dean’s list

    Millikin University recently announced students named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Nicholas Alexander Gura

    Nicholas Alexander Gura, 5, of Montgomery, fought for years the leukemia that was afflicting his body.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Joanne J. Doll

    Joanne J. Doll, 68, of Lily Lake, passed away suddenly Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva, following complications from viral pneumonia.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • David Warner Christenson

    David Warner Christenson, 61, passed from this life to the next in the early morning hours of Aug.12, 2009, at his home surrounded by the love of his family.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Joshua “ Josh” Ancil Benge

    Joshua “ Josh” Ancil Benge, 35, of West Chicago, Ill., formerly of Elburn, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Richard “Skip” Murray

    Richard “Skip” Murray, 59, of Kaneville, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away unexpectedly at his home Friday night, Aug. 14, 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Kelsey M. Barsic

    Kelsey Marie Barsic, 17, of Elburn, died tragically following a car accident early Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Elburn Days 2009

    2009 schedule of events Aug. 21-23

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Elburn Days briefs

    50/50 raffle; Parade; Camaro raffle

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Have a cold one

    The Elburn Lions Club will again host a beer garden, which is adjacent to the Main Stage.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • All sorts of sales

    Elburn Days wouldn’t be Elburn Days if it wasn’t for the sales throughout town.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • From the Elburn Days Chairman

    This year's Elburn Days Festival will be held on Friday through Sunday, August 21-23 at Elburn Lions Park.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Keeping the elderly safe during summer heat waves

    When temperatures and humidity rise, Illinois nursing homes go on alert. Seniors are particularly susceptible to serious health complications from hot weather, including heat exhaustion, heatstroke, sunburns and dehydration.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • IDOT launches new construction website

    STATE—Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Secretary Gary Hannig announced recently IDOT's new innovative website, The Construction Zone Dashboard.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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