All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 2009 Solheim Cup teams cinched

    U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Beth Daniel and European Solheim Cup Captain Alison Nicholas Sunday announced their respective 12-player squads for the 2009 Solheim Cup during a joint press conference at the RICOH Women’s British Open.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Letter: Please return money lost at Elburn Jewel

    On the night of Aug. 4, a blue bank bag was left at the Jewel-Osco in Elburn. In it was cash totaling $3,400, as well as check books for personal and business accounts.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for support at SG Corn Boil

    Kettley Realtors of Sugar Grove would like to thank all the people that stopped by our booth at the 2009 Corn Boil. We had a great turn out and would like to thank everyone that stopped by...

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for attending our barbecue

    Thanks to all who made Sunday’s barbecue at Lions Park a great success. Those attending met and heard Illinois State senators Chris Lauzen and Kirk Dillard, state Rep. Kay Hatcher, and judges Ann Jorgensen, Mary Schostok, Karen...

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Letter: Having a garage sale? Be careful of counterfeits

    Please be wary, it’s garage and yard sale time.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Letter: Legislature needs to face up to its fiscal responsibilities

    The recently passed budget sent to Gov. Quinn has the potential for being a disaster for the residents of south Kane County who have mental illness, developmental disabilities or substance abuse disorders.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Ozie ‘Terry’ P. Brown

    Ozie “Terry” P. Brown, 84, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, at her home in Elburn.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal hosts ice cream social

    Batavia—The public is invited to join in an old fashioned Ice Cream Social at Calvary Episcopal Church from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9. Admission is free.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • St. Gall celebrates 25 years of ‘rummaging’

    Elburn—St. Gall Church’s parish hall and basement classrooms are filled to the brim with household goods, books, electronics, sporting goods, toys, home improvements and a large variety of other items to kick off its 25th annual rummage...

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Illinois EPA refers railroad to Attorney General for enforcement

    SPRINGFIELD—Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Doug Scott has asked the Illinois Attorney General’s office to proceed with enforcement action against Illinois Central Railroad Co., d/b/a Canadian National/Illinois Central Railroad.

    • Posted August 5, 2009
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  • Rogner named Assistant Director of Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    SPRINGFIELD—Governor Pat Quinn named John D. Rogner the assistant director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

    • Posted August 5, 2009
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  • Local United Way elects new leadership, appoints five new board members

    ST. CHARLES—The United Way of Central Kane County elected new leadership and appointed five new board members at its June Board of Director’s Annual meeting.

    • Posted August 4, 2009
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  • Busch is candidate for circuit judge

    COUNTY—Associate Judge Kevin T. Busch, recently announced his candidacy to fill a vacancy in the 16th Judicial Circuit. He will be running in the February 2010 primary election and is seeking the Republican nomination for Judge of...

    • Posted August 4, 2009
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  • Ellen needs your stuff for shelter

    GENEVA—Planning is underway for the 6th Annual Ellen’s Excellent Sale at 1110 Union Street in Geneva, to benefit Lazarus House.

    • Posted August 3, 2009
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  • Check withholding to avoid a tax surprise, IRS advises

    CHICAGO—With 2009 half over, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminds Illinoisans that there is no better time to check their 2009 federal income tax withholding levels to make sure they do not face any surprises when returns...

    • Posted August 3, 2009
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  • History Center plants Victory Garden

    GENEVA—Geneva History Center staff and volunteers have planted a Victory Garden in front of the building at 113 South Third Street.

    • Posted August 2, 2009
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  • Time to choose mosquito repellent

    As outdoor activities increase for the summer, and with concerns about West Nile Virus, many people will choose from various methods to reduce the potential for mosquito bites, such as wearing protective clothing and using repellents.

    • Posted August 2, 2009
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  • Protecting Fido from pests

    With warm days and summer walks come a number of summertime dangers for our pets, namely fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. “Prevention is the key. Most people don’t know they have fleas and ticks in their house until it...

    • Posted August 1, 2009
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  • On cloud nine

    Elburn resident Lilly Zwiers, 8, won a contest to meet the members of the popular music group the Jonas Brothers.

    • Posted July 31, 2009
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  • 7/30 Police blotter

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

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • ISU announces spring 2009 graduates

    Several local students recently graduated from Illinois State University. From Elburn, Jaclyn Gruber (B.S.) and Michael Thorgesen (B.S.); from Maple Park, Michael Sauber (B.S.); and from Sugar Grove Jamie Blass (B.S.) and Kurtis Homan (B.S.).

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Evers named to Loras dean’s list

    Loras College Provost Cheryl Jacobsen, Ph.D., announced the names of students who achieved dean’s list status for the 2009 spring semester. Traci Evers of Sugar Grove was named to the list.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • ISU announces spring 2009 dean’s list

    Seven local residents were among the 506 students named to the Illinois State University spring 2009 dean’s list.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Donations, volunteers needed at Hosanna!

    ST. CHARLES—Hosanna! Lutheran Church will host its annual School Supply and Clothing Giveaway on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14 and 15. Other area churches participating include Bethlehem Lutheran, St. Mark's Lutheran and St. John Neumann Catholic.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Waubonsee Foundation awards more than $100,000 in scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—For the upcoming 2009-10 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation awarded 152 scholarships totaling $104,274 to 143 recipients.

    • Posted July 30, 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. The season runs from mid-April through July. Fees...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • 11U Wasco Diamonds—Northern Ill. State Champs

    The Diamonds took the 2009 Northern Illinois State Tournament in Rockford by beating the St. Charles Comets in the Championship Game 10-1.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Shumaker named to dean’s list

    Megan Shumaker, a 2006 Kaneland High School graduate, was named to the dean’s list of Indiana Wesleyan University for the spring 2009 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must obtain a grade point average...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • SGUMC summer picnic Aug. 23

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove United Methodist will host a day of food, fun and fellowship at the summer picnic for the Aurora Cluster United Methodist Churches on Sunday, Aug. 23.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Kickers accepting registrations through Aug. 15

    The Fox Valley Park District is currently accepting registrations for the Kickers Soccer Club Saturday Youth soccer program that begins play in the fall.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Crosby named MWL Pitcher of the Week

    COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.—The Midwest League announced on July 27 that West Michigan Whitecaps’ pitcher Casey Crosby has been named Pitcher of the Week.

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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  • Local students named to Augustana dean’s list

    Nine hundred thirty-nine students have been named to the spring term dean's list at Augustana College for the 2008-2009 academic year. Students receiving this honor have earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on a 4.0...

    • Posted July 30, 2009
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