All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Margaret “Marge” Katherine Lipscomb

    Margaret “Marge” Katherine Lipscomb (nee Lau), age 87, passed away at Delnor Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Daniel’s Den upcoming concert schedule

    PLANO—Daniel's Den Christian Concert Center, 115 E. South St. (Route 34), Plano, Ill., recently announced its August band schedule.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • SIUC announces dean’s list

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale named 3,406 students to its spring semester dean’s lists. These students make up 23 percent of the University's undergraduate student body.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • MU students named to dean’s list

    Benjamin Richards of Elburn and Danielle Woods of Sugar Grove were both recently named to the Miami University dean’s list.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Roy named to Carroll dean’s list

    Kaitlin Roy, an exercise science major, was named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • WCC Phi Theta Kappa hapter earns awards

    SUGAR GROVE—At the recent Illinois Region Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Conference, Waubonsee Community College’s Phi Omicron Chapter earned several awards, including a Five-Star designation.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Three local students earn dean’s list honors at DePaul

    CHICAGO–The following local students have been named to the dean's list at DePaul University for the 2009 Spring quarter: Jordan Mesa, Matt Mehr and Jennifer Villarreal, all of Elburn.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Nygren completes basic training

    Navy Seaman recruit Douglas E. Nygren, a 1992 graduate of Broadview Academy, La Fox, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Local residents graduate from Bradley

    The following students received degrees from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on May 16.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Long named to dean’s list; named Female Athlete of the Year

    Lyndsie Long, a senior student-athlete at Elmhurst College was recently named to the 2009 spring dean’s list.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • UIC announces spring graduates

    The following local students received undergraduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago at the May commencement:

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Local students graduate from Augustana College

    Augustana College recently presented 513 students with their bachelor’s degrees. Augustana's 149th commencement convocation was held on May 24 at the i wireless Center in Moline, Ill.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Kaneland offers preschool screenings

    Kaneland School District No. 302 is offering preschool screenings for children in the district from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4 at Morningstar Community Church, 8S101 Barnes Road, Aurora.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Siebert joining SIU-Edwardsville softball

    EDWARDSVILLE—Laurie Siebert of Sugar Grove and Ali Downing of Ottumwa, Iowa, will join the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville softball team next season, according to coach Sandy Montgomery.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • IHSA Newsbites: Softball distance moved, swimsuit banned

    Softball pitching distance changed; Swimsuits banned

    • Posted August 13, 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 13, 2009
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  • Delnor’s Orthokids program seeks volunteers

    KANE COUNTY—Delnor’s Orthokids Program has been around for more than 11 years, and is in need of volunteers who love working with kids and have patience and a willingness to be silly and have fun. Volunteers need...

    • Posted August 11, 2009
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  • Hatcher opens second local office

    KANE COUNTY—State Rep. Kay Hatcher has announced the opening of a second office for 50th District residents.

    • Posted August 11, 2009
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  • Healing Gardens opens to public

    St. Charles—Healing Gardens, a two-acre expanse of woodland and perennial gardens on Stone Hill Farm off Dean Road in St. Charles, announced its next opening date will be Sunday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    • Posted August 10, 2009
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  • State warns people to avoid bats

    STATE—Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold is warning Illinoisans to avoid contact with bats as we approach the time of year when bats are the most active.

    • Posted August 10, 2009
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  • Health Department supports World Breastfeeding Week

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department supports World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1 through Aug. 7, as a way to increase awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding.

    • Posted August 9, 2009
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  • Sun safety for infants, babies and toddlers

    Just one blistering sunburn in childhood more than doubles a person's chances of developing melanoma later in life. According to one US study, 54 percent of children become sunburned or tanned in their second summer, versus 22...

    • Posted August 8, 2009
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  • Dickson-Murst Farm: It’s about the kids

    MONTGOMERY—When Day at the Farm is held Sunday, Aug. 23, activities and displays that are kid-oriented will once again be prominent.

    • Posted August 8, 2009
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  • Waubonsee scholarship helps unemployed

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation established the “Brighter Futures” scholarship program, which will provide up to $500 to unemployed district residents who enroll in Workforce Development courses at the college.

    • Posted August 8, 2009
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  • 4th Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Motorcycle/Car Rally Aug. 15

    MAPLE PARK—The 4th Annual Cruisin' for a Cure Motorcycle/Car Rally will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, starting and ending at Elhorn's Barn, 50W734 Winters Road, Maple Park.

    • Posted August 7, 2009
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  • School to begin on time

    KANELAND—The offices at several Kaneland schools have been contacted by community members concerned over a delay of the start of the school year, or opening a specific building, due to construction schedules. All Kaneland schools will open...

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Bomb threat received at County Courthouse

    KANE COUNTY—Officials evacuated the Kane County Courthouse Friday afternoon after an employee in the Kane County Probation office received a phone call saying there was a bomb in the building.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Kierston Elizabeth Greiff

    Mark and Heide Greiff of Cortland announce the birth of their daughter, Kierston Elizabeth, on June 4, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Benjamin Dale Wituk

    Jim and Kelly Wituk of Maple Park announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Dale, on June 28, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Lawrence Edward Leavey

    Maggie and Jeff Leavey of Elburn announce the birth of their third son, Lawrence Edward, on June 26, 2009. He weighed 9 pounds, 7 oz.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Murphy Ira Cook

    Tim and Jenna Cook of DeKalb announce the birth of their first son, Murphy Ira, on June 30, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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  • Ecks celebrate 35 years of wedded bliss

    The family of Martin and Debra Eck celebrate their 35-year anniversary. The couple married on Aug. 3, 1974.

    • Posted August 6, 2009
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