All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • 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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