All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Sivak named to Boston U’s Dean’s List

    Kristin L. Sivak, a resident of Elburn, wasrecently named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Hill wins Elburn Post No. 630 essay contest

    Alexa Hill, daughter of Cliiff and Pat Hill of Kaneville, won the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 630 Americanism Essay Contest.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • NIU announces spring graduates

    Northern Illinois University held commencement ceremonies in early May for its 2009 spring graduates.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Murphy receives scholarship at EIU

    Kevin Murphy of Sugar Grove received the Gene Seymour Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship from Eastern Illinois University.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Haas earns scholarship

    Amanda Haas, daughter of Stephen and Caryn Haas of Elburn, received a Red and Black Scholarship worth $1,000 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Grace UMC and St. Mary’s VBS

    MAPLE PARK—Grace UMC and St. Mary's of Maple Park will be hosting their Crocodile Dock Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Grace UMC, 506 Willow St., Maple Park.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Sandra J. (Sandy) Morrow

    Sandra J. (Sandy) Morrow, 69, of Marshall, Mo., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Virginia E. Mueller

    Virginia E. Mueller, 82, of Lake Wales, Fla., formerly of St. Charles, passed away at her daughter’s home in Paw Paw, Mich., Wednesday morning, July 1, 2009.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • John J. Gigl

    John J. Gigl, age 45, passed away suddenly Monday, July 6, 2009, following complications from an aneurism on June 22, at Central DuPage Hospital in Wheaton, Ill.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Delos G. Bunce

    Delos G. Bunce, 86, of Aurora, passed away July 2, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora, surrounded by the love of his family and now reunited with the love of his life, Vivian, who died...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • A-Ram invades Kane Co.

    Aramis Ramirez helped fuel a Midwest League record crowd as the Cubs third-baseman joined the Class A Peoria Chiefs on a minor league rehab assignment.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Drivers urged to comply with posted speed limits

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) alongside Illinois State Police (ISP) and the Illinois Tollway want to remind motorists construction season is underway and warn that tough laws are in place to buckle down on speeders in...

    • Posted July 8, 2009
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  • WCC wins 5 communication awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College won five Awards of Excellence in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards Competition recently. The Award of Excellence is the top award in the competition, which is sponsored by the International Academy of the...

    • Posted July 7, 2009
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  • Construction begins on Harter Road

    SUGAR GROVE—Construction work, which began Monday, will continue through September 1, 2009 on Harter Road just west of Route 47.

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Local youths perform hit Disney show on stage

    COUNTY—Disney's favorite High School Musical characters are back on stage as The Noble Fool Theatricals Youth Ensemble presents Disney's “High School Musical 2.” After a sold-out success in 2006 with “High School Musical,” the sequel will...

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • My best man is my best friend

    Regional—Many pet owners consider their pets a part of the family. If you are among this group, when you get married you want your family to be a part of your memorable day, right?

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Basic wedding etiquette guidelines

    Regional—There are dozens of books on the market about wedding etiquette. Each has its own version of what is acceptable and what is not. Depending on how closely you choose to follow etiquette, here are some basics.

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Foster announces more than $16 million for Kane transportation projects

    STATE—Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) announced additional area transportation projects that will receive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which Foster supported.

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • 42nd Corn Boil is almost here

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family- friendly, fun-filled days, Friday through Sunday, July 24-26.

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • 7 Associates at Re/Max All Pro in Sugar Grove saluted

    SUGAR GROVE—Seven associates at RE/MAX All Pro, 330 Division St., Sugar Grove, Ill., recently received special recognition from the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network for their sales success in 2008.

    • Posted July 4, 2009
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  • Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption membership drive

    MAPLE PARK—Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption (FODHRA) is a non-profit volunteer organization located in northern Illinois. The goal is to assist horses that are "in-between" homes become healthy in mind, body and spirit.

    • Posted July 4, 2009
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  • Next stop for PIE Club: Denmark

    PIE Club (Partners in International Education) student members will travel to Denmark this fall to meet their counterparts at the Vestre Skole High School.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • 7/2 Cartoon

    Cartoon for July 2, 2009

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting benefit dog wash

    We at the Elburn Animal Hosptial, on behalf of the Fox Valley Wildlife Center, would like to thank all of those who participated in our fundraiser on June 13.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Christians in Elburn should bear responsibility for “A Day With Your Angels” event

    The appropriate title for the event planned in Elburn should be "Spend a Day with Your Fallen Angels."

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: “Bridge” budget needed to get by

    Because the General Assembly remains at a tragic budget impasse, I propose (along with other members of the Senate Republican Caucus) that we adopt a temporary “bridge” budget to last one or more months, until those who...

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Good intentions not enough when it comes to at-risk wild animals

    OK, one too many calls about a person who found a wild animal and decided that it was a good idea to give that wild animal to a farmer—just because.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Getting things off his chest

    The last thing this town needs is another bar, bank, pizza place, hair cuttery—too many of the same thing here.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • 7/2/09 Police blotter

    Police reports from Elburn and Sugar Grove

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Gerald August Christensen

    Gerald August Christensen, 71, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Elburn, passed away on June 23, 2009.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • No stopping the Express!

    Over this past weekend, June 27 and 28th, the Elburn Express Girls U-14 Fast-pitch team took first place in the Morris Rowdie Katz All-Star Tournament.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Single-day tickets for 2009 Solheim Cup on sale

    SUGAR GROVE—Single-day tickets for the 2009 Solheim Cup at Rich Harvest Farms are now available for purchase while supplies last at all Jewel-Osco locations and at www.SolheimCup.com.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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