All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Power graduates from Fairfield University

    Fairfield University, a Jesuit institution of higher learning founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Conn. presented 1,298 diplomas at its 59th commencement on May 17.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • 25th District General Assembly Legislative Scholarships Awarded

    Eight one-year General Assembly Scholarships have been awarded by State Senator Chris Lauzen (R-25, Aurora) to eligible college students in the 25th District.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Wittenberg accepted into professional vet medical program

    Lora Ellen Wittenberg was accepted into the professional veterinary medical program, which leads to a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, at Colorado State University for the fall, 2009 term.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Sutherland named to honors list at COD

    Greg Sutherland of Sugar Grove was named to College of DuPage's academic honors list for the spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • 50th District General Assembly Legislative Scholarships Awarded

    Chairwoman Jeanne Harms, Nancy Aschauer, Connie Emery, Paula Mueller and Lyle Rolf of State Representative Kay Hatcher's Scholarship Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of this year's General Assembly Scholarship.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Calvary Episcopal announces VBS

    BATAVIA—Calvary Episcopal Church, 222 S. Batavia Ave., invites the public to “Crocodile Dock,” its 2009 vacation Bible school.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Minerals, Rocks and Me Nature Camp

    NORTH AURORA—Covenant of Grace Church, in conjunction with Union Congregational Church, invites children ages 5 to 11 years to its 2009 Minerals, Rocks and Me Nature Camp.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • SGUMC offers VBS

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove United Methodist Church is offering its vacation Bible school Monday through Friday, July 13-17.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Crosby fans opponents, grabs MWL honors

    COMSTOCK PARK, MI—Casey Crosby was dominant as the West Michigan Whitecaps’ starting pitcher as the Whitecaps trounced the Great Lakes Loons, 8-0, on Sunday afternoon at Fifth Third Ballpark.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • State Fire Marshal urges fireworks safety as July 4th approaches

    Although state law prohibits their use by consumers, fireworks reportedly caused 103 injuries around the July 4th holiday last year in Illinois.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Chris Steve Zanis

    Chris Steve Zanis fell asleep in the Lord on Father’s Day, June 21, 2009, at home. He was born in Spokane, Wash., on April 11, 1948, to Rev. Fr. Steve Zanis and Presvytera Maria.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • James O. Winter

    James O. Winter, 81, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at his home. He was born on Dec. 8, 1927, in Rose Hill, Ill., the son of the late Lester and Pearl Winter.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Virginia M. Tierney

    Virginia M. Tierney, 69, of Sugar Grove passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, at her home.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Rose M. Heth

    Rose M. Heth, 88, of Elburn, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at Bethany Healthcare Center, DeKalb.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Vivian E. Bunce

    Vivian E. Bunce, 86, of Aurora, passed away surrounded by the love and prayers of her family at her home Sunday evening, June 14, 2009.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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