All posts by Elburn Herald

  • David Warner Christenson

    David Warner Christenson, 61, passed from this life to the next in the early morning hours of Aug.12, 2009, at his home surrounded by the love of his family.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Joshua “ Josh” Ancil Benge

    Joshua “ Josh” Ancil Benge, 35, of West Chicago, Ill., formerly of Elburn, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Richard “Skip” Murray

    Richard “Skip” Murray, 59, of Kaneville, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away unexpectedly at his home Friday night, Aug. 14, 2009.

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Kelsey M. Barsic

    Kelsey Marie Barsic, 17, of Elburn, died tragically following a car accident early Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Elburn Days 2009

    2009 schedule of events Aug. 21-23

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Elburn Days briefs

    50/50 raffle; Parade; Camaro raffle

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Have a cold one

    The Elburn Lions Club will again host a beer garden, which is adjacent to the Main Stage.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • All sorts of sales

    Elburn Days wouldn’t be Elburn Days if it wasn’t for the sales throughout town.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • From the Elburn Days Chairman

    This year's Elburn Days Festival will be held on Friday through Sunday, August 21-23 at Elburn Lions Park.

    • Posted August 19, 2009
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  • Keeping the elderly safe during summer heat waves

    When temperatures and humidity rise, Illinois nursing homes go on alert. Seniors are particularly susceptible to serious health complications from hot weather, including heat exhaustion, heatstroke, sunburns and dehydration.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • IDOT launches new construction website

    STATE—Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Secretary Gary Hannig announced recently IDOT's new innovative website, The Construction Zone Dashboard.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • $10.7 million collected from Voluntary Disclosure Program

    STATE—The Department of Revenue has collected more than $4 million from mailings sent to 591 Illinois businesses as part of its ongoing effort to educate taxpayers and enforce existing tax laws.

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • Waubonsee to offer U of I Agriculture classes

    SUGAR GROVE—Local students can now take agriculture classes offered by the University of Illinois’ College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at Waubonsee Community College’s tuition rate, thanks to a new partnership called the ACES ACCESS...

    • Posted August 18, 2009
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  • Edward Jones branch office school supplies donation campaign

    SUGAR GROVE—Local residents may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing school supplies to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours through Monday, Aug. 24.

    • Posted August 17, 2009
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  • Koos joins Teach for America

    ELBURN—A native of Elburn has joined Teach For America, the national corps of top recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong advocates for educational equity....

    • Posted August 17, 2009
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  • 2009 Solheim Cup schedule

    Aug. 17-23—Rich Harvest Farms, Sugar Grove

    • Posted August 16, 2009
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  • KC Sheriff’s Dept. makes traffic plan for Solheim available on website

    SUGAR GROVE—In preparation for the Solheim Cup golf event, August 17-23, the Kane County Sheriff's Department has made the normal traffic plan available on www.kanesheriff.com.

    • Posted August 16, 2009
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  • Support after infant loss

    Footprints, a bereavement program for parents and adult family members who are coping with a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death, will be presented by Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice (FVVH).

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • LivingWell offers cancer survivor discussion

    Geneva—LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, will host a presentation on Life after Cancer: A Survivor Panel Discussion.

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • County offers property tax clinics

    COUNTY—The Kane County Board of Review will offer nine Property Tax Clinics for Kane County taxpayers in 2009.

    • Posted August 15, 2009
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  • Kaneville Public Library sees another tight budget year

    KANEVILLE—In approving its operating budget for the 2010 fiscal year, the Kaneville Public Library Board of Trustees faced another tight year.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Owls bring people together

    Contributed by Janet Doherty of Sugar Grove Sugar Grove/Elburn—I know I have always talked about how wonderful it is to live in a rural setting and today was no exception.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Criminal damage to car, times 20

    SUGAR GROVE–Some person or persons committed approximately 20 incidences of criminal damage to property on Arbor Avenue, Calkins Drive, Bristol Court, Chelsea Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Cross Street and Rolling Oaks Drive in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Oh Orlando!

    The Kane County Xplosion took fourth Place in the World Series USSSA U14 Fastpitch at The Walt Disney Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, Fla., held July 26 - Aug. 1.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Elburn mother, daughter walk for suicide prevention

    ELBURN—Michelle Phillips and her teenage daughter, Riley, recently participated in a suicide prevention walk in Chicago, along with approximately 2,000 other people.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Farmers Market ‘Dog Days of Summer’ event Aug. 15

    This Saturday, Aug. 15, the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market is hosting Dog Days of Summer, a special event sponsored by Millie’s Pet Sitting & More, LLC, that is dedicated to Man’s Best Friend.

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Letter: Disappointed in Fisherman’s Inn

    We are frequent patrons of the Fisherman's Inn in Elburn and I just want to let it be known that we were turned away on a recent Saturday evening for dinner for two because they wanted to...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Parade website has lineup information

    ELBURN—Elburn Days Parade participants may find their lineup number and pre-parade placement by visiting the event website, www.elburnparade.com.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • 8/13 Editorial cartoon

    Cartoon courtesy Cagle Cartoons

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Area 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 August 13, 2009
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  • Final date for Senior Citizen Assessment freeze Oct. 1

    COUNTY—The final date for the 2008 Senior Citizen Assessment freeze, taxes payable 2009, is Oct. 1.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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  • Book Nook Cafe opens in new library building

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents can now purchase fresh coffee, lattes and expresso at the new Book Nook Cafe & Used Book Store located in the recently opened Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 Municipal Drive off of Route 30.

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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