All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 7/16 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year

    Created in 1998, the Citizen of the Year award is presented each year at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil to the nominee who best demonstrates the qualities of “true dedication, innovation and pioneering spirit” that continue to...

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Volunteers: the lifeblood of the Corn Boil

    The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family-friendly and fun-filled days.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Area resident earns degree at Kettering

    After successfully completing requirements at Kettering College of Medical Arts, Joanne Shona Cross of Elburn has earned an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from the school.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Local residents earn scholarships

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 13 scholarships to southwestern Kane County residents for the 2009-10 academic year. The potential value of these scholarships over the next four years is $31,000.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Celebrate recovery event at FVCC

    BATAVIA—Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host a celebrate recovery event from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sat., July 25.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Local residents join Hispanic Honor Society

    Three local residents were among the charter members recently inducted into Aurora University’s Psi Mu Chapter No. 563 of the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Long, Peters to wed

    Diane and Gerry Long of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Danielle, to Kody Myron Peters, son of Darla Mason of Lemont, Ill., and Ricky Peters of Yorkville.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Just call them Batmen

    The Kane County Knights took home the 2009 13U Yorkville Wooden Bat championship.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Xplosive!

    The Kane County Xplosion 14U are now two-time State Champs after winning the Northern Illinois State Championship in Rockford on July 12.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Silver Stars tryouts

    The Kaneland Silver Stars program for grades 5-8 recently held their tryouts for the 2009-2010 season. Several levels still have a couple openings.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • KYSO open for business

    The KYSO Soccer program is offering fall sign-up, available until July 21. People can sign-up at kanelandyouthsoccer.com by logging in and registering.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Wasco offering fall ball

    Registration has begun for Wasco Girls Fastpitch Fall Ball. Practices start in August; games begin in September and end in October.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long

    This special camp just for middle school girls will focus primarily on offensive skills including shooting, screening, driving and dribbling.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Kane County XPlosion launching tryouts

    The Kane County Xplosion is a girls travel fastpitch softball organization, made up of girls from all around the Kane County area.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • No train whistles, now no church bells

    There will be no bells ringing on the hour from the Elburn Community Congregational Church—at least until the church gets its leaking roof fixed.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Laura J. Tyler

    Laura J. Tyler, 50, of Elburn, and formerly of Beloit, Wis., died Monday, July 13, 2009, in Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva.

    • Posted July 15, 2009
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  • Donald D. “Don” Iverson

    Donald D. “Don” Iverson, 76, of Clearwater Beach, Fla., formerly of McLean, Va. as well as Elburn, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009 following various health complications within the last two years.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Dorothy L. James

    Dorothy L. James, 91, of Elburn, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at Provena Geneva Care Center, Geneva.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • AAA launches new senior safety and mobility website

    AURORA—AAA announced the launch of its new senior safety and mobility website, AAASeniors.com.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Recall targets Colorado-based ground beef

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that JBS Swift Beef Company, a Greeley, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 41,280 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

    • Posted July 14, 2009
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  • Residents can help shape region’s future at meeting

    SUGAR GROVE—The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) will host a “GO TO 2040 Invent the Future Workshop” on Wednesday, July 15 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Academic and Professional Center on Waubonsee Community College’s...

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • Batavia man dies in Route 38 accident

    A Sunday evening accident at the intersection of Route 38 and Anderson Road led to three injuries the death of a Batavia man.

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • Know dangers of backyard pools

    American Leak Detection encourages pool safety with tips for proper pool maintenance There may be no activity more synonymous with summer fun than the "splish, splash" of swimming in a backyard pool.

    • Posted July 13, 2009
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  • T&C Library offers local programs

    “Read on the Wild Side” prizes and program continue; Magic show and workshop; Fire safety day

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Rep. Foster votes to increase funds for vets

    STATE—Rep. Bill Foster (D-14) voted recently in favor of legislation designed to aid wounded veterans and the families of those killed in service.

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Village releases Bike to Metra Guide

    ELBURN—The Village of Elburn, in cooperation with the League of Illinois Bicyclists, recently released its Bike to Metra Guide. The guide contains a map with preferred bicycle routes around the Metra Station, as well as bicycle and...

    • Posted July 12, 2009
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  • Lions announce raffle winners

    ELBURN–The Elburn Lions Club announced its July 2009 raffle winners.

    • Posted July 11, 2009
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  • Forest Preserve District sponsors summer bike safety clinics for kids

    COUNTY—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is encouraging its youngest citizens to ride safely this summer, by hosting two “bicycle rodeos,” designed to teach bike safety to children.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • Letter: A thank you from Steel Beam Theatre

    Steel Beam Theatre (SBT) is a professional, non-equity theater in historic downtown St. Charles across from the Hotel Baker. Founded in 2001 by Executive and Artistic Director Donna Steele, SBT produces quality live entertainment at an affordable...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: My night at Hesed House

    On a recent Friday night, I had the opportunity to share in a unique experience. The staff and supporters of Hesed House staged a camp out on their front yard, showing passersby and those gathered what the...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: Spelling Bee a success

    The Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging and I recently teamed up to sponsor a centuries-old celebration, a community spelling bee.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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