All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • GIVE recognizes 17 students

    The Kaneland Knights GIVE program has been set up to recognize and acknowledge students who gave back to our school and community through their voluntary service. GIVE stands for Generosity Involves Volunteer Effort.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Fire experts make case for greater fire protection

    CHICAGO—The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held a live demonstration of the need for home fire sprinklers as part of the 2009 NFPA Annual Conference Expo at McCormick Place recently.

    • Posted June 30, 2009
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  • Get to your July 4th destination safely

    STATE—With millions of drivers hitting the road this Fourth of July holiday, playing it safe when behind the wheel takes on even greater importance.

    • Posted June 29, 2009
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  • Aurora University announces 2009 graduates

    19 residents are among the 1,260 Aurora University students receiving diplomas at the 116th annual commencement ceremonies held May 10.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Lund named to Bradley’s deans list

    Jessica Lund of Elburn was named to the dean's list for the spring 2009 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Davidson named James Millikin Scholar

    Millikin University student Erika Davidson, a Kaneland High School graduate, was named a James Millikin Scholar in recognition of her outstanding scholastic achievements.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Waubonsee announces class of 2009 graduates

    Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 675 graduates at its 2009 commencement ceremony on May 28. The college’s Class of 2009 includes the following graduates:

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Aiden Ehren Pattison

    John and Kari Pattison of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Aiden Ehren, on May 13, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Chase Rigley Miller

    Dennis and Regann (Rohm) Miller of Sycamore announce the birth of their son, Chase Wrigley, on May 7, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • James Robery Haages

    Jason and Jessica (Anderson) Haages of Maple Park announce the birth of their son, James Robery, on May 19, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Avery Alice Anderson

    Phill and Joanna (Morris) Anderson of Maple Park announce birth of their daughter, Avery Alice, on May 21, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Wacky Wednesdays at Sanctuary

    BATAVIA—The Children’s Ministry of Sanctuary in Batavia will shift into high gear again this summer with their Wacky Wednesday program, running from July 15th through August 12th.

    • Posted June 25, 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 June 25, 2009
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  • A rose by any other name …

    Robin Larson of Maple Park hosted a ‘Passion for Petal Gardens: Look and Discover Workshop’ on Saturday at her home on County Line Road.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Sycamore Speedway weekend results

    (815) 895-5454 15 miles west of St. Charles on Route 64 Saturday, June 20, 2009

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Cougars claim first-half crown

    GENEVA—The Kane County Cougars, officially at the halfway point of the 2009 regular season, will be heading to the Midwest League playoffs this September as the Western Division’s first half champion.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Charges dismissed in fatal Rt. 47 crash

    ELBURN—The Kane County State’s Attorney last week petitioned the court to dismiss a minor traffic charge against a motorist involved in a May fatal crash on Route 47.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for making blood drive a success

    Thank you Elburn community for supporting our recent blood drive. Forty five people came out to donate and we collected 36 pints of blood.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Quinn is out of line with cuts

    Why is Gov. Quinn balancing the state budget on the backs of the homeless, mentally ill and disabled?

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks from the Homuths

    Arvid and I would like to thank the people of Elburn for their well-wishes at our farewell gathering at the Elburn Herald office, as well as the gifts.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: More funding needed for ALS research

    How much is a human life worth? According to the United States government, mine is not valued very highly.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Letter: Connecting with dead not harmless

    In an era of religious tolerance, it could be said that such activity is at worst silly but essentially harmless. And it might help someone who has nothing else.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • Dempsey honored at Marmion benefit

    ELBURN—The 47th-annual Salute to Youth Dinner, Marmion Academy’s annual black-tie benefit, recently brought together friends of Marmion to honor the students of the Class of 2009.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • KHS announces senior award winners

    2009 Senior award winners

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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