All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • 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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