All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Staker graduates from Millikin

    Brandon Staker of Elburn received a bachelor’s degree with a major in music education-vocal, during Millikin University’s commencement ceremony May 17.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • NIU inducts local students to honor society

    Northern Illinois University inducted two local students into Phi Kappa Phi, the international honor society for juniors and seniors.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Local student earns 2nd at writers conference

    Shannon Unick, of Elburn, won second place in the poetry division with her poem, “The Skeletal Structures of Space Remaining,” at the April Skyway Writers Conference at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Western Illinois announces dean’s list

    Nearly 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the Spring 2009 Dean's List.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Local students win at state SkillsUSA contest

    An Elburn Waubonsee Community College student was among four students from the college who earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Strobel graduates from Naval Academy

    U.S. Navy Ensign William C. Strobel, Jr., son of William and Debra Strobel of Elburn, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 22, 2009, and was commissioned as an officer in the...

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Wade, Denise Thomas

    Wade and Denise Thomas, of St. Charles, both died tragically following an accident Saturday, May 23, 2009. Arrangements are pending. For more information, please call Conley Funeral Home at (630) 365-6414.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Ryan Christopher Wetters

    Ryan Christopher Wetters, 22, of Geneva, fell asleep at his home in Geneva only to wake in his Heavenly home Monday, May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Frank W. Trafidlo

    Frank W. Trafidlo, 94, of Elburn, formerly of Downers Grove, Ill., passed away May 21, 2009, at the Oak Crest Nursing Center in DeKalb.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Duane R. Brandt

    Duane R. Brandt, 74, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Andrew ‘Andie’ J. Christoffel

    Andrew “Andie” J. Christoffel, 18, of Elburn, passed away on May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Rejoice Lutheran offers VBS June 15-19

    Registration is now under way for Rejoice Lutheran Church's 2009 Vacation Bible School, which will be held the week of June 15-19.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Christian hosts women’s retreat

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host “Sweet Life Cafe,” a women’s retreat, on Saturday, May 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • St. Paul Lutheran hosts dodgeball tournament

    St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Aurora will host a dodgeball tournament and 5K/1K run the weekend of May 29-31.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC begins outdoor summer worship

    Nashville recording artist Virginia Hill will share her message in music on Sunday, June 7, to start the summer worship series at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Church offers event to provide help

    Join the Kaneville United Methodist Church, 46W764 Main St., for “Finding Security in an Insecure World,” on Saturday, May 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an evening of hope, help, and healing.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Kaneland: Student Tragedy

    From Kaneland.org >> It is with great sadness that we inform you about the tragic events of one of our graduating seniors, Andrew Christoffel. Conley pamphlet on Teen Grief >>

    • Posted May 26, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Property damage; Driving without a license; Outstanding warranet arrest; Driving while license suspended; DUI

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • William M. Schweisthal

    William (Bill) M. Schweisthal, 67, of Elburn, passed away May 16, 2009, at his home. He was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Aurora.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Letter: Parents show appreciation for Kaneland teachers

    Each year, the Parent Teacher Network Hospitality Committee coordinates two events for the teachers at Kaneland John Stewart: a dinner during parent/teacher conferences in the fall and a luncheon during Teacher Appreciation Week.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Letter: Poppy Days a huge success for the veterans

    The members of the Daniel Simpson American Legion Auxiliary No. 630, Elburn, wish to thank the community for their generosity toward our Poppy Days on May 15 and 16.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Cooper James Marler

    Eric and Laura Marler of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Cooper James, on April 30, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Local resident earns doctorate

    Lynda G. Gould, daughter of Eldon and Sandy Gould of Maple Park, graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree on May 17.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Guest Editorial: Memorial Day is for patriots

    In some circles, patriotism has become a synonym for arrogant or jingoistic. Some people even use it as a political weapon; “Don’t question my patriotism,” they say.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Rollin’ on a river

    The Fox River is a shimmering centerpiece that bisects dozens of communities, a glistening ribbon of water flowing 185 miles from Menomonee Falls, Wis., to the Illinois River near Ottawa.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • 50th anniversary celebration for Fr. Paddock

    Fr. Richard Paddock, Pastor of St. Gall Church, Elburn, from 1987 to 2003, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his priesthood on Sunday, June 7.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • St. Paul Lutheran hosts dodgeball tournament

    St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Aurora will host a dodgeball tournament and 5K/1K run the weekend of May 29-31.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Christian hosts Sweet Life Cafe Women’s Retreat

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host “Sweet Life Cafe,” a women’s retreat, on Saturday, May 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Poet to have reading at Calvary Episcopal

    Local poet Christopher Kuhl will read from her newly-published book, "Sightings—Visions of the Human Spirit," on Friday, May 22, at Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Church offers event to provide help

    Join the Kaneville United Methodist Church, 46W764 Main St., for “Finding Security in an Insecure World,” on Saturday, May 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an evening of hope, help, and healing.

    • Posted May 20, 2009
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  • Elburn accomplice in Jewel robbery in custody

    Kane County Sheriff’s police took Elburn resident Cheryl A. Ginley into custody Wednesday morning for her part in the recent Sugar Grove Jewel robbery.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Chamber seeks help to keep fireworks from fizzling

    The “Day in the Park” fireworks celebration, put on by the Elburn Chamber of Commerce, is in serious jeopardy this year due to lack of funding, according to a press release Tuesday from the chamber.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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