All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Kudos to Barsanti in Barry case

    Bravo to Kane County State’s Attorney John Barsanti for his valiant efforts to pursue justice in the shamefully sad and tragically premature death of 84-year-old Mary Barry.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Batavia Garden Walk set for June 20

    KANE—“Primrose to Prairie” is the theme of this year's garden walk presented by the Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners on Saturday, June 20, from 10 am to 4 pm.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • More hardware

    The Wasco Diamonds 12U took first place while the Wasco Diamonds 10U finished 2nd at the 17th Annual Sparks Invitational in Elgin on May 16-17.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Chiefs baseball nabs post-season honors

    Sugar Grove–Seven Waubonsee Community College baseball players recently received post-season honors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • First bird in Illinois tests positive for West Nile virus

    State—Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, recently announced that the first bird testing positive for West Nile virus in Illinois this year was found in LaSalle County.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • H1N1 flu continues to circulate

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,268 cases of H1N1 influenza in Illinois, and four people diagnosed with the virus, all with underlying medical conditions, have died.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Girl Scouts give to charities

    Members of the Kaneland Junior Girl Scout Troop 694 earned a bronze award by running a food drive for local charities.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • TriCity Family Services recruits board members

    COUNTY—TriCity Family Services, a private, not-for-profit human service agency serving the community members and organizations of central Kane County, is looking for board members to serve on the agency Board of Directors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Student from Germany stays with Elburn family

    ELBURN—The home of Mark and Miriam Howlett will host Carlos Hufschlag from Bornheim, Germany, who will arrive in August and attend Kaneland High School in the upcoming school year.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Kids Have Fun in Summer Speech Group w/photo

    MAPLE PARK—Community Therapy Services, a St. Charles provider of pediatric therapy services, offers a group called Motor Mouths every summer.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Heartland Blood Centers host Guitar Hero blood drive competition

    Heartland Blood Centers will host several special-event blood drives where blood donors will be entered in a Guitar Hero competition.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Bridge Walk raises $175K for LivingWell Center

    Geneva—Winston Churchill said, “We get to make a living; we give to make a life,” and that philosophy is shared by LivingWell Cancer Resource Center and its many volunteers and donors.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • State Street Dance Studio takes leap forward with annual Studio Show

    County—State Street Dance Studio, 9 N. Fourth St., Geneva, is in the final preparations for its upcoming annual studio show, “The Spinning Wheel.”

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Business Competition Day winners announced

    More than 200 students from 14 area high schools competed at Waubonsee Community College’s 30th Annual Business Competition Day on April 29.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Marmion leadership programs award top honors

    Marmion Academy’s leadership programs announced their new student leaders for the 2009-10 school year during awards ceremonies in May.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Rejoice Lutheran offers VBS June 15-19

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

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • IWU announces spring 2009 dean’s list

    Lauren Contorno of Elburn, and John Konovodoff and Maddy Schaefer, both of Sugar Grove, were named to the dean's list for the spring semester of the 2008-09 academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Local residents receive NIU Student leadership awards

    More than 100 students were honored with leadership awards from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb in April. Two local residents were among the students honored.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Retirement open house set for Big Rock Pastor

    Community members are invited to a retirement open house hosted by the English Congregational United Church of Christ for Pastor Byron and his wife, Kristin Henn.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Burlington UMC hosts annual rummage sale

    The annual Burlington United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will take place Thursday through Saturday, June 18-20, at 195 Center St., Burlington.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Christ Community invites public to day of service

    Christ Community Church at 37W100 Bolcum Road in St. Charles invites Elburn volunteers to take part in its annual Great Day of Serving event on Friday, June 12, and Saturday, June 13.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • St. Gall offers financial recovery workshop

    St. Gall Catholic Church of Elburn will present a financial recovery workshop at 7 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the church hall.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • CCC of Elburn announces summer schedule

    Summer worship hours are now in effect at Community Congregational Church in Elburn.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Richard “Dick” H. Lash

    Richard “Dick” H. Lash, 85, of Cortland, passed away at his home Thursday, May 28, 2009.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Joseph “Joe” L. Tremaine

    Joseph “Joe” L. Tremaine, 79, of Maple Park, passed away at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, Tuesday evening, June 2, 2009.

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Arbutus “Fern” Shenshew

    Arbutus “Fern” Shenshew, 88, of Aurora, went to rest with her Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2009. She had struggled with muscular dystrophy for a long time, and it took a great toll on her last years....

    • Posted June 11, 2009
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  • Sports briefs

    Learn hoops with Lyndsie Long; KHS boys hoops camp rescheduled; KHS rivals still playing

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • Crosby named to Midwest League All-Star game

    COMSTOCK PARK, MI—The Midwest League announced today that six Whitecaps players were selected to the league’s annual All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 23 in Clinton, Iowa.

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • Former students help beautify John Shields school

    Anyone who entered the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School in Sugar Grove this spring has a much nicer view, thanks to several local businesses, parents and other volunteers.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Scouting out the course

    Jerry Rich of Sugar Grove, owner and founder of Rich Harvest Farms, discusses the course with LPGA player Laura Davies on Friday.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • National Bank & Trust shreds 14 tons

    A record 28,000 pounds (14 tons) of paper was shredded at The National Bank & Trust Company's 4th annual Community Shred Day held on May 16 at the Main, DeKalb Market Square and Elburn branch locations.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Hatcher helps defeat proposed income tax increase

    State Rep. Kay Hatcher (R-Yorkville) on Sunday voted “No” to plans to increase state income taxes by 50 percent.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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