All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Giving seniors a hand

    Seniors looking for a little boost, especially in today's economy, will find not only a warm, nutritious meal, but also a helping hand from one of the country's oldest organizations.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Saving money at casual dining

    Today, everyone is on a budget. People are buying fewer things, going fewer places and using less gas. One of the easiest choices people are making is to eat at home. It's easy, cheaper and can save...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local student earns academic honors

    Savanna Lacey of Maple Park was recently named to the College Academic Dean's List at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. Savanna is among 233 Trinity students to receive this recognition for the university's fall 2008 academic...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident earns bachelor degree

    Joseph Boyle, a resident of Elburn, received a Bachelor of Science in Management degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in December.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident becomes a ‘mover and shaker’

    Lena Bouzein of Elburn is a member of the Movers and Shakers at Ashland University. She is the daughter of Gus and Renee Bouzein and is majoring in political science.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Local resident named to Dean’s List WU

    Kaitlin McFadden of Elburn was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2008 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. McFadden is a graduate of Saint Charles North High School and is enrolled in the university's...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Jessub Carson Hardy

    Judd and Alicia Hardy of Maple Park are happy to announce the birth of their son, Jessub Carson, who was born Feb. 18, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, and was...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Cameron James Harley

    Jonathan Lyle and Krystal Harley of Batavia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Cameron James Harley, who was born Jan. 2, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Jean S. Weihofen

    Jean S. Weihofen, 67, passed away at Delnor Hospital, Geneva, surrounded by the love of her family on Friday, March 20, 2009. After many months of battling illness, her spirit is finally free and at rest among...

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Patricia Sibley

    Patricia Sibley, 76, of Hinckley, formerly of Kaneville, passed away on Saturday evening, March 21, 2009, at the home of her daughter in Romeoville, Ill., and surrounded by the love of her family.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Seder, prayer for sick

    A Passover Seder experience will be presented by Chosen People Ministries at Evangelical Fellowship Church (EFC) in Elburn on Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted March 25, 2009
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  • Red Cross names Hometown Heroes

    Dr. Laura Lemke and U.S. Army Cpl. Kevin Lamb, both of Elburn, were named 2009 Hometown Heroes on Friday in recognition of their outstanding actions on behalf of others.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • High school boys compete for Mr. Kaneland Title

    Some sang songs acapella while others lip-synced. There was a contestant that rode a specialized skateboard and another that juggled miniature beanbags with his feet.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Knights Wrestling Club ends on high note

    The Kaneland Knights wrestling team finished the season in strong fashion last weekend, earning medals at all levels.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • CMT says: They can duet

    When singing duo Mary Noren and Kyle Miller of Maple Park heard that Country Music Television (CMT) was holding auditions for its American Idol-type show, "Can You Duet?" they decided to take a shot. Noren and Miller...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letters: Leaders who help local nonprofit organizations

    Elburn is a village that does not have a park district or village department to help local youth organizations. Elburn Baseball & Softball is one of these organizations that relies on agreements with many different groups to...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Dave Anderson

    We would like to say “thank you” to Dave Anderson, who will be leaving the township in a month to pursue other interests.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: There is no better assessor than Rotter

    As a Realtor with over 25 years of experience, I have come to know and respect Uwe Rotter, our incumbent Blackberry Township Assessor, as a true professional.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Be careful of campaign promises, support Rotter in Blackbery Township

    In the upcoming election on April 7, voters will be deciding who will hold the important office of township assessor. I currently hold that office in Kaneville Township.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Romke is someone who listens to residents

    I met Patricia Romke when she was going around the neighborhood with her campaign signs. We got into a lengthy discussion about Elburn and the directions it’s going to have to choose in the future.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Looking forward

    During the last 15 years, Elburn has experienced tremendous growth. One of the consequences of that growth has been the virtual division of the village into three distinct areas, each with their own distinct culture and needs....

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Understanding the facts is vital to informed vote

    Getting the facts is important to the informed voter. Offering facts about the library is one of the responsibilities we have as library trustees.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Maple Park hosts organ concert

    The public is invited to an organ concert St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Saturday, March 21, at 5:30 p.m., following the 4:15 p.m. Mass.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • WIU names fall graduates, honors students

    A group of Sugar Grove students received Departmental Scholar distinction after the 2008 fall semester at Western Illinois University.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Experience is the best teacher

    I have learned through experience that basic issues never really change for a municipality of any size.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Lions

    I would like to thank the Elburn Lion’s Club for hosting the Elburn campaign forum on Sunday, March 1.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Dave Anderson offers decades of service

    On April 7 we will support Dave Anderson for the position of President of the Elburn Village Board.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: For Dave Anderson, it is about public service

    I have been a life-long resident of Blackberry Township and currently serve as the Highway Commissioner in Blackberry Township. I have never had the need to write a letter to the editor prior to the experience I...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Wilcox is a great neighbor, friend

    Bonnie Wilcox is a great neighbor; she’s lived in Blackberry Township for 10 years. Bonnie Wilcox is a great friend; she’s there when you need her. Bonnie Wilcox has the experience and knowledge to assess fairly; she...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Dave Anderson truly cares

    I am writing to support Dave Anderson for mayor of Elburn. When I first ran for office in 1992, everyone said that Dave Anderson was the person to know in Elburn.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for tax assessment seminar

    I want to thank the Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter for hosting his monthly seminar on tax assessments and how it affects your real estate bill.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Lions, for meet the candidate forum

    I want to publicly thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting the “Meet The Candidates” forum and luncheon held recently.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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