All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Dirty campaign for Blackberry assessor election

    The previous two issues of the Elburn Herald contained letters that prove that dirty politics aren’t confined to state or national elections.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Nelson John Wendell

    Brad and Kristina Wendell of Geneva would like to announce the birth of their son, Nelson John Wendell, who was born March 3, 2009, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Shaw, Durrenberger to wed

    Chari Shaw of DeLand, Fla., would like to announce the engagement of her daughter, Helen Lindsay Shaw, to Daniel Craig Durrenberger, son of Don and Paulette Durrenberger, originally from the Fox Valley area and now residing in...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Irene Dodd Sachen

    Irene Dodd Sachen, 91, of Jefferson City, Tenn., formerly of Kaneville, passed away at her daughter's home in Jefferson City, Tenn., on Monday, March 23, 2009.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Kristie K. Moore

    Kristie K. Moore, 44 formerly of Big Rock, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Arlene E. Christian

    Arlene E. (Northrup) Christian, 88, of Grand Island, Neb., formerly of Aurora, passed away on Friday March 27, 2009, after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Nancy Ayres

    Nancy Ayres, a beloved citizen of Elburn, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. She was born Dec. 14, 1921. She was united in marriage to John Ayers, a chiropractor in...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Edward Carl Anderson

    Edward Carl Anderson, 98, of Tuscon, Ariz., formerly of the Leland, Ill., area, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 27, 2009, at the Northwoods Care Center, Belvidere, Ill., where he had recently become a resident.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Virgil church offers Lenten fish fries

    Saints Peter and Paul Church, 5N939 Meredith Road, Virgil, will host Lenten fish fries on Fridays through April 3, from 5 to 8 p.m.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Lord of Life Church offers Easter worship services

    Lord of Life church announces the following events in celebration of Easter.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • St. Gall announces Holy Week schedule

    St. Gall Catholic Church in Elburn will observe Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week with the blessing of palms branches at the Saturday, April 4, Mass at 4:30 p.m.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Immanuel Lutheran schedules Holy Week

    Holy Week services at Immanuel Lutheran Church are scheduled from Saturday, April 4, through Easter Sunday, April 12.

    • Posted April 2, 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. The last supper of Jesus and his disciples will be explained, giving...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Marengo man dies in 2-car crash near SG

    An Elburn woman involved in a fatal crash March 20 near Sugar Grove was ticketed for improper lane use less than nine minutes earlier on Route 38 and Pouley Road, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Department.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Alvarez pleads guilty to felony gambling charge

    Michael A. Alvarez pleaded guilty March 17 to running an illegal gambling operation at the former Emma's Pub & Cantina in downtown Elburn and at Miguel's on the Fox in St. Charles.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Living his dream

    Children's book illustrator Wendell Minor told Kaneland John Shields Elementary School students that he knew he wanted to become an artist by the time he was in fourth grade. Although his art teacher encouraged him, his other...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Civic Center hosts Meet the Candidates Night

    The public is invited to a Meet the Candidates Night to hear from the candidates running for the Maple Park village president and village trustee positions in the April 7 election.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Youth Football Cheerleading

    The next registration date for Kaneland Youth Football and Cheerleading will be on April 18 at Kaneland High School Cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Elburn accident with injuries; Criminal property damage

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Lady Knights lose to Milledgeville

    Lady Knights softball suffered a 3-2 late-inning loss to visiting Milledgeville-Polo co-op on Monday.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Fire Department hosts annual breakfast

    The Maple Park Fire Department members will hold its annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at their fire station, 305 S. County Line Road, Maple Park, on Sunday, April 5, 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $6 for adults...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Residents invited to help with habitat restoration work day

    A habitat restoration work day will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve, located on Bliss Road in Sugar Grove. Please meet in the main parking lot.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Real estate firm sponsors food drive

    RE/MAX All Pro in Sugar Grove is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Kaneland Food Pantry, in response to community need.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Clifford returns to library; New evening story times start at the library

    Clifford, the big red dog, a favorite children’s book character, will visit the library again on Friday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Miss Judy will read to children, starting April 6 at 6:30 p.m.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Homemakers group gathers April 2

    The April meeting of the Country Cousins Unit of the Kane County Association for Home and Community Education will be held Thursday, April 2, at the Elburn Town and Country Library.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Quilting can be beautiful hobby, way to give back

    On the third Saturday of every month, Gwyneth Johnsen brings sewing machines and fabric to the Town and Country Library for the purpose of creating quilts to be given away.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: In support of Michels, Heineman and Bohler

    I am writing in support of Sean Michels for re-election as President of the Village of Sugar Grove, and also in support of Mary Heineman (as a write-in candidate) and Bob Bohler for re-election to the trustee...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Republicans need to support SB600

    All Republicans should be concerned about how party leaders like Kjellander and Cellini have absolutely ruined the party in our state.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: I want to give my time as a village trustee

    I have been a long-time resident of Elburn for 37 years and currently reside in Blackberry Creek. My wife Lonna and I have been married 44 years and raised our three children, Jim, Kevin and Kelly Durbala...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s play by the rules

    I have just read the letters in the Elburn Herald, and I find the letter written by Jim Friedrich from Kendall County very interesting about Mr. Rotter, our current tax assessor.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Parent representation needed on the current School Board

    My name is Pedro Rivas, and I am a 2009 candidate for the Kaneland Board of Education. I have been a resident of Sugar Grove for 16 years and have two sons, one at Kaneland John Shields...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Dave Anderson is ready to lead

    I am writing today to give my full endorsement to Dave Anderson for village president.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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