All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Letter: Wilcox has the experience, knowledge

    I am writing to support Bonnie Wilcox for Blackberry Township Assessor. She has over 20 years of experience in property assessment, so she understands the current housing market turmoil and the effect it has on assessments.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you, Dave, for your service

    This letter is to thank Dave Anderson for his 14 years of service as Supervisor of Blackberry Township. During his tenure, Dave has significantly advanced the township and the position of supervisor to a new level of...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • 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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