All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Library offers home improvement help

    Join Sandy Knutson of Look Again Interior Redesigns and learn how to use what you already own to get a new look for your home. This program will be presented at the Town and Country Public Library...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Chiropractic community workshop

    Vital Chiropractic, 108 Valley Drive, Suite F, in Elburn will conduct a free community workshop titled "21st Century Detox-21st Century Weight Loss" Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Elburn community blood drive

    The Elburn Community Blood Drive is Thursday, Feb. 12, from 2 to 7 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 112 Main St., Elburn. To schedule an appointment, call Carrie Petrie at (630) 365-6032. Walk-ins are welcome. Photo...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s work together to make Elburn the best it can be

    I have served on the board of trustees for Elburn for almost two years. During this time, I have seen the explosion of growth and the slowing market that we are now experiencing. During this time, many good...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Letter: Elburn Bunco for Breast Cancer will go on

    We are happy to announce that four ladies have stepped up to chair the 2009 Elburn Bunco for Breast Cancer. The event will continue to be held at Lion's Park in Elburn and will go back to...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Letter: Maple Park needs volunteers to step up

    ... If we practice good family values and volunteerism, it will be reflected in the community, as well as in the direction our community goes into the future. Please do something positive to improve where we...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Elizabeth D. Johnson

    Elizabeth D. Johnson, 97, a life-long resident of St. Charles, passed away peacefully at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva on Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Norman B. Herrington

    Norman B. Herrington Sr., 80, of Sugar Grove, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009. He was born on May 6, 1928, in Aurora, the son of the late George B. and Francesca (Wood) Herrington.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Jeanette D. Hager

    Jeanette D. Hager, 77, of Elburn, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, after a short illness at the Provena Health Care Facility in Geneva.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Clarence J. (Jack) Christensen

    Clarence J. (Jack) Christensen, 83, of Lake Delton, Wis., died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, in his home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Church hosts Love and Respect marriage conference

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St. in Batavia, will host a Love and Respect video marriage conference on Friday, Feb. 20, from 7 to 10 p.m., and continuing on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • St. Charles Episcopal hosts wine tasting, auction

    St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles, invites adult members of the community to a wine tasting and auction on Sunday, Feb. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Top Shelf...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • NIU Crosses for Losses plans memorial service

    Northern Illinois University Crosses for Losses will host a public memorial service on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 2:15 p.m. The group will reinstall crosses for Gayle Dubowski, Cathalina Garcia, Julianna Gehant, Ryanne Mace and Daniel Parmenter on...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • ‘Tooth Fairy’ Mission

    Sugar Grove United Methodist Church invites the community to help the homeless at Hesed House with donated supplies or money to be used for dental purchases during the month of February.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Winter hike through forest preserve

    Families are invited to a Saturday, Feb. 14, hike through Dick Young Forest Preserve in Batavia. Naturalist Jaclyn Olson will lead the group on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Local student named to WVC’s Honors List

    Austin Park of Elburn was named to Wabash Valley College's Honors List for the fall 2008 semester.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Lund named to dean’s list at Bradley University

    Jessica A. Lund has received recognition on the Dean's List for the Fall 2008 semester at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Local residents named to DePaul Dean’s List

    Jordan Mesa, Jennifer Villarreal and Christopher King of Elburn, and Roslyn Delahanty of Sugar Grove, were named to the DePaul University Dean's List for the 2008 autumn quarter.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • AU students join National Honor Society

    Three local residents were among 64 Aurora University sophomores inducted into AU's chapter of Phi Eta Sigma Freshman National Honor Society.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Local residents named to IWU’s fall 2008 Dean’s List

    Lauren Contorno of Elburn and Maddy Schaefer of Sugar Grove were named to the Dean's List for the 2008-09 fall semester academic year at Illinois Wesleyan University.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Local residents earn degrees from NIU

    The following students were awarded undergraduate degrees from Northern Illinois University for its fall 2008 commencement ceremonies held Dec. 13 and Dec. 14.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Winter hike through forest preserve

    Families are invited to a Saturday, Feb. 14, hike through Dick Young Forest Preserve in Batavia.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • KHS announces students-of-the-term

    Kaneland High School administration and staff congratulated the following students for being named Term 2, 2008-09 Students-of-the-Term.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Food company donates to local food bank

    Homemade Gourmet is hosting 24 canned-food drives in February around the country, including one in Big Rock.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Library offers Valentine Craft day; Dr. Seuss breakfast

    The Junior Friends of the Maple Park Public Library will hold a Valentine Craft time beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Kaneland chess team earns second place

    The Kaneland chess team took part in the Far Side Suburban Chess Conference Championships on Saturday.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • KYSO Spring Soccer Info

    Sign up in person, or online.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Chili For Charity Cook-off names semi-finals

    This past weekend, the Association for Individual Development held two preliminary Chili for Charity Cook-Off contests.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Blood center announces urgent need for donors

    Due to the extreme weather the area has experienced in recent weeks, Heartland Blood Centers is struggling to meet the needs of O-negative and B-negative patients in area hospitals.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • WCC adds to student art collection

    This fall semester, Waubonsee Community College added five more pieces of artwork to its collection as part of the Student Art Purchase Program.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Astronomy group hosts pair of public events

    The Fox Valley Astronomical Society (FVAS) will host two public events in February.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Big Rock adopts boundary agreements

    The village of Big Rock unanimously adopted two boundary agreements at its Jan. 13 Village Board meeting.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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