All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Farm Bureau earns national recognition

    Kane County Farm Bureau (KCFB) has been recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for its “Discover the Bounty of Kane” program, which was a part of the Federation’s “County Activities of Excellence” program.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Field of Dreams Bunco Night

    Bunco Night is Friday, March 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Campton Township Community Center, 5N082 Old LaFox Road, Campton Hills. Bring a friend or team, or come and meet some new friends. Tickets are...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Students of the Month

    Kaneland High School students Jonathan Ostland (Web Development) and Kyle Straughn (Fire Science I) were recognized as Students of the Month by the Fox Valley Career Center for the month of February 2009.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Chiefs baseball gets started

    The Waubonsee Community College Chiefs picked up their first win of the season by splitting a doubleheader against Dakota County Technical College from Minnesota at the brand new Lake Myrtle Sports Complex. A Chiefs' rally fell short...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Public gun safety, target shooting classes

    The St. Charles Sportsmen's Club announces its spring and summer schedule of free firearms safety and introductory shooting classes. The classes will cover basic gun safety instruction and introduce students to the sport of clay target shooting.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Field of Dreams hosts Bunco tournament

    Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption, a local nonprofit, all-volunteer horse rescue barn in Elburn, is hosting a Bunco Tournament on Friday, March 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Campton Township Community Center.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Lady Knights softball wins opener

    Lady Knights softball faced St. Edward of Elgin on Tuesday and began the season with a 13-5 win. Kaneland (1-0) saw two hits from Sara Rose, and a winning effort on the mound from Delani Vest (4...

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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