All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Coloring contest reminds public to change batteries

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District is holding a coloring contest to promote changing your batteries on all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the time change on Sunday, March 8.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Thanks for the memories: Blitz, Sting, Power

    February is still going on, as is my list of departed sports teams that gave Chicago memories; good, bad or indifferent.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Southpaw Crosby gets press

    The 2007 Kaneland grad always gets a look from Kaneland baseball faithful, but as the weather turns, the mentions are getting national.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for helping me through a difficult time

    I was involved in a serious accident on Hughes Road on Feb. 12. I would like to thank many people that made this horrible experience a little bit more comfortable.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Thank you for supporting us

    A letter from the family of Blake Allen Denton.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: An introduction

    I have heard that many people in Elburn don't know who I am. I would like to clear up that misconception. I have been a resident since 1997.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Letter: Come out and meet your candidates

    There are nine candidates campaigning for four positions (one mayor and three trustees), a man and a woman facing off in the mayoral race, and seven candidates vying for three trustee positions.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • WCC to celebrate opening of new student center

    Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the official grand opening of its new Student Center on Friday, Feb. 27, at the college’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Library Friends invite public to donate to used book sale

    As you do your spring cleaning, the Sugar Grove Library Friends would like you to think of the environment, while also helping the library with donations of current hardcover and paperback books to sell in their 2009...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Farmers Market invites public to info meeting March 9

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market invites growers, producers of food items, home businesses connected with food and crafters to join the market volunteers at the 2009 Sugar Grove Farmers Market information meeting, which will...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Read Across America day

    The National Education Association's “Read Across America" is a celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Seniors gather March 5

    The Elburn Seniors will meet Thursday, March 5, for a St. Patrick's Day pot luck dinner at the Lion's Pavilion. Bring table service and a dish to pass. For information, call (630) 466-4495.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Lunch Bunch gathers March 3

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch menu for Tuesday, March 3, 2009 will be fried chicken, salad, rolls, dessert and beverage. Please call (630) 557-2220 by Saturday, Feb. 28, for reservations. Cost is $5.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Crisis Line offers operator training opportunities

    The Crisis Line of the Fox Valley, a program of the Association for Individual Development, is experiencing high call volumes.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Waubonsee students earn honors at art festival

    A ceramic piece made by Waubonsee Community College art student Lara Elijahof of Elburn has been accepted, along with three other works, in the 2009 Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Juried Art Exhibition. Two of the works received...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • THIS WEEK IN SPORTS 2/27-3/5

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Kaneland takes 3rd in WYSE competition

    Waubonsee Community College hosted the annual Illinois Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge Competition on Feb. 11 at its Sugar Grove campus. More than 150 students from 12 area high schools competed in seven...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Rep. Hatcher announces Legislative Scholarships

    State Rep. Kay Hatcher announced that she will be able to circulate applications for the Illinois General Assembly Scholarship.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Emma Nicole Horvath

    Sean and Alicia (Scalici) Horvath are happy announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Nicole, who was born Jan. 12, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Local residents named to Lewis University deans’ list

    Brian Zankowski and Nomie Namie of Elburn were named to Lewis University’ s fall 2008 deans' list. Both students completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.25 out of...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Stone completes Navy basic training

    Navy Seaman Apprentice Andrew J. Stone, son of Rebecca and stepson of David W. Cromley of Sugar Grove, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Local residents earn dean’s list recognition

    Josh Dore and Carrie Lund of Elburn have been named to the dean's list at Robert Morris College for the last quarter.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Burlington UMC men’s club hosts dinner

    The Men's Club of the Burlington United Methodist Church invites the public to its 68th Annual Ham Dinner.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Robert ‘Bob’ E. Strong

    Robert “Bob” E. Strong 76, of Elburn, passed away at McAllen Medical Center, McAllen, Texas, on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • T. Robert Lawrence

    T. Robert Lawrence, 75, of North Aurora, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at home. He was born June 16, 1933, in Aurora, the son of the late Ignatius and Helen (Biro) Lawrence.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Nancy A. Heuertz

    Nancy A. Heuertz, 53, of Elburn, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. She was born Oct. 26, 1955, the daughter of Dean and Laurine (Amfahr) Harms in Aurora.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Lester ‘Les’ L. Homesley

    Lester “Les” L. Homesley, 80, of Elburn, passed away following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease at Delnor-Community Hospital on Feb. 17, 2009. Although time may have robbed him of his body, his spirit never faltered, and...

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Kaneland brothers excel on the ice

    Evan Lekkas, a third grader at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary and his brother Stelios Lekkas, a freshman at Kaneland High School, were both named tournament MVPs late last year.

    • Posted February 26, 2009
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  • Sheriff’s Department release sketch of Mill Creek attempted abduction suspect

    A male white subject approximately 20-30 years old with brown eyes and red hair approached a 9-year-old boy and asked if he wanted to go to bible study with him. When the boy said no, the...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Sugar Grove hosts blood drive March 2

    Someone needs you. There is an immediate need for all blood types, most especially O-negative and B-negative types, (which are) running low. You may donate your much appreciated blood on Monday, March 2.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Let’s get rid of Illinois tollways

    As long as we are talking about raising the gas tax at the fuel pump, let’s pay a few cents more and get rid of the toll booths on Illinois’ highways. I have found that the Illinois...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: Troop 7 celebrates anniversary

    Boy Scout Troop 7 of Elburn is celebrating its 85th anniversary at a special Court of Honor to be held March 1, 2009, at 4 p.m. in the Kaneland High School cafeteria.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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