All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Emergency food programs show increase in need

    Hunger is an everyday issue in our communities, and a troubled economy has only intensified this problem.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Thank you for helping the Elburn food pantry

    On behalf of the Board of Directors and the volunteer staff of the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry, we want to sincerely thank all those individuals, organizations, Scout troops, schools and businesses who so generously donated to the...

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Spring into Spring dance

    Kaneland High School will host a Spring into Spring dance on is having a Spring into Spring dance on Feb. 28, 2009.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • English as a second language course

    The Town & Country Public Library will offer another English as a Second Language course for non-English speaking adults in the Fox Valley.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Local students named to Augustana College fall term Dean’s List

    Sara Michelle Bihner, Matthew Peter Bowman, April J. Runde, Amanda N. Lindoo and Maray Ellise Rhoades, all of Elburn, were named to the Dean's List at Augustana College for the 2008 fall term.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Notice of meeting cancellation

    The Kaneville Public Library District Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at 6:30 p.m., is cancelled.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Washburn goes to Springfield

    Debbie Washburn attended the inauguration of the 96th General Assembly in Springfield, and witnessed the swearing in of members of the state House of Representatives, including 50th District Rep. Kay Hatcher.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Local resident graduates with honors

    2nd Lt. Ted Lauzen recently graduated with honors from the U.S. Marine Corps’ Basic School in Quantico, Va.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Don’t just get rid of the governor, get rid of the tollway

    Pat Quinn, once he becomes governor, should not only remove Rod Blagojevich’s name from Illinois’ tollway roads, but he should remove the tollbooths as well.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Wildlife Center auction includes luxurious vacation

    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is holding its Seventh Annual Winter Dinner/Auction on Saturday, Feb. 7.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Unhappy with editorial page

    I was disgusted with the direction of your editorial page in Thursday’s Herald—another lauding of our new president who has yet to prove himself, and that shoe-throwing cartoon above it putting down a man who just gave...

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • The EBS Winter Clinics are back

    All clinics are held at Blackberry Creek Elementary School.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Country Cousins group gathers Feb. 5

    The February meeting of the Country Cousins Unit of the Kane County Association for Home and Community Education will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Elburn Town and Country Library.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Lunch Bunch meets Feb. 3

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009, at noon.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Delnor Orthokids program seeks local volunteers

    The Orthokids aquatic exercise class, a therapeutic course for children with neurological and orthopedic conditions, needs the help of the community.

    • Posted January 30, 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 financial donations to be used for dental purchases during the month of February.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Local residents recognized as students of the month

    To receive this honor, students are selected by their program instructors because they have demonstrated the ability to do excellent work and accomplish goals for their particular career training during the past month.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • News anchor and best-selling author to speak at St. Peter Church

    Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Raymond Arroyo will discuss Engaging the Culture on Monday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Church, 1891 Kaneville Road in Geneva.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • This week in sports 1/29-2/5

    A look at this week’s KHS sports schedule

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • Allyson Jayne Reilley

    Rob and Katie Reilley of Elburn are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Allyson Jayne, who was born Jan. 8, 2009, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • Matthew Daniel Kray

    Daniel and Teresa Kray of Elburn announce the birth of their son, Matthew Daniel, Dec. 10, 2008, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • Gauge Parker Ballard

    Jeff Parker and Kimberly Ballard of Batavia are happy to announce the birth of their son, Gauge Parker, who was born Dec. 17, 2008, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • Kaneland 52, East. Aurora 43

    Katie Hatch led the way with 14 points, with Sara Rose adding 12 and Alyssa Galvan 10. Lady Knights improve to 5-14; 1-9 in WSC

    • Posted January 29, 2009
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  • In his own words—President Barack Obama

    The following is an excerpt from President Barack Obama’s inaugural address Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Village clerk will accept nomination papers

    Elburn residents interested in running for village board must file nominating petitions and papers by Monday, Jan. 26, with Village Clerk Diane McQuilkin at Village Hall, 301 E. North St.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Donation to food pantry sets record

    The two ECC leads groups donated $560. With the chamber matching funds, the total raised is $1,120, making this the most successful year ever.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • The Elburn Scholarship Fund

    The Elburn Scholarship Fund will award grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2009.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Elburn Seniors plan Feb. 12 trip

    The Elburn Seniors will be taking a trip to the Isle of Capri in Bettendorf, Iowa on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • WCC seeks comments from community members

    Waubonsee Community College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit Feb. 11-13 by a team representing The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which has accredited Waubonsee since 1972.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Nominating positions available for Fire Protection District Board

    Nominating petition forms for the April 7, 2009 Board of Trustees election for the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District are available in the Office of the Fire Chief, 25 S. Municipal Dr., Sugar Grove.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • WCC scholarship deadline nears

    The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering more than 100 scholarships for the 2009-10 academic year. The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 5.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • General Assembly Public Affairs Scholarships available

    State Sen. Chris Lauzen (R-25, Aurora) is accepting applications for the Illinois General Assembly Public Affairs Scholarship.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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