All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Letter: Teachers union should defer pay increases

    I’m trying to save jobs. Twice before, I have verbally suggested that the Kaneland School Board approach the teacher’s union to ask for them to defer the pay increases granted during the last negotiations. I’m sure...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Letter: With thanks, I will step down as Blackberry Township Supervisor

    Township government is closest to the people and is responsible for, but not limited to, roads, property assessment and general assistance.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Health Dept. looks to keep hearts healthy

    Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are Kane County’s—and the nation's—number-one killer. The Kane County Health Department wants residents to know that since 1963, February has been proclaimed American Heart Month as a way to raise...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Volunteers needed for Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping the area’s wildlife this season, which runs from April 1 through Sept. 30.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Blackberry Twp. offers taxpayer workshop

    Beginning in February, Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter will hold monthly taxpayer workshops every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Blackberry Township building, 43W390 Main Street Road, Elburn, through 2009.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Parents invited to preschool screening

    Kaneland School District parents are encouraged to bring their children, ages 3 to 5, to be screened. The district will check developmental milestones including speech, hearing and vision.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Spring into Spring dance

    Kaneland High School will host a Spring into Spring dance on Saturday, Feb. 28. Girls ask guys or guys ask girls; it doesn’t matter. Dress like your date with matching shirts and/or complete outfits, just like at...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Legions hosts fish, smelt fry

    The Sugar Grove American Legion will host its annual community fish and smelt fries.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Meet the Candidates luncheon set for Lion’s Park

    A “Meet the Candidates” community spaghetti luncheon will be held Sunday, March 1, from noon to 2 at the Elburn Lions community park. Cost is $6 per person.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Dr. Seuss breakfast @ MP Library

    The Friends of the Maple Park Library will sponsor a Dr. Seuss Birthday Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on Sunday, March 1, at the Maple Park American Legion Post 312, 203 Main St. Cost is $8...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Seeking crafters for March 21 show

    RMS Promotions is looking for crafters for “A Breath of Spring Arts and Crafts Faire” to be held on March 21 in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • T&C 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 19, 2009
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