All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eating healthy on a budget

    LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, the first-of-its-kind complementary cancer care facility in the Fox Valley region, is holding a special health series titled "Revitalize Your Mind & Body."

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Seniors group gathers Feb. 5

    The Elburn Seniors will gather at the Lions Pavilion at noon on Feb. 5. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass and their own table service. Call (630) 466-4495 for information.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Home show returns

    With cabin fever at an all-time high, Chicagoland homeowners may be noticing things around the house in need of maintenance, repair or updating.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Churches were overlooked in food pantry thank you

    Regarding the Letters to the Editor in the Jan. 29 issue of the Herald, I was miffed by a glaring oversight on the part of the Board President of the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • A story of giving

    As VNA of Fox Valley’s Volunteer Coordinator, I see the generosity of people every day.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • In praise of J.R. Herra staff

    I doubt those from J.R. Herra who responded to our call that Friday morning had any idea they'd not eat a decent meal or see their families until the following Monday evening.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Kaneland FFA leaves mark

    Kaneland FFA was sure to leave their mark in 2008. The club participated and competed in many different activities, ranging from dairy, horse, crop and land-use judging, to horticulture and speech contest, to the annual FFA livestock...

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • St. Peter Church seminar set for Feb. 8

    A “Why the Catholic Faith?” seminar, presented by Deacon Alex Jones, will be held Sunday, Feb. 8; Monday, Feb. 9, and Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Church, 1891 Kaneville Road in Geneva.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Flint, Schoger to wed

    Ron and Rhonda Flint of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Flint, to Carl Schoger, son of Robert and Sharon Schoger of Big Rock.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Royer, Luxbacher to wed

    David and Mary Royer of Elburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Royer, to Steven Luxbacher, son of William and Suzanne Luxbacher of Pittsburgh, Penn.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • St. Charles Episcopal offers Taize service

    St. Charles' Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Avenue,(Route 25) in St. Charles invites the community to share in a Taize Prayer Service on Sunday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Rose M. Augustine

    Rose M. Augustine, 85, of Elburn, formerly of Garden Grove, Calif., passed away at Delnor-Community Hospital, Geneva, Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, 2009.

    • Posted February 4, 2009
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  • Rochelle 69; Kaneland 59

    Dave Dudzinski's 31 points couldn't put the Knights over the Hubs Friday night. The Knights fall to 8-9, 2-7 in WSC play.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Rochelle 62, Kaneland 49

    A big night by Alyssa Galvan wasn't enough to stop the Lady Hubs. The Lady Knights fall to 5-16, 1-10 in WSC play.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Three indicted in death of Elburn resident

    A Kane County grand jury on Jan. 13 indicted three people in connection with the 2007 death of an Elburn man who was found in a west side Chicago alley.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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