All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Kaneland 2014-15 Hall of Fame nominations

    KANELAND—To celebrate and commemorate the many accomplishments and achievements of Kaneland graduates, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 has formed the Kaneland Hall of Fame. New Hall of Fame inductees will be honored at either an athletic...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    Baumgartner receives Lions’ Melvin Jones Fellow award

    ELBURN—Leonard and Judy Baumgartner were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29 at the Elburn Lion’s Club pavilion. What was a special day spent with family and friends became even more special when Leonard was presented...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • Elburn Days 2014 Raffle winners

    ELBURN—The following people were winners in the Elburn Days 2014 Raffle: Andrew Ranney of St. Charles (two Chicago Blackhawks jerseys, courtesy of Maple Park Police Department—lllinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics); Rick Mueller of Elburn...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    2014 Boys Cross Country Preview: Boys XC always in the running

    The 2014 Kaneland boys cross country team kicked off their season the morning of Aug. 13 at the Great Western Trail just north of Virgil. The team has qualified for state five out of the last six...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Editorial: A big thank you to the community

    Photo: Mike Schramer tried something new with his Bobcat this year. He helped build berms around each court to contain the water that Chief Kelly Callaghan (below, right) provided. Without the continued support of the community and...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Join Kaneland Sports Boosters at Knights Under the Lights tonight

    by Joel Redman, Kaneland Knights Sports Boosters – President Please come and join the Kaneland Knights Sports Boosters on Thursday, August 21st, from 4:00-9:00 for the annual Knights Under the Lights at Peterson Field, Kaneland High School....

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Community Corner: KBC, PTO to sponsor ‘Run for Fund’

    by Kimberly Bartkowiak, KBC- PTO secretary In an effort to promote health and wellness among the students at Blackberry Creek Elementary School, the Kaneland Blackberry Creek (KBC) PTO will partner with Blackberry Creek School to sponsor a...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Letter: Thanking craft fair participants, volunteers

    What a beautiful weekend for a craft fair. And on that note, The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a big thank you to all the wonderful and talented crafters that participated in this past...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Claudia Larson

    Claudia Larson, 88, of DeKalb, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Claudia was born on March 19, 1925, in Black Oak, Ark. During her childhood, her family...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Laura E. ‘Betty’ Lyle

    Laura E. “Betty” Lyle, 89, of Sycamore, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Aug. 12, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, Sycamore. She was born Nov. 29, 1924, on the Dayton farm, northeast of Maple Park, the daughter of Andrew...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    George E. ‘Ernie’ Telfer

    George E. “Ernie” Telfer, 73, of Big Rock, passed away on Friday Aug. 15, 2014. He was born May 8, 1941, in Vincennes, Ind., the son of the late Ernest and Catherine (Cunningham) Telfer. Ernie was raised...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Ilene Wolthusen

    Ilene Wolthusen of Elburn passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Delnor Hospital, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. She is survived by her partner, Samuel Oddo; her four sons, Steven Sudnik, David...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Carole A. Michels

    Carole A. Michels, 73, of rural Elburn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving husband and children, and her dear sister Judy. She has been at her home and/or lake...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Kaneville Fest 2014 Schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 21 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until 4 p.m.) 5 p.m. Library book presale ($5 at door) Festival maps available at Hill’s Country Store (Purple Store) Friday, Aug. 22 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Waubonsee offers fall high school baseball

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College will host a fall baseball league for high school players who are not participating in any fall high school sports. This IHSA-approved league is the area’s longest running and most economical fall league....

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Romp in the Park 5K to be held Aug. 30

    MAPLE PARK—The 16th Annual Romp in the Park will take place Aug. 30, with check-in beginning at 7 a.m. and race times of 8 a.m. for the 5K and 8:05 a.m. for the two mile walk. The...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Community Congregational hosts activities during Elburn Days

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church has a lot going on this year during Elburn Days. Along with its usual indoor rummage sale and sloppy joe lunch, there will be vendor booths along Route 47 and in the parking lot...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • St. Gall to hold annual rummage, bake sale

    ELBURN—St. Gall Church, 120 W. Shannon St., Elburn, will hold its annual rummage and bake sale on Friday, Aug. 15, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 16, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Burial for Roger D. and Loretta B. Johnson

    The family of Roger D. and Loretta Bricher Johnson wish to share the couple’s passing and burial. Both were born and raised in Kane County with generations of history in the area. They will be laid to...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Maple Park Memorial Park operational plan

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on July 1 approved a plan that will allow donations of benches, tables and trees to Memorial Park, located in the Heritage Hills Subdivision on the western portion of Maple Park,...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Foguth of Elburn named to dean’s list

    ATCHISON, KAN.—Benedictine College is pleased to announce that Rachel Foguth of Elburn recently demonstrated the academic excellence necessary to earn a place on the Benedictine College dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Rachel is the daughter...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Real Estate Transactions 8-14-2014

    6/13/14 CHRISTIANA GAMBILL from JAMES P. PHILLIP; 43W663 MARIAN CIRCLE S., SUGAR GROVE IL 60554-9501 for $320,000 7/21/14 NICHOLAS ROBERTS and DANA ROBERTS from CARMAX AUTO SUPERSTORES INC; 225 SOMERSET DRIVE, SUGAR GROVE IL 60554-9815 for $275,000...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

    As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to Sidewalk Sale participants, volunteers

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a generous thank you to all the participants and volunteers of this past weekend’s Sidewalk Sale event in downtown Elburn, and to the many who came out to...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

    Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

    The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

    As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Thank you to Sidewalk Sale participants, volunteers

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a generous thank you to all the participants and volunteers of this past weekend’s Sidewalk Sale event in downtown Elburn, and to the many who came out to...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

    Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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  • Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

    The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Elburn Lions celebrate 85th anniversary

    Photo: Newly-inducted Lion Mathau Poust (right) with his father and sponsor, Kevin. Photo by Debbie Behrends ELBURN—On the Saturday before its annual Elburn Days event, the Lions Club took time to celebrate its past and rededicate itself...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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    Harris hits hole-in-one

    ELBURN—Geneva resident Mary Claire Harris hit a hole in one at Hughes Creek Golf Course on Sunday, Aug. 3. Harris used a No. 4 Hybrid ball on the 105-yard hole No. 3—a par 3 hole. Bruce Harris...

    • Posted August 14, 2014
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