All posts by Elburn Herald

  • KYFL 10U Black Aug 23 and 24, 2014-9403
    Any given Saturday, Sunday

    Kaneland Youth Football League’s 10U team played against Yorkville Black Saturday, and finished the game Sunday due to a weather delay at the old Kaneland middle school. This was the first game of the season for both...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Sports Recap: Kaneland Youth Football League

    Saturday, Aug. 23 8U Kaneland White: 20 @ Burlington Blue: 0 Kaneland Black: 0 @ Kaneland Silver: 14 Kaneland Orange: PPD @ Yorkville Black: 9U Yorkville Black: 7 @ Kaneland Black: 21 Kaneland White: 19 @ Burlington...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Sports Recap: Men’s Golf

    Aug. 22-23 @ Hughes Creek Men’s Club and Class Championships—Kaneland High School golf team alumni Luke Kreiter and Connor Williams were tied after regulation play, and went to a sudden death play off on the first hole...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    Hole-y cow

    A hole in one at Hughes Creek occurred Aug. 18. Bill White of Campton Hills accomplished the feat on hole No. 17. White used a Cobra 5 iron and a Callaway golf ball. Witness to the hole...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Eric Ream
    Eric R. Ream

    Eric R. Ream, 31, of Oswego, Ill., passed away Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at his home. He was born May 11, 1983, in Aurora, Ill. Eric graduated from Minooka High School in 2004. He was the Aktion...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Wayne Ekstrom

    Wayne Ekstrom, 73, of Elburn, passed away at his home, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family, Friday morning, Aug. 22, 2014. He was born Aug. 10, 1941, in Geneva, the son of Carl and...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Claudia Larson

    Claudia Larson, 89, 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, she and...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    James Olmsted

    James Olmsted, 82 passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 25, 2014. Jim is survived by his cherished wife of 59 years, Barbara; two sons, Patrick and Timothy (Darla); daughter, Melissa; two grandchildren, Paden and Paige....

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • funfest
    2014 Maple Park Fun Fest Schedule

    Saturday, Aug. 30 8 a.m. Romp in the Park 5K Run/ Walk (registration at 7:30 a.m., Race at 8 a.m. at Maple Park Fire Station) 8 a.m. Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball (Civic Center Fields) 10 a.m. Crafters and...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    Rodger Adhemar Lambert

    Rodger Adhemar Lambert, 73, of Sugar Grove, died Friday, Aug 22, 2014, as the result of a single-vehicle accident. A medical issue may have been the cause of the crash. Lambert, the middle in the family of...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Grace period registration extended through Election Day

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Clerk John A. Cunningham would like to inform Kane County residents that the grace period registration has been extended through Election Day. This extension of grace period registration applies only to the November 2014...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Kaneland Class of 1994 reunion at Old Towne Pub

    KANELAND—A reunion for the Kaneland High School Class of 1994 will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at Old Towne Pub in Wasco. The reunion is an open-house event held in a private room, with...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • Sheriff Perez’s Car, Motorcycle Show

    ELBURN—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez’s annual Car and Motorcycle Show will take place Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Martin family farm, 2S111 Green Road, Elburn. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. The show will take place...

    • Posted August 23, 2014
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  • 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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