All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Jessica Bruce and Patrick Zerkel
    Bruce, Zerkel to wed

    Donald and Ellen Bruce of Elburn announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jessica, to Patrick Zerkel, son of the late John and the late Peg Zerkel. A Sept. 6 wedding in St. Louis is...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Stargazing event at Kuipers Family Farm

    MAPLE PARK—The annual Perseid meteor shower in mid-August will radiate from the Perseus constellation and appear throughout the sky, and NIU’s STEM Cafe will once again be there to watch it. STEM Cafe will present “Star Gazing...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Needham elected co-president of Aurora Noon Lions

    SUGAR GROVE—Michele Needham, executive director of Human Resources at Waubonsee Community College, was recently selected to serve as co-president of the Aurora Noon Lions Club. Needham, of Plainfield, Ill., will share the presidency with Aurora lawyer Herbert...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Hultgren supports legislation to protect community banks

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) this week voted to support two bills, which will relieve community banks from excessive regulations and protect their ability to lend to Illinois homeowners. H.R. 4042, the Community Bank Mortgage Service...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Rambish to serve on Mutual Ground Board

    SUGAR GROVE—Dr. Medea Rambish, Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness at Waubonsee Community College, has been selected to serve on the board of directors for Mutual Ground in Aurora. Rambish, a North Aurora resident, will serve...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Dental visits a good habit to start

    NAPERVILLE, Ill.—While two-thirds of Illinoisans visit the dentist at least once a year, nearly half of them have gone three years or more without seeing the dentist. “According to the Delta Dental of Illinois Oral Health and...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Elburn Seniors trip—Deadline Aug. 11

    ELBURN—Elburn Seniors will take a trip on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to Isle Of Capri Casino in Bettendorf, Iowa. The cost of the trip is $38. Participants must sign up no later than Monday, Aug. 11. Everyone over...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Summer Reading Grand Finale Aug. 8

    ELBURN—Town and Country Public Library will host its annual Summer Reading Grand Finale on Friday, Aug. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The evening will mark the culmination of...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Aurora Raiders Softball hosts tryouts Aug. 9, 10

    Tryouts for the Aurora Raiders Girls Fastpitch Softball team are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10, at the West Aurora High School Varsity Softball Field, 1201 W New York St, Aurora. On Saturday, the...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Community Congregational Church accepting donations

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church in Elburn is now accepting donations for its Elburn Days rummage sale. The church is happy to take the following: belts, jewelry, bicycles, knick knacks, books, purses, DVDs and VHS tapes, puzzles, framed pictures,...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • St. Gall Church accepting rummage sale donations

    ELBURN—St. Gall Church is currently accepting donations for its annual rummage sale. Donations can be dropped off from now through Sunday, Aug. 10, during the following times: Monday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 7...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • ‘Bar-B-Q,’ sweet corn supper in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY—The Hinckley St. Paul’s United Church of Christ annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper will take place Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the church, 324 W. McKinley St., Hinckley. The pork roasts are cooked outdoors...

    • Posted August 7, 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 7, 2014
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  • Reaffirming our objectivity

    We’ve recently fielded some public comments regarding our stance (and perspective) on the situation involving the Kaneland School District and Superintendent Jeff Schuler, who will become the superintendent of schools in the Wheaton-Warrenville School District on Sept....

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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    Donald Eugene Hegland

    Donald Eugene Hegland, 77, of Elburn, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva. He was born Sept. 22, 1936, in DeKalb, the son of Stanley and Theresa (Kissel) Hegland. Don married Eleanor Newhall on Aug....

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • Albano named to DePaul University dean’s list

    CHICAGO—Nicholas Albano of Elburn was recently named to the DePaul University dean’s list in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences for the spring 2014 quarter. Albano is a 2013 Kaneland High School graduate.

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Beall graduates from Midwestern University

    DOWNERS GROVE—Lauren Beall of Sugar Grove recently graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy from Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in Downers Grove. Beall, the daughter of Bob and Kay Beall of Sugar Grove, has accepted a...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Local residents make Miami University dean’s list

    OXFORD, OHIO—Sugar Grove residents Benjamin Leffelman and Courtney Cox were recently named to the Miami University dean’s list for second semester 2014.

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Corn Boil awards 2014 scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—As part of Sugar Grove Corn Boil 2014 festivities, Sugar Grove Chamber President Steve Ekker on Friday announced the awarding of the 2014 Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry Scholarships. Christine Crews received a $500...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Scholl earns nursing degree from Rockford University

    ROCKFORD, ILL.—Amie Scholl of Maple Park recently received a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Rockford University during the school’s 160th Commencement Ceremony.

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Heritage Prairie Farm earns organic certification

    ELBURN—Heritage Prairie Farm is now Certified USDA Organic by EcoCert ICO. Heritage Prairie Farm’s Certified Organic products include their line of MicroGreens sold in Whole Foods Market locations region-wide, and Blue Goose Market in St. Charles. Their...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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  • Every arm is needed this summer

    AURORA—Heartland Blood Centers, an independent medical organization serving 57 hospitals in a 12-county region in Illinois and Indiana, asks all healthy individuals to “roll up their sleeves” and give blood in August. The need for blood is...

    • Posted August 2, 2014
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    D302: Superintendent Schuler leaves for D200

    The Kaneland School District announced the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler effective Sept. 2, 2014. At a special meeting Monday, the Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 voted in favor of hiring the Kaneland superintendent....

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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  • Kaneland High School 2014-15 information

    KANELAND—The following information is in regard to Kaneland High School’s upcoming 2014-15 school year. School fees: School fees must be paid or postmarked by Wednesday, Aug. 20. Office hours on Aug. 20 are 8 a.m. to 3...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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    13U Palatine Champs

    The Wasco 13U All Star Team recently won the Palatine Community Classic. The team was 5-1 at the tournament and outscored its opponents 59-7. Jed Kuefler also won the home run derby at the tournament. The team...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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    Rodger E. Harris

    Rodger E. Harris, 70 of Kaneville, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness with cancer. He was born July 18, 1944, in La Porte, Ind., the...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • Timothy ‘Tim’ Parrilli

    Timothy “Tim” Parrilli, passed away early Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, at the age of 63. He died after a short battle with esophageal cancer. Timothy was born on Jan. 31, 1951, to Joseph and Barbara (Engvalson)...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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    Karen Lee Renk

    Karen Lee Renk (nee Shanahan) of Sugar Grove, formerly of Naperville, Ill., was born on July 8, 1949, in Springfield, and left this world on Sunday, July 27, 2014. After a heroic nine-month battle with cancer, she...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • Community Congregational Church accepting donations

    ELBURN—Community Congregational Church in Elburn is now accepting donations for its Elburn Days rummage sale. The church is happy to take the following: belts, jewelry, bicycles, knick knacks, books, purses, DVDs and VHS tapes, puzzles, framed pictures,...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • St. Gall Church accepting rummage sale donations

    ELBURN—St. Gall Church is currently accepting donations for its annual rummage sale. Donations can be dropped off from now through Sunday, Aug. 10, during the following times: Monday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 7...

    • Posted July 31, 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 July 31, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Citizen of the Year gift basket donors

    On behalf of the village of Sugar Grove and the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce, we would like to express our gratitude to the following donors for their support of the Citizen of the Year gift basket:...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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