All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Board supports Elburn coffeehouse facade upgrade

    ELBURN—The new coffeehouse in town will soon get a face lift, thanks in part to a $5,000 facade grant from the village of Elburn. Tony and Ann Cobb of Elburn, owners of The Corner Grind, on Monday...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Softball handles late-season stretch

    KANELAND—A slashed schedule this week meant it was as spotless a seven-day stretch as you could get for Kaneland High School softball. With the regular season gradually coming to a full stop, Kaneland’s lone game this week...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Friends donate $5,000 to library

    The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library on May 15 donated $5,000 to the library for its Summer Reading program, “Paws to Read,” which will take place from June 2 to Aug. 8. The money...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Gail B. Mellish

    Gail B. Mellish, 66, of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva, surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 22, 1947, in Elgin, the daughter of Ernest and Lillian (Carr) Thompson....

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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    Letter to the Editor: #LetKanelandRun

    Editors note: the IHSA announced that they will allow Kaneland and Rock Falls to run. Last night (May 16) was our track and field 2A sectionals held at Freeport High School. Me and my other 4×800 teammates...

    • Posted May 17, 2014
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    Fisherman’s Inn open house

    ELBURN—The historic and newly renovated Fishermen’s Inn in Elburn will reopen its doors to the public for a community-wide open house event on Saturday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. After being closed from 2009...

    • Posted May 17, 2014
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  • Hultgren bringing office to 14th District constituents

    Sugar Grove among selected locations WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently announced that staff members from his Geneva office will be traveling throughout the 14th Congressional District during the month of May to meet with constituents....

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Friends of the Town and Country Public Library

    Thank you to everyone who supported the Friends of the Town and Country Public Library’s 11th annual flower and plant sale May 9-10. The event was held inside the library at 320 E. North St., Elburn. We...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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    Solving Streamwood

    Photo: Dylan Kuipers reacts after clearing 15-3.5 in the pole vault. Photo by Marshall Farthing Knights battle through Kane Co. field for first KANELAND—Judging by Friday evening’s Kane County Boys Track Meet held at Millennium Field in...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • St. Gall announces Vacation Bible School

    ELBURN—St. Gall Church in Elburn will host its annual Vacation Bible School the week of June 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon. All children from preschool through fourth grade are eligible to attend. The theme of the Vacation...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Meta E. Mannion

    Meta E. Mannion, 75, of Yorkville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Rush University Medical Center. She was born May 27, 1938, in Lithuania, the daughter of the late Vilius and Helena Fetting. From...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Donald G. Werling

    Donald G. Werling, 73, of Friendship, Wis., passed away Sunday, April 13, at his winter home in Mesa, Ariz. He was born July 24, 1940, in Chicago. Don retired from Murphy & Miller Inc. in 2002 after...

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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  • Covenant of Grace Church pancake breakfast

    SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 17, 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sugar Grove Community House, Main Street in Sugar Grove. The breakfast will benefit the Between Friends...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • Hultgren commends Illinois’ heroin state of emergency declaration

    Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently commended the Illinois State House for unanimously passing a resolution declaring a “heroin state of emergency” across the state, and pushed for the community to come together to finalize a...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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    New fire station groundbreaking ceremony Monday

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection district will break ground on their new facility at the corner of Route 38 and First Street in Elburn Monday at 3:15 p.m. Established in 1882, the district encompasses 75 square...

    • Posted May 10, 2014
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  • Waubonsee recognized as Tree Campus USA for fourth straight year

    SUGAR GROVE—For the fourth consecutive year, Waubonsee Community College has been recognized for its care of its campus canopy. The Arbor Day Foundation recently awarded Waubonsee its Tree Campus USA designation for 2013. The distinction comes through...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Board approves Wheelchair Lift Project bid

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a bid for the CDBG Wheelchair Lift Project to build a new wheelchair lift in town. The approved bid of $31,880 came from Garaventa USA, Inc. The...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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    KHS soccer still working between posts

    Sophomore Kiandra Powell works around Morris defenders on her way to her second goal of the game. Photo by Patti Wilk DeKalb, Morris contests highlight week KANELAND—While the win streak may have stopped, the unbeaten streak still...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Knights relay runs well at DyestatIL DMR

    ELMHURST, Ill.—On April 30, the Knights sent Nathaniel Kucera (center), Brock Robertson (right), Luis Acosta and Kyle Carter (left) to York High School in Elmhurst, Ill., for the inaugural DyestatIL.com Distance Medley Relay. The unique event, at...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Talent is Central for KHS boys track

    KANELAND—Opposing boys track outfits not only had to deal with threatening weather and a power outage that created a stoppage in action, but also the Kaneland Knights. With 160.5 points, KHS was well ahead of Burlington Central’s...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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    Softball outlast Morris, has rematch with Sycamore

    KANELAND—The Lady Knights softball team’s overall record is staying afloat as the regular season inches closer and closer to its end. Last Thursday, the Lady Knights defeated the capable Morris Lady Redskins down in Grundy County territory...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Pack the Park event at Fifth Third Bank Park May 19

    GENEVA—The Kaneland Knights and Batavia Bulldogs baseball teams want to pack the park at Geneva’s Fifth Third Bank Park May 19 to raise money for three honorary families to help them in their battles with cancer. This...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Schuberg, Krueger help U-D win first golf title since 1975

    DUBUQUE, IOWA—The University of Dubuque captured its first men’s golf title in 39 years after posting a 7-shot victory at the 2014 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Men’s Golf Championships. Kaneland grads Josh Schuberg and Troy Krueger...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Burton A. Brown Jr.

    Burton A. Brown Jr., 68, of Maple Park, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born Feb. 12, 1946, in Indianapolis, the son of Burton and Mary (Jones) Brown. Burton was...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Betty I. Neisendorf

    Betty I. Neisendorf, 82, of Hampshire, Ill., passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, at her home, with her family by her side. She was born June 7, 1931, in Maple Park, the daughter of Adam and Lois...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Letter: ‘A choice between books and lightbulbs’

    At the April 24 board meeting, the Sugar Grove Public Library Board voted to increase fees for the use of the meeting rooms in the library for all groups. This has already generated a clamor in the...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • Kaneland United Soccer Club tryouts begin May 19

    ELBURN—The Kaneland United Soccer Club (KUSC) is holding tryouts for its competitive travel program May 19 through 30. Players need to pre-register online at www.kanelandunitedsoccerclub.com or contact Brad Simmons at (630) 463-9001, ext. 709. KUSC fields girls...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland boys basketball golf outing June 7

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kaneland Boys Basketball program will host its fifth annual golf outing on Saturday, June 7, at Bliss Creek Golf Club in Sugar Grove. The event is a fundraiser for the program, and funds raised will...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • KHS, McDole in tech demonstration

    SPRINGFIELD—Kaneland High School and McDole Elementary School are among approximately two of 60 schools statewide that will participate in the annual TECH 2014 Students for the Information Age event on Thursday, May 8, at the Illinois State...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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