All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Slimming them down

    KHS grapplers take close win from Plano, fall to Mundelein KANELAND—Kaneland wrestling has had holes in its lineup in recent years, with some close wins going the other way that could have been in the pocket of...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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    Thompsons of Big Rock celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

    Bruce and Shirley Thompson of Big Rock will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Jan. 9. Bruce and the formerly Shirley McCann were married on Jan. 9, 1949, at Fourth Street Methodist Church in Aurora. The couple...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Editorial: Looking for a new you in the new year? Find time to pursue your passion

    by Penny Carnathan, News and Experts In January, the job search websites go crazy as people start the new year resolved to find work that’s more satisfying. “While thousands of people are dealing with the tragedy of...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Letter: Blackberry Township Sports Facility Committee meeting

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP—The Blackberry Township Sports Facility Committee will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 6:15 p.m. at Blackberry Town Hall, 43W390 Main Street Road, Elburn. Lisa Hodge Blackberry Township clerk

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you from Elburn Food Pantry volunteers

    The Elburn Food Pantry volunteers want to thank the Elburn Jewel food store and its customers for their donations that provided 50 ham and turkey meals for the pantry’s clients this Christmas. We live in a great...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Community Corner: Exciting KAI events for the new year

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative The Kaneland Arts Initiative wishes everyone a Happy New Year filled with prosperity and joy, and invites everyone to its upcoming events of the new year in the Kaneland...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • ‘Unlock the treasure’ with WOW

    WATERMAN, ILL.—Waterman ‘Women of the Word’ (WOW) will begin its second semester on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Waterman Presby-terian Church, 250 North Cedar St., Waterman, Ill., with a new 11-week study, “The Gospel of Mark.” There is...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • Ronald Henne

    Ronald Henne, 69, of Elburn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 10, 1944, the son of Elde and Myrle (Kinney) Henne. He grew up on...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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    Photos: KHS boys basketball vs. Geneva at the United Center

    Geneva 54, Kaneland 51 Photos by Patti Wilk

    • Posted January 5, 2014
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    Elburn Herald office closed Monday, Jan. 6

    We will be closed Monday, Jan. 6 due to the weather forecast. For ad inquires, email RyanWells@elburnherald.com. For billing or payment inquiries, email business@elburnherald.com. To submit a news item, click the button below: Photo by Patti Wilk

    • Posted January 5, 2014
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    Take extra precautions as temperatures drop below freezing

    Elburn Herald photo by Patti Wilk Warming Centers in Kane County > Note: Many local municipalities offer more warming centers, too. Call your local municipality to find out the nearest center in your area. CHICAGO – Dangerously...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • WCC offers career bridge program to GED students

    AURORA—Thanks to a bridge program at Waubonsee Community College, students can prepare for their GED test while also training for a career in health care or manufacturing. The tuition-free bridge program is 16 weeks long, with the...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Waubonsee students take first, second place in regional writing contest

    SUGAR GROVE—Two Waubonsee Community College students captured the top two spots in the poetry category at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers’ Competition and Festival. Carolyn Schroeder of Geneva captured first place in the poetry category for...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • WCC hires two nursing instructors

    Erickson, Henson added to Waubonsee staff SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College has appointed Sharon Erickson of Montgomery and Lisa Henson of Geneva, each to the position of full-time nursing instructor. Both Erickson and Henson bring years of experience...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Juarez receives Brattin Civic Youth Award

    SUGAR GROVE—A Waubonsee Community College student who already has dedicated countless hours to serving her hometown of Aurora has been selected to receive the Ted Brattin Civic Youth Award. Zayra Juarez, 19, of Aurora, was one of...

    • Posted January 2, 2014
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    Lord of Life Church welcomes new pastor

    Photo: Lord of Life Church pastor Matt Blackford relocated from Fort Collins, Colo., to Elburn last November with his wife, Amy, and their 1-year-old son, Axel. Blackford began preaching at Lord of Life on Nov. 17, and...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • ‘Unlock the treasure’ with WOW

    WATERMAN, ILL.—Waterman ‘Women of the Word’ (WOW) will begin its second semester on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Waterman Presbyterian Church, 250 North Cedar St., Waterman, Ill., with a new 11-week study, “The Gospel of Mark.” There is...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Melanie Hatch

    Melanie Hatch, 24, opened an eternal gift on Christmas day after valiantly fighting her cancer with an amazing strength and unmatched dignity since she was only 5 months old. Truly home for Christmas, Melanie was surrounded by...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Rosanne Kennedy

    Rosanne Kennedy, 61, of Maple Park, passed from this life to eternal life on Nov. 8, 2013, at RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, Ill., surrounded by the love and prayers of her family. Rosanne was born April...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Matted down

    Kaneland’s lone holiday excursion to Palatine meet yields 21st place KANELAND—Wrestling talent abounds in the northwest suburbs. Kaneland High School wrestling found that out at the 59th Annual Berman Holiday Wrestling Classic hosted by Mid Suburban League...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Dec. 31 sports recap

    Sophomore Boys BBall Dec. 23 at Plano Classic vs. Streator—The Knights opened up play at the Plano Christmas Classic Dec. 23 with a blowout win over NIB-12 crossover foe Streator 62-33. Jake Marczuk led the way with...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Letter: A letter to Beith Road residents

    I want to thank all of the neighbors on Beith Road over this holiday season. My family was one of thousands who came out to see the Larsen Light Spectacular. I can absolutely understand your frustration and...

    • Posted December 31, 2013
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  • Health Department to offer walk-in flu vaccine clinics

    AURORA—The best way to celebrate Vaccine Illinois Week (Dec. 8-14), and protect yourself and your family from the flu this season is to get a flu shot. From now through Tuesday, Dec. 31, the Kane County Health...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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  • Cole of Elburn recognized by National Society of High School Scholars

    ATLANTA—Patrick Cole of Elburn was recently selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, an organization that recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. Cole is an...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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  • Habitat restoration workday at Bliss Woods

    SUGAR GROVE—A habitat restoration workday will be held at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Dec. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will cut and stack invasive brush. Dress appropriately in layers, sturdy, warm shoes and...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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  • Bingo at Elburn Lions Club

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club hosts Bingo every Friday night at its clubhouse, 500 Filmore St., Elburn. The public is invited to attend. Doors to the event open at 5 p.m. Jump Start Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m.,...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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  • Waubonsee English professors publish essays

    SUGAR GROVE—Two professors from Waubonsee Community College’s English Department recently published essays in external publications. Ellen Lindeen, associate professor of English, wrote an essay titled “Letter to President Obama from a Loyal Supporter.” The essay was written...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Hultgren accepting intern applications for spring 2014

    GENEVA—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) recently announced that he is now accepting applications for spring 2014 semester internships in both his Washington, D.C. and Geneva offices. The position is unpaid and will run approximately from January to...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Waubonsee instructor John Reese appointed to INC 708 Board

    AURORA—A professor at Waubonsee Community College, with decades of experience as a mental health and addiction counselor, has been appointed to the board overseeing the distribution of public money to social service organizations in southern Kane County,...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Waubonsee wins marketing awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently received eight awards for its marketing efforts. The college received four MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, including two platinum awards for the 2012 Report to the Community...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 seeks community service opportunities

    ELBURN—Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 is looking for local community service opportunities for Scouts in grades first through fifth. If your organization could use some assistance with projects, events, etc., contact elburncubscouts@gmail.com.

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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  • Kane County Health Department awarded national accreditation status

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Health Department announced today that it has received national public health department five-year accreditation status through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). With this achievement, Kane County becomes the first county health department...

    • Posted December 24, 2013
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