All posts by Elburn Herald

  • 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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  • Community Corner: Arts Initiative celebrates festival, welcomes Cavern Beat

    by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative Three thousand guests attended the 15th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on Sunday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Patrons and participants alike enjoyed their time...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland Krier earns awards from NISPA, IHSA

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier attended a journalism competition hosted by the Northern Illinois School Press Association (NISPA) at DuPage Community College on Friday, April 25. Awards were won by the staff as a whole and individually. As a...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Letter: A thank you to Kaneland wrestlers

    I wish to offer a big thank you to the Kaneland wrestlers. These hard-working boys are spending their weekends helping out the seniors by doing free spring yard clean-ups. By working together, it’s amazing what they accomplish...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Boys track shows no-doubt clout

    Photo: Kaneland’s senior Brock Robertson (above) had a big day for the Knights Saturday, winning both the 110m hurdles (15.75) and 300m hurdles (40.30). Photos by Mary Paulson Peterson Prep No. 45 goes KHS way KANELAND—When you’re...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Can’t count ‘em out

    KHS softball earns come-from-behind win KANELAND—Under wind-swept and sunny skies, the forecast was less than appealing for the Lady Knights softball squad in Sycamore on Friday. A three-run barrage in the top of the first inning soon...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • KUMC Mother-Daughter Banquet

    KANEVILLE—All mothers and daughters in the community are invited to the Kaneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 4, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. for its annual Mother-Daughter Banquet. The potluck supper will begin in the basement,...

    • Posted May 1, 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 1, 2014
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  • Dawn Lynnette Long

    Dawn Lynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • Sadie Ann Sane

    Sadie Ann Sane, 76, of Elburn, passed away peacefully Friday, April 25, surrounded by the love of her family. Sadie is survived by her loving children Diane Lynn (Dennis) Mattoon, Deborah Kay (Brian) Terpstra and Dayton (Gabriella)...

    • Posted May 1, 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 April 25, 2014
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  • Dawn Laynnette Long

    Dawn Laynnette Long, 45, of Elburn, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dawn was born on June 9, 1968, at Delnor Hospital in St. Charles, to...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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  • Hill’s Country Store anniversary celebration Monday

    Hill’s Country Store’s 7 year anniversary celebration will take place Monday at the store. Cake and ice cream will be served from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., and the event includes raffles, prizes and giveaways.

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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