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Editorial: Happy Independence Day
The Fourth of July. It’s a holiday that celebrates America’s independence, and it also...
- Posted July 4, 2013
Editorial: ‘Lemonade for life’
by Mark Underwood Neuroscience researcher, president and co-founder of Quincy Bioscience On cold, dreary,...
- Posted June 27, 2013
Editorial: Summer—84 days and counting
by Jill Pertler Columnist, “Slices of Life” I love being a mom—365 days a...
- Posted June 13, 2013
Editorial: It’s garage sale weekend in Sugar Grove
What really signals the arrival of summer in the Kaneland community? Hot weather and...
- Posted June 7, 2013
Editorial: Hats off to the 2013 Kaneland High School graduating class
It’s officially graduation season, and that means we’ve again reached the time of year...
- Posted June 1, 2013
Editorial: Be respectful of local cemeteries this spring
We recently received a Letter to the Editor that touched upon a topic seldom...
- Posted May 24, 2013
One more time … with feeling
One of the best things about sports—regardless of whether it’s at the high school...
- Posted May 16, 2013
Kaneland Hall of Fame inducts local journalism pioneers
As the Kaneland community’s hometown newspaper, we feel a special connection with any and...
- Posted May 9, 2013
Why American sensibility is ‘distressed’
by Tom Purcell, author I turned 51 last week, and it’s official: I have...
- Posted May 2, 2013
Kaneland Fine Arts Festival exhibits artistic integrity, creativity at the local level
The 14th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival (KCFAF) was held on Sunday, exhibiting...
- Posted April 25, 2013
Editorial: Meagan Seals a ‘Local Hero’
The Elburn Herald first reported on Elburn resident Meagan Seals in July 2010, when...
- Posted April 18, 2013
Editorial: The results are in
… And just like that, 2013 Consolidated Election season is over. Kaput. Finito. Tuesday’s...
- Posted April 11, 2013
Editorial: Welcome to the 2013 spring election
The Elburn Herald last Thursday ran a preview of its 2013 spring election coverage...
- Posted April 4, 2013
Editorial: Every vote counts on Election Day
Presidential Election years consistently have a much stronger voter turnout than off-year elections. Yet,...
- Posted March 28, 2013
Guest Editorial: Women and Sunshine Week
As we celebrate Women’s History month, we should pay homage to a resolute group...
- Posted March 21, 2013
Editorial: Maple Park, Sugar Grove introduce candidates to the public
Maple Park on March 6 hosted a Meet the Candidates event at the Maple...
- Posted March 14, 2013
Guest Editorial: Sunshine Week 2013 to launch with new website, renewed partnerships
Sunshine Week is set for March 10-16, and already there are plans across the...
- Posted March 8, 2013
Editorial: Think like an optimist
Have you ever wondered how some people manage to be in a good mood...
- Posted March 1, 2013
Editorial: Elburn Herald hosts SG village presidential debate
The Elburn Herald on Feb. 13 hosted a Sugar Grove village presidential debate between...
- Posted February 21, 2013
Editorial: The joy of Valentine’s Day
It’s here again—the holiday that combines the anxiety of a job interview, the gift-giving...
- Posted February 14, 2013
Editorial: Healing with horses
We’ve all heard about therapeutic horseback riding and how it can work wonders for...
- Posted February 7, 2013
Editorial: Three-part effort needed to solve parking lot problem
Last week, we used this space to clarify the difference between editorial writing (which...
- Posted January 26, 2013
Editorial: Editorial writing vs news writing, and our view on what is ‘progress’
At the beginning of this year, we wrote a story in which we talked...
- Posted January 23, 2013
Guest Editorial: Savvy entrepreneurs play by different rules in uncertain times
As we pass the five-year anniversary of the start of the economic recession in...
- Posted January 10, 2013
Editorial: Local municipalities look to build on 2012 achievements in new year
What do Elburn Station, Internet over fiber and TIF District activity have in...
- Posted January 3, 2013
Top 10 of 2012: The most-viewed stories on ElburnHerald.com in the past year
Our top 10 most-viewed stories from 2012 touched it all: local hot-button issues, police-related...
- Posted December 29, 2012
Guest Editorial: Memory and Holiday Overspending
In the 1971 hit song, “Sunshine,” one of the lyrics asks, “How much does...
- Posted December 27, 2012
Editorial: Holiday hope serves as light during our darkest hour
Throughout the history of the United States, there have been too many examples of...
- Posted December 20, 2012
Editorial: A thank you to residents for making Kandyland 2012 a success
The Elburn Herald would like to say thank you to everyone who participated in...
- Posted December 13, 2012
Guest editorial: Celebrating the First Amendment
The hardest line to sing in the "Star-Spangled Banner" is also the most important.
- Posted December 6, 2012
The right way to ring in the Christmas season
Of all the great debate topics in this country (Pepsi or Coke, Bears or...
- Posted November 29, 2012
Editorial: Many reasons to give thanks on Thanksgiving
It’s funny how one’s perception of Thanksgiving will develop during their life.
- Posted November 21, 2012