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Editorial: Thank you for supporting local Christmas events
No one does a Christmas celebration quite like the Kaneland community, and last weekend...
- Posted December 12, 2013
Editorial: ‘Cupcake Wars’ winner shares tips for gluten-free holiday desserts
by Ginny Grimsley, News and Experts If there’s one downside to fabulous, food-filled holiday...
- Posted December 5, 2013
What we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving
It’s officially that time of year again. Thanksgiving. It’s a time when we cut...
- Posted November 27, 2013
Editorial: Local municipalities dive headfirst into holiday season
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, local municipalities are getting ready to put their...
- Posted November 21, 2013
Editorial: Thank you, veterans
It’s an age-old question: what would you do for your country? How far would...
- Posted November 14, 2013
Editorial: ‘Tis the season to give back to the Elburn Food Pantry
For many, the holiday season begins the moment Halloween ends (the fact that local...
- Posted November 8, 2013
Editorial: Is this a great community or what?
In September and October, we used this editorial space to remind residents about the...
- Posted October 31, 2013
Guest Editorial: Lead Poisoning Prevention Week seeks healthy future for children
by Tom Schlueter Communications coordinator, Kane County Health Department During National Lead Poisoning Prevention...
- Posted October 24, 2013
Editorial: Make time this Sunday for a great cause
We at the Elburn Herald try out best to avoid repeating ourselves when it...
- Posted October 17, 2013
Guest Editorial: A letter to District 302 teachers
by Leigh Ann Reusche Co-founder, Kindness Campaign 2013 To all District 302 teachers: The...
- Posted October 11, 2013
Helping Becky bounce back
We reported last month the story of Maple Park native Becky Nelson, who suffered...
- Posted September 27, 2013
Editorial: Elburn Herald to work with Kindness Campaign 2013
If you’re one of the Elburn Herald’s regular readers, you know that most weeks...
- Posted September 20, 2013
Editorial: America’s darkest day, 12 years later
Yesterday marked the 12th anniversary of the darkest day in American history. And as...
- Posted September 13, 2013
Editorial: Toilet Bowl Races a staple at Maple Park Fun Fest
A big part of building up your brand is carving out a niche—something that...
- Posted September 5, 2013
Editorial: Celebrate summer’s twilight at Maple Park Fun Fest
We’ve used numerous editorials this summer to remind our readers that while summer in...
- Posted August 29, 2013
Editorial: Check out Kaneville Fest this weekend
One of the best things about living in the Kaneland community is that we’re...
- Posted August 23, 2013
Editorial: Elburn Days week is upon us
Time flies when you’re having fun, huh? It’s already mid-August; Kaneland students go back...
- Posted August 15, 2013
Editorial: Kaneland looks to social media to connect with community
The Elburn Herald on Monday had the privilege of attending a media breakfast hosted...
- Posted August 8, 2013
Editorial: An NFL rule change that would make sense
Raise your hand if you like to watch football. We’re guessing that most of...
- Posted August 1, 2013
Editorial: Take the PEDs out of sports for good
If you’re someone who regularly follows sports, you’re likely familiar with the Ryan Braun...
- Posted July 25, 2013
Guest Editorial: A return to the garden
by Jill Pertler, Slices of Life columnist The older I get, the more I...
- Posted July 18, 2013
Editorial: Here comes 2013 festival season
It seems like just yesterday we were bidding adieu to a successful, memorable 2012...
- Posted July 11, 2013
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