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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
Guest Editorial: November is National Diabetes Month
Did you know that here are 23.6 million children and adults living with diabetes...
- Posted November 15, 2012
Editorial: Kaneland District, community make strides toward bully-free environment
At the Kaneland School Board meeting on Sept. 24, Kaneland parent and Elburn resident...
- Posted November 8, 2012
Editorial: Two ways to help
Because the state of Illinois is considered safe for President Obama for the presidential...
- Posted November 1, 2012
Guest Editorial: Kaneland Hall of Fame nomination
To celebrate and commemorate the many accomplishments and achievements of Kaneland graduates, Kaneland District...
- Posted October 25, 2012
Editorial: Celebrate Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23-31
Looking for a great way to promote drug prevention in your community? Look no...
- Posted October 19, 2012
Guest Editorial: Principal Appreciation Week is Oct. 22-26
Do you want to tell a school principal that you appreciate them? If so,...
- Posted October 11, 2012
Guest Editorial: Newspapers are community icons
ongratulations. By holding this newspaper in your hands , you are participating...
- Posted October 4, 2012
Editorial: Time for a change
As of Monday, Oct. 1, the Elburn Herald/Kaneland Publications Inc. will have a new...
- Posted September 28, 2012
Editorial: Learn ways to help fund a college education
College tuition costs continue to remain high, and in many cases, continue to climb,...
- Posted September 20, 2012
Editorial: Inflexible AYP standards cast unfair spotlight on Kaneland, other school districts
It was during Secretariat’s legendary performance in the 1973 Belmont Stakes that a reporter...
- Posted September 13, 2012
Editorial: Farewell to the 2012 summer festival season
The close of Labor Day weekend each year signals the start of many good...
- Posted September 7, 2012
Guest Editorial: Start of school requires extra precautions while driving
With the start of school comes the need to remind drivers to be aware...
- Posted August 30, 2012
Guest Editorial: Farmers markets offer more than food
Farmers markets are popping up in small towns across rural America. Increasingly, farmers and...
- Posted August 23, 2012
Editorial: We hope to see you at Elburn Days this weekend
The annual Elburn Days festival, a three-day festival and series of community events that...
- Posted August 16, 2012
Guest Editorial: Elburn Station negotiations a ‘good chess game’
For those of us who appreciate a good chess game, a beauty has been...
- Posted August 10, 2012
Editorial: Examples of ‘community’ abound
This part of the summer—when our local communities are on display to their residents,...
- Posted August 2, 2012
Editorial: Enjoy the Corn Boil
Every year, countless man hours from dozens of people representing numerous organizations culminate in...
- Posted July 26, 2012