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Editorial: Taking a moment to reflect
On June 13 through June 15, newspapers from throughout the state of Illinois gathered...
- Posted June 21, 2012
Guest Editorial: This Father’s Day, teach your kids to manage finances
As parents, we hope we're doing a good job raising our children—teaching them right...
- Posted June 7, 2012
Guest Editorial: A letter to the Kaneland School District community
As we approach the end of another very successful school year, I wanted to...
- Posted May 31, 2012
Editorial: Sugar Grove opened Pandora’s Box, and here are the results
The proposed Shodeen development in Elburn, referred to as Elburn Station, hit a roadblock...
- Posted May 17, 2012
Guest Editorial: State launches ‘Start Seeing Motorcycles’ campaign
With motorcycle riding season officially under way, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois...
- Posted May 10, 2012
Editorial: ‘Be excellent to each other’
For years following the 9/11 tragedy, high-level government officials continued to remind the public...
- Posted May 3, 2012
Guest Editorial: Trying to make a difference every day
When I retired in February of 2010, I thought about one of my favorite...
- Posted April 26, 2012
Guest Editorial: Building on the values of No Child Left Behind
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Yet the law...
- Posted April 19, 2012
Guest Editorial: Equal Pay Day
There's no doubt that women have made great strides the past 50 years. "Help wanted—male/Help...
- Posted April 12, 2012
Editorial: The downtown deadline approaches
If nothing changes, on April 15 at 12:01 a.m., the parking lot in downtown...
- Posted April 5, 2012
Guest editorial: Rest in peace?
State agency encourages citizens to protect historic grave markers Spring has sprung and that often...
- Posted March 29, 2012
Editorial: Time to look in the mirror, Mr. Valente
Last week, we published a story in which a Kaneland School Board discussion turned...
- Posted March 22, 2012
Sunshine Week: Accountability requires openness
The timing was apropos when Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a binding opinion regarding...
- Posted March 15, 2012
Editorial: What does it mean to be a hometown newspaper?
It means many things, but the overriding aspect of the term is “service.” As...
- Posted March 8, 2012
Editorial: An appeal for communication, time
If nothing changes, the parking lot in downtown Elburn at the corner of Main...
- Posted March 2, 2012
Editorial: Let’s follow the Mallard Point example
At the end of January, we devoted this space to echoing the sentiments of...
- Posted February 24, 2012
Editorial: Elburn Herald scholarship applications due March 1
Students that choose to pursue higher education after graduating high school are faced with...
- Posted February 16, 2012
Guest Editorial: Happy birthday, Mr. President; we can still learn from you
One year ago, our state celebrated the 100th birthday of President Ronald Reagan, a...
- Posted February 10, 2012
Guest Editorial: We need to integrate people with disabilities into our communities
I commended Governor Quinn on his plans to close state institutions in Tinley Park...
- Posted February 2, 2012
Letter: Perfect timing
Thursday evening, while reading the guest editorial of Kyla Kruse of the Energy Education...
- Posted January 26, 2012
Guest editorial: Stay safe and warm during winter storms
by Kyla Kruse Energy Education Council Extreme winter winds, unpredictable amounts of snow and rain, and...
- Posted January 20, 2012
Editorial: Staffing changes allows us to offer more
Two weeks ago, we used this space to recap this past year at the...
- Posted January 12, 2012
Guest Editorial: Department on Aging offers tips to help seniors prepare for winter
With winter temperatures finally arriving, Illinois Department on Aging Director John K. Holton, Ph.D.,...
- Posted January 5, 2012
Editorial: A thank you and an introduction
I entered 2011 with a sense that it was going to be a life-changing...
- Posted January 1, 2012
Merry Christmas from the Elburn Herald
All of us at the Elburn Herald join in saying "Thank You" and we...
- Posted December 25, 2011
Change of course demonstrates effective governing
The Elburn Village Board changed course this week when it decided to postpone a...
- Posted December 22, 2011
Guest Editorial: A good day to celebrate freedom
It's the holiday that got away. Today is the 220th anniversary of the ratification of...
- Posted December 15, 2011
Guest Editorial: Fit Kids 2020 grants aim to fight childhood obesity epidemic
Tom Schlueter Public Information Officer Kane County Health Department The Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders...
- Posted December 8, 2011
We hope to see you at the Stroll
For those of us at the Elburn Herald, the season starts a little bit...
- Posted December 1, 2011
Editorial The Kaneland communities need to work together, not compete
From a square-mileage perspective, the Kaneland School District is among the largest in the...
- Posted November 18, 2011
Editorial: Time to engage
It has long been said that the time for citizens to impact their government...
- Posted November 10, 2011
Editorial: It is time to go
Serving on local government boards is often a thankless “job.” Maybe there is a...
- Posted November 3, 2011