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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
Guest Editorial: What do our children see, and how do they perceive it?
What did we see today? And more importantly, what did our children see today?
- Posted October 27, 2011
Editorial: What communities do
Kaneville is a small community; the type of community in which the local church...
- Posted October 21, 2011
Guest Editorial: I need your advice
by State Sen. Chris Lauzen 25th District Sorry to have to ask, but I need your...
- Posted October 13, 2011
Guest Editorial: Democracy depends on responsible news consumption
You alone are responsible for the news you consume. If I have only a...
- Posted October 6, 2011
Guest Editorial: Have your voice heard on a balanced budget amendment
Randy Hultgren U.S. Rep., District 14 (R) Since the people of the 14th District chose...
- Posted October 1, 2011
Guest Editorial: Sugar Grove Public Library outrage will not go away
The turmoil at the Sugar Grove Library will not fade. Why, for over two...
- Posted September 22, 2011
Editorial: Sugar Grove rightly goes back to square one
The village of Sugar Grove announced in early September that it intended to end...
- Posted September 16, 2011
Editorial—Community: More important than ever before
With the economy struggling like it is, combined with the unique struggles of the...
- Posted September 9, 2011
Guest Editorial: Thank you for a successful Elburn Days Festival
by Lion Uwe Rotter, 2011 Elburn Days Chair I would like to extend my sincere...
- Posted September 1, 2011
Editorial: Second chance to make a good impression
The village of Sugar Grove held what turned into part one of at least...
- Posted August 25, 2011
Guest Editorial: Local youth make a difference while enjoying Elburn Days
The Elburn Leo Club is a youth group of boys and girls ranging in...
- Posted August 19, 2011
Editorial: Sugar Grove needs to rethink its TIF District proposal
For the past month or so, various taxing bodies from the area have been...
- Posted August 12, 2011
Editorial: No reason, no re-election
Two weeks ago, the Sugar Grove Library Board surprised the community when it voted...
- Posted August 4, 2011
Guest Editorial: Shame on Sugar Grove Library Board
by Douglas Hartman Sugar Grove is a less-friendly, sadder place today. In a display of...
- Posted July 28, 2011
Editorial: Thank you for allowing me to serve
How can one give up that which they love? When the call of another...
- Posted July 21, 2011
Editorial: How to make all rules meaningless
If a government body chooses which rules and laws to enforce, that in effect...
- Posted July 14, 2011
Guest editorial: Cooking the goose: Illinois pension crisis (part two of a two-part series)
I love teachers, respect state employees, appreciate local public employee unions' accommodations, but fear...
- Posted July 7, 2011
Guest Editorial: ‘We’re Number One’: Illinois pension crisis, part 1
I begin every conversation with a public employee or teacher who calls to advise...
- Posted June 30, 2011
Guest Editorial: Kane Elder Death Review Team expands
by Christopher Nelson Public Information Officer Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office As the population of residents...
- Posted June 23, 2011
Editorial: IPA honors reflect our commitment to community
Once a year, newspapers from throughout the state submit their best advertisements and special...
- Posted June 16, 2011
Editorial: Proactive effort pays off
As word spread that the state legislature was considering eliminating Local Government Distributive Funds...
- Posted June 9, 2011