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Editorial: Ensure your charitable contribution helps
By now, we have all seen the devastating impact of the recent earthquake in...
- Posted January 21, 2010
Guest Editorial: Budget cuts are necessary to equalize services, funding
Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, recently made the following observation: "The...
- Posted January 14, 2010
Guest Editorial: Remembering Dutch Phillips
Editorâ€™s note: Kaneville resident Lou Roenna gave the eulogy at the recent services of...
- Posted January 7, 2010
Happy holidays from the Elburn Herald
From all of us at the Elburn Herald to all of you, merry Christmas...
- Posted December 24, 2009
If you canâ€™t give money or food, please give your time
Guest editorial Ask most of us to describe our Thanksgiving weekend and we would probably...
- Posted December 17, 2009
Editorial: Community focuses on giving, not receiving
As the holidays approach each year, concerns are often raised that the season has...
- Posted December 11, 2009
Editorial: Kick off the season with us at Kandyland
For many in the area, the Christmas holiday season kicks off with the first...
- Posted December 3, 2009
Guest Editorial: Give thanks for what we have, not what we may have lost
Lazarus House is always thankful for Godâ€™s grace and for the generous support of...
- Posted November 25, 2009
Editorial: Those who serve the community are its backbone
Elburn resident and Lazarus House Executive Director Darlene Marcusson received the Kane County Sheriffâ€™s...
- Posted November 20, 2009
Editorial: Time for Kaneland to make the tough decisions
Our page 1A story about Kaneland School Districtâ€™s decision to ask the teacherâ€™s union...
- Posted November 12, 2009
Guess editorial: Veteranâ€™s Day is for ordinary people accomplishing the extraordinary
Guest editorial by Clarene E. Hill National Commander, The American Legion When then-Governor Ronald Reagan introduced...
- Posted November 6, 2009
Editorial: Take H1N1 seriously, but do not panic
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as of this past week, both...
- Posted October 29, 2009
Editorial: Why we do what we do
Being a journalist in these times, it can become easy to get lost in...
- Posted October 23, 2009
Stay safe on the roads this fall
The arrival of fall also means the arrival for the increased risk of avoiding...
- Posted October 14, 2009
Editorial: KHS student-athletes go â€˜pinkâ€™
Kaneland High School student-athletes have more than mere school spirit; they have human spirit,...
- Posted October 8, 2009
Editorial: Little acts of kindness
The term â€œsmall-town valuesâ€ is used oftenâ€”and the concept behind it is something that...
- Posted October 1, 2009
Editorial: Kaneland moves closer to No Child Left Behind compliance
Kudos to the Kaneland High School administration, teachersâ€”not to mention the studentsâ€”for boosting their...
- Posted September 24, 2009
Editorial: Government must slash budgets, not services
ead through our paper this week, and you will see that just like the...
- Posted September 18, 2009
Editorial: Kaneland makes reasonable decision in midst of controversy
The controversy surrounding President Obamaâ€™s speech to schoolchildren on Tuesday provides a good lesson...
- Posted September 10, 2009
Editorial: Close out the summer festival season in Maple Park
School has begun, the days are getting shorter, and we have reached the final...
- Posted September 3, 2009
Editorial: Kaneville Festâ€”a celebration of community
Residents of the village of Kaneville have long considered themselves a community, long before...
- Posted August 28, 2009
Editorial: Have a â€˜totally radâ€™ Elburn Days weekend
Get out your hair spray and acid-washed jeans, the 1980sâ€™-themes Elburn Days festival is...
- Posted August 21, 2009
Editorialâ€”Community in the face of personal crisis: You can help
The weeks leading up to the start of school are hectic for any family....
- Posted August 14, 2009
Editorial: Libraries far more than just a place to check out books
A public goal nearly five years in the making will be officially realized on...
- Posted August 6, 2009
Editorial: Newspapersâ€™ job not to serve as PR firm
We received some interesting feedback due to a story published on page 8A of...
- Posted July 30, 2009
Editorial: Kaneville adds community festival to summer calendar
We are glad to see residents in the village of Kaneville planning for a...
- Posted July 23, 2009
Editorial: Corvette show is a vehicle for hunger relief
Car enthusiasts, those interested in helping create a hunger-free northern Illinois, or those just...
- Posted July 16, 2009
Editorial: Make a difference for our soldiers serving overseas
As belts continue to tighten in the midst of a struggling economy, the level...
- Posted July 9, 2009
Editorial: Kane County focuses on fighting drunk driving during holiday weekend
There is absolutely nothing wrong with having a good time during the weekend of...
- Posted July 2, 2009
Editorial: Hitting homeâ€”Illinois budget cuts would affect local families, agencies
â€œSome days we are all just in tears when we donâ€™t have relief."
- Posted June 25, 2009
Politics of fear: Springfield uses citizens at risk as political pawn
What is more sickening than a sitting Illinois governor indicted on charges that he...
- Posted June 19, 2009
Editorial: Finally, observable progress in Maple Park
Kudos to Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis, who made the selection of a...
- Posted June 12, 2009