• Letter: To all Elburn Baseball and Softball families

    ur community baseball and softball league has come upon some sad times. As of July 20, 2010, we are without a president, vice president, field maintenance coordinator, concessions coordinator, registrar, arbiter (reschedules rainouts), to name just a few.

    • Posted June 10, 2010
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  • Elsie G. (Riedelsperger) Rissman

    Elsie G. (Riedelsperger) Rissman, 91, of Shabbona, Ill., formerly of Elburn and Hinckley, passed away at the Shabbona Health Care Assisted Living Center, where she had recently made her home, on Saturday, June 5, 2010.

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Frances B. “Fran” Koenig

    Frances B. “Fran” Koenig, 88, of Maple Park, passed away in the early morning hours, surrounded by the prayers of her family on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital.

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • Pride of the Fox RiverFest set for June 11-13

    St. Charles—The 28th Annual St. Charles Pride of the Fox RiverFest will be held Friday through Sunday, June 11-13.

    • Posted June 8, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: John Shields kindergarten graduation

    The Kaneland High School class of 2010 didn't have the only graduation in the district this year. Kindergarten students from John shields celebrated the end of their first year with their own graduation celebration. Photos by John...

    • Posted June 5, 2010
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  • Students help wipe out pantry’s need for non-food items

    SUGAR GROVE—Five students from John Shields Elementary School, along with Kaneland social worker Nicole Pryor, recently collected lots of needed articles for the Between Friends Food Pantry, but none of the items were edible.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • New ordinance regulates wind-energy structures

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on June 1 unanimously approved a renewable-energy ordinance, which will define regulations for all small wind-energy systems constructed in the village.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Video gambling ban reversed this month for unincorporated Kane

    COUNTY—It seemed like local video gambling would never see the light of day after Elburn voted to ban poker and blackjack machines from its bars and restaurants in September 2009.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Youth drop-in center needs parent volunteers

    MAPLE PARK—A new drop-in center in the Maple Park Civic Center needs parent volunteers before it can become a place for youths to gather for games and movies.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Some bars that can have gambling machines don’t want them

    County—Now that Kane County reversed its video gambling ban, making it legal in unincorporated areas of the county, establishments in those areas need to decide whether or not it’s worth the time and effort to install the...

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Elburn collegian lauds servant leaders at AU graduation

    AURORA—An Elburn resident was chosen to speak for classmates at 117th annual Aurora University commencement ceremonies May 9 on the campus quadrangle at 347 S. Gladstone Ave., Aurora.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Three John Stewart teachers retiring

    ELBURN—Three fourth-grade teachers from John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn are leaving Kaneland School District this month, Suzanne Girsch, Andrea Zietlow and Barbara Romack, who all were honored with a retirement reception at the Town & Country...

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • John Stewart will have new principal

    ELBURN—John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn will have a new principal for the 2010-11 school year, seven-year district employee Laura Garland. Garland said she plans to follow the current principal's example of community involvement and commitment to...

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Church seeks re-zoning for cemetery expansion

    ELBURN—St. Gall Catholic Church is in the process of buying the vacant lot immediately to the south of its existing cemetery on Main Street, just north of the Elburn & Countryside Community Center.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Police blotter for June 4

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • LivingWell Cancer Resource Center Bridge Walk leads to fun, funds

    Geneva—Beautiful weather and more than 1,500 participants, plus a record-breaking $240,000 in fundraising, helped make the fifth annual LivingWell Bridge Walk at Fabyan Parkway on May 15 a success.

    • Posted June 4, 2010
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  • Church news for June 3

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Jaymeson David Simmons

    Julie Richardson and Marcus Simmons of DeKalb announce the birth of their son, Jaymeson David Simmons.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Flint, Piller to wed

    Ron and Rhonda Flint of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynette Flint, to Nicholas Piller, son of James and Martha Piller.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Heyob joins Hispanic Honor Society

    Sugar Grove resident Cory Heyob was among 10 Aurora University students and faculty members inducted into AU’s Psi Mu Chapter No. 563 of Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Aurora University announces faculty promotions

    Matt Kneller of Maple Park was among those promoted at Aurora University. Kneller is an assistant professor of communication.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Bornemann graduates from Ripon College

    Andrea Bornemann of Sugar Grove graduated from Ripon College during its 144th Commencement on May 16.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Knights boys track makes mark on Charleston

    Followers of KHS track maybe have seen a boys track roster for the ages in 2010. Actually, judging by the second-place team finish at Friday and Saturday’s Class 2A Boys Track State Finals at Eastern Illinois University, there’s...

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Softball finished by Sycamore

    SYCAMORE—Maybe the scales were tipping to Sycamore all long. After slaughtering the Lady Spartans in their first meeting, Kaneland Lady Knights softball dealt with 16 innings of action in a tight 2-1 win three weeks ago. It all...

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Cinto among WCC honorees

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College recently honored its' top student/athletes for 2009-2010 at the school's annual Athletic Awards Banquet.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: 2010 KHS graduation

    Kaneland High School student Olivia Fabrizius (left—shown with her mom and KHS teacher Judy) and her classmates graduated as the Kaneland High School class of 2010 this past Sunday.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Letter: Scout Pack 107

    Thanks to Elburn’s Scout Pack 107, downtown Elburn is beautiful for the spring and summer seasons once more.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Letter: Another oil-drilling prediction

    A few months ago, I wrote an article in regard to global warming. I strongly suggested that promoting off shore oil drilling was not smart, and we were headed for a catastrophe.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Letter: Elburn chamber, leads group sets donation record

    For the past several years, the Elburn Chamber of Commerce has worked in partnership with its leads group to donate as much money as possible to the Elburn and Countryside Food Pantry.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Letter: Support the 2nd fireworks pork chop dinner

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce thanks all of you who supported our first pork chop dinner in March to raise funds for the The Day in the Park Fireworks. Forty-two tickets were also purchased for the Food...

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Editorial: Herald earns advertising, editorial accolades

    The Illinois Press Association recently recognized the Elburn Herald in the organization’s annual advertising and editorial contests.

    • Posted June 3, 2010
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  • Mallard Point drainage issue closer to resolution

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on June 1 voted unanimously to approve a contract with Testing Service Corporation, allowing the company to begin boring soil in the Mallard Point subdivision.

    • Posted June 2, 2010
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