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Letter: Getting ahead in a just-getting-by world

Every Tuesday night for the last nine weeks, a group of women have gathered at the Sugar Grove Village Bible Church to acquire skills and support to break their current cycle of poverty. These women all have jobs—often two jobs—trying to make the arithmetic of rent, transportation, food, health care, child care, utilities and insurance… Keep Reading

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EH Editorial: In honor of Clara

The Elburn and Countryside Community Center on July 16 held a special ceremony and dedication to honor one of Elburn’s most beloved figures, Clara Stonecipher. Stonecipher, who passed away at the age of 98 on Oct. 28, 2014, was a pillar in the Elburn community and the driving force behind the Elburn and Countryside Community… Keep Reading

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SH Editorial: Sugar Grove needs your input

One of our biggest goals as a publication is to ensure that our villages are effectively communicating with their residents, and vice-versa. This week’s Sugar Grove Herald features a story in which the village, in partnership with Kane County, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway, invites its residents to attend an… Keep Reading

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: In response to a previous letter

In response to Elburn Herald Publisher Ryan Wells’ letter, thank you for the concerns you expressed in your open letter of July 2 regarding discussion on a potential 6.25 percent sales tax rate on newspaper, television, radio and Internet advertising. The points you make are both valid and well-stated. As a small business owner whose… Keep Reading

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Illinois Law Now Q&A

Illinois Law Now Q & A for July 2015

ILLINOIS—The following is an ongoing series of short answers to common legal questions distributed monthly by the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Press Association. Question: What kinds of fireworks are legal in Illinois? Answer: The Pyrotechnic Use Act in Illinois bans the sale, possession and use of all “consumer fireworks.” However, certain pyrotechnics are… Keep Reading

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EH Editorial: Station to station

A big part of our role as a community publication involves balancing the history and tradition of the Kaneland area with the excitement, anticipation and intrigue that almost always accompanies new construction. This week, we take a look at the ongoing work and construction involved with Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District’s new fire station,… Keep Reading

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Editorial: Embarking on something new and wonderful

The Fourth of July holiday in many ways signifies the birth of something new; something inspired. Chief among what was created the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted: the commitment to serve and represent the public to the best of its ability. In a modest manner of speaking, we believe this inaugural Sugar Grove… Keep Reading

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Editorial: Get ready to chowdown, Elburn

The stretch of time between the Fourth of July and Labor Day is a long, hot one around these parts, but we have a solution for your mid-summer boredom: the second annual Elburn Chowdown. This year’s Chowdown event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, outside of the Community… Keep Reading

An open letter to Rep. Wheeler

An open letter to Rep. Wheeler

by Ryan Wells Owner/publisher, Elburn Herald and Sugar Grove Herald I received an alert from the Illinois Press Association recently, informing me that Gov. Rauner has a potential plan to implement a 6.25 percent sales tax rate on advertising and advertising-related services. I understand that our Governor inherited a horrible mess and that Rep. Wheeler… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you to local businesses

A special thank you to Laurie and Paul at Kaneville Tree Farms for donating four new beautiful trees, and to Dan and Sue Strang of Strang Landscaping for digging and planting our new trees on Merrill Road. The Village Board and I would also like to thank Chris at A Cut Above Landscaping for donating… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you to Girl Scout Troop 4843

On behalf of the Elburn Lions Club, I’d like to thank Girl Scout Troop 4843 of Sugar Grove for its generous donation of 2,213 books to the Elburn Lions for Literacy program. Troop 4843 consists of 11 Girl Scouts, and they organized a book collection at John Shields Elementary School from March to May 2015.… Keep Reading

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Letter: Farewell to the Elburn community

After 30 years of serving the community with Dr. Hansen at his dental office in downtown Elburn, as well as the past several months with Dr. Brej, I thought it was time for me to take a step back from the field and leave the practice. I want to make sure that I thank everyone… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you to Thatcher

On behalf of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, I would like to thank Gavin Thatcher of Campton Hills for all of his hard work at Station No. 2 in our Fire District. Gavin excels as a Boy Scout in Troop 80. As an Eagle Scout project, he came up with the idea, and… Keep Reading

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Letter: Knight Run canceled

The 2015 Knight Run, sponsored by the Kaneland Foundation, has been canceled. Due to the heavy rains that have occurred and will continue all week, the Kaneland Foundation must cancel the 2015 Knight Run scheduled for Friday, June 19. Course conditions would be treacherous at best, and we do not want to jeopardize the safety… Keep Reading

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