Elburn Days 2015
 

Elburn Herald | Sugar Grove Herald

 
Seattle Sutton indf
Category archive

From the Editor’s Desk - page 5

From the Editor's Desk

What we’re thankful for this Thanksgiving

It’s officially that time of year again. Thanksgiving. It’s a time when we cut the work week short (or nix it entirely), load up on mass doses of turkey, football and shopping (preferably in that order), and then conclude festivities by breaking out the Christmas decorations and erecting a freshly-cut Christmas tree (or a fake… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Thank you, veterans

It’s an age-old question: what would you do for your country? How far would you be willing to go to ensure the United States’ safety and prosperity? How much is your freedom worth to you? Honestly, those are questions many of us won’t ever have to seriously consider—as non-military, it’s unlikely we’ll be asked to… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Is this a great community or what?

In September and October, we used this editorial space to remind residents about the then-upcoming Becky Nelson fundraiser event in Kaneville, urging them to participate and get in on the fundraising effort regarding Becky’s mammoth hospital bills. Nearly two weeks removed from the “Help Becky Bounce Back” event, we can look back and safely say… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Guest Editorial: Lead Poisoning Prevention Week seeks healthy future for children

by Tom Schlueter Communications coordinator, Kane County Health Department During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, currently underway, the Kane County Healthy Places Coalition and the Kane County Health Department is raising awareness of the dangers of lead poisoning. According to the 2010 Illinois Lead Program and Healthy Homes Annual Surveillance Report, Kane County has the… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Make time this Sunday for a great cause

We at the Elburn Herald try out best to avoid repeating ourselves when it comes to the editorial section. But in a month best known for ghosts and goblins, jack-o’-lanterns and scary treats, it’s kindness and compassion that have been the most prominent themes found on our pages this October, partly due to Kindness in… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Guest Editorial: A letter to District 302 teachers

by Leigh Ann Reusche Co-founder, Kindness Campaign 2013 To all District 302 teachers: The Kindness Campaign wishes to acknowledge and thank each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment to our children. We want to acknowledge the importance the amazing teachers at Kaneland play in the lives of our children. Outside of our… Keep Reading

558060_4953907401789_1875787003_n
From the Editor's Desk

Helping Becky bounce back

We reported last month the story of Maple Park native Becky Nelson, who suffered extensive brain trauma and a shattered pelvis when she was struck by a vehicle in the Cayman Islands on July 1. Nelson didn’t have health insurance, and was flown from the Cayman Islands to a Miami hospital before she was finally… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Check out Kaneville Fest this weekend

One of the best things about living in the Kaneland community is that we’re rewarded with three straight weekends of festival entertainment. And following a very fun and very successful Elburn Days fest last weekend, we have Kaneville Fest 2013 to look forward to. On Saturday, Aug. 24, the village of Kaneville will continue making… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Elburn Days week is upon us

Time flies when you’re having fun, huh? It’s already mid-August; Kaneland students go back to school next week; the weather is getting cooler; and football (at every level) is just around the corner. Summer: blink and you’ll miss it. Summer isn’t over just yet, however. In fact, three great local festivals stand between us and… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Take the PEDs out of sports for good

If you’re someone who regularly follows sports, you’re likely familiar with the Ryan Braun fiasco that reached its (likely) conclusion earlier this week. If you’re someone who doesn’t follow sports, well, you’re probably wondering who Braun is and what he did wrong. Braun is a left fielder for Major League Baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers, and a… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Guest Editorial: A return to the garden

by Jill Pertler, Slices of Life columnist The older I get, the more I realize life ebbs and flows like the tide—rising, receding, coming in, going out. What is possible at high tide is impossible at low tide, and so on. This rhythm and change remains with us as we traverse through our days, months,… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Here comes 2013 festival season

It seems like just yesterday we were bidding adieu to a successful, memorable 2012 festival season here in the Kaneland community. It was a farewell to the days of cotton candy and carnivals, bands on the mainstage and vendors lined up for as far as the eye can see. Goodbye summer, hello fall (a season… Keep Reading

1 3 4 5 6 7 17
Go to Top