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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as severe depression. In Illinois, almost 90 percent of people who commit suicide suffer from the biological disease of… Keep Reading

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Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one last opportunity to make some memories. As the chairman of the Elburn Days Festival this year, my summer… Keep Reading

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Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job with the Wheaton-Warrenville School District. Unfortunately, the respective school business details warranting such “love” between board members and… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Williams death a great loss, like so many others

The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams by a suspected suicide was probably a shock for most of us. Often seen as a hyper, “always on” personality, he apparently was haunted by the mental illness known as severe depression. In Illinois, almost 90 percent of people who commit suicide suffer from the biological disease of… Keep Reading

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Letter: Sponsor the Family Bingo, Auction Night Fundraiser

Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO will sponsor a Family Bingo and Auction Night Fundraiser on March 7, 2015. The event will be held at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary in Elburn. This event is to raise money for educational materials for the classrooms, new books for the library, physical education equipment and curriculum experiences. While the… Keep Reading

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Letter: You can make a difference

“If every household in Illinois dedicated just $10 of their weekly grocery budget towards Illinois Products, $47 million would be re-invested in the Illinois economy. That’s over $2.4 billion annually.” The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is challenging residents to devote a small portion of their food budget to Illinois-made products. Take the $10 Illinois… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you from Elburn Fire Protection District

The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District would like to extend a special thank you to Mike Clesen of L&M Greenhouses for his generous donation of flowering plants. We are very grateful for the flowers and the opportunity to make our grounds more beautiful for all to enjoy. Your thoughtfulness is sincerely appreciated. Kelly Callaghan… Keep Reading

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Letter: Church to host Elburn Days lot vendors

The Community Congregational Church is making a fun change for Elburn Days. We are happy to announce that after several years we are bringing back having our parking lot filled with all types of vendors. The church is also having our usual indoor rummage sale, along with our own craft table and famous sloppy Joe… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you from Elburn American Legion Post 630

Some Americans have forgotten the true meaning of a holiday that we as veterans hold so close to our hearts. For too many, Memorial Day now signifies nothing more than the start of summer and is celebrated with holiday sales. Trips to the lake and shopping extravaganzas have replaced memorial visits, remembrance ceremonies or simply… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thanks for a great spring soccer season

The Kaneland Soccer Club (KYSO) thanks the soccer community for its help in making a great spring 2014 season. The club is a volunteer organization bringing recreational and competitive youth soccer to boys and girls ages 4 to 17, with over 150 players participating on 60 teams. Programs include Kaneland Youth Soccer for recreational players… Keep Reading

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Letter: Quite a memorial

I am writing this letter to the people of Kaneland, which covers Elburn, Kaneville, Maple Park and Sugar Grove. Rudy Keller put in hours, days and weeks to bring the ‘Field of Flags’ to the Kaneland people. Did you take advantage of those four days to honor our fellow Veterans and those who are living… Keep Reading

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Letter: Golf outing thank you

The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to say thank you to Hughes Creek Golf Club for hosting our annual event on June 5. We had 68 golfers in attendance on an absolutely picture perfect day. We would also like to thank the many local business sponsors, as well as all the volunteers who helped… Keep Reading

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Letter: A thank you from the Swan family

The family of Allen Swan wishes to thank all those who were so kind and generous during his illness and passing. Thank you for all the prayers, cards, prayer shawls, phone calls, monetary gifts, flowers, food and all the wonderful things everyone did to make a difficult situation bearable. A special thank you to Jim… Keep Reading

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Letter: In memory of Allen

I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank the Elburn Lions Club and its members for the benefit they gave for my husband, Allen, on May 18. What a tribute. All the people who attended, and their kind generosity—Allen was so surprised and touched. He never knew he had so many friends. Thank… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thanks to the community

We’d like to thank everyone who was a part of Allen Swan’s benefit: Bob Jass, Alice’s, Melisa Taylor, Mark Swan, American Bank and Trust, Britz and Associates, Duke and Lee’s, Engineering Enterprises Inc., GTP Design, Krauspe Dental, Chuck and Mary Liss, Elburn Napa, NBT, Old Second Bank, Paisano’s Pizza and Grill, Ream’s, Leyden Electric, Ed… Keep Reading

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Letter: A letter from Dr. Jeff Schuler

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Parker Wolfsmith, one of our eighth-grade students at Harter Middle School, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday evening. We want to extend our deepest condolences and sympathy to Parker’s family and friends. The Harter Middle School Support Team on Monday met to implement the post-crisis plan… Keep Reading

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Letter: The Community Center is here for you

The Elburn and Countryside Community Center wants you to stop by this summer. There are so many activities going on, we want to spread the word so you can take part in them. Sand volleyball courts The sand volleyball courts were recently installed and are now ready to be used. We invite the community to… Keep Reading

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