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Celebrate the 85th installment of Elburn Days

Elburn Days website >> Elburn Days on Facebook >> Schedule of Events >> The 85th installment of the Elburn Days festival will take place this weekend, Aug. 15-17, at Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore Ave., Elburn. This year’s event will include entertainment, a 5K run, a car raffle, mud volleyball, a carnival, a beer tent,… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Reaffirming our objectivity

We’ve recently fielded some public comments regarding our stance (and perspective) on the situation involving the Kaneland School District and Superintendent Jeff Schuler, who will become the superintendent of schools in the Wheaton-Warrenville School District on Sept. 2. Therefore, we’d like to use this space to explain our philosophy when it comes to reporting on… Keep Reading

Community Corner

Summer Reading Grand Finale at Town and Country Library

by Dwayne Nelson Youth Services and Reference librarian Town and Country Public Library Town and Country Public Library will host its annual Summer Reading Grand Finale on Friday, Aug. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. This evening marks the culmination of the library’s “Paws to Read” Summer Reading program. Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome… Keep Reading

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From the Editor's Desk

Our name is mud at Elburn Days

The 85th annual Elburn Days festival is just a month away, and with it will come great food and drink, fun carnival rides and kid activities, first-rate musical entertainment and, last but not least, the Elburn Herald’s Mud Volleyball tournament. This will be our sixth year sponsoring the Mud Volleyball tournament at Elburn Days, and… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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

Community Corner

Thank you from the Kaneland Arts Initiative

by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will conclude its 2013-14 season with the fifth annual summer theatre production, “Once Upon A Mattress.” Throughout the year, KAI has been pleased to present the Magic of Garry Carson, the Fox Valley Concert Band Halloween Concert, Lee Murdock’s Annual Hometown Concert,… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

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

Letters to the Editor

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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