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From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: A big thank you to the community

Photo: Mike Schramer tried something new with his Bobcat this year. He helped build berms around each court to contain the water that Chief Kelly Callaghan (below, right) provided. Without the continued support of the community and these volunteers, programs and events like the mud volleyball tournament wouldn’t be possible. We thank them for all… Keep Reading

Community Corner

Community Corner: KBC, PTO to sponsor ‘Run for Fund’

by Kimberly Bartkowiak, KBC- PTO secretary In an effort to promote health and wellness among the students at Blackberry Creek Elementary School, the Kaneland Blackberry Creek (KBC) PTO will partner with Blackberry Creek School to sponsor a “Run for Fund” as our fall fundraiser this year. Our Early Childhood program will participate on Thursday, Sept.… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thanking craft fair participants, volunteers

What a beautiful weekend for a craft fair. And on that note, The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a big thank you to all the wonderful and talented crafters that participated in this past weekend’s Elburn Days event. We had 25 talented vendors out at Lions Park to display their beautiful goods—many… Keep Reading

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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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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

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