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Community Corner

Community corner: Fine Arts Festival will delight all ages

by Maria Dripps-Paulson, KAI executive director Sunday, April 13, will mark the 15-year anniversary of the Kaneland Arts Initiative’s signature event, the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival. The festival was born out of a need to offer an event to showcase the arts at a professional level to Kaneland families and community members. Attended by… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you from Kaneland Sports Boosters

On Saturday, March 15, Kaneland Sports Boosters hosted its “Knight to Remember” spring fundraiser. The night included a Red Woody concert, silent auction and a number of raffles, highlighted by our grand prize raffle. I am extremely humbled to write that over 70 companies, businesses, teams and individuals contributed to the fundraiser, and over 250… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Don’t ask us about our bracket

“How’s your bracket?” It’s a question that serves as a popular conversation starter this time of year, for both sports nuts and the casual observer. And it’s something very few of us want to hear or discuss. The “bracket” in question refers to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament (aka March Madness), cultivating in April’s Final… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you to Kane County voters

On behalf of the Don Kramer for Kane County Sheriff campaign team, I would like to thank all the residents who answered their doors and were so friendly to me and my volunteers. I realize having a stranger coming to your door and asking for your time can be an inconvenience, but this is the… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: A thank you from Chris Halsey

I would like to thank Dan Hanneman, Keith Hougas and all of the members of the Elburn Lions Club—the greatest Lions Club in the state of Illinois—for hosting my “Roar,” and the businesses, residents and friends that contributed and attended. I would never have imagined that 200 would be in attendance. I promise to represent… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: An explanation of Electric Aggregation Referendum

On March 18, the residents of unincorporated Kane County will have an opportunity to vote on the Kane County Electric Aggregation Referendum. This referendum, if passed, will allow the Kane County Board to potentially secure cheaper electricity for residential and small commercial users within unincorporated Kane County. As a member of the Kane County Board,… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: An endorsement of Bill Lenert

My wife Sarah and I came home Friday night after stopping for dinner at the Sugar Grove American Legion Fish Fry, and read the Elburn Herald, as we do every week. The most interesting article to me was the discussion of qualifications for County Board in southwestern Kane County. Bill Lenert stayed focused on only… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: In support of Melisa Taylor

I am writing this letter in support of Melisa Taylor for Kane County Board District 5. Melisa has proven herself to be a dedicated, competent, independent-thinking board member. She continually works to represent the constituents of District 5. She is not afraid to question and investigate financial reports, nor is she afraid to speak her… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: A letter to 50th District voters

I would like to clear the record about my support in the race for State Representative in the 50th District. I have known Keith Wheeler and his family for many, many years, and hold them in the highest regard. When Keith Wheeler asked me to get involved in the Republican Party when he was running… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: In support of Kramer for sheriff

I would like to take this opportunity to enthusiastically endorse Don Kramer as the next sheriff of Kane County. I have three reasons why I believe Don is the most qualified choice on March 18: his education, temperament and experience. Don is the only sheriff’s candidate in the race that has obtained a master’s degree.… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vote for Jack Cunningham

Jack Cunningham has demonstrated that he is serious and experienced, and works in a collaborative manner to solve county problems for the benefit of Kane County citizens. My family and I will enthusiastically vote for Jack Cunningham again this year, because he has brought in millions of dollars of state and federal grant revenue to… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: It’s that time of year once again

Believe it or not, it’s actually early March right now. And we can confirm as much in this week’s issue of the Elburn Herald, as it features the first part of our coverage regarding the spring General Primary Election. Of course, this is a spring election season in name only. We still have icicles on… Keep Reading

Community Corner

Community Corner: A thank you and an opportunity

by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative The fifth annual Kaneland Arts Initiative Fine Arts Feast, held on Feb. 21, was by all accounts a resounding success. Approximately $5,000 was raised by the guests attending the event, as well as individuals interested in becoming arts patrons of the organization. Highlights of the evening were… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: You get what you pay for

Asking voters to approve any increase in funds to any community asset is a challenge, particularly in these times. However, near-term shortsightedness can result in great long-term damage that ultimately costs each taxpayer much more. The people of Sugar Grove voted to build a new library building but have consistently failed to vote the funds… Keep Reading

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