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Letters to the Editor

Letter: In support of Judge Kostelny

I have known Judge Kostelny for many years, first meeting her when we both attended DePaul Law School. When she was appointed associate judge, I knew that she would excel. She brings a common-sense approach to case management. When I appeared before her in family court, she was always well prepared, and worked hard to… Keep Reading

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Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Chamber

If you were not at Lion’s Park on Saturday, Feb. 8, you missed out on a great evening. The annual Elburn Chamber of Commerce Winter Dinner and Silent Auction was a great success, and I do believe a good time was had by all. I want to thank the Winter Dinner committee of Leslie Flint… Keep Reading

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Letter: A thank you from Family Bingo committee

On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO Family Bingo and Silent Auction Night Committee, we would like to thank everyone who generously supported the Family Bingo and Silent Auction Night Fundraiser held at Blackberry Creek Elementary on Saturday. The donations from families, community members, businesses and KBC teachers and staff will help… Keep Reading

Community Corner

Community Corner: An invitation to the Fine Arts Feast

by Maria Dripps-Paulson, Kaneland Arts Initiative executive director The Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) would like to extend its thanks to those in the community who were able to attend the performances of “The Laramie Project” in January. It was a very special event in partnership with the Kindness Campaign, telling the story of the death… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: School’s out … for winter?

The month of January is when students are supposed to return to school and begin their second semester, not enjoy multiple four-day weekends almost immediately following the conclusion of Christmas break. Yet that’s exactly what has happened this winter, thanks to two separate cold fronts that have turned the Kaneland community, its surrounding areas and… Keep Reading

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Letter: HorsePower Therapeutic Riding Big Bowling Fundraiser a huge success

HorsePower Therapeutic Riding held our second annual Big Bowling Fundraiser at St. Charles Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 18. Hundreds of supporters with their families and friends enjoyed bowling, pizza, a silent auction, face-painting, cupcakes, and an exciting 50/50 raffle. Both sessions of bowling were completely sold out. The gathering of the HorsePower family of supporters… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Guest Editorial: Tips for protecting your identity, money

by Harold Valentine, News and Experts At least 110 million consumers were affected by the recent hack involving Target and Neiman Marcus retailers. Whether or not millions more will have their identities manipulated and finances ruined within the coming months due to more breaches of security at other stores is anyone’s guess, says identity theft… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Salvation Army kettle collection a huge success

Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, over $7,700 was raised this holiday season in the area Salvation Army kettles. As other groups are reporting decreases, this community has shattered its previous giving record by over $1,500. Conley Outreach Community Services serves as the Salvation Army extension site for the Kaneland area. Each fall we receive just… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Kindness Campaign events continue in 2014

We used editorial space last fall to preview Kindness in Kaneland (KIK) Week, as well as Kindness Campaign 2013 activities. And now that 2014 has officially arrived, we’d like to shed some light on the Kindness Campaign’s upcoming fundraisers and activities. First off is the revival of Friday Knightlife, which began last week and will… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: A thank you from Elburn Food Pantry volunteers

The Elburn Food Pantry volunteers want to thank the Elburn Jewel food store and its customers for their donations that provided 50 ham and turkey meals for the pantry’s clients this Christmas. We live in a great community, and the pantry is deeply grateful to everyone who contributed. Thank you so much. Rita Burnham Elburn… Keep Reading

Community Corner

Community Corner: Exciting KAI events for the new year

by Maria Dripps-Paulson Executive director, Kaneland Arts Initiative The Kaneland Arts Initiative wishes everyone a Happy New Year filled with prosperity and joy, and invites everyone to its upcoming events of the new year in the Kaneland Auditorium. As the Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI, formerly the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival) strives to promote professional… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Here’s to a healthy, happy 2014

We used much of last week’s issue of the Elburn Herald to allow local elected officials to reflect on what their respective municipality achieved in the year 2013. This week, we’re featuring the same elected officials as they project what’s in store for their respective municipality in the upcoming year, as well as any and… Keep Reading

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Letter: A letter to Beith Road residents

I want to thank all of the neighbors on Beith Road over this holiday season. My family was one of thousands who came out to see the Larsen Light Spectacular. I can absolutely understand your frustration and annoyance regarding the traffic. I want to thank you for your hospitality. The display brought joy and wonderment… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

The most wonderful time of the year

Christmastime. It’s the season when we celebrate friends and family, gifts and tasty desserts, freezing weather and ugly holiday sweaters. It’s the season where we take a moment to reflect on the year as it comes to an end, and begin to make plans so that we can better ourselves in the new year. It’s… Keep Reading

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