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Young entrepreneur Carlson takes on odd jobs

ELBURN—Got a job that needs doing but you don’t have the time, the energy or the right tools? It’s a good bet that Cole’s Odd Jobs has all of the above to complete that job. Recent Kaneland High School graduate Cole Carlson said he started his Cole’s Odd Jobs business as a high school sophomore,… Keep Reading

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Community Congregational Church accepting donations

ELBURN—Community Congregational Church in Elburn is now accepting donations for its Elburn Days rummage sale. The church is happy to take the following: belts, jewelry, bicycles, knick knacks, books, purses, DVDs and VHS tapes, puzzles, framed pictures, seasonal items, furniture, stuffed animals, tools, games and toys. Drop-off times are Saturdays through Aug. 9 at the… Keep Reading

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St. Gall Church accepting rummage sale donations

ELBURN—St. Gall Church is currently accepting donations for its annual rummage sale. Donations can be dropped off from now through Sunday, Aug. 10, during the following times: Monday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations… Keep Reading

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Community Congregational hosts activities during Elburn Days

ELBURN—Community Congregational Church has a lot going on this year during Elburn Days. Along with its usual indoor Rummage Sale and Sloppy Joe lunch, there will be vendor booths along Route 47 and in the parking lot north of the church building. The event will also feature an eclectic mixture of vendors that have everything… Keep Reading

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Zero Edge, PetSmart donate tank to Delnor

ELBURN—A 180-gallon aquarium from Zero Edge Aquariums in Elburn is now easing the anxieties of sick children at the Lurie Children’s Outpatient Center, part of Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. “For pediatric patients, for the kids who come in, it’s often a traumatic situation, so in a lot of ways an aquarium is a distraction,” said… Keep Reading

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Electricity rates increase, but less than with Com Ed

ELBURN—Elburn residents will see an increase in their electric bill in September, but those in the village’s aggregate program will still pay less than if their contract was with Commonwealth Edison. According to a press release from Village Administrator Erin Willrett, increased prices from energy suppliers is due to a large increase in capacity charges,… Keep Reading

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Village reaches agreement on Blackberry Creek sign

ELBURN—With building in Blackberry Creek Subdivision gaining momentum, village trustees on Monday agreed to a sign outside the subdivision to market lots and homes to potential buyers. The agreement, reached by village trustees in response to a request for the sign by Orleans Homes, calls for the sign’s message to highlight Blackberry Creek as a… Keep Reading

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Invasive plant management in Blackberry Creek

Board accepts proposal for work around ponds ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to accept a proposal from a DeKalb land management company to begin invasive plant management around naturalized ponds in the Blackberry Creek subdivision. Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said that although Encap, Inc. was the only bidder on the project, its… Keep Reading

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Inaugural Elburn Chowdown a success

ELBURN—The weather, the people, the board of directors—everything and everyone came together to make the inaugural Chowdown at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center a success. The event, which took place on Sunday, served several purposes—it was a community picnic, a tool to help build awareness in the Community Center, and also the kickoff for… Keep Reading

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Elburn Lions make donation to help small town rebuild

Photo: Elburn Lion and District 1-J Vice District Governor Chris Halsey (right) hands boxes of Right Guard deodorant to Gifford Lion Roy Roberts and other Lions Club members, including District 1-E Governor William “Butch” Guennewig (in background) of Arcola, Ill., in late March at St. Paul Lutheran Church’s community pantry. The deodorant is a gift… Keep Reading

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Elburn discusses Blackberry Creek signage concerns

ELBURN—Elburn officials had “a lot more questions than answers” on Monday regarding a builder’s request to place marketing signage outside the Blackberry Creek subdivision. Orleans Homes Director of Acquisition Rick Zirk attended Elburn’s Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss Orleans Homes’ request for approval to install a 20-foot by 10-foot double-faced sign along the… Keep Reading

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Local firefighters burn donated house for training

After using a donated house to train in for about a year, firefighters from Elburn and Countryside, Kaneville and Big Rock trained with live fire before burning the house to the ground on June 28. “We’ve been training in the house for well over a year,” said Elburn and Countryside Assistant Fire Chief Tate Haley.… Keep Reading

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Elburn Days booths available at Community Congregational

ELBURN—There are still vendor booths available on the Elburn Community Congregational Church parking lot (north side of the church) for Elburn Days, Aug. 15, 16 and 17. The church during the festival will host an indoor rummage sale, crafts for sale and a sloppy Joe lunch. Booths are 10 feet by 10 feet. All spaces… Keep Reading

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Elburn man falls victim to IRS scam

ELBURN—An Elburn man was recently the victim of a scam by someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said on Tuesday. The victim was a 33-year-old male who lives on the 700 block of N. First St., and the incident took place at 11:30 a.m. on July 3.… Keep Reading

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Elburn Lions July 2014 Calendar Raffle winners

ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions July 2014 Calendar Raffle: Eugene & Floyd, Brendan Thomas, Jan & Butch, Kristen Stern, Living Well Health Center and Ron Algrim, all of Elburn; Bob Diehl of Maple Park; Elissa Stone of La Fox; Jackie Collin of DeKalb; Ginny Jones of Sycamore; Cheryl Lee, Dave Judd,… Keep Reading

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Community Center to host Chow Down July 13

ELBURN—Take a look at the family calendar. Nothing scheduled for Sunday, July 13? Bring the whole gang to the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., for an old-fashioned community picnic known as the Chow Down. Most of the available events, which will appeal to entire families, are free. Scheduled from noon to… Keep Reading

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Elburn Idol accepting applications

ELBURN—The Elburn Days Community Stage is currently accepting applications for the Elburn Idol singing competition. The contest is open to anyone age 9 and older. There are four different age groups: Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-18) and Adult (19 and up). Each age division will have a winner that receives a $50 cash prize… Keep Reading

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Elburn Days booths available

ELBURN—There are still vendor booths available on the Elburn Community Congregational Church parking lot (north side of the church) for Elburn Days, Aug. 15, 16 and 17. The church during the festival will host an indoor rummage sale, crafts for sale and a sloppy Joe lunch. Booths are 10 feet by 10 feet. All spaces… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you for continued blood drive support

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Elburn blood drive on June 26 was shut down early for the safety of all participants. We apologize for the inconvenience to those affected. For those who were unable to get the gift card premium, call Kay Swift at (630) 365-6088 to arrange the receipt of your card.… Keep Reading

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