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Elburn/Regional

Running across Illinois for a cure

Photo: Bill Babiarz is running from west to east across the state to raise awareness and money for the fight against Rett Syndrome. Babiarz’s 4-year-old daughter Cammy suffers from the rare developmental disorder. Bill finished his Friday run at the Elburn Fire Station. Photo by Lynn Logan Wheaton man stops in Elburn during cross-state run… Keep Reading

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Memories of Elburn past

Long-term Elburnites share memories of village The Elburn Herald’s three-part series detailing the evolution of Elburn begins this week with a look at the village’s past. Imagine a Route 47 with so little traffic that young people could safely roller skate through the middle of Elburn all the way to Blackberry Inn (Bar & Grill)… Keep Reading

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Lions come from near and far for Halsey

ELBURN—Lions Club members came from close by and far away to roast—and to honor —Chris Halsey, who will soon become the first Elburn Lions Club member to be chosen district governor. The event, a Comedy Central-style roast—or “ROAR,” as the Lions Club calls it—took place on the evening of March 12 at Lions Park in… Keep Reading

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Fire chiefs update Elburn on new station

ELBURN—Elburn Fire Chief Kelly Callaghan and Assistant Chief of Fire Operations Tate Haley attended the Village Board meeting on Monday to update the board on plans and progress regarding the new fire building. The Elburn and Countryside Fire District will build a new main fire station on the corner of Route 38 and N. First… Keep Reading

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Residents will see rate increases for water, sewer

ELBURN—Next fiscal year’s budget will include several increases for Elburn residents, including a hike in the water and sewer rate. The board voted unanimously at Monday’s meeting to raise the rates, beginning with the May 1 bill. Residents can expect to pay $8 more a month in their sewer bills to pay for the upgrade… Keep Reading

Elburn/Kaneland

McCare Night at Elburn McDonald’s

ELBURN—The Blackberry Creek PTO will host a McCare night on Thursday, March 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Elburn McDonald’s location. McDonald’s will donate 10 percent of all receipts to the Blackberry Creek PTO. All you have to do is place your receipt in the collection box near the checkout counter. If you… Keep Reading

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Resale shop supports Beautiful U Ministries

Photo: Bill and Liz Hough opened the Beautiful U Resale Shop in the Elburn and Countryside Community Center in late 2013 to support Beautiful U Ministries and provide a place to work for girls enrolled in the program. The grand opening for the resale shop’s new location at 112 N. Main St., Elburn, will take… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Kaneland

Kaneland John Stewart Clothing, Toy Sale

ELBURN—The Kaneland John Stewart Spring and Summer Clothing and Toy Sale will take place Friday, March 21, 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, March 22, 8 a.m. to noon, in the gym at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School, 817 Prairie Valley St., Elburn. The crafters and vendors will sell everything from Silpada Jewelry and Tupperware… Keep Reading

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Metra commuters will soon pay more to park

ELBURN—Metra commuters will soon see an increase in their daily parking rate to cover the costs of maintaining the parking lot. “We’re spending more money there than we’re taking in,” Village President Dave Anderson said during the Committee of the Whole meeting on March 3. “We’ve been over-extended for a long time.” This year’s snow… Keep Reading

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Elburn to apply for county riverboat funds

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on March 3 agreed to give the go-ahead to Village Administrator Erin Willrett to apply for Kane County riverboat funds to finance a central business streetscape project. Willrett explained that the $100,000 she plans to request on behalf of the village would be used for new street lamps, benches, planters and… Keep Reading

Elburn/Regional

Dornback appointed Blackberry Township Supervisor

BLACKBERRY TWP.—Blackberry Township Cemetery Sexton Fred Dornback was appointed Blackberry Township Supervisor on Tuesday in a 3-1 vote by township trustees. The one ‘no’ vote came from trustee Jim Feece, who had nominated himself for the supervisor position. Dornback was sworn in following the vote. He said that he would continue his responsibilities for the… Keep Reading

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Elburn Lions March Calendar Raffle winners

ELBURN—The following won $50 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for March: Rob & Tom, Living Well Health Center and KD & Lari Lamb, all of Elburn; Ed Dunteman of Sugar Grove; Steve Bowgren and Joe Kryszak of Maple Park; Craig Braffet and Jennifer Cornell of Hinckley; Nora J. Fisher and Bruce Voight of… Keep Reading

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Photos: A little Knightlife

Last week’s Friday Knightlife was held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center. Kaneland-area students gathered for rounds of dodgeball, pizza, board games, air and floor hockey and more. Renee Dee of Sugar Grove poses with daughter, Natalie, 9. Charlie Dee of Sugar Grove enjoys Paisano’s Pizza. Finn Gannon, 8,… Keep Reading

Elburn/Sugar Grove

Waubonsee dean elected to Elburn Lions Club Board

SUGAR GROVE—Dr. Scott Peska, dean for students at Waubonsee Community College, has been elected to serve on the board of directors for the Elburn Lions Club. Peska, of Sycamore, has participated as a member of the Elburn Lions Club for about a year, helping to give Waubonsee an enhanced presence within the local club, the… Keep Reading

Elburn

Elburn police expenses outweigh revenues

ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday pointed out that the village’s budgeted police operating expenses of $1.6 million outweighed the $1.3 to $1.4 million in general fund revenues. Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith requested $834,000 for police salaries and $360,000 for benefits to keep two officers on duty covering three shifts a day, as… Keep Reading

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Tri again

Clinton named to All-American list by USA Triathlon, preparing for Florida race ELBURN—With the mood-crushing winter season still upon us, the urge to get outside and participate in athletic activities can weigh heavily. Lady Knight sophomore Victoria Clinton can do something about it right now, and looks to push herself more than most. Clinton, named… Keep Reading

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Boys Basketball/Elburn

Dudzinski plays final home game for Holy Cross

Photo: Holy Cross senior Dave Dudzinski was honored prior to his final home game for the college Saturday. He was joined on the court by his sister Katy (from left) brother Robbie, father Dave Sr., mother Barbara, Holy Cross head coach Milan Brown and Holy Cross Athletic Director Nathan Pine. Photo courtesy Holy Cross media… Keep Reading

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A little vintage A lot of heart

Photo: Kristy Simon, owner of Soaring Heart Vintage, behind the sales counter. Photo by Patti Wilk New Elburn local opens store on Main Street ELBURN—Kristy Simon has always been a collector of vintage and antique things. She said her grandmother, an artist, encouraged in her an appreciation for an older time and sensibility. “It sparked… Keep Reading

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Focus on photos

Photo: Jan Baumgartner with her camera and her “winter wonderland” photo setting in the background. The scene is just one of several photo rooms she’s created in her studio. Photo by Patti Wilk ELBURN—Jan Baumgartner, one of the newest members of the Elburn Chamber of Commerce, is working hard to turn her photography business into… Keep Reading

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A celebration of life for Carrie Petrie

Carrie E. Petrie, 87, of Elburn, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. Carrie graduated from Elburn High School with the class of 1944, and was a longterm local resident and volunteer. A celebration of her life will take place on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Elburn American Legion… Keep Reading

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