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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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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

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


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


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


Tough love

‘Roar’ Comedy Central-Style roast for Chris Halsey Wednesday, March 12 Elburn Lions Park 500 S. Filmore St., Elburn 6 p.m. $25 donation per person RSVP by Friday, Feb. 28, at (630) 365-6315 Friends, colleagues to ‘roast’ Elburn Lion Halsey  ELBURN—”Fun-loving” and “big hearted” are words mentioned quickly whenever Chris Halsey’s friends and fellow Lions Club… Keep Reading


Elburn holds hearing on application for benefits

Elburn Village Board on Tuesday held a Public Hearing regarding former police officer Steven Furlan’s application for benefits related to an injury sustained while on duty in December 2008. Furlan was performing a safety check at the Elburn Lions Club building when he fell on a patch of ice and hit his head. His physician,… Keep Reading


Lions February Calendar Raffle winners

ELBURN—The following won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park Calendar Raffle for February 2014: Jan & Butch; ATM & Tar (c/o Reynolds), Terry Lamb, Linn Dierschow, Kyle McKittrick, Greg Algrim, Bill Osborne, David and Laura Broz, Tara Dresmal and Stacy Groesch, all of Elburn; Lynn Alms and Richard and Joyce Bauer of Maple Park; Kay… Keep Reading


Anderson: Elburn’s future is bright

ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson believes that the future of Elburn looks bright, with residential building picking up, a number of new businesses in town, and more to come. Anderson on Feb. 6 gave his State of the Village address at the February Elburn Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting at the Blackberry Masonic Lodge on… Keep Reading


Blackberry Township Supervisor resigns

BLACKBERRY TWP.—Blackberry Township Supervisor Dennis Ryan resigned his position last week, following numerous disagreements with township trustees on a variety of issues. “I’m sorry to have to do this,” Ryan said on Tuesday. “There were just too many disagreements as far as policy.” Ryan said that he was consistently outnumbered 4-1 in votes on issues.… Keep Reading

Photo by Kimberly Anderson

Big turnout for Troop 7 pancake fundraiser

Photo: Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 had a good turnout for its annual pancake breakfast Sunday morning at the Elburn American Legion, in downtown Elburn. AJ Smith, 4, of Oswego went out to breakfast with his grandpa Ray Smith of Elburn at the Legion. Photo by Kimberly Anderson ELBURN—Despite below-freezing temperatures, the surrounding community poured… Keep Reading

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