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Elburn/Sugar Grove

The right track

Local fitness clubs can help members stick with 2016 fitness goals, resolutions ELBURN/SUGAR GROVE—Many who resolve to lose weight and get in shape by exercising more will return to their old ways before they’re struck by Cupid’s arrow on Valentine’s Day. Approximately 80 percent of those who make such a resolution will return to their… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Events

Celebrate good times

Rescheduled event offers participants opportunity to ring in New Year with Mr. Nicky and Watson ELBURN—Cancelled on Dec. 28 due to inclement weather, Mr. Dan Nicky’s New Year’s concert at Elburn Town and Country Public Library has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. Mr. Nicky will sing some favorite children’s songs, including… Keep Reading

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Elburn

Stepping down

Town and Country Public Library Director Alms set to retire in February ELBURN—Mary Lynn Alms has been working as director of the Town and Country Public Library for nearly 35 years, and she plans to retire in February. “You just know when it’s time,” Alms said. Alms started working at the library in 1981 as… Keep Reading

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Elburn

In the rear-view mirror

Elburn bids farewell to 2015 ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson recently took a look back at the year 2015 to revisit some of the village’s highlights, achievements and challenges. Top on his list of achievements was the completion of the Anderson Road extension and bridge project, one that took the cooperation, coordination and tenacity of… Keep Reading

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Elburn

Chamber elects new officers; welcomes back incumbents

ELBURN—Newly-elected officers will begin their term in office for the Elburn Chamber of Commerce in 2016. Aaron Woodard, who in January of this year took on the role of retail support manager for the Elburn and Geneva branches of the American Bank and Trust, was selected to be the new treasurer for the chamber, replacing… Keep Reading

Elburn

Safety first

Residents approve of Anderson Road but have some safety concerns ELBURN—The Anderson Road bridge and extension has gotten a lot of attention since it opened on Dec. 7, most of it positive. Elburn Village President Dave Anderson said people have told him that the stretch of road saves them from being stuck by a train… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Hometown

Elburn’s Streid presented with Brattin Award

Photo: Lauryn Streid poses with Sister Katrina Lamkin, OP, assistant principal of Rosary High School. Photo submitted by Vicki S. Danklefsen to info@elburnherald.com AURORA—Rosary High School senior Lauryn Streid, daughter of Robbyn and Gene Streid of Elburn, was presented with the Brattin Civic Youth Award at the annual Pearl Harbor Day Luncheon on Dec. 7,… Keep Reading

Elburn/Faith

Driven to donate

The Elburn Lions Club coordinated a toy and clothing drive with St. Mary’s Church in Sycamore. Items collected will benefit Safe Passage in DeKalb and Hope Haven in DeKalb, providing gifts to 95 children and 60 adults this holiday season. On Saturday, the Elburn Leos (above) helped to wrap presents and bake cookies. Kaelyn Owen… Keep Reading

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Elburn

Happy trails

Elburn police chief retires; looks forward to new career ELBURN—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith will work his last shift on the force this New Year’s Eve. The 65-year-old joined the Elburn Police Department in August 2005 as commander under former police chief Jim Linane. Smith came to Elburn after serving as a police officer on… Keep Reading

Elburn

ECFPD announces sale of ambulance building, fire station

ELBURN—The Board of Trustees of the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District recently announced that it has sold its existing ambulance building located at 1 S. First St., Elburn, and its existing fire station located at 210 E. North St., Elburn. On account of its recent move into its newly constructed station at 200 E.… Keep Reading

Elburn/Kaneland

Elburn Scholarship Fund applications now available

ELBURN—The Elburn Scholarship Fund will again award grants for studies at the college level. All applications must be received no later than March 1, 2016. Eligibility for Elburn Scholarships is limited to Kaneland High School alumni and members of Kaneland’s current senior class who will attend a local community college or one of the state… Keep Reading

Elburn

A lot of arcing and sparking

Multiple fire districts respond to house fire call ELBURN—Shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, a call regarding a house fire in Elburn came in to the 911 dispatch center for the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. Within minutes, multiple engines from Elburn and the surrounding communities’ fire districts, including Sugar Grove, Geneva, Batavia and St.… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Local News/Sugar Grove

Elf on a stage

Avenue J Studios presented Elf the Musical, Jr. on Saturday and Sunday at Rosary High School in Aurora. The cast consisted of about 20 performers, ages 8 to 14, representing several Kaneland communities, including Aurora, Sugar Grove, Montgomery and Elburn. Ryan Nuppenau as Buddy, sings “The Story of Buddy.” Photo by Julie Walker Keep Reading

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Elburn/Events

The legend of St. Nicholas at T&C Public Library

ELBURN—Terry Lynch of Histories for Kids will present a family-friendly program on the legend of St. Nicholas at the Town and Country Public Library, located at 320 E. North St., Elburn, on Monday, Dec. 21, at 6 p.m. Dressed as the English interpretation of St. Nicholas—Father Christmas—Terry will tell the festive tales and explain the… Keep Reading

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Photos: ECFPD open house Dec. 13

A large crowd turned up for the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District’s (ECFPD) open house Sunday, which took place at the organization’s new building on Route 38. A ceremonial flag raising (above) took place and instead of a ribbon cutting, officials celebrated with a ceremonial hose uncoupling (below, left). ECFPD trustee Thomas Reynolds (below)… Keep Reading

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Elburn

When it rains, it pours

Elburn’s 2.67 inches in 48 hours leads Chicago area rainfall totals ELBURN—Who got the most rain early this week? Why Elburn, of course. According to the National Weathers Service-Chicago graphic you see here, one of the sites where rainfall is measured in Elburn (1 N) collected a whopping 2.67 inches of rain in the 48-hour… Keep Reading

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Elburn Village Board passes tax levy for 2015

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved a tax levy of $824,000, the same amount it has levied for the past five years. Although the village requests this amount, it typically receives an amount less than the levy requested. Elburn’s equalized assessed value (EAV) increased by 1.9 percent this year over last year, an increase… Keep Reading

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Elburn

Open for all to see

ECFPD to host open house for new Station One facility Dec. 13 ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) will host its grand opening celebration and open house for Station One, located at 200 E. Route 38, on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2 to 5:30 p.m. “Everyone has been asking to see the new facility.… Keep Reading

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