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Bowling/Elburn/Middle School

Elburn youth wins State bowling title

ELBURN—Mabel Cummins, an eighth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, finished in first place in the Illinois State Elementary School Association bowling tournament Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. Mabel‘s 10-game (scratch) total of 2,121 pins across the two-day event outpaced second place by 200 pins and helped her gain the highest overall… Keep Reading


Elburn American Legion raffle winners

ELBURN—The following won $50 in the Elburn American Legion Post 630 raffle on April 17: Jon-Eric-Ty, Dickinson and Robert Sivert of Elburn; Rob Mickolayck of Aurora; John Floro of Bloomingdale, Ill.; John Schnaitman of Carol Stream, Ill.; Al Lgnacio of Chicago; and Lupee/Froehlich. The $100 winners were F. Bonnike of Elburn, Leah Anderson of Aurora,… Keep Reading


Elburn Pack 107 rounds up new recruits

ELBURN—Already more than 100 strong, Elburn Pack 107 hosted a roundup for prospective Scouts on Monday evening. “I was really surprised at the nice turnout,” said Cubmaster Shelli Mullins. “We had about 35 there to learn about Scouting.” Mullins said Cub Scouts actively recruit new members—something a lot of service organizations don’t do. “We’re really… Keep Reading

Consolidated Election 2015 results

The public has spoken. The 2015 Consolidated Election featured contested races for Kaneland School Board, Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Waubonsee Community College Board. Election Day Tuesday produced some surprises, a few landslides and, ultimately, new trustee faces for Kaneland, Elburn and Kaneville. Blackberry Township Road District Limiting… Keep Reading


Elburn approves tentative budget

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday unanimously approved the village’s tentative budget. A public hearing regarding the budget will take place on Monday, April 20. “Other changes (to the tentative budget) can be made,” said Village Finance Director Doug Elder. The tentative budget includes bargaining for part-time police; however, full-time police or public works still… Keep Reading


Superheroes join annual Dewey Dash

ELBURN—Mary Lynn Alms and her volunteer crew hope everyone will don their favorite superhero capes and masks and join the 11th annual Dewey Dash, the Town and Country Library’s biggest fundraiser. This year’s dash event will take place Sunday, April 12, at the library, 320 E. North St. It will include a 5K course that… Keep Reading


Photos: Batter up

Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill, located in downtown Elburn, held an Opening Day Celebration on Monday. The pub handed out free baseball-themed giveaways and raffles to guests. Proceeds from the raffles went to the Kidney Foundation and The Elburn Food Pantry. Ballpark food was served, including classic Chicago-style hotdogs. Local businesses show support by donating… Keep Reading


Elburn Lions March Calendar winners

ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions’ March Calendar Raffle: Chris Mulvihill, c/o Tom Reynolds—Rob & Tom (twice), Jan & Butch, Tisheena Gallagher, Marilyn Larsen, Natalie Warne, Deb Homesley, Dave Rissman and Bob Burkholder, all of Elburn; c/o Jim Diehl—Elburn Seniors, Steve/Pam Hall and Cindy Lochmann of Maple Park; Steve Hauser of Hinckley;… Keep Reading

Community Sports/Elburn

Elburn Ladies Golf League seeks golfers

ELBURN—The Elburn Ladies Golf League is looking for women to join its league at Bliss Creek Golf Course, 1 Golfview Lane, Sugar Grove. Beginner golfers are welcome. The nine-hole league plays on Wednesday mornings, beginning May 13 and ending in September, with a tee-off time of 7:30 a.m. An informational coffee time will take place… Keep Reading

Carrie Martinelli (left) and Carrie Ottum

Signature Real Estate opens in Elburn

ELBURN—For Carrie Ottum, broker and owner of Signature Real Estate Professionals, there was a multitude of reasons to open up a new location in Elburn. “I had an opportunity with a local lender and I was looking to expand,” Ottum said. “There was a need (for this type of business) in Elburn, and I thought… Keep Reading

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Dewey Dash April 12

The 11th annual Dewey Dash 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, April 12, at the Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The 5K course is USATF certified and professionally timed. A 1-mile fun run is also available. All participants will receive a T-shirt, goody bag and the best post-race snacks around,… Keep Reading

Elburn/Regional/Sugar Grove

Two area businesses fail liquor compliance test

ELBURN/SUGAR GROVE—On March 19, the Illinois Liquor Control Comission (ILCC), in conjunction with the Secretary of State Police, conducted 11 underage compliance checks. The following Kaneland-area establishments failed this compliance check: • Chico’s Cantina, Elburn • Village Liquor, Sugar Grove The following Kaneland-area establishments passed the compliance check by refusing to sell liquor to the ILCC… Keep Reading

April 7, 2015/Elburn

Election: Elburn Village Board

Four trustees will compete for three open Elburn Village Board seats on the Tuesday, April 7, Consolidated Election ballot. William Grabarek William Grabarek sees the role of board trustee as someone who holds a fiduciary duty to residents. As a fiduciary, one must exercise the highest degree of care in fulfilling their responsibility to residents.… Keep Reading


March 26 Police Blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • Alice L. Rensner, 28, of the 1000 block of Greenfield Circle, Geneva, was charged at 3:40 a.m. on March 7 with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving… Keep Reading

McNair Field not in play for Elburn baseball league

ELBURN—Elburn Youth Baseball and Softball teams will not play at McNair Field, after discussions with the land owner to renegotiate a lease with Blackberry Township reached an impasse late last year. After the expiration of a 10-year lease between Blackberry Township and Burr Ridge, Ill., company Transmission Relay Corporation, the township was able to negotiate… Keep Reading


Baumruck practice celebrates 30 years in Elburn

ELBURN—Dr. Kenneth Baumruck recently recalled when he first moved to Elburn, and how the village had a population of roughly 1,200 people at the time of his arrival. “I came from a large suburb; I had no idea how a small town operated,” Baumruck said of the transition. Fast-forward to today, Baumruck’s chiropractic firm, Elburn… Keep Reading

St. Gall's 132nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Turkey Dinner took place Sunday. The parish opened its doors to guests to celebrate and feast in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The dinner included turkey, homemade mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, coleslaw, rolls and desserts. 'O'Cheryl' Lee of Lily Lake served coleslaw. 							Photo by Lynn Logan

Good food, Good fellowship

St. Gall Catholic Church celebrates 132nd St. Patrick’s Day dinner ELBURN—For the 132nd year, St. Gall Catholic Church parishioners served their annual St. Patrick’s Day turkey dinner on Sunday, March 15. Diners who attend the dinner always have the option to sit down at the church parish hall or carry out from the Elburn American… Keep Reading


Elburn village president advocates for township road referendum

ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson took a moment during Monday’s Village Board meeting to ask everyone to “think very hard” about the Blackberry Township road referendum that will appear on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Calling the township’s rates “the lowest road rate in Kane County,” Anderson said that as the costs for blacktop… Keep Reading


Road maintenance work set for this year

ELBURN—Residents in the coming year will see maintenance work done on nine sections of road within the village. The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the estimate for the work, which, at $460,000, came in at $40,000 less than the original estimate of $500,000. The work will begin after the beginning of the fiscal year,… Keep Reading

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