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Elburn resident grows oversized pumpkins

by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—For most adolescents, October is a time of costume selection, pumpkin carving and fall festivities. For Elburn resident William Huber, it’s a time to see whether or not he’s reached his pumpking-growing goal for the year. Huber, 12, has been growing pumpkins at home for about three years. These aren’t average pumpkins,… Keep Reading

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‘Shop Elburn First’ campaign sports new logo

ELBURN—The “Shop Elburn First” campaign has its own logo, thanks to contest winner and graphic artist Scott Wheatley. Wheatley, principal and creative director of Strata G Design in Geneva, said he recently read about the campaign, which is designed not only to reinforce the great shopping opportunities that already exist in Elburn, but to entice… Keep Reading

Elburn

Oct. 30 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 • An Elburn resident, 85, of the 500 block of Parkside Drive, was the victim of fraud at 11:16 a.m. on Oct. 22, when someone called him claiming to… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Motor Sports

Elburn truck racer sets world record

Photo: Elburn’s Brett Deutsche and his 1969 Chevy C-10 pickup truck won the 2014 National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) Pro Street World Final title at Texas Motorplex Speedway in Ennis, Texas, with a world record time of 8.81 on Oct. 4. Deutsche (below, right) accepts his trophy from NHRDA’s Katie Radewald. Photos courtesy of… Keep Reading

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The Corner Grind opens in downtown Elburn

Photo: Don Miller of Elburn places his order with owner Ann Cobb. Photo by Laura Gampfer ELBURN—The long-awaited opening of The Corner Grind at 2 S. Main St. in Elburn has finally occurred. According to its new website, The Corner Grind brings “the experience of an urban coffee shop to a hometown setting, where friends… Keep Reading

Elburn/Lily Lake/Regional

Fire District disconnection issue heats up

ELBURN—Signs for and against disconnection from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District can be seen throughout the area, especially in the territory where residents will soon make that choice. Last summer, 128 residents from the area, bordered by LaFox Road to the east, Anderson Road to the west, Campton Hills Road to the south… Keep Reading

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Dunkin’ Donuts receives welcome from Elburn residents

Photo: Elburn Dunkin’ Donuts owner Vishal Vaghani enjoys the taste of one of his many donuts. Photo by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Vishal Vaghani last week underestimated Elburn’s pent-up demand for donuts. Vaghani on Oct. 16 ordered 100 dozen donuts in preparation for the opening of his Dunkin’ Donuts location in Elburn. Customers flooded… Keep Reading

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Hastert to step down from Elburn Village Board

ELBURN—Ethan Hastert, elected in 2011 to a spot on the Elburn Village Board, announced on Monday that he will step down a few months early. His term was set to expire in April 2015. Hastert, 36, and his family have lived in Elburn since 2008. When he and his wife had their fourth child last… Keep Reading

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First and foremost

Scott Wheatley, principal/creative director at Strata G Design, was the winner of the Shop Elburn First campaign logo/tag line contest. The Elburn Economic Development Com- mittee unanimously approved Wheatley’s design (right). Committee members include Ryan Easter (above, left), Annette Theobald, CeCe Rocha, Bill Brauer, Scott Wheatley, Pat Leach, Karen Park, Mike Greenen and Dave Anderson.… Keep Reading

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Community Sports/Elburn/Regional

Youth sports to benefit from Forest Preserve purchase

BLACKBERRY TWP.—Thanks to the Kane County Forest Preserve, Elburn and Kaneland community sports teams will have an expanded field for softball and baseball, soccer, football and lacrosse. Kane County Board District 18 Representative Drew Frasz attended last week’s Blackberry Township meeting to announce the purchase. The land, originally owned by the Gum family, was sold… Keep Reading

Elburn

Schmidt’s Towne Tap cited for serving after hours

ELBURN—Schmidt’s Towne Tap in Elburn was cited for serving alcohol after hours during the Elburn Days festival in mid-August. Elburn Police Officer Jeff Herra was driving past Schmidt’s at 3:06 a.m. on Aug. 16 and saw people inside drinking alcohol, an hour past the bar’s closing time of 2 a.m. Schmidt’s liquor license allows the… Keep Reading

Elburn passes resolution opposing Fire District disconnection

Fox River Fire District reps attend meeting to object ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday passed a resolution opposing the disconnection of a portion of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD), despite objection from Fox River and Countryside Fire Rescue District representatives in attendance. A referendum question that asks whether the territory in… Keep Reading

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Elburn Lions October calendar raffle winners

ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Park October 2014 Calendar Raffle: Phil Van Bogaert, Chris Mondi, AAM and TFR, Denise Goode and Marilyn Long, all of Elburn; Brian Breen and Chris and Cindy Halsey, all of Sugar Grove; Elburn Seniors of Maple Park; Holly Zoch of La Fox; K.M. Kresse of Virgil;… Keep Reading

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Bakery truck to make Elburn Car Show appearance

ELBURN—Red (Charles) Singleton of Elgin, Ill., plans to feature his antique bakery truck, which he purchased in Elburn, in the Elburn Car Show this Sunday at Lions Park, 500 Filmore St. Singleton was introduced to the vehicle, a Helms Bakery truck, when he saw it for sale on the corner of Route 38 and Route… Keep Reading

Elburn welcomes Station No. 3

The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Wednesday opened it’s Fire Station No. 3 in Lily Lake. The station is functional 24 hours a day and features an advanced life support (ALS) engine, which means the station is equipped to handle both fire emergencies and medical needs. According to the Elburn and Countryside Fire… Keep Reading

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Keep on moving

Photo: A group of local ladies have exercised together at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center three times a week for over a dozen years. Their workouts include light dumbbell work, as well as exercises done with toner bands and dowel rods. Photo by Susan O’Neill Group has exercised at Community Center for more than… Keep Reading

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Home construction on the rise again in Blackberry Creek

ELBURN—Home construction continues to gain momentum in Elburn’s Blackberry Creek subdivision. According to Elburn Building Commissioner Tom Brennan, there are currently 10 homes and two duplexes under construction in the subdivision—already more than the eight building permits that were issued for Blackberry Creek in 2013. Blackberry Creek has come a long way since 2009, when… Keep Reading

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Voters to decide: Elburn or Fox River Fire District?

ELBURN—Voters in the northeast section of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will soon decide whether or not to disconnect from the district and join the Fox River Fire Rescue District. Elburn District Fire Chief Kelly Callaghan attended the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday to ask for the board’s help in opposing the… Keep Reading

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Village donates playground equipment to Elburn Community Center

ELBURN—The Village Board on Monday voted to donate playground equipment to the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, but no Community Center representatives were present to accept it. The village purchased the playground equipment approximately 25 years ago, and the village has been leasing the grounds on which it is located from the Community Center since… Keep Reading

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Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle Winners for September 2014

ELBURN—The following people won $25 in the Elburn Lions Calendar Raffle for September 2014: Tara Treve, Michele Montalbano-Milett, Nancy Wilkison, Phil Albano, Alyx and Grandpa, and Dave and Laura Broz, all of Elburn; Mark and Carolyn Anderson, and Anita Bumgarner, all of Cortland; K.M. Kresse of Virgil; Mark Bowgren of La Fox; Steve Fidler and… Keep Reading

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