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Fighting cancer with buzz cuts

Photo: Matt Peters gets a buzz cut as part of Cuts for the Cure. Photos submitted by Julie Allen to Event raises over $1,000 for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Three generations of Elburn residents recently got their heads shaved at Cuts for the Cure, an event at Dave’s Barbershop that raised over $1,000 for St.… Keep Reading


Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Sale results

ELBURN—The following transactions took place during the 2014 Elburn Days Livestock Sale: SWINE • Grand Champion Market Hog, owned by Cody Pitstick (Burlington Ag.), sold for $2.65 a pound at 299 pounds to Elburn Coop • Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog, owned by Jaide Panek (Kan-Du), sold for $1.50 a pound at 277 pounds to… Keep Reading


Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Show results

ELBURN—The following were winners in the Elburn Days 2014 Livestock Show. • Grand Champion Market Hog—Cody Pitstick, Burlington Ag. (sponsor, Great Lakes Hybrids, Ray Feldott; Aurora & Kleckner Farms, Maple Park) • Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog—Jaide Panek, Kan-Du (Campton Excavating, Elburn; Crown Lawn Care, Elburn) • Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog Senior Showmanship—Jaide Panek,… Keep Reading


Sheriff Perez’s Car, Motorcycle Show

ELBURN—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez’s annual Car and Motorcycle Show will take place Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Martin family farm, 2S111 Green Road, Elburn. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. The show will take place from noon to 3 p.m. The show will feature stock cars, modified, motorcycles, pre-1949, Best in Show, Sheriffs’… Keep Reading


Baumgartner receives Lions’ Melvin Jones Fellow award

ELBURN—Leonard and Judy Baumgartner were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29 at the Elburn Lion’s Club pavilion. What was a special day spent with family and friends became even more special when Leonard was presented with the Melvin Jones Fellow award by the Elburn Lion’s Club. Each year, approximately three to four people… Keep Reading


Elburn Days a success

Residents missed National Night Out ELBURN—Proclaiming Elburn Days 2014 weekend event a great success, Village President Dave Anderson at Monday’s Village Board meeting praised the Elburn Lions Club and all the volunteers who contributed their time to the event. “It’s a full community affair,” he said. “It’s top notch.” Trustee Jeff Walter, on the other… Keep Reading


Mud, set, spike

Roughly 350 muddy individuals and many more spectators took part in the Elburn Herald Mud Volleyball Tournament during Elburn Days on Sunday. Photo by Ben Draper Mud Volleyball 2014 a hit ELBURN—Now that the dust—er, mud—has settled for another year, Elburn Herald Mud Volleyball organizer Leslie Flint is pleased with the results. “It went really… Keep Reading


Elburn Days 2014 Raffle winners

ELBURN—The following people were winners in the Elburn Days 2014 Raffle: Andrew Ranney of St. Charles (two Chicago Blackhawks jerseys, courtesy of Maple Park Police Department—lllinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics); Rick Mueller of Elburn ($50 certificate courtesy of Mediacom Communications Corporation); Katie Schutzenoefer of Elburn (“Thirty One” bag, courtesy of Kaneland Special… Keep Reading


Buzz cuts for a cause

Elburn resident, Dave’s Barbershop to hold fundraiser for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Nolan Allen recently shaved his head, and he’s hoping he’s just the first of many Elburn residents who will shave it all off at “Cuts for the Cure,” a benefit for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds research into childhood cancers. Allen will hold the… Keep Reading

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Fund established for Kaneland grad’s cancer battle

ELBURN—Longtime Elburn resident, 2000 Kaneland graduate, football player, husband, brain cancer patient. All of those things describe Mike Reynertson. All who know him know he’s a fighter. And after 12 long years, six surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation treatments, he’s still fighting Stage 3 brain cancer. At the age of 33, Reynertson should be enjoying life… Keep Reading


Sixth-grader’s solo concert to benefit KAI

ELBURN—Kaneland Middle School sixth-grader Bailey Cates will perform a solo guitar and piano concert on Sunday, Aug. 17, to benefit the Kaneland Arts Initiative. Bailey has attended KAI’s Fine Arts Festival every year since she was 5 years old. She said she is excited about her upcoming performance, and is happy to be doing it… Keep Reading

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Close to the finish line

Exclusive group of area drivers stake claim at Speedway SYCAMORE—Friday and Saturday nights during the summer months bring a lot of action to Sycamore Speedway. That atmosphere draws familiar and enthusiastic crowds, but only a handful of racers from the Elburn area. Racers that include husband and wife Frank and Rebecca Stubitsch of Virgil and… Keep Reading


Elburn Lions celebrate 85th anniversary

Photo: Newly-inducted Lion Mathau Poust (right) with his father and sponsor, Kevin. Photo by Debbie Behrends ELBURN—On the Saturday before its annual Elburn Days event, the Lions Club took time to celebrate its past and rededicate itself to the future. Members from clubs around northern Illinois, as well as international level dignitaries, joined members of… Keep Reading


A beacon of light for local youngsters

Yorkville resident and Lighthouse Academy owner Shannen Flores (center) stands with her parents, Luis and Luisa Flores, for the ribbon-cutting ceremony the evening of July 30. Elburn Chamber of Commerce members, family, friends and customers were present to share in the welcoming. Photo by Lynn Logan Keep Reading


‘Cut for a Cure’ at Dave’s Barber Shop Aug. 16

ELBURN—The community will have an opportunity to donate to the Cancer Research Centers of America during the Saturday of Elburn Days, Aug. 16, at Dave’s Barber Shop, 132 N. Main St., from noon to 4 p.m. Nolan Allen was inspired by his cousin making the choice to shave his head in a “Saint Baldricks” event… Keep Reading


Village gives thumbs-up to ‘Shop Elburn First’

ELBURN—The Elburn Economic Development Commission (EDC) received a big thumbs-up from the Elburn Village Board on Monday to move forward with the “Break the Habit, Shop Elburn First” campaign. The board also committed funding to help pay for the commission’s efforts. Elburn EDC Chair Joe Kryszak, president of JDW Institutional Paper and active Elburn Lions… Keep Reading


Elburn Lions to celebrate 85th year

ELBURN—Just prior to the Lions Club-sponsored Elburn Days Aug. 15-17, club members will take an evening to celebrate a milestone: the club’s 85th anniversary. The special event will be marked with a dinner on Saturday, Aug. 9, for members and their significant others. “The dinner is a club function and not open to the public,”… Keep Reading


Elburn Seniors trip—Deadline Aug. 11

ELBURN—Elburn Seniors will take a trip on Tuesday, Aug. 19, to Isle Of Capri Casino in Bettendorf, Iowa. The cost of the trip is $38. Participants must sign up no later than Monday, Aug. 11. Everyone over the age of 21 is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Marge at (630) 999-6444 or call… Keep Reading


Summer Reading Grand Finale Aug. 8

ELBURN—Town and Country Public Library will host its annual Summer Reading Grand Finale on Friday, Aug. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The evening will mark the culmination of the library’s “Paws to Read” Summer Reading program. Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome to attend. Library volunteers… Keep Reading

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