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April 7, 2015/Kaneland

Election: April 7 Kaneland School Board ballot change

KANELAND—There has been a slight change to the order the candidates for the Kaneland School Board will appear from Voter Infotmation Guide that was included in the Elburn Herald’s March 12 edition. The ballot printed in the Voter Information Guide was a sample ballot, and a new ballot will sort the candidates by township rather… Keep Reading

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Kaneland hosts a Knight of Performance

Photo: During the Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters third annual Knight of Performance at Kaneland Harter Middle School on March 14, Kaneland High School student Noble Hwang plays the cello. Photo by Lynn Logan KANELAND—From soloists to the Kaneland String Ensemble, a number of student-performers had the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a… Keep Reading

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Photos: Science smarties

Area students, including many from the Kaneland School District, participated at the NIU Science Fair March 21. The Kaneland students represented about 19 percent of students from the northern region of Illinois who earned the opportunity to attend the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Science Fair at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. Lauren… Keep Reading

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Photos: STEM turns to STEAM at Kaneland Harter Middle school

Fermilab’s Jerry Zimmerman (aka “Mr. Freeze”) and NIU’s STEM visited Kaneland Harter Middle School March 16. The Kaneland Arts Initiative added art to science for the evening, going from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Brandon Murr (above), 4, of Sugar Grove, smiles through a magnified shield.… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

SG resident disputes water bill

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Vishal Malhorta came before the Village Board on March 17 to dispute his water bill for the month of December 2014 and January 2015. Malhorta stated that he thought his meter was running fast and that he was not receiving an accurate reading for those two months. “I have not received… Keep Reading

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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

April 7, 2015/Kaneland

Election: Kaneland School Board

Eight candidates will vie for four open Kaneland School Board trustee seats on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Jerry Elliott Jerry Elliott is one of four non-incumbent candidates seeking a seat on the Kaneland School Board on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. Elliott believes his business experience provides insight into school business transactions… Keep Reading

From the Editor's Desk

Editorial: Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, April 7

If you’ve read our pages the past two weeks, you’re aware of the fact that the Kaneland community is in the thick of several contested races, including Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District Board, Waubonsee Community College (WCC) Board, and last but not least, Kaneland School Board. We’ve spent the… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: In opposition of certain School Board candidates

I’ve been following the Elburn Herald letters section prior to the Kaneland School Board election, and have really appreciated, in particular, comments made by Laura Furco of Sugar Grove and Dennis Ryan of Elburn regarding Tony Valente, a current Kaneland School Board member and candidate for re-election. Ms. Furco pointed out that board member Tony… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: The real meaning of public service

Is it public service or politics that bring people to run for office to serve their community? When a person takes office, for whatever slot, it should always be to serve the public,not have the public serve them. As we look at the numerous offices that are being selected in this April’s elections next week,… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: In support of Thomas Reynolds

I served with Thomas Reynolds as trustee on the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) Board. Tom is a good listener and he takes everyone into consideration as we work together to plan for the future needs of our fire and ambulance services. Tom understands how precious the tax dollars are that support the… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Re-elect Bill Grabarek

Bill Grabarek is one of the incumbents running for one of three seats on the Elburn Village Board April 7. I’ve known Bill over 15 years. He continues to be passionate about Elburn in his efforts to preserve the past, provide for our present needs, services and plans for the future. We continue to face… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thank you from Blackberry Creek PTO

On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School PTO Family Bingo Knight and Silent Auction Committee, we would like to thank everyone who generously supported this event on March 7. We were able to raise a profit of $15,026.28. The donations from families, community members, businesses and KBC teachers and staff will help the… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vote for Oliver, Delgado on April 7

Please vote for Rebecca Oliver (No. 1) and Jimmie Delgado (No. 4) for Waubonsee Community College trustees on the April 7 Consolidated Election ballot. There are four candidates for two positions. Ms. Oliver has been a WCC trustee for 18 years and is currently our vice-chairman. She is very knowledgeable about our college, and she… Keep Reading

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vote for Krukoff April 7

John Krukoff deserves your vote for Elburn Village Trustee on April 7. He will bring six years of experience as a Planning Commission member, along with those analytical skills honed with his M.B.A. and his diverse professional and life experiences. Given his background, he is “board ready,” and I would be proud to serve with… Keep Reading

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