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Peaceful Protest in Elburn

Community members at the peaceful assembly at Elburn's Village Hall hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Throughout America, people have come together to demonstrate their commitment to ending systemic injustice towards and mistreatment of Black people.

By: Sophia Mullins

June 7, 2020

2020 Kaneland High School graduates Bethany Duffey and Isabella Mohatt organized a peaceful assembly in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that took place from 12:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, June 7. The gathering was held at the Elburn Village Hall and featured multiple guest speakers from a range of ...

Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

Coming Soon To Elburn: Taco Bell

By: Morgan Phillipp, Reporter

September 30, 2019

After much argument and discussion, on June 18 the Village Board of Elburn approved for Taco Bell to be built in town.  The restaurant will be located at Routes 38 and 47, on the north end of Elburn. The Taco Bell restaurant and drive thru is currently being built and is expected to be open soon. Th...

Recent Elburn Christmas Stroll unites the community

The Elburn Library featured a puppet show and a light show.

By: James Leach, Reporter

December 3, 2014

Bright lights, hot chocolate and nice people, the annual Elburn Christmas Stroll is an opportunity for a family to get out into the town and experience the good spirits, and holiday cheer. This year was the 20th annual stroll and occurred on November 29th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and is under new...

Bakery opens in Elburn

Bakery opens in Elburn

November 8, 2011

By Rachel Mathys,  Reporter Made From Scratch is open and serving up fresh-baked goods and coffee in downtown Elburn. Valerie McGrath opened her new bakery on last month on Main Street and intends to expand the menu as her business expands. “We sell baked good, breakfast pastries, cupcakes and cookies,”...

Explorer program teaches firefighting skills

Logo of the Elburn Explorer Post 1357

By: Sabrina Sivert, Repoter

October 15, 2011

Ever wanted to be a hero or give back to your community? Check out the Explorer Post program at the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, which allows students ages 14-21 to explore potential careers as fire fighters and emergency medical technicians. ”The post gives Explorers real life...

Elburn expansion good for KHS students

December 12, 2009

By Zach Brown, Reporter The corner of Routes 38 and 47 in Elburn is booming. First came the arrival of the new Jewel. Last month, Munchie P’s opened a sandwich shop, and Elburn Pack & Ship opened a few doors down. In February, a Walgreens will be opening. Students from Kaneland High School are looking forw...