All posts by John DiDonna

  • A soldier’s story

    Kevin Lamb shows pictures of Afghanistan during the program. Lamb served in the 2nd and 4th Infantry divisions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • Posted November 5, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Blast Off!

    Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Chari Trembly (top photo) helps launch a rocket on Oct. 15. The 6th grade class built rockets from water bottles and launched them with air and water pressure. Inside each rocket was...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Fine Arts Fest: Take 1

    Brandon Fox is Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s Music Specialist and member of the Cor Cantiamo Choral Ensemble.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: One down … hundreds to go

    Mckale Sterken, 7 of St. Charles and his mom, Jennifer, plant an oak tree on Sept. 25 at Johnson Mound Forest Preserve.

    • Posted October 1, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Kaneland 40, Huntley 12

    The Knights exploded for 33 points in the second and third quarters, and quarterback Joe Camiliere ran for 138 yards and 3 touchdowns, and threw for 2 more on 144 yards passing.

    • Posted September 7, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Plowing forward

    A line of tractors plows at the Don Young Farm in Elburn on Sunday. They were part of the 6th Annual Antique Plowing Match which featured tractors from 1960 and later.

    • Posted August 13, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: 2010 Summer Bash Dance

    Chassidy Mangers (right) gives a corsage to Amber Spaetzel during the Summer Bash formal dance for children with disabilities and their siblings at the Blackberry Township Municipal Building on July 30.

    • Posted August 13, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: A “scary” story time

    Selah Turk, 5, tries to make the skeleton talk at the Maple Park "Haunted Library" on Saturday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Day in the Park action

    Luke Goucher of Teamerica gets the height on Angie Manson of Hurricane Ditka during the team’s second match at the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Day in the Park on Sunday.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Throwing strikes

    Laverne Dissmeyer (left to right), Geri Weech and Cile Kocher play Wii Bowling at the Sugar Grove Public Library on July 7.

    • Posted July 16, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Elburn July 4 bike parade

    Elburn bikers wait for the start of the annual 4th of July Bike Parade on Sunday. The children decorated their bikes for Independence Day and also had a police escort through the route. Photos by John DiDonna

    • Posted July 6, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: John Shields kindergarten graduation

    The Kaneland High School class of 2010 didn't have the only graduation in the district this year. Kindergarten students from John shields celebrated the end of their first year with their own graduation celebration. Photos by John...

    • Posted June 5, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: 2010 Elburn Memorial Day Service

    Elburn Mayor David Anderson (left) and U.S. Congressman Bill Foster listen to speeches during the Memorial Day ceremony at Blackberry Cemetery on Monday, May 31.

    • Posted June 1, 2010
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  • 5/28 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • 5/21 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • 5/14 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • 5/7 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Kaneland has talent!

    The Talent Show was presented on Friday evening at the Kaneland High School auditorium. The show was presented by the Family & Consumer Science Department and included 21 acts.

    • Posted May 7, 2009
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  • Young directors

    Nikky Prusinski gives prop directions to Ben Tennant (left) and Kevin Krasinski during rehearsals for Kaneland High School’s Senior Directed One-Act Plays.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • 4/9 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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