All posts by Kimberly Anderson

  • On a roll for HorsePower

    HorsePower’s bowling fundraiser took place on Saturday at St. Charles Bowl. This was the second year for the event, and it sold out with 94 bowlers and 240 total tickets sold, according to event coordinator Carrie Capes...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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    Photos: Singing for Santa

    Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn held its first-grade holiday program on Dec. 6 in the school gym. Parents and other family members were welcome to attend. Mrs. Brubaker and staff guided students through a variety...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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    Turkey time

    Grace United Methodist Church in Maple Park held its annual Turkey Drop event on Sunday, allowing area families to gather to help others in need this holiday season. The event will help put a meal on the...

    • Posted November 30, 2013
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  • Three softball signings at KHS

    Three Kaneland High School softball standouts signed with three separate universities on Nov. 13 in the KHS library in front of their teammates, families and coaches. Lauren Zick signed with St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y., Lexi...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Photos: Elementary students honor Veterans Day

    A ceremony to honor veterans took place at 8:50 a.m. Monday by the flagpole on the campus of Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn. The school’s students and staff, the Elburn Legion, the Fox Valley Concert...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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    Photos: Magically spooky

    Magic Matt appeared at the Elburn Town and Country Public Library on Oct. 30, to do a magic show and Halloween balloon twisting for the kids. He presented them with the Spooky Fun Magic Show. Here, he...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Kuipers gives back to Kaneland

    Saturday was Kaneland Day at Kuipers Family Farm, with a percentage of the sales at the bake shop going to the Kaneland Foundation if you mentioned it at check-out. Junior Taylor Tindall (above) of Sugar Grove went...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • “Marty” of Batavia has been competing with his chili for 3 years now.

    The annual Chili Cook Off at Kuipers Family Farm was held on Saturday, with proceeds going to Conley Outreach. Most of the contestants have been in cookoffs for years and loved being a part of this effort...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Photos: Biking for a cause

    The 27th Annual Toy and Food run sponsored by the DuKane ABATE chapter of Illinois kicked off from Knucklehead’s Tavern in Elburn on Sunday. The run supported 13 different charities, and featured over 1,200 motorcycles. Riders head...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Hanging out at the new park

    On Oct. 1, members of the Maple Park community celebrated a ribbon-cutting of a new park, located on the south side of the Maple Park Civic Center at County Line Road and Willow Street. Earlier this year,...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Photos: The song remains the same

    Kristin Paxinos and Ben Westfall, owners of the Da Capo Music Studio, had a formal grand opening on Sept. 25 at their Elburn location near Walgreens. The duo previously called the Elburn and Countryside Community Center their...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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    Photos: Having fun raising funds

    Elburn’s Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill helped Elburn runner James Sobucki in his mission to raise money for American Cancer society by holding a fundraiser Saturday. Owner Annette Theobald said the pub donated 10 percent of all...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Photos: Scout’s Honor

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove resident Joe Crouch got a big surprise when he found out the 2013 Elburn Day’s Car Raffle ticket his wife bought at Lions Park was the winner. Pam Hall and the Lions crew were proud to present Joe with a check for $30,000. Joe decided to go with the money over the Bob Jass Chevrolet Camaro, because he has two children at home.
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    Elburn Days 2013 raffle winners

    Sugar Grove resident Joe Crouch got a big surprise when he found out the 2013 Elburn Day’s Car Raffle ticket his wife bought at Lions Park was the winner. Pam Hall and the Lions crew were proud...

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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  • Photos: National Night Out in Elburn

    This year’s National Night Out was held at Elburn Lions Park and hosted by the Elburn Police Department and Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. In attendance were community members, fellow departments, while Boy Scouts volunteered to run the...

    • Posted August 23, 2013
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    Photos: Finding out safety is cool

    Safety Camp for kids was held Monday and Tuesday at Elburn Lions Park. The camp was hosted by the Elburn Leos Club, the junior club for kids and the Elburn Lions Club. The event was created after...

    • Posted August 9, 2013
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    Photos: MP Library celebrates 50 years

    The Maple Park Library hosted its 50th anniversary event on Aug. 1, featuring some recent renovation work from grant money, such as new flooring in the main library area. Library offerings include free tutoring services for children...

    • Posted August 8, 2013
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    Photos: 2013 Knight Run

    Photo (right): Jack Wituk of Maple Park worked hard as he competed Friday night at the Kaneland Foundation 5k and Fun Run at Kaneland High School. The event is held to raise money for the educational needs...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • Photos: KYSO gets a move on

    • Posted June 13, 2013
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