All posts by Lynn Logan

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    Photos: Majestic Madrigal affair

    The 37th annual Madrigal Christmas Feaste was held Dec. 12-14 in the Kaneland High School cafeteria. More photos soon!

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • Photos: Kaneland Krier takes over the Elburn Herald

    Kaneland Krier staff editors on Tuesday visited the Elburn Herald office to take part in World Teenage News Takeover, a month-long initiative meant to encourage news companies to hand over some editorial and creative control to young...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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    Photos: Halloween at Hill’s Country Store

    Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville hosted a Halloween Party for the community on Friday, including a car show, costume and pre-carved pumpkin contests. The night also featured movie showings of “Toy Story of Terror” and “Hocus Pocus,”...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Photos: Training day

    The grand opening ceremony for the Kane County Regional Training Center in St. Charles was held Sept. 25. Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez, County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and retired lieutenant Ronald Grommas welcomed guests and led...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Photos: Cop’s best friend

    The Spirit of Blue Foundation and the Planet Dog Foundation donated $10,000 to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office Monday. The funds will be used to replace the soon-to-be-retired K9 Gino, who was rewarded with his favorite tug...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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    Photos: Rounding up new scouts

    The New Pack Roundup for Elburn Cub Scout Troop 107 was held at Community Congregational Church in Elburn Monday evening. While the parents attended an informational meeting, the scouts packed lunches that will be delivered to the...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    Photos: Putting the ‘fun’ in Fun Fest

    The annual Maple Park Fun Fest took place Saturday through Monday in Maple Park. This year’s event saw sumo wrestling, a car show, parade, pancake breakfast, softball tournament, toilet bowl race, fireworks as well as several other...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Photos: Saturdays of thunder

    The eighth annual Car and Motorcycle Show was presented by Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez, Kendall County Sheriff Richard Randall and Dekalb County Sheriff Roger Scott on Saturday at The Martin family farm in Elburn. Proceeds from...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Celebrating a milestone

    Elburn business Terramac, which produces rubber track crawler carriers, celebrated the 100th Terramac RT9 Carrier unit manufactured and sold. Terramac business owners Mike and Lisa Crimaldi stand with their employees in front of a RT9 Carrier Friday...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Ice buckets for a cure

    Over 40 Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary staff rounded up in front of the school Aug. 19 for the ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge.’ The challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice water on one’s head, and has raised...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Photos: Offseason holiday cheer

    The Holiday in the Grove committee held a 5B’s Pork Chop dinner fundraiser June 19 in the Sugar Grove Walgreens parking lot. Employees of Walgreens assisted in the serving of food and directing traffic. Volunteer Joe Rubo...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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    Photos: An encore

    The 2014 Kaneland High School Senior Music Recital took place in the KHS auditorium May 19. Students performed choral and band solos. Senior Garrett Patterson (right) performed the song “Reverie” by Shawn Bell. Senior Erika Carlson (below),...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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    ‘Soaring’ to a new location

    “We’re spreading our wings so we can soar,” said Kristy Simon, owner of Soaring Heart Vintage. The shop moved to the edge of town, where Elburn’s Chamber of Commerce welcomed them with a ribbon cutting ceremony on...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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    Photos: Yoga for youngsters

    Peak for Kids presented Kristen Dresler, creator of Generation Strong and Confidence Workshop on May 4 at the Sugar Grove Community House. The girls, ages ranging from 8 to 12, learned basic yoga and feasted on a...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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    Photos: Home on the range

    Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez with Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen, dig the first scoops of dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kane County Shooting Range, located at the Kane County Judicial Center in St....

    • Posted May 15, 2014
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    A ‘small’ gesture

    When Eddie Gaedel Pub & Grill held its grand opening fundraiser last month, co-owners Annette Throbald and Myra Ottoson wanted half of the donated proceeds to go toward a local cause, and chose to become involved in...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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    Photos: Arbor Day activities

    Local municipalities got into the Arbor Day spirit last weekend. Sugar Grove Library Treasurer/trustee Louise Coffman (below, left to right), village trustee Mari Johnson, Library Director Carol Dolin, library trustee Pat Graceffa and Public Works Director Anthony...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Photos: Ultimate competition

    Rocky’s Dojo and Gym in Sugar Grove held a fighting event exhibition on March 29. A combination of kickboxing, jiu-jitsu, boxing, Muay Thai and modified mixed martial arts matches were on display. Romeoville, Ill., resident Odalis Loya...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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    Photos: Super Sunday

    Over 115 Mothers and daughters gathered at the Sugar Grove Community House Sunday for a special event that empowered girls to be super, presented by PEAK for Kids. Special guest Amy Logan (right) read her best selling...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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    Making the grade

    The Sugar Grove Fire Department on March 18 held its swearing-in ceremonies of promoted lieutenants Sara Naden and Erik Carlson; paid on-call firefighters, Joseph Beallis, Michael Brown, Bronson Flannagan, Brandon Gudovitz, Kyle MacDonald, Jacob Mackey, Collin O’Neil...

    • Posted April 4, 2014
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