All posts by Patti Wilk

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    Photos: Holding court

    Elburn BSA Troop 7 (right) held its 90th anniversary Court of Honor Sunday at Kaneland High School. The event included a buffet dinner, a slideshow, and full Court of Honor in which merit badges, rank advancements and...

    • Posted January 16, 2015
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    Photos: It’s senior night

    Kaneland High School hosted its Senior Honors Night for the class of 2014 May 22 in the KHS auditorium. A host of scholarships and awards were presented in the categories of Memorial, Organizational, Departmental and Academic including...

    • Posted May 30, 2014
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    Kaneland honors its own

    The first round of Kaneland 2014 Hall of Fame inductions took place Monday at Kaneland High School. Christine Heath (right) was honored for Personal Achievement and presented with her award by Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler. Gary...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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    Breaking ground, forging relationships

    Sugar Grove officials break ground Monday for the village’s new Ace Hardware and Pet Supply store. Kevin Geary (above, from left), trustee Mari Johnson, Sugar Grove Ace Hardware and Pet Supply owner Mark Driscoll and Village President...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Photos: A night at the races

    Elburn Chamber of Commerce Winter Dinner, “A Night at the Races,” was held at the Elburn Lions Club Saturday. Pat Hill (left) of Hill’s Country Store received the Member of the Year Award, and Annette Theobold (right)...

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • Hawks honor two local high school seniors

    GENEVA—The Fox Valley Hawks honored its seniors Sunday, which included an Elburn and a Sugar Grove resident. Kaneland senior and Elburn resident Mike Potvin, an assistant captain and left wing, started playing hockey at age four, plans...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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    Photos: Kaneland cold front

    The weather has been a topic of interest locally and nationally the past week, thanks to heaps of snow and -40 degree windchill temperatures. A farm on Harter Road, north of Perry Road and just outside Kaneville,...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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    Photos: The magic of madrigal

    Court jester Mitch Bateman leaps out of fright into the Wizard’s (Ben Mitchinson) arms during the Kaneland Madrigal Feaste performance on Saturday evening. More photos will load below:

    • Posted December 19, 2013
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    SG Corn Boil gives back

    On Oct. 17, Jean Lindsay (left), the president of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil organization, presented checks to various community groups, including Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez, Father Robert Jones of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church of...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Photo Gallery: 2013 Knights Under the Lights

    Photos from Thursday, Aug. 22.

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    Photos: Cole’s Crew takes to the streets

    Julie and Dan Rutter of Sugar Grove organized, and then facilitated this year’s Chicago NF (neurofibromatosis) Walk, which was held at Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve in Geneva this past Saturday. They partnered with The Children’s Tumor Foundation,...

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Photos: Sugar Grove tees off

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Photos: Flying through the air

    Pole vaulters from around the district gathered the first three weeks of June for the annual Kaneland Pole Vault Camp. The camp began with two weeks of “free” vaulting, followed by the official camp, which was held...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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    Photos: 45 miles of Boy Scouting adventure

    Elburn Troop 7 spent three days canoeing and camping on the Flambeau River in northern Wisconsin in early June. The Scouts began thier journey at Nine-Mile Tavern in Park Falls, Wis., and covered 45 miles of water,...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    Photos: It’s Pony League time

    Nolan Watts (right) of SG Pony Team 1 pitches to a West Chicago Pony Nationals player Saturday. Matthew Noel (below) of Sugar Grove Pony Team 3 pitches to the West Chicago Pony Cubs player. The Cubs forfeited...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Photos: Elburn Memorial Day Ceremony

    The Elburn Memorial Day Ceremony was held inside at the Elburn American Legion, due to wet conditions at Blackberry Cemetery. Since the event was held indoors, some of the traditional activities, such as the arade, cannon fire,...

    • Posted May 28, 2013
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  • Kaneland’s got talent

    The 12th Annual Kaneland Talent Show, was held Friday at the auditorium.

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Photo: Winter tan

    Couture Tan in Sugar Grove opened in December 2012. On Thursday, they held a ribbon cutting and customer appreciation day at the new business on Route 47.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Madrigal magic

    The Kaneland High School Madrigals presented their annual Madrigal Feaste on Dec. 14, 15 and 16, in the high school cafeteria. This is the 35th year of the Kaneland Music Department‘s Renaissance Dinner.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Photos: Here’s the steeple

    Father Bob Jones (left to right), Scott Resetich and Keith Rich, both of Rich Harvest Farms, and Ted McCannon, building committee chair, cut the ribbon for the St. Anthony Chapel at Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in...

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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