• 2009 Year in Review

    The year 2009 was full of highs and lows, reasons to laugh and be inspired, and reasons to cry and pray. Following are just a small sampling of some of the events and people who made 2009...

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Knight boys spreading cheer in Plano Christmas Classic

    PLANO—No.1 seed? No problem.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Lady Knights start 1-2 in Oswego East Holiday Classic

    OSWEGO—Kaneland girls basketball got off to a less than desirable start to its first-round matchup, and thus the Oswego East Holiday Classic, but found a win vs. Joliet on Monday before losing to Plainfield Central on Tuesday.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Elburn Baseball and Softball parent meeting

    In 2009, Elburn Baseball and Softball had 38 teams, six travel teams and its first-ever all-girls t-ball team. The organization is anticipating as big a turnout as last year’s 500-kid total.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Wasco fastpitch signup

    Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball will begin registration on January 1, 2010. WGFSL is a recreational softball league open to all area girls grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Grapplers top Waubonsie Valley to open Flavin Invite

    DEKALB—Kaneland got its first dual out of the way, in a big way.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Dec. 31 Police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Bomleny’s celebrate 55 years

    On Dec. 30, Leo and Mary Bomleny of Maple Park celebrated their 55th year of marriage. The Bomlenys have been a part of the Maple Park Community for the past 67 years.

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  • Seger completes Navy basic training

    Navy Seaman Recruit Kiaya M. Seger, daughter of Teresa M. Seger-Yeggy of Elburn, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Flanagan graduates from basic training

    Army Sgt. Lyle F. Flanagan graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Deveny graduates from basic training

    Air Force Airman Alyssa A. Deveny graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Letter: Health care legislation does not follow Constitution

    I am amazed at the state of our society. Our founding, the cause for people to leave the comfort and security of all they knew, was the promise of freedom.

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  • Different kind of white Christmas

    Teachers and students at Kaneland McDole Elementary School in Montgomery enjoyed a “snowball” fight Dec. 18 in the school gym.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Church News for Dec. 31

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

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  • Paul F. Schuppner

    Paul F. Schuppner, 82, of Virgil, passed away at his home surrounded by the love and care of his family on Sunday morning, Dec. 27, 2009.

    • Posted December 31, 2009
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  • Lorraine L. Miller

    Lorraine L. Miller, 87, of Vigil, formerly of Dundee, Ill., passed away at DeKalb County Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, DeKalb, on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009.

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  • Donald ‘Dutch’ Phillips Jr.

    Donald “Dutch” Phillips Jr., 66, of Kaneville, passed away following a fierce battle with pancreatic cancer, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009.

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  • Photo Gallery: Girls BB vs. Joliet

    Photos by Ben Draper Oswego Holiday Classic Kaneland 56, Joliet Central 34

    • Posted December 30, 2009
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  • Photo gallery: Boys BB vs. Sandwich

    Kaneland 47, Sandwich 27 Plano Christmas Classic Photos by Ben Draper

    • Posted December 30, 2009
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  • Many can benefit from Armory program

    Kaneland—The Kaneland Knights Armory is one of the newest editions to our school. This program can benefit everyone in the Kaneland High School.

    • Posted December 30, 2009
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