• Colombe honored as 3A/4A coach of the Year

    KANELAND—The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) selected Ernie Colombe as the District 5 Girls Basketball 3A/4A Coach of the Year.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Softball drops 2 initial contests of ‘12

    KANELAND—It was unfortunate that the end result of Kaneland Lady Knights softball failed to match the ideal weather of the past week.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Kaneland soccer hopes to reach beyond Regional

    KANELAND—For the past three seasons, Kaneland girls soccer has made it to heights previously unknown. Now comes the challenge of kicking even higher.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Lady Knights soccer loses to Geneseo, beats IMSA

    KANELAND—Coach Scott Parillo was happy at his girls soccer unit’s effort in the opening contest against Geneseo, despite the less-than-desirable result.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Boys track talent factory hopes to pay dividends

    KANELAND—Knights boys track has a storied history and a lot to live up to. In the last couple seasons, the outfit has not disappointed.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Cantata Palm Sunday

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir will present a Cantata Palm Sunday on April 1, at 10:30 a.m.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST.CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti on Sunday, March 25, 5 to 7 p.m., will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who attends the monthly event held at...

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Klaus D. Korth

    Klaus D. Korth, 61, of Elburn, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at Delnor-Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 24, 1951, in Essen, Germany.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • Letter: A thank you to those who donated blood

    You donated the “gift of life.” We and Heartland Blood Center thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    • Posted March 22, 2012
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  • All the right moves under my belt: Learning Self Defense

    MAPLE PARK—On Saturday morning in the Maple Park Community Center gym, I stood in a circle with 35 other women as retired police officer and self-defense prevention specialist Tom Scott called out, “Who has the right to...

    • Posted March 18, 2012
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  • Hartmann named to University of Nebraska-Lincoln dean’s list/honor roll

    LINCOLN, NEB.—Holly Hartmann of Maple Park has been named to the dean’s list/honor roll at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2011 fall semester.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Butts performed in Augustana College Four Choirs Concert

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Emily Butts of Elburn, a sophomore majoring in elementary education, participated in a concert on Feb. 4 at Augustana College, that included four choirs: Cantilena Augustana, Wennerberg Men's Chorus, Jenny Lind Vocal Ensemble and the...

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Kurian inducted into Leadership Society at Augustana College

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Elburn resident Alex Kurian, a senior majoring in business administration-finance, was among 38 students initiated into the Augustana Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society founded in 1914.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Morgan named to WCC president’s list

    SUGAR GROVE—Sarah Morgan of Elburn was named to the Waubonsee Community College (WCC) president’s list after completing her first semester in the honors program with a grade point average of 4.0.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Maras to perform with Augustana Choir

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Kailey Maras of Elburn performed with the Augustana Choir when it returned to the Quad Cities for a home concert on March 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Hamas, Stokes named to dean’s list at Miami of Ohio University

    OXFORD, OHIO—Alexandra Hamas and Kiersten Stokes of Sugar Grove were named to the Miami University dean's list, recognizing academic performance for students who achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average for second semester 2011-12.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Benedictine University dean’s list, dean’s recognition list

    LISLE, ILL.—Leah Kennetz of Sugar Grove and Jacqueline Mueller of Elburn were named to the dean's list at Benedictine University for the fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Alexander Kunadt Walsh

    Matt and Fern Walsh of Crystal Lake, Ill., announce the birth of their son, Alexander Kunadt, who was born Jan. 13, 2012, at Centegra Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock, Ill.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Bruce earns dean’s list honors at Maryville

    ST. LOUIS—Jessica Bruce of Elburn earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2011 semester at Maryville University of St. Louis. Bruce is a student in Maryville's College of Arts and Sciences.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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  • Gaston earns place on dean’s list at Berklee College of Music

    BOSTON—Berklee College of Music announces that Alec Gaston of Sugar Grove has earned placement on the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2011 academic year.

    • Posted March 17, 2012
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