• Football Preview: Kaneland’s Got Talent

    Knights’ football feels good about what 2012 holds KANELAND—For the second straight season, Kaneland football endured a heart-pounding postseason journey.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Golf Preview: Familiar faces lead charge to the green

    KHS golf looks to improve upon 8-4 dual meet finish a year ago KANELAND—You'll have to excuse seventh-year coach Mark Meyer for not approaching 2012 with trepidation.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Boys Cross Country Preview: Making excellence familiar

    Cross country team looks to return to top-tier at state KANELAND—One has to be considered a top-tier team in Class 2A after securing 15th place in the boys cross country finals a year ago.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Girls Cross Country Preview: Big returns

    Familiar core could equal success for girls XC by Mike Slodki KANELAND—How can you replace a Lady Knights girls cross country squad that finished eighth in the Class 2A meet a year ago?

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Tennis Preview: Eyes on the prize

    Defending conference champs aim to continue winning ways by Mike Slodki KANELAND—It's an exciting time to be involved in Kaneland tennis, whether you are a player or a parent, a fan or a friend.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Volleyball Preview: V-ball hungry for more

    Lady Knights use last year’s semifinal loss as motivation KANELAND-—Last year's Class 3A regional semifinal against Glenbard South had a little bit of everything.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Boys Soccer Preview: Through it all

    KANELAND—KHS coach Scott Parillo has seen his team go through just about everything on the pitch. A 2010 postseason saw the Knights play nine postseason overtimes enroute to a regional championship—the first for a head-to-head sport at Kaneland...

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Letter: National Night Out

    We would like to thank all the organizations, local businesses, sponsors and volunteers that helped make the 6th National Night Out at the village of Campton Hills a successful and well-attended event.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Letter: Kaneland Foundation Golf Outing

    The Kaneland Foundation is a non-profit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District 302.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Farmers markets offer more than food

    Farmers markets are popping up in small towns across rural America. Increasingly, farmers and ranchers realize there is interest in fresh, locally-grown food. And while it may not be their only source of income, it puts local...

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Cameron John Garon

    Chris and Linn Garon of Maple Park announce the birth of their son, Cameron John, who was born June 23 at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Dorothy J. Pannell

    Dorothy J. Pannell, 74, of Thomson, Ill., died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Mercy Living Center, Clinton, Iowa.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • 118th Big Rock Plowing Match set for Sept. 14-16

    Big Rock—Big Rock will host the 118th annual Big Rock Plowing Match on Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16, at Plowman’s Park in Big Rock.

    • Posted August 22, 2012
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  • Race to the (re)finish

    MAPLE PARK—If you noticed that the lights were still burning at 2 a.m. at County Line Customs in Maple Park this week, it’s because owner Ray Lynch promised a customer that her father’s 1964 Chevy Corvair would...

    • Posted August 19, 2012
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  • Confidence through competition

    Sugar Grove twins train, travel to national athletic competition SUGAR GROVE—Just as the world watched the closing ceremony for the Olympics this week, Sugar Grove celebrated its athletes' own homecoming.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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  • The century mark

    Maple Park—Neighboring Maple Park farms were honored as longtime Aurora Farmer's Market vendors at a program celebrating the market's 100th anniversary on Saturday.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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  • Fabrizius earns national FFA scholarship

    Indianapolis—The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Cargill Community Scholarship to Tyler Fabrizius of the Kaneland FFA group.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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  • Shumaker graduates Indiana Wesleyan

    Marian, Ind.—Megan Shumaker of Elburn graduated this past spring from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marian, Ind.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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  • Hodge graduates UW-Madison

    Madison, Wisc.—Elburn resident Kelsey Hodge was among approximately 6,000 students who participated in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies in May.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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  • Blowers earns AIA Northeast Illinois Scholarship

    Elgin, Ill.—In conjunction with The American Institute of Architects, the AIA Northeast Illinois Chapter awarded $1,500 scholarships to two students pursuing architectural degrees.

    • Posted August 18, 2012
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