• Elburn Food Pantry benefits from Kane County Farm Bureau

    ELBURN—The Elburn Food Pantry is just one of the 20 food pantry recipients of donations from Kane County Farm Bureau members. The Farm Bureau, through its Harvest for All and other hunger relief programs, has recently surpassed...

    • Posted December 14, 2013
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    Remembering Tom

    Photo: Myrna and Bill Smar (top row) with Raulene and Tom Kuebelbeck. Courtesy Photo ELBURN—Bill Smar is an Elburn Lions Club member who works on publicity. Recently, Smar thought about his late friend Tom Kuebelbeck. “Well, I...

    • Posted December 14, 2013
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    Best year yet for Holiday in the Grove

    Photo: Sisters Cary and Cara visit with Santa at the Sugar Grove Community House Saturday during the Holiday in the Grove. More photos are below the story. Photos by Patti Wilk SUGAR GROVE—The Holiday in the Grove...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Frigid weather keeps crowds down, but spirits high at Elburn Stroll

    Photo: The 19th Annual Elburn Christmas Stroll took place throughout Elburn Friday evening. A crowd gathered around to watch the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District firehouse demonstrate a live burning of a Christmas tree. More photos...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Photos: Crafting in Maple Park

    Photo: Participants gathered Dec. 4 at the Maple Park American Legion for the third annual Make and Take holiday crafting event. There were several craft stations designed for ages 3 and up. Lemonade and cookies were served....

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Photos: Colorful Christmas in Kaneville

    Photo: Sisters Addison Ryan, 4 (left) and Alyssa, 8, of Elburn enjoy coloring Christmas art at the Kaneville United Methodist Church Saturday morning during the Christmas in Kaneville event.

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • D302 tax levy increases

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board agreed to increase the tax levy at the Monday meeting. This means that the tentative tax levy that had been approved at the October meeting will go into effect. The requested amount is...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • School board approves hiring of two interim athletic directors

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board agreed to hire two interim athletic directors for the the school year on Monday. The two directors are Rudy Keller and Ralph Drendel. Board member Tony Valente was the only member to vote...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    KHS’ Madrigal Feaste: a 36-year tradition

    Photo: KHS senior Kayla Hedgren performs a solo during the KHS Madrigal performance at the Sugar Grove Library Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland High School Madrigal Feaste performances are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 13,...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • FVCC honors October Students of the Month

    MAPLE PARK—The Fox Valley Career Center (FVCC) announced its Students of the Month for October. Kaneland students earning the honor included Jacob Aguilar (Welding I), Kathryn Leonhard (Graphics II), Joseph Mendoza (Electrician II), Alexander Ochoa (Fire Science...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Tickets still on sale for United Center matchup with Geneva Jan. 4

    The Kaneland boys basketball team will be playing Geneva at the United Center, before the Bulls game against the Atlanta Hawks, on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $65 and will get you admission...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Close encounter

    Photo: Senior John Pruett went 3/4 at the foul line, and finished with seven points against Sycamore Friday night. Photo by Mary Paulson Sycamore bests KHS boys to complete Friday sweep KANELAND—Knight boys basketball dropped to 2-2...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Stuck at Sycamore

    Photo: Sophomore Camri Conley attempts a free throw Friday night at Sycamore. Photo by Mary Paulson Kaneland girls basketball drops conference outing KANELAND—Lady Knights basketball is always up for a conference battle with rival Sycamore. On Friday...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Junior Adam Mish pinned his Sycamore opponent in 1:38 Thursday at NIU.
    Wrestlers go Huskie-size over Sycamore, beat Lemont

    Photo: Junior Adam Mish pinned his Sycamore opponent in 1:38 Thursday at NIU. Sophomore Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Venues may change, but victories are still as sweet anywhere. Kaneland traveled to NIU’s Convocation Center last Thursday to...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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    Bowlers beat IMSA, lose close matches

    Photo: Junior Katie Hill (above) bowled a 405 series for the Lady Knights Thursday. Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Margins are relatively close, but the Lady Knight bowlers housed at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb would like to...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Dec. 12 sports recap

    Girls JV Bowling Dec. 5 vs. Dixon—Freshman Grace Lindgren led the way for the Lady Knights against visiting Dixon with a 321 series at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb. Freshmen Kayla McDuffee and Natalie Barnhart bowled a...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Donald J. ‘Don’ Mulligan

    Donald J. “Don” Mulligan, 79, of Elburn, formerly of Maggie Valley, N.C., passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Delnor Community Hospital. He was born in Evergreen Park, Ill.,...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • Vicki Zerby Frew

    “Well, folks, apparently I have accomplished my purpose in life and have moved on. Sorry to report, I still have no idea what my mission was. “However, I am grateful for all the blessings of this life,...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • Taize service Dec. 12

    ST. CHARLES—St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Avenue (Rt. 25), St. Charles, invites the community to experience Taize Worship on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Worship in the style of Taize, a monastic community in...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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  • Cookie Walk at English Congregational Church

    BIG ROCK—English Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Cookie Walk on Friday, Dec. 13, from 6 a.m. to noon, at the church, 301 Rhodes St., Big Rock. An assortment of cookies, sweet breads and candies...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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