All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Jodi Mair won the National Weather Service’s 2014 Photo of the Year contest for the Chicago region with the above photo: Shelf clouds rolling in over a barn off Dugan Road in Sugar Grove. She also earned fourth-place accolades with the photo below, taken near Rochelle, Ill.      Photos submitted by Jodi Mair to cborrowdale@elburnherald.com
    Riding out the storm

    Elburn-area employee shows off severe-weather photos through contests, social media SUGAR GROVE—The moment dark clouds start rolling in and the wind starts picking up, Jodi Mair heads out with her camera, chasing the storm. Some of the...

    • Posted January 31, 2015
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    Pack 107 turns out for annual Pinewood Derby

    MAPLE PARK—Elburn Cub Scout Pack 107 turned out in full force on Friday for its annual Pinewood Derby. About 100 boys competed in the event. “This is a really big deal,” Cub Master Shelli Mullins said. “The...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Project Kindness Campaign Jan 26, 2015-6
    Project KC the latest addition to Kindness Campaign

    Photo: Eighteen fourth- and fifth-grade students registered for Project Kindness Campaign at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School, taught by teacher Daniel Rutter. Trevor Pruett (above, left), 9, and Braeden Farmer, 9, both of Sugar Grove, pack up...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    Knights dominate IMSA, Rochelle Township

    KANELAND—In what could only be described as a dominant road week for Kaneland girls basketball, the Knights overwhelmed IMSA 78-33 on Thursday night and Rochelle Township 61-33 on Saturday. The Knights did suffer a 53-46 home setback...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Junior Dylan Vaca goes up for two points in the third quarter at Rochelle Saturday.
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    Kaneland boys basketball survives scare at Rochelle

    ROCHELLE, ILL.—Kaneland Knights boys basketball on Saturday survived a furious fourth-quarter comeback by the Rochelle Hubs to secure a hard-fought 66-61 win on the road. The victory improved the Knights’ record to 8-9 overall and 3-3 in...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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    Wrestlers hold their own against NIB-12

    Photo: Junior George Strang (right) earned All-Conference Saturday at the Northern Illinois Big XII Tournament in Yorkville. Sophomore Collin Gussman (below) was the runner-up at 170 pounds, earning All-Conference. Photos by Stephanie Vanik Five earn All-Conference; team...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer Girls Bowling Jan 22, 2015-7
    Bowlers struggle to find rhythm

    Photo: Junior Melissa Endrenal (left) high-fives senior Allison Kadampelil before taking on Lisle Jan. 22. Photo by Laura Gampfer Lions spoil senior night for Knights at Mardi Gras KANELAND—A festive mood was dampened by a senior night...

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Megan Smith, 11, of Elburn, gets a temporary tattoo from volunteer Linda Williams during the Be Super event at Dreams Dance Academy on Sunday.      					          Photo by Debbie Behrends
    Event encourages girls to be super

    LAFOX—Local girls were invited and encouraged to “be super” during an event on Sunday at Dreams Dance Academy in LaFox. Sponsored by Peak for Kids, the event included a yoga demonstration by Kristen Desler, dance demonstration by...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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  • The fourth stage of the Culinary Champions competition was held Jan. 14 at the Sugar Grove American Legion. Lauren Robin (center) of the Illinois Restaurant Association presents a carmel apple burger to the panel of judges, including Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson (left to right), Executive Chef Steve Langlois of the Hyatt Lodge on the McDonald Campus in Oak Brook, Ill., Big Rock Village President Dean Hummell and guest judge Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels. 
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    We are the (culinary) champions

    Local restaurants vie to win 10-stage food competition SUGAR GROVE—Working together to bring more tourism to the Aurora greater area, the Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has been hard at work with its latest idea: the...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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    Hard work pays off

    Wrestlers take Flott Invitational championship KANELAND—Joe Orosco earned his first tournament win as Kaneland High School wrestling head coach Saturday behind four first-place finishes, and seven more wrestlers in the top five, at Kaneland’s Margaret Flott Invitational....

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Rowe qualifies for boys bowling sectional

    Photo: Kaneland sophomore Tyler Rowe became the first boys bowling Sectional qualifier for Kaneland High School. Photo by Mary Paulson HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL.—Since the start of the boys bowling season in October, the Kaneland High School boys...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Kaneland out-Foxed by Yorkville

    Photo: Junior Mark Lilly drives to the basket under pressure Friday. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights drop to 7-9 overall, 2-3 in NIB-12 KANELAND—After back-to-back victories over DeKalb and LaSalle-Peru last week, the boys’ varsity basketball team...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Three of a kind

    Photo: Sophomore Morgan Weber goes up for two points early in the first quarter. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights girls basketball can’t find a way against Yorkville, Aurora Christian, Geneseo KANELAND—After a string of victories, Kaneland girls...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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    Keeping the name alive

    Dr. Hansen’s practice, legacy lives on through friend Dr. Brej ELBURN—Making sure his dental patients still had access to local dental care was one of Dr. Robert Hansen’s goals before he died, which is why he asked...

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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    Walgreens customers aid deployed troops

      ELBURN—All it takes is one person with a good idea to benefit hundreds. Jeff Lang, manager of the Elburn Walgreens, said employee Maggie Walker recently suggested selling Hershey’s candy bars to benefit American troops deployed overseas....

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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    Japanese club members visit Elburn Lions

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club so impressed Lions International First Vice President Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada, he wanted some of his countrymen to experience a meeting firsthand. And so Yamada was joined by 24 other Japanese Lions Club members...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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    Sugar Grove’s Fagel speaks on Fox 32 News

    SUGAR GROVE—For Dr. Mike Fagel of Sugar Grove, aiding his fellow community members and country was never just a career choice—it was his calling. As a result, Fagel boasts a resume complete with positions such as a...

    • Posted January 16, 2015
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    Knights defeat Barbs, L-P

    Photo: Kaneland junior Mitchel Groen (above, center) and DeKalb junior Ahmed Gadim (15) battle for a rebound in Friday’s 53-52 Kaneland win. Groen finished with 10 points for the Knights. Photo by Laura Gampfer Team improves to...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    Defense, rebounds key Knights victories

    Photo: Morgan Weber had a career-high 26 points Tuesday against Plano. Photo by Mary Paulson KANELAND—Despite a rocky beginning, the Kaneland girls can take pride in their 52-41 win over the Lasalle-Peru Cavaliers on Saturday. “(The girls)...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    ‘Syco’ Saturday

    Photo: Head coach Joe Orosco has been pleased with sophomore Matt Redman. “(He) has really turned it up since losing a disappointing overtime loss due to some stalling calls … at the Berman tournament at the end...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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