All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Kaneland grad publishes sequel to ‘The Reporter’

    CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—Pete Gallanis’ second book didn’t take long to write, but there’s a good reason for that. The two books were originally one. “I wrote ‘The Reporter’ as one book, but the publisher said it was...

    • Posted November 2, 2014
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    Maple Park resident to compete in NBHA Worlds

    Photo: Maple Park resident Catherine Gorenz speeds along on her horse, Lil Peppy. Gorenz recently qualified to compete in two divisions of the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) racing competition in Perry, Ga., in July 2015. Gorenz...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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    Photos: Halloween at Hill’s Country Store

    Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville hosted a Halloween Party for the community on Friday, including a car show, costume and pre-carved pumpkin contests. The night also featured movie showings of “Toy Story of Terror” and “Hocus Pocus,”...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Golf carts on parade in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—About 15 decorated golf carts with costumed drivers and riders paraded through Maple Park on Saturday. The inaugural event was sponsored by the Maple Park Fun Fest Committee. Each entry paid a $5 fee, which will...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Emmanouil, Jurcenko among State-best at tennis

    Photo: Seniors Jelly Emmanouil of Sugar Grove, Sammie Schrepferman and Madi Jurcenko both of Elburn. Photo by Laura Gampfer Duo officially 9th in doubles, Schrepferman goes 3-2 with consolation end KANELAND—The last several years of Kaneland tennis...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Kaneland volleyball surprises Yorkville

    Photo: Sophomore Hannah Nauert, and junior Annmarie Franz set up senior Ellie Dunn for a spike back over to St. Edwards Tuesday. Photo by Mary Paulson Lady Knights also handle St. Edward in Regional match KANELAND—Area volleyball...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Boys pack emerge battle-tested from Woodstock Regional

    Photo: Junior Austin Kintz edged this Yorkville runner by .1 seconds to finish 13th at Saturday’s Woodstock Regional. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to sports@elburnherald.com WOODSTOCK, ILL.—Due to the clutch performance during Saturday’s Class 2A Woodstock Regional,...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Nice week 9 for Knights

    Photo: Senior Danny Hammermeister No. 55 was a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball in 2014. Photo by Laura Gampfer All cylinders firing in 33-6 win over Rochelle KANELAND—It wasn’t an...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Girls XC goes 4th to Sectional

    Photo: Freshman Andrea Wells and junior Brianna Bower work their way through a challenging Woodstock course at Saturday’s Regional. The Lady Knights qualified as a team to the sectional Saturday, which is hosted by Kaneland High School....

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Elburn truck racer sets world record

    Photo: Elburn’s Brett Deutsche and his 1969 Chevy C-10 pickup truck won the 2014 National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) Pro Street World Final title at Texas Motorplex Speedway in Ennis, Texas, with a world record time...

    • Posted October 26, 2014
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    The Corner Grind opens in downtown Elburn

    Photo: Don Miller of Elburn places his order with owner Ann Cobb. Photo by Laura Gampfer ELBURN—The long-awaited opening of The Corner Grind at 2 S. Main St. in Elburn has finally occurred. According to its new...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Dunkin’ Donuts receives welcome from Elburn residents

    Photo: Elburn Dunkin’ Donuts owner Vishal Vaghani enjoys the taste of one of his many donuts. Photo by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Vishal Vaghani last week underestimated Elburn’s pent-up demand for donuts. Vaghani on Oct. 16...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Sugar Grove Ace Hardware celebrates grand opening

    Photo: Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels (left to right), Sugar Grove Ace Hardware owner Mark Driscoll, Laure Driscoll, Danielle Driscoll, Sugar Grove Chamber President Steve Ekker and trustee Mari Johnson celebrate the opening of the village’s...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    First and foremost

    Scott Wheatley, principal/creative director at Strata G Design, was the winner of the Shop Elburn First campaign logo/tag line contest. The Elburn Economic Development Com- mittee unanimously approved Wheatley’s design (right). Committee members include Ryan Easter (above,...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Youth sports to benefit from Forest Preserve purchase

    BLACKBERRY TWP.—Thanks to the Kane County Forest Preserve, Elburn and Kaneland community sports teams will have an expanded field for softball and baseball, soccer, football and lacrosse. Kane County Board District 18 Representative Drew Frasz attended last...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Can’t keep KHS tennis down

    Photo: The doubles team of Madi Jurcenko (background) Jelly Emmanouil. File photo. Second-place finish at St. Charles East Sectional produces two State entries KANELAND—When you’re in the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles spots for a...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Peaking in the Illinois Valley

    Senior Brandon Kigyos intercepts the football and scores a touchdown for the Knights against La Salle-Peru Friday. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights’ 58-6 win over LaSalle-Peru has stars on both sides of ball LA SALLE, ILL.—Having not...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • KHS volley ball v. Morris Oct 2014-1-3
    Volleyball hitting stride

    Photo: Senior Ellie Dunn had 12 kills, seven service points and seven digs against Morris Oct. 16. Dunn was All Tournament at the Eastland tournament in Lanark, Ill., last weekend. Photo by Laura Gampfer Key conference win...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • KHS Soccer v. Sycamore Oct 2014-1-7
    Packing a regional punch

    Photo: Ivan Bohorquez (right) stepped up for the Knights in the second half of their Burlington Central Regional win over Sycamore. The senior had two unassisted goals. Photo by Laura Gampfer Soccer’s semifinal win at BC BURLINGTON,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    New heights for Guyton

    Kaneland golf program’s lone State rep finishes 76th DECATUR, ILL.—The State golf gathering is getting to be old hat for the Guyton clan. However, there is a first time for everything, as Friday and Saturday marked the...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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