All posts tagged "Featured"

  • pancake_file
    Elburn Troop 7 plans for annual pancake breakfast

    ELBURN—Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Elburn American Legion, 112 N. Main St. Patrons can get pancakes, Ream’s Elburn Market sausage...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Blackberry Creek off of Scott Road in Sugar Grove. Lynn Logan photo
    Photos: Blasting through the blizzard

    Herald photographers Lynn Logan and Laura Gampfer captured images from this past weekend’s snowstorm.

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • ___Laura Gampfer KHS boys varsity bball v. Morris 1-30-15-1
    Kaneland boys basketball wins big vs. Morris

    Photo: Junior Dylan Vaca had a strong game against visiting Morris, putting up 17 points and going a perfect six-for-six from the free throw line. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—An offensive barrage led by forward Ryan David...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • __Laura Gampfer KHS girls varsity bball v. Morris 1-30-15-4
    Kaneland girls lose to Morris in heartbreaker

    Photo: Junior Camri Conley had seven points, four rebounds and three assists Friday against Morris. Photo by Laura Gampfer Earn OT win over DeKalb KANELAND—Despite a great second-half comeback by the girls varsity basketball team, the Knights...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • jrzachparker
    So close

    Photo: Junior Zac Parker (182 pounds) helped the Knights dominate the upper-middleweights against Batavia Friday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik Wrestlers can’t ruin Batavia senior night BATAVIA—In a rare Friday night dual, the Knight wrestlers fell just short...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • DSC_0056
    Tough stretch

    Photo: Senior Allison Kadampelil rolled a 108 high-game on her way to a 312 series against IMSA Jan. 29. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Bowlers aim to right the ship before Saturday’s Regionals KANELAND—A trip to a historic...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • 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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  • Laura Gampfer Pinewood Derby Jan 23, 2015-1
    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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  • _DSC4107
    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.
Photo by Mary Paulson
    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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  • ___jrgeorgestrang
    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. 
Photo retrieved from Aurora Area Convention Center and Visitor’s Bureau Facebook page
    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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  • jraustinparks
    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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  • _DSC3168
    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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  • _DSC1885
    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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  • Richard Brej
    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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