All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Community helps raise funds for Kaneville family

    Photo: Friends and the community have helped raise money for the Whitman family of Kaneville. Robert and Emma Whitman’s children, Travis, 4, and Emma, 5 months, were both born with low muscle tone and multiple complications related...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Kaneland prepares for 16th annual Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Fine Arts Festival this weekend will once again bring visual and musical artists to Kaneland High School to benefit its students and the community alike. The 16th annual Fine Arts Festival will take place...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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    Fundraiser aids Kaneland employee

    ELBURN—When one suffers a tragedy, they learn who their true friends are. And Arnulfo Garcia is learning he has a lot more friends than he ever imagined. Garcia, a Kaneland custodian for 15 years—at Blackberry Creek Elementary...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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    Hill receives best birthday present ever

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville resident Pat Hill recently received what was, in her words, the best birthday present ever. After six months of chemotherapy, Hill received news from her cancer doctor on Feb. 20 that she had no more measurable...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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    Brown eggs revisited

    by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove I was going to share my secrets for a scrumptious pot roast in this month’s column, but minutes after “Of Roosters and cream puffs” came out last month,...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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    Kaneland hosts a Knight of Performance

    Photo: During the Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters third annual Knight of Performance at Kaneland Harter Middle School on March 14, Kaneland High School student Noble Hwang plays the cello. Photo by Lynn Logan KANELAND—From soloists to the...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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    Photos: STEM turns to STEAM at Kaneland Harter Middle school

    Fermilab’s Jerry Zimmerman (aka “Mr. Freeze”) and NIU’s STEM visited Kaneland Harter Middle School March 16. The Kaneland Arts Initiative added art to science for the evening, going from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to STEAM...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Brooke Harner bringing the ball across mid-court against North Arkansas College on Thursday, March 19.
Photo submitted by Steve Moga to bdraper@elburnherald.com
    Waubonsee makes first National Tourney appearance

    Three former Knights on basketball team OVERLAND PARK, KS—The 2015 edition of Waubonsee Community College women’s basketball began the season with a new coach and big expectations. Head coach Jim Sury took over the program after the...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Sophomore Morgan Weber tags out a Batavia base runner trying to steal second base on Monday.							  Photo by Ben Draper
    Onslaught continues

    High-powered offense lifts softball to 3-1 record KANELAND—An 11-run onslaught in the second inning of last Thursday’s softball contest helped give the Kaneland Knights a 14-4 win against the Dixon Dutchesses in five (run rule) innings. Add...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Knights close out indoor season at Top Times Indoor Championships

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Last weekend, nineteen Kaneland track and field athletes headed south to Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill., to put an exclamation point on their 2015 indoor season at the annual Illinois Top Times High School Indoor...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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  • Junior Joe Laudont makes an incredible play at home to get the final out in the inning, but the Knights couldn’t take down the St. Xavier Tigers in Louisville, Ken. The 4-1 loss on Monday was followed up with a 4-2 loss to Atlanta’s St. Pius Tuesday. The baseball team finishes up their spring break trip with four games in Emerson, Ga.   			   Photo by Mary Paulson
    No break

    Baseball travels for spring break games LOUISVILLE, KY.—The Knights baseball team finally took the field in 2015, losing to Louisville, Ken.-based St. Xavier 4-1 during the opening game of their spring break trip. Colton Fellows pitched 3.1...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    Dewey Dash April 12

    The 11th annual Dewey Dash 5K run/walk will take place Sunday, April 12, at the Town and Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn. The 5K course is USATF certified and professionally timed. A 1-mile fun...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Deb helps her father, Jerome (Red) Wiltse, unload 
sweet corn at the Wiltse's original farm stand 
on Route 38 while Mary looks on.     Courtesy Photo
    Wiltse farm celebrates 50 years

    MAPLE PARK—It’s hard for Marie Wiltse to realize that it’s been 50 years since she and her family opened their farm stand on Route 38 in Maple Park. “They go by too fast,” she said. In addition...

    • Posted March 29, 2015
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    Friends again

    Friends of the Sugar Grove Library group reforms, rebuilds SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library is hoping to make new Friends and reconnect with some old ones. The Friends of the Sugar Grove Library, which disbanded in...

    • Posted March 28, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls Soccer v. IMSA 3-19-15-4
    Pitch perfect

    Soccer starts 3-0; outscore opponents 24-0 by Doug Oleson KANELAND—Before every game, Scott Parillo encourages his team to jump out to an early lead if at all possible. “You love to have a couple of quick goals,”...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    KHS fourth at NIB-12 indoor

    Photo: Anthony Messina gives the baton to Mark Dohm during the 4x800m relay Saturday. Photo by Marshall Farthing Boys track qualifies four events to Top Times STERLING, Ill.—A junior-dominated boys’ track and field team acquitted themselves well...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Baumruck practice celebrates 30 years in Elburn

    ELBURN—Dr. Kenneth Baumruck recently recalled when he first moved to Elburn, and how the village had a population of roughly 1,200 people at the time of his arrival. “I came from a large suburb; I had no...

    • Posted March 22, 2015
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    Meet your candidates, Sugar Grove

    Event introduces candidates to local residents SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove’s Meet the Candidates event was held March 12 at the Sugar Grove Public Library, and provided voters with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the candidates who will...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • St. Gall's 132nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Turkey Dinner took place Sunday. The parish opened its doors to guests to celebrate and feast in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The dinner included turkey, homemade mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, coleslaw, rolls and desserts. 'O'Cheryl' Lee of Lily Lake served coleslaw. 							Photo by Lynn Logan
    Good food, Good fellowship

    St. Gall Catholic Church celebrates 132nd St. Patrick’s Day dinner ELBURN—For the 132nd year, St. Gall Catholic Church parishioners served their annual St. Patrick’s Day turkey dinner on Sunday, March 15. Diners who attend the dinner always...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville will participate in the Great Purple Cupcake Project epilepsy awareness fundraiser from Sunday, March 22, to the following Sunday, March 29. During that time, the store will feature purple-frosted cupcakes and purple, cupcake-shaped sugar cookies for $1 each. Donors can also get their name displayed around the store by purchasing a paper cupcake. 
Photos submitted by Alexa Hill 
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    Purple cupcakes for a purple store

    Hill’s Country Store participates in epilepsy project fundraiser for third consecutive year KANEVILLE—For Alexa Hill and her family, participating in the “Great Purple Cupcake Project” has always been personal. “My mom’s cousin had epilepsy. I’ve always had...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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