All posts tagged "Featured"

  • 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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    7th place for Poms at NIB-12 Championship

    Three girls earn All-Conference honors ROCHELLE, ILL.—The Kaneland Girls Pom Pons team last Sunday placed seventh at the Northern Illinois Big XII Conference Dance Championships held at Rochelle High School. It was the Knights’ highest finish in...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    Third-grader initiates writing club at John Stewart

    Photo: Paige Whiteside, 9, of Elburn, created a writing club at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School. Photo submitted by Ann Whiteside to DBehrends@elburnherald.com ELBURN—Once upon a time, there was a girl named Paige who loved to read...

    • Posted January 10, 2015
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    Elburn teen a social media sensation

    Photo: Kaneland graduate Ryan Longson of Elburn has gained more than 130,000 followers on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram with his videos for RyansBriefs. Photo by Lynn Logan ELBURN—Ryan Longson’s “awkward years of middle school” led him to...

    • Posted January 10, 2015
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    Cold weather, extended electric use increase utility bills

    ILLINOIS—January brings some of the coldest weather of the winter season. The last couple of months leading into spring can cause home utility and electric bills to skyrocket. Mr. Electric has reasons why home electrical bills increase...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    North Stars stampede Kaneland hoopsters

    Junior Jacob Gomes tries to pass the ball against St. Charles North’s stifling defense. Photos by Mary Paulson KHS 0-4 all-time on Bulls’ floor; Knights take ninth place in Plano KANELAND—While the Knights boys basketball team (5-8)...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Coming up Rosary

    KANELAND—A team can only move forward through the schedule with the wins it has. When it comes to Kaneland High School girls basketball, it could get to a point where the girls aren’t just moving forward, they’re...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Kaneland wrestling locks win up vs. Plano, takes 15th at Berman Classic

    Photo: Adam Mish lost to Plano’s Juan Lazarit, but the Knights still defeated the visiting Reapers, who are ranked No. 11 in Class 1A, 39-27 Saturday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik KANELAND—At 12-4 on the season, Kaneland High...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Sweet revenge

    Photo: Varsity Anu Kadanpelil lines up her approach as she prepares to bowl in game two. Photo by Mary Paulson Knight bowlers earn home win over Huntley, making up for earlier loss KANELAND—Much like 2014, losing to...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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