All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Adults vs. kids

    The annual fifth grade v. staff basketball game was held Dec. 19 at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School. School staff came out victorious with a final score of 35-32. Fifth-grader Sam Gagne (above) and P.E. teacher Molly...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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    Kaneland’s Eric Baron named 2A Coach of the Year

    MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Track & Cross County Coaches Association (ITCCCA) recently named Kaneland boys track and field coach Eric Baron its 2A Coach of the Year for 2014. Baron began his coaching tenure at Kaneland in the...

    • Posted January 1, 2015
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  • NewYearsResolution
    … And a happy new year!

    KANELAND—”What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2015?” We recently posed the above question to Kaneland elementary school students, and the results were nothing short of outstanding. From making nice with siblings to funding the fight against ebola...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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    Beloved Elburn pharmacist retires

    ELBURN—For the first time in 33 years, Ken Gustafson doesn’t have to fill prescriptions this week. The longtime Elburn pharmacist—at the local Osco and previously the owner of Gliddon Pharmacy—filled his last pill bottle on Saturday. For...

    • Posted December 26, 2014
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    Letters from home

    Paluch continues tradition of sending cards to the troops SUGAR GROVE—Dave Paluch six years ago partnered with students at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School to send nearly 100 Christmas cards to troops deployed overseas. The tradition continued...

    • Posted December 25, 2014
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    Cheering on winter break

    JOLIET, ILL.—A rollercoaster ride the past two weeks ultimately led to a less-than-ideal competition-season opener for the Kaneland cheerleaders. From a car accident to the flu, the squad was simply not at 100 percent. Although they placed...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS wrestling at home Dec 2014-5
    Rock steady

    Wrestlers earn key wins over Morris, host Rock Island, Geneva in triangular KANELAND—Through the first 15 head-to-head showdowns of the 2014-15 campaign, Kaneland High School wrestling finds itself at a steady 11-4. The record would indicate that...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Owning Ottawa

    Girls basketball keeps first two opponents at bay during Pirates’ holiday gathering OTTAWA, ILL.—Not only can Kaneland girls basketball be happy with a 7-3 start, they can take pride in beginning the Ottawa girls basketball tournament with...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Remember pet safety this winter

    As the temperatures begin to drop, many pet owners worry about their pets spending time outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping the four-legged members of your family warm and safe during the winter months. For smaller...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • Kaneland Superintendent Dec 2014-3
    Kaneland welcomes new superintendent

    KANELAND—The search for a new Kaneland superintendent of schools is over. School Board President Cheryl Krauspe announced on Monday that Dr. Todd Leden will be Kaneland’s next superintendent. Leden, 47, of Geneva, is currently the associate superintendent...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    TV program to feature Olsen case

    MAPLE PARK—The case of Bradley Olsen, a Maple Park man missing since 2007, will be featured on “Crime Stoppers Case Files” at 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, on WPWR my50 Chicago. Olsen’s family has not given up...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Kaneland students attend Writing Night event

    Photo: Alex Fry, 11, of Sugar Grove, meets author Cynthea Liu. Photos by Lynn Logan GENEVA—More than 100 Kaneland elementary school students attended the School District’s annual K-5 Writing Night on Monday at the Barnes & Nobel...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Photos: Majestic Madrigal affair

    The 37th annual Madrigal Christmas Feaste was held Dec. 12-14 in the Kaneland High School cafeteria. More photos soon!

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Column: Family recipes are the best during Christmas time

    Photo: Lexi Lagerloef of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Ansley Ruh of Elburn, love their great-great-grandmother Mina’s sugar cookies. by Janet Lagerloef Owner, The Catering Gourmets, Sugar Grove Born in l880, and raised in Aurora, Margaret “Mina” Lord...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Did UC them?

    Knights established unique history on Chicago’s NBA floor KANELAND—Getting a chance to play on New Year’s Eve would be a special opportunity for any high school basketball squad. On Dec. 31, 2008, the Kaneland High School basketball...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • KHS girls bball v. DeKalb Dec 2014-4
    Pushing back the Barbs

    Photo: Freshman Jennifer Weber dives for a loose ball during Friday’s 58-45 win over DeKalb. Weber had 10 points for the Knights. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—What a way to stop a mini-skid. Only one matchup came...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Knights face big tests

    Photo: Junior Austin Parks looks for an opportunity to take down Yorkville’s Derek Cajina Dec. 11. Parks won 14-1. Photo by Mary Paulson Back-to-back days against larger opponents see KHS go 1-2 KANELAND—A week that saw the...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Spartans pick their spots

    Photo: Junior guard Dylan Vaca made two three-pointers Saturday against Sycamore. Photo by Mary Paulson KANELAND—Knights boys hoops would have loved to take it to the host Sycamore Spartans in the second Northern Illinois Big XII matchup...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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    Elburn Community Center kicks off Jinglepalooza

    Photo: Jake and Sara Lynch (left) of Elburn, take their two daughters, Sophie, 4, and Stella, 2, on the Polar Express Elf Train. The train ride pulled guests through a maze of holiday cutouts and inflatables around...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Hill cancer benefit tops $50,000

    At Saturday’s ‘Give Back to Pat’ event at Fisherman’s Inn, the Kanville Community Child Center students made Pat Hill (above, right) a quilt, which was presented by Kathy Kovach. Photos submitted by Laurie Hannula to kbeebe@elburnherald.com ELBURN—”Spectacular,”...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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