All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Bowlers vanquish Lisle in 3-headed week

    PHOTO: Senior Amber Spaetzel rolled a personal-best 141 game on Tuesday en route to a 324 series at Yorkville. Photo by Ben Draper KANELAND—Kaneland’s 2014-15 version of bowling is performing in a way they can get used...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Send us your Elf on the Shelf photos

    Each December, countless households celebrate the upcoming Christmas holiday by taking in a cute little elf. He’s not just any elf, however—he’s the Elf on the Shelf. And his sole purpose is to spy on children (on...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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    Elburn Stroll celebrates 20 years with a few changes

    Photo: Lucia Ariola, 10, Sophia Lisberg, 9, and Audrey Salamon, 10, wear their Rudolph balloon hats created by Magic Matt the Magician at the Town and Country Public Library during Saturday’s Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll....

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Tips to prepare now for severe winter weather ahead

    CHICAGO—Cold temperatures, heavy snow, and treacherous ice storms are all risks of the impending winter season. “Severe winter weather can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don’t take the proper precautions,” said FEMA Region V...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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    Let’s talk turkey Balancing family traditions and food safety

    ST. CHARLES—As the holidays approach, special family meals take center stage, and with them come many family traditions of how to prepare and present those meals. However, some customs may contradict today’s food safety recommendations. “Our food...

    • Posted November 16, 2014
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    KHS students honor war history during service trip

    Photo: The group poses in front of an American M-4 Sherman tank in Bastonge, Belgium. Photo submitted by Javier Martinez to SFrazier@elburnherald.com KANELAND—A group of Kaneland High School (KHS) students in June experienced a historical adventure overseas....

    • Posted November 16, 2014
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    Veterans honored at John Stewart Elementary ceremony

    A flag-raising ceremony took place at John Stewart Elementary School Tuesday in honor of Veteran’s Day. Artwork and letters to veterans (right) were displayed in the school’s hallway. John Stewart students (below) wave their American flags during...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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    Sugar Grove business offers therapeutic massage

    Photo: A Time of Knead is located at 40 Terry Drive, Sugar Grove. Photo by Lynn Logan SUGAR GROVE—A Time of Knead, a professional therapeutic massage business located at 40 Terry Drive in Sugar Grove, opened its...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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    Camiliere impresses behind center

    Former Knights QB thriving as Elmhurst College senior ELMHURST, Ill.—Down 14-0 at halftime, the Elmhurst Bluejays offense needed to get their team back on track. The quarterback, a senior and second-year starter, capped off drives of 83...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    Dunn serves up talent, receives unique honor

    Future Ball St. Cardinal gets Under Armour All-American consideration KANELAND—Despite coming up on the short end of a regional final opportunity in Hampshire late last month, senior Ellie Dunn still had something to celebrate for herself and...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    Bower finishes her cross country season at State Meet

    PEORIA, ILL.—Kaneland junior Brianna Bower on Saturday stood on the 100 yard long starting line for the start of the IHSA Girls 2A State Cross Country Championships. Looking out toward the wooded hills at the south end...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    Halloween fundraiser gets a visit from Hughes family

    Photos: Guest of honor and former Sugar Grove library director Beverly Holmes-Hughes (above, left) converses with new Sugar Grove Library Director Shannon Halikias of Naperville, Ill. Photos by Lynn Logan Halloween fundraiser gets a visit from Hughes...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • KHS cross country sectionals Nov 2014-1-4
    Knight harrier teams 1 place short at Kaneland Sectional

    Junior Brianna Bower qualifies for State as an individual KANELAND—The Knights’ boys and girls cross country teams were hoping for a little home course advantage at the IHSA Class 2A Sectional meet at Kaneland High School on...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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    Elburn resident grows oversized pumpkins

    by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—For most adolescents, October is a time of costume selection, pumpkin carving and fall festivities. For Elburn resident William Huber, it’s a time to see whether or not he’s reached his pumpking-growing goal for...

    • Posted November 2, 2014
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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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