All posts tagged "Featured"

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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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    Local community celebrates Holiday in the Grove

    by Violet Marquardt SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove on Saturday held its annual ‘Holiday in the Grove’ event at numerous locations throughout the village. With an estimated 700-800 people in attendance, everyone found a favorite activity, whether it was...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Christmas spirit arrives in Kaneville

    T.J. Reavley, 3, and his mom, Laura of Maple Park, work on a Christmas wreath made of buttons during make-and-take craft sessions at the Kaneville Public Library during Christmas in Kaneville on Dec. 6. Photo by Debbie...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Knight grapplers continue to roll

    Photo: Wrestling at 160 pounds, sophomore Riley Vanik (center) pins Sycamore’s Michael Emster. Photo by Mary Paulson KHS picks up crucial early season wins vs. Sycamore, Lemont KANELAND—Winning six of its first eight encounters has the Kaneland...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Boys basketball to play at United Center

    Tickets on sale through Dec. 19 CHICAGO—The Kaneland boys basketball team will play St. Charles North at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the United Center in Chicago—prior to the Bulls game against the Boston...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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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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    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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