All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • Natalia Bork 11, of Geneva, holds one of the newest baby goats, born on Feb. 4.                                     Photo by Lynn Logan
    Rustic Road Farm feeds local families

    ELBURN—Northern Illinois may be suffering from an arctic blast, but Elburn farmer Marc Bernard insists spring is in the air. “Take it from a farmer,” he said with a laugh. Bernard, co-owner of Rustic Road Farm, 1N292...

    • Posted February 21, 2015
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  • Elburn considers special election for police pension levy

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials on Tuesday said they would consider a special election in November for a referendum on the police pension levy. The next scheduled opportunity to place a referendum on the ballot isn’t until spring 2016....

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • MiracleMeagan_1
    Miracle benefit

    Meagan Seals fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 21 ELBURN—From the moment she was born in November 2009, Meagan Seals has been considered a miracle. Born to Scott and Luellen Seals of Elburn, Meagan suffers from the conditions encephalocele,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove considers a ‘mixed-use’ building

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed potentially developing a “mixed-use” building. The building would feature up to two floors of apartments, as well as retail shops on the first floor. In terms of location,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Maple Park seeks applications for vacant trustee positions

    MAPLE PARK—The time has come and gone for Maple Park residents to declare candidacy the Village Board’s three vacant trustee spots. But that doesn’t mean those seats will go unfilled. It’s now up to Village President Kathleen...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Crowning achievement

    Students vie for Mr. Kaneland 2015 title KANELAND—Kaneland High School senior James Tockstein was crowned Mr. Kaneland 2015 onstage Friday. Tockstein was awarded the crown and sash after competing in formal wear portion, casual wear portion and...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • sorileyvanik
    Final 4

    Four Knights proceed to State, team Sectional looms STERLING, ILL.—The hits keep coming from the Knights. Four individuals from coach Joe Orosco’s varsity lineup qualified out of the Sterling Sectional to the Individual State Tournament, which will...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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    Late momentum

    Girls basketball wins final home game, opening round of Regional KANELAND—Before the last home game of the season, the Kaneland girls basketball team honored senior players Emily Grams and Ally Van Bogaert. After the honors were presented,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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    3 of a kind

    Boys basketball loses three in a row KANELAND—The Knights on Friday night simply had no answers for the DeKalb Barbs’ relentless offense and overpowering defense. DeKalb overwhelmed the Knights 60-37 on the Barbs’ home floor. On Saturday...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Lee_File
    Tantalizingly close

    ROCKFORD, ILL.—Kaneland senior Dominique Lee has been a force all year for the Knights, and went out with a bang at last Saturday’s Guilford Sectional. Knights coach Jim McKnight last week told the Elburn Herald that Lee...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Sophomore Colin Gussman was one of four Knights to win an individual Regional title.
Photo by Stephanie Vanik
    Knights wrestlers win Regional

    10 Knights advance to Individual Sectional; team to Dual Sectional BELVIDERE, ILL.—For the sixth time in school history—and second since joining Class 2A—the Kaneland varsity wrestling team took home the team championship at Saturday’s Belvidere Regional. Led...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS girls bball shootout 2-7-15-1
    Back-to-back

    Knights beat Yorkville, ACC; lose to Ottawa KANELAND—Great back-to-back efforts on both sides of the court propelled the Kaneland girls basketball team to consecutive wins over the weekend. The Knights defeated the Yorkville Foxes 48-42 on the...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • ___Laura Gampfer KHS boys bball v. Sycamore 2-5-15-6
    Boys basketball gets Spartans to surrender

    Knights beat Pirates Tuesday KANELAND—The Kaneland boys basketball team scored a whopping 24 points in the fourth quarter to erase a 20-point third-quarter deficit and defeat the Sycamore Spartans 64-61 at home Feb. 5. Tuesday saw the...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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  • Head coach Jim McKnight (from left), senior Sectional qualifier Dominique Lee and assistant coach Beth Trafton prepared for Saturday’s Sectional at Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb Tuesday. 			                Photo by Tiffany Kufer
    Final uptick

    Knights close out regular season with win, Lee All-Conference and Sectional qualifier KANELAND—After a rough stretch plagued the Knights bowling team in 2015, the girls closed out the regular season on a positive note, defeating visiting Sterling...

    • Posted February 12, 2015
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    Residents speak out against disbanding police force

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board room was a packed on Monday night, as residents showed up to voice their concerns regarding possible disbanding of the Elburn Police Department. Although Village President Dave Anderson said that the residents had...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Seven Kaneland High School students took part in the ILMEA All-State Conference Festival in Peoria, Ill., this past weekend. The group included senior Anna Hayman (from left), senior James Tockstein, junior Katelyn Blaszynski, junior Ben Mitchinson,  senior Rachel Miller, senior Ryan Koeppen, senior Amy Croft and director Bryan Kunstman. 
Photo submitted by Lorie Gale to info@elburnherald.com
    KHS students selected for Illinois music conference

    KANELAND—Seven Kaneland High School students had a chance to participate in the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) Conference Jan. 28-31 in Peoria, Ill. Students selected performed in either an All-State Choir or Honors Choir. Kaneland students selected...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Kaneland Day and Knight of Basketball Feb. 14

    KANELAND—The second-annual Day and Knight of Basketball, featuring six premier varsity and sophomore boys basketball programs—Kaneland, St. Charles North, Hillcrest, Larkin, North Chicago and Champaign Centennial—will take place from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14. In...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • School Board reviews nepotism policy draft

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Jan. 26 reviewed a nepotism policy rough draft. School Board trustee Tony Valente noted at a School Board meeting last fall that there are “a lot of family members who work for...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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    Hearts for Sasha fundraiser nets over $11,000

    Photo: Robert Rediger, grandfather of Sasha Bamforth, cooks sausages during Hearts for Sasha, a fundraiser for Bamforth, who was diagnosed with stage 4 Myopeithelioma. To learn more or how to donate, visit Facebook.com/hereforsasha. Photo submitted by Kristie...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • The opening of Station 3 in Lily Lake helped improve the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District’s Insurance Services Offices (ISO) ratings. File Photo
    Elburn Fire District sees improved ISO rating

    ELBURN—The Elburn Countryside Fire Protection District has earned lower Insurance Services Offices (ISO) ratings, and property owners can benefit. Fire Chief Kelly Callaghan said the department was evaluated in September by the ISO, which lowered the rating...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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