All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • Robert Bohler
    Board members remember Bohler

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident and village trustee Bob Bohler passed away on Sunday following hard-fought battle with cancer. Bohler served on the Village Board for 18 years and left a legacy that will be remembered by his...

    • Posted May 3, 2015
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    Kaneville equestrienne recognized by APHA

    KANEVILLE—What started as a young girl’s love of horses led to a national championship with the American Paint Horse Association. Erin Kettelkamp, 20, of Kaneville, was recently recognized with champion point status in youth all-around in 2014....

    • Posted May 3, 2015
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    John Stewart students present ‘The Golden Door’

    KANELAND—Kaneland John Stewart (KJS) Elementary School students this month demonstrated their love of writing by participating in a progressive story-writing activity. According to Kelli Scardamaglia, KJS fourth-grade teacher and writing coach, the story writing began in kindergarten...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Neahring_KotW
    Neahring to be inducted into coaches Hall of Fame

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) has announced that it will be inducting long-time Kaneland coach Ken Neahring into its Hall of Fame in a ceremony to be held at the Bone Center at Illinois State...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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    Building momentum

    Photo: Second basemen Austin Wheatley slides into home to score for the Knights during their 9-7 win over DeKalb April 23. Photos by Mary Paulson Knights improve to 7-1 in NIB-12 KANELAND—The Kaneland varsity baseball team has...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • meganwebersophomore
    Perfect week

    Softball team outscores four opponents 34-8 KANELAND—The Kaneland softball team continued its winning ways this past week with victories against Yorkville (16-3, five-inning rule) Quincy Notre Dame (ND) (6-2,) Camp Point, Wisc., (8-2) and Sycamore (4-1). The...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls T&F at Yorkville 4-21-15-3
    Flying high

    Five event wins, Guerra’s meet record highlight Wauconda Invite for Knights WAUCONDA, Ill.—So close. The Kaneland girls placed second by the narrowest of margins at the 10-team Wauconda Invitational last Friday evening. The final team scores read...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • WRIGHT-DAVID
    Elburn police officer charged with sexual assault

    CAMPTON HILLS—A Campton Hills man on Tuesday was charged with preying on and sexually assaulting a child over a 10-year period. David L. Wright, 53, of the 43W block of McDonald Road, Campton Hills, is charged with...

    • Posted April 28, 2015
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  • okc1
    Oklahoma City 20 Years Later

    Sugar Grove resident Fagel looks back on 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing tragedy, relief effort SUGAR GROVE—Mike Fagel of Sugar Grove had just begun training with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on April 19, 1995, when he...

    • Posted April 26, 2015
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  • Swap and shop Nov 2014-1-6
    Swap and shop until you drop

    Swap Shop returns to Elburn Community Center May 15-16 ELBURN—For eight years, a small group of Christian women in the Elburn area has come together to help families in need. The newest installment of the Authentic Moms...

    • Posted April 25, 2015
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  • Village Board approves 2015-16 budget

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the village’s $16.4 million 2015-16 fiscal year budget. The vote was 5-1, with trustee Ken Anderson the only no vote. Anderson said he appreciated all of the hard work that...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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    Elburn youth wins State bowling title

    ELBURN—Mabel Cummins, an eighth-grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School, finished in first place in the Illinois State Elementary School Association bowling tournament Saturday at Town and Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. Mabel‘s 10-game (scratch) total of 2,121...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • KV_family_fundraiser
    Community helps raise funds for Kaneville family

    Photo: Friends and the community have helped raise money for the Whitman family of Kaneville. Robert and Emma Whitman’s children, Travis, 4, and Emma, 5 months, were both born with low muscle tone and multiple complications related...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Public supports reassigned Kaneland art teacher

    KANELAND—Community members at Monday’s Kaneland School Board meeting spoke passionately on behalf of art teacher Carleen Gregg. Gregg, an art specialist at Kaneland High School, has taught there the past six years. However, due to a reduction...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    Kaneland prepares for 16th annual Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK—The Kaneland Fine Arts Festival this weekend will once again bring visual and musical artists to Kaneland High School to benefit its students and the community alike. The 16th annual Fine Arts Festival will take place...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Consolidated Election 2015 results

    The public has spoken. The 2015 Consolidated Election featured contested races for Kaneland School Board, Elburn and Kaneville village boards, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Waubonsee Community College Board. Election Day Tuesday produced some surprises,...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Superheroes join annual Dewey Dash

    ELBURN—Mary Lynn Alms and her volunteer crew hope everyone will don their favorite superhero capes and masks and join the 11th annual Dewey Dash, the Town and Country Library’s biggest fundraiser. This year’s dash event will take...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Editorial: Clarifications regarding Letter to the Editor, Blackberry Township road tax rate

    We often use this editorial space to explain and clarify our policies and decisions whenever they are called into question, whether by a reader, the general public or a public official. We’re currently in an election week,...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Craft show also provides awareness

    SUGAR GROVE—The Kaneland Special Needs PTA will host a craft show and awareness event from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at Harter Middle School, 1601 Esker Drive. The event is free, and child...

    • Posted April 5, 2015
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  • Arnulfo_Garcia
    Fundraiser aids Kaneland employee

    ELBURN—When one suffers a tragedy, they learn who their true friends are. And Arnulfo Garcia is learning he has a lot more friends than he ever imagined. Garcia, a Kaneland custodian for 15 years—at Blackberry Creek Elementary...

    • Posted April 4, 2015
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