All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • Laura Gampfer KHS Girls T&F at Yorkville 5-8-15-6
    No excuses for Knights

    Photos by Laura Gampfer Girls track squad still sees plenty of success at soggy NIB-12 Championships YORKVILLE—On a day when almost every other boys invitational and girls conference track meet in northern Illinois was postponed due to...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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    Guest Editorial: Local government units trying to become less accountable, less transparent taxpayers

    by Dennis DeRossett Executive director, Illinois Press Association As state government scurries to fill a projected $8 billion deficit in the 2016 fiscal year budget, it would seem to make sense to move beyond successful compromises and...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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  • Elburn Poppy Days May 15-16

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson recently proclaimed May 15 and 16 as Poppy Days in the village. According to the Poppy Day Proclamation, the American Legion Auxiliary has pledged to remind America annually of the price of...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • KHS writing club wins big at Big 12 Literary Festival

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School student writers took home plenty of awards recently at the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference Literary Festival in DeKalb. Many of the students who submitted writing pieces are part of the high school’s writing...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • Maple Park bids farewell to trustee Lunardon

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday said goodbye to trustee Patricia Lunardon, who will step down from her position after eight full years of service on the board. “Thank you for your years of service,”...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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  • Sugar Grove seeks board trustee candidates

    SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove seeks to fill trustee Robert Bohler’s seat. Bohler recently tendered his resignation (pending a replacement) due to personal reasons, and then passed away on April 26. In order to be considered...

    • Posted May 9, 2015
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    Sugar Grove approves TIF district No. 2

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 3-2 to approve a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district No. 2. Trustees Mari Johnson, Rick Montalto and Sean Herron voted in favor of the TIF district, while...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Michels, Sugar Grove plan for a year of development

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels on Friday presented his annual State of the Village Address at the Wabounsee Corporate Center. Michels during his presentation explained all the developmental projects that the Village Board has plans...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    Photos: Hill’s Country Store celebrates 8 years

    Photo: Pat (left) and Alexa Hill display a cake as part of Hill’s Country Store’s eighth anniversary, which took place April 27. Photos submitted by Clifford Hill to kbeebe@elburnherald.com

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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    School Board reorganizes, swears in Kerry

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Tuesday met to mark reorganization of its members following last month’s election. In addition, new board member Ryan Kerry was sworn into office. All re-elected and current trustees said their oath as...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Guest Editorial: Why strengthening the Freedom of Information Act is so important

    by Caroline H. Little President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America President Barack Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides towards achieving this critical goal. The House of Representatives...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • Kaneland Hall of Fame class recognized

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School on May 4 honored past Kaneland graduates and current students during its Academic Achievement Awards and Hall of Fame Program. Kaneland High School (KHS) graduates included in the Hall of Fame induction ceremony included...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    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 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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    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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    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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