All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • mish
    Kaneland wrestling locks win up vs. Plano, takes 15th at Berman Classic

    Photo: Adam Mish lost to Plano’s Juan Lazarit, but the Knights still defeated the visiting Reapers, who are ranked No. 11 in Class 1A, 39-27 Saturday. Photo by Stephanie Vanik KANELAND—At 12-4 on the season, Kaneland High...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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    Sweet revenge

    Photo: Varsity Anu Kadanpelil lines up her approach as she prepares to bowl in game two. Photo by Mary Paulson Knight bowlers earn home win over Huntley, making up for earlier loss KANELAND—Much like 2014, losing to...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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  • Horse
    A horse of a different name

    by Violet Marquardt ELBURN—In the three years since it opened, Casey’s Safe Haven, a nonprofit horse rescue located in Elburn, has seen countless horses, each with a different story. As of late, it is one horse in...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Bohler
    A passion for Sugar Grove

    Bohler’s legacy in place as he steps down from Village Board SUGAR GROVE—Bob Bohler has stepped away from public life to spend the remainder of his life with his family. The longtime community leader recently stepped down...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Front1
    Adults vs. kids

    The annual fifth grade v. staff basketball game was held Dec. 19 at Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School. School staff came out victorious with a final score of 35-32. Fifth-grader Sam Gagne (above) and P.E. teacher Molly...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Baron-Trophy
    Kaneland’s Eric Baron named 2A Coach of the Year

    MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Track & Cross County Coaches Association (ITCCCA) recently named Kaneland boys track and field coach Eric Baron its 2A Coach of the Year for 2014. Baron began his coaching tenure at Kaneland in the...

    • Posted January 1, 2015
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  • Top 10 stories from 2014 on ElburnHerald.com

    Our most-viewed stories of 2014 Tragedy and new beginnings dominated our 2014 top-ten most-viewed stories on ElburnHerald.com. The list is quite diverse in terms of specific topic, but the common theme remains: the Kaneland community is all...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • NewYearsResolution
    … And a happy new year!

    KANELAND—”What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2015?” We recently posed the above question to Kaneland elementary school students, and the results were nothing short of outstanding. From making nice with siblings to funding the fight against ebola...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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    Beloved Elburn pharmacist retires

    ELBURN—For the first time in 33 years, Ken Gustafson doesn’t have to fill prescriptions this week. The longtime Elburn pharmacist—at the local Osco and previously the owner of Gliddon Pharmacy—filled his last pill bottle on Saturday. For...

    • Posted December 26, 2014
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  • Thinking of Bob

    I wanted to take the time to write these sentiments and make them public. This past week, a dear friend and long-time colleague basically told us goodbye. As difficult as it was for me to hear, I...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • IMG_4927
    Cheering on winter break

    JOLIET, ILL.—A rollercoaster ride the past two weeks ultimately led to a less-than-ideal competition-season opener for the Kaneland cheerleaders. From a car accident to the flu, the squad was simply not at 100 percent. Although they placed...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Owning Ottawa

    Girls basketball keeps first two opponents at bay during Pirates’ holiday gathering OTTAWA, ILL.—Not only can Kaneland girls basketball be happy with a 7-3 start, they can take pride in beginning the Ottawa girls basketball tournament with...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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    Remember pet safety this winter

    As the temperatures begin to drop, many pet owners worry about their pets spending time outdoors. Here are some tips for keeping the four-legged members of your family warm and safe during the winter months. For smaller...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • Kaneland Superintendent Dec 2014-3
    Kaneland welcomes new superintendent

    KANELAND—The search for a new Kaneland superintendent of schools is over. School Board President Cheryl Krauspe announced on Monday that Dr. Todd Leden will be Kaneland’s next superintendent. Leden, 47, of Geneva, is currently the associate superintendent...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    TV program to feature Olsen case

    MAPLE PARK—The case of Bradley Olsen, a Maple Park man missing since 2007, will be featured on “Crime Stoppers Case Files” at 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, on WPWR my50 Chicago. Olsen’s family has not given up...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Kaneland students attend Writing Night event

    Photo: Alex Fry, 11, of Sugar Grove, meets author Cynthea Liu. Photos by Lynn Logan GENEVA—More than 100 Kaneland elementary school students attended the School District’s annual K-5 Writing Night on Monday at the Barnes & Nobel...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • Sugar Grove approves water main work

    by Violet Marquardt SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday unanimously authorized an engineering services agreement with EEI for water main replacement at Fays Lane and Sugar Lane. The water main on Fays Lane has broken...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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    Photos: Majestic Madrigal affair

    The 37th annual Madrigal Christmas Feaste was held Dec. 12-14 in the Kaneland High School cafeteria. More photos soon!

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • 12-31-2008
    Did UC them?

    Knights established unique history on Chicago’s NBA floor KANELAND—Getting a chance to play on New Year’s Eve would be a special opportunity for any high school basketball squad. On Dec. 31, 2008, the Kaneland High School basketball...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • KHS girls bball v. DeKalb Dec 2014-4
    Pushing back the Barbs

    Photo: Freshman Jennifer Weber dives for a loose ball during Friday’s 58-45 win over DeKalb. Weber had 10 points for the Knights. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—What a way to stop a mini-skid. Only one matchup came...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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