All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • Sophomore football undefeated for first time

    KANELAND—The Kaneland High School football team went 9-0 this fall. It was the first time in school history the sophomore team has been undefeated. Led by head coach John Pavlak, the Knights allowed only 53 points all...

    • 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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  • School Board OKs tentative levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday gave thumbs up to preparation of a tentative levy. School Board members Pedro Rivas and Tony Valente were not in favor of the tentative levy. The tentative levy will be prepared...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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    Maple Park resident to compete in NBHA Worlds

    Photo: Maple Park resident Catherine Gorenz speeds along on her horse, Lil Peppy. Gorenz recently qualified to compete in two divisions of the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) racing competition in Perry, Ga., in July 2015. Gorenz...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • ‘Give Back to Pat’

    Hill’s friends, community plan event KANEVILLE—There have been few causes Pat Hill hasn’t championed, and few people in the Kaneville community and beyond whose lives she hasn’t touched. Kaneville resident, village president and owner of Hill’s Country...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Photos: Halloween at Hill’s Country Store

    Hill’s Country Store in Kaneville hosted a Halloween Party for the community on Friday, including a car show, costume and pre-carved pumpkin contests. The night also featured movie showings of “Toy Story of Terror” and “Hocus Pocus,”...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Halloween party to raise funds for Beverly’s battle

    SUGAR GROVE—Debbie DeBoer has a couple of good reasons for hosting a Halloween party that benefits Beverly Holmes Hughes’ battle against brain cancer. The party fundraiser is set for 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2,...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Golf carts on parade in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—About 15 decorated golf carts with costumed drivers and riders paraded through Maple Park on Saturday. The inaugural event was sponsored by the Maple Park Fun Fest Committee. Each entry paid a $5 fee, which will...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Emmanouil, Jurcenko among State-best at tennis

    Photo: Seniors Jelly Emmanouil of Sugar Grove, Sammie Schrepferman and Madi Jurcenko both of Elburn. Photo by Laura Gampfer Duo officially 9th in doubles, Schrepferman goes 3-2 with consolation end KANELAND—The last several years of Kaneland tennis...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Kaneland volleyball surprises Yorkville

    Photo: Sophomore Hannah Nauert, and junior Annmarie Franz set up senior Ellie Dunn for a spike back over to St. Edwards Tuesday. Photo by Mary Paulson Lady Knights also handle St. Edward in Regional match KANELAND—Area volleyball...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Boys pack emerge battle-tested from Woodstock Regional

    Photo: Junior Austin Kintz edged this Yorkville runner by .1 seconds to finish 13th at Saturday’s Woodstock Regional. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to sports@elburnherald.com WOODSTOCK, ILL.—Due to the clutch performance during Saturday’s Class 2A Woodstock Regional,...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Nice week 9 for Knights

    Photo: Senior Danny Hammermeister No. 55 was a force to be reckoned with on the defensive side of the ball in 2014. Photo by Laura Gampfer All cylinders firing in 33-6 win over Rochelle KANELAND—It wasn’t an...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Girls XC goes 4th to Sectional

    Photo: Freshman Andrea Wells and junior Brianna Bower work their way through a challenging Woodstock course at Saturday’s Regional. The Lady Knights qualified as a team to the sectional Saturday, which is hosted by Kaneland High School....

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Soccer picks up 3rd regional title in 5 seasons

    Loss to Wheaton Academy in sectional ends season KANELAND—Kaneland soccer can only take what the yearly calendar gives them, but in this 2014 season, the Knights followed the odd trend of winning a regional plaque in the...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Elburn truck racer sets world record

    Photo: Elburn’s Brett Deutsche and his 1969 Chevy C-10 pickup truck won the 2014 National Hot Rod Diesel Association (NHRDA) Pro Street World Final title at Texas Motorplex Speedway in Ennis, Texas, with a world record time...

    • Posted October 26, 2014
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  • Corner Grind Opening Oct 20 2014-1-2
    The Corner Grind opens in downtown Elburn

    Photo: Don Miller of Elburn places his order with owner Ann Cobb. Photo by Laura Gampfer ELBURN—The long-awaited opening of The Corner Grind at 2 S. Main St. in Elburn has finally occurred. According to its new...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Fire District disconnection issue heats up

    ELBURN—Signs for and against disconnection from the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District can be seen throughout the area, especially in the territory where residents will soon make that choice. Last summer, 128 residents from the area,...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Dunkin’ Donuts receives welcome from Elburn residents

    Photo: Elburn Dunkin’ Donuts owner Vishal Vaghani enjoys the taste of one of his many donuts. Photo by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Vishal Vaghani last week underestimated Elburn’s pent-up demand for donuts. Vaghani on Oct. 16...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Sugar Grove Ace Hardware celebrates grand opening

    Photo: Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels (left to right), Sugar Grove Ace Hardware owner Mark Driscoll, Laure Driscoll, Danielle Driscoll, Sugar Grove Chamber President Steve Ekker and trustee Mari Johnson celebrate the opening of the village’s...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Hastert to step down from Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN—Ethan Hastert, elected in 2011 to a spot on the Elburn Village Board, announced on Monday that he will step down a few months early. His term was set to expire in April 2015. Hastert, 36, and...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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