All posts tagged "Featured"

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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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    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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    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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    First and foremost

    Scott Wheatley, principal/creative director at Strata G Design, was the winner of the Shop Elburn First campaign logo/tag line contest. The Elburn Economic Development Com- mittee unanimously approved Wheatley’s design (right). Committee members include Ryan Easter (above,...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Youth sports to benefit from Forest Preserve purchase

    BLACKBERRY TWP.—Thanks to the Kane County Forest Preserve, Elburn and Kaneland community sports teams will have an expanded field for softball and baseball, soccer, football and lacrosse. Kane County Board District 18 Representative Drew Frasz attended last...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Can’t keep KHS tennis down

    Photo: The doubles team of Madi Jurcenko (background) Jelly Emmanouil. File photo. Second-place finish at St. Charles East Sectional produces two State entries KANELAND—When you’re in the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles spots for a...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Peaking in the Illinois Valley

    Senior Brandon Kigyos intercepts the football and scores a touchdown for the Knights against La Salle-Peru Friday. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights’ 58-6 win over LaSalle-Peru has stars on both sides of ball LA SALLE, ILL.—Having not...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Volleyball hitting stride

    Photo: Senior Ellie Dunn had 12 kills, seven service points and seven digs against Morris Oct. 16. Dunn was All Tournament at the Eastland tournament in Lanark, Ill., last weekend. Photo by Laura Gampfer Key conference win...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Packing a regional punch

    Photo: Ivan Bohorquez (right) stepped up for the Knights in the second half of their Burlington Central Regional win over Sycamore. The senior had two unassisted goals. Photo by Laura Gampfer Soccer’s semifinal win at BC BURLINGTON,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    New heights for Guyton

    Kaneland golf program’s lone State rep finishes 76th DECATUR, ILL.—The State golf gathering is getting to be old hat for the Guyton clan. However, there is a first time for everything, as Friday and Saturday marked the...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Girls pack acclimates well in Rochelle for NIB-12

    ROCHELLE, ILL.—When you are ahead of all other conference outfits with the exception of Yorkville, it’s been a pretty good Northern Illinois Big XII race. On Saturday in Rochelle, the Kaneland girls cross country squad put shoes...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Boys cross shows talent in Ogle County for NIB-12 race

    Junior Austin Kintz (left) bides his time with the lead pack just after the first mile at Saturday’s NIB-12 championship meet at Rochelle. His patience would be rewarded, as he would place sixth overall at the meet,...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    A final request

    Maple Park family’s wish to view advance Hobbit screening goes viral MAPLE PARK—Scott Stouffer has one last wish: that he might be able to see the final film in the Hobbit trilogy with his family before he...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    No stopping the Lady Knights

    Photo: Senior Sammie Schrepherman was runner-up at No. 1 singles for Kaneland at the NIB-12 tournament. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Tennis takes non-conference battle with OE, wins NIB-12 weekend KANELAND—It turns out a sweep on Oct. 8...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Osborne a medalist at Byron Invitational

    Junior earns first medal of CC career ELBURN—Kaneland junior Kyle Osborne earned a medal for his 12th-place finish in the Open boys race at the Byron Cross Country Invitational on Oct. 8. The celebration by Kyle, his...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Morris Mishandle

    Photo: Junior Drew Franklin kicks off after a Kaneland score early in the first quarter. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights football eliminated from playoff contention KANELAND—Kaneland’s first play from scrimmage last Friday night resulted in a sack...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    True Norse

    Thorbjornsen bringing lift to Knights soccer KANELAND—Nesodden is a town in southern Norway, not far from Oslo, the capital. It’s also where, after the standard eligibility wait, the Kaneland Knights soccer team secured its latest find. With...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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  • KHS boys varsity soccer v. Morris Oct 2014-1-3
    Kaneland Soccer finds footing

    Photo: Senior William Koziol works against a Morris defender on Oct. 9. Photo by Laura Gampfer Double-dip of wins vs. Morris, Plainfield East KANELAND—Winners in seven of their last eight, the Knight soccer crew could be getting...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Kaneland Volleyball takes on NIB-12 rivals

    Photo: The varsity volleyball team awaits a DeKalb serve during its 2-1 win over the Barbs Oct. 9. Photo by Mary Paulson Hard-charging crew earns wins over DeKalb, Sycamore SYCAMORE—At 17-9, and 5-2 in the Northern Illinois...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Golfers get taste of postseason

    Senior Tori Guyton was the lone Kaneland golfer to qualify for the state golf tournament. Photo by Laura Gampfer Guyton continues family qualifying tradition KANELAND—While the boys golf individual State quest had to wait 24 hours in...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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    Dancers against cancer

    Photo: Dreams Dance Academy in La Fox this month will offer a cancer fundraiser raffle to coincide with October’s standing as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All academy visitors are invited to purchase raffle tickets for one of...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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    Kaneland removes softball coach

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Sept. 29 voted 7-0 to release Kaneland High School softball coach Brian Willis from his duties as head coach. Willis had spent the last five years as head coach for Kaneland varsity...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    In full swing

    KHS one stroke away from team advancement, also take fourth at NIB-12 KANELAND—While it won’t quite be to the heights of the 2012 stellar team finish, the Knight golfers still can claim some postseason greens. Kaneland’s 347...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kaneland volleyball falls short to Sterling

    Photo: Seniors Rachel Kintz, Riley Hannula and Anna Senese make a wall against Sterling Oct. 2. “Our blocking has been a huge development for us, and reading the hitters,” head coach Cyndi Violett said. Photo by Laura...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kaneland girls cross thirst for Pretzel Invite

    Photo: Sophomore Grace Dodis accepts Kaneland’s second-place trophy at Saturday’s Pretzel Invite. Photo submitted by Patti Wilk to photos@elburnherald.com FREEPORT, ILL.—For the best girls cross country talent the northern half of the state has to offer on...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    KHS boys Pretzel Invite trip part of process

    Photo: The KHS boys varsity cross country team earned second overall at Saturday’s Freeport Pretzel Invite. Photo submitted by Patii WIlk to photos@elburnherald.com FREEPORT, ILL.—The Knights cross country team saw encouraging signs and cooler weather at the...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Piece of the Rock

    Photo: Ivan Bohorquez celebrates scoring his unassisted first-half goal against Sycamore Tuesday. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Second-place effort at Quad Cities gathering has smooth finish KANELAND—This past weekend had the Kaneland soccer roster heading two hours west,...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    That was Sparta

    Photo: Junior Steven VanHorn breaks up a 3rd-down pass to a Sycamore wide receiver Friday. “Both defenses played really well,” KHS head coach Tom Fedderly said. Photo by Mary Paulson Urgency increases after 14-7 loss at Sycamore...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kindness Campaign celebrates one-year anniversary

    Photo: Renee Dee and Kaneland parent Sarah Ziemba at the Kindness in Kaneland booth Friday. Photo submitted by Renee Dee to LLogan@elburnherald.com KANELAND—What started as groups organized to combat bullying has turned into a collaboration within the...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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    Local farm features pumpkins, corn maze, decorations

    SUGAR GROVE—John Nichols is transforming his family’s century-old dairy barn into a new fall destination for families, surrounded by fields of pumpkins and a recently completed corn maze. The Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm, located at the corner...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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    Bakery truck to make Elburn Car Show appearance

    ELBURN—Red (Charles) Singleton of Elgin, Ill., plans to feature his antique bakery truck, which he purchased in Elburn, in the Elburn Car Show this Sunday at Lions Park, 500 Filmore St. Singleton was introduced to the vehicle,...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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