All posts tagged "Featured"

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    Saying goodbye to Conley Farm

    For over 15 years, the Conley family, Conley Funeral Home and Conley Outreach Community Services have partnered to purchase, develop and maintain the Conley Farm in Kaneville. The farm has seen countless visitors to its Children’s Prayer...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    Lauzen addresses Elburn Chamber

    Photo: Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen (right) and Elburn Village President Dave Anderson share a laugh prior to Lauzen’s State of the County address on Sept. 4. Photo by Susan O’Neill Kane County Chairman issues State...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    Kaneland, local residents accept ALS challenge

    Photo: The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters were challenged by KHS and KHMS administration to participate in the ALS ice bucket challenge on Thursday evening outside of the Kaneland High School. They will also be making a donation...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    Kaneland Rivals Project: Team of Rivals

    Editors note: This is part one of a three-part series about Kaneland’s rivals—both current and historical. Part one focuses on more contemporary rivals, part two will feature a look at historical rivals, while part three will focus...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Kaneland 49ers

    Photo: Junior Jake Marczuk (left) had a big second game under center for the Knights, throwing for 221 yards and four touchdowns. Photos by Mary Paulson Knights have solid non-conference win vs. visiting Marshall KANELAND—Friday’s matchup between...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Kaneland tabs Goier as interim superintendent

    KANELAND—The search for a new interim Kaneland superintendent has concluded. The Kaneland School Board on Tuesday unanimously agreed to hire Dr. Renee Goier of Sugar Grove as interim superintendent. Board member Pedro Rivas was absent from the...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Photos: Putting the ‘fun’ in Fun Fest

    The annual Maple Park Fun Fest took place Saturday through Monday in Maple Park. This year’s event saw sumo wrestling, a car show, parade, pancake breakfast, softball tournament, toilet bowl race, fireworks as well as several other...

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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    Knight football wins 10th-straight opener

    Photo: Senior Connor Fedderly had six catches for 67 yards and two touchdowns for the Knights on Saturday. Photo by Mary Paulson 24-hour delay, tough beginning leads to 30-8 win over Brooks KANELAND—Kaneland faithful and fans of...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Volleyball’s spike OK in first test

    Photo: Anna Senese spikes the ball over Raider defenders in action against Glenbard South Aug. 27. Photo by Laura Gampfer Lady Knights manage comeback win over Romeoville as part of middle-of-pack finish at Wheaton WHEATON, Ill.—Aug. 27...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Knight golfers trek to West Aurora, Geneva Invite

    KANELAND—Knight golfers, fresh off several years of sustained regular season and postseason success, continue to progress through the early part of the 2014 schedule. On Friday, the Knights managed to beat West Aurora by a final of...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Lady Knights tennis gets to work

    Photo: Junior Brittany Zablocki defeated Sam Myers-Miller of DeKalb 6-1, 6-4 Tuesday at No. 2 singles. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Win over Glenbard N., first at Plainfield North Invite key fast start KANELAND—Finally swinging into action, Lady...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    New look Knights

    Photo: Junior Will Kuipers was the Knight’s third man at Sycamore Tuesday, running the 3-mile course in 18:00.9 and placing 43rd. Photo by Mary Paulson Top 10 finish for Knights at Sycamore SYCAMORE—Losing quite a few runners...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Youth movement

    Photo: Senior Aislinn Lodwig led the Lady Knights at Sycamore on Tuesday, placing 20th overall with a time of 20:53. Photo by Mary Paulson Lady Knights open season at Sycamore SYCAMORE—It was a subdued start to the...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Church among Elburn’s best-kept secrets

    Photo: Located at 100 E. Shannon Street in Elburn, the Community Congregational Church’s members are “determined to revitalize and continue to focus on the church’s mission in the community.” Photos by Lynn Logan ELBURN—Members joke that Elburn’s...

    • Posted August 30, 2014
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    Raising funds for a dog for Alex

    Photo: Elburn’s McGarvey family—Ray and Heather, with sons Raymond, Brandon, Jonathon and Alex—is running a Go Fund Me campaign to assist them in the purchase of a trained companion dog for youngest family member, Alex, 9. Photo...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Fighting cancer with buzz cuts

    Photo: Matt Peters gets a buzz cut as part of Cuts for the Cure. Photos submitted by Julie Allen to cborrowdale@elburnherald.com Event raises over $1,000 for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Three generations of Elburn residents recently got their...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Spotty weather no match for Kaneville Fest 2014

    KANEVILLE—Pat Hill couldn’t say enough good things about this year’s Kaneville Fest event, even after losing her voice. And that included how the weather seemed to cooperate with all the planned events. “Everything went according to plan,...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Here we go

    Annual Knights Under the Lights officially kicks off 2014-15 sports season KANELAND—Thursday’s Knights Under the Lights event had a different type of illumination. Due to storms, the event was moved to the East Gym of Kaneland High...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    2014 Maple Park Fun Fest Schedule

    Saturday, Aug. 30 8 a.m. Romp in the Park 5K Run/ Walk (registration at 7:30 a.m., Race at 8 a.m. at Maple Park Fire Station) 8 a.m. Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball (Civic Center Fields) 10 a.m. Crafters and...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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    Plane makes emergency landing at Aurora Airport

    SUGAR GROVE—An airplane traveling from Michigan on Aug. 13 was forced to make an emergency landing at Aurora Municipal Airport, 43W636 Route 30 in Sugar Grove. The plane’s landing gear had malfunctioned and would not deploy. The...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    Mud, set, spike

    Roughly 350 muddy individuals and many more spectators took part in the Elburn Herald Mud Volleyball Tournament during Elburn Days on Sunday. Photo by Ben Draper Mud Volleyball 2014 a hit ELBURN—Now that the dust—er, mud—has settled...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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    2014 Football Preview: Helmet to helmet

    Photo: Senior Connor Fedderly will return as receiver and be a leader in the squad. Photos by Patti Wilk Knights look to replace previous talented class on gridiron KANELAND—Knight names that had heavy contributions the past three...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Tennis Preview: Bedrock of success on court

    Photo: Senior No. 1 singles player Sammie Schrepferman works through drills at last Thursday’s practice at KHS. Photos by Patti Wilk Lady Knights tennis brings back leaders, battle for conference supremacy KANELAND—How does a tennis team try...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Girls Cross Country Preview: Trail mix

    Photo: The girls cross country team started its practice schedule the morning of Aug. 13 at the high school. The last three years have seen the Lady Knights continue their upward trajectory, placing eighth in 2011, sixth...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Boys Soccer Preview: Soccer hopes for more of the same

    Photo: Freshman John McCaffrey works on a ball-handling drill. Photos by Patti Wilk Parillo’s roster has talent pool to be in postseason picture KANELAND—Four straight regional final appearances would be satisfactory for any area soccer program. For...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Golf Preview: Chipping away at challenges

    Photo: Senior Jesse Denton tees off at the 10th hole during Monday’s Plainfield North Invitational. Photo by Mary Paulson Kaneland Knight golf roster looks different at the top KANELAND—In the most recent handful of Kaneland High School...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Boys Cross Country Preview: Boys XC always in the running

    The 2014 Kaneland boys cross country team kicked off their season the morning of Aug. 13 at the Great Western Trail just north of Virgil. The team has qualified for state five out of the last six...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    2014 Volleyball Preview: Kaneland volleyball rolls on despite reset button

    Seniors Brittany Grider and Elle Dunn (right) work on a blocking drill at last Friday’s practice. Junior Makenzie McMullan (below) taps the ball over the net in other practice action Friday. Photos by Patti Wilk Violett returns...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Editorial: A big thank you to the community

    Photo: Mike Schramer tried something new with his Bobcat this year. He helped build berms around each court to contain the water that Chief Kelly Callaghan (below, right) provided. Without the continued support of the community and...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Kaneville Fest 2014 Schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 21 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until 4 p.m.) 5 p.m. Library book presale ($5 at door) Festival maps available at Hill’s Country Store (Purple Store) Friday, Aug. 22 9 a.m. Community garage sales (until...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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    Buzz cuts for a cause

    Elburn resident, Dave’s Barbershop to hold fundraiser for childhood cancer research ELBURN—Nolan Allen recently shaved his head, and he’s hoping he’s just the first of many Elburn residents who will shave it all off at “Cuts for...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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    Fund established for Kaneland grad’s cancer battle

    ELBURN—Longtime Elburn resident, 2000 Kaneland graduate, football player, husband, brain cancer patient. All of those things describe Mike Reynertson. All who know him know he’s a fighter. And after 12 long years, six surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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