All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Toilet_Courtesy
    Editorial: Toilet Bowl Races a staple at Maple Park Fun Fest

    A big part of building up your brand is carving out a niche—something that is unique and immediately recognizable; something that defines your product. A great example of “branding” can be found in the Kaneland community’s four...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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    Elburn couple enjoy fruits (and vegetables) of labor

    ELBURN—Carol Clulow has a spot she aims to frequent once a week to get fresh produce to take home. Clulow, an Elburn resident, goes to the Strom Family Farm veggie stand in Elburn. “It’s organic, for one,”...

    • Posted September 1, 2013
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    2013 Maple Park Fun Fest Schedule

    Saturday, Aug. 31 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 2 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 31 7:30 a.m. Romp in the Park 5k Run/Walk (Maple Park Fire...

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    Bench trial set for massage parlor owner, proprietor

    ELBURN—A hearing in Kane County Circuit Court resulted in a bench trial date of Friday, Sept. 13, for the proprietor of Asian Massage & Bodyworks, as well as fines and fees for the property owner. Asian Massage...

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    Photo Gallery: 2013 Knights Under the Lights

    Photos from Thursday, Aug. 22.

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    Photo Gallery: 2013 Kaneville Fun Fest

    Kaneville Fest took place last weekend, and the event featured plenty of opportunities for residents to head out. Photos by Patti Wilk and Lynn Logan

    • Posted August 30, 2013
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    2013 Football Preview: The road black

    Photo: Senior quarterback Drew David, here taking the field at last Thursday’s Knights Under the Lights scrimmage, will lead the Knights in 2013. The Knights are looking to move past an early second-round playoff exit in 2012....

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Girls CC Preview: Breezing past

    Photo: Tuesday’s high temperatures kept the girls cross country team indoors, but the Lady Knights won’t be cooled off this season. Kaneland is currently ranked 4th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll, and still feature returning state champion Victoria...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Soccer Preview: Seeking return to Sweet 16

    Photo: After reaching the Sweet 16 in 2012, the Knights soccer program is working hard to repeat and improve on that success in 2013. Photo by Kimberly Anderson Knights soccer wants to play up to last year’s...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Tennis Preview: The challenge to duplicate

    Photo: Returning singles state qualifier Sammie Schrepferman (right), here in action against West Chicago Tuesday, is joined by returning state doubles qualifiers Madi Jurcenko and Jelly Emmanouil to lead a strong group for coach Tim Larsen. Photo...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Golf Preview: Swing for success

    Photo: Matt Yonkovich will be a part of the group that looks to return to the state meet, after making the trip as a team in 2012. File Photo Knight golfers wish to get back to great...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Boys CC Preview: Stride right

    Photo: Head coach Chad Clarey’s Knights look to make some noise at the conference and state levels in 2013. The Knights are currently ranked 11th in DyestatIL.com’s preseason poll. Photo by Kimberly Anderson Knight harriers hope health...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    2013 Volleyball Preview: New faces, new era

    Photos: Senior captain Jenny Lubic will provide leadership for first-year coach Kerri McCastland’s Lady Knights. Photo by Patti Wilk McCastland era begins with mission to duplicate success KANELAND—It’s a different look to the ladies of the court...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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    Courage abroad

    NIU student visits Tanzania, rides Elburn Days Parade float ELBURN—Cory Lipsett’s first trip abroad was startling in two ways: he went to Tanzania, one of the world’s poorest countries, and he went without Ragin, the guide dog...

    • Posted August 24, 2013
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    Golf sees strong start to season

    Kaneland’s Matt Yonkovich watches his ball after a putt on the second hole during a quad meet of Geneva, Glenbard South, South Elgin and Kaneland at Mill Creek Golf Club Tuesday. Photo by Erik Anderson KHS golf...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    McCastland teaches away from court

    New KHS volleyball coach well-versed in leadership training, school improvement efforts PLAINFIELD—Before taking care of volleyball business for Kaneland, Kerri McCastland is directing a group of upperclassmen on a Tuesday morning for her day job at Plainfield...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    2013 Kaneville Fest time schedule

    Thursday, Aug. 22 5-8 p.m. Library book presale at the Kaneville Library. Cost is $5 at the door. Friday, Aug. 23 9 a.m. Community garage sales kick off 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Library book presale continues at the...

    • Posted August 22, 2013
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    Striking out epilepsy

    Photo: Allison Rowland, a KHS graduate and Elburn resident, threw out the first pitch at the Kane County Cougars baseball game on Aug. 8 as a way to help promote epilepsy awareness. Allison’s mom, Cindy, also does...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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    KC opens new campground in Big Rock

    Photo: The Kane County Forest Preserve District recently opened the Big Rock Campground on Granart Road in Big Rock. A ribbon cutting will take place Saturday, Aug. 17, with free hot dogs and other food, giveaways and...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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    Hit-and-run accident leaves MP native in coma

    Photo: Maple Park native Becky Nelson is currently in a coma as a result of her being struck by a vehicle on July 1 in the Cayman Islands. Nelson, who previously worked at the Kaneville Community Childcare...

    • Posted August 15, 2013
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    Light entertainment

    Knights Under the Lights takes the stage next week KANELAND—While having the summer fade into another school year, KHS athletes, family and fans can attend a reliable reminder of athletic excitement on Thursday, Aug. 22. Knights Under...

    • Posted August 15, 2013
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    Home on the lanes

    Photo: Kaneland Harter Middle School 6th-grader Mabel Cummins is one of the top junior bowlers in the Chicago area, with a 179 average and a high game of 238. She recently competed in the 12-and-under division of...

    • Posted August 8, 2013
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    Didier named SG 2013 Citizen of the Year

    Photo: Joe Didier (center) of Sugar Grove, is the Sugar Grove 2013 Citizen of the Year, taking time to pose with his wife, children and grandchildren. Photo by Kimberly Anderson SUGAR GROVE—In the minutes before Sugar Grove’s...

    • Posted August 2, 2013
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    Weimer says goodbye to KHS volleyball

    Eight years and an improved program later, Weimer tends to other responsibilities KANELAND—For the first time since the 2004 season, Kaneland volleyball will have a new face patrolling the sidelines this fall. The resignation of eight-year head...

    • Posted August 1, 2013
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    Former Knight champs boost CSBL Joliet squad in postseason

    Photo: Former KHS baseball player Brian Dixon (left) helped the Joliet Dirtbags baseball team beat the Crestwood Pantheers 14-4 in seven innings on Thursday in Midlothian, Ill. The Dirtbags qualified to compete in the NABF Major Regional...

    • Posted August 1, 2013
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    Kaneland School District 2013-14 school year

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Schools will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 21, with a full day of classes. Full bus service to all schools and full hot lunch service at the middle school and high school...

    • Posted July 28, 2013
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    Anti-bullying group promoting kindness throughout the community

    ELBURN—What began as a group of concerned parents—Knights Against Bullying—who wanted to do something about incidents of bullying in the Kaneland schools has grown into a coalition of individuals, groups and organizations that are working together to...

    • Posted July 27, 2013
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    KHS’ Taylor marches in Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps

    KHS student Carter Taylor is spending his summer playing with the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps. The drum corps kicked off its 2013 season on June 21 and will conclude on Aug. 10 in Indianapolis. Courtesy Photo...

    • Posted July 26, 2013
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    A new lease on life

    Photo: Maple Park resident Luke Thompson’s pet rabbit, Lola, was named 4-H Grand Champion during the 2013 Kane County Fair. Lola was previously rescued from a truck set to deliver him to a meat market. Courtesy Photo...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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    The sweet spot

    Photo: Randall (right) directs the Waubonsee Chiefs’ defense during WCC’s 8-3 win over Nassau (New York) during the NJCAA Division III World Series tournament. Courtesy Photo KHS grad finds decades of satisfaction just down the road at...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Mabel Cummins
    Elburn youth vies for national title

    Photos: Mabel Cummins (right) follows through during a recent tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Cummins (below) , a sixth-grader attending Kaneland Harter Middle School, gathers some of the trophies she’s won during recent tournaments from throughout the...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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    Idea for Lions Safety Camp born out of tragedy

    ELBURN—Aubrey Broz and her father were on their way to go fishing when they noticed a large number of people gathered at the corner of North Third and Reader streets in Elburn. When Aubrey asked her dad...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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