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    Tornado relief dropbox now available at Elburn Community Center

    Elburn & Countryside Community Center 525 N. Main St. (Route 47) Elburn (630) 365-6655 ElburnCCC@gmail.com ElburnCommunityCenter.com ELBURN—A tornado relief donation dropbox is currently available in the Elburn Herald office, located in the Elburn and Countryside Community Center,...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Long-range game

    Photo:Senior John Pruett drives to the hoop with junior Ben Barnes right behind during Saturday’s boys basketball practice. Photos by Patti Wilk Johnson’s crew aims for third NIB-12 title in four seasons KANELAND—Kaneland boys basketball may have...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Recovery mission

    Photo: Junior Taylor Eaves looks to shoot with sophomore Vanessa Gould playing defense during Friday’s practice. Photos by Patti Wilk Kaneland girls feel they can replace successful leaders KANELAND—Last February’s season-ending regional loss to Plano hurt in...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Leveraging Success

    Photo: Kaneland sophomore Austin Parks carries some familiar weight up the hill during the annual wrestling training/team building practice at Johnson’s Mound in Elburn on Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk KANELAND—With a 13-13 dual mark and three...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Kaneland Youth Competitive Cheer qualifies for State

    The Kaneland Youth Competitive Cheer team ended its regular season by earning a bid to the State competition in December. The team is in its second year of existence and is comprised of girls in grades 6-8...

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Holiday gift-giving and winter activity guide

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    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Nov. 21 edition will likely be late to subscribers this week

    Due to a delay in printing, it looks like this week’s edition of the Elburn Herald (Nov. 21, 2013) will be delivered a day late. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    • Posted November 21, 2013
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    Day in the Park to return?

    ELBURN—Fireworks may return to Elburn in 2015, and both the Chamber of Commerce and the Elburn Lions Club have formed committees to revive the Day in the Park festival. The fireworks were scuttled in 2008 for financial...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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    Photos: Elementary students honor Veterans Day

    A ceremony to honor veterans took place at 8:50 a.m. Monday by the flagpole on the campus of Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn. The school’s students and staff, the Elburn Legion, the Fox Valley Concert...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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    Knights valiant

    Injuries, JCA juggernaut create perfect storm for 2nd-round elimination JOLIET, ILL.—Even before the Class 5A playoffs began, Kaneland football knew what it could be getting into. After a convincing win over first-round opponent Hampshire last week, Kaneland...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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    Lady Knights display Peoria power

    Collective effort yields fifth place in Class 2A final PEORIA, ILL—There may have been no individual state champ for the Lady Knights cross country squad in 2013, but the team-wide effort was still something to behold. Detweiller...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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    Knight boys show tough State of mind

    Photo: Senior Nathaniel Kucera crosses the finish line at Saturday’s State meet as Kaneland’s third finisher in 15:54. Photo by Mary Paulson Tough field meets solid resolve for 22nd place finish PEORIA, ILL.—Without fail, every time you...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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    Kylie Siebert named to CCIW all-conference team

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—Augustana sophomore Kylie Siebert, a Sugar Grove native and Kaneland graduate, was recently named to the all-conference volleyball team in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin. Siebert, a 5-foot-5 libero, was the lone representative...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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    Photos: Apples Applenty

    Contestants brought their ready-to-eat apple dishes this past Sunday to the 5th annual Apples Applenty Cooking Contest at Kuipers Family Farm’s Orchard Shop. Many recipes contained the use of Kuipers apples. Judges Marge, of Somonauk, Ill., and...

    • Posted November 10, 2013
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    Photos: Magically spooky

    Magic Matt appeared at the Elburn Town and Country Public Library on Oct. 30, to do a magic show and Halloween balloon twisting for the kids. He presented them with the Spooky Fun Magic Show. Here, he...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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    Officials celebrate Anderson bridge groundbreaking

    ELBURN—Decades in the planning, construction is set to begin on the Anderson Road bridge as public officials put shovels in the ground on Monday. The shovels symbolized breaking ground on the project that will provide an overpass...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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    Team defense

    35 points by offense overshadowed by defensive gem in first round KANELAND—Drew David and the Knights offense was clicking, but it was the other side of the ball that stole the show. The Knights opened the 2013...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Last line of offense

    Knight behemoths help Kaneland football in trenches KANELAND—Throughout the 35-game regular season win streak and 47 wins in the last 52 overall games, Kaneland’s playmakers have made plenty of noise with their actions. But it’s been said...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Kaneland takes care of sectional challenge

    Photo: Sophomore Sean Spaetzel cracked the varsity roster, running as Kaneland’s seventh runner at the Belvidere Sectional with a time of 16:51. File Photo Boys’ fourth place yields State berth KANELAND—In certain situations, a team’s fourth-place finish...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Just enough: Girls cross country’s fifth place means another trip to Peoria

    Photo: Senior Erika Carlson stepped up for the Lady Knights, running as their No. 3 with a time of 19:30. File Photo KANELAND—Looks like the Lady Knights cross country squad had just enough on Saturday in Belvidere,...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Third game not a charm

    Photo: Sophomore Anna Sinise had four digs and two kills in the Lady Knight’s Regional loss to Sycamore last Thursday. Photos by Patti Wilk Lady Knights’ journey ends by third-seed Sycamore in regional final SANDWICH, Ill.—There would...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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    Knights Armory gives back

    KANELAND—Samantha Garcia, a Kaneland High School senior, recently shared some advice to a first-grader. However, the first-grader wasn’t enrolled in the Kaneland School District. Rather, Garcia’s words traveled to a low-income neighborhood in St. Louis, Mo. “I...

    • Posted November 3, 2013
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    Crazy Quail event pulls for Special Olympics

    Photo: Maple Park Police Department held its ‘Crazy Quail’ event in support of Special Olympics on Saturday at the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club in Elburn. Crazy Quail is a new game where participants shoot targets thrown by...

    • Posted November 2, 2013
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    More like it at Morris

    Knights recover nicely from Sycamore setback, finish regular season 8-1 MORRIS, ILL.—One never knows how the usual Week 9 regular season battles between the Kaneland Knights and Morris Redskins will go. Luckily, the Friday gridiron battle decided...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Lightning quick

    Photo: Kaneland Knights fans know Lauren Zick: Track Athlete. But the senior has verbally committed to play softball for St. John’s University, located in Queens, N.Y. Speedy on the track as well as the basepaths, Zick plays...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Recalled in regional final

    Late goal dooms Knight soccer against BC, semi sees rout of Spartans SYCAMORE—Class 2A Regional soccer features squads that have to make the most of the 80 regulation minutes given. In the case of the Oct. 23...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Lady Knights earn regional final berth-day

    Photo: Riley Hannula (left) and Vanessa Gould prepare to battle Riverside Brookefield during Saturday’s Spikefest at KHS. Photo by Lynn Logan Sweep against Plano means Halloween contest against Sycamore SANDWICH, ILL—Tough challenges can come your way as...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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    Chili-a-plenty

    The annual Chili Cook Off at Kuipers Family Farm was held on Saturday, with proceeds going to Conley Outreach. Most of the contestants have been in cookoffs for years and loved being a part of this effort...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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    Local residents ‘Help Becky Bounce Back’

    KANEVILLE—Nearly 400 people came to Sunday’s Help Becky Bounce Back Benefit, with people packing the Kaneville Community Center’s gym to make frantic last-minute bids in the silent auction and then spilling outside to bid on live auction...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    First setback

    Photo: Senior John Pruett makes an athletic grab in Kaneland’s 31-21 loss to Sycamore Friday. Pruett had five receptions for 91 yards—a game high. Photos by Patti Wilk Sycamore hands Kaneland its first regular season loss since...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Coaching back to Normal

    Former KHS standout Drendel having a ball at Normal West KANELAND—You’ll have to excuse area volleyball fans if there is some positive sentiment for another team besides Kaneland High School. That’s because the incoming Normal West Wildcats...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Welcome to the club

    Yonkovich snatches All-State honor with fifth in Class 2A battle KANELAND—Weibring Golf Club on the grounds of Illinois State University in Normal, Ill. might seem far away from the Kaneland High School area, but it provided an...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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