All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • Levy increase?

    SG Village Board announces proposed 2013 Property Tax Levy SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday announced the village’s proposed 2013 Property Tax Levy. Village President Sean Michels said that the village is considering raising the...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Holiday Spirit needs your help

    ELBURN—Holiday Spirit, a joint program between the Kaneland Schools and Conley Outreach/West Towns, is in need of groups to adopt local families in need this holiday season. Last year, Holiday Spirit provided assistance to 160 children in...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • KJS Elementary to celebrate Veterans Day

    ELBURN—Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School will hold a Veterans Day celebration on Monday, Nov. 11, with an 8:50 a.m. celebration near the school’s flagpole, and an afternoon assembly at 2:40 p.m. During these events, area Boy Scouts...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Dave Anderson, Village President
    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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  • IHSA
    Saturday Preview: No. 5 Kaneland (9-1) @ No. 4 Joliet Catholic (9-1)

    Joliet Memorial Stadium • Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. It’s a battle of two 9-1 teams as the Knights head to ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium to battle perennial playoff contender Joliet Catholic Academy (JCA). JCA...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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  • Jaumaureo Phillips & Gary Koehring
    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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  • BXC_File
    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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  • GXC_File
    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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  • Anna Sinise
    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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  • Soccer_@Sycamore1
    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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  • Seniors lead way to Sectional

    BURLINGTON, ILL—In the race for state, the Kaneland boys cross country team is heading in the right direction. With a trio of seniors leading the way, a return trip to the state meet might be in the...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • Girls cross country advances to Sectional

    BURLINGTON, ILL.—One down, one to go in the Kaneland quest for the state meet. Coach Doug Ecker’s crew, led by a sixth-place finish by sophomore Brianna Bower, secured fourth place at the competitive Burlington Central Regional last...

    • 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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  • ‘Pretty In Pink’ Champs

    The 14U Wasco Team 4 won first place in the Susan G. Komen “Pretty in Pink” tournament last weekend, sponsored by Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball League. Grace Sobieski threw five perfect innings, stole five bases, and closed...

    • Posted October 31, 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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  • Stringing up for State

    Singles entry Schrepferman, doubles tandem Jurcenko/Emmanouil write tickets AURORA—More of the same has turned out to be a good thing for Kaneland tennis. Kaneland, based on its second-place team showing at the West Aurora Sectional this past...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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  • Dunn_File
    Far from Dunn

    Junior volleyball standout verbally commits to Ball State program KANELAND—While the football landscape in the Mid-American Conference has been coined “MACtion” as of late, the volleyball scene in that collegiate group looks to be getting some of...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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    Lions Park playground gets a makeover

    ELBURN—The playground at the Elburn Lions Club Lions Park is getting a facelift and a retrofit, thanks to the club’s fundraising efforts and those of the volunteers doing the work. The project began last year, under the...

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Kaneville Historical Society Calendar now on sale

    KANEVILLE—The 2014 Kaneville Historical Society calendar is now on sale for $20 at Hill’s Country Store, 2S133 Harter Road, Kaneville. Also on sale is the second edition of “The History of Kaneville Township: 1836-1986.”

    • Posted October 19, 2013
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  • Proposed Ace Hardware location scheduled to open in SG next spring

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the proposed Ace Hardware store that will be located on the corner of Capitol Road and Galena Road. The store will feature an outdoor selling area for seasonal...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Photos: Biking for a cause

    The 27th Annual Toy and Food run sponsored by the DuKane ABATE chapter of Illinois kicked off from Knucklehead’s Tavern in Elburn on Sunday. The run supported 13 different charities, and featured over 1,200 motorcycles. Riders head...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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    Return of the Matt

    Consistent Knight talent emerges as individual qualifier at Monday golf sectional FREEPORT, Ill.—While there may not be quite the team accolades that the 2012 season brought, Kaneland golf still has plenty to be proud of. After a...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Tennis_Courtesy
    Lady Knights the standard for NIB-12 tennis

    DIXON, Ill.—Kaneland High School, for a couple of years now, has acclimated itself as a top-tier team on the conference tennis circuit. After the events of this past Friday and Saturday at Dixon High School, the Lady...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Kaneland soccer finding more net

    Three late-season contests provide skill showcase KANELAND—Knight soccer might be finding a little groove, and not a moment too soon. With the postseason challenge coming next week in the form of rival Sycamore on Oct. 23, the...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Tough road: Kaneland drops battle with Morris

    KANELAND—Finding a groove can be tough in a long volleyball season. The Lady Knights just hope that comfort finds them before the playoff road begins. Last Thursday, KHS trekked to the competitive setting of Morris where it...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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  • Phil Wilson of DeKalb displays his 1968 Pontiac with spooky Halloween decor and free treats at the Lions Club Car Show on Sunday. 
Photo by Lynn Logan
    Elburn Lions car, motorcycle show a success

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions had a beautiful day on Sunday for its fall classic All Wheels (car and motorcycle) Show. This year was the 20th year for the event. Committee member Dan Purcell’s father started the show in...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • Village addresses cost of healthcare

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday addressed the $7,400 of additional costs to next year’s budgeted health insurance premium by reducing the village’s contribution to each employee’s health care savings account (HSA). The premium to keep the...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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  • MP crash claims life of Cortland resident

    MAPLE PARK—A Cortland woman died Monday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained from a car accident in Maple Park. A preliminary investigation indicates that Shanay Martin, 32, of Cortland, was traveling westbound on Route 38, east...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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