All posts tagged "Ticker"

  • FVCC staff member suffers burns in accident

    KANELAND—First responders were called to Fox Valley Career Center at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday to respond to a non-life threatening accident involving a staff member. No students were injured in the incident. “The accident involved a teacher...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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    Elburn native earns rowing scholarship to D-1 school

    ELBURN—Kylen Patterman is new to the University of Louisville’s rowing team, but she’s one of the most experienced rowers on the team. The 2008 Kaneland graduate rowed for three years on a club team at Grand Valley...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Photos: IC Catholic @ Kaneland

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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    Higher ground

    Photo: The Knights Dylan Nauert carries the ball during the first quarter. Photo by Erik Anderson Knights beat Elmhurst-based namesake in week 2 affair KANELAND—Friday night’s first drive set the tone. Facing an all-new non-conference opponent in...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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    Tweaking the formula

    Photo: The Kaneland girls volleyball team celebrates a point in recent action. The Lady Knights sit at 5-4 to start the season after winning Tuesday against LaSalle-Peru. File Photo Lady Knights volleyball handles ACC, drops close sweep...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Hot start

    KANELAND—Coach Tim Larsen’s tennis team has to love its hot start, even though some matches have been cancelled due to the heat. Sitting at 4-0 after a dual win at Plainfield North Saturday, the Lady Knights had...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Bat found in Batavia yard tests positive for rabies

    BATAVIA—A bat recently found in a Batavia yard tested positive for rabies. There was no human exposure. This is the first rabies-positive bat seen this year. One rabid bat was discovered last year, and one in 2011....

    • Posted September 7, 2013
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    Garden dedicated in Elburn teen’s memory

    ELBURN—A small plot of land in the back of Kaneland Harter Middle School holds the spirit of teenager Caitlyn Phillips, a student who was killed in a tragic accident earlier this year. Caity died last April while...

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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  • Village forming Economic Development Commission

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Tuesday offered seven individuals for appointment to the newly-formed Economic Development Commission, but the board will wait to vote on their approval until a few changes are made in the criteria....

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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  • Cars burglarized in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Police Department on Friday received several reports of vehicles in the Windstone and Black Walnut neighborhoods being burglarized. The crimes took place sometime during the night. All of the cases reported so far...

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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    Photo gallery: 2013 Maple Park Fun Fest

    Photos by Patti Wilk and Lynn Logan

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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  • 3 teens taken into custody, released to parents

    KANELAND—Three 13-year-old boys were taken into custody on Friday afternoon when police responded to a report of someone armed with a firearm and wearing body armor seen near Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School just after school let...

    • Posted September 5, 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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    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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    Sugar Grove Corn Boil this weekend

    Don’t forget that Sugar Grove Corn Boil is this weekend, July 26-28 Friday, July 26—Opening festivities, Citizen of the Year Award dedication, Bingo, musical performances by Epic and 7th Heaven Saturday, July 27—5k Run/Walk, Bingo, “Chopped”-style cooking...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • MP Police Department’s ‘Wheel of Meat’ event July 27

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department’s sixth annual “Wheel of Meat” will take place Saturday, July 27, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Maple Park Pub and Grill, 221 Main Street, Maple Park. The event is in...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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    O’Herron recognized as one of Illinois’ elite

    Lady Knight shortstop earns 2nd-team ICA, 3 others get 3rd team KANELAND—Winona State University in Minnesota already knew it was gaining a talented ballplayer on its softball team for the 2013-14 season. The honor bestowed upon Kaneland...

    • Posted July 11, 2013
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    Sugar Grove soldier comes home

    SUGAR GROVE—The first thing Sgt. Melissa Castrovillo did on her return from Afghanistan earlier this month was pamper herself. She’d spent the last nine months stationed as a military police officer somewhere in Afghanistan—exactly where is classified—and...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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    Ream’s to purchase CCC parking lot

    ELBURN—Ream’s Elburn Market, one of the cornerstones of Elburn’s historic downtown, is planning to move out of its current location and into a new building—one that Randy Ream plans to build just across the street, on what...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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    Elburn Village Board approves new Fire Station

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved an ordinance to allow a special use of a lot for construction of a new Fire Station that will be constructed on the corner of Route 38 and First Street....

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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    Twilight Wish Foundation opens new chapter in Elburn

    ELBURN—The Twilight Wish Foundation, headquartered in Doylestown, Penn., is pleased to announce the appointment of Terese Klinger as director of the newly-formed Elburn chapter of Twilight Wish Foundation. Klinger has been an occupational therapist for over 10...

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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    WCC baseball nabs post-season awards

    Photo: Waubonsee Community College baseball head coach Dave Randall talks to his base runners during a pitching change at the NJCAA World Series. Courtesy Photo Coach, KHS alum Dave Randall among those honored Waubonsee—After finishing third in...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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    2013 Spring Athletic Banquet Awards

    The Kaneland High School Athletics Department on Thursday, June 6, announced the award winners for varsity high school athletics. Below are those winners. Knight Award for three-sport athletes: Ashley Castellanos—Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field; Sarah Grams—Tennis,...

    • Posted June 13, 2013
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  • Kaneville Village President Pat Hill is using the sign outside her store, Hill’s Country Store, to urge residents to write letters to the USPS and their congressmen, asking for the post office’s hours to be increased.                                   Photo by Cheryl Borrowdale
    Residents, USPS weigh in on reduced Kaneville post office hours

    KANEVILLE—Frustration over the reduced hours at the Kaneville post office has been rising, as residents struggle to pick up their mail and do business, and Village President Pat Hill wants to do something about it. The post...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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    Sugar Grove Medallion has been hidden

    SUGAR GROVE—The sixth annual Corn Boil Medallion Hunt is on. This year’s medallion has been hidden within Sugar Grove Township. The person who finds the medallion will be recognized during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 2013 opening...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Elburn resident requests ordinance to honor fallen teen

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Ron Rosecky made a heartfelt request to the Village Board on Tuesday to create an ordinance that would ban or discourage skateboarding or rollerblading on village streets with a steep incline. Rosecky was a neighbor...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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    Michels delivers State of SG speech

    by Dave Woehrle SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels on May 12 delivered his annual State of Sugar Grove speech to the village. The 30-minute address—the first of Michels’ new term after he was re-elected last...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Nathaniel Kucera secures the 4x800m State Title for the Knights. Tanner Andrews secured All State honors in the Triple Jump with a 44’ 1.5” effort at Saturday’s IHSA State Meet.                  
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    A weekend to remember

    4x800m Relay nabs State title, boys track takes sixth in Class 2A KANELAND—Kaneland boys track has a long and storied history, and the 2013 team added to it this weekend. The 4x800m relay team of Conor Johnson,...

    • Posted May 30, 2013
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  • Phil Anderson of Maple Park came out today to pull in support of the event.  Phil's father John Anderson also participated while his mother Celeste Anderson and his Aunt Kathy Coffey volunteered to sell raffle tickets during the day.
    Maple Park Police Dept. ‘pulls’ for Special Olympics

    MAPLE PARK—Colleen MacRunnels aims for the Maple Park Police Department to be in first place in this year’s Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run, a competition among police departments to raise the most money for Special Olympics. The...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Editorial: Be respectful of local cemeteries this spring

    We recently received a Letter to the Editor that touched upon a topic seldom spoken of in this area: theft of flowers and decorations in our local cemeteries. The author of the letter asked to remain nameless,...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Middle school track takes 2nd at state meet

    28 student-athletes sent to Peoria returned with 19 medals, 1 second-place trophy, a handful of school records and several personal bests Kaneland—The Kaneland Harter Middle School track team sent 28 student-athletes to Peoria on...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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    Conference Champs

    KHS boys track team takes top spot at NIB-12 KANELAND—Northern Illinois Big XII conference boys track certainly has its share of talented teams. Kaneland made certain it was included in that discussion, netting a conference championship as...

    • Posted May 16, 2013
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