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    Piece of the Rock

    Photo: Ivan Bohorquez celebrates scoring his unassisted first-half goal against Sycamore Tuesday. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Second-place effort at Quad Cities gathering has smooth finish KANELAND—This past weekend had the Kaneland soccer roster heading two hours west,...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    That was Sparta

    Photo: Junior Steven VanHorn breaks up a 3rd-down pass to a Sycamore wide receiver Friday. “Both defenses played really well,” KHS head coach Tom Fedderly said. Photo by Mary Paulson Urgency increases after 14-7 loss at Sycamore...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Kindness Campaign celebrates one-year anniversary

    Photo: Renee Dee and Kaneland parent Sarah Ziemba at the Kindness in Kaneland booth Friday. Photo submitted by Renee Dee to LLogan@elburnherald.com KANELAND—What started as groups organized to combat bullying has turned into a collaboration within the...

    • Posted October 5, 2014
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    Bakery truck to make Elburn Car Show appearance

    ELBURN—Red (Charles) Singleton of Elgin, Ill., plans to feature his antique bakery truck, which he purchased in Elburn, in the Elburn Car Show this Sunday at Lions Park, 500 Filmore St. Singleton was introduced to the vehicle,...

    • Posted October 4, 2014
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  • School Board approves teacher salary increase

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Education Association (KEA) and Board of Education have reached an agreement to increase teacher salaries for the 2014-15 school year. All Kaneland School Board members on Monday agreed to the salary increase, with the exception...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Community can weigh in on superintendent search

    KANELAND—The Kaneland community today will have an opportunity to weigh in on the qualities it wants to see in the next district superintendent of schools. The educational search firm BWP & Associates will host focus groups consisting...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Photos: Fun and fundraising

    Kaneland John Shields and Blackberry Creek elementary students last week participated in a Run for Fund to help raise money for their respective school. All grade levels ran and/or walked outside to get in on the fundraising...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Elburn welcomes Station No. 3

    The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Wednesday opened it’s Fire Station No. 3 in Lily Lake. The station is functional 24 hours a day and features an advanced life support (ALS) engine, which means the...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Keep on moving

    Photo: A group of local ladies have exercised together at the Elburn and Countryside Community Center three times a week for over a dozen years. Their workouts include light dumbbell work, as well as exercises done with...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    Lady Knights smash Ottawa, compete in Ogle County

    Photo: Senior Stephanie Karolewicz and No. 2 doubles partner Colleen Landers won 6-0, 6-4 over Yorkville Tuesday. Photo by Laura Gampfer KANELAND—If the homestretch of the regular season is any indication of how the Kaneland Lady Knights...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Knights golf measuring shots

    KANELAND—With next week’s postseason gauntlet approaching, it was time for Kaneland golf to get some final regular season swings in against some eager competition. On Sept. 24, the Knights traveled to Pine Hills Golf Club and vanquished...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Pirating a victory

    Photo: Junior Felipe Speraggi, in action against Sterling last week, had two goals against Ottawa Tuesday. Photo by Laura Gampfer Offensive output comes in crossover win OTTAWA, Ill.—Tuesday’s Northern Illinois Big XII conference crossover setting was a...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Positive movement

    KHS ends September on strong note STERLING, Ill.—Patience is key when it comes to long distance running. For a season that begins in mid-August, runners usually don’t start to see the fruits of their labor until the...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Down to the Barbed Wire

    Photo: Senior Zack Thielk manhandles a DeKalb player during Kaneland’s 37-34 loss against the Barbs. Photo by Laura Gampfer Late comeback try falls short in first-ever conference loss to DeKalb KANELAND—It seems like 2014 has the Northern...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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  • Volleyball handles Aurora Christian, succumbs to hot Yorkville squad

    KANELAND—Rare is the team that can rattle off an undefeated conference season, even with a campaign as steady as the Kaneland Lady Knights in 2014. A 25-8, 25-22 sweep of visiting Aurora Christian last Thursday was a...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Boys XC tries to master rising temps, pressure in Oakhurst setting

    Photo: Ben Smith, Austin Kintz and Alex Gale get going at the beginning of Saturday’s varsity race at the Aurora Central Catholic Charger Classic. Kaneland placed 10th as a team. Photo by Tiffany Kufer ACC’s Invitational another...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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    Volunteers prepare for Halloween Fest’s 25th year

    BIG ROCK—The haunted house that started in one room in Sugar Grove has grown to include two haunted houses, a haunted trail, games, entertainment and food for the whole family at Plowman’s Park in Big Rock. And...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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    Program employs horses to treat PTSD

    Photo: Veteran Jack Erwin of St. Charles says hello to Honey Nut Cheerio during a program on Boots and Hooves, soon to be known as Hope and Promise. The program employs equine-assisted psychotherapy to treat veterans with...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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    Home construction on the rise again in Blackberry Creek

    ELBURN—Home construction continues to gain momentum in Elburn’s Blackberry Creek subdivision. According to Elburn Building Commissioner Tom Brennan, there are currently 10 homes and two duplexes under construction in the subdivision—already more than the eight building permits...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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    KHS students, Aquascape Inc. construct courtyard pond

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School students recently helped construct a courtyard pond featuring trees, shrubs and flowers. The water recycled in the pond comes from Kaneland’s tap water, minus the chlorine. Long koi swim the water while cascades of...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Kaneland staff discusses textbooks

    KANELAND—A Kaneland mom at the Sept. 8 School Board meeting expressed concern regarding the fact that her son currently “does not have textbooks.” As clarification, Mike Purcell, director of Educational Services 6-12 for the Kaneland School District,...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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    Can’t avoid the rush

    Photo: Senior Isaac Swithers was back in action Friday night, scoring two touchdowns and rushing for 44 yards. Photo by Ben Draper Yorkville’s Kurtz rushes for 303 yards, 4 TDs, hands KHS 41-25 loss YORKVILLE—Local observers of...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Kaneland soccer splits Yorkville, DeKalb in conference rush

    Photo: Senior Ivan Bohorquez tries to keep the ball against two Yorkville players Tuesday. Photo by Tiffany Kufer KANELAND—Kaneland soccer knows it will have difficulties here and there, but would rather not have them against programs it has traditionally...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • The biggest rival is …

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Boys XC tries to make own trail in Eddington crowd

    Photo: The Knights boys varsity team accelerates out of the box during Saturday morning’s Eddington Invitational at KHS. Over 1,300 runners took to the course during the six contested races. Photo by Mary Paulson KANELAND—It was a...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Sept. 25 Sports recap

    Don’t see your results in the Elburn Herald? Have your coach email them to sports@elburnherald.com or fax them to (630) 365-2251. KHMS Seventh Grade Football Aug. 27 vs. Batavia Rotolo—Kaneland won 32-8. Max Gagne had three touchdowns,...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Tennis outlasts Oswego opponent

    Photo: Senior Stephanie Karloewicz and her partner at No. 2 doubles, senior Colleen Landers, defeated their Oswego counterparts Tuesday 6-3, 3-6, 10-7. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Also blanks L-P 5-0 KANELAND—With a much-needed win against the host...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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    Serving notice to Sycamore Spartans

    Photo: Kaneland High School girls varsity volleyball team celebrates after a two-game sweep against Sycamore Sept. 18. Photo by Mary Paulson KANELAND—Kaneland volleyball has always had its hands full with the Sycamore Spartans. After struggling for years...

    • Posted September 25, 2014
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  • Voters to decide: Elburn or Fox River Fire District?

    ELBURN—Voters in the northeast section of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will soon decide whether or not to disconnect from the district and join the Fox River Fire Rescue District. Elburn District Fire Chief Kelly...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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    In the company of family, friends

    Community rallies around Hughes SUGAR GROVE—Everyone’s life ends at some point, but hearing a doctor say it is hard to handle, said Beverly Holmes Hughes, Sugar Grove’s former library director. Hughes has been diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme—an...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Village donates playground equipment to Elburn Community Center

    ELBURN—The Village Board on Monday voted to donate playground equipment to the Elburn and Countryside Community Center, but no Community Center representatives were present to accept it. The village purchased the playground equipment approximately 25 years ago,...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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