Grace United Methodist Church in Maple Park held its annual Turkey Drop event on Sunday, allowing area families to gather to help others in need this holiday season. The event will help put a meal on the table at Thanksgiving for 68 families—of those 68 families, 20 of them will also get a Christmas meal…
Girls hoops runs Luther North out of gym in IC Catholic Prep tourney opener by Mike Slodki ELMHURST, ILL.—It was a less-than-uplifting opening night against the visiting Lady Blackhawks of West Aurora on Thursday evening. To recover, KHS girls basketball took flight against its first round opponent out at the IC Catholic Prep Thanksgiving Tournament…
by Susan O’Neill KANEVILLE—Celebrate the season with an old-fashioned Christmas in Kaneville on Saturday, Dec. 7. The festivities will begin at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Kaneville Community Center at Harter and Main Street roads, with the inaugural lighting of the community Christmas tree donated by Kaneville business Strang Landscaping. Community members are encouraged…
by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Two young friends of Caitlyn Phillips have found a way to keep the memory of their friend alive, while offering some financial assistance to her family. Elburn teenagers Katie Baird and Cierra Kuipers were devastated when their good friend, 13-year-old Caity Phillips, died last April while roller skating in her neighborhood. Kuipers…
KANELAND—What happens when you can’t get a grasp on your ABC’s?
Kaneland girls track squad was able to take to the frigid grounds at Peterson Field for the annual Jenni’s ABC Meet on Saturday.
Kaneville resident flies pandas from China to Canada
KANEVILLE—Steve Gramley isn’t sure how he was chosen to pilot FedEx’s “Panda Express,” but flying two giant pandas from China to Canada on March 25 was the most interesting flight of his career.
Heimerdinger hit wins it in bottom of 7th against Sycamore
KANELAND—Looks like three cancellations this past week just delayed the inevitable.
ELBURN—The Elburn Town and Country Public Library last sunday held its ninth annual Dewey Dash event, with approximately 252 participants.
MAPLE PARK—For the last 14 years, Captain Nick Louis has been driving down Washington Street in Maple Park on his way to a private airstrip near DeKalb, looking at the sad state of the playground equipment at Washington Park.
ELBURN—Kaneland High School senior Nick Albano is on the varsity baseball team. He’s also an Eagle Scout, a cross country runner on his high school team, a participant in the Model United Nations Club and a member of the National Honor Society.
Photo: Casey Crosby fires a pitch from the mound in 2012 action as a member of the Toledo Mud Hens. Photo courtesy of Toledo Mud Hens First big-league start whets Crosby’s appetite by Mike Sandrolini ELBURN—Casey Crosby certainly didn’t mind an unexpected change of plans late last May that got him to “The Show,” aka,…
Paisano’s owners to open Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill in Elburn
ELBURN—Small-business owners Annette and Dick Theobald are tentatively scheduled to open the Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill, located at 117 North Main St.
The 12th Annual Kaneland Talent Show, was held Friday at the auditorium.
KANELAND—Much like the Cubs going into Cardinals territory, there existed little welcome for the Chicago-area Kaneland Knights baseball squad (0-5).
Season opener sees Lady Knights stifled in Maple Park
KANELAND—After all the cancellations and scheduling switches, the Lady Knights’ soccer roster was ready for action.
Renowned track coach hopes area can become a hub for big meets
ELBURN—One of the most successful and innovative cross country/track and field coaches in the country just might be your next door neighbor.
Incumbent squares off with long-time village trustee
Incumbent Sean Michels will face a challenge for his Sugar Grove village president seat from board trustee Kevin Geary.
KANELAND—In theory, you always have a chance to witness hoops talent up close as a basketball coach.
With Dukes, Bulldogs out, conference braintrust elects for smaller divisions
Danville, ILL—Waubonsee Community College’s long-time head men’s basketball coach Dave Heiss was recently inducted into the NJCAA Basketball Hall of Fame at the Division II National Tournament Banquet.