ELBURN—Blythe Lundberg celebrated her eighth birthday by having a party and asking her friends to bring supplies for the Animal House Shelter in Huntley, Ill.
Brooke Klint, 5, her mom, Sherrie, and sister, Abigail, 8, made it out to the Town and Country Public Library Saturday for a Valentine’s Day craft-making program.
SYCAMORE—When KHS wrestling coach Monty Jahns mentioned that his team had an eye on the postseason and may be better equipped for tournament settings, he wasn’t kidding.
KANELAND—For the Knights, good things have come in fours lately.
The Kaneland boys improved to 13-8 (5-2 Northern Illinois Big XII) with a 48-38 win over the visiting Sycamore Spartans on Friday in Maple Park.
KANELAND—Those that compete in college cross-country and track compete at a higher level.
That being the case, Kaneland High School senior Andie Strang has been doing that since 2007.
KANELAND—Monday featured a textbook case of learning from your mistakes.
After dropping a home matchup with Yorkville back on Jan. 7, the Lady Knights hoops unit traveled along Game Farm Road and secured a hard-fought 45-39 victory.
Elburn—When geneology and history buff Laura Chapman, who is director of liturgy at St. Gall Church, saw that the church would mark its 100th year as a parish, her mind started working on how the congregation could celebrate that anniversary.
Magician Ron Clayton performed a show for children called Simply Magic at the Elburn Town and Country Public Library on Jan. 27.
Photos from the Jan. 28 Pinewood Derby in Elburn.
Regional—Like much of Illinois, the Kaneland area is attempting to dig out and restore travel and communications following a historic blizzard that entered the area Tuesday and was still blowing as of press time Wednesday.
KANELAND—After the hysterics of Friday night, it was conceivable the Knights would have a letdown.
After a Dec. 9 feature on Bill and Lee Sweatt as members of the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, Lee was called up to the parent Vancouver Canucks and managed to be a difference maker against the Nashville Predators.
KANELAND—It’s over and done with, but Kaneland girls basketball would have loved to end its home schedule with a win on Saturday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to take extra caution this year as the snow begins to fall in Illinois.
The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake…
ANCHORAGE—With a goal in life to become an expedition guide and years of backpacking and camping experience under his belt, where else would Tyler Schmidt of Elburn go to college than Alaska Pacific University?
Vickie Porter Spratt (right), a 1989 graduate of Kaneland High School, teaches Zumba to students at the KHS Health Fair Tuesday.
ROCHELLE—Like KHS coach Monty Jahns said a week ago, Kaneland wrestling might just be a better tournament team than a dual team at this point.
Dietre Griesinger leads the Color Guard at last week’s Girl Scout Daisy Troop 4387 Investiture ceremony at the Elburn American Legion in downtown Elburn.
Photo by Mary Herra
Elburn—Variety is a luxury a growing population has when it comes, not only to restaurants and stores, but also to churches.