MAPLE PARKâ€”After being diagnosed with cancer, dealing with unemployment, going through a divorce, and later relocating from Georgia, Maple Park resident Leah Bobbitt knows what it is like to go through many hardships.
David “DP” Paul (left) and Eric “Broadway” Jones of the Harlem Wizards basketball team show some fancy moves to fifth-grader Clayton Slamans and the rest of the students at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School.
Members of Elburn Boy Scout Pack No. 107 gathered on Nov. 11 to pull down, fold and gather the flag at the Kaneland John Stewart Elemtary School Veteranâ€™s Day event.
A pass to Tyler Callaghan with :10 to go in the game lofts the Knights into the semifinals versus defending state champion Montini Catholic. The Kaneland-Montini Catholic showdown is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m.
Camiliere-to-Callaghan with :10 left sends Knights to semi
VERNON HILLSâ€”What is it about Kaneland football and Class 5A State quarterfinals?
After Saturday afternoon, we know the Knights like playing games with a flair for the dramatic. But most importantly, they like winning them.
Jess Lubic signed her letter of intent, flanked by her parents, with Northern Illinois University on Nov. 17 at Kaneland High School.
Sugar Groveâ€”With daylight savings time now at an end, sunlight is more valuable than ever. And Waubonsee Community College is poised to discover another value of it with the completion of its photovoltaic array, which consists of a series of panels used to capture solar power.
Genevaâ€”In his career in the senior living industry, Dick Hattan hears seniors talking daily, all day long, about their memories.
SG resident’s new store makes consignment fashionable
Bataviaâ€”The need for a new career inspired Vicki Ryan to open the upscale consignment boutique R Kids Closet in Batavia in October 2009.
KANELANDâ€”Although Kaneland High Schoolâ€™s PSAE scores declined and didnâ€™t meet federal requirements for Adequate Yearly Progress (APY), the same scores showed more students are college-ready.
The Kaneland High School Theatre Department will be presenting the comedy â€œThe Curious Savageâ€ by John Patrick. Performances are Nov. 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.
ELBURNâ€”The playing of â€œTapsâ€ is a longstanding tradition at many military events, including Veterans Day celebrations.
Maple Parkâ€”â€œConfidenceâ€ was the word on the lips of the Kaneland players as they exited Peterson Field Saturday night following their 34-7 victory over Crystal Lake Central in round 2 of the IHSA football playoffs.
Peoriaâ€”â€œBittersweetâ€ would be an accurate term to describe Kaneland senior Trevor Holm’s performance at the IHSA boys cross country 2A State Finals on Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria.
Peoriaâ€”A two-year layoff from cross-country running didn’t seem to have much of an effect on Kaneland High School’s Jen Howland at the IHSA 2A State Final on Saturday in Peoria.
Sugar Groveâ€”Anyone interested in seeing a little bit of basketball wizardry and showmanship on the hardwood should check out the Harlem Wizards entertainment group’s exhibition against the Kaneland Dream Team on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Harter Middle School.
PLANOâ€”Waubonsee Community College will celebrate the grand opening of its Plano Campus at Route 34 and Waubonsee Drive, with events on Friday, Nov. 12, and Saturday, Nov. 13.
Kevin Lamb shows pictures of Afghanistan during the program. Lamb served in the 2nd and 4th Infantry divisions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
BELVIDEREâ€”According to KHS coach Chad Clarey, Knight runner Trevor Holm ran his race strategy to perfection.
Knights get all they need in first half of 42-0 win
KANELANDâ€”Before the beginning of the fourth quarter on Friday night, Knights Taylor Andrews and Nick Michels ran from the sidelines to the field in a sprint.