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Kanye at Kuipers?

Kanye at Kuipers?

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

June 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Events, Features, In-Depth, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park is a staple place in the Kaneland community for things like apple cider doughnuts and hayrides. On Wednesday, June 6 about 300-400 people were gathered at Kuipers for more than just their apple cider donuts though. Kuipers has been reported as one of three scheduled...

National school walkouts: how Kaneland compares

National school walkouts: how Kaneland compares

By: Karina Sanchez, Public Relations/Social Media Executive

March 13, 2018


Filed under Community, News, School, Showcase

As of Friday, March 9th an official email was sent out to students by Vice Principal Carri Oslager in reference to how Kaneland students could participate in March 14th student activist type events.   Since this walkout activity is student-led, Kaneland administration left it in the hands of their ...

Walkouts for gun control

Walkouts for gun control

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Parkland, Florida takes Columbine, Colorado’s spot as the home of the deadliest high school shooting in American history. Fourteen students and three staff members were shot and killed Valentine's Day 2018. Walkouts have been planned at schools nationwide by students who are tired of all the gun...

New stores open in the Commons

New stores open in the Commons

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

As you drive on Randall Rd. in Geneva, you pass by Randall 15, Portillo’s and the Geneva Commons. You normally see the big stores in Geneva that stand out such as Hollister, American Eagle and other popular stores. Recently, the town of Geneva is opening new stores to the public. Geneva Commons...

Culver’s open for business in Sugar Grove

Culver’s open for business in Sugar Grove

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

The highly anticipated Culver’s opened in Sugar Grove on Monday afternoon Oct. 23. The new building was packed with people from all around the Kaneland community as people waited to see what the new business had to offer. “I knew it was opening night, but I didn’t expect to wait over a half h...

KHMS hosts fourth annual Kolor Run

KHMS hosts fourth annual Kolor Run

By: Gianna Provenzano, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Kaneland Harter Middle School held their fourth annual Kolor Run fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 22. About 120 people registered for the run, and all have some tie to the Kaneland community. There was a 35 dollar fee for the run, which included a Kolor Run shirt, a goody bag, bananas, pizza, and a ...

Annual Fine Arts Festival

Annual Fine Arts Festival

By: McKenna Mosley, Reporter

April 19, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

On Sunday, April 9, Kaneland High School hosted the 2017 Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students, teachers, artists and volunteers attended the festival to view all the art on Sunday. Multiple artists appeared at the festival and showed off previous art work and even wor...

Sugar Grove Public Library teen programs

Sugar Grove Public Library teen programs

By: Thomas Eastham, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Community

Whether you have some down time in your schedule or want to get out and make some new friends, the Sugar Grove Public Library offers a range of programs for kids of all ages.  Genna Mickey is the head of these programs. Mickey has been running the teen library programs since last August, she is t...

Rise up, wise up, eyes up: Student takes a stand for immigrants

Rise up, wise up, eyes up: Student takes a stand for immigrants

By: Ava Mandele, Editor in Chief of Web

February 16, 2017


Filed under Community

On February 16, 2017 immigrants across the Chicago area, and all over the U.S, are participating in “A Day Without Immigrants” . “A Day Without Immigrants” is a campaign meant to send a message to President Trump, who has spoken passionately about plans to close the border between Mex...

Business booming in Sugar Grove

Business booming in Sugar Grove

By: Amanda Malawski, Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Community, News

New businesses are coming to Sugar Grove. Among them are Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Culver’s and Paisano's Pizza & Grill. Dunkin Donuts is going to be located across from Jimmy John's on Route 47, and it is still under construction. Starbucks, a competitor of Dunkin Donuts, is going to be located i...

HorsePower’s yearly bowling fundraiser coming February 25

HorsePower’s yearly bowling fundraiser coming February 25

By: Abril Salinas, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Community, News

On Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., HorsePower will be hosting it's 5th annual bowling fundraiser at St. Charles Bowl. Their goal this year being to raise $30,000. “A lot of our riders have been in therapy their whole life. My son started when he was 14 months old, and it often feels lik...

Harter Middle School students get involved in the Rosedale Freedom Project

Harter Middle School students get involved in the Rosedale Freedom Project

By: Ava Mandele, Editor-in-Chief of Web

January 10, 2017


Filed under Community, News

During the January 9, 2017 board meeting Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden recognized a group of Harter Middle School students for their contributions with the Rosedale Freedom Project. Rosedale, Mississippi is a small town with only 1,800 residents that borders the Mississippi River. In the past, Rosed...

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