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GOP tries to repeal health care

February 16, 2011

By Brittany Larsen and Tyler Keenum, Reporters Republican leaders in the House voted to repeal the new health care act on Jan. 19, and the bill-officially named the "Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care...

Search continues for new KHS principal

February 10, 2011

By Jessica Corbett, Executive Editor The third and final round of the principal search will take place today, when student and community groups question the candidates. Director of Educational Services...

Moment of silence implemented

February 10, 2011

By Ryan Noel and Shane Fergus, Reporters Each morning in schools across Illinois, the Pledge of Allegiance is now followed with a moment of silence. The 10 seconds of silence, during which students are...

Ski and snowboard club charges the slopes at Chestnut Mountain

January 27, 2011

By Lexi Roach, Reporter Sophomore Savannah Miles, a ski and snowboard club member, learned to snowboard last year when she took a one-hour lesson at Granite Peak. "The lesson was fun and very helpful."...

New tax levy met with both outrage and reluctant acceptance

January 24, 2011

By Elaine Cannell, Editor "I just want to hear your explanation for increasing our taxes once again," Sugar Grove resident Toby Cook said at the Dec. 13 board meeting. The board was about vote on the...

Model UN members venture to Chicago for CIMUN conference

December 29, 2010

By Katie Meuer, Assistant to the Editors From Dec. 9 through Dec. 12, a small group of Kaneland Model United Nation members headed to Chicago with suitcases full of business attire to be a part of the...

The search is on for new KHS principal

December 24, 2010

By Sara Laurie, Reporter The search for a new principal is on.  Kaneland High School has begun the search for a permanent principal to replace Dr. Gregory Fantozzi, the current interim principal who...

Students send 60 pounds of Christmas cards to troops

Students in Joanna Edelman's fourth block physical science class address cards to troops in Afghanistan. Photo by Alexis Villarreal.
December 18, 2010

Sixty pounds of Christmas cards. That’s what physical science teacher Joanna Edelman sent off to the troops after her students spent class on Dec. 10 writing Christmas cards for soldiers in Afghanistan. “I...

New McDonald’s to be built in Sugar Grove

A computer rendering of the proposed Sugar Grove McDonald's.
December 16, 2010

"Hello, can I take your order?" Sugar Grove residents may soon be asked this question by employees of a McDonald's that could be built in the area at the corner of Park Ave. and Rt. 47 in Sugar Grove. Richard...

Full doorsteps, full families

November 11, 2010

   Deprived. Hungry. Scared.   There are thousands of families that aren’t as fortunate as others. Millions of people have lost their jobs because of the economy, leaving families struggling...

Transition to eight-period day delayed an additional year

November 11, 2010

  On Oct. 24, Kaneland High School’s administration recommended to the school board that the switch to an eight-period day be delayed until the 2012-13 school year. The proposal also included changes...

District 302 School Board welcomes new member Teresa Witt

November 11, 2010

  Teresa Witt was welcomed onto the District 302 school board on Oct. 12, after long-time board member Bob Meyers resigned.   Ten applicants went through a long selection process which included...

Curious about the fall play?

November 11, 2010

Costumes? Check. Lines memorized? Check. Make-up? Check. Play director April Rames will be checking cast members for all these things moments before they take the stage tomorrow night. "The Curious Savage"...

“Curious Savage” starts tomorrow

October 26, 2010

By Cheryl Gaston, Reporter Costumes? Check. Lines memorized? Check. Make-up? Check. Play director April Rames will be checking cast members for all these things moments before they take the stage tomorrow...

Huge cocaine bust

October 24, 2010

By Zoe Wilson, Reporter BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--$159 million in cocaine. That's what Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin and his team found during a raid in Brisbane last month. A week before the raid, the...

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