Kaneland Krier

Speaking Up and Speaking Out

To promote unity, Aurora artists paint the windows of downtown businesses with inspiring messages. Even during these hard times, people are able to come together to create something beautiful.

By: Sophie Opp, Editor

July 12, 2020

Since the shocking murder of George Floyd on May 25, society has been launched into a time of racial tension and misunderstanding. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement that has grown from situations just like this, and while some people see it as a divisive group, others applaud their efforts to end ra...

Stepping Up Your College Search

Aurora University is a private school with almost 6,000 students. Virtual visits were made accessible on their website to accommodate COVID-19 procedures.

By: Karmyn Hookham, Editor

July 11, 2020

The dreaded college search can be stressful and overwhelming when you look at it as a whole. With the pressure to not only find your perfect school but to also keep your grades up, to participate in extracurriculars and to gain community service hours, things can pile up. This doesn’t mean you hav...

Real Estate During COVID-19

The housing market is being heavily affected by the current pandemic. Sarah Goss saw an increase in housing sales after the spike of COVID-19 cases in March.

By: Casey Walters, Editor

July 10, 2020

During COVID-19, real estate has faced challenges as people continue to buy and sell homes. New precautions are constantly being implemented to make sure illness is not spread between buyers and sellers. “There are industry rules in place, and those keep changing with different phases.  In addition...

Peaceful Protest in Elburn

Community members at the peaceful assembly at Elburn's Village Hall hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Throughout America, people have come together to demonstrate their commitment to ending systemic injustice towards and mistreatment of Black people.

By: Sophia Mullins

June 7, 2020

2020 Kaneland High School graduates Bethany Duffey and Isabella Mohatt organized a peaceful assembly in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that took place from 12:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, June 7. The gathering was held at the Elburn Village Hall and featured multiple guest speakers from a range of ...

Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

The Lost Meaning of Admiration

Charlie Platt stands proudly in the Montgomery Ridge Ambulance Service parking lot. Platt has dedicated his life to serving others.

By: Sophie Opp

April 23, 2020

As of March 5, social media star Chase Hudson has 15.1 million followers on the TikTok platform. Nearly every teenager knows Hudson’s name or his username on the app, “lilhuddy.” On top of that, most teenagers probably happen to be one of his followers. At just 17-years old, Hudson is considered to  ...

Cancel Your Trips, Stay Home

Cancel Your Trips, Stay Home

By: Gianna Provenzano, Web Master Executive

March 15, 2020

We are currently experiencing something that most of us have never experienced, at least not to this degree: a pandemic. While the most recent pandemic happened in 2009 (the swine flu, as it came to be known), the world didn’t shut down quite like it is now. I’m sure we all have seen how our world...

Hit With a Huge First

Hit With a Huge First

By: Bailey Prichard, Production and Sports Manager Executive

March 14, 2020

All seniors experience many lasts. There’s the last home football game, the last Homecoming dance, the last first day of school, the last Prom. This year, though, the senior class got hit with a big and extremely unique first. Kaneland often feels like it’s isolated, situated between cornfields in...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

By: Jack Holder, Reporter

January 27, 2020

Below are Krier Reporter Jack Holder's thoughts in the immediate aftermath of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the eight others who passed away on Sunday. A few hours ago, it came to my attention that Kobe Bryant, NBA superstar and Academy Award winner, had apparently passed away in a helicopter...

All in a Day’s Ride

Sergeant Fenili backs up Officer Fred Tichener while he makes a traffic stop. When nearby, officers are required to watch and back up other officers during a stop.

By: Joshua Hanold, Reporter

January 24, 2020

A Day in the Life of Krier Students

The Krier presents A Day in the Life of Krier students; a humorous look behind the scenes of Kaneland's news production team.

By: Scotty Dunne, Videographer

December 16, 2019