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Archive - Dec 2012

December 9th

Junior varsity places second

December 9, 2012

The Kane boys' junior varsity team placed second at the Keystone Tip-off Tournament held this past weekend. The Wolves defeated the Keystone Panthers 49-44 to earn a spot in the championship game where they lost to DuBois. Andy Bundy and Jack Kocjancic were selected to the All-tournament team.

Krieg will keep sheriff's office open

December 9, 2012

With the Elk County sheriff's department reportedly facing a projected budget deficit of approximately $9,000 and the board of commissioners unwilling to cover the monetary figure, sheriff Jeffrey C. Krieg said Sunday night that he, along with chief deputy Theresa Merritt, will be working "until all this is settled."

Trimming trees along Route 66

December 9, 2012

A crew is taking advantage of unusually mild early December weather to begin work to trim trees along Route 66 in the Allegheny National Forest south of Kane. The falling branches from the trimming are put through a “chipping” machine on the berm of the road. The wood chips are deposited on the forest floor. One-lane traffic is maintained with the use of automated electronic signals instead of human “flaggers.”

Kevin A. Lindquist

December 9, 2012

Kevin A. Lindquist, 48, of Wetmore Road, Kane, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 19, 1964, in Kane, he was a son of Ann Benson Lindquist and the late George Lindquist.
Kevin was a mechanic and was employed by Jones Chevrolet for many years. He also had worked for Kuhn's Saw Shop and most recently, he worked for Tom Rich.
He belonged to the B.P.O. Elks # 329 for many years and previously served as Exalted Ruler.

December 7th

Santa Claus leaves 'gifts' for Salvation Army shoppers

December 8, 2012

Shoppers at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in Kane will receive free gift certificates—courtesy of an anonymous Santa Claus.

None injured in truck accident on Route 66

December 8, 2012

RUSSELL CITY – Miraculously, no one was injured Friday morning when a box truck collided with a trailer hauling a crane on Route 66 just west of Russell City in Elk County.

December 6th

Wolves wrestlers hungry for season to start

December 7, 2012

The Kane Wolves wrestling team finished their 2011-2012 regular season with a 14-1 record and won their first Allegheny Mountain League title.

Lady Wolves have trifecta: experience, size and speed

December 7, 2012

Coach Dave Kiehl enters his fifth season as head coach of the Kane Lady Wolves with the bulk of last year’s team returning. Seven players will be suiting up for their senior season on the hardwood, along with four juniors. The 2011-2012 Lady Wolves finished the season 20-9, losing to WPIAL top seed Vincentian 62-60 in overtime in the opening round of the PIAA playoffs.

Wolves basketball team ready for season

December 7, 2012

Kane boys’ basketball head coach Brian Wymer has four starters returning from last year’s squad. The 2011-2012 Wolves finished the season 2-20 but Wymer is cautiously optimistic about this season.

Eckstrom is elected as school board president

December 7, 2012

Stephanie Eckstrom is the new president of the Kane School Board.

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