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December 6th

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.

Kane’s 150th committee’s Kane-opoly sold out

December 7, 2012

People interested in purchasing copies of the Kane’s 150th Kane-opoly game are too late.

Kim J. Johnson

December 7, 2012

Kim J. Johnson, 58, of West Main Street in Ludlow, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in the Kane Community Hospital.
Born July 10, 1954 in Warren, he was the son of Emil L. and Mildred E. Larson Johnson.
Mr. Johnson worked at Kane Hardwood starting Nov. 11, 2002; prior to that, he worked at Kane Handle from 1974-2002. He attended the Kane Revival Center and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Surviving are his father of Kane; a brother, Ronald E. Johnson of Bradford; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother.

December 5th

Environmental issues cloud fate of Kane industrial site

December 6, 2012

Environmental issues are clouding the fate of the former Kane Magnetics complex at 700 Elk Ave.

Louise P. Nelson

December 6, 2012

Louise P. Nelson, 83, of 621 Tionesta Ave., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane after a lengthy illness.
Born June 18, 1929, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Lawrence and Margaret Austin Porter. On Dec. 31, 1947, in Kane, she married Leonard K. Nelson Sr., who survives.
Mrs. Nelson, a graduate of Kane High School class of 1947, retired in 1987 after 35 years at Stackpole Carbon Co. in Kane and St. Marys. Prior to that, she had been employed at Gillotti's Grocery and the Kane Shirt Factory.

December 4th

Highland Township Water and Sewer Authority will try to stop injection well

December 5, 2012

The Highland Township Water and Sewer Authority decided at their regular monthly meeting to seek the help of an outside organization to stop a proposed injection well. Regular authority business was taken care of in a matter of minutes but the meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes with the majority being a teleconference call with Ben Price of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund [CELDF].

Ladies at SMP special night

December 5, 2012

These three women look over Christmas decorations Tuesday at the SMP Gift Shoppe Ladies Night Out at the store at Fraley and Haines streets in Kane.

December 3rd

Adventures of a wildlife photographer "Hidden Alaska"-part 12

December 4, 2012

In part 11 of my Alaskan adventure series, I was in southwestern Alaska in Katmai National Park, just yards from seeing my first brown bears. The bear watching came to a quick halt as a fishing bald eagle put on show only feet from where I stood. Getting that close to a hunting bald eagle, and capturing a great image, made me forget for a moment why I came to this magnificent park, to see and photograph North America’s top predator, the Alaskan brown bear.

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