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Mt. Jewett Ambulance Squad

April 27, 2015

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Ted Lutz

These are the volunteer members of the Mt. Jewett Ambulance Squad. The group includes, left to right: Patrick McGuire, Joyce Alexis, Deb Myers, Jamie Moreth and Tom Morris. The first four listed are trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Morris is a first-responder.

Senior Center birthdays

April 26, 2015

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Ted Lutz

The Kane Senior Center held a tureen dinner Saturday evening at the center on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane to honor members with April birthdays. Celebrating birthdays this month are, left to right: John Mehalko, 77; Fern Throne, 78; Gene Nunn, 74; and Ray Brzezinski, 67. Daily luncheons for seniors are served at the center. For information, contact Beth Lenaway, director at the center.

Professionals Day luncheon

April 22, 2015

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Ted Lutz

The Kane Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon Wednesday in observance of Administrative Professionals Day. More than 40 attended the luncheon at the Kane Manor on Clay Street. Participants for the program include, left to right: Erin Vassallo, executive director of the Kane Area Development Center (KADC) and Chamber of Commerce; Penny Barber of Kane, featured speaker; and Nadine Holt, president of the Chamber of Commerce.

New main gas line in Kane

April 22, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Utility Pipeline is replacing a 4-inch main gas line at Haines and Yarnell streets in Kane. The work for Knox Energy, the local gas company, includes a new line along the south side of Haines Street for much of the block between Hacker and Yarnell streets. The work also includes this section on Yarnell Street near Haines Street.

Mt. Jewett firefighters banquet

April 19, 2015

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Amy Geer

The Mt. Jewett Volunteer Fire Department held their annual banquet Saturday evening at the firehall. Those seated at the head table for the event were, from left to right, Chief Dan Gustafson, Megan Forquer, Steve Hale, Marilyn Compton, Will Antrim, Becky Barnhart, Toni Pearson and Ed Fisher, Second Assistant Fire Chief. Hale, the Mt. Jewett Police Chief, was the speaker for the night and Compton was the coordinator of the event.

Diabetic Support Group

April 15, 2015

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Amy Geer

The Kane Community Hospital hosted its monthly Diabetic Support Group meeting on Wednesday evening. Libby Herbstritt, left, manager of KCH's Dietary Department, is pictured going over some data with one of the participants, Martha Duran. Nearly two dozen residents attended the forum which was held in the hospital cafeteria.

Donation

April 9, 2015

Kane Rotary secretary, Kelly Brinkley (left), presents a check to the Boy Scout troop 410 that has been fundraising for their trip to Philmont in June. Accepting the check are: Tom Geer, scout leader, and three of the scouts that will be attending the 10-day adventure: Connor Crowley, Dylan Keller, and Austin Swanson.

Large crowd attends benefit

April 5, 2015

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Amy Geer

A large crowd attended Saturday's benefit for former Kane resident Annette Bucheit Pierotti at the Kane fire hall. Pierotti, third from the left, is pictured with her daughters, Abbey and Maddie and some of her friends and family who volunteered to work at Saturday's event.

Good Friday service

April 3, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Many Kane area churches held Good Friday services. Leading the Good Friday service at the Lebanon Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kanesholm are, left to right: the Rev. Ted Benson, pastor of the church founded in 1865; Bill Rook, a member of the church; and the Rev. Bill Waterman, pastor of the Tabor Lutheran Church in Kane.

Fire department safety officers

March 31, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Jim Greville (left) and Milford Kearney (right) are the safety officers for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.

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