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Kane fire chiefs

January 11, 2012

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Ted Lutz

The Kane Volunteer Fire Department held its annual election Tuesday at the fire hall on Poplar Street. Among those elected are, left to right: Tim Holt, fire chief; Tim Lehman, first assistant fire chief; Leo "Jerry" Geibel, second assistant fire chief; and Dave Silvis, third assistant fire chief. Outgoing Fire Chief Norm Schreckengost did not seek another term. The annual fire department banquet is Saturday, Feb. 18 at the fire hall.

Donation to Kane Area Community Center

January 6, 2012

The 12 employees that make up ILPEA Industries, Inc. / Holm Industry in Kane made a donation of toys and games to the Kane Area Community Center. ILPEA then made a matching cash donation to the center. Pictured along with Michelle Palmer, Executive Director of the Kane Area Community Center are some of the ILPEA employees. Mike Brinkley, Steve Harp and John Simons. Tricia Lundgren, who was being camera shy, is the employee that spearheaded this donation drive with the company.

Accelerated Reader contest winners

January 6, 2012

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The Kane Middle School Accelerated Reader contest winners for December are Kennedy Detsch (left; sixth grade), Mike Ackley (center; seventh grade), and Brianna Snyder (right; eighth grade). A total of 49 middle school students qualified for the contest. Students must earn enough AR points to be entered into the prize drawing. Points are earned by reading novels and taking a comprehension test on the novels.

A chilly walk home from school

January 6, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Kane school students returning from their Christmas break this week have had to dress warmly because of the coldest temperatures of the winter season. Bundled up for a walk home from the Kane Middle School are eighth-graders Taylor Compton (left) and Sami Walker (right).

Spirit Award

January 4, 2012

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Keith Reigel

The Kane Eagles Club were the non-residential winners for the Christmas Holiday Spirit Award sponsored by the KADC. Pictured above are Sabrina Wittenburg and Secretary Dee Carley members of Ladies Auxiliary Club. 

First snowman

December 28, 2011

Layla Brown smiles as she shows off her first ever snowman. She helped her family build the snowman on the first snowfall during the Christmas season.

The Swanson's help shovel

December 28, 2011

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Keith Reigel

Shane, Dylan and Krichtain Swanson help the family as they shovel the snow that accumulated during the day. The snow made things around town a little tough for travelers and people who had to walk.

Christmas Concert

December 23, 2011

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Keith Reigel

The 28-member Kane High School Choraliers sang five songs during the Christmas Concert held at the Kane Area High School Auditorium Thursday night. The four members rehearse prior to the concert. From left to right, sophomore Morgan Selan, senior Lea Earley, Matthew McClard, director of the Choraliers, freshman Drake Mericle and junior Gage Feronti.

Christmas Concert

December 23, 2011

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Keith Reigel

The following members of the 13-member Kane High School Orchestra tune up for the Christmas Concert held at the Kane Area High School Auditorium Thursday night. The group includes from left to right: freshman Taylor Holt, violin; senior Dakota Dollak, violin; Henry Sobieski, orchestra director; senior Austin Morgan, cello; and sophomore Josh Johnson, cello.

Christmas Concert

December 23, 2011

Photo Credit
Keith Reigel

The following musicians as part of the 44-member Kane High School Band practice before the Christmas Concert at the Kane Area High School Auditorium Thursday night. The group includes from left to right: sophomore Madeline Stanisch, percussion; sophomore Cheyenne Wheatley, clarinet; Joe Thornburg, band director; sophomore Tyler West, trombone, and junior Ryan Lorenzo, drums.

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