Kaneland—Kaneland School Board members on Monday discussed the development of a budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which is intended to reduce expenditures as a means to compensate for a reduction in revenue.January 13th, 2012 | Keith Beebe | Comments Off | Continued
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SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove this week put out a press release reflecting on the village’s achievements in 2011. Among the listed accomplishments were new retail projects such as Veterans Park, and an economic impact analysis regarding a complete interchange onto I-88 from Route 47.December 31st, 2011 | Keith Beebe | Comments Off | Continued
Community donates wheelchair for 2-year-old who defies all odds
ELBURN—Scott and Luellen Seals of Elburn had spent the last year in search of donations to be put toward a custom-built wheelchair for their 2-year-old daughter Meagan, who suffers from the conditions encephalocele, microcephaly and lissencephaly.
SUGAR GROVE—The Northern Illinois Girl Scouts of America have a fall product program intended to help young girls develop and foster the ability to make decisions, set goals, interact with others, manage money and adhere to business ethics.December 16th, 2011 | Keith Beebe | Comments Off | Continued
SUGAR GROVE—In search of consultation from seasoned leaders at the local level, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka recently turned her attention to the Sugar Grove area, bringing on Lourdes “Lulu” Blacksmith to serve on the comptroller’s Hispanic Advisory Council.November 24th, 2011 | Keith Beebe | Comments Off | Continued
KANELAND—The Kaneland School District in December 2010 reached an 11th-hour deal with the village of Sugar Grove to enter into a one-year Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) requiring village developers to pay 60 percent of the capital-impact and transition fees issued by the School District.November 18th, 2011 | Keith Beebe | 1 comment | Continued
Subdivision residents hold memorial benefit for neighbor’s family
SUGAR GROVE—Converting a neighborhood subdivision into a 16-hole miniature golf course sounds like a good idea. Using the makeshift golf course to help raise proceeds for a family that has recently lost a loved one sounds like an even better idea.
KANELAND—Kaneland School Board member Tony Valente on Monday expressed his displeasure with the high school’s test scores during the past two years, and Superintendent Jeff Schuler’s recent contract extension, when he read from a prepared statement at the beginning of the School Board meeting.September 30th, 2011 | Keith Beebe | 4 comments | Continued