All posts by Susan ONeill

  • Ride in Kane begins May 1 in Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove's participation in the Ride in Kane program begins Friday, May 1.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Utility bill increases in June

    The village increased its water and sewer rates for the first time in six years in 2008.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Man arrested for water theft

    Squatter stayed in Prestbury home for eight months

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Short-term pain, long-term gain

    Village President Sean Michels said that travelers in and around Sugar Grove may encounter more construction than usual this year, thanks to government and grant money.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Foreclosures up in SG, across the county

    The number of foreclosed homes requiring Kane County Sheriff's Department intervention has increased dramatically in the last couple of years.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Re-elected officials look foward to continuing work

    The incumbents elected by Sugar Grove voters on April 7 for village president and two of the three Village Board seats did not take their victories for granted.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • SG Park District Board member moving on

    Sugar Grove Park District Board member Eleanor Rzeminiski decided not to run again this year, after a life of service in recreation.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • The show must go on

    Despite having an operating fund referendum fail for the ninth time on election day, Sugar Grove Public Library staff continue preparations to open the new building in August.

    • Posted April 23, 2009
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  • Troutman inducted into Hall of Fame

    Linda (Washburn) Hurry was 10 years old in 1985 when she began taking karate lessons at Rocky's DoJo and Gym. When she was a junior in high school, she became Rocky Troutman's first student to earn a...

    • Posted April 16, 2009
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  • SG voters help Michels keep seat

    Incumbent Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels emerged the winner by a large margin on Tuesday, with 63 percent of the vote. Challenger Perry Clark received 34 percent of the vote.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Village Board addresses declining revenue issue

    Village officials have taken several actions to make up for a loss of revenue due to the slow-down of the housing market and general economy, as well as a decrease in sales tax projections.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Library seeking public feedback on hours

    Sugar Grove Public Library staff have created a survey looking for feedback on what library patrons and district residents would like to see in the new library. A major focus of the survey is which hours patrons...

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Visiting artists teach WCC workshop

    Waubsonsee Community College art and ceramics professor Doug Jeppesen celebrated the completion of the college's outdoor kiln yard renovation by inviting two artists to conduct a weeklong workshop from March 13-21.

    • Posted April 9, 2009
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  • Both SG candidates bring experience to race

    Both candidates running for Sugar Grove village president have experience with village government. The challenger, Perry Clark, served on the Village Board for six-and-a-half years, and the incumbent, Sean Michels, has been the village president since 1999...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove Village Board-6 candidates for 3 positions

    Bob Bohler, Mary Heineman, Tom Renk, Joe Wolf, Rick Montalto, David Paluch

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Kaneville Village Board

    Two incumbents and two new candidates are running for three positions on the Kaneville Village Board. All of the candidates said they want to be involved in the decisions that will determine the future of the village...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Library Board candidates in separate races

    There are three open positions on the Library Board. One candidate, Art Morrical, is running unopposed for the six-year term; three candidates are running for the two-year term; and two candidates are running for the four-year term.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Kaneville Township Highway Commissioner

    Long has been the Kaneville Township Road Commissioner for 28 years, and said he is proud of the roads in Kaneville.

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Colon cancer-preventable, treatable, beatable

    How many of you are 50-plus and still have not made an appointment for your colonoscopy? I know, it's not the most exciting thing to think of spending an hour doing, but it can save your life,...

    • Posted April 2, 2009
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  • Beauty and the Beast Slideshow

    From the Kaneland Musical March 20-22

    • Posted March 31, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove library asks for funds to run new library

    The Sugar Grove Public Library District will ask voters to increase funding for the operating expenses of the new building scheduled to open in August 2009. The 27,430-square-foot building, currently under construction, is located on a five-acre...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Community House Board

    When a Sugar Grove Township Community House Board member decided to retire, the opening encouraged two Sugar Grove residents to get involved.

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ a beauty of a production

    Disney's musical “Beauty and the Beast” has been Kaneland High School senior Samantha Eichelberger's favorite show since she was a little girl. By the time she was 3 years old, she knew the words to all the...

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Board adopts 2009 zoning map; Board approves LED signage ordinance; Work on water main continues; Board establishes backup SSA for The Landings

    • Posted March 26, 2009
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  • SG basketball team conquers long-time champions

    The Aurora Country Club team won the Sugar Grove Park District's Over-32 Men's Basketball Tournament this year, beating the defending champion Bud Light team 72-71. ACC led the entire game played on March 5.

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • Work to begin soon on Bliss, Merrill intersection

    Turning left onto Merrill Road from the Bliss Road intersection is currently hazardous, but it should be much safer by November. According to Kane County Chief of Construction Dave Boesch, work on the intersection should begin by...

    • Posted March 20, 2009
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  • VALEES conference gives teachers chance to learn

    Teachers from area school districts and gathered at Waubsonsee Community College in Sugar Grove on Feb. 27 to learn new ideas to help them become better educators.

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove police blotter

    Sugar Grove Police blotter Feb. 18-March 2

    • Posted March 19, 2009
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  • Solheim Cup adds day

    Solheim Cup spectators can look forward to an extra day to watch teams practice before the tournament begins this summer at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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  • Society celebrates 25 years of history

    The Sugar Grove Historical Society celebrates its 25-year anniversary on Monday, March 18. The celebration, held at Bliss House on Main Street, will feature an overview of the society's history.

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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  • Village to extend water main between Prairie Glen, Dugan Woods

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on March 3 agreed to extend the water main between Prairie Glen Subdivision along Route 30 and Municipal Drive and Dugan Woods Subdivision to the west.

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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  • Heineman changes mind about running

    Sugar Grove village trustee Mary Heineman said she thought the next couple of years would be a good time to step away from the Village Board to concentrate on her family and other interests.

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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