All posts by Susan ONeill

  • 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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  • WCC students give new Student Center good reviews

    Students visiting the new Student Center's Café and Coffee Bar and using its other amenities on Monday morning agreed that the new building is a definite plus for students. Whether they were meeting friends between classes, accessing...

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Residents seek flooding resolution

    Mallard Point residents still had questions for the village on Tuesday night after project engineer Mark Bushnell explained the findings of his inspection of their storm water management system.

    • Posted March 5, 2009
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  • Village to receive stimulus dollars for roads

    Sugar Grove may soon reap the benefits of the federal government's stimulus package. The Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) list of proposed highway improvement projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes $1.4...

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove police blotter

    Disorderly conduct; Excessive speed; DUI

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove village notes

    Village awards roadway lighting contract; Village awards water main bid; Update on Mallard Point study; Village approves easement for middle school water main; Village adopts updated codes

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Tune in for a cause, good time

    Hundreds of entertainers, politicians, volunteers and community supporters will be on hand for the Association for Individual Development's 10th annual telethon, held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the Sugar Grove Police Department. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Local company brings clean water to African village

    Sugar Grove resident Ed Beaulieu can give his customers in the United States plenty of reasons why it is a good idea to capture rainwater and use it for their gardens.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • SG reports major MediaCom problems

    A study of Mediacom's performance confirmed what many residents already knew-the cable provider is not meeting their needs.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Village retains A+ bond rating

    Standard & Poors gave Sugar Grove good news this month-the village has retained its A+ bond rating. “She's (the Standard & Poors representative) impressed with the way you guys manage things,” Speer Financial, Inc. assistant vice president Brenda...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • 3-car crash nets woman with outstanding warrant

    A three-car accident on Hankes Road on Tuesday at 1:10 p.m. resulted in minor injuries and the apprehension of a woman with an outstanding warrant for her arrest.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Behind the scenes of progress

    Storefronts, factories and offices demonstrate the visible presence of a business to the public. Organizations such as a chamber of commerce, economic development corporation or small business development center, while not as much in the public eye,...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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