• Aurora U. scholar-athletes recognized

    Area residents were among Aurora University student-athletes cited for scholarship at an eighth annual recognition luncheon.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Kaneland’s eleven

    The Kaneland Travel Baseball 11U team won the Streamwood May Sling tournament held May 8-10 by beating the Aurora Starz 11-3 in the championship game.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Letter: Time for change

    As our community continues to live with the growing pains of a rural area going urban at the speed of light, one can’t help but wonder how we can develop our students with our present means.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Letter: Reforms need to be passed

    With only two weeks to go, still no action in the Illinois Legislature on the 34 needed reforms to state government proposed by the bipartisan Illinois Reform Commission.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Letter: We need funds for Corn Boil fireworks

    The Sugar Grove Lions Club has been busy placing donation cans in local Sugar Grove businesses and municipal buildings in hopes of raising funds for the best darn fire works display for this year's Sugar Grove Corn...

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Doggone it … naming a pet should be simple

    There are few things in life that are truly easy, but naming a pet, at least for most people, is definitely one of them.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Staker graduates from Millikin

    Brandon Staker of Elburn received a bachelor’s degree with a major in music education-vocal, during Millikin University’s commencement ceremony May 17.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • NIU inducts local students to honor society

    Northern Illinois University inducted two local students into Phi Kappa Phi, the international honor society for juniors and seniors.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Local student earns 2nd at writers conference

    Shannon Unick, of Elburn, won second place in the poetry division with her poem, “The Skeletal Structures of Space Remaining,” at the April Skyway Writers Conference at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Western Illinois announces dean’s list

    Nearly 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the Spring 2009 Dean's List.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Local students win at state SkillsUSA contest

    An Elburn Waubonsee Community College student was among four students from the college who earned awards at the recent Illinois SkillsUSA competition in Springfield.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Strobel graduates from Naval Academy

    U.S. Navy Ensign William C. Strobel, Jr., son of William and Debra Strobel of Elburn, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on May 22, 2009, and was commissioned as an officer in the...

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Wade, Denise Thomas

    Wade and Denise Thomas, of St. Charles, both died tragically following an accident Saturday, May 23, 2009. Arrangements are pending. For more information, please call Conley Funeral Home at (630) 365-6414.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Ryan Christopher Wetters

    Ryan Christopher Wetters, 22, of Geneva, fell asleep at his home in Geneva only to wake in his Heavenly home Monday, May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Frank W. Trafidlo

    Frank W. Trafidlo, 94, of Elburn, formerly of Downers Grove, Ill., passed away May 21, 2009, at the Oak Crest Nursing Center in DeKalb.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Duane R. Brandt

    Duane R. Brandt, 74, of DeKalb, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center in Aurora.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Andrew ‘Andie’ J. Christoffel

    Andrew “Andie” J. Christoffel, 18, of Elburn, passed away on May 25, 2009.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Rejoice Lutheran offers VBS June 15-19

    Registration is now under way for Rejoice Lutheran Church's 2009 Vacation Bible School, which will be held the week of June 15-19.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Christian hosts women’s retreat

    Fox Valley Christian Church, 40W150 Main St., Batavia, will host “Sweet Life Cafe,” a women’s retreat, on Saturday, May 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • St. Paul Lutheran hosts dodgeball tournament

    St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Aurora will host a dodgeball tournament and 5K/1K run the weekend of May 29-31.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Sugar Grove UMC begins outdoor summer worship

    Nashville recording artist Virginia Hill will share her message in music on Sunday, June 7, to start the summer worship series at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Church offers event to provide help

    Join the Kaneville United Methodist Church, 46W764 Main St., for “Finding Security in an Insecure World,” on Saturday, May 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., for an evening of hope, help, and healing.

    • Posted May 27, 2009
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  • Kaneland: Student Tragedy

    From Kaneland.org >> It is with great sadness that we inform you about the tragic events of one of our graduating seniors, Andrew Christoffel. Conley pamphlet on Teen Grief >>

    • Posted May 26, 2009
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  • Long-time SG resident, naturalist will serve on Park District Board

    Former St. Charles Park District naturalist and Kane County Plan Commission Chairman Mary Ochsenschlager will join the Sugar Grove Park District Board in June.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Food pantry will open in Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove residents were so generous with donations when their neighbor Melisa Taylor asked them to “Fill up Their Doorstep” last December that she decided to take it one step further.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Club may post temporary signs

    The board will permit Hughes Creek Golf Club to display a six-foot banner during its May through September season, and the Elburn Lions Club to post trailer-mounted signs for five events during the year.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Property damage; Driving without a license; Outstanding warranet arrest; Driving while license suspended; DUI

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Elburn officials briefed on ‘sunshine laws’

    Most Elburn village officials attended a presentation Saturday regarding the so-called “sunshine laws,” which ensure public access to public meetings and documents.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • County to facilitate solution to village flooding

    A meeting about the flooding in Mallard Point scheduled for the beginning of June cannot come soon enough for resident Mike Schoenberger.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Preschool students give Brightest Stars an A+

    Sugar Grove resident Linda Ray may be only 3 years old, but she knows what she likes. Linda started classes at the Brightest Stars Preschool in March.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Village grants Catholic church temporary use extension

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday extended a temporary-use permit granted to the St. Katharine-Drexel Catholic Church for its parish office and weekday morning worship facility at 264 S. Main St.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Village passes new cable ordinance

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a cable franchise ordinance for new cable companies wishing to locate in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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