• Health and Wellness Center hosts kids triathlon May 24

    Multisport Madness Triathlon Team will hold its 9th Annual Kids Triathlon Sunday, May 24, at Delnor Health and Wellness Center in Geneva.

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  • Applications available for rental assistance program

    Very low-income households in Kane County needing a place to live and help with their rent are encouraged to apply for a county-wide rental assistance program.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • ‘Bischof Law’ plan takes effect in Kane County

    On May 1, the Kane County Circuit Court, launched a GPS-based offender tracking system in accordance with the Cindy Bischof Law.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Auto tech students learn the old way

    The Model A Restorers Club, Fox Valley Region, based in Geneva, recently took some of its 1928-31 Model A cars with the Auto Tech class at the Fox Valley Career Center at Kaneland High School.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Lunch Bunch gathers May 19

    The Kaneville Lunch Bunch will get together at noon on Tuesday, May 19, at the community center. Call Food For Thought for reservations at (630) 557-2220.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • MP Legion hosts fish fry buffet

    The American Legion Post 312 all-you-can-eat fish fry is Friday, May 15, from 4:30 to 8 p.m.

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  • Kaneland families invited to baccalaureate May 19

    The Class of 2009 Kaneland Community Baccalaureate is Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 7 p.m. in the Kaneland High School Auditorium.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG Historical Society gathers May 18

    What is a tramp, a bum and a hobo? Karl Keller, a past "King of the Hobos" will tell you the differences.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Conley Outreach Grief Support events scheduled for May

    Conley Outreach offers Planting Seeds of Hope, its May GTO (Good Time Out/Grief Time Out) event for families.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Ditching the diaper … a group effort

    Any parent will agree that potty training one child is difficult, but try to imagine what it would be like to potty train 14, 15 or even 16 children all at once. That is exactly what happens...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Letter: Fireworks, celebrations and community character

    On July 5, Elburn will share in what has become a delightful summer tradition at Lions Park: The Day in the Park Fireworks Event.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Letter: FOP No. 14 wants to help make sure calls are legit

    The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 14 is a fraternal, nonprofit, charitable organization that is made up of members of the Kane County Sheriff's Department.

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  • Re-creating ancient art

    Elburn artist Pam Vovolo recently went to Egypt where she enjoyed riding a camel, standing between the paws of the Sphinx, and visiting the Valley of the Golden Mummies.

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  • Doris Seyller celebrates 95 years

    A 95th birthday celebration for Doris J. Seyller (aka Doris J. Merwin and Doris J. Beierlotzer) is Sunday, May 31, 2009, noon to 3 p.m. at Southmoor Estates Club House, 1032 S. Seventh St., DeKalb.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • SG residents takes part in Marmion art exhibit

    Marmion Academy will host a student art exhibit opening with a reception on Thursday, May 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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  • Bouzein completes degree

    Lena Bouzein of Elburn, completed her Ashland University degree requirements in May 2009. She received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in business administration.

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  • SG resident earns honors at Marmion writing competition

    Sugar Grove resident Brendan Bakala was among one of 18 Marmion Academy students who were selected to have their work published in the English department's annual The Reverend Father Peter Enderlin OSB Writing Competition Literary Magazine.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Local resident earns dean’s list honors at Maryville University

    Jessica Bruce of Elburn earned dean's list honors at Maryville University in St. Louis for the fall 2008 semester.

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  • Alice Penegar

    Alice B. Pinegar 84, of Canton, Iowa, died at 4:45 a.m. Sunday May 10, 2009, at Trinity Pathway Hospice in Bettendorf, Iowa, where she was a resident for two days.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Earl Clement Sr.

    Earl Clement Sr., 83, of Elburn, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora.

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  • Sugar Grove UMC invites public to dedication

    The public is invited to the dedication of a new open-air steel pavilion at the future site of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 4S633 Harter Road, on Sunday, May 17, at noon.

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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 14, 2009
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  • Former Emma’s owner sentenced to 4 years

    An Elgin man has been sent to prison for running Super Bowl gambling pools at taverns in Elburn and St. Charles owned by his wife.

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Editorial: Robbery hoax led to cooperative effort

    When we first learned of the report that a woman was pulled over on Bliss Road in Sugar Grove by someone impersonating a cop, robbed and threatened, we felt we needed to act fast to inform our...

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Anderson reinstates board committees

    After former Illinois Supreme Court Justice John Nickels swore in Village President Dave Anderson on Monday, Anderson said he wants to establish a committee structure for the board.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Elburn officials name new police chief

    Right after being sworn into office Monday, Elburn Village President Dave Anderson appointed a new police chief, Steve Smith, with the consent of the village trustees in a 4-2 vote.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • More residents seek flooding solutions

    Sugar Grove residents along Maple and Snow streets are among the latest group looking to the village to resolve flooding and drainage issues in their neighborhood.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Anderson appoints 3 new dept. heads

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson made some of the changes he hinted about during his campaign, just minutes after being sworn into office Monday at Lions Park clubhouse.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Help! It’s quicksand!

    It was all going so well at the Harter Road construction site, until workers encountered quicksand at 1,000 feet when trying to lay the sanitary sewer line.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Village formalizes ID theft policy

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved an identity theft prevention policy, but Sugar Grove Finance Director Justin VanVooren said it simply puts in writing what the village has already been doing.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • 5/7 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Valve needed to move water tower project forward

    The Maple Park water tower project hit an obstacle when workers discovered that a shut-off valve was needed to allow them to drain the tank and proceed with the work.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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