• Forest Preserve District sponsors summer bike safety clinics for kids

    COUNTY—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is encouraging its youngest citizens to ride safely this summer, by hosting two “bicycle rodeos,” designed to teach bike safety to children.

    • Posted July 10, 2009
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  • SG library becomes reality

    SUGAR GROVE—The outside of the new Sugar Grove Public Library building is nearly finished. On Tuesday, the project manager from Cordogan, Clark & Associates, Inc., Therese Thompson, and Sugar Grove Library circulation services manager Michelle Drawz went...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • SG Fire Dept. loses deputy chief

    Sugar Grove—Deputy Chief Dave Adler left the Sugar Grove Fire Department last month, and Fire Chief Marty Kunkel said there are no plans to replace him.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Editorial: Make a difference for our soldiers serving overseas

    As belts continue to tighten in the midst of a struggling economy, the level of philanthropy is suffering along with budgets. Yet, for many, the things that can make the most difference cost little, if anything.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: A thank you from Steel Beam Theatre

    Steel Beam Theatre (SBT) is a professional, non-equity theater in historic downtown St. Charles across from the Hotel Baker. Founded in 2001 by Executive and Artistic Director Donna Steele, SBT produces quality live entertainment at an affordable...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: My night at Hesed House

    On a recent Friday night, I had the opportunity to share in a unique experience. The staff and supporters of Hesed House staged a camp out on their front yard, showing passersby and those gathered what the...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: Spelling Bee a success

    The Northeastern Illinois Area Agency on Aging and I recently teamed up to sponsor a centuries-old celebration, a community spelling bee.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Letter: Think local, support the SG library

    Transparency, accountability, responsibility—actions we all seem to desire from our federal and state governments. Depending upon who you talk to, we are told by our government representatives that we need or don’t need bailouts, tax increases and...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Elburn Police blotter

    Driving while license suspended; Arrow shot through garage door

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Knights baseball a summer job

    MAPLE PARK—Infielder Jake Fiedler makes his way to base on a walk, then takes a quick opportunity to steal second out from under the nose of Aurora Christian on Tuesday.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • A smashing camp

    Fifth-grader Holly Collingbourne gets ready for the return as fifth-grader Alli Denlinger looks on during Kaneland High School’s tennis camp for middle school students on Tuesday.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Kaneland football 2009 slate released

    Kaneland football’s 2009 slate features the same slate, save one.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Take that!

    Sean Gilkey hacks at the tee during a recent t-ball game at Lions Park West. Sean is a member of the Elburn Yankees.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • SG Park District announces tryouts

    The Sugar Grove Park District announced tryouts for the Kaneland Youth Travel Baseball program.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • KHS honor roll 2009

    2009 Spring High Honor Roll & Honor Roll

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Ortiz, Souders to wed

    Jose and Ermelinda Ortiz of Melrose Park, Ill., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erica Ortiz, to Rodger Souders, son of Roger and Blanca Souders of Kaneville.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Campbell wins broadcast awards

    St. Ambrose University student Steve Campbell of Maple Park won top honors in both radio and television from the Iowa Broadcast News Association.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Sivak named to Boston U’s Dean’s List

    Kristin L. Sivak, a resident of Elburn, wasrecently named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Hill wins Elburn Post No. 630 essay contest

    Alexa Hill, daughter of Cliiff and Pat Hill of Kaneville, won the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 630 Americanism Essay Contest.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • NIU announces spring graduates

    Northern Illinois University held commencement ceremonies in early May for its 2009 spring graduates.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Murphy receives scholarship at EIU

    Kevin Murphy of Sugar Grove received the Gene Seymour Memorial Sports Journalism Scholarship from Eastern Illinois University.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Haas earns scholarship

    Amanda Haas, daughter of Stephen and Caryn Haas of Elburn, received a Red and Black Scholarship worth $1,000 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Grace UMC and St. Mary’s VBS

    MAPLE PARK—Grace UMC and St. Mary's of Maple Park will be hosting their Crocodile Dock Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Grace UMC, 506 Willow St., Maple Park.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Sandra J. (Sandy) Morrow

    Sandra J. (Sandy) Morrow, 69, of Marshall, Mo., died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Virginia E. Mueller

    Virginia E. Mueller, 82, of Lake Wales, Fla., formerly of St. Charles, passed away at her daughter’s home in Paw Paw, Mich., Wednesday morning, July 1, 2009.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • John J. Gigl

    John J. Gigl, age 45, passed away suddenly Monday, July 6, 2009, following complications from an aneurism on June 22, at Central DuPage Hospital in Wheaton, Ill.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Delos G. Bunce

    Delos G. Bunce, 86, of Aurora, passed away July 2, 2009, at Provena Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora, surrounded by the love of his family and now reunited with the love of his life, Vivian, who died...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • A-Ram invades Kane Co.

    Aramis Ramirez helped fuel a Midwest League record crowd as the Cubs third-baseman joined the Class A Peoria Chiefs on a minor league rehab assignment.

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Drivers urged to comply with posted speed limits

    STATE—The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) alongside Illinois State Police (ISP) and the Illinois Tollway want to remind motorists construction season is underway and warn that tough laws are in place to buckle down on speeders in...

    • Posted July 8, 2009
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  • WCC wins 5 communication awards

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College won five Awards of Excellence in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards Competition recently. The Award of Excellence is the top award in the competition, which is sponsored by the International Academy of the...

    • Posted July 7, 2009
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  • Construction begins on Harter Road

    SUGAR GROVE—Construction work, which began Monday, will continue through September 1, 2009 on Harter Road just west of Route 47.

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Local youths perform hit Disney show on stage

    COUNTY—Disney's favorite High School Musical characters are back on stage as The Noble Fool Theatricals Youth Ensemble presents Disney's “High School Musical 2.” After a sold-out success in 2006 with “High School Musical,” the sequel will...

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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