• Chamber invites community to golf, dinner at Bliss Creek

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry is opening up participation in its annual golf outing and dinner to members of the community this year.

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • My best man is my best friend

    Regional—Many pet owners consider their pets a part of the family. If you are among this group, when you get married you want your family to be a part of your memorable day, right?

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Basic wedding etiquette guidelines

    Regional—There are dozens of books on the market about wedding etiquette. Each has its own version of what is acceptable and what is not. Depending on how closely you choose to follow etiquette, here are some basics.

    • Posted July 6, 2009
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  • Foster announces more than $16 million for Kane transportation projects

    STATE—Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) announced additional area transportation projects that will receive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which Foster supported.

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • 42nd Corn Boil is almost here

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is a volunteer-run community event, featuring three family- friendly, fun-filled days, Friday through Sunday, July 24-26.

    • Posted July 5, 2009
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  • 7 Associates at Re/Max All Pro in Sugar Grove saluted

    SUGAR GROVE—Seven associates at RE/MAX All Pro, 330 Division St., Sugar Grove, Ill., recently received special recognition from the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network for their sales success in 2008.

    • Posted July 4, 2009
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  • Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption membership drive

    MAPLE PARK—Field of Dreams Horse Rescue & Adoption (FODHRA) is a non-profit volunteer organization located in northern Illinois. The goal is to assist horses that are "in-between" homes become healthy in mind, body and spirit.

    • Posted July 4, 2009
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  • Starting from scratch

    Maple Park—Maple Park village trustee Debra Armstrong, in charge of the search for a new police chief, said the village is starting from scratch in this endeavor.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Chamber director loves community, job

    Sugar Grove—Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry Executive Director Shari Baum understands the role of independently owned businesses within a community and the importance of supporting them.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Corvettes roar through Kaneville

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville resident Stuart Lee bought his first Corvette when he turned 21.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Next stop for PIE Club: Denmark

    PIE Club (Partners in International Education) student members will travel to Denmark this fall to meet their counterparts at the Vestre Skole High School.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Trustees say public works staffing a budget priority

    Elburn—Before the Elburn Village Board passes a new annual budget later this month, trustee Jeff Walter wants to make sure it allocates money for more public works department employees.

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Cancer can’t slow him down

    Sugar Grove—Bob Carroll doesn’t know how much time he has left, but he is making the most of it. Carroll was diagnosed with prostate cancer in February 2004. A month later, the doctors found he had metastatic...

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Controversial psychic fair peaceful

    Elburn—A psychic fair on Saturday that faced opposition in Elburn was a peaceful event, according to all those involved, include protesters, participants, patrons and police.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • 7/2 Cartoon

    Cartoon for July 2, 2009

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Editorial: Kane County focuses on fighting drunk driving during holiday weekend

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with having a good time during the weekend of the Fourth of July. For many, that involves get-togethers, cookouts, picnics and other outdoor activities; and for many of those, they will add...

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting benefit dog wash

    We at the Elburn Animal Hosptial, on behalf of the Fox Valley Wildlife Center, would like to thank all of those who participated in our fundraiser on June 13.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Christians in Elburn should bear responsibility for “A Day With Your Angels” event

    The appropriate title for the event planned in Elburn should be "Spend a Day with Your Fallen Angels."

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: “Bridge” budget needed to get by

    Because the General Assembly remains at a tragic budget impasse, I propose (along with other members of the Senate Republican Caucus) that we adopt a temporary “bridge” budget to last one or more months, until those who...

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Good intentions not enough when it comes to at-risk wild animals

    OK, one too many calls about a person who found a wild animal and decided that it was a good idea to give that wild animal to a farmer—just because.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Letter: Getting things off his chest

    The last thing this town needs is another bar, bank, pizza place, hair cuttery—too many of the same thing here.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • 7/2/09 Police blotter

    Police reports from Elburn and Sugar Grove

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Gerald August Christensen

    Gerald August Christensen, 71, of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Elburn, passed away on June 23, 2009.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • No stopping the Express!

    Over this past weekend, June 27 and 28th, the Elburn Express Girls U-14 Fast-pitch team took first place in the Morris Rowdie Katz All-Star Tournament.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Fine Arts Festival becomes a series

    More than 3,000 people attended Kaneland’s Fine Arts Festival this year, an event that has expanded and become more popular since it began almost 10 years ago.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Single-day tickets for 2009 Solheim Cup on sale

    SUGAR GROVE—Single-day tickets for the 2009 Solheim Cup at Rich Harvest Farms are now available for purchase while supplies last at all Jewel-Osco locations and at www.SolheimCup.com.

    • Posted July 2, 2009
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  • Fuchs says district will balance budget by fall

    The final version won't be approved until September, but the Kaneland School Board last week passed a tentative budget that projects a deficit for the coming school year. Current projected expenditures outweigh projected revenues by $118,956 for...

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Knight Sinon hits North Carolina for Nationals

    In some cases, participating in a national showcase with elite high school track stars would be cause for extreme intimidation.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Power graduates from Fairfield University

    Fairfield University, a Jesuit institution of higher learning founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Conn. presented 1,298 diplomas at its 59th commencement on May 17.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • 25th District General Assembly Legislative Scholarships Awarded

    Eight one-year General Assembly Scholarships have been awarded by State Senator Chris Lauzen (R-25, Aurora) to eligible college students in the 25th District.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Wittenberg accepted into professional vet medical program

    Lora Ellen Wittenberg was accepted into the professional veterinary medical program, which leads to a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, at Colorado State University for the fall, 2009 term.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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  • Sutherland named to honors list at COD

    Greg Sutherland of Sugar Grove was named to College of DuPage's academic honors list for the spring 2009 semester.

    • Posted July 1, 2009
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