• Photo gallery: MP Fire Department concert, featuring Flavor

    Maple Park Fire Department hosted a Concert on the Lawn on Wednesday evening, Aug. 5. While the band, Flavor performed, some attendees danced while others listened, relaxing in chairs on the fire station lawn.

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  • Owls bring people together

    Contributed by Janet Doherty of Sugar Grove Sugar Grove/Elburn—I know I have always talked about how wonderful it is to live in a rural setting and today was no exception.

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  • Dining with Republicans

    Elburn Village President Dave Anderson chats with U.S. Congress hopeful Ethan Haster of Elburn at the recent Western Kane County Republican’s pork chop and chicken dinner, held at Elburn’s Lions Park Aug. 2.

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  • Criminal damage to car, times 20

    SUGAR GROVE–Some person or persons committed approximately 20 incidences of criminal damage to property on Arbor Avenue, Calkins Drive, Bristol Court, Chelsea Avenue, Bedford Avenue, Cross Street and Rolling Oaks Drive in Sugar Grove.

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  • Kaneland school notes

    Board members participate in self-evaluation; Board approves additional funding for Harter Road campus

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  • Oh Orlando!

    The Kane County Xplosion took fourth Place in the World Series USSSA U14 Fastpitch at The Walt Disney Wide World of Sports Complex Orlando, Fla., held July 26 - Aug. 1.

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  • Elburn mother, daughter walk for suicide prevention

    ELBURN—Michelle Phillips and her teenage daughter, Riley, recently participated in a suicide prevention walk in Chicago, along with approximately 2,000 other people.

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  • Letter: Sugar Grove Farmers Market ‘Dog Days of Summer’ event Aug. 15

    This Saturday, Aug. 15, the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market is hosting Dog Days of Summer, a special event sponsored by Millie’s Pet Sitting & More, LLC, that is dedicated to Man’s Best Friend.

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  • Letter: Disappointed in Fisherman’s Inn

    We are frequent patrons of the Fisherman's Inn in Elburn and I just want to let it be known that we were turned away on a recent Saturday evening for dinner for two because they wanted to...

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  • Parade website has lineup information

    ELBURN—Elburn Days Parade participants may find their lineup number and pre-parade placement by visiting the event website, www.elburnparade.com.

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  • New Sugar Grove library gets an A+

    SUGAR GROVE—John and Diane Kramp sat comfortably in the Sugar Grove Library's sunlit room near the stacks of magazines; John perused the latest Consumer Reports as Diane thumbed through her magazine of choice.

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  • 8/13 Editorial cartoon

    Cartoon courtesy Cagle Cartoons

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  • Farmer’s Market goes to the dogs

    SUGAR GROVE—Dog owners and dog lovers alike are invited to take part in the Sugar Grove Farmer's Market Dog Days of Summer event on Saturday, Aug. 15.

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  • Area police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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  • Final date for Senior Citizen Assessment freeze Oct. 1

    COUNTY—The final date for the 2008 Senior Citizen Assessment freeze, taxes payable 2009, is Oct. 1.

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  • Book Nook Cafe opens in new library building

    SUGAR GROVE—Residents can now purchase fresh coffee, lattes and expresso at the new Book Nook Cafe & Used Book Store located in the recently opened Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 Municipal Drive off of Route 30.

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  • Lions announce raffle winners

    ELBURN—The Elburn Lions Club announced its August 2009 raffle winners.

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  • Letter: Special thanks from Elburn American Legion

    The Elburn American Legion wishes to express our gratitude for the voluntary labor and masonry skills that were given for repairs to our Main Street building.

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  • Brian Sirchio to appear at YCC

    YORKVILLE—Bryan Sirchio, a Christian singer/songwriter, will lead a special evening service on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ.

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  • Margaret “Marge” Katherine Lipscomb

    Margaret “Marge” Katherine Lipscomb (nee Lau), age 87, passed away at Delnor Hospital on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.

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  • Daniel’s Den upcoming concert schedule

    PLANO—Daniel's Den Christian Concert Center, 115 E. South St. (Route 34), Plano, Ill., recently announced its August band schedule.

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  • SIUC announces dean’s list

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale named 3,406 students to its spring semester dean’s lists. These students make up 23 percent of the University's undergraduate student body.

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  • MU students named to dean’s list

    Benjamin Richards of Elburn and Danielle Woods of Sugar Grove were both recently named to the Miami University dean’s list.

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  • Roy named to Carroll dean’s list

    Kaitlin Roy, an exercise science major, was named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the spring 2009 semester.

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  • WCC Phi Theta Kappa hapter earns awards

    SUGAR GROVE—At the recent Illinois Region Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Conference, Waubonsee Community College’s Phi Omicron Chapter earned several awards, including a Five-Star designation.

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  • Three local students earn dean’s list honors at DePaul

    CHICAGO–The following local students have been named to the dean's list at DePaul University for the 2009 Spring quarter: Jordan Mesa, Matt Mehr and Jennifer Villarreal, all of Elburn.

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  • Nygren completes basic training

    Navy Seaman recruit Douglas E. Nygren, a 1992 graduate of Broadview Academy, La Fox, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

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  • Local residents graduate from Bradley

    The following students received degrees from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on May 16.

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  • Long named to dean’s list; named Female Athlete of the Year

    Lyndsie Long, a senior student-athlete at Elmhurst College was recently named to the 2009 spring dean’s list.

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  • UIC announces spring graduates

    The following local students received undergraduate degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago at the May commencement:

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  • Local students graduate from Augustana College

    Augustana College recently presented 513 students with their bachelor’s degrees. Augustana's 149th commencement convocation was held on May 24 at the i wireless Center in Moline, Ill.

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  • Kaneland offers preschool screenings

    Kaneland School District No. 302 is offering preschool screenings for children in the district from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4 at Morningstar Community Church, 8S101 Barnes Road, Aurora.

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