• Village Board approves final phase of Mallard Point study

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board approved the final phase of a study conducted by Trotter & Associates that will outline improvements required to alleviate the majority of existing drainage concerns within the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions.

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  • Volleyball begins 2009 at 2-4

    While the Lady Knights volleyball squad got some wins under its belt, the aim is to remedy the initial 2-4 start to 2009.

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  • Students receive break on hot lunch

    Students at the middle school and high school saw a decrease in their cost for a hot lunch from $2.50 to $2 when school started.

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  • Firefighters hope residents ‘Fill the Boot’

    ELBURN—Local communities have a long history of supporting the Elburn Fire Department, which is asking for help again this month with its Fill the Boot campaign, firefighter Matt Hansen said.

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  • Weeds grow problem in Elburn

    ELBURN—With property foreclosures rising and home construction declining, many lots in Elburn have been left vacant, untended and taken over by weeds, village officials said.

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  • Cross country complete double-win at home

    Lady Knights run over W. Chicago, W. Academy; Boys XC handles visiting rosters

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  • Abandoned, stray pets a public expense

    ELBURN—Paying for a pet's care is becoming increasingly more difficult for some people to afford. As a result, the number of abandoned animals is rising, which results in increasing costs for communities.

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  • Macy’s Museum Adventure Pass program at the Kaneville Library

    KANEVILLE—Venture into an aardvark den and master a mythical maze. Come face to face with a human-headed winged bull and sit peacefully in a Japanese garden.

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  • Board approves additional work on I-88, Route 47 study

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village Board on Tuesday authorized an addendum to the feasibility study for the potential Interstate 88 and Route 47 interchange.

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  • Underground Railroad quilt speaks volumes

    KANEVILLE—The Underground Railroad quilt Karen Heinberg made for a community raffle is steeped in history, the Kaneville resident said.

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  • Assessment changes published for Sugar Grove and Virgil townships

    The 2009 assessment changes for Sugar Grove and Virgil Townships were published today, Sept. 3, 2009 in the Elburn Herald.

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  • Tennis takes top 3 finish at Plainfield North

    It can be intimidating to face seven other teams on a single Saturday, but KHS didn’t mind, taking third place at the Plainfield North Invite on Saturday.

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  • KHS suffers winless week on soccer pitch

    Soccer fell to 1-2-1 in a week that pitted the Knights against highly formidable competition.

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  • Women show warmth for U.S. soldiers

    Maple Park—When Karen Dowd learned to knit two years ago, she realized she had a talent for it. Since then, she has parlayed that skill into a patriotic pursuit.

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  • 2009 Kaneville Fest photos

    Photos submitted by Pat Hill

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  • Sept. 3 Elburn village notes

    Board OKs off-road vehicle sales, display; Village struggles with blocked storm sewer; Village to buy spare parts for wayside horns

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  • Area Police Blotter for Sept. 3

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

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  • Editorial: Close out the summer festival season in Maple Park

    School has begun, the days are getting shorter, and we have reached the final week of local festivals.

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  • 2009 Maple Park Fun Fest

    Schedule of events

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  • Fireworks highlight Fun Fest skies

    This year marks the beginning of a second decade of fireworks at the Maple Park Fun Fest.

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  • Looking good for 34

    All ages can enjoy Maple Park Fun Fest on Labor Day weekend, although the most action might be had by something in its mid-30s, the annual softball tournament.

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  • Fun(fest) run

    It’s been a cool summer—not ideal for backyard swimmers, but great for summer running.

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  • Crafts, vendors galore

    This year's Fun Fest craft show promises variety and volume.

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  • Pressure is on for The Terdminators

    The pressure is on this year for The Terdminators to win the Maple Park Toilet Bowl Challenge race.

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  • Big breakfast spread slated at Legion

    If you have a healthy appetite, you might want to stop by the Maple Park American Legion during Fun Fest Sunday and Monday, where almost any breakfast fare you would like will be laid out in buffet...

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  • Fest-goers can ‘Touch A Truck’

    There’s no chance of muddling up what this particular exhibit means.

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  • Four days of music at Fun Fest

    Fun Fest-goers are already primed to enjoy the four-day weekend with food and parades, but cool bands will be on hand to bring the excitement level to even higher levels.

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  • Fun Fest offers good eatin’

    Fun Fest visitors can please their palates while supporting the community by purchasing food and beverages at booths operated by area clubs, churches and businesses.

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  • Everybody loves a parade

    The 2009 Maple Park Fun Fest parade will have a few newcomers in the mix of club and business entries that make up the popular, rural-themed event.

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  • Letter: Festival Performance Series begins Sept. 12

    Each year, over 3,000 people gather for a full day of encouraging young people’s involvement in arts endeavors and challenging youth to develop their abilities.

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  • Letter: A tacky display by the village

    During the week of the Solheim Cup, did anyone else notice how very tacky and unprofessional the village of Sugar Grove displayed our American flag?

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  • Letter: Gambling law a gateway to self-destruction

    Thanks to Gov. Quinn and our state lawmakers, Illinois has a new gambling law which allows up to five video gambling machines in local establishments where liquor is served.

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