• Caution urged in ongoing Salmonella outbreak

    In view of ongoing Salmonella outbreak, the Kane County Health Department is recommending that people avoid eating products that have been recalled and discard them.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Send Girl Scout cookies to American soldiers

    Help send a little piece of home to American soldiers overseas by participating in the Girl Scout's Cookies for Our Soldiers program.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • 2009 Red Cross Four for a Cause Dinner tickets on sale

    The annual American Red Cross Four for a Cause fundraising dinner will be held Monday, Feb. 2, in the Rainbow Room at the landmark Hotel Baker, 100 W. Main St. in St. Charles.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Thanks for helping Elburn Baseball, Softball

    We are currently in need of help on many fronts. If your children are involved in the league, I strongly urge you to attend an EBS meeting or contact a member of the board via the EBS...

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • There are many ways to help the community

    I feel that almost everyone has the ability to help others or their community. There are so many ways in which people can help that don’t involve much time or money.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • To the constituents of the 50th District

    I wanted to write to thank all of you for your support during the past 16 years and for the honor of representing you in Springfield.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Thank you for supporting our family

    Dear friends, neighbors, community, and the extended, my family offers you our heartfelt appreciation for your generosity, your compassion, your gifts and your thoughts and prayers.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Justice James F. Quetsch

    James Franklin Quetsch, 75, of Geneva, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, after an illness.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Patricia E. Bilodeau

    Patricia E. Bilodeau, 85, of Batavia, passed away at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva in the early morning hours of Jan. 17, 2009.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Congregation accomplishes goal

    Not only did Christ Community Church meet their goal, but exceeded it by packing 757,296 meals. As a result, over 2000 needy children will be fed for an entire year.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • ‘Freed Up Financial Living’ class series

    Hosanna Lutheran Church will offer a free class series on financial living.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Sutherland receives honors from College of DuPage

    Greg Sutherland named to Academic Honors List for the fall 2008 semester with a 4.0 GPA.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Local residents awarded scholarship

    Stephanie Munyon and Tyler Larson, both of Maple Park, were honored as recipients of the Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship during a banquet held at the University of Illinois.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Local students named to WIU’S fall 2008 dean’s list

    Sean Kozak of Elburn, and Jodi Blatner and Kate Stralka of Sugar Grove, were named to the 2008 Fall Dean's List at Western Illinois University.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Local resident named to MSOE Dean’s List

    Daniel A. Neumann of Sugar Grove has been named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Dean’s List for the fall quarter.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Local resident re-enlists

    Army National Guard Sgt. John F. Hunter has re-enlisted in the Illinois Army National Guard.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Boehm, Jahns wed Aug. 31, 2008

    Ken Boehm Jr. of Plainfield and Deana Boehm of Downers Grove announce the marriage of their daughter, Kara Boehm, to Matthew Jahns, son of Monty and Chris Jahns of Sugar Grove, on Aug. 31, 2008.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Cultural comparisons

    Learning about one another's cultures is an eye-opening experience, and it was one that the fourth and fifth grades at John Stewart Elementary School had when Sayaka Iwamura from Japan came to visit.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Kaneville Public Library schedules 1st annual Work Day

    To kick off observance of its 75th anniversary, the library scheduled its first annual Work Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, and is seeking volunteers.

    • Posted January 22, 2009
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  • Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors offer Shabbat services

    Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors will offer a Shabbat morning service on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 121 S. Third St. The service will begin at 10 a.m.; lunch will follow at a member's home.

    • Posted January 22, 2009
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  • Former trustee has ‘unfinished business”

    Former village trustee Joe Wolf said he has unfinished business with the village of Sugar Grove. Wolf was elected to the Village Board in spring 2003.

    • Posted January 16, 2009
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  • 1/15 Cartoon

    Cartoon by John DiDonna

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Helping others stay warm

    David and Mark Wojak help deliver more than 100 pairs of new socks to Ryan Dowd, executive director of Hesed House.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Chance of a lifetime

    Chicago Wolves hockey player Scott Lehman visited the Sugar Grove Public Library and talked about reading and his career.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Schuler named superintendent for 2010

    The Kaneland School Board approved Jeff Schuler to replace Superintendent Charlie McCormick when McCormick retires in 2010.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Dude, where’s my mall?

    If a mall could be on life support, it's likely the plug would've been pulled on the Charlestowne Mall in St. Charles years ago.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Time to invest

    “People are thinking that this time it's (the economy is) different or worse, but I don't think it is,” Lorenze said. “The market has cycles, and there have been many big dips (like this) in the past."

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • The Hinckley Café—not just a restaurant

    A chalkboard sandwich sign in the doorway announces the breakfast and lunch specials at the Hinckley Café.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Strategic plans take shape

    The Sugar Grove Village Board had on Jan. 6 what may be, for now, its final discussion regarding strategic plan priorities.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Police contract approved by village

    Sugar Grove police officers are working with a union contract since the village and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police came to terms in December.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Village adopts updated county stormwater ordinance

    Village officials on Monday agreed to adopt the updated Kane County Stormwater Ordinance to comply with new National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) standards.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Working hard

    The Building and Zoning Department issued 255 permits for 2008, down from 366 for 2007.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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