• Jan. 31 fashion show, bridal expo

    Sandwich—For Brides Today and Best Western Timber Creek in Sandwich, Ill., invite the public to the annual Bridal Expo, to be held on Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Best Western Timber Creek Inn and Suites and Convention...

    • Posted January 30, 2010
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  • ‘Miracle’ Meagan

    ELBURN—When Meagan Seals was born Nov. 10, 2009, her parents and doctors did not expect her to live more than two weeks. Based on her rare condition before birth, she was not expected to be able to...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Board wants alternatives to current cuts

    KANELAND—The feedback from School Board members on the administration's proposed cost reduction plan was clear: They want to see other options that don't have such a big impact on the students.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Repainting water towers will cost $400,000

    ELBURN—Two of the village's three water towers will need to be repainted within the next two years, Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven said Monday.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Dying swan saved after being shot

    ELBURN—A swan found nearly dead from a gunshot wound will survive, thanks to being saved by a passerby and taken to the Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Walgreens seeks license to sell beer and wine

    ELBURN—Walgreens officials have asked the village to grant the Elburn store a liquor license for beer and wine to appeal to “one-stop shoppers,” pharmacy officials said.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Representative—14th Congressional District

    A pair of Republicans, Randall M. “Randy” Hultgren of Winfield, and Ethan A. Hastert of Elburn, run in the only opposed primary in the race. Additionally, incumbent Democrat Bill Foster of Batavia is running unopposed, as is...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • St. Charles organization offers to promote Elburn

    ELBURN—The St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to promote Elburn attractions in order to draw more tourists to the area.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Waubonsee to provide free tax assistance

    Sugar Grove—In these dire economic times, everyone can benefit from maximizing their tax refund, but many can not afford to hire a tax professional to help them do it.

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Lauzen, Michels to compete for 25th State Senate

    Sugar Grove Village President Sean P. Michels of Sugar Grove is challenging incumbent State Sen. Chris Lauzen of Aurora in the Republican primary for the 25th State Senate District. Running unopposed in the primary is Democratic challenger...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • 3 Republicans running for 50th State Rep

    Three Republican candidates are running for State Representative in the 50th District, incumbent Kay Hatcher of Yorkville, and challengers Keith R. Wheeler of Oswego and Bob McQuillan of Geneva. Democratic challenger Linda Healy of Aurora is running...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • KC Board District 5

    Challenger Melisa Taylor of Sugar Grove is running against Republican incumbent Bill Wyatt of Aurora to represent the 5th District on the Kane County Board. There are no other candidates in any other parties running in the...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
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  • Grapplers take 3rd at final WSC meet

    What better way to show the team-wide improvement from a year ago than at the 2010 Western Sun Conference wrestling meet this past Saturday.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Kaneland boys downed by DeKalb, handle Hampshire

    Kaneland boys hoops was still stumped by DeKalb on Friday, but managed to pass the Hampshire test on Saturday evening.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Lady Knights hang tough but lose to Barbs

    DEKALB—Kaneland girls basketball not only had to deal with the host DeKalb Lady Barbs and a vocal crowd, but also with the loss of guard Andie Strang before Friday's contest.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Bowlers lose to Fenton, DeKalb

    Kaneland bowling fell to non-conference adversary Fenton on Jan. 20 by a final of 2,531-2,386. They followed that up with a 2,903-2,317 loss to rival DeKalb on Tuesday.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Church News for Jan. 28

    A look through the faith community’s upcoming news and events.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Haring, Reckinger to wed

    Daren Haring of Elburn announces the engagement of his daughter, Amanda Haring, to Steven Reckinger, the son of Joseph and Debra Reckinger of Batavia.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Harper, Biggs to wed

    Dennis Harper of Sugar Grove announces the engagement of his daughter, Amber Marie Harper, to Nicholas Elliott Biggs, the son of Jim and Darlene Biggs of Elburn.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Flint, Snyder to wed

    Roger and Kris Flint of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter Jamie to Dusty Snyder, son of Eddie and Karen Snyder of Philip, S.D.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Fortier, Snyder to wed

    Kelly and Pamela Snyder of Elburn announced the engagement of their son, Kevin James Snyder, to Jackelyn Marie Fortier, the daughter of Joseph and Barbara Fortier of Rockford, Mich.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Editorial: On election day, silence is not golden

    A recent Rasmusson poll shows that only 30 percent of Americans feel the country is on the right track.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Will you vote for Sean?

    The Primary Election race for the 25th Illinois Senatorial District is between Chris Lauzen and Sean Michels, the village president of Sugar Grove since 1999. I ask each Republican voter in this election, a few questions:

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Time to rebuild our democracy

    Wake up America. This election period we are in is one of the most important times in our recent history. We are being governed by the most liberal, and may I say, socialistic-minded people I ever can...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ for the Sugar Grove Public Library

    My wife Jan and I moved to Sugar Grove five years ago to be closer to our daughters and their families.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Sean Michels—the truth

    I would like people to know that on Oct. 24, 2009, my husband asked me if it was all right if he ran for the Illinois State Senate. I was not shocked, because I knew he always...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Chris Lauzen is a true conservative

    I am writing to encourage voters to remember who their real friend and champion has been in the Illinois State Senate, and to encourage them to be sure and get out to send their message of support...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Chris Lauzen works to help keep us safe

    As the mother of a beautiful, vibrant and very active 23 year old daughter who could have easily become a fatality statistic on our roads this past summer, I appreciate that Sen. Chris Lauzen is actively pursuing...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Sean Michels is an effective leader

    I have had the opportunity of serving on the Sugar Grove Village Board with Sean Michels for more than 10 years.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Questions remain regarding Sean Michels

    "Simply Honest in Sugar Grove" is an informal grassroots group of neighbors pursuing the facts regarding why some homes in the Mallard Point subdivision are floating in water.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Sean Michels gets my vote

    I admire Chris Lauzen for his strong moral character, his unwavering ethical code and his ability to communicate effectively with his constituents. Unfortunately, that hasn’t gotten the job done.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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  • Letter: Mark Kirk: Wrong for Illinois, wrong for America

    Feb. 2 is an important day in Illinois politics.

    • Posted January 28, 2010
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