• Brody Reid Baumgartner

    Colin and Jessica Baumgartner of Montgomery announce the birth of their son, Brody Reid, May 10, 2010, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Andrew Ali

    Shelley (Rogers) and Sayeed Ali of Geneva announce that their son, Andrew, was born April 28, 2010, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Catch WCC at NJCAA DIII World Series

    Waubonsee Community College knocked off Harper College 5-4 to capture the Region IV Division III championship for the first time since 1998.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Bomb threat closes shopping plaza for 2 hours

    Sugar Grove—A bomb threat made at 12:43 p.m. on Wednesday by telephone was received by a business located in the 400 block of north Route 47.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Aurora woman indicted in May 2009 fatal crash

    Kane County—An Aurora woman has been indicted for her role in a May 2009 crash on Route 47 in which two people were killed and several others were injured.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • John R. Harter

    John R. Harter, 69, of Northlake, Ill., formerly of Sugar Grove, passed away at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst, Saturday, May 15, 2010.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Juanita ‘Nita’ Ann Elizabeth Cornell Quigley

    Juanita “Nita” Ann Elizabeth Cornell Quigley, CMSGT USAF, Ret., nee Shaw, 68, of Trenton, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at her residence surrounded by her family.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Robert Alan Phelps

    Robert Alan Phelps, 80, passed away May 9, 2010, in Tulsa, Okla.

    • Posted May 19, 2010
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  • Graduates, families invited to baccalaureate

    Kaneland—Kaneland High School's 2010 graduates and their families are invited to attend the class of 2010 Kaneland Community Baccalaureate on Tuesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. at Kaneland High School auditorium.

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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  • Golf outing helps fund scholarships

    SUGAR GROVE—The rolling fairways and sprawling greens of Bliss Creek Golf Course again will be the setting for the 2010 Sugar Grove Community Golf Outing, hosted by the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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  • WCC seeks nominations for distinguished contributor, alumnus awards

    Sugar Grove—Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2010 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards.

    • Posted May 18, 2010
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  • District will pay $1.1 million for roof work

    Kaneland—Kaneland School District will pay Riddiford Roofing Company $1.1 million for the Kaneland High School roof replacement project this summer. The company submitted the lowest bid for the project.

    • Posted May 17, 2010
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  • Calling all actors

    Kaneland—Auditions will take place for the Kaneland Community Summer Theatre production of "The Music Man," directed by Diane McFarlin, on Wednesday through Friday, May 19-22.

    • Posted May 17, 2010
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  • Forest Preserve reminds public that ATVs are not permitted

    Kane County—The county’s Public Safety Department of the Forest Preserve District reminds the public that all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), golf carts and other motorized vehicles are not permitted in the forest preserves.

    • Posted May 17, 2010
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  • Skip Mennerick Memorial Concert set for May 27

    Elburn—Friends of Skip Mennerick, an Elburn resident who died in October, are holding a memorial concert in his honor on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m., at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Feeder hoops programs sticking with what works

    KANELAND—For area basketball of any age to have a chance at success, you need not only players, but organization.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Wind turbine issue tabled until May 19

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Plan Commission on May 6 postponed talks concerning a proposed ordinance that would allow for a wind turbine until its next meeting on Wednesday, May 19.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • State police urge caution with motorcycles

    Illinois—The Illinois State Police District 2 Interim Commander, Lt. Todd Rohlwing, reminds the public that with the arrival of warmer weather, the motorcycle season is officially under way.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Be prepared, stay informed

    Kane County—Recent tornado outbreaks in other states serve to remind us all that the arrival of spring brings with it the beginning of tornado season in the Midwest.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Jazzercise raises $3,000 for Back in the Swing

    Sugar Grove—Area Jazzercisers raised $3,000 for Back in the Swing by staging a benefit dance-fitness class on May 1.

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Board hires manager for Harter project

    Kaneland—Nicholas & Associates will serve as the construction manager for the repair and renovation work for storage facilities at Harter Middle Schoo

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Rich Harvest Farms recognized for environmental excellence

    SUGAR GROVE—The Rich Harvest Farms golf course recently achieved designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program.

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Principal for the day

    ELBURN—Second-grader Ben Durbala, 8, was in charge at John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn on Friday, serving as Principal for the Day. He was excited about the unique opportunity, which he won in a silent auction at...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Identity theft incidents on the rise in SG

    SUGAR GROVE—Are you comfortable sharing your credit or debit card information with a waiter, sales clerk or an Internet site? If so, you might want to rethink your approach to financial privacy.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Teacher spearheaded Young Authors

    KANELAND—The longstanding Young Authors program for K-8 Kaneland students owed its start to teacher Barb Romack, who is retiring after 37 years with the district.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Support for women who lost their mothers

    Geneva—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is introducing a new support group for women who have experienced the death of their mother at any age for any reason, called “Memories of Mom.”

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Kaneland seeks golfers, sponsors

    Kaneland—The Kaneland boys basketball program is seeking golfers and sponsors for its golf outing on June 12 at Bliss Creek Golf Course.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Forest preserve offers free wood chips

    Geneva—Back by popular demand, the Kane County Forest Preserve District will offer free wood chips to the public on Saturday, May 15.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • WCC offers career education scholarships

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering scholarships to students enrolling in a variety of career education programs during the upcoming 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Library Friends hold drawing

    The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn, held a drawing May 8 for the "Bloomin' Bench et al" gardener's raffle. The winner of the basket is Rosemary Miller of Elburn.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Church news for May 14

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Pickett, Neumann to wed

    Mark Pickett of Elburn and Linda Pickett of Plano announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Pickett, formerly of Sugar Grove, to Michael Neumann, son of Jean Neumann of Eagle River, Wis.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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