• Bicycling for a friend’s cure

    ELBURN—Nicole Loske of Elburn has done something the last two summers that she never did before. And she said she plans to do it again.

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Construction work slated for rest of summer

    KANE COUNTY—Motorists can expect some delays as construction crews begin work on a few projects.

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Village may add coffee sales at train station

    Elburn—The Elburn Metra Train Station could be getting a state-of-the-art coffee vending machine.

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Board approve pavement marking plan

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on July 20 voted 5-0 to approve the 2011 Pavement Marking Program.

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • KHS student wins anti-text-and-drive journalism competition

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School student and Sugar Grove resident Brin Wilk was in the midst of writing an article about the dangers of distracted driving when her journalism teacher, Cheryl Borrowdale, heard about the story and suggested Wilk...

    • Posted July 31, 2011
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  • Board approves pavement maintenance plan

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on July 20 voted 5-0 to approve a revised 2011 MFT Pavement Maintenance Program, and also voted 5-0 to approve the expenditure of estimated funds for the 2011 MFT Program.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Board recognizes 10th anniversary of Waubonsee President’s service

    During the past 10 years, Waubonsee Community College has accomplished numerous institutional milestones.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Elburn residents named to Iowa State dean’s list

    AMES, IOWA—Sarah Stephen Gonzalez and Nathan Dallas Peters of Elburn were recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2011 spring semester dean's list.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Local residents named to Missouri University of Science and Technology honor list

    Daniel James Broecker of Elburn, a junior in metallurgical engineering, and Brian P. Bakala of Sugar Grove, a junior in mechanical engineering, were named to the Missouri University of Science and Technology, formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla,...

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Swartz named to Millikin honors program

    In recognition of outstanding scholastic achievements, Bethany Swartz of Elburn was recently accepted into the Honors Scholars Program at Millikin University.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Cheaper electric rates coming to Elburn

    Elburn—Elburn Village Administrator Erin Willrett is reviewing bids for an electric power provider as the village gets ready to purchase electricity at a reduced bulk rate and will make a recommendation to the board next week.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Staehely named to dean’s list at Creighton

    Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove, a junior business administration student at Creighton University, was named to the spring dean's list for the 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Keck inducted into Notre Dame Alumni Association 50-year club

    KANE COUNTY—County Auditor Bill Keck, CPA, a 1961 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, was inducted into the Notre Dame Alumni Association 50-Year Club.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • KC Board Chairman announces funding for public infrastructure improvements

    GENEVA—Kane County has been awarded more than $2.27 million in federal disaster aid for five infrastructure projects aimed at alleviating chronic flooding in southern Kane County.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Kuhn awarded scholarship from Paul Davis Restoration

    Jack O'Connell, owner of Paul Davis Restoration of Kane, Kendall, and West Cook Counties, announced that his company awarded a $500 scholarship to Holly Louise Kuhn of Sugar Grove.

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • Corn Boil this Friday, Saturday and Sunday

    Main schedule of events and KidZone Schedule. Keep up to date with Corn Boil events and announcements on popular social media sites.

  • Carnival promises thrills, fun

    This year's carnival, presented by Wilson's Family Amusements from Pekin, Ill., will have some spectacular major rides that are sure to please the teenagers, village trustee and Corn Boil volunteer Kevin Geary said.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Mike and Joe, 28 Days, Bonepony headline Corn Boil stage

    You braved inches upon inches of snow, and rivers of rain. But at last, the 2011 version of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil is here, and with the event, comes trademark tunes throughout the weekend.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Corn Boil success depends on its volunteers

    This year's Corn Boil honors the volunteer spirit in Sugar Grove This year's Corn Boil will begin with a parade and an opening event to honor the volunteer spirit in Sugar Grove.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Population growth means new police commission for Elburn

    ELBURN—Three Elburn residents were named as the village’s new police commission, now that the village has more than 5,000 residents; 5,602 to be exact, according to the 2010 Census.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Board saves money by reducing repairs

    Kaneville—The Kaneville Village Board on Thursday discussed available possibilities for road work and repair of several major roads in the village.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Another step forward

    Review Board rules proposed TIF district satisfies requirements SUGAR GROVE—The second Joint Review Board meeting to discuss the village's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district proposal was held Monday at Village Hall.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Planning Commission recommends variance to Maple Street residence

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Planning Commission on July 20 reviewed a Variance for a residence on the first block of Maple Street, and was also presented with information regarding a zoning ordinance text amendment update to off-street...

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Yoga in a comfortable, unpretentious space

    ELBURN—When Jaime Foss sought relief from the stress of her hectic teaching job, she decided to try yoga. She soon found herself not only taking yoga, but teaching it as well. This August she celebrates one year...

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Village favors change to Sunday liquor sales

    Elburn—A request from Dan Brizek, owner of Knuckleheads Tavern, to change Sunday sale hours for Liquor License Ordinance Class A from noon to 11 a.m. was approved.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve seeks Windmill, Nature Center volunteers

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County needs your help. The district is currently seeking volunteers for the Fabyan Windmill in Geneva, as well as weekend hosts at the Tekakwitha Woods Nature Center in St. Charles.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • July 29 police blotter

    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.

    • Posted July 29, 2011
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  • Church News for July 29

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Knights baseball to get cell reception

    Kaneland’s Class 3A State Championship winning baseball squad is going “All In” at U.S. Cellular Field. The Knights are scheduled to be honored for on-field pregame introductions at U.S. Cellular Field on the south side of Chicago before...

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Batboys of summer

    The Elburn Bats display their hardware after having a perfect season, going 15-0, including their 16-10 win over the Hot Rods on June 25.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Kaneland’s Road to Fall begins shortly

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School released its Fall Sports signup information last week.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • X-Factors

    he Kane County Xplosion 14U won its second-consecutive USSSA State Tournament Championship after going 7-0 at the tournament held in Rockford, Ill.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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