• KC Cougars paying tribute to Veeck promotional staples

    GENEVA, IL—The Kane County Cougars, Class-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals, have announced that a Veeck Family “Night of 100 Promotions” will take place on Thursday, Aug.11, at Elfstrom Stadium.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Shame on Sugar Grove Library Board

    by Douglas Hartman Sugar Grove is a less-friendly, sadder place today. In a display of callousness more representative of a Mid-East autocracy than a Midwest community, the Sugar Grove Library Board summarily and without comment fired the Library...

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Letter: Chamber looks back on Hughes’ contributions to community

    The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry was saddened to learn of the dismissal of Sugar Grove Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes on July 14.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Letter: Recognizing the work of Beverly Holmes Hughes

    The Sugar Grove Library District and the village of Sugar Grove have enjoyed 22 years of encouragement, support and volunteerism from Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Letter: Frequently asked questions about Rob Roy Drainage Districts

    The district sent a mailing to all property parcel owners regarding the requests for maintenance to the courts for August 2011.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Norma J. White

    Norma J. White, 71, of Yorkville, formerly of Aurora, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by the love and prayers of her family, Sunday evening, July 24, 2011.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Fr. Richard W. Paddock

    Fr. Richard W. Paddock, 77, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at his home. He was born Aug. 4, 1933, in Volo, Ill., to Earl and Kathryn (Wagner) Paddock.

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • Elburn Station Development Open House and Workshop

    The Village of Elburn, in conjunction with Sho-Deen, Inc., will host an Open House on July 27, to present the proposed Elburn Station Development Plan. A workshop on the Development Plan, hosted by CMAP, will also take...

    • Posted July 26, 2011
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  • Bowling fundraiser to help with a new heart for St. Charles man

    ST. CHARLES—A St. Charles man needing a heart transplant will get some help from a fundraiser at the St. Charles Bowl on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Landrey Davey Barshinger

    Landrey Davey Barshinger was born May 3, 2011, to Shelley Lee and Andrew Barshinger of Elburn at Delnor Community Hospital, weighing 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Jack Andrew Kinsland

    Jesse and Rebecca Kinsland of Sugar Grove announce the birth of their son, Jack Andrew, who was born Monday, April 25, 2011, at Delnor-Community Hospital in Geneva.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley awards scholarships

    KANE COUNTY—The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 16 scholarships to southwestern Kane County residents for the 2011-12 academic year.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Local resident named to Truman State University spring 2011 provost, vice president’s list

    Kirksville, MO.—Emily Rose Fahey of Elburn was named to the Truman State University spring 2011 provost and vice president for academic affairs' list.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Davidson named to dean’s list at Ripon

    Nathaniel Davidson, a first-year history major from Elburn, has been named to the dean's list at Ripon College for the spring 2011 semester, which recognizes academic excellence.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Elburn resident elected County Clerk at Boys State

    Elburn—Premier Boys State of Illinois, a citizenship training program sponsored by the American Legion, and funded in part by various community service organizations, has announced that William Osborne III, a resident of Elburn, has been elected to...

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Krauss named to dean’s list at Bryan

    Wendy Krauss of Sugar Grove is among the 181 students named to the Bryan College dean's list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted July 24, 2011
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  • Former St. Charles man sentenced to 2 years In prison

    Crash last year severely injured other vehicle’s driver ST. CHARLES—A former St. Charles man was sentenced to two years in prison for driving his car into an oncoming vehicle last Augustan act that caused serious injuries to...

    • Posted July 23, 2011
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  • Foreign exchange program needs host families

    ELBURN—STS Foundation, a local foreign exchange program, needs host families for a group of foreign exchange students coming to Illinois for the upcoming school year.

    • Posted July 23, 2011
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  • SG gets cheaper electricity

    New program allows residents to choose electricity provider SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove chose Direct Energy as the electricity provider of choice for residents and small businesses in the community through September 2013 billing cycles.

    • Posted July 23, 2011
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  • No ATV’s in Kane forest preserves

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

    • Posted July 23, 2011
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  • Holmes Hughes involved in much more than the library

    Beverly Holmes Hughes' time as Sugar Grove Library Director ended on a sour note, but in the wake of the Library Board's decision to terminate her employment, village residents have come forth with high praise for the...

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Hughes fired by SG Library Board

    2010 Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year let go with no official reason provided SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove's next library director will have some pretty big shoes to fill.

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Kaneville man named to White House science post

    Kaneville—Gerald Blazey knew the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy was looking for someone. The distinguished research professor of physics at Northern Illinois University said a casual inquiry was made.

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Village explores ways to raise funds

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Committee of the Whole on Tuesday discussed the possibility of changing the Motor Vehicle License ordinance, as well as researching the possibility of implementing a gas tax.

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Group training

    MAPLE PARK—Nine different fire departments came together for ethanol fire training on Saturday.

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Locks of Love

    10-year old Georgia Elwood of Maple Park gets her hair cut at Shear Image Salon in Elburn to donate to Locks of Love.

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Church news for July 22

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

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • Host families needed in Elburn

    ELBURN—Families in Elburn are needed to host high school exchange students from all over the world. Academic Year in America is bringing hundreds of high school students to the U.S. to learn about American culture while living...

    • Posted July 22, 2011
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  • KHS volleyballers have hand in National Title

    Three Kaneland volleyball players playing on the Kane County Juniors 18 Gold team took home the championship at the Volleyball Festival in Phoenix, Ariz. in late June.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Racing toward the weekends

    Cars spin around the track during the Spectator Trophy Dash at Sycamore Speedway on Friday evening. Cars in different categories compete in these dashes.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • SG resident completes long-awaited pirate film

    SUGAR GROVE—Four years of writing, filming and editing are about to pay off for Sugar Grove resident Alyssa Huber, whose film, “Cursed Waters,” will premier at the Sugar Grove Library on Friday, July 22.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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  • All-Star Crosby

    2007 Kaneland High School graduate Casey Crosby, who now pitches for the Erie SeaWolves, a Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, started the Eastern League All-Star game July 13.

    • Posted July 21, 2011
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