• Preschool screening for Kaneland kids

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland parents are invited to bring their children, ages 3 to 5 years old, for a preschool screening of developmental milestones including speech, hearing, vision and motor skills.

    • Posted August 31, 2011
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  • Hogfan Party shoots for $35,000 to help find a cure

    Elburn—With an ambitious goal to raise $35,000, Sandy Gould is getting ready for the 3rd Annual Jason’s Hogfan Party in honor of her son Jason, who died at age 36 after a battle with leukemia.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Keck won’t run for re-election as Kane auditor

    KANE COUNTY—William F. Keck announced he will not seek re-election to a sixth term as Kane County Auditor. Keck is one of the longest serving auditors in Kane County after being first elected in 1992.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove resident stars in ‘Annie Jr.’

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Maggie Madziarczyk starred in Marquee Youth Stage’s production of “Annie Jr.” at the Arcade Theatre over the weekend.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Playing to the home crowd

    After being unable to play at last year's Kaneville Fest, the local band Back Country Roads (BCR) is ready rock the community with some country music.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local hair salon gets back to basics

    SUGAR GROVE—People who are looking for haircuts that are high priced and come with a glass of champagne might be disappointed with what Sugar Grove's Cutz & Stylz Hair Salon has to offer.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Spellman attends prestigious summer symphony program

    DOOR COUNTY, WIS.—Emma Spellman, a talented young musician from Elburn, spent two weeks this summer studying in the symphony session at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Door County, Wis.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Osman named to dean’s list at University of Iowa

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—Elburn resident Madeline Osman, a student taking classes in the University of Iowa’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was named to the college’s dean's list for the 2011 spring semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents earn degree from Aurora University

    Residents received degrees from the University of Aurora during the 118th annual event on the Aurora campus and the first graduation ceremony on the GWC campus in Williams Bay, Wis., in almost a century.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Hannemanns graduate from Cornell College

    MOUNT VERNON, IOWA—Elburn residents Kathleen Hannemann, Kenneth Hannemann and Michelle Hannemann, all of Elburn, were awarded degrees from Cornell College at its 2011 commencement ceremony on May 28.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents named to Kishwaukee College spring 2011 dean’s list

    To be eligible for dean’s list honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours during an academic term at the college, with a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Schuette, Wainscott named to dean’s list at Taylor University

    UPLAND, IND.—Local residents Ann Schuette and Sara Wainscott of Sugar Grove were named to Taylor University’s spring 2011 dean's list.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Oakes, Meyer wed in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM—Everybody loves going to a wedding, but how about a destination wedding in the most famous city in the world?

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Balluff, Crosby to wed

    William and Cathy Balluff of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley, to Casey Crosby, the son of Denise Crosby of Elburn and William Crosby of Yorkville.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Marmion leadership programs award top honors

    Marmion Academy’s leadership programs announced new student leaders for the 2011-12 school year during awards ceremonies last month.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents named to dean’s lists at Aurora University

    Regular and high-honor students recognized.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Slemp, Grzywa to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Donna Slemp of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Devyn Slemp, to Ryan Grzywa, the son of Edward and Janet Grzywa of Maple Park.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Kenkel part of Xavier University internship program

    CINCINNATI, OHIO—Elburn resident Emily Kenkel, a junior at Xavier University majoring in music education and vocal performance, took part in Xavier University’s Summer Service Internship Program, now in its 17th year.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Baurle named to dean’s list at Bethel University

    SAINT PAUL, MINN.—Brittany Baurle, a Sugar Grove resident and a senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., has been named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove residents named to dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene

    BOURBONNAIS, ILL.—Joseph Blaney, Joss Nicholson, Nicholas Rogers and Emily Wood, all of Sugar Grove, were named to Olivet Nazarene University’s spring 2011 dean’s list.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Witte named to dean’s list at Saint Mary’s College

    NOTRE DAME, Ind.—Sugar Grove resident Michelle Witte recently received a bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College, and also named to the college’s dean's list for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Dolbeer named to Columbia College Chicago dean’s list

    To be named to the dean's list at Columbia College Chicago, students must have taken at least 12 credit hours and have a 3.75 grade point average or above for that semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Sikic earns scholarship

    PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—University of Wisconsin-Platteville student and Sugar Grove resident Alexandra Sikic recently earned the Sentry Insurance Foundation Leadership Scholarship.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Krauspe earns master’s degree from ASU

    EMPE, ARIZ.—Christian W. Krauspe of Elburn received the Master of Fine Arts Degree in creative writing from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • SG Library Board still mum over director firing

    SUGAR GROVE—Requests for four members of the Sugar Grove Library Board to resign won't be going away anytime soon.

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • 2011 Elburn Days Livestock Sale results

    ELBURN—The following transactions took place during the 2011 Elburn Days Livestock Sale:

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Elburn Days 2011 raffle winners

    Elburn—The following individuals won prizes from the various raffles held during the Elburn Days festival. Winners are listed in the order of presenting organization, prize, and winner.

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Maple Park Share night

    There were hot dogs, sweet corn, Sno-Cones, inflatables, a 50/50 raffle and the night concluded with fireworks during the Maple Park Lions Club's "Share" community celebration on Aug. 17 at the Maple Park Fire Station.

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • ‘11 Elburn Days Livestock Show results

    ELBURN—The following 4-H members were awarded trophies during the 2011 Elburn Days Livestock Show:

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Garages, lawns fill for community garage sales

    As the doors of Kaneville open for Kaneville Fest, garage doors on several houses in town will also be open in hopes of finding buyers for items no longer needed.

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • Middle school menu

    Friday, Aug. 26: Cheese pizza, tossed salad with dressing, yogurt parfait, fresh veggies, fruit and milk. Ala carte: Toronado.

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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  • IDOT, law enforcement launch crackdown on impaired driving

    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has partnered with Illinois State Police and local law enforcement agencies across the state to kick off the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization, an intensive, two-week crackdown on impaired...

    • Posted August 26, 2011
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