• SG Chamber offers seminar providing scholarship, grant info

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce will offer scholarship and grant information free to the public on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Public Library.

    • Posted September 19, 2011
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  • Metra parking permits go on sale tomorrow

    ELBURN—Starting Tuesday, Sept. 20, the village of Elburn will issue quarterly parking permits for use at the Elburn Metra commuter parking lot. Parking permits for the rest of 2011 are $85.

    • Posted September 19, 2011
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  • KHS offers copies of school records

    Kaneland—The Kaneland High School has copies of permanent cumulative records for the class of 2006.

    • Posted September 18, 2011
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  • Rep. Hatcher announces Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club graduates

    YORKVILLE—State Representative Kay Hatcher has announced the Class of 2011 graduates of her popular Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club.

    • Posted September 18, 2011
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  • Candidates switch seats in election bids

    Redistricting creates 6 degrees of separation between area officials KANE COUNTY—After serving nearly 20 years in the Illinois State Senate, Chris Lauzen announced he’s running for Kane County Board Chairman.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • School Board extends Schuler’s contract

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve an extension of Superintendent Jeff Schuler's contract through 2016.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • Williams, Koehling to wed

    Jeff and Linda Koehling of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their son, Matthew Koehling, to Abigail Williams, the daughter of Jack and Carol Williams of Greenwood, Ind.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • Hatchett graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Mathew Hatchett graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • Smith earns Girl Scout Gold Award

    Elburn resident Nikki Smith was among 27 Girl Scouts in northern Illinois who earned the Girl Scout Gold Award in 2011. The Gold Award is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • Fleck, Ackerman to wed

    Roger and Kathy Ackerman announce the engagement of their son, Chad Ackerman, to Allison Fleck, daughter of Pat and Jerry Fleck of Geneva.

    • Posted September 17, 2011
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  • More than a century of tradition

    Big Rock Plowing Match set for Sept. 17-18 Big Rock—On Sept. 17, a tradition will continue that began back in 1894. It is one of the longest running annual events in the state. It's the 117th Annual Big...

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • New eating, drinking establishment for downtown patrons

    ELBURN—It looks as if Elburn residents will have another place to eat and drink after the Village Board gives the final go-ahead next week for a special use permit to allow a restaurant and bar to open...

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Office of Professional Standards determines claims against deputy are unfounded

    Three months after an incident in which an Elburn resident said he was assaulted by an off-duty Kane County Sheriff's Deputy, the department's Office of Professional Standards has determined that the allegations against the deputy are unfounded.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • School Board approves 2011-12 budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the final 2011-12 budget for the Kaneland School District and Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • One crazy dog leads to new business

    ELBURN—Neal Jacobs used to be vice president of operations for an upscale clothing company. Now, he picks up poop.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Editorial: Sugar Grove rightly goes back to square one

    The village of Sugar Grove announced in early September that it intended to end its pursuit of the proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District that had turned into a point of contention among various taxing bodies in...

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Waubonsee remembers 9/11

    A student places a flower at the peace pole on Waubonsee Community College's Sugar Grove Campus as part of a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Friday afternoon. Courtesy Photo

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Photo galleries: Honoring the fallen

    Photos from Sugar Grove and Elburn's 9-11 ceremonies.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Library Board approves appointment of Oliver as board trustee

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Sept. 8 voted 6-0 to approve the appointment of Anthony Oliver as board trustee.

    • Posted September 16, 2011
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  • Snyders celebrate 50 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Richard Snyder of Pace, Fla., and formerly of Maple Park, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 14893 Plank Road in...

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland Knights drill Dixon, 59-14

    Kaneland improves to 3-0 with offensive explosion DIXON—At his most popular, the 40th President of the United States put forth a picture of optimism.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Volleyball sees strides in 4-1 showing at Bartlett Tourney

    KANELAND—With the leaps and bounds in a positive direction from Kaneland volleyball the last five years, sometimes second place isn’t so bad.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Girls XC sees high end work at Wauconda

    WAUCONDA—If this is what a team effort looks like, the opponents in the way of Kaneland girls cross country best beware.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • KHS Boys XC invades Peoria

    PEORIA—While the total team standings didn’t lean the Knights’ way in the latest edition of the Peoria Woodruff Invite on Saturday, signs emerged that were encouraging for depth in boys’ cross country.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Knights golf on a tear

    KANELAND—With their sixth dual win in a row, Kaneland High School golf is making opponents feel as if they’ve been clubbed.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Tennis now 7-2 after streak

    KANELAND—Was the loss of a week ago to IMSA a blessing in disguise for Kaneland High School tennis?

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Soccer handles IMSA, drops NIB-12 opener at DeKalb

    KANELAND—The first trip to the new DeKalb High School grounds off of Dresser Road in DeKalb was not a welcome one for Kaneland soccer. A goal with 28 minutes, 29 seconds remaining sent KHS on its way to...

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Church news for Sept. 15

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

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Carolyn M. Butts

    Carolyn M. Butts, 69, of Yorkville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Phillip ‘Phil’ J. Gardner

    Phillip “Phil” J. Gardner, 28, of DeKalb, formerly of Batavia, passed away tragically following a car accident on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • Richard “Dick” Williams, Jr.

    Richard “Dick” Williams, Jr., 87 , of Elburn, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Provena McAuley Manor in Aurora.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • James W. Wituk

    James W. Wituk, 59, of Elburn, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love and prayers of his family at his home Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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