• SG Chamber moves to new location

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry was on the move earlier this week.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • National Influenza Vaccination week

    SPRINGFIELD—To help stay healthy during the holidays and all year, give the gift of health by getting an influenza vaccination to not only protect you, but others as well.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Dec. 9 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 December 9, 2011
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  • Booster Barn parents watch game thanks to KEA

    MAPLE PARK—The Knights were on the field. The lights in Peterson Field were burning brightly. And for once, the parents who volunteer in the Kaneland Booster Barn concession stand were out watching their sons compete in the...

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: Strollin’ through the streets of Elburn on Friday

    Santa and Mrs. Claus visited the Town and Country Library on Dec. 2 as part of the Elburn Chamber of Commerce Christmas Stroll.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Photo gallery: Weather can’t dampen Christmas spirit

    Drizzly weather didn’t dampen spirits at the Christmas in Kaneville event Saturday morning, which took place throughout the village.

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Santa’s other big day

    The Holiday in the Grove event event, in Sugar Grove on Saturday, featured Santa Paws at the Sugar Grove Public Library—where Sandra Holleran, 10 (left), of Sugar Grove reads to Dakota Sioux from the Fox Valley Dog...

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Turkey Shootout winners

    Brett Wallner (middle), his dad (left) and Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School Physical Education teacher Tom Biddle, show the three-peat as Brett and his dad won a turkey in Mr. Biddle's annual John Stewart Turkey Shootout just...

    • Posted December 9, 2011
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  • Church news for Dec. 8

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

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Boys split against current, former conference mates

    KANELAND—Beginning 1-0 in conference play doesn’t just sound better—it is better.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Grapplers solved by Sycamore, split Saturday excursion

    KANELAND—While there were some encouraging duels on Thursday, “some” won’t get it done against Sycamore wrestling when “all” are needed.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Girls hoops stifles Morris, IMSA counterparts

    Six wins at early juncture for Colombe’s crew KANELAND—Lady Knights girls basketball continues to go along at its desired pace, and came up with two victories this week.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Bowling not spared by Dixon

    DeKALB—At Mardi Gras Lanes in DeKalb, the Lady Knights fell victim to a 2,951-2,451 result at the hands of Northern Illinois Big XII crossover foe Dixon on Thursday.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • KYSO signup a couple clicks away

    Soccer enthusiasts between the ages of 4 and 17 years old can register online to play the KYSO Spring Season, which runs from April 28 through June 9.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Guest Editorial: Fit Kids 2020 grants aim to fight childhood obesity epidemic

    Tom Schlueter Public Information Officer Kane County Health Department The Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders Consortium is pleased to announce the award of 11 grants to local agencies and community groups.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Letter: SG Library to hold public forum regarding search for new director

    The Sugar Grove Public Library will hold a public forum on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in Library Meeting Room C to gather public comments on the search for a new library director.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Letter: A thank you from the Between Friends Food Pantry

    The Between Friends Food Pantry wants to thank the surrounding community for its extreme generosity.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Letter: Suggestion for picketers

    I think if Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers wants to protest the village of Elburn for hiring an out-of-town contractor, they should at least get out of their cars and picket, rather than sitting in...

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Robert H. ‘Bob’ Locke

    Robert H. “Bob” Locke, 80, of Aurora, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Richard ‘Dick’ Wise

    Richard “Dick” Wise, 79, of Geneva, entered into eternal life on Dec. 3, 2011, surrounded by the love and prayers of his wife and children.

    • Posted December 8, 2011
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  • Audit Commission to accept applications for auditor general post

    Illinois—The Legislative Audit Commission announced this week that it is accepting applications from people interested in appointment as Auditor General of the State of Illinois.

    • Posted December 7, 2011
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  • Foreign language students to take a tour of Europe

    On March 22, 45 Kaneland High School students will fly to Milan for a nine-day trip to experience other countries and cultures.

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery: Kandyland Pictures

    Photos from the Elburn Herald Kandyland event as part of the 2011 Elburn Christmas Stroll Friday evening. A total of 649 people attended Kandyland this year.

    • Posted December 5, 2011
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  • IDOT program helps emergency responders

    CHICAGO—A new program by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will provide first responders with critical information to improve emergency care for anyone involved in a car crash.

    • Posted December 5, 2011
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  • SG resident puts unique Christmas tree on display

    SUGAR GROVE—Have you ever seen a Christmas tree that weighs close to 600 pounds and can support the weight of 32 miniature porcelain houses?

    • Posted December 4, 2011
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  • “Ice and Snow—Take It Slow” campaign starts on Illinois roads

    CHICAGO—Illinois transportation and law enforcement officials stress safety by urging motorists to prepare for unfavorable winter driving conditions.

    • Posted December 4, 2011
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  • Pumpkin funnel cakes a delightful fall treat

    Pumpkin funnel cakes are a seasonal version of a favorite carnival treat. The wait for the Corn Boil or Elburn Days to roll around again is no longer necessary, because now they can be made at home.

    • Posted December 4, 2011
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  • Born singing

    Sugar Grove 9-year-old performs now through Christmas Eve SUGAR GROVE—Jennifer Madziarczyk says her daughter Maggie, 9, was born singing.

    • Posted December 3, 2011
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  • Rash of thefts at Kaneland upsets students

    Sophomore Haley Contorno was upset when she had discovered $27 missing from her gym locker last month. “I was going to use it to buy homecoming tickets,” she said.

    • Posted December 3, 2011
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  • Architecture, engineering opportunities may expand at Kaneland High School

    Interested in architecture? Kaneland might soon add a third option for students who want to study architecture or engineering.

    • Posted December 3, 2011
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  • Senior ‘goofy ID pictures banned

    Senior Kelly Evers got away with the impossible this year: a funny ID picture.

    • Posted December 3, 2011
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  • Concerns continue with MP TIF District

    Public bodies air concerns during final public hearing MAPLE PARK—At the final public hearing regarding the proposed Maple Park TIF District, the Board of Trustees heard more comments and concerns from the residents, as well as representatives from...

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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