• Kaneland preschool screening

    KANELAND—Kaneland will conduct a preschool screening on Sept. 14 at Family Life Church.

    • Posted July 29, 2012
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  • 30-year reunion for KHS class of 1982

    ELBURN—The Kaneland High School Class of 1982 will have its 30-year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 4, 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Lion's Park building in Elburn.

    • Posted July 28, 2012
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  • Jo-Jo the Clown to miss Corn Boil

    SUGAR GROVE—This summer will be one of the few times that Jo-Jo the Clown (aka Sugar Grove resident Karen McCannon) has missed the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • Village welcomes interim police chief

    SUGAR GROVE—Interim police chief Ron Moser has been on the job for just a week, but he already has several goals in mind for the Sugar Grove Police Department.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • Ministry of presence

    Father Seigel welcomed to St. Gall ELBURN—The Rev. Timothy Seigel says that a church at its very core is all about presence.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • School Board approves temporary roof repair

    KANELAND—School Board members on Monday voted 5-1 to approve temporary roof repairs at John Shields Elementary School.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • MP finds new building inspector

    MAPLE PARK—After terminating its contract with its previous building inspector, the village of Maple Park held a second round of interviews at the village’s Committee of the Whole meeting on July 17.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • New name, New owners

    Blackberry Inn reopens as Blackberry Bar & Grill ELBURN—Pam Moutray thought her first day at the Blackberry Bar and Grill, which opened on June 18, would be a quiet introduction to the restaurant business.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Drought’s effect on corn not yet known

    ELBURN—With this season’s lack of rainfall, lawns aren’t the only plant life that is being stressed. One look at the surrounding corn fields, and you will see stalks that are significantly shorter than usual and displaying spikey...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • SG teen named Miss Illinois Plus America 2012

    SUGAR GROVE—Morgan Roberts of Sugar Grove had to think long and hard about whether or not she wanted to enter the Miss Plus America pageant.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • No injuries in Aurora Airport plane crash

    SUGAR GROVE—A plane crash at Aurora Airport on Wednesday morning yielded no injuries.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Knights road ends with loss in St. Charles

    KANELAND—After traveling for summer league regional wins over rivals out west, it was the closest opponent that proved damaging.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Happy campers

    Photos from the Kaneland High School track and pole vault camps at the high school. Photos by Patti Wilk

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball gearing up in 2013

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball (KTB) program, which will begin in the summer of 2013, has released its tryout dates and information for the 11U, 12U and 13U travel baseball teams that will compete in the KCBL next...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Big Rock gathering baseball talent

    BIG ROCK—Cobras 11U Baseball Team is an independent organization from the Hinckley-Big Rock area.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Wasco fastpitch holds registration

    WASCO—Wasco Girls Fastpitch, with registration ending Tuesday, July 31, is a recreational softball league open to all area girls, grades kindergarten through 12th grade.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • We’re No. 1

    The KC Xplosion 98 Girls Fastpitch Softball Team is the 2012 Chicago Bandits Experience 14U—Omaha, Neb. Tournament Champions.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • A family affair

    The Knights Wrestling Club, Kaneland’s youth wrestling program, on July 13 sent two wrestlers to the Midwest Army Nationals Wrestling Tournament hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Ill.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Two Guys and Free Spaghetti

    ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner with beverage, salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert to anyone who attends the event on Sunday, July 29, 5 to 7 p.m. at...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • David A. Price

    David A. Price, 52, of Sugar Grove, passed away on July 16, 2012.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Robert Rodney

    Robert Rodney, 74, of Kaneville, passed away peacefully at home on July 20, surrounded by the love and prayers of his family.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Joyce Dianne David

    Joyce Dianne David, 57, of Elburn, died suddenly on July 18. In an instant she was gone, but she will never be forgotten. Her memories live on in those who loved her as a wife, mother, grandmother,...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Kicking off the Corn Boil

    Ceremony, parade start this year’s Sugar Grove Corn Boil Sugar Grove—A full year’s worth of work, organization, coordination and fundraising culminates in one place at one time—6 p.m. on Friday, July 27, in front of the sound stage...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • ‘Old Timers’ unite!

    SG ‘Old Timers’ Reunion set for Saturday, July 28 Sugar Grove—If you have lived in Sugar Grove for so many years that you think of yourself as an “Old Timer,” come join the reunion from noon to 4...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Sugar Grove Lions Club looks to grow

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Lions Club, chartered in 1969, is working to rebuild its membership. Sugar Grove resident Bill Keck, one of the Lions Club founding members, said he remembers an event at which there were between...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Time for some thrills

    Corn Boil carnival set to entertain Sugar Grove—The carnival at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil starts Friday, July 27, and ends on Sunday, July 29.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Sugar Grove Lions Club—Fireworks, take 10

    Sugar Grove—The Sugar Grove Lions Club will present its 10th annual fireworks display at dusk on Saturday, July 28, at the 2012 Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Cars among the corn

    American Legion Post No. 1271’s 6th annual Car Show Saturday, July 28 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Sponsorship: the financial core of the Corn Boil

    Local businesses, organizations, individuals support event through donations Sugar Grove—The Corn Boil Committee strives to make sure that all of the festivities at the annual event are at the lowest cost possible. Sponsors help offset those costs to...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • 2012 Sugar Grove Corn Boil Schedule and Information

    July 27-29

    The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is held in Volunteer Park, west of Route 47, just off Main Street in downtown Sugar Grove, behind the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Editorial: Enjoy the Corn Boil

    Every year, countless man hours from dozens of people representing numerous organizations culminate in a three-day festival celebrating community—the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Letter: Remembering Chuck West

    Chuck West and I go back many years, as we were on the same election cycle and experienced many campaigns together. He was honest, forthright and someone you could trust.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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