• Letter: A thank you to CCC’s DeKalb Campus

    Thank you to Christ Community Church’s DeKalb Campus for coming to HorsePower in Maple Park for their Super Second Saturday Volunteer Days on June 9 and July 14.

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • McLean earns degree from University of Iowa

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—Anna Michelle McLean of Elburn earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (Spanish) from the University of Iowa at its spring 2012 session.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Johnson earns MBA from Aurora University

    Jennifer Johnson of Sycamore, formerly of Elburn, graduated from Aurora University on May 6 with a Masters of Business Administration degree in human resources.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Aurora University dean’s list

    AURORA—The following local students were named to the Aurora University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester:

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Bruce named to Maryville University dean’s list

    ST. LOUIS—Jessica Bruce of Elburn was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo. Bruce is a student in Maryville's College of Arts and Sciences.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to North Central College dean’s list

    NAPERVILLE—The following students were named to the North Central College dean's list for the spring 2012 spring term:

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Benedictine University dean’s list

    LISLE, ILL.—The following residents were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester at Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.:

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Lewis University dean’s list

    ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—Abby Michels of Sugar Grove and Rachael Holan of Maple Park were named dean’s list honorees for the spring 2012 semester at Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Osman named to University of Iowa dean’s list

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—Madeline Osman of Elburn was named to the University of Iowa dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Olivet Nazarene dean’s list

    BOURBONNAIS, ILL.—Sugar Grove residents Joseph Blaney, Joss Nicholson, Nicholas Rogers and Emily Wood were named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Fabrizius awarded UW-Platteville Scholarship

    PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—Tyler Fabrizius of Maple Park recently won the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Tri-State Initiative Scholarship, totaling $500.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Boor receives degree from U of I Urbana-Champaign

    URBANA-CHAMPAIGN—Elburn resident Steven Boor, a 2008 Kaneland High School graduate, received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering with honors from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Landgren earns degree from Bradley University

    PEORIA, ILL.—Greg Landgren of Big Rock received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Bradley University during commencement ceremonies on May 12.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Elburn owner renovates downtown Batavia bar

    BATAVIA—Elburn resident Mark Hogan knows the right time and the right place when he sees it: he's been doing it in the restaurant business for years.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Wine shop proposes opening in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—A new wine shop may be coming to Sugar Grove, following the Sugar Grove Village Board’s 5-0 approval of a special use permit, a liquor license and several zoning variances for 34 Terry Drive.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Light years ahead

    WCC graduates first solar energy technologies class SUGAR GROVE—With fuel costs rising, it's comforting to know that the cost of one form of energy is actually going down.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Hodge earns degree from UW-Madison

    MADISON, WIS.—Kelsey Hodge of Elburn received a Bachelor of Science in natural sciences and microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during spring commencement ceremonies held May 18-20.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Local author’s grandchildren are her inspiration

    ELBURN—Linda Brodine began telling stories as a way to entertain her grandchildren. “They would ask me, 'Grandma, tell me a story,'” she said. “It turned out to be a wonderful gift I didn't know I had.”

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

    KANE COUNTY—Three more batches (or pools) of mosquitoes collected recently have tested positive for West Nile Virus.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Q&A with legal experts

    ILLINOIS—Illinois Law Now is an ongoing series of short answers to common legal questions distributed monthly by the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Press Association.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Updated: Body found on side of Meredith Road identified

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday located a deceased person near a vehicle on the side of Meredith Road, north of Keslinger Road and Kaneland High School property.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Kindness of strangers and friends saves a little girl’s sight

    MP family receives support for infant daughter’s eye surgery Maple Park—Katie Sexton noticed some things about her daughter Bridget (or Bri) just a few days after she was born, but it would take her four months to convince...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Village green lights Mallard Point drainage improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—After three years of planning and negotiations, the Mallard Point/Rolling Oaks drainage project received a green light on Tuesday, when the village received a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers and hired contractors to begin...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Wielding the hammer: Dyer goes National

    State and Regional totals pay off for junior Olympic-bound athlete KANELAND—One would think that a summer full of footballs and pads would be enough for an ordinary student.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • KHS baseball in regional semi

    KANELAND—It’s not the spring athletic season, but there’s still things to play for if your Kaneland High School baseball.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Big Rock area gathering baseball talent

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

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Kaneland Travel Baseball gearing up in 2013

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Travel Baseball Program, which will start 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 year,...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Non-wood bats still no-no

    INDIANAPOLIS—New language has been added to the high school baseball rules to re-emphasize that non-wood bats cannot be altered.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Xplosion 96 goes 6-3

    LEMONT, Ill.—The Kane County Xplosion competed in the recent Chicago Metro’s Tournament, held this past weekend in Lemont, Ill., earning a top-10 finish in the 48-team field with a 6-3 overall record.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Editorial: A change in leadership; an affirmation of our foundational principles

    Anytime there is a change in leadership inside an organization, questions soon follow: How will the organization’s culture change? Will the group’s core philosophy evolve? Will the group continue to care about the same things they cared...

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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  • Letter: Save the fireworks—UPDATED

    The highlight of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil is the Saturday night fireworks presented by the Sugar Grove Lions Club.

    • Posted July 19, 2012
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