All posts by Keith Beebe

  • SG approves resolutions tied to local drainage project

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Trustees on Tuesday voted 6-0 in favor of four resolutions pertaining to proposed improvements and an extension of the drainage system in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • Kaneland doesn’t plan to change land-cash fees in IGA

    KANELAND—Kaneland's Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with villages in the district will expire Jan. 1, 2012, and that means the district is currently working to secure a new IGA in time for next year.

    • Posted November 4, 2011
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  • Fore a cause

    Subdivision residents hold memorial benefit for neighbor's family SUGAR GROVE—Converting a neighborhood subdivision into a 16-hole miniature golf course sounds like a good idea. Using the makeshift golf course to help raise proceeds for a family that has...

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • KHS implements standard concussion policy

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will implement a student athlete injury policy for concussions.

    • Posted October 28, 2011
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  • SG Library Board votes in favor of mediation with former director

    Measure opens the door to possible return of Hughes SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Oct. 13 voted 4-3 in favor of mediation between board trustees and former library director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted October 21, 2011
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  • Community aids KUMC after theft

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville United Method-ist Church members earlier this month put together several themed gift baskets for the church's Beef Supper and Bazaar on Oct. 15.

    • Posted October 21, 2011
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  • Local resident appears in not-for-profit organization’s 2012 calendar

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Cathy Hoyda first learned about the not-for-profit group Celebrate Differences through other families she knew who had children with special needs.

    • Posted October 16, 2011
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  • Kaneland administration explains lockdown procedure

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School on Oct. 6 went into lockdown for 35 minutes after school officials discovered what they believed were shell casings.

    • Posted October 14, 2011
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  • Guyton, Yonkovich see season end at Sectionals

    KANELAND—Playoff golf arrived with a vengeance, and had a KHS girls golfer with the last name of Guyton taking on all comers.

    • Posted October 13, 2011
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  • Former Elburn resident organizes fundraiser for friend’s son

    YORKVILLE—Former Elburn resident Ryan West, a 1998 Kaneland High School graduate, is currently organizing the “Helping Hunter” fundraiser for Hunter Darnell, son of Yorkville High School wrestling coach Shane Darnell.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Village bans sale, possession of synthetic designer drugs

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board is just saying no … to synthetic alternative drugs.

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Conflicts surface between Valente, Board

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board member Tony Valente on Monday expressed his displeasure with the high school’s test scores during the past two years, and Superintendent Jeff Schuler’s recent contract extension, when he read from a prepared statement at...

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • Resident’s website documents village history

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Tim Wilson created the website www.sugargrove60554.com four years ago as a way to inform residents about the village's downtown redevelopment plan.

    • Posted September 30, 2011
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  • SG trustee publishes thriller novel

    SUGAR GROVE—What does Village Board Trustee Tom Renk do in his free time? He writes novels that you can purchase on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and several other online book retailers.

    • Posted September 23, 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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  • 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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  • New KHS mural conveys strength, pride

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School students might not know who muralist Eujolio “Joe” Ortega is, but they are almost certainly familiar with his work.

    • Posted September 8, 2011
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  • New leadership

    New interim Library Director Marilyn Boria was introduced during the Sugar Grove Library Board meeting Aug. 25..

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • A break from the pattern

    Library Board releases statement about firing Hughes; conflicts continue among board

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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