All posts by Lynn Meredith

  • Aurora woman gets prison term for fatal crash on Route 47, Smith Road

    ELBURN—The woman driving the car responsible for a fatal, multi-vehicle crash at Route 47 and Smith Road in Elburn was sentenced on Feb. 8 to seven years in prison.

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Mock Senate project helps Kaneland students learn by doing

    KANELAND—When you think of a room of eighth graders in civics class listening to a lecture on government, do you imagine them slumped in their chairs, heads nodding? Not in Brendan McCormick's class at Kaneland Harter Middle...

    • Posted February 17, 2012
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  • Elburn Station vote tabled: discussions continue

    ELBURN—Before the Elburn Village Board can vote on the preliminary plan for Elburn Station, it needs more specifics and more discussion. The item on the agenda was tabled until later in February.

    • Posted February 10, 2012
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  • Ripple effect

    One person can make a difference Sugar Grove—In the fall of 2010, 17 students in NIU Professor Jack King's Sociology 392: Organizing for Social Change class sat brain-storming ideas for a class project.

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • Man in wrestling mask holds up Mobil store

    ELBURN—A white male dressed in a black wrestling mask with a white and yellow design on the face held up the Mobil gas station at 213 S. Main St. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at approximately 9 p.m....

    • Posted February 3, 2012
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  • Vote on Elburn Station set for Feb. 6

    Board discusses Elburn Station plan prior to vote ELBURN—The Village Board will have the opportunity to vote whether or not to approve the Elburn Station development at its next meeting on Monday,Feb. 6.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Bridging the divide: Elburn’s past and present meet

    ELBURN—Over 10 years ago, the Elburn Town and Country Public Library Director Mary Lynn Alms and other library staff sorted through piles of boxes filled with papers and assorted historical items that were stored in a back...

    • Posted January 20, 2012
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  • Hammering it out

    Following series of meetings, Elburn Planning Commission recommends approval of plan for Elburn Station Development

    • Posted January 13, 2012
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  • Village looks to maintain services in 2012

    ELBURN—As the Elburn Village Board looks to the new year, it will be challenged to find ways to keep up services and finish projects that will affect the future of the village.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • New electronic products disposal law in effect

    ELBURN—Did you get a new TV for Christmas? Are you ready to throw out the old computer? You will have to find other ways to get rid of these outdated products, according to a new law.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • Changes & challenges: Elburn’s year in review

    ELBURN—The year 2011 saw changes and challenges for the village of Elburn. One of those changes was an increase in the number of residents: Elburn now has more than 5,000 people living within its borders—5,506, to...

    • Posted December 31, 2011
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  • Serendipity brings healing and relaxation

    SYCAMORE—Whether you're looking for a candle, gem stones and jewelry, or a healing herbal treatment, you will find a calming and peaceful environment at Serendipity, a holistic wellness and gift space in Sycamore at 1325 E. State...

    • Posted December 17, 2011
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  • Classic spa with trendy twist

    SUGAR GROVE—Starting a salon and spa is a dream come true for Kaneland graduate and Elburn resident Emily Strong. With its grand opening in November, the emily kay salon offers Aveda spa and salon services in a...

    • Posted December 16, 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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  • What to wear: local stylist solves fashion dilemmas

    LILY LAKE—Next time you look in the closet and declare, “I have nothing to wear!” help is nearby. Fashion stylist Mallory Sills can solve your dilemma.

    • Posted November 20, 2011
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  • Motorcycles on parade

    700 bikers ride for charity ELBURN—Motorcyclists with toys strapped to their bikes will be in town Sunday, Oct. 9, as they gather at Knuckleheads Tavern in Elburn for the DuKane Toy and Food Run to benefit local DuPage...

    • Posted October 9, 2011
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  • Protege Pilates provides the personal touch

    ELBURN—Taking a Pilates class can seem daunting if you've never done it before. A type of exercise that requires concentration on alignment and breath while performing a series of movements, Pilates can tone and strengthen your body...

    • Posted October 7, 2011
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  • Come fly with me

    Sport aviation for a new generation SUGAR GROVE—Like many people, I had thought about taking flying lessons. I loved flying in private planes and in gliders. Now, thanks to SimplyFLY, a sport aviation company at the Aurora Municipal...

    • Posted September 10, 2011
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  • Bike parade added to the Fun Fest line-up

    This year, children will have the chance to have their own Fun Fest parade. Fun Fest has added a bike parade for kids in the afternoon before the big parade.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Country, blues rock the Fun Fest stage

    Four bands with local roots will perform on the Fun Fest stage on Saturday and Sunday.

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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