• Wind turbine issue tabled until May 19

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Plan Commission on May 6 postponed talks concerning a proposed ordinance that would allow for a wind turbine until its next meeting on Wednesday, May 19.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • State police urge caution with motorcycles

    Illinois—The Illinois State Police District 2 Interim Commander, Lt. Todd Rohlwing, reminds the public that with the arrival of warmer weather, the motorcycle season is officially under way.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Be prepared, stay informed

    Kane County—Recent tornado outbreaks in other states serve to remind us all that the arrival of spring brings with it the beginning of tornado season in the Midwest.

    • Posted May 16, 2010
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  • Jazzercise raises $3,000 for Back in the Swing

    Sugar Grove—Area Jazzercisers raised $3,000 for Back in the Swing by staging a benefit dance-fitness class on May 1.

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Board hires manager for Harter project

    Kaneland—Nicholas & Associates will serve as the construction manager for the repair and renovation work for storage facilities at Harter Middle Schoo

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Rich Harvest Farms recognized for environmental excellence

    SUGAR GROVE—The Rich Harvest Farms golf course recently achieved designation as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program.

    • Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Principal for the day

    ELBURN—Second-grader Ben Durbala, 8, was in charge at John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn on Friday, serving as Principal for the Day. He was excited about the unique opportunity, which he won in a silent auction at...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Identity theft incidents on the rise in SG

    SUGAR GROVE—Are you comfortable sharing your credit or debit card information with a waiter, sales clerk or an Internet site? If so, you might want to rethink your approach to financial privacy.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Teacher spearheaded Young Authors

    KANELAND—The longstanding Young Authors program for K-8 Kaneland students owed its start to teacher Barb Romack, who is retiring after 37 years with the district.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Support for women who lost their mothers

    Geneva—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is introducing a new support group for women who have experienced the death of their mother at any age for any reason, called “Memories of Mom.”

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Kaneland seeks golfers, sponsors

    Kaneland—The Kaneland boys basketball program is seeking golfers and sponsors for its golf outing on June 12 at Bliss Creek Golf Course.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Forest preserve offers free wood chips

    Geneva—Back by popular demand, the Kane County Forest Preserve District will offer free wood chips to the public on Saturday, May 15.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • WCC offers career education scholarships

    Sugar Grove—The Waubonsee Community College Foundation is offering scholarships to students enrolling in a variety of career education programs during the upcoming 2010-11 academic year.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Library Friends hold drawing

    The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, 320 E. North St., Elburn, held a drawing May 8 for the "Bloomin' Bench et al" gardener's raffle. The winner of the basket is Rosemary Miller of Elburn.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Church news for May 14

    A look through this week’s church news.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Pickett, Neumann to wed

    Mark Pickett of Elburn and Linda Pickett of Plano announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Pickett, formerly of Sugar Grove, to Michael Neumann, son of Jean Neumann of Eagle River, Wis.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • IRS offers help with tax problems

    Illinois—The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday, May 15, to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • FVCC announces students of the month

    Kaneland—The Fox Valley Career Center students of the month for April are Rojelio Rodriguez, Electrician I, St. Charles North High School; Abby Michels, Early Childhood I, Kaneland High School; and Veronica Rogawski, Health Occupations—CNA, St. Charles North...

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Millikin JMS Scholars present research projects

    Millikin University senior Michelle Buck of Elburn was among 22 students presenting their research projects during the annual James Millikin Scholars Senior Recognition Day program held on April 24 as a part of Millikin's Celebrations of Scholarship....

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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  • Piglets on parade

    ELBURN—The National Bank and Trust Co. in Elburn has adopted out piglets to area businesses for decoration and community fundraising.

    • Posted May 14, 2010
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