• Postal union leader questions ‘company’ motive for consolidation

    SUGAR GROVE—The U.S. Postal Service has approved, at the district level, its proposal to consolidate local collection-mail processing as a cost-saving measure.

    • Posted June 19, 2010
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  • Military film features former KHS athlete

    It’s unlikely that any young boy hoping to someday become a soldier is also dreaming of someday appearing in a U.S. Department of Defense video, but that’s exactly what happened to former Maple Park resident Shaun Kramer.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Young artists’ creations are showcased

    ELBURN/SG—Six-year-old Adam Wold showed an artistic side early on, said his mother, Jenny Wold of Elburn.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Past principal sparkles with new career

    SUGAR GROVE—Melissa Crisci loved her job as a teacher and then a principal at Holy Cross School in Batavia.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Groomers, others organize Lions Park event

    ELBURN—Six local pet-minded businesswomen organized Paws All Day in Elburn on June 12 at Lions Park in Elburn to introduce local dog and cat owners to the wealth of services available to keep pets healthy.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Paws All Day in Elburn highlights pet health

    ELBURN—A Great Dane named Smokey nuzzled his handler, Jennifer Ratcliffe, as she spoke to visitors from a booth at Paws All Day in Elburn on Saturday.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Homeowners must finance flooding improvements

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board decided on June 15 that the village will establish a special service area (SSA) in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions, which have been plagued by drainage problems.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Board OKs commercial project plans

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on on Tuesday approved a preliminary planned unit development, four final planned unit developments and a special use for the College Corners commercial center at Route 47 and Waubonsee Drive.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Chief wants speedier solution to weed issue

    ELBURN—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith said the village should no longer send repeat notices to property owners who fail to comply with the village weed ordinance.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Trained auxiliary officers would aid Elburn police

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials want to appoint voluntary auxiliary officers who will be available to assist the Police Department with traffic control and emergency and disaster response.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Legion obtains temporary liquor license for event

    SUGAR GROVE—A temporary liquor-sales permit for the American Legion at 65 First St. will allow the organization to sell liquor outdoors during a poker-run fundraiser with live entertainment Saturday, July 17.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • High school exchange program needs hosts for foreign students

    KANELAND—If you have room in your hearts and room in your home, the SHARE! High School Exchange Program, a nonprofit foundation, is seeking families in the Elburn area to host exchange students from more than 30 different...

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • June 17 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted June 17, 2010
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  • Watson enjoys HOF honor, volleyball action

    ELBURN—How does Maple Park’s Don Watson reflect on Hall of Fame accolades? Not by taking a step back.

    • Posted June 17, 2010
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  • Chiefs coaches recognized

    ELGIN—The Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) honored a pair of current Waubonsee Community College coaches and a former coach at the league's Annual President's Luncheon on June 10 at Elgin Community College.

    • Posted June 17, 2010
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  • Red Stars honor group including Gil

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Red Stars announced the honorees for the 2010 Girls High School Soccer All-State All-Academic Teams.

    • Posted June 17, 2010
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  • Letter: New project launched to “Light Up the Library”

    This summer, the Kaneville Public Library has embarked on a project to improve the lighting in the the library's main reading room and stacks.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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  • Letter: Broken meter leads to SG headache

    This letter is about a high water bill we received recently from the village of Sugar Grove. Sugar Grove is our primary residence, but we have spent the past four winters in Florida.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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  • Letter: LivingWell 5th Annual Bridge Walk a success

    As you are probably aware, LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: newly diagnosed patients, cancer survivors, caregivers, children, loved ones and the bereaved.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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  • Letter: Thank you for participating in our Memorial Day services

    The Maple Park American Legion would like to thank the Kaneland High School band, under the direction of Aaron Puckett, for participating in our Memorial Day services on May 31.

    • Posted June 16, 2010
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