• Local Girl Scouts learn with fall product program

    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois' Fall Product Program gives girls the opportunity to offer gourmet food items and magazines to their family, friends, and favorite Girl Scout cookie customers.

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Village obtains receptacle for retired flags

    SUGAR GROVE—The Village of Sugar Grove recently received a donated box designed to hold retired flags.

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • Farm Bureau awards grants to FFA Chapters

    Kane County—The KCFB Foundation recently awarded a $500 grant to each of three local FFA Chapters to recognize the continued contributions of students from Kane County FFA Chapters in the success of Farm Bureau programs and encourage...

    • Posted October 23, 2010
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  • Maple Park must revise its plan for street repairs

    Village officials cite state specifications as reason MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) changed its specifications for street repairs in Maple Park, causing the village to prioritize which streets it can repair.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Division Drive extension expected to spur growth

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a construction agreement to extend Division Drive to Galena Boulevard, which village officials hope will promote commercial growth at the intersection and diversify the village’s tax base.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • ‘Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.’ features local actors

    ELGIN—Young thespians from Elburn and Maple Park are among the nearly 100 youths who will bring “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.” to the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • McDonald’s wants to open in SG

    Restaurant's proposed site is Rt. 47 and Park SUGAR GROVE—McDonald's Corporation proposed opening a restaurant in Sugar Grove in late-spring 2011, Village Planner Mike Ferencak said Monday.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Sho-Deen development discussion on hold

    ELBURN—Several village officials are not sure whether they want Sho-Deen Inc. to reduce the commercial scope of the planned Elburn Station development on Elburn's east side. Others are concerned about the residential density of the project.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Photo gallery: Blast Off!

    Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Chari Trembly (top photo) helps launch a rocket on Oct. 15. The 6th grade class built rockets from water bottles and launched them with air and water pressure. Inside each rocket was...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Akemann, Dalton seek seat on the 16th Circuit

    Political newcomer and Democrat John G. Dalton will face former Kane County State’s Attorney and Republican David Akemann Nov. 2 in a race for a 16th Judicial Circuit judgeship.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Community servants seek seat representing 50th District

    n the race for state Representative of the 50th District, a pair of long-term community activists will face each other on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Incumbent Republican Kay Hatcher seeks her second term, while Democrat challenger Linda Healy...

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Rental assistance available in KC

    Kane County—Low-income renters in Kane County who are struggling to make their monthly rent payment are encouraged to check with area nonprofit organizations to see if they qualify for rental assistance.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Recycling programs vary among villages

    SG/MP/ELB/KNVL—The concept of recycling rarely comes across as complex. After all, what’s so difficult about placing plastics and paper in a separate bin when you are putting the garbage out?

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Church news for Oct. 21

    A look through this week's church news and events

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Immanuel Lutheran health fair

    BATAVIA—Flu shots, cholesterol tests and screening for macular degeneration and diabetic changes in the eye are just some of the screenings available at Immanuel Lutheran's annual Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Oct. 24.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Richard Donald “Dick” Harmon

    Richard Donald “Dick” Harmon, 65, of Batavia, passed away suddenly Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at his home. He was born on March 14, 1945, the son of Donald and Catherine (Walsh) Harmon, in La Salle, Ill.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Floyd W. Kaus, Jr.

    Floyd William Kaus, Jr., 76, of rural Kaneville, passed into the loving Hands of God at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Photo Gallery: A total “Pink Out” at KHS (Kaneland 30, Sycamore 13)

    The KHS Poms show their support for those that have, or are battling Breast Cancer. There was pink everywhere Friday evening, as Kaneland athletes and fans had a “Pink Out” for Breast Cancer Awareness. Photos by Ben...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Guyton secures eighth at Girls Golf State gathering

    FORSYTH, Ill.—Hayley Guyton will always be remembered at Kaneland High School for what she pulled off on the golf course.

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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  • Knights win clash with Spartans

    Kaneland improves to 8-0 with 30-13 win over rival KANELAND—It was the biggest regular season game in quite some time for Kaneland. Facing a fellow undefeated squad in the visiting Sycamore Spartans, the Knights used offensive drives to the...

    • Posted October 21, 2010
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