• Continue the celebration

    After all of the showers, parties and wedding festivities, many couples have had enough and are ready to get on with the private celebration of their union at their honeymoon.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Waubonsee selected to serve as accountability pilot site

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College is one of 40 community colleges nationwide selected by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to serve as a pilot site for the organization’s Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) project.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Over the top

    Many a young girl dreams of marrying her prince one day in a lavish wedding. Planning such a wedding requires time and money, and lots of it.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Must they eat cake?

    The engagement is announced, the date is set, attendants are selected and now the wedding plans begin. Dresses, tuxes, ceremony site, reception site, invitations, menu, guest list, flowers, cake...

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Mixing business with pleasure

    Although fun, wedding planning can entail difficult decisions, especially when it comes to the guest list. Close friends and family are usually a given; business associates, clients and colleagues, on the other hand, are not.

    • Posted January 31, 2011
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  • Donations needed to help community center go green

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Community Center received a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to help with the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system, but the grant is not large enough to cover...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Seniors may apply for utility tax refund

    Elburn—Between Jan. 1 and March 31, anyone age 65 and older who meets certain requirements can apply to receive a utility tax refund.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Arnold, Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation Scholarships

    Kaneland—Graduates of Kaneland and Burlington Central School District are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Arnold and Mildred Erickson Charitable Foundation, administered by The Trustees at the National Bank and Trust Company of Sycamore.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Lauzen sworn in as 25th District Senator

    SPRINGFIELD—State Sen. Chris Lauzen (R—Aurora) was sworn in as a member of the 97th General Assembly on Jan. 12.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Forest Preserve District seeks summer job applicants

    GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is looking for interns and summer-seasonal job candidates.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Village, Shodeen address remaining issues

    Elburn—Representatives for the Shodeen development planned for Elburn between Route 38 and Keslinger met with the Planning Commission, Kaneland School District, Kane County Department of Transportation and the Fire District.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Directors present strategic plan update

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday evening was presented with a strategic Response to Intervention (RTI) plan update by Directors of Eductional Services Sarah Mumm and Erika Schlichter, and Director of Special Education Fran Eggleston.

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Kane County Cougars praised by Baseball America

    GENEVA—With Major League camps opening in less than three weeks and baseball on the horizon, the Kane County Cougars organization received news on Tuesday afternoon that Baseball America has rated the Kansas City Royals farm system as...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Snow removal causes more concerns

    KANEVILLE—The current state of snow removal in Kaneville has caused problems, and the Village Board is still working to fix them.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Alaskan adventure

    ANCHORAGE—With a goal in life to become an expedition guide and years of backpacking and camping experience under his belt, where else would Tyler Schmidt of Elburn go to college than Alaska Pacific University?

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Kaneland identifies early budget reduction targets

    KANELAND—It's becoming clearer which areas the Kaneland School District will target in order to reduce its budget.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove discusses amendments to subdivision agreement

    The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 held a discussion and public hearing regarding proposed amendments for the Village's Meadowridge Villas Annexation Agreement with DRH Cambridge Homes, Inc., the new developer of the subdivision.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Village Board authorizes grant application

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Jan. 19 voted 6-0 to authorize an application for a federal IKE grant that will fund drainage improvements in the Mallard Point and Rolling Oaks subdivisions that have been plagued...

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Hammy comes to MP Library

    Ben Martens won a drawing for four tickets and an autographed shirt at the Maple Park Library when Hammy, the mascot for the Rockford Ice Hogs, visited Saturday.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • District discusses early childhood consolidation

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday discussed a proposed move to consolidate the district's four Early Childhood programs into just two programs for the 2011-12 school year.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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