• Downloadable audiobooks, ebooks available at the library

    SUGAR GROVE—Beginning Wednesday, June 1, Sugar Grove Public Library will offer the public best-selling and classic audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video available 24/7 from a link on the library’s website.

    • Posted May 30, 2011
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  • Disaster preparedness classes offered: CERT training to start in June

    ELBURN—In the event of a disaster, local police and fire responders need the help of trained citizens to assist during the crisis.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Friends announce raffle winner

    Elburn—The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library, held their "Bucket of Birds & Blooms" garden raffle in conjunction with their annual plant sale Saturday, May 7.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Village name new village clerk

    Maple Park—During a special Maple Park Village Board meeting on Tuesday, Elizabeth Peerboom was appointed to the position of village clerk.

    • Posted May 29, 2011
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  • Planning Commission recommends zoning text amendments

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Planning Commission at its meeting on May 18 held an informal discussion regarding a petition for a Sugar Grove West Side Industrial TIF District, and also reviewed zoning text amendment updates continued from...

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Maple Park seeks IT systems, website administrator

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park is seeking a part-time IT systems and website administrator.

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Gale force

    Alexander Gale of Elburn recently participated in the Junior Olympics and USA Open Karate Tournaments in Las Vegas, April 22 - 24.

    • Posted May 28, 2011
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  • Breaking ground by fixing cars

    Maple Park resident first female to earn auto body degree from WCC SUGAR GROVE—Alley Domar of Maple Park didn't know much about Waubonsee Community College's automotive technology and automotive body repair programs, but chose to enroll in both...

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Keeping recyclables under cover

    Board votes to amend ordinance ELBURN—With an ordinance on the books that all recycled materials set out for pick-up be covered, many residents are wondering just how to follow the rule.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • McConnaughay assigns Metra task force

    KANE COUNTY—Kane County Board Chairman Karen McConnaughay announced the formation of a task force to recommend a replacement for the Kane County appointee on the Metra Board.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Village allows electronic billing, payment for utility bills

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on May 17 voted 6-0 to approve the MSI Electronic Billing and Payment Receipt Program, which will provide electronic billing for utility bills.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • May 27 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 May 27, 2011
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  • Stay safe during storms

    Brad Hruza of Elburn shows a picture of a storm in Elburn last October during a presentation at the Sugar Grove Library on Saturday.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • More than 850 graduates receive degrees from Waubonsee

    Sugar Grove—As Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon looked on, Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 864 graduates at its 2011 commencement ceremony on May 19. The class of 2011 is the college’s largest ever.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Vocal quintet performs for KMS students

    SUGAR GROVE—Chicago-based vocal ensemble Table for 5 performed for Kaneland Harter Middle School students on May 18, belting out a handful of musical numbers while also teaching students the importance of emphasizing the visual aspects of performance...

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Church news for May 27

    A look through this week's church news and events.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • 4x800m relay, Zick lead good times at State

    CHARLESTON—By the very nature of the State meet, athletes need a certain level of performance to even be part of the collision of talent at Eastern Illinois University.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Rosary puts an end to Kaneland soccer season

    AURORA—In the case of Kaneland soccer in regional finals, bad things come in threes.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Boys track win 3rd straight sectional

    ROCHELLE—Call ‘em champs. With 90 team points, Kaneland pulled off the sectional three-peat. Sterling was second, tied with Burlington Central at 78 points.

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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  • Swing away

    Bad news: Rilee Vest and Andrea Potts of Lady Knights softball will no longer be suiting up for Northern Illinois Big XII Conference action after the season concludes. Good news: The two sluggers are bringing their bats to...

    • Posted May 26, 2011
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