• Preschool screening for Kaneland kids

    MAPLE PARK—Kaneland parents are invited to bring their children, ages 3 to 5 years old, for a preschool screening of developmental milestones including speech, hearing, vision and motor skills.

    • Posted August 31, 2011
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  • Hogfan Party shoots for $35,000 to help find a cure

    Elburn—With an ambitious goal to raise $35,000, Sandy Gould is getting ready for the 3rd Annual Jason’s Hogfan Party in honor of her son Jason, who died at age 36 after a battle with leukemia.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Keck won’t run for re-election as Kane auditor

    KANE COUNTY—William F. Keck announced he will not seek re-election to a sixth term as Kane County Auditor. Keck is one of the longest serving auditors in Kane County after being first elected in 1992.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove resident stars in ‘Annie Jr.’

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Maggie Madziarczyk starred in Marquee Youth Stage’s production of “Annie Jr.” at the Arcade Theatre over the weekend.

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Playing to the home crowd

    After being unable to play at last year's Kaneville Fest, the local band Back Country Roads (BCR) is ready rock the community with some country music.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local hair salon gets back to basics

    SUGAR GROVE—People who are looking for haircuts that are high priced and come with a glass of champagne might be disappointed with what Sugar Grove's Cutz & Stylz Hair Salon has to offer.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Spellman attends prestigious summer symphony program

    DOOR COUNTY, WIS.—Emma Spellman, a talented young musician from Elburn, spent two weeks this summer studying in the symphony session at Birch Creek Music Performance Center in Door County, Wis.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Osman named to dean’s list at University of Iowa

    IOWA CITY, IOWA—Elburn resident Madeline Osman, a student taking classes in the University of Iowa’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was named to the college’s dean's list for the 2011 spring semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents earn degree from Aurora University

    Residents received degrees from the University of Aurora during the 118th annual event on the Aurora campus and the first graduation ceremony on the GWC campus in Williams Bay, Wis., in almost a century.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Hannemanns graduate from Cornell College

    MOUNT VERNON, IOWA—Elburn residents Kathleen Hannemann, Kenneth Hannemann and Michelle Hannemann, all of Elburn, were awarded degrees from Cornell College at its 2011 commencement ceremony on May 28.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents named to Kishwaukee College spring 2011 dean’s list

    To be eligible for dean’s list honors, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours during an academic term at the college, with a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Schuette, Wainscott named to dean’s list at Taylor University

    UPLAND, IND.—Local residents Ann Schuette and Sara Wainscott of Sugar Grove were named to Taylor University’s spring 2011 dean's list.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Oakes, Meyer wed in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM—Everybody loves going to a wedding, but how about a destination wedding in the most famous city in the world?

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Balluff, Crosby to wed

    William and Cathy Balluff of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley, to Casey Crosby, the son of Denise Crosby of Elburn and William Crosby of Yorkville.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Marmion leadership programs award top honors

    Marmion Academy’s leadership programs announced new student leaders for the 2011-12 school year during awards ceremonies last month.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Local residents named to dean’s lists at Aurora University

    Regular and high-honor students recognized.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Slemp, Grzywa to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Donna Slemp of Maple Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Devyn Slemp, to Ryan Grzywa, the son of Edward and Janet Grzywa of Maple Park.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Kenkel part of Xavier University internship program

    CINCINNATI, OHIO—Elburn resident Emily Kenkel, a junior at Xavier University majoring in music education and vocal performance, took part in Xavier University’s Summer Service Internship Program, now in its 17th year.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Baurle named to dean’s list at Bethel University

    SAINT PAUL, MINN.—Brittany Baurle, a Sugar Grove resident and a senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn., has been named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2011 semester.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove residents named to dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene

    BOURBONNAIS, ILL.—Joseph Blaney, Joss Nicholson, Nicholas Rogers and Emily Wood, all of Sugar Grove, were named to Olivet Nazarene University’s spring 2011 dean’s list.

    • Posted August 27, 2011
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