• ‘Drop, Cover and Hold On’

    IEMA encourages participation in Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Feb. 7 SPRINGFIELD—More than 152,000 Illinois residents have already registered to participate in a multi-state earthquake drill, and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is encouraging even more groups and...

    • Posted January 31, 2012
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  • Color cues

    You recently got engaged, and the excitement is brewing. You can't wait to start the wedding planning. One of the first decisions you'll face is selecting a color palette. There are so many shades to choose from....

    • Posted January 29, 2012
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  • The art of compromise

    You've seen enough to know that weddings can bring out the worst in people. Joining two people from different backgrounds in holy matrimony is rarely smooth sailing. What should be a union of two often turns into...

    • Posted January 29, 2012
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  • IDOT, ISP, Illinois Tollway encourage motorists to prepare for winter driving condition

    CHICAGO—Illinois transportation and law enforcement officials urged motorists to prepare for winter driving conditions.

    • Posted January 29, 2012
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  • Waubonsee adds to its art collection

    Sugar Grove—During the fall 2011 semester, Waubonsee Community College purchased 11 pieces of student-created artwork to display around its campuses, including a piece from local student Christa Trumph of Sugar Grove.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Scout gets Hinckley out of a ‘jam’ on his path to Eagle

    HINCKLEY—Sam Kimpan, a 17-year-old Hinckley-Big Rock honor student who is a member of Big Rock Troop 19, cleaned the Little Rock creek from Sycamore Street to Hinckley’s sewage treatment plant in August 2010 as his Eagle Scout...

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Feltes joins MetLife firm

    DOWNER’S GROVE, Ill.—The Premier Wealth Group announced that Elburn resident Brett Feltes has joined the firm as a financial services representative.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • January is National Radon Awareness Month

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Healthy Places Coalition is urging homeowners to have their homes tested for the presence of this odorless, tasteless and colorless gas as part of National Radon Awareness Month.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Local residents named to Marquette University dean’s list

    MILWAUKEE—Amy Weigelmann, Hannah O’Conner and Megan Tonner, all of Sugar Grove; and Lindsay Bartel of Elburn; have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2011 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Local students named to Lewis University dean’s list for fall 2011

    ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Magaly Navarro and Abby Michels of Sugar Grove were among those honored on the Lewis University dean’s list for fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Wright named to Knox College dean’s list

    GALESBURG, Ill.—Robyn Wright of Elburn has been named to the dean's list at Knox College for the fall 2011 term.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Krauss named to Bryan College dean’s list

    DAYTON, Tenn.—Wendy Krauss of Sugar Grove was among 194 undergraduates named to the Bryan College dean's list for the fall 2011 semester.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Local residents named to IWU dean’s list

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Anna Rossi of Elburn and Lauren Contorno of Sugar Grove were named to the Illinois Wesleyan University dean's list for the 2011-12 fall semester.

    • Posted January 28, 2012
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  • Vote on Elburn Station set for Feb. 6

    Board discusses Elburn Station plan prior to vote ELBURN—The Village Board will have the opportunity to vote whether or not to approve the Elburn Station development at its next meeting on Monday,Feb. 6.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Photos: It all happens at the health fair

    Senior Kris Leeseberg demonstrates his kicking technique during the KHS Health Fair on Tuesday. Owner/Instructor Kimberly Cote from Midtown Martial Arts was on hand to teach students the health benefits of martial arts. Photo by John DiDonna

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • One year down … many to come

    Personal Trainer Sarah Jackson (left to right), owner Rich O'Brien, managers Wendy Haacker and Barb Hookham, along with Karen Park from Old Second Bank, cut the ribbon celebrating the one year anniversary of Snap Fitness in Elburn.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Photos: Elburn’s own Derby Day

    Jacob Grisch (above) of Elburn talks to his dad, Fred, after the Elburn Boy Scout Pack 107 Pinewood Derby at Family Life Church on Keslinger Road in Elburn Friday night.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • The search continues

    Kaneville discusses changes in search for enforcement officer KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board last Thursday decided to change directions with tits current search for a Zoning and Building Enforcement Officer, while members are still trying to solidify the officer’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Veterinarian accepts post with Animal Control

    Kane County—Dr. Kimberly Rudloff, DVM, accepted an offer of employment as Kane County’s new Veterinarian/Administrator for the Kane County Animal Control Department. Dr. Rudloff will begin her duties on Monday, Feb. 6, at an annual salary of...

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Walgreens seeks full retail liquor license

    Elburn—Walgreens has app-lied for a full retail liquor license that would add the sale of spirits to their current wine and beer license.

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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