• Sugar Grove business allows seniors, disabled to continue living at home

    SUGAR GROVE—Home is where people typically feel most safe and secure. Cindy Shaw, owner of Sugar Grove-based business Home for Life Advantage, Inc. believes people shouldn't have to leave the comfort and familiarity of home when they...

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  • March 2012 was the warmest March on record for Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—The statewide average temperature for March was 54.9 degrees—13.8 degrees above normal—making March 2012 a record-setting month, according to State Climatologist Jim Angel of the Illinois State Water Survey.

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  • Board of Health adopts Community Health Improvement Plan

    Kane County—The Kane County Board of Health Tuesday adopted the Kane County 2012-2016 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), a comprehensive set of policy and program recommendations for our community.

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  • Local residents named to Carthage College dean’s list

    KENOSHA, Wis.—Lauren Meredith Gould and Emily Marie Papke of Elburn were named to the Carthage College dean's list for academic excellence during the fall semester of 2011.

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  • Local students named to Augustana College winter term dean’s list

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—The following students were named to the dean's list at Augustana College for the 2011-12 winter term:

    • Posted April 14, 2012
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  • 2012 KCFB Foundation scholarship recipients

    KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation Board announced it will award nearly $22,000 in scholarships for the 2012-13 school year.

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  • Local students awarded scholarships to WIU

    MACOMB, Ill.—Beth Hesik of Elburn, and Rebecca Arnold, Margaret Ruppel and Lydia Scodro, all of Sugar Grove, were awarded four-year, $8,000 Western Illinois University Commitment Scholarships to attend Western Illinois University in fall 2012.

    • Posted April 14, 2012
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  • Church moves forward with lot closure

    ELBURN—The Community Congregational Church late Thursday announced that it will move forward with closing the parking lot in downtown Elburn as of Sunday, April 15.

    • Posted April 13, 2012
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  • Heartburn for life

    Kaneland grad’s comedy troupe—Acid Reflux—performs for Relay for Life KANELAND—To say that Bryan Renaud is familiar with the Kaneland community would be an understatement—he has resided in Elburn, Kaneville and Sugar Grove during his lifetime.

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  • Elburn Station project chugs along

    ELBURN—The Elburn Station project is moving forward, with continuing discussions between Shodeen representatives, village staff and the Village Board.

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  • Kaneland approves purchase of new curriculum materials

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board trustees on Monday voted 7-0 to approve the purchase of new curriculum materials.

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  • 2012 roadway construction to begin

    KANE COUNTY—The 2012 roadway construction/inspection season has begun. While you may find it aggravating when you happen upon construction, keep in mind that it is necessary to repair and improve the roadway system.

    • Posted April 13, 2012
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  • Elburn police blotter for April 13

    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.

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  • Hultgren receives U.S. Chamber Of Commerce ‘Spirit Of Enterprise’ Award

    GENEVA—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) this week released the following statement after recently receiving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” award.

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  • Waubonsee installs wind turbine at Sugar Grove Campus

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College’s Sugar Grove Campus recently got a bit “greener” with the addition of a new Skystream wind turbine.

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  • Parents matter

    Learn how to protect your children, attend drug prevention event Kane County—The problem of heroin use and addiction in the Chicago area has gotten national attention with a record multi-million dollar seizure of heroin occurring just one year...

    • Posted April 13, 2012
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  • Marmion senior’s Drill Solo wins big at Ohio meet

    HOLLAND, OHIO—Marmion Academy’s nationally ranked Flannigan Rifles Drill Team competed at the Springfield High School Drill Meet in Holland, Ohio, on March 3.

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  • Fundraising flapjacks

    The Maple Park Fire Department held their annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on April 1. Here the firefighters enjoy their meal before the public arrives. Photo by...

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  • Police chief recommends increase in parking fines

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in the village of Elburn could soon get a lot more expensive, according to a rewrite of the traffic codes.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Church may still close parking lot on April 15

    ELBURN—The Community Congregational Church’s parking lot at Shannon Street and Route 47 might close on April 15, despite efforts by the village and the local businesses to work out a deal with the church.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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