• Letter: A thank you from the Elburn Chamber of Commerce

    The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Elburn Lions Club for hosting yet another great Elburn Days event.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Start of school requires extra precautions while driving

    With the start of school comes the need to remind drivers to be aware of school buses, school bus stops and children waiting for school buses.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • SGUMC announces new fall schedule

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church,176 Main St., Sugar Grove, recently announced its new fall schedule beginning Sunday, Sept. 9.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Phyllis A. Wolf

    Phyllis A. Wolf, 73, of Maple Park, passed away suddenly Sunday morning, Aug. 26, 2012.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Schedule

    Saturday, Sunday & Monday, Sept. 1-3, 2012

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Small-town festival, big-time entertainment

    Maple Park—Started in 1998, Maple Park Fun Fest features three days of bands, crafters, vendors, a toilet bowl race and a 5K fun run, all taking place over Labor Day weekend and culminating in a fireworks display.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Titleholders retire

    Passing down the commode to a new generation Maple Park—The combined forces of three women decorating a toilet bowl to win Best in Show in the eighth annual Toilet Bowl Race for the last several years.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Kids bike, wagon parade returns for 2nd year

    Maple Park—The bike and wagon parade was such a hit last year that it is back again for this year's Maple Park Fun Fest.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Parade

    Maple Park Fun Fest Parade Saturday, Sept. 1 6 p.m. Main Street, Maple Park

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Ready for a Romp

    Event welcomes runners, walkers Maple Park—Maple Parkers like competitions, but they also like their fun. The Romp in the Park, which features a two-mile walk and a 5K run, combines them both.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Casual fun gets official

    Fun Fest hosts inaugural bags tournament Maple Park—Tammy Mocedy, her husband and their friends always spent time at the Mocedy's house playing a triathalon of games after the Maple Park Fun Fest’s Romp in the Park and before...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Local expert to stage fireworks show

    Maple Park Fun Fest Fireworks Show Sunday, Sept. 2 8:30 p.m. View from the baseball field, Casey’s General Store, Heritage Hills or Squire's Crossing subdivisions Free parking Rain date: Monday, Sept. 3

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fabrizius signs with Kishwaukee College

    Malta, Ill.—Kishwaukee College recently announced the signing of Kaneland High School graduate Grace Fabrizius to its volleyball team.

    • Posted August 25, 2012
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  • Frasz graduates basic training

    Columbus, S.C.—Army Pvt. Aaron Frasz graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

    • Posted August 25, 2012
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  • Rossi named to Wesleyan dean’s list

    Anna Rossi of Elburn was named to the Illinois Wesleyan University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.

    • Posted August 25, 2012
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  • Thompson named to dean’s list at WIU

    MACOMB/MOLINE, ILL.—Jamela Thompson of Sugar Grove was named to the Western Illinois University dean’s list for summer 2012.

    • Posted August 25, 2012
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  • Two Guys, Free Spaghetti offer meal on Aug. 26

    St. Charles—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will provide a homemade spaghetti and meatballs dinner to anyone who attends the monthly event held at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., in St. Charles on Sunday, Aug....

    • Posted August 24, 2012
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  • To game or not to game?

    SUGAR GROVE—So many residents packed Tuesday’s Village Board meeting to debate whether the village should ban video gaming that additional chairs had to be brought in to accommodate the crowd.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Residents speak: Elburn Station public hearing remains open

    ELBURN—With a village trustee absent again this week, the Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to keep the Elburn Station public hearing open until all members are present.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Sauer named interim KC Coroner

    SUGAR GROVE—Retired Sugar Grove Police Chief Brad Sauer will reprised his role as an investigator for the next four months, as he steps into the role of interim Kane County Coroner.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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