• Crafters wanted for arts and crafts show

    ST. CHARLES—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot in the eighth annual Arts and Craft Show, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles. Managers of...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • MP Police Department’s ‘Wheel of Meat’ event July 27

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department’s sixth annual “Wheel of Meat” will take place Saturday, July 27, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Maple Park Pub and Grill, 221 Main Street, Maple Park. The event is in...

    • Posted July 25, 2013
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  • Elburn Express 12U hosts tryouts

    Elburn—The Elburn Express 12U travel softball team will hold tryouts at the Elburn Lions Park north field on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 8 and 9, at 5:30 p.m. For information, contact Brad Luse at brad@luse.com.

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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    Wesley F. Landmeier

    Wesley F. Landmeier, 94, of Kaneville, passed away on Friday July 19, 2013 at his home. He was born on January 9, 1919 in Elk Grove Township, IL. He was the son of the late Alfred and...

    • Posted July 23, 2013
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  • Fucarino of Sugar Grove graduates from RIT

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Calogero Fucarino of Sugar Grove recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a certificate in structural design from the school’s College of Applied Science and Technology.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Local residents named to North Central College dean’s list

    NAPERVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the North Central College dean’s list for the 2013 spring term: Elaine Cannell, Evan Michalic, Melissa Schmidt and Ashley Swanson, all of Elburn; and Jessica Arnold, Lauren Companiott, Drew...

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Eichelberger of Elburn named to Lawrence University dean’s list

    APPLETON, WIS.—Samantha Eichelberger of Elburn was recently named to the Lawrence University 2013 dean’s list for maintaining a 3.4 grade point average or higher for the full past academic year. Samantha, the daughter of Brent and Cynthia...

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Strang of Elburn named to Saint Joseph’s College dean’s list

    RENSSELAER, IND.—Andrea Strang of Elburn was recently named to the Saint Joseph’s College dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Wilson of Sugar Grove receives degree from UW-Whitewater

    WHITEWATER, WIS.—Cassandra Wilson of Sugar Grove received a Bachelor of Science in social work from the University of Whitewater-Wisconsin during commencement on May 18.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Stoll of SG named to EKU dean’s list

    RICHMOND, KEN.—Sugar Grove resident and KHS graduate Cody Stoll recently named to the Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Stoll is an animal studies major at EKU.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Stokes of SG earns degree from Miami of Ohio University

    OXFORD, OHIO—Kiersten Stokes of Sugar received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Miami of Ohio University during spring commencement exercises on May 11.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Staehely of Sugar Grove named to dean’s list at Creighton University

    OMAHA, NEB.—Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove was recently named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at Creighton University.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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  • Local residents named to University of Wisconsin-Platteville dean’s list

    PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—Bryan VanBogaert of Elburn and Alyssa Galvan of Maple Park were named to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester.

    • Posted July 20, 2013
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    Idea for Lions Safety Camp born out of tragedy

    ELBURN—Aubrey Broz and her father were on their way to go fishing when they noticed a large number of people gathered at the corner of North Third and Reader streets in Elburn. When Aubrey asked her dad...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove purchases new police cars

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on July 2 approved the purchase of three new police vehicles. Three 2014 Inceptor Sedans, two unmarked and one marked, will be purchased from Currie Motors at the cost of $24,249...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • ‘Son West Roundup’ VBS at Sanctuary Church

    BATAVIA—Sanctuary Church in Batavia will host its “Son West Roundup” VBS the week of July 29-Aug. 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This VBS is for children ages kindergarten through fifth grade. The cost is $5 per...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Crafters wanted for arts and crafts show

    ST. CHARLES—Crafters are welcome to apply for a spot in the eighth annual Arts and Craft Show, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. Fifth Ave. (Route 25), St. Charles. Managers of...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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    Elburn stormchaser revisits Moore tornado site

    ELBURN—Elburn resident and professional storm chaser Brad Hruza headed down to Moore, Okla., on Wednesday to visit the area that was struck by a deadly tornado on the afternoon of May 20. Hruza, 37, had previously visited...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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    Kaneland premieres: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

    Performances to resume this weekend KANELAND—The Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival’s Community Theatre branch presented “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on the Kaneland auditorium stage last weekend. The show will resume this weekend, July 19-21, with...

    • Posted July 18, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove patrolman saves life while on vacation

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board trustees on July 16 were told of the heroic actions of Sugar Grove patrolman Brett Thoele, who saved the life of a drowning man in Branson, Mo. Newly appointed Police Chief Patrick...

    • Posted July 18, 2013
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