• SG, Montgomery residents receive St. Timothy Youth Award

    AURORA—John Peters and Jackson Rettig of Sugar Grove, and Nathan Colwell of Montgomery, were among the 2013 Marmion Academy seniors to receive the St. Timothy Youth Award, a national recognition given to youth by the National Federation...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Scarpitti named to St. Ambrose University dean’s list

    DAVENPORT, IOWA—Kristina Scarpitti of Maple Park was named to the St. Ambrose University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students, must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Roberg named to dean’s list at Blackburn College

    CARLINVILLE, ILL.—Cynthia Roberg of Maple Park was named to the Blackburn College dean’s list for the Spring 2013 semester. Students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher in all courses to be eligible for the dean’s...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Parge receives degree from Marquette

    MILWAUKEE—Theodore Parge of Sugar Grove recently received a Bachelor of Science in business economics from Marquette University in Milwaukee. He was one of nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students who participated in the May 19 graduation ceremony...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Kintz named to University of Iowa dean’s list for 2013

    SUGAR GROVE—John Kintz of Sugar Grove was recently named to the University of Iowa dean’t list for the 2013 spring semester. The dean’s list at the University of Iowa recognizes a student who earned a term grade-point...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Lawson receives degree from Southern Methodist University

    DALLAS—Brandon Lawson of Elburn received a Master of Business Administration in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship during the May 2013 Southern Methodist University (SMU) commencement ceremony. After the university-wide commencement, SMU’s schools and departments held individual receptions throughout...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Olson receives master’s degree from NCC

    NAPERVILLE, ILL.—Dustin Olson of Elburn recently received a master’s degree from North Central College during the school’s commencement on June 8.

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Eichelberger graduates from Lawrence University

    APPLETON, WIS.—Samantha Eichelberger, the daughter of Brent and Cynthia Eichelberger of Elburn, was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude in English from Lawrence University during its commencement on June 9. Eichelberger is a 2009 graduate...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Residents named to Olivet Nazarene dean’s list

    BOURBONNAIS, ILL.—Megan McKinley and Nicholas Rogers of Sugar Grove were recently named to the Olivet Nazarene University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Local residents named to WCC dean’s, president’s list

    SUGAR GROVE—The following local residents were named to the Waubonsee Community College dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester: Zachary Beale, Ryan Bohnenkamp, Tatiana Brown, Taylor Buri, Shaela Collins, Aubrey Day, Nicholas Dunteman, Ariel Geraghty, Scott Horvath,...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Local residents receive degrees from Augustana College

    ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—The following local residents received degrees from Augustana College during commencement ceremonies on May 19: Emma Anderson (psychology and sociology-social welfare), Margaret Clarkson (business administration-marketing), Casey Komel (biology), Alex Kurian (business administration-management), Curtis Lubic (biology),...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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  • Local residents named to NIU dean’s list

    DEKALB—The following local residents were named to the Northern Illinois University dean’s list for the spring 2013: Meagann Ayala, Konstantin Paraskevov, Ryan Rieger, Alyssa Koch, Kristofer Mirjanic, Jack Karamanian, Beth Hesik, David Schmidt, Mallory Huml, Kelsey Lenhardt,...

    • Posted June 29, 2013
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    Ream’s to purchase CCC parking lot

    ELBURN—Ream’s Elburn Market, one of the cornerstones of Elburn’s historic downtown, is planning to move out of its current location and into a new building—one that Randy Ream plans to build just across the street, on what...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion found

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion has been found. Sugar Grove resident Shirlee Guddendorf found the medallion last week in the prairie patch located behind the Sugar Grove Park District and Volunteer Park pavilion. Several clues...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Disaster assistance may be available for HVAC systems

    AURORA—The summer cooling season has arrived in Illinois, and those in areas affected by the April 16 to May 5 storms may be eligible for repair or replacement of heating, ventilation and cooling systems (HVAC) if they...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Lockyer of Canada’s TRIUMF lab named Fermilab director

    BATAVIA—Nigel Lockyer, director of Canada’s TRIUMF laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of British Columbia, was recently selected to become the next director of the U.S. Department...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Elburn renews contract with Waste Management

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn on Monday renewed a contract with Waste Management to continue trash collection and recycling for the next five years. The monthly cost per home will increase about fifty cents each year, starting at...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • Somonauk resident named WCC student trustee

    SUGAR GROVE—Mekenah Merrill of Somonauk was recently elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s student trustee for the 2013-14 academic year. Merrill was seated at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting on June 19. The student trustee...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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  • School Board adopts tentative 2013-14 budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 4-0 to approve the tentative 2013-14 budget for District 302. According to a document from Julie Ann-Fuchs, assistant superintendent for business, revenues in the 2013-14 operating budget are projected to...

    • Posted June 28, 2013
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    Photos: 2013 Knight Run

    Photo (right): Jack Wituk of Maple Park worked hard as he competed Friday night at the Kaneland Foundation 5k and Fun Run at Kaneland High School. The event is held to raise money for the educational needs...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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