• Engagement
    Kovalick, Bell to wed

    Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kovalick of Sugar Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Ali, to Jason Robert Bell, son of Mrs. JoAnn Bell-Schoemann and Mr. Matt Schoemann of Sugar Grove, and Mr. Richard Bell of...

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Durrenberger earns Chartered Financial Consultant designation

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove native Mark Durrenberger has earned the financial planning industry’s highest qualification: the Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) professional designation. Candidates for the ChFC® designation must complete a minimum of eight courses and 16 hours of...

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Staehely graduates from Creighton University

    OMAHA, NEB.—Alex Staehely of Sugar Grove received a degree during Creighton University’s commencement ceremony on May 18 at the CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb.

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Local residents named to WIU dean’s list for spring 2013

    MACOMB/MOLINE, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Western Illinois University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester: Shannon Rosenwinkel of Elburn, Sarah Goodrich of Maple Park, and Austin Robinson and Cody Stults of Sugar Grove....

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • Weigelmann named to Marquette dean’s list for spring 2013

    MILWAUKEE—Amy Weigelmann of Sugar Grove was recently named to the Marquette University dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester. Weigelmann is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

    • Posted June 1, 2013
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  • SG opts for more artistic barrier wall

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on May 21 approved a change order to provide the community with a decorative barrier wall at the intersection of Route 47 and Cross Street. Public Works Director Tony Speciale updated...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Trustees: top soil should stay in Blackberry Creek

    ELBURN—Now that the village has taken ownership of the park at Blackberry Creek Drive and Patriot Parkway in Blackberry Creek Subdivision, Village Board members on Tuesday discussed what to do with the pile of dirt within the...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Board approves replacement deck recommendation

    by Mary Parrilli KANELAND—Kaneland superintendent for business Julie-Ann Fuchs on Tuesday recommended that the School Board direct administration to execute the contract for the replacement of the plywood deck at John Shields Elementary School. The contract is...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Elburn resident requests ordinance to honor fallen teen

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Ron Rosecky made a heartfelt request to the Village Board on Tuesday to create an ordinance that would ban or discourage skateboarding or rollerblading on village streets with a steep incline. Rosecky was a neighbor...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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    Big Rock business offers ‘More Polish Pottery’

    BIG ROCK—Walk into More Polish Pottery, and you’re likely to find three-year-old Katarina assisting her mother, Rebecca Gengler, in the pottery shop on their property. The store sells one of the Midwest’s largest selections of traditional Polish...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • FVCC Students of the Month for April

    KANELAND—Fox Valley Career Center (FVCC) recently announced the following as its Students of the Month for April 2013: Caroline Heimerdinger (Early Childhood I), Brianne Strobel (EMT) and Joshua Worley (Electrician I). FVCC recognizes Students of the Month...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • WCC awards degrees to 2013 graduates

    SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College awarded degrees to 1,128 graduates at its 2013 commencement ceremony on May 23. The class of 2013 is the college’s largest ever and an increase of 9 percent over last year. The degrees...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Two new board members join TriCity Family Services Board of Directors

    GENEVA—TriCity Family Services recently announced the election of two new members to the agency’s governing Board of Directors. Dr. Eric Nolan of Elgin and Kyle Breunlin of South Elgin were voted into office at a recent Board...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • U.P. Railroad announces grants to support community railroad safety initiatives

    OMAHA, NEB.—Union Pacific Railroad recently announced a grant program for community railroad safety initiatives. Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 will be provided to support initiatives that enhance railroad safety in Union Pacific communities. Grant-funded initiatives may...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • KHS Students of the Term

    KANELAND—Kaneland administration and staff would like to congratulate the following students for being named KHS Students of the Term for Term 4 of the 2012-13: Julia Lemp, CTE (Business/Technlology); Megan Selenis, CTE (Orientation to Family Consumer Science);...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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    Michels delivers State of SG speech

    by Dave Woehrle SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels on May 12 delivered his annual State of Sugar Grove speech to the village. The 30-minute address—the first of Michels’ new term after he was re-elected last...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Board announces new appointments

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Rice as assistant principal for Curriculum and Instruction at Kaneland High School. His position will begin July 1, 2013. Rice is transferring from Sycamore High...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Board mulls communication plan

    by Mary Parrilli KANELAND—The Kaneland School board on Tuesday heard a presentation regarding the future Kaneland District communications plan. Megan Jacobs, a communications consultant, worked with Superintendent Jeff Schuler, to establish a plan and to identify key...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Photos: Sugar Grove Memorial Day ceremony

    Photos by Lynn Logan

    • Posted May 30, 2013
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    Photos: Kaneville Memorial Day ceremony

    Photos by Kimberly Anderson

    • Posted May 30, 2013
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