The Girl Scouts invaded the opening parade and ceremony of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil with a flash mob, performing a routine to commemorate 100 years of scouting.
SUGAR GROVE—Helen Jorgensen is a bit embarrassed by all the attention she’s received ever since Village President Sean Michels named her Sugar Grove’s Citizen of the Year during the Corn Boil opening ceremonies last Friday.
SUGAR GROVE—A sunny day brought out the best in area runners for the annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil 5K trek.
SUGAR GROVE—This summer will be one of the few times that Jo-Jo the Clown (aka Sugar Grove resident Karen McCannon) has missed the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
Father Seigel welcomed to St. Gall
ELBURN—The Rev. Timothy Seigel says that a church at its very core is all about presence.
Blackberry Inn reopens as Blackberry Bar & Grill
ELBURN—Pam Moutray thought her first day at the Blackberry Bar and Grill, which opened on June 18, would be a quiet introduction to the restaurant business.
ELBURN—With this season’s lack of rainfall, lawns aren’t the only plant life that is being stressed. One look at the surrounding corn fields, and you will see stalks that are significantly shorter than usual and displaying spikey leaves that look like pineapple plants.
The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is held in Volunteer Park, west of Route 47, just off Main Street in downtown Sugar Grove, behind the Kaneland John Shields Elementary School.
WCC graduates first solar energy technologies class
SUGAR GROVE—With fuel costs rising, it’s comforting to know that the cost of one form of energy is actually going down.
ELBURN—Linda Brodine began telling stories as a way to entertain her grandchildren.
“They would ask me, ‘Grandma, tell me a story,’” she said. “It turned out to be a wonderful gift I didn’t know I had.”
MP family receives support for infant daughter’s eye surgery
Maple Park—Katie Sexton noticed some things about her daughter Bridget (or Bri) just a few days after she was born, but it would take her four months to convince her family doctor that there was something wrong.
State and Regional totals pay off for junior Olympic-bound athlete
KANELAND—One would think that a summer full of footballs and pads would be enough for an ordinary student.
KANEVILLE—Hidden in the middle of farm fields is an idyllic outdoor setting in western Kane County for wedding ceremonies and/or receptions.
YORKVILLE—Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, is now a wedding venue, as the park hosted its first marriage ceremony last month.
ELBURN—Elburn resident Maria Kuhn and her partner Dr. Christina Krause launched their award-winning Integrated Health Advocacy Program (IHAP) over a decade ago.
Wrestlers’ week at camp fueled by helping community
KANELAND—How do 28 Kaneland middle school and high school wrestlers spend four days in the Wisconsin Dells area?
IHSA Summer Regional begins Monday, July 16
BATAVIA—It’s the season for local baseball players to embody the “Boys of Summer” tag.
SUGAR GROVE—When it comes to her job description, Sugar Grove resident Linda Haas has the perfect line on tap.
Maple Park held its Family Fun Night on June 27 in the Maple Park and Countryside Fire Department parking lot.
KANE COUNTY—On the heels of the powerful storms over the weekend that knocked out power to numerous homes, and with the outlook of hot weather for the rest of the week, the Kane County Health Department is urging residents to be especially cautious in dealing with the oppressive heat.