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NWS, emergency management seek to save lives

SPRINGFIELD—Recent thunderstorms have produced spectacular lightning shows, but the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the National Weather Service (NWS) and local emergency management agencies urge people to stay safe by heading indoors during storms as part of Lightning Safety Awareness Week this week. “There’s no safe place outdoors when lightning is in the area,” IEMA… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove native writes from experience

LAKE GENEVA, WIS.—Tammy Schmidt believes in writing what she knows. And her sixth book, “Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome,” is based on a very real experience. “I’ve been writing since I was 14, and my work has changed drastically over the years,” said Schmidt, who publishes under her maiden name, Tamara Lyon. “My early work was… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove

JoJo the Clown bike parade set for July 4

SUGAR GROVE—JoJo the Clown’s annual Sugar Grove 4th of July parade will begin lining up on Friday, July 4, at 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Kaneland John Shields Elementary School. The parade will start at 1 p.m. This will be the 12th annual Sugar Grove bike parade, which has taken place every year… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Photos: Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market going strong

The Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market takes places every Saturday this summer. Dates & Location:   Every Saturday, June- September, Rain or Shine, 8 a.m. to noon. Village of Sugar Grove Municipal Center Parking Lot 10 Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554 (Corner of Rt. 30 & Municipal Dr.) Weekly Market Contact: Pat Graceffa, (630) 466-1014 E-mail:… Keep Reading


Injured fawn healing nicely, but faces a long recovery

ELBURN—The caregivers at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center (FVWC) recently reported that a fawn that was hit by a car and brought to the center nearly a month ago is making a good recovery. “The fawn was lucky; he only had a hairline fracture,” FVWC Animal Care Specialist Robert Schuman said. Schuman said that often… Keep Reading

Teresa Witt
Kaneland School Board President

School Board trustees attend mandatory training

KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on June 9 met to participate in mandatory training. Trustee Pedro Rivas was absent from the training. He is scheduled to make up the training at a later date. Regarding the training, School Board President Teresa Witt said Kaneland School District attorneys presented trustees with information that is required by the… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove fireworks renamed to honor Bohler

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil Fireworks have been renamed in honor of former village trustee Bob Bohler. “Bob was the key person in that he was the guy who got all the donations and set everything up,” trustee Kevin Geary said. “Last year, he asked me to step in and take over where he… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove Library to celebrate ‘Folktale Heroes’

SUGAR GROVE—Children and adults alike can travel to the Sugar Grove Public Library this weekend to learn about “Folktale Heroes from Around the World.” Bilingual Storyteller Karen Schmidt will tell some hero-themed folktales during the “Folktale Heroes from Around the World” event on Saturday, June 20, 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room C of the library,… Keep Reading


Elburn to lift restrictions on Jewel shopping center

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday voted 4-1 to lift restrictions on the type of development allowed in the Elburn Crossings parcel on Main Street and Route 38, where the Jewel-Osco is currently located. Trustee Jeff Walker was the lone vote against the item. Trustee John Krukoff was absent from the meeting. The initial agreement… Keep Reading


Forest Preserve purchase of Patten property moving forward

ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Monday were more receptive to the Kane County Forest Preserve’s request to purchase commercial property on Route 47 after Kane County Board member Drew Frasz came back with a few incentives to sweeten the deal. Village Board members were less than enthusiastic about the request during a discussion at a… Keep Reading


Discover the 1840s at Garfield Farm Museum Camps

CAMPTON HILLS—Children ages 8 to 15 will have a chance to discover what life was like in the 1840s at Garfield Farm during two three-day camps this summer. The first session will take place July 7-9, and the second session is July 14-16. Both sessions begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon each day.… Keep Reading


Kane County 4-H Foundation names 2015 scholarship recipients

ST. CHARLES—The Kane County 4-H Foundation recently selected its scholarship recipients for 2015, awarding $1,000 each to local 4-H members Brittany McCullough of St. Charles and Blake Sunderlage of Genoa, Ill. Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of 4-H Youth Development program involvement, 4-H achievements, community service, school involvement and future plans in 4-H.… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove Park District seeks board candidates

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Park District seeks to fill a seat on its Board of Commissioners. The board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Candidates must be a qualified elector/registered voter. A person is not eligible to serve as park commissioner if that person is in arrears in the payment… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove seeks board trustee candidates

SUGAR GROVE—The village of Sugar Grove seeks to fill trustee Robert Bohler’s seat. In order to be considered to fill this seat, all interested persons are asked to submit a Board Member Interest Form. The form and additional information on the duties of a board member and statutory requirements can be obtained in person at… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Holiday in the Grove Committee seeks members

SUGAR GROVE—Holiday in the Grove Committee seeks additional members. The committee has already begun planning this year’s event, which will take place Saturday, Dec. 5. The residents of Sugar Grove and surrounding towns look forward to each year’s Holiday in the Grove event, and the committee has tried very hard to keep up the tradition.… Keep Reading


USMC Captain Lauzen to compete in World Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—USMC Captain Ted Lauzen of Aurora won his division and placed seventh overall at the Modern Pentathlon National Championships at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., on June 6. As an elite athlete for the United States Marine Corps, Captain Lauzen competes in the Modern Pentathlon, which is an Olympic sport… Keep Reading


June 18 Police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • Reimar L. Adriano, 25, of the 6800 block of S. Francisco Ave., Chicago, was charged on June 12 at 5 p.m. with speeding (43 in a 25 mph)… Keep Reading

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