ELBURN—Blackberry Township Road Commissioner Rod Feece during Monday’s Village Board meeting made a plea for a referendum vote to increase the property tax levy for township roads.
WASCO—The timing was perfect for husband-and-wife entrepreneur team Aaron and Kristie Perez as they were presented in late 2012 with the opportunity to become owners of The Lodge on 64 (formally known as Niko’s Lodge).
Rob Roy Drainage District No. 2 president seeks Sugar Grove Township Board seat
SUGAR GROVE—Mike Fagel has spent the past four years actively engaged in Rob Roy Drainage District No. 2, spending countless hours trying to “do the right thing” while acting in the role of a public servant.
ELBURN—If Illinois Gov. Quinn is successful, Elburn and other Illinois municipalities will see a decrease in their share of the state income taxes in the coming fiscal year.
NAPERVILLE, ILL.—The Marmion Academy Math Team competed in the ICTM Regional Competition at North Central College on Feb. 23. The team finished in second place in the Regional, losing only to five-time state champion University of Chicago Lab School.
BIG ROCK—In 1972, Hinckley-Big Rock High School junior Russell Ruh, commonly known as Russ, was hired by partners Robert Hardekopf and Merle Thorson to work in the Service Department of Big Rock Implement Company.
Hintzsche loses maintenance building in fire
TROXEL—Kaneville Fire Protection District firefighters on Tuesday evening were dispatched to Hintzsche Fertilizer, 2S181 County Line Road, on a report of a possible structure fire.
SPRINGFIELD—State Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) issued a statement regarding Gov. Pat Quinn’s “State of the State” speech, presented to a joint session of Illinois lawmakers Feb. 6 in the chambers of the House of Representatives.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Board on Feb. 13 appointed Barbara Jeffers, MPH, the permanent executive director of the Health Department.
KANE COUNTY—Members of the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and DEA presented a seminar on the illegal use of prescription drugs on Feb. 13 at Kaneland High School.
KANE COUNTY—Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez will award one scholarship to a Kane County resident in the amount of $500.
CHICAGO—Some Hollywood movies portray identity theft as a comical occurrence. However, in reality, being a victim of identity theft can have large financial consequences.
Kaneland—Several members of the boys Kaneland United Soccer Club (KUSC) spent part of a recent weekend helping the residents and staff at Wayside Cross Ministries in Aurora on Jan. 19.
SPRINGFIELD—Illinois home sales increased 15.2 percent over previous-year levels in December 2012, and median prices increased by 5.6 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS.
AURORA—Last December marked a significant month for Sugar Grove resident and Rosary High School junior Julia Hoyda.
ST. CHARLES—A fundraiser for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding was held at St. Charles Bowl on Saturday.
Montgomery neighborhood lights lanterns for Newtown victims
MONTGOMERY—Just a few days prior to Christmas, a neighborhood in Montgomery held a memorial for the 26 victims who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that occurred on Dec. 14.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident in which subjects traveling in a car used a BB pistol to shoot at subjects in another car.
AURORA—Marmion Academy will induct three new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 9.