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Winter 2014 fourth coldest in Illinois

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Champaign, ILL.—The average statewide temperature for the three core winter months of December, January, and February was 20.8 degrees. It was 8.2 degrees below average and the fourth coldest December-February period on record, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel at the Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This winter was in…

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Williams announces Gengler as undersheriff

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KANE COUNTY—Kevin Williams, Republican candidate for Kane County Sheriff, recently announced Aurora resident Pat Gengler as his choice to be undersheriff. Gengler has over 17 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office and currently serves as the patrol lieutenant and public information officer. He has experience managing patrol operations, investigations, and internal affairs. In his…

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Hultgren announces Congressional Art Competition

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GENEVA—U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) has announced the start of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for high school students from the 14th District of Illinois. The winner’s artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., for an entire year. “The 14th District is filled with talented young artists,” Hultgren said. “Every year, I…

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Waubonsee volunteers to provide free income tax preparation sessions

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AURORA—A team of volunteers associated with Waubonsee Community College will not only help hundreds of local low- to moderate-income residents follow the law, they’ll also help them collect a bit of money due them. The approximately 75 volunteers will also help to fuel the local economy. That’s how George Sterling, Certified Public Accountant and instructor…

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Blackberry Township Supervisor resigns

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BLACKBERRY TWP.—Blackberry Township Supervisor Dennis Ryan resigned his position last week, following numerous disagreements with township trustees on a variety of issues. “I’m sorry to have to do this,” Ryan said on Tuesday. “There were just too many disagreements as far as policy.” Ryan said that he was consistently outnumbered 4-1 in votes on issues.…

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Bowl against bullying

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Event seeks to teach participants to “be happy” AURORA—Local adults will soon have a chance to go out, bowl and have fun while learning, too. “Bowling Against Bullying” is a collaborative endeavor hosted by Kindness Campaign, Nick Edward Haben Foundation and Peak for Kids. The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m.…

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Farm bill negotiations end with deal

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BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—Illinois soybean farmers are pleased House and Senate conferees reached an agreement this week on the final version of the farm bill, and look forward to quick approval of the bill in both the House of Representatives and Senate. “The bill provides for multiple soybean farmer priorities, including a flexible farm safety net that…

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Waubonsee adds programs, involvement

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SUGAR GROVE—The following are Waubonsee Community College (WCC) announcements for winter 2014. WCC’s campuses are located at 47 Waubonsee Drive in Sugar Grove, 18 S. River St. and 2060 Ogden Ave. in Aurora, and 100 Waubonsee Drive in Plano. SBDC manager elected to Illinois Entrepreneurship Panel Harriet Parker, Manager of the Illinois Small Business Development…

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Photo: A strong draw

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The Elburn Fire Department on Sunday held a raffle drawing for HorsePower Therapeutic Riding. The raffle winners were Roger Fronek (1st place, $4,675), Bob Ushman (2nd place, iPad Mini) and Jean Milz (3rd place, Amazon Kindle). The raffle altogether raised $22,071.32. HorsePower Board of Directors Chairman John Cain (left to right), Max Capes, Elburn Police…

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Preparation begins for the International Crown

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SUGAR GROVE—The International Crown, expected to be one of the LPGA’s largest events, will take place in summer 2016 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, and the Sugar Grove Village Board is ready to do what it can to ensure that the event is a success. The Village Board is working closely with Rich…

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Carey family reunited following rough 2013

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Photo: The Carey family, Tim, Dylan, Chris and Gavin, at home together just days after being reunited on Dec. 26. Courtesy Photo SHABBONA, Ill.—When 3-year-old Dylan Carey was finally reunited with his mother, Christine Bateman Carey, on Dec. 26, he wrapped himself around her legs and wouldn’t let go. Neither he nor his 6-year-old brother,…

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HorsePower to host 2nd annual bowling fundraiser

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ST. CHARLES—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, a not-for-profit organization in Maple Park, will host its second annual bowling fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Charles Bowl, 2520 W. Main Street in St. Charles. There will be two bowling sessions during the event, with one from noon to 2 p.m., and…

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Don’t delay—test for radon today

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KANE COUNTY—January is National Radon Action Month, and the Kane County Health Department, in conjunction with the Kane County Healthy Places Coalition, recommends that it is a good time to test your home for the presence of radon. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium and is…

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Fishermen’s Inn to reopen as event center in 2014

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Photo: Fishermen’s Inn in Elburn, closed since 2009, will reopen as an event center in 2014, featuring a silo that will serve as the main entrance. The Fishermen’s Inn building was purchased in October 2012 by Mark and Patricia Southern. Courtesy Photo Restaurant has already booked 40 weddings prior to its grand reopening by Natalie…

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WCC offers career bridge program to GED students

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AURORA—Thanks to a bridge program at Waubonsee Community College, students can prepare for their GED test while also training for a career in health care or manufacturing. The tuition-free bridge program is 16 weeks long, with the first eight weeks devoted to GED/basic skills work and the second eight weeks devoted to career training. Students…

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Waubonsee students take first, second place in regional writing contest

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SUGAR GROVE—Two Waubonsee Community College students captured the top two spots in the poetry category at the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Writers’ Competition and Festival. Carolyn Schroeder of Geneva captured first place in the poetry category for her poem, “Crabgrass.” The win marked the second time Schroeder had placed in the competition, as she added…

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WCC hires two nursing instructors

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Erickson, Henson added to Waubonsee staff SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College has appointed Sharon Erickson of Montgomery and Lisa Henson of Geneva, each to the position of full-time nursing instructor. Both Erickson and Henson bring years of experience in nursing and nursing education to Waubonsee’s program. Erickson worked for seven years as a staff nurse at…

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Juarez receives Brattin Civic Youth Award

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SUGAR GROVE—A Waubonsee Community College student who already has dedicated countless hours to serving her hometown of Aurora has been selected to receive the Ted Brattin Civic Youth Award. Zayra Juarez, 19, of Aurora, was one of 10 local students honored with the award on Dec. 9, during a luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club…

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