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‘Illinois Jobs for Illinois Families’ roundtable discussion

SUGAR GROVE—With Illinois unemployment the highest in the Midwest and companies, jobs and families leaving Illinois, State Representative candidate Keith Wheeler is offering a plan to make Illinois more competitive. Wheeler will host a discussion with local business leaders about the Illinois economy, and his plan “Illinois Jobs for Illinois Families,” at the Fireside Grille… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove adds new directors

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday added two new directors to the village staff. Pat Chamberlin is the village’s new finance director, and will replace former director Justin VanVooren. Chamberlin is responsible for the reporting of the village’s financial activity. Walter Magdziarz is now the acting community development director, and is responsible for… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Plans underway for Dugan, Granart Road improvements

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday authorized agreements regarding scheduled improvements for Dugan and Granart roads. The first actionable item authorized an engineering services agreement for the intersection of the two roads. Village Engineer David Burroughs was in attendance for the meeting and filled the board in on the details regarding the planned… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Fee, church team up for ‘Tooth Fairy Mission’

SUGAR GROVE—During the month of February, the Sugar Grove United Mehodist Church will have their annual “Tooth Fairy Mission” in which monetary donations, toothbrushes and toothpaste are collected for the Between Friends Food Pantry in Sugar Grove, and for the guests at Hesed House, a local homeless shelter in Aurora. Dr. Donald Fee, who has… Keep Reading

Kaneland/Sugar Grove

Kaneland Arts Initiative’s Fine Arts Feast

SUGAR GROVE—Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI) will host the fifth annual Fine Arts Feast and Silent Auction on Friday, Feb. 21, at Open Range Southwest Grill, 1 Golfview Road, Sugar Grove. A cash bar will open at 5 p.m., with dinner and program scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn… Keep Reading

Elburn/Kaneland/Sugar Grove

‘Friday Knightlife’ in the Kaneland area

ELBURN—’Friday Knightlife,’ a newly reborn program giving Kaneland kids a fun place to go on Friday nights, will be available this winter for Kaneland community kids, grades fourth through eighth, on Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m., from Jan. 31 to March 21. Elburn and Countryside Community Center, 525 N. Main St., will be open with… Keep Reading


Ky’s the limit

Lady Knight star-turned-college libero wins prestigious Augustana honor ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—For a rising Kaneland volleyball program in the beginning of this decade, Class of 2012 athlete Kylie Siebert of Sugar Grove could be seen digging plenty of attempts from opponents. After two seasons as a libero for the Division III Augustana Vikings, Siebert has dug… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Ace Hardware could open in July

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday authorized an Economic Development Agreement and approved an Inducement agreement that facilitates the location of the proposed Ace Hardware store scheduled to open later this year in Sugar Grove. Mark Driscoll, president and CEO at DriBar Ace, LLC, was present at the Village Board meeting and gave… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Waubonsee adds programs, involvement

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… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Authorities respond to severe vehicle collision

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Police officers and firefighters on Tuesday morning responded to a report of a near-head-on collision on Galena Boulevard, just east of Regency Boulevard. The crash occurred when a Chevy Malibu, traveling eastbound on Galena Boulevard, drifted into the oncoming lane, colliding with a Volkswagen Jetta traveling westbound. According to Sugar Grove Police… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Preparation begins for the International Crown

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… Keep Reading

Collette Frohlich
Sugar Grove

Engineering Enterprises Inc. announces addition of Frolich

SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) recently announced the addition of Collette M. Frohlich, E.I. as a project engineer in the company’s Civil and Transportation groups. Collette brings over five years of professional experience and has been involved in several large scale projects around the Chicagoland area. She holds both her master and Bachelor of Science… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

New sports bar to move into former Runway to Galway facility

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a 2013-14 liquor license application for Round Up Sports Bar & Grill. The restaurant will move into the building that previously housed Runway to Galway, located at 1942 Route 30 in Sugar Grove. The new owners anticipate opening the restaurant in March. “The new owners have… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Waubonsee students take first, second place in regional writing contest

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… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

WCC hires two nursing instructors

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… Keep Reading

Hometown/Regional/Sugar Grove

Juarez receives Brattin Civic Youth Award

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… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove sets its hopes high for 2014

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board’s plans and projects for 2014 could warrant huge economic growth in future years. The board will continue to lead a hotel feasibility study in 2014, originally initiated in 2013. The citizen survey prompted the board to conduct the study after there were many requests from it to bring a… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

SG Village Board reflects on 2013 accomplishments

by Natalie Juns SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels reflects on the village’s 2013, he thinks of the accomplishments and progress the Village Board made this year. Progress with the Route 47/I-88 interchange and Dugan/Route 30 resurfacing, as well as a project to implement fiber optics and the planned groundbreaking of Ace Hardware… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Waubonsee English professors publish essays

SUGAR GROVE—Two professors from Waubonsee Community College’s English Department recently published essays in external publications. Ellen Lindeen, associate professor of English, wrote an essay titled “Letter to President Obama from a Loyal Supporter.” The essay was written in late summer, as the U.S. debated how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in… Keep Reading

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