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Kaneland/Sugar Grove

Kaneland students shine in academic competition

SUGAR GROVE—Some of the brightest young minds in the Fox Valley area came to Waubonsee Community College on Feb. 4 to compete in the annual Illinois Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Competition. More than 185 students from 13 public and private high schools vied for top honors in seven subject areas. Top finishers… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Volunteer tutors sought to support adult English literacy

AURORA—The Adult Literacy Project at Waubonsee Community College is seeking volunteer tutors to help adult students increase their proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, as well as math and other basic skills. All training and materials are provided at no charge. The Adult Literacy Project will offer a two-day tutor training program with sessions… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove discusses General Fund

SUGAR GROVE—After several months of a harsh winter, the Sugar Grove Village Board has found that it’s over the estimated budget for several departments, including Public Works department, Streets, and Building and Maintenance departments. The Village Board on Tuesday discussed the details of the General Fund. “Back in November we were expecting to have a… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

McCannon benefit scheduled for March 14

SUGAR GROVE—Life for Sugar Grove resident Matt McCannon was normal and healthy up until a few months ago. McCannon was working and leading life per usual with his wife and three children until he became sick overnight late last year. McCannon had suffered his first multiple sclerosis outbreak, and was soon diagnosed with the autoimmune… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Waubonsee student dedicates success to brother

SUGAR GROVE—Mario Velazquez doesn’t know how far his college education might take him—or how far, exactly, he will take his college education. But Velazquez is certain that his time spent at Waubonsee Community College has served as an essential link—“a bridge,” he says—connecting his past and present to the destinations he believes he will reach… Keep Reading

Kaneland/Sugar Grove

A feast fit for the arts

Photo: The Kaneland Arts Initiative on Friday celebrated the arts with its fifth annual Fine Arts Feast at Open Range Southwest Grill in Sugar Grove. KHS art teacher Emily VanDelinder-Birchfield plays the accordion for guests in attendance. Photo courtesy Sally Jane Photography SUGAR GROVE—Rebecca Aimone is an Elburn resident and Kaneland parent who regularly attends… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Construction plans underway for Route 30 and Dugan Road

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board earlier this year announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is conducting a study on the road improvement plans necessary for Route 30 and Dugan Road in Sugar Grove. IDOT is specifically studying the Route 30 corridor between the eastern part of Route 47 and the western part… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

‘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

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