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SG Library celebrates 50 years

SUGAR GROVE—Marissa Christensen has found a place that opens up her world. This place is the Sugar Grove Public Library. Christensen, a 15-year-old Sugar Grove resident, likes to read mysteries and suspense stories. “It’s just a place that I can escape my life,” she said. “And when I read it’s like I’m in a different… Keep Reading

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SG Village Board approves intergovernmental agreement with IDOT

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted to authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation. This agreement is subject to attorney review but would essentially be an improvement project for Dugan and Granart roads. The cost of the project could be as much as $4 million. The village will front… Keep Reading

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EEI announces addition of Jeffrey A. Humm to its staff

SUGAR GROVE—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) recently announced that Jeffrey Humm has joined its staff as a senior project technician. Having recently retired from the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District as their engineering supervisor, Humm has agreed to bring his talents to EEI. He is a resident of Elburn, and brings over 28 years of municipal… Keep Reading

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Report of indecent exposure in SG

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Police on Monday responded to the area of Hampstead Drive and Westbourne Avenue on report of indecent exposure. According to the victim, the offender was driving an older model black, sun-faded Dodge Durango or similar style. The offender was described as a white male in his 20s, with a short, black “buzz… Keep Reading

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Emerald Ash Borer in Sugar Grove

SUGAR GROVE—Have you noticed that it appears that some parkway trees appear to be playing tic/tac/toe? There is a reason behind those mysterious X’s and O’s: it’s the village of Sugar Grove’s Public Works Department tracking the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). On July 1, 2008, the Illinois Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of the… Keep Reading

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Habitat restoration workday in SG

SUGAR GROVE—A habitat restoration work day will take place at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Work will include weed control such as pulling or cutting invasive species and any other needed tasks. Dress appropriately with long pants, sturdy shoes and work gloves. Refreshments will be offered at… Keep Reading

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Jericho Road partial closure

SUGAR GROVE—Jericho Road will be closed to through traffic between Route 47 and Bertram Road beginning Monday, Aug. 12, for approximately 60 days. This road closure is necessary to replace the box culvert (bridge) that carries Jericho Road over Rob Roy Drainage ditch. Additional construction work will include excavation, drainage improvements, road reconstruction and resurfacing.… Keep Reading

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SG Village Board listens to resident concerns

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Board trustees on Tuesday listened to the concerns of village resident Patty Smith, who spoke about how someone’s vehicle had blocked her driveway during last month’s Corn Boil. “Luckily I was off work that day so I didn’t have to go anywhere,” she said. Trustee Rick Montalto gave her a suggestion… Keep Reading

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SG Twp discusses proposed park

SUGAR GROVE—Al Markus was one of more than a dozen in attendance at the Sugar Grove Township Board meeting Monday. Markus, a Sugar Grove resident, stood up to express his favor of a proposed community park. “I think (the park is) something you should reconsider before you table it,” Markus said. “I think the citizens… Keep Reading

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WCC offers fall high school baseball

Sugar Grove—Waubonsee Community College will host a fall baseball league for high school players who are not participating in any fall high school sports. This IHSA-approved league is the area’s longest running and most economical fall league. Over 2,000 players have participated throughout the past 28 years, with hundreds going on to compete at the… Keep Reading

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Didier named SG 2013 Citizen of the Year

Photo: Joe Didier (center) of Sugar Grove, is the Sugar Grove 2013 Citizen of the Year, taking time to pose with his wife, children and grandchildren. Photo by Kimberly Anderson SUGAR GROVE—In the minutes before Sugar Grove’s Citizen of the Year was announced at the Corn Boil Friday night, Joe Didier was sitting in a… Keep Reading

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WCC student turns internship into career

SUGAR GROVE—All education, especially higher education, is designed to prepare you for something, whether that be a career, a better quality of life or both. When students participate in an internship, that preparation becomes more focused and the line to a career more direct, as in the case of recent Waubonsee Community College graduate Kimberly… Keep Reading

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Producers Chemical announces 2 promotions

SUGAR GROVE—Producers Chemical Company today announced the promotion of two long-time employees, Sebastian Mroczkowski and Chris Jones. Mroczkowski has been promoted to operations manager. In his role in this re-invented position, he will be responsible for all aspects of operations. Mroczkowki’s prime focus in this role will be urgency in meeting customer needs. He will… Keep Reading

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Local chefs get ‘Chopped’ at Corn Boil

SUGAR GROVE—Area residents gathered at John Shields Elementary School during Corn Boil festivities on Saturday for the announcement of the first annual “Chopped Competition.” Putting their knowledge of cooking to the test, 13 contestants took on the challenge of taking five ingredients and creating a unique and tasty dish to impress three local judges. The… Keep Reading

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WCC auto student is best in the nation

SUGAR GROVE—The Chicago Blackhawks may be getting all the attention, but there’s another local sensation who worked hard to become a national champion recently: Plano resident Matthew Meyer, who finished first in the Collision Repair Technology category of the national SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City, Mo., last month. “It’s probably the best feeling I’ve ever… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove Corn Boil this weekend

Don’t forget that Sugar Grove Corn Boil is this weekend, July 26-28 Friday, July 26—Opening festivities, Citizen of the Year Award dedication, Bingo, musical performances by Epic and 7th Heaven Saturday, July 27—5k Run/Walk, Bingo, “Chopped”-style cooking contest, musical performances by HillBilly RockStarz and Hi Infidelity, Corn Boil fireworks show Sunday, July 27—Bingo, firefighter water… Keep Reading

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The sweet spot

Photo: Randall (right) directs the Waubonsee Chiefs’ defense during WCC’s 8-3 win over Nassau (New York) during the NJCAA Division III World Series tournament. Courtesy Photo KHS grad finds decades of satisfaction just down the road at WCC SUGAR GROVE—College coaches leaving one program for another is nothing unusual, particularly in major college football and… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove purchases new police cars

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on July 2 approved the purchase of three new police vehicles. Three 2014 Inceptor Sedans, two unmarked and one marked, will be purchased from Currie Motors at the cost of $24,249 each. After appropriate modifications including lights, radios, laptop computer, radar and partition, the total cost is $89,920. The… Keep Reading

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