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Rich Harvest ramps up for Western Amateur

Photo: Kyle Jones, 2015 Western Amateur competitor. File Photo SUGAR GROVE—A second large-scale national tournament will tee off at Rich Harvest Farms later this summer. After last month’s Palmer Cup, the Sugar Grove golf club will host the Western Golf Association’s 2015 Western Amatuer Aug. 3-8. Beginning in 1899, the tournament has been a launching… Keep Reading

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Bliss Woods habitat restoration workday

SUGAR GROVE—A habitat restoration work day will take place on Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m. to noon at Bliss Woods Forest Preserve. The work will involve pulling and cutting invasive plants. Be prepared for mosquitos and poison ivy by wearing long pants and long sleeves and bringing gloves. Refreshments will be offered at the break.… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove Historical Society meeting July 20

SUGAR GROVE—The next Sugar Grove Historical Society meeting will take place Monday, July 20, at 6 p.m. at the Bliss House, 259 Main St., Sugar Grove. The featured program will be a potluck picnic inside the Bliss House. Bring your table service and a dish to pass. The Historical Society will provide drinks. Bliss House… Keep Reading

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Golf courses say ‘rain rain, go away!’

Rain dampens links in June ELBURN, SUGAR GROVE—According to the National Weather Service, the Kaneland area received 11.31 inches of rain in June—nearly 7 inches above normal. Indoors, many area low-standing homes and lots of basements have suffered flooding. Outdoors, it’s had a big effect on local golf courses. “When it rains on the weekends,… Keep Reading

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Photos: Jetsetting in Sugar Grove

Breitling Jet Team American Tour consists of the world’s largest professional civilian flight team. The team is made up of seven L-30C Albatrois aircrafts, a Czech-made twin seater military training jet. While their crews have gone home to Europe for a few weeks, these jets are currently being housed at the Aurora Municipal Airport in… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove, Aurora townships approve intergovernmental agreement

SUGAR GROVE TWP/AURORA TWP—Sugar Grove Township and Aurora Township recently approved an intergovernmental agreement to bring transportation services for seniors and disabled persons in Sugar Grove Township. The new agreement will allow seniors ages 65 and up and disabled residents to schedule rides for medical appointments only on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4… Keep Reading

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Koch sworn in as Sugar Grove trustee

SUGAR GROVE—Ted Koch on Tuesday was sworn in as a Sugar Grove Village Board trustee by Village President Sean Michels. Koch, a 10-year village resident, will fill the board seat vacated by longtime trustee Bob Bohler, who passed away in April. The Village Board approved Koch to serve the remainder of Bohler’s term through April… Keep Reading

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JoJo’s Fourth of July parade brings out a crowd

Zachary Rubo, 4, of Sugar Grove, and Alina McCormack, 4, of Elburn, line up to take part in the annual Sugar Grove Fourth of July bike parade Saturday. Photo by Alexis Logan Community celebrates 12th annual bike parade spectacular by Susan O’Neill SUGAR GROVE—JoJo the Clown’s Sugar Grove Fourth of July bike parade drew a… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove discusses illegal solicitors

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Julie Prill on Tuesday requested that the Sugar Grove Village Board include a reminder detailing the permit requirements for solicitors on each residents’ water bill. Prill made the request after she had several people without a permit approached her to solicit new windows, siding and a new roof for her house.… Keep Reading

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Rutter family to host NF walk Aug. 1

GENEVA—The Rutter family of Sugar Grove will host its annual Children’s Tumor Foundation 5K/Run Walk 2015 on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Gunnar Anderson Forest Preserve along the Fox River in Geneva. This event is a fundraising effort to raise money to someday find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF), and is in honor of the… Keep Reading

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Join the fun of Bingo during the Sugar Grove Corn Boil

SUGAR GROVE—Three different community organizations are stepping up to provide volunteers for Bingo during Sugar Grove Corn Boil festivities at Volunteer Park, located behind John Shields Elementary School. Corn Boil committee member Pat Graceffa said Holiday in the Grove volunteers will host Bingo from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 24; Farm Friends volunteers… Keep Reading

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July 9 police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • Tyler E. Breen, 28, of the 1000 block of Persimmon Drive, St. Charles, was ticketed for leaving the scene of an accident, i.e., failure to report an accident… Keep Reading

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Ochsenschlager shares love of nature

SUGAR GROVE—Mary Ochsenschlager sat at her kitchen table earlier this week. The table was next to a bay window, facing a large bird feeder attached to the house. As each bird arrived for a meal, Mary noted the type of bird it was, as well as a few interesting facts about it. If it’s related… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove Corn Boil looks to get ‘chopped’

SUGAR GROVE—In order to have a successful “Chopped” style cooking contest at this year’s Sugar Grove Corn Boil, Audrey and Dave Ritchey need two things—contestants and sponsors. “We need at least eight contestants for the contest to work,” Audrey said. “If we get 10 contestants, then we would need 10 sponsors—one for each person competing.”… Keep Reading

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Photos: Match play

The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosted the Sugar Grove 2015 Community Golf Outing on Friday at Bliss Creek Golf Course. Photos by Julie Walker Keep Reading

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Explore Sugar Grove’s dog park this summer

SUGAR GROVE—If you own a dog, one of your priorities involves scheduling time each day so that your canine friend can enjoy the outdoors. Sugar Grove from April 1 through Nov. 30 each year provides a park with a large open area for dogs to play and socialize. Sugar Grove’s dog park is located at… Keep Reading

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Church hosts pancake breakfast during Corn Boil

SUGAR GROVE—Covenant of Grace Church will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Sugar Grove Community House. On the menu are pancakes, sausage, oatmeal, fruit and sweet rolls. Offered free for all, the church will accept donations for the Sugar Grove fireworks. “This is the first year we’ve… Keep Reading

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Photos: It’s a toss-up

The Sugar Grove American Legion on Sunday held a bean bag tournament in the hall’s parking lot. In addition to the tournament, the event featured a 50/50 raffle. Photo by Denise Feltes Keep Reading

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Photos: Senior living

The Sugar Grove Senior Center hosted its most recent monthly luncheon on Tuesday at the Sugar Grove Township Community Building. Seniors attendees filled their plates with the catered lunch. The theme was “Summer Picnic.” Bingo was offered after the lunch. Photos by Julie Walker Keep Reading

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July 2 police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • An unidentified individual stole a dual screen DVD system and bluetooth earphones from a truck parked in a parking lot in 200 block of East North Street sometime… Keep Reading

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