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Sugar Grove denies BP consumption, gambling license

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-1 to deny a request for a liquor license that would allow on-site alcohol consumption and facilitate video gaming at the BP Gas Station located on Route 47 in Sugar Grove. Village Board trustee Robert Bohler was not present. Village trustee Kevin Geary was the sole… Keep Reading

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Piece of the Rock

Photo: Ivan Bohorquez celebrates scoring his unassisted first-half goal against Sycamore Tuesday. Photo by Tiffany Kufer Second-place effort at Quad Cities gathering has smooth finish KANELAND—This past weekend had the Kaneland soccer roster heading two hours west, and gain a little footing on an up-and-down 2014 campaign. On Friday and Saturday, KHS headed to the… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove

Local farm features pumpkins, corn maze, decorations

SUGAR GROVE—John Nichols is transforming his family’s century-old dairy barn into a new fall destination for families, surrounded by fields of pumpkins and a recently completed corn maze. The Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm, located at the corner of Route 47 and Merrill Road in Sugar Grove, is a down-home affair on a working grain farm.… Keep Reading

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‘Purple Store’ collecting funds, goods for Hughes

KANEVILLE—Hill’s Country Store, aka the “Purple Store,” in Kaneville, is currently collecting funds and goods for Beverly Holmes Hughes and her family. Hughes was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive brain tumor, last summer. Hill’s Country Store owner Pat Hill knows Beverly personally and wants to help her and her family during this time. Hughes… Keep Reading

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In the company of family, friends

Community rallies around Hughes SUGAR GROVE—Everyone’s life ends at some point, but hearing a doctor say it is hard to handle, said Beverly Holmes Hughes, Sugar Grove’s former library director. Hughes has been diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme—an aggressive brain tumor with a dire prognosis. It’s especially hard for Hughes to handle because she is the… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove discusses Rt. 30, Dugan Road improvement project

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday heard from HR Green consultant Jack Melhuish. The representative presented an advanced improvement project for the Route 30 and Dugan Road intersection, which will involve the addition of several turn lanes, improvement of the railroad signal and crossing on Dugan Road, and full-depth shoulders from Dugan Road… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove police warn of phone scam

From the Sugar Grove Police Department: Beware of fake phone calls from the Village-designated phone numbers. The police department responded to a residence last evening where someone portrayed themselves as a Police Officer of Sugar Grove demanding money from the resident or the Police Department would come and arrest them. The caller id on the… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove library director accepts Zion position

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Public Library Director Carol Dolin will move on from her current position and take on a new role at the Zion-Benton Public Library District in October as its new director. Dolin was hired as the director at the Sugar Grove Library District in 2012 and has worked diligently to bring reading programs… Keep Reading

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Community Sports/Golf/Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove’s Morton wins PGA golf contest

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident, Jimmy Morton. a freshman at Marmion Academy, won the Boys 14-15 year old Midwest Regional PGA sponsored Drive-Chip-Putt contest at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind., on Sept 6. He advances to the finals that will be held April 5, 2015, at the kickoff event of the Masters next year. Morton is… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove Chamber to offer scholarship, grant information

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce will offer its Scholarship Fair, free to the public, on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sugar Grove Township Community Building, 141 S. Main St., Sugar Grove. Representatives from organizations and colleges will be present to offer assistance in obtaining financial assistance to those… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove discusses I-88 corridor land use

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed general long-range plans for land use near the future I-88 corridor. The topic of where agricultural land and development would be placed was the center of the board’s discussion. The question of whether or not to limit the amount of land labeled as agricultural land use… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove man killed in crash

See also: Rodger Adhemar Lambert SUGAR GROVE—Rodger Lambert, 73, of the 300 block of Maple Avenue in a Sugar Grove, was killed Friday when his truck left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Kane County deputies responded to the area of Densmore south of Hankes Road on Friday, Aug. 22 at approximately 5:15 p.m.… Keep Reading

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Plane makes emergency landing at Aurora Airport

SUGAR GROVE—An airplane traveling from Michigan on Aug. 13 was forced to make an emergency landing at Aurora Municipal Airport, 43W636 Route 30 in Sugar Grove. The plane’s landing gear had malfunctioned and would not deploy. The plane was originally headed to a residential estate in Naperville, Ill. according to Sugar Grove Police Chief Pat… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove approves Route 47 name change

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved changing the name of the stretch of Route 47 that runs through Sugar Grove to “Sugar Grove Parkway.” Following discussions at previous meetings, the Village Board stated that it would be in the best interest of the village to change the name of Route 47 in… Keep Reading

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Community Sports/Sugar Grove

Malawski excels on international track

Time in UK more precious than medals SUGAR GROVE—Team USA’s youngest athlete, Amanda Malawski, brought home two medals from the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s (IWAS) World Junior Games, held in England from Aug. 2-8. The 13-year-old Sugar Grove resident won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay, with a time of 1:10.45, with… Keep Reading

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Waubonsee’s Wu elected to Fox Valley United Way

SUGAR GROVE—John Wu, director of Emergency Management and Safety at Waubonsee Community College, has been selected to serve as chairman of the board of directors for the Fox Valley United Way. Wu, of Naperville, was pre-elected to the position a year ago, when the board selected him as its vice-chairman for 2013-14. He will serve… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Sugar Grove considering Route 47 name change

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the process of changing the name of the stretch of Route 47 in Sugar Grove to “Sugar Grove Parkway.” The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Sugar Grove originally recommended renaming Route 47 to Sugar Grove Parkway for marketing purposes. “All agencies and property owners will be… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Needham elected co-president of Aurora Noon Lions

SUGAR GROVE—Michele Needham, executive director of Human Resources at Waubonsee Community College, was recently selected to serve as co-president of the Aurora Noon Lions Club. Needham, of Plainfield, Ill., will share the presidency with Aurora lawyer Herbert Steinmetz for the 2014-15 year. Needham’s responsibilities will include helping oversee the club’s events and philanthropic efforts, including… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove

Rambish to serve on Mutual Ground Board

SUGAR GROVE—Dr. Medea Rambish, Dean for Developmental Education and College Readiness at Waubonsee Community College, has been selected to serve on the board of directors for Mutual Ground in Aurora. Rambish, a North Aurora resident, will serve a two-year term on the board. This will mark her first term on the board. In that role,… Keep Reading

Sugar Grove United Methodist Church on July 1 welcomed its new pastor, CheonEui Oh, his wife, Sim, and their children, Ethan (middle), Elena and Elijah. CheonEui graduated from Methodist Theological Seminary in Seoul, South Korea, in 2004, and journeyed to the United States the following year to continue his religious education. He graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 2009, and became a provisional pastor and ordained elder in 2011 as a part of the Northern Illinois Conference. 
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Faith/Sugar Grove

United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

SUGAR GROVE—Pastor CheonEui Oh on July 1 was welcomed as the new leader of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. Pastor CheonEui, his wife Sim, and three kids Ethan, Elena and Elijah, are now a part of the United Methodist Church, where they hope to spread the name of their new church out into the community.… Keep Reading

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