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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: 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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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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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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IDOT suspends road work for July 4 weekend

Lanes opened where possible to improve traffic flow SPRINGFIELD—To improve traffic flow and reduce congestion for Fourth of July holiday travelers, the Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that non-emergency roadwork will be suspended, where possible, from 3 p.m., Thursday, July 2, until 12:01 a.m., Monday, July 6. One of the lane closures that will… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove encourages residents to visit informative website

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board encourages residents to visit The site provides an easy way for residents to voice their opinions to the representatives in Springfield regarding proposed cuts to the Local Government Distributive Fund, which would negatively impact local government services. Village President Sean Michels and the Village Board hope residents will… Keep Reading

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Corn Boil Medallion found

Sugar Grove family locates hidden item in Prairie Glen subdivision SUGAR GROVE—The race for the 2015 Sugar Grove Corn Boil Medallion is officially over. The Harper family of Sugar Grove discovered the medallion over the weekend in the Prairie Glenn subdivision, near the Sugar Grove Public Library. The Corn Boil Medallion was hidden on June… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove approves temporary use for American Legion

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a temporary use for the Sugar Grove American Legion so that it can host a bean bag tournament and serve alcohol on site from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. The temporary use approved by the village is only valid for June 28,… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Aurora resident named Waubonsee Student Trustee

SUGAR GROVE—Jesse Garner of Aurora was recently elected to serve as Waubonsee Community College’s Student Trustee for the 2015-16 academic year. Garner was seated at the college’s board of trustees meeting June 17. The student trustee serves as the liaison between the Waubonsee Board of Trustees and the college’s students, representing students’ interests at the… Keep Reading

Regional/Sugar Grove

Kendall County clerk/recorder named Waubonsee Featured Alumnus

Kendall County Clerk and Recorder Debbie Gillette of Yorkville doesn’t necessarily consider herself a politician. Rather, she sees herself as an elected official, chosen to serve the people of the county. For the way she has served the area’s growing population through her oversight of county records and elections, Waubonsee Community College recently named Gillette… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove native writes from experience

LAKE GENEVA, WIS.—Tammy Schmidt believes in writing what she knows. And her sixth book, “Post-Traumatic Brazilian Wax Syndrome,” is based on a very real experience. “I’ve been writing since I was 14, and my work has changed drastically over the years,” said Schmidt, who publishes under her maiden name, Tamara Lyon. “My early work was… Keep Reading

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JoJo the Clown bike parade set for July 4

SUGAR GROVE—JoJo the Clown’s annual Sugar Grove 4th of July parade will begin lining up on Friday, July 4, at 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Kaneland John Shields Elementary School. The parade will start at 1 p.m. This will be the 12th annual Sugar Grove bike parade, which has taken place every year… Keep Reading

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Photos: Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market going strong

The Sugar Grove Farmer’s Market takes places every Saturday this summer. Dates & Location:   Every Saturday, June- September, Rain or Shine, 8 a.m. to noon. Village of Sugar Grove Municipal Center Parking Lot 10 Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554 (Corner of Rt. 30 & Municipal Dr.) Weekly Market Contact: Pat Graceffa, (630) 466-1014 E-mail:… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove fireworks renamed to honor Bohler

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Corn Boil Fireworks have been renamed in honor of former village trustee Bob Bohler. “Bob was the key person in that he was the guy who got all the donations and set everything up,” trustee Kevin Geary said. “Last year, he asked me to step in and take over where he… Keep Reading

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Sugar Grove Library to celebrate ‘Folktale Heroes’

SUGAR GROVE—Children and adults alike can travel to the Sugar Grove Public Library this weekend to learn about “Folktale Heroes from Around the World.” Bilingual Storyteller Karen Schmidt will tell some hero-themed folktales during the “Folktale Heroes from Around the World” event on Saturday, June 20, 2:30 p.m. in Meeting Room C of the library,… Keep Reading

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