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  • 4 seek Sugar Grove Township supervisor postJan 11, 2013 12:00 AM
    There will be a contested race for Sugar Grove Township supervisor in April. with four people seeking the post.

     
  • Trustee questions spending of township funds over 3-year periodNov 15, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove Police are investigating whether the former Sugar Grove Township supervisor misused township money for personal expenses. The investigation was requested by a township trustee.

     
  • Sugar Grove Township Supervisor Dan Nagel quits Nov 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove Township Supervisor Dan Nagel has resigned after 38 years in various capacities. He announced his decision in a letter Wednesday.

     
  • Sugar Grove Twp. looks to buy land for park, storageOct 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove Township and the township road district ran a plan to build a park and storage site on Municipal Drive past the village board Tuesday. Village trustees were warm to the park idea, cooler about storing gravel, sand and other materials near a residential neighborhood.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Sep 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    Carter A. Carlson, 18, of Sugar Grove, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of cannabis and illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor at 1:27 a.m. Monday in the 900 block of Paramount Parkway, according to a police report.

     
  • Glenn Swanson

    Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raisesAug 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

     
  • No referendum on video gambling in Sugar GroveAug 21, 2012 12:00 AM
    If three trustees had their way, Sugar Grove residents would be asked in an advisory referendum whether the village should ban video gambling. But President Sean Michels ruled against that idea Tuesday night. And the proposal was likely moot, as the deadline for putting such a question on the November ballot was Aug. 20. "You don't believe in (being) democratic?" asked Trustee Tom Renk. "No, I believe we are elected to make decisions," Michels replied.

     
  •  Mike Rowley, right, and his son, Tim, came from Iowa Thursday to replace the gravestone of an ancestor at the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Their third and fourth great grandfather Ashbel Rowley, respectively, was in the war of 1812. The 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 is June 18.

    Veteran of ‘forgotten’ War of 1812 honored in Sugar Grove Jun 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    A War of 1812 veteran -- whose 14-day service ultimately resulted in him moving to Illinois -- was honored with the placement of a new headstone on his grave in Sugar Grove, by descendants from Iowa. It was done in time for the 200th anniversary of the war, which started on June 18.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Jun 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    Sabas A. Esquivel, 35, of Plano was charged Saturday with driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, driving while license suspended, and no insurance at 11:36 p.m. in Sugar Grove, according to a sheriff's report.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reportsMay 11, 2012 12:00 AM
    Natasha Spasojevic of Batavia was charged Thursday with retail theft, according to a police report. She is accused of stealing perfume, a candle and two greeting cards from Kohls, 251 N. Randall Road.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports May 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    Richard D. Smith of Batavia was charged Thursday with aggravated battery to a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a peace officer, fleeing or eluding police and several other offenses in the 700 block of North Van Buren, according to a police report.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports May 3, 2012 12:00 AM
    John E. Kachnik, 31, of Batavia, was charged Wednesday with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, in the 600 block of North Avenue, according to a police report.

     
  •  The Sugar Grove Library.

    New library director comes from Itasca, starts next week May 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    A reference librarian from the Itasca Library has been hired as the Sugar Grove Library director. The hiring comes nine months after the library board fired the previous director.

     
  •  A Sugar Grove family has filed suit against the estate of a Florida man who crashed a company plane shortly after takeoff from the Aurora Municipal Airport in January 2010. The plane first hit the ground and pieces from the wreckage struck a home’s garage, setting it on fire. Four people inside the home were safely evacuated.

    Sugar Grove family sues after plane crashes near home Feb 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    A family sues the estate of a Florida man who crashed his plane near a Sugar Grove home on Jan. 23, 2010. The suit argues that the deceased pilot, Gary Bradford Jr., was negligent. The crash also killed another man from Florida and damaged the home. The pair were headed to Colorado when their plane went down just after taking off from Aurora.

     
  • Kane County Forest Preserve adds 2 parcels Sep 8, 2011 12:00 AM
    Kane County Forest Preserve officials announced the purchase of two pieces of land, one in Sugar Grove, the other in Gilberts, as the latest purchases with money obtained by the $30 million tax increase county residents approved this spring. The two pieces cost them about $1 million and bring the total land holdings of the district to 19,232 acres.

     
  • Police reports Aug 5, 2011 12:00 AM
    A LaGrange man was charged with felony marijuana possession after a traffic stop Monday night at Bliss Road and the eastbound lanes of Interstate 88 near Sugar Grove, according to police.

     
  • Police reports Aug 2, 2011 12:00 AM
    A St. Charles man was charged with disorderly conduct Saturday at a Geneva sporting goods store after police said he entered teh store carrying a 9 mm pistol and refused to let an employee check whether the gun was loaded.

     
  • Kristin Ackmann/kackmann@dailyherald.com On behalf of the Village of Sugar Grove and the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce and Industry, village president Sean Michels(cq), named Lil Adams the Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year, at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil on Friday. Lil has been a resident of Sugar Grove for forty-four years, and runs the Sugar Grove Township Community House voluntarily.

    Sugar Grove honors Community House leader Jul 29, 2011 12:00 AM
    Lil Adams has been a devoted volunteer in Sugar Grove for the last 44 years, whether it was helping at her children's school, serving at the Community House or working at the annual Corn Boil. She was named Sugar Grove Citizen of the Year Friday.

     
  • Samantha Vazquez of Sugar Grove is representing Illinois in the 54th Distinguished Young Women National Finals in Mobile, Ala. Vazquez and 49 others — all recent high school seniors — are competing for college scholarship money.

    Sugar Grove teen up for national awardJun 23, 2011 12:00 AM
    Samantha Vazquez, 18, of Sugar Grove represents Illinois in the 54th Distinguished Young Women National Finals Thursday to Saturday in Alabama. The Distinguished Young Women is a national scholarship program for senior high school girls, offering $142,000 this year.

     
  • Probation, community service for rural sign shooters Jun 19, 2011 12:00 AM
    A Sugar Grove man avoids prison time by pleading guilty to lesser charges after shooting at road signs in Sugar Grove Township.

     
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