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  • The Choral-Aires Chorus invite you to its 27th annual fashion show and luncheon with the theme “Singin’ in the Rain.”

    Local chorus hosts annual fashion showFeb 23, 2014 12:00 AM
    Looking for a way to warm up at the end of a long, cold winter? Preview spring and summer fashions at the 27th annual fashion show and luncheon hosted by award-winning chorus the Choral-Aires Chorus and Zzazz Productions.

     
  • Zachary Self, Alex Raymundo, and Cristobal Morales represent the Tigers at the AKA Grand Nationals tournament in Chicago. Tiffany Self and Kathy Raymundo

    Warrenville karate team places at national tournamentFeb 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Members of the Baekwoon Mu Sul Tigers, led by Senseis Jeremy and Elijah Talbott, have made their mark again.

     
  • Waubonsee field house to cost more than expectedFeb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The cost to expand Erickson Hall and add a field house at Waubonsee Community College's main campus in Sugar Grove has increased by about $1 million, to about $19.2 million. A college official said higher-than-expected construction bids were the culprit.

     
  • Sugar Grove police probe possible $100,000 bank theftFeb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Sugar Grove police are investigating the possible theft of more than $100,000 from the bank's safety deposit area by a bank employee. No arrests have been made so far, but authorities executed a search warrant in late-January and a former 30-year-old bank employee from Plano admitted she stole to pay bills for her house in foreclosure, according to court records. Sugar Grove Police Chief Pat Rollins said Thursday the matter is still under investigation.

     
  • 1932 Ford Roadster Cremation Urn by Steve Shannon

    Roselle Artisan Handcrafts Hot Rod Cremation UrnsFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Steve Shannon is filling the need for personalized custom cremation urns.

     
  • This stunning stat-of-the-art kitchen will be one lucky winner’s in their new $1.6 million Chicago Dream Home. The Hope Institute

    First Early Bird Drawing Deadline is February 21 for $1.6 Million Dream Home or $1.3 Million in CashFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Some lucky person with a $150 raffle ticket will have a chance to win a magnificent $1.6 million Chicago dream home or $1.3 million in cash in the 3rd Annual Chicago Dream House Raffle to benefit The Hope Institute for Children and Families. Individuals that purchase their $150 raffle tickets by February 21 will be entered to win a car or $25,000 cash, as well as the dream house, and over 550 other prizes, including vacations, cars and electronics. Tickets can be purchased online at www.chicagoraffle.com or by phone by calling 800-697-7734. The early bird drawing will take place on March 5.

     
  • Confused about raising debt limitFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Sugar Grove letter to the editor: I read the article by Donna Brazile regarding the “good news” that most people do not know that almost half our states are posting a 2014 budget surplus.

     
  • Madhu Krishnamurthy

    Interested in IMSA? Apply online by March 1Feb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is now taking applications from Illinois ninth grade students passionate about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for consideration to its three-year (grades 10 through 12) advanced college preparatory program.

     
  • Anne M. Schaal

    Former Aurora firefighter credit union president admits theftFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    The former president of the Aurora Firefighters Union was sentenced to three years probation, electronic home monitoring and a month in jail after pleading guilty to felony theft charges that she stole from the union. Anne M. Schaal, 67, of Sugar Grove, was accused of stealing $36,000 to feed a gambling addiction and could go to prison for seven years if she violates probation.

     
  • Magician and mentalist Dennis Watkins will bring his “mind-boggling” show to Waubonsee Community College Saturday, March 1.

    Magician and mentalist to entertain at WaubonseeFeb 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Some of Dennis Watkins' favorite moments as a showman come when he can't see his audience's reaction to the amazing thing he has just done, given that his eyes are covered by coins and duct tape.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reportsFeb 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Two St. Charles women — Jody M. Campbell, 33, and Joyce K. Tatera, 52 — were charged with disorderly conduct Sunday on the 1800 block of Eldorado Drive, Geneva, according to a police report.

     
  • Bill Lenert and incumbent Melisa Taylor are candidates in the Kane County Board District 5 race.

    Longmeadow, independence at issue in Kane Dist. 5Feb 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Both incumbent Melisa Taylor and challenger Bill Lenert support the idea of the Longmeadow Parkway project. However, Lenert is in favor of a public referendum on the issue. Taylor believes the public has already weighed in as well as all the elected leaders where the tollway would be constructed. Also, a look at Lenert's ties to County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen.

     
  • A sample banner for the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission’s newest art banner project illustrates one interpretation of the theme, The (Bi)Cycle of Life. City of West Chicago

    West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission Extends Deadline for Art Banner Submissions Feb 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission Extends Deadline for Art Banner Submissions Juror Selected for Annual Competition

     
  • Attorney: Victim in West Aurora sex abuse lawsuit showed courage Feb 9, 2014 12:00 AM
    A former West Aurora High School student who sued West Aurora District 129 for not protecting her from sexual abuse at the hands of a band teacher and failing to report suspicions to state officials has shown a tremendous amount of courage, her attorney said. “I just feel great that my client had enough courage to stand up and participate in civil proceedings and the criminal case.”

     
  • West Aurora bounces back Feb 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Aurora basketball coach Gordie Kerkman likes that his team has often participated in the Night of Hoops at Batavia High School. Kerkman admits he hasn’t always been happy with the end results though.

     
  •  The Black Walnut Trails neighborhood in Sugar Grove is located just south of I-88 near Bliss and Denny roads.

    Black Walnut Trails in neighborhood spotlight Feb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Fifteen years ago when Marguerite and Rich Ledone drove to Sugar Grove to check out the real estate, they found a lot in a nice quiet cul-de-sac in Black Walnut Trails. Today the couple enjoys life in the subdivision.

     
  • Jim Oberweis, left, and Doug Truax, right, are candidates in the race for U.S. Senate in the 2014 GOP primary.

    Republican Senate candidates Oberweis, Truax differ on Middle East Feb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    While the primary election five weeks away, each Republican candidate for U.S. Senate is seeking to position himself as the one who could unseat Democratic incumbent Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin in November. During interviews with the Daily Herald editorial board, state Sen. Jim Oberweis and political newcomer Doug Truax disagreed on U.S. policy in the Middle East, but agreed in other areas.

     
  • Antony’s 3 stuns West Aurora Feb 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ryan Antony spent much of Naperville Central’s game at West Aurora Friday night setting up teammates with one nifty pass after another, but when it mattered most the senior point guard fired away.

     
  • West Aurora comeback stuns Wheaton North Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Great defense and some great shooting helped a bunch, but the most impressive thing about West Aurora’s fourth-quarter effort at Wheaton North may very well have been on the mental side.

     
  • Christian Negron

    Boys basketball: Week 9 MVP Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    Larkin freshman Christian Negron has earned Daily Herald MVP honors for his recent basketball performances.

     
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