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  • Alyce Van Acker

    Sharing Color: Forty Years of Painting Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Honoring the painter for her talents as well as recognizing her years as a devoted art teacher all comes into play for Batavia artist Alyce Van Acker’s upcoming solo show in the Kavanagh Gallery at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles.

     
  • Bishop David J. Malloy

    Diocese of Rockford launches ‘Be Reconciled’ during LentMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Recognizing the need for God’s grace and forgiveness in the lives of Catholics, the Diocese of Rockford is launching “Be Reconciled,” an initiative to make the Sacrament of Reconciliation more available this Lenten season.

     
  • Sara Johnson, a caregiver for Visiting Angels and representative for RunFurShelter, along with Arlene Petersen, owner of Visiting Angels, show off some of the pet food collected.

    Visiting Angels helps collect pet food for area seniorsMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Visiting Angels of South Elgin is a designated pet food donation site for RunFurShelter's pet food drive. RunFurShelter has partnered with the Salvation Army Golden Diners Program to accept donations of nonperishable, unopened canned and dry dog and cat food.

     
  • The Elgin Lions Club is taking orders for its annual Rose Day fundraiser.

    Beth Kruger to speak to Elgin Lions Club April 1Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Gail Borden Library trustee Beth Kruger will speak to the Elgin Lions Club at their meeting on Tuesday, April 1. In her presentation, Kruger will outline a quick history of the Gail Borden Public Library which is celebrating its 140th year in Elgin on March 18, 2014. The Lions club also is taking orders for its annual Rose Day fundraiser.

     
  • Fox Valley interfaith Lenten Recital Series marks 20th anniversaryMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Music, Lenten reflection, and interfaith fellowship are all hallmarks of the Phyllis A. Lange-Connelly Memorial Lenten Recital Series. This is the 20th year of the series which has become a tradition in the Fox Valley. On Sunday, March 30, organist Michael Waal will play a meditative recital on the Zimmer Tracker Organ at First Presbyterian Church in Elgin.

     
  • James Amos

    Off-duty West Dundee fireman saves woman's lifeMar 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    The rest of the world may call James Amos a hero, but the off-duty West Dundee firefighter who saved a woman's life in an Algonquin gym last week says he was just in the right place at the right time. "I just consider myself willing to do what it takes when the moment arises," said Amos, a West Dundee firefighter for almost 13 years.

     
  • Back row, from left: Christopher Hebel, Christiana Hebel, Joshua Crow, Delaney Jung, Ryan Jung, Connor Jung. Front row: Randy Crow, Yvonne Crow, Delmar Maassel, Desiree Jung, Bob Jung. Not pictured is Rory Hebel.

    Generations run Volo’s Fish Lake, while generations have returnedMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kukec's People features Volo's Fish Lake Resort and how five generations have kept it moving ahead for 75 years.

     
  • Wade Stafford lines up his throw during the Franklin Middle School’s second annual Dodgeball Madness tournament with proceeds going to a newly formed Ross K. MacNeill Foundation, or R33M. MacNeill was a fifth grader who died last year from brain cancer and would have been in 6th grade at Franklin Middle School in Wheaton this year.

    Images: The Week in PicturesMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features several school events, including science project judging, dodgeball and pie throwing for reading.

     
  • Author Kenneth N. Green will speak on his book, I’m From Division Street, May 1, at Temple Chai in Long Grove.

    Author Kenneth N. Green To Speak About His Book I’m From Division Street On May 1 at Temple Chai in Long GroveMar 24, 2014 12:00 AM
    Author/Attorney/Boxer Kenneth N. Green will speak about his book, I’m From Division Street, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, at Temple Chai, located at 1670 Checker Road, Long Grove, IL 60047.

     
  • West Dundee hired a consultant this week that will create a comprehensive redevelopment plan for downtown development. The village already has plans to rehab this section of downtown at First and Main streets.

    W. Dundee hires firm to create downtown planMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Dundee this week hired a firm to create a detailed redevelopment plan for its downtown.“It’s a necessary investment,” Village President Chris Nelson said of the potential $75,000 price tag. “We have to have something like this if we’re really going to make the downtown work.”

     
  • Get ready for closed lanes and traffic delays. Phase 3 of the construction project at routes 72 and 31 in West Dundee is scheduled to resume soon.

    Construction set to resume in West DundeeMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Enjoy the unimpeded flow of Dundee Township traffic through the intersection of routes 72 and 31 now, because soon, long, backed up lanes set to return. Construction could resume on March 24 or April 1, said Francisco Abreu, resident IDOT engineer.

     
  • This photo was made by Randall Wade of Chicago of the Barrow’s goldeneye on the Fox River in West Dundee Thursday.

    Rare duck, social media draws bird-watchers to Fox River in West DundeeMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    A rare Barrow's Goldeneye duck appeared on the Fox River in West Dundee Thursday afternoon, and soon, several bird watchers appeared there too, all drawn to the site through social media. “We drove more than 30 miles just to see him,” said Sheilah Watson of Lake Zurich. “Isn’t he amazing?”

     
  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

     
  • Members of the “got robot?” 4-H club and FTC robotics team will be on hand to demonstrate their award-winning robot at the 2014 4-H Robotics Showcase for DuPage, Kane and Kendall Counties on Saturday, March 22. The free event will be at Abbott Middle School in Elgin.

    4-H robotics clubs meet in Elgin for annual showcase March 22Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Interested in learning more about robotics? Come watch dozens of local 4-H robotics teams share their work at the second annual 4-H Robotics Showcase on Saturday afternoon, March 22, at Abbott Middle School in Elgin. The free event will feature more than 25 4-H robotics clubs and teams from DuPage, Kane & Kendall counties. The goal is to share their experiences, showcase their hard work and learn from each other.

     
  • Artist Dan Caldwell, right, and son Ryan put finishing touches on Fine Line's new sign.

    Finessed at the Forge for Fine LineMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A new handcrafted sign graces the entrance of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, on Bolcum Rd. in St. Charles.

     
  • Friendship Village of Schaumburg’s Briarwood Healthcare Center has been reported as being one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News and World Report. submitted

    Friendship Village Among the Very Best Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Friendship Village of Schaumburg’s Briarwood Healthcare Center has been reported as being one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

     
  • With over 500 coats donated to Wayside Cross Ministries, Pro Energy Consultants smashed their coat donation record this year. Pictured with a few of the coat boxes, from left to right are Kale Little, Hope Outreach Coordinator of Wayside Cross Ministries; Jerry Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Billie Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Mike Clancy and Gabriel Murray, both residents within the Masterís Touch program of Wayside Cross Ministries. In the front, left to right are Emma Spinney, Bella Bruno, Marianna Bruno and Jade McCrink, members of Daisy Scout Troop 373 and Daisy Scout Troop 1154 out of Grace McWayne Elementary School, Batavia.

    Pro Energy Consultants Donates 500 Coats to Wayside Cross MinistriesMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Collaboration with area businesses, Daisy troops and a networking group spurs record total.

     
  • West Dundee officials are working on a redevelopment agreement to rehab this section of downtown, on the southeast corner of First Street and Route 72.

    W. Dundee eyeing development for eastern gatewayMar 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Dundee is embarking on what one official dubbed a “needed injection of development” in the downtown that could bring two restaurants, an event venue, a store that sells packaged goods from one of the eateries, and more to southeast corner of Main and First streets.

     
  • 20th year for Lenten Concert Series Mar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Twenty years ago, Phyllis Connelly, a talented and dedicated local organist, conceived of a time when Christians of all denominations would join together in Lenten reflection through the sharing of music, song, prayer and fellowship.

     
  • Girl Scouts celebrate faith-based connectionsMar 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Girl Scouts and faith-based communities share an enduring tradition of Girl Scouting and spiritual expression that spans the organization’s history. The Girl Scout experience is based on the Girl Scout Promise and Law, which include principles and values common to most faiths.

     
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