Naperville Now 02-02-18

Naperville Police Super Bowl Patrols

The Naperville Police Department is reminding you to have a game plan if you’re celebrating game day. This Super Bowl weekend police will conduct special patrols to keep impaired drivers off the roads. They’re also encouraging more people to wear their seat belts. Police are urging everyone to remember the messages – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket.

 

Kreger’s Turns 125

Also this weekend, Naperville notable Kreger’s Brat & Sausage Haus will be celebrating their 125-year legacy. Opening in 1896 as a corner grocery store, the family business evolved over the years into the brat and sausage house it is today. All weekend long the store will have 12.5 percent off everything in honor of the 125th, and will have a birthday cake celebration on Saturday that the public is welcome to attend.

 

Groundhog Day

Another celebration as today is Groundhog Day. This morning in Pennsylvania Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter.

 

Girls Gymnastics Regionals

It was another night full of gymnastics as Naperville Central and the Metea/Waubonsie Co-Op traveled to Oswego High School as they host regionals. Redhawk star Rose Fritz was solid on the vault as always, as she performed a Tsukahara receiving a 9.35 score and second place. Central as a team would place fourth with a score of 131.125. The Waubonsie/Metea Co-op was ready to compete, especially senior Melissa Martin. She placed in two events, bars with an 8.575 for fourth place and beam with a 9.075 for second place. As a team, they would step on the podium in third. Athletes who placed with top scores in their events will go on to compete for Sectionals next Monday at Sandburg High School.

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