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Elgin, Illinois is located in Kane County. Zip codes in Elgin, IL include 60123, 60120, and 60121. The median home price in Elgin is $149,900 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Elgin information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Butera's new Elgin stores delayed, but on the way

Two new Butera Market stores are still in the works in Elgin, although their opening was delayed from what initially anticipated.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Editorial: Potential for train service is welcome news

Associated Press Gov. Pat Quinn announced last week the development of Amtrak service from Chicago to Rockford.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Courier-News

Elgin shop set to celebrate vinyl on Record Store Day

Rich Wagner expects there will be a line of 40 or so people before 8 a.m. Saturday when he opens his Rediscover Records store downtown for business.

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The Courier-News

Duckworth takes controls on local robots at Elgin tech center

That, at least, was the correlation that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth had as she maneuvered one of the student team's two robots through an obstacle course, picking up blocks and depositing them in a bin.

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The Courier-News

After eluding cops, ex-Elginite gets 8 years for bar shooting

A former Elgin man who was charged with a 2012 shooting outside a Bartlett bar, then eluded arrest for months before being arrested during a traffic stop in Missouri, has pleaded guilty to the crime.

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The Courier-News

Town & Country Gardens gets new digs in Elgin's downtown

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday at the flower shop's new location at 219 Douglas Ave. - across from the Centre of Elgin and in the old Haight building.

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My FOX Chicago

Funding for Illinois school education under fire

Chicago, the suburbs and downstate fight fiercely over school funding every year in the State Capitol.

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Daily Chronicle

Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

Stacy Fiebelkorn confers with her attorney, Alexis Costello, during an appearance before Kane County Associate Judge Elizabeth Flood at the Kane County Branch Court in St. Charles Thursday regarding a ruling on a gag order sought by Fiebelkorn's attorney to stop comments outside of court by county officials.

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Daily Herald

Rep. Moeller of Elgin plans to reach out to residents over coffee

State Rep. Anna Moeller, an Elgin Democrat, has announced her plan to visit local coffee shops and restaurants as part of her effort to meet local constituents and listen to their questions and concerns.

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Daily Herald

Judson commencement chance to celebrate school's anniversaries

The duel anniversaries mark 50 years since Judson's first commencement after it was established in Elgin, then known as Judson College.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Former Miss America runner-up to represent Geneva in state competition

Formerly known as Nicole Rash, she represented her home-state, Indiana, in the 2008 Miss America pageant, qualifying as first-runner-up , and nearly taking the Miss America title.

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Daily Herald

Penalty for firing weapon at issue in murder case

Attorneys for Mario A. Williams, charged along with Ricky J. Moreno with the 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old Elgin boy, will argue the constitutionality of the mandatory firearm enhancement this afternoon before Cook County Judge Thomas Fecarotta.

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Daily Herald

Garden of Gethsemane at South Elgin Church

Gethsemene.jpg Cutline: Ken and Pam Bruhn of Elgin gather plants to recreate the Garden of Gethsemane at South Elgin Community United Methodist Church.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Legal Record

Amtrak returns to Elgin

State officials last week announced a $233 million state capital investment to restart Amtrak service between Chicago and Rockford beginning next year.

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The Courier-News

A look behind the scenes at Elgin's Emergency Communications Center

It's National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, honoring the 200,000 or so people who work in dispatching across the nation - including the 17 women and six men who make up the staff at Elgin's Emergency Communications Center.

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Daily Herald

Fox Valley police reports

His bail was set at $10,000 in Kane County bond court, and his next court date is Friday.

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Northwest Herald

17-year-old expected to be charged after crashing into Huntley townhouses

HUNTLEY – A 17-year-old male driver was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin with minor injuries after the SUV he was driving crashed into two townhouses, the Huntley Fire Protection District said.

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The Courier-News

ECC moves forward on new Burlington campus

Elgin Community College officials last week got a peek at what the buildings on ECC's planned new Burlington campus will look like, and they talked about a timetable for developing it.

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Daily Chronicle

Fiebelkorn gives up last two goats

ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starved and sick animals impounded by Kane County Animal Control.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Courier-News

Elgin teacher honored in 'favorite teacher' contest

Michelle Lewis-Kapp, a teacher at the Gifford Street High School in Elgin, will be honored Wednesday evening as the Elgin area's winner in the "My Favorite Teacher" contest being run by the nationwide bookstore chain Barnes & Noble.

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