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"We are human beings. We are able to walk upright on two feet. We need a footpath," the Naperville naturalist wrote in a 1963 letter to the editor.
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The Legal Record
Variety of Programs to Mark Elgin's Memorial Day Observance
At Bluff City Cemetery, over 500 flags honoring local veterans line the streets as part of the award winning "Avenue of Flags." There are also more than 2600 smaller flags flying over veterans graves placed by local volunteers as part of the group's "Adopt a Cemetery" program.
Tue May 21, 2013
Elgin downtown group celebrates rebuilding along Fox
The Riverside Drive Promenade, seen here May 14, has been under construction for about a year with plans for two-way vehicle traffic, a bike path and a walkway connecting Festival Park to Chicago Street.
Schaumburg woman held in E. Dundee hit-and-run
A Schaumburg woman remained behind bars in Kane County on Monday, days after police said she was driving under the influence when she rear-ended a cyclist in East Dundee and fled the scene.
Former U-46 teacher sues, charges discrimination
A former U-46 teacher has sued the district, arguing she was essentially fired and discriminated against after a hospitalization in fall 2010.
Mon May 20, 2013
DUIs and Traffic Arrests: Barrington Police Blotter
DUI Brendan T. Moratz, 27, of 611 S. Division St., Barrington, was arrested for DUI, BAC over .08, leaving the scene of property damage accident, no insurance and no driver's license on person after being involved in an accident at 312 S. Hager Ave., May 6. He was released on bond and given a Cook County court date of June 20.
Man injured in suspected gang shooting in Elgin
Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 1:35 a.m. and found a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg near Jefferson Avenue and Porter Street, according to officials.
Sun May 19, 2013
Elgin event asks: "Who Is My Muslim Neighbor?"
Jacki Bakker, of Carpentersville, wanted to learn more about Islam, which is her daughter-in-law's religion and now her son's. Lyn Humbrack, a member of Elgin's First Congregational Church, has heard plenty of stereotypes about Muslims on TV but wanted to know the facts.
Hospital charges vary locally for same treatment
A Centegra Hospital-McHenry surgical team performs a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Hospitals serving McHenry County charge wildly different prices for the same treatment, according to figures released by the federal government for the first time last week.
Sat May 18, 2013
Electric Press Brake Compliments Laser Cutting Operations
Using the Fast Bend+ safety system, the upper tool can be quickly positioned very close to the metal sheet without placing the operator in any danger.
Here Are Some Great Summer Road Trips You Can Take From Chicago
With drive times under a couple of hours, these are the staff's favorite out-and-back excursions from the city.
Legislation aids Elgin Community College expansion
ELGIN – The Illinois General Assembly has passed a measure that will let Elgin Community College expand by purchasing land from the city of Elgin, according to a news release from State Rep.
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Homeless man gets 20 years for Elgin sex assault
A homeless man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting an Elgin woman he knew in March, prosecutors said Friday.
Thu May 16, 2013
Army Vet Honored for Actions in Iraq
Michael Griffin was awarded the Army Commendation Medal of Valor during a ceremony at the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Elgin on Thursday.
Kane Co. Chronicle
St. Charles police reports
He was also arrested on a Kane County warrant on a charge of retail theft but was released on $2,500 bond.
Thursday, May 16th Stories
Officials awaited daybreak to fully assess the scope of the destruction left in the wake of a deadly tornado in Granbury.
The Southtown Star
Donley's Wild West Town a return to yesteryear
Direct your parents to load up the family car and head on Interstate 90 past Barrington, past Elgin and through Hampshire.
Wed May 15, 2013
Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Kane County
A crash between a motorcycle and semi-tractor killed one person Wednesday afternoon, the Kane County Sheriff's Office reports.