Hanover Township to host workshop for high school students
Students from Bartlett, Elgin, South Elgin and Streamwood high schools are encouraged to participate in an interactive workshop Thursday, March 13. Teenagers will learn how to respond to tough situations and weigh the consequences of their choices, said Nicole De Falco, a member of the township Committee on Youth.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Our Pets: NAHS March Madness adoption program
In honor of the NCAA March Madness Tournament, the Naperville Area Humane Society is reducing the adoption fee for all adult cats through March 16 to $5.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
'Home ec' classes evolve with times
An Elgin High School culinary arts student serves lunch to a couple teachers at the schools Clumsy Chef lunch hour in 2003.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Elgin Police chaplain experienced protecting trains, pastors
In the past, most police and fire department chaplains have come from the clergy, or at least from semi-professional church laity members.
Valley View Student Nominated for Hockey Player of the Month
A Jamie McGee Elementary School second-grader has the chance to become the Chicago Wolves Hockey February Player of the Month - and you can help.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
One more thing: Washboard roads
The most common damage inflicted on street pavements by this winter's weather is the appearance of potholes.
Team Dance Illinoisa Grand Championship
Wheaton Warrenville South High School performs in the 3A Open Dance category during the TEAMDance Illinois 2014 Grand Championship in Peoria, Sunday March 2nd.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Geneva Film Festival opens Thursday
One never knows, but a future Oscar winner may be in town this week when the seventh annual Geneva Film Festival opens Thursday and runs through Saturday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Day off from school? W. Dundee teen volunteers
Instead of spending her day off school Friday lounging around the house texting, playing Call of Duty, or in front of the TV, Alexis Murr of West Dundee enjoyed another day of volunteering at Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin.
Tri-Cities police reports
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Feds: South Elgin woman wanted ex, new wife beaten so she'd get kids
A northwest suburban woman plotted to get custody of her kids by hiring undercover federal agents to severely injure her ex-husband and his new wife, an elementary school teacher in Chicago, officials say.
State Rep. 65th District (Republican): Ugaste
In the Republican primary race for the state's 65th Representative District, three candidates are vying for votes: attorneys Daniel Ugaste and Steven Andersson and business owner Debbie Miller.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Knitting group gives teens a chance to have fun while...
Alex Kuska, Allison Bryan and Bridget Foley had never knit a stitch when they walked into the Geneva Public Library's basement meeting room at noon Sunday for its monthly Knitwits meeting.
Orders for Durable Goods in U.S. Decrease Less Than Forecast
A worker sands a piece of custom furniture at the at Baker Road Furniture manufacturing facility in South Elgin, Illinois.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Our View: 65th Representative District: Ugaste
In the GOP primary race for the 65th Representative District, three candidates are vying for votes.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
$350,000 bond for South Elgin woman charged with soliciting carjacking
A South Elgin woman charged with trying to arrange a vehicular hijacking so the occupants could be attacked was ordered held on a $350,000 bond this week.
Fox Valley police reports
Rodriguez was charged with three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of unlawful use or possession of weapons by a felon, one count of possessing a firearm without a FOID card, one count of possession of ammunition without a FOID card, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
South Elgin Fire District announces promotions
With the pending retirement of Chief Joe Cluchey on Feb. 28, the of South Elgin and Countryside Fire Protection District Board of Trustees have announced several promotions in rank and the new fire chief.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
South Elgin man pleads guilty to burglaries in St. Charles, Geneva
A 25-year-old man accused last year of burglarizing vehicles in St. Charles Township and Geneva has pleaded guilty to burglary in each case, according to Kane County court records.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
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2014 Perennial Plant of the Year " Northwind Switchgrass
Make plans now to join Melinda on her famous Garden Walks at Boerner Botanical Gardens in 2013! Download the schedule here.