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Students in U46 must make up four 'snow days'
In the week after Memorial Day, the students and teachers in School District U46 will have to pay the piper for all those wonderful days off from class they got thanks to January's subzero cold.
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Stolen Car Found Submerged In Fox River
A car found submerged in the Fox River Tuesday morning turned out to have no one inside it, and the vehicle had been stolen the night before from an Elgin resident.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
South Elgin gives out police awards
South Elgin police detective Brian Polkinghorn shakes hands with village board members after he was named Officer of the Year Monday night at the village board meeting.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Sentencing set for former S. Elgin man charged with child porn
A former South Elgin man charged with child pornography has entered a blind plea and will be sentenced in June, according to Kane County court records.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Refusal to exit car costly decision for South Elgin woman
Remember that scene from the 1991 movie "Backdraft" in which firefighters had to break the window of an expensive car so they could connect to the fire hydrant that the car was blocking? According to an Elgin police report , officers had to break the window of a South Elgin woman's car after she locked the doors and refused to get out after a ... (more)
Area students to vie for state chemistry title
Four area students are hoping they have all the solutions for the Chemical Educational Foundation's 10th annual National You Be The Chemist Challenge.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
More construction starting on Stearns
So you thought traffic-construction headaches in the area where Route 25, Stearns Road and Dunham Road twist together had ended when the Stearns Road Bridge and its 4.6 miles of new roadway opened three years ago? You were wrong.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Added charges in nursing home incident
A grand jury this week added charges against a pair accused of abusing a 98-year-old nursing home resident in St. Charles and recording the incident, court documents show.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Duckworth visits Elgin for app challenge
Surrounded by members of the got robot? First Tech Challenge 5037 robotics team, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth drives a robot called the "Black Pearl" at the Elgin Technology Center Wednesday.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Randall Road bus shelters part of bigger transit plan
To Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke, the bus shelters installed along Randall Road in recent years represent more than a safe place for riders to wait for a Pace bus.
Acts from U-46 schools to compete in TalentFest
Minds of Magik placed first at the South Elgin High School Talent show. Appearing magically inside a seemingly empty box is Trenton Williams, while his partner, Alec Dylo, reacts behind.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
7 area students named Golden Apple Scholars
Seven area high school students are among 175 future teachers selected as members of the 2014 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Il: Rta Ice Funding Provides Bus Shelters and Pads Along Kane Countya s Randall Road
ICE program, bus shelters and pads have been installed as recommended in the Kane County Randall Road Pace Route 529 Plan, the village of South Elgin, Ill., Transit Improvement Plan, and the Kane County 2040 Long Range Transit Plan Community Planning projects.
Streets Blog Chicago
"A study by Amtrak in 2007 concluded that the South Elgin-Genoa route would be cheapest to start up, would draw the most riders and would be cheapest to operate."
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Quinn unveils road construction plan
Gov. Pat Quinn unveiled the state's annual six-year construction plan Wednesday, a proposal without many suburban headlines as the governor looks to ask lawmakers for a bigger building program soon.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Cops: Elginite facing drug charge tries to blame his twin brother
Raul Tello, 23, of the 600 block of Keep Avenue, Elgin, was charged with misdemeanor counts of obstructing identification and possession of cannabis following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning in Elgin.
South Elgin wins battle of the a burbs
Brian Hillemail@example.com Traffic Reporter Melissa McGurren hoists the trophy over head while talking with Kathy and Eric on her cellphone.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Kane County Board approves 5 percent raises
The Kane County Board on Tuesday voted 17-5 to award 5 percent raises to Brad Sauer, emergency communications; Mark VanKerkhoff, development and community services; Scott Berger, community reinvestment; Roger Fahnestock, chief information officer; Barb Jeffers, public health; Donald Bryant, emergency management; Mark Armstrong, assessments; Sheila ... (more)