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  1. International spirit abounds at Elgin's iFestRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Melinda Hajroja lost count of how many times she gave people a primer on Albania from behind her booth at iFest in Elgin. "They come up and they don't know where Albania is -- or if Albania is even a country," the Algonquin resident said with a bemused smile on Saturday.

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  2. Olympic family's group hug says it allRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    While the Jager kids were growing up, a group hug was a weekly family ritual. Parents Cathy and Joel encouraged it, of course, but this time it was Evan's idea.

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  3. Construction closes Highland Avenue in AlgonquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Daily Herald

    Improvements to a roughly seven-tenths of a mile stretch of the road include removing and replacing the pavement, updating the storm sewer and detention area, and installing new curbs and gutters, according to an Algonquin news release. Project plans also include replacing part of the sidewalk, resurfacing a parking lot at Presidential Park and creating a new multiuse train along the road.

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  4. Cambridge Lakes school should open as planned Sept. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Daily Herald

    Cambridge Lakes Charter School in Pingree Grove should open as planned Sept. 6 after the Kane County Regional Office of Education gives its stamp of approval for some changes made to the building as part of a construction project.

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  5. Big R retainer won't be coming to Lake in the HillsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    Midwestern retailer Big R won't be taking over the defunct Dominick's property in Lake in the Hills after all. Big R has backed out of its plan to renovate and expand the existing building at the northeast corner of Algonquin and Randall roads by adding 8,000 square feet on the north side for a total footprint of 80,000 square feet.

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  6. Car show raises funds for veterans with cancerRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | Daily Herald

    The Algonquin Commons mall, on the west side of Randall Road in Algonquin, is hosting a car show Sunday, Sept. 4, with all proceeds going to the Veterans Trust Grant Program, which helps veterans and their immediate family members with financial issues due to cancer diagnoses.

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  7. District 300 officials optimistic charter school's problems will be fixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Herald

    Community Unit District 300 school board members were cautiously optimistic Wednesday night that problems at Cambridge Lakes Charter School in Pingree Grove might be resolved sufficiently for its contract renewal to move forward by month end. After more than two hours of grilling the charter school's new management, leaders at the Algonquin-based district still had reservations about whether the school's administration could satisfactorily fix issues identified over the past two years.

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  8. Algonquin considers Randall Road pedestrian underpass near JacobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Daily Herald

    After plans for a pedestrian bridge fell through years ago, Algonquin is considering constructing an underpass beneath Randall Road that would link to nearby bike trails and provide a safe path for crossing the busy corridor. The proposed underpass would be part of a roughly 4,000-foot multiuse path connecting to Harry D. Jacobs High School and Bunker Hill Drive on the west and Stonegate Road on the east, according to village documents.

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  9. Jager earns 1st US Olympic medal in steeplechase since '84Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Daily Herald

    Like, how difficult the Kenyans are to beat and how the Americans haven't captured an Olympic medal since 1984. The 27-year-old from Algonquin, Illinois, ran a strong tactical race to earn a silver medal in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing one second behind Kenyan winner Conseslus Kipruto's Olympic record time of 8 minutes, 3.28 seconds.

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  10. Opening date set for Nordstrom Rack in Algonquin CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    Many of you shoppers out there have been wondering when the new Nordstrom Rack along Randall Road in Algonquin will be opening, so you can start searching for upscale bargains at the department store offshoot. Algonquin Commons mall officials announced this week that the grand opening for the Nordstrom Rack, which carries name brand clothes, purses, shoes, home goods and more, will be on Oct. 27. Luckily, the store will open in plenty of time for holiday and Christmas shopping.

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  11. Join in First Responders Mass Aug. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    The Knights of Columbus Bishop Arthur O'Neill Assembly 2381 will host a First Responders Mass at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10307 Dundee Road in Huntley. The Mass will be celebrated by Rev.

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  12. Boyer Road in Algonquin to close for 3 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    Construction related to the Longmeadow Parkway project will shut down part of Boyer Road in Algonquin for about three weeks starting Tuesday, Kane County officials said. Boyer Road will be closed from Huntley Road to Corporate Parkway while crews reconstruct the road, according to a news release from the county's division of transportation.

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  13. Ten-story hotel proposed on Arlington Heights' south sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    The owners of an Arlington Heights banquet hall will go before village officials tonight with a plan to tear down a portion of their facility to clear the way for a 10-story, 165-room hotel on the town's south side. European Crystal Banquets is seeking village approval of the proposal, which calls for construction of the Ivy Hotel at 519 W. Algonquin Road, just west of Arlington Heights Road.

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  14. Cambridge Lakes given Monday deadline to revise charter renewal applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    Cambridge Lakes Charter School in Pingree Grove has been given a Monday deadline to revise its charter renewal application. The contract renewal hinges on the school's management addressing compliance issues with state and federal requirements for supporting students with disabilities, students in special education, and English language learners, as well as resolving some financial concerns.

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  15. Police: Algonquin shop owner smoked, sold synthetic marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Daily Herald

    An Elgin man accused of selling synthetic marijuana out of his tobacco store told authorities he smoked the substance five times, was not sure if it was legal in Illinois and thought it could be addictive to younger people smoking more to replicate a 10- to 15-minute "head rush" high, police testified this week. John G. Monteleone, 47, is on trial in Kane County on charges he possessed and distributed more than 200 grams of a controlled substance, in this case synthetic marijuana out of King Puff-N-Stuff, 1409 Commerce Drive, Algonquin, in fall 2013.

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  16. NHL star Chris Chelios coming to Geneva CommonsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Daily Herald

    A beloved Chicago hockey star is coming to the Randall Road corridor this month to meet his fans and sign some autographs. NFL Hall of Famer Chris Chelios will appear at the Geneva Commons mall along Randall Road on Saturday, Aug. 27. There will be a VIP event with Chelios from noon to 12:30 p.m. for a select number of lucky fans.

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  17. 14 men arrested in Arlington Heights prostitution stingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Daily Herald

    Arlington Heights police arrested 14 men on solicitation charges at a village motel last month as part of a national campaign to crackdown on the demand for prostitution. The arrests results from sting operations conducted July 6 and July 28 in which, police said, the men arrested responded to online prostitution ads.

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  18. Expert: Samples from Algonquin shop contained synthetic marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Daily Herald

    John G. Monteleone faces a minimum 12-year prison term if convicted of possessing and planning to sell synthetic marijuana. An Illinois State Police forensic scientist testified Tuesday that 220 one-gram packets of a plantlike material seized in 2013 after the arrest of an Algonquin tobacco shop owner contained chemical compounds associated with synthetic marijuana.

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  19. Centegra's Huntley hospital opens -- and first baby quickly arrivesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Daily Herald

    Just as Centegra Hospital-Huntley's employees gathered for a historic group photo before the hospital's opening at 7 a.m. Tuesday, a surprise pulled up in the parking lot. Shane and Heather Doty had arrived, with the latter fully in the throes of labor.

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  20. Palatine rejects car wash's electric sign proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Daily Herald

    The Palatine village council rejected a plan by the Route 62 Wash and Lube at 1570 W. Algonquin Road to change their hand-operated message board to an electronic one Monday night. The plan was opposed by many residents at the nearby Maison Du Comte gated subdivision, who said the stretch of Algonquin Road was dangerous enough with all of the car and bicycle traffic without a distracting electronic board.

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