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  1. Suburban man sentenced on gun, drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Daily Herald

    A 24-year-old suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to prison on a gun charge stemming from a shooting and on a separate drug conviction. The Kane County State's Attorney's Office says Victor N. Rivera of Elgin agreed to plead guilty Wednesday to aggravated battery with a firearm for shooting someone on a porch during an argument last year.

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  2. Jackson:Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... fish. My metaphors pertain to the good smallmouth fishing that can be had right now on the upper-Fox River near Elgin and Batavia. A simple small hook and a medium-size minnow and a small weight about a dozen inches above the hook. I recently wrote ...

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  3. Crystal Lake woman charged with stealing PlayStationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A Crystal Lake woman was ordered held on $40,000 bail Wednesday on charges she stole a PlayStation console and four video games from her former Elgin roommate. Prosecutors say she moved out of the Elgin home June 2 but returned June 22 after her former roommate left for work.

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  4. Elie Wiesel's legacy to Elgin and elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Last year I spoke to a class at Elgin High School. They were all immigrants. They were reading their first book.

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  5. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    • Jordan M. Walker, 18, of the 1200 block of Fleetwood Drive, Elgin, was charged Tuesday with possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number, five counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, resisting or obstructing a police officer ...

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  6. 10 years' prison for Elgin shooting, cocaine arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    An Elgin man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty in the shooting of a 33-year-old man in May 2015 and another, unrelated drug arrest the next month. Victor N. Rivera, 24, of the 1000 block of Prospect Avenue, was initially charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in the shooting May 27 at an apartment on the 0-99 block of North Dubois Avenue in Elgin, according to police and court records.

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  7. Local musicians to headline for cancer charity in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... she said. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to a 27-year-old Rockford woman with brain cancer and a South Elgin woman with liver cancer, Pruden said. Pruden said they also send out Brighter Day Packages to cancer patients that include activity ...

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  8. Biggers Chevrolet Holds 'Saving Lives Takes Courage' Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PR Log

    July 27, 2016 - PRLog -- Biggers Chevrolet will be holding their "Saving Lives Takes Courage" Blood Drive on Saturday, July 30th from 11:00AM to 3:00PM . It will be held at their dealership located on 1385 E. Chicago Street in Elgin, IL.

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  9. Police: Elgin man videotaped woman in showerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 42-year-old Elgin man faces a felony charge that he video recorded a woman in her shower in May without her permission. Elvin L. Adams, of the 300 block of Crystal Street, was charged this week for the May 14 matter in which he is accused of recording the 41-year-old woman in her home, court records show.

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  10. Elgin looking at odd/even, residential parking trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Some neighborhoods in Elgin are expected to see parking changes on a trial basis in an effort to address complaints. City council members seemed to be "in general agreement" with parking recommendations presented by staff members at a special meeting Saturday, senior management analyst Aaron Cosentino said.

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  11. Fox Valley Special Rec group, Kiwanis host Day in the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Association and its seven allied park districts: Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, Fox Valley, Oswegoland, South Elgin and Sugar Grove. The event was more special because it marked the 40th anniversary of the Fox Valley Special Recreation Association's ...

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  12. Q&A: Sean Stegall on what it was like as Elgin's city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    After 16 years of service to Elgin, City Manager Sean Stegall is saying goodbye to city hall. He'll be serving as town manager and CEO in Cary, North Carolina, starting next week.

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  13. Oelheld Breaks Ground on New FacilityRead the original story

    Tuesday | Modern Machine Shop

    Oelheld (Elgin, Illinois) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility in West Dundee, Illinois. The ceremony was attended by the company's president, Philipp Storr, as well as by representatives from West Dundee; Opus, the company's ...

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  14. DimoStrong Jam returns Aug. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    The second annual Dimostrong Jam will be 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Court in Elgin. There is a $3 suggested donation at the door.

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  15. Everyone's a neighbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... on our country road waved second or not at all. In the 1950s, I interned at a large mental health hospital in Elgin, Illinois. This turn-of-the-century asylum housed 6,000 socially dislocated patients, many of whom were allowed unsupervised day ...

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  16. HARTING North America Expands into Mexico: Grand Openings of New Sales and Manufacturing FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | US Tech

    ELGIN, IL/MEXICO CITY - Following a record breaking fiscal year in 2015, HARTING North America has expanded by opening a sales office as well as a manufacturing facility in Mexico. "The current economic conditions in Mexico offer enormous potential for HARTING," said Jon DeSouza, President and CEO of HARTING North America at the Grand Opening in Mexico.

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  17. Viking Range committed to staying in GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | White Lake Beacon

    Kevin Brown, who had served as vice president of operations and engineering, was named Viking's president July 5. Previously, the company was overseen by Selim Bassoul, CEO of the Middleby Corp. Middleby, which is based in Elgin, Illinois, acquired Viking in December 2012. "Every day at Viking, we are looking forward with the relentless focus of making our today better than our yesterday," Brown said.

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  18. Russo Power Equipment opens in former Elgin Wal-Mart siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Daily Herald

    The 118,000-square-foot building at Randall Road and Royal had been vacant since 2012, when the Wal-Mart closed and moved into a new building in Elgin, to the south on Randall Road. The city of Elgin offered a sales tax sharing agreement to fill the old site, which helped entice Russo Power Equipment to move into the spot.

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  19. Images: Plenty of hot weather and summertime fun in this galleryRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Daily Herald

    ... held by Jeremy Taulbee of Homer Township on Monday during the Traveling World of Reptiles show at Kids United in Elgin. Javier Juarez Alvarez of Veracruz, Mexico, assembles the Freak Out ride on Monday before the opening of the Kane County Fair in ...

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  20. Innovation aplenty at Elgin hospital tech fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Daily Herald

    A nurse for almost 30 years, Dorota Czerwisnki says she has relished the chance to work with some of the most advanced robot-assisted surgery technology at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin. "I can really appreciate the changes because I've seen them," she said, wearing scrubs and a surgical mask while prepping for surgery a few feet from a $1.8 million daVinci Xi surgical system.

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