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  1. Welcome marking 125 yearsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sentinel

    ... that has stuck in Harold's mind all these years:?"Welcome to Welcome." Marsha Williams moved to Welcome from South Elgin, Illinois, when she was 9, while her husband Gary has lived in the town all his life. Gary's dad ran a barbershop, while Gary ...

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  2. Vintage baseball takes Barrington back in timeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... his cap, as well as the ball, arcing toward home plate. Ghrist, who lives in Rockford and plays 12-inch softball in Elgin, said, "This is like playing ball on 'Little House on the Prairie.' It's a game just for fun." Shaded by a lacy parasol and ...

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  3. Three children among four hurt in Elgin fireworks incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Four people, including three children, were hospitalized after suffering minor burns Saturday night when they were struck by illegal fireworks while walking home after the city of Elgin's official fireworks display, Elgin police said. A 38-year-old woman suffered minor burns to her leg, neck and face, while a 4-year-old girl suffered minor burns to her leg and foot, Elgin Police Cmdr.

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  4. Customer Service - Customer Service At Verizon, we believe in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... we're committed to putting our sharpest minds to the task. You can be a part of it. Opportunities currently exist in Elgin, IL for: CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE -Job ID #385091 TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST -LIVE CHAT -Job ID #380291 College ...

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  5. Woman, Three Children Hurt By Illegal Fireworks In ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... near Wellington Avenue and National Street when they were struck by illegal fireworks, according to a statement from Elgin police. The woman suffered burns to her leg, neck and face, police said. A 4-year-old girl's foot and leg were burned, a ...

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  6. Four injured by fireworks in ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A woman and three children suffered burns Saturday night when struck by illegal fireworks while leaving Elgin's city fireworks display, police said. According to police, the victims were leaving the display area near Wellington Avenue and National Street shortly after the fireworks show ended when they were struck.

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  7. Officials: Firework injures four in ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Four people were injured Saturday night when a firework was shot into a crowd near downtown Elgin, according to firefighters. Elgin Fire Department Battalion Chief Tim Michaels said a call came in around 9:42 p.m. reporting injuries near National Street and Wellington Avenue.

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  8. Elgin group wants to get more kids into preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Daily Herald

    An Elgin group is trying to help more disadvantaged children gain access to quality early childhood education programs so they are better prepared to enter kindergarten. Elgin has been named an Illinois Early Childhood Innovation Zone -- a designation given to communities that will serve as laboratories for the state to test strategies for increasing enrollment of underserved high-needs children into high-quality early learning programs.

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  9. Woman gets 22 years for beating boyfriend to death with frying panRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WLS-AM Chicago

    ... office. Leach-Peterson killed Michael Mielczarek, while they were having an argument on Aug. 18, 2012, in the Elgin apartment they shared, a statement from prosecutors said. During the fight, she struck Mielczarek in the head with a frying pan ...

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  10. Elgin Theatre Company to hold auditions for 'Wait Until Dark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Herald

    ... will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Auditions will be held at the H. Rider Center at Elgin Academy, fourth floor, northeast corner of Kimball Street and Dundee Avenue, Elgin. Rehearsals will begin in late July and continue ...

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  11. July 3 Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Chronicle

    ... been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Mark Mendoza, 37, of the 300 block of Hendee Street, Elgin, was charged Wednesday, July 1, with driving under the influence, illegal transportation of alcohol and driving on the ...

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  12. Woman Who Fatally Beat Boyfriend With Frying Pan Gets 22 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CBS Local

    Nora P. Leach-Peterson, 37, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in exchange for a 22-year prison sentence, according to the Kane County state's attorney's office. Leach-Peterson killed Michael Mielczarek, while they were having an argument on Aug. 18, 2012, in the Elgin apartment they shared, a statement from prosecutors said.

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  13. Help Project Backpack with school supplies donationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Herald

    Elgin Community College and its partners are preparing for Project Backpack, a community-based initiative to benefit students in need. Donations of school supplies will be accepted through Friday, July 31 at several locations.

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  14. Police say Elgin woman punched man, spit on copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Herald

    An Elgin woman was arrested Wednesday on a felony aggravated battery charge after Bartlett police say she punched a man who wouldn't give her money, then resisted arrest. Glenneisha Williams, 24, of the 1600 block of Mark Avenue, was taken into custody just before 11 p.m. Wednesday at a gas station on the 5000 block of County Farm Road.

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  15. Dawn Patrol: Who's getting paid in state shutdown? July 4 festivities beginRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Herald

    ... . A Kane County judge will decide later this month whether a strip-search of a Minnesota man after a traffic stop near Elgin was legal and if drugs found during it should be admissible in court, after a defense argument yesterday. Ismael ...

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  16. IP67 Bulkhead Housing Sets New Connector Baseline.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | ThomasNet

    ... new Han B IP67 bulkhead mounted housings provide IP67 protection, allowing for temporary, full immersion in water. Elgin, IL HARTING's new Han B IP67 bulkhead mounted housings offer a compelling alternative to IP65 rated connectors. The Han IP67 ...

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  17. Elgin man pleads guilty to sexual assault of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    Jose R. Valente-Anaya, 30, of the 1600 block of Mulberry Lane, Wednesday accepted the prison sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault. Judge John Barsanti accepted the plea.

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  18. Record rain slows some construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    ... double the average June rainfall of 4.2 inches. Locally, Barrington had 6.99 inches of rain, Elburn had 11.31 inches, Elgin had 8.35 inches, and Glen Ellyn and Lisle each had roughly 9 inches, according to the National Weather Service . That's ...

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  19. Defense attorney: Kane strip-search 'affront' to 4th AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    A Kane County judge will decide later this month whether a strip-search of a Minnesota man after a traffic stop near Elgin was legal and if drugs found during it should be admissible in court. Ismael Jaimes-Meza, 23, of St. Paul, is charged with possession of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, a felony that carries a six- to 30-year prison term if convicted.

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  20. WAREHOUSE - WAREHOUSE 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shifts All Positions! General...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Daily Herald

    WAREHOUSE 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shifts All Positions! General Warehouse, Fork Lift Picker & Reach Truck Drivers Salary matched to experience Great benefits. Apply in person or e-mail: B O X Partners 2650 Galvin Drive, Elgin ivand@boxpartners.com Connect with a business or service in your area fast.

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