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  • New eatery proposed for shuttered space at Elgin golf course Jan 23, 2015 8:38 PM
    The owner of the Elgin Public House is hoping to operate a second restaurant in Elgin, on the grounds of a city-owned golf course, in about three months. Grumpy Goat Tavern, which is in The Highlands of Elgin clubhouse at 875 Sports Way, will open in the space of the now-closed Hickory Stick Bar and Grille, owner Greg Shannon said. The city council’s committee of the whole will considera lease agreement with Shannon at Wednesday’s meeting.

     
  • Argument results in shooting in Elgin Jan 23, 2015 11:31 PM
    Elgin police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening during an argument. An 18-year-old Chicago man suffered a wound to his thigh.

     
  • Elgin man gets 6 years for sex assault of autistic woman Jan 23, 2015 6:04 PM
    A 55-year-old Elgin man was sentenced to six years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman in April 2013. Kenneth Logwood must register as a sex offender. He was arrested after the woman became pregnant and police obtained his DNA, according to court records.

     
  • Elgin body shop owner charged with rape Jan 23, 2015 10:21 PM
    A 40-year-old Belvidere man was ordered held on $225,000 bail Friday after authorities say he sexually assaulted a teenage acquaintance to whom he had offered ride home from the Elgin body shop he owns.

     
  • 5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend Jan 24, 2015 8:55 AM
    Spend the day with the kids at the "Frozen" ice show in Rosemont? Or seek out home improvement ideas in Oakbrook Terrace? These are just two of the things to do this weekend in the suburbs.

     
  • Victory Rock Fellowship to broadcast on Marengo’s newest radio station, 94.3 FM Jan 23, 2015 10:13 PM
    Victory Rock Fellowship will broadcast worship services on Marengo’s newest radio station, Marengo Community Radio, 94.3 FM beginning in January 2015. The broadcast times will be 11:30 a.m. Sundays and 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Both of these time slots are meant to appeal to those who are not able to attend a service but still have a desire to worship remotely.

     
  • Albright Theatre presents “The Mousetrap” Jan 23, 2015 10:26 PM
    The Albright Theatre Company in Batavia presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” It is a murder mystery that focuses on a group of strangers who have been stranded at the Monkswell Manor during a snowstorm. The Manor also holds something else — a suspect to the recent murder of a woman in London. In true Christie fashion, “The Mousetrap” will keep you guessing who the killer is until the very end.

     
  • Norwegian National League of Chicago offers scholarships Jan 26, 2015 9:15 AM
    The Norwegian National League of Chicago is offering scholarships and cash prizes to deserving students who are of Norwegian heritage residing in the counties of Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, McHenry and Will.

     
  • U-46 seeks faith community mentors for ‘at-risk’ students Jan 21, 2015 10:39 PM
    Elgin Area School District U-46 CEO Tony Sanders made a plea to local church leaders Wednesday asking them to get more involved in the lives of “at-risk” youth. “Kids need to be partnered with mentors who challenge their thinking, be good sounding boards, and help them be accountable for their own actions,” Sanders said.

     
  • Saint Charles Rowing Club partners with forest preserve, fitness center Jan 21, 2015 6:35 PM
    The Saint Charles Rowing Club and the Kane County Forest Preserve District are pleased to announce the first step in the development and usage of Fox River Bluff East Forest Preserve as a Community Rowing Facility.

     
  • Italian buffet to benefit Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice Jan 21, 2015 8:34 PM
    Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is hosting “Viva Villa Verone,” an evening with an Italian buffet and high-energy entertainment. The event will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Villa Verone in Geneva. All proceeds benefit Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice. Seating is limited.

     
  • Side Street Studio Arts raising funds for art exchange with Phoenix gallery Jan 22, 2015 7:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts in Elgin, in partnership with 11th Monk3y Industries in Phoenix, Ariz., is fundraising for “EXCHANGE,” an art swap featuring Arizona and Illinois-based artists. They are currently working to raise funds via a Kickstarter campaign. On Friday, Jan. 30, stop by the artist reception featuring the selected Illinois-based artists from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Elgin gallery.

     
  • Elgin man, woman face drug and gun charges Jan 21, 2015 11:29 PM
    An Elgin search warrant uncovered drugs and a gun Tuesday evening and led to multiple charges against two people, police said. The charges came after a month-long investigation by Elgin’s special investigations division after officers received a tip that drugs were being sold at a home in the 1200 block of Fleetwood Drive in the Buena Vista Apartment Complex.

     
  • Is anti-Semitism alive and well? Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: I am writing to express my outrage at the letter from Aurora resident, Joan Solms dated Jan. 17. She states her reasons for lauding Putin for his surviving the forces of “The World’s Four Horsemen” in particular Isreal (I assume she meant Israel) and “the Zionist”-controlled American media and news outlets. The term “Zionist” is simply a surreptitious term for Jewish.

     
  • What will Rauner do without tax hike? Jan 20, 2015 12:01 AM
    An Elgin letter to the editor: Now that Bruce Rauner has bought the governorship, I’m eager to hear his solutions to “fixing” Illinois without raising taxes. His Republican pals won’t condone recommending a transaction tax or increasing the gas tax.

     
  • Bowling for Charity Event at Streamwood Bowl! Jan 21, 2015 7:09 AM
    Bowling for Charity Event at Streamwood Bowl!

     
  • Central Music Boosters to host “Dessert First Music Gala” March 7 Jan 20, 2015 10:22 AM
    The Burlington Central District 301 Performing Arts Music Boosters will present its "Dessert First Music Gala" at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Elgin Community College's University & Business Center, Building E, 1700 Spartan Drive. Enjoy desserts, appetizers and a cash bar. Prepare to be entertained by the live music of Wind City Dueling Pianos, playing your favorites by request.

     
  • Bags tourney to raise money for those with disabilities Jan 20, 2015 2:02 PM
    Gather with friends and enjoy an afternoon of fun and socializing while helping raise money for programs and services benefitting individuals with disabilities. On Saturday, Jan. 31, the Association for Individual Development will host a Bean Bag Tournament and Bunco Game at its Elgin Training Center, 1135 Bowes Road, Elgin, beginning at 1 p.m.

     
  • Elgin chamber to celebrate 2014 successes with annual meeting Jan 20, 2015 4:22 PM
    The Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating another successful year of service to the business community at its annual meeting luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.

     
  • Wasco Baseball spring registration now open Jan 20, 2015 5:19 PM
    Online registration is now open for the spring 2015 season with Wasco Baseball. They provide a positive, structured, educational baseball experience, rich with sportsmanship and healthy recreational competition for approximately 2,200 boys and girls, age 5 to 17, during two seasons per year (spring/summer and fall). The league has no residency requirements so players are welcome regardless of where you live.

     
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