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  • Mark Seigle, president of Seigle’s Cabinet Center, will be featured at the Elgin Area Chamber CEO Unplugged series.

    Elgin Area Chamber CEO Unplugged-All in the Family featuring Mark Seigle Apr 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    How does an accomplished family business owner reinvent himself after its long-standing Elgin business is sold? Why would he start a new business after being retired? How did market conditions and changes affect the business, the family and its employees?

     
  • Fox Valley police reportsApr 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Brian D. Weiss, 47, of Plato Township, was charged with aggravated DUI, DUI while license revoked, leaving the scene of a crash, improper display of a license plate and no insurance after his vehicle struck a utility pole at about 8:30 p.m. April 9 near Russell and Verona roads in Plato Township, according to a sheriff’s report.

     
  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy to host basketball tourneyApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

     
  • Procrastinators can Celebrate! Scientists Say it’s in Your GenesApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    If you’d rather put off until tomorrow what could be done today, blame your parents. Researchers have discovered there may be a genetic reason for these tendencies, genetically linking procrastination and impulsivity which suggests they can be inherited.

     
  • Trivia Bee raises funds for Literacy ConnectionApr 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Information and online team registration is now available for The Literacy Connection’s 17th annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser, which takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin.

     
  • Ela Soccer Becomes the First Soccer Club in Illinois to Receive the 5-Star Competitive Club Award. Apr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    (April 10, 2014) LAKE ZURICH - Illinois Youth Soccer has awarded Ela Soccer Club with the 5-Star Competitive Club award. This designation complements the US Youth Soccer 5-Star Recreational Program award that Ela Soccer was awarded last year. Ela Soccer becomes the First soccer club in Illinois to receive the 5-Star Competitive Club designation and the only soccer club to have received both awards.

     
  • Laura Meehan recently opened Callie’s Cuties, the western suburbs’ first nut-free bakery. Amy Weiland

    Nut free bakery opens in western suburbsApr 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Families with nut allergies can now outsource birthday cakes, wedding cakes, holiday treats, and much more thanks to a new nut free bakery in the western suburbs.

     
  • A parent at Dundee Highlands Elementary School in West Dundee takes issue with teachers rewarding students with candy as an incentive to behave and showing movies during recess that have nothing to do with the curriculum.

    Mom upset over candy, movies at daughter's schoolApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    A parent at Dundee Highlands Elementary School in West Dundee takes issue with teachers rewarding students with candy as an incentive to behave and showing movies during recess that have nothing to do with the curriculum. As a result, the school will devise a survey to poll parents on both topics, Nickels said.

     
  • Midwest Sports Academy is planning its first “Who’s Got Next” 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, set for July 18-19.

    Midwest Sports Academy 3 on 3 basketball tournament to help underprivileged kids and cancer patientApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Midwest Sports Academy invites teams of all ages and skill levels to participate in the first "Who's Got Next" 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament July 18-19.

     
  • Mayor Ruben Pineda meets citizens following the 2014 State of the City Address at City Hall. Krista Coltrin

    West Chicago Mayor Delivers 2014 State of the CityApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Mayor Credits "Thoughtful Planning and Strategic Foresight" For City's Solid Financial Position in the 2014 State of the City Address

     
  • Get help with utility bills through LIHEAPApr 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    The LIHEAP program helps those people who are disconnected to their utilities.

     
  • West Dundee has been hit hard with two of its largest tax generators leaving town, and the village is still trying to figure out how to make up for them. Best Buy, at left, closed in 2012. Target is now slated to close in May of this year.

    W. Dundee discusses proposed new taxes, feesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Dundee officials are giving themselves another meeting to go over how they can fill an estimated $300,000 shortfall in the upcoming budget. Monday night, the board kicked around three ideas: charging residents in single-family homes for refuse collection, imposing a 1 percent tax on food and beverages and establishing a two-cent per gallon tax on gasoline.

     
  • St. Catherine of Siena Church, West Dundee

    Easter prayer services, Mass schedule at St. Catherine of Siena, St. Mary churchesApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    In preparation of Easter, St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee announces its schedule of Easter Holy Week Prayer services, blessing of Easter food baskets and Easter Masses.

     
  • Current West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission chair Anni Holm pictured working on Plasti-City piece in 2008. Photo credit Tony Abasolo.

    ommission Members Bring Backgrounds to Volunteer AppointmentsApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Commission Members Bring Impressive and Accomplished Backgrounds to Volunteer Appointments

     
  • Downtown retailer celebrates first anniversary with expanded products and services. Courtesy of Little Details

    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First AnniversaryApr 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Downtown Retailer Celebrates First Anniversary

     
  • Brandon Rohlwing of West Dundee leads the Gender and Diversity Inclusive Living Community dorm floor at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

    West Dundee native leads dorm with goal of inclusionApr 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Bullied as a kid growing up in West Dundee, Brandon Rohlwing thought about suicide. Now he is the leader of the new alternative gender floor of his dorm at Roosevelt University and a spokesman for a worldwide suicide-prevention group.

     
  • West Dundee has hired a lobbyist to secure state funds for a renovation project at Spring Hill Mall.

    W. Dundee hires lobbyist to find state money for mall rehabApr 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Dundee has hired a lobbyist who managed the Senate campaign for President Barack Obama to see what role, if any, the state can play in funding a potential renovation and revitalization project at Spring Hill Mall. “Spring Hill Mall is such a critical piece to our economy," Village President Chris Nelson said. "It makes sense to direct a lot of energy and resources to ensure it remains viable and improves.”

     
  • West Dundee leaders are responding to Target’s closure by looking at several new ways to generate new revenue for the village through taxes and fees. The closure is to blame for the village’s roughly $300,000 deficit in the new budget.

    West Dundee eyes new taxes, fees to make up for Target lossApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    West Dundee trustees are reviewing a combination of ways to plug an estimated $300,000 budget deficit as they plan for life without Target, one of the village’s largest generators of sales tax. Those options include imposing a 1 percent tax on food and beverages, a 2-cents per gallon gasoline tax and charging residents for refuse collection services. "I don't know if the board will take any of the options that were presented," Village President Chris Nelson said.

     
  • Returning summer employees leave few openings in Dundee TownshipApr 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Dundee Township’s summer employment picture will not change much from last year. The park district, the township’s largest summer employer, will hire a few more people, but many who worked at its swimming pools and on its golf courses last year will return.

     
  • Finding fewer reasons to stay in IllinoisMar 31, 2014 12:00 AM
    A West Dundee letter to the editor: Even the dumbest animal understands “You don’t bite the hand that feeds you!” So raising taxes of million dollar owners of businesses and top executives of big companies won’t hurt the middle class?

     
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