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Colorful staff photos you may have missed last week
Apr 27, 2015 3:02 PM
Is your town one of the two dozen represented in this collection of colorful photos made by Daily Herald staff photographers last week.
S. Elgin shelter names ‘Spokespet' chosen by public for inaugural event
Anderson Animal Shelter
Apr 27, 2015 4:31 PM
Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin recently announced the winner of its Pets-a-Palooza Spokespet Contest -- Foxy Mae Talbot. A number of entries were submitted for the contest which were narrowed down by the event committee, and then by popular vote, the public chose the winner.
Elgin Habitat ReStore no longer accepting electronics for recycling
By Madhu Krishnamurthy
Apr 27, 2015 7:29 PM
Elgin residents looking to dump unwanted TVs and computers will have to trek a little farther to dispose of unwanted electronics. Starting Friday, the Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley ReStore off Route 31 in Elgin no longer will accept electronics for recycling.
Time to set up summer fun!
Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois
Apr 28, 2015 7:34 AM
Time to set up summer fun!
What you need to know about summer road work in Kane County
By Susan Sarkauskas
Apr 27, 2015 7:04 AM
Trying to get there from here -- especially if you are using Route 31 in Geneva, Batavia or between St. Charles and South Elgin - will require some patience, as road construction is starting. Here's a look at where else in Kane County you may run into construction delays this summer.
Lisle runners lead suburban pack in Illinois River to River Relay race
By Robert Sanchez
Apr 25, 2015 7:40 AM
Why the dog biscuits? It's a tradition by organizers of the Illinois River to River Relay race in southern Illinois. "There was a concern about stray dogs down there in southern Illinois," recalled Rick Eckstein, a Lisle resident who ran in the first race in 1988. Eckstein, his running club and several other from the suburbs are among 250 teams participating today in the 80-mile run between the Mississippi to the Ohio rivers.
Painting wall, clay projects, music highlight Aurora U.'s first Art Walk
Apr 25, 2015 12:24 AM
Aurora University's first Art Walk showcased art projects, some interactive, at 23 outdoor stations and two in Phillips Library on Friday, April 17. Held from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the campus quadrangle, the walk was held in conjunction with an annual Honors Convocation in Crimi Auditorium.
Recession takes toll on local golf
By Dave Heun
Apr 25, 2015 7:57 PM
Dave Heun says the recession has left a lasting impression on local golf courses, and it's not for the better.
Cougars sweep Kernels 6-1. 2-1 in double header
Special to the Daily Herald
Apr 25, 2015 10:01 PM
The Kane County Cougars swept a doubleheader from the Cedar Rapids Kernels by scores of 6-1 and 2-1 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
See the winning images from our weekly photo contest
Apr 24, 2015 1:00 AM
Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of April 20.
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