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May 24 2016 | 4:55 pm - Elgin continues to spend money on nonprofit fundraiser tickets for city council members’ spouses and guests, an uncommon practice among suburban municipalities.
May 19 2016 | 10:35 pm - “Don’t you be the monster. Don’t you be one of these people.” That’s the message of a mural in downtown Elgin that depicts the crowd at a 1930 lynching, artist David Powers says.
May 20 2016 | 6:33 pm - Habitat for Humanity Northern Fox Valley is building its 100th home at 482 Fremont St. in Elgin, across from the first home built by the agency 26 years ago.
May 20 2016 | 7:40 pm - The city of Elgin will take down “the lynching mural” from its outdoor spot downtown and relocate it inside the Hemmens Cultural Center.
May 20 2016 | 6:52 pm - Sigi Psimenos, whose love for art and the environment inspired many others throughout Elgin, died Thursday at age 65.
May 18 2016 | 11:11 pm - A 26-year-old West Chicago man faces misdemeanor charges after admitting he was driving the minivan that struck a grandfather mowing his lawn, police said
May 18 2016 | 6:50 pm - A mural in downtown Elgin that is strikingly similar to a 1930 photo of a crowd watching a lynching is prompting a call for a public debate on the artwork.
May 17 2016 | 1:52 pm - The family of Kianna Galvin is distraught, after the South Elgin teen has been missing for 11 days.
May 16 2016 | 5:31 pm - Local historian Jerry Turnquist discusses “Remarkable Women of Elgin’s Past” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin.
May 13 2016 | 6:08 pm - South Elgin Trustee Robert Sauceda resigned from his seat in the wake of questions about his residency.