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  • Andrea Deleon, 11, of Buffalo Grove, relaxes on a tire swing at her grandparent’s Mundelein home as she plays a game on her iPad.

    Images: The Week in PicturesJul 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features people packing food for starving children, a dog jumping contest, and a variety of summer festival fun.

     
  • A couple was engaged with the nature around them as they pass a marsh of reeds at Busse Woods.

    Images: Photo Contest FinalistsJul 11, 2014 12:00 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of July 7.

     
  • Suburban Law Enforcement Academy graduates 51 recruitsJul 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at College of DuPage recently graduated 51 recruits representing 37 police agencies in Northern Illinois. The ceremony honored the recruits for completing 12 weeks – 480 hours – of basic law enforcement officer training which began this past spring.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reportsJul 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ten people were charged with illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor at 2:07 .m. June 27 in the 2900 block of Husking Peg Lane, Geneva, according to a police report.

     
  • Administer Justice offers seminar on student loansJul 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Administer Justice, a local non-profit providing free legal, financial, tax controversy and educational services to low-income individuals, will hold a free “Understanding Student Loans” seminar on Thursday, July 10.

     
  • Adam Allen received first place in the cycling event at 2013 Valor Games Midwest. This year’s cycling event takes place on Aug. 21 at United Center this year.

    Veterans, active duty service members invited to Valor Games Midwest CompetitionJul 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    The three-day, multi-sport competition – which will take place from Aug. 20 until Aug. 22 – is the only one of its kind to bring together wounded, ill or injured active duty service members and veterans to instill positive values through sports.

     
  • The Elgin Breakfast Rotary Club recently honored their Rotary Exchange Student from Brazil, Rodolfo Quaggio, center, back row, with a Paul Harris Fellow. Pictured are: front row, from left, Dave Dorgan, Al Kirkland, Pat Crawford; and back row, Alan Kirk, Chad Billings, Curtis Wiedeman, Ben Henrickon, Kimm Dodaro, Dan Helsdon, Sam Boyter, Jim Brandes, Dwain Tataryn.

    Elgin Breakfast Rotary celebrates 25 years and honors exchange studentsJul 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Elgin Breakfast Rotary will be celebrating 25 successful years of service to the local community at the annual Ray Kriske Memorial Hogg Roast, $5,000 Reverse Raffle, and Silent Auction on Thursday, July 10.

     
  • Fox Valley police reportsJul 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Someone tried to steal a doghouse and did steal four rolls of rolled up fence, valued at $1,600, from the 43W600 block of Bahr Road near Hampshire between 6:45 and 11:45 a.m. Saturday, according to a sheriff’s report.

     
  • University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners of Kane County will host an open house for the 2014 Idea Garden from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 8. Visit eight fun, yet functional, gardens, all of which can be easily replicated at home.

    Tour a ‘Garden of Ideas’ in Kane County July 8Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    As your garden grows this summer, are you thinking about new designs or looking to explore new plant varieties? Inspiration is close to home in the Kane County Master Gardeners’ Idea Garden, which is open to the public from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8.

     
  • The Literacy Connection has 150 adults on waiting list Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Literacy Connection needs more tutors. Sadly, 150 adults remain on the waiting list to share their goals with someone who can tutor them. Can you give 1-2 hours per week to help someone achieve their goals in 2014?

     
  • ECC wins AAWCC chapter award Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Elgin Community College chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges celebrates 15 years along with 40 years of the National Chapter of the AAWCC this year – that means 40 years of changing women’s lives through education, service and leadership development. Recently, we received the AAWCC Chapter Award for our success and dedication to raising money for student scholarships. We are a small chapter of 33 members, but a mighty one.

     
  • A Hampshire team of five youth and two adults recently participated in a “Stay” Mission Trip, sponsored by Marengo United Methodist Church. Pictured are: first row, from left, Steven and Katelyn Schoedl, and back row, Mia Vonic, and Hailee and Melissa Dietze.

    Hampshire team takes part in ‘Stay’ Mission tripJul 3, 2014 12:00 AM
    Five youth and two adult chaperones, Jeff Van Natta and the Rev. Diana Otterbacher from Hampshire, recently volunteered at the "Stay" Mission Trip, sponsored by Marengo United Methodist Church, that called for help in cleaning up the former McGill factory site in hopes of using it for a day care and multiuse community center.

     
  • Stacy Fiebelkorn

    Horse owner says Kane Co. animal control head lied in neglect caseJul 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kane County’s former animal control director is accused of falsely declaring a horse dead while its owner was under investigation for abusing animals at farms in Hampshire and Maple Park. Robert Sauceda "was aware that the horse was recovering, and knew that it would be hidden from public record so the ‘abusive owner’ would not get the horse returned to her,” according to a motion filed by the attorney for animal owner Stacy Fiebelkorn.

     
  • Comprised of orphans and the poorest of children, Asante Ministries International finds hope in music and Jesus Christ.

    Asante Children’s Choir returns to Marengo churchJul 2, 2014 12:00 AM
    A Marengo church will host a Back-to-School Picnic and Concert for the local community featuring Asante Children's Choir from East Africa.

     
  • The Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles will feature work from The Woodstock Group, including “Barb’s Floral” by Barbara Brown, at the exhibit July 12-Aug. 18.

    Local painters exhibit beautiful creations Jul 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Artists seem to see through different eyes, while we get to enjoy the product of their vision and their inspiration when they share their works of art as a whole. Come see for yourself when The Woodstock Group exhibits beautiful works of art in the Kavanagh Gallery at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles.

     
  • United Way of Elgin and FamilyWize team upJun 30, 2014 12:00 AM
    The United Way of Elgin and familyWise have teamed up to combat the nation's mental health crisis and help thousands in need of prescription assistance. The partnership has saved $263,942 for Elgin area residents.

     
  • Fox Valley police reportsJun 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Ryan J. Tinerella, 30, of Elgin, was charged Thursday with theft, according to a police report. He is accused of taking four pocket watches and four items of jewelry between May 12 and Monday with no intention of returning the items to the owner. The stolen items have a value of more than $500. Tinerella’s bail was set at $400,000 in Kane County bond court, and his next court date is July 3.

     
  • The sunlight brightens an enormous flag as it is carried down the street during the Libertyville Days Parade.

    Images: Photo Contest FinalistsJun 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Each week, you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of the bunch and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of June 23.

     
  • Animation snapshot from training video based on actual school property.

    OC Imageworks receives Telly Award for video productionJun 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Telly Awards has named OC Imageworks as a Bronze Award winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled Kishwaukee College Emergency Preparedness Video. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

     
  • Thirteen college-bound students recently received scholarships from the Finishing Contractors Association of Illinois. Pictured are, front row, from left, Jessica Palmer, Danica Dragoo, Austin Vogel, and Alexander Procaccio for Danesa Tamayo; and back row, Ken Ober, George Cote, Emily Dolata, Jami Dahl, Andrea Cardinal, and Mark Palmer.

    Painting contractor association awards 13 scholarshipsJun 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Finishing Contractors Association of Illinois (FCAI) recently awarded 13 college bound students scholarships during their Scholarship Awards Event.

     
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