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Elgin, Illinois is located in Kane County. Zip codes in Elgin, IL include 60123, 60120, and 60121. The median home price in Elgin is $155,000 which is roughly $100/per square foot. More Elgin information.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Seedling giveaway, cleanups kick off Elgin area tradition

The Ikes, as they call themselves, gave away seedlings to all fifth-graders in Elgin Area School District U-46 for more than 25 years.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Original 'Robin Hood' musical debuts in Elgin

Emilie Knieriemen, who plays Jack's mother and is understudy for all principal female roles, rehearses her solo for Children's Theatre of Elgin's production of "Robin Hood."

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10 hrs ago | The Courier-News

Students in U46 must make up four 'snow days'

In the week after Memorial Day, the students and teachers in School District U46 will have to pay the piper for all those wonderful days off from class they got thanks to January's subzero cold.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Courier-News

American Legion fetes Elgin police officer and firefighter of year

Two 20-year-plus veterans have been named the police officer and firefighter of the year by Elgin American Legion Post 57. Police Officer Joseph Riordan and Fire Capt.

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The Courier-News

A look at 21 who applied to fill the Elgin City Council vacancy

The post only pays $12,000 a year and involves attending at least two meetings a month, which have run five hours or more on several occasions in the last two years.

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One Man's Quest for the Perfect Hand: 39 Years and a 3D Printer

Jose Delgado, Jr., likes the reaction he's getting to his new 3D-printed hand. "Wow," his bosses at the warehouse say.

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Northwest Herald

Elgin man charged with sexual assault, Woodstock police say

WOODSTOCK – An Elgin man was charged with felony sexual assault for an incident at a Woodstock motel, Woodstock police said.

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Daily Herald

Variety highlighted in Elgin Ties Dance Festival

A variety of dance forms and performers will be featured at the second annual Elgin Ties Dance Festival, which opens Thursday, April 24, and runs through Sunday, April 27 at the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division St. The festival will feature four professional concerts and two Kids Only!, family-friendly performances made up of works created for and ... (more)

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Daily Herald

Editorial: Slow down, be smart in road construction zones

Just when you thought the dangers of winter driving were in your rearview mirror and it's smooth sailing ahead, spring's arrival brings a new hazard for motorists.

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Patch.com

Dive Teams Respond to Fox River After Submerged Car Spotted in Elgin

Dive teams responded to the Fox River in Elgin after a partially submerged car was reported near Interstate 90, according to the Daily Herald.

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Northwest Herald

Recycling efforts

Ricky Schleser III of Crystal Lake organizes electronic recyclables Saturday at the Computer Recycling Center.

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Daily Herald

Awards banquet to honor six Fox Valley artists

Randal Swiggum, conductor of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra and education director of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, is being inducted to the Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Parents can take kids to 'Nature by Stroller' series

Moms or caregivers with infants or toddlers can bring young ones out on perhaps their first nature program during the Forest Preserve District of Kane County's "Nature by Stroller" program series.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

Sentencing set for former S. Elgin man charged with child porn

A former South Elgin man charged with child pornography has entered a blind plea and will be sentenced in June, according to Kane County court records.

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Daily Herald

Chicago men plead guilty to Elgin robbery

In exchange for their guilty pleas to the class X felony, Antoine Adams, 39, and Ronaldo Crawford, 34, were each sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Daily Herald

Probation for repeat Elgin prescription drug offender

A 38-year-old Elgin woman who was arrested three times last year on felony prescription drug forgery and possession charges pleaded guilty Monday and received five years of probation.

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Daily Herald

Plenty to like about Love Elgin Day

Jeff Baron of Elgin adjusts the rear brake of a bike while volunteering at the bike repair station for the Love Elgin Day last year.

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Daily Herald

Elgin water director to speak with Eagle Heights group

The Eagle Heights Residents Association will host its quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Elgin Community Church, 991 Deborah Ave. The speaker for the evening will be Kyla Jacobsen, water director for Elgin.

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Daily Herald

Existing suburban food co-ops

Members of the Prairie Food Co-op, which hopes to open in Lombard, include, from left, founders Jerry and Kathy Nash of Lombard, Julie Neubauerof Lombard, Russ Diorio of Elmhurst, Eric Riding of Lombard, Penny Riding of Lombard, Betty Amore of Villa Park and Liz Krueger of Villa Park.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Herald

Refusal to exit car costly decision for South Elgin woman

Remember that scene from the 1991 movie "Backdraft" in which firefighters had to break the window of an expensive car so they could connect to the fire hydrant that the car was blocking? According to an Elgin police report , officers had to break the window of a South Elgin woman's car after she locked the doors and refused to get out after a ... (more)

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