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Mar 2, 2015
Blotter: Cat missing after burglary in Hoffman Estates
Chicago Tribune
Jorge A. Martinez-Acuna, 47, of the 700 block of Stewart Avenue in Elgin, was arrested at 8:37 p.m. Feb. 23 near Golf and Sutton roads and charged with speeding and driving on a revoked or suspended license. A cat, as well as jewelry and electronics, were ...

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Mar 2, 2015
Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Sunday, March 1
Chicago Tribune
Teams: Loyola 104, Brother Rice 92, Providence 64, St. Ignatius 44, Marian Catholic 42, Fenwick 35, Marist 34, Mount Carmel 31, Benet 28, Marmion 26, Carmel 24, St. Viator 17, St. Rita 13, St. Patrick 9, Joliet Catholic 8, Notre Dame 6, U-High 5, St. Laurence ...

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Mar 2, 2015
Blotter: Possession of cannabis charges in Elmhurst
Chicago Tribune
Paul Adell, 28, of the 800 block of Congden Avenue in Elgin, was arrested at 11:33 a.m. Feb. 24 near St. Charles Road and Poplar Avenue and charged with speeding and driving on a suspended license. Cesar Sanchez, 49, of the 2300 block of West 24th ...

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Mar 2, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Kane County Flea Market kicks off new year
Chicago Daily Herald
Lisa Michaels, left, of South Elgin, laughs with Kathy Filipiak, of St. Charles, while they discuss the price of deer antlers Sunday at the first Kane County Flea Market of 2015 at the fairgrounds in St. Charles. Filipiak was manning the This2That booth for a friend.

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Tribune
South students, parents show We Care for Our World
Chicago Tribune
Gently used shoes will sold to an international recycler as part of We Care for Our World day at South School in Glencoe. Gently used shoes will sold to an international recycler as part of We Care for Our World day at South School in Glencoe. (Kevin Tanaka ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Removing dams on the Fox River will increase number of fish species
Chicago Tribune
Dams up and down the Fox River, like this one at Kimball St. in Elgin, prevent its free flow and damage fish habitats. Experts say removing the dams will help the river's health. Dams up and down the Fox River, like this one at Kimball St. in Elgin, prevent its ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Police warn of North Side burglaries
Chicago Sun-Times
In both incidents, at least one person entered apartments through unlocked doors or windows, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. One apartment was burglarized at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 16 in the 1000 block of West Montana and the other ...

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Mar 1, 2015
IC Catholic collects a matching trophy
Chicago Daily Herald
NORMAL -- There was a time early in Aubree Schuett's tenure as IC Catholic Prep girls basketball coach when she didn't give more than a fleeting thought at playing at Redbird Arena. Yet, there were Schuett and the Knights for a second straight season on ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Boys basketball: Scouting the Class 1A Harvest Christian sectional
Chicago Daily Herald
Purchase Photo | Westminster Christian's Robert Kleczynski (23) goes to the hoop as Mooseheart's Joshua Gordan gets called for a foul during the Class 1A boys basketball regional championship Friday in Mooseheart. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer.

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Boys basketball: Scouting the Class 3-4A postseason
Chicago Daily Herald
4 South Elgin (10-19) vs. No. 5 Elgin (6-23), 6 p.m.; Game 2) No. 3 Bartlett (18-10) vs. No. 6 Streamwood (4-25), 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday -- Game 3) No. 1 Larkin (18-8) vs. Winner Game 1, 7 p.m.; Wednesday -- Game 4) No. 2 Jacobs (22-5) vs. Winner Game 2, 7 ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Marquee matchup with Huntley's Ali Andrews, Fremd's Haley Gorecki
Chicago Tribune
Marquee matchup with Huntley's Ali Andrews, Fremd's Haley Gorecki. By Paul Johnson Elgin Courier-News. ESPN. Girls basketball: Huntley vs. Fremd. Ali Andrews vs. Haley Gorecki. The game within the game. Huntley faces a stiff challenge in Monday's ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity event raises funds for clean water
Chicago Daily Herald
The nonprofit group typically raises about $5,000 that go into a general fund for building homes around Elgin and Carpentersville. This year's Walk-A-Thon is going global. "We tried to amp it up this year and get more people involved, and it seemed to work," ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
What a rewarding trip it's been for Antioch
Chicago Daily Herald
Jacobs clinches share of FVC Valley crown · St. Charles East's speed beats Geneva's size · Play Video foxmoosebbk. Westminster ousts defending 1A champ Mooseheart · South Elgin basketball player reports assault after Metea Valley game. page v1.3.

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
Girls basketball: Scouting the Class 4A Hoffman Estates supersectional
Chicago Daily Herald
Huntley outlasts Elgin in double overtime. William Fremd High School. Poised Prospect withstands Fremd charge to hand Vikings their first loss · Christian Liberty wins regional opener · Griffin, Naperville North meet Fremd's challenge · Ivanauskas comes up ...

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Mar 1, 2015
DuPage County Class 3A and Class 4A boys basketball playoff preview
Chicago Daily Herald
Purchase Photo | The DuPage Valley Conference schedule finished, Wheaton North and Lake Park will fight for position in separate sectionals. The Lancers head to Barrington, while the Falcons are in the East Aurora sectional. Daniel White | Staff ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Boys & Girls Club president launches club for young professionals
Chicago Tribune
McReynolds also heard about the Elgin Young Professionals Network "and thought the concept was a great idea." He contacted Melissa Hernandez, president of the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, to see about running the Dundee Township ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Talent reigns at Geneva regional
Chicago Daily Herald
What if I told you that the Illinois High School Association would put 5 winning basketball teams, including 3 conference champions, together into the same regional tournament? What if I told you that 3 of the 5 teams have already surpassed the 20-win mark ...

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Mar 1, 2015
Chicago Daily Herald
McCarthy, Wahlberg apparently staying in area
Chicago Daily Herald
The peanut shells went flying again last weekend at Nick's Pizza & Pub in Elgin. After reading or writing about Nick's and the various fundraisers it has hosted for several years, we joined some friends to make our first visit to this popular spot on Randall Road.

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Feb 28, 2015
Chicago Tribune
2 counties to decide on plan for Indiana Toll Road
Chicago Tribune
Cars go through the I-PASS/E-Z Pass toll-collection lanes on the Indiana Toll Road in Hammond on April 19, 2013. Cars go through the I-PASS/E-Z Pass toll-collection lanes on the Indiana Toll Road in Hammond on April 19, 2013. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago ...

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Feb 28, 2015
South Elgin wants another Storm to be in store for regional
Chicago Tribune
It's different at the Class 4A Bartlett Regional, where the fourth seed draws the attention. That's because last year's Cinderella team, South Elgin, is seeded fourth. The Storm are in the same spot as last season, attempting to complete a rare repeat sectional ...

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