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Jun 23, 2018
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Storms cause minor flooding in Elgin; Fox River under flood warning for coming week
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Flooding largely spared the Elgin area Friday, despite having received nearly two inches of rain Thursday and Friday. However, the Fox River is under a flood warning through June 29, with the river expected to swell with runoff water from the rain.

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Jun 22, 2018
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Down to Business: antique and vintage items all come with a story at Whatnots and Whimsie's in Elgin
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What is the best thing about being in Elgin? “Our community. We love the historical charm of our downtown neighborhood and we couldn't ask for a kinder community. Our clients, fellow business owners and Downtown Neighborhood Association are so ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Wife's death in '73 was first thought to have resulted from car crash; now husband going on trial, accused of ...
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Noreen Rudd was taken to Sherman Hospital in Elgin where she was pronounced dead. A coroner's jury ruled the death accidental. No autopsy was performed at that time. Rudd was arrested on a warrant in 2015 in Sugar Land, Texas, where he had been ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Lake Zurich to replace 200 more trees this summer because of emerald ash borer
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For Lake Zurich's replacement program this summer, Elgin-based Americana Landscape Group Inc. emerged as the lowest bidder, submitting plans to provide trees for an average cost of $242.50 each, or $181 for 1.5-inch-diameter trees and $304 for ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Contrary to rumors, Bomba Grill open again in East Dundee
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After a small kitchen fire forced East Dundee's Bomba Grill to shut down nearly two months ago, owners Peter Alevras and Zee Jamal said they thought they'd be up and running again in just a few weeks. They posted a sign at the restaurant and on the ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Speak Out: Stop blaming the Clintons and focus on Trump, Elgin wrong to demand sign change when code violations ...
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In South Elgin, what is happening on Dean Drive? It seems like all these homeowners are blowing all of their yard waste in the street. It looks like we live in the ghetto. It is bad enough all the employees at the nursing home park on our street. We ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Elgin News Digest
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The Gail Borden Public Library District is planning three upcoming family picnics. Award-winning musician Rick Kelley will perform “Music With a Message” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, on the south lawn at the Rakow Library Branch, 2751 W.

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Jun 22, 2018
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McDaniel-Hale: Infrastructure work in Elgin worth any inconvenience
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Senior City Engineer Mike Pubentz reported to the Elgin City Council that $6.4 million in capital projects will begin in July with scheduled completion in November. They come on top of $8.5 million in projects completed last year. Among the projects ...

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Jun 22, 2018
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Sisters fulfill dad's dying wish with Wicked Wrench, a South Elgin auto repair shop
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Wicked Wrench Co. was Frank Hjelm Sr.'s dying wish for his children, daughters Jaime and Naomi Hjelm say. Hjelm, who founded South Elgin-based A#1 Cab Co. with wife Karen in 1985, died May 3. His daughters had already taken over the taxi business, ...

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Jun 21, 2018
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Congressman's office discusses immigration issues with Elgin area residents
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Spurred by reports and images of what's happening at the nation's southern border, Myra Becker and seven other Elgin-area residents headed to meet with U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi's staff Thursday to express their concerns. Becker, 94, noted that her ...

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