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Elgin Illinois news from the Daily Herald. This page uses the Daily Herald Newspaper’s official news feed.

Feb 18, 2018The Dumoulin family of Hampshire, who have contributed to Elgin Community College in many ways for nearly five decades, received the college's Lasting Impact Award Sunday during its 20th anniversary F...Leave a comment

Feb 18, 2018Elgin Police Chief Jeffrey Swoboda was named one of five finalists for the job as top cop in Fort Collins, Colorado, according to a report in the Coloradan. "I'm looking to see if my skills line up wi...Leave a comment

Feb 17, 2018Beatrice Williams Thompson, 74, was the surprised recipient of a proclamation in her honor as a respected and successful black business owner in Elgin....Leave a comment

Feb 16, 2018An East Dundee man was sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of possessing cocaine near an Elgin park in March 2017....Leave a comment

Feb 16, 2018Matthew Habib, who owns a food truck of gourmet hot dogs and Hawaiian shaved ice, is working on opening "Legit Dogs & Ice -- the Bomb Shelter" in the basement of Dream Hall at 51 Grove Ave. in Elgin....Leave a comment

Feb 15, 2018The Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin will be getting a two-year contract from the city after its new executive director presented the group's "reboot" plan, including a new, free membership ...Leave a comment

Feb 14, 2018Dozens of people gathered Wednesday at Elgin Community College to raise awareness about and resistance to rape culture....Leave a comment

Feb 14, 2018The Elgin fire union president says recent staffing cuts caused a delayed response and gap in water supply to a fire in which a 63-year-man died....Leave a comment

Feb 14, 2018Dozens of Elgin-area residents came together Tuesday night to discuss ongoing systemic racism in America and laws some experts argue criminalize, target and racially profile disadvantaged black and ot...Leave a comment

Feb 12, 2018The first of five people charged in the kidnapping and cigarette torture of a teen in Elgin in 2016 is set to go on trial in April....Leave a comment