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

Mar 23, 2017Austrian Chef Wolfgang Ruzicka shared his culinary expertise with Elgin Community College students Thursday as a guest speaker for the college's Visiting Chef Dinner Series....Leave a comment

Mar 23, 2017Randy Hopp, 65, of Elgin, is due in court April 12 in Kane County on charges of resisting a police officer....Leave a comment

Mar 22, 2017Elgin-area schools officials have raised nearly $35,000 this year for an annual scholarship program supporting graduating students who are the first in their families to attend college....Leave a comment

Mar 22, 2017Community college districts statewide have agreed to share career and technical education programs so students can access programs unavailable at their home colleges....Leave a comment

Mar 22, 2017Michael J. Massari, 25, of Chicago, was charged with felony possession of and delivery of a controlled substance at 1:13 p.m. March 15, according to a sheriff's report....Leave a comment

Mar 22, 2017A homeless man who was charged with setting fire to two vehicles Tuesday in Elgin told police it was on his "bucket list" to watch them burn....Leave a comment

Mar 22, 2017Sterling "Stu" Ainsworth, 84, of St. Charles, was named 2017 Volunteer of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras for his contributions to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra....Leave a comment

Mar 21, 2017An Elgin letter to the editor: I wish to wholeheartedly second the comments made by Bruce and Carla McGuire regarding Terry Gavin, candidate for Elgin City Council....Leave a comment

Mar 21, 2017Elgin Area School District U-46 administrators next school year will get fewer sick days, pay more for health insurance, and will receive a district match toward a new retirement plan....Leave a comment

Mar 21, 2017It's all about life on the farm at the Kane County Farm Bureau's Ag Days celebration....Leave a comment

Mar 21, 2017An Elgin school social worker is the 2017 Illinois Social Worker of the Year....Leave a comment

Mar 20, 2017Centro de Informacion opened its doors to help Elgin's immigrant community 45 years ago, and it's needed more than ever, co-founder and Executive Director Jaime Garcia says. "I have never seen our com...Leave a comment

Mar 20, 2017Michele Robey received an Elgin Image Award in 2008 for exceptional contributions to the city. A few years later, her life unraveled due to late onset mental illness. She was shot and killed by Chicag...Leave a comment

Mar 18, 2017The YWCA Elgin helped make dreams come true for hundreds of modern-day Cinderellas at the 13th annual Cinderella's Closet event Saturday....Leave a comment

Mar 17, 2017Elgin police meticulously tracks officers' use of force and recently reviewed its policy based on recommendations by a national police research organization....Leave a comment