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Jun 22, 2018There are only three dairy farms left in all of Kane County. One of them, Lenkaitis Holsteins in Campton Hills, has implemented a high-tech milking system for its cattle....Leave a comment

Jun 21, 2018A vacant, decrepit bowling alley on the Elgin's southeast side that was once proposed for use as a church is one step closer to meeting the wrecking ball....Leave a comment

Jun 20, 2018The Elgin Fire Department opened a new round of testing this week and no longer requires applicants to have 60 college credit hours in an effort to increase diversity....Leave a comment

Jun 20, 2018Kearrica Cosey, 21, of Carpentersville, was charged Monday with retail theft, police said....Leave a comment

Jun 20, 2018Paraeducators within Elgin Area School District U-46 are demanding respect, and higher wages. Their union is in contract negotiations with the district and members are seeking an hourly raise of 80 ce...Leave a comment

Jun 20, 2018Twelve people have been arrested in recent weeks by Elgin police after an investigation into midlevel drug and firearms trafficking, authorities said....Leave a comment

Jun 19, 2018After years of complaints unheeded by the city of Elgin, the village of Pingree Grove decided to spend about $94,000 to pave Highland Avenue from Reinking to Damisch roads....Leave a comment

Jun 19, 2018The Elgin Area School District U-46 school board Monday night reviewed a first draft of a $534.6 million spending plan for the 2018-19 school year....Leave a comment

Jun 18, 2018Schaumburg Police Chief James Lamkin announced Monday the hiring of Elgin interim Police Chief Bill Wolf as his new deputy chief beginning Aug. 14....Leave a comment

Jun 18, 2018An Elgin man has been charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant for the sixth time. Elgin police arrested Byron Roe, 25, of the 12N400 block of Tina Trail, on June 14, according to Kan...Leave a comment

Jun 18, 2018Michael A. Crigler and Gregory A. Boudreau, both of Elgin, were arrested after loaded firearms were found in their vehicle, authorities said....Leave a comment