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Welcome to South Elgin, a growing, vibrant community on the banks of the Fox River. Located between Elgin and Saint Charles in Kane County, South Elgin is a town brimming with spirit and hometown pride. South Elgin gracefully bridges the gap between small town charm and suburban progress. The village successfully embraces both, creating a true gem among suburban communities. South Elgin boasts a beautiful riverside setting, along with a thriving business community, active organizations, involved citizens, and a host of nearby shopping, entertainment and recreational opportunities.

Visitors and residents alike all find something to love about this town. Anything that cannot be found right in town is just a short trip away. South Elgin has long benefited from a close proximity to major transportation corridors. Residents routinely travel to Chicago for work or recreation and gladly return to their hometown at the end of the day. Of course, with so much to do around town, who needs to look any further?  

Latest Headlines:

Carpentersville fatal armed robbery suspect arrested in Missouri
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:56:12 -0400
A man wanted in a fatal armed robbery of a Carpentersville computer repair shop in early September has been arrested in Missouri, authorities said.

Aurora man charged with 2013 arson of two cars
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:49:28 -0400
A 21-year-old man has been charged with lighting two cars on fire in March 2013 on Aurora's near east side.

Elgin cigarette torture suspect back in jail on cocaine charge
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:29:57 -0400
An 18-year-old accused of masterminding a February kidnapping and cigarette torture of a teen in Elgin is back in jail -- this time charged with cocaine possession.

Lawsuit argues distracted driving, negligence in March fatal crash near Mooseheart
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:34:08 -0400
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against an Elburn man who was ticketed in March crash that killed another driver near Mooseheart in Batavia.

Kane Co. District 6 Democrat would support tax increase if needed
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:35:22 -0400
Kane County Board member Brian Dahl says it may be time to unfreeze the county's property tax levy if budget negotiations and new income can't eliminate a $5.7 million budget deficit for 2017.

Authorities give family of once-missing St. Charles man time to verify story
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:00:54 -0400
Investigators have interviewed Dane Haggerty, the St. Charles man who went missing Friday after a business trip but was found Tuesday outside a fire station, but will give his family some space before trying to verify his story with them, authorities said.

Kane County Board Dist. 4 candidates debate tax freeze
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:43:25 -0400
Kane County Board District 4 candidates Angela Clay Thomas and John Kopp disagree on whether it is time to lift the county's property tax freeze

Suspect sought in Sept. 4 fatal shooting in Aurora
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:25:33 -0400
Aurora police are asking for help to find a 24-year-old man wanted in a fatal Sept. 4 shooting on the city's near east side.

Missing St. Charles man found alive
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:59:59 -0400
A St. Charles man missing since Friday has been found safe, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Warrant issued for suspect in fatal Carpentersville armed robbery
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:32:07 -0400
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 32-year-old Chicago man, Bobby Heard, for his role in a Sept. 7 armed robbery of a Carpentersville computer store in which another suspect was shot an killed by a store employee.

Aurora police searching for men involved in crime spree
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:31:59 -0400
Aurora police are searching for a group of men who shot two people, robbed a group of teens, carjacked a vehicle, and caused a hit-and-run accident Saturday night, authorities said.

Wisconsin man arrested near Elgin, charged with drug possession
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:32:45 -0400
A Wisconsin man is being held on $500,000 bail after his arrest Friday on Interstate 90 near Elgin in which police say he was caught with methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.

Search continues for missing St. Charles man; note found
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:16:16 -0400
The second full day of a mass search for a missing St. Charles man yielded no results Sunday.

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