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?
State budget impasse could force Kane County to cut child support enforcement
Mon, 2 May 2016 09:48:33 -0400
The languishing budget impasse in Springfield could spell some tough decisions for Kane County leaders, such as funding enforcement efforts to collect delinquent child support payments.
As mosquito season begins, will Zika strike here?
Mon, 2 May 2016 09:35:10 -0400
As summer approaches, will we get Zika virus in Illinois? That appears unlikely, but scientists continue to study mosquitoes.
Mosquito tidbits: First wave will hit in mid-May
Sun, 1 May 2016 22:17:05 -0400
A relatively dry winter combined with late April warmth and rain doesn't bode well for avoiding mosquito bites when the first wave of the pests hit the suburbs in mid-May, experts say.
Elgin Township not sure when unsafe bridge will reopen
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:54:48 -0400
A bridge along Coombs Road in Elgin Township is unsafe and will be closed for an undetermined time, officials said.
Aurora teen faces gun charges
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:17:42 -0400
A 17-year-old Aurora boy faces juvenile felony charges stemming from a Tuesday night traffic stop in Aurora.
Aurora cop lands Kane officer of the year for saving girl
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:39:13 -0400
An Aurora police officer was honored as Kane County's Officer of the Year for 2015 Wednesday night for saving the life of a 7-year-old girl who was in a car that plunged into a retention pond last summer.
Kane County rejects pay raises but circuit clerk continues push
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:10:39 -0400
Most Kane County elected officials will not receive raises following the November election. But at least one official isn't giving up hopes for a pay increase.
Kane County forest budget 'thin' but balanced
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:27:28 -0400
New Kane County Forest District budget is balanced but lean in response to flat property tax levy commitment by commissioners in November.
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