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?
Kane County clerk will open Aurora satellite office if election commission voted down
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:29:07 -0500
If the Aurora Election Commission is disbanded, Kane County plans to open a satellite clerk's office in downtown Aurora.
Corfu in St. Charles not going anywhere, owner says
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:35:39 -0500
A rumor on social media suggested Corfu restaurant in St. Charles might not be doing well. Owner Ari Golegos reassures diners the place is open for business with no plans to close or go anywhere.
Former West Aurora teacher a no-show for court as child porn trial nears
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:56:07 -0500
An arrest warrant is out for a former West Aurora High School teacher after he was a no-show at a hearing prior to his upcoming trial.
Geneva's Berry House Shops retailers are making a comeback
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:54:04 -0500
Business owners who make Berry House Shops at 227 S. Third St. in Geneva their home have a sense that a new aura of excitement is coming to the small indoor "shopping center" along Geneva's popular retail strip.
Former state contractor pleads guilty to stealing from elderly
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:10:31 -0500
A former employee of Senior Services Associates, a state of Illinois contractor based in Kane and McHenry Counties, has pleaded guilty for stealing money from an elderly victim, according to the Kane County state's attorney's office.
Aurora police: Man spied on ex-girlfriend with hidden cameras, tracked vehicles
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:03:09 -0500
A 25-year-old man was charged last week with spying on his ex-girlfriend through a hidden camera in her Aurora and placing tracking devices on vehicles belonging to other people in her building.
Elgin's Independent Players to present 'Tartuffe'
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:27:51 -0500
Elgin's Indepdendent Players will skewer religious hypocrisy in its production of Moliere's "Tartuffe," which opens Feb. 23 and runs through March 10.
Dawn Patrol: Arlington Heights residents call for tighter gun control
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:05:49 -0500
Gun control advocates fill Arlington Heights board meeting. The trial of a DuPage County judge is scheduled to begin today. FBI, Georgia authorities charge Hoffman Estates man with abduction. Barrington-area governments ask state to fund groundwater monitoring. Quenneville on racist comments: 'It can't happen.'
DuPage judge's delayed trial scheduled to begin Tuesday in Kane County
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:06:23 -0500
The trial for DuPage Judge Patrick O'Shea, accused of reckless misconduct for firing his gun inside his Wheaton apartment, is on track to begin Tuesday, his attorney said. O'Shea's trial was initially scheduled for Jan. 4, but forensic testing of the gun he was accused of firing was not complete.
Kane sheriff hopefuls differ on how to fight heroin, opioid abuse
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:52:11 -0500
Four people seeking the Republican and Democratic nominations March 20 for Kane County sheriff differ on how to combat heroin use and opioid abuse.
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