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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?  

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Wanted: Expectant parents for Dundee VFW baby shower Jan. 27
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:43:42 -0500
Expectant moms and dads who have served in the military are invited to a baby shower Saturday, Jan. 27, at the West Dundee Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

Lawsuit: Dundee Twp. park president took millions from late aunt, cousin over decades
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:12:27 -0500
The Dundee Township Park District board president and grandson to a prominent Carpentersville developer faces a lawsuit that accuses him of stealing $2.8 million from his cousin and now-decreased aunt over a 20-year period.

City wants Aurora cop fired for spying on ex-wife with hidden cameras
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:38:22 -0500
The city of Aurora wants a police officer fired -- not just suspended -- for installing hidden cameras in his ex-wife's home.

Man faces jail, possible prison for hitting pedestrian in Aurora DUI
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:43:26 -0500
A 48-year-old man faces 90 days in jail as well as possible prison time after pleading guilty to his third DUI, the most recent when he struck a pedestrian in downtown Aurora and kept driving.

Kane clerk says his office can handle Aurora elections for less money
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:17:55 -0500
Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham says his office can handle the duties now being performed by the Aurora Election Commission.

How fourth-grader copes with rare genetic disorder
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:12:47 -0500
Cole Spiegel of Wheaton looks like any other fourth-grader, but he has a rare genetic disorder that makes him more vulnerable to various forms of cancer.

Why we're seeing more coyotes this winter
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:55:44 -0500
Why are we seeing more coyotes in wintertime, and how can we protect our pets? Naturalist Valerie Blaine shares some tips.

The Book Shop now open Saturdays in Batavia
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:32:10 -0500
If the number of people going in and out of The Book Shop in Batavia on a recent Saturday is any indication, James Stickling and his wife Lizzy Evensen are onto something good.

Kane County official: Naloxone alone won't stop opioid epidemic
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:10:36 -0500
More training could be key in successfully fighting opioid epidemic, Kane County health official says.

How to have your say on proposed Metra fare changes
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:44:24 -0500
Metra's rethinking its fare structures and will hold a series of open houses to explain.

Linda Siete gets Elgin chamber award
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:17:56 -0500
Linda Siete will be recognized with a community partner award Thursday by the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, where she has served on the board of directors for about a year.

Experience history, hands-on, at American Heritage show in St. Charles
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:50:29 -0500
What does a historical reenactor do during the off season? That question sparked Rebecca and Jim Fairchild of Batavia to create the American Heritage Living History Show

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