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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:

Fox Valley group asks Kane County to fund mental health programs
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 20:17:11 -0400
Members of a Kane County community organization asked elected leaders Saturday to fund programs that would divert people with mental illness from jail through a community re-entry program and expanded officer training.

St. Charles man accused of stalking
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:27:27 -0400
A 26-year-old St. Charles man has been charged with stalking his ex-girlfriend by sending her texts when she was visiting other towns saying he knew where she was.

Storms bring heavy rains, flooding, cancel flights
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:10:29 -0400
Isolated storms still are creating flash flooding and other hazards in the suburbs. And several flights were canceled at O'Hare and Midway.

Kaneland board pushing for return of deputy to school
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:31:28 -0400
Kaneland High students are 'pawns in a political power play' over sheriff's funding, the school board's president says. The sheriff has pulled school resource officers out of Kaneland and Burlington Central high schools.

Hidden bonuses for some Kane County employees come under fire
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:25:15 -0400
A long-standing practice of giving some Kane County employees bonuses, without the knowledge of the county board, is getting scrutiny as a large 2017 budget deficit looms.

Police: Elgin man videotaped woman in shower
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:53:18 -0400
An Elgin man faced a felony charge that he videorecorded a woman in her shower in May without her permission.

Will tax levy freeze remain as Kane County faces bigger deficit?
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:46:42 -0400
Facing an even larger defict than projeceted for 2017, Kane County officials began to take sides in the debate over raising taxes Tuesday night.

Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival brings community together
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:46:01 -0400
Over 49 years, the Sugar Grove Corn Boil has become a hometown tradition for new Sugar Grove residents, as well as for the ones who have lived there or volunteered at the festival for years.

Suspect in Aurora KFC robbery facing more charges after jail fight
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:54:21 -0400
A man accused of being the getaway driver in a 2014 robbery of an Aurora KFC in which three people were shot now faces additional felony charges after fighting with another inmate.

Lester: Election hack likely not by a campaign, official says
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:27:17 -0400
The State Board of Election's general counsel says it's highly unlikely that a recent hacking of its voter registration database was done by a political campaign, columnist Kerry Lester writes.

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