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Algonquin Lakes Elementary School, Algonquin, Illinois - December
Algonquin Lakes Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 300, and is located at 1401 Compton Drive in Algonquin, Illinois. There are currently 43 homes for sale ranging from $99,900 to $1,300,000.
Algonquin-Lake In The Hills: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
ALGONQUIN-LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings again and again? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
Elgin man dies in early morning crash at Route 20. Nesler Road
A 34-year-old Elgin man was killed early Wednesday after police say his semitrailer struck a light pole about 4:58 a.m. Elgin police say the man, who they have not identified, suffered fatal injuries after his truck, which appeared to be carrying junked cars, veered off the road and into the pole ne
Flurry Fest This Weekend in Lake in the Hills
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL – Flurry Fest will be held this weekend at the Lake in the Hills Village Hall. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 15. Flurry Fest will include a food drive, family crafts, Holiday Elves Show, Deck the Deer display, and a visit from Santa.
Route 20 Closed Following Elgin Crash
ELGIN, IL — Authorities have closed a portion of Route 20 in Elgin Wednesday morning following a traffic crash. Route 20 is closed between Shannon Parkway and Longcommon and Nesler is closed between Route 20 and Gansett Parkway, according to a post from the Elgin Police Department Facebook page. The
LITH Woman Hospitalized in Accidental Shooting: Police
LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL - A 26-year-old Lake in the Hills woman faces charges after she unintentionally shot her female partner over the weekend, police said. Alexandria Farrington, of the 400 block of Plum Street, is charged with reckless conduct and reckless discharge of a firearm, both Class 4 felo
3 Algonquin Village Trustee Seats Up For Election
ALGONQUIN, IL – Election Packets for the 2019 Village of Algonquin Consolidated Election are available electronically on the village of Algonquin's website. Three trustee seats are up for election – each for a four-year term.
Semi Driver Killed In Elgin Crash
ELGIN, IL — A 34-year-old Elgin man is dead after his semi truck collided with a light police in Elgin early Wednesday, police said. The collision occurred on Route 20 near Nesler Road at about 4:58 a.m. A preliminary investigation has revealed the semi veered off the road and into the light pole, a
Mystery 'Boom' Sound Wakes Elgin Residents, Puzzles Officials
ELGIN, IL - Mysterious "boom" sounds that wake Elgin residents in the middle of the night and even shakes their homes has city and transportation officials scratching their heads and searching for a cause. A group of residents that make up the Elgin South West Area Neighbors group have brought the i
Carpentersville mom who died of brain aneurysm saves lives through organ donation
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Melissa Thielen was the kind of person her friends and family could count on for anything. But even in death, her generous spirit lives on in the dozens of lives she touched as an organ donor.
Algonquin-Lake In The Hills: 5 Nearby Open Houses Coming Up
ALGONQUIN-LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL — House shopping on the internet can be a frustrating experience. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to visit in person. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guessing!
Oak Brook Offers Holiday Lights Recycling RE
OAK BROOK, IL --- If you've wound up with tangles of holiday lights that won't light up while you're decorating, you can easily recycle them in Oak Brook before and after the holidays. The Oak Brook Public Library has partnered with Elgin Recycling to collect and recycle holiday lights now through J
At Crystal Lake South, 97 percent of students graduate high school; 85 percent go to college
About 98 percent of ninth graders in 2018 were on track to graduate at a school where the four-year graduation rate was 97 percent that year, according to the latest Illinois schools report card by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Armstrong: Break from teachers strike won't slow down Mitch Mascari and undefeated Geneva
Everyone appreciates an occasional day off from the grind, but this extended break was getting to be too much for Geneva senior Mitch Mascari. Late last week, when the time for his first-period creative writing class rolled around, Mascari didn’t feel right.
Man who admitted involvement in mother's killing, then drove car at cops who came to investigate, is shot dead by officer
A Palatine, Illinois man who called 911 to say he was involved in a murder later sped his car at officers who came to investigate and was shot and killed by an officer he injured.
Geneva teachers, students return to school Tuesday after contract ratified
GENEVA, Ill. (WLS) -- Teachers and nearly 6,000 students in Geneva will be back in their classrooms Tuesday morning after the membershipapproved a deal Monday. The new 5-year agreement came after a marathon 12 hour negotiation session with a federal mediator. Both sides say the deal was a true compr
Cary-Grove Community High School, Cary, Illinois - December 2018
Cary-Grove Community High School is a 9-12 school in District 155, and is located at 2208 3 Oaks Road in Cary, Illinois. There are currently 145 homes for sale ranging from $15,000 to $850,000.
Races set in St. Charles, Geneva, South Elgin after first day of filing
Pingree Grove Village President Steve Wiedmeyer and Wayne Village President Eileen Phipps were among the incumbents to formally launch re-election efforts Monday, the first day candidates in many suburbs could file nominating petitions to run for municipal offices in the April 2 election.
Culver's Franchisee Eyes Mr. Beefy's, Villa Bleu
CRYSTAL LAKE, IL – The family that runs Culver's restaurants in Woodstock, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg is now looking to buy two Fox River Grove restaurants. Dan Skoubis, the owner of both Mr. Beefy's, 512 Route 14, and Villa Bleu, 516 Route 14, is in negotiations with Barry Himmelfarb, a local C
Palatine Cop Fatally Shoots Man About To Run Him Over: Reports
PALATINE, IL — A Palatine police officer responding to a reported murder shot and killed a man who was about to run him over in a car early Sunday, according to reports. It was around 2 a.m. when police got to the 300 block of North Brockway Street responding to a report of a homicide at an apartmen