Making his first visit to Class A affiliate Kane County Monday, Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said, “We’ve had a great experience with Kane County. I like (new owner) Dr. Bob (Froehlich) a lot. I like the facility, we like the organization.”
Located at the northeast corner of McLean Boulevard and Lllian Street, the pub fell victim to the ongoing renovation that the Illinois Department of Transportation and the City of Elgin are doing to Route 20’s nearby interchange with McLean Boulevard.
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The businesses penalized included Marathon Gas, Santa’s Village Azoosment Park, Rosie O’Hare’s Public House, Benedict’s Eggs and More, Wal-Mart, Carol’s Corner, and Bonnie Dundee Golf Club.
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Today, Prairie View Garden Center & Farm Market's sales yard is four times the size of the original yard. The company employs one full-time and 10 part-time employees and has eight greenhouses.
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The shows are being sponsored by the Hampshire Lions Club, according to Jeff Brown, the club’s circus committee chairman.
The "Big Ring" magnet at Fermilab is in the final stages of being installed in a housing building at Fermilab.
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Judge John Barsanti ordered Monday morning that Jesse Vega, of Chicago, appear for the hearing in his courtroom at 9 a.m. on Aug. 7.
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The victim had two large knife wounds and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
After blazing their way to winning the first half of the Western Division, the Cougars had not lost a home series this season. That all changed when the Whitecaps came to town and swept a three-game set, including Monday’s 2-1 loss in front of Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.
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As part of its Wine Down Wednesday offerings, the Anvil Club is sponsoring six French wines to taste this week at The Depot.
Free of charge, we offer tales of odd news, weird crimes, dumb criminals and otherwise silly stories from the Elgin area.
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Though some communities have discontinued family festivals during economic challenges, Founders’ Days is in its 54th year, and Stirneman said it’s about volunteer commitment.
An open house Aug. 11 at North Central College welcomes the public to view materials from the Prairie Path's history and meet long-time volunteers.