Elgin, Illinois news
Town halls are planned in Crystal Lake and East Dundee by state Rep. Suzanne Ness.
People indicted by a McHenry County grand jury during the week of Nov. 5-11, 2023.
Kudos go to the Northwest Herald's theater reviewer Regina Belt-Daniels, who switches to the role of director in her production of this charming holiday adaptation filled with heart.
Elgin Academy's decision to close had in part to do with changing demographics and fewer families' ability to pay college-type tuition, officials said.
Metra leaders adopted sweeping updates to fares and zoning Friday, reforms officials said would simplify travel on the system for riders.
Regina Belt-Daniels directs “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” for Elgin Theatre Company. Previewing the show is interviewer Rikki Lee Travolta, who just added accolades to his entertainment resume for acting, producing and writing excellence.
Thanks to good writing, astute direction and the talents of well-known area actors Doreen Dawson and Heidi Swarthout, this production is exceptional.
A McHenry County grand jury indicted numerous people.
When it comes to ghostly goings-on, Lee County has tales of a ghost of a druggist, spooky children and a Bible salesman’s bloody murder.
Many haunted houses are open on weekends and select weekdays into November.
Cottages in the Woods will usher in the holidays with Scandinavian whimsy, food and art set inside the historic cottages at Good Templar Park in Geneva, along with Viking ship tours.
Many of the area’s haunted houses are open on weekends and select weekdays through early November.
Reported book challenges to public libraries in Illinois more than doubled – 21 to 54 – from 2021 to 2022, according to the American Library Association. There have been 44 challenges so far this year, putting the state on pace to top last year’s number.
The wistful comedy delightfully showcases the tenderness and nostalgia of an unexpected reunion, and the revisiting of a shared past.
Eligible for recognition are outstanding visual, literary, media and performing artists.