Judson University’s Shark Tank Competition Fires Up Next Week

Judson University’s fifth Shark Tank event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State Street, Elgin). The finalists have been selected. The judges are in place, and the stage is set for the top competitors to win nearly $2,000 in prize money.   Inspired by ABC Network’s business competition…
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11.06.2018

Professional Baseball Player Chris Singleton Brings Message of Love to Chapel

Chris Singleton, a professional baseball player in the Chicago Cubs organization, will be the guest speaker for Judson’s Preview Day chapel event on Columbus Day, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin). The event is free and open to the public. Formerly of Goose Creek, S.C., Singleton was selected by the…
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10.01.2018

Christian Band Sons of Korah to Lead Worship in Chapel

 Judson University will soon welcome members of the Sons of Korah band to campus. The Australian Christian group, which uses the Book of Psalms as the basis of its musical repertoire, will lead worship during chapel on Friday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin). The event is free and open…
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10.01.2018

Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Hosts Meeting and Wedding Planner Tour

The Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (EACVB) will be hosting the Elgin Area Special Events Tour on Tuesday, October 2nd. Professional event planners from all across the Chicagoland area have been invited to spend the day touring 10 venues that can host everything from a small, intimate wedding to large meetings. The guided tour…
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09.05.2018

Comics Scholar Dr. Terry Wandtke Releases New Book and Serves as Curator for Local Exhibit

Judson Literature and Film Professor Dr. Terry Wandtke recently released his newest book, “The Comics Scare Returns: The Contemporary Resurgence of Horror Comics” (RIT Press, 2018). This is Dr. Wandtke’s fifth book on the serious nature of comics. Among his other tomes are: “The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books,” “The Amazing Transforming Superhero! Essays on…
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08.31.2018

Judson University Among the Best Online Colleges in Illinois for 2018

Judson University has been named among BestColleges.com’s Best Online Colleges in Illinois for 2018. Ranked at No. 16 on the list of 25 accredited online Illinois-based colleges, Judson was honored for its Christian worldview, financial aid packages, internship/study abroad opportunities and undergraduate programs in disciplines such as Business Administration, Applied Psychology and Human Services that…
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08.31.2018

Elgin Fringe Festival Set to Begin Fifth Year

The Elgin Fringe Festival (EFF) will open its fifth year next month when performances featuring dance, music, theater, and the undefined descend upon the downtown. The two-weekend festival will run Friday, September 7 through Sunday, September 16. This year’s festival will host more than 100 performances at a variety spaces that are easily within walking…
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08.20.2018

Two High School Students to Be Honored for Achievements; Sophomores Competed in Special Olympics, International History Competition

The School District U-46 Board of Education Monday will recognize two students for their recent achievements, one in an international history competition and the other in the Illinois Special Olympics. Zuzanna Lapa won the film category in her age group in a historical competition organized by a Polish organization called the Remembrance Committee of Captain Witold Pilecki….
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08.20.2018

U-46 Welcomes New Administrators

School District U-46 is preparing for the 2018-19 school year with new leaders stepping into top administrator roles. Some of these professionals have recently joined the District, or have been promoted from within U-46 to serve a new role. U-46 District and school administrators oversee schools, District-wide programs and services, collaborate with staff and teachers, and guide our families to help…
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08.13.2018

Announcing a New Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin Office Location

The Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin (DNA) has moved to a new office space located at 31 S. Grove Avenue, Suite 100, in downtown Elgin on August 1, 2018. The new office space, located in the former Woolworth department store building, a building owned by the City of Elgin, also houses offices for the Elgin Area…
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08.06.2018