City crews worked to repair a damaged water pipe at the corner of 4th Place and J Street on Wednesday, Oct. 9, after TDS contractors reportedly split the line while feeding fiber. Anotherlinewasalsodamagedbythesamecontractorslaterthatevening,aboutahalf block down the street. The initial damaged line resulted in a citywide water outage for over four hours that day.

ELGIN - A citywide water outage caused by a damaged water line ultimately disrupted businesses and led to canceled classes at Elgin Public Schools last week. 

The next Elgin Chamber of Commerce meeting will be on Nov. 12, at Noon in the Elgin High School Library. Meetings are open to the public.

ELGIN - Guest speaker State Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn shared information about various services the agency offers to small businesses at yesterday's Elgin Chamber of Commerce meeting.