Eric Schelkopf, Shaw Local

Eric Schelkopf

Shaw Local

St. Charles, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • Shaw Local
Past:
  • KaneCounty Chronicle
  • Northwest Herald
  • Sauk Valley Media
  • The Herald-News

Recent articles by Eric:

Upcoming ‘House Hunters’ episode to feature St. Charles home

A St. Charles house will be featured in an upcoming episode of HGTV’s “House Hunters.” → Read More

St. Charles First Street Plaza expansion project takes another step forward

The St. Charles City Council Tuesday night approved a planned use development preliminary plan for the expansion. → Read More

Whiskey Bend gastropub set to open in downtown St. Charles

The opening of Whiskey Bend gastropub in downtown St. Charles is just around the bend. → Read More

St. Charles City Council set to approve new strategic plan for city

The city of St. Charles will soon have a new plan for its future. → Read More

Chicago woman wins Taylor Swift concert tickets in contest sponsored by St. Charles couple

A Chicago woman will be able to see Taylor Swift perform at Soldier Field in June thanks to a St. Charles couple. → Read More

St. Charles Public Library working on new strategic plan

The St. Charles Public Library District is seeking a new strategic plan for the library. → Read More

St. Charles City Council votes to reject all proposals for former police station site along Fox River

St. Charles alderpersons want to start over the process to redevelop the former police station along the Fox River. → Read More

Here’s who’s running in local Kane races in the April 4 election

Monday, Dec. 19, was the last day for candidates to file nomination paperwork to run in the consolidated election. → Read More

St. Charles resident keeping busy this holiday season making handcrafted Christmas gifts

Just like Santa Claus, artist and business owner Julie Norkus has been busy getting ready for Christmas. → Read More

St. Charles’ affordable housing grows thanks to rising incomes

The amount of affordable housing in St. Charles continues to grow, according to data from the city and state. → Read More

St. Charles wins Kane County water taste test

St. Charles on Thursday received a new honor – best drinking water in Kane County. → Read More

St. Charles alderpersons favor starting over process to redevelop former police station site

St. Charles alderpersons favor starting over the process to redevelop the former police station along the Fox River. → Read More

Incumbents, newcomers file for seats in April’s consolidated election

A number of incumbents and newcomers on Monday filed to run for seats in April's consolidated election. → Read More

New oral surgery center proposed on St. Charles’ east side

Plans for a new oral surgery center on St. Charles’ east side are moving forward. → Read More

St. Charles repeals ban on panhandling

St. Charles has repealed its ban on panhandling following a court ruling that panhandling laws are unconstitutional. → Read More

Plans for a second recreational marijuana dispensary in St. Charles continue to move forward

Plans are moving forward for a second recreational marijuana dispensary to open in St. Charles. → Read More

Jury finds St. Charles man guilty of 2019 sexual assault, home invasion

A jury has found a St. Charles man guilty of a criminal sexual assault and home invasion that occurred in 2019. → Read More

First snowfall of the season comes tonight in Kane County making for a sloppy morning commute

The Tri-Cities could see about an inch of snow by Tuesday morning, making for a slick commute. → Read More

St. Charles City Council to receive update on First Street Plaza expansion project

Alderpersons on Monday will receive an update on the expansion of the First Street Plaza in downtown St. Charles. → Read More

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain seeks second term, faces challenge from Kane County Sheriff’s deputy

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain, a Democrat, is being challenged by Jeff Bodin, a Republican. → Read More