Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from March 3, 2002

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CSO pianist joins band for Palatine concert The Palatine High School music department will present "A Tribute to America," band concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the school, 1111 N. Rohlwing Road in Palatine. The program is $1 and...
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Elgin Little League to hold tryout Tuesday Elgin Classic Little League will hold a late tryout from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1111 Van St., Elgin. For information, call Mike Falese at (847) 931-1805, Mike Wahl at...
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Quilters will meet Tuesday this month Sun City's Gazebo Quilters have made a change in the group's meeting date for March only. They will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Congregational Church at the corner of Church and Main streets in Huntley....
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Mothers of Twins club plans clothing, toy sale Tri-Cities Mothers of Twins and Triplets Club will offer its used clothing, equipment and toys resale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 16 at the Mooseheart field house on Route 31 between Batavia and North...
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An Evening with Friends Clearbook Gets a Lift from Community Supporters
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent They bag groceries at the local Jewel Food Stores, do janitorial work at the Army base in Arlington Heights, and do factory work at Enesco in Elk Grove Village. Developmentally disabled adult...
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A Passion for the Past Cubs' DeShields Understands Importance of Keeping History of Negro Leagues Alive by How He Goes about His Work on, off Field
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -Delino DeShields wears his baseball pants high, around his knees, revealing an ample amount of Cubby blue in his socks. A fashion statement? Hardly. A social statement? Getting closer....
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Area Skate Team Wins National Title, off to World Meet
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Less than two weeks after Rolling Meadows native Timothy Goebel won the bronze medal in men's figure skating, another group of skaters from Rolling Meadows has won a medal. This time it's gold....
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Are Legislators Buying Votes or Just Doing Their Jobs?
Byline: David R. Kazak and John Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writers State Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner, a Sugar Grove Republican, was unapologetic about helping a far West suburban town she doesn't represent - but will if she wins re-election - secure...
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Baseball Fans Are Looking for Lodgings in a Trendy Baltimore Neighborhood
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q: My husband and I are planning a trip to Baltimore in mid- July. We plan to see the Orioles play the White Sox. We would like to stay in a bed-and-breakfast in an area similar to Lincoln Park with cafes, shops and seafood...
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Beyond Confirmation Program Helps Teens Become Closer to Christ
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Naperville has found a way to try to keep confirmed teens active in the church. The Life Teen program will offer weekly Sunday evening gatherings for the rest of the...
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Big Bend in Bloom Wildflowers and Migrating Birds Draw Spring Visitors to West Texas
Byline: George Oxford Miller Daily Herald Correspondent Thoughts of spring wildflowers usually bring visions of lush hills and meadows with picturesque streams - not the desert and certainly not arid West Texas. Yet by April, especially in years...
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Bread Sales Make Lots of Dough for Memorial Reading Campaign
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer The Naperville community honored Jeanine Nicarico once again Saturday, but not with sadness for her violent death. Rather, parents, teachers and others celebrated her love of reading by baking and...
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Bringing Back the Tradition Addison Trail Aims to Add to Extensive State Trophy Collection
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent The Addison Trail boys gymnastics team doesn't have to look very far to find extra inspiration for the upcoming season. Stepping just a few feet outside their upstairs practice facility, the Blazers...
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Builders Won't Give a Firm Date on When Home Will Be Completed
Byline: Tom Resnick Q: My husband and I are looking to have a home built for us in one of the new developments in our area. We currently own a home which we will need to sell. Our problem is that none of the builders we have spoken to will...
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Corporate Boards Rethink Roles Post-Enron New Buzzwords Will Be Accountability, Disclosure
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 03-06-2002: KPMG LLP spun off its consulting unit in 2001, contrary to a reference in Sunday's Business section. ***** Warren Batts estimates he's served on more...
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Could Park Plaza Be Just the Place for Homes? Developer Hears Proposals for Schaumburg Site
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer A new crop of houses could someday replace the rundown Park Plaza Shopping Center in Schaumburg, where a partially constructed ice rink stands abandoned and the promise of overall renovations has...
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County Candidates Split on Buying More Open Land
Byline: Sara Burnett Daily Herald Staff Writer Jack Cook makes no bones about it: If he is re-elected to represent northeast Elgin on the Kane County Board later this month, he will press for another referendum to buy more open space. Cook, who...
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Curry Making Things Happen Teenage Rookie Shows Signs of Maturity since Miller Trade
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer This was certainly a good place to start for Eddy Curry. The 19-year-old center set career highs with 19 points and 14 rebounds in the Bulls' 90-81 victory over Washington on Friday at the United...
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Dancing Their Way to the Top Dundee Squad Continues Climb to Success at National Competition
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer From Chicago to the suburbs, the Mall of America to Disney World, there's a bunch of seventh- and eighth-grade girls who truly have left their marks on dance floors everywhere. The Dundee Dance...
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Democrats to Face off at Breakfast
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Correspondent The Democratic candidates for governor, Congressman Rod Blagojevich, Roland Burris and Paul Vallas, will face each other at the Lake County Power Breakfast Wednesday to discuss the state budget,...
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Despite Sept. 11, State Politics Remains the Same
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were supposed to change everything. But while the rest of the world ponders exactly when or if it's OK to return to normal, politics in Illinois...
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Does Your Cat Need a Partner in Crime? Adopt a Friend for Him
Byline: Mary Hayashi Our feline friends certainly love to mimic each other in both good and bad behaviors. Some of these felines chant the motto, "the more, the naughtier." I think I've just described my own pride of felines. All joking aside,...
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Don't Be Late to Wonderland for Sunny Ridge Benefit
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent Sunny Ridge Family Center in Wheaton is inviting supporters to join them in a trip down the rabbit hole. On March 14, the Theatre of Western Springs is putting on a performance of "Alice in Wonderland"...
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Don't Let Snow Storms Stop You from Going out, Joining in Activities
Byline: Diane Ayers It's all my fault. I fully admit it. A couple of weeks ago, I was the one, right here in this column, who had the audacity to suggest that, with such mild temperatures, maybe ... just maybe ... the worst of winter was over....
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DuPage County Pays Tribute to Visiting Heroes from N.Y
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer New York firefighter James Dahl never thought a snow plow would make him cry, but a bittersweet tear welled up in the 32-year veteran's eyes Saturday afternoon in Glendale Heights. The plow, designed...
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Eat Lightly This Week. Loosen Up the Belt a Notch. Take a Walk to Work Up an Appetite. Because It's Time for Turkey
Byline: Denise Perry Donavin The whole village, it seems, is preparing a turkey dinner. No, Elburn is not in a time warp, or planning way ahead for Thanksgiving. The 119th annual St. Gall Catholic Church Turkey Dinner is March 10 - an event that...
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Editorials
Durkin is GOP's best choice for Senate Three Republicans are seeking their party's nomination for the U.S. Senate in the March 19 primary and with it the opportunity to square off in November against incumbent Dick Durbin. The candidates are...
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Elgin Considers Chinese Trade Center
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Recent discussions between Elgin and Chinese business promoters may bring even more of the Far East to the far Northwest suburb. Elgin officials and Chinese business leaders have discussed transforming...
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Elgin Symphony Orchestra Gives 'Carmina Burana' Major Punch
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer For a puff piece, "Carmina Burana" packs quite a wallop. Critics may not rank Carl Orff's 20th century cantata as one of the great choral masterpieces like they do works by Bach, Handel, Brahms...
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Elgin Woman Has Cooked Up Dishes at Noontime Eatery for Quarter-Century
Byline: Jerry Turnquist Though Inge Keller has been serving noon lunches on Elgin's northeast side for more than a quarter of a century, most people are unaware of her daily culinary delights. One reason for this hard-to-find cook's virtual anonymity...
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Extra Fees Causing Some Consternation
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report I am still confused by - but accustomed to - many of the world's typical tipping practices. Ditto traditional service fees. Suddenly, though, I am faced with even more extraneous expenses that are either...
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Figures Bears Would Choose Safe Way Out
Byline: Mike Imrem So, Jim Miller will be the Bears' starting quarterback again in 2002, a sure sign they're trying to win the division again rather than the Super Bowl. This encore performance should be pretty exhilarating stuff, right? Sort...
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Floral Fantasyland Garden Centers Pull out All the Stops for Annual Extravaganza at Navy Pier
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer If Jeff Schulz really wanted his company to be The Hidden Gardens, he probably wouldn't be trotting it out in the middle of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show. Schulz' first entry in the spring...
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Get Away to the Quad Cities for the Wearing of the Green
Byline: Mike Michaelson Is there, was there ever, such a creature as a leprechaun? And if there were, would he likely be hanging around the Mississippi River in America's heartland? Perhaps before answering those questions, you might want...
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Giving Pilots Guns Has Some Up in Arms
Byline: Gail Todd A few weeks ago a United Airlines co-captain stopped an intruder from entering the cockpit by hammering him with the blunt end of an ax. Now the pilots unions are back to hammering the government to approve the arming of pilots....
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Good Times with Serious Goals Freedom's Cause USA Hockey Game to Benefit Sept. 11 Families
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer What do you get when you pit a ragtag band of puck-slapping police and firemen against a slick crew of high school hockey players? A fun-filled fund-raiser designed to entertain folks of all ages....
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Gymnastics Previews
DuPage Valley Glenbard East Coach: Bruce Beiersdorf (12th year) Last year: second at DVC meet (152.00), second at Addison Trail sectional (150.30) Key losses: Tim Morrison, Joe Tamburrano, David Thaviphon Top returners: Martin Zeeman,...
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Heartbroken Neuqua Rebounds for 3rd Marian's Late Basket Leads to OT Victory
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - Neuqua Valley may not have reached the title game this time, but it proved a point. The Wildcats brought home the third-place trophy to put next to the runner-up one they earned last year...
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Helping You Teen Accept College No
Byline: Rose Rennekamp Special to the Daily Herald By the time most people become parents, they've been through their fair share of rejections in school, at work and in personal relationships. You learn to deal with it. But somehow when your...
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How to Go about Finding Financial Aid for College
Byline: Rose Rennekamp Special to the Daily Herald A few years ago, my daughter graduated from high school and entered college with a full-ride academic scholarship in engineering. We were thrilled. But after experiencing the world of college engineering,...
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Illinois, Minnesota Have Plenty to Play for in Today's Match
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer For those who believe the Big Ten tournament and NCAA Tournament decrease the meaning of the regular season, get a load of the stakes in No. 15 Illinois' trip to Minnesota. Start with the banner....
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Inside & Out
Get away and learn about bathrooms Kohler is the only company that can offer you a night in a luxury hotel while selling you a new sink. Here's the deal. Register for Bath Design Fundamentals and you could make a weekend of it at The America...
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I-PASS Success a Source of Its Death Sentence?
Byline: Chris Bailey Wonderfully effective, financially efficient and wildly popular with those who use it, I-PASS is one of the state programs that truly works. That must be why tollway officials have set out to kill it - if too many people...
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Is Baby's Car Seat Being Used Correctly? Think Again
Byline: Beth Bales Anyone remember the "Buckle Up" song? It was part of a seat belt public service commercial - circa early to mid-'60s, probably - that urged parents to "Buckle up for safety, Buckle up; Buckle up for safety, Always...
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It's Not Too Cold to Help Children
Byline: Gwen H. Jader Daily Herald Correspondent There wasn't much to his swimsuit, but Buffalo Grove police officer Mike Rodriguez said that didn't stop him from running into the frosty waters off Lake Bluff's Sunrise Beach on Saturday. The...
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James Gang Member May Have Hung His Hat in Lake County
Byline: Diana Dretske Of all the notorious criminals of America's past, none became more of a folk hero than Jesse James. Born in Kearney, Mo., in 1847, many believe that cruel treatment by Union soldiers during the Civil War (1861-1865) led Jesse...
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Jauron Likes to See How Much a Player Enjoys Playing
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS - While the scouting combine evaluates the speed, size, intelligence and psyche of hundreds of draft-eligible athletes each year, Bears coach Dick Jauron never loses sight of the most important...
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Let's Go
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier St. Louis tips its hat to St. Pat If green eggs and ham is your idea of an appetizing breakfast, then you'll want to be in St. Louis, Mo., March 15-17 for the St. Patrick's Day Celebration at West Port Plaza. You'll also...
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Loyola Runs over Wright St
Byline: Graham Couch Daily Herald Correspondent CLEVELAND - After a disheartening loss to Butler in the first round of last year's conference tournament, Loyola coach Larry Farmer spoke to his underclassman candidly, telling them to remember how...
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LZ Run Stops in Semifinals Hinsdale C. Denies Bears State Title Shot
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - As soon as the buzzer sounded on Lake Zurich's first loss in more than a year, Bears senior guard Shannon Kolze, who had fouled out, stood from her chair and clapped. Lake Zurich's student...
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Making Parents Behave at Their Children's Games
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer When parents register their children for the upcoming spring athletic season, some of them will have to do more than pay a fee. They must also promise to keep their cool while watching their children...
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Minor Injuries to Be Expected, Schneider Says
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -Do the White Sox have some bumps and bruises this spring? Sure, but trainer Herm Schneider said the recent run on hamstring injuries is hardly a cause for concern. "What do people...
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Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer Chicago resident Mark Pelletier has been appointed senior vice president and chief operating officer at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines. In addition to his operational responsibilities,...
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Nesting Trend Driving Surge in Home Improvement Surge
Byline: Kim Mikus Family and friends can't be bought, but shoppers continue to incorporate them into their budget. Experts say consumers are spending more time in the safety of their homes with the people who mean the most to them. Therefore,...
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Neuqua Valley Tops LZ for Third
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - Neuqua Valley sophomore forward Lindsay Wisdom usually has better hands than this. At halftime of the Class AA third-place game, while Illinois Basketball Coaches Association first team...
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New Trier Blue Edges Schaumburg
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The Schaumburg hockey team had been on a roll throughout the Scholastic Cup playoffs. But despite a strong effort Saturday night at Northbrook Ice Arena, the Saxons lost to New Trier Blue by a...
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New York Firefighter Speaks at Breakfast
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent For a first-ever community prayer breakfast, Rolling Meadows officials drew some big name headliners on Saturday. Along with the mix of local pastors, elected officials and local residents was...
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Nuclear Waste Containers Can Take a Beating
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Staff Writer If the federal government has its way and thousands of tons of nuclear waste are shipped through the Chicago region, residents shouldn't worry about a shoddily duct-taped radioactive package ripping...
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Nuclear Waste Plan: Good or Bad for the Suburbs? to Rid the State of Tons of Spent Nuclear Fuel, Illinois Might Have to Open Roads, Railways to Other Dangerous Shipments
Byline: Dave Orrick Daily Herald Staff Writer First of two parts Today marks the first of a two-day series on nuclear power and waste and its impact on Illinois and the Chicago suburbs. Tomorrow's installment examines the possibility that Zion...
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Nursing Home Good for Greeks and Suburbs
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Six years in the making, the Greek American Rehabilitation Nursing Centre is set to open the doors of its lavish Wheeling campus. A small lake, walkways and a 204-bed facility on North First Street...
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Old Differences Come Back to Life
Byline: Eric Krol and John Patterson In recent days, Democratic governor hopeful Rod Blagojevich has criticized rival Paul Vallas for his handling of bus contracts when Vallas ran the Chicago public schools and then for the severance package Vallas...
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Palwaukee Reveals Plan to Handle Complaints
Byline: Cass Cliatt Daily Herald Staff Writer Complaints about noise and pollution at Palwaukee Municipal Airport never seem to fall on deaf ears. Airport officials have decided it's time the airport had its say. To let the community know...
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Parker, Wisdom Selected to IBCA All-State Team
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - Herald City had four girls named to the 10-player first team all-state by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Saturday. Naperville Central sophomore Candace Parker, Barrington senior...
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Patterson Not as Sold as Baylor on Bunting
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MESA, Ariz. -Corey Patterson was out early Saturday morning to work on his bunting with first-base coach Sandy Alomar. Patterson might be a reluctant bunter, but he knows that with his speed the...
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Ploger Sparks Devils with 17 Points
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - A first half that set two records for scoring futility needed something to spice it up a little. It turned out to be the momentum shifter in the whole game. With 2 seconds to play in...
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Police Try to Find Jewelry Accidentally Given Away
Byline: Harold G. Downs and Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington-Inverness police are trying to track down missing jewelry that was accidentally given to charity. Several pieces of jewelry went missing from a Thor Drive home in Inverness...
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Professional Workshop Supplies Particulars on Engineering Careers
Byline: Gala M. Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer In high school, a guidance counselor advised Mayling Wong of Hoffman Estates to attend a prestigious all-girl liberal arts school. But she thought a university that offered an engineering degree program...
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Pruning Plants Is Job No. 1 during the Early Spring
Byline: Amy Reynolds The Planter's Palette It's too early to dig. Those alluring envelopes of seeds lie intact, waiting to be sown. The wish lists of catalog offerings have been edited and ordered, and your favorite nursery won't open for at...
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Put Family Fish Fry, Bingo on Your Friday Calendar
Byline: Jeanne Holzkamp March is already here and so are the many activities around town that follow. Two big favorites that are happening this Friday are the St. Charles Borromeo Lenten Fish Boil and Fish Fry and the Family Bingo Night in the...
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Seminar Lures Restless Anglers to ECC Campus
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer If a dedicated angler couldn't be on a lake in Saturday's heavy snow, then Bassmaster University in Elgin was the next best place. That's exactly where many area fishermen headed for the weekend seminars...
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Shoppers at Randhurst Can Try New Dining Option
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer A longtime restaurateur has teamed with a young man who grew up in the industry to start a new place to eat at Randhurst Shopping Center. Dean Ganakos, 76, and Jim Alexander, 21, launched Grecian...
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Site Zeros in on Lodging in Costa Rica
Byline: Judy Babcock Wylie Daily Herald Correspondent Online A new Costa Rica hotel Web site, www.costaricahotelindex.com, helps travelers find the kind of hotel they prefer in any part of the country. You can choose from 30 hotels by region,...
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Snow Brings Accidents Galore
Byline: Gala M. Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Most of the accidents in Kane County caused by the steady snowfall Saturday were as harmless as a snow angel. However, there was one serious auto accident. In that accident, one passenger was...
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Snow Snarls Traffic, in Time for Cold Wave
Byline: Rhonda Sciarra and Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writers Area highways were slowed by spinouts, fender benders and skidding cars Saturday, keeping police busy with reports of accidents throughout the day. The number of reports continued...
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South Elgin to Host Discussion on TIF District
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer South Elgin will host an in-depth discussion Monday night about the proposal to spur revitalization of the downtown and Route 31 areas by setting up a special taxing district. The meeting is set...
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State Champion Devils Dazzle Marian Hinsdale Central Caps Dream Season by Beating Top-Ranked Spartans for Title
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - This time, Hinsdale Central went out in style. After experiencing a number of heartbreaking ends to seasons, the Red Devils turned their Downstate debut into a celebration, downing top-ranked...
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Student Interns Find out What's Right for Them
Byline: Julianna Oleynik Daily Herald Staff Writer The popularity of internships among college students is on the rise, but just how important and attainable are they? The relationship between college undergraduates looking for internship opportunities...
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Sutter Setting Hawks' Sights on 45-Win Season
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer It's March and the Olympics are over. Time to separate the contenders from the pretenders in the NHL. For the Blackhawks, that means taking their play up a notch over the final 20 games, a segment...
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Tag along with Your Kids to Summer Camp This Year
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent One of the many precious things about parenthood is getting to relive some of your excellent childhood moments: eating cotton candy at a fair, bringing home your first pet and the thrill and apprehension...
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The Briefs
Take trip to France via Bloomingdale lecture A lecture on France will be hosted by the Bloomingdale Public Library from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the library, 101 Fairfield Way. Through a slide lecture, Al Popowits will guide participants from the...
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The Real Winner in This Semifinal? Iowa
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent NORMAL - One of the proudest fans of the Hinsdale Central vs. Lake Zurich semifinal on Saturday just might have been University of Iowa coach Lisa Bluder. Thought Bluder wasn't in attendance at Redbird...
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The Sad Truth about Illinois Politics Shadows Governor's Race
Byline: Jack Mabley Pick your adjective for the campaign for governor: ugly, idiotic, nauseating, sophomoric, disgusting. The three Democrats had a debate on Channel 11 Thursday night fitting all these descriptions. Roland Burris won the debate...
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Trip Tips
Byline: George Hobica and Kim Liang Tan Daily Herald Correspondents A roundup of good deals, inside scoops and advice for the traveler: Walking tours include ground zero New York City Vacation Packages is the first major New York City travel...
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UIC Comes through When It Matters
Byline: Graham Couch Daily Herald Correspondent Illinois-Chicago didn't shoot particularly well for most of the second half, and the Flames couldn't buy a free throw for 38 minutes. But they did both when they needed to Saturday, and the sixth-...
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Variegated Leaves Add to the Appeal of Garden Phlox
Byline: Jan Riggenbach What's better than a garden phlox with lavender-pink blossoms that last from mid to late summer? How about one that not only has the flowers but also showy leaves with creamy white edges and dark green centers? You'll find...
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Werdell Can't Match Jones' 9-for-10 Effort
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - The task was monumental; actually, it was next to impossible. But Crystal Lake South junior Jenna Werdell did her very best, even though the final mountain was just a might too big to climb....
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What Is So Rewarding about Working for the Red Cross?
Byline: Lyn J. Kearns Daily Herald Correspondent Des Plaines resident Doug Barnes has been an American Red Cross volunteer for more than 20 years. He said his reward is that "feel good" feeling of helping your fellow human being. When Red Cross...
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What Skills Are Needed in Workplace?
Byline: Doyle Young Special to the Daily Herald Editor's note: With this issue, we introduce "Workplace Success," a new column focusing on topics that workers can use to improve their skills and careers and managers can use to improve their bottom...
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Why Candidates Are Going after Hispanic Voters
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer With bilingual brochures, commercials and staff members, politicians are courting Hispanics as the new vote that might give them a boost in the upcoming Illinois primary. Some Republicans are making...
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Your Investments and the Economy
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer David Brady of Naperville is co-manager of Liberty-Stein Roe Large Company Focus Fund and Young Investor Fund, Chicago Why didn't the markets react better to Greenspan's comments last week?...
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YWCA Looks to Award Local Inspirational Women Nominations for Various Categories Being Taken until March 15
Byline: Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writer The local YWCA is giving all residents the chance to honor a person they have always looked up to. Officials at the YWCA of the Greater Elgin Area encourage residents to look to their women friends...
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