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 7, 1998

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16-Year-Old Has Traveled World on Strings of Her Violin
Byline: Andrew Fraker Daily Herald Staff Writer Anne Rabbat of Mount Prospect has toured the world on the strength of her violin virtuosity. She has performed in Russia, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Los Angeles, even the White House - which, these...
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A Change of Place Upscale Attached Housing Appeals to Empty-Nesters and Others Who Want More Amenities and Less Work
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer Upscale attached homes are gaining popularity in the suburbs and in the city of Chicago. We have defined these as units base priced at $150,000 or more as the Daily Herald Spring Home Show...
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Arlington Heights Board Agrees, Third Antenna Tower a Possibility
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Sometimes one is better than three, Arlington Heights trustees decided this week. Trustees unanimously approved plans to erect a 439-foot antenna tower at 120 E. Boeger Drive. That may lead to the eventual...
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Audit Finds School District's Policies Need to Be Updated
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer A legal assessment done by the Lake Zurich school district's new law firm is raising several policy and personnel questions. Attorney Lawrence Weiner said he cited 18 district policies or procedures...
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Awards Make Winter Bearable
Byline: Kelly Campbell Many Stevenson High School students and faculty have enjoyed the opportunity to overcome the winter blahs in the past month. Several awards in various categories have been bestowed on our Patriots, helping to make their winter...
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Bartlett Trustees Offer Compromise for Developing Controversial Area
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer To the dismay of neighbors, Bartlett trustees are preparing to designate part of Army Trail Road for commercial development in the village's land-use plan. The stretch of Army Trail Road, between...
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Batavia Women Unite, Pray for Their Neighbors
Byline: Terri Tabor Daily Herald Staff Writer Church women unite For nearly half a century, women from all walks of life in Batavia have joined hands on one special day to praise God and reach out to their neighbors. On Friday, 70 women from...
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Belle's Winter Workout Helping Spring Numbers
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. - Few players work harder on their game than Albert Belle, but the White Sox' left fielder said it is the work he's done on his body over the winter that is paying off this spring. ...
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Benet Gives It a Good Try Redwings Can't Overcome Top-Ranked Marshall
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - You might not believe this looking at the final score. But Benet gave a good account of itself in losing to No. 1-ranked Marshall 63-37 in the Class AA state quarterfinals Friday in Redbird...
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Big Ten Women Actually Get Fair Shake in Tourney
Byline: Patricia Babcock College basketball coaches always seem to get a little edgy this time of year. They'll get paranoid, sometimes acting as if the whole world is against them - or at least the entire NCAA Tournament selection committee....
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Buffalo Grove Coach Modest about Honor
Byline: Ruth Silverman Daily Herald Correspondent Jeff Siegal tries in vain to deflect questions about his latest triumph. The Buffalo Grove High School teacher and cheerleading coach has been named "Coach of the Year," by his fellow coaches...
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Building 5th High School Would Cure Inequities
Byline: Carole Vasbinder Editor's note: Carole Vasbinder, who wrote this opinion essay, works in Marquardt Elementary District 15, belongs to Citizens Against a Band-Aid Solution, which opposes the referendum, and has served on past District 87...
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Bureau Needs More Money to Keep Up with Tourism Interest
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Bringing tourists to Naperville has become big business. So big, that the Naperville Visitors Bureau needs more money to keep up with the growing number of trip inquiries. More groups and families...
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Burris Still in Lead for Democrat Nomination Name Recognition Working for 16-Year Political Veteran
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor Roland Burris attracted attention last week when a tape showed him suggesting one of his three "white boys" opponents withdraw. That is the last thing he should want. Burris is benefiting...
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Carol Stream Chamber Looks Warily to Future with Village to Stop Funds in 2 Years, Group May Narrow Focus
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Carol Stream's chamber of commerce has experienced record growth in the past several years. Membership has grown by 15 to 20 percent a year to reach an all-time high of 210 - nearly 25 percent of...
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Carol Stream Neighbors Fear Effects of Truck Terminal Plan
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Neighbors are objecting to the noise and fumes they believe a proposed truck terminal would generate in a south side Carol Stream neighborhood. Resident Zulema Shallcross said she and her neighbors...
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Center(s) of Attention: Elgin Drops Schaumburg
Byline: Patricia Babcock Daily Herald Sports Writer Now this was a different look. There was center Brent Gooden, Elgin's second leading scorer, on the bench leading the cheers. And there was reserve center Jim Ebert making the plays that...
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Central Has Date with North in an All-Naperville Semifinal
Byline: Daily Herald Reports For the last month Naperville Central has had March 10 circled on its calendar. For 24 minutes Friday, Glenbard West looked like it was going to make the date meaningless. March 10, next Tuesday, is the night Naperville...
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Cheerleading Teams Cartwheel into Finals
Byline: Christie Hart and Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writers If you thought only colleges had coed cheerleading squads, think again. The mixed-gender squads, with their powerful lifts and dramatic tosses, are popping up in DuPage County...
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Committeeman Hopefuls Key in on Communication
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer In Hanover Township, where there are nearly as many Democrats as Republicans, the job of a committeeman becomes a critical one. A committeeman must turn out the vote, find volunteers, distribute...
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Conant Begins with MSL South Victory
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The first boys gymnastics meet of the season is always a tough one, but host Conant started off 1998 on the right foot Friday night. The Cougars (2-0) captured a 137.6 to 135.1 Mid-Suburban South...
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Construction about to Begin at Bolingbrook Industrial Park
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Construction will begin this spring on the first of two 105,000-square-foot buildings on a 12-acre industrial campus in Bolingbrook. The yet-to-be-named campus is at Route 53 and Crossroads Parkway....
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County Board Candidates Spar over Challenger's Disclosure Form
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Al Westerman, incumbent in Lake county board District 7, contends his Republican primary challenger, Mark Ratfelders, is not being up front about disclosing his campaign finances. But Ratfelders...
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Defensive Prowess Powers Fremd Hoffman Stops Barrington; Elgin Ousts Schaumburg
Byline: Daily Herald Reports If Fremd plays defense the way it did in winning a Class AA regional title Friday night, there's no telling how far the Vikings can go. Fremd mixed two presses and the clutch shooting of Eddie Hebert and Andre Duncan...
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DeHaven, Mitchell Lead Geneva at Invite
Byline: Daily Herald Report Take 11 track and field teams, put them in Glenbard North's massive fieldhouse, run 20 events and what have you got? A 5 1/2-hour marathon called the Panther Indoor Track and Field Invitational. Friday's event not...
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Des Plaines City Council Alters Citizen Comment during Meetings
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer The struggle over controlling public comment at meetings in Des Plaines has been a problem for city council members in recent months. Mayor Paul Jung, aldermen and staff felt besieged by a number...
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Dist. 96, Dist. 220 Hope to Get Piece of Construction-Fund Pie
Byline: Kate Clements and James Evans Daily Herald Staff Writers SPRINGFIELD - Six suburban school districts on Friday were declared eligible for the state's new school construction program. While the districts - from St. Charles, Geneva, DuPage...
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Don't Pass Judgment on Big 10 Tourney Yet
Byline: Bob Logan The curtain is up, but the jury is still out on the first Big Ten basketball tournament. Jumping to conclusions after Thursday's lackluster opening session in the United Center would be both unfair and premature. I won't rush...
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Downers Grove South Sweats out Zatloukal, Burns Warriors
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent The perspiration streaming down Downers Grove South coach Paul Runyon's face Friday exemplified the tension of a hotly-contested post-season contest in Waubonsie Valley's steamy gym. The Mustangs...
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Drill-Team Contest to Qualify for State Anything but Routine
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Some of the best dance, pompon and flag teams in the state hail from the Northwest and West suburbs, and they'll be out to prove that at today's super-sectional competition. The super-sectional,...
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Driver Dies, Two Injured in Collision after Car Soars into Oncoming Traffic
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer A 16-year-old Roselle girl was killed Thursday night near Palatine after she lost control of her car on Route 53, became airborne as she crossed the median and crashed into a car on the other side of the...
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Early Voter Activity Sends Mixed Message
Byline: Jim Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer Voters in Lake, Kane and McHenry counties along with Chicago appear to be suffering from voter burnout, but preliminary absentee balloting in DuPage County and suburban Cook is on the rise. Thursday...
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Editorials
More road money for roads, finally Good news follows good news from Washington, where some determined members of Congress have finally managed to pry the lid off the highway trust fund - to the benefit of both drivers and users of mass transit in...
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Elgin May Buy NBD Site for Parking
Byline: Brad Hahn Daily Herald Staff Writer A majority of the Elgin City Council is prepared to next week buy the vacant NBD bank building, and then possibly tear it down. If the city makes an offer as expected Monday afternoon, the bank's downtown...
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El Nino May Be Good News for Lake County Farmers
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Lately it seems El Nino's blamed for everything. And in fact its impact on the spring planting season for Lake County farmers could be quite real. El Nino, the abnormal warming of the east-central...
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El Nino's Mild Winter Has Golfers, Park Districts Seeing Early Green
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer If you haven't dusted off your putter or scraped the dried dirt off your irons yet this winter, you might want to start. Thanks to the mild winter that has left the ground soft and free of snow,...
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Erecting Memorials to Crash Victims Is Part of Mourning
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Roadside memorials keep vigil to help remember loved ones A memory can take on a life of its own. It can be a candle lighted in a church, a pile of flowers dropped at the scene of a fatal accident...
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ESL Lincoln, Sandburg and Marshall Win
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - Down by 7 points at halftime, East St. Louis Lincoln coach Charles McDonald knew he had to calm his team down and get it back to basics. "They were getting caught up in the moment," McDonald...
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Everyone Wins with Improved Schools
Byline: Rose Malcolm Editor's note: The following opinion essay was written by Rose Malcolm, the Carol Stream Area PTA Council president. She and her husband are parents of a junior at Glenbard North High School, an eighth-grader at Stratford Junior...
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Experience as a Librarian Adds Dimension to Pastor's Work
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent The Rev. Robin Currie found that the perfect training for the ministry was to work as a children's librarian. A career change from librarian to Lutheran pastor was the perfect marriage of Currie's...
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Fire Chief to Unveil Staffing Plan to Hoffman Estates Village Board
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The president of the Hoffman Estates firefighters union said his membership is anxious to see details of Chief Ed Cavello's plans to reorganize the department. Six months after taking over as fire...
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Firm Creating Splash over Water Project Bid Process
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer A Wheaton construction firm is threatening to squelch Oakbrook Terrace's Lake Michigan water plans if the city doesn't give it the work. Aldermen on Tuesday are expected to hire Naperville-based...
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Flawless First Half, Tough Defense Down the Stretch Key Z-B Victory
Byline: Tom Sweda Daily Herald Correspondent Zion-Benton performed at both ends Friday night - just not at the same time. The Zee-Bees, the top seed in the Waukegan sectional, built a 14-point halftime lead on No. 8 Highland Park with a nearly...
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Froehlich Disputes Totten's Claim of Ryan Endorsement
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Schaumburg Township GOP Committeeman candidate Paul Froehlich is accusing incumbent Don Totten of lying about his endorsements in a "desperate" attempt to hold on to that office. The latest flap...
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Gadget Store Is a Tinkerer's Delight
Byline: Gretchen Murray Daily Herald Staff Writer If your child's mere mention of a science project sends panic through the household, relax - there's a place to turn. The American Science and Surplus store at 33W361 Route 38 in Geneva has been...
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Gee, Illini Hope 3rd Time Is the Charm vs. Purdue
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Purdue's been too tough for Illinois twice. The Illini are hoping the third time will be the charm for them today in the United Center (ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.). Victory in this Big Ten Tournament semifinal...
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Geneva Moves Slow for Pillsbury Dough
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Geneva City Council members have said they want to ensure all the ingredients for a Pillsbury manufacturing plant along Kautz Road mix with positive results for residents. During their first look...
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Glendale Heights Residents to Get New 'Totes' for Garbage Collection
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Forget the days of lugging three garbage cans out to the curb in Glendale Heights. Single-family houses are getting one 95-gallon "tote" on wheels for general garbage pickup by Browning Ferris...
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GOP Foes Claim the Other's More a 'Democrat' Radio Ads with Fake Clinton Mock Comptroller Candidate
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer State comptroller candidate Harry Seigle's history of voting Democratic became the center Friday of his opponent's campaign against him. State Sen. Chris Lauzen of Aurora began airing radio ads that...
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Great America Builds Big Ride for Little Kids New Attraction Allows Parents to Ride Coaster with Children
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda and Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writers Construction is nearly complete on Great America's first new attraction in a multi-million dollar renovation project. Spacely's Sprocket Rockets, a gentle roller coaster...
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Group Says St. Charles High in Good Shape, despite Problems
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer There's no denying St. Charles High School has its fair share of problems. The roof leaks. There's some mold in the building. And, the air circulation isn't the best. But, overall, things aren't...
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Gurnee Spared Hike in TCI Cable Rates - for Now
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer TCI customers in Gurnee will be spared a rate hike this year, bucking the trend in the cable industry to annually jack up prices three and four times the rate of inflation. TCI towns in the Northwest...
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Gym's Birthday Parties Have Young Guests Bouncing Around
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Kids' birthday parties can be a lot more exciting than pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey followed by cake and ice cream. Energym Gymnastics Academy provides a birthday arena at the Westside Sports Center in St. Charles....
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Harris Leads Gophers to Upset of MSU
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Mateen Cleaves' reign as Big Ten Player of the Year ended when the postseason began. No one in an official capacity deemed that so - just someone in the best place to make Cleaves look bad and...
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Hawks' Skyscraper Line Has Unlimited Potential
Byline: Time Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer BOSTON - As far as first outings go, Chad Kilger showed a lot of promise Thursday in the Blackhawks' 2-2 tie at Pittsburgh. Kilger had 2 assists in his Hawks' debut playing on a line with Eric Daze...
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Here's a Story: Two Families with Children Can't Easily Become One
Byline: Ken Potts Families just don't blend. "Blended families" are families with a husband and wife and their kids from previous marriages. We also call them "stepfamilies," "reconstituted families," "remarriages" and, at least among today's...
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History's No Longer Standing Still Elgin Museum Reopens after 2-Month Hiatus
Byline: Paul M. Anderson Daily Herald Correspondent Drawn by a $10,000 grand prize, racecar drivers from all over once flocked to Elgin for a competition that attracted up to 50,000 fans - and national attention. In the summer of 1910, Ralph...
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Hitler Ad Draws Ire of Area's Jewish
Byline: Melissa Knopper Daily Herald Staff Writer Local Jewish families and groups such as the Anti-Defamation League are adding their voices to the backlash caused by a recent political advertisement that featured a picture of Adolph Hitler. ...
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Hoffman Knocks off Barrington
Byline: Daily Herald Reports The game plan worked the way coach Bill Wandro anticipated it had to for Hoffman Estates to beat visiting Barrington 58-52 for the regional championship Friday. The fourth-seeded Hawks (19-9) advanced to Tuesday's...
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Home Test Kit for Drugs Gets Mixed Reviews in Wood Dale
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer Robert Downs didn't mind taking a drug test to get hired at Sportmart. But it'd be a different story if the Wood Dale teen's parents required one at home. "It separates the child from the...
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Housing Group Faces Fight from Glendale Homeowners
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage Habitat for Humanity's plan to build more than a dozen homes in Glendale Heights continues to be its biggest hurdle. Trustees and some residents say they have serious concerns with grouping...
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Huskies Finish Defeats Falcons, Sets Up Rematch with Redhawks
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer It's not how you start, it's how you finish. In the first quarter of its regional final in the Class AA East Aurora sectional, Naperville North scored 12 points on 4-of-12 accuracy. Wheaton North...
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ICC to Consider Conserving Numbers in 847 Area Code
Byline: Lorilyn Rackl Daily Herald Staff Writer North and Northwest suburban residents dreading another area code invasion got some help Friday from the Illinois Commerce Commission. A hearing officers' report filed with the state agency late...
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Indiana Will Keep Knight on Sidelines
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer Bob Knight won't have to sit out any games if Indiana gets a bid to the NCAA Tournament. A source close to the situation confirmed the report about the Big Ten's choice of penalties for Knight - one-game...
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Insurance Company Slates Open House at Vintage Building
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Benico Limited, an insurance and employee benefits firm, will hold an open house Tuesday at its new Huntley office, which happens to be one of the town's oldest buildings. Benico has purchased...
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In West Chicago, Task Force Formed to Support Projects
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer West Chicago's business community hopes a task force will help expedite new economic development. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry's newly formed "Fast-Track Task Force" will help build consensus...
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Iowa Can't Contain Explosive Michigan
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer You are Iowa coach Tom Davis. You don't want your team to wind up like referee Ed Hightower, who got run over by Michigan's Tractor Traylor immediately after the opening tip. That's why you...
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IRS Drops McHenry Tax Fines County Convinces Examiner $33,127 Problem Caused by Error IRS Drops County's $33,127 Tax Fines
Byline: Amy E. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer McHenry County is out of hot water with the Internal Revenue Service. After working for the past three months to convince IRS examiners that a late tax payment in 1996 was caused by a clerical...
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Jackson's Neuqua Tour to Illustrate School Disparieties Naperville Second Stop after Visit to Chicago's DuSable
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer The Rev. Jesse Jackson should have no trouble on Sunday pointing out the differences between an older high school on Chicago's South Side and the freshly minted Neuqua Valley in Naperville. But...
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Jacobs Dumps Woodstock, Earns Trip to Sectional Semis
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent Miffed after being handed what coach Jim Hinkle thought to be a paltry fifth seed in the Rockford Boylan sectional, Jacobs has been seeking respect ever since. Friday night before a vast and...
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Jurica Museum Teaches 'Respect for Life' Benedictine Houses Brothers' Pioneering Biological Research
Byline: Joan G. Broz Daily Herald Correspondent The Rev. Theodore Suchy has been watching it since 1972. Kids enter the Jurica Nature Museum uncertain of what they're going to see. Then they come face to face with a bear - stuffed, of course...
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Kane County Clerk Contenders Focusing on Managerial Skills
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Peel away the political rhetoric, and the race for Kane County Clerk boils down to one major issue: which candidate is better qualified to make sure residents get their birth certificates, property tax...
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Kerr Ready to Play against Knicks
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer By game time Sunday, the Bulls may place guard Randy Brown on the injured list because of his Achilles tendon strain and activate guard Steve Kerr, who is ready to play after spending more than six...
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Knight-Watch: An Accident Just Waiting to Happen
Byline: Mike Imrem Bobby Knight has become the auto racing of college basketball. You don't attend for the sport as much for the possibility the Knightmobile de-escalates the event from thrills to spills to chills. Vroom! ... Vroom! ... Boom?...
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Lake Park Scores Second Behind Libertyville at Lancer Invite
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent Those in the know about high school gymnastics probably won't be too surprised that Libertyville opened the season with 150.5 points. The runners-up, Lake Park, surprised even themselves Friday...
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Libertyville Falls in March Classic Madness Favors Antioch in Overtime Regional Thriller
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent When Illinois held its first high school state basketball tournament, something happened that changed the course of basketball forever. It is called March Madness, and it is alive and well in Antioch....
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Loyola Ends It for Galesburg
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - The Class AA showdown is set. After its 59-43 triumph over Galesburg in Friday's quarterfinal at Illinois State's Redbird Arena, No. 2-ranked and defending Class AA state champion Loyola...
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Mammoth Pork Dinner Planned
Byline: Ginny Skweres Daily Herald Correspondent Company is coming for dinner. In fact, an estimated 1,300 guests are expected. For the 40th year, members of St. John's Lutheran Church and School will be serving pork dinners to the crowd from...
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Man Indicted after Judge Tosses out Charges Rolling Meadows Man Accused of Shooting Man Who Met Daughter
Byline: Steve Warmbir Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Rolling Meadows resident Kevin Kincaid was back in Cook County Jail Friday on charges he shot a 25-year-old man trying to see Kincaid's 14-year-old daughter, a case a judge originally threw...
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Man Makes Y Program a Family Tradition
Byline: Bob Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer When Jim Prescott was a kid, his dad signed them both up for the Naperville Area Young Men's Christian Association's Indian Guides program. That was in the early 1960s, when Prescott, the YMCA and the...
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Meadows Shoots Its Way Past Palatine, Earns Rematch with Fremd
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Palatine did such a good job of keeping Rolling Meadows out of the lane in the early stages of Friday night's regional final that the host Mustangs were only able to score 2 points in the first four...
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Medley of Homes Opens Today in McHenry County
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Staff Writer McHenry County's only tour of new houses, the Spring Medley of Homes, opens today and continues through March 15. The home show includes new town houses, single-family houses and custom houses being...
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Michigan's Conlan Deals with Famous Roommate
Michigan guard Travis Conlan has almost become better known in recent weeks for having a famous roommate - Wolverines quarterback Brian Griese. When living arrangements were being set up, Conlan probably expected a quiet school year out of Griese....
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Miss Fox River Grove Crowned without Pomp and Circumstance
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer They may not have had the spectacle of a pageant, but the suspense was just as real. In a reception at First Chicago Bank Friday night, Jessica Bowman was crowned 1998 Miss Fox River Grove....
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Mundelein Stops Stevenson
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer There was plenty of tension and electricity in Mundelein's gym on Friday night. But sometimes March Madness can bring out the very best in a player. Doug Rippberger, Aaron Evans and Craig Lyerly...
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Naperville City Council Approves Hiring More Fire, Police Personnel
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Public safety agencies in Naperville are getting a big boost. City council members Thursday tentatively approved hiring 12 firefighters and three dispatchers as part of the city's overall 1998-99 spending...
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Naperville Police Discuss Teens, Drugs
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer Maybe parents aren't sure how to tell whether their teens are using drugs, or maybe they drank and smoked as teenagers themselves and aren't worried about their kids' habits. Whatever their level...
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Neighbors Sue to Stop Man's Division of Libertyville Lot
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer A group of Libertyville residents have filed a lawsuit to try to stop construction of three houses on a vacant lot in Paradise Park Estates off Lake Street. Meanwhile, village board members are expected...
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New Life Revels in Its Differences
Byline: The Rev. Keith Hallam is pastor of New Life Assembly of God Church in Batavia For several years now, we have referred to our church as "The Uncommon Church." To answer the obvious question, "Why?," I've written the following, which I would...
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New Tradewinds Business Center in Mundelein Completed
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Staff Writer Construction is complete on Tradewinds Business Center in Mundelein. The 110,263-square-foot building is at 300-306 Terrace Drive, in Terrace Trade Center in Mundelein. McShane Corp. and Darwin...
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No Laughing Matter for Illini Big Lead vs. Wisconsin Vanishes, but Turner Saves Day in Big Ten Tournament
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer An easy game for Illinois? Forget it. Not even in their own Assembly Hall. Seldom during the preconference slate, almost never against Big Ten foes. Add postseason play, the Big Ten Tournament and...
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Northwest Towns Feature Wide Assortment of Attached Homes
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Real Estate Writer If you want to purchase a home in the Northwest suburbs, here are attached homes for sale. Arlington Heights Greenwood Place from Ryland Homes features two and three-story town houses...
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Obituaries
David Callender David Callender, 73, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of Chicago, died Wednesday, March 4, 1998. He was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Milwaukee, Wis. Survivors include his wife, Jean Callender (nee Ryan); sons, Richard (Mary Jo) Callender...
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One Dark Gulf Night ... No One Will Be the Same
Byline: Burt Constable Editor's note: While Burt recovers from hip replacement surgery, we are running his favorite columns from the past. This column ran Jan. 17, 1991. It will become one of those moments frozen in time like the shooting of...
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Order of Protections Slow, Candidate Says
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake County Sheriff's Police must act more quickly in serving orders of protection to safeguard victims of domestic violence, Lake County Sheriff candidate Willie Ray Smith charged Friday. Smith...
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Orie in Search of Comfort Zone
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer TEMPE, Ariz. - Look for Kevin Orie to get a lot of at-bats this spring. The second-year third baseman is working with hitting coach Jeff Pentland on "loading up" his lower body. Even though Orie...
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Parents Petition to Bring School Back to Basics in Math Skills
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kathy Mitchell doesn't think she should send her children to tutoring to get the basics. That, she says, should be done in the classroom. But like many other parents she knows, Mitchell has been...
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Pen Pal Inspires Fifth-Graders with E-Mail Correspondence
Byline: Andrew Fraker Daily Herald Staff Writer "I think I might want to go to Antarctica." The family of Allison Rivers-Bracksieck might want to start worrying now. The Fairview Elementary School fifth-grader says she's interested in making...
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Plenty of Time for Maine W. Warriors Dismiss Glenbrook N.; St. Viator Falls at Gordon Tech
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Maine West did not leave a narrow margin for error Friday night. Instead, all that was left for the Warriors was savoring the clock winding down in the final minutes to the inevitable. There...
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Primary Hopefuls for 54th District Walk Area to Tell Why They're Best
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer Candidates running for Illinois state representative in the 54th District are pounding the pavement in area neighborhoods as the March 17 primary election draws near. Terrence F. Kelly, 42, and...
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