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 December 5, 1997

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[0] Editorials
Diagonal parking should win out Geneva city officials have done whatever they can to keep the highly valued diagonal parking on State Street. Now, retaining the parking may come at the cost of turning left from State Street onto North Third Street....
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10 Ways Malls Deck the Halls for the Holidays
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Before you even considered uncoiling that wily string of lights in the attic, your local mall was decked out in holiday cheer. A quick stroll through the shopping center evokes the season's spirit without fail. Of course,...
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12 Hidden Costs of the Holidays
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff, Kendra L. Williams and Chris Fusco It isn't what's inside the box. It's the wrapping paper that covers it, the gas you used to buy it and the time you spent in traffic on the way to the store. The "it" is the hidden...
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[1] Basketball Previews
Byline: Jason Langendorf, David Oberhelman, John Radtke and Kevin Schmit Upstate Eight Today's games Lake Park at DeKalb, 7:30 p.m. Larkin at Waubonsie Valley, 7:30 p.m. St. Charles at Elgin, 7:30 p.m. Streamwood at East Aurora, 7:30...
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20 Years Later, Crash Survivor Is Still a Fighter Woman Badly Injured by Drunken Driver Plans to Attend MADD Vigil in D.C
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Nov. 9, 1977, was a day that forever changed Wheaton resident Betsy Carlson's life. But she can't remember it. What she does know, from police reports and what people have told her, is that she...
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[2] Basketball Previews
DUPAGE VALLEY Today's games Glenbard N. at Naperville Central, 7:30 p.m. West Aurora at Wheaton North, 7:30 p.m. West Chicago at Glenbard East, 7:30 p.m. WW South at Naperville North, 7:30 p.m. Saturday's games Driscoll at Glenbard...
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7 Tidbits of Holiday Tree Trivia
Byline: Stephanie McClelland As Christmas draws near, people will search high and low for that perfect tree. Once they find it, they decorate it with cherished ornaments, glittering lights and other trinkets chosen with care. Over the years, the...
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A Community Awaits Safety-Kleen's Fight Has Broad Implications for Elgin Residents
Byline: Dan Culloton Daily Herald Business Writer More than earnings per share are at stake in the bidding war over Safety-Kleen Corp. of Elgin. Eight 20-pound turkeys and four pumpkin pies for the annual Abbott Middle School Turkey Trot also...
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Airport Officials Question Village's Planned Takeover
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake in the Hills hopes to join communities such as Schaumburg and Prospect Heights by running its own airport. However, some say the village has neither the experience nor the expertise to do...
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All That Work Isn't Wasted on Shoppers
It's hard to hate Christmas decorations. To criticize lights, garland or tinsel is a seasonal sacrilege. Even those cheap plastic reindeer seem charming in the holiday glow. Perhaps that's why DuPage County shoppers give enthusiastic reviews...
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Although Not a Household Name, Manuel Well-Prepared to Manage
Byline: Mark Alesia Daily Herald Sports Feature Writer An old, weathered pickup truck rolled into the parking lot where the Jacksonville (Fla.) Suns played. It belonged to the manager, Jerry Manuel. In 1990, Manuel's only full season as a manager,...
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American Gothic the Dust Unsettles James McMurtry
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic The scoop - What: James McMurtry with Fred Eaglesmith - Where: Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, Chicago - When: 9 p.m. Tuesday - Tickets: $13.50, (312) 559-1212 James McMurtry brings his literary...
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Arlington Diving in Head First to Finish Pioneer Park Pool
Byline: Freida N. Gad Daily Herald Staff Writer Reacting to Arlington Heights residents' complaints, architects planning a new pool at Pioneer Park have toned down the water park look and designed a more "neighborly" pool - but with a zero-depth...
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As City Council Adds Projects, Elgin's 1998 Budget
Byline: Brad Hahn The tab grew a little each week as Elgin City Council members added on a project or two to the 1998 budget. Three meetings were held to scrutinize next year's spending, so the add-ons were somewhat spread out and seemed harmless...
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Assistant Principal Moves to New Job
Byline: David Pecoraro After 11 years of service, seven as a teacher and four as an administrator, Schaumburg High School Assistant Principal Christopher Kontney will be leaving. On Jan. 1, Kontney will be replaced by Ronaye Bush, currently a...
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Audit: Toll Workers Fleecing State
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - Some tollway employees showed up late or not at all in spot checks by the state's auditor general, according to an audit released Thursday. The audit claims: - That auditors...
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Autry to Forgo Final Season
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer At this point last year, Northwestern had the Autry market cornered. Now NU has none. Long Grove's Adrian Autry, who rushed for 1,049 yards and 7 touchdowns this year, is one of four seniors...
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Barnett: 'I'm Here for 10 Years'
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer There'll be no more Texas-sized flirtations, innocent or otherwise. Gary Barnett said Thursday he isn't leaving Northwestern until he fulfills his 12-year contract - unless school officials...
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Barrington, Palatine Show Promise in Early Triumphs
Byline: Daily Herald staff report Barrington's sophomore basketball team is working with some legitimate firepower this season. The Fillies showed it when they won their first 5 games to take the York tournament championship. "We have some...
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Bartlett Wins Season Opener; Dundee-Crown Looks Sharp
In the season opener against the Westminster Christian varsity, the Bartlett sophomore girls basketball team won 41-21 thanks to some strong teamwork. "I was very pleased. We had balanced scoring, unselfish play and nice passing," said Bartlett...
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Basketball Players Set for Annual Memorial Tourney
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Eighth-grade girls from local suburban Catholic schools will keep the memory of Kate Conlon alive this weekend by playing basketball in her honor. The sixth annual Kate Conlon Memorial 8th Grade...
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Basketball Previews
Mid-Suburban League Today's 7:30 p.m. crossovers Conant at Hersey Elk Grove at Wheeling Hoffman Estates at Buffalo Grove Prospect at Fremd Rolling Meadows at Palatine Schaumburg at Barrington Saturday's non-conference games...
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Batavia Faces Early Conference Test Mandele Says Glenbard S. Game Important but Not Critical
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Tonight's Suburban Prairie Red Conference game against Glenbard South is certainly a key one for Batavia, but by no means are the Bulldogs in a do-or-die situation. "There are too many good teams...
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B-C Passes Test at Harvard; Jacobs Finds Strength in Numbers
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent The numerous banners adorning the walls of the Harvard High School gym attest to that school's strong wrestling tradition. Burlington Central ventured into that environment Saturday trying to...
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B-C's Hargrave Makes His Mark 'Work in Progress' Enjoys Fast Start
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent Those who read that Burlington Central center Bill Hargrave scored 61 points and grabbed 42 rebounds in three games last week may wonder: Where was this guy as a junior? "He was there," Rockets...
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Bears' Wise Can't Understand Talk of Not Having Anything to Play For
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer In the mind of Bears offensive line coach Tony Wise, the question of having something to play for shouldn't even have to be asked by a professional athlete. "I've always been puzzled by that," said...
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Benet Defense Comes through in a Pinch
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer On nights when the ball just does not want to drop through the hoop, a good team finds other ways to win. With its offense struggling, Benet turned to its defense for a lift. The Redwings held...
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Benet Finishes First in ESCC after Sweep at Final Meet
Byline: Jason Langendorf Daily Herald Correspondent Despite their dominance in the East Suburban Catholic regular season and a loaded conference tournament lineup, the Redwings found themselves holding onto just a 1-point lead over Fenwick in the...
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Beyer's a Real Success Story Larkin Senior Is Swimming's Renaissance Man
Byline: Patricia Babcock Daily Herald Sports Writer If you're talking apples, oranges or bowling pins, Eric Beyer couldn't juggle them to save his soul. He's tried and had no luck. But when it comes to juggling all of the demands on his young...
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Bikers Ride to Help Give Kids Gifts
Byline: Amy Williams When you bundle up for Algonquin's annual Christmas parade tomorrow, don't forget to bring along gifts for the needy. The McHenry County Harley-Davidson riders group will dress themselves and their bikes up in holiday attire...
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Bills Getting Strong Leadership from Ageless Levy
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer If you're looking to feel refreshed, looking to feel a little younger, then spend a few minutes with Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy. Yes, Levy is 72 years old. Yes, that ties him with George "Papa...
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Bop Shop Pinning Its Future on Benefit
Byline: Barbara Vitello Night life The Bop Shop invites longtime fans to "swing into the new millennium" at a benefit Monday at the Annoyance Theatre, 3747 N. Clark St., Chicago. In addition to celebrating eight hard-fought years on the Chicago...
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Browne Steps Back, Goes Solo at the Riv
Byline: Mark Guarino Jackson Browne, 8 p.m. Friday at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine, Chicago. $20, (312) 559-1212. Sold out. Jackson Browne began his career in the early '70s as one of the country's finest personal singer-songwriters, then...
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Buffalo Grove Schools Continue Property Purchase Debate
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer It's beginning to look like a referendum is in the near future for voters in Buffalo Grove-Long Grove Elementary District 96. Board members met Tuesday night for an hour in closed session for the...
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Buffalo Grove's Freshmen Start Fast Prospect Sophs Post 4 Wins, Take Second in Lyons Tourney
A fast start may carry some risk. Buffalo Grove's freshman girls basketball coach Rick Schoffstall is pleased but wary. The Bison won their first 4 games, including 3 to win the Barrington tournament, playing well on both ends of the court. ...
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Buffalo Grove Village President May Seek Clayton's House Seat
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Grove Village President Sidney Mathias said Thursday he is considering entering the race for the 51st state house district seat to be vacated next year by retiring state Rep. Verna Clayton....
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Bus Driver Shortages Have Schools Scrambling
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Finding solutions Several suburban schools still are coping with a shortage of bus drivers. Here are some ideas districts may use to get through the rest of the school year: - Require some parents...
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Cadets Look to Take Next Step and Top Big Schools for Crown
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer State powers in boys swimming are easy to find, just head to St. Charles, Naperville, Hinsdale or Oak Park. But what about Aurora? We're not talking about Waubonsie Valley, either. At Marmion...
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Capsules
Byline: Bob LeGere Sunday's Games Bills (6-7) at Bears (2-11) Time: Noon. Line: Bills by 1. Series record: Bears lead 4-2. Last time met: Bears won 20-13 at Soldier Field on Oct. 2, 1994. Bills will win if: They can score more...
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Carpentersville Officials Warm Up to Idea of Creating Ice Skating Rinks
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer Carpentersville officials are looking to the past as they try to provide more positive activities for children. This week, they announced plans to revive a popular winter tradition: ice skating....
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Changes Abound in UEC, Fox Valley
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Correspondent Now that the Thanksgiving tournaments are over, prep basketball fans can settle down in their familiar home gyms. But in many instances in the Upstate Eight and the Fox Valley Conferences, there...
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City and State Fronts Millions for 3com's Campus
Byline: Chris Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer The state of Illinois and Rolling Meadows will front millions of dollars to pay for improvements to water and sewer service and roads in and around 3Com Corp's 40-acre campus on Golf Road. 3Com won't...
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City Loan to Help Business Expand
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer The city of West Chicago has become a financial partner of sorts in the expansion of a local business. Under a plan approved by city council members this week, Machinery Components Inc. will...
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City School Students Get to Enjoy Winter Wonderland in Vernon Hills
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer They didn't quite know what a holiday light show would be when they boarded school buses near their homes on Chicago's West Side. What about 125 grade school kids from the James R. Jordan Boys and...
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Classic Dickens Tale Inspires Dundee Festival Organizer
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell As the annual Dickens in Dundee holiday festival gets underway tonight, actors will fill shop windows with visions of chain-rattling ghosts, Scrooges and other characters from Charles Dickens' famous play, "A Christmas Carol."...
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Club's Teams Score Success in First Season
The Windy City Pride Soccer Club teams achieved quite a bit during their first official season. Coached and trained by Ko Thanadabouth, the nine-team, all-girl club comprised of players from the Chicago area captured 19 tournament championships...
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Come to 'Breakfast with Santa'
Byline: Julie O'Brien Members of St. Margaret Mary Knights of Columbus Council 11091 will be as busy as Santa's elves in the month ahead. Sunday morning, along with the Knights' Ladies Auxiliary, they are combining their ever-popular pancake...
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Community Helps Those Who Are Down on Their Luck Helping Those Who Are Down on Their Luck
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Offering shelter Overnight shelters, run by Public Action to Deliver Shelter, are open from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Oct. 1 through April 30 at the following locations. - Sundays: Transfiguration Church, 213...
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Cook County Judge to Devise Plan for Handling Domestic Abuse Cases
Byline: Laura Janota Daily Herald Staff Writer The woman who is presiding judge in Rolling Meadows' courthouse will draw up a plan for consistent handling of domestic violence cases. Donald O'Connell, the chief judge of Cook County's sprawling...
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Councilman Sets Record Straight on Task Force
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer In the wake of recent criticism about the way police handled the Brown's Chicken & Pasta murder investigation, Palatine District 5 Councilman Jack Wagner says he wants to set the record straight....
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Deadmarsh, Avalanche Answer Hawks' United Center Challenge
Byline: Jeff Carlson Daily Herald Sports Writer Three minutes after getting hammered into the boards, Colorado's Adam Deadmarsh had a little something for the Blackhawks. Deadmarsh was drilled by Hawks winger James Black - who was called for...
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Death Metal, Twang Not a Good Combination for Piston
Byline: Adam Webb Piston "Number One" (Atlantic Records) * * 1/2 Piston's sound can't be described in one word. It's a ridiculously impossible task for a band that combines death metal sounds with twangy, occasionally balladlike vocals and a...
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Dist. 214 Might Raise Its Fees for Driver Ed and Summer School
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer Northwest Suburban High School District 214 board members will consider whether to raise driver education fees from $50 to $250 in steps over the next five years. The proposal came Thursday night...
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Dist. 25 Forms Technology Task Force
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Just $4.4 million separates Arlington Heights schoolchildren from the technology they'll need in the next five years. Now that Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 has a five-year technology plan,...
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Dist. 33 Looks at Shifting Boundaries
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer A citizen's group soon will recommend school boundary changes for West Chicago Elementary District 33. Since September, the district's Citizen's Advisory Committee has been studying school officials'...
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Dist. 54 Considering Vote on Health Insurance Loophole
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Should non-union employees in Schaumburg Township Elementary School District 54 pay higher insurance rates to help pay for a new employee's pre-existing medical condition? Federal legislation...
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District 46 Panel to Study Needs of At-Risk Children
Byline: Sean Noble Daily Herald Staff Writer The shape of a new District 46 committee stirred plenty of debate Thursday night. But the need for the panel - the study of at-risk children's needs in Elgin Area Unit District 46 - did not. After...
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Don Roth's: An American Classic from Big-Band Days
Byline: Armand Paquin Daily Herald Correspondent Don Roth's 61 N. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling (847) 537-5800 - Cuisine: American - Setting: Several cozy dining rooms decorated with big-band memorabilia - Menu: Steaks, chicken, seafood...
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Drink It All in There's Nothing Fancy about It. Rather, the Old Town Ale House Is a Simple Saloon with Devoted Patrons
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer What You Need to Know - Name: Old Town Ale House - Location: 219 W. North Ave., Chicago (312) 944-7020 - Parking: The Piper's Alley parking lot or on the street - Directions: Kennedy...
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Dubis, Anderson Named to IBCA Hall of Fame
When Batavia needed a public address announcer for boys basketball games, Rudy Dubis volunteered. That was 1970, and Dubis is still courtside with the mike at his alma mater. "The gentleman who was doing it ran into a conflict," said Dubis, a...
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DuPage Businesses See a Very Happy New Year
Byline: Dan Culloton Daily Herald Business Writer Members of a DuPage County business association gave the local economy strong grades and expressed hope the good times will continue to roll in a recent survey. The members of the East West Corporate...
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Edgar Puts Signature on School Funding Law
Byline: Madeleine Doubek and Don Thompson Daily Herald Staff Writers Gov. Jim Edgar signed into law Thursday what he dubbed "historic legislation" ensuring a minimum amount will be spent annually on every student's schooling. "For the first time...
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Editorials
But then there's the big picture For months, Congress and the Justice Department have been trying to sort out whether or not President Clinton and Vice President Gore broke the law when they made fund-raising phone calls from the White House. ...
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Elgin's Competitive Side Shows; Burlington's Sophs Win Opener
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Only half the decisions went in favor of Elgin's sophomore girls during the first four games, but the Maroons showed they should be competitive. The Maroons beat Lake Park in their Upstate Eight...
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Elgin's Harrington Nears Record Scoring Mark
Elgin junior point guard Sean Harrington will surely keep the eyes of Maroons' fans on the school's record book this season. Coming into the campaign, Harrington had scored 739 career points and was 22nd on the school's fabled all-time scoring list....
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Elk Grove Gets Industrial Ideas in Writing
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Parks, widened roadways, improved bus stops and strategically placed monuments were all part of a draft given to the Elk Grove Village Industrial/ Commercial Revitalization Commission Thursday....
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Elk Grove Hustles Its Way to 2-Point Victory over Round Lake
Byline: Brian Pitts Daily Herald Correspondent What Elk Grove's girls basketball lacks in experience, it makes up for with hustle. Sure, the Grenadiers may not be the most talented team in the area, but they go after the ball as hard as any other...
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Emphasis Is on Steaks, Fish and Romance at Ki's
Byline: Laura Milani Daily Herald Correspondent Ki's Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge 705 North Ave. Glen Ellyn (630) 469-4757 - Cuisine: Continental - Setting: Fine dining - Menu: Seafood, steaks, poultry, pasta, chops and salads...
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Encouraging Start for Saurbaugh, WV
Byline: Daily Herald Report It didn't take long for Dave Saurbaugh to make an impact at Waubonsie Valley. The first-year Warriors coach guided Waubonsie to the Glenbard West Thanksgiving Classic title. The Warriors beat Wheaton Warrenville South,...
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Encouraging Words Can Go a Long Way in Boosting Teammates
Byline: Bob Frisk Asst. Managing Editor/Sports Nobody ever accused me of serving as a cheerleader on the sidelines in my high school days. I was quiet by nature. In fact, I still am - unless I'm behind a microphone. Besides, there is this...
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Encouraging Words Seldom Fail to Be Heard as a Positive
Byline: Bob Frisk Nobody ever accused me of serving as a cheerleader on the sidelines in my high school days. I was quiet by nature. In fact, I still am - unless I'm behind a microphone. Besides, there is this rule among sports writers...
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Enjoy Some Cool Ice Time Downtown
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer If you traded your steel blades for in-line skates, it's about time you got back on the ice. And this is the perfect time of year to do it. Imagine a romantic afternoon spent gliding around...
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Ex-Alderman May Challenge Mulligan for State House
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor Former Des Plaines Alderman Jim Curley said Thursday he seriously is considering challenging state Rep. Rosemary Mulligan in next year's Republican primary. "I have to say the encouragement...
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Expectations High for Schnell, Marmion Cadet Strives to Be the Best in Pool, School
Byline: Kevin Schmit In Andrew Schnell's perfect world, there would be such things as waterproof paper and floatable textbooks. Classrooms would be installed in the pool at Marmion Academy so Schnell could study and take some laps at the same...
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Focus Now Becomes Filling Holes in Roster
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer In Jerry Manuel, the White Sox finally have a new manager. Now, general manager Ron Schueler can focus on getting a new catcher to replace Jorge Fabregas, who was lost to Arizona in the Nov. 18 expansion...
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Forum Paints Vivid Picture of Life after DUI Crashes
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Mike Kenny killed Meinrad Gyssler. He didn't mean to. But then, no drunken driver ever starts out thinking he is about to kill someone else. "I went to a bar that night, not with the intention of...
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Fourth-Graders Learn Patience Spending Time in Wheelchairs
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer On Thursday, Melissa Maloney finally understood what it is like to be confined to a wheelchair. "It's really hard. Sitting in the wheelchair so long makes me want to get up and run around,"...
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Fox Valley Festivals Kick off Holidays East and West Dundee's Popular Dickens Fest Starts Tonight
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer Algonquin, Dundee set for holiday galas The holiday season in the Fox Valley blossoms into full color starting today and continues throughout a busy weekend. Dickens in Dundee, the classic...
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Fremd Manages to Hold off BG; Hoffman Estates Edges Conant
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Putting together a perfect meet is virtually impossible for even the best teams. In Thursday's Mid-Suburban North opener, Fremd ran into all sorts of problems in every event and left Buffalo Grove with 145.95 points....
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Fremd Savors Favorite Role - Again
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent No one in their right mind would bet against Fremd winning an unprecedented fifth straight state championship this season. After all, the Vikings' lineup is led by senior MaryAnne Kelley, the two-time...
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From the Armed Services
Navy Seaman Jermaine L. Cotillier, son of Miles C. Cotillier of Streamwood, has completed a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy. While deployed, Cotillier's ship participated in several multinational...
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Girls Basketball Will Get Prime-Time Treatment in NSC
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer A week from tonight will mark a first for girls basketball in the North Suburban Conference. Stevenson, Warren and Libertyville will host NSC contests on a night which has showcased only the boys...
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Glenbard N. Coach Unhappy with Effort vs. Waubonsie Panthers Post Narrow Win
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer It was tough to tell if Glenbard North was uninspired or if Waubonsie Valley is that good. Glenbard North beat the Warriors 27-26 Thursday in Carol Stream in a meet which featured three overtime matches...
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Glenbard West Rewarded for Last Season's Sacrifice
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Twelve losses. Zero wins. If you go by the 1996-97 final standings, Glenbard West's boys basketball team spent an awfully long, cold winter in the basement of the West Suburban Silver. Wait just a minute, says Hilltoppers...
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Glen Crest Construction Still Not Done after Months
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Staff Writer Construction delays have plagued Glen Ellyn's Glen Crest Middle School since work began on the building last summer. First, some sidewalks weren't ready for the first day of school, and students walking...
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Glen Crest to Finally Reopen Its Library
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Staff Writer School libraries are a staple in the learning process. Students and teachers at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn should know. They've lived without one for months. The library closed last...
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Glen Ellyn Turkey Trotters Take the Cake . . . and the Turkey, Too
Byline: Susan Terwedow Daily Herald Correspondent On a pleasant Thanksgiving morning, a record number of participants turned out for the Glen Ellyn Turkey Trot, a 5-mile predictor race. Runners and joggers of all ages wrote down their predicted...
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Good Morning!
THE BRIEFS Where are the best holiday displays in the area? Tell us! Help us find the best holiday displays. If you know of a terrific display that everybody else should see (including your own), e-mail us at foxletters@dailyherald.com or call...
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Good Morning, Algonquin, Huntley and Lake in the Hills!
THE BRIEFS Where are the best holiday displays in the area? Tell us! Help us find the best holiday displays. If you know of a terrific display that everybody else should see (including your own), e-mail us at foxletters@dailyherald.com or call...
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Good Morning, Arlington Heights!
THE BRIEFS Clearbrook plans integrated living house dedication Clearbrook's newest integrated living facility, the Guardian House, will officially be dedicated today during a grand opening ceremony to begin at 10 a.m. The eight-bedroom home,...
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Good Morning, Barrington Area!
THE BRIEFS School nurses advise parents about immunization change Due to a change in state law, all Illinois students entering fifth grade in August 1998 will be required to show proof of having received the Hepatitis B vaccine. This requirement...
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Good Morning, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles!
THE BRIEFS Batavia engineering department seeks costs to reduce flooding To beat the spring rains, the Batavia City Council gave the city engineering department the nod to seek cost estimates for ditch and inlet improvements in the Highlands...
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Good Morning, Buffalo Grove and Wheeling!
THE BRIEFS Voters' OK of referendum leads to higher park levy A tax increase referendum approved in April by residents of the Wheeling Park District is the main reason for a 22.8 percent increase in next year's proposed levy, officials said....
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Good Morning, Cary and Fox River Grove!
THE BRIEFS Where are the best holiday displays in the area? Tell us! Help us find the best holiday displays. If you know of a terrific display that everybody else should see (including your own), e-mail us at foxletters@dailyherald.com or call...
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Good Morning, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village!
Weekend fund-raiser scheduled to help hospitalized veterans American Legion Post 36 is holding a fund-raiser for hospitalized veterans this weekend. The fund-raiser includes demonstrations of scale model power boats and other models. The show...
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Good Morning, Elgin and South Elgin!
THE BRIEFS Where are the best holiday displays in Elgin? Tell us! Help us find the best holiday displays in Elgin, South Elgin or any surrounding communities. If you know of a terrific display that everybody else should see (including your own),...
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Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS The Benchmark to host free holiday choral concert The renown 60-voice "Spirit of Life" choir will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Benchmark retirement community, 1515 N. Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates. A tree-lighting...
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Good Morning, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights!
THE BRIEFS Listen to the Sounds of the Season Mount Prospect's fourth annual Sounds of the Season will serenade Saturday shoppers in the Carson Pirie Scott court at Randhurst Shopping Center. The 4 p.m. concert features the voices of more...
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Good Morning, Palatine and Inverness!
Gingerbread raffle at craft fair will benefit abused exotic cats Believe it or not, there are lots of abused lions, tigers and bobcats. They are mistreated, starved and drugged by people, Island Lake resident Nancy Huggins said. So in order to...
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Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
THE BRIEFS Clearbrook plans integrated living house dedication this morning Clearbrook's newest integrated living facility, the Guardian House, will officially be dedicated today during a grand opening ceremony scheduled to begin 10 a.m. The...
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