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 October 16, 2004

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Agent Boras Says Ordonez's Health Not an Issue
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer As initially reported in the Daily Herald on Thursday, White Sox right fielder Magglio Ordonez has changed agents, jumping from the Tom Reich/Adam Katz group to Scott Boras. Given Boras' history...
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A Little Help from above? Facing Huge Task Today against Michigan, Illini Still Believe in Themselves
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - Several Illinois players have shown up at news conferences this year wearing T-shirts graced by Red Grange's face. If ever the Illini needed the Galloping Ghost's presence to re-...
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A Mosque of Their Own Muslims Now Have a Place to Celebrate Holy Month Closer to Home
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Row after row of modestly clad men, women and children facing "Qiblah," or the direction of Mecca, bow in reverence to the Almighty upon hearing the phrase "Allahu Akbar," meaning God is great....
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... and Huge Win for North Stars St. Charles North Beats Lake Park to Close in on Upstate Eight Title
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer This time, St. Charles North left Lake Park no wiggle room. Unlike last year when Lake Park beat the North Stars in the last minute, St. Charles North scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns...
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Anglican Mission Churches Unite to Help African Cause
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent War, AIDS, poverty and disease are the enemies of children in East and Central Africa and the Mustard Seed Project. Three churches in the area are uniting to fight those enemies and spread the word...
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Antioch's Kinney 1 Shot off State Tourney Lead
Byline: Brian Shields Daily Herald Correspondent BLOOMINGTON - Joe Kinney was representing Antioch all by himself Friday at the Class AA boys golf championships, but the senior came up with a big performance to place himself among the leaders. ...
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Antiques Show Reflects on 30 Years of Sales
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley If you appreciate the fine trimmings of yesteryear, come peruse the vast collections of authentic antiques at the Fox Valley Fall Antique Show and Sale today and Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds. This year marks...
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At Least Five Boys Believed Molested Addison Man Faces Charges
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Prosecutors say Carlos A. Cruz befriended young boys in his Addison neighborhood by enticing them with money, fireworks and other means. The 35-year-old unemployed computer programmer...
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A Trillion Problems with Bush and Kerry Budget Plans
Byline: Burt Constable Four years ago, when Al Gore and George W. Bush debated the budget, they argued about the best ways to divvy up a projected 10- year surplus of $4.6 trillion. It seemed as if we could have tax cuts and new government programs,...
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Author's Speech Heralds Library's Reopening Day Will Officially Celebrate Opening of Mount Prospect Facility's Expansion
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer The recently expanded Mount Prospect Public Library will formally join the community on Sunday with an afternoon of live music and entertainment. The festivities will include a brief keynote speech...
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Banquet Hall Patrons to Get Catering Options
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer After standing quiet for nearly a year because of bureaucratic bickering, the Lake County Forest Preserve District's Brae Loch Golf Club soon will be reopened for weddings, retirement dinners and...
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Bartlett Ends Saints' Hopes for Playoffs
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles East was eliminated from playoff contention Friday, and the reason wasn't a mystery. "Our special teams and turnovers hurt us tonight for the third week in a row," Saints coach...
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BC's BN-East Hopes Dashed by Johnsburg
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Defensively, Burlington Central held Johnsburg's high-powered offense more than 20 points below its average. Offensively, the Rockets couldn't make enough happen and the result was a 12-10 loss on...
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Bears Still Playing the O-Line Shuffle
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer If it's not one offensive lineman, it's another. Right guard Mike Gandy suffered a minor hamstring injury in practice Friday that could put Bears coach Lovie Smith into a real quandary as to whom...
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Big Night for Blackhawks. West Aurora Beats Wheaton N. for 5th Win; Likely Playoff Bound for 1st Time since '94
Byline: Pat Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Typically, West Aurora is known for being a basketball powerhouse. However, this year's bunch of gritty football players is out to change that notion. The Blackhawks all but secured a spot in the...
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Blarney Island Ready to Bring Big Names Back
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer Thundering boats and a raucous party atmosphere won't be the only sounds floating across the surface of Grass Lake next year. Blarney Island owner John Haley is once again working to bring big-name...
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Bowen's Season over after Injury
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Matt Bowen, the pride of Glenbard West and a starter on the Washington Redskins defense, won't be reuniting Sunday with the 20 friends and family members who had tickets to watch him against the Bears...
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Burlington Volleyball Coach Resigns
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer Burlington Central girls volleyball coach Jason Yormark resigned earlier this week, although the reasons why still remain unclear. According to published reports Friday, Yormark resigned amid a controversy...
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Candidates Keep Debating School Funding Plan
Byline: Adam Kovac Daily Herald Staff Writer A controversial plan to overhaul education funding is a topic among the candidates for northern Kane County's state House seat even though the proposal has failed to gain support among Illinois lawmakers...
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Candidate Stresses Need for Outreach
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer In the last four years, Kane County Coroner Charles West has kept his focus on getting his staff trained to improve the office's investigative skills and securing the technological equipment needed...
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Carmel's White Tied for Third
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent MAKANDA - Carmel junior Kate White played like a veteran Friday in her first appearance at the state golf tournament. White carded a 5-over-par 77 and is tied for third place heading into today's...
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Cary-Grove Snares FVC Title in OT
Byline: Nicole Gariti Daily Herald Correspondent Eighty minutes wasn't enough to determine the Fox Valley Conference soccer championship Friday night, but the wait was worth the while for Cary Grove (14-6-1, 9-1), which defeated Crystal Lake South...
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'Cat Feet' Doesn't Dig Deep Comic Drama Puts Light Touch on Serious Issues
Byline: Barbara Vitello Daily Herald Staff Writer "Cat Feet" 1/2 out of four Location: Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 N. Skokie Blvd., Skokie Times: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday;...
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Center Honors Advocates Who Curb Abuse
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer When a female parishioner visited the Rev. Antonio Cabello in his Carpentersville church seeking counsel for an abusive relationship, the priest had just one thing to say to her. "You need to...
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Charity Delivers Hope to Kids around World
Byline: Vicki Sebela Daily Herald Correspondent There is hope in a box - ask any of the 31 million children who have received a shoe box filled with gifts in the last 11 years. These recipients reside in 122 war-torn, poverty-ridden countries around...
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Church Celebrates 80 Years as Family
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer St. Alexander's Church has been a haven to Natalie Baker for 31 years. Members of the Villa Park parish always have made her feel welcome and cared about, like family. "It's a great place to be,"...
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County Board Candidates Talk about Health Care
Republican McHenry County Board members Dan Shea and Marc Munaretto are facing a challenge from Democrats Adam Gypalo and Michael Flynn for their county board seats representing the 1st District. Two of the four candidates will be elected. The Daily...
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County Leaders Accuse CTA of Taking Their Money
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Metra and Pace officials and collar county board members are concerned a proposal by Chicago Transit Authority officials to reconfigure regional transportation funding could mean suburban money going to...
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County Plans How to Spend Next Water Check Schillerstrom Says This Won't Happen Again
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Sheriff's police salaries, emergency vehicle upgrades and community grants are some of the ways DuPage County plans to spend its next $15 million check from an area water group. More than a year...
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Cuca, Emerich in Medal Hunt; Fillies Miss Trophy Chance
Byline: Brian Shields Daily Herald Correspondent BLOOMINGTON - Rolling Meadows' Nick Cuca was a mix of surprise and satisfaction after he came in with a 76 to tie for 15th place after the first day of the boys golf state tournament. A series...
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Deals in Betting Sting Likely Defendants Approached
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer Prosecutors said they are willing to take 13 people to trial for alleged involvement in illegal gambling in a Maple Park tavern. But they may not have to. Two of the group's five attorneys said Friday...
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Dist. 204 Keeping an Eye on Enrollment
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer Ten years ago, Indian Prairie Unit District 204 officials waited with bated breath for their 30-day enrollment figures. They never knew, Superintendent Howard Crouse says, what those numbers might...
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District 25 Mulls April Referendum
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer While voters across the country prepare to elect a president next month, Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 officials are setting their sights on the April local election. That is when district...
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District 25 Schools Welcome in Neighbors
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Arlington Heights Elementary District 25 officials are inviting their neighbors to come check out the schools. District officials have designated Thursday as Good Neighbor Day to encourage residents...
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District 87 Residents Discuss Proposed Tax Hike
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glenbard North High School parent Kathy Blasius said she's thinking of a proposed tax hike as a sort of trade-off for a few family events throughout the course of a year. "You could spend that...
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Driscoll Suffers First Loss
Byline: Joshua Welge Daily Herald Sports Writer After two years the kings of the hill in the Suburban Catholic Conference were finally knocked down. Marian Central was ready for the knockout. Marian Central's 31-19 win over Driscoll on Friday...
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Driving Topless Not an Issue for Owners of Convertibles
Byline: Susan Frissell If you're a convertible owner you're probably nuts about your car. I have, no doubt, raised the suspicion of friends and family when participating one frigid January in the Wisconsin Convertible Classic's (WCC) first-and...
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DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Ex-coach faces more charges: Three more young girls have come forward with accusations against a former Aurora gymnastics coach accused of inappropriately touching his students, prosecutors said Friday. Michael Cardamone, 27, now faces allegations...
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Editorials
Frosty the pumpkin: At first, those houses decked out in Halloween lights and frightful displays around our neighborhoods seemed a bit much. But now, as more homes it seems each October are all lit up in orange, we can only appreciate a hidden bonus...
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Editorials
Where were mom and dad? Only eight parents showed up at a recent teenage drug abuse seminar at Naperville Central High School. Organizers told the minuscule crowd teens were adept at hiding their drug abuse. Apparently, they are equally skilled...
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Editorials
Savings? Or not? Elgin Area School District U-46's new boundaries were designed, the district said, to keep kids close to home and reduce transportation costs. But even before concentrating many poor- performing students this fall, a number of schools...
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Family Angry Son Died in Iraq They Supported Soldier from Round Lake Beach, Not the War
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer Jaime Moreno died serving his country, fighting a war his family does not agree with. The Round Lake Beach native died Wednesday in eastern Baghdad when the convoy he was traveling in fell prey to...
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Fanthorpe Fills in Admirably for Ailing Wunderlich
Byline: Stephen Parker Daily Herald Correspondent For a team to run unscathed through the DuPage Valley Conference in any given year, a dominant defense helps. So does a good backup plan. When Naperville North first-string quarterback Greg...
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Fire Needs a Win or Tie Tonight to Make Playoffs
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer There are many reasons to like Chicago Fire midfielder Jesse Marsch. He is intelligent, spirited, humble and friendly. Last week, Marsch displayed another reason why he is such a likable guy....
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Fremont to Update Schools' Web Site
Byline: Graham Wiemer Daily Herald Correspondent Fremont Elementary District 79 plans to provide online information about student progress and an improved Web site, officials say. They are among the ideas identified by a long-range planning committee...
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Geneva Clinches Share of SPN Title
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer The 'firsts since...' keep rolling in during what is fast becoming the most memorable Geneva football season in a long time. Last week it was Geneva clinching their first playoff berth since 1992....
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Gilberts Trustees Support Housing, Retail Proposal
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer You can practically sense all the trappings of modern-day suburbia seeping into Gilberts. New homes are going up and stores are following, SUVs idle at new traffic lights and parking lots are full...
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Hanover Park Water Must Be Boiled
Byline: Fernando Diaz Daily Herald Staff Writer Hanover Park residents should boil all water used for drinking or preparing food until village officials determine whether a bacterial contamination in the village's water supply has cleared. The...
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Happy Horton Mom She Goes Home, Talks with Dad as They Await Chance to Hold Little Babies
Byline: Lisa Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer From two hospital rooms 700 miles apart, Sgt. Josh Horton and his wife, Taunacy, on Friday discussed the future of their family, which increased by five tiny souls this week. The morning phone call...
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Happy to Have a Win Joyce Busts Loose for 215 Yards as Redhawks Escape from West Chicago
Byline: Ken Tillotson Daily Herald Correspondent West Chicago senior quarterback Ryan Morris put on an impressive 365-yard aerial display, but it wasn't quite enough to offset the relentless rushing attack of Naperville Central workhorse Sean Joyce....
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Hawks Move a Step Closer Bartlett Trips Up Saints
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Sports Writer Trailing by a point at halftime, Bartlett outscored St. Charles East 15-0 in the second half to qualify for a playoff berth with a 28-14 Upstate Eight victory at Millenium Field Friday. The...
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Heart of U-46 Is on the Move
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer The newest high school in Elgin Area School District U-46 soon will be filled - with adults. Superintendent Connie Neale, district officials and folks in just about every administrative department...
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Historians Trying to Save Civil War Flag
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer In times of war, the flag a soldier fights under may be the only inspiration he has when all else seems lost. This month, a flag that hasn't seen DuPage County in nearly 150 years returned to the...
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Home in a Week 'Blitz Build' Brings Together Workers and Volunteers to Construct Habitat House for Family
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Homes Writer It's not your typical Toll Brothers house, but employees of the luxury home builder won't find a happier buyer. Toll Brothers joined with Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity to build Margarita Corona...
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Home Stunner for Carmel
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Perhaps the reason Carmel defensive back John Solan felt disbelief when he looked up at the scoreboard Friday night is because the scoreboard hasn't looked that way in a very long time....
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Hospital Aims High Central DuPage Unveils Cushy Maternity Ward
Byline: Jack Komperda Daily Herald Staff Writer The first major milestone in an ambitious $200 million expansion effort at Central DuPage Hospital is nearing completion and includes what are being touted as "four-star hotel"-style maternity rooms....
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Indoor Landscaping Firm Leaving Buffalo Grove
Byline: Laura Grandt Daily Herald Business Writer Initial Tropical Plants Inc., an indoor landscaping company which puts trees in shopping malls and buildings, has moved from Buffalo Grove to Downers Grove. The new warehouse, 2901 Centre Circle...
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Iron-Willed Companions Naperville Women Help Each Other Get into the Top Ironman Competition
Byline: Amy Boerema Daily Herald Staff Writer Tammy Hildebrand and Susan Talbot admit their idea of a good workout is a bit warped. The Naperville women, after all, regularly take off on six-hour bike rides and 20-mile runs. "You lose perspective,"...
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Island Lake Gearing Up for Legal Fight
Byline: Lisa Schencker Daily Herald Correspondent Island Lake will soon hire attorneys from a national law firm in the hope of recouping more than $1 million the village spent to replace a contaminated well. Village board members voted unanimously...
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It's OK to Embrace Change
Byline: Ken Potts What is upsetting, frightening and anxiety producing? Change. Especially change that we do not seek, initiate or control. What is certain, constant and unpredictable? Change. And especially change that we did not...
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Jacobs, D-C Fall
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Prairie Ridge 27, Jacobs 7: Dan Nissen was excited for the opportunity. The Prairie Ridge senior tight end, who hadn't caught a pass during the first three and a half quarters, grabbed a 36-yard...
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Kane Recorder's Race Goes beyond the Local Politics
Byline: Garrett Ordower Daily Herald Staff Writer The prospect of voters pouring into the polls to vote for John Kerry and Barack Obama and a changing Kane County demographic have given local Democrats hope, and Kane County Recorder candidate Michael...
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Kenneth L. Lindmark
Kenneth L. Lindmark Memorial services for Mr. Kenneth L. Lindmark, 73, of Southern Pines, N.C., will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines, with Dr. Grady Perryman and the Rev. David Cagle officiating....
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Kutsch, Manzullo Discuss U.S. Security
U.S. Rep. Donald Manzullo is facing his second challenge in two years from McHenry County resident John Kutsch for the seat representing the 16th U.S. Congressional District. The Daily Herald sent both candidates questionnaires asking them about some...
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Lake County in 60 Seconds
New forest preserve: Creating a new forest preserve near Antioch was approved Friday. The forest preserve board of commissioners voted 13-1 to approve the purchase of 153 acres south of Stateline Road, east of Crawford Road, west of Hunt Club Road...
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Larger Home Proves a Good Starting Point for Couple
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Four years ago, David and Meghan Hammond bought a townhouse in the Pinecrest community of Gregg's Landing in Vernon Hills. Meghan's parents, John and Pam Burke, ended up buying a house in the development's...
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Larkin's Playoff Hopes Dashed by Freeport
Byline: Kurt Steidl Daily Herald Correspondent In the annals of "Most Agonizing Defeats," Friday's Larkin football game surely would be awarded a top ranking by many of its fans. Larkin, trying to stave off elimination from postseason play, failed...
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Lesson Learned Skiles Lets Curry Know Things Will Be Different Now
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer When Eddy Curry made a move in the lane and was fouled late in the first quarter Friday night at the United Center, New Orleans guard David Wesley made an observation from the bench. "He hasn't passed...
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Local Democrats More Hopeful Than Ever of Gaining Territory
Byline: Patrick Waldron Kane County may be considered a Republican stronghold, but this time around the folks on the other side aren't lying down. In fact they are bringing the first string into town to motivate their growing base. Gov. Rod Blagojevich...
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Longtime Educator Dies at 75
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Wil Kozlowski, a former John Hersey High School teacher who dedicated his life to proving his belief that there is good inside everyone, has died. He was 75 years old. Kozlowski, who died Thursday,...
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LZ's Old-School Approach Finishes Gators
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent The wishbone offense has long since been retired from most high school and college football programs. But for one night, and maybe more often in the future, the once proud offense of the past was alive...
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Maine West Unable to Overcome Spartans
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent Maine West has overcome a lot this season. The Warriors overcame a 0-4 start by winning the last three games giving them a chance to win the Central Suburban North title. But in order to claim...
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Man Once Holed Up on Bus Goes before Judge
Byline: Michael Puente Daily Herald Staff Writer The man who for more than three hours in August held Rolling Meadows police at bay as he sat in his converted school bus appeared before a Cook County circuit court judge on Friday. Larry Soyka...
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Miracle Finish for Fremd
Byline: Howard Schlossberg Daily Herald Correspondent Maybe it was fitting an emotionally inspired Fremd team beat Conant on a miracle play. The Vikings, fighting for their playoff lives and playing with prayers in their hearts for the seriously...
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Mom Sues Butler District 53 over Residency Ruling
Byline: Henry Stuttley Daily Herald Staff Writer A woman told by Butler School District 53 officials last month that she would have to pay nearly $90,000 in out-of-district fees if she wanted to enroll her children filed a lawsuit Friday against...
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Mundelein High Meeting Is Focus of State Inquiry
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer The Lake County state's attorney's office is investigating whether the Mundelein High School board improperly discussed public business during a closed-door session last month. The complaint alleges...
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Mustang Rally Stuns Knights
Byline: Bill Esbrook Daily Herald Correspondent Quarterback Bryan Porter led two long second-half drives as Rolling Meadows scored twice in the fourth quarter to defeat Prospect 22-19 in a Mid-Suburban East battle Friday. Meadows (4-4, 2-2) kept...
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Naperville Firefighter Honored for Work with Young People
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Even before he had children of his own, Naperville fire Lt. Steve Hinze was molding youngsters' futures. Hinze was honored Friday by the Naperville Exchange Club for his work as a firefighter, mentor...
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Navy Hopes Today Is the Day vs. Notre Dame
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer They've beaten them in two countries, six states and 10 stadiums. They've beaten them with last-second field goals and with 48 points to spare. The only way the Fighting Irish haven't beaten...
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NC TD Sticks This Time
Byline: Tom Kupfer Daily Herald Correspondent For the second straight week, North Chicago players mobbed Josh Allen following late-game heroics by the senior quarterback. Once again, Allen had put the Warhawks ahead in a tight ball game with...
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New Mail Campaign Takes Aim at Crane
Byline: Eric Krol and Joseph Ryan Daily Herald Staff Writers A pair of campaign ads ripping Congressman Phil Crane for taking lobbyist-sponsored junkets began arriving in Northwest suburban mailboxes Friday courtesy of national Democrats trying...
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Nicholas J. Bugner
Nicholas J. Bugner Mass of Christian Burial for Nicholas J. Bugner, 77, of Genoa City, Wis., formerly of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Pell Lake, Wis., with Fr. Dennis D. Callahan and...
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NIU Finds Itself in Very Familiar Place Huskies Control Destiny concerning Bowl Spot
Byline: Adam Rittenberg Daily Herald Sports Writer DEKALB - At the conclusion of practice Wednesday, Northern Illinois coach Joe Novak assembled his players and expressed this heart-felt greeting: Welcome back. Novak and the Huskies have arrived...
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No Drought about It for Grens Elk Grove (8-0) Clinches Share of MSL East Title
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer Elk Grove was in no mood to celebrate at halftime Friday night. A lot of teams might be ecstatic to hold a 7-point lead in a game with a conference championship at stake. The Grenadiers were...
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Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Reception for Kirk, Mathias: Arlington Heights Village President Arlene J. Mulder is holding a reception for U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk and state Rep. Sidney Mathias from 2:15 to 4 p.m. today at Camelot Park, 1005 E. Suffield Drive, Arlington Heights....
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Obama Out-Raises Keyes for Senate Run
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Barack Obama has raised more than $14 million in his bid for office, but a summer spending spree means he was left with $1.7 million starting the campaign's final month....
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Old-School Football Sarlina's Late Field Goal Hands Tigers Win against Glenbard North
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Wheaton Warrenville South did not move the ball and score much, but it still got a kick out of its game. Two to be exact. Tom Sarlina booted a pair of field goals, including a 19-yarder with two...
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Patriots Net Lake Title
Byline: Irv Solomon Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson senior co-captain Jen Baader showed what being part of a team is all about. Baader started, but because she was still nursing an ankle injury suffered two weeks ago, she and coach Tim Crow...
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Pats Pull out Thriller
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Standing on Stevenson's rain-soaked football field with his spent players knelt before him, Mundelein coach Dave Whitson grabbed his eighth-grade son, Bryan, by the nape of the neck and pointed his...
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Prison Term Upsets Family Judge Says Remorse Key to Decision Not to Go with Maximum
Byline: Adam Kovac Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 10-21-2004: A story that ran in some of the Daily Herald's Saturday editions should have stated that James Stitt plans to inform others about the dangers of intoxicated driving...
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Quintuplets Already Making Some Progress
Byline: Lisa Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Though only 5 days old, the Horton quintuplets already have overcome many obstacles. Born after just 26 weeks in the womb, there was a greater chance all five would die than survive. Still more...
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Racine St. Catherine's 7, Huntley 0
Huntley traveled outside of the Fox Valley Conference Friday night to face the St. Catherine's Angels of the Lake Shore Conference in Wisconsin. It was homecoming for Huntley, but the alumni saw their Red Raiders (0-8, 0-5) fall 7-0 to the Angels (6-...
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Raiders Stun Kaneland in Overtime
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Glenbard South's attempt to add extra games to its season required extra plays on Friday. The Raiders made those plays count for a 13-7 Suburban Prairie North overtime victory at Kaneland. "Our backs were against...
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Redskins' Gibbs Finds NFL a Different World
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Joe Gibbs came back to the Washington Redskins to be a savior, to take full advantage of owner Daniel Snyder's deep pockets and to return the nation's capital to its position as the pro football capital...
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Redwings Block out Marian
Byline: Orrin Schwarz Daily Herald Sports Writer Benet coach Gary Goforth was trying to remember the last time his Redwings had beaten Marian Catholic. "Either '97 or '98, because we beat them 14-10 in our homecoming," Goforth said of the win...
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Report Finds No Cause in Fatal Helicopter Crash
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer The federal agency investigating a fatal helicopter crash near the DuPage Airport last year released a report Friday detailing the conditions surrounding the incident but didn't offer a cause. ...
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Revenge Could Be the Motive in Teen's Murder Man Assigned Public Defender in First Court Hearing
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Prosecutors alleged Friday that Joshua L. Matthews, upset after being arrested for battery, opened fire on a 17-year-old Warrenville girl last weekend in an act of revenge. Authorities...
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Rookies Get First Look at UC
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Prior to the Bulls' first home preseason game, coach Scott Skiles pointed out that none of the team's rookies had ever taken a shot at the United Center before Friday night. "There's an awful lot...
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Russians Group Gathers Ideas to Help Teens Stay on Track
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Correspondent At first glance, the cities of Naperville, Illinois and Troitsk, Russia would seem to have little in common. But that first look would be deceiving. Both cities have highly educated residents....
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Scare Up Some Ideas for Halloween Decor
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Staff Writer Halloween means handing out candy and taking children trick-or- treating, carving a pumpkin, dressing up in costumes, parties and visits to haunted houses. It also means decorating. The National...
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