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 15, 2006

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A Balancing Act Teens Say Homework, Sports, Social Activities Puts Pressure on Everyday Lives
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Shooting pains below her shoulder blades let Teresa Stout know when things aren't going so well. She may have a suspicion of her own before then. But the shooting pains - they're the clincher....
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A First for South Elgin Hildebrandt, Ferry Make Storm History
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Elgin's Class AA girls sectional tennis finals offered a good parity between the old and new in terms of state qualifiers. But the newest addition both to the sectional and state meets was South...
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After Long Wait, Bolton's Boltin' Barrington Fends off Fremd Challenge
Byline: Michael Eaken Daily Herald Correspondent ***** CORRECTION/date 10-17-2006: Scott, Fremd were champs: There were two errors in the Daily Herald's Sunday report about the Mid- Suburban League girls cross country meet . The article stated...
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And Many More Arcada Theater Marks 80 Years of Entertaining the Fox Valley
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Daily Herald correspondent We've watched moves there, danced at concerts, and sang along with "The Wizard of Oz," and now we'd like to wish a very happy anniversary to the Arcada Theater, which turned 80 years old Sept....
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And the 300 Millionth Person Is ... Nearly 40 Years after Reaching 200 Million, America's Closing in on the Next Milestone, and the Suburbs Are Feeling It
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer Any moment now, a baby will be born. Any moment now, an immigrant will land in this country. We never will know who they are or where they came from. But at about 7:46 a.m. Tuesday, one of them...
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words . . . Photojournalism Adds a Candid Dimension to Your Big Day
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent It's becoming a buzz word in wedding photography, that nearly all brides want to incorporate in some way in their big day: photojournalism. But just what exactly does it mean? Is it exclusively...
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'A Reluctant No' and More on Vote to OK Wal-Mart Deal
Byline: Christine Byers and Adam Kovac Just when reporters and residents think a city council meeting is about to come to an end, a gathering like the Sept. 27 meeting changes everything. One of the last items on the agenda was approving the...
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Arrive with More Than the Shirt on Your Back
Byline: Gail Todd Last week, while I waited an hour for my luggage to arrive at London's Heathrow Airport, I listened to a passenger who had lost it in more ways than one. First she lost her luggage. Then she lost her temper. This woman...
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Ask & Learn
Byline: Joan Broz Question from: Rachel Haraldsen, 9, Schiesher School, Lisle resident Answer from: Bureau Chief Jim French, Training Division Lt. Scott Spinazola and Public Educator Lt. Jay Caron of the Lisle- Woodridge Fire District, for a...
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Avoid That Cold-Weather Waistline on Winter Trails Day
Byline: Jacky Runice Look at you, putting the pumpkins and gourds around the house, raking the scarlet and ginger-colored leaves, doing the annual exchange of the family's shorts and T-shirts for snuggly hoodies and sweats, making hot cocoa. Ah,...
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Avoid the Connecting-Flight Blues
Byline: George Hobica and Kim Liang Tan Daily Herald Correspondents We've received a number of comments recently from fliers who fear they'll miss their connecting flights. Increasingly, savvy travelers are checking the on-time performance of...
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Bankruptcy Filings Down since Law Changes Took Effect
Byline: Melanie G. Rogers Medill News Service The ranks of people seeking to erase their debts have thinned noticeably in the year since the biggest changes in U.S. bankruptcy laws in a quarter-century took effect. And that's exactly what the...
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Bettis Takes 19th at State
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent MAKANDA - Driscoll sophomore Gigi DiGrazia is a perfectionist. Her goal coming into the state tournament at the par-72 Stone Creek Golf Club was to place in the top 10. So DiGrazia must have been...
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Big Plays Spark Highlanders Win
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer The theme for Immaculate Conception's 70th annual homecoming was "Super Heroes," and one might think the Knights would need a couple on hand to defeat Driscoll. The hosts in fact stared down...
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Births
Condell Medical Center - Diana Karen Hernandez to Juan Hernandez and Maria Frias, Mundelein. Sister of Daniel Hernandez. Grandparents: Jesus Hernandez and Maria Esparza, Guadalajara, Mexico; Francisco Frias and Emilia Villegas, Jocotepec, Mexico....
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Blessings Bestowed on Lazarus House
Byline: Nancy Gier Daily Herald Staff Writer Roughly 50 staff, volunteers and board members of Lazarus House crowded into the new two-story women and children's day center Saturday for a blessing that included every square inch. Darlene Marcusson,...
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Broncos on Playoffs' Doorstep
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Montini's confident it'd be a tough playoff football team. The Broncos, though, know they have to get there first. They took a step in the right direction with a 35-8 Suburban Catholic Conference...
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Bulls' Griffin Looking Forward to 'Home' Game
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer When the Bulls play a preseason game today in Lawrence, Kan., most of the focus will be on Kirk Hinrich, a former Kansas Jayhawks star. But the contest also will be a homecoming for Adrian Griffin,...
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Bumping into a Powwow and a Princess in South Dakota
Byline: Reid Bramblett I want to get one thing clear: I did not spill my fry-bread burger on an Indian princess. It was a fry-bread taco, not a burger, I spilled it on myself, and she wasn't technically a princess. Her name was Anna Diaz, and...
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Burish Replaces Salmelainen at Wing
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer ST. LOUIS - In a flip-flop of wingers, rookie Adam Burish was in and Tony Salmelainen was out of the Blackhawks' lineup Saturday against the Blues. Coach Trent Yawney scratched Salmelainen after...
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Candidates Take Focus off Iraq
Byline: Ed Fanselow Daily Herald Staff Writer Unlike most other contested congressional races around the country, you won't hear much talk about the Iraq war from the two major-party candidates in Illinois' 8th District. The defining issue of...
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Caporusso Rebounds; Barrington Finishes 7th
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent MAKANDA - After an opening 88 at the Class AA girls golf state tournament, Prospect senior Michelle Caporusso knew her goal of a top-10 finish was probably out of the question. So she took a different...
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Carpentersville Family on Mission to Scare - and Care
Byline: Kirstin Finneran When I phoned Bonnie Zarrillo last week to interview her for this column, there was no answer, so I left a message. Within a couple of minutes she called me back laughing and explained that she didn't answer the phone because...
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Cary-Grove Teams, Jacobs' Jager Shine at FVC
Byline: Brian Reyes Daily Herald Correspondent The cold weather did not have any affect on Cary Grove's cross country teams Saturday. Both the Trojans' boys and girls teams placed first in the Fox Valley Conference meet at Central Park in Grayslake....
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Childers Ties for 4th Place at State
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Report St. Edward senior Caiti Childers went out in style Saturday. Childers tied for the second best individual score of the day with a 4-over par 76 and finished tied for fourth place overall at the inaugural Class...
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Coming Soon to a Hall near You
Byline: Ed Fanselow Daily Herald Staff Writer ***** CORRECTION/date 10-18-2006: A story in Sunday's paper incorrectly listed the Rolling Meadows City Hall as a site for early voting. Early voting is available at the Rolling Meadows courthouse,...
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Concert Helps to Build Mooseheart Organ Fund
Byline: Nancy Gier Daily Herald Staff Writer Diana York of Bartlett still has the Bible she received when she entered Mooseheart Child City and School in 1960. She was a year old. On Saturday, the 1977 graduate gave an organ concert in the...
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Contract Length for New Manager Won't Deter Cubs
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer Cubs general manager Jim Hendry may have picked up his phone just before 7 p.m. Saturday and dialed Lou Piniella's number. Piniella's job as an analyst for the American League championship series...
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Corps of Discovery Returns to Indiana's Ohio River Valley
Byline: Mike Michaelson History buffs and curious tourists might remember the events surrounding the launch of the re-enactment of the Lewis and Clark expedition a few years back. Capts. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their Corps of Discovery,...
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Deerfield High Teens Killed in Post-Homecoming Crash
Byline: Tara Malone Daily Herald Staff Writer Two suburban teens died and three others were injured late Friday night when a carload of Deerfield High School students fresh from homecoming festivities hit a tree. The one-car crash occurred on...
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Defense Keys Another Libertyville Victory
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer He's key to Libertyville's football team. He's also Key. Veteran linebacker Chris Key had a sack and another tackle for loss during Libertyville's 36-14 win over host Lake Forest on Saturday that...
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Defense Sparks North Central to Homecoming Win vs. Elmhurst
Byline: Stan Goff Daily Herald Correspondent Just warming up. That's what the North Central College defense was doing in the first half of Saturday's homecoming football game against visiting Elmhurst College. The Cardinals kept the Bluejays...
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Different Tools to Balance Budget Governor Candidates Vary on Approaches to Fund State's Needs
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Editor's note: This is the seventh in a Sunday series of issue stories on the governor's race. Past installments are available at dailyherald.com The math on Illinois' budget situation the next...
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Early Option Expected to Draw Higher Voter Turnout
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Editor SPRINGFIELD - With more than three weeks left in the campaign season, voters begin going to the polls Monday, marking the largest test to date of the state's new early voting laws. No...
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Early Voting to Hit DuPage Malls
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer They've done wonders for trendy clothing stores, overpriced fast-food restaurants and teen pop stars. That's why shopping malls are a main focus of efforts by DuPage County election officials to...
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Editorials
Fermilab continues to play key role Nearly two years ago we encouraged the U.S. Department of Energy to keep Fermilab in the forefront of high-energy physics research with funding for meaningful and long-lasting projects. The politics behind...
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Editorials
For the open 6th District House seat: Duckworth Voters in the 6th Congressional District in DuPage and Cook counties will send somebody new to Congress after 32 years of representation by retiring Rep. Henry J. Hyde. Those voters have a clear...
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Elgin Woman Scouts City's 'Pockets' for Art
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer One of Liz Gresey's favorite hangouts is that old W-shaped Pace bus terminal in downtown Elgin. When it comes to taking photographs, the bus station is the primary place she goes to meet all...
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Fillies Claim MSL Preview
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Wait a second. Hersey vs. Barrington? That was supposed to be the matchup for first place in the Mid- Suburban League this Wednesday at 7 p.m. Well, they got a head start and played for fifth...
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Fillies in Fine Form at New Trier
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent The New Trier Relays have long been a barometer for girls swimming teams who hope to gauge where they are in relation to some of the state's best teams as the regular season draws to a close. That...
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Fire Gets Revolution in Playoff Opener at Home
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The Chicago Fire has known for weeks it would play the New England Revolution in the first round of the Major League Soccer playoffs. The Fire found out Saturday that it will host the first game...
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Forbes Site Makes Good Reading for All Travelers
Byline: Judy Babcock Wylie Daily Herald Correspondent You don't have to be a business traveler to find good travel advice on the Forbes.com site. Go to www.forbes.com/forbeslife/travel and click on features such as Toughest Travel Destinations,...
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Free Fair Offers Health-Care Advice to Seniors, Caregivers
Byline: Jenny Casale Caregivers and seniors can both benefit from attending the 15th annual Seniors' & Caregivers' Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 W. Manchester Road, Wheaton. "There's something...
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Freestyle Writing Helps Writer's Block
Byline: Diane Dassow Kay Cahill, a reader from Roselle, said she has given some thought to her intended audience for her written memoirs. They are her children and grandchildren. She has also wondered what they would like to know, and has drawn...
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Gardeners Who Give of the Many Generous Folks Who Donated Fresh Produce to Feed the Hungry, Two Gardeners - and One Garden Club - Stand Out
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Gardening takes effort. And getting tons and tons of fresh produce to area food pantries is no easy task. To accomplish that every summer, though, the Giving Garden program and its more than 50...
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Geneva Doubles Up Vikings Claim Both Singles and Doubles Titles to Win St. Charles East Sectional
Byline: Adam Bartolo Daily Herald Staff Writer After Friday's play at the St. Charles East sectional, it was known that only three teams would be sending players to the state tournament. St. Charles North placed four semifinalists in four different...
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'Ghost Tour' Stop Raises Ire in Naperville
Byline: Susan Dibble Daily Herald Staff Writer An Aurora woman who leads ghost tours in Naperville has angered some residents who think she's overstepped the bounds of good taste. Diane Ladley, the owner of Naperville Ghost Tours, is including...
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Grange Makes It Three Straight SCC Titles
Byline: Eric Bridges Daily Herald Correspondent As Marmion senior David Grange cruised past the finish line in 16:00.07 to win his third consecutive Suburban Catholic Conference boys cross country title, you could almost mistake the gusty wind as...
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Harris Lays It All on the Line
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer The people who appreciate Tommie Harris the most appear to be those who are around him the most. In just his third season, Harris leads all NFL interior linemen with 5 sacks, prompting opponents to...
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Hawks Fail to Hold Lead
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer ST. LOUIS - It's going to be another long season for the Blackhawks if they let more games get away like the one Saturday. The Hawks squandered a 2-goal first-period lead, allowed 3 power-play goals...
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Hein's Front 9 Worth Watching
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent MAKANDA - The real Alex Hein emerged during the first nine holes of the second round in Saturday's IHSA state tournament. So says Libertyville coach Jim Seward after watching the junior birdie two...
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Hey, Do You Want to Play Bunco?
Byline: Amy Mack Meet Terrie James and company, a group of women with big hearts who sure know how to roll the dice - and have fun! They hope you ladies will join them when they take their Bunco- playing skills to the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn...
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Higgins Leaves Mark with 4th League Triumph
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Benet senior Abby Higgins made history Saturday morning at the East Suburban Catholic Conference championships held at the Salt Creek Sports Complex in Rolling Meadows. Higgins led virtually start to finish over the...
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Huskies Duo Pulls off Upset
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent Maybe it was a match that should have taken place later in the sectional. Naperville North's unseeded doubles team of Ashley Ferkol and Christina Park defeated Wheaton Warrenville South's top-seeded...
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If You Think Your Toddler Needs Therapy, You're Not Alone
Byline: Sara Faiwell Daily Herald Staff Writer Should 2-year-olds be getting mental health counseling? Is it possible for a pre-schooler to need therapy? You might think the answers to these questions are "no," but some experts disagree. In fact,...
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Illini Let Another Game Slip Away
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - Nobody at Memorial Stadium yelled, "Encore!" But Illinois offered its fans another helping of last week's last- second loss to Indiana anyway. With five seconds to go on a chilly...
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Imaginations Soar in Naperville
Byline: Justin Kmitch Daily Herald Staff Writer For every child who's ever dreamed of being a firefighter, astronaut, or even a scientist - and the adults who missed their chance - Naperville was the place to be Saturday. The city paid tribute...
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Inside & Out
Scavengers ghastlier than any ghost Have you noticed more and more Halloween decorations every year? These fellows are an example of the imaginative type of decoration you can find at Gump's. They aren't pretty, but they do cast a mood, don't...
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Kansas Just Not the Same Place to Hinrich
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer When Kirk Hinrich played at Kansas, the basketball alumni would flock back to campus every summer. "All the NBA guys, guys who were playing overseas, they just all came back during the summer, playing...
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Kapusta's Hat Trick Carries Hawks to Tie
Byline: Daily Herald Report The Bartlett boys soccer team came up with another tie on Saturday, finishing dead even with Leyden, 4-4, in a nonconference game. Jason Sordini, assisted by Mike Kapusta, scored the only goal of the first half for...
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Kettering Leads Batavia to Impressive Triumph
Byline: Craig Brueske Daily Herald Correspondent On a day when Batavia's girls cross country team had plenty to celebrate, perhaps the biggest smile belonged to Mary Kettering. Kettering, who has battled through her share of stress fractures...
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Klein, Nieto Give Sabres Pair of 3rds in UEC
Byline: Brian Schaumburg Daily Herald Correspondent Streamwood junior Neal Klein finished third Saturday at the Upstate Eight Conference cross country meet. He was fine with that. He figured third was the best he could do. "I'm very happy,...
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Latino Voices Unite
Byline: Larissa Chinwah Daily Herald Staff Writer The proposed anti-illegal immigration ordinance in Carpentersville has compelled a group of local Latino business owners and community activists to unite. More than two dozen real estate agents,...
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Lederhausen Wins State Crown by 1
Byline: Bob Gosman Daily Herald Correspondent MAKANDA - Driscoll sophomore Gigi DiGrazia is a perfectionist. Her goal coming into the state tournament at the par-72 Stone Creek Golf Club was to place in the top 10. So DiGrazia must have been...
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Lions Fight Injury, Take 5th in ESCC
Byline: Dan Woike Daily Herald Correspondent Prior to the boys varsity race Saturday at Salt Creek Sports Complex in Rolling Meadows, St. Viator boys cross country head coach Paul McMahon had a couple of predictions. One, Benet was going to be...
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Local Voice on Airwaves Survives First Year Round Lake Area Radio Station Lets Variety of Shows Reach out to Community
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer On a recent Wednesday morning, Dave Sanocki manned the sound board, picked out the tunes and set up the public service announcements to air during his radio show on WRLR. He also prepped for an interview...
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Longer Hours for County's Election Process 16 Township Offices and 6 Municipalities Will Be Sites for Those Trying to Get a Jump on Nov. 7
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake County voters should take note of some changes in the early voting process ahead of the Nov. 7 election. No excuse is necessary to vote early, unlike for the absentee process. Several early...
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LZ, Warren's Olson Prevail
Byline: Tom Kupfer Daily Herald Correspondent The wind wasn't the only blustery force in action at Lake Forest's Athletic Campus on Saturday afternoon. "Honestly, they just blew my expectations out of the water," said Lake Zurich coach Ian Silverman...
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Many Cultures, a Single Goal English-Language Class a Melting Pot
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer The proverbial pot is melting in the basement of a Glen Ellyn Lutheran church. Around cafeteria tables sit a teenage jockey, a Muslim nurse, a bodyguard, a Sudanese mother of two, an Iraqi salon...
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Marmion Hangs Tough, Can't Overcome Unbeaten Marian
Byline: Jeff Long Daily Herald Correspondent Moral victories always have a common denominator - defeat. Marmion coach Dan Thorpe would prefer his team be associated with neither. But the Cadets don't mind viewing their 28-6 defeat to state- ranked...
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MaryEllen A. Sarbaugh of Arlington Heights from 1965 to 1997
MaryEllen A. Sarbaugh of Arlington Heights from 1965 to 1997 A memorial service for MaryEllen Appleby Sarbaugh, 85, will be held in Gwynedd, Pa. on Saturday, Oct. 21. Born Nov. 7, 1920, in Omaha, Neb. the daughter of Paul H. Appleby and Ruth Meyer...
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Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer Bo Hanson joined the Naperville branch of Amcore Bank as an assistant vice president and commercial relationship manager. Hanson previously served as a business banking officer for US Bank, Naperville,...
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Murder, Mystery, Money for a Good Cause at Whodunit
Byline: Jill Jedlowski Daily Herald Staff Writer Professor Plum in the conservatory with the lead pipe is so last century. A local, more modern twist on the popular game and cult-hit movie "Clue" will be staged Nov. 2 at 5th Avenue Station in...
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NCC Wants Design Changes for Center College Needs Permission to Use Different Building Materials for Concert Hall
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer North Central College officials believe proposed design changes for the school's new fine arts center won't adversely affect the look of the $26.5 million structure. "We're not intending to compromise...
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New Fixtures Are Bland, but Safer
Byline: Dave Heun It wasn't likely that one of the new decorative street light fixtures on the Fabyan Parkway bridge was going to crash down on your car, but the Kane County Transportation Department didn't want to take that chance. When reader...
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New Safety Video Aims to Help Cyclists, Drivers Share the Road
Byline: Todd Underwood Dean Schott, Outreach Director for the League of Illinois Bicyclists recently announced the completion of a nearly seven- minute video on motorist-bicyclist safety, which can be viewed at www.bikelib.org. The video was...
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No Room for Cars and Homeless Concerns at New Elgin Parking Deck Include Homeless, Safety, Maintenance
Byline: Christine Byers Daily Herald Staff Writer Those who use Elgin's new $8.7 million Fulton Street parking deck are concerned that it's serving more as a glorified homeless shelter than a place to park. The stairwells smell like a bar after...
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Ogunleye Might Miss Cards Game
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Adewale Ogunleye participated in practice Saturday, but that doesn't mean he will play Monday night against the Arizona Cardinals. Ogunleye, who has a hamstring strain that has put him on the injury...
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Palatine Parades to MSL Title
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The Mid-Suburban League boys cross country meet held true to form Saturday morning at Busse Woods. Palatine had a great day with five runners in the top 17 on the 3-mile course and ran to its fourth...
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Pats' Eckardt, Bears Bear Down
Byline: Tom Kupfer Daily Herald Correspondent To finish first, seven must become one. That's the winning formula for cross country, and Lake Zurich got the equation right just in time. "We've run kind of separately the whole season," said...
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Pick a Downtown Hotel for Your Stay in Memphis
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q. We are planning a driving trip from Chicago to Memphis on Thanksgiving weekend with my parents who are in their mid-60s and want to ask for some advice. We wanted to know if you have a recommendation on hotels in Memphis...
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Plant Those Spring Bulbs Once the Leaves Start Falling
Byline: Jan Riggenbach When the leaves start falling from the trees, it's time to grab your sacks of spring-flowering bulbs and head to the garden. Never mind that bulbs appeared in garden centers weeks ago. Internationally known bulb specialists...
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Poggensee-Wei Still Unbeaten
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Lynne Poggensee-Wei is still unbeaten. The Grayslake senior won the singles title and raised her record to 23-0 at the Warren girls tennis sectional Saturday in Gurnee as she gets ready for the...
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ROPE Program to Stay in Area
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer The Resident Officer Program of Elgin that has operated in Elgin's Near West neighborhood for nine years is there to stay, officials recently said. People living in the neighborhood feared officials...
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Schaumburg Sectional
Byline: Scott J. Powers Daily Herald Correspondent It may have been the Schaumburg girls tennis sectional, but it was the Fillies who stood out among the crowd on a windy Saturday afternoon. Barrington took home first place in the sectional with...
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Seniors Have a Friend on the Force
Byline: Sue Moylan In the Elgin Police Department, seniors have a friend in Cherie Aschenbrenner. This civilian joined the department in 2003 and, with officer Jeff Kendall, works to prevent crimes and scams against senior citizens. Her goal...
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Silver Rivals Find Themselves in 8th
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent BLOOMINGTON - Glenbard West waited until the final day of the boys golf season, but the Hilltoppers ultimately bested the pesky Red Devils from Hinsdale. On the other hand, the two West Suburban...
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Six Straight Raiders Clip Geneva for Conference Championship
Byline: Craig Brueske Daily Herald Correspondent Both teams had four runners crack the top 10. Both teams placed their top five scoring runners on the all- conference team. But in the end an experienced Glenbard South squad proved to be just...
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Snow Reminds Republicans of Positives
Byline: Mark Foster Daily Herald Correspondent White House press secretary Tony Snow brought good news to local Republicans who gathered Saturday night at the Q Center in St. Charles. Unemployment is down, the stock market is up, tax cuts are...
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Sometimes Renting Makes More Financial Sense Than Owning Home
Byline: Mike Yeats & Mike Cromie The market is ripe for buyers right now. Interest rates, although slightly higher than this time last year, are still at an all-time low, and the National Association of Realtors(Registered Trademark) predicts...
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South Elgin Vet to Hold Open House
Byline: Lenore T. Adkins Daily Herald Staff Writer When Ronald and Joann Davenport had an animal emergency, they turned to Cleveland Veterinary Clinic in South Elgin. The Hoffman Estates residents were heading to South Elgin to visit their son...
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State Senate Hopefuls Outline Their Priorities
The candidates for state senator representing the 22nd District are Democrat Michael Noland and Streamwood Village President Billie Roth, the Republican. Noland, of Elgin, and Roth are vying to replace Steven Rauschenberger, who resigned last year...
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St. Charles East Claims Silver Title at Autumnfest
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles East girls volleyball coach Jennie Kull left Glenbard East's 15th Annual Autumnfest thrilled with her players. That's because the Saints won all three of their matches in the Silver Division...
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Stevenson's Depth Prolongs Perfect Season
Byline: Jeff Fleischer Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson's girls swimming team hasn't lost a meet yet this season. And in the nine-team invitational the Patriots hosted Saturday, they again demonstrated why. The Patriots won all three relays...
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Sure Can Be Tough to Be an Alumnus
Byline: Mike Imrem Two things scare me as a University of Illinois alumnus. One is that Bruce Weber won't cheat to make the Fighting Illini perennial contenders for an NCAA basketball title. The other is that Ron Zook will make Illinois' football...
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Swan Song? Popular, Profitable Cruise Line May Sail into the Sunset - What a Shame
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier Daily Herald Travel Editor Book now before it's too late. That's my advice to travelers looking for a cruise that emphasizes interesting ports and learning experiences rather than Las Vegas-style glitz, a cruise that caters...
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Take Advantage of the Convenience and Ease of Early Voting
Byline: Bob Saar Saar is the executive director of the DuPage County Election Commission We've all heard the excuses before: "There's nobody on the ballot that I feel passionate enough about to actually vote for." It's all fixed anyway, so why...
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Team Play Earns Wheaton Warrenville South Tourney Title
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer The Wheaton Warrenville South girls volleyball team finally put it all together. After struggling in many of their biggest matches this season, the Tigers played to their potential in Glenbard East's...
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The GREEN Kitchen Paper Counters, Eucalyptus Cabinets and Linoleum Can Change the Look and Makeup of Your Home
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Homes Writer Green is an option more than ever. If you are planning a new kitchen or remodeling your old one, the growing number of kitchen products made of green materials has to be considered. Green products...
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The World - from Algonquin Brother of 'Nightline' Anchor the Blogger Behind Right Wing Nut House
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer In the Internet age, being a voice in the public square no longer requires reputation, pedigree or a D.C. address. It just requires enough gumption to get out of bed at 4 a.m., read the New York...
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