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 May 9, 2001

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Rush hour? Try several rush hours As you have looked at the long line of cars in front of you, how often have you uttered in anger: "I have been stuck in traffic forever!" Well, it's not forever. But it's long enough. In 1999, Chicago area drivers...
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Officer injured while taking prisoner to call An Elgin officer's hand was injured Monday morning as she struggled to take an uncooperative prisoner to his bond call. According to reports, officer Tammy King was taking 18-year-old Michael A. Medearis,...
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Improve your memory and concentration The Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council is offering a special seven-week program for mature adults that will enhance and develop powers of memory, creativity and concentration. "Brain Building" is conducted...
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Funding decisions to be delayed again New Ela Township Supervisor Kimberly Tinerella said she doesn't expect a vote on allocating social service funds at the township board's meeting Thursday night. Except for procedural matters and paying bills,...
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Students to discuss 'The Real Islam' The Muslim Students Association and the Black Students Association at Elgin Community College will host a debate on "The Real Islam" at 11 a.m. today in the Community Room of the Student Resource Center, 1700...
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Student-faculty game of basketball Thursday A student-faculty basketball game will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maine West High School, 1755 S. Wolf Road in Des Plaines, to benefit this year's After Prom party June 1. Now in its 10th year, After Prom...
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Senior Citizens Hall of Fame event May 16 The Barrington Area Council on Aging will hold its annual Barrington Area Senior Citizens Hall of Fame recognition tea on May 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Hwy. Fifteen...
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Enroll students now for Summer University Are your kids clamoring to learn more about computers? Or do they want to know all there is about wildlife? Summer University - summer school and summer camp all rolled up in one - may provide just what...
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Famous coach coming to soccer club's tryouts Boys and girls trying out for the Buffalo Grove-based Schwaben Athletic Club's soccer teams May 18 are in for a special treat. The club will host special guest Bertalan Bicskei, head coach of the Hungarian...
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Author discusses guide to control at meeting Ann Breen-Greco, administrative law judge and author, will be the speaker at the next meeting of Women in Management McHenry County chapter. Breen-Greco will speak on "Women in Control." She will discuss...
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Jaycees seeking award nominees Are you trustworthy, caring, respectful, responsible, fair and a model citizen? Then you should apply for Lombard's Distinguished Service and Man of the Year awards. The Lombard Jaycees are accepting applications...
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Waubonsee Singers concert on Thursday The Waubonsee Singers will perform at the college's Sugar Grove campus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The program will include seasonal music, Renaissance and popular music. The group's director is Jon Warfel. ...
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Student car wash to help PHS Service Club The Prospect High School Service Club on Saturday will hold a fund-raising car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the north side of the building, 801 W. Kensington Road. Minimum donation of $3 for cars and $5...
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Glendale Hts. director nets accounting award William Burger, finance director for the village of Glendale Heights has been awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association...
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Register for day camp at the Campanelli Y Schaumburg's Alfred Campanelli YMCA announces its day camp lineup for summer 2001. Day camps begin June 11 and end Aug. 17. The following schedule is offered: Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years meet from...
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Colonial Ice Cream plans 'family' reunion Calling all former employees of Colonial Ice Cream restaurants: The business is holding a "family" reunion and you're invited. The family owned business wants to bring together all of its employees to...
Aetna, County near Deal on Braeburn
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County officials won't get everything they wanted near Braeburn Marsh, but they won't pay as much either. Forest preserve officials plan to finalize a deal that will give them 7 acres near...
A Night to Remember Kirk School Students Enjoy Pomp of the Prom
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Dressed in purple satin with a sash draped loosely around her shoulders and a sparkling tiara perched on her curls, Kirk School senior Brigette Meschewski is queen for a night. And the color of royalty...
A Place to Chill STC Underground a Home Away from Home for Kids
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Some kids want to get away from a noisy house, while others are looking for a place to turn up their own music. Either way, the STC Underground is here for them. "I come here like every day," said Rob Durdoe,...
AT&T Updates Buffalo Grove on Service Improvements
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer AT&T Broadband appears to be cleaning up its act. At least that was the impression made on Buffalo Grove trustees by a report from Assistant Village Manager Ghida Sahyouni at Monday's village...
Bad Luck for Wood Strikes out 12 in Loss to Milwaukee
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - Brewers pitcher Ben Sheets looked as good as gold Tuesday night. Since they don't hand out silver medals for finishing second best in a baseball game, Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood could take...
Baldwin Picks Up Sox
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer Since late last season, a seemingly endless line of White Sox pitchers has entered the dreaded repair shop. It started with Cal Eldred, and also included James Baldwin, Bob Howry, Sean Lowe and,...
Banish the Breakfast Blahs with a Warm Coffeecake
Byline: Aaron Webber Here is a great breakfast recipe that is sure to gently awaken your family with its sweet aroma. Have you ever woke up in the morning and wished that you didn't have to grab a piece of fruit or a Pop Tart on your way out...
Bartlett Hammers Larkin
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Bartlett played long ball with Larkin Tuesday. Trevor Huisinga cracked a home run to right-center field and the Hawks just missed five others, but they still had plenty of offense to defeat the...
Bartlett Seniors Make History at Automotive Competition
Byline: Terri Tabor and Shruti Date Daily Herald Staff Writers Bartlett High School seniors Daryl DeLapp and Matt Santoianni will make history Friday as the 4-year-old high school's first qualifiers for the Ford/AAA automotive competition. Bartlett...
Batavia Goes Batty Bulldogs Score 9 in First Inning to Defeat Geneva
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia stunned Geneva from the word go, exploding for 9 first- inning runs on 8 hits to cruise 10-1 past the Vikings in a Suburban Prairie Red road win Tuesday. Anthony Pasquinelli's 6-hitter...
Baylor Managing Just Fine, Thank You
Byline: Bruce Miles MILWAUKEE - It's been almost a blood sport in Chicago over the years to go after baseball managers. To hear some fans and media mouths tell it, Jim Riggleman was too soft and Gene Lamont too laid-back. Tony La Russa couldn't...
BC Closes in on First-Ever League Crown
Byline: Mike Barry Daily Herald Correspondent Wind-blown, scudding clouds and rain that persisted at the start of the match finally gave way to bright sunshine on Rocket Hill Tuesday, illuminating Burlington Central's increased hopes for the school's...
Bears Prove They're Still a Mickey Mouse Operation
Byline: Barry Rozner The best moment you can possibly experience at Walt Disney World is when you catch a glimpse of your children, mouths agape, eyes fixated on Cinderella's castle as if they've discovered the Holy Grail. It's what you pay for,...
Bensenville Metal Plant Founder Thrives on Passion for Steel Industry
Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer Business profile Name: Vicki Ashley Age: 42 Business: Ashley Metals Location: Bensenville Revenue: $7 million When Vicki Ashley found herself unemployed and pregnant 10 years ago,...
Best Face Forward Naval Reservist Likes Public Affairs Duty on Board Destroyer
Byline: Gretchen Mielke Daily Herald Staff Writer In August of 2000, Jamie Morrison, a naval reservist and Grayslake resident, was given an opportunity that he calls a "dream come true." When a friend who served as a naval public affairs officer...
Boeing to Reveal Decision in the Air Chairman Files Three Flight Plans, Will Announce Winner from Plane
Byline: John Patterson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - A decision on where Boeing will relocate its corporate headquarters could come as soon as today, in what's expected to be a suspenseful announcement made in flight by the...
Boler and St. Francis Too Quick for St. Edward
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Let Meg Boler get a step on you, and all you'll see is tail lights fading into the distance. The St. Francis forward scored twice on Tuesday in a 4-0 win over St. Edward in a lightning-shortened...
Boy Hits High Notes with Lyric Opera Kids' Chorus
Byline: Helena Effgen "I love it when I hear the audience applaud," says Adam Benkendorf about his favorite part of performing with Lyric Opera Company. At 10 years old, Adam is a seasoned member of the Lyric Opera's Children's chorus. He debuted...
Bring Coupons for Free Lilacs at Annual Lombard Sale
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Traditionally, lilacs are quick to disappear during Lombard's annual lilac sale. Just imagine what will happen Thursday when hundreds of the flowering plants are given away for free. "I don't...
Busy Volunteer Cuts Dist. 204 Duties from List
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Ken Brissa still will be a busy man, being executive director of the Naperville Park District and all. But now he'll have a little more free time on Monday nights. Brissa stepped down as president...
Carmel, Libertyville All Tied Up
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent The rainstorm which came out of nowhere Tuesday afternoon likely lasted as long as it takes to drive from Carmel to Libertyville. But it was long enough to postpone the annual Route 176 match between...
Christensen Done for Rest of This Season
Byline: Bruce Miles Daily Herald Sports Writer MILWAUKEE - The season is over for top pitching prospect Ben Christensen. Christensen, the Cubs' first-round draft pick in 1999, will undergo surgery on his right shoulder Thursday in Los Angeles....
Condo, Restaurant Owners Clash over Outdoor Dining
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer A culture clash of sorts seems to be churning in downtown Arlington Heights. On one side are those who want to enjoy their new condominium units in peace and quiet. On the other, those who bought their...
Consequences of Lead Poisoning More Severe for Young Children
Byline: J. Hope Babowice You wanted to know James Farrugia, 10, of Libertyville wanted to know: Why is lead poisonous? If you have a question you'd like Kids Ink to answer, write Kids Ink, c/o the Daily Herald, 50 Lakeview Parkway, Suite...
Cougars' Cabrera Gaining Experience
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Adrian Gonzalez's 19th birthday Tuesday highlighted the youth of the Kane County Cougars and Class A ballplayers in general. Gonzalez celebrated during the day with a 2-run home run and an RBI double,...
Cougars Hit, Hit, Then Hit Some More in Buzzing Past Bees
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Most every Class A position player can hit, or he would not be in Class A. Of the intangibles that separate the ones who do hit, confidence carries the most weight, and it is the reason the Kane County...
D-C Stays Tied for First in FVC Race
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Fielding his position perfectly, pumping fastballs past hitters, and buckling knees, Dundee-Crown pitcher Jason McMillan was en route to a complete-game performance Tuesday. He and his teammates...
Des Plaines Parents Give Their Schools a High Grade
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Parents are satisfied with the education their children are receiving in Des Plaines elementary schools, a recently completed parent survey shows. Just more than 91 percent of the parents who answered...
District 203 Deciding Who Will Be in Residents Group
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer On the brink of developing another residents committee to help guide them, Naperville Unit District 203 school board members want to make sure they paint a clear picture of what the group should explore....
Don't Junk Your Old Cell Phone Group Wants to Recycle Phones for Family Shelter
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer The man drove up to the county's hazardous waste recycling center with a box of items that could only be described as disposable DuPage at its best. He turned in six battery-powered cellular phones,...
Downtown Wheaton Buzzes with Three New Businesses
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer The economy may have slowed down a bit this year but that hasn't kept local entrepreneurs from opening several new businesses in downtown Wheaton recently. Kids Dive In, 124 N. Main St., is a...
Duck! It's Sports in Your Face!
Byline: Mike Imrem It seems more and more the entire sports world needs to enroll in group anger-management therapy. There was a time - though so distant it's difficult to recall - when the games people play were the games people play. Now...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Hearing in hoop star killing: A DuPage County jury will begin considering the mental fitness today of a man charged with the 1998 murder of a former Proviso East High School basketball star who was shot to death in Addison. David Teran, 38, of Aurora,...
Editorials
Plaza's approach to replacement sound Given the community's rather contentious recent political history, it was almost predictable that a vacant trustee seat wouldn't be filled in Lake in the Hills without at least a few ripples on the civic pond....
Election Winner Taking District 33 Board Seat Early
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Dan Koch was half a world away when he was elected to a school board position. Occupied with details of adopting two Ukrainian children, Koch had to make another life-altering decision while still...
Elgin OKs Toned-Down Library Design
Byline: Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writer When preliminary sketches of the new Gail Borden Public Library debuted a few months ago, it was hard to get people to even shrug their shoulders in positive response. But after feedback and tweaking,...
Ex-Deputy Gets Probation Guilty Plea to Disorderly Conduct Keeps Him out of Prison
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County Sheriff Ken Ramsey had a bit of advice for a former employee who recently pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and resigned: Give up on being a cop. The former deputy, James Wleklinski,...
Experts Hired to Bring Money into Des Plaines
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Des Plaines aldermen agreed to spend as much as $90,000 on a consulting firm they hope ultimately will bring millions of dollars into the city. Council members agreed to hire Rolling Meadows-based...
Family of Mom Killed by Car Sues Police Never Ticketed Those Named in Suit
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer The husband of a Huntley woman killed in January when she was struck by two cars as she walked along a Lake in the Hills roadway filed suit this week against both drivers and two others he blames...
Federal EPA Looking into Lisle Spill
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is enlisting the help of some powerful allies to investigate a toxic chemical spill authorities allege is polluting Lisle area wells. Officials with the...
Food for Thought
Web site helps foodies plan tasty vacations Some people tour the country each summer visiting water parks or baseball stadiums. And then there are those with brazen palates and iron stomachs who seek out the best pink tomatoes, slippery catfish...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Cleanup set in Fox River Grove: Fox River Grove will sponsor its first spring cleanup on May 19. The village will accept items such as televisions, small appliances, plumbing fixtures, furniture weighing less than 50 pounds, lawn and garden items,...
Gas at the Grocery Store You Might Find Cheaper Prices at the Pump as Supermarkets Try to Lure You Inside to Shop
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Drivers desperate to find cheaper gasoline have a new place to look. Supermarkets are increasingly adding gas stations to their sites, and usually at slightly lower prices than some of their competition....
Get Dirt for Your Gardens, Sandboxes
Byline: Julie O'Brien As a child, I remember kneeling on the couch, looking out my parents' picture window and watching for the sand delivery truck to come down our street. The men on the truck actually rode around in the back of the dump truck...
Gilberts Officials All Ears over Yard Waste Program
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer A trial yard waste pickup program in Gilberts is continuing to draw public comment from residents on both sides of the issue. But officials say they like the feedback and want more opinions...
Girl Hopes Cranes Carry Wish
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer At first glance, there doesn't seem to be much connecting an 11- year-old Japanese girl from the 1950s to an 11-year-old Arlington Heights girl from the 2000s. So much for first glances. The story...
GN's Blomquist Cool under Fire
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer It was the kind of game that could rattle even the staunchest of pitchers. But it couldn't rattle Glenbard North senior Brian Blomquist. In a game that featured 10 errors and 8 unearned runs,...
Grace under Fire Earns Her a Seat on Lisle Board
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Lisle Park District's response to recent adversities helped convince Mayor Joseph Broda that park board President Kim Brondyke is the ideal choice to fill his vacant village board seat. As president...
Hall's Run All BG Needs to Slip by Hersey
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent At times it looked as if neither team would give when Buffalo Grove and Hersey met Tuesday in the Mid-Suburban East. That was until BG's Lauren Hall stepped to the plate. In the sixth, the junior...
Harper Students Display Fashion Sense
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Forget Paris and New York. A high-end fashion show, featuring original creations, by up-and-coming designers, takes place every spring at Harper College in Palatine. And fashion lovers flock to...
Here Are Programs to Help You Fund Your Retirement
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer The Mount Prospect Senior Center is trying to help pre-retirees and retirees figure out new ways to invest and save their money. A series of classes titled "Spend it Now, Spend It Later or Pass It...
Huntley Takes 2nd at BNC Girls Meet
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent OREGON - Meghan Byrd came in like an enigma. The Big Northern Conference favorite in the shot put missed the regular rotation because she was running a relay for Huntley during the same time....
Ideas of Huntley's Future Fill Minds of Leaders
Byline: Patrick Garmoe Daily Herald Staff Writer Huntley Village Board members began a two-part, goal-setting meeting Tuesday night by developing 44 ideas, some of which they plan to put into action during their terms in office. "We're going...
Ideas to Beautify Batavia Abound
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Street-side planters, park benches, bike racks and concrete pillars serving as downtown gateways were among the amenities a group of Batavia volunteers discussed Tuesday during a brainstorming session...
'I Know They Blame Me,' Woman Says Hanover Park Resident Distraught after Grease Fire Leaves Neighbors Homeless
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer Suzanne Shelton had just turned her back to grab a soda while a frying pan heated a drop of grease. Then she heard a pop. The sound was the first spark of a fire that would destroy a three-story apartment...
It Is Time for Latinos to Seek Leadership Roles
Byline: Jerry Campagna This past month, the U.S. census 2000 counts were released. Not surprisingly, the Latino population has grown substantially during the past 10 years, from 22 million in 1990 to more than 35 million in 2000. That is an increase...
Jaycees Host Walk-a-Thon to Help Sick Resident
Byline: Amy Williams The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Jaycees is sponsoring a walk-a- thon next week that will get you started on the right track, while also helping to raise money for a community member in need. The group hopes to raise at least...
Jury Still Debating Man's Fate in Elgin Triple Murder Case
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer After two days of deliberations and still no verdict, a Kane County jury will meet again this morning to consider if 31-year-old Christopher D. Smith is innocent or guilty in a 1999 triple murder...
Kiley Sets Saints Mark with 19 Ks
Byline: Walt Wiltschek Daily Herald Correspondent Streamwood has had trouble scoring against St. Charles East in baseball this spring, so on Tuesday the Sabres did the next best thing - it kept St. Charles East from scoring, too. Inning after...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Schools on Hummel opposed: Speaking on behalf of the Lake Zurich Industrial Council, Mike Hilt urged the Lake Zurich village board to do what it can to block District 95 from building two schools on the Hummel property on the northern edge of the...
Lake County's Own 'Pebble Beach' Renovation Set for Fort Sheridan Golf Course
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer It won't be long before Fort Sheridan's old golf course becomes the "Pebble Beach of the Midwest," Lake County officials said Tuesday. Work on the long-waited renovation of the shuttered military...
Lake Park Prevails Lancers Clear Path to UEC Title with Win over Bartlett
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Sports Writer With the Upstate Eight championship on the line against Bartlett Tuesday in Roselle, Lake Park found out why the 15th point often is the hardest to win. The Lancers also learned Bartlett wasn't unbeaten...
Lawmaker Shuffle Begins New Map Could Give You a New Congressman
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Political Writer Moderate and conservative Republican congressmen will trade chunks of suburban territory but likely preserve their political prospects under the new map GOP and Democratic brass started drawing Tuesday....
Libertyville Keeps Moving Ahead
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Libertyville took another step forward. The Wildcats won the first the North Suburban Lake girls soccer title with a 3-1 victory over Stevenson on Tuesday afternoon at the Libertyville Township...
Libertyville's Dwan Wins with 16 Strikeouts
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports The Libertyville baseball record book doesn't include single- game milestones. So Libertyville coach Jim Panther couldn't be sure if junior left-hander John Dwan set a school mark for strikeouts in Tuesday's...
Listen Up High Schoolers; Tips for Safe Prom Are Back Again
Byline: Erin Holmes & Dwayne Wong It's prom time, again. That means it's time for scores of tips on how to have a safe one. So here are more, courtesy of Hazelden Chicago, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center: 1) Don't rely on drugs or...
Local Doctors Make House Calls to South America
Byline: Heather Holtsberg Daily Herald Staff Writer Dr. Don Nichols, a Wheaton resident and Glen Ellyn Clinic physician, has been participating in annual trips to a small town outside Peru, for more than six years. A co-founder of Operation Condor,...
Local Expert Says Training Your Pet with Love Is Key
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Once you've found a compatible pet, the next step is to train it. Training methods depend on who you ask. While the American Humane Association has pushed for more gentle treatment, some still believe...
Longtime W. Chicago Treasurer Dies at 90
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Milt Sauer had to be coerced into becoming West Chicago treasurer. In fact, then-Mayor Gene Rennels wanted him in office so badly an ill Sauer was sworn in at his home. "Milt was not an aggressive...
Mail Carriers Will Collect Food for Annual Drive
Byline: Heather Holtsberg Daily Herald Staff Writer Letter carriers on Saturday will be toting far more than bills, magazines and catalogs. If everything goes as planned, carriers in Naperville, Lisle and Aurora hope to collect more than 50,000...
Maine W. Gets Some Revenge
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Maine West is averaging seven matches per week this season and had played 29 matches before Tuesday night's encounter against visiting Niles North. But there was one match that stood out for the...
Man Gets 46 Years for Killing Woman
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer As he was growing up in Kenosha, Jason Strong developed a reputation as a sweet-hearted individual, respectful of his elders and kind to the pets in the neighborhood. On Dec. 7, 1999, Strong...
Market Can Ruin Even the Best Retirement Plans
Byline: Rob Smith Individuals nearing retirement are frequently concerned about having enough money saved and about their nest eggs being able to provide sufficient income during their golden years. Typically, investors would make an assumption...
Midwest Academy Competes at State Championship
Midwest Academy at State:. The 2001 USA Gymnastics Illinois State Championships were held March 31-April 1 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The qualified Level 7 and Level 10 gymnasts of Midwest Academy in Warrenville competed in the event...
Miller Resigns at Elgin, Headed Home to Hononegah
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer Mike Miller wasn't looking for a new job. But when home called, Miller answered. After one year as Elgin High School's boys basketball coach, Miller has resigned to accept the head coaching job...
More Kids Would Walk to School under Plan
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer The Round Lake area school board on Tuesday signed off on changes to the district's transportation plan. The changes mean more students will be walking to school next year, but the district stands...
Mosque Construction Makes a Name for Itself in Suburbs
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer Work has started on the Masjid-Al-Huda Midwest Islamic Center near Schaumburg, the first structure to be built specifically as a mosque in the Northwest suburbs. President Ahmed Abdul Karim Jangda...
Motorola Honors Bob Galvin with Sculpture
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer Motorola Inc. honored one of its patriarchs Tuesday by dedicating a contemporary sculpture in his honor and establishing an annual award for employees. Former Chief Executive Officer Robert...
Mural's Faces Reveal History of Naperville
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer They may be a little coy but the faces painted on the wall of a downtown Naperville restaurant hold some of the most important stories of the city's past. And if you know where to look, the mural...
Naperville Park District Sets Goals
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer The Naperville Park District is mapping its future in a strategic plan that sets out lofty goals and the steps to meet them. The park board is expected to approve the plan at its Thursday meeting,...
National Honor Society Inducts New Members
Byline: Christy Blandford The 46 Grayslake Community High School juniors who demonstrate the highest degree of character, leadership and service were honored for their achievements May 1 as they were inducted into the L.H. Rouse Chapter of the National...
Neighbors: Apartment Complex Is Still Rowdy
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer For the second time, a group of residents surrounding a noisy Wauconda apartment complex have angrily approached village leaders and police about dealing with the problematic property. About 10 homeowners...
Neighbors Unsettled after Shots by Gangs
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Gunshots fired during an apparent gang dispute in a residential area on Carol Stream's northwest side have shaken residents of the tidy neighborhood near Evergreen Lakes School. No one was hit...
Neuqua Sure to Be Challenged in First State Showing
Byline: Bob Uphues Daily Herald Correspondent It's taken just three years for the Neuqua Valley girls water polo team to reach the elite level, so you'll have to excuse the other top teams if they aren't exactly rolling out the red carpet for the...