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 September 16, 2001

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[0] Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer CFM Direct, an Oakbrook Terrace-based multi-channel marketing agency, announced the addition of three creative services employees: Bill Cochran of Downers Grove was hired as art director in a newly...
[0] the Briefs
St. Joseph plans annual festival Sept. 23 The 27th annual St. Joseph Fest will be held Sept. 23. Mass will start at 9:30 a.m. The festival will begin at 11 a.m. and the festival will end with a raffle drawing at 6 p.m. It will take place at St....
A Flair for Folk Art Self-Taught Artists Delight in Whimsy of Their Craft
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer Debby and Bill Walters are very picky about which dried flowers they use in the pictures and frames they create. Bill shows a pansy destined for potpourri. It didn't make the cut because one of...
Airline Industry Faces Record Losses Terrorist Attack, Slumping Economy Threaten Financial Health of Carriers
Byline: Mike Comerford Daily Herald Business Writer A combination of the slowed economy and last week's terrorist hijackings and killings may be pushing this area's airline industry toward its worst financial losses ever. The Chicago area economy...
Artist to Turn Heads with His Weather Vane at Art in the Barn
Byline: Carly Hemphill Daily Herald Staff Writer Donald Murphy began making weather vanes as a hobby about 10 years ago. After a few years of perfecting his work, he submitted an application to Art in the Barn to sell his art. The quality...
A Small Diversion from the Horrors
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer On his way to the circus Saturday, Zachary Cervenka stopped at a Naper Settlement booth and drew a picture of a skyscraper next to an American flag. Beside the drawings, the 8-year-old painstakingly...
Auction Offers Great Buys , to Help Schools Get the Extras
Byline: Beth Bales December brings Santa's visit to the Geneva Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas Walk. But September brings the opportunity to bid on a chance to ride with Santa through the streets of the city and help him perform his Clausian...
Autumn's Mountain Majesty Fall Colors Ripple across the Highlands of Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina
Byline: Randy Mink Daily Herald Correspondent Tawny oak leaves form a rustling carpet along trails littered with acorns. Chipmunks and squirrels scamper about, storing nuts for the winter ahead. On a crisp October morning, the hiker might discover...
Bartlett Blanks Marmion 3-0 to Win Own Tournament Title
Byline: Laurie Fraser Daily Herald Correspondent Thanks to some impressive goals by Alex Figueroa, the Bartlett Hawks finally won their own tournament championship Saturday. The Hawks won 3-0 against Marmion Academy in the championship game Saturday...
Batavia Sweeps through Quad
Byline: Stan Goff Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia junior Kristina Sawyer was thrust into the No. 1 singles slot early this season because of an injury, and on Saturday she got a big dose of just what it's like to play against the opposing teams'...
Bears Bomb Wolves
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Before his team took the field at Prairie Ridge on Saturday morning, Lake Zurich boys soccer coach Pete Ternes warned his players that the one of the referees had no tolerance for foul language. ...
BG Takes Wheeling Crown by 1 Shot over Lake Forest
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent A week of disappointment ended in a spectacular way for Buffalo Grove's golf team at Saturday's Wheeling Invitational at Chevy Chase. In the last running of the traditional event at the facility...
Big Stretch Run Earns Snow Dance Win in Pucker Up Stakes
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald John C. Oxley's Snow Dance, normally a front-running filly, made a four-wide move in the stretch to overtake longshot Curious Conundrum for to a 3/4-length victory in the Grade III $150,000 Pucker Up Stakes Saturday...
Big Top Brings Animals, Trapeze Artists to Lake in the Hills
Byline: Danelle Wozniak Daily Herald Staff Writer Raising the big top will help raise funds for local charities to benefit children. The Kelly Miller Brothers Circus rolls in to Lake in the Hills' Sunset Park Wednesday. The event is co-sponsored...
Blackhawks Optimistic about Changes
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer What the Blackhawks did during the off-season to improve the team didn't impress a lot of their critics. General manager Mike Smith signed defenseman Jon Klemm, fourth or fifth on the depth chart...
Blocked Punt Lifts Cougars
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent Vernon Hills' Matt Leffler turned the tables for his Cougars in the blink of an eye Friday night. With Mundelein clinging to a 35-32 lead with two minutes left, Leffler picked up a blocked punt...
Bueche Mobile Home Park Enters 6th Decade
Byline: Jerry Turnquist Some things that happen unexpectedly end up changing the rest of our lives. Such was the case for Charles and Jessie Bueche who moved from Elgin to land just west of the city in the years following World War I. Eager...
Cadets Revamp, Turn Away IC
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer When the music stopped, Marmion apparently had all its players in the right spots. The Cadets beat Suburban Catholic Conference foe Immaculate Conception 14-12 Saturday in Aurora on the strength of...
Campus, Royals Nose out Elgin for Larkin Invite Title
Byline: Melanie San Miguel Daily Herald Correspondent With cross-town rivals Elgin and Larkin tied for first place going into the third round of the Larkin Invitational Saturday, every point mattered. Larkin turned to first singles Beth Campus to...
Canticle Place Supporters to Help AIDS Ministry
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent Although 50 supporters of Canticle Place Ministries in Wheaton will gather for an elegant evening at Cab's Bistro and Wine Bar in Glen Ellyn Sept. 19, they are concerned with a serious issue. During...
Carroll, Sump Lead CLS to Charger Classic Crown
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent As Matt Sump was finishing his round at the 29th Annual Charger Classic Saturday, one of his playing partners told him that his 69 ought to be good enough to win medalist honors. Sump replied,...
C-G Grabs Maine E. Title Again with Moulton, Mills Still out, Larkin Finishes 3rd; Prairie Ridge 2nd at Glenbard W
Byline: Mike Caminitti Daily Herald Sports Writer Can you say 4-peat? Well, Cary-Grove can. The Trojans defeated Lake Zurich in the championship game of the Maine East Tournament on Saturday for their fourth consecutive Maine East title. The...
County to Use Casino Taxes for KidCare
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County will use Grand Victoria Casino taxes to keep afloat a program that gives the poorest children a chance to visit family physicians rather than spend hours in an emergency room for runny noses...
Cubs Leery but Ready to Move On
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer The Cubs returned to work Saturday facing the same fears as many Americans. The team expects to fly a charter plane to Cincinnati on Monday and resume the baseball season against the Reds the following...
Death Penalty in EIU Murder Draws Reaction
Byline: Bill Ruthhart Daily Herald Correspondent CHARLESTON - In this small town 200 miles south of Chicago, the impact of a Rolling Meadows woman's murder and the state's choice to seek capital punishment is hitting close to home. Coles County...
Dry Seedpods, Flowers Bring Beauty Indoors
Byline: Jan Riggenbach The striped seedpods of love-in-a-mist (Nigella) look lovely in the garden, but I like to gather a few bunches to enjoy indoors during the winter, too. When dried, the pods last indefinitely. And each pretty pod holds a...
DuPage Collegians
- Kristin Kruse of Carol Stream was named to the president's list for the spring semester 2001 at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. - Jeffrey Book of Itasca was named to the dean's list for the spring semester 2001 at Bradley University...
DuPage Collegians
- Noah Goldsmith of Aurora was named to the dean's list for the spring semester 2001 at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. - John Lehman of Aurora was named to the dean's list as a junior for the spring semester 2001 at Southern Illinois...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
Man gets 15 years in shooting: A defendant in a DuPage County civil suit targeting reputed gang members was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for opening fire on another man during a dispute in West Chicago. In August, a judge found Emilio...
Editorials
Words from past bear repeating For many Americans, the sweet harmony of home - family, the comfort of togetherness, laughter - has been shattered by a crescendo of grief. Death, sudden mindless violent death, has crossed the threshold in these homes,...
Fall Travelers Save on Repositioning Cruises
Byline: John Hilferty Daily Herald Correspondent As summer winds down and the seasons change, so do cruiseship itineraries, usually meaning big savings for seniors with the time to spare for a longer voyage. Repositioning cruises, when the big...
Family Fest Not a Complete Washout; Softball Game Rescheduled
Byline: Jeanne Holzkamp Before I begin, may we all keep each other in our prayers and thoughts and send our heartfelt and most sincere condolences to all that have lost loved ones in the terrible tragedy that befell our wonderful nation. And may...
Father-Son Firm Carves Niche in Downtown Areas
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Drive through virtually any suburban downtown in the Chicago area and you will see living proof of the philosophy driving the growth and success of The Gammonley Group. Based in LaGrange and jointly...
Fear for Safety, Hope for Tolerance Suburban Muslims, Sikhs Worry about Misdirected Anger
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer When Rajinder Singh Mago and his family walked into a Ruby Tuesday restaurant in the middle of cornfield-surrounded DeKalb for dinner Thursday evening, all eyes were upon them. "Everybody looked up...
Fest Brings People Together
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer The American flags lining the Fox River bridge and main food tent were not the only reminders that this year's Heritage Fest in West Dundee means something different. Many people wore flag shirts...
Fest to Celebrate Proud Farm Heritage
Byline: Diana Dretske For thousands of years, farmers harvested their crops using a hand-swung scythe. The manual process was time and labor intensive and restricted the size of crops. In 1831, Cyrus McCormick of Lexington, Va., introduced the...
Find Fresh Places on the Map for Fall Fun
Byline: Jacky Runice Daily Herald Correspondent We Chicagoans resemble lemmings lining up at the Wisconsin border as the first leaves transform from green to scarlet. It's time to color outside of the lines and expand our notion of where to go to...
Finding the Right Words
We need tolerance My wife and I have attended a few memorial services since Tuesday's tragedy. Our heart goes out to our fellow Americans and others lost in this attack on our country. Please don't let people of the Islamic faith or people from...
Finding the Right Words
Victim was a friend I met Jeff Mladenik when he was 23. We both worked at GTE in Northlake. Jeff and I became friends. He was young and I was 36. He was very sharp as a businessman, far surpassing most of the people who had been in jobs for years....
Finding the Right Words
You will be missed, Jeff I just want to say that I used to work at Cahners, and my office was near Jeff Mladenik's office at one point. He was one of the nicest people you could hope to meet. He was very professional in his job and just a really...
Firefighters Help Deliver New Truck to New York
Byline: Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writer Four Elgin firefighters are headed to New York City today in a fire truck that will replace just one of numerous pieces of fire equipment destroyed during this week's rescue efforts. Elgin firefighters...
Format Change Enhances Competition at Stevenson
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent A change of format yielded one good and one very good swimming meet at the Patriot Relays hosted by Stevenson on Saturday. This year, the 16-team meet was broken into Gold and Green divisions, with...
Fremd '4-Peats' at Adler
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The Fremd girls cross country team kept its streak going Saturday morning at the Bill Dortch Libertyville Invitational. For the fourth straight season the Vikings captured the championship of the...
Fruit-Bearing Shrubs Can Keep Feathered Friends Happy
Byline: Pat Hollingsworth The Planter's Palette Ripe and succulent fruit is as delicious to the human eye as they are to the avian palate. No wonder we value plants like viburnum and crabapple. Display fruiting plants against the silvery grays...
Glenbard E. Takes Eddington Title
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Staff Writer Glenbard East's Nicole Feest won again Saturday, though you might not guess it from talking to her. The senior was her own toughest critic afterward. "I'm content, not excited," said Feest, who finished...
Hersey Third in Own Tourney; Schaumburg Fourth
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent Playing a team three times in one season is difficult enough, but twice in one day is a challenge in itself. During pool play Saturday at the Hersey Tournament, Mundelein defeated Lake Forest in...
His Love of Gardening Is Rooted in Feeding the Hungry
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Larry Grabowski "did his own thing" for years when it came to spreading around the extra zucchini his garden invariably produced. No, he didn't leave them on neighbors' - or strangers' - doorsteps...
Honoring Fallen Heroes Tears, Moments of Silence Temper Annual Event in Elgin
Byline: Aurora Aguilar Daily Herald Staff Writer The normally festive Antique Fire Apparatus Muster in Elgin this year was speckled with quiet moments of reverence for the firefighters killed in this week's terrorist attacks on the East Coast. ...
How You Are Helping Relief Efforts in New York
Byline: Tona Kunz and Erica Meltzer Daily Herald Staff Writers People in the Tri-Cities are finding new ways every day to help those in need in the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Here's a look at some of those efforts:...
I Am a Muslim, and I Am an American
Byline: Faisal Mohyuddin Like many American families, mine spent Tuesday battling busy signals as we struggled to learn whether relatives and friends in New York were safe. But I also had reason to worry about family here in the suburbs. We...
Inside & Out
Let's celebrate beauty and strength New Dawn is the first Royal Doulton figurine in a new series benefiting the fight against breast cancer. Three figurines are planned. The previous series raised $59,000 for the cause in the United States and...
Internment Victim Warns U.S. Not to Repeat Its Mistake
Byline: Matt Arado Daily Herald Staff Writer Schaumburg resident Hiroshi Mayeda knows what it's like to be treated like an enemy in your own country. In 1942, at the age of 16, Mayeda was taken away from his farm near Los Angeles and placed into...
Is Your House Safe for Pets? Common Items Can Be Risks
Byline: Mary Hayashi Child-safety medication containers can be found in most family homes along with child-safety plugs for outlets and bungee-corded cabinets to keep children from playing with the contents. We need to remember that our animal...
Jacobs Slips by Hoffman in Rough Match; LZ Downs PR
Byline: Laurie Fraser Daily Herald Correspondent Nobody has to remind the Jacobs or Hoffman Estates boys soccer teams to play aggressively. In other words, both teams should be thanking their lucky stars that nobody was seriously injured in Saturday's...
Jauron: It's Time to Reflect
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer If he had to, Dick Jauron would have had his team prepared to play this afternoon against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but the NFL decided the timing wasn't right, and the Bears' coach agreed. "Like...
Let's Go
Byline: Kathy Rodeghier ***** CORRECTION/date 9-16-2001: To correct a date in the Let's Go column in today's Going Places, Jordbruksdagarna, or Agricultural Days, in Bishop Hill, IL., is Sept. 29 and 30. ***** Near That's hot stuff ...
Let the Planning Begin! Creative or Traditional? Paper Butterflies or Rice? Jami Schaer Can Make Your Dream Day Come True. Take a Peek at Her Special Day, along with Other Weddings She's Had Some Fun Putting Together
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent What's a struggling history teacher to do when she can't land a job in the classroom? Become a wedding planner, that's what. That unconventional career path typifies the way Jami Schaer, 25,...
Leyden Hangs on for Win; Meadows Third at Bartlett
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent It was a tale of two halves for coach Eric Roy's Leyden team, which continues to learn on the job this fall. Playing with the unbridled spirit normally seen in Roy's freshmen and sophomores in...
Life at the Mall Goes on, but Pace and Mood Different
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Writer Babe Anderson used the mall to escape the vivid images of TV. She said Friday she didn't plan to buy anything, but was attempting to get her mind off the week's horror in New York and Washington....
Lisle Passing Not Enough; Benet Falls
Byline: David Oberhelman Daily Herald Sports Writer Opposites attract. Even on the football field. Lisle quarterback Kevin Crouch passed for 5 touchdowns on Senior Parent Day at Wilde Field, but the Lions ran basically nowhere. Sandwich rushed...
Man Gets Prison for Setting Bombs at School
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer A Waukegan man who a prosecutor said showed no remorse over planting four explosive devices at Waukegan High School was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Eddie Chapeton, 20, of 517...
Marable Betters Lumpkin as Rivalry Continues
Byline: Neil Shalin Daily Herald Correspondent This time it was Marable. Hinsdale South's Bryce Marable and defending state champion Elizabeth Lumpkin of Naperville Central renewed their rivalry Saturday in the first singles final of the New...
Message of Peace
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer Students, parents and faculty members of Lake County Catholic schools celebrated Mass Saturday to start the school year. But the ceremony, at Carmel High School in Mundelein, was marked by references...
Montini Rumbles by St. Ed
Byline: John Theriault Jr. Daily Herald Correspondent Entering this weekend, St. Edward was averaging nearly 26 points a game through the first three weeks. This offensive output allowed them to contend in every game, including it's first win in...
Mood Tense as Local Airports Reopen
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Travel out of the city's airports continued its slow and tedious recovery Saturday, with airlines at O'Hare International Airport operating at about half of their normal schedule and bracing for unexpected...
More Legroom, E-Tickets Make Flying Comfortable and Convenient
Byline: Roy Leonard An airline update: We made a number of short trips this past summer between Chicago, New York and Boston, flying both United and American Airlines. For comfort, American wins hands down. When I saw those commercials last year...
Movers and Shakers
Byline: Norrine Twohey Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheeling-based Cole Taylor Bank has appointed Ronald G. Spaeth of Highland Park to the bank's board of directors. Spaeth, who has a distinguished career in both healthcare business administration...
Musical Chairs Suits Cadets Marmion Changes Help Earn Victory vs. Immaculate C
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer When the music stopped, Marmion apparently had all its players in the right spots. The Cadets beat Suburban Catholic Conference foe Immaculate Conception 14-12 Saturday in Aurora on the strength of...
Neuqua Valley Bolts Past Downers South
Byline: Joe Negri Daily Herald Correspondent The only weakness in Neuqua Valley's 5-1 triumph Saturday over Downers South was the Wildcats slow start. Downers South got the most shots on goal to begin the game. But Neuqua Valley's, Alex Degurian,...
Neuqua Valley Girls Golfers Knock Down Third Title
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent As head coach of the Neuqua Valley girls golf program, John Keller has many luxuries - a talent-laden squad whose dominance this season has been superceded only by their willingness to continually...
Nike Introduces Maternity Sportswear More Women's Apparel Makers Are Creating Stylish Lines for Pregnant Women
Byline: Kim Mikus Nike is expecting. The giant sportswear maker is launching a line of athletic maternity clothing. Officials from the company say there is a market for the name- brand apparel as more women are exercising during pregnancy...
Nothing Comes Easy for North
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Charles North's early schedule didn't exactly ease the North Stars' transition to varsity volleyball. Their first two matches were against teams ranked in the Daily Herald Top 20, Jacobs and...
Oakton, Architecture Firm Reach Agreement on Prolonged Lawsuit
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer After years of legal wrangling, Oakton Community College and an architecture firm that worked for its two campuses have settled a long-standing spat. Documents obtained last week that were released...
Observe Amish Culture in Pennsylvania
Byline: Madelyn Merwin Q: I would like more information about the town of Ephrata, Pa., and a guide to Lancaster, Pa. A: You've selected a very interesting section of Pennsylvania. In Northern Lancaster County you'll find exciting glimpses into...
Players, Please Be Quiet
Byline: Mike Imrem It was reassuring to hear that NFL players are performing admirable deeds this weekend. Keyshawn Johnson and others donated as much as a week's paycheck to the war effort. Jason Sehorn and others volunteered time to a variety...
Police Reports
Unreturned bathroom key leads to arrest Two Elgin residents were arrested Friday morning when Carpentersville police stopped their vehicle after one of them had forgotten to return a bathroom key to a service station. April J. Sumling, 30, of...
Power of Prayer in Time of Unprecedented Tragedy, Clergymen, Citizens Turn to God for Healing and Peace
Prayer - it was instinctual for many, the first and last response to Tuesday's horrific tragedy. Prayers circulated through churches, synagogues, mosques and on the Internet. People stopped in sacred places to share a word with God or bowed their heads...
Power Play Once a Y2K Commodity, Generators Make a Comeback as Homeowners Take More Control over Personal Energy Use
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer People buy generators when they get nervous. California has rolling blackouts, we get nervous. The Edens Expressway floods twice in one summer, we get nervous. The power goes off in a storm. You...
Prospectice Participants Face Some Tough Competition
Byline: Carly Hemphill Daily Herald Staff Writer With more than 300 artists submitting applications to participate in Art in the Barn, the selection process is very particular. The process, which begins in January and is decided by May, includes...
Prospect's Finish Not Indicative of Its Play
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer The Prospect volleyball team compiled a 4-1 record at the Maine East Demon Invite. So where did the Knights finish in the two-day, 16-team event that concluded Saturday? After capturing the championship...
Quirky Passengers Leave Lasting Memories
Byline: Gail Todd When I first applied for the job of flight attendant, I was asked the standard question: Why do you want this job? I gave the standard answer: Because I like to travel and I like to meet people. What I didn't know was how unusual...
Rally Saves Tigers Again in Tie with Warriors
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Waubonsie Valley spotted Wheaton-Warrenville South a Q-U-I on Saturday, but the Tigers still refused to spell the word quit. After controlling first-half play and going up 2-1 on Alex Diepholz's...
Red Cross to Honor Volunteers Tuesday
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley Daily Herald Correspondent Helping others has its own rewards, and the local Red Cross Fox River Chapter recognizes that volunteers who go above and beyond the call of duty deserve special honors. During the chapter's...
Redhawks Pick Up Season's Second Tourney Title
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer Naperville Central stared down another challenge. The result was another tournament title. This time, the Redhawks powered past Prairie Ridge 15-5, 15-7 in the championship match of Glenbard West's...
Respite from the Pain DuPage Festivals Give You a Break from the Horrors
Byline: Melynda Findlay and Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writers Most of them came not for the food or the rides or the crafts. Most of them came to festivals and other public events Saturday throughout DuPage County to be with other people,...
Runner-Up Lake Zurich Has Devil of a Good Time at ME
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer The Prospect volleyball team compiled a 4-1 record at the Maine East Demon Invite. So where did the Knights finish in the two-day, 16-team event that concluded Saturday? After capturing the championship...
Sermons to Focus Away from Violence Ministers Hope Americans Aren't Stuck with 'Retaliatory Mindset'
Byline: Victoria Pierce and Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writers It came to the Rev. James Miller Tuesday night as the reality of the day's tragedies just were starting to sink in. Exodus chapter 14. It is the Old Testament story of how...
Sixth Runner Lifts Prospect Knights Win Libertyville Invitational on Tiebreaker; LZ's Romanoski Is First Again
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent It was a photo finish for two boys cross country teams Saturday morning at the Bill Dortch Libertyville Invitational. Mid-Suburban League rivals Prospect and Buffalo Grove went down to the wire,...
Smaller Airports Resume Operations
Byline: Fred Woodhams Daily Herald Staff Writer Just as at major airports nationally, the suburban area's smaller airports began resuming most operations this week. Most chartered and private flights at local airports such as DuPage Airport in...
Snowmobiles Become Watercraft in Unique Racing Competition
Byline: Gwen Jader Daily Herald Correspondent Professional watercross racers competed at speeds up to 70 mph Saturday during the River Bender Watercross Match in Round Lake. "The fastest show on H2O" involves racing snowmobiles across water,...
Spend Some Time Relaxing on the Quiet Side of Florida
Byline: Jane Lasky Business Travel Report I've always been enticed by Miami's South Beach. The cutting edge hotels, ultra hip people and sparkling ocean are like no other. However, a colleague who lives nearby warned me about the recent advent of...
Splashy Color, Big Splashes Await in Wisconsin Dells
Byline: Mike Michaelson A refreshing hint of crispness in the air and trees painted with hues of gold, bronze, amber and crimson signal the arrival of fall in central Wisconsin. These brilliant fall colors - along with new attractions and an extended...
St. Edward's Lucas Keeps on Winning; CLC Boys Take 1st
Byline: Daily Herald Report St. Edward's Shawn Lucas stayed on the winning track Saturday, claiming individual honors at the Forest City Classic, hosted by Rockford Guilford. Lucas surged in the final 800 meters and used a storing kick to outdistance...
Students Join Fund-Raiser Walks for Tragedy Relief
Byline: Corey Barenbrugge Glenbard West columnist The American Heart Association will donate the first $250,000 raised from its walks this weekend to the 911 Fund for fallen firefighters in New York City. The American Heart Walks have been scheduled...
Students Rally in Court to Honor Slain Friend
Byline: Bill Ruthhart Daily Herald Correspondent CHARLESTON, Ill. -Friends of a slain Rolling Meadows woman are trying to come to grips with her death and a prosecutor's decision to seek capital punishment in her murder case by supporting their...
St. Viator Routs Gordon
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent Brian Hare is just happy to be back at the .500 mark. The senior wide receiver's 51-yard touchdown run on a reverse with 3:51 left in the third quarter highlighted St. Viator's 41-6 Catholic Metro...
Sutter Trying to Find Lines of Success
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Look for Blackhawks coach Brian Sutter to tinker with line combinations throughout much of the preseason, warning the players they should expect to see changes from the way things were in the past....
Terrorists' Victims to Benefit from Giraffe Auction
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville said goodbye Friday night to its giraffes. At least most of the town did. Dozens of other residents, meanwhile, opened their checkbooks in attempts to take at least one of the giraffes...
The Briefs
Crystal Lake to flush city's fire hydrants The city of Crystal Lake Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the city. Conditions permitting, flushing is scheduled to continue through Oct. 19. During flushing, water may become...
The Briefs
Barbershop chorus to hold guest night The DuPage Valley Barbershop Chorus of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America will hold a guest night at 7:45 p.m. Monday at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church,...