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 January 28, 2003

3–S S–W
3 Offer Challenge for Council Positions
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer There isn't a shortage of candidates in the small city of Oakbrook Terrace. Two of the city's three council seats will be contested during this spring's municipal election. Only Ward 3 Alderman...
Ailing Graham to Leave Office Libertyville Leader Had Wanted to Finish out Term
Byline: Mick Zawislak Daily Herald Staff Writer Force of will has gone as far as it can for Libertyville Township Supervisor F.T. "Mike" Graham, who will resign with two years left on his term. A pioneer and stubborn champion of environmental...
Amaker's Plan Taking Effect at Michigan
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Michigan's not just a member of the Surprise of the Month Club anymore. By holding Michigan State scoreless for six minutes down the stretch and rallying to defeat the Spartans on Sunday - the...
Arilda L. "Tammy" Graham
Arilda L. "Tammy" Graham of Mundelein A memorial service for Arilda L. "Tammy" Graham (nee Dygon) of Sylvan Lake, Mundelein, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, 120 W. Park Ave. (Route 176), Libertyville. Born...
Barrington Picks Lawyers to Settle Future Disputes
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington trustees Monday hired a law firm to give the village board legal advice if and when Village President Marshall Reagle ever again questions the village's form of government or operating practices....
Barrington to Put Students' Grades Online Not Only Will Parents Be Able to Monitor Progress, but Also Attendance by Day and Period
Byline: Rukmini Callimachi Daily Herald Staff Writer Parents of Barrington High School students soon will be able to check their child's progress online - including not just their letter-grade performance but also their day-by-day and period-by-...
Bartlett Puts Economic Growth at Top of Strategic Plan
Byline: Sue Ter Maat Daily Herald Staff Writer Bartlett recently drafted it 2003-04 strategic plan, which highlights economic growth, the Town Center and the Brewster Creek Business Park. The village board had gone away for its annual retreat...
Batavia to Put Utility on Ballot
Byline: Veronica Gonzalez Daily Herald Staff Writer Batavia city council members agreed Monday it should be up to voters to decide if they want the city to operate a utility offering cable TV, high-speed Internet and phone service. The city council...
Bears' Pitch to Dent Just So Predictable
Byline: Barry Rozner So which is worse? The public-relations disaster, or the quickly followed attempt at fan appeasement so thinly veiled that it causes even more consternation? Sources say that on the heels of the Mike Singletary catastrophe...
Bensenville Orange Hangs on in Tight Win over Red
Byline: Ed Muniz Daily Herald Community Sports Writer The Bensenville Boys Athletic Association began its 2003 basketball season with multiple games on Jan. 12. In the boys seventh-eighth grade division, team Red faced team Orange in the opener....
Betty "Siiri Ilona" Johnson
Betty "Siiri Ilona" Johnson of Waukegan Funeral services for Betty "Siiri Ilona" Johnson (nee Frantsi), 94, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 3350 Delany Road, Waukegan. Born Oct. 7, 1908, in Wiipuri, Finland, she died...
Blackhawks' Season Can Go Either Way from Here
Byline: Tim Sassone It's time to find out what the Blackhawks are made of. How they react from this week forward will determine if they can save their season, or if it will continue on this downward spiral. Make no mistake, the Hawks reached...
Bringing Bells to Batavia Joyful Chimes: Agape Ringers to Come to Church
Byline: Sammi King Pulling people out of their homes in the cold winter months can be downright difficult. Well, put on your long johns, pack on the layers, and head for the Congregational Church. On Feb. 9, The Agape Ringers are coming to town,...
Burgers Behind Bars Inmates Get Taste of Outside
Byline: Harold G. Downs Daily Herald Staff Writer Want fries with that burglary charge? The image of jailers passing bread and water through the bars to prisoners is far from the truth today. McDonald's burgers, fries and Cokes and diner eggs...
Cameras Open Schools to Police
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold had shot their victims and were turning their weapons on themselves when the first police SWAT team entered Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. That delay - 45...
Candidates Are Vying for Ward 7 Positions
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer Four candidates vying for two seats from West Chicago's new Ward 7 will be the first representatives for an area of the town many believe still will remain under-represented. The new ward is made...
Carmel, Grayslake Winners
Byline: Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondent Carmel's offense has always shown the potential to blow games open with long-range bombing and prolific scoring runs. But the defense is what coach John Ryan and his team take the most pride in....
Charles E. Phillips III
Charles E. Phillips III of Itasca A memorial service for Charles E. Phillips III, 62, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at Itasca Baptist Church, South Walnut Street, Itasca. Born Dec. 5, 1939, in Providence, R.I., the son of Charles E. Phillips...
City Hall May Become Smoke Free
Byline: Erin Holmes Daily Herald Staff Writer Lighting up at the Rolling Meadows city hall would mean a trip outside under a smoke-free policy set to hit the city council table tonight. The new rule would completely ban smoking in the building,...
Class Gets Teenagers Cooking at Home
Byline: Lisa Karl I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm ready to move anywhere where I don't need a winter coat! Luckily, there are a lot of indoor activities to keep our minds off the cold, at least temporarily! Gail Borden Public Library...
Committee Narrows Search for Special Education District Leader
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer A seven-member board is expected to narrow its choices this week to one or two candidates to be the next superintendent of the Special Education District of Lake County. The SEDOL executive board...
Corgan's Rebirth Blooms on New Record
Byline: Mark Guarino Daily Herald Music Critic Zwan, 'Star of the Sea' out of four As Chicago keeps getting iced by single-digit temperatures, its most famous musical progeny smells spring. On "Mary Star of the Sea" (Warner Bros./Reprise),...
D-C Bounces Back Strong Chargers Explode for Season-High 75 Points in Rout of Woodstock; Cary-Grove Handles Prairie Ridge
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer This was one of those medicinal wins for Dundee-Crown. Coming off a tough loss to Grayslake on Saturday night, the Chargers' first setback in the Fox Valley Conference this season, D-C ran roughshod...
Des Plaines Leaders Told That Costs to Control Floods Could Be as High as $8 Million
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer It will cost between $6 million and $8 million to fix some of the areas hit hardest by repeat flooding throughout Des Plaines, according to the city's engineering consultants. That was the price...
Detroit's Green Douses Flames' Party with 43 Points
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer Coach Jimmy Collins stayed home with the flu, while everyone else on the UIC roster got a case of the Willies on Monday. Willie Green, a senior guard out of Detroit, scored a UIC Pavilion-record...
District 300 Grant Will Help Initiatives at Perry Elementary
Byline: Jennifer Patterson Daily Herald Staff Writer Teachers and administrators at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville are committed to finding better ways to teach students. A $60,000 grant announced during Monday's regular school board...
Doubters Still Need Answers as Bush's Case for War Goes Prime Time
Byline: Burt Constable Tonight's State of the Union speech will define the presidency of George W. Bush. Our president's words also will set the United States on a course that could define a generation, alter our future, and even cement our nation's...
Dr. Frances Blumenfeld
Dr. Frances Blumenfeld The memorial service for Dr. Frances Webster Blumenfeld, 75, of Springdale, Ark., will be held at 2 p.m. today, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Ark. Born April 11, 1927, in Los Angeles, she died Sunday, Jan....
Dundee-Crown's Steinhaus Chooses Ball State
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer Being wanted and given a promise of opportunity helped make Mike Steinhaus' college decision an easy one. Steinhaus verbally committed Monday night to play football at Ball State University on a...
DuPage Board Adds to Leader's Power
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer The DuPage County Board is expected today to grant its chairman broad new powers, including the ability to veto actions of the board and fire county employees. The changes would cast Chairman Robert...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
New deputy chief tapped: Carol Stream police veteran Lance Oakland has been appointed deputy police chief. The appointment, made by Village Manager Joe Breinig, rounds out the department's new leadership team after the resignation of former Chief...
Editorials
The case for a war against Iraq has not been made If President Bush hopes to use tonight's State of the Union address to coalesce an increasingly skeptical U.S. public behind his plans for war, he'll have to be much more persuasive than he's been...
Elburn 4th-Graders Deemed 'Franktastic'
Byline: Denise Perry Donavin Daily Herald Correspondent If you saw a 27-foot hot dog driving around Elburn on Monday, it was all because of the North Cadet Flag Choir of Kaneland Elementary School North. Under the direction of music director...
Elburn Panel Eyes Next Step to Rid Water of Radium
Byline: Denise Perry Donavin Daily Herald Correspondent The Elburn water bill carries a warning that often startles new, and old, residents: "The village of Elburn is required to notify all water consumers that its water supply exceeds the maximum...
Elgin Cable Access Show Has a Few Weeks to Live Residents Rally to Keep 'Week in Review' on the Air after Host Is among 300 Laid Off
Byline: Michelle Brandon Daily Herald Staff Writer Apparently, the plug hasn't been pulled on "Week in Review" with Jeff Myers just yet. The popular Elgin cable access show will air on Channel 4 for a few more weeks. Earlier this month, as...
Fairest Referee? Players Say It's Stewart in Poll
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Each year, the Toronto Sun conducts a poll of NHL players and media that entertains as well as enlightens. Here is a sample of this year's players poll. Best fans: 1. Toronto; 2. Montreal; 3. Detroit;...
Family Matters
'Veggie of the Month' club can get kids eating You want your kids to eat better? Who doesn't? One mom won a nutrition contest, sponsored by Nestle Nesquik, with the "Vegetable of the Month Club" idea. "We washed, sliced, diced, pitted, minced,...
Football Program to Begin with Basics
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Morgan Singel says football can do wonders for kids. It builds camaraderie and sportsmanship. It promotes fitness. It teaches kids the skills of running plays, passing and catching. But Singel...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Man arrested on cocaine charge: A 24-year-old Chicago man was arrested in St. Charles after police found 13.45 grams of cocaine on him, authorities said Monday. Adrian Ballard, 24, 4872 St. Paul, was charged with possession of a controlled substance...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
U-46 official moves on: Elgin Area School District U-46 will lose Ann Riebock, who is leaving her post as assistant superintendent of educational services and accountability to become top dog of Township High School District 113 in Highland Park...
Fund-Raising Fatigue Would You Pay More to Avoid Selling Cookies and Wrapping Paper? It's Just One of the Creative Options Groups Are Trying to Free Kids (and Their Parents) from the Selling Game
Byline: Hilary Shenfeld Daily Herald Staff Writer Parents, you know the all-too-familiar drill: the kids come home with a catalog and a lofty goal of selling 4,000 candy bars by Friday. After the relatives buy 20, Mom and Dad are stuck trying...
Geneva Township Will Ask Voters for Money to Continue Picking Up Leaves
Byline: Tona Kunz Daily Herald Staff Writer An inquiry about whether townships can pick up the leaves that residents can no longer burn signaled the death knell of yard waste pick up. Now, the Geneva Township Board is trying to fix the sudden...
Girls Charged, Could Be Expelled after Waubonsie Valley Scuffle
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Three female students at Waubonsie Valley could face expulsion for their involvement in a fight at the Aurora high school. Tyresha S. Campbell, 17, of 30W041 Granada Court, Naperville, and Jennifer...
Gurnee Hopes to Update Its Laws about Barking Dogs
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee wants to put more bite in local nuisance ordinances that cover everything from junk cars to dogs that bark too much. Assistant Village Administrator Brad Burke unveiled details of proposed...
Hampshire Asked to Raise Impact Fees
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer A Hampshire panel of trustees heard a pair of pleas Monday night to increase the developer impact fees the village routes to two local taxing bodies. Officials from the Ella Johnson Memorial Public...
Hersey Keeps Adjusting Well Prospect Overcomes Tough Start
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Hersey continued its adjustment period without star center Julie Mantilla on Monday night. And the Huskies have managed to do quite well. This time, sophomore Shana Lieberman took over a major...
Hohensee, Rush Have Sights Set on ArenaBowl in 2003
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer In its inaugural season, the Chicago Rush surprised some by making it to the quarterfinals. Then last season the team dropped a heartbreaker to Arizona in the semifinals. Now in the third year...
Home Sales Set Record
Byline: S. A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Business Writer The lowest interest rates in four decades pushed sales of existing homes last year to all-time highs here in Illinois and across the country despite a sluggish economy. In Illinois, the number...
How Elgin Mayoral Candidates Would Deal with $4 Million Shortfall in Budget
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer Whether to hike taxes, lay off employees or cut services, the three candidates running for Elgin mayor each have different ideas about how best to deal with the $4 million deficit facing the city....
Huggable Keepsakes Lets You Hold onto Precious Memories
Byline: Kim Mikus If you have a daughter, you know how hard it is to get rid of a favorite little dress that she's outgrown. A similar feeling arises with the thought of donating your son's winning Little League shirt. A Batavia woman's business...
Hull's Salary Cap Comment Certain to Cause Stir
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer The NHL Players Association had to be stung by Brett Hull's comment in last week's Hockey News. Hull said he didn't think players are going to come away from the next collective-bargaining agreement...
Huntley Park District to Ask Voters to Fund Buying Pinecrest Golf Course
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer The Huntley Park District will turn to voters in April for help in funding the purchase of a local golf course being eyed by housing developers. The park district is looking into buying the 130-acre...
Illinois Lawmakers Split on What the Next Step Is
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer The safety of American troops and other U.S. citizens must take precedence over a hasty decision on war, some members of Illinois' congressional delegation said Monday. The United States should give...
In the Bones Mighty Mastodon Makes a Comeback at Museum Exhibit
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Beginning Saturday, area residents can transport themselves back to the ice age at the Lake County Discovery Museum. That is when the museum's newest exhibit, titled "Mighty Mastodons of the Ice Age,"...
Investing to Move Forward Naperville Mayor Gives His State of the City Address
Excerpts from Naperville Mayor George Pradel's State of the City address Monday to the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce: ... On every level of government across the country, it is time to face a new reality. The threat of wars overseas and the...
Itasca's Candidates Will Watch Cash Flow
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Finances and the proposed municipal complex could emerge as issues in the Itasca trustees' race. In Itasca Elementary District 10, where test scores and finances are in good shape, watching the...
It's a Pajama Party Ardmore School Kindergartners Get a Lesson on Books and Bears
Byline: Catherine Edman Most slumber parties don't include 300 youngsters - even though it might seem like it sometimes. But Adrmore School in Addison had that many pajama-clad kids for a different kind of celebration. Students in the school's...
Judge Threatens Developers with Jail
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A McHenry County judge Monday set a 4:30 p.m. today deadline for father and son builders Sam and James Miceli to come up with $56,000 or face his wrath. Judge Ward S. Arnold warned the Micelis...
Lake Barrington Says It Doesn't Need Help with Developments
Byline: Eric Peterson Daily Herald Staff Writer To the dismay of village officials, a Barrington-area civic organization has taken the rare step of getting involved in the planning process for two office developments in Lake Barrington. The Barrington...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
School fund-raiser at Zanies: A fund-raiser at Zanies Comedy Nite Club in Vernon Hills will help the Vernon Hills High School senior graduation party committee. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 at the club, which is in the Hawthorn Village...
Left-Turn Arrow Tied in to Railroad Crossing Safety
Q. A new light has been installed at the intersection of Kautz and Roosevelt roads in West Chicago. There is now an arrow for traffic heading east on Roosevelt to turn left onto Kautz, which then becomes a red arrow for the remainder of the cycle....
Leo Leonard Gedvilas
Leo Leonard Gedvilas of Naperville since 1952 Funeral services for Leo Leonard Gedvilas, 79, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, and proceed to Sts. Peter & Paul Ministry Center Chapel,...
Lindenhurst-Area Residents Criticize YMCA for Holding on to Hastings Lake Center
Byline: Kate Grusich Daily Herald Staff Writer Now that part of the Hastings Lake YMCA near Lindenhurst is for sale, Joanne Henderson worries about the day-care options available for her small children. She also fears the sale of the property could...
Lisle School Work Slightly over Budget
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer Final tallies for rebuilding Lisle High School showed the project came in about $500,000 more than estimated, District 202 board members learned Monday. The original budget for the project was $15.14...
Local Resources Help Senior Center Work
Byline: Lyn Woodrum Algonquin area seniors have discovered a place they can call their own, where they can gather to visit, play games and participate in various activities. The "brain-child" of Algonquinite Barb Field, the Algonquin Area Senior...
Marquardt Candidates Debate District's Growing Money Woes
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Financial problems facing Marquardt Elementary District 15 are the top priority for candidates running for the school board. With a $1.45 million budget deficit, a pending third attempt to raise...
Marriott Joins Firms That Keep Cantera a Continued Success
Byline: Jake Griffin Daily Herald Staff Writer It once was a hole in the ground. But the Cantera development in Warrenville has come a long way since its days as a limestone quarry. Today, it houses headquarters to Fortune 500 companies, and...
Mundelein Educators Open Discovery Learning Institute
Byline: Kim Mikus Olivia and Rob Maple believe that every child deserves the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. The couple, with years of background in education, recently started a business in Hawthorn Woods that capitalizes on...
Naperville Big-Ticket Projects under Microscope City Council Questions Cost of Building a New Public Works Headquarters
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville city council members picked through a 2-inch thick binder Monday in search of spare change in the city's capital improvement plan. New police radios, Riverwalk landscaping, trees for...
Naperville Skyway Idea Not Readily Received by Readers
Byline: Stephanie Penick OK, it worked. The idea of a massive skyway arching over Naperville to connect north and south from Mill Street to West Street got a rise out of several readers and members of the Downtown Naperville Alliance. I guess...
Neighbors in the News
- Jeff Cameron of St. Charles was selected as one of three University of Wisconsin marching band members to receive the 2002 Custer Award at the annual marching band banquet on Nov. 24 in Madison. The Custer Award is given to three returning marching...
Neighbors in the News
Byline: Gretchen Marquardt - The Fox Lake Jaycees conducted a very successful winter coat and accessory drive, collecting more than 200 coats. Coats were distributed to needy area residents. Leftover coats were donated to local shelters. The drive...
NFL Easy to Love, but Hard to Like
Byline: Mike Imrem SAN DIEGO - I love the NFL. I just don't like it. This Super Bowl won't go down in history as one of the best ever. Doesn't matter. The league is on a roll that no one blowout like XXXVII or single blowhard like Paul Tagliabue...
No Easy Decision Brunson Determined to Make It a Tough Roster Move for Bulls
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Even while he spent the Bulls' first 40 games of the season on the injured list, Rick Brunson was an interesting character study. He was the guy who, on the road, would take a cab to visiting arenas...
North Central Wrestlers Pin Down Win vs. 25th-Ranked University of Chicago
The North Central wrestling team had a successful week. The Cardinals defeated 25th-ranked University of Chicago 27-20 last Wednesday and then placed third in the Private College Championships hosted by Lawrence University Saturday in Appleton, Wis....
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Charge filed in alleged assault: A Peoria man was charged Monday with sexually assaulting a Hanover Park teen last year. Omar Casarez, age unknown, of the 200 block of Madison Street, Peoria was charged with one count of criminal sexual assault...
On Weekends, Educator Plays a Different Gig
Byline: Eileen O. Daday As assistant headmaster of Christian Liberty Academy in Arlington Heights, Dave Arwine, wears many hats. Most days he serves as an assistant principal overseeing the 920 students, from kindergarten through high school, as...
Our Winter Just a Little Too Real for Hollywood Affleck Movie Finds It Too Cold in Arlington Hts
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Chicagoans know it's cold when the Hawk slices through town. Hollywood movie makers apparently must feel the sting of the winter wind's Arctic talons before truly understanding cold. Once the introduction...
Palatine Hopes Special Taxing District Will Revive Areas along Rand Road
Byline: Shruti Date Singh Daily Herald Staff Writer Palatine is set to turn a portion of Rand Road, a major arterial road running through the Northwest suburbs, into a flourishing commercial business center. The Palatine village council Monday...
Panel Delivers Its Advice to Glen Ellyn School Board
Byline: Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer Glen Ellyn residents won't support another tax rate increase to reduce class sizes and District 41 school officials should look at different revenue sources along with creating a fifth-grade center...
Parents Still Worried about Boundary Plan
Byline: Madhu Krishnamurthy Daily Herald Staff Writer Parents had one final chance to voice their concerns about Lake Zurich Unit District 95's proposed boundary changes Monday night. The same issues that dominated earlier hearings came up again....
Picture Perfect Girl's Portrait Work Earns Top Prize
Byline: Stefanie Dell'Aringa Daily Herald Correspondent One might say Lisa Gudeman has the Midas touch. According to her art teacher, Peggy Gannon, "Anything she touches turns to gold." So it was no surprise when Gudeman, an 18-year-old senior...
Police Arrest 32 Teens at Area Party
Byline: Harold G. Downs Daily Herald Staff Writer Thirty-two people were arrested after an underage party recently in Inverness, police said. The incident was reported at 9:28 p.m. Jan. 19 and occurred at a residence at 393 S. Williams Road, police...
Police Reports
Batavia - Two cars parked at Suncast, 701 N. Kirk Road, were burglarized about 11 p.m. Thursday. One car had a $500 stereo stolen from it and another had a stereo, amplifier, hubcaps and case of CDs stolen from it. The items were worth about $1,500....
Police Reports
Three men arrested after brawl at Elgin bar Police said they were called to Marlene's Restaurant, 50 N. Spring St. in Elgin, at 1:15 a.m. Saturday after a party erupted into a brawl and three of those in attendance were arrested. When officers...
Pradel Paints Resilient Picture
Byline: Susan Stevens Daily Herald Staff Writer In spite of a troubled economy, Naperville in 2002 built and improved in every corner of the map. A new concert center, the third library, new roads, bridges, parks and expanded city services provided...
Residents Win Hearing Delay on Huge Hawthorn Woods Housing Project
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer Hawthorn Woods village board members decided discretion is the better part of valor in continuing a public hearing Monday on a 592-unit housing project. Board members decided late Monday night to delay...
Robert P. Mayo
Robert P. Mayo of Bartlett Robert P. Mayo, 86, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Sherman Hospital. Private graveside services will be held at Windridge Memorial Park Cemetery in Cary. Mr. Mayo had the unique experience in 1969 of being the...
Roselle Finally Signs off on Large Downtown Project
Byline: Kat Zeman Daily Herald Staff Writer It was a night that will go down in history books for Roselle. After roughly 30 years of talking about it, Roselle village officials made a groundbreaking move Monday that will launch the much-awaited...
Roselle Firm Has Supporting Role for Grammy Awards
Byline: Kim Mikus The work of a Roselle business is expected to appear this week at the homes of stars including Shania Twain, Nellie and Celine Dion. Compton Presentation Systems was chosen to produce the invitations for the upcoming Grammy...
Round Lake Beach Police Chief to Retire This Year Sindles to Stay on Force Three More Months after 36-Year Career in Law Enforcement
Byline: Jason King Daily Herald Staff Writer Round Lake Beach Police Chief Ed Sindles informed the village board on Monday that he is retiring this year. Sindles will retire effective April 30 and will stay on as a consultant to the department...
Scheuer's Score Defeats Lions
Byline: Kevin McGavin Daily Herald Correspondent Karla Scheuer picked an opportune time to score her lone field goal of the game between Dwight and host Lisle in Interstate Eight action Monday night. The Dwight senior swiped an errant Lions'...
School Board Mum on Cook Library Plan
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer A presentation about a $27.7 million plan to build new libraries in Vernon Hills and Libertyville barely garnered a reaction Monday from the high school board that serves the two communities. Libertyville-Vernon...
School's Space Woes Get 2nd Look
Byline: Kari Hartman Daily Herald Staff Writer Indian Prairie school officials are weighing whether to bring Patterson Elementary kindergartners back to Patterson. Donna Crawford, assistant superintendent for elementary education in Indian Prairie...
Sheriff Investigating Drug Link in 2-Car Crash That Killed Officer
Byline: Charles Keeshan Daily Herald Staff Writer A Hebron woman who police believe caused a two-vehicle crash that killed Johnsburg police Sgt. William Gruenes may have been under the influence of marijuana at the time, according to court documents...
Speech Team Does Well at Tourney on Home Turf
Byline: Amanda Saraf Nearly every Saturday, the Warren speech team travels to another school for a tournament in which 25 to 35 schools participate. On Jan. 18, it was Warren's turn to host the tournament at the Almond campus in Gurnee. Throughout...
State Workers Did Bulk of Fund-Raising, Jury Told
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer Year after year, the heaviest part of George Ryan's fund-raising machine was placed squarely on the backs of his own secretary of state employees who were obligated to raise cash, Ryan's former campaign...
St. Charles Schools Learn Deficit Is Growing Larger Latest Budget Projections Show Debt Possibly Increasing by a Half-Million Dollare
Byline: Patrick Waldron Daily Herald Staff Writer Less than three months before it holds another referendum for a tax rate increase, the St. Charles school district's financial picture continues to darken. District officials presented new budget...
Stoitchkov Trade Ends Fire's Salary Purge
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The wonderfully entertaining Hristo Stoitchkov experiment is over for the Chicago Fire. The long-awaited announcement was made Monday that Stoitchkov was traded to D.C. United for a draft pick in...
St. Peter Vikings Drop Pair of Close Basketball Games
St. Walter 28, St. Peter Vikings 27: After leading most of the game, St. Peter Vikings seventh-eighth grade boys basketball team lost a tough contest on Jan. 11 when the St. Walter Spartans B team grabbed a 28-27 victory in the closing minute. St....