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 February 23, 2002

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[0] Best & Brightest
- Brian Haapala, Gurnee, was named to the academic distinction list for the fall 2001-02 semester at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Haapala is an economics major. - Elaine Kallianis, Gurnee, earned her master's of science degree in education...
Bank to Lay Cornerstone for Unique Building
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Business Writer Cornerstone National Bank & Trust Co. will lay a symbolic cornerstone Feb. 25 at the southwest corner of Northwest Highway and Plum Grove Road in Palatine. Cornerstone Bancorp Inc., holding...
Barrington Principal May Move On
Byline: James Fuller Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington High School Principal Tom Leonard may be stolen away by New Trier High School. After less than a year at Barrington High School, Leonard now is a finalist for the principal's office at...
Batavia Survives Morris Bulldogs Nearly Caught Looking Ahead to Sectional
Byline: Walt Wiltschek Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia held its Senior Night on Friday, but it wasn't the crowd's last look at those players in home uniforms. The eight seniors and their teammates will be back on the same court Tuesday and perhaps...
Best & Brightest
- The following students received their undergraduate degrees from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb: Amy Burns, Jonathan Szaukellis and Kelly Mullins of Barrington; Silvija Dordevic and Reyna Sandoval of Deerfield; Randall Cooper, Kshiti Vyas...
Bread, Broth and Believers Caters to Families
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent ***** CORRECTION/date 02-26-2002: A story in Saturday's Neighbor concerning the soup and bread suppers contained several errors. St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 1500 Brookdale Road, Naperville,...
Cambridge Plaza Now 94 Percent Occupied Gino's East, My Gym Sign Libertyville Leases
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Business Writer Two new tenants with space totaling 7,800 square feet have come to Cambridge Plaza. The shopping center is on Milwaukee Avenue in the southern part of downtown Libertyville. These latest leases...
Candidates Clash over Need for Controversial Route 53 Extension
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Two Republican candidates vying to represent the Grayslake-Round Lake areas on the Lake County Board are offering different views on a potential northern extension of Route 53. County board incumbent...
Candidates for Judge Reflect on Bar Poll Results
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Kane County Judge Bob Spence is brushing off the "not recommended" rating he got in his bid for election from some members of the Illinois State Bar Association. Spence and attorney Arthur Allan...
Cary Committee Approves New Wendy's - but with a Number of Caveats
Byline: Max Seigle Daily Herald Staff Writer While a Cary zoning board voted in favor of bringing a Wendy's restaurant to the village late Thursday night, they did so with a laundry list of qualifications. "This was definitely to address the...
Churches Look to Cook Up Funds with Upcoming Pork Dinners
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent After 30 years of holding pork and kraut dinners at Big Woods Congregational Church at Butterfield and Eola roads in Naperville, organizers know exactly what it takes to feed 600 people. The...
Comeback Button Pressed by Grant
Byline: Graham Couch Daily Herald Correspondent Using a ferocious press, Grant forced 13 fourth quarter turnovers, the last of which came as C.J. Walleck pinned Johnsburg's Shane Neiss in the corner and stole the ball with two seconds remaining....
Compensation Being Sought for Towns Circling O'Hare
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Suburbs that ring O'Hare International Airport are getting some help from local legislators who want to see them compensated if they lose land to airport expansion. State Sen. David Sullivan and...
Convicted Killer's Brother Gets New Attorneys
Byline: Tom O'Konowitz Daily Herald Staff Writer The attorneys who represented convicted murderer Luther Casteel no longer will be able to represent his twin brother. On Friday, the Kane County Public Defender's office withdrew from handling...
Dancer Steps Up to World Stage 13-Year-Old to Compete at Championships
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca resident Kaitlyn Linsner knows the importance of participating and doing well. The 13-year-old has a grown-up outlook about both, and has the bright-eyed enthusiasm of a youngster who is...
Dist. 87 Superintendent Will Get $176,000, but Board Says He's Worth It
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Incoming Glenbard High School District 87 Superintendent Timothy Hyland said money played a role in the decision to leave Indiana, and his new contract bears that out. With a base salary for the...
Doctors Will Dispense a Dose of Laughter at Comedy Benefit
Byline: Beth Sneller Daily Herald Staff Writer OK, here's a choice: you can either go see your doctor, or go to a comedy show. It's not hard to figure out which would be the more desirable option. But Edward Hospital has made it easy, if not...
Dress Code Getting Another Makeover
Byline: Diana Sroka When English teacher Jennifer Burkhalter was a freshman at Carmel High School in 1986, she needed to wear solid color shirts, which were always tucked in, underneath a scratchy wool blazers. Since Burkhalter's graduation in 1990,...
DuPage County in 60 Seconds
District 203 canvassing voters: Hundreds of volunteers are expected to turn out today for a canvassing campaign to build support for Naperville Unit District 203's proposed tax-increase proposition on the March 19 ballot. The Community Partnership...
ECC Sets Sights on Diversifying Faculty, Staff
Byline: Anna Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Classmates Tamie Smith and Leigh Oprondek wish they had a more diverse range of teachers at Elgin Community College. The two Algonquin residents believe professors of different ethnicities could...
Editorials
Don't bank on this risky idea A group representing law enforcement is asking the FBI to help local police agencies prevent acts of terrorism in their communities through better communication - and through a controversial change in traditional investigative...
Everyone on 'Same Page,' Jauron Gets New Contract
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer It took almost two months, a lot longer than some expected, but Bears general manager Jerry Angelo and coach Dick Jauron finally wound up where they said they wanted to be - together for three more years....
Every Step a Strike against Stroke Batavia Woman to Walk Half-Marathon to Raise Money for Prevention, Research
Byline: Heather Cunningham Daily Herald Correspondent When Batavia resident Angie Kruse was a teenager, her great- uncle Ernest suffered a stroke that put him in a nursing home care. She remembers her grandmother, Ernest's sister, walking to...
Exelon Nuclear Opens Cantera Headquarters Building Is Second Phase of Cornerstone Development
Byline: Elisabeth Carrel Daily Herald Business Writer Exelon Nuclear has moved into its 153,000-square-foot headquarters at 4300 Winfield Road in the Cantera development, Warrenville. The division of Exelon Corp. now occupies a five-story office...
Extras Add Something Special to 'Move-Ups'
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer It's the extras that make us fall in love with a brand new upscale home. Nine-foot ceilings, a hearth room, a bonus room, decorative columns, an expanded family room or a library are some examples....
Ford Keeps a Good Thing Rolling with ZX5 Focus
Byline: Dave Boe Background: Ford Motor Co. adds a nifty ZX5, to its Focus lineup of compact cars for 2002. The four-door, ZX5 hatchback joins the already existing two-door ZX3 hatchback, four-door sedan and station wagon bodystyles. Focus is...
Former County Official Denies He Cheated Taxpayers Relative's Nursing Home Bill Led to Misconduct Charges
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer Former Lake County Board chairman Robert Grever denied Friday he let Ela Township taxpayers pick up the $194,000 tab for his late mother-in-law's stay at the county-run nursing home. Grever,...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Foreign exchange hosts needed: Nacel Open Door, a not-for-profit organization, is seeking Fox Valley residents who want to host students from France and Spain this summer. The students range in age from 15 to 18. Families can sign up for one of...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Coultrap Fun Fair today: "Sea to Shining Sea" is the theme for today's Fun Fair at Coultrap Elementary School in Geneva. The event is from 3 to 7 p.m. at the school, 1113 Peyton St. You can explore the USA while playing lots of Fun Fair games. You...
Geneva Comeback Impressive, but Not Enough
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer Hard to say what's tougher - rallying from 20 points down to take a lead, or winning despite giving up that cushion. Friday in Minooka, Geneva did the former, forcing the Indians to do the latter, as...
Government Extras First to Go When Economy Worsens
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer After a decade of fat budgets laden with extras for residents, DuPage County governments are cutting their spending as they prepare for the next fiscal year under a recessionary cloud. And, as...
Governor Candidates Forum to Address Special Education
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer For some parents, the most pressing question they have for the gubernatorial candidates is not whether they support abortion rights or have an opinion on the death penalty. They want to know how the...
Grateful Families Suggest Memorials Closer to Home
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer The grateful families of seven Brooklyn firefighters who died Sept. 11 are thanking the Naperville community for its support, but suggesting any new donations go to a memorial closer to home. The city...
House Lawmakers Fall Short on Anti-Terror
Byline: Heath Hixson Daily Herald Staff Writer SPRINGFIELD - A state legislative effort to fight terrorism is dead for now. Republican leaders in the state House let the much-celebrated anti-terrorism package die Friday, after they failed to...
How Candidates Propose to Cope with State Budget
Byline: Bob Susnjara Daily Herald Staff Writer Editor's note: This story is rerunning because a previous version misrepresented candidate Ed Walters' position on the state budget issue. He does not favor slicing public safety and health programs....
Huge Game for NU, Illinois Streaking Illini Invade Welsh- Ryan Arena, Where Wildcats Have Lost Just Twice
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Can you remember the last time an Illinois-Northwestern game meant this much to both teams? If so, you probably think about Medicare as much as you do about Midwestern basketball. Today's...
Instead of Plowing . . . Crews Are Patching, Trimming, Cleaning - and Saving Your Tax Dollars
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer At times last winter, snowplow drivers felt like they lived in their trucks. This year, road crews have been trimming brush, fixing road shoulders, picking up dead deer - everything but plowing...
In the Midst of Mentors Older Kids Show Peers the Way in Multi-Age Choir
Byline: Marni Pyke Daily Herald Staff Writer In terms of vocal range, height or facial hair, there's a huge gulf between ages 9 and 17. But when more than 300 Lisle Unit District 202 students crowded onto risers this week and blended treble and...
It's All about Love at Romance Writers' Gathering for Fans
Byline: Mary Gruner Daily Herald Correspondent In a world turned upside down by hate, many people still believe in love and happy endings. Perhaps that's why on Feb. 9, over 100 romance genre enthusiasts flocked to the Schaumburg Township District...
It's Heartbreak for Hampshire No Offense Means No Victory Downstate
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Sports Writer NORMAL - The way Hampshire was playing coming into the Class A state tournament at Redbird Arena, it was conceivable to think the Whip-Purs could break some records this weekend. They did just that...
It's St. Edward's Turn Green Wave Claims Regional Crown at Burlington Central
Byline: Travis Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer St. Edward coach Kevin Dix just stood and watched, cradling the game ball in his hands, as green and white pandemonium erupted around him Friday night at the Class A Burlington Central regional. ...
It's Time to Say Goodbye to NIU's Evans Field House
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer There were times when Chick Evans Field House rocked. Sometimes, it was when the Northern Illinois Huskies played, whether it was men's basketball, women's basketball, gymnastics, or volleyball....
Jauron Says He's Impressed by Moeller
Byline: Bob LeGere Daily Herald Sports Writer Dick Jauron doesn't have a working relationship with new linebackers coach Gary Moeller. But he believes he's getting a quality replacement for Dale Lindsey, who took a job as Marty Schottenheimer's...
Jews Gear Up for Purim's 'Sacred Merriment'
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Tradition is instilled in every holiday in the Jewish religion. Fasting on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, reminds Jews that self-denial is essential to self-improvement. Eating matzo instead...
Kane Cool to Carrington Drive, Randall Link
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer A proposed road in West Dundee's controversial Carrington Reserve subdivision - winding and house-lined - was designed in part to avoid disturbing a nearby wetland. Now, that same design may be...
Lake-Cook Widening Project to Begin near Buffalo Grove
Byline: Steve Zalusky Daily Herald Staff Writer Beginning next week, Buffalo Grove residents might want to reconsider driving along Lake-Cook Road until after Thanksgiving. The Cook County Highway Department will replace and widen the bridge...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Food Bank goes mobile today: The Northern Illinois Food Bank is sending a mobile market to Highwood today to provide food assistance to about 40 families. Serving as a traveling pantry, the mobile market will be loaded with more than 5,000 pounds...
Lee Works for Successful Comeback with Bat, Glove
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -At times, it's easy to forget that Carlos Lee is only 25 years old. When the White Sox brought him up from Class AAA Charlotte just over a month into the 1999 season, Lee jacked a...
Leyden Rebounds for Big Victory
Byline: Kevin Shepke Daily Herald Correspondent In its last few games, Leyden hasn't rebounded the ball very well. But Eagles coach Ken Davis made sure he changed that against Downers Grove South. Not only did his Eagles respond by out-rebounding...
Libertyville Faces Huge Quarterfinal Challenge
Byline: Josh Harbeck Daily Herald Correspondent It will be a little different story for Libertyville's Wildcats today at the Class AA state dual team wrestling finals at Naperville North. A team that is 23-0 on the season and ranked seventh in...
Libertyville's Polite Begins Finals in 8th
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent Libertyville senior Ben Polite waited his turn the last couple of years to reach the state diving finals. He first dealt with upperclassmen and then suffered a broken left arm last year. On Friday...
Like Alomar, Lofton Will Take on Double Duty as Mentor
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer TUCSON, Ariz. -When Sandy Alomar Jr. was on the free-agent market in the winter of 2000, White Sox general manager Kenny Williams had a two-pronged reason for signing the veteran catcher. First,...
Lutz-Landing Teen Resurrects Olympics, Unites Husbands and Wives
Byline: Burt Constable Behold the power of a 16-year-old girl. With her stunning victory, Olympic figure skating champion Sarah Hughes resurrected the Olympic spirit from the dead, made the lion (husband) and the lamb (wife) share space on the...
LZ Boys Follow Girls' Lead Mikos Pours in 30 Points as Bears Win FVC Title Outright
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Lake Zurich officials have a lot of work to do on the walls inside the high school gym. They've got all kinds of plaques to hang for the undefeated (32- 0) girls basketball team. Already,...
Man Sentenced to 9 Years for DUI Crash That Killed 3
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Legal Affairs Writer An Arlington Heights man was sentenced to nine years in prison Friday for an alcohol-related crash in Bensenville that killed his cousin and two friends. Raul Luna Morales, 33, admitted...
Man with Ties to Villa Park, Itasca Killed in Car Accident
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer A Villa Park native and former longtime Itasca resident was killed early Friday in a crash on the East-West Tollway that sent his car tumbling into a ditch. State police said Wayne L. Kawczynski's...
Marmion Feels Good about Win over IMSA
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Marmion proved it sure knows how to throw a farewell party. The Cadets said goodbye to the regular season by handily beating IMSA on the road 77-39. In the process, all 15 Cadets got on the scoreboard. "This was...
Mascot's End Not a Surprise Huntley's Elimination of Redskins Moniker Has Been Gradual Process
Byline: Dave Mann Daily Herald Staff Writer The death of the Huntley School District 158's Redskins mascot probably should not come as a surprise to anyone. Athletic uniforms at Huntley Middle and High School haven't carried the Redskins name...
McHenry County Officials to Hike New Center's Security
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 are forcing McHenry County officials to rethink their designs for a new government center. McHenry County Board Chairman Mike Tryon said ever since that day, the...
Minnesota Women Best Story of College Basketball Season
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw When a water pipe burst last month and ruined the floor in the Sports Pavilion - a cozy, made-for-women's basketball facility that seats approximately 5,700 people - the University of Minnesota women's team was forced...
Moderator Bracing for Pressure of Spelling Bee
Byline: Bob Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer Glenn Sonlitner is doing a lot of homework these days. The teacher at Naperville's Bethany Lutheran School is focusing on a list of about 400 words, making sure he knows how to use them in a sentence...
Naperville C. Stays in Title Hunt
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Naperville Central remains in the hunt for the boys state swimming and diving title after Friday's preliminaries at Evanston. If the state meet was scored based on Friday's preliminary results,...
Neuqua Clinches Outright UEC Title
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent It's a long way from 1-12. That's what Neuqua Valley's Upstate Eight record was just three seasons ago, a record effectively obliterated from memory with the Wildcats' 73-63 win over Lake Park Friday...
New Bike Trails Could Connect Mundelein Parks and Paths
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer Officials with the village of Mundelein and the Mundelein Park and Recreation District may team up to bring a new bike trail to town. The proposed path would connect three parks on Mundelein's...
New Census Could Mean More Funds for Village
Byline: Jason J. King Daily Herald Staff Writer The village of Round Lake is considering a special census to count new residents who have moved in since the 2000 population count. Trustee John Huebner floated the special census idea at last week's...
New Homes Spring to Life Upscale Houses for You to Consider
Byline: Deborah Donovan Daily Herald Staff Writer It's spring - well, almost - and in the suburbs that means it's time to shop for a new home. Builders are waiting for buyers' visits to model homes and new communities. This week begins the...
New Library Work Progressing
Byline: Susan Miura The rain poured down and the thunder rolled, but that didn't stop the Schaumburg Township District Library board members from going through with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Hoffman Estates Branch. That was back...
NIU Could Get One More Game at Chick Evans Field House
Byline: Kent McDill Rob Judson is hoping his Huskies will ruin the party today. Northern Illinois is hosting a special evening's entertainment celebrating the last regular-season basketball game at Chick Evans Field House, which is going to be...
No Comeback This Time Bartlett Beats Saints to Avenge Sectional Loss
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Sports Writer All season coaches have said Anthony Maestranzi doesn't need much of an opening. Typically, they're referring to the Bartlett guard's quick release on his shot. Friday at St. Charles East, it...
Northridge Prep Just Misses Regional Crown
Byline: Marty Maciaszek Daily Herald Sports Writer This was part of Dick Knar's vision for Northridge Prep boys basketball. The Knights were at rock bottom when Knar, a Prospect Heights resident, arrived in December 1997 from a Northeastern Illinois...
North Stars Stun Larkin for 1st UEC Victory
Byline: Jerry Fitzpatrick Daily Herald Correspondent St. Charles North exploded for 31 fourth-quarter points Friday night, a torrent that erased a 6-point Larkin lead, snapped the North Stars' 21-game losing streak, and ignited a floor-mobbing group...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Child back after meningitis bout: A student has returned to class at Horizon Elementary School in Hanover Park after a bout of bacterial meningitis. Principal Deborah Gehrig said the child, who was briefly hospitalized, became sick at the beginning...
Nothing Says Welcome Better Than a Personal Invite to Worship
Byline: Rev. Greg Asimakoupoulos A quarter century ago, a lanky minister in his mid-60s was called to be Naperville Evangelical Covenant Church's first pastor. At an age when most men begin to wind down, the Rev. Art Fretheim was ready for a new...
Police Reports
Elgin man charged in west side home invasions Police arrested an Elgin man who appeared to have been under the influence of drugs Thursday evening when he walked into several homes on the city's west side and demanded money. Charged with aggravated...
Police Station Forum Set for Fox Lake
Byline: Lee Filas Daily Herald Staff Writer A community group working to pass a $3 million referendum for a new police station in Fox Lake is hoping a public forum Sunday will help settle some troubled waters. The group, headed by Fox Lake Elementary...
Powerball Winner, Bartenders Reach Deal
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer A one-time feel-good story that began with ecstatic, drink- waving patrons whooping it up for television cameras at their favorite Streamwood watering hole has ended with a whimper at a negotiating...
Rams' White Answers Challenge
Byline: Joe Aguilar Daily Herald Sports Writer Upon hearing his rebound total following his team's 66-56 win over visiting Crystal Lake Central in the squads' Fox Valley Conference finale Friday night, Grayslake senior forward Ryan White flashed...
Redhawks Clinch Second Naperville C. Beats Wheaton N. in OT; Downers N. Upsets Hinsdale C
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Naperville Central may have finished second in the DuPage Valley Conference, but on Friday the Redhawks simply looked second to none. With a 61-51 overtime victory over host Wheaton North, Naperville...
Religious Scholars Debate Changes in New Bible Translation
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer A new translation of the New Testament of the Bible has pitted religious leaders and scholars against one another in the debate over gender and the intent of the book's original Greek and Hebrew...
Rockford Christian Life Ends Huntley's Season
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent For four minutes, Rockford Christian Life put on an impressive display. Led by the quick hands of DeMonte Smith on defense, the Eagles outscored Huntley 16-0 in a stretch of the second quarter. ...
Rose Excited about Being the Go-To Guy
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer Going from a team on which he was one in a cast of solid go-to guys to the Bulls where he is definitely "the man" seems to fit new arrival Jalen Rose just fine. "I don't mind the opportunity that...
Rose Gets Job Done in Crunch Time vs. Phoeni Chandler Pour in Career-High 16 Points
Byline: Mike Spellman Daily Herald Sports Writer It was nowhere near as spectacular as his debut performance two nights earlier. But Jalen Rose again was the man in the late going Friday as he scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter...
Saints within Striking Range
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Slow starts have been somewhat commonplace this year for St. Charles East. So perhaps it's no surprise that the Saints started somewhat slowly in Friday's state meet preliminaries. "We stumbled...
School Boss Applicant Meets Lake Park High Community
Byline: Deborah Kadin Daily Herald Staff Writer Members of the Lake Park High School community got their first look Friday at one of the three candidates who could be chosen superintendent of the district come July 1. For about an hour, 10 officials...
Scout Sows Seeds of Love in Project Eagle Candidate Adds Meaning to His Handiwork for Addolorata
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent After looking for a while, 17-year old Eagle Scout candidate Christopher Seemayer of Arlington Heights finally found a project that incorporated his love of making things with doing something meaningful....
Seminar on Islam Draws Ire of Some Students at COD
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer An upcoming Islamic conference at College of DuPage has drawn fire for what some are calling its anti-American content and criticism of western views. The Feb. 27 seminar, titled "Islam: Global...
Serpentine Belt Makes Noise When Pulley Is out of Alignment
Byline: Scot Manna Q: I have an annoying noise problem with the serpentine drive belt on my 1992 Mercury Sable with the 3.8 V-6 engine with air conditioning and power steering. The drive belt makes a constant squeal noise while the engine idles....
Shooting Victim Attends Court to See Teens
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Tom Wright said nothing when the two teens accused of breaking into his home and shooting him walked into a Kane County courtroom Friday. For the first time since the two were arrested, Wright sat...
Slipcovers Give Your Furniture a New Look
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Staff Writer As winter winds down, it seems to trigger an inner need to lighten and brighten our living space. It's time to make your new home look like the coming season. Pack away those quilts on the wall...
Speaker to Discuss Issues Affecting Women, Families
Byline: Rachel Baruch Yackley We are all interdependent, as Barbara Zeitz will show in her presentation "Men Are From Earth and Women Are From Earth." Sponsored by the St. Charles Public Library, this program is offered in conjunction with Women's...
State Backpedals on Mental Health Center Cuts
Byline: Kara Spak Daily Herald Staff Writer Last October, area agencies serving people with mental illness knew there were 180 beds available at the Elgin Mental Health Center if their mentally ill clients had an acute crisis. In November, the...
State Warns Kane against Moving Expressway Route but County Insists Its Study Will Be Worthwhile
Byline: David R. Kazak Daily Herald Staff Writer Any alternatives to the proposed expressway corridor running through western Kane County better steer clear of affecting homes or the environment, a spokesman for Illinois Transportation Secretary...
Staying through the Tough Times Hardy, Drayton Stuck with Northwestern When Things Got Rough - and It Paid Off
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Once upon a time, four Northwestern sophomores lived together under the same roof. They went by the names of Tavaras, Collier, David and Steve - and they were about as unhappy as four young...
St. Charles Schools May Require a Change in Clothes
Byline: Alicia Fabbre Daily Herald Staff Writer Bare midriffs, halter tops and low-riding jeans could be out of style - or at least out of bounds - by the time St. Charles students start classes next fall. Educators are drafting a proposal that...
Stevenson Stays in Trophy Chase
Byline: George Halas Daily Herald Correspondent Stevenson is still in the hunt for some state hardware and a number of area individuals are in position to win state championships when today's Illinois High School Association boys state swimming...
Stevenson Still Has Trophy Possibilities
Byline: George Halas and Jeff Newton Daily Herald Correspondents Stevenson is still in the hunt for some state hardware and a number of area individuals are in position to win state championships when today's Illinois High School Association boys...
St. Joseph Pulls Away to Win 65-51 over St. Viator
Byline: Mike Wilkening Daily Herald Correspondent Oh, to be so close to something that you can touch it, feel it, taste it - and then never get a grasp of it. St. Viator knows such frustration after its game with St. Joseph on Friday night in...
Story of Holocaust Bravery to the Stage in Wheaton
Byline: Victoria Pierce Daily Herald Staff Writer Accounts of the Holocaust and the horrors of the concentration camps have been well-documented. But few know of a courageous protest in Berlin in 1943 by German women trying to save their Jewish...
St. Peter Church Ready to Begin Its Expansion
Byline: Stefanie Cirillo Many facilities in the Tri-Cities are feeling the pressure of the area's growing population. St. Peter Catholic Church in Geneva is no exception. Sunday, St. Peter's will break ground on its solution to the problem...
Sutter in Favor of Speeding Up Game Hawks Coach Would Love to See Three International Rules Used in NHL
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer There are two major differences in how Olympic hockey is played compared to the NHL. The ice surface is 15 feet wider at the Olympics, and there's no center red line, which allows for two-line passes....