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 March 13, 2000

[3] Basketball Previews
Midwest Regional/At Auburn Hills, Mich., March 23 and 25 At Cleveland/Thursday - Saturday Michigan State (26-7) Coach: Tom Izzo (5th year, 114-48) Last 10 games: 9-1 Qualification: Big Ten tournament champs RPI: 11; Sagarin: 4 ...
[4] Basketball Previews
East Regional/At Syracuse, N.Y., March 24 and 26 At Winston - Salem, N.C./Friday - Sunday Duke (27-4) Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (20th year, 496-159) Last 10 games: 8-2 Qualification: ACC tournament champs RPI: 2; Sagarin: 3 Top players:...
[5] Basketball Previews
West Regional/At Albuquerque, N.M., March 23 and 25 At Salt Lake City/Thursday - Saturday Arizona (26-6) Coach: Lute Olson (17th year, 421-126) Last 10 games: 8-2 Qualification: Pac-10 champs RPI: 4; Sagarin: 6 Top players: F Michael...
6 Friday Fish Fries to Visit in Lake County
With the Lenten season in full swing, many folks are adhering to tradition and going meatless on Fridays. One of the of the most popular meals eaten during Lent on Fridays is fish. Numerous places - from religious institutions to taverns - crank...
A Birthday Milestone in a Father's Life
A Birthday Milestonein a Father's Life. by Aleksandra Rebic Life is full of milestones. Big ones. Little ones. The ones between and apart from the universal anniversaries that acquire with time a significance that is personal and special and...
Agency Will Celebrate 50 Years of Helping Children
To celebrate its golden anniversary this year, Evangelical Child and Family Agency in Wheaton will hold two special events - a fund- raiser and a party to commemorate its successes since finding a home for that first abandoned newborn baby 50 years...
Algonquin Church Offering 3-Part Series on Its History in Town
An Algonquin church is taking its members on a journey through its 150-year history. To mark its sesquicentennial celebration, the Congregational Church of Algonquin is hosting a three-part series of presentations about the early, middle and late...
Amonte Earns 7th Hat Trick in Win
TAMPA, Fla. - With the NHL trade deadline almost here, there's no shortage of wild and crazy trade rumors. Tony Amonte got a phone call from his dad in Boston on Sunday telling him he had read in a Boston paper about another rumor involving the...
An End to Country Life? Many along Route 47 Fear Fallout from the Proposed Railport in Maple Park
The farm field at the northwest corner of Route 38 and Meredith Road near Maple Park is not unlike most others in far western Kane County. There, the land rolls slightly, a few weather-beaten red barns stand tall, and the soil waits to be plowed...
Antiques Show Provides Direct Connection to Past
The green glass vessels, as much as a foot in diameter, look exotic in the midst of Jean Lineweber's display at the 43rd annual Fox Valley Antique Show, but they had a very ordinary purpose - they were used to carry factory dye in the late 1800s. ...
Arlington Heights Resident Says Roadwork Damaged Her Home
In the still of the afternoon, Martha Bussey was sitting at her kitchen table quietly going over some paperwork when something bizarre happened. Her house began to shake. "All of the sudden I heard a huge boom," said the Arlington Heights resident,...
Basketball Previews
South Regional/At Austin, Texas, March 24 and 26 At Birmingham, ALA./Friday - Sunday Stanford (26-3) Coach: Mike Montgomery (13th year, 261-135) Last 10 games: 8-2 Qualification: Pac-10 at-large bid RPI: 9; Sagarin: 2 Top players:...
Book Drive Donors Write Happy Ending
Once upon a time, books by the box load made their way into needy children's hands. This is not a fairy tale, but a true story made possible by the recently Harper College New and Used Children's Book Drive. Organized by Susan Kazmierczak, Harper...
Bringing Cultures Together Resident Pushes for Changes in Hispanic Relations
Carlos Acosta has watched McHenry County go through many changes in the relatively short four years he was worked in Woodstock. One of those changes is an increasing number of Hispanics moving in, as the county's population grows in general. ...
Buffalo Grove Tops Again Suburban Schools Dominate State Cheerleading Meet
SPRINGFIELD - Motivated by redemption, Buffalo Grove High School's coed cheerleading squad was back on top Sunday - winning the state championship in a field of tough suburban competitors. After a one-year hiatus from the state competition after...
Bulls' Assistant Leaves to Coach at Kansas St
The Bulls have lost players this season because of injuries, trades and the desire to play for a playoff contender. Now they've lost a coach. Assistant Jim Wooldridge bid farewell to the Bulls on Sunday afternoon at the Berto Center to become head...
Candidates Focus on Dangers to, Needs of Children
Three candidates will compete March 21 for the Republican nomination for McHenry County State's Attorney. Gary W. Pack, 50, is the incumbent state's attorney and has served since 1992. He has lived in the district for 10 years, and has served as...
Candidates Ponder County's Future 3 Hopefuls Share Their Opinions about Board's Successes, Shortcomings
Two incumbents and a challenger are vying for the right to represent residents in Naperville, Lisle, Aurora and Woodridge on the DuPage County board. The District 5 race includes incumbents Robert Schroeder and Alice Peterson as well as Michael...
Cardinal Blesses New Addition at St. Joseph in Round Lake
Cardinal Francis George made a rare appearance at a Lake County parish Sunday to bless the new classrooms and community room at St. Joseph's Church in Round Lake. Hundreds of parishioners packed the community room for George's dedication and then...
Childhood Memory Has Life-Time Impact
As my senior year at Rolling Meadows High School neared its end in 1983, it became quite apparent that I needed to purchase a car in order to commute to college. Being a fan of Dodge and Plymouth, I quickly fell in love with a white and black 1982...
Chrysler Sebring Tops List of Most-Popular Convertibles
- Last week's balmy temperatures reminded some how fun it is tooling around with your top down, the top of the car that is. According to ASC Incorporated, a leading supplier of convertible and open-air systems, convertible sales last year totaled...
Day Filled with Crafts, Colors, Music at Kaneland's Annual Arts Festival
Perched on a small metal stool, third-grader Jeff Smith leaned forward to get a better look. His eyes widened as the spinning lump of clay rose under the capable hands of Kris Anderson. A fourth-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School in St....
De Klerk Tells DuPage Audience How His Nation Ended Apartheid
For the 100 or so high school students who listened to F.W. de Klerk Sunday, government-sanctioned racial segregation exists mainly in history books or in their grandparents' stories. For de Klerk, the former president of South Africa, segregation...
DePaul Gets 'Stamp of Approval'
Finals week officially became a lot tougher for DePaul on Sunday at 5:35 p.m. The Blue Demons wouldn't have it any other way. They'll take their quarterly classroom exams today through Wednesday in Lincoln Park, then they'll gleefully start cramming...
Disney's Magic Casts Its Spell on This Wheeling Athlete
For Thomas Keeley, the new year started off with a bang - literally. With fireworks crackling loudly, Keeley and 10,000 other runners vaulted from the starting line under the colorful display lighting the early morning sky to run the 2000 Walt Disney...
Dist. 6 Hopefuls Discuss Local Issues
Three candidates are running to represent District 6 on the DuPage County board. They include incumbents Linda Kurzawa, James Zay Jr. and challenger Burt Minor. The district includes parts of Bartlett, Batavia, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glendale...
Dist. 6 Hopefuls Talk Housing and Traffic
The race for District 6 in the Lake County Board race in the March 21 Republican primary is pitting incumbent Larry Leafblad of Grayslake against Molli Larson of Round Lake and Robert Powers of Round Lake Beach. The following are their answers to questions...
Downtown Plan Up for Residents' Review at Meeting Tonight
Naperville residents will have the chance tonight to share their thoughts and concerns with a plan that could guide where they shop, eat, drive and park in the city's downtown. The city and a commission of community leaders will explain a comprehensive...
Editorials
Time to move up primary date Once again, Illinois comes late to the presidential election party. The fun is over, at least in terms of our state having a voice in the nomination of candidates for the White House. Just recently, Republican John...
Elderhostel Offers Seniors Chance to Keep on Learning and Traveling
I'm almost there. In just a few months I'll be old enough for Elderhostel; old enough to sign up for one of those intriguing educational adventures this nonprofit institution has been offering to older adults for the past 25 years. When I first...
Fiona Proves She Not Just Another Bubble Gum Act
Fiona Apple sat at a baby grand Saturday night, trying very hard to dispel her image as a grand baby. "I have nothing interesting to say today," stressed the tiny singer whose four-year career has experienced its share of whack job meltdowns - from...
Forum to Discuss College Admission Process
Barrington High School parents are invited to attend the next PTO Morningline Program from 9 to 11 a.m. today at the Barrington Area Library. The program will be "College Admissions Forum: Ask the Experts," hosted by Bruce Scher, Barrington High School's...
Fox River Grove Village Poll Gives School a Glimpse of Voters' Feelings
On the surface, it may seem referendum questions on leaf burning and school construction have little in common, but some Fox River Grove officials think they are intrinsically connected. For several days last month, a phone polling service hired...
Garage Band Rocks Peers Pardo among Young Talent at District 214's Arts Unlimited
On one of the recent summer-like days, students at Buffalo Grove High School flocked indoors during their lunch hour. What's more, they streamed into the windowless theater, about as far away from the warm sunshine possible. What drew them in? A...
Garbage Collection Deal in the Works
South Elgin officials have until April 30 to decide whether to stay with the village's refuse collector. Village staff are negotiating a new contract with Browning- Ferris Industries. If the deal falls through, officials can serve a notice of nonrenewal...
Gilberts Police Hit the Jackpot Again
Gilberts police seem to be on a roll when it comes to freebies. On the heels of an unexpected lottery win that netted the police department a new radar unit from the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Traffic Safety, Police Chief...
Girl Scouts Show Their Fun, Creative Sides at Exposition
A record number of Girl Scout troops converged on the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin Sunday afternoon. And they weren't there to sell cookies, either. They just wanted to have fun. At least that's what members of Girl Scout Troop 803 of...
Good Morning, Algonquin, Huntley and Lake in the Hills!; Good Morning, Cary and Fox River Grove!
THE BRIEFS Women's Works Fine Art Exhibit open in Woodstock until April 30 The 13th Annual Women's Works Fine Art Exhibit will be held from March 2 until April 30 at the Old Court House Arts Center in Woodstock. One of the featured artists...
Good Morning, Elgin and South Elgin!
THE BRIEFS Fox Women in Management offering college scholarships The Northern Fox Valley Chapter of Women in Management is seeking applicants for two $500 scholarships. The deadline for the completed applications is April 30. Applicants must...
Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS Parent advocate to speak at CHADD meeting Saturday "Solutions for Education: Practical Strategies to Partner with Educators or Access Education Law" featuring parent advocate Cindy Asselstine, will be presented from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m....
Good Morning, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights!; Good Morning, Arlington Heights!; Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
THE BRIEFS HIVCO seeks volunteers to serve on board of directors The HIV Coalition, an Elk Grove Village not-for-profit organization serving people with HIV/AIDS in the Northwest suburbs, is seeking volunteers for its governing board of directors...
Good Morning, Palatine and Inverness!
THE BRIEFS Athletic club sponsors literary drive for charity March is "Touchdown for Literacy" month at Forest Grove Athletic Club in Palatine. Throughout the month, the athletic club will collect children's books and monetary donations for...
Harper Talks Up Its Latest Speech-Team Honor
Not only did Harper College's speech team win the state tournament last week, one of the team members was chosen to compete in Interstate - the oldest and most prestigious speech competition in the country. It is the first time a Harper College...
Health Watch
You've probably heard that green tea can help protect you from cancer and heart disease, but did you know it can help you lose weight, too? Four or more cups of green tea a day can boost your metabolism by 4 percent, according to a new Swiss study...
High-Tech or High-Touch
Naperville library leaders have a lot to think about in designing a proposed third facility for the city's south side. Among the key questions: What impact will technology have on the library of the future and how important will it be to maintain a...
Hillstriders Marathon to Go on Rain or Shine
As unpredictable as March weather can be, the Cary Hillstriders Running Club's March Madness Half Marathon and 10K race will still go on Sunday whether it rains, snows or shines. In fact, during its 22-year history, the Hillstriders have never canceled...
Hutson, Granger Complement MSU's Flintstones Well
If Charlie Bell, Mateen Cleaves and Morris Peterson are known as the Flintstones, then Andre Hutson and A.J. Granger must be the Rubbles. Tom Izzo's Michigan State Spartans won the Big Ten tournament for the second straight year, starting three...
Illini's Cook All-Tourney; Peterson Wins MVP
Illinois placed a freshman on the all-Big Ten tournament team for the second year in a row. Center Brian Cook averaged 14.3 points and 6.7 rebounds in three tournament games. Guard Cory Bradford earned the honor last year. In the semifinal game...
Illinois, 5 Other Big Ten Teams Deemed Worthy
A six-pack of Big Ten teams might pack plenty of punch in the NCAA Tournament. It will be hard to top last year's double success, with Michigan State and Ohio State reaching the Final Four. Both lost in the NCAA semifinals, but just being there...
Illinois-DePaul? Really, You've Got to Be Kidding
Somebody on the NCAA basketball tournament committee must have a sense of humor. Not a great one. The delivery is too deadpan, the timing off by about a week. Still, the basic material is pretty hilarious and the comic instinct unmistakable. ...
Irish Pub Survives, Make That Thrives, under the El Tracks
(Thanks for the cards, letters and, yes, even e-mails of encouragement during my recent illness. It's meant more than I can say. For awhile, I'll be writing this column twice a week. Then, when I get better, you'll have to beat me off with sticks to...
Is It Too Much to Ask? Library, Schools Each Seeking Money on Ballot
Two pockets of Mundelein-area residents will have some especially tough financial decisions to make when they enter voting booths March 21. Not only are Fremont Public Library officials asking for more money to fund the operation of their new $10...
Kane County Hopefuls Taking Long-Term Look at Projects
Two candidates are competing for the Republican nomination to the Kane County Board for District 20 in the March 21 primary. - Jack E. Cook, 75, is the incumbent and has served as a board member since 1990. He has served as the president of the...
Kids Can Support Crusade against Drunken Driving
Two weeks remain for young people to creatively express their concerns about underage drinking and drunken driving. The DuPage County Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is sponsoring the 2000 MADD PosterESSAY contest, open to all students....
Lake Barrington to Regulate Leaf Burning
Lake Barrington has passed a new ordinance that regulates, but does not entirely prohibit, burning of leaves at certain times of the year. To avoid being handcuffed by a pending statewide law that would ban leaf burning altogether, the village acted...
Liberty City Infuses CD with Plenty of Styles
"Some bands have a scene they follow, but we wanted to cover as much ground as we could," said Joel Matter, lead singer and guitarist for the blues band Liberty City. He was referring to the band's self-released debut, "Four Guys and a Cadillac"...
Local Report
Watercolor exhibit open in St. Charles "Watercolor 2000," an annual exhibition of traditional and contemporary water color media, will run through April 22 at the Norris Cultural Arts Center, 1040 Dunham Road, St. Charles. The show's gallery...
Local Report
More Lake Zurich patrols on the way Lake Zurich village officials have met with representatives of the Lake Zurich Property Owners Association and ironed out the final details for a new program to increase police patrols of the lake. The program...
Maintaining Its Grip Work on the Hillside Strangler Begins Tuesday, but Real Relief May Be Years Away, Experts Warn
For two years now, drivers have been hearing about plans to "untangle" the Hillside Strangler. Finally, construction is set to begin Tuesday to clear massive traffic jams where the Tri-State and East-West tollways dump into the Eisenhower Expressway....
Manuel Revives Plan to Give Caruso a Look at Second Base Durham's Status as Starter Won't Be Affected
TUCSON, Ariz. - Last season, White Sox manager Jerry Manuel thought he found a solution for Mike Caruso. Second base. As it became more and more obvious that Caruso's throwing arm was not strong enough to play shortstop, Manuel envisioned Caruso...
McCabe May Return Midweek vs. Leafs
TAMPA, Fla. - The Blackhawks don't expect to be without Bryan McCabe long after the defenseman was sent home from the road trip Sunday because of two broken bones under his right eye. McCabe was hurt in Wednesday's game at Carolina when a shot by...
Medical Side of Physician Anti-Trust Debate Gets Its Say
The cost and the quality of health care are vital issues, complex and confusing, involving factors that are shifting more rapidly than the sands of the Sahara. Now comes the Illinois State Medical Society with a proposal that is strongly opposed...
Michigan St. Too Powerful for Illinois in Big Ten Final
Michigan State is the highest hurdle in the Big Ten, and maybe in all of college basketball. For the second straight year, Illinois couldn't clear the bar. It was more disappointing Sunday for a good, young Illini team to take the same kind of beating...
No. 2 Seed Notre Dame to Open Mideast Regional at Home Illini Heading to Ames as 6th Seed in Midwest Regional
What more could the Notre Dame women's basketball team ask for? On Sunday, the Irish were awarded the No. 2 seed in the Mideast regional of the NCAA Tournament. They also were given the first two games at home, a precious perk that had eluded...
Obituaries
Warneen Krueger Soucy formerly of Buffalo Grove A funeral Mass for Warneen Krueger Soucy, 52, a resident of McHenry for 15 years, formerly of Buffalo Grove, will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Mary Church in Buffalo Grove. Born in...
Of 5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease, You Can Change 4
Q. What are the major risk factors for heart disease? - Jack, Lake Zurich A. Though the death rate is declining, cardiovascular disease still is responsible for 50 percent of deaths in the United States. Coronary heart disease, a major contributor,...
Painter Reaches out to Seniors
Roger Friewer has never been one for sitting still. A former project manager for International Harvester, the East Dundee resident was responsible for building new branches in every state of the country - and then some - before he retired in 1981....
Raptors' Carter Can't Escape Comparisons to MJ
There may be a time when Vince Carter regrets ever going to North Carolina. The NBA's newest superstar hates being compared to Michael Jordan. Other players and coaches hesitate to compare the Toronto Raptors forward to Jordan. But the similarities...
Read into National Library Week
Vernon Area Public Library will join libraries across the country in celebrating National Library Week. From April 9 to 15, people from one coast to the other will mark the significance of the contributions that our nation's libraries and librarians...
Real Estate Transfers
Property transfers recorded recently in DuPage County: Bensenville $580,000; 1350-2w Irving Park Road, Bensenville, 60106; sold Feb. 4, 2000 by Rudhraraju S. Raju to Denny Kukich. $335,000; 112 Bridget Court, Bensenville, 60106; sold Jan....
Real Estate Transfers
Property transfers recorded recently in DuPage and Will counties: Lisle $248,000; 6448 Coach House Road, 60532; sold Feb. 1 by Nina S. Richardson to Linda M. Aitken. $130,000; 6240 Trinity Drive, 60532; sold Jan. 27 by Rosemary J. Hayes to...
Real Estate Transfers
Property transfers recorded recently in Lake County and nearby areas: Green Oaks $373,000; 31231 Prairie Ridge Road, Green Oaks, 60048; sold Jan. 10, 2000 by North Shore Dvlp Co. to Juan Leal. $370,088; 1757 Lexington Road, Green Oaks, 60048;...
Recital Highlights Orchesis' Work
Where could you have gone this weekend to hear songs ranging from R.E.M.'s "Man on the Moon" to Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" or to watch dance styles ranging from ballet to hip hop? These sights and sounds entertained many at the annual Orchesis...
Shorter Lines for a Taller Stack Kiwanis Breakfast Runs Even More Smoothly Than Usual
Thousands of residents return from year to year to the Naperville Evening Kiwanis Club's pancake breakfast. They gather with friends, family and neighbors, listen to a little jazz music from local middle school bands and catch up on what's been...
Software
A clunky mystery Most of the CD-ROM mysteries on the shelves, perhaps because they're designed for teenagers, lack a key ingredient: a dead body. "Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion" ($30, Windows) fulfills that requirement right away. It's not long...
Sports Summit for Kids, Parents
In the past decade, there has been a tremendous increase in youths participating in organized sports. Nationwide, nearly 40 million youths are currently involved in sports, whether it's basketball, softball, hockey, baseball, football, soccer or...
Stars to Jet in for Tonight's Chicago Critics Awards
Sometime late this afternoon, a private jet will be shooting out of Hollywood on an urgent mission. On board will be at least one, and possibly four winners of the 12th annual Chicago Film Critics Awards. The awards show will already be in progress...
Student Survey Shows Evolving Attitudes on Race
Maine West High School's student newspaper, The Westerner, recently grabbed the attention of students with a survey on racial attitudes. "This was one of the most talked about stories in a long time," said Mary Mueller, an English and journalism...
Surfing
Online accounting help An accountant is one of those people, like a real estate broker or a lawyer, to whom you hate to shell out money. If only you could do this tax stuff yourself, you would not need to pay some guy in a fancy suit to settle your...
Teacher's Impact Goes beyond Art
Art is a way of life for Thom Kapheim. "Art is not just pictures on the wall. The philosophy and the process are the way we view life," he said. Kapheim does not just see things out the window, he sees things as an artist sees them. He tries...
Tears Flow as Benson Says Goodbye to Staff
Collectively, they have given more than 100 years of service to Benson Elementary School in Itasca. But their service will end this spring, when four longtime teachers and a school secretary retire. The group was honored Friday in a surprise...
Technology Briefs
Breakfast club to get breakdown on wireless OAK BROOK - Charles Levine, chief sales and marketing officer for Sprint PCS, will present "Exploring the wireless explosion" to a meeting of the Executives Breakfast Club of Oak Brook Friday. Levine...
The City
Daley's tree demand puts a dent in supply With spring planting season getting near, Chicago-area consumers and suburban governments find themselves facing a shortage of trees - and higher prices. That's thanks in part to the booming economy,...
Tollways, Crime Bill, Taxes Concern Hopefuls
Three candidates will compete March 21 for the Republican nomination for the state Senate District 21 seat. The incumbent is Chris Lauzen, 47, of Aurora, who has served since 1992. He is a certified public accountant. Challengers are Sunny Abello...
Transportation Tops Priority List for County Board Candidates
The race for Lake County Board District 13 has incumbent John E. Schulien of Libertyville facing challenger George R. Bell Jr. of Libertyville in the Republican primary March 21. The following are their answers to questions asked by the Daily Herald....
Trips in and about Wauconda Township Set
Wauconda Township Senior Services has announced upcoming programs and trips planned for area seniors. A trip to Hawthorn Mall is today, and the Island Lake Senior Club will meet Tuesday. On Wednesday, seniors will go to lunch at Quig's in Mundelein...
TV Coverage Will Make for a Long Campaign
It's going to be a long, dull 34 weeks until the November election. Bush and Gore will scoot across the nation from Bismarck to Naperville to Orlando to Phoenix, on and on. They'll keep repeating the same things about saving Social Security, improving...
Village Celebrates 4th Year as Tree City
For the fourth year in a row, the Village of Algonquin will carry the recognition of Tree City USA. The National Arbor Day Foundation recently bestowed the honor upon the village after seeing the great efforts community officials take to preserve...
Villa Park Seniors Relate to Volkman
Seated in the front row with camera in hand, Anne Hendron waited patiently until the question-and-answer portion of "A Visit with Harry Volkman" ended before asking to snap his photo in front of the handmade teal and black welcome sign. "I wanted...
Winter One-Act Plays Set for This Weekend
For the enjoyment of students, parents, faculty and the community, Warren Theater will present its two annual Winter One- Act Plays at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Performances will be at the Warren O'Plaine campus auditorium. Tickets will...
Wolves Finally Get a Laugher as They Stretch Win Streak to 10
Usually when a team puts together a long winning streak, it can count on at least one or two easy games sometime during the run. That hadn't been the case for the Chicago Wolves until Sunday, when their winning streak reached 10 courtesy of a 6-2...
Wood May Make Spring Debut Saturday against White Sox
MESA, Ariz. - Don't look now, but Kerry Wood could make his spring debut Saturday against the White Sox. The 22-year-old fireballer is scheduled to throw live batting practice today to Cubs hitters. If all goes well, he could pitch against the Sox...
You Name It, and within Hours, It Could Be Here
Dengue fever, cholera, malaria, tuberculosis - think these are other countries' problems? When it comes to infectious diseases, it's a small world after all. A Russian businessman takes the seat next to you on a plane from New York to Chicago. ...