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 April 10, 1997

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[0] New Test Expected to Improve Cervical Cancer Screening
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Medical experts are now able to clone animals and analyze DNA from a few drops of blood at a crime scene. But to detect cervical cancer in women, doctors rely on a test that hasn't been improved in...
[0] School Board Notes
Lincoln Day no holiday for high schoolers Students in the Glenbard high schools should plan on having Presidents' Day off next year, instead of Lincoln's Birthday. The Glenbard High School District 87 school board unanimously approved the switch...
[1] Obituaries
Pauline E. Esdale Services for Pauline E. Esdale (nee VanRoeyen), 91, of Mount Prospect, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Highway), Mount Prospect. Born June 7, 1905, in Chicago, Mrs....
[2] Obituaries
Jesse Gomez Funeral Mass for Jesse Gomez, 90, of Elgin, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Born June 6, 1906, in Valli De Santiag, Mexico, Mr. Gomez died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at Heritage Manor. He was employed by Milwaukee...
[3] Obituaries
Fred Markus Services for Fred Markus, 85, a resident of Palatine since 1985, formerly of Chicago, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine. Mr. Markus will lie in state from 9:30 a.m. to the...
Advice from Financial Expert: 'Surf' Credit Cards
Byline: Allison Kaplan Daily Herald Staff Writer Americans have accrued $1.1 trillion in credit card debt, and Money magazine financial wizard Jordan Goodman wants Elgin residents to quit compounding the damage. Goodman, a best-selling author...
All Hope Not Dead for Spring Gardens Experts' Advice: Wait out Cold Snap
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Pity the poor gardener. Just last week, Mother Nature teased us with crocus blooms and daffodil buds. Temperatures soared into the 70s and skies were clear. The promise of spring was here. Then,...
An 11-Year-Old's 'Labor of Love' Wins National Award
Byline: Lisa Friedman Miner Daily Herald Staff Writer Mary Jo Orbegoso was only 8 when her father died of cancer three years ago. But she remembers the tender care of hospice volunteers who made sure the Glen Ellyn father of four could die at home,...
Archdiocese's New Leader Has Right Connections
Byline: Bill Granger My wife is not a Catholic, but she went along with the idea of a church wedding as long as she didn't have to lie about it and as long as she didn't have to say stupid things. So I looked up Father John Krump. She met...
Archdiocese Trying to Reach out to Growing Hispanic Community
Byline: Amy Carr Daily Herald Staff Writer Archbishop Francis George touched a chord with the Latino community when he addressed reporters in Spanish during his visit to Chicago this week. It was a rare effort on the part of a highly visible...
Athletes to Polish Skills at Carmel
Byline: Eileen Gadwood Carmel High School is pleased to offer its summer sports camps. These camps provide a great opportunity for student athletes to visit Carmel and learn beneficial techniques for their favorite sport. The first sport camp...
Athletic Trainer Helps Teens Bounce Back from Injuries
For 17 years Brian Lichtenberger, head athletic trainer at Wheeling High School, has worked with athletes and adapted physical education students to help them reach their greatest potential. He is patient and supportive with students, working cooperatively...
Attorney to Clarify Arbitration in D.C
Byline: Schmitt & Culloton Wheaton securities attorney James F. Beckley will travel to Washington, D.C., later this month to participate in an American Bar Association program on litigation issues, called Trial by Jury. His presentation will...
A Winter's Tale: Couple Thanks Good Samaritan
Byline: Kathy Rhine During the worst snow storm of this past winter, semi-retired Hanover Park resident John Sarraf and his wife, Janet, found themselves stuck on Golf Road near Woodfield shopping center when their vehicle stalled during the evening...
Band Uniforms Picked for New High School
The pieces are falling into place for Bartlett High School, as Elgin Area Unit District 46 officials have chosen uniforms for the new school's band. The school board is considering buying 151 uniforms for $37,949. The uniforms will have navy...
Barrington Group Caters to Gardeners
Byline: Kim Mikus New and unusual varieties of annuals and perennials are the theme for the inaugural meeting for a new gardeners group in Barrington. The monthly meetings are sponsored by Barrington-based Pasquasi Home and Farm Suppliers. The...
Bill Lowering State's Blood-Alcohol Limit Reaches House Floor
Byline: Natasha Korecki and Don Thompson of our Springfield bureau SPRINGFIELD - Proponents managed to keep alive the movement to lower the blood-alcohol limit for drivers to .08, despite unrelenting attempts Wednesday to kill the issue. And...
Bloomingdale Township Boosts Cash Reserves to near $7.6 Million
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Bloomingdale Township stuffed its padded financial cushion a bit more during the past year. The taxing body's reserves climbed from $7.2 million to about $7.6 million, a 5.1 percent increase....
Board Game Inventors Have to Answer Some Questions
Byline: J. Hope Babowice So you think you might have a great idea for a board game. Think some more, says Mark Morris of Milton Bradley, manufacturer of more than 100 games and puzzles. Take this five question test: 1. Is the game fun to play?...
Boat Found, but without Signs of Missing Men
Byline: Sandra Del Re Daily Herald Staff Writer A boat belonging to a missing Inverness doctor was found Wednesday just yards off the shore of New Buffalo, Mich. But there was no sign of Dr. Igor Jurcik, 50, or his friend, Dean Barker, 43, of...
Boogie Down to Support Sports Group
Byline: Linda Fischer Feel like dancing an evening away after a good meal? Then plan to attend the annual fund-raiser dinner-dance sponsored by the Youth Athletic Association at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Golf Club of Illinois on Hanson...
Bulls Enjoy a Caffey Break
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS - Michael Jordan gave teammate Jason Caffey an award Wednesday night, although it did not come with a trophy or plaque. "You've got to give him Player of the Game," Jordan said after...
Bulls Have Score to Settle with Knicks
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS - Finally, the Bulls and New York Knicks get to have their rematch. It was March 9 when the Bulls went to Madison Square Garden and dropped a 97-93 decision which gave the Knicks reason...
Businessman Will Pursue Plans to Open Villa Park Teen Club
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Teen dancing in Villa Park is not dead. With village trustees set Monday to give themselves the power to regulate teen dance clubs, a Chicago businessman said he's still serious about going ahead with...
Cantina Brings Taste from South of Border to Naperville Diners
Byline: Deborah Pankey Daily Herald Staff Writer The smell of paint and cleaners emanated from the restaurant at Warrenville Road and Naper Boulevard Wednesday. But in less than two weeks it'll be replaced by the aroma of fresh baked tortillas...
Career YMCA Leader to Oversee Activities, Staff at Lattof Facility
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Craig Heinrich, a native of Pittsburgh, is the new director at the Lattof YMCA, 300 E. Northwest Hwy., Des Plaines. He replaces Steve Dahlin who has moved on to raise funds for the construction of...
Cary Win Avenges CL South; Lake Zurich Explodes by D-C
Byline: John Radtke Daily Herald Correspondent With only one round of league games, it's important in the Fox Valley Conference to get off to a good start. Cary-Grove did just that Wednesday, downing Crystal Lake South 1-0 in the FVC opener for...
Cassens Takes over at Glenbard E
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Off with the cleats and on with the high-tops. Todd Cassens is jumping back into basketball as resoundingly as a rebounder who comes down and slaps the floor with both feet. The 29-year-old...
Chain Offering Good Crappie Action
Byline: Mike Jackson Give me a bucket filled with crappies and I am a happy man. In fact, give me a week's worth of warm weather, a small, comfortable fishing boat, a few sandwiches, my crappie rods, and that bucket of slabs, and you can bet...
Change Makes Sense, but That's Small Consolation for Landrum
Byline: Dave Miller For the first time in 14 seasons Phil Landrum is not coaching softball. It is not by choice, and that's too bad. One of the good guys of the sport, Landrum lost his job to an in-house coaching philosophy at Wheaton Academy....
Church Sets Table for Roast Beef Dinner
Byline: Kristie Benedik A roast beef dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Zion United Church of Christ, 138 N. Washington St. The church has generations of experience in serving this dinner. According to Gloria Zaeske, co-chairman...
City Council Delays Vote on Town House Proposal
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer A pair of recently re-elected Elgin City Council members flexed their political muscles Wednesday night, delaying a decision on an east side town house development. Council members Bob Gilliam and John...
Corporate Consultants Aim for Higher Purpose
Byline: Burt Constable As consultants in the profit-driven corporate world, Michael Terrien and Craig Dobkin knew they had the potential to tackle more meaningful matters. Like, say, world peace. All they needed was a push. In October 1995,...
Cougars Left-Hander Billingsley Stars despite Non-Decision
Byline: Joe Bush Daily Herald Sports Writer It's just a matter of time until Brent Billingsley is rewarded for a fine effort. Kane County's sole left-handed starter failed to get a win for the second time this young season despite dominating...
County Won't Have to Pay for Lawyers of Cruz Defendants
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Taxpayers in DuPage County stand to save a lot of money up front because of a judge's ruling Wednesday in the Rolando Cruz case. The judge ruled the county does not have to pay to defend seven...
Court Order Forces Dist. 15 to Fire Nurses at End of Year
Byline: Alysia Tate Daily Herald Staff Writer After a largely symbolic vote against doing so, Palatine Township Elementary District 15 board members directed officials to fire 20 school nurses. All seven board members voted Wednesday against...
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of March 7-13. Felonies - Donald A. Pope, 42, 618 Red Trail, Carol Stream. Unauthorized possession of title, registration, license plates, etc: guilty; 46 days in jail. - Paul E. Richards,...
Dist. 15's Geese-Infested Fields May Sport Different Smell
Byline: Catherine Edman Daily Herald Staff Writer Oh, those scents of summer ... freshly cut blades of grass, covered with Concord grape juice and just a hint of Canada goose droppings. Pardon? OK, so those aren't the usual summer smells, but...
Dist. 87 to Rent Apartment to Help Disabled with Real Life
Byline: Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writer Kathy Sutton of Carol Stream is only 40, but she knows that one day her Down syndrome daughter must live without her. "She'll need to take care of herself," Sutton said. The woman feels more...
District 23 to Hire Two More Teachers as Enrollment Grows
Byline: Dwayne T. Wong Daily Herald Staff Writer Prospect Heights elementary school officials Wednesday approved hiring additional teachers to prepare for a projected enrollment increase. In a 6-0 vote, with board member William P. Caputo absent,...
Dominick's Fights Claims of Gender Discrimination
Byline: Dan Culloton Daily Herald Business Writer Dominick's Supermarkets Inc. defended its treatment of women Wednesday in the wake of a judge's ruling that the chain must stand trial in a class-action lawsuit accusing it of discrimination. ...
Dreaming of Hotel, Roselle Leaders Try to Sell Businesses on Annexation
Byline: Joel Palmer Daily Herald Staff Writer Normally Roselle doesn't try to persuade property owners to annex. But in the case of several businesses at Roselle and Nerge roads, it's making an exception. The village wants to hammer out a deal...
Duchossois Doesn't Blink Racetrack Owner Doesn't Get Excited over Bill, New Board
Byline: Robert C. Herguth and Don Thompson Daily Herald Staff Writers Richard L. Duchossois has seen it all before, so he's playing it cool. He isn't threatening this time to close his pride and joy, Arlington International Racecourse, if a new...
Early Bus Schedule May Be Painful but Will Save Dist. 204 $1 Million
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer When Waubonsie Valley High School students stumble bleary-eyed into their first classes next fall, they can think of their sacrifice as saving their school district about $1 million. Indian Prairie...
ECC Students Offer Glimpse of Southeast Asian Culture
Byline: Teresa Mask Daily Herald Staff Writer Creative cultural lesson at ECC Elgin Community College students got a taste of Asian culture Wednesday. The Student Services Department and office of Multicultural Admissions sponsored a street fair,...
Editorials
Promising start for archbishop Some people say Chicago's new archbishop, Francis George, is of Polish descent. Others report he is of German ancestry. One newspaper reported George speaks four languages, while another said five. Some Catholics have...
Elgin City Council Wrap-Up
The following is a summary of key city council votes from Wednesday night's meeting. - The council took the next step toward finding a new city manager. Council members set a date of May 7 to interview three national search firms that will help...
Expectant Mom Just 'Rolls' with Schedule
Byline: Lori Meiling She's a fun lady with an upbeat sense of humor and an easy attitude about life. Not only is she the coordinator of the First Congregational Church of Des Plaines' annual "Second Time Around" sale on Saturday, she is pregnant...
Fast-Pitch Softball on the Mark with 150 Area Girls
Byline: Eileen Daday It took some convincing, but as of today competitive fast-pitch softball begins for youngsters in the Arlington Heights Youth Athletic Association. Managers meet tonight to receive their team rosters and equipment. Look for...
Feathers Fly during Couple's House Search
Byline: Kimberly & Olmstead A West Dundee real estate agent was showing a couple a house on College Street in Elgin April 3. Everything was going along swimmingly until the trio made their way into the basement. There they made a rather unusual...
First Task for Gilberts Village President: Hire Lawyer for Future Battles
Byline: Melissa Ramsdell Daily Herald Staff Writer While they're on opposite sides of sticky development issues, new Gilberts Village President Mike Isitoro and his opponent, Everett Clark, now have to sit next to each other on the village board....
Former Candidate Seeks Help Taping Gurnee Meetings
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Edged out in a bid for Gurnee trustee, Bob Wallace still plans to keep an eye on the village board. Wallace, 34, along with others he can recruit to help him, plans to keep up the pre-election...
Former Robeson Star Phillips Signs DePaul Letter of Intent
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer At this time last year, Devon Phillips was headed for St. John's. At this time six months ago, the former Robeson star was ticketed for Nebraska. Effective Wednesday morning, the 6-foot-2...
Fund-Raiser Organizers Hope Weather Benefits MS
Byline: Norlynn Egbert John Baxter and Wood Thiessen Jr., community service co-chairmen for the Wheaton AM Rotary Club, are checking weather forecasts and hoping this Sunday is balmy. They plan to lead a group of Rotarians and friends on the...
Girls' Water Polo Team Counting on All-Round Efforts
Byline: Megan Happ Unlike many other teams throughout Mundelein High School, the girls' water polo team doesn't have any superstitions guiding them towards the state championship. The team is planning to defend last year's championship without...
Glenbard N. Hands Elgin First Defeat
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Glenbard North's Christine Vena allowed Elgin only five hits and Maroons junior pitcher Julie Filson walked 10 Panther hitters as Elgin suffered its first loss of the season. Vena, who pitched North to third in the...
Glenbard West Ties Naperville N.; Benet Beats Downers North 1-0
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Correspondent Yes, that was the same Glenbard West team Wednesday night. The same team that gave up 4 goals in Monday's opening-game loss to Wheaton Warrenville South. The same team whose defense was left...
Going Wild over Nature in Chicago
Byline: Virginia Kenyon Daily Herald Staff Writer Strolling through the cattails, you watch the frogs leap from one submerged log to another. Sauntering through the tall grass, you catch sight of a red-winged blackbird swooping low to capture berries...
Grand Victoria Casino Breaks Revenue Record
Byline: Jon Marshall Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin's Grand Victoria Casino hit the jackpot last month, breaking a state record for riverboat revenues. The Grand Victoria raked in $22.2 million in March. That is $1.5 million, or 7.2 percent,...
Grayslake Parks Shooting for Fireworks over July 4 Weekend
Byline: Karen Cullotta Krause Daily Herald Staff Writer The Grayslake Park District is sparking a campaign for a Fourth-of-July fireworks display at Central Park this summer. The park district has asked the village board to contribute $5,000...
Gurnee, Libertyville, Vernon Hills Reap Benefits of Retail Boom
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer 1996 sales tax leaders The state this week released its final sales tax report for 1996. Listed below are the 19 Lake County communities that received $1 million or more in sales tax revenue back...
Gurnee Officials Make Pitch for More Workers
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee officials haven't reached a consensus on possibly adding several new employees to various departments. Village spokesman Brad Burke said Monday that village board members spent time listening...
Hackett Holds Fuhr in High Regard
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Of all the opposing goaltenders in the NHL, Jeff Hackett has a special admiration for Grant Fuhr. "Grant is probably my favorite goalie in the league," Hackett said after he was beaten 1-0 by the...
Hawks Still Seeking Clinching Point
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Earn a point, make the playoffs. That's all the Blackhawks had to do Wednesday night at the United Center. Instead they lost 1-0 to St. Louis and now must wait until Friday against Calgary to...
Hawthorn Suites Inks Deal for Hotel in Vernon Hills
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Hawthorn Suites looks like it will be the second hotel chain to build in Vernon Hills. A Hawthorn Suites Hotel franchisee signed a deal this week with the owner of the vacant parcel at the northeast...
Health Fair to Answer Seniors' Questions
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent When Edward Hospital in Naperville conducted a study to determine the health and wellness of the community, some senior citizens responded that they didn't know what services were available to make...
Heart Beat
'O! beware, my lord, of jealousy' That Shakespeare, you've got to hand it to him. He sure knew what he was talking about when he referred to jealousy as that "green-eyed monster." Nasty business, that envy stuff. To wit, a survey by Harlequin...
Highlanders Continue Dominance
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports Driscoll's baseball team improved to 10-1 Wednesday as the Highlanders rolled past visiting St. Patrick 14-2. Brian Rust led the Highlanders offense, going 3-for-4 and knocking in 4 runs. Marc Trent (2-0) got...
Hoffman Estates Adding an Offense Hawks Sharp at Both Ends in 3-0 Victory over Fremd
Byline: Daily Herald Reports First a midfield, now an offense. Those two elements had been missing from Hoffman Estates' repertoire the last couple of seasons. But in the first week of 1997 the Hawks showed perhaps the best midfield they've...
Hoffman Serves Notice; Carmel Tips Warren
Byline: Daily Herald Reports First a midfield, now an offense. Those two elements had been missing from Hoffman Estates' repertoire the last couple of seasons. But in the first week of 1997 the Hawks showed perhaps the best midfield they've...
Home Improvement Store Might Spur West Chicago Development
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer When Kmart closed its West Chicago store last year, a struggling strip mall near a busy intersection was left without an anchor. The mall, on the northeast corner of Route 59 and North Avenue,...
Hull Hoists Blues into Playoff Scene
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Daily Herald Sports Writer Brett Hull's 500th goal as a St. Louis Blue turned out to be the team's biggest of the season. Hull's goal at 9:16 of the first period spelled the difference as the Blues edged the Blackhawks...
Huskies Top Redhawks with Season-High Score
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent Spring break was eventful for Naperville North, in more than one sense of the word. Nonetheless, Huskies coach Brad Foerch wasn't prepared to be accepting congratulations after Monday's dual....
If Friend Is Doing Something Wrong, Talk and Be Honest
Q. If I saw one of my best friends do something really bad, and she knew she was doing something wrong, what should I do? I know I should tell a grown-up, but then my friend would get mad at me and say she was not my friend any more. I don't want that...
In Politics and Work - Still a Man's World?
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Palatine Village President Rita Mullins and Arlington Heights Village President Arlene Mulder were talking about their experiences as local officeholders to a group of businesswomen. Asked about the $6,000 yearly salary...
Irish Emphasizing 'Little Things'
Byline: Bob Logan Daily Herald Sports Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A new coach. A new system. The same old impossible expectations. No wonder Bob Davie is treading softly and moving cautiously through his first set of spring workouts as Notre Dame's...
Is This Good Draft for Quarterbacks? as Many as Five May Play in NFL, but Few First-Rounders
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer QB quest Lower-round draft choices are making their marks as starting NFL quarterbacks. Here's a list of potential starters for 1997 and the round they were originally drafted. The teams listed are...
It's a Wash: Buffalo Grove Water Bill Goes Down, Garbage Bill Up
Byline: Bob McKee Daily Herald Staff Writer Buffalo Grove residents next month will be hit with good news and bad news in some of their bills. Because the village will pay off some debt on its infrastructure, water and sewer bills will decrease...
JCC Offers Busy Families Help with Seder Meals
Byline: Ruth Silverman What's a modern mom to do? Work, the kids' sports and after-school schedules, and all the rest wreak havoc with Passover preparation. The Northwest Suburban Jewish Community Center comes to the rescue with prepared, ready-to-cook...
Jimmie Dale Gilmore Does It Up Right
Byline: Ted Cox Daily Herald Staff Writer As any fan of the Bulls well knows, something magical happens when a great talent blends himself into a larger unit. Jimmie Dale Gilmore brought his band to Schubas Tuesday for the first of two shows,...
Juliano-Szumski Named to Replace Krysh at Elk Grove
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer Dawn Juliano-Szumski is coming home. The 1984 all-area guard at Elk Grove High School has been named the girls basketball coach at her alma mater. Juliano-Szumski succeeds Marcia Krysh, the school's...
Kids Invited to Make Paddle Boats
Byline: Paula Eaton If you enjoy making waves, bring your child to village hall Tuesday and build your own miniature paddle boat. Children in second through sixth grades are invited to village hall from 6:30 to 8 p.m. You will put together...
Kids Olympics to Run at Local Kindergym
Byline: Reggie Gorski While some area volunteer programs find themselves dangerously low on manpower, Kimball Hill School in Rolling Meadows is proud that approximately 25 men and women willingly volunteer to keep five classes operating each Tuesday...
Kline Creek Helps You Remember the Farms
Byline: Mary Randle Kline Creek Farm, a living history museum near West Chicago, gives us a chance to experience life on a turn-of-the-century farm. Costumed interpreters run the farm as it was 100 years ago. Most of us are three to four generations...
Lake in the Hills Residents Barrage ComEd with Questions
Byline: Chris Fusco Daily Herald Staff Writer First, take 12 miles of 138,000-volt power lines and tell about 2,000 homeowners you want to string the power cables on 65-foot-high poles near their houses. Next, tell them the proposed power-line...
Lake Zurich Opens FVC Play with Dominating Performance
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent After Monday's scoreless tie with Rockford Guilford, Lake Zurich coach Scott Steib had a long talk with his team about finishing. They apparently listened in their opening match of the Fox Valley...
Lake Zurich Schools Get Business Partners
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake Zurich schools and area businesses are developing a partnership that will help both meet future needs. A meeting is planned for April 25 to recruit more businesses to work with Lake Zurich...
Large Labor Pool Helps Sell Elgin
Byline: Jim McConoughey In the 1950s through the '70s, big industry and commercial offices would relocate to a town without a great deal of consideration to the labor pool. They generally felt if they moved to the town, the work force would follow....
Larkin Cruises Past Lake Park in UEC Opener Jungers Hurls Elgin to Win over Sabres
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Larkin will take it. Despite biting temperatures that nipped harder as the game wore on, the Royals manged to gather their first Upstate Eight victory Wednesday in impressive fashion. "In first for a while anyways,"...
Legislators Lament That Gas Tax Would Be Unfair to Suburbanites
Byline: Don Thompson Daily Herald State Government Writer SPRINGFIELD - The suburbs would be the losers if Illinois boosts its gas tax or license plate fees to pay for more and better roads, suburban lawmakers complained Wednesday. But Transportation...
Library to Conduct Some 'Business before Hours'
Byline: Denise Shaffer The Prospect Heights Library, 12 N. Elm St., will host a "Business Before Hours" meeting for the Wheeling/Prospect Heights Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. The library invites members of the...
Liquor License Request Revives Push to Review Elgin System
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer Elgin City Councilman Ed Schock called Wednesday night for a freeze on new convenience store liquor licenses until a communitywide task force can explore the question of whether the city has enough places...
Local Skaters Help Bring Home a National Championship
Byline: Bob Musinski Daily Herald Sports Writer If you could sum up Chico Adrahtas' current state in a bumper sticker, it would be: "Let Me Tell You About My National Champion Hockey Team." In a way that some people boast about their grandchildren,...
Local Winners 'Had This Need to Do Something Good'
Byline: Lisa Friedman Miner Daily Herald Staff Writer The call went out over the PA system at Chippewa Junior High in September: The school's service club needed volunteers for a very different kind of project. Eighth-graders, over the course...
Longtime Friends Play Floor Hockey Seriously
Byline: Joanmarie Wermes Winning the championship was their dream, but placing second was the next best thing for a Hoffman Estates team. The game is floor hockey. The players, for the most part, have been friends since the eighth grade and all...
Lynch: We're Suffering along with the Fans
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer Don't look for the Cubs to make change for the sake of change after their 0-7 start, but what you can look for, says general manager Ed Lynch, is better baseball. Lynch said Wednesday that the reasons...
Memorial Set Up for Des Plaines Pilot
Byline: Steve Warmbir When the twin-engine Piper Aztec that Cynthia Kariolich was piloting crashed in a dry lake bed, the 25-year-old woman, her parents and her fiance on board were killed. Cynthia's friends wanted to make sure the Des Plaines...
Moms, Kids Get Ready for Spring Lunch, Show
Byline: Jenny Senczysen Moms, mark your calendars. The second annual Mother and Child Luncheon and Spring Fashion Show, held by the Carol Stream Woman's Club, is a perfect way to spend some time with your son or daughter. "It's really nice...
More Fun for 'Sesame Street' Fans
Byline: Jeff Tuckman "Sesame Street" stars Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar, Telly and others are returning to home video with two new titles. "Quiet Time" and "Sing Yourself Sillier At The Movies" are both available from Sony Wonder, run 30 minutes and...
Murder Suspect to Be Charged after Dismembered Body Found
Byline: James Kimberly and Rob Olmstead Daily Herald Staff Writers Kane County authorities will charge a suspect with first-degree murder today in the death of a man whose dismembered body had not yet been positively identified, Sheriff Kenneth...