Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper both owned and published by Paddock Publications, Inc. First published in 1872, the Daily Herald is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill.The third largest newspaper in Illinois, the Daily Herald serves an area of about 1,300 square miles that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties. The largest suburban newspaper in the Chicago area, the Daily Herald covers local and national news, as well as neighborhood and community events in the more than 90 communities it serves. Family owned and operated by the Paddocks for four generations, the Daily Herald started expanding in the late 1960s, growing from a weekly paper to five days a week and, finally, daily in 1981. It expanded its coverage area in the late 1980s and since 2000 has experiencd a growth in circulation of almost 20 percent in the suburban Chicago market. In 2010, the Daily Herald received a total of seven awards from the Inland Press Association's national journalism competition. Three of the awards were first place prizes in the areas of community leadership, explanatory journalism in the large-newspaper category (circulation over 75,000), and sports photography. In 2002, reporter Rukmini Callimachi was a finalist for the AP Managing Editors (APME) International Perspective Awards for a story and photographs that told about the lives of area immigrants through their own words. John Lampinen is Senior Vice President/Editor and Daniel E. Baumann is the Publisher.

Articles from January 7, 1998

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15-Year-Old Lombard Teen Charged in Rapes Family Says Time Frame Flawed, Teen Living in Chicago
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer Lombard investigators say they've nabbed a serial rapist who is only 15 years old. But the mother of the accused Glenbard East High School student said the only thing her son has in common with...
[2A] from the Armed Services
- Air Force Airman Will C. Alberts has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and customs and received special...
6th-Grade A Squad Wins Trojan Classic
The Ss. Peter and Paul sixth-grade A girls basketball team beat St. Petronille of Glen Ellyn 22-12 to win the Trojan Classic. The offense was led by the strong efforts of Courtney Koller, who was 11 for 17 at the free throw line and had a total...
A Canterbury Tale: TV Ad May Create Local Celebrities
Byline: Bruce Pecho It's the quaint downtown shopping area of Barrington. The home for the last four years of The Canterbury Shoppe. Soon it will be plastered across TV screens as the setting for a commercial that may make Jackie Martin and...
A Deal's a Deal for Warren High Sophomore, Parents
Byline: D. G. Schumacher Gurnee resident Jenna Margeson, a 15-year-old sophomore at Warren Township High School, will be riding the waves this summer on a brand-new power ski, thanks to a deal she worked out last year with her parents. Jenna's...
Algonquin Declines to Endorse Speed-Up of Land Condemnation
Byline: Amy Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer The Algonquin Village Board backed away from endorsing a proposed state law Tuesday night that would allow Kane County to acquire land along Randall Road faster than it can now. Trustees, who voted...
Ardens Court Funds Put to Good Use
Byline: Tim Rooney Proceeds from the Ardens Court Holiday Bazaar in Elk Grove Village were given away Tuesday. The $900 raised through last month's bake sale and other fund-raising efforts were given to Kent Barnhauser, executive director of...
A Statesman for Business Motorola's Bob Galvin Leaves Legacy While Staying Active
Byline: Anne Schmitt Daily Herald Business Writer Editors note: This is the latest in an occasional series of profiles of local executives. The camera has captured Bob Galvin in this pose before - sitting in his Schaumburg office, one foot perched...
Baby Talk Taking on Deeper Meaning, Studies Show
Byline: Raleigh & McCartney Coming up with ideas for a weekly column isn't always a logical process. Often they arrive in a willy-nilly fashion. This time it was an early morning encounter with the back of a Rice Krispies box that got the...
Band Basks in Spotlight Local Teenagers Fall under Lucky Boys' Charm
Byline: Kari Allen Daily Herald Staff Writer Meet the band - Vocalist Kaustubh Pandav, 20, lives in Downers Grove. He attended Western Illinois University before transferring to College of DuPage. - Drummer Ryan Fergus, 18, attends Elmhurst...
Barking Up a Different Tree Golf Courses Consider Using Border Collies to Chase Away Pesky Geese
Byline: Shamus Toomey Daily Herald Staff Writer What's good for the goose and good for the gander may not necessarily be good for the golfer. With repeated complaints from area golfers in mind, officials in charge of two Village of Buffalo Grove-owned...
Barrington Turns Down Plan for Town House Development
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer The Barrington plan commission rejected a proposal Tuesday night by Weatherstone Development Corp. to build 52 towns houses on the south end of town. In the end, the village's comprehensive plan...
Bartlett High Teacher to Fight Ruling on Misconduct Allegation
Byline: Heather Ryndak and Kendra Williams Daily Herald Staff Writers Bartlett High School teacher Victor Rodriguez, whose license was suspended last week on allegations of kissing and repeatedly calling a student, will appeal that decision today,...
Bartlett Reluctantly OKs Development at Rt. 59, Lake St
Byline: Jamie Sotonoff Daily Herald Staff Writer The battle between Town & Country Homes and the village of Bartlett officially ended Tuesday night, with trustees approving plans for a new 146-home subdivision at Route 59 and Lake Street. ...
Basketball Previews
Today's games MID-SUBURBAN LEAGUE CROSSOVERS Buffalo Grove (10-3), at Schaumburg (9-3) When: 7:30 p.m. Outlook: Both teams return from holiday battles with some of the state's best. Schaumburg took second in its first appearance at Proviso...
Batavia Free Throws Put Away Kaneland Bulldogs Prevail by 44-33 Margin
Byline: Daily Herald Report Turnovers and missed shots can make a basketball game look a lot like a tennis match - the crowd's eyes panning from one end of the court to the other to follow the exchange of the ball. Tuesday night's game between Batavia...
Batavia Man Hooked on Cars and Driven to Fish
Byline: Lee Husffeldt Mechanic Glen Populorum said he can't keep his hands clean. Although submerging them in water to unhook a trophy-size fish must help. It's difficult to tell what Populorum's true passion is, fishing or cars. At 34, the...
Beier, Ossmo Lead Hadley to Championship
The Hadley Junior High eighth-grade boys team certainly took an exciting route to the championship of the St. Francis High School Eighth-Grade Boys Basketball Invitation Tournament. The Glen Ellyn team survived a couple of close come-from-behind...
Bells, Whistles on New Volkswagen Sure to Bug Some Consumers
Byline: Bill Granger Bells, whistles on new Volkswagen sure to bug some Volkswagen of America is reissuing the Beetle. It looks like the Beetle but that is not the test. It must be cheap and it must be packable. It must run forever on a dollar's...
BG's Dineen Wins No. 400 Buckstaff Helps Prospect Shoot Down Glenbrook N
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Jaime Dineen was born in early November of 1979. The first time she left home was a month later, when mother Chris took her to dad's first victory as the Buffalo Grove girls basketball coach. Tuesday night, Jaime...
Board to Look at Final School Renovation Numbers
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer Barrington-area school board members will review a final set of recommendations from a citizen's finance group and from its administrators tonight before voting on a March 17 referendum. The Barrington...
Bulls-Heat Matchup Has Both Sides Thinking, Talking
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The Miami Heat has had three days to prepare for its game tonight against the Bulls. It's been an opportunity to discuss their thoughts of last season's conference finals and this season's 90-80...
Bulls' Luxury Tonight? It's a No- Lose Situation
Byline: Mike Imrem What a luxury it is to be involved in a big game you can't lose. You know, like the Bulls will be tonight at Miami. If they don't win, they don't win. But they don't really lose either. The game is one of those January setups...
Call to Close Trapshooting Range Surprises Parks Commissioners
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer Naperville Park District commissioners say they were caught off-guard by a colleague's call to close the trapshooting range at Sportsman's Park. Commissioner Ron Ory is recommending the 61-year-old...
Cary Doesn't Let Old Rule Apply Condo Developer's Plans Stalled Because of Brand New Law
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer Developer Craig Anderson's plan to build 14 condominiums on Cary's south side was too much, too late. On Tuesday, village trustees in a 4-2 vote ruled against granting Anderson the extension...
Ceremony to Cite Life-Saving Firefighters
Byline: Chris Clair In its short history, the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District has drawn praise from some and created controversy among others. But 25-year-old Dustin Trzaskowski's opinion of the district and its firefighters and paramedics...
Chelios, Amonte Add to All-Star Team
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Blackhawks Chris Chelios and Tony Amonte have been added to the North American team for the NHL All-Star Game. It'll be North America vs. the World on Jan. 18 in Vancouver as the NHL tries a format...
Chelios Provides Key to Hawks' Resurgence
Byline: Tim Sassone Daily Herald Sports Writer Chris Chelios likes to say he's only as good as the team around him. Perhaps a more accurate statement might be: As Chris Chelios goes, so go the Blackhawks. The proof is in the numbers. With...
City Hall to Use Basement as Temporary Office
Prospect Heights aldermen agreed to move ahead with a plan to move city offices into the basement of the police building until a permanent home is found. City hall - and surrounding storefronts - need to clear out of the property at the corner of...
City OKs Contract for Water System Analysis
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer The Des Plaines city council has approved a contract that is designed to improve and help automate the water system. Harza Environmental Services Inc. of Chicago this week was awarded a $47,485...
Closing in on MSL South Title, Hoffman Tunes Up with Victory
Byline: Kathy Rudolph Daily Herald Correspondent The Hoffman Estates Hawks already had one meet under their belts since the end of Christmas break, but with Rolling Meadows coming to Hoffman on Thursday, it didn't hurt to have another meet before...
Commuters Save Woman from Train
Byline: Jon Davis A young Arlington Heights woman likely owes her life to two men who pulled her from in front of a Metra train last week. A commuter who said he saw the whole thing called to tell us about it. The story begins with Friday's Chicago-bound...
Council on Aging Undecided on Its Name
Byline: Bill O'Brien Officials at the Barrington Area Council on Aging have decided to postpone a decision on whether to rename the organization until the spring - that is, if they decide to change the name at all. A decision had been expected...
Crime Prevention Fair Nabs First Place Award
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer Organizers of West Chicago's annual National Night Out are not strangers to awards. The crime prevention fair has consistently ranked among the top in the nation since the city held its first...
D-C Defense Does in Woodstock
Byline: Daily Herald Reports When Woodstock led Dundee-Crown 11-8 after one quarter of Tuesday night's Fox Valley Conference game, it looked as if both teams would finish with final scores in the 40's. When the teams were tied 26-26 at halftime...
Defendant Absent but Reckless Homicide Trial Continues
Byline: Robert McCoppin Daily Herald Staff Writer Witnesses took the stand, attorneys gave their arguments and the jury was in its box, but something was missing: the defendant. As the trial of Eduardo Duran got under way in DuPage County Circuit...
Dinner Theater Debut Slates Best of Rogers and Hart
Byline: Ivy Bartholomew Daily Herald Staff Writer A new dinner theater will debut in McHenry County in February called "Rogers and Hart: A Celebration." It will be produced by Noteworthy Productions, formerly the Cary Community Theater. "The...
Dist. 46 Disciplines Teacher for Slapping Fourth-Grade Student
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer The Elgin Area Unit District 46 Board of Education has disciplined one of its teachers for slapping a student. Diane Janas, 50, a fourth-grade teacher at Oakhill Elementary School in Streamwood,...
District 158 Goes Back to Voters for New Elementary
Byline: Patrick Reilly Daily Herald Staff Writer Undaunted by a failed referendum in November, the Huntley School District 158 board took a step Tuesday toward building an elementary school in Lake in the Hills. At a special meeting, the board...
District 96 Relieved State Aid Doesn't Hinge on Referendum
Byline: Shamus Toomey and Carrie Herschman Daily Herald Staff Writers Buffalo Grove-Long Grove Elementary District 96 would not be disqualified from receiving state aid for a proposed $29.2 million building plan if it goes to referendum in March,...
Editorials
Money, stress the principal problems WANTED: Highly skilled administrator for demanding job. Much pressure; daily decision-making. Flexibility needed to address unforeseeable problems. Must have good people skills to appease irate callers. Political...
Elgin Able to Get Past Rough Start in Win over Hoffman Estates
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Both teams struggled in their first meet since returning from holiday break, but Elgin had just enough to beat Hoffman Estates in the non-conference bowling meet at Espo's Country Lanes Tuesday. ...
Elgin Discovers Faulty Meters Drained Water District's Cash
Byline: Brad Hahn Daily Herald Staff Writer Faulty meters prevented Elgin from billing more than $50,000 for its water, and that total may rise as the city conducts a review of all its accounts. As of Tuesday, five Elgin businesses had been...
Elgin Maintains Its Focus, Beats Hoffman
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent Both teams struggled in their first meet since returning from holiday break, but Elgin had just enough to beat Hoffman Estates in a non-conference bowling meet at Espo's Country Lanes. The Maroons...
Elk Grove Surprises Palatine
Byline: Mike Brown Daily Herald Correspondent Elk Grove surprised visiting Palatine on Tuesday with nearly perfect execution of its game plan for a 59-48 Mid-Suburban League crossover victory. Elk Grove used three different defenses to knock...
Ex-Officer: Firing Was Completely Unexpected Valio Says He Regrets Choices, Is Hurt Most by Lying Charge
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Former Itasca police Officer Joseph Valio seemed to be good spirits as the Police Commission deliberated his fate Monday. He joked with family and friends, swapped stories and laughed over old...
Experts: Common Sense Minimizes Skiing's Dangers
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer High-profile ski accidents within a single week have claimed the lives of Sonny Bono and Michael Kennedy, but that hasn't convinced some experts that helmets should be worn on the slopes. Still,...
Fifth-Grade Team Tallies Pair of Weekend Wins
The Roselle Raptors fifth-grade boys traveling basketball team won two games last weekend. On Saturday, the Raptors played host to the Downers Grove Wolfpack. The entire team contributed to a 34-11 victory. Ryan Sneed led the Raptors' offense...
Food for Thought
I hereby resolve It's seven days into 1998 and I've yet to break any of my New Year's resolutions. To help keep me honest, I thought I'd share one with you. I resolve to not buy any unnecessary kitchen gadgets in 1998. I've only been the food...
Forest Board at Odds over Deadline to Select Land
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer Some DuPage County forest preserve commissioners are unhappy with a Feb. 1 deadline to decide how to spend about $37.5 million for open land. That's roughly half the money that voters approved...
Forest Preserve Flip-Flops, Considers New H.Q. Option
Byline: Kristy Kennedy Daily Herald Staff Writer DuPage County forest preserve commissioners continue to flip-flop positions when it comes to talks about a new headquarters. After more than a year of discussion and study under two different committees,...
Founder of Naperville's Calvary Church Dead at 55
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer The founding pastor of one of the Naperville area's largest churches died Tuesday while meeting with a friend. Robert Schmidgall came to Naperville 30 years ago and opened Calvary Church in a tiny one-room...
Four Candidates Vie for Trustee Vacancy on Hoffman Board
Byline: Diana Wallace Daily Herald Staff Writer At least four residents, including two candidates in last year's municipal election, have entered their names as candidates for the vacant spot on the Hoffman Estates village board. Wendell Howell,...
Fremd Extends Winning Streak at the Expense of Libertyville
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent The start of the new year has not changed things for the Fremd Vikings in the swimming pool. It was business as usual for Fremd, which topped host Libertyville 114-71 Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference...
French Chef Headlines Sister Cities Fund-Raiser
Byline: Joanmarie Wermes Fine French wine and light, tasty crepes will be offered to sample the flavors of France at an evening event sponsored by the Sister Cities Commission of Hoffman Estates. Chef Pascal Tardieu of Angouleme, France, the...
From the Armed Forces
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Philip C. Rivers, son of Philip M. and Kathleen L. Rivers of Hanover Park, is currently halfway through a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain. Rivers...
From the Armed Services
Navy Seaman Steven R. Warfield, son of William R. Warfield of Elk Grove Village, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. During the eight-week program, Warfield completed a variety of training which...
Fumes Lead Post Office to Close Doors
Byline: Chris Clair Rolling Meadows' post office was on a roll - for more than a month it did not have to close because of fumes from the nail salon next door. Unfortunately the string of consecutive business days without closing came to an end...
Gee, He Looks Familiar: Local Actor Makes It Big to Big Screen
Byline: Bruce Pecho Once again, it's holiday movie time and Hollywood has rolled out its biggest blockbusters. You took the kids to see "Home Alone 3" and amidst the spilled popcorn and fidgeting youngsters, you kept asking yourself the same...
Geneva Panel Detours Turn Restrictions from State Street
Byline: Kathryn Grondin Daily Herald Staff Writer Geneva leaders detoured Tuesday night from plans to prohibit motorists driving east on State Street from turning north onto Third Street. Instead, transportation and parking committee members...
Geneva Wins Again with Big Second Half
Byline: Kevin Schmit Daily Herald Sports Writer Geneva just can't let go of the holidays. The Vikings made it three wins in a row Tuesday night with an impressive 60-53 Suburban Prairie crossover victory over Glenbard South in Geneva. It was...
Get Tax Help While You Shop at Spring Hill Mall
Byline: Allison Kaplan As the holiday decorations come down and the Santa display is packed away, another season begins at Spring Hill Mall. Tax season. This year, a new Elgin accounting firm called Business Matters intends to reach taxpayers...
Girls Say No to Gangs, Yes to Self Growth
Byline: Heather Asyibani Daily Herald Correspondent While they may not be out to change the world, a group of girls at River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect has made a commitment to themselves and to each other to stay away from gangs and...
Good Morning!
THE BRIEFS Recreation Center to host open gym for preschoolers The Dundee Township Park District is offering a Preschool Open Gym for children 1 to 6 years old and their parents from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays Jan. 8 through March 19 at the Recreation...
Good Morning, Algonquin, Huntley and Lake in the Hills!
THE BRIEFS Huntley business expo has 34 openings for Feb. 21-22 The Huntley Chamber of Commerce still has space for its annual business expo Feb. 21-22 at the Huntley Elementary School South. So far, 44 businesses and nine organizations that...
Good Morning, Arlington Heights!
THE BRIEFS Trustees approve Tuffy Muffler auto shop on Rand Road Arlington Heights residents near Rand and Arlington Heights Roads will soon have one more place to get their cars' mufflers fixed. Village trustees unanimously approved a special...
Good Morning, Barrington Area!
THE BRIEFS Dist. 220 officials take closer look at state money for school buildings Barrington Unit District 220 officials are taking a closer look at the capital improvement money that could become available under a state school financing law...
Good Morning, Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles!
THE BRIEFS Fox Valley Hospice offering new grief-support group Alpha, a new grief-support group, will be offered by Fox Valley Hospice at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month beginning Jan. 19, at 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva. Alpha is designed...
Good Morning, Buffalo Grove and Wheeling!
THE BRIEFS Indoor driving range proposal on tap for plan commission The Buffalo Grove Park District's planned development of Busch Grove Community Park will continue today as district officials go before the village plan commission at 7:30 p.m....
Good Morning, Cary and Fox River Grove!
THE BRIEFS Cary Park District offers details to teens on summer parks jobs The Cary Park District will offer a Summer Job Search informational session for high school students and young adults from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Community Center, 255...
Good Morning, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village!
THE BRIEFS Library to sponsor ABC class to help kids with new addition The Elk Grove Village Public Library is offering a class for families with young children who are expecting another member. ABC (after baby comes) Time will be held on...
Good Morning, Elgin and South Elgin!
THE BRIEFS Fox Valley Academy in Elgin to hold open house Fox Valley Lutheran Academy, 220 Division St., Elgin, will host an open house at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fellowship Hall. Parents of prospective students in grades five through 12 and...
Good Morning, Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg!
THE BRIEFS Harper College set to honor Lincoln Award recipients Harper College's corporate services will host a panel discussion on the Lincoln Award from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, on its Palatine campus at 1200 W. Algonquin Road....
Good Morning, Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights!
THE BRIEFS Chamber breakfast to focus on what's up in downtown The future of downtown Mount Prospect will be the subject of a Jan. 15 breakfast sponsored by the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce. Members of Mount Prospect's economic development...
Good Morning, Palatine and Inverness!
Dist. 220 officials take closer look at state money for school buildings Barrington Unit District 220 officials are taking a closer look at the capital improvement money that could become available under a state school financing law passed in December....
Good Morning, Rolling Meadows!
THE BRIEFS Hearing on post office fumes could lead to loss of license More closures of the Rolling Meadows post office due to fumes from a nail salon next door have prompted the city to hold hearings into whether 1st Nails should lose its business...
Good Morning, Tri-Villages!
THE BRIEFS Harper College set to honor Lincoln Award recipients Harper College's corporate services will host a panel discussion on the Lincoln Award from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 21 on its Palatine campus at 1200 W. Algonquin Road. Nancy Blodgett,...
Good Neighbor Elected President Hinsdale Residents Proud of Accomplishment of 'Hard-Working' Friend
Byline: Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writer Never mind that Valdas Adamkus was just elected president of Lithuania. Hinsdale-area residents are wondering if they're going to lose a good neighbor now that he's off running a country. Rose...
Grayslake Back at Home in FVC
Byline: Mike McGraw Daily Herald Sports Writer Grayslake caused so many turnovers early in Tuesday night's game at Lake Zurich, the Rams were able to survive some late giveaways of their own. After jumping out to a 9-0 edge, Grayslake held a...
Grieving Father Pleads for Helmet Use He Wants to Change Habits Not Laws
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Wheaton resident Keith Kolar thinks his daughter's life might well have been saved with a simple piece of plastic. To be more precise, a skiing helmet. Kolar's 15-year-old daughter, Kristen, a sophomore...
Group Fails to Resurrect Grayslake Pool Proposal
Byline: Mary Jo Przygoda Daily Herald Staff Writer Despite attempts by citizens to resurrect the failed Grayslake civic center and pool, the village board Tuesday decided to keep the issue off the spring ballot. Lisa Heaton, co-chairman of the...
Group Work to Save Trees at Baker Hill
Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Staff Writer Three groups are meeting behind closed doors to save a stand of trees at Glen Ellyn's Baker Hill. Officials also want to create a more natural look for a detention basin along the east side of the...
Gurnee Tax Watchdogs: Place Sports Center Financing on Ballot
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer A Gurnee taxpayer watchdog group wants to give voters the chance to sign off on whatever funding option may be chosen to pay for a $6.9 million pool and recreation center. Citizens for Responsible...
Health Day
What to consider in a new HMO For many of you, the beginning of the new year means the beginning of an annual hassle: Choosing a health plan. January and February are two of the busiest open enrollment periods of health care plans. With that...
High School Workshops Help Women to Defend Themselves
Byline: Christie Hart Daily Herald Staff Writer The women of Naperville Central High School soon will have the chance to pick up defensive skills that could save their lives. Parents in Central's Home and School Association are sponsoring a series...
Hoffman 136.65, Neuqua Vly. 104.5
The Hoffman Estates Hawks already had one meet under their belts since the end of Christmas break, but with Rolling Meadows coming to Hoffman on Thursday, it didn't hurt to have another meet before then. The Hawks hosted a depleted Neuqua Valley...
Holiday Spirit Pays off for Mundelein Families
Byline: Pete Nenni Three Mundelein families have been recognized for their Christmas spirit - and their decorating skills. The Waibel family of the 100 block of Hawthorne Boulevard recently won first prize in the Project CAPE Image Development...
Huntley to Have New Police Officers Soon
Byline: Edward M. Koziarski Two new officers will be hitting the streets in Huntley soon. Jeremy Eichenberger, 22, has just completed the Police Officer Training Institute at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He will begin his field...
Immac. Conception Finally Tops Timothy
Byline: Dave Miller Daily Herald Sports Writer It was a long time coming. And did it feel good. Immaculate Conception beat Timothy Christian for the first time in nine games with a a 48-41 triumph over the host Trojans Tuesday in Elmhurst....
Injury Can't Quiet Channing in WW South Win over Oak Park
Byline: Lindsey Willhite Daily Herald Sports Writer Eric Channing's right forearm was extremely sore before Tuesday night's non-conference clash with Oak Park. That pain was nothing compared to what the senior guard must have felt after carrying...
It's Not Fairy Tale for Service Aviation
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Dennis Jans likened his predicament with his company, Service Aviation, to the children's story of Henny Penny. When the barnyard hen wanted help in making a loaf of bread, none of the other animals wanted to lend a paw,...
It's Open Mike as School Board Gadfly Has His Say
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer The 73-year-old man in the plaid flannel shirt comes to every meeting of the Elgin Area Unit District 46 armed with a handwritten treatise. For six minutes at each meeting, he reads from his...
Jacobs Flies by CLC
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The game plan worked just the way it was supposed to when Jacobs beat Crystal Lake Central 74-57 Tuesday in its first game back from the holidays. The Golden Eagles (9-6, 6-0) kept their unbeaten...
Jordan, Bulls Looking Forward to Tonight
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer The Bulls were quick to dismiss the Boston Celtics from their mind Tuesday night and begin thinking the Miami Heat, who'll they play tonight. "I'm looking forward to it," Michael Jordan said. "We...
Kelver, Warren Handle Palatine
Byline: Daily Herald Reports Warren was so hot Tuesday night, the Blue Devils could have started a fire. Sizzling 12-of-15 shooting in the third quarter followed by a 5-of-7 spurt in the fourth helped Warren's girls basketball team stop Palatine...
Kids Build Snowmen at Library
Byline: Julie O'Brien Youngsters who are not yet in school full time are eligible to participate in the winter reading program at the Algonquin Area Public Library. They will enjoy building their own paper snowman each time they bring back books...
Kids Enlist Honest Abe to Help Build Playground
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer What's a penny worth these days? A lot to the children of Carol Stream who are working to raise money to build an elaborate and imaginative playground they helped design. The playground, dubbed...
Local GOP Remembers 'Down to Earth' Bono
Byline: Natasha Korecki Daily Herald Staff Writer Congressman Sonny Bono's down-to-earth, anecdotal speeches will be missed by suburban Republicans who liked to feature him at their fund-raisers. They knew the comedian, singer, actor and politician...
Lyric Opera's 'Madama Butterfly' Soars
Byline: Bill Gowen Daily Herald Classical Music Critic "Madama Butterfly" - Mini-Review: Malfitano triumphant in Puccini's timeless masterpiece - Location: Ardis Krainik Theatre, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago - Times:...
Manager Offers to Buyout Owner's Share, Reopen Score's
Byline: Tony Gordon Daily Herald Staff Writer Dealt yet another setback at the hands of the law, at least one person interested in operating a nude dance club outside of Mundelein announced a new tactic Tuesday. If you can't beat them, buy them....