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 July 24, 1997

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Kenneth R. Behm Sr. Services for Kenneth R. Behm Sr., 74, of Long Grove, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Born July 12, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Behm died Wednesday, July...
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Ruth Cobarrubias Mass for Ruth Cobarrubias (nee Rummell), 68, of Hanover Park, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at St. Ansgar Church. Mrs. Cobarrubias was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Pontiac, Mich., and died Wednesday, July 23, 1997, at Alexian Brothers...
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Kenneth R. Behm Sr. Services for Kenneth R. Behm Sr., 74, of Long Grove, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Hwy., Palatine. Born July 12, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Behm died Wednesday, July 23,...
Ad Agencies Hungry for McDonald's Account
Byline: Bill Granger Need a snappy lead on an ad biz story. How about this: ArmaBigMacgeddon - Day Two. If that doesn't fry your socks, run this up a flag pole and count the sitters: Hee-yi hee-yi yo! New McDonald's Has A Shootout! ...
Adversity Is Nothing New to Zorich Seven-Year Veteran Tries to Remain Positive as He Slides Down the Bears' Depth Chart
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer DUBLIN, Ireland - Coach Dave Wannstedt late last week made an ominous slip. Or maybe it wasn't a slip. Wannstedt was describing the Bears' defensive tackle situation. Jim Flanigan was running well...
Another Barton Star Rising: Hannah Set for Solo Debut
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer It appears talent and dedication run in the Barton family. Hannah Barton, a 10-year-old violinist and sister of famous Chicago violinist Rachel Barton, will be making her solo debut Friday with the...
Arlington Hts. Officials Again Working on Smoking Limits
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer Last April, the Arlington Heights village board deflated a politically sensitive issue when it shot down a proposal that would have banned smoking in restaurants, bars and most public places. ...
Athletes End Season on a Record-Breaking Pace
Swimmers for several teams in the Naperville Park District Swim Conference set pool and team records this season. The regular season ended last week, and the Classic meets took place at Naperville North, Naperville Central and Waubonsie Valley high...
Athletics Hook Championship with 6-5 Win over Devil Rays
In the Prospect Heights/Wheeling Major League Fastpitch Softball League (girls ages 10 to 12), Wheeling's only two teams made it to the championship game. The Devil Rays (11-4) finished the regular season in first place to earn a bye in the first...
Backseat Drivers Welcome in Rally
Byline: Sheri Buttstadt Crank up your engines, put on your goggles, and get ready to roll for Elgin's Renz Addiction Counseling Center's first-ever "Road Rally for Renz" on Saturday. The fun will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Lions Park in South Elgin...
Bandits Move into 1st Place after Double-Header Victory
The Bandits made their move into first place in their division of the Frontier League of the Prairie State adult men's baseball league. The Bandits (10-4) entered the week a half-game behind the Reds, but they came out 1 1/2 games ahead with two-thirds...
Barrington High Struggles to Cope with Teen's Death
Byline: Michelle Martin Daily Herald Staff Writer First, a truck slammed on its breaks and slid out of control. Then a Jeep went flying, leaving one Barrington-area teen dead and another seriously hurt. Back at Barrington High School, students...
Barrington Officials Powerless as Cemetery Bulldozes Trees
Byline: Bill O'Brien Daily Herald Staff Writer Much to the dismay of neighbors and Barrington officials, many of the trees and shrubbery at the historic Evergreen Cemetery began falling victim to a bulldozer Wednesday. It appears to be the end...
Braves among Bidders for Schilling
Byline: Bruce Miles and Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writers Word out of Philadelphia is that it's 50-50 as to whether the Phillies will trade Curt Schilling, but the Braves have called and expressed an interest if he does go. Why would Atlanta...
Bulls' Schedule Mixes Familiar with Unusual
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer For the second season in a row, the Bulls will be home for Thanksgiving. This season, they may wish they stayed on the west coast. The Bulls' 1997-98 schedule includes the usual time away from the...
Camp Courage Helps Children Cope with a Loved One's Death
Byline: C. L. Waller Daily Herald Staff Writer For Valeri Mai of Crystal Lake, it was seven years ago. For Traci Schaefer of Algonquin it's been just three months. Living just a few miles apart, the two girls discovered a kinship this week at...
Charity Hoops Tourney to Help Children Play
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer Play some hoops and help some kids play, too. That's what the Taylor YMCA branch in Elgin is offering as it signs up teams for its first-ever charity 3-on-3 basketball tournament. "We're going...
Chiefs' Enthusiasm Earns Them MVP Honors in Cooperstown
"Experience of a lifetime!" Those are the words being echoed by the 12-year-old Lake County Chiefs about their weeklong trip to the Junior Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Playing in a weeklong tournament with 18 other teams from across the United...
City Council Holds Back Motorola Cash Incentive
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer With Motorola's planned $40 million Elgin plant on hold, Elgin officials decided Wednesday to fine tune a development contract with the communications giant. The Elgin City Council changed its agreement...
City's Lions Club Chief Does All He Can to Help
Byline: Lori Mieling If you're looking for a capable man to check your pancake batter and the coffee brewing for breakfast, he's your best bet! As third vice president of the Des Plaines Lions Club, he comes with good references for putting together...
Club Helps Unemployed Find the Way to Success
Byline: Jenny Senczysen If you are unemployed or searching for a new job, you are invited to contact the Wayne and Winfield Youth and Family Services (WAYS) Agency for assistance. Presently the agency is sponsoring a pilot program, "Ways To Work"...
County Plans Own Version of Night Court
Byline: Kimberly & Olmstead Harry Anderson won't be there. Neither will John Larroquette. But night court is on its way to Kane County this fall. Unlike the television sitcom, though, Kane County courtroom 101 will hear child support cases,...
Daily Record
A compilation of DuPage County Circuit Court proceedings of June 20-26. Felonies - Wilda M. Rodgers, 44, 320 S. Ottawa St., Joliet. Weapons-firearm in vehicle or concealed: guilty; 4 days in jail, court costs/fines, $310. - Mark A. Rubacha,...
Des Plaines Teenager Sets His Sights on Acting Career
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Watch for the name Alex Reznik at your local movie theater and probably on Broadway. Sooner or later, you should be seeing it. That's the consensus of some of Los Angeles' top casting directors and...
Developer Has Plans to Turn Colson's Site into Retail Complex
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer Sold! For $475,000. The former Colson's Department Store, a staple in Wheaton's downtown, was bought this week at a public auction by a developer who wants to put a restaurant, a retail store or both...
Disney Enjoys Success with Popular Sing-Alongs
Byline: Jeff Tuckman Disney's most successful series is "Sing-Along Songs." There are three new videos that feature a collection of Disney's all-time favorites. The three, new, limited-edition "Sing-Along Songs" volumes take kids on a fun-filled...
Dist. 94 Unveils No-Frills Building Plan
Byline: Carmen Greco Jr. Daily Herald Staff Writer West Chicago High School District 94 officials are mulling a new plan for a proposed building expansion. Like the last proposal, its intent is to meet growing enrollment expected to reach 2,500...
Dist. 95 Seniors Leave Mark with Exit Interviews
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer Lake Zurich High School seniors may be gone, but they're not forgotten. The Lake Zurich Unit District 95 board and officials expect to review the annual senior exit interviews that took a school...
District 300 Faces Uphill Fight to Sell Tax Increase
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer School District 300 officials are touting a $70 million to $80 million tax-increase referendum as the way to solve its crowding woes. But some Algonquin parents argue they've heard the same...
Dreaming of Becoming a Mid-Summer Knight
Byline: Gail Cohen Quick: What comes to mind when you hear the words Camelot, unicorns, French tapestries and gallant knights? If you guessed each is a reminder of the Medieval period in history, chances are you know the answer because you've...
Duffers Can Pick Up Tips at a Good Price
Byline: Sena Krieg If current media coverage of golf tournaments has set your fingers itching to grab a club, the Lombard Park District wants you. It is offering golf clinics at its 9-hole par 35 Western Acres Golf Course at Butterfield Road,...
DuPage Collegians
Cornell College The following students recently received degrees from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Matthew Laubhan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Laubhan of Naperville, received a bachelor of arts degree in international business and...
Editorials
Time can't dim quest for justice Long after the end of the Holocaust, the pursuit of justice for its victims continues, with much success. On Wednesday, newspapers throughout the world began publishing a list of names of people who had accounts...
Elgin Approves Inspection Policy for NHS Homes
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer The Elgin City Council moved Wednesday night to ensure that homes renovated by Neighborhood Housing Services meet city building codes before they are sold. The council approved a measure requiring an...
Elgin Cautiously Upbeat about District Tourney Scheduled to Face Elmhurst in Opener
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Daily Herald Sports Writer Elgin Post 57 coach Rick Pagels likes his team's chances in the American Legion District 11 tournament, which begins tonight at Wing Park in Elgin. "Realistically, we should be in good shape...
Elgin Won't Block New Construction near Tyler Creek
Byline: Eric Krol Daily Herald Staff Writer The Elgin City Council rejected Wednesday night a west side neighborhood group's request to stop any new construction in the Tyler Creek flood plain until an environmental report is completed. The council's...
Elk Grove Theater Takes Early Loss for Long-Term Gain
Byline: Jon Davis Daily Herald Staff Writer Elk Grove Village will apparently lose the Lost World for a couple of months. The sequel to "Jurassic Park" was scheduled to come to the Elk Grove Theater next month, but the theater's owners say the...
Elmhurst Faces Elgin in District Tournament
Byline: Mike Considine Daily Herald Correspondent Before last week's DuPage County American Legion Tournament, Elmhurst's championship streak seemed in jeopardy. The young Post 187 team answered any doubters by winning the four-team tournament...
Emigh Moves Closer to No. 1,000 as He Rides Kitwe to Winner's Circle
Byline: John Leusch Daily Herald Sports Writer With his win in the second race aboard Kitwe, jockey Chris Emigh moved closer to 1,000 for his career. The native of Lake Charles, La., picked up win No. 991 Wednesday at Arlington International...
Energetic Dottie Hardy Heads Healthcare Unit
Byline: Eileen O. Daday If there's one thing Dottie Hardy of Arlington Heights has, it's energy. Consequently, that makes her well suited to head the enthusiastic members of the Northwest Community Healthcare Auxiliary. "I love it," Hardy says....
Explorers Learn from Firefighters on the Job
Byline: Threse Bonnan Weather permitting, members of Explorer Post 383 will paint silver caps on 150 fire hydrants this week. The silver reflective paint makes the hydrants visible at night. The village of Roselle bought the paint, and the volunteer...
Ex-Trustee Complains about Water Rules
Former Village Trustee Tom Swan was on the other side of the board table complaining about the water restrictions. "We spent $3 million and we're no better off today than we were last year," Swan said told village board members this week. "I thought...
Fair-Goers Get Lesson on Barn Life
Byline: Christy Gutowski Daily Herald Staff Writer From music to carnival rides, it's all there at the county fair The 43rd annual DuPage County Fair opened Wednesday with everything from barn tours and watermelon-eating contests to carnival...
Family Ties Influence Career Decisions
Byline: Jim McConoughey When people start looking for a new job, more than ever, family ties play a major role in an employee's decision to relocate. Businesses and corporate America are responding with policies aimed at easing the transition,...
Festival Showcases Tastes and Sounds of Germany
Byline: Robert Sanchez Daily Herald Staff Writer It's time to strap on the lederhosen. German Fest returns to Lombard this weekend. The 31st annual festival, sponsored by Sacred Heart Catholic Church, kicks off at 6 p.m. tonight with games,...
Fight Crime by Meeting Neighbors at Town Party
Byline: Paula Eaton Bring the whole family with you and join other members of our community in participating in the second annual Night Out Against Crime. This event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Concord Park in South Elgin....
First-Aid Training Pays off More Than Once for Eagle Scout
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Kevin Chapman's many hours of practicing first aid in order to earn a Boy Scouts badge proved invaluable to his family this spring. While the 15-year-old Eagle Scout's parents were out one evening...
For a Sign of the (Old) Times, It's the Renaissance Faire in Kenosha
Byline: Arlene Arends Daily Herald Staff Writer Children of all ages will feel like princes and princesses in Renaissance England during the reign of Elizabeth I when they step back in time at the Bristol Renaissance Faire under way on weekends...
Founders' Days Opening a Special Treat for Kids
Byline: Stephanie McClelland Daily Herald Staff Writer After a raucous ride on a bright green alligator, Leah Gulbrandson hopped off and ran to the front of the line for another. "I was not afraid, I even put my hands up in the air," the 9-year-old...
Frangiamore Propels LITH to Title
Byline: Jim Wojciechowski Daily Herald Sports Writer Lake in the Hills coach Mike Meyer exhorted his team as it gathered in front of the dugout after the big win. "Everybody up for a standing ovation for Kevin Frangiamore," offered Meyer, the...
From the Armed Services
Navy Midshipman Anne E. Cossitt, daughter of Carol L. Cossitt of Vernon Hills, recently took part in summer training at sea. Cossitt, a student at United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., served aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Stout,...
'Godspell' Musical a Family Affair at Park Theater Workshop
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Kids just want to have fun. And what better way to do it than to rehearse all summer for a blockbuster musical, learning Broadway show tunes and award- winning choreography, simply by taking a park...
Grads Share Scholarship to Pursue Musical Path
Byline: Connie Powers Friends typically share clothing, advice and secrets, but Marie Ditchie and Allison Tilev are friends who will be sharing a stepping stone to their dreams. The 1997 Glenbard West graduates recently were awarded the Glen...
Green Oaks OKs New Subdivision
Byline: AbScalf Daily Herald Staff Writer Green Oaks residents may soon have new neighbors following the village board's decision to approve plans for Brookhaven subdivision. Brookhaven will include 68 single-family lots on 70 acres west of the...
Hanover Park Sets Aside Day to Honor Parents' Hard Work
Byline: Kendra L. Williams Daily Herald Staff Writer Bruce Sutchar of Hanover Park is on a mission. He wants at least 3 million people to recognize Sunday as National Parents Day and he is starting by going door to door in Hanover Park. Sutchar...
Hearing Set for Proposed Waste Station near West Chicago
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer Residents tend to get upset when someone wants to put a solid waste facility in their community. But don't expect an emotional free-for-all next month when Browning-Ferris Industries airs a proposal...
Heart Beat
Starbucks and a stroll? Sounds good So you've planned an elaborate first date complete with chilled champagne, a rented limousine and a few dozen roses, have you? Well, according to a recent survey by Great Expectations, the nation's largest...
Helping Kids Tune in to the Classics Elgin Symphony's Education Director to Focus on Young Audience
Byline: Vince Galloro Daily Herald Staff Writer It is easy to see why Paul Winberg chose a career in classical music. Just listen to the 34-year-old talk about his first experience with an orchestra in junior high. "I happened to have a friend...
Help Serve Community as Part of Harper Board
Byline: Mary Ahern The Board of Trustees at Harper College in Palatine will have three positions open for the Nov. 4 election. The incumbents on the board of trustees whose terms expire in November 1997 and who have nominating petitions are Barbara...
Horse Pull among Events Showcasing Animal Feats at Lake County Fair
Byline: Bill Cole Daily Herald Staff Writer Mike Zibell's Belgian draft horses, their barrel-thick necks straining against huge harnesses, needed only a few nostril-flaring seconds to tug 42,000 rolling pounds a distance of 27 feet, 6 inches. ...
Horseshoe-Tossing Contest Returns for 4th Year
Byline: Timothy S. Rooney Daily Herald Staff Writer The sight of horseshoes swinging through the air and the familiar thud and clanking that accompany them in the pits is expected in Echo Lake this weekend. The fourth annual Pancic Classic Hair...
Hospice Seeks Caring Helpers
Byline: Barbara Ferguson One of the 19 agencies funded by our Dundee Township United Way is the Fox Valley Hospice in Geneva. Even though its headquarters is not in our immediate area, its impact on our community is great. This organization has...
Is He 'Too Old, Too Slow?' Ex-Bear Woolford Doesn't Think So
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer DUBLIN, Ireland - Donnell Woolford was wearing his familiar No. 21 Wednesday. But nothing else was familiar. To someone used to years of seeing him in Bears colors, he looked strangely somehow like...
Itasca Gives Wood Dale Theater $10,000
Byline: Stacy St. Clair Daily Herald Staff Writer Itasca trustees believe the show must go on. Therefore, the village board is set to give $10,000 to Stage Right, a Wood Dale-based theater company. The money will come from the municipality's...
It's a Family Affair for Vegetable Growers Garden Yields Prize Winners, Plenty of Food
Byline: S.A. Mawhorr Daily Herald Staff Writer Sweat trickles down the faces of Sylvia and Urban Oen as they pull sweetly fragrant onions from the rich, black soil of their prize-winning garden. The youngest of their five children, 14-year-old...
Jim Ryan Declares 'I'm Back' after Grueling Cancer Treatment
Byline: Madeleine Doubek Daily Herald Political Editor He looked a bit shaky and weak. The few wisps and patches of hair that had come back after the first cancer treatment were long gone. Cosmetics helped add some color to his face for the cameras....
Judge Dismisses Suit Linked to Suicide in Arlington Jail
Byline: Robert C. Herguth Daily Herald Staff Writer A lawsuit filed against Arlington Heights police by the mother of a 37-year-old resident who hanged himself in his jail cell has been dismissed. However, the decision by Cook County Circuit...
Just as Ventura Returns
Byline: Scot Gregor Daily Herald Sports Writer DETROIT - For the past four months, White Sox trainer Herm Schneider has said "I don't know" about eight million times. He also has trotted out "possibly," "could be," "It's too early to tell," and...
Kieschnick Wants off Cubs' Merry-Go-Round
Byline: Barry Rozner Word out of Des Moines is that Brooks Kieschnick has had enough of the Cubs and wants out as soon as the North Siders can find him another place to play. The pitcher-turned-outfielder-turned-third baseman-turned first baseman-turned-outfielder...
Lake Shelbyville Has Plenty of Trophy Fish
Byline: Mike Jackson LITHIA SPRINGS, Ill. - I listened a while to Walt Watts howl like a back-country coon hunter, I imagined I was right there in the midst of southern comfort and crawfish tails. We had the man in person, but we were only a half-country...
Larkin Upsets Hoffman
Byline: Daily Herald Staff Reports The final six innings belonged to Larkin on Wednesday afternoon at Hoffman Estates. The No. 7 seeded Royals (15-9) pulled off a 7-2 upset over the No. 2 Hawks in the Hersey regional as they scored 4 runs in...
Leonard's Caddie Learned Lessons at Rolling Green
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald Correspondent Apparently the lessons learned on the golf course at Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights served pro tour caddie Bob Riefke very well. Riefke has been the tour caddie for 1997 British...
Library District Hires Consultant, Pares Architect Firms to 4 for New Building
Byline: Paul M. Anderson Daily Herald Correspondent Algonquin Area Public Library District trustees selected a consultant Wednesday to help them finance a new library building. The trustees also scheduled a meeting Aug. 23 to interview the four...
Library's Web Site a Handy Reference
Byline: Julie O'Brien For all Internet users, the Algonquin Area Public Library provides a wealth of information literally at your fingertips. By visiting its home page at www.nslsilus.org/~referenc/alkhome.html you can find out everything you...
Lions Club Starts Group for Youth
Byline: Kristie Benedik A new program for young people called the Leo Club is starting in Carpentersville. Sponsored by the Carpentersville Lions Club, the Leo Club is open to young people 10 and older. At age 21, they are eligible for regular...
Live Practice vs. Steelers a New Experience for Mirer
Byline: John Mullin Daily Herald Sports Writer DUBLIN, Ireland - This training camp has been full of "firsts" for new Bears quarterback Rick Mirer. Wednesday's joint practice here against the Pittsburgh Steelers was the first time Mirer, a four-year...
Local 4-H'er Makes Most of Storm's Remnants
Byline: Linda Kurcz 4-H members look forward to this week every year. They have it posted on their calendars far in advance. Yet, there is always the last-minute scurry of activity to complete unfinished projects. It must be DuPage County Fair time....
Met's Alexander Headed to Cubs? Anderson, Floyd Also Possibilities
Byline: Barry Rozner Daily Herald Sports Writer The Cubs may have found the young infielder they've been searching for in the form of Mets shortstop Manny Alexander. Two separate sourced confirmed late Wednesday night that New York has asked...
Milton Twp. May Enforce Spa Law If County Doesn't Act
Byline: John Chase Daily Herald Staff Writer A law banning massage parlors has sat in the books for the past month-and-a-half, being violated every day. Affecting a roughly eight square-mile area and two topless parlors in the middle of DuPage...
More Spending for Computers in Proposed Dist. 54 Budget
Byline: Larry Smith Daily Herald Staff Writer At virtually every meeting during the past year, Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 officials have spent a couple of hundred thousand dollars on computer equipment. As a result, every school...
Motorcycle Riders Help Kids with Brain Tumors
Byline: Ruth Silverman During a recent open house, Phyllis Rose, owner of ReMax Experts in Buffalo Grove, spotted a man with a jacket bearing the words, "I Ride for Kids." The kids in question are those who suffer from brain tumors. Curious,...
Mount Prospect May Consider Condemnation to Spur Growth
Byline: Amy McLaughlin Daily Herald Staff Writer Most Mount Prospect village and business leaders admit it may come down to condemning properties in an effort to spur downtown redevelopment. That's one of the major findings of village officials...
Multi-University Expands Courses
Byline: Mark Spencer Daily Herald Staff Writer Students wanting to earn an undergraduate or master's degree from a public university soon may not have to leave Lake County. A growing number of courses in various disciplines are being planned...
Mundelein Redefine 'Family'
Byline: Russell Lissau Daily Herald Staff Writer With fewer and fewer American homes resembling traditional nuclear families, Mundelein officials have reconsidered what they will legally consider a family. The village board expanded their definition...
Naperville All-Star Team Meets All the Title Criteria
Byline: Bob Musinski Daily Herald Staff Writer The Naperville Little League American League All-Star team is a small-cap stock worthy of the Beardstown Ladies' portfolio. Here's the (slightly revised) criteria of the famous investor group in...
Naperville Doctors Group Suing Edward Hospital for Fraud
Byline: Deborah Johnson Daily Herald Staff Writer A physicians organization is suing Edward Hospital in Naperville for $25 million, alleging fraud, breach of contract and interference with third-party agreements. "We think their goal is to put...
Naperville Officials Say 3-Story Building on Drawing Board
Byline: Ray Minor Daily Herald Staff Writer After years of starts and stops, a project to build a three-story office and retail building in downtown Naperville finally might get going. Developer Dwight Yackley, of BBM Inc., wants to tear down...
Naperville Tennis Pro Continues to Improve with Age
Byline: John Lemon Daily Herald Correspondent Karen O'Sullivan doesn't see it as getting older. She sees it as getting better. O'Sullivan, a 40-year-old from Naperville, continued her mid-life rise to the elite of the women's tennis world last...
New Chapter in the Long Book of GOP Feuds
Byline: Madeleine Doubek A while back, Republicans were blamed for shutting down the federal government. This time, they've scaled back. Some of them, it would seem, have succeeded in shutting down just the House. Not much is happening because...
New SportsChannel Studios Are State-of-Art
Byline: Ted Cox TV/radio columnist There are still guys walking around carrying ladders and paint cans, and the actual studios aren't yet completed, but SportsChannel is settling into its new digs downtown in the Apparel Center. The offices in...
No Clear Favorite in District 10 Final Four
Byline: Jeff Clarkson Daily Herald Correspondent The final four American Legion teams remaining in Lake County District 10 will get down to the business of determining a champion this weekend. The top four seeds from last weekend all survived...
Obituaries
Ethelyn D. Beauchamp Services for Ethelyn D. Beauchamp (nee Cowger), 78, of Wheatridge, Colo., will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Chapel at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights. Born March 19, 1919, in Clearmont, Mo., she died Saturday,...
Officer Accuses Kallas of Harassment
Byline: Matthew Nickerson Daily Herald Staff Writer Oakbrook Terrace police officer Richard Winninger's clashes with Mayor William Kallas date back to at least July 1995. That's when Winninger accused the mayor of using a municipal newsletter...
Once More, with Feeling Jackson Will Be Back for a Final Hurrah with Bulls
Byline: Kent McDill Daily Herald Sports Writer An "easy hop" allowed Phil Jackson to make a huge jump in salary as coach of the Bulls. Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, representing Bulls ownership, flew to Montana last Friday to meet with the coach...
Organizer Gives Race Personal Attention
Byline: Melinda Willen I arrived this past Sunday at the sixth annual Grayslake Family Fun Run a bit early to see if Maureen Snider might need a little help. She's been organizing the event since it started six years ago. I had spoken to her...
Palatine Lawyer Sentenced to 8 Years
Byline: Steve Warmbir A Palatine lawyer was sentenced to eight years in prison this week for bilking a couple out of $157,000. Edward G. Wells, 53, of 540 Revere Lane, stole the money from a downstate Kings couple who came into the cash after...
Parks Officials Aren't Hooked on Apartments near Course
Byline: Christine Tatum Daily Herald Staff Writer A golf course near an apartment might not prove to be the quiet, scenic haven it's often cracked up to be. Hoffman Estates Park District officials already are anticipating trouble should Terrestris...
Party Store Helps Summertime Bashes
Byline: Kim Mikus It's the season for wedding showers, weekend barbecues and birthday parties, and you may need some advise in planning such big events. The Factory Card Outlet, with stores in Buffalo Grove, Palatine, Mount Prospect and Hanover...
Planet Hollywood Bash 'Kind of like the Oscars'
Byline: Scott Silvestri Daily Herald Staff Writer Gurnee notables dreaming of rubbing elbows with the likes of Demi Moore, Bruce Willis or Sylvester Stallone at Planet Hollywood's grand opening may be in for a rude awakening. The star-studded...
Police Beat
Lake Zurich - Someone stole $558.90 worth of cigarettes from a gas station storeroom Saturday, according to police reports. A clerk at a station on the first block of North Rand Road told police that a man entered the station and then went into...