Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)

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

Articles from February 8, 2009

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A Brief Respite from winterAEs Cold Grasp
Byline: Associated Press Illinois residents shed cold-weather clothes and spent time outside Saturday as rare balmy weather provided a break in the long winter cold spell. Romeoville-based National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Nelson said...
aeDaddy Gives Him strengthAE Cody Smith Helps Wauconda Wrap Up an Emotional Regional Triumph
Cody Smith jutted his finger in the air, as if to say, "ThatAEs for you, Dad." Then, as soon as the referee raised SmithAEs hand in triumph, his Wauconda wrestling teammates sprinted to him. They mobbed him as if the junior were a rock star. ...
aeHearts of goldAE
Byline: Sheila Ahern sahern@dailyherald.com Parameswari Gopalan, a nurse at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, was about to start her shift July 4, 2008, when she noticed a man in a wheelchair trying to find his daughter. Both were in a serious...
A Great Day for Redhawks
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia, Marmion and WW South each had three individual champions, and Wheaton North had two, but Naperville Central and Glenbard East were the cream of the crop at SaturdayAEs Class 3A Wheaton North...
Amor Incontaminado Flores Tarjetas Chocolates Vino Cena Regalos -BYLN- Por Julie Merar Para Reflejos
Para muchos, el Da de San Valentn podra traer a la mente tarjetas de papel comercializadas, dulces o artculos caros, todo producido en serie. Muchos de los regalos tradicionales que se comparten este da pueden da[+ or -]ar el medio ambiente. Entonces,...
Animals & Plants Family Music Theater
Morton Arboretum, |4100 Route 53, Lisle: This outdoor museum features more than 4,000 kinds of trees, shrubs and other plants from around the world planted in natural landscapes. ItAEs open from 7 a.m. to sunset 365 days a year. The ChildrenAEs Garden...
Arlington Heights Honors Aehearts of goldAE
Byline: Sheila Ahern sahern@dailyherald.com Parameswari Gopalan, a nurse at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, was about to start her shift July 4, 2008, when she noticed a man in a wheelchair trying to find his daughter. Both were in a serious...
A-Roid? Report Says Yes
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK u As Barry Bonds prepares to defend his name, Alex Rodriguez, the slugger who eventually may surpass him as the all-time home run leader, has become ensnared by the Steroids Era. Rodriguez tested positive for...
Attitude Adjustment Benefits Warren
Byline: Patricia Babcock McGraw pbabcock@dailyherald.com ThereAEs nothing like a stern talking to and a mid-game benching to get a basketball playerAEs attention. Now multiply that by five and thatAEs sending a pretty powerful message. Just...
Bartlett Gives Unbeaten Geneva a Tough Battle
Byline: Jenny LaPorte jlaporte@dailyherald.com In the spirit of the first BartlettuGeneva-Kay Yow WBCA Cancer Fund aePink ZoneAE fundraiser, Bartlett showed that despite facing the No. 1 ranked team in the Daily Herald Top 20, giving up was not...
Bears Escape Huskies
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com For 27 minutes, the Lake Zurich and Hersey boys basketball teams were never separated by more than 6 points. In fact, there were many times when the two teams exchanged leads on every possession. Then,...
Bears Rally to Victory
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com For 27 minutes, the Lake Zurich and Hersey boys basketball teams were never separated by more than 6 points. In fact, there were many times when the two teams exchanged leads on every possession. ...
Beeswax Helps Strengthen Thread When Sewing Buttons
Q. When I sew on buttons, I feel that there must be a better way. Mine fall off, or worse, they are somehow too tight, and they look so messy. Help. Lynn A. A. Sewing on buttons and hooks and eyes is a task that even a nonsewer should know how...
Beloved Tchotchkes Not Meant for a Museum Case
Some of us buy things because of their looks; some buy things as mementos of a place or an experience; and some buy things in order to show off their taste, worldliness and/or wealth. In many cases, these things get scattered around the house, where...
Best of the Best Honored
Byline: Sue Ter Maat stermaat@dailyherald.com Mount Prospect on Saturday night honored 12 shining stars, who contributed to the village whether it be volunteering or beautifying the neighborhood. About 700 people attended the 16th annual Celestial...
Births Advocate Condell Medical Center
* Aiden Christopher Wilson, Oct. 23, to Christopher and Kristin Wilson of Gurnee, brother of Luke Joseph. Grandparents: Josephine and David Wilson of Lancaster, Calif., Kathy Butler of Bloomington and Don and Barb Stewart of Franklin, Tenn. Great-grandparents:...
Bobcats Ship Morrison to Lakers
Byline: Associated Press The Charlotte Bobcats traded managing partner Michael JordanAEs first draft pick on Saturday, sending struggling forward Adam Morrison and reserve guard Shannon Brown to the Los Angeles Lakers for forward Vladimir Radmanovic....
Brief Respite from winterAEs Cold Grasp
Byline: Associated Press Illinois residents shed cold-weather clothes and spent time outside Saturday as rare balmy weather provided a break in the long winter cold spell. Romeoville-based National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Nelson said...
Broncos Advance in Bunches
Byline: Jason Watt Daily Herald Correspondent They came, they saw, they conquered. Every single wrestler on the Montini wrestling squad made it through the Class 2A Fenton regional Saturday afternoon. In fact every single one of the Broncos were...
Bulls canAEt Hold on, Fall in OT
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald DALLAS u Jason Kidd didnAEt score a point for 47 minutes and 47 seconds. He was benched in the first half due to an inability to keep up with Derrick Rose on defense. But KiddAEs first basket of the night,...
Canulli, Benet Play the Role of Winner at St. Viator
Byline: John Leusch jleusch@dailyherald.com When it comes to starting, Danielle Canulli says she does not have a preference. "I just love playing," said the 5-foot-7 sophomore guard for BenetAEs girls basketball team. "As long as I get to play,...
Cats canAEt Overcome Iowa 3s
Byline: Special to the Daily Herald IOWA CITY, Iowa u The pieces were in place Saturday for Northwestern to take another step up the Big Ten basketball ladder and stay in position for a postseason bid. The Wildcats, however, couldnAEt stop Iowa...
Cats Come Back
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Neal Weiner just refused to believe. Perhaps thinking that it was an April FoolAEs hoax, the Wheeling coach needed more than an official nod from assistant J.P. Akouri and even tournament officials...
Cats Win at Z-B
Byline: John Bumbales Daily Herald Correspondent The Class 3A Zion-Benton wrestling regional turned out to be quite a showcase for Libertyville on Saturday. The Wildcats actually trailed rival Mundelein 78.5 to 78 after two rounds, but Libertyville...
Centro En Elgin Ofrece Programa De Prevencin del VIH En Espa[+ or -]Ol -BYLN- Por Elena Ferrarin Eferrarin@reflejos.Com
Adelina Lpez siente que est[sz] bien informada acerca del VIH, pero cree que hay muchas latinas que necesitan saber m[sz]s. "Siempre me gustaba leer los libros de mis hijos, especialmente los de ciencias naturales, as que s de la infeccin", dijo...
CL South Takes Valley Battle from C-G
Byline: John Radtke jradtke@dailyherald.com The long haul isnAEt quite over, but thereAEs now a light at the end of the tunnel for Crystal Lake SouthAEs girls basketball team. Using stifling defense and pinpoint free-throw shooting in the fourth...
College Town? Not Here
Byline: Justin Kmitch jkmitch@dailyherald.com Aurora resident Ronald Anderson recently got his property tax assessment lowered by 25 percent, but heAEs not necessarily happy about it. The 31-year resident of the 100 block of South Buell Avenue...
Color Her Red, White, Blue & Pink
Byline: Mike Spellman mspellman@dailyherald.com In only four years, professional golfer Paula Creamer has done more for her sport by the ripe old age of 22 than many players accomplish in a lifetime. To wit: * LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year...
County Official in Hot Water over Policy Changes
Byline: Rob Olmstead rolmstead@dailyherald.com A Cook County administrator is under fire for ordering sweeping changes in a politically sensitive program without telling her boss, county board President Todd Stroger or any board commissioners. ...
Creating an Office
Byline: Jennifer Forker Associated Press More and more Americans are working from home, whether that means plopping a laptop on the dining room table or having a room dedicated as an office. Phones and computers aside, virtually any space can...
D-CAEs Lewis Wins 3rd Regional
Byline: Mike Garofola Daily Herald Correspondent Neal Weiner just refused to believe. Perhaps thinking that it was an April FoolAEs hoax, the Wheeling wrestling coach needed more than an official nod from assistant J.P. Akouri and even tournament...
DePaul Finds Positives in Blowout Loss
Byline: Lindsey Willhite lwillhite@dailyherald.com When Jerry Wainwright went to New York for the Big East media days in October, he and other coaches sat around predicting life for the loaded leagueAEs lesser teams. "A common theme was, aeYour...
Designers Hunt through Shops in Search of Treasure
Even interior designers look to used furniture stores to find that "just right" piece. Mike Moore, owner of MJM Design Group in Elk Grove Village, discovered a lime green Bombay chest at an auction house about 10 years ago while on the hunt for...
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Raymond Didur Sr. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Raymond Didur Sr., 84, of Union Grove, Wis., will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Des Plaines, Ill. Inurnment will follow in All Saints Cemetery,...
Does This Shape Make It Taste Better?
Does this shape make it taste better? ValentineAEs Day can be a lot of fun, although I remember at least one where the snow was so heavy that romantic dinners were ruined by the time commuters got home. You donAEt want to spend a lot of money...
DonAEt Forget Final, Important Step with Contractors
Q. We are attempting to refinance our mortgage and just learned there is a mechanics lien against our property. This was a guy who did some remodeling work for us about a year ago. We had some problems with him and he ended up not finishing the...
Driving Distracted a State of Mind but Data Shows It Leads to Accidents
I was driving in my car, beep, beep, obeying the law sure is neat, when (just like the Gerber jingle) someone rear-ended me. Not just anyone but an attorney driving the worldAEs largest Range Rover, which chewed up and spit out the rear bumper on...
Earthquake Survivor; Pro Bowl Lineman
Byline: Associated Press Herbert Hamrol, who survived the Great Earthquake of 1906 and recalled for later generations how his mother carried him to safety that day, has died. He was 106. His death came less than a month after he celebrated his...
El Festival Internacional Anual N"mero 13 De North Central College Se Celebrar[beta]
El Festival Internacional Anual Nmero 13 de North Central College se celebrar[sz] el 8 de feb. Esc[sz]pese del fro invernal, venga y disfrute de comida, msica en vivo, artesanas y juegos de diferentes partes del mundo. En North CentralAEs Merner Field...
Emp[beta]pese De Romanticismo Y Disfrute del Da De San Valentn
Byline: Por Scott C. Morgan Para Reflejos El Da de San Valentn es el 14 de feb., y ahora es el momento de hacer planes. Y qu mejor forma de celebrarlo que con una cena o brunch con su media naranja. Aqu presentamos una lista de unos cuantos lugares...
Fence Post
Who really pays for cigarette tax? The smoker doesnAEt suffer by the added taxes. They will pay whatever the price for their nicotine addiction. ItAEs the family of the smoker(s) that suffer. That money could be much better spent on a family...
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The real cost of stimulus package It would go a long way toward transparency if our elected representatives would clearly remind the public that the stimulus package is money the U.S. is, in effect, borrowing in large part from China, which will...
Fence Post
Keep close eye on our new leaders Have you ever run afoul of the IRS? Not too many people havenAEt for a number of reasons. They are a lovely group of people, friendly and gracious, uh, not! Today, the Chicago Tribune proudly splashed pictures...
Fence Post
McFeggan an asset to Carpentersville Being a resident here in Carpentersville for over 25 years, IAEve seen a lot of changes, and not were all good. But there is a person who can make that all change. His name is Bradford McFeggan. Many may...
Festival Celebrates Black History, Culture
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com Kiesha Williams commutes from Chicago to Elgin for her job as an Elgin Area School District U-46 social worker. Saturday, she drove to the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin to soak up the scene...
Fighting 911 Fraud
Byline: Associated Press Doug Bates and his wife, Stacey, were in bed around 10 p.m., their 2-year-old daughters asleep in a nearby room. Suddenly they were shaken awake by the wail of police sirens and the rumble of a helicopter above their suburban...
Freebie!
Freebie! Coffee and chocolate u what a pair! Start planning for a romantic ValentineAEs Day treat at the "Coffee and Chocolate Tasting" event. Learn about pairing winter coffee flavors with a variety of chocolates. Guests will taste samples and...
FremdAEs Fortunes on the Reising
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com Will Reising was pretty fired up to help Fremd end a three-game losing streak. Teammate Chris Vainisi found out the hard way during the introductions of the starting lineups for SaturdayAEs nonconference...
From Boys to Men aeItAEs All about Respecting yourselfAE
Byline: por Elena Ferrarin eferrarin@reflejos.com Durante sus cuatro a[+ or -]os de preparatoria, Genaro S[sz]enz pas casi cada tercer domingo por las noches desarrollando su entendimiento de lo que significa ser un "joven fenomenal". Y aparentemente,...
From Boys to Men aeItAEs All about Respecting yourselfAE
Byline: Elena Ferrarin eferrarin@reflejos.com Throughout his four years of high school, Genaro Saenz pretty much spent every other Sunday evening developing his understanding of what it means to be a "phenomenal young man." By all accounts, the...
Furious Finish Just What Doctor Ordered
Byline: Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. u Thrilling finish, dramatic wrecks and a record number of lead changes. It was just what NASCAR wanted u and needed. Kevin Harvick boldly passed Jamie McMurray on the last lap of the exhibition...
Gilberts Lands in familyAEs Doghouse
Byline: Larissa Chinwah lchinwah@dailyherald.com When 10-year-old Talia Surges got home from school last week, she thought someone had found her uncleAEs dog, Scooby, because the missing dog signs her family had put up had been taken down around...
Gilberts Lands in familyAEs Doghouse Doghouse: President Says If Signs Are in Wrong Spot, They Go
Byline: Larissa Chinwah lchinwah@dailyherald.com When 10-year-old Talia Surges got home from school last week, she thought someone had found her uncleAEs dog, Scooby, because the missing dog signs her family had put up had been taken down around...
Hawks Suffer Bit of a Letdown
Byline: Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia u Six games down, 4 wins. The Blackhawks will take it. Despite suffering a lopsided 7-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks at GM Place on Saturday night, the Hawks canAEt be unhappy with a 4-2...
Hispana Ense[+ or -]a a Adolescentes Cmo Mejorar Su Estilo De Vida
ARKANSAS u (AP) Susan Mariotti est[sz] usando sus experiencias para ayudar a chicas adolescentes a alcanzar todo su potencial. Criada en un peque[+ or -]o pueblo al oeste de Texas, Mariotti vivi con su madre hispana hasta que se cas a los 15 a[+...
Hoffman, Mead Break Free of Maine East
Byline: Marty Maciaszek mmaciaszek@dailyherald.com The flu bug hit Luke Mead pretty hard this week. But making only one practice didnAEt keep the Hoffman Estates senior from a nearly perfect performance in a seemingly endless parade to the free-throw...
Home Show in St. Charles Still Drawing Large Crowds
Byline: Harry Hitzeman hhitzeman@dailyherald.com Curious yet conservative consumers descended Saturday upon the annual Old House New House Home Show in St. Charles, looking for the newest in comfort and a good bargain, too. "The traffic this...
Hoping to Find Romance Online Comes with Many Unknowns
Q. Do you have any "rules" for online dating that pertain to determining the personAEs character and integrity before continuing the relationship? I got very badly burned by someone recently who seemed to be of sterling character, treated me well,...
How to Keep Fresh after a Long Flight
Byline: Gail Todd Daily Herald Correspondent Recently while seated in coach on a flight to London, I watched a businessman get himself in a real jam. Actually, it was jelly. And he didnAEt get himself in it. The man was sandwiched between a window...
In Recession, Payday Lending Issue Takes New Spin
Byline: Associated Press SEATTLE u With legal and travel fees piling up in the custody battle for his daughter, Brady Greenberg turned to a payday lender and took out a loan for $700. Two years later, Greenberg said he has paid thousands of dollars...
ItAEs No Big Deal, but Neuqua Wins UEC
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent Conference swimming meets mark the final time a schoolAEs entire squad performs on deck together. By the time the IHSA sectional rolls around in two weeks, the size of the team will be pared to around...
ItAEs Time to Change Our Marijuana Laws
ItAEs tough being a celebrity, especially if youAEre young and find yourself at a party, where marijuana and cameras should never mix. And itAEs not exactly heaven being sheriff of a county with escalating drug crimes and pressure to treat all offenders...
JacobsAE Rood, Payne Qualify for State Tourney
Byline: Allen Oshinski Daily Herald Correspondent Jacobs just missed qualifying for state as a team, but that doesnAEt mean the Golden Eagles wonAEt be well-represented at RockfordAEs Cherry Bowl next weekend. Jen Rood and Becca Payne grabbed...
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Elizabeth D. Johnson a lifelong resident of St. Charles The friends of Elizabeth D. Johnson, 97 years young, are invited to a visitation and funeral service on Tuesday morning, Feb. 10, at the St. Charles Congregational Church, LaFox Road, Wasco....
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Margaret Dorothy Johnson A funeral service for Margaret Dorothy Johnson, 94, of Aurora, a former longtime resident of St. Charles, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, St. Charles. Visitation...
Just for Jayne
Byline: Elisabeth Mistretta emisteretta@dailyherald.com For the past two years, Jayne Zenker and her family have discovered some of the best gifts and worst challenges life can throw at you. The 18-year-old Carol Stream girl was diagnosed in...
KEY: Four Stars: Superior. Three Stars: Good. Two Stars: Average. One Star: Poor
KEY: Four stars: superior. Three stars: good. Two stars: average. One star: poor. D (drug use) L (language) N (nudity) S (sexual situations, references) V (violence). Ratings by Dann Gire, Daily Herald film critic, unless otherwise noted. Picks...
Lake Erie Ice Strands Anglers
Byline: Associated Press OAK HARBOR, Ohio u A miles-wide ice floe broke away Saturday from Lake ErieAEs shoreline, trapping more than 130 fishermen offshore, some for as long as four hours. One man fell into the water and later died of an apparent...
La NBA Se Mueve Hacia Europa UN RETIRADO Y UN NOVATO EN EUROPA
(EFE) u Ha comenzado la marcha inversa. Hasta hace poco el sue[+ or -]o era jugar en la mejor liga del mundo, la NBA, pero desde hace un par de a[+ or -]os algunos jugadores importantes prefieren marcharse a Europa. El lmite salarial en la NBA y los...
LarkinAEs Martin Regional Champ
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard North showed exactly why itAEs the best. The Panthers won their ninth straight regional crown, this time sweeping through the competition at SaturdayAEs Class 3A Elgin wrestling regional....
Late aeNight MayorAE Would Be Proud
The late Jimmy Kacheres would certainly approve of the effort. Or at least heAEd understand where the "concerned neighbors" were coming from and why they were, well, concerned. Kacheres, known by many as the "Night Mayor" of St. Charles for his...
Learning about Lincoln
Byline: Samantha Nelson Daily Herald Correspondent This month, Illinois celebrates the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, making it the perfect time to teach your kids about the president who led America through the Civil War and fought against...
Liga De F"tbol De Woodstock Busca Participantes Aguirre Se Va del Atltico Con la Conciencia Tranquila Cuenca Ecuatoriano Derrota Al Anzo[beta]tegui De Venezuela Y Se Clasifica Once Pases Presentan Propuestas Para Mundiales De 2018 Y 2022
WOODSTOCK u La Liga Premier Soccer League de Woodstock, Illinois, invita cordialmente a la comunidad en general a sus torneos de ftbol soccer a realizarse en la primavera y verano prximos en las siguientes categoras: Infantil de 10 a 12 a[+ or -]os,...
Little-Known Rollins Grabs 3-Stroke Lead over Villegas
Byline: Associated Press It was easy for John Rollins to feel ignored, even after taking a 3-shot lead in the Buick Invitational in San Diego. He played in the final group Saturday with Camilo Villegas, whose picture can be found in magazines...
Looking for Lincoln
Byline: Associated Press WASHINGTON u Two hundred years after the birth of Abraham Lincoln, we still seek him in words and in action, in lessons from his life, in reminders of his legend u and in pilgrimages to the temple built in his honor. ...
Los M"ltiples Beneficios De Los [Beta]cidos Omega 3
(EFE) u Los Omega 3 son [sz]cidos grasos esenciales poliinsaturados que se encuentran en grandes cantidades en los pescados azules y algunos vegetales, como la semilla de lino y las nueces. Cada da que pasa, los cientficos descubren nuevos beneficios...
Love on the Cheap Heats Up Recession-Era Romance
Byline: Melissa Rayworth Associated Press Christina and Kevin Moran donAEt want to stop dating. After more than 10 years of marriage, theyAEre still crazy about each other. Despite the pressures that come from raising five kids and running a...
Marklund Ball, Raffle Offers aeWickedAE Chance
Marklund will host its 13th annual "Top Hat Ball," appropriately titled "RED" in recognition of ValentineAEs Day, Saturday, Feb. 14, at Navy PierAEs historic Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. Cocktails will be from 6 to 7 p.m., with dinner...
Michigan State Builds 2-Game Lead
Byline: Associated Press Chris Allen scored 16 points, and Draymond Green had season highs with 15 points and 12 rebounds, helping No. 13 Michigan State make up for some poor shooting and a missing standout in a 75-47 victory over Indiana on Saturday...
Moving on to Sectionals
Byline: Gary Larsen Daily Herald Correspondent Batavia, Marmion and WW South each had three individual champions, and Wheaton North had two, but Naperville Central and Glenbard East were the cream of the crop at SaturdayAEs Class 3A Wheaton North...
Neari Makes Difference for St. Charles North
Byline: Dave Oberhelman doberhelman@dailyherald.com Court awareness. Unselfish play. Balanced scoring. These are reasons why St. Charles North is in the thick of the Upstate Eight Conference race u and they were on display Saturday against Waubonsie...
Newcomer Grant to Join Antioch at State
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent The Antioch girls bowling team will make its second trip to the state tournament in four years. For Grant, going to state is a little less common. The Bulldogs broke a 46-year drought by earning...
Nitpicking shouldnAEt Decide Who Wins
One is criticized for work that isnAEt neatly stapled. Another is scolded for forgetting to number pages on the homework. One had an answer right in several places, but the focus is on the one spot where itAEs wrong. Sounds like a day in the classroom...
No Espere Hasta Que Su Empresa Saque la Podadora
Byline: Por Elizabeth Garone Desde el primer da en su trabajo, el gerente de inform[sz]tica Alec Satin senta que algo andaba mal. "Me deca a m mismo que todo iba a mejorar", recuerda. "Pero no sucedi". A mediados de noviembre, el proyecto en el...
Official in Hot Water over Policy Changes
Byline: Rob Olmstead rolmstead@dailyherald.com A Cook County administrator is under fire for ordering sweeping changes in a politically sensitive program without telling her boss, county board President Todd Stroger or any board commissioners. ...
On a Mission
Byline: Arthur H. Rotstein Associated Press Writer TUCSON, Ariz. u The White Dove of the Desert is living up to its nickname again, its west tower refurbished, resplendent in a dazzling white finish once more. The tower at Mission San Xavier...
Once Held, Always a Suspect?
Byline: Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan u It was 2 a.m. when a rocket launcher sent a grenade slamming into the front gate of Hafizullah Shahbaz KhielAEs walled compound. Screeching children and women ran into a small underground room. American...
Online Daters Weigh Quality versus Quantity
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK u When it comes to love, Kathleen Hanover is searching for a needle in a haystack. So to find Mr. Right, she has profiles on at least five online dating sites. Hanover, who owns a marketing business, figured...
OscarAEs Big Secret ShowAEs Producers Tight-Lipped about HollywoodAEs Big Dance
Byline: Sandy Cohen Associated Press CULVER CITY, Calif. u Bill Condon and Laurence Mark breeze into their offices at Sony Studios for a quick break during another marathon workday. The writer-director and producer, who worked together on 2006AEs...
Panthers Make It 9 Straight
Byline: Matt Stacionis Daily Herald Correspondent Glenbard North showed exactly why itAEs the best. The Panthers won their ninth straight regional crown, this time sweeping through the competition at SaturdayAEs Class 3A Elgin wrestling regional....
Physical, Emotionalmaturity donAEt Always Match for Teenagers
A 14-year-old I know stood in line at a custom bowling supply store. About 6 feet, 2 inches tall and 180 pounds, already with a manAEs voice and beard, he certainly didnAEt look his age. It was hardly surprising when the clerk u another young man u...
Popping the Question doesnAEt Have to Break Bank
Byline: Megan K. Scott Associated Press DonAEt despair if two monthsAE salary wonAEt buy your sweetie that diamond solitaire sheAEs been eyeing. Here are some engagement ring trends that wonAEt break the budget. Ditch platinum Platinum has...
Previous Owners May Be Liable for Concealing Structural Damage
Q. Since purchasing our home, numerous cracks have appeared in the walls. Some are as wide as one-half inch. WeAEve also noticed that patching has been done at many of these cracks, indicating that the sellers of the home were aware of the problem...
Public Service Gone Too Far?
Byline: Mick Zawislak and Russell Lissau mzawislak@dailyherald.com rlissau@dailyherald.com Some suburban candidates are taking their quest for public service to a new level: running for multiple offices. A few are chasing after two seats; at...
Redwings Time Run to Earn Win
Byline: Daily Herald Reports In a 32-minute dogfight, two made the difference. A brief but brilliant third-quarter spurt of basketball gave BenetAEs boys team the margin it needed in a 59-54 win over Wheaton Academy Saturday in Lisle. The...
Report on A-Rod Juices Scandal That Grows On
Barry Bonds may never see the inside of a jail cell. Odds are, Alex Rodriguez wonAEt even get his hand slapped. It doesnAEt really matter much anymore. By now weAEre so numb to the whole steroid mess in baseball that it wouldnAEt be much of a surprise...
Ring It Up: Colorful Foliage Makes Coral Bells Even Prettier
When I was a new to gardening, I planted coral bells (Heuchera) for the dainty bell-shaped flowers of pink, red or white that float above the low, mounding foliage. I loved watching hummingbirds visit the blossoms and sometimes I even cut some of the...
RL Seniors Net NSC Prairie Championship
Byline: Joe Aguilar jaguilar@dailyherald.com Sometime after Round LakeAEs fans rushed their home court and sometime after they sprayed string on their girls basketball heroes, but before the players cut down the nets, an emotional Ashley Miller...
Saints Edge N. Stars at UEC
Byline: Darryl Mellema Daily Herald Correspondent In some senses, the meet-ending 400-yard freestyle relay was a microcosm to St. Charles EastAEs entire day at the Upstate Eight Conference boys swimming and diving championships. The Saints stated...
Saints Look Good Beating Lake Park; ACC Rolls
Byline: Daily Herald reports St. Charles East coach Brian Clodi was pleased with the latest strong showing by the Saints, a 53-38 win over Lake Park Saturday night in St. Charles. Twelve different Saints scoreds. Kevin Senechalle led St. Charles...