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 4, 2013

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Events that specify they are for those who are over age 50, including clubs, trips and support programs. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Bingo and lunch: 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4; Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington....
A Business Look at the Marketplace Fairness Act
David Davis, the owner of Davis Audio & Video, is generally reserved when talking about political issues that impact his successful, family-owned, small business. However, when David talks about how difficult it is to compete with large online...
A.M. Castle Announces Restructuring Plan
Byline: Daily Herald Business Ledger news services OAK BROOK Metal and plastics specialty manufacturer A. M. Castle & Co. announced plans to restructure the company, which it said will improve its operating profit by $33 million and reduce...
ARC Physical Therapy Has Been on Both Sides of the Recession: Seeing More Overlo
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Ledger Writer akukec@dailyherald.com ARC Physical Therapy has been on both sides of the recession: seeing more overloaded patients with stress-related complaints and tightening its own bottom line to...
Are You ... Creatively Inclined? Community Art & Writing Contest Is the Forum for You
Byline: Eileen O. Daday Daily Herald correspondent Calling all writers, poets and artists. Officials with Northwest Suburban High School District 214 and the Daily Herald are looking for submissions for their annual Community Art & Writing...
As America Ages, Senior Care Options Flourish
Byline: Associated Press WASHINGTON Millions of families are beginning to grapple with the one major health expense for which most Americans are not insured: long-term care. About 10 million seniors currently rely on others for daily care, such...
Avid Runner Moves Business to New Location
An interview with Janet Leet, owner of s in Arlington Heights. Q: Describe your business. What do you do? A: I am a running mechanics specialist. I work with middle school, high school, collegiate, and adults to develop the skill of running....
Backlash over Turnarounds
Byline: Associated Press LOS ANGELES The federal governments push for drastic reforms at chronically low achieving schools has led to takeovers by charter operators, overhauls of staff and curriculum, and even school shutdowns across the country....
BC-FBN-Super Bowl, 21st Ld-Writethru,785 URGENT Lights Out: Ravens Beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl AP Photo SB529, SB512, SB489, SB496, SB513, SB490, SB445, SB229, SB442, LAMG104, SB399, SB162, SB385, SB268, SB217, SB222, SB211, SB203, SB219, SB204, SB357, SB195, SB278, SB358, SB384
Byline: Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer NEW ORLEANS From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The outage flipped the momentum to...
Beautiful Moment for Sandy Hook Students
Byline: Associated Press NEW ORLEANS As 26 children in white polo shirts excitedly walked to center of the Superdome field and prepared to sing, a packed Super Bowl crowd revved up by a day of partying in the Big Easy fell silent. The chorus...
Big Question in the Pension Debate Looms: Are Cuts to Benefits Legal?
Byline: Mike Riopell State Government Writer mriopell@dailyherald.com By Mike Riopell State Government Writer mriopell@dailyherald.com SPRINGFIELD As lawmakers resume the debate over Illinoiss growing retirement fund debts in the coming weeks,...
Bottom Line: Better Team Won
NEW ORLEANS It ended another lifetime after it began, with the Baltimore Ravens gladly surrendering two points that meant nothing except to some lucky bettors in Vegas. One brother patted the other on the cheek and, just like that, the strangest Super...
Brian Burke Links Technology Pieces Together
Byline: Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Ledger Editor kmikus@dailyherald.com By Kim Mikus Daily Herald Business Ledger Editor kmikus@dailyherald.com Enthusiastic and optimistic are two words Brian Burke admits describe him best. The characteristics...
Bulls Statistics
Bulls statistics (Through February 2) Player G MIN FGM-FGA PCT FGM-FGA FTM-FTA PCT PTS AVG HG Deng 42 40.0 273-626 .436 41-122 141-172 .820 728 17.3 33 Boozer 44 31.2 294-619 .475 ...
Bullying of Gay Teens Decreases, Study Finds
Byline: Associated Press It does get better for gay and bisexual teens when it comes to being bullied, although young gay men have it worse than their lesbian peers, according to the first long-term scientific evidence on how the problem changes...
'Businesses Have Three Choices: Grow, Change or Die'
An interview with Stacey McClenathan, CEO of Bee-line Communications, a global strategy and marketing communications firm. Question: As a marketing firm, what are you advising your clients to do about investing in marketing in 2013? Answer: In...
Carmel Rolling the Dice on Street Scenes
Byline: Steve Zalusky szalusky@dailyherald.com Tumbling dice and tumbleweeds form the backdrop for this years student production, Street Scenes, at Mundeleins Carmel Catholic High School. Some members of the public got a sneak preview Sunday,...
CASA Announces Year-Round Training Classes for Advocates
Byline: CASA Lake County submission CASA Lake County, a nonprofit organization that trains volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system, has announced a year-round class schedule to meet the countys increased...
CASA Elects Board Members:
CASA elects board members: Three members have been elected to the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of DuPage, a group that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to speak to the best interest of abused, abandoned...
Celestial Celebration Changes Draw Crowd
Byline: Jean Murphy Daily Herald Correspondent Mount Prospect added new twists to an old favorite and has a hit on its hands once again. A new night and new venue breathed fresh life into the Mount Prospect Special Events Commissions annual Celestial...
Changes Pay off for Wheaton Entrepreneur
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Writer akukec@dailyherald.com Nancy Chovanceks life turned around after her parents died and she felt life was too short not to do something she always wanted to do. So she left behind a 10-year...
Choosing the Right Advisors for Your Business Team
Running a business in todays world can be one of the most exciting and overwhelming challenges in a persons life. Choosing the right business advisors that will assist an entrepreneur in starting a business or taking an existing company to the next...
Clare Oaks Community, Started for Nuns, out of Bankruptcy
Clare Oaks community, started for nuns, out of bankruptcy BARTLETT The Clare Oaks retirement community in Bartlett, built on land owned by an order of nuns in a plan to secure their own retirement, has emerged from a yearlong bankruptcy. Interim...
College Men
College men How the AP Top 25 fared No. 12 Louisville beat No. 25 Marquette 70-51 No. 23 Minnesota beat Iowa 62-59 Sundays summaries WISCONSIN 74, ILLINOIS 68 WISCONSIN (15-7) Evans 5-11 5-11 15, Bruesewitz 2-3 4-6 9, Berggren...
* Colliers International Chicago Based in Rosemont Recently Announced Four Promo
* Colliers International Chicago based in Rosemont recently announced four promotions to key positions: David J. Burden, SIOR, 42, was named principal from executive vice president. In 2012, he was named a top 10 percent producer by Colliers USA....
Connecting Goes Mondo with New Large Screen Device
Erik Person wants you to change how your company connects. As president of TeamLogicIT in Schaumburg, Person and his team have been helping suburban small and medium sized businesses with their IT needs for almost a year. But his companys latest...
Cops: Teen Killed with Hammer
Byline: Melissa Silverberg msilverberg@dailyherald.com Police have charged three men in connection with the murder of an 18-year-old woman who was a senior at West Aurora High School, officials said Sunday night. Abigail Villalpando, 18, of Aurora,...
Cops: Teen Killed with Hammer
Byline: Melissa Silverberg msilverberg@dailyherald.com By Melissa Silverberg msilverberg@dailyherald.com Police have charged three men in connection with the murder of an 18-year-old woman who was a senior at West Aurora High School, officials said...
Desperate Illini Can't Get It Done
Byline: David Mercer Associated Press CHAMPAIGN Illinois desperately needed a win. The Illini were in the middle of a stretch of five games against ranked opponents and were slipping deeper in the Big Ten, watching their postseason chances dim....
Dishing out Real Life
Byline: Submitted by McHenry County College and Elgin Community College -CLMN- Fine dining in the Fox Valley doesnt have to be expensive. The student-managed restaurants of local community colleges will soon open for the season. Check out...
Dist. 33 Negotiations Continue Late into Night
Byline: Bob Smith rsmith@dailyherald.com Teacher contract talks were continuing late Sunday night in West Chicago Elementary District 33 as the school board and teachers union struggled to reach an agreement and avert a strike today. Parents...
District 59 New Student Registration Kicks off Feb. 21
Byline: Submitted by District 59 School District 59 will kick off its kindergarten and new student registration for the 2013-14 school year on Thursday, Feb. 21, with a special evening registration from 4-7 p.m. at all of the districts elementary...
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Marilyn Pauline Donovan Marilyn Pauline Donovan (nee Sanofsky) was the beloved wife of the late George Donovan; loving mother of William Donovan, Thomas Donovan, Patrick Donovan and Aline (Frank) Donovan-Sanchez; cherished grandmother of Drake, Raymond,...
Eating on the Go
Eating on the go Heart-healthy eating is easier to do in your own kitchen where you have full control over the menu, ingredients and how you prepare the meal than it is when someone else is doing the cooking. But with these seven tips, you...
Edward, Elmhurst Health Systems Set to Merge
Byline: Anna Marie Kukec Daily Herald Business Ledger Writer Naperville-based Edward Hospital & Health Services and Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare plan to merge by midyear with Edward CEO Pam Davis set to lead the newly combined hospital network...
Emery Leaves Flames Mumbling in Disbelief
Ray Emery may never play a better game. Emerys dazzling 45-save performance in Saturdays 3-2 shootout win over Calgary had the Blackhawks buzzing and left the Flames kicking themselves for failing to take advantage of the tons of great scoring chances...
Every Success Revolves around One Word. What's Your Word?
A friend and I were eating lunch at Chick-fil-A. My three-year-old daughter, Gabrielle, was with us. The minute we walked in the door, we were all handed a sample of their new tortilla soup. A bit spicy, but excellent. I should note the person serving...
Family-Owned Kreger's Closes after 120 Years
Family-owned Kregers closes after 120 years NAPERVILLE Kregers Central Foods was part of Bill Kregers life from the moment he was born. His great-grandfather opened the fresh meats and deli business in Naperville in 1893. As a boy, Kreger spent...
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Paul E. Ferguson of Wheaton Paul E. Ferguson, 85, passed peacefully at home on Feb. 2, 2013. He was born Feb. 12, 1927, in Boone, Iowa, to John Ferguson and Irene Cooper. Paul was raised on a farm in Napier, Iowa, with his six sisters, Lucille, Louise,...
Filling the Vacuums of Sovereignty
Break out your pith helmet, wax your mustache and raise a toast at the club: The French have liberated Tombouctou. It seems like the headline from the age of imperialism. In fact, it is one in a series of very modern conflicts and interventions...
Four Ways to Invest in Social Media, Technology
In the past few years, Ive had many conversations with small, mid to large businesses who will tell me theyve spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on national ad campaigns, brochures and the like. But when the tables turn to incorporating social...
Fox Valley in 60 Seconds
Lions welcome naturalist: A naturalist with the Kane County Forest Preserve District will speak at the next Elgin Lions Club meeting at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn, 495 Airport Road, Elgin. The public is invited. Along with describing the...
From 'I Don't' to 'I Do' on Gay Marriage
More than perhaps anyone else in America, David Blankenhorn personifies the struggle so many have experienced over same-sex marriage. First he was agnostic, then he was against it, now hes for it. This is to say that Blankenhorn a long-standing...
Harbaugh Brothers Produce Super Shindig
Byline: Brett Martel AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS The Harbaugh family sure knows how to throw a Super party. In the end, it was older brother John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens who came out on top, hanging on for a 34-31 win over Jim Harbaugh...
Heart Attack Risk in Women Linked to Some Migraines
Byline: Nicole Ostrow Bloomberg News Women who suffer from migraines with visual disturbances like flashing lights, called aura, may be at a higher risk for heart attack and stroke, research found. A study of almost 28,000 women showed that migraine...
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Candice Lee Hentschel Candice Lee (nee Teafoe) Hentschel, 32, passed away Feb. 1, 2013, at her home in Kingston, surrounded by her most cherished boys and family. Candi was born on Aug. 6, 1980, in Missoula, Mont., to Jerry Teafoe and Jackie Leman....
Hormone Use in Early Menopause May Ease Symptoms
Byline: Marilyn Marchione Associated Press A new study may reassure some women considering short-term use of hormones to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Starting low-dose treatment early in menopause made women feel better and...
How It Impacts Your Health
Byline: David Templeton Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By David Templeton Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Alarms sound and firefighters jump into fire trucks in a flash. Soldiers struggle to survive war. A mother grows exhausted caring for her children. People...
Huntley Fire Kills 1, Leaves Others Homeless
Byline: Tara Garcia Mathewson tgarciamathewson@dailyherald.com Allen "Al" R. Jacobs got into a car accident as a teenager that left him without the use of his legs. Longtime friend Randy Albrecht said Jacobs always feared his death would come...
Improving Quality of Life, One Limb at a Time
An interview with Johan M. Smith, president of Smithotics LLC in Hoffman Estates as it appeared in Reflejos. Q: What makes your business unique? A: I am the only practitioner at Smithotics. This allows me to have a very personal relationship...
Ingredion Opens Production Facility in Bedford Park
Ingredion opens production facility in Bedford Park BEDFORD PARK Ingredion Inc., a global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, recently opened its new dry-starch production facility at the companys manufacturing plant in...
Integrating Your Brand in the Digital Market
Consumers and businesses have had access to websites for more than 20 years, and access to social media for more than 10 years. Although many companies have websites and social media pages, they struggle with the concept and execution of positioning...
Is This the Year You Can Finally Sell Your Business?
After way too many years of waiting for the economy to improve, for banks and investors to loosen up, for buyers to appear you figure this is the year to sell your business and move on. But two knowledgeable business brokers warn that selling...
James, Heat Have Raptors' Number
Byline: Associated Press LeBron James scored 30 points, Chris Bosh had 28 against his former team and the Miami Heat beat host Toronto 100-85 Sunday for their 10th straight victory over the Raptors. Dwyane Wade added 23 points as the Heat bounced...
Kaepernick Can't Quite Rally Mistake-Prone Niners
Byline: Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on an impressive path to the Super Bowl, San Franciscos...
Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com -BYLN-
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for families, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Preschool Fair: 6-8 p.m....
Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com -BYLN-
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for families, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Take Good Care of Your Teeth:...
Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com -BYLN-
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for families, including classes, park and library programs, music, dances, family fitness events, battles of the bands. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Prince of Peace registration:...
Kids, Teens and Family Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.com -BYLN-
Events specifically for children or teens as well as those for the whole family, including park and library programs, family-friendly performances, and holiday events. Deadline is two weeks before event date. Sweetheart Dance with Daddy: Register...
'Killing' Pension Systems No Solution
Killing pension systems no solution In a recent letter to the Daily Herald, A. Perch of Mundelein became the latest of a large number of people to suggest that the state of Illinois declare bankruptcy as a solution to the ongoing financial problems...
Lake County in 60 Seconds
Concert at Byron Colby Barn: Dutch soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg and lutenist Joel Spears perform "Early Music" composed by some of the greatest songwriters in the English language at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Byron Colby Barn in Grayslake....
Let's Eliminate Local Electoral Boards
Today, the electoral boards in Island Lake will meet again to determine if mayoral candidate Charles Amrich and trustee candidate Tony Sciarrone will be on the April 9 ballot in this small Lake County suburb. Or not. The hearings to determine...
Lift Up Your Voices
Byline: Submitted by the College of Lake County The College of Lake Countys 29th Annual Salute to Gospel Music program Saturday, March 2, will feature the Grammy Award winning groups Sounds of Blackness and Reverend Charles Jenkins & Fellowship...
Living History
Byline: Tara Garcia Mathewson tgarciamathewson@dailyherald.com Women wearing Renaissance ballgowns passed a Parisian street corner with World War II era bicycles parked in a line. Nearby, men in uniforms from Germanys Second Panzer Division walked...
Man Charged in 'Sniper's' Death
Byline: Associated Press STEPHENVILLE, Texas An Iraq War veteran charged with murdering former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and a friend turned a gun on the pair while they were at a Texas shooting range, authorities said Sunday. Eddie Ray Routh,...
Marketing: One Word with Many Dimensions
Marketing is many things but one thing that marketing isnt and that its not one dimensional. Marketing can mean and represent many different things to many different people. Some people have developed their own definition or perception of marketing...
Mickelson a Wire-to-Wire Winner
Byline: Associated Press Phil Mickelson completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Phoenix Open, again flirting with history in a dominating run at TPC Scottsdale. Mickelson shot a 4-under 67 on Sunday to finish at 28-under 256, 2 strokes off the...
Military History Event in St. Charles Draws Big Crowds
Byline: Tara Garcia Mathewson tgarciamathewson@dailyherald.com Women wearing Renaissance ballgowns passed a Parisian street corner with World War II era bicycles parked in a line. Nearby, men in uniforms from Germanys Second Panzer Division walked...
Movie Guide
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...
MVP Flacco Definitely No Ordinary Joe
Byline: Howard Fendrich AP Pro Football Writer NEW ORLEANS uarterback Joe Flacco put off contract talks with the Baltimore Ravens until after the season was done. Seems like a terrific decision now. Capping a perfect postseason, the unassuming...
My Pretty Valentine Card-Making: Children and Families Can Make Beautiful Valent
My Pretty Valentine card-making: Children and families can make beautiful valentines, all the materials provided; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Bartlett History Museum; 228 S. Main St., Bartlett, IL; Free. Vintage valentines on display serve as inspiration....
Nanas Red Hots Inc, 1465 W Lake St, Addison, $9,635
Nanas Red Hots Inc, 1465 W Lake St, Addison, $9,635 Meican Grille Inc, 1550 N Rt 59 Unit 156, Naperville, $4,094 Payless Merchandise Ltd, 115 S Pick Ave, Elmhurst, $5,121 Best Way Rug & Furniture Cleaners Inc, 319 W Front St, Wheaton,...
Naperville READS Author R.J. Palacio Visits with 'Wonder'
Byline: Susan Greenwood Naperville Public Library By Susan Greenwood Naperville Public Library Its [URL]"Wonder";http://rjpalacio.com/book.html[/URL] week in Naperville. [URL]R.J. Palacio;http://rjpalacio.com/[/URL], the [URL]Naperville READS;http://napervillereads.org/[/URL]...
Nature and Knowledge Kane County Forest Preserve District's Creek Bend Nature Center Opens to Public Today
The new Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes opens to the public today. The welcome sign is up, and we hope youll stop in. The Forest Preserve District of Kane Countys first nature center opened in 1992 at Tekakwitha Woods in St. Charles. As...
NBA Standings
NBA standings Eastern Conference ATLANTIC W L Pct GB New York 30 15 .667 Brooklyn 28 19 .596 3 Boston 24 23 .511 7 Philadelphia 20 26 .435 10 1/2 Toronto ...
Neighbor Fencepost
His advice: Take the money or get out To the editor: Huh? Thats my only thought when I read the Daily Heralds article on the Arlington Heights Park District considering not taking the $2.5 million grant from the state of Illinois to rebuild the...
Nestle Honors Schaumburg Company with Top Award
One of Schaumburgs largest employers recently garnered a prestigious industry award from Nestle Foods. Nation Pizza and Foods, at the corner of Quentin\ and Algonquin roads, was awarded the "Supplier of the Year" award by Nestle Foods, North America...
New Direction Helps Wheaton Entrepreneur's Creative Side
Nancy Chovanceks life turned around after her parents died and she felt life was too short not to do something she always wanted to do. So she left behind a 10-year career in project management, returned to school, graduated magna cum laude from DeVry...
New Operator for Golf Course Will Replace Greens and Tees
New operator for golf course will replace greens and tees LIBERTYVILLE After more than 30 years operating a 9-hole golf course through its parks department, Libertyville officials have decided to cut their losses in an arrangement that will bring...
NHL Standings
NHL standings Eastern Conference Western Conference NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sundays Games Pittsburgh 6, Washington 3 Montreal 2, Ottawa 1 Florida 4, Buffalo 3 New Jersey 3, N.Y. Islanders 0 ...
Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Free hockey in Hoffman Estates: Children ages 4 to 9 are invited to a free clinic at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Hoffman Estates to give hockey a try. The clinic will take place at the Triphahn Ice Arena, 1685 W. Higgins Road. Skates and equipment...
NRA Likens Universal Checks to Registry
Byline: Associated Press Universal background checks on people buying guns wouldnt be effective, Wayne LaPierre, chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association, said Sunday during an interview on "Fox News Sunday." "Its a fraud to...
Oh, the Drama! Super Bowl Ads Go Epic
Byline: Associated Press NEW YORK Super Bowl ads have morphed into soap operas. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson shrugged off aliens and other villains so he could get more milk for his kids at breakfast in a Super Bowl spot for the Milk Processor...
Our Online Comment Upgrade
To our readers: Were going to move later this week to a different system for commenting on stories on dailyherald.com one that will require you to comment through a Facebook account rather than a dailyherald.com screen name. I dont want to kid...
People in Need
Byline: Submitted by Journeys/The Road Home A Palatine-based program for the homeless has seen its largest number of clients in 10 years during the first weeks of January, the groups chief executive said Friday. For the weeks beginning Jan. 7...
PGA Tour
PGA Tour Phoenix Open At TPC Scottsdale Scottsdale, Ariz. Purse: $6.2 million Yardage: 7,216; Par: 71 Sundays results Final Round Phil Mickelson, $1,116,000 60-65-64-67256 Brandt Snedeker, $669,600 64-66-65-65260 Scott...
Players, Media Try to Take Power Outage in Stride
Byline: Associated Press NEW ORLEANS The Super Bowl was halted for 34 minutes because of a power outage Sunday night, plunging parts of the Superdome into darkness and briefly leaving TV viewers of the biggest game of the year with no football...
Prospects to Land a Big Man Iffy
There are a number of relevant questions tailing the Bulls these days: *?When is Derrick Rose coming back? *?Will the Bulls 14-game road winning streak on Fridays ever be broken? *?Will the Atlanta Hawks give fans a refund for Saturdays miserable...
Quinn's State Address to Feature Pensions, Ethics
Byline: Associated Press Gov. Pat Quinn faces big expectations over how hell address Illinois disastrous finances when he delivers his State of the State speech this week, but hes hinting hell also spend time reminding the public how the states...
Ravens Manage to Follow Their Crazy Script Right to the End
The Ravens cant help but wonder why this had to be so difficult. In a Super Bowl with so many electric athletes, how could the lights go out in the Superdome at such an inopportune time? How could this happen when Baltimore owned all the momentum?...
Recent Home and Property Sales
For a full list of property sales, visit www.dailyherald.com. Antioch $720,000; 297 Joanna Court, Antioch, 60002; Sold on Nov. 21, 2012, by Joanna Court Holding Co to Golden Gate Properties LLC. $512,500; 42720 N. Addison Lane, Antioch, 60002;...
Rely on Your Body's Natural Detox System
Q. It seems like everyone I know is doing a cleanse or detox diet. Is there any merit to them? A. As my readers know, Im open to a number of non-traditional treatments. Some have been studied scientifically and found to be valuable like tai chi...
Restitution Clock Ticking for Ex-Kane Election Chief
A disbarred attorney who was once tapped to run elections in Kane County has a little more than two weeks to cough up $14,000 or risk possibly spending time in jail for contempt of court. David Bruun, 72, of Elgin Township, was sentenced to eight...
Sandy Survivors Struggle with Mental, Emotional Toll
Byline: Meghan Barr and Katie Zezima Associated Press NEW YORK The image of his brother trapped in a car with water rising to his neck, his eyes silently pleading for help, is part of a recurring nightmare that wakes Anthony Gatti up, screaming,...
Social Networking Not Just the 'F' Word Anymore
Sometimes during meetings I feel like its ground hog day as Im hearing the same objections over and over particularly with B2B businesses. "I dont think my customers are on social media" or "Why do I need a Facebook page?" In the past few years,...
Sports in 60 Seconds
Querrey lifts U.S. to Davis Cup win: Sam Querrey beat Thiago Alves 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Sunday to give the United States a dramatic 3-2 victory over Brazil in Jacksonville, Fla,, and a spot in the Davis Cup quarterfinals. The U.S. will host...
Still Crowing
Byline: Scott C. Morgan smorgan@dailyherald.com Cathy Rigby has been touring off and on since 1990 in the title role of "Peter Pan." Yet through all those years, Ive unaccountably missed seeing the former Olympic gymnast as this generations pre-eminent...
Stingray Not Only Fish in the Sea
Whats new at the Chicago Auto Show this year? Im struck by the resurgence of big, bold, high horsepower, luxury and performance. One thing seems sure, it is more like a party and less like a wake. What a brilliant analysis. I wish Id said that...
Stressrelief from Therapy Dogs to Recess Breaks, Schools Try to Ease Pressure on Students
Byline: Martha Irvine Associated Press By Martha Irvine Associated Press The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school waits patiently, as a crush of students fills the hallways. Her tail wags with the first pat on the head, then...
Strike on in Dist. 33 Classes Are Canceled as Teachers Take to Picket Lines
Byline: Bob Smith rsmith@dailyherald.com By Bob Smith rsmith@dailyherald.com Teachers will be walking picket lines and thousands of students will be locked out of classes today in West Chicago Elementary District 33 after the school board and teachers...