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  • Batavia High School senior Eleana Daniel puts some finishing touches on the school's team entry of a mermaid. The design was originally designed by senior Ellyn Theis and the group all added to it and tweeked it a bit. The artists had a few hours left to finish up their entries into the Let it Sno snow sculpting competition at the Geneva Commons on Saturday, January 22.

       Batavia High School senior Eleana Daniel puts some finishing touches on the school's team entry of a mermaid. The design was originally designed by senior Ellyn Theis and the group all added to it and tweeked it a bit. The artists had a few hours left to finish up their entries into the Let it Sno snow sculpting competition at the Geneva Commons on Saturday, January 22.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Chris Gingrich illustrates how to carry a block of ice during an ice cutting demonstration at the Kline Creek Farm.

       Chris Gingrich illustrates how to carry a block of ice during an ice cutting demonstration at the Kline Creek Farm.
    DANIEL WHITE | Staff Photographer

  • Under the direction of Keith McClow, Linda Culbransen of West Chicago saws off a piece of ice during an ice cutting demonstration at the Kline Creek Farm.

       Under the direction of Keith McClow, Linda Culbransen of West Chicago saws off a piece of ice during an ice cutting demonstration at the Kline Creek Farm.
    DANIEL WHITE | Staff Photographer

  • Brian Cusick and Lorelei Junkel of River Trails Middle School play trumpets during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School Saturday in Arlington Heights.

       Brian Cusick and Lorelei Junkel of River Trails Middle School play trumpets during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School Saturday in Arlington Heights.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Zachery Michaliska of the Indian Trail Big Band plays trumpet during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School in Arlington Heights.

       Zachery Michaliska of the Indian Trail Big Band plays trumpet during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School in Arlington Heights.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • The Kaneland Harter Middle School Jazz Band plays during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School. Shown left to right are Noah Berger, Tiffany Thompson and Jeff Van Gemert.

       The Kaneland Harter Middle School Jazz Band plays during the 14th-annual Jazz Jamboree at Thomas Middle School. Shown left to right are Noah Berger, Tiffany Thompson and Jeff Van Gemert.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Stephanie Corona plays a saxophone solo during the Jazz Jamboree.

       Stephanie Corona plays a saxophone solo during the Jazz Jamboree.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Rob Ferguson of Mt. Prospect watches his son Carter, 4, balance a peacock feather during a winter carnival at the Lombard Community Building.

       Rob Ferguson of Mt. Prospect watches his son Carter, 4, balance a peacock feather during a winter carnival at the Lombard Community Building.
    DANIEL WHITE | Staff Photographer

  • Kris Coll works down the course during the UnderArmour 3rd Rail Jam Saturday, January 22 at Raging Buffalo in Algonquin.

       Kris Coll works down the course during the UnderArmour 3rd Rail Jam Saturday, January 22 at Raging Buffalo in Algonquin.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Nathan Wroten works down the course during 3rd Rail Jam Saturday in Algonquin.

       Nathan Wroten works down the course during 3rd Rail Jam Saturday in Algonquin.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Cathy Schaser and Greg Browne of Mundelein take a cross country skiing class at the Hastings Lake Forest Preserve.

       Cathy Schaser and Greg Browne of Mundelein take a cross country skiing class at the Hastings Lake Forest Preserve.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Hayden Carr, 7, of Round Lake, celebrates a goal during a demonstration game during family fun day at Rink Side Family Entertainment at Gurnee Mills Mall on Saturday. The day included free professional instructions, skating characters, prizes, raffles, and open skate.

       Hayden Carr, 7, of Round Lake, celebrates a goal during a demonstration game during family fun day at Rink Side Family Entertainment at Gurnee Mills Mall on Saturday. The day included free professional instructions, skating characters, prizes, raffles, and open skate.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Chris Chinn of St. Charles takes advantage of a free afternoon to practice his hockey moves at Wheeler Park in Geneva Monday. Chinn said he's been playing for about a year and a half and picked it up here as an adult after spending most of his life in California and Texas.

       Chris Chinn of St. Charles takes advantage of a free afternoon to practice his hockey moves at Wheeler Park in Geneva Monday. Chinn said he's been playing for about a year and a half and picked it up here as an adult after spending most of his life in California and Texas.
    Rick West | Staff Photographer

  • Round Lake Park resident Ann Shanks hit the snow on her cross country skis Monday morning, taking in the serenity of Keith Mione Community Park in Mundelein.

       Round Lake Park resident Ann Shanks hit the snow on her cross country skis Monday morning, taking in the serenity of Keith Mione Community Park in Mundelein.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Adam Milne of Elk Grove Village, right, and Jim Gurak of Wheaton, left, hit the puck around at Northside Park in Wheaton on Wednesday. They were getting in some practice for a weekly hockey game.

       Adam Milne of Elk Grove Village, right, and Jim Gurak of Wheaton, left, hit the puck around at Northside Park in Wheaton on Wednesday. They were getting in some practice for a weekly hockey game.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Seamus O'Connell, 7, of Long Grove, enjoys a donut as he shops with his dad, Jim, at the Sunset Foods in Long Grove during opening day on Wednesday, January 26.

       Seamus O'Connell, 7, of Long Grove, enjoys a donut as he shops with his dad, Jim, at the Sunset Foods in Long Grove during opening day on Wednesday, January 26.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Children enjoy the characters from Disney's "Toy Story 3 on Ice" who delivered games, books, puzzles and other supplies to about 60 low-income kids at Palatine township hall on Wednesday, January 26.

       Children enjoy the characters from Disney's "Toy Story 3 on Ice" who delivered games, books, puzzles and other supplies to about 60 low-income kids at Palatine township hall on Wednesday, January 26.
    George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Rosie Karl, 4, of Elburn twists and turns as she plays during the junior open gym, a drop-in program at Excel Gymnastics, in Batavia. The program is designed for children ages 1.5 through 6 years old and is offered on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon and also on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

       Rosie Karl, 4, of Elburn twists and turns as she plays during the junior open gym, a drop-in program at Excel Gymnastics, in Batavia. The program is designed for children ages 1.5 through 6 years old and is offered on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to noon and also on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Choreographer Carla Cozzi works with a group of boys from Edgar Allen Poe School as they rehearse for the annual talent show.

       Choreographer Carla Cozzi works with a group of boys from Edgar Allen Poe School as they rehearse for the annual talent show.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A group of boys rehearse their dance routine for the annual Edgar Allen Poe School talent show. The routine is set to Michael Jackson music was choreographed by Carla Cozzi.

       A group of boys rehearse their dance routine for the annual Edgar Allen Poe School talent show. The routine is set to Michael Jackson music was choreographed by Carla Cozzi.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • A lonely ice fisherman sits out on a frigid Busse Lake waiting for the fish to bite.

       A lonely ice fisherman sits out on a frigid Busse Lake waiting for the fish to bite.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Eight-year-old Sam Bonick of Elgin runs upcourt during a furious game of floor hockey Thursday in Elgin. Children that are home schooled can come to the Centre in Elgin three times each week and take a gym class.

       Eight-year-old Sam Bonick of Elgin runs upcourt during a furious game of floor hockey Thursday in Elgin. Children that are home schooled can come to the Centre in Elgin three times each week and take a gym class.
    Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Trees at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles, left, and at the Elburn Forest Preserve collected snow as flakes fell across the Tri-Cities area on Thursday, January 27.

       Trees at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles, left, and at the Elburn Forest Preserve collected snow as flakes fell across the Tri-Cities area on Thursday, January 27.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Alyce Smudde of Elk Grove Village gives the cross-country skis a workout along with her husband Tony, as they ski Busse Woods. Alyce and Tony are both retired and get their exercise skiing 2-3 miles whenever they venture out.

       Alyce Smudde of Elk Grove Village gives the cross-country skis a workout along with her husband Tony, as they ski Busse Woods. Alyce and Tony are both retired and get their exercise skiing 2-3 miles whenever they venture out.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 

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