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The Glenview Metra train station was empty Wednesday after officials decided to run on a modified schedule due to the blizzard.
  The Glenview Metra train station was empty Wednesday after officials decided to run on a modified schedule due to the blizzard.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Shops on Glenview Road were buried in five-foot drifts in Glenview Wednesday.
  Shops on Glenview Road were buried in five-foot drifts in Glenview Wednesday.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
A maintenance worker removes snow from the parking lot at The Clipper's Edge on Dewes Street in Glenview Wednesday.
  A maintenance worker removes snow from the parking lot at The Clipper's Edge on Dewes Street in Glenview Wednesday.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Tom Fowler, left, of Turkey and Jill Ridderboss of St. Louis get ready to jump from a building into a snow drift on the campus of Wheaton College Wednesday.
  Tom Fowler, left, of Turkey and Jill Ridderboss of St. Louis get ready to jump from a building into a snow drift on the campus of Wheaton College Wednesday.
PAUL MICHNA | Staff Photographer
Victoria Zepeda, of Itasca, cleans snow from the roof of her neighbors home Wednesday.
  Victoria Zepeda, of Itasca, cleans snow from the roof of her neighbors home Wednesday.
SCOTT SANDERS | Staff Photographer
Plow drivers hit the streets early Wednesday morning in Aurora.
  Plow drivers hit the streets early Wednesday morning in Aurora.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Russell Altersohn finds a fun way to cope with the blizzard of 2011 by cross country skiing in the streets of his Geneva neighborhood Wednesday.
  Russell Altersohn finds a fun way to cope with the blizzard of 2011 by cross country skiing in the streets of his Geneva neighborhood Wednesday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Adam Newell clears his driveway on Williams Ave. in St. Charles Wednesday morning.
  Adam Newell clears his driveway on Williams Ave. in St. Charles Wednesday morning.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Snow is plastered to the sides of homes after the blizzard of 2011 hit the Chicago area.
  Snow is plastered to the sides of homes after the blizzard of 2011 hit the Chicago area.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Bob Glim snow blows his sidewalk on Williams Ave. in St. Charles Wednesday.
  Bob Glim snow blows his sidewalk on Williams Ave. in St. Charles Wednesday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
David Ferguson takes a break from digging out a Crystal Lake driveway Wednesday morning.
  David Ferguson takes a break from digging out a Crystal Lake driveway Wednesday morning.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A Mundelein Public Works plow clears Huntington Drive as the blizzard continues to sweep through the area Wednesday in Lake County.
  A Mundelein Public Works plow clears Huntington Drive as the blizzard continues to sweep through the area Wednesday in Lake County.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Marie Larsson of Libertyville cross-country skis down Brainerd Ave. in Libertyville Wednesday morning.
  Marie Larsson of Libertyville cross-country skis down Brainerd Ave. in Libertyville Wednesday morning.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Libertyville residents take to the streets talking to neighbors after the blizzard hit the area Wednesday in Lake County.
  Libertyville residents take to the streets talking to neighbors after the blizzard hit the area Wednesday in Lake County.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Buffalo Grove police were busy digging out squad cars after the snow tapered Wednesday morning.
  Buffalo Grove police were busy digging out squad cars after the snow tapered Wednesday morning.
Bob Susnjara | Staff Photographer
Michael Link of Evanston pulls Rachel McLinden, 14, of Libertyville on a sled down Cook Ave. in Libertyville Wednesday.
  Michael Link of Evanston pulls Rachel McLinden, 14, of Libertyville on a sled down Cook Ave. in Libertyville Wednesday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Steve Kern of Mundelein digs out his car after the blizzard pounded the area Tuesday night in Lake County.
  Steve Kern of Mundelein digs out his car after the blizzard pounded the area Tuesday night in Lake County.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
The front entrance of a Mundelein home is blocked by snow drifts after the blizzard swept the area last night in Lake County.
  The front entrance of a Mundelein home is blocked by snow drifts after the blizzard swept the area last night in Lake County.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
People dig their stranded cars out from snow drifts on Peterson Rd. West of Route 83 Wednesday near Mundelein.
  People dig their stranded cars out from snow drifts on Peterson Rd. West of Route 83 Wednesday near Mundelein.
STEVE LUNDY | Staff Photographer
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