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  • Jake Olson-Weston, 6, polishes inside one of the Mini- Monster Trucks for their appearance at Sears Centre Arena as America's youngest touring monster truck team.

       Jake Olson-Weston, 6, polishes inside one of the Mini- Monster Trucks for their appearance at Sears Centre Arena as America's youngest touring monster truck team.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Tianna Brown, left and Angela Talley, right, hold the trophy for the Class 3A girls basketball state championship as they are recognized during a pep rally Friday at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard.

       Tianna Brown, left and Angela Talley, right, hold the trophy for the Class 3A girls basketball state championship as they are recognized during a pep rally Friday at Montini Catholic High School in Lombard.
    Bev Horne | Staff Photographer

  • Vernon Hills Police officer Ward Feger reacts to having his head shaved by Martie Gross, with Natural Beauty Salon in Wisconsin, during the Vernon Hills St. Baldrick´s event, to raise money to fight childhood cancer, held at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills on Saturday, March 10th.

       Vernon Hills Police officer Ward Feger reacts to having his head shaved by Martie Gross, with Natural Beauty Salon in Wisconsin, during the Vernon Hills St. Baldrick´s event, to raise money to fight childhood cancer, held at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills on Saturday, March 10th.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Vernon Hills Police officer Ward Feger reacts to having his head shaved by Martie Gross, with Natural Beauty Salon in Wisconsin, during the Vernon Hills St. Baldrick´s event, to raise money to fight childhood cancer, held at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills on Saturday, March 10th.

       Vernon Hills Police officer Ward Feger reacts to having his head shaved by Martie Gross, with Natural Beauty Salon in Wisconsin, during the Vernon Hills St. Baldrick´s event, to raise money to fight childhood cancer, held at Westfield Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills on Saturday, March 10th.
    George Leclaire | Staff Photographer

  • Lexi Ryan, a pug, from St. Charles is all decked out for the dog costume contest at the St. Patrick's Day parade in St. Charles March 10, 2012.

       Lexi Ryan, a pug, from St. Charles is all decked out for the dog costume contest at the St. Patrick's Day parade in St. Charles March 10, 2012.
    BRIAN HILL | Staff Photographer

  • Six-year-old Alec Dangel, of Waukegan, rests with Sonny, a Russian tortoise, laying on his chest during Wildlife Discovery Center's 14th Annual Reptile Rampage Sunday at the City of Lake Forest Recreation Center. The education-only reptile show presented an opportunity for families to touch and learn about alligators, snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, and frogs.

       Six-year-old Alec Dangel, of Waukegan, rests with Sonny, a Russian tortoise, laying on his chest during Wildlife Discovery Center's 14th Annual Reptile Rampage Sunday at the City of Lake Forest Recreation Center. The education-only reptile show presented an opportunity for families to touch and learn about alligators, snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, and frogs.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Blackhawk Middle School student Ashely Garza, 13 collects flowers from Bensonville and Wood Dale moms who played a basketball to help raise money to help defray her medical costs related to cancer, treatment, at Deer Grove Leisure Center in Bensonville.

       Blackhawk Middle School student Ashely Garza, 13 collects flowers from Bensonville and Wood Dale moms who played a basketball to help raise money to help defray her medical costs related to cancer, treatment, at Deer Grove Leisure Center in Bensonville.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Zdenka and Nathan Mammana-Lupo of Lake Zurich, enjoy some lunch outside at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich.

       Zdenka and Nathan Mammana-Lupo of Lake Zurich, enjoy some lunch outside at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Kim McMahon of Naperville takes advantage of record-breaking temperatures along the Naperville Riverwalk, as she enjoys a relaxing lunch with her children Keira, 2, and Colin, 4, right.

       Kim McMahon of Naperville takes advantage of record-breaking temperatures along the Naperville Riverwalk, as she enjoys a relaxing lunch with her children Keira, 2, and Colin, 4, right.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • After a run in Independence Grove Forest Preserve, Libertyville resident Manny Piller took in some sun while reading and enjoying Wednesday springlike weather.

       After a run in Independence Grove Forest Preserve, Libertyville resident Manny Piller took in some sun while reading and enjoying Wednesday springlike weather.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • Gabriel Montoya maintains the North Shore Gas Living Wall inside the Grand Woodland Hall at the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago Tuesday afternoon. The wall of plants filters pollutants and serves as a vertical wetland, also reducing energy costs.

       Gabriel Montoya maintains the North Shore Gas Living Wall inside the Grand Woodland Hall at the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago Tuesday afternoon. The wall of plants filters pollutants and serves as a vertical wetland, also reducing energy costs.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • The Wheaton Police investigate collision between an SUV and a Union Pacific freight train at Hill Ave and the railroad crossing just east of the College Ave station. According to witnesse, s the vehicle was heading south over the railroad tracks at Hill Ave and while traveling at a high rate of speed, went around the down gates.

      The Wheaton Police investigate collision between an SUV and a Union Pacific freight train at Hill Ave and the railroad crossing just east of the College Ave station. According to witnesse, s the vehicle was heading south over the railroad tracks at Hill Ave and while traveling at a high rate of speed, went around the down gates.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Nanny Amy Olson helps young Dylan Dean up the path to preschool at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich. People were out in force at the park Tuesday, enjoying the warm weather.

       Nanny Amy Olson helps young Dylan Dean up the path to preschool at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich. People were out in force at the park Tuesday, enjoying the warm weather.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

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  • 5-year-old William Wallace of Libertyville plays some football with his grandfather at Riverside Park in Libertyville as Temperatures soared into the high 70s Wednesday.

       5-year-old William Wallace of Libertyville plays some football with his grandfather at Riverside Park in Libertyville as Temperatures soared into the high 70s Wednesday.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

  • Fremont third grade student Kyle Appelhans gets a close look at a large soap bubble he's blowing during District 79's STEAM Teams program at the Mundelein school Thursday. The after school program explores the connections between science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) with around 90 third through fifth grade students attending.

       Fremont third grade student Kyle Appelhans gets a close look at a large soap bubble he's blowing during District 79's STEAM Teams program at the Mundelein school Thursday. The after school program explores the connections between science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) with around 90 third through fifth grade students attending.
    Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

  • GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich shakes hands with students onstage after speaking at Barrington High School Thursday.

       GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich shakes hands with students onstage after speaking at Barrington High School Thursday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • A 3-month-old has a grip on the little finger of volunteer Trudy Lewis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

       A 3-month-old has a grip on the little finger of volunteer Trudy Lewis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Student council members and fourth graders Carolina Valdes, 8, left, and Natalie Loyola, 10, are all smiles as they lead and escort Callista Gingrich through the hallways of Sunny Hill Elementary School in Carpentersville on Thursday, March 15. Mrs. Gingrich visited with two fifth grade classes then read her book about an elephant named Ellis in "Sweet Land of Liberty" to first graders in the library.

       Student council members and fourth graders Carolina Valdes, 8, left, and Natalie Loyola, 10, are all smiles as they lead and escort Callista Gingrich through the hallways of Sunny Hill Elementary School in Carpentersville on Thursday, March 15. Mrs. Gingrich visited with two fifth grade classes then read her book about an elephant named Ellis in "Sweet Land of Liberty" to first graders in the library.
    Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • Sixth grader Lea Boucek, left, plays the roll of Ramses II as fifth and sixth graders at Prairie Crossing Charter School took part in an Egyptian Wax Museum Thursday in Grayslake. Each student dressed up in costume with a plaster mask that represents a n Egyptian God, Goddess, King or Queen.

       Sixth grader Lea Boucek, left, plays the roll of Ramses II as fifth and sixth graders at Prairie Crossing Charter School took part in an Egyptian Wax Museum Thursday in Grayslake. Each student dressed up in costume with a plaster mask that represents a n Egyptian God, Goddess, King or Queen.
    Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

 
 

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