- The Exceptional Community
- The village's original elk herd was here brought from Montana in the 1920s by one of the Busse Family.
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- A Ferris wheel isn't a typical school lot item but it has been for the last 17 years at Grove Avenue School. Bill Zars | Staff
- Fog scenes in Busse Woods. A melting snowman lost in the fog of Busse Woods. Bob Chwedyk | Staff
- Roller bladers spend a warm afternoon exercising along the Busse Woods North bike path Thursday where a woman was recently assaulted and left for dead. Some area residents are avoiding the Elk Grove Village forest preserve because they are concerned for their safety. Daily Herald Staff Photo
- Mason Agustin Trego of Barrington Pools works on the stonework surrounding a fountain at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village. Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff
- Graduates send their mortarboards aloft at the end of the forty-first commencement at Elk Grove High School. Bill Zars | Staff
- Pro riders race through the streets of Elk Grove during stage 3 of the Tour of Elk Grove Sunday. Steve Lundy | Staff
- Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago presides over the blessing and dedication of the East Tower at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove. Mark Black | Staff
- Elk Grove high school takes the field. Mark Welsh | Staff
- A bright red cardinal sits in the snow covered woods at the Busse Woods Forest Preserve in Elk Grove. Mark Black | Staff
- A couple fish on the south pool in Elk Grove's Busse Woods. Mark Black | Staff
- Ice encapsulates on some blades of grass along the shore of Busse Lake in the Busse Woods Forest Preserve in Elk Grove, on the first cold day of the 2003-2004 winter season. Mark Black | Staff
- Fireworks display at Lions Park, Elk Grove Village, Independence Day, Tuesday. Joe Lewnard | Staff
Points of Interest
- Toggle map points:
- Community Colleges
- Elk Grove High School
- 500 W. Elk Grove Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, Il 60007
- Forest Green/New Gold
- Hoffman Estates High School
- 1100 W. Higgins Rd.
Hoffman Estates, Il 60169
- Royal Blue/Orange
Daily Herald Communities
- Cook County
- David Alan Otto
- Professional baseball player who pitched in the major leagues 1987-1994; radio broadcaster.
- Baseball reference website
- Jerry Bruce Jenkins
- American novelist and biographer best known as co-author of the "Left Behind" series.
- Jerry B. Jenkins website
- John Loprieno
- Actor and teacher, best known for his soap opera roles, particularly "One Live to Live."
- Internet Movie Database
- Johnny Weissmuller
- Played "Tarzan" in 12 films; lived in Elk Grove as a child. Won 52 national swimming championships and set 67 world records. Died in 1984.
- Internet Movie Database website