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Images: The dog days of summer are reflected in The Week in Pictures

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Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comDogs followed their noses at the Running of the Hounds event at the 13th annual LeCompte/Kalaway Trailowners Cup Polo in Barrington Hills.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comDogs followed their noses at the Running of the Hounds event at the 13th annual LeCompte/Kalaway Trailowners Cup Polo in Barrington Hills.
John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comDespite the carnival rides and games around him, 6-year-old Christian Woods plays in a cardboard box on the midway of the Summer Sunset Festival at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills last weekend. His grandparents work for Windy City Amusements and were setting up games of skill. They are from Chicago.
John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comDespite the carnival rides and games around him, 6-year-old Christian Woods plays in a cardboard box on the midway of the Summer Sunset Festival at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills last weekend. His grandparents work for Windy City Amusements and were setting up games of skill. They are from Chicago.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comRay Hilgenberg catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comRay Hilgenberg catches a fish while participating in the fishing derby during Friendship Village's 10th annual Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday.
Rick West/rwest@dailyherald.comCaroline Lindwell and the marching orchestra play their way down State Street during the Geneva High School homecoming parade Friday.
Rick West/rwest@dailyherald.comCaroline Lindwell and the marching orchestra play their way down State Street during the Geneva High School homecoming parade Friday.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherald.comOlivia Nuesslein does her school work outside on Friday in the warm temperatures at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. "I found a place without the distractions of people watching," said Olivia, now in her last semester of school.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherald.comOlivia Nuesslein does her school work outside on Friday in the warm temperatures at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. "I found a place without the distractions of people watching," said Olivia, now in her last semester of school.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherald.comKelly Frazier, of Villa Park helps her daughter Evelyn, 3, as they shop at Rhea Lana's of West Chicagoland in Lombard. The store is a pop-up kids consignment shop that moved from Naperville to Lombard.
Bev Horne/bhorne@dailyherald.comKelly Frazier, of Villa Park helps her daughter Evelyn, 3, as they shop at Rhea Lana's of West Chicagoland in Lombard. The store is a pop-up kids consignment shop that moved from Naperville to Lombard.
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comA Saint Bernard named Oz sits on the roof of 1957 Thunderbird replica owned by Richard Majszak, of Crystal Lake during the last night of the season for Park on Park Cruise Night in Mundelein. The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles.
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comA Saint Bernard named Oz sits on the roof of 1957 Thunderbird replica owned by Richard Majszak, of Crystal Lake during the last night of the season for Park on Park Cruise Night in Mundelein. The cruise night specializes in pre-1977 vehicles.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comWest African musician Fode Camara teaches students how to play African drums Thursday at Highland Middle School in Libertyville. Camara and Helen Bond, of the Benkandi Project provided instruction on the drums as part of a cultural learning experience.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comWest African musician Fode Camara teaches students how to play African drums Thursday at Highland Middle School in Libertyville. Camara and Helen Bond, of the Benkandi Project provided instruction on the drums as part of a cultural learning experience.
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comGreg Alexander, father of musician Ben Alexander who recently died, donated his cello to Larkin's Visual and Performing Arts Academy Thursday. Alexander was a former student of Elgin Symphony Orchestra's principal cellist Matthew Agnew (playing).
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comGreg Alexander, father of musician Ben Alexander who recently died, donated his cello to Larkin's Visual and Performing Arts Academy Thursday. Alexander was a former student of Elgin Symphony Orchestra's principal cellist Matthew Agnew (playing).
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comMeghan Hansen, Buffalo Grove police Community Officer for Research and Engagement has a laugh with Jake Soljacich, 3, and Winnie Smith, 4, both of Palatine after police from various districts came out to the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling to promote their back-to-school programs by reading books to the kids.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comMeghan Hansen, Buffalo Grove police Community Officer for Research and Engagement has a laugh with Jake Soljacich, 3, and Winnie Smith, 4, both of Palatine after police from various districts came out to the Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling to promote their back-to-school programs by reading books to the kids.
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comThe sun sets during the last night of the season for Park on Park Cruise Night in Mundelein.
Steve Lundy/slundy@dailyherald.comThe sun sets during the last night of the season for Park on Park Cruise Night in Mundelein.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comGretchen Von Hess, of Barrington Hills attended with her handmade hat at the 13th annual LeCompte/Kalaway Trailowners Cup Polo in Barrington Hills. "It's about people and a community coming together. Those's horses are like driving a Mercedes, any little movement and they are right there with you," she said.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comGretchen Von Hess, of Barrington Hills attended with her handmade hat at the 13th annual LeCompte/Kalaway Trailowners Cup Polo in Barrington Hills. "It's about people and a community coming together. Those's horses are like driving a Mercedes, any little movement and they are right there with you," she said.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comDeacon Jim Pauwels, of St. Edna Parish in Arlington Heights kisses the casket of Mariam Jane Uddin after saying the Homily during the funeral at St. Mary Church in Buffalo Grove for abandoned babies Mariam Jane Uddin and Aritah Mikayla Hoover.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comDeacon Jim Pauwels, of St. Edna Parish in Arlington Heights kisses the casket of Mariam Jane Uddin after saying the Homily during the funeral at St. Mary Church in Buffalo Grove for abandoned babies Mariam Jane Uddin and Aritah Mikayla Hoover.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comElephant trainer Joey Frisco washes Cindy, right, while Jenny waits her turn prior to performances by The Kelly Miller Circus in Elk Grove Village Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comElephant trainer Joey Frisco washes Cindy, right, while Jenny waits her turn prior to performances by The Kelly Miller Circus in Elk Grove Village Wednesday.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comDeidre Crane, 29, of Lake Zurich samples the beer at the 2017 10th annual Rotary Club of Palatine's Oktoberfest beer extravaganza on Friday.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comDeidre Crane, 29, of Lake Zurich samples the beer at the 2017 10th annual Rotary Club of Palatine's Oktoberfest beer extravaganza on Friday.
Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comDrake Price, an 11-year-old patient who is receiving treatment for a brain tumor at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, stands in a DuPage County Humvee. At right is DuPage County Sherriff's officer Mike Urso.
Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comDrake Price, an 11-year-old patient who is receiving treatment for a brain tumor at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville, stands in a DuPage County Humvee. At right is DuPage County Sherriff's officer Mike Urso.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comChicago artist Barbara Cooper installs a community art project called "Network" at the Barrington Area Library.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comChicago artist Barbara Cooper installs a community art project called "Network" at the Barrington Area Library.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comBright highlights are reflected in the dark ceramic of a Danish classic onion bulb-shaped lamp being displayed at the recent Long Grove Vintage Days.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comBright highlights are reflected in the dark ceramic of a Danish classic onion bulb-shaped lamp being displayed at the recent Long Grove Vintage Days.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comSun rays from the setting sun shoot from behind a cloud in West Chicago.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comSun rays from the setting sun shoot from behind a cloud in West Chicago.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comThe moon rises above the clouds on a chilly, late summer evening from this Palatine perspective.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comThe moon rises above the clouds on a chilly, late summer evening from this Palatine perspective.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comJim Sarns, of American Legion Post 43 carries the Colors during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony held at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comJim Sarns, of American Legion Post 43 carries the Colors during Naperville's September 11th remembrance ceremony held at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial along the Riverwalk on September 11, 2017.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comWaukegan firefighter Michael Joseph plays Taps during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday. The Waukegan Fire Department hosted the event that recognized firefighters and police officers lost on September 11th at the World Trade Center attack.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comWaukegan firefighter Michael Joseph plays Taps during the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fireman's Memorial Park in Waukegan on Monday. The Waukegan Fire Department hosted the event that recognized firefighters and police officers lost on September 11th at the World Trade Center attack.
Rick West/rwest@dailyherald.comThe Elgin Police color guard posts the colors during Elgin's September 11th remembrance event Monday.
Rick West/rwest@dailyherald.comThe Elgin Police color guard posts the colors during Elgin's September 11th remembrance event Monday.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comTeacher Donna Zimmerman works with first graders Aaliyah Ali, left, and Vincent Sapp at Lake Louise Elementary School in Palatine. She is the Daily Herald's featured instructor for September.
Joe Lewnard/jlewnard@dailyherald.comTeacher Donna Zimmerman works with first graders Aaliyah Ali, left, and Vincent Sapp at Lake Louise Elementary School in Palatine. She is the Daily Herald's featured instructor for September.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comGerman Shepard "Bellalena" works the agility course with her handler Lou Bucker of Hanover Park, during the annual CSBarks dog festival hosted by the Carol Stream Park District.
Mark Black/mblack@dailyherald.comGerman Shepard "Bellalena" works the agility course with her handler Lou Bucker of Hanover Park, during the annual CSBarks dog festival hosted by the Carol Stream Park District.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comAn 1800's house is moved to Barrington Hills along Oakdene Road on Sunday by Heritage Movers. More than 100 people watched the move as it first came through downtown Barrington on Main Street.
Gilbert R. Boucher II/gboucher@dailyherald.comAn 1800's house is moved to Barrington Hills along Oakdene Road on Sunday by Heritage Movers. More than 100 people watched the move as it first came through downtown Barrington on Main Street.
John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comDave Schopen checks the temperature on dozens of beef roasts Saturday at the United Fall Festival in Campton Hills. He said he started cooking about 700 pounds of meat at 4 a.m.
John Starks/jstarks@dailyherald.comDave Schopen checks the temperature on dozens of beef roasts Saturday at the United Fall Festival in Campton Hills. He said he started cooking about 700 pounds of meat at 4 a.m.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comThe Downers Grove South color guard and marching band perform Saturday at the 39th annual Lake Park Lancer Joust.
Bob Chwedyk/bchwedyk@dailyherald.comThe Downers Grove South color guard and marching band perform Saturday at the 39th annual Lake Park Lancer Joust.
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comSt. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina and Diane Cullen are sandwiched between the East and North mascots Friday during the annual Kick-a-Thon for St. Charles East and North high schools to raise money for cancer research.
Brian Hill/bhill@dailyherald.comSt. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina and Diane Cullen are sandwiched between the East and North mascots Friday during the annual Kick-a-Thon for St. Charles East and North high schools to raise money for cancer research.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comFormer Oktoberfest queen Jaime Suszek of Palatine, left, is all smiles as she crowned the new queen of Palatine's Oktoberfest JoAnn Pallay of Schaumburg, at the 2017 10th annual Rotary Club of Palatine beer extravaganza.
Mark Welsh/mwelsh@dailyherald.comFormer Oktoberfest queen Jaime Suszek of Palatine, left, is all smiles as she crowned the new queen of Palatine's Oktoberfest JoAnn Pallay of Schaumburg, at the 2017 10th annual Rotary Club of Palatine beer extravaganza.
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