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"Circus Boy" Bobby Hunt pops a wheelie as he rides the worlds smallest bicycle during his performance at the St. Charles Library on New Years Eve.
  "Circus Boy" Bobby Hunt pops a wheelie as he rides the worlds smallest bicycle during his performance at the St. Charles Library on New Years Eve.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Masha Liokumovich, of Buffalo Grove takes a selfie picture with her son, Jacob, 6, during Happy Noon Year at Wheeling Park District Community Recreation Center on New Years Eve. Families enjoyed dancing, games, a ballon drop, and a grape juice toast to welcome in the new year.
  Masha Liokumovich, of Buffalo Grove takes a selfie picture with her son, Jacob, 6, during Happy Noon Year at Wheeling Park District Community Recreation Center on New Years Eve. Families enjoyed dancing, games, a ballon drop, and a grape juice toast to welcome in the new year.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Tyler Paxson, 4, watches a model train pass under a bridge at a display by the Lake County Society of Modular Engineers at the Great Train Show at the Lake County Fair Grounds in Grayslake. Tyler was with his mother Julie Paxson of Lake Zurich.
  Tyler Paxson, 4, watches a model train pass under a bridge at a display by the Lake County Society of Modular Engineers at the Great Train Show at the Lake County Fair Grounds in Grayslake. Tyler was with his mother Julie Paxson of Lake Zurich.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
2-year-old Zach Kuppler of Aurora looks watches as naturalist Valerie Blaine shows off a black walnut that he found during a New Year's Day hike at the LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles Monday.
  2-year-old Zach Kuppler of Aurora looks watches as naturalist Valerie Blaine shows off a black walnut that he found during a New Year's Day hike at the LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Three-year-old Anna Janas, of Wheeling dances with her father, Arek, during Happy Noon Year at Wheeling Park District Community Recreation Center on New Years Eve.
  Three-year-old Anna Janas, of Wheeling dances with her father, Arek, during Happy Noon Year at Wheeling Park District Community Recreation Center on New Years Eve.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Evelyn Sanchez and Maggie Drost, students in McHenry School District 156, interact with a sheep at Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond.They are part of an experimental program teaching students to learn positive coping skills while working with farm animals.
  Evelyn Sanchez and Maggie Drost, students in McHenry School District 156, interact with a sheep at Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond.They are part of an experimental program teaching students to learn positive coping skills while working with farm animals.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Felix Petrov, of Vernon Hills walks his Yorkshire terriers, Cookie, Lucky, and Messi, in the frigid weather around Century Park in Vernon Hills.
  Felix Petrov, of Vernon Hills walks his Yorkshire terriers, Cookie, Lucky, and Messi, in the frigid weather around Century Park in Vernon Hills.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Andrius Janiukstys and his father Daugyidas, of Mundelein walk on the frozen ice on Diamond Lake in Mundelein as they go ice fishing on Sunday.
  Andrius Janiukstys and his father Daugyidas, of Mundelein walk on the frozen ice on Diamond Lake in Mundelein as they go ice fishing on Sunday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Brandon Wassell, of Winfield and Tyler Ekstrand of Westmont, play hockey at the Central Athletic Complex Ice Rinks in Wheaton.
  Brandon Wassell, of Winfield and Tyler Ekstrand of Westmont, play hockey at the Central Athletic Complex Ice Rinks in Wheaton.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Eric Bonilla, of Waukegan exits the frigid waters of Lake Michigan as hundreds of people participated in the 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County Monday at Waukegan Municipal Beach.
  Eric Bonilla, of Waukegan exits the frigid waters of Lake Michigan as hundreds of people participated in the 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County Monday at Waukegan Municipal Beach.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
People participate in the 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County Monday at Waukegan Municipal Beach.
  People participate in the 19th annual Polar Bear Plunge benefiting Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County Monday at Waukegan Municipal Beach.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Kids play hokey at the new Libertyville Sports Complex skating rink Tuesday in Libertyville.
  Kids play hokey at the new Libertyville Sports Complex skating rink Tuesday in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Steam rises from Bob Taylor's breath as the worker with Prodigy Construction in Crown Point, Ind. takes a call from his boss in the cold Tuesday morning. Taylor was bundled up against the cold while working outside on the Wauconda McDonald's restaurant remodeling project.
  Steam rises from Bob Taylor's breath as the worker with Prodigy Construction in Crown Point, Ind. takes a call from his boss in the cold Tuesday morning. Taylor was bundled up against the cold while working outside on the Wauconda McDonald's restaurant remodeling project.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Ice and snow cling to a railing along the Fox River in Elgin as temperatures stay below zero around the Fox Valley Tuesday.
  Ice and snow cling to a railing along the Fox River in Elgin as temperatures stay below zero around the Fox Valley Tuesday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kathleen Richards of Lake Zurich watches for the Metra train at Palatine's train station in sub-zero temperatures with other commuters heading into the city,
  Kathleen Richards of Lake Zurich watches for the Metra train at Palatine's train station in sub-zero temperatures with other commuters heading into the city,
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Workers clear off the snow from Depot Pond in Batavia Tuesday as they prepare the area for skating.
  Workers clear off the snow from Depot Pond in Batavia Tuesday as they prepare the area for skating.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Wauconda Township Highway Commissioner Scott Weisbruch uncovers a grave stone dated 1851 in the Hope Grove cemetery off of Wilson Road Thursday in Wauconda Township.
  Wauconda Township Highway Commissioner Scott Weisbruch uncovers a grave stone dated 1851 in the Hope Grove cemetery off of Wilson Road Thursday in Wauconda Township.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Emmett Johnson, 14 of Wheaton zooms down Blackwell Forest Preserve's Mount Hoy in a tube on January 3, 2018.
  Emmett Johnson, 14 of Wheaton zooms down Blackwell Forest Preserve's Mount Hoy in a tube on January 3, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Chase Running, 11 of Libertyville dribbles the ball as kids play soccer during the Sports & More Holiday Camp at the Libertyville Sports Complex. The camp is for kids out of school and continues through Jan 5.
  Chase Running, 11 of Libertyville dribbles the ball as kids play soccer during the Sports & More Holiday Camp at the Libertyville Sports Complex. The camp is for kids out of school and continues through Jan 5.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
The "Speedee" portion of the original McDonald's sign is lifed by a crane outside the restaurant replica in Des Plaines Thursday.
  The "Speedee" portion of the original McDonald's sign is lifed by a crane outside the restaurant replica in Des Plaines Thursday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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