Football Focus 2014

Joe Lewnard

Staff Photographer
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Joe Lewnard has been employed as a staff photographer for the Daily Herald since 1993. He previously worked as a freelance photographer, including assignments for the Daily Herald from 1990-93, and worked for the Cornbelt Press chain of weekly newspapers, based in Fairbury, Ill., from 1988-89.

Lewnard has covered a variety of assignments during his employment with the Daily Herald, including the Chicago Bulls 1996 Eastern Conference Finals in Orlando, and the Chicago Cubs playoff series against the Los Angeles Dodgers during 2008. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University (BA-Journalism) and a graduate of St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights.

He enjoys sports including basketball and baseball, and is interested in railroad history.

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The two-time Frontier League champions Schaumburg Boomers

Sep 23 2014 | 2:57 pm - They did it again. In capturing back-to-back Frontier League Championship titles in 2013 and 2014, the Schaumburg Boomers put together some impressive numbers to go with their growing trophy collection. Here’s a by the numbers look at their...

Images from the 47th annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival

Sep 20 2014 | 10:55 pm - More than 20 high school marching bands including bands from all over the Chicagoland area competed at the 47th annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival hosted by Wheeling High School Saturday.

Gurnee breaks ground on plaza honoring former mayor

Sep 06 2014 | 7:02 pm - Instrumental in the development of Gurnee, former Mayor Richard Welton took part in many groundbreaking ceremonies during his long political career. On Saturday, he was the honored guest as the village broke ground on the Richard A. Welton Village...

Meet the museum volunteer who keeps history on track

Aug 01 2014 | 12:30 pm - Jason Maxwell, 47, of Elgin is a volunteer in the steam department at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union. He is a fireman and engineer on locomotive 1630, a St. Louis-SanFrancisco 2-10-0 Russian decapod that was restored to service this past...

Mundelein Days drawing big crowds

Jul 05 2014 | 5:30 pm - Mike Flynn, assistant village administrator, said attendance at Mundelein Days has been good. On the Fourth of July, he estimated 3,000-4,000 people were present at the festival while the fireworks program commenced within sight of the festival...

Swedish Days marks 65 years

Jun 22 2014 | 6:26 pm - The sun was out and the temperature pleasantly in the low 80s Sunday afternoon as the Geneva Swedish Days parade kicked off along State Street. Among the crowd was Ruth Wit of St. Charles. “It’s just a wonderful Americana experience,...

Moving picture: Rolling Meadows man shares love of hockey

May 02 2014 | 1:36 pm - Hockey veteran Gerry Dudziak, 56, of Rolling Meadows is passing his love of the game down to his granddaughter as she competes in a league where most of the participants are boys. Dudziak coaches his granddaughter, Nina Griffiths, 8, in the Mite...

Images: The day after Long Grove house explosion

Apr 26 2014 | 9:05 pm - Images from an explosion that leveled a Long Grove house and damaged others may have been caused by natural gas.

Antioch celebrates 23rd annual Eggcellent Easter Adventure

Apr 19 2014 | 2:37 pm - Antioch celebrated Easter with a flair Saturday including a visit from the Easter Bunny, a parade and an egg hunt. It was all part of the Antioch Parks and Recreation Department's 23rd Annual Eggcellent Easter Adventure.

Lots of green at Palatine parade

Mar 15 2014 | 3:48 pm - Seated on the parkway wearing a decorative St. Patrick’s Day hat and shamrock-shaped glasses, Gary Banser, 8, of Palatine was ready to watch his sister march by with the Trinity Irish Dancers in the fourth annual Palatine St. Patrick’s...

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