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Michelle Holdway

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A 1994 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michelle Holdway has worked at the Daily Herald since 1998. Before that, she was on the night copy desk at the Daily Southtown in Tinley Park and was the sports editor for The Daily American in downstate West Frankfort.

She won a Lisagor award in 2000 as part of the design team for the Daily Herald's "Crossing Centuries" sections.

She's been the assistant news editor on the night copy desk since 2006 and named news editor in February 2015.

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Images: An Hour in Glendale Heights

Apr 17 2015 | 10:11 am - We spent one hour — no more, no less — roaming around Glendale Heights photographing things that caught our eye. The obvious and the obscure, big stuff and small. But all identifiable to Glendale Heights.

Images: An Hour in Bloomingdale

Mar 27 2015 | 11:22 am - We spent one hour -- no more, no less -- roaming around Bloomingdale photographing things that caught our eye. The obvious and the obscure, big stuff and small. But all identifiable to Bloomingdale.

Dawn Patrol: Mundelein sex offender arrest; 7-vote margin in judge race

Apr 02 2014 | 5:58 am - Sex offender arrested in Mundelein. Judge candidates separated by 7 votes. Group pitches higher gas tax for better roads. Elgin man charged in two crimes. No injuries in Schaumburg fire. Suburban teens named Golden Apple Scholars. No rush to...

Poll Vault: How elaborate are your holiday decorations?

Nov 22 2013 | 12:56 am - Some homeowners are content with a few strands of blinking lights for the holidays. Others go all out with animatronic figures and synchronized music. Where do you fall on the spectrum?

Poll Vault: What do you think of the Bulls' Christmas jerseys?

Nov 15 2013 | 1:18 am - The Bulls and nine other teams are sporting sleeved jerseys on Christmas. NIU and NU have sported or will sport jerseys honoring military heroes. And remember the horrible uniforms the Bears wore on Halloween 1994?

Poll Vault: What was the best Halloween costume last night?

Nov 01 2013 | 1:13 am - What costumes impressed you or made you laugh? Were any so good that you just had to give out bonus candy or take a photo to post on Facebook?

Poll Vault: What social media apps are you addicted to?

Oct 24 2013 | 11:37 pm - We interrupt this game of Candy Crush Saga to ask an important question: Which social media apps are you addicted to?

Poll Vault: When's the last time you carved a pumpkin?

Oct 17 2013 | 11:37 pm - Do you carve pumpkins each year or just paint them? Does digging out the seeds creep you out of your gourd? Do your kids do the designing?

Poll Vault: What's your biggest athletic accomplishment?

Oct 11 2013 | 12:13 am - 45,000 runners will run the Chicago Marathon Sunday. Can you brag about accomplishments like finishing a marathon or climbing a mountain? Do you want to?

Poll Vault: How long do you think the government shutdown will last?

Oct 04 2013 | 11:21 am - We're entering Day 4 of the current shutdown. How long do you think the shutdown will last? Are we talking a matter of days, weeks or even months? What do you think the political fallout will be in 2014?

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