Mixed feelings on U-46's new grading system By Madhu Krishnamurthy Miss Illinois urges kids to stay focused behind the wheel Bartlett police announce parade route for Halloween Fun Fest Daily Herald report Des Plaines man gets probation for 2005 battery By Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer Fitness stations coming in spring to Naperville's Nike park By Marie Wilson Rockland Elementary School students read to break record By Gilbert R. Boucher II Mount Prospect man pleads guilty to sexual assault By Barbara Vitello Legal Affairs Writer More time needed in latest Lake County DNA case By Lee Filas Smart meters coming to Arlington Heights By Melissa Silverberg Upscale Italian restaurant opening in Palatine By Doug T. Graham