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  • Images: The Week in Pictures Mar 2, 2015 1:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of people shoveling, skiing, playing dodgeball, making presentations and making plans.

     
  • Pontiac is too perfect to part with Mar 2, 2015 12:00 AM
    While walking out of New Trier High School one spring day, Ira Kessler laid eyes on “the most beautiful thing I’d ever seen in my life.” Kessler, a high school junior at the time, caught sight of a new Pontiac Firebird Trans Am.

     
  • Images: Weekend in review Mar 2, 2015 9:00 AM
    See some of the best pictures by Daily Herald photographers from this past weekend.

     
  • Everything will be awesome at Palatine Indoor Drive-In event Mar 2, 2015 9:00 AM
    The Palatine Park District will be screening “The Lego Movie” during its annual Indoor Drive-In Movie event for families from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Birchwood Recreation Center, 435 W. Illinois Ave.

     
  • Wauconda candidates divided on 911 center’s future Mar 2, 2015 5:30 AM
    Four of the candidates for seats on Wauconda’s village board want to keep the police department’s 911 center in town rather than outsourcing to another agency. The other four trustee hopefuls said they don’t yet have opinions on the issue that has prompted public outrage and protests for nearly two years.

     
  • Volunteers needed for autism campaign Mar 2, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Mike Baker says Autism Speaks is recruiting volunteer advocates to work on congressional and state legislative elected officials.

     
  • Lincolnshire entrepreneur has worked around the globe Mar 2, 2015 6:50 AM
    Kukec's People features Paul Vosters of Lincolnshire, who is president and chief operating officer for Launchpoint. He talks about growing up in the Belgium Congo and how living in various countries has helped him as a business person.

     
  • Man robbed in Des Plaines strip mall parking lot Mar 2, 2015 12:29 PM
    Des Plaines police are looking for a man they say robbed a victim late Friday night in the parking lot of a strip mall on the 900 block of Elmhurst Road. According to a police report, the unidentified man entered the cab of the victim’s truck about 11:55 p.m. Friday and said “give me what you got,” while pointing an unknown object.

     
  • East Dundee candidates clash over spending, luring new business Mar 2, 2015 1:58 PM
    Candidates for East Dundee trustee disagree about where wasteful spending may exist in the village's budget and the best ways to lure new business to town.

     
  • Ralphie May, Billy Gardell coming to Genesee Theatre in Waukegan Mar 2, 2015 2:33 PM
    Pre-sale tickets will be available Tuesday for comedians Ralphie May and Billy Gardell who will be performing May 16 and June 5 respectively at the Genesee Theatre in Wauikegan.

     
  • Seniors get tech lessons from District 93 students Mar 2, 2015 10:04 AM
    With the help of several laptops, Carol Stream Elementary District 93 is working to bridge the technological divide between students and senior citizens. Through the district’s new partnership with Carol Stream’s Windsor Park retirement community, young students are teaching older residents how to better use technology.

     
  • Trial set to begin in Naperville teacher’s slaying Mar 2, 2015 5:30 AM
    Bruce and Jami Wild say they’ve spent the past three years carrying what seemed to be the weight of the world on their shoulders as they mourned the death of their son, Shaun. They hope some of that weight will be lifted this week as the Naperville man accused of the slaying finally stands trial in DuPage County.

     
  • Kildeer woman turns hobby into growing business Mar 2, 2015 8:10 AM
    Jill Davis’ landscape business stems from a hobby and a passion. Over the past decade, she has slowly grown Jill Davis Design from her Kildeer home. “I think I had it in my blood,” Davis said of her landscaping skills.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 for winter coat and gloves for mom in need Mar 2, 2015 5:39 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Susan Brady of Elk Grove Village, a school nurse in DeKalb who wants to help a mom in need buy a winter coat and gloves.

     
  • Hugo Robles named police officer of the year in Lindenhurst Mar 2, 2015 9:37 AM
    Lindenhurst police Officer Hugo Robles has been named the department’s 2014 Police Officer of the Year.

     
  • Woodlands Academy’s ‘As You Like It’ features student’s music Mar 2, 2015 9:17 AM
    In addition to her starring role in Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s production of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” sophomore Katelynn Soto of Chicago is helping compose some of the original music that will be featured at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 5-7, at the all-girls college prep high school, 760 E. Westleigh Road, Lake Forest.

     
  • Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017 Mar 2, 2015 7:34 AM
    Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. “The Divergent” author, who grew up in Barrington, is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children’s Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017 and the next in 2018. Roth and her publisher offered few specifics, beyond saying the series is in “the vein of ‘Star Wars’” and will tell of a boy’s “unlikely alliance” with an enemy.

     
  • Police searching for suspect who escalated Fox Lake tavern brawl Mar 2, 2015 2:20 PM
    Police are looking for a man who they say escalated a weekend brawl at a Fox Lake tavern that resulted in a 27-year-old bouncer being shot in the shoulder. Fox Lake Police Lt. Mark Schindler said officers are reviewing surveillance video and trying to identify the person who shoved another man down a flight of stairs off a back deck just before the shooting at Pug Mahones Irish Pub & Grill at 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

     
  • Crosstown Pub and Grill opens second location in Batavia Mar 2, 2015 1:02 PM
    A new neighborhood pub with homemade food and hometown appeal is now open along the Randall Road corridor in Batavia. This is the second location for Crosstown Pub & Grill.

     
  • Arts, crafts exhibitors sought for Schaumburg’s Septemberfest Mar 2, 2015 4:03 PM
    The village of Schaumburg and its Septemberfest Committee are accepting arts and crafts exhibitors to participate in the 36th annual Septemberfest Arts & Crafts Show. Applications are due Friday, April 10.

     
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