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  • Airport responds to mayors' oppostion to runway extension Feb 27, 2015 5:30 AM
    Chicago Executive Airport managers say they hear “loud and clear” from CEA's municipal owners who came out swinging this week against a runway extension. But the third busiest airport in Illinois also released a statement Thursday saying a controversial master plan continues.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Feb 26, 2015 4:03 PM
    Seven Mount Prospect residents received phone calls between Feb. 18 and 24 from scammers claiming to be with the IRS. The callers told the residents that they had back taxes due and needed to pay immediately or be charged and arrested. All the residents hung up without paying. The police department encourages victims to report the scam to the Federal Trade Commission website and the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration website

  • Airport CEO would get big bonus if runway extension is approved Feb 26, 2015 9:01 AM
    The contract between Chicago Executive Airport and CEO Charlie Priester shows that he could receive lucrative bonuses if the CEA wins state and federal approval for a runway project. As CEO, Priester's primary job is steering a long-term study, for which he is paid $6,000 a month, according to the one-year contract obtained by the Daily Herald.

  • Prospect Heights mayor joins opposition to longer runway Feb 25, 2015 8:50 AM
    The leaders of Wheeling and Prospect Heights have announced their opposition to runway extension at Chicago Executive Airport, but Charlie Priester, hired to oversee a blueprint for the facility’s future, wants to keep studying expansion. "I can’t see any purpose to disenfranchising people with their homes and their business to extend the runway,” Helmer said Tuesday, a day after Agiris expressed his objections.

  • Argiris, Helmer talk business in Wheeling, Prospect Heights Feb 25, 2015 10:58 PM
    The mayors of Prospect Heights and Wheeling are number guys. Looking back on 2014, the two packed their respective state of the city and village addresses Wednesday with loads of figures — most in dollars and cents. “I base our success on numbers,” Wheeling Village President Nick Argiris told about 150 people at a lunch hosted by the Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce.

  • Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Feb 26, 2015 11:11 AM
    The Illinois State Rifle Association and will be sponsoring their annual Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day (IGOLD) on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Springfield, IL.

  • AOIIs, guests ‘Focus on Fun’ at annual auction March 15 Feb 24, 2015 7:25 PM
    Continuing with their “Focus” theme for the year, Alpha Omicron Pi and their guests will “Focus on Fun” on Sunday, March 15, when they meet at the home of Cathy Grain in South Barrington.

  • Northwestern College earns Better Business Bureau’s Complaint Free Award Feb 24, 2015 6:21 PM
    Northwestern College, a career-focused two-year college in Illinois announced today that the Better Business Bureau, has awarded the college its Complaint Free Award for 2014. This honor is awarded exclusively to BBB Accredited Businesses.

  • State Rep. Harris salutes Prospect Heights library ‘Polish Storytime’ Feb 23, 2015 8:47 AM
    State Representative David Harris, a Republican from Arlington Heights, presented a Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives to Prospect Heights Library executive director Alex Todd and his staff for their outstanding work in developing the “Polish Storytime” hour at the library.

  • Mt. Prospect in way of airport expansion Feb 23, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Jim Mack writes that the real losers in the proposed expansion of Chicago Executive Airport are residents of Mount Prospect liek him, who will get the bruint of the smell and additional noise.

  • Obama has indeed fought terrorists Feb 21, 2015 4:24 PM
    A Prospect Heights letter to the editor: President Obama sent the Navy Seals to take out Osama bin Laden. He has sent in air power to combat ISIS and yes, he mentioned them and other terrorist groups as “terrorists.”

  • Breaking the Code Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM
    Breaking the Code (BTC) is a research-based prevention simulation that highlights the existence and harmfulness of a hidden and unchallenged bullying social structure.

  • Wheeling will be forced to move fireworks show Feb 19, 2015 5:21 AM
    Wheeling is reinventing its Fourth of July celebration, and prime among the changes is a new venue for fireworks. Trustees this week approved a $25,000 contract with Melrose Pyrotechnics to run the show from the former 94th Aero Squadron restaurant at Chicago Executive Airport.

  • Wheeling High School Jazz Bands to perform at the 30th Jazz in the Meadows Competition Feb 20, 2015 7:40 AM
    .Wheeling High School Jazz Bands to perform at the 30th Jazz in the Meadows Competition

  • Rhonda Popko Art Exhibit Feb 19, 2015 7:45 AM
    Rhonda Popko Art Exhibit

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Feb 18, 2015 5:17 PM
    Thieves stole the catalytic converters from four vehicles in Elk Grove Village around 2:40 a.m. Feb. 6. Value was estimated at $4,000.

  • Learn what it takes to get ideas into laws Feb 16, 2015 8:58 PM
    4-H members in Illinois will learn how ideas become law during a mock debate in the Chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives March 27-28 in Springfield. Delegates will debate mock bills using the same process used by real legislators in the Illinois House and Senate, including use of the House microphones and voting buttons to determine the fate of various bills. 4-H members who were at least 14 years of age by Sept. 1, 2014 may register online at by March 13.

  • Unidentified Body Found in North Carolina Has Streamwood Connection Feb 17, 2015 1:00 AM

    Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

    The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's Facebook site, Help ID Me, recently contacted Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System to help spread the word to local resources in hopes that the young man might be identified. New technology helped to produce an image to show what the unidentified teenager may have looked like. Help give him back his name. John Doe is a Caucasian male between the ages of 15-20, who had short, light brown hair, stood five feet nine inches tall and weighed 171 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a blue plaid long-sleeved shirt, a brown jacket and sneakers. Investigators believe he was transient for some time prior to his death, and may have lost touch with relatives. They believe he spent time in Florida, Illinois and Tennessee before arriving in North Carolina. If you have any information, please call 1-800-THE-LOST. A complete story can be found by the Crossroads Chronicle here: Link to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children Facebook page:

  • Endorsement: Adamson for Prospect Heights city clerk Feb 15, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Stacey Adamson for Prospect Heights city clerk.

  • Endorsements: Tibbits for Prospect Heights treasurer Feb 15, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Richard Tibbits for Prospect Heights treasurer.

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