- Deaths reported from COVID-19 high for second day in Illinois
- Lumber prices on the rise throughout suburbs
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Education | No maskless free-for-all yet: Here's where precautions remain in place in the suburbs
Numerous entities -- from pharmacies to schools, cinemas and religious organizations -- said Friday they will continue to require face masks to prevent spread of COVID-19 in the short term, despite the federal government relaxing rules for fully vaccinated Americans. That cautious approach comes amid two days of churn and some confusion.
Illinois | Deaths reported from COVID-19 high for second day in IllinoisDeaths reported from COVID-19 in Illinois on Saturday continued for a second day at the highest level in two months.
Business | Lumber prices on the rise throughout suburbsSoaring prices for lumber and other materials have led builders -- both large organizations and do-it-yourselfers -- to change their plans or pay far more than expected.
Business | Restaurants, theaters see benefits as 'Bridge Phase' startsThe launch of Illinois' "Bridge Phase" of reopening Friday didn't necessarily provide a major direct benefit to restaurants, but rather the hope of a trickle-down effect from those businesses, such as the Metropolis, that it may help more.
Entertainment | 'I had a lot of emotions that night': Elgin couple get engaged on ABC's 'Pooch Perfect'An Elgin couple competing together on the ABC network dog grooming show "Pooch Perfect" got engaged during Tuesday's episode. Alyssa Kasiba and Justin Dorn have made it to the final three and will compete for the $100,000 prize on next week's episode. Locally, they operate a mobile dog grooming business called Simply Diffurent.
Crime | Naperville police arrest boy, 15, in downtown stabbingNaperville police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in the Friday night stabbing of another juvenile during a fight in downtown Naperville.
News | Vintage Rides car show cruising back into Wheaton next monthAfter a year's absence, the Vintage Rides car show will come roaring back in June, and all the shiny chrome points to brighter days ahead this summer in downtown Wheaton.
Music | Snoop Dogg concert in Aurora postponedRapper Snoop Dogg has postponed his 2021 summer tour, which was to have featured a July 18 performance at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. RiverEdge has informed all current ticket holders about the postponement, and is working on potential alternate dates summer 2022.
Education | Elk Grove teacher awarded Golden AppleGolden Apple surprised Admiral Byrd School first-grade teacher Sara Magnafichi Friday with an award for Excellence in Teaching, recognizing how her work has lasting, positive effects on students at the Elk Grove Village school.
News | 'We did what was right': Outgoing Dist. 59 superintendent's new job over before it startsOutgoing Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 Superintendent Art Fessler will not be taking a job at NSSEO after all. The announcement comes less than a week after a Daily Herald story revealed the new gig was being arranged to help Fessler work the 170 remaining days he needs to get a full pension.
News | Double-lung transplant gives COVID-19 patient from Glendale Hts. a second chance at lifeLast fall, Renato Aquino became so sick with COVID-19 that doctors told his niece he was probably brain dead and it might be time for the family to say goodbye.
Business | Woodman's Food Market targets late July opening in BloomingdaleA new Woodman's Food Market in Bloomingdale is expected to have a soft opening in late July and a grand opening in August, officials said.
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- AuroraState takes action against Aurora academy that serves children with disabilities
- Prep SportsCarmel Catholic tabs Brill to be new AD
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- 12:12 AMRegister for LivingWell Bridge Walk to celebrate cancer survivors
- 11:30 PMCOD student Samiha Syed receives prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
- 11:01 PMBolingbrook mayor hosts Iftar dinner in honor of the Muslim community
- 10:59 PMChicago area Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr with safety protocols
- 10:51 PMBolingbrook Golf Club selected as tournament site in inaugural Forme Tour Season
- 10:43 PM50 northern Illinois high school students awarded at TMA's Precision Machining Competition in Schaumburg
- 10:34 PMApply for this $25,000 grant opportunity to help your community
- 10:29 PMGet in the zone at Northern Kane County Chamber golf outing
People showed their concern for the environment and their lost classmates in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for May 1-7, 2021.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more
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