Images: The Daily Herald's Week in Pictures

 
Posted5/30/2011 1:00 AM
Pat Sutarik of Palatine speaks with Michael Richert of Richert/Phillips Farms of North Liberty, Indiana about his products at the Palatine farmer's market.
  Pat Sutarik of Palatine speaks with Michael Richert of Richert/Phillips Farms of North Liberty, Indiana about his products at the Palatine farmer's market.
JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer
Patrons view flowers displayed at the Palatine farmer's market.
  Patrons view flowers displayed at the Palatine farmer's market.
JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer
Nathan Chinn of TTI Sports works on the installation of the new artificial turf at Nike Park in Naperville.
  Nathan Chinn of TTI Sports works on the installation of the new artificial turf at Nike Park in Naperville.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Family members watch firefighters battle a fire at their home in the 400 block of Schoenbeck Road Tuesday afternoon in Prospect Heights.
  Family members watch firefighters battle a fire at their home in the 400 block of Schoenbeck Road Tuesday afternoon in Prospect Heights.
Bill Zars | Staff Photographer
Aiden Kyle participates in a farmyard song for family and friends during a program Tuesday at Island Lake's Creative Playtime Preschool. The school held a graduation ceremony for their three-year-olds who will be moving up to the pre-kindergarten program in September.
  Aiden Kyle participates in a farmyard song for family and friends during a program Tuesday at Island Lake's Creative Playtime Preschool. The school held a graduation ceremony for their three-year-olds who will be moving up to the pre-kindergarten program in September.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Island Lake's Creative Playtime Preschool held a three-year-old graduation ceremony and final musical production for family and friends Tuesday. Connor Coty receives a diploma from teachers Amy Grimm, left, and Jan Oswald.
  Island Lake's Creative Playtime Preschool held a three-year-old graduation ceremony and final musical production for family and friends Tuesday. Connor Coty receives a diploma from teachers Amy Grimm, left, and Jan Oswald.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Melissa Russell helps Briana Casey of Yorkville as she models her new wedding gown during a gown give-a-way to military brides at Bella Bianca in Oakbrook Terrace.
  Melissa Russell helps Briana Casey of Yorkville as she models her new wedding gown during a gown give-a-way to military brides at Bella Bianca in Oakbrook Terrace.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Baby swans peek out from under their mother's wing while resting in their nest at the Schaumburg municipal pond.
  Baby swans peek out from under their mother's wing while resting in their nest at the Schaumburg municipal pond.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Baby swans get ready to get their feet wet at the Schaumburg municipal pond.
  Baby swans get ready to get their feet wet at the Schaumburg municipal pond.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Warren High School junior Jessica Shannon, 17, makes her way through a maze at Lake County High School's Technology Campus in Grayslake. Shannon will be competing in an upcoming national firefighters event this June called Skills USA.
  Warren High School junior Jessica Shannon, 17, makes her way through a maze at Lake County High School's Technology Campus in Grayslake. Shannon will be competing in an upcoming national firefighters event this June called Skills USA.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Jay Allen, owner of ShawCraft Signs in Machesney Park, talks to some city workers about some of the details of the mural he just installed outside the Maple Park Village Hall Tuesday. The sign is part of a series that pays tribute to early roadside filling stations along Lincoln Highway. The ILHC received a National Scenic Byway Grant from the Federal Highway Administration and an Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism, Attraction Development grant.
  Jay Allen, owner of ShawCraft Signs in Machesney Park, talks to some city workers about some of the details of the mural he just installed outside the Maple Park Village Hall Tuesday. The sign is part of a series that pays tribute to early roadside filling stations along Lincoln Highway. The ILHC received a National Scenic Byway Grant from the Federal Highway Administration and an Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism, Attraction Development grant.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Senoa Morgan works with her Einstein Academy students Wenesday during rehearsal for Free to Be at the Elgin school.
  Senoa Morgan works with her Einstein Academy students Wenesday during rehearsal for Free to Be at the Elgin school.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Retiring fifth-grade teacher David Rowe is surprised by students on the playground at Grace McWayne Elementary School in Batavia on Wednesday, May 25. Rowe didn't know about the surprise and it took a few moments for him to realize the celebration was for him. Rowe has been at Grace McWayne since it opened in 2001, and prior to that had over 20 years of teaching under his belt.
  Retiring fifth-grade teacher David Rowe is surprised by students on the playground at Grace McWayne Elementary School in Batavia on Wednesday, May 25. Rowe didn't know about the surprise and it took a few moments for him to realize the celebration was for him. Rowe has been at Grace McWayne since it opened in 2001, and prior to that had over 20 years of teaching under his belt.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Retiring fifth-grade teacher David Rowe claps after listening to a top ten list of things he can do during his retirement during a surprise celebration on the playground at Grace McWayne Elementary School in Batavia on Wednesday, May 25.
  Retiring fifth-grade teacher David Rowe claps after listening to a top ten list of things he can do during his retirement during a surprise celebration on the playground at Grace McWayne Elementary School in Batavia on Wednesday, May 25.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Tyler Obsuszt, left, and Tegan Sobecki join other kindergartners dressed as Dalmatians in the presentation of the annual school musical "101 Dalmatians" Wednesday at St. Matthew Lutheran School in Hawthorn Woods.
  Tyler Obsuszt, left, and Tegan Sobecki join other kindergartners dressed as Dalmatians in the presentation of the annual school musical "101 Dalmatians" Wednesday at St. Matthew Lutheran School in Hawthorn Woods.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Michelle Gattas, center, shares some light moments with old family friends and neighbors Dave Kerlagon, left, and Gary Kerlagon, right, prior to the start of a medal of honor dedication ceremony Friday in Wheaton.
  Michelle Gattas, center, shares some light moments with old family friends and neighbors Dave Kerlagon, left, and Gary Kerlagon, right, prior to the start of a medal of honor dedication ceremony Friday in Wheaton.
SCOTT SANDERS | Staff Photographer
Monroe Middle School students show their enthusiasm with flags during Friday's medal of honor dedication.
  Monroe Middle School students show their enthusiasm with flags during Friday's medal of honor dedication.
SCOTT SANDERS | Staff Photographer
Michelle Gattas, niece of James Howard Monroe, right, gets a hug from school principal Jason Stipp, center, while Monroe's nephew Scott Monroe, left, looks on.
  Michelle Gattas, niece of James Howard Monroe, right, gets a hug from school principal Jason Stipp, center, while Monroe's nephew Scott Monroe, left, looks on.
SCOTT SANDERS | Staff Photographer
District 300 superintendent Dr. Ken Arndt is greeted by hugs from students after the final bell for the year at Dundee Highlands Elementary in West Dundee. Although the students are out for the summer, Dr. Arndt still has a few more weeks of work at the district before retiring.
  District 300 superintendent Dr. Ken Arndt is greeted by hugs from students after the final bell for the year at Dundee Highlands Elementary in West Dundee. Although the students are out for the summer, Dr. Arndt still has a few more weeks of work at the district before retiring.
Christopher Hankins | Staff Photographer
First grader Joey Frega watches his balloon float away as Rockland students held a balloon launch to celebrate reading Friday in Libertyville. More than 45 students learned to read this school year.
  First grader Joey Frega watches his balloon float away as Rockland students held a balloon launch to celebrate reading Friday in Libertyville. More than 45 students learned to read this school year.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Rockland first graders held a balloon launch to celebrate reading Friday in Libertyville.
  Rockland first graders held a balloon launch to celebrate reading Friday in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Fifth grader Jennifer Rodriguez sheds a tear as she says goodbye to her friends during the official last day of school at Lincoln School in Mundelein Friday. The school is closing due to consolidation.
  Fifth grader Jennifer Rodriguez sheds a tear as she says goodbye to her friends during the official last day of school at Lincoln School in Mundelein Friday. The school is closing due to consolidation.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Mike Ormond jokes with coworkers after being honored by Otto Engineering for his outstanding character and work ethic while on the job at the renovation site of the historic Illinois Iron and Bolt building in Carpentersville. Ormond was surprised with a cake bearing his image, given a Certificate of Excellence plaque and a few gift cards. May 27 was also named Mike Ormond Day.
  Mike Ormond jokes with coworkers after being honored by Otto Engineering for his outstanding character and work ethic while on the job at the renovation site of the historic Illinois Iron and Bolt building in Carpentersville. Ormond was surprised with a cake bearing his image, given a Certificate of Excellence plaque and a few gift cards. May 27 was also named Mike Ormond Day.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Gladys Jones enjoys the smile of her son, Brandon after he arrived at Woodland Middle School in a Gurnee police car Friday morning. Brandon has cerebral palsy and his parents made the top bid for the ride during the Woodland Educational Foundation's benefit auction.
  Gladys Jones enjoys the smile of her son, Brandon after he arrived at Woodland Middle School in a Gurnee police car Friday morning. Brandon has cerebral palsy and his parents made the top bid for the ride during the Woodland Educational Foundation's benefit auction.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Woodland Middle School seventh grader Brandon Jones arrived at school in a police car Friday assisted by Gurnee police officer Darren Baker, left, and his father, Donald Jones. Fellow classmates in his functional class greeted him in front of the Gurnee school.
  Woodland Middle School seventh grader Brandon Jones arrived at school in a police car Friday assisted by Gurnee police officer Darren Baker, left, and his father, Donald Jones. Fellow classmates in his functional class greeted him in front of the Gurnee school.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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