Images: That was a fun Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted8/7/2016 8:00 PM

So many pictures, so little time

Elden Pfaff, of Huntley steers his 1948 Farmall Cub through the McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock Wednesday, during a tractor parade in the 2016 fair. The small tractor produces only 9 horsepower.
  Elden Pfaff, of Huntley steers his 1948 Farmall Cub through the McHenry County Fairgrounds in Woodstock Wednesday, during a tractor parade in the 2016 fair. The small tractor produces only 9 horsepower.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Joe Daniszewski, of Mt Prospect chews his way through 29 wings in 10 minutes Sunday during the Woodfield Area Children's Organization's 16th annual "Best of the 'Burbs" Wingfest in Schaumburg.
  Joe Daniszewski, of Mt Prospect chews his way through 29 wings in 10 minutes Sunday during the Woodfield Area Children's Organization's 16th annual "Best of the 'Burbs" Wingfest in Schaumburg.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Abby Coleman, of Glenview spends some quality time with her Holstein "Kingboy" during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
  Abby Coleman, of Glenview spends some quality time with her Holstein "Kingboy" during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Madison Conard, 3, of Sugar Grove checks to see how much her fish weigh after playing a fishing game Saturday at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
  Madison Conard, 3, of Sugar Grove checks to see how much her fish weigh after playing a fishing game Saturday at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Hundreds spread out on the lawn at Tuesday's National Night Out event at Festival Park in Elgin to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  Hundreds spread out on the lawn at Tuesday's National Night Out event at Festival Park in Elgin to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Walgreens Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival kicked off at Flentie Park at Lake Arlington with team River Casino's Sue Baumgartner, of Des Plaines banging the drum as they head out to race.
  The Walgreens Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival kicked off at Flentie Park at Lake Arlington with team River Casino's Sue Baumgartner, of Des Plaines banging the drum as they head out to race.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Tom Poole, of Algonquin and the Northern Illinois Chapter of the Veterans Network Committee, rolls up one of 325 American Flags that made up a Field of Honor display at the Algonquin Founders' Days festival in Towne Park in Algonquin Sunday. Each flag represents an Illinois soldier who died in service since the Gulf War. The Algonquin Field of Honor was part of a national program sponsored by Veterans Network Committee, the same organization that runs the Honor Flight program that flies veterans to Washington D.C..
  Tom Poole, of Algonquin and the Northern Illinois Chapter of the Veterans Network Committee, rolls up one of 325 American Flags that made up a Field of Honor display at the Algonquin Founders' Days festival in Towne Park in Algonquin Sunday. Each flag represents an Illinois soldier who died in service since the Gulf War. The Algonquin Field of Honor was part of a national program sponsored by Veterans Network Committee, the same organization that runs the Honor Flight program that flies veterans to Washington D.C..
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Santa from Santa's Village Azoosment Park waves to the crowd during the Algonquin Founders' Days parade.
  Santa from Santa's Village Azoosment Park waves to the crowd during the Algonquin Founders' Days parade.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Cousins Madelyn McCart, 6, of Ingleside and Elle Luedtke, 3, of McHenry watch the Master Showman Competition Sunday during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.
  Cousins Madelyn McCart, 6, of Ingleside and Elle Luedtke, 3, of McHenry watch the Master Showman Competition Sunday during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Five-year-old Madalaena Konkey leaves the table after winning an ice cream eating contest at the Algonquin Founders' Days festival in Towne Park in Algonquin Sunday. Contestants faced off by age groups. Madalaena was happy to win, despite having an upset stomach. The free contest was sponsored by Colonial Cafe. She is from West Dundee.
  Five-year-old Madalaena Konkey leaves the table after winning an ice cream eating contest at the Algonquin Founders' Days festival in Towne Park in Algonquin Sunday. Contestants faced off by age groups. Madalaena was happy to win, despite having an upset stomach. The free contest was sponsored by Colonial Cafe. She is from West Dundee.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Evelyn Medina, 15, of West Chicago enjoys some ice cream during the 27th annual West Chicago Night Out Against Crime Tuesday in Reed-Keppler Park.
  Evelyn Medina, 15, of West Chicago enjoys some ice cream during the 27th annual West Chicago Night Out Against Crime Tuesday in Reed-Keppler Park.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Brandon Mack, of the Jesse White Tumblers from Chicago, thrill the audience at the Streamwood Summer Celebration parade.
  Brandon Mack, of the Jesse White Tumblers from Chicago, thrill the audience at the Streamwood Summer Celebration parade.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Houston Hubert rides a bucking bronco at the Latting Rodeo during the the DuPage County Fair.
  Houston Hubert rides a bucking bronco at the Latting Rodeo during the the DuPage County Fair.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Eva Sudar, 5, left and her sister Ana, 7, react differently as powder is tossed onto them and their mother Emilie while posing for a picture Sunday after the Bob Leonard 1K Family Color Run in Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles. They are from St. Charles.
  Eva Sudar, 5, left and her sister Ana, 7, react differently as powder is tossed onto them and their mother Emilie while posing for a picture Sunday after the Bob Leonard 1K Family Color Run in Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles. They are from St. Charles.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fans await the arrival of Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora on Tuesday.
  Fans await the arrival of Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora on Tuesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Colorful tails of hand-tied musky flies line up after being tied by Jeremy Spaccapaniccia of DuPage Fly Fishing Co. in Naperville.
  Colorful tails of hand-tied musky flies line up after being tied by Jeremy Spaccapaniccia of DuPage Fly Fishing Co. in Naperville.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Kenny Mahon, of Texas, performs with a five-year-old Australian shepherd during an "Ultimate Flying Canine" show at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock Wednesday. The show was sponsored by The DAWG Foundation, a non-profit group that places companion dogs with veterans suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  Kenny Mahon, of Texas, performs with a five-year-old Australian shepherd during an "Ultimate Flying Canine" show at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock Wednesday. The show was sponsored by The DAWG Foundation, a non-profit group that places companion dogs with veterans suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Henry Alley, 4, of Round Lake Park plays with his fish balloon during Park Fest in Round Lake Park Saturday.
  Henry Alley, 4, of Round Lake Park plays with his fish balloon during Park Fest in Round Lake Park Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
The reflection of colorful kayaks turns the Fox River into a watercolor scene at the 55th Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race in Batavia last month.
  The reflection of colorful kayaks turns the Fox River into a watercolor scene at the 55th Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race in Batavia last month.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
I shot this statue of Humpty Dumpty at the Waukegan Public Library. There are many interesting statues outside the library along with a flower garden. It's worth a glance if you are in the area.
  I shot this statue of Humpty Dumpty at the Waukegan Public Library. There are many interesting statues outside the library along with a flower garden. It's worth a glance if you are in the area.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
The WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a thrill for Nathaniel Matusik, 5, and his dad Matthew of Morton Grove, who squeezed through the bomb compartment of the B-17 as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour that flew into Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling on Monday.
  The WWII Vintage Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a thrill for Nathaniel Matusik, 5, and his dad Matthew of Morton Grove, who squeezed through the bomb compartment of the B-17 as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour that flew into Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling on Monday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Nick Jonas, left, and Demi Lovato greet fans at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora on Tuesday. The two pop stars answered a few questions for fans.
  Nick Jonas, left, and Demi Lovato greet fans at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora on Tuesday. The two pop stars answered a few questions for fans.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Eric Sanchez, 2, of Mundelein tie-dyes a t-shirt during Mundelein's annual National Night Out at the Santa Maria del Popolo Catholic Church grounds Tuesday night.
  Eric Sanchez, 2, of Mundelein tie-dyes a t-shirt during Mundelein's annual National Night Out at the Santa Maria del Popolo Catholic Church grounds Tuesday night.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Antioch Deputy Chief John Laskowski cooks hot dogs during Antioch's annual National Night Out at the Antioch Band Shell Tuesday night. The event featured free hot dogs and chips, firetruck rides, a K-9 demonstration and Police Chief Steve Huffman and his band "1 Sam 10."
  Antioch Deputy Chief John Laskowski cooks hot dogs during Antioch's annual National Night Out at the Antioch Band Shell Tuesday night. The event featured free hot dogs and chips, firetruck rides, a K-9 demonstration and Police Chief Steve Huffman and his band "1 Sam 10."
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Jason Stoops, of Batavia judges the aroma of a contestant's chili Saturday during the 24th State Championship Chili Cook Off in Batavia. "I enjoy identifying the intricacies within a similar medium," said Stoops, who has been judging chili for three years. "Some are a little spicier and some are more fragrant." Overall, Stoops said he was very satisfied with the level of competition this year.
  Jason Stoops, of Batavia judges the aroma of a contestant's chili Saturday during the 24th State Championship Chili Cook Off in Batavia. "I enjoy identifying the intricacies within a similar medium," said Stoops, who has been judging chili for three years. "Some are a little spicier and some are more fragrant." Overall, Stoops said he was very satisfied with the level of competition this year.
Morgan Timms | Staff Photographer
Victoria Mendez and her daughter Alexa, 6, of Aurora pick out books during the Back to School Fair for DuPage County students at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park.
  Victoria Mendez and her daughter Alexa, 6, of Aurora pick out books during the Back to School Fair for DuPage County students at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Love Christian Clearinghouse volunteer Lori Jarnakowicz helps students during the Back to School Fair for DuPage County students at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park.
  Love Christian Clearinghouse volunteer Lori Jarnakowicz helps students during the Back to School Fair for DuPage County students at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Kara Peterson, as Princess Catalina, and Jeff Holst as King Carlos, pack school supplies for needy kids at Medieval Times.
  Kara Peterson, as Princess Catalina, and Jeff Holst as King Carlos, pack school supplies for needy kids at Medieval Times.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Carissa Stauss and her mother Dawn, right, pose for the crowd during a Mother/Daughter Look-A-Like contest at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock Thursday. The Hebron pair won first place.
  Carissa Stauss and her mother Dawn, right, pose for the crowd during a Mother/Daughter Look-A-Like contest at the McHenry County Fair in Woodstock Thursday. The Hebron pair won first place.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Former firefighter Jim Aronson, of Lake Villa spins the wheel in the Ham or Bacon booth during the 83rd Annual Lake Villa Days on Thursday at Lehmann Park. The festival is sponsored by the Lake Villa Firefighters Association featuring bingo, games, food and carnival rides.
  Former firefighter Jim Aronson, of Lake Villa spins the wheel in the Ham or Bacon booth during the 83rd Annual Lake Villa Days on Thursday at Lehmann Park. The festival is sponsored by the Lake Villa Firefighters Association featuring bingo, games, food and carnival rides.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Dan Kinsella, of Wheaton holds his granddaughter while announcer Pete Friedmann takes the stage while being honored for his 35 yers with the The Wheaton Municipal Band.
  Dan Kinsella, of Wheaton holds his granddaughter while announcer Pete Friedmann takes the stage while being honored for his 35 yers with the The Wheaton Municipal Band.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Downtown Arlington Heights kicks off the Mane Event marking the upcoming Arlington Million with Eric Wilde, 25, and Amy Hill, 25, both of Schaumburg horsing around at the event.
  Downtown Arlington Heights kicks off the Mane Event marking the upcoming Arlington Million with Eric Wilde, 25, and Amy Hill, 25, both of Schaumburg horsing around at the event.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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