Images: Snow and ashes in The Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted2/18/2018 10:00 PM
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Ben Collins, middle, of Crystal Lake speaks with Ryan Santee of Park Ridge, who is a star in the Disney On Ice Dare To Dream show at the Allstate Arena. Collins, a former Special Olympian was with a group of special skaters from the Chicagoland Theatre on Ice program that presented their own show to the Disney skaters at the Allstate Arena.
  Ben Collins, middle, of Crystal Lake speaks with Ryan Santee of Park Ridge, who is a star in the Disney On Ice Dare To Dream show at the Allstate Arena. Collins, a former Special Olympian was with a group of special skaters from the Chicagoland Theatre on Ice program that presented their own show to the Disney skaters at the Allstate Arena.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Dan Culen, of Woodridge sets his tip-up during the 58th Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival in Antioch. Fisherman braved the snow and cold to compete for prizes during the longest run winter event in Illinois.
  Dan Culen, of Woodridge sets his tip-up during the 58th Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival in Antioch. Fisherman braved the snow and cold to compete for prizes during the longest run winter event in Illinois.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
A drone shows a birds-eye view of a road that winds its way through Wing Park in Elgin.
  A drone shows a birds-eye view of a road that winds its way through Wing Park in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Lukas Polanek, 14, of Villa Park practices his hockey skating and stick handling skills at Lufkin Park in Villa Park. "I just had some free time to shovel and practice," Polanek said.
  Lukas Polanek, 14, of Villa Park practices his hockey skating and stick handling skills at Lufkin Park in Villa Park. "I just had some free time to shovel and practice," Polanek said.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Grayslake Middle School custodian Ed Loechelt clears snow from in front of the school.
  Grayslake Middle School custodian Ed Loechelt clears snow from in front of the school.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A pair of cross country skiers take to the woods in the fresh snow at Fabyan Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  A pair of cross country skiers take to the woods in the fresh snow at Fabyan Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Antioch resident Paul Yucus drives his ATV across the lake in the snow during the 58th Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival in Antioch on Sunday. Fisherman braved the snow and cold to compete for prizes during the longest running winter event in Illinois.
  Antioch resident Paul Yucus drives his ATV across the lake in the snow during the 58th Chain O' Lakes Ice Fishing Derby and Winter Festival in Antioch on Sunday. Fisherman braved the snow and cold to compete for prizes during the longest running winter event in Illinois.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Stephanie Ritter, science teacher at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights works with students on a science project dealing with worms and compost.
  Stephanie Ritter, science teacher at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights works with students on a science project dealing with worms and compost.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Demonstrations of henna tattoos went on at The Islamic Center of Naperville during the 22nd annual International Festival "Around the Corner, Around the World" at North Central College on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  Demonstrations of henna tattoos went on at The Islamic Center of Naperville during the 22nd annual International Festival "Around the Corner, Around the World" at North Central College on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Shoppers try the mattresses at the Mattress FIRM display Saturday at the Old House New House Home Show in the Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
  Shoppers try the mattresses at the Mattress FIRM display Saturday at the Old House New House Home Show in the Mega Center at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Sisters Maggie and Emma Coneys, 4 and 8 of Naperville, race the ball around the Gravity Accelerator during the annual Fermilab open house on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  Sisters Maggie and Emma Coneys, 4 and 8 of Naperville, race the ball around the Gravity Accelerator during the annual Fermilab open house on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Samantha Dunham, 7, bounces around as she zooms down Rotary Hill in Naperville on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  Samantha Dunham, 7, bounces around as she zooms down Rotary Hill in Naperville on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Mitya Mehta, 12, of Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills balances her tower during the Grayslake Invitational Science Olympiad Saturday. The invitational featured 48 middle school teams from all over Illinois.
  Mitya Mehta, 12, of Hawthorn Middle School North in Vernon Hills balances her tower during the Grayslake Invitational Science Olympiad Saturday. The invitational featured 48 middle school teams from all over Illinois.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Safa Lakhany, 16, and Sara Khasawneh, 15, of Naperville disappear into a cloud of snow as they crash while sledding down Rotary Hill in Naperville on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  Safa Lakhany, 16, and Sara Khasawneh, 15, of Naperville disappear into a cloud of snow as they crash while sledding down Rotary Hill in Naperville on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
After clearing his driveway apron of snow deposited by passing snowplows, Bill Arnold makes quick work of the fresh layer of light snow that fell on the sidewalk in front of his Arlington Heights home Saturday morning.
  After clearing his driveway apron of snow deposited by passing snowplows, Bill Arnold makes quick work of the fresh layer of light snow that fell on the sidewalk in front of his Arlington Heights home Saturday morning.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Sisters Addy and Elise Wheeler, 9 and 7 of West Chicago, experiment with a Newton's Cradle during the annual Fermilab open house on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
  Sisters Addy and Elise Wheeler, 9 and 7 of West Chicago, experiment with a Newton's Cradle during the annual Fermilab open house on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
West Chicago High School chemistry teacher Anna Fulmer attends a candlelight vigil "to pray for a fair" contract settlement outside district office on Monday.
  West Chicago High School chemistry teacher Anna Fulmer attends a candlelight vigil "to pray for a fair" contract settlement outside district office on Monday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
The 390 tollway was at a standstill one early morning and it made an interesting photo with the sun and the outside temperature of 5 degrees. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
  The 390 tollway was at a standstill one early morning and it made an interesting photo with the sun and the outside temperature of 5 degrees. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Pastor Rev. Curtis Lambert tosses palm leaves into the fire with the rest of the palm leaves that will be used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Liguori Church on Tuesday.
  Pastor Rev. Curtis Lambert tosses palm leaves into the fire with the rest of the palm leaves that will be used to make ashes for Ash Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Liguori Church on Tuesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
As part of a Stevenson High School improvement project this summer, a wall and doorway will be removed from one of the dance studios to provide more dancing space.
  As part of a Stevenson High School improvement project this summer, a wall and doorway will be removed from one of the dance studios to provide more dancing space.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Principal Mike Odiotti holds up a pair of scissors he was given as a gift by President Preston Kendall for the ribbon cutting during the first day of classes at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep on Tuesday in Waukegan. The building as transformed from an vacant K-Mart big box store into the new progressive high school.
  Principal Mike Odiotti holds up a pair of scissors he was given as a gift by President Preston Kendall for the ribbon cutting during the first day of classes at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep on Tuesday in Waukegan. The building as transformed from an vacant K-Mart big box store into the new progressive high school.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Icicles form along the gutter of this Cook Street home Tuesday in Wauconda.
  Icicles form along the gutter of this Cook Street home Tuesday in Wauconda.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Rev. Philip Danaher of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville distributes ashes to Ken Fivizzani during an Ash Wednesday mass to begin the start of the Lenten Season.
  Rev. Philip Danaher of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Naperville distributes ashes to Ken Fivizzani during an Ash Wednesday mass to begin the start of the Lenten Season.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Inmate William Berisford, of Grayslake looks out from his cell at the Lake County jail after he received ashes from Deacon Pedro Martinez which has been a tradition at the Lake County Sheriff's office for many years.
  Inmate William Berisford, of Grayslake looks out from his cell at the Lake County jail after he received ashes from Deacon Pedro Martinez which has been a tradition at the Lake County Sheriff's office for many years.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Inmate Ryan Meyer, of Round Lake at the Lake County jail received ashes for Ash Wednesday from Deacon Pedro Martinez and his helpers outside his jail cell area. This has been a tradition at the Lake County Sheriff's office for many years.
  Inmate Ryan Meyer, of Round Lake at the Lake County jail received ashes for Ash Wednesday from Deacon Pedro Martinez and his helpers outside his jail cell area. This has been a tradition at the Lake County Sheriff's office for many years.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mundelein High School students pass through "the commons" area, which is one area being looked at for changes in a facility improvement plan.
  Mundelein High School students pass through "the commons" area, which is one area being looked at for changes in a facility improvement plan.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Jessica Birk, from St. Charles Episcopal Church and other members of St. Charles Episcopal Church offered "drive-through" ashes Wednesday in St. Charles.
  Jessica Birk, from St. Charles Episcopal Church and other members of St. Charles Episcopal Church offered "drive-through" ashes Wednesday in St. Charles.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Denise Tracey, retired Unitarian Universalist Minister, left, leads the group Wednesday during the Long Red Line event, at Elgin Community College which supports the One Billion Rising global movement aimed at raising awareness about and resistance to rape culture, sexual assault and harassment.
  Denise Tracey, retired Unitarian Universalist Minister, left, leads the group Wednesday during the Long Red Line event, at Elgin Community College which supports the One Billion Rising global movement aimed at raising awareness about and resistance to rape culture, sexual assault and harassment.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Participants hold up red scarves Wednesday during the Long Red Line event, at Elgin Community College which supports the One Billion Rising global movement aimed at raising awareness about and resistance to rape culture, sexual assault and harassment.
  Participants hold up red scarves Wednesday during the Long Red Line event, at Elgin Community College which supports the One Billion Rising global movement aimed at raising awareness about and resistance to rape culture, sexual assault and harassment.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Two squirrels play in a tree near the Fox River in Batavia.
  Two squirrels play in a tree near the Fox River in Batavia.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Bald Eagles along the Fox River are a common site during the winter. These bald eagles were spotted at Island Park in Geneva.
  Bald Eagles along the Fox River are a common site during the winter. These bald eagles were spotted at Island Park in Geneva.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
Berenice Corona of PLC Window Cleaning cleans a storefront on Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville Thursday.
  Berenice Corona of PLC Window Cleaning cleans a storefront on Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville Thursday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Connor Goecking, 5, of Arlington Heights hops down from the Planters NUTmobile, a 26-foot long peanut on Wheels, after viewing the interior during a visit to the Jewel-Osco at 440 E. Rand Rd. in Arlington Heights Thursday.
  Connor Goecking, 5, of Arlington Heights hops down from the Planters NUTmobile, a 26-foot long peanut on Wheels, after viewing the interior during a visit to the Jewel-Osco at 440 E. Rand Rd. in Arlington Heights Thursday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
W.J. Murphy Elementary School Digital Age Learning Coach Jenny Lichter, left, takes a group photo with the winning Flash Flooders team during a ComEd assembly Friday in Round Lake. The team's members from left Brooke Lauritzen, Crystal Flores, Briana Gonzales Davis, Aimee Arizmendi, Logan Ramirez, Eduardo Pedrozo and Iroel Velazquez won grand prize in ComEd's KidVid Contest.
  W.J. Murphy Elementary School Digital Age Learning Coach Jenny Lichter, left, takes a group photo with the winning Flash Flooders team during a ComEd assembly Friday in Round Lake. The team's members from left Brooke Lauritzen, Crystal Flores, Briana Gonzales Davis, Aimee Arizmendi, Logan Ramirez, Eduardo Pedrozo and Iroel Velazquez won grand prize in ComEd's KidVid Contest.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
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