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Updated 4/24/2019 10:28 AM
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Daily Herald photographers made pictures of news, events, weather and features last week

Mariana Barroso, 13, right, explodes in laughter after seeing a picture of her shaved head from friend Santiago Tellez at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
  Mariana Barroso, 13, right, explodes in laughter after seeing a picture of her shaved head from friend Santiago Tellez at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Elias Rivas, 13, left, has his head shaved by Carlos Taquez at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
  Elias Rivas, 13, left, has his head shaved by Carlos Taquez at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Kids reacts as fellow classmates shave their heads at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
  Kids reacts as fellow classmates shave their heads at the Grayslake Middle School Cut & Shave Fundraiser supporting childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick's Foundation Thursday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
If you ask Mary Jaskoviak (in maroon) and Anya Landowski (in blue) to tell you how their rowing careers began, the stories will sound almost identical. Both girls came from swimming backgrounds because that's the sport in which their families were always involved. Feeling unaccomplished and unmotivated, both girls decided to take a break from swimming and try out the St. Charles Rowing Club on the exact same day one year ago.
  If you ask Mary Jaskoviak (in maroon) and Anya Landowski (in blue) to tell you how their rowing careers began, the stories will sound almost identical. Both girls came from swimming backgrounds because that's the sport in which their families were always involved. Feeling unaccomplished and unmotivated, both girls decided to take a break from swimming and try out the St. Charles Rowing Club on the exact same day one year ago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mary Jaskoviak, 16, of Aurora, front, and Anya Landrowski, 17, of Elgin are both members of the St. Charles Rowing Club and just set world records in their age bracket in rowing. They practice on the Fox River in St. Charles where they are coached by Head Coach Chris Meldrum of the St. Charles Rowing Club.
  Mary Jaskoviak, 16, of Aurora, front, and Anya Landrowski, 17, of Elgin are both members of the St. Charles Rowing Club and just set world records in their age bracket in rowing. They practice on the Fox River in St. Charles where they are coached by Head Coach Chris Meldrum of the St. Charles Rowing Club.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The St. Charles Rowing Club practices on the Fox River in St. Charles.
  The St. Charles Rowing Club practices on the Fox River in St. Charles.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
A reception was held Wednesday at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights to honor winners of the District 214/Daily Herald Arts Unlimited Art and Writing Contest. Elk Grove High School student Abby Franke and her mom Kristin view work on display.
  A reception was held Wednesday at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights to honor winners of the District 214/Daily Herald Arts Unlimited Art and Writing Contest. Elk Grove High School student Abby Franke and her mom Kristin view work on display.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Dolly Hiller, 97, picks out an Easter egg from the Easter Bunny at Geneva Senior Center on Wednesday. The eggs were filled with chocolate and hard candy. "Everything you need," said Dolly. "It's always a fun time here".
  Dolly Hiller, 97, picks out an Easter egg from the Easter Bunny at Geneva Senior Center on Wednesday. The eggs were filled with chocolate and hard candy. "Everything you need," said Dolly. "It's always a fun time here".
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Kids look in awe as the Jessie White Tumblers perform at South Middle School in Arlington Heights. Taylor Petrillo, 14, of Arlington Heights hosted the first "Green Out Day" to recognize the value of organ donation during National Organ Donor Month. His brother, Matthew, 27, died last year, and had his organs donated to four people.
  Kids look in awe as the Jessie White Tumblers perform at South Middle School in Arlington Heights. Taylor Petrillo, 14, of Arlington Heights hosted the first "Green Out Day" to recognize the value of organ donation during National Organ Donor Month. His brother, Matthew, 27, died last year, and had his organs donated to four people.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Snow blankets the ground at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle on Monday.
  Snow blankets the ground at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle on Monday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Mark Hiberner, Applied Technology department chairman at Palatine High School, shovels snow outside a home built by students from Fremd and Palatine high schools' building construction class as they hold an open house on East Glade Road in Palatine.
  Mark Hiberner, Applied Technology department chairman at Palatine High School, shovels snow outside a home built by students from Fremd and Palatine high schools' building construction class as they hold an open house on East Glade Road in Palatine.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Construction is in full swing along I-90 and the I-490 interchange and tollway at the former O'Hare Plaza as workers revamp the area. Emily Tapia-Lopez, of the Illinois Tollway Communication Division stacks cones that represent fatalities of fallen workers.
  Construction is in full swing along I-90 and the I-490 interchange and tollway at the former O'Hare Plaza as workers revamp the area. Emily Tapia-Lopez, of the Illinois Tollway Communication Division stacks cones that represent fatalities of fallen workers.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Janice Thompson, of Arlington Heights winds up to throw a ball to her German shepherd-husky mix "Addy" as she and friend Elaine McHale, also of Arlington Heights, visit the Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect Park District's Canine Commons at Melas Park during a mid-April snowstorm in Mount Prospect Sunday, April 14, 2019.
  Janice Thompson, of Arlington Heights winds up to throw a ball to her German shepherd-husky mix "Addy" as she and friend Elaine McHale, also of Arlington Heights, visit the Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect Park District's Canine Commons at Melas Park during a mid-April snowstorm in Mount Prospect Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Eugene Termini, a World War II veteran living at the Vines Senior Homes in Elgin, watches as members of American Legion Post 57 carry the colors during a ceremony Sunday. After waiting more than 70 years, Termini received the medals he earned for his service during the war.
  Eugene Termini, a World War II veteran living at the Vines Senior Homes in Elgin, watches as members of American Legion Post 57 carry the colors during a ceremony Sunday. After waiting more than 70 years, Termini received the medals he earned for his service during the war.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Kevin Wilmon, of Wheaton crosses the finish line covered in pink Saturday, April 13, 2019 during the Wheaton Park District's 6th annual Fun Run in Color.
  Kevin Wilmon, of Wheaton crosses the finish line covered in pink Saturday, April 13, 2019 during the Wheaton Park District's 6th annual Fun Run in Color.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Easter eggs are dropped from a helicopter onto the Conant High School football field prior to an egg hunt for children in Hoffman Estates Saturday, April 13, 2019.
  Easter eggs are dropped from a helicopter onto the Conant High School football field prior to an egg hunt for children in Hoffman Estates Saturday, April 13, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
With the Ill. Rte. 53 overpass as a backdrop, Jesus, portrayed by Jaime Aguilera, falls for the third time during the Via Crucis procession from St. Thomas of Villanova School in Palatine to Mission San Juan Diego in Arlington Heights.
  With the Ill. Rte. 53 overpass as a backdrop, Jesus, portrayed by Jaime Aguilera, falls for the third time during the Via Crucis procession from St. Thomas of Villanova School in Palatine to Mission San Juan Diego in Arlington Heights.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Thousands walk slowly on Division St. in the annual St. Joseph Catholic Church Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday in Elgin.
Thousands walk slowly on Division St. in the annual St. Joseph Catholic Church Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday in Elgin.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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