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Posted11/10/2019 8:00 PM

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People wander through Naperville's Healing Field of Honor Monday.
  People wander through Naperville's Healing Field of Honor Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
A worker prepares one of the many windows at Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
  A worker prepares one of the many windows at Jefferson Early Childhood Center in Wheaton.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Marcus Riley, of Bolingbrook, foreground, spoke during a news conference Tuesday in Aurora about how he and other families, background, were asked to move because others didn't want to sit by them at a Naperville Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
  Marcus Riley, of Bolingbrook, foreground, spoke during a news conference Tuesday in Aurora about how he and other families, background, were asked to move because others didn't want to sit by them at a Naperville Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
IDNR Naturalist Stacy Iwanicki demonstrates the proper way to prepare a hole for the oak sapling. Members of local Cub Scout Pack 3815 and their families spent Sunday, Nov. 3 planting trees at Volo Bog State Natural Area in Ingleside. Donated by the Illinois Conservation Foundation, the oak trees planted will be part of an oak savanna and woodland restoration effort.
  IDNR Naturalist Stacy Iwanicki demonstrates the proper way to prepare a hole for the oak sapling. Members of local Cub Scout Pack 3815 and their families spent Sunday, Nov. 3 planting trees at Volo Bog State Natural Area in Ingleside. Donated by the Illinois Conservation Foundation, the oak trees planted will be part of an oak savanna and woodland restoration effort.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Kalen Carroll, of Yukon, Oklahoma takes in the scent of chocolate cake at a scratch-and-sniff wall on Thursday afternoon. Portillo's has opened its first pop-up shop at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg for the holiday season. The Portillo's Experience opened Wednesday and will be open through December 31 at the southwest corner of Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
  Kalen Carroll, of Yukon, Oklahoma takes in the scent of chocolate cake at a scratch-and-sniff wall on Thursday afternoon. Portillo's has opened its first pop-up shop at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg for the holiday season. The Portillo's Experience opened Wednesday and will be open through December 31 at the southwest corner of Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Peter Bonner takes his ax straight through a pumpkin at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Schaumburg Monday. Bonner is from Brookfield.
  Peter Bonner takes his ax straight through a pumpkin at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Schaumburg Monday. Bonner is from Brookfield.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Middle and high school students in School District U-46's Mariachi band, Mariachi Joya Dorada de U-46, follow the lead of Sebastian Villa of Mariachi Sol Azteca, right, as they workshop with the nationally-recognized Mariachi group Monday at Streamwood High School. The groups combined for a concert Monday night.
  Middle and high school students in School District U-46's Mariachi band, Mariachi Joya Dorada de U-46, follow the lead of Sebastian Villa of Mariachi Sol Azteca, right, as they workshop with the nationally-recognized Mariachi group Monday at Streamwood High School. The groups combined for a concert Monday night.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Aurora resident Casildo Cuevas shows support of the families involved in an incident at a Naperville Buffalo Wild Wings during a news conference Tuesday in Aurora.
  Aurora resident Casildo Cuevas shows support of the families involved in an incident at a Naperville Buffalo Wild Wings during a news conference Tuesday in Aurora.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Dave Simmons, of Elk Grove Village rides his bike on the Village of Schaumburg's newly completed Roselle Road bike path bridge at the intersection of Roselle and Central Roads following a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday.
  Dave Simmons, of Elk Grove Village rides his bike on the Village of Schaumburg's newly completed Roselle Road bike path bridge at the intersection of Roselle and Central Roads following a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Alexandra Ruiz, left, and Tabitha Butler work on an experiment in a chemistry class at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake Friday. MCC is the only community college in Illinois that has experienced consecutive and significant enrollment growth over the last three years. This comes at a time when enrollment in colleges throughout the state and the country is declining. Ruiz is 20 and from Lake in the Hills and Butler is 23 and from McHenry.
  Alexandra Ruiz, left, and Tabitha Butler work on an experiment in a chemistry class at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake Friday. MCC is the only community college in Illinois that has experienced consecutive and significant enrollment growth over the last three years. This comes at a time when enrollment in colleges throughout the state and the country is declining. Ruiz is 20 and from Lake in the Hills and Butler is 23 and from McHenry.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kevin Gramm, an Army veteran from Wheeling greets Medal of Honor recipient Allen Lynch with a salute. Lynch talked with fellow veterans and the entire student body as they took part in a solemn Veterans Day assembly at Mundelein High School on Wednesday. Lynch, an Army veteran, received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War.
  Kevin Gramm, an Army veteran from Wheeling greets Medal of Honor recipient Allen Lynch with a salute. Lynch talked with fellow veterans and the entire student body as they took part in a solemn Veterans Day assembly at Mundelein High School on Wednesday. Lynch, an Army veteran, received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Niki Sabatino, of Naperville hits a ball from the third level during a preview event for the new Topgolf facility in Schaumburg Wednesday.
  Niki Sabatino, of Naperville hits a ball from the third level during a preview event for the new Topgolf facility in Schaumburg Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A group of women compete in the Daily Herald Puzzle Challenge Wednesday evening Nov. 6, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights.
  A group of women compete in the Daily Herald Puzzle Challenge Wednesday evening Nov. 6, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights.
Jeff Knox | Staff Photographer
A 55-foot blue spruce from Elgin, donated by the family of Gene Nelson of Elgin, will be Chicago's 106th Christmas tree. The Nelsons' tree was selected from more than 40 submissions received by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Nelson and his family will join Santa Claus and other guests to light the tree at the 106th Annual Christmas tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 22 in Millennium Park at Washington Street and Michigan Avenue. The free event begins at 6 p.m. and the tree will be lit at approximately 6:30 p.m.
  A 55-foot blue spruce from Elgin, donated by the family of Gene Nelson of Elgin, will be Chicago's 106th Christmas tree. The Nelsons' tree was selected from more than 40 submissions received by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Nelson and his family will join Santa Claus and other guests to light the tree at the 106th Annual Christmas tree Lighting Ceremony on Nov. 22 in Millennium Park at Washington Street and Michigan Avenue. The free event begins at 6 p.m. and the tree will be lit at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Park View Elementary School second grade student Jaylon Davis has fun Thursday coloring lunch bags with classmates for the Hesed House in Aurora. Students at the Lombard school are participating in service week working on various projects.
  Park View Elementary School second grade student Jaylon Davis has fun Thursday coloring lunch bags with classmates for the Hesed House in Aurora. Students at the Lombard school are participating in service week working on various projects.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
West Chicago's Cheche Morfin, who plays the midfielder position, holds the Class 3A plaque as the team is cheered on during a pep assembly at West Chicago High School on Thursday.
  West Chicago's Cheche Morfin, who plays the midfielder position, holds the Class 3A plaque as the team is cheered on during a pep assembly at West Chicago High School on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Santa's Arrival Parade, accompanied by the James B. Conant High School drum line, makes its way through Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg on Thursday evening.
  Santa's Arrival Parade, accompanied by the James B. Conant High School drum line, makes its way through Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg on Thursday evening.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Ryan MacBlane and Jackson Hurd, playing the parts of Eddy and Fingers, perform in a dress rehearsal at Woodland Intermediate School in Gurnee Tuesday.
  Ryan MacBlane and Jackson Hurd, playing the parts of Eddy and Fingers, perform in a dress rehearsal at Woodland Intermediate School in Gurnee Tuesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce recognized Geneva History Center Executive Director Terry Emma with the 2019 Wood Community Service Award Thursday night at Eaglebrook Country Club in Geneva. Emma's enthusiasm and volunteerism were highlighted as Emma received the award at a Thursday night dinner. According to the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, The Wood Community Service award is presented each year by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner to an individual who has made significant community contributions in the areas of business, education, youth involvement, civic organizations, art, recreation, charity or government. The award is named in honor of Bill and Elise Wood, and Nell and Burton Wood--four individuals who have all contributed to the growth and health of the city of Geneva.
  The Geneva Chamber of Commerce recognized Geneva History Center Executive Director Terry Emma with the 2019 Wood Community Service Award Thursday night at Eaglebrook Country Club in Geneva. Emma's enthusiasm and volunteerism were highlighted as Emma received the award at a Thursday night dinner. According to the Geneva Chamber of Commerce, The Wood Community Service award is presented each year by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner to an individual who has made significant community contributions in the areas of business, education, youth involvement, civic organizations, art, recreation, charity or government. The award is named in honor of Bill and Elise Wood, and Nell and Burton Wood--four individuals who have all contributed to the growth and health of the city of Geneva.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Jay Sebastian, of TDK Corporation of America in Lincolnshire, spreads out fleece fabric to work on with other volunteers as they make blankets at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort during their annual "Spirit to Serve" event. The 100 blankets, made by customers of the resort, will be donated to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
  Jay Sebastian, of TDK Corporation of America in Lincolnshire, spreads out fleece fabric to work on with other volunteers as they make blankets at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort during their annual "Spirit to Serve" event. The 100 blankets, made by customers of the resort, will be donated to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Vietnam Army veteran Joe Schwarz, of Vernon Hills talks with Payton Sobacki, right, and Yael Pikus, both 6th graders, during the Hawthorn School District 73 Veterans Day breakfast Friday, Nov. 8, at Hawthorn Middle in Vernon Hills. More than 40 veterans gathered for breakfast and live musical performances by Middle School South students. Students had the opportunity to interview the veterans about their experiences. Several of the veterans who attend annually are in their 90s.
  Vietnam Army veteran Joe Schwarz, of Vernon Hills talks with Payton Sobacki, right, and Yael Pikus, both 6th graders, during the Hawthorn School District 73 Veterans Day breakfast Friday, Nov. 8, at Hawthorn Middle in Vernon Hills. More than 40 veterans gathered for breakfast and live musical performances by Middle School South students. Students had the opportunity to interview the veterans about their experiences. Several of the veterans who attend annually are in their 90s.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
First-grader Karolina Mzyk bops up and down while singing "Yankee Doodle Dandy" during a Veterans Day celebration at Liberty Elementary School in Bartlett Friday.
  First-grader Karolina Mzyk bops up and down while singing "Yankee Doodle Dandy" during a Veterans Day celebration at Liberty Elementary School in Bartlett Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Addison Trail High School junior Maria Ortega learns how to assemble a Tool Box in the woodworking unit under the direction of Kina McAfee during a Women in Construction Exploration Day at the Technology Center of DuPage in Addison Friday.
  Addison Trail High School junior Maria Ortega learns how to assemble a Tool Box in the woodworking unit under the direction of Kina McAfee during a Women in Construction Exploration Day at the Technology Center of DuPage in Addison Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Bob Sharp of Arlington Heights, left, who served in Texas during the Korean War, shares stories with fellow Korean War Veteran Al Barboro of Arlington Heights, who served on the aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge as part of Task Force 77 in the Sea of Japan, during the 9th annual Veterans Celebration and Breakfast, held in the Lutheran Home Chapel in Arlington Heights Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019.
  Bob Sharp of Arlington Heights, left, who served in Texas during the Korean War, shares stories with fellow Korean War Veteran Al Barboro of Arlington Heights, who served on the aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge as part of Task Force 77 in the Sea of Japan, during the 9th annual Veterans Celebration and Breakfast, held in the Lutheran Home Chapel in Arlington Heights Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
The Windy City Ghostbusters, Kevin Hollerbach of Lake in the Hills, along with Anthony Sevins of Glen Ellyn, sneak up on Jessica Jiang, 9, and Crystal Yao, 12, both of Buffalo Grove at the 6th annual Mini Comic Con at the Vernon Area Library on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019.
  The Windy City Ghostbusters, Kevin Hollerbach of Lake in the Hills, along with Anthony Sevins of Glen Ellyn, sneak up on Jessica Jiang, 9, and Crystal Yao, 12, both of Buffalo Grove at the 6th annual Mini Comic Con at the Vernon Area Library on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
All kinds of animals were on site to be inspected and pet including this reptile Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019 during the Chicago Pet Show at the Kane County Fair Grounds in St. Charles.
  All kinds of animals were on site to be inspected and pet including this reptile Saturday, Nov. 11, 2019 during the Chicago Pet Show at the Kane County Fair Grounds in St. Charles.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
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