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  Marshall Fox, co-founder of Growing Healthy Veterans plows the compost at one of two hoophouses which are used to grow food for the veterans and offers them a place to forget their problems and find therapy. This spot is located in Gurnee near the American Legion Post 771. Mark Welsh/
  A screech owl was one of several different owls on hand at the Twin Lake Winterfest at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019. The birds are all rescued raptors from the Stillman Nature Center of Barrington. This full-grown owl is only about eight inches tall and was rescued because it is deaf. John Starks/
  The group marches southward down Third Street Saturday during the 2020 Fox Valley's Women's March "March to the Polls" in Geneva. Brian Hill/
  Lilly Berlett snowshoes under a gray winter sky at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019. She works for L. L. Bean outdoor outfitters, which has a store in Hoffman Estates. John Starks/
  Diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7, Michael Carr of Bloomingdale underwent surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and other treatment before he could ring the End of Chemo bell as a healthy kid. Now, his tumor is back and the 11-year-old boy is determined to climb 1,643 steps as part of Aon's Step Up for Kids fundraiser to support families at Lurie Children's Hospital. He often takes off his shirt and flexes for both family and friends and staff at the hospital because shirts would bother the port on his upper chest. Rick West/
  Glen Crest student Kate Zima, 12, stacks apple sauce containers during the UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago MLK Day of Service event at Glen Crest Middle School in Glen Ellyn Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019. Joe Lewnard/
  Edward Michniewicz, Jr., 4, looks at the trout he just fished from the trout pond at the The Northern Illinois Sports Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019. He is an accomplished fisherman, says his father of Fox Lake. John Starks/
  Alex Raitnen, 6 1/2, hugs Kita, a Siberian husky who gazes back while sister Adyson, 9, pets the dog and mother Liz watches at the Twin Lakes Winterfest at the Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019. John Starks/
  Konnie Kay Sherry, of St. Charles shows off the new lighting Friday. Through an agreement with the St. Charles Park District, the Norris Cultural Arts Center designed and installed theatrical lighting and sound systems in the Baker Center's auditorium, creating a new venue in a 95-year-old historical building in downtown St. Charles. The project is a gift to the community from the Norris Cultural Arts Center, and provides a second venue for Norris-produced events. Brian Hill/
  Fred Moss paints his latest work in his upstairs studio in Wheaton. He uses two separate photographs and combines elements of each to recreate a scene from the western part of the United States. Mark Welsh/
  Rafiki, played by seventh-grader Chloe Langford, leads the opening act as the 45 members of the Lion King Jr. ensemble dance on stage and through the audience during dress rehearsal of the Carl Sandberg Middle School production at Lincoln Early Learning Center in Mundelein. John Starks/
  Following the installation of a new pole, a ComEd crew adds a new disconnect to a 12,000-volt power line that passes through Paulus Park in Lake Zurich Thursday. A crew member on the ground said the work is part of a system improvement to increase reliability. Joe Lewnard/
  Brian Cosgrove, of Arlington Heights nears the completion of a two-mile run at the new Arlington Ridge Center Thursday. He had also been swimming at the facility since it opened. "I like it a lot. The Pool is really nice." Joe Lewnard/
  Members of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce look at the auction items at the "Spirit of Excellence" dinner and scholarship fundraiser at Avante Banquets and Conference Center in Fox River Grove Thursday. John Starks/
  Javier Baez greets fans on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. Patrick Kunzer/
  Roberto Ramos, of River Grove puts on his custom high-top shoes stitched with his nickname "Captain Cubbo" on opening night of the 2020 Chicago Cubs Convention Friday at Sheraton Grand in Chicago. "Since 2015, I've transformed," said Ramos, adding that he has added ivy-draped World Series championship fighting gloves, a title belt, and- just in the last month- custom-stitched shoes. Patrick Kunzer/
  A man crosses the street in Geneva as the snow starts to fall Friday afternoon. John Starks/
  Commuters head for home in the snow as their train pulls out of the station during the afternoon rush hour in Arlington Heights Friday. Joe Lewnard/
  Anthony Gholston, Jr. from Triton College listens to keynote speaker is J. Luke Wood during summit on equity in education and the experiences of men of color at community colleges at Elgin Community College Wednesday. Rick West/
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