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Posted2/23/2020 9:00 PM

Daily Herald photographers found interesting views throughout the suburbs and city all week.

Bud School, 72, of Elgin, took his grandkids sledding with a trio of sleds that are probably between 75-80 years old and "were around when I was a kid, and I know my dad used one of them," he said.
  Bud School, 72, of Elgin, took his grandkids sledding with a trio of sleds that are probably between 75-80 years old and "were around when I was a kid, and I know my dad used one of them," he said.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Undeterred by temperatures in the low 20s, Michael Johanson, of Palatine skateboards at the Riemer Reservoir Park in Palatine Thursday.
  Undeterred by temperatures in the low 20s, Michael Johanson, of Palatine skateboards at the Riemer Reservoir Park in Palatine Thursday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Isabella Flores, 10, from Sycamore Trails Elementary School controls a drone by her voice through a program that she developed to help people with disabilities safely fly a drone. Students from across School District U-46 embraced the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics during the 12th annual STEM Expo at Streamwood High School on Saturday, February 22.
  Isabella Flores, 10, from Sycamore Trails Elementary School controls a drone by her voice through a program that she developed to help people with disabilities safely fly a drone. Students from across School District U-46 embraced the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics during the 12th annual STEM Expo at Streamwood High School on Saturday, February 22.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Students from across School District U-46 embraced the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics during the 12th annual STEM Expo at Streamwood High School on Saturday, Feb. 22. About 300 students participated this year in the free event.
  Students from across School District U-46 embraced the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics during the 12th annual STEM Expo at Streamwood High School on Saturday, Feb. 22. About 300 students participated this year in the free event.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Brian Smith, of McHenry grills sausages with friends, from left, Mike Benthaus of Palatine, Jeff Malinowski of Wonder Lake and Chris Geary of Wauconda during the 11th annual Lake View Villa Association ice fishing derby on Bangs Lake in Wauconda Saturday, February 22.
  Brian Smith, of McHenry grills sausages with friends, from left, Mike Benthaus of Palatine, Jeff Malinowski of Wonder Lake and Chris Geary of Wauconda during the 11th annual Lake View Villa Association ice fishing derby on Bangs Lake in Wauconda Saturday, February 22.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Harry Brock, of St. Charles walks through Pottawatomie Park with a late afternoon sun behind him on Friday in St. Charles.
  Harry Brock, of St. Charles walks through Pottawatomie Park with a late afternoon sun behind him on Friday in St. Charles.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Rock Climber Joe Jarosz, of Libertyville explains that it's better to use your legs while climbing as he talks to students Friday during Career Day at Butterfield School in Libertyville.
  Rock Climber Joe Jarosz, of Libertyville explains that it's better to use your legs while climbing as he talks to students Friday during Career Day at Butterfield School in Libertyville.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Naperville's Emerson Hebel, 11, uses pegs with a board mounted in their living room to do her workout for her ninja games that took place out in Los Angeles.
  Naperville's Emerson Hebel, 11, uses pegs with a board mounted in their living room to do her workout for her ninja games that took place out in Los Angeles.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Sanoj Purathur, of Mount Prospect reaches out as he plays a Virtual Reality game at the Mount Prospect Public Library Fan Fest Saturday, February 22. "It is crazy. If I didn't have my kids here I could play for another hour," he said. Many people came dressed as their favorite character and games and crafts were available for children as well as movie discussion groups.
  Sanoj Purathur, of Mount Prospect reaches out as he plays a Virtual Reality game at the Mount Prospect Public Library Fan Fest Saturday, February 22. "It is crazy. If I didn't have my kids here I could play for another hour," he said. Many people came dressed as their favorite character and games and crafts were available for children as well as movie discussion groups.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Bud School, 72, of Elgin, rides a sled older than he is down a hill at Wing Park in Elgin Monday. He was there with is daughter and grandkids. He said the sleds they used today are probably between 75-80 years old and "were around when I was a kid, and I know my dad used one of them," he said.
  Bud School, 72, of Elgin, rides a sled older than he is down a hill at Wing Park in Elgin Monday. He was there with is daughter and grandkids. He said the sleds they used today are probably between 75-80 years old and "were around when I was a kid, and I know my dad used one of them," he said.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Salvador Vital, of Lake Bluff who works for Advanced Tree Care trims the limbs off the row of numerous trees along Mill Valley Drive in Palatine before the rain started.
  Salvador Vital, of Lake Bluff who works for Advanced Tree Care trims the limbs off the row of numerous trees along Mill Valley Drive in Palatine before the rain started.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Glen Ellyn fire department responded to a third-floor apartment fire in the Willow Lake apartment complex in Glen Ellyn. No injuries were reported. Elizabeth Garcia holds her dog Katrin, one of three dogs evacuated from the apartments on Tuesday morning.
  Glen Ellyn fire department responded to a third-floor apartment fire in the Willow Lake apartment complex in Glen Ellyn. No injuries were reported. Elizabeth Garcia holds her dog Katrin, one of three dogs evacuated from the apartments on Tuesday morning.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich meets the media outside his Chicago home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
  Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich meets the media outside his Chicago home on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Former governor Rod Blagojevich waves to his friends after he gave a new conference at his Chicago home, one day after getting out of prison courtesy of President Donald Trump.
  Former governor Rod Blagojevich waves to his friends after he gave a new conference at his Chicago home, one day after getting out of prison courtesy of President Donald Trump.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Allie Fish, assistant athletic director at Hinsdale Central High School, moves the ball carrier from the court during halftime at Wednesday's girls basketball regional game between Oak Park-River Forest and Downers Grove North.
  Allie Fish, assistant athletic director at Hinsdale Central High School, moves the ball carrier from the court during halftime at Wednesday's girls basketball regional game between Oak Park-River Forest and Downers Grove North.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Genesis Mallari adjusts the lighting at the new LUSH Cosmetics store in Naperville Wednesday.
  Genesis Mallari adjusts the lighting at the new LUSH Cosmetics store in Naperville Wednesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Lucas Blanco, 6, flies through a tunnel of love that included his parents, Francisco Blanco and Sandy Melchor with his classmates celebrating his last chemotherapy session for the treatment of Leukemia at the Washington Early Learning Center in Mundelein.
  Lucas Blanco, 6, flies through a tunnel of love that included his parents, Francisco Blanco and Sandy Melchor with his classmates celebrating his last chemotherapy session for the treatment of Leukemia at the Washington Early Learning Center in Mundelein.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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