Images: See what Daily Herald photographers found near your neighborhood last week

 
 
Updated 8/25/2020 3:49 PM

A full-military funeral for a "houseless" man was just part of an interesting couple of weeks photographed by the Daily Herald staff.

A flag is folded during a public graveside service for "houseless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin Friday.
  A flag is folded during a public graveside service for "houseless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
People lined the shore of Woods Creek Lake for the Connor Kincaid Fishing Tournament at Nockels Park to help restock fishing areas in the village of Lake in the Hills Saturday, August 15, 2020.
  People lined the shore of Woods Creek Lake for the Connor Kincaid Fishing Tournament at Nockels Park to help restock fishing areas in the village of Lake in the Hills Saturday, August 15, 2020.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Kindergarten teacher David Mangless places circles on the floor that will help students with social distancing when they are not seated at their desk as he readies his classroom at Meadowbrook Elementary School in Northbrook.
  Kindergarten teacher David Mangless places circles on the floor that will help students with social distancing when they are not seated at their desk as he readies his classroom at Meadowbrook Elementary School in Northbrook.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Artist Jennifer Akese-Burney of Akese Stylelines, left, talks to Eileen Share of Northbrook during the Lincolnshire Art Walk Sunday August 16, 2020 in Lincolnshire.
  Artist Jennifer Akese-Burney of Akese Stylelines, left, talks to Eileen Share of Northbrook during the Lincolnshire Art Walk Sunday August 16, 2020 in Lincolnshire.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Second-grader Theodore Meyer listens to instructions from his teacher during the first day of school at Westminster Christian School in Elgin Thursday.
  Second-grader Theodore Meyer listens to instructions from his teacher during the first day of school at Westminster Christian School in Elgin Thursday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Kindergarten teacher Mary Janschek doles out hand sanitizer to her students, including Vivienne Nay, as they re-enter the classroom at Westminster Christian School in Elgin Thursday.
  Kindergarten teacher Mary Janschek doles out hand sanitizer to her students, including Vivienne Nay, as they re-enter the classroom at Westminster Christian School in Elgin Thursday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Fifteen large, painted replicas of Mundelein's star-shaped logo are being put on display this week throughout downtown Mundelein, including "Alice in Wonderland" by Talia Zavialov at Mundelein Ace Hardware.
  Fifteen large, painted replicas of Mundelein's star-shaped logo are being put on display this week throughout downtown Mundelein, including "Alice in Wonderland" by Talia Zavialov at Mundelein Ace Hardware.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, from left, Sean Casten and Lauren Underwood talk as they walk toward their news conference Tuesday August 18, 2020 outside the Ken Christy Post Office in Aurora to talk about how the House plans to vote later this week on legislation to save the Postal Service. The proposed "Delivering for America Act" would prohibit the Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on Jan. 1, 2020.
  U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, from left, Sean Casten and Lauren Underwood talk as they walk toward their news conference Tuesday August 18, 2020 outside the Ken Christy Post Office in Aurora to talk about how the House plans to vote later this week on legislation to save the Postal Service. The proposed "Delivering for America Act" would prohibit the Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on Jan. 1, 2020.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
This voting ballot drop box is located in front the of the McHenry County Administration building at 667 Ware Rd. In Woodstock. Early voters can drive up and drop their ballot here without getting out of the car.
  This voting ballot drop box is located in front the of the McHenry County Administration building at 667 Ware Rd. In Woodstock. Early voters can drive up and drop their ballot here without getting out of the car.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Scruples Hair Salon Nail Technicians Margaret Jundi, right, is separated by plexiglass from Hanan Ismail as she does her nails Friday June 26, 2020 in Glenview.
  Scruples Hair Salon Nail Technicians Margaret Jundi, right, is separated by plexiglass from Hanan Ismail as she does her nails Friday June 26, 2020 in Glenview.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Meier's Tavern in Glenview bartender Dennis Rice chews the fat with patrons Scott Spooner, of Glenview and Gerald Rice from Des Plaines, as they have cold drinks on a hot summer day.
  Meier's Tavern in Glenview bartender Dennis Rice chews the fat with patrons Scott Spooner, of Glenview and Gerald Rice from Des Plaines, as they have cold drinks on a hot summer day.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mrs. P and Me, the iconic Mount Prospect restaurant that has survived 118 years photographed Sunday August 16, 2020 in Mount Prospect.
  Mrs. P and Me, the iconic Mount Prospect restaurant that has survived 118 years photographed Sunday August 16, 2020 in Mount Prospect.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
DuPage County Inmate Gregory Fischer looks through some of the clothes that Naperville-based nonprofit Suits for Success will be donating to create a clothing closet in the DuPage County Correctional Facility.
  DuPage County Inmate Gregory Fischer looks through some of the clothes that Naperville-based nonprofit Suits for Success will be donating to create a clothing closet in the DuPage County Correctional Facility.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
D70 students meet their teachers and classmates in a socially distanced setting at Copeland Manor School in Libertyville Thursday.
  D70 students meet their teachers and classmates in a socially distanced setting at Copeland Manor School in Libertyville Thursday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
A vehicle travels through the Long Grove covered bridge Thursday. Damage from two separate crashes into the bridge this week can be seen above the car.
  A vehicle travels through the Long Grove covered bridge Thursday. Damage from two separate crashes into the bridge this week can be seen above the car.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
First-grade twins Emily and Olivia Dreyer and their fourth grade sister Abbey wave from the sunroof during a Back to School parade for students of Willow Bend Elementary School in Rolling Meadows Friday.
  First-grade twins Emily and Olivia Dreyer and their fourth grade sister Abbey wave from the sunroof during a Back to School parade for students of Willow Bend Elementary School in Rolling Meadows Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Friend Eric Henderson spreads some Doug Henke's ashes at his last home camp in Elgin Friday.
  Friend Eric Henderson spreads some Doug Henke's ashes at his last home camp in Elgin Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Rev. Tim Perry offers a prayer as a few friends gather to spread the ashes of "houseless, not homeless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke at his last camp in Elgin Friday.
  Rev. Tim Perry offers a prayer as a few friends gather to spread the ashes of "houseless, not homeless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke at his last camp in Elgin Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Greg Schiller, right, wipes away tears as he, Teresa Consoer, left and Leslie Lux, rear, attend a private ceremony to spread the ashes of "houseless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke Friday at this last home camp in Elgin.
  Greg Schiller, right, wipes away tears as he, Teresa Consoer, left and Leslie Lux, rear, attend a private ceremony to spread the ashes of "houseless" U.S. Navy veteran Doug Henke Friday at this last home camp in Elgin.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Get articles sent to your inbox.

Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.