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  • Cook of the Week: Huntley baker happiest in the kitchen Mar 3, 2015 6:00 AM
    Patricia Droschak has sweet dreams. One, in particular, involves images of a cookie dough-stuffed cheese cake. “Some people dream about sex. I dream about food.” Since that dream Patricia has tinkered her way through several revisions of that dreamy concoction, as well as a number of other creative flavor combinations including peanut butter cup drizzle, lemon cream, cherry and cannoli.

     
  • Endorsement: Heffernan for Lily Lake village president Mar 3, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Jesse Heffernan for Lily Lake village president.

     
  • Endorsements: Blackwood, LaBedz, Scaletta, Sidor for Arlington Heights trustee Mar 3, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Carol Blackwood, Robin LaBedz, John Scaletta and Mike Sidor for four seats on the Arlington Heights village board in the 2015 municipal election on April 7.

     
  • Endorsements: Guranovich, Matuska, Kerman in South Barrington Mar 3, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Stephen Guranovich, Louis Matuska and Bernard Kerman for South Barrington village board.

     
  • Endorsement: Burke, Hartogh, Morris for Island Lake Village Board Mar 3, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Thea Morris, Sandy Hartogh and John Burke for the Island Lake Village Board.

     
  • Could sales tax, vehicle stickers fund Elburn police pension? Mar 3, 2015 5:30 AM
    An Elburn trustee suggested Monday that maybe the village could bring back vehicle stickers, or raise its sales tax, to pay the town's police pension obligations.

     
  • Believe Project: $100 to give to a young man fighting cancer Mar 3, 2015 5:31 AM
    The daily winner of $100 through the Believe Project is Alli Feingold of Fox River Grove, who wants to contribute to a fund set up for a man battling a rare cancer.

     
  • Learn about environmental advocacy at Green Drinks Mar 3, 2015 7:27 AM
    The public is invited to McHenry County Green Drinks from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen in Crystal Lake. This month’s topic is “Environmental Advocacy in Illinois for 2015.” Elizabeth S. Kessler, executive director of the McHenry County Conservation District, will talk about advocacy in action in the recent passage of SB3341/PA 11-1168 about conservation district debt.

     
  • Navistar reports 1Q loss, beats Wall Street expectations Mar 3, 2015 8:16 AM
    Navistar International Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $42 million in its fiscal first quarter. The Lisle-based company said it had a loss of 52 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.10 per share.

     
  • How civil rights leaders see gay marriage Mar 3, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Palatine letter to the editor: Several recent letters have given their opinions that “gay bias is the same as racial bias.”

     
  • ESO to perform “Sounds of Shakespeare” March 7-8 Mar 3, 2015 11:13 AM
    The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is preparing for another exciting concert weekend when Andrew Grams returns to Elgin March 7 and 8. Maestro Grams and the ESO will be joined by guest pianist Natasha Paremski, in her ESO debut, to present “Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky: Sounds of Shakespeare.”

     
  • Vernon Hills police station could become meeting spot for online sales Mar 3, 2015 5:30 AM
    Vernon Hills officials are considering making the police station a safe zone for online transactions. The idea came after the story of an elderly couple from a Georgia community were murdered after responding to what turned out to be a false ad for a vintage car. "It's just another service to offer to the community," Chief Mark Fleischhauer said.

     
  • Dining events: Eat early, save big at Devon in Oakbrook Terrace Mar 3, 2015 6:00 AM
    The early bird really does get the worm — or at least a delicious meal for less — at Devon Seafood + Steak in Oakbrook Terrace. The fashionably early menu available from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday includes two courses for $20.50.

     
  • Mundelein students can take part in Mayor’s Math Cup Challenge Mar 3, 2015 1:01 PM
    Mundelein's Second Annual Mayor's Cup Math Challenge — an educational and fun event — will be Sunday, March 8, at Mundelein High School.

     
  • Craft brews enhance Northside Brass Quintet concert in Wayne Mar 3, 2015 2:23 PM
    Craft beer and chamber music may seem an odd combination, but the musicians of the Northside Brass Quintet, expect to disprove that notion when they perform “Music of the British Isles” on Thursday, March 5, at Little Home Church in Wayne. The concert will be preceded by a cocktail party featuring craft beer from Penrose Brewing Company of Geneva.

     
  • Educators want to ‘take back’ public education conversation Mar 3, 2015 9:05 AM
    Wheaton Warrenville Unit District 200 Superintendent Jeff Schuler says a new program will help give educators across the state an importnat seat at the table during future discussions about public education.

     
  • Apartments for disabled proposed in Des Plaines Mar 3, 2015 5:30 AM
    A 5-story independent living apartment building for people with physical disabilities has been proposed near downtown Des Plaines. The city council voted 5-2 Monday to approve a zoning change, from commercial to residential, that could pave the way for the 40-unit apartment building at 751 Graceland Ave.

     
  • French crepes, Indo roti come together at Bartlett's D^Licious Mar 3, 2015 1:24 PM
    East meets west at D^Licious Crêpes & Roti in downtown Bartlett, where French-inspired sweet and savory crepes share menu space with Indian delights. So start with a samosa and then move on to béchamel-draped ham-and-cheese crepes.

     
  • Budget-friendly fun: Hounds of Finn, Gospel Extravaganza sing Mar 3, 2015 12:27 PM
    The Minnesota-based band Hounds of Finn will play folk plus Celtic and Americana music Saturday, March 7, at Lombard's Maple Street Chapel. It’s Gospel time when the Elmhurst College Gospel Choir hosts its Gospel Extravaganza Saturday. Performers include the more-than-50-member Joshua’s Troop, with hip-hop, urban and contemporary gospel songs.

     
  • Clarkson’s ‘Piece by Piece’ tour comes to Rosemont Mar 3, 2015 2:53 PM
    Pop star Kelly Clarkson brings her 2015 "Piece by Piece Tour" with guests Pentatonix and Eric Hutchinson to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Saturday, Aug. 1.

     
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